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CLASS 31 – QUILTS

Colour, design, binding, construction and overall quilting design to be judged on all quilts unless otherwise stipulated.

QUILTS – HAND QUILTED BY EXHIBITOR

Must be constructed and quilted by exhib- itor alone. All quilts 324” or more in perim- eter qualify for District and/or Provincial (O.A.A.S.) competitions.

PRIZE SECTIONS 1 – 6:

1st – $20 | 2nd – $15 | 3rd – $10

  1. Quilt, Applique
  2. Quilt, Pieced
  3. Quilt, Whole Cloth
  4. Quilt, Fancy
  5. Quilt, any technique, any size Quilting ONLY
  6. Quilt, any size, any technique completed by 2 or more people

(please acknowledge participants on back of entry tag).

**NOT ELIGIBLE FOR DISTRICT OR OAAS COMPE-

TITION**

PRIZE SECTIONS 7 – 8:

1st – $10 | 2nd – $8 | 3rd – $6

  1. Quilt, Crib
  2. Wall hanging

DOMESTIC -SIT DOWN MACHINE QUILT- ED BY EXHIBITOR

Must be constructed and quilted by exhibi- tor alone. All quilts 324” or more in perime- ter qualify for District and Provincial (O.A.A.S.) competitions.

PRIZE SECTIONS 9 – 14:

1st – $20 | 2nd – $15 | 3rd – $10

  1. Quilt, Applique
  2. Quilt, Pieced
  3. Quilt, Whole Cloth
  4. Quilt, Fancy
  5. Quilt, Small Size, under 324” perimeter
  6. Quilt, any size, any technique com- pleted by 2 or more people (please participants on back of entry tag).

**NOT ELIGIBLE FOR DISTRICT OR OAAS COMPE- TITION**

PRIZE SECTIONS 15 – 16:

1st – $10 | 2nd – $8 | 3rd – $6

  1. Quilt, Crib
  2. Wall hanging

LONG-ARM – STANDUP MACHINE QUILTED

Construction of quilt completed by exhibitor alone. (Please acknowledge, on your tag, the name of the quilter even if it is the exhibitor.) This class is NOT ELIGIBLE FOR DISTRICT OR PROVINCIAL competition.

PRIZE SECTIONS 17 – 20:

1st – $20 | 2nd – $15 | 3rd – $10

  1. Quilt, Applique
  2. Quilt, Pieced
  3. Quilt, Whole Cloth
  4. Quilt, Fancy

PRIZE SECTIONS 21 – 22:

1st – $10 | 2nd – $8 | 3rd – $6

  1. Quilt, Crib
  2. Wall hanging

MISCELLANEOUS QUILTS PRIZE SECTIONS 23 – 27:

1st – $20 | 2nd – $15 | 3rd – $10

  1. Quilt, Novice (1st Quilt made by Exhib- itor)
  2. Memory Quilt, any size
  3. “What is Black, White and Red All Over” quilted article
  4. Tied/Rag Quilt
  5. Quilt top, any size, any technique

PRIZE SECTIONS 28 – 30:

1st – $7 | 2nd – $6 | 3rd – $5

  1. Quilt Block, Appliqué
  2. Quilt Block, Pieced
  3. Quilt block, other, g. foundation pieced, embroidered

SPECIAL: Viewer’s Choice – Choose from Sections 1-27. Sponsored by Phelpston Quilters Group. Prize – $50

2019 VIEWER’S CHOICE WINNER:

Amber Lake

 

SPECIAL: “ELAINE PARNELL MEMORIAL” – “QUILT OF THE FAIR”

Quilt, any size, crafted and quilted by EX- HIBITOR ONLY. (Judges’ Choice) Sponsored by Ken Parnell & Family – $100

2019 ELAINE PARNELL MEMORIAL

WINNER: Katie Johns

SPECIAL: “BEA LAMBIE MEMORIAL”

Quilt, any size, crafted and hand-quilted by EXHIBITOR ONLY. (Judges’ Choice) Sponsored by the Lambie Family – $50

2019 BEA LAMBIE MEMORIAL

WINNER: Janelle Lambie

GENERAL HANDCRAFT RULES:

