Adult Sewing/Needlecraft – Dept. 18

Contact: Deborah Houston

1. Open only to exhibitors 19 years and over.
2. Bring entries to the Fair from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wednesday, August 9, and on Thursday, August 10, from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
Entries will not be accepted at any other time.
3. Exhibitors must have an exhibitor’s number. (Obtained from Premium Office.)
4. Exhibitors should obtain a premium book and entry tags before the Fair, and FILL OUT tags BEFORE entering. Exhibitor is responsible for the accuracy of his/her tag. Improperly entered items will be disqualified.
5. All items must be clean. Clothing must be freshly laundered, pressed and HUNG ON A METAL HANGER. Do not use plastic hangers for clothing items. We are not responsible for hangers. If a hanger has to be changed, you may not receive your original hanger back.
6. One entry per class per exhibitor. The Fair will accept only entries in the classes listed in this book. There is no charge to enter.
7. NOTE: ALL QUILTED ITEMS MUST BE ENTERED IN SECTION 4.
8. Pick up your entries on Sunday, August 20, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM. You must have your claim checks with you. The Fair is not responsible for entries not claimed at this time.
9. PROFESSIONALS (CURRENT or RETIRED) MAY NOT ENTER ITEMS FOR JUDGING.


DEPT. 18 SECTION 1 SEWING

1. All items must have been made by the exhibitor.
2. All clothing must be freshly laundered, pressed and HUNG ON A METAL HANGER. Do not use plastic hangers for clothing items. We are not responsible for hangers. If a hanger has to be changed, you may not receive your original hanger back.

JUDGING:
Each entry will be judged on workmanship, neatness, suitability of material

PREMIUMS:…..1st – $4.00 2nd – $3.50 3rd – $3.00
CLASS:
1. Apron
Childrens Garment
2. Bibs
3. Child’s Garment
4. Costume
5. Dress for a 1-6 yr. old
6. Dress for a 6-12 yr. old
7. Infant
8. Jumper or Pinafore
9. Nightwear
10. Two-piece Outfit

PREMIUMS:…..1st – $5.00 2nd – $4.00 3rd – $3.00
CLASS:
11. Blouse
12. Doll Clothes – sewn only (no needlework)
13. Dress with sleeves
14. Formal Wear
15. Household Item
16. Jacket
17. Sewn Purse
18. Shirt – man or woman
19. Shorts or slacks
20. Skirt
21. Sleepwear
22. Sleeveless dress
23. Stuffed Animals
24. Suit
25. Vest
26. Other garment

PREMIUMS:  1st – $6.00 2nd – $5.00 3rd – $4.00
27. Coat


DEPT. 18 SECTION 2 NEEDLEWORK

JUDGING:
Each entry will be judged on workmanship, neatness, suitability of material.

PREMIUMS:…..1st – $5.00 2nd – $4.00 3rd – $3.00
CLASS:
1. Baby Bib
2. Beadwork
3. Centerpiece – 30” x 36” & under – Any Needlework
4. Christmas Creation
5. Christmas Stocking
6. Cross Stitch Magnet
7. Doll Clothes – Any Needlework
8. Dress – Crocheted
9. Dress – Knitted
10. Dresser Scarf/ Runner – Crocheted
11. Dresser Scarf/Runner – Embroidery
12. Dresser Scarf/Runner – Mixed Stitch
13. Easter Creation
14. Embroidery on Clothing
15. Halloween Creation
16. Handkerchief – Crocheted Edge
17. Handkerchief – Tatted Edge
18. Hat or Cap – Crocheted
19. Hat or Cap – Knitted
20. Knit – Felted Item
21. Mittens or Gloves – Crocheted
22. Mittens or Gloves – Knitted
23. Mixed Needlework
24. Needlepoint
25. Novelty Creation
26. Ornament – Crocheted or Knitted
27. Ornament – Cross Stitch
28. Ornament – Mixed Needlework
29. Ornament – Set of 3
30. Pillowcase – Crocheted
31. Pillowcase – Embroidered
32. Placemat
33. Potholder / Hot Pad
34. Punched Needle Item
35. Purse – Crocheted or Knitted
36. Ribbon Embroidery on Clothing
37. Scarf – Crocheted
38. Scarf – Knitted
39. Seasonal Creation
40. Shawl, Shrug, Stole, Poncho – Crocheted
41. Shawl, Shrug, Stole, Poncho – Knitted
42. Slippers, Socks, Booties – Any Needlework
43. Table Decoration – Holiday
44. Table Toppers
45. Tablecloth – Crocheted
46. Tablecloth – Embroidered
47. Tatting
48. Towels – Decorative
49. Toys
50. Trim on Clothing – Crochet or Knit
51. Valentine Creation
52. Wall Hanging or Bell Pull – Holiday
53. Wall Hanging or Bell Pull – Other
54. Other Item – Crocheted
55. Other Item – Knitted
56. Other Item – Needlework
57. Other Item – Useful

PREMIUMS:…..1st – $6.00 2nd – $5.00 3rd – $4.00
58. Baby Sweater or Set – Crocheted
59. Baby Sweater or Set – Knitted
60. Collar – Needlework
61. Doilies – Round or Oval – Any Needlework
62. Doilies – Square or Oblong – Any Needlework
63. Pillow – Crocheted or Knitted
64. Pillow – Cross Stitch
65. Pillow – Pieced
66. Pillow – Seasonal or Holiday – Any Needlework
67. Pillow – Combination of Stitches
68. Sweater / Cardigan – Crocheted
69. Sweater / Cardigan – Knitted
70. Sweater / Pullover with Sleeves – Crocheted
71. Sweater / Pullover with Sleeves – Knit
72. Sweater / Sleeveless Pullover – Crocheted
73. Sweater / Sleeveless Pullover – Knitted


Counted Cross Stitch
Finished Stitching: size in inches (of stitched area only). Items MUST be framed where applicable. Square inch calculation example: 6” x 6” = 36” square; 7” x 10” = 70” square.

