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Sewing – 2020

Superintendent:
Kirstin Tysver
907-301-0161
gwennach@gmail.com

Department J

Exhibit Entry – Irwin Building:

  • Friday, August 14, 11 am – 7 pm
  • Saturday, August 15, 11 am – 7 pm

Exhibit Pick Up – Irwin Building:

  • Tuesday, September 8, 1 pm – 6 pm
  • Saturday, September 12, 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. 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, ages 4 – 12, Woven

DIVISION 03: GARMENT FOR TEEN & WOMEN, Woven

DIVISION 04: GARMENT FOR MEN, Woven

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 Knit
  • 21 Other, special occasion
  • 22 Other

DIVISION 05: FASHION ACCESSORY (no fur)

Class:

  • 01 Hats
  • 02 Slippers
  • 03 Wallet / Clutch
  • 04 Vest
  • 05 Belt
  • 06 Scarf
  • 07 Special occasion
  • 08 Other

DIVISION 06: 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 Other

DIVISION 07: OUTERWEAR (no fur)

Class:

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

DIVISION 08: 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 Other

DIVISION 09: LIVING SPACE DÉCOR – KITCHEN

Class:

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

DIVISION 10: LIVING SPACE DÉCOR – FAMILY ROOM

Class:

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

DIVISION 11: LIVING SPACE DÉCOR – BEDROOM / BATH

Class:

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

DIVISION 12: LIVING SPACE DÉCOR – HOBBY ROOM

Class:

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

DIVISION 13: 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 Other

DIVISION 14: GREEN

Class:

  • 01 Recycled garments
  • 02 Recycled accessories
  • 03 Recycled household
  • 04 Surface embellishment
  • 05 Other

DIVISION 15: NURSERY

Class:

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

DIVISION 16: FULL HAND SEWN ITEMS (no electric power used)

Class:

  • 01 Toys
  • 02 Clothing
  • 03 Decoration
  • 04 Other

Author: Betty Shadura

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