  • Exhibits must be the sole work of the exhibitor unless otherwise stated
  • All work must be
  • Exhibiting of articles in our Fair is intended for individuals who engage in their craft as a pastime or hobby.
  • In order to keep a high standard at our Fair, judges have been authorized to DIS- QUALIFY all soiled, defective, incomplete, or worn entries; or those previously ex- hibited at the Elmvale Fall We expect honesty.
  • Include name of quilt pattern (method), and designer, if Please acknowl- edge designers and source of patterns, (e.g. Pinterest and this includes knitted, crocheted & counted cross-stitch items if purchased from a kit, ie-Mary Maxim). Please recognize their efforts. You are invited to include your inspiration (story behind, or reason) for making your quilt.
  • Signature labels must be
  • Fabric and/or yarn samples are to be included with all (FAILURE TO AT- TACH SUFFICIENT SAMPLES WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION.)
  • Fabric casings/sleeves (may be temporary) must be attached to all Quilts and Wall Hangings, so that they may be hung for display.
  • Wreaths and Artwork must be equipped for hanging unless specified
  • Use safety pins only, NO STRAIGHT
  • All winning entries in the Hand and Do- mestic Machine Quilting categories qualify to advance to District (October) and possi- bly Provincial (February) level competitions if all criteria are Please indicate on your entry tag if you DO NOT wish your entry to advance.

Knitting and Crocheting

KNITTING – Sections 33 – 54 AFGHANS

PRIZE SECTIONS 33 – 36:

1st – $10 | 2nd – $8 | 3rd – $6

  1. Afghan, minimum 48” x 60”
  2. Afghan, Pieced, 48”x60”
  3. Afghan, 36” x 45”
  4. Afghan, under 36” x 45”

SWEATERS

PRIZE SECTIONS 37 – 54:

1st – $7 | 2nd – $6 | 3rd – $5

  1. Adult sweater, fine, cardigan or pullover
  2. Adult sweater, bulky, cardigan (worsted weight or heavier)
  3. Adult sweater, bulky, pullover (worsted weight or heavier)
  4. Child sweater, cardigan
  5. Child sweater, pullover
  6. Baby Jacket and Bonnet/Hat set
  7. Vest/Wrap

SOCKS, SLIPPERS, HATS, MITTS, SCARVES

  1. Adult, socks –Prize money sponsored by “Just Knit Two Together”
  2. Adult, slippers
  3. Adult, hat
  4. Adult, mittens
  5. Children, socks – Prize money spon- sored by “Just Knit Two Together”
  6. Children, slippers
  7. Children, hat
  8. Children, mittens
  9. Scarf
  10. Fingerless gloves
  11. Article of Loom knitting

 

CROCHETING – Sections 55 – 66

PRIZE SECTIONS 55 – 58:

1st – $10 | 2nd – $8 | 3rd – $6

  1. Afghan, 48” x 60”
  2. Afghan, pieced, 48” x 60”
  3. Afghan, 36” x 45”
  4. Afghan, under 36” x 45”

PRIZE SECTIONS 59 – 66:

1st – $7 | 2nd – $6 | 3rd – $5

  1. Sweater, size and yarn weight of choice
  2. Baby Jacket and Bonnet/Hat set
  3. Socks
  4. Slippers
  5. Hat
  6. Mittens
  7. Scarf
  8. Vest/Wrap

HOME ACCESSORIES – Sections 67 – 85 PRIZE SECTIONS 67 – 68:

1st – $10 | 2nd – $8 | 3rd – $6

  1. Swedish weaving article
  2. Rug, any kind

PRIZE SECTIONS 69 – 85:

1st – $7 | 2nd – $6 | 3rd – $5

  1. Cushion, quilted
  2. Cushion, fancy, not quilted
  3. Cushion, practical
  4. Fabric Wall Hanging, no larger than 9 ft., unframed
  5. Wall Hanging, framed, no artwork
  6. Counted Cross-Stitch article
  7. Counted Cross-Stitch article, less than 100 in. (stitched area), framed
  8. Counted Cross-Stitch article, more than 100 in. (stitched area), framed
  9. Centerpiece, crocheted and mounted, size 14” overall
  10. Furniture Runner
  11. Placemats, set of 2, handmade
  12. Kitchen Accessory, “fabric”
  13. Kitchen Accessory, “crafted”
  14. Door decoration
  15. Item of machine embroidery
  16. Item of hand embroidery
  17. Sock Monkey

SEWING – Sections 86 – 95

PRIZE SECTIONS 86 – 95:

