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Patty Miller
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2018 Department I

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FAIRGROUNDS Entry – Irwin Exhibits:

Friday, August 10, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday, August 11, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m..

FAIRGROUNDS Pick-up – Irwin Exhibits:

Tuesday, September 4, 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday, September 8, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Enter only once per class. Entries must have been completed within the last year, appear new, and be clean. Soiled, smelly, or wet items will be disqualified. Entries must be properly finished: framed to hang, stuffed, blocked, and hemmed. Embroidery classes use the same framing requirements as Art, except they need not be under glass. Attach a sleeve to the back top edge of quilted wall hangings, or superintendent may fold and pin them for display. All doilies and collars are to be blocked, starched and mounted on a contrasting color foam-core board with pins.

Judging criteria:

Overall appearance – 10 pts.
Workmanship – 15 pts.
Finishing – 10 pts.
Difficulty – 10 pts.

Bonus for originality 5 pts. (i.e. 1 or 2 pts. For changing the color scheme or altering a pattern in some way – 4 or 5 pts. For complete original design.)
All divisions are open to all ages. If you are entering as a Junior or Professional, place the appropriate letter on the entry form under sub-category. A professional is someone who sells or instructs.

SUB-CATEGORIES:

A: Junior, ages 12 and under
B: Junior, ages 13 through 17
P: Professional

If sub-category is not specified, entry will be classified as OPEN.
Entries without entrant contact/mailing information will be automatically disqualified and not judged.

DIVISION 01: CROCHET – AFGHANS

Class:

Afghans under 40”x50” perimeter under 180”

  • 01 Afghan Stitch
  • 02 Mile-a-Minute
  • 03 Ripple
  • 04 Shell
  • 05 Squares
  • 06 Other

Afghans over 40”x50” and perimeter over 180”

  • 07 Afghan Stitch
  • 08 Mile-a-Minute
  • 09 Ripple
  • 10 Shell
  • 11 Squares
  • 12 Other

DIVISION 02: CROCHET – ACCESSORIES

Class:

  • 01 Collar
  • 02 Jewelry
  • 03 Mittens/Gloves Children’s
  • 04 Mittens/Gloves Men’s
  • 05 Mittens/Gloves Women’s
  • 06 Purse
  • 07 Footwear
  • 08 Other

DIVISION 03: CROCHET – APPAREL

Class:

  • 01 Capes, Shawls, Ponchos
  • 02 Cardigans
  • 03 Dresses
  • 04 Lace Apparel
  • 05 Pullover w/ Sleeves
  • 06 Pullover, Sleeveless, vest, tank
  • 07 Other

DIVISION 04: CROCHET – BABY ITEMS

Class:

  • 01 Baby Afghan
  • 02 Footwear
  • 03 Cap
  • 04 Pullover w/ Sleeves
  • 05 Cardigan
  • 06 Dress
  • 07 Set – Any combo of above classes
  • 08 Other

DIVISION 05: CROCHET – CENTERPIECES

Class:

Centerpieces / Doilies under 12”

  • 01 Edges only
  • 02 Holiday theme
  • 03 Solid crochet with thread
  • 04 Solid crochet with yarn
  • 05 Other

Centerpieces/ Doilies over 12”

  • 06 Edges only
  • 07 Holiday theme
  • 08 Solid crochet with thread
  • 09 Solid crochet with yarn
  • 10 Other

DIVISION 06: CROCHET – HOUSEHOLD GOODS OR HOLIDAY

Class:

Kitchen Items

  • 01 Dishcloth
  • 02 Potholder
  • 03 Towels
  • 04 Other

Tablecloths

  • 05 Filet
  • 06 Other

Toys

  • 07 Amigurumi
  • 08 Dolls
  • 09 Stuffed Toys
  • 10 Other

Household Goods – Other

  • 11 Containers, baskets and dispensers
  • 12 Lace – household
  • 13 Pillowcase
  • 14 Pillows
  • 15 Wall Hanging
  • 16 Rug
  • 17 Scrubbie
  • 18 Other

Holiday Theme

  • 19 Ornaments, set of three or more
  • 20 Stocking
  • 21 Other

DIVISION 07: HAND KNITTING – ACCESSORIES

Class:

