Beyond the Needle Curriculum

Beyond the Needle is an activity manual designed to help youth incorporate art and creativity into clothing construction and sewing projects. The manual includes lessons on design basics, elements and principles of design, and instructions for various ways to embellish fabric and garments. 

Role:

  • Visual Designer

  • Contributing Author

Tools

  • Adobe InDesign

  • Adobe Illustrator

  • Adobe Photoshop

Recognition

  • National Communicator Award for an Educational Piece by a Team, National Association of Extension 4-H Agents. 2016.

  • North Central Regional Communicator Award for an Educational Piece by a Team, National Association of Extension 4-H Agents, 2016.

  • Nebraska Communicator Award for an Educational Piece by a Team, Nebraska Cooperative Extension Association - 4-H Section, 2016. 

  • Adopted by National 4-H Council.

  • Sold in JOANN stores through a partnership with National 4-H Council. 

Beyond the Needle

cover artwork