PREMIUMS:…..1st – $7.00 2nd – $6.00 3rd – $5.00
CLASS:
74. Counted Cross Stitch – Alphabet Sampler
75. Counted Cross Stitch – Set of Pictures
76. Counted Cross Stitch Picture – 1-36 square inches
77. Counted Cross Stitch Picture – 37-100 square inches
78. Counted Cross Stitch Picture – 101-150 square inches
79. Counted Cross Stitch Picture – 151-200 square inches
80. Counted Cross Stitch Picture – 201-300 square inches
81. Counted Cross Stitch Picture – over 300 square inches
82. Stitched Wallhanging, not framed, includes bell pulls
83. Cross Stitched item other than framed picture
84. Hardanger – any count
85. Other specialty stitched item not previously mentioned


BEST OF SHOW – NEEDLE STITCHED ORNAMENT 
 Given in Memory of Lynn Houston 
sponsored by Embroiderer’s Guild of America

OUTSTANDING NEEDLEWORK ENTRY
“Seen Through the Eye of a Needle”
sponsored by Log House, owner Sue Sizer


DEPT. 18 SECTION 3 AFGHANS

ENTRIES MUST HAVE BEEN FINISHED SINCE LAST YEAR’S FAIR.

JUDGING: Afghans will be judged on difficulty of stitch, gauge of stitch, workmanship, neatness, and overall attractiveness.

PREMIUMS:…..1st – $6.00 2nd – $5.00 3rd – $4.00
CLASS:
1. Afghans – Crocheted
2. Afghans – Knitted
3. Afghans – Cable Stitch
4. Afghans – Combination
5. Baby Afghan – Crocheted – Solid Color
6. Baby Afghan – Crocheted – Multi Color
7. Baby Afghan – Knitted
8. Baby Afghan – Granny Square
9. Baby Afghan – Other Crochet, Knit, or Combination
10. Throw / Lap Robe – Crocheted
11. Throw / Lap Robe – Knitted

Best of Show Any Needlework (Youth or Adult)
Donated by Law. Co. Home Economics Association


DEPT. 18 SECTION 4 QUILTS

NOTE: ALL QUILTED ITEMS MUST BE ENTERED IN THIS SECTION.
1. All work, including quilting, must be done by exhibitor. If quilted by other(s), enter in appropriate class.
2. ENTRIES MUST HAVE BEEN FINISHED SINCE LAST YEAR’S FAIR.

JUDGING: Quilts will be judged on complexity of design, uniformity of stitching, neatness, and overall attractiveness.

PREMIUMS:…..1st – $9.00 2nd – $8.00 3rd – $7.00
CLASS:
1. Quilt – Hand Quilted – Baby / Crib
2. Quilt – Hand Quilted – Applique
3. Quilt – Hand Quilted Bed Quilt – Pieced
4. Quilt – Hand Quilted Throw – Pieced
5. Quilt – Hand Quilted – Combination Pieced & Applique
6. Quilt – Hand Quilted – Novelty
7. Quilt – Hand Quilted – Original Design
8. Quilt – Hand Quilted – Other Quilt Not Listed
9. Quilt – Hand Quilted – Wall Hanging
10. Quilt – Hand Quilted – Quilted by Other than Exhibitor
11. Quilt – Machine Quilted – Baby / Crib
12. Quilt – Machine Quilted – Applique
13. Quilt – Machine Quilted Bed Quilt – Pieced
14. Quilt – Machine Quilted Throw – Pieced
15. Quilt – Machine Quilted – Combination Pieced & Applique
16. Quilt – Machine Quilted – Novelty
17. Quilt – Machine Quilted – Original Design
18. Quilt – Machine Quilted – Other Quilt Not Listed
19. Quilt – Machine QuiltedWall Hanging
20. Other Quilted Item – Apparel
21. Other Quilted Item – Christmas Tree Skirt
22. Other Quilted Item – Comforter or Knotted Blanket
23. Other Quilted Item – Pillow
24. Other Quilted Item – Rag Quilt
25. Other Quilted Item – Tablecloth, Runner, or Placemat
26. Other Quilted Item – Other Item Not Listed

PREMIUMS:…..1st – $4.00 2nd – $3.00 3rd – $2.00
27. QUILT BLOCK CONTEST –
Any pattern – 12½” x 12½” – MUST be a hand-pieced, hand-sewn & unquilted block.

Best of Show in Quilts
Sponsored by Fabric Gallery of Mercer


DEPARTMENT 18 SECTION 5 RUGS

JUDGING: Entry will be judged on workmanship, suitability of material, difficulty of design, and over-all attractiveness.

PREMIUMS:…..1st – $6.00 2nd – $5.00 3rd – $4.00
CLASS:
1. Braided
2. Crocheted
3. Hooked
4. Latch Hook – Knotted
5. Punch Needle
6. Other Rug