1st – $7 | 2nd – $6 | 3rd – $5

  1. Sleepwear
  2. Vest
  3. Apron
  4. Dress
  5. Slacks/Pants
  6. Blouse/Shirt
  7. Purse (medium of choice)
  8. Cape/Wrap (medium of choice)
  9. “Re-purposed Article of Clothing”, must include photo & story of original article
  10. Jacket

**REMINDER: FABRIC AND/OR YARN SWATCHES ARE TO BE INCLUDED WITH ALL ENTRIES. FAILURE TO ATTACH SUFFICIENT SAMPLES WILL RESULT IN DIS-QUALIFICATION. FABRIC CASINGS/ SLEEVES MUST BE ATTACHED TO ALL QUILTS AND WALL HANGINGS. WREATHS AND ARTWORK MUST BE EQUIPPED FOR HANGING UNLESS SPECIFIED OTH- ERWISE. USE SAFETY PINS ONLY, NO STRAIGHT PINS. SIGNATURE LABELS MUST BE COVERED.

MISCELLANEOUS CRAFTS

Sections 96 – 123

  1. SPECIAL: Bernardin SNAP Lid® Mason Jar Creative Craft Award – Best deco- rative or functional home-made craft made using a Bernardin Mason Jar(s) and/or Snap Lid®. Use of the jar and snap lid are proof of PRIZE: 1st – $20 Gift Certificate |

2nd – $10 | 3rd – $5

PRIZE SECTIONS 97 – 123:

1st – $7 | 2nd – $6 | 3rd – $5

  1. Handcrafted jewellery
  2. Sketch framed – black & white, 480 sq. in. overall
  3. Sketch framed – colored, 480 sq. Inches overall
  4. Sketch unframed – black & white – colored, 480 sq. in. overall
  5. Sketch unframed – colored, 480 sq. Inches overall
  6. Artwork framed – watercolor, 480 sq. in. overall
  7. Artwork framed – acrylic, oil or any other medium, 480 sq. in. overall

 

  1. Artwork unframed – watercolor, 480 sq. in. overall
  2. Artwork unframed – acrylic, oil or any other medium, 480 sq. in. overall
  3. 3 Christmas decorations, similar
  4. Christmas Stocking
  5. Table Topper
  6. Handmade card
  7. One page Memory Scrapbook “A Cel- ebration Held During the Pandemic”, 3 pictures plus a story
  8. Any other handcraft not listed
  9. Doll quilt
  10. Baby nursery accessory
  11. Pet Costume
  12. Craft organizer, g. Knitting Needle Organizer
  13. Environmental Shopping Bag
  14. Craft, wood, handcrafted, toy
  15. Craft, wood, handcrafted, any other
  16. Christmas home decoration
  17. Wreath
  18. Autumn decoration
  19. Recycled article
  20. Costume, theme of choice

GOLDEN YEARS

(For People Who Have Gained The Experience of 65 Years or More)

PRIZE SECTIONS 124 – 134:

1st – $7 | 2nd – $6 | 3rd – $5

  • Pair of knitted socks – Prize money sponsored by “Just Knit Two Together”
  1. Pair of knitted slippers
  2. Any crafted item not already listed
  3. Oven towel with knitted or crocheted top
  4. Lap-size fidget/sensory blanket
  5. 3 Knittted Dish Cloths
  6. Child’s toque
  7. A practical bazaar item
  8. Vintage/historical garment (not new) with story if possible
  9. Jigsaw puzzle, completed and framed, 480 sq. inches overall
  10. Penmanship: Robert Frost poem called “Dust of Snow”, hand-written on 5” x 11” paper.

NEW EXHIBITOR AWARD

To the NEW Exhibitor with the most points in Sections 1 – 134, inclusive – $10

2019 NEW EXHIBITOR AWARD WINNER:

Melissa Hood

HAND CRAFT AWARD – SPECIAL

RICKY HUMMELINK MEMORIAL AWARD

Sponsored by the Hummelink Family To the exhibitor with the most prize

winning points in the Hand Craft Section – Plaque

2019 HAND CRAFT WINNER: Lila Beardsall

  1. Community/Organization Display e. Clubs – Church, Women’s Institute, Nursery School, 4-H, Scouting Group, Library Group. Maximum 3’ wide. Theme relates to your group. $20 Awarded to each worthy entry.

How to Enter a Competition

Competition Rules

General Rules and Regulation

Each exhibitor, upon arriving on the grounds, must apply to the Committee in charge, who will inform the exhibitor where the animals or articles are to be placed.