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HANDWORK & NEEDLEWORK

2017 Department I

FAIRGROUNDS Entry – Irwin Exhibits:

Friday, August 11, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday, August 12, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

FAIRGROUNDS Pick-up – Irwin Exhibits:

Tuesday, September 5, 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday, September 9, 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

Afghans under 40”x50” perimeter under 180”

Class:

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

Afghans over 40”x50” and perimeter over 180”

Class:

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 Slippers
08 Socks – Tube
09 Socks – Turned Heel
10 Other

DIVISION 03: CROCHET – APPAREL

Class:

01 Capes, Shawls and Ponchos
02 Cardigan
03 Children’s
04 Dresses
05 Hat
06 Hat, gloves/mittens and scarf set (or any combination)

Class:

07 Headbands
08 Lace – Apparel
09 Pullover with sleeves
10 Scarf
11 Sleeveless
12 Other

DIVISION 04: CROCHET – BABY ITEMS

Class:

01 Baby Afghan
02 Booties
03 Cap
04 Sweater
05 Sweater, cap and bootie set
06 Other

DIVISION 05: CROCHET – CENTERPIECES

Centerpieces / Doilies under 12”

Class:

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

Centerpieces/ Doilies over 12”

Class:

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

Kitchen Items

Class:

01 Dishcloth
02 Kitchen Rug
03 Potholder
04 Towels
05 Kitchen – Other

Tablecloths

Class:

06 Tablecloth – Filet
07 Tablecloth – Other

Household Goods – Other

Class:

08 Containers, baskets and dispensers
09 Lace – Household Item
10 Pillowcase
11 Pillows
12 Toys
13 Wall Hanging

Holiday Theme

Class:

14 Ornaments, set of three or more
15 Stocking
16 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
06 Scarf
07 Shawl
08 Slippers
09 Smoke Ring
10 Socks – Tube
11 Socks – Turned Heel
12 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 Other

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

Class:

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

DIVISION 10: HAND KNITTING – BEADING

Beaded Knitting 25% of the item must contain beading

Class:

01 Non-wearable
02 Wearable
03 Other

DIVISION 11: HAND KNITTING – NON TRADITIONAL FIBERS

Plastic bags, fancy fur, stripped fabric, etc.

Class:

01 Clothing
02 Jewelry
03 Rugs
04 Other

DIVISION 12: HAND KNITTING – OTHER

Class:

01 Afghans
02 Anigurumi
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 13: LOOM OR MACHINE KNITTING

Class:

01 Afghan
02 Cardigan
03 Children’s
04 Pullover with Sleeves
05 Sleeveless Vest
06 Other

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 Original crochet
03 Original knit
04 Original other

 

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Patty Miller
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