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Sewing – 2022

Superintendent:
Alice F. Stevens
907-862-1662
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Department J

Exhibit Entry – Irwin Building:

  • Friday, August 5, 11 am – 7 pm
  • Saturday, August 6, 11 am – 7 pm

Exhibit Pick Up – Irwin Building:

  • Tuesday, September 6, 1 pm – 6 pm
  • Saturday, September 10, 1 pm – 6 pm

For mail in instructions – See Competitive Exhibits General Info.

Enter only once per class. Entrant may construct garment either by hand or machine. No soiled or scented entries accepted. Masks must be freshly laundered/unworn prior to entry. Entries are judged according to quality of workmanship, attention to detail, level of difficulty, and aesthetic compatibility of fabric and design. Please NO dress forms of any type unless a name, phone and address are permanently marked on the form. No form heads, no full fur items will be accepted. All entries will be judged on sewing techniques, finishes, and construction.

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: GARMENT FOR YOUTH, to age 3, Woven

DIVISION 02: GARMENT FOR YOUTH, to age 3, Knit

DIVISION 03: GARMENT FOR YOUTH, ages 4-12, Woven

DIVISION 04: GARMENT FOR YOUTH, ages 4-12, Knit

DIVISION 05: GARMENT FOR TEEN & WOMEN, Woven

DIVISION 06: GARMENT FOR TEEN & WOMEN, Knit

DIVISION 07: GARMENT FOR MEN, Woven

DIVISION 08: GARMENT FOR MEN, Knit

Class:

  • 01 Couture sewing
  • 02 Formal wear
  • 03 Heirloom clothing
  • 04 Vintage / retro
  • 05 Dress, special occasion
  • 06 Dress, casual
  • 07 Co-ordinates, 2 or more pieces
  • 08 Matching outfits, for 2 or more people
  • 09 Pants / slacks
  • 10 Jeans
  • 11 Two / Three piece suit
  • 12 Blouse
  • 13 Shirt, short sleeve
  • 14 Shirt, long sleeve
  • 15 Skirt
  • 16 Sleepwear
  • 17 Lingerie
  • 18 Jacket
  • 19 Kuspuk
  • 20 Fair Theme “Experience the Wonder”
  • 21 Other, special occasion
  • 22 Other

DIVISION 09: FASHION ACCESSORY (no fur)

Class:

  • 01 Hats
  • 02 Slippers
  • 03 Wallet / Clutch
  • 04 Vest
  • 05 Belt
  • 06 Scarf
  • 07 Special occasion
  • 08 Pleated Face Mask
  • 09 Fitted/Tailored Face Mask
  • 10 Gaiter Face Mask
  • 11 Fair Theme
  • 12 Other

DIVISION 10: Bags – Tote/Handbag (with straps)

Class:

  • 01 Bag (width under 12 inches)
  • 02 Bag (width 12-20 inches)
  • 03 Bag (width over 20 inches)
  • 04 Simple Tote, no zippers or closers
  • 05 Backpack
  • 06 Fair Theme
  • 07 Other

DIVISION 11: OUTERWEAR (no fur)

Class:

  • 01 Hat / cap
  • 02 Jacket/Coat
  • 03 Pants
  • 04 Skirt
  • 05 Parka
  • 06 Snowsuit
  • 07 Fair Theme
  • 08 Other

DIVISION 12: COSTUME

Class:

  • 01 For infant / child
  • 02 For teen / adult
  • 03 Animated character
  • 04 Period costume
  • 05 Authentic reproduction
  • 06 From production, max 3 costumes, provide poster of play and display mannequins
  • 07 Fair Theme
  • 08 Other

DIVISION 13: LIVING SPACE DÉCOR – KITCHEN

Class:

  • 01 Apron
  • 02 Hot pad
  • 03 Kitchen towel
  • 04 Holiday decoration
  • 05 Table runners
  • 06 Fair Theme
  • 07 Other

DIVISION 14: LIVING SPACE DÉCOR – FAMILY ROOM

Class:

  • 01 Pillow
  • 02 Wall hanging
  • 03 Throw
  • 04 Holiday decoration
  • 05 Fair Theme
  • 06 Other

DIVISION 15: LIVING SPACE DÉCOR – BEDROOM / BATH

Class:

  • 01 Blanket
  • 02 Pillow
  • 03 Pillowcase
  • 04 Holiday decoration
  • 05 Fair Theme
  • 06 Other

DIVISION 16: LIVING SPACE DÉCOR – HOBBY ROOM

Class:

  • 01 Sewed Covered Furniture
  • 02 Item Cover
  • 03 Wall Hanging
  • 04 Sewed Storage Item
  • 05 Fair Theme
  • 06 Other

DIVISION 17: TOYS

Class:

  • 01 Playthings
  • 02 Playthings, set of 3
  • 03 Dolls
  • 04 Doll clothes, for dolls 12” or less, single outfit
  • 05 Doll clothes, for dolls 12” or less, multiple pieces
  • 06 Doll clothes, for dolls 13” to 18”, single outfit
  • 07 Doll clothes, for dolls 13” to 18”, multiple pieces
  • 08 Doll clothes, for dolls 19” or more, single outfit
  • 09 Doll clothes, for dolls 19” or more, multiple pieces
  • 10 Stuffed animals
  • 11 Fair Theme
  • 12 Other

DIVISION 18: GREEN

Class:

  • 01 Recycled garments
  • 02 Recycled accessories
  • 03 Recycled household
  • 04 Surface embellishment
  • 05 Pleated Face Mask
  • 06 Fitted/Tailored Face Mask
  • 07 Gaiter Face Mask
  • 08 Fair Theme
  • 09 Other

DIVISION 19: NURSERY

Class:

  • 01 Accessory sets
  • 02 Baby bags
  • 03 Car seat cover
  • 04 Decorations
  • 05 Fair Theme
  • 06 Other

DIVISION 20: FULL HAND SEWN ITEMS (no electric power used)

Class:

  • 01 Toys
  • 02 Clothing
  • 03 Decoration
  • 04 Pleated Face Mask
  • 05 Fitted/Tailored Face Mask
  • 06 Gaiter Face Mask
  • 07 Fair Theme
  • 08 Other

SPECIAL AWARDS – SEWING

Outstanding entries will be recognized by this generous donor:

American Sewing Guild, Eagle River Chapter

Author: Betty Shadura

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