  • 01 Hat
  • 02 Hat, gloves/mittens and scarf set (or any combination)
  • 03 Headband
  • 04 Mittens or Gloves
  • 05 Purse or Bag
  • 06 Scarf
  • 07 Shawl or Wrap
  • 08 Slippers
  • 09 Smoke Ring
  • 10 Socks – Tube
  • 11 Socks – Turned Heel
  • 12 Cowl
  • 13 Other

DIVISION 08: HAND KNITTING – APPAREL

Class:

  • 01 Men’s Cardigan
  • 02 Women’s Cardigan
  • 03 Men’s Pullover w/ sleeves
  • 04 Women’s Pullover w/ sleeves
  • 05 Men’s sleeveless Vest
  • 06 Women’s sleeveless Vest
  • 07 Lace apparel
  • 08 Dress
  • 09 Other

DIVISION 09: HAND KNITTING – BABY & CHILDREN’S ITEMS

Class:

  • 01 Baby Afghan
  • 02 Footwear
  • 03 Cap, baby
  • 04 Hat, children
  • 05 Sweater
  • 06 Sweater, cap and bootie set
  • 07 Dress
  • 08 Other

DIVISION 10: HAND KNITTING – BEADING

Class:

  • 01 Non-wearable
  • 02 Wearable
  • 03 Other

DIVISION 12: HAND KNITTING – OTHER

Class:

  • 01 Afghans
  • 02 Amigurumi
  • 03 Bookmark
  • 04 Doll clothes
  • 05 Household Item
  • 06 Lace – Household Item
  • 07 Pillows
  • 08 Toys
  • 09 Other

Holiday Theme

  • 10 Holiday ornaments, set of three or more
  • 11 Holiday Stocking
  • 12 Holiday theme centerpiece

DIVISION 14: EMBROIDERY

Class:

  • 01 Beading
  • 02 Brazilian
  • 03 Digitized from a photo (please include a copy of the photo)
  • 04 Hardanger
  • 05 Machine embroidered item
  • 06 Silk Ribbon
  • 07 Stamped Pattern
  • 08 Other

Crewel

  • 09 Picture
  • 10 Pillow
  • 11 Other

DIVISION 15: COUNTED CROSS STITCH – PICTURES

Class:

  • 01 Animals, birds, floral scenes
  • 02 Holiday
  • 03 People
  • 04 Sampler
  • 05 Set of framed pictures – any theme
  • 06 Other

DIVISION 16: COUNTED CROSS STITCH – OTHER

Class:

  • 01 Centerpieces
  • 02 Pillowcases
  • 03 Pillows
  • 04 Quilt
  • 05 Sweatshirts

Holiday Theme

  • 06 Ornaments
  • 07 Stockings
  • 08 Other

DIVISION 17: APPLIQUÉ

Class:

  • 01 By hand
  • 02 By machine

DIVISION 18: LATCH HOOK / TRADITIONAL RUG HOOKING

Class:

  • 01 Pillow
  • 02 Rug
  • 03 Wall Hanging
  • 04 Other

DIVISION 19: NEEDLEPOINT

Class:

  • 01 Painted canvas
  • 02 Pattern
  • 03 Other

DIVISION 20: PLASTIC CANVAS

Class:

  • 01 Centerpiece
  • 02 Holiday Article
  • 03 Tissue Box Holder
  • 04 Toys
  • 05 Other

DIVISION 21: TATTING

Class:

  • 01 Collars
  • 02 Edges
  • 03 Other

DIVISION 22: FOUND ART FROM RECYCLED MATERIALS

Class:

  • 01 Jackets
  • 02 Purses and Totes
  • 03 Other

DIVISION 23: NOVICE

Class:

  • 01 Any first time counted stitch project
  • 02 Any first time crochet project
  • 03 Any first time embroidery project
  • 04 Any first time knit project
  • 05 Any first time needlepoint project
  • 06 Any other first time project

DIVISION 24: ORIGINAL DESIGN

No pattern used.

Class:

  • 01 Mixed Media
  • 02 Crochet
  • 03 Knit
  • 04 Other

DIVISION 25: ALASKA THEMED

Class:

  • 01 Knitted
  • 02 Crochet
  • 03 Needlework
  • 04 Fair theme “Memories in the Making”

THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSOR

SPECIAL AWARDS – HANDWORK & NEEDLEWORK

Outstanding entries will be recognized by these generous donors

Funk & Weber Designs

The Gallery

Nell Louise Williams Memorial – Div. 23 Champion

Northern Lights Valley Knitters