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Needlecrafts – Palmerston Fair

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Needlecrafts – Class L

2024 Class L: Needlecrafts

Committee: Lynda Alexander (519-343-2365), Gidget Craig, Liette Will, Nicole Wareham, Barb Huntley, Melody Hurlbut, Debbie Voll, Tracy Zemmelink

Rules: Exhibits must be new work made by exhibitor unless otherwise stated. Exhibits can be shown for two years only. Judges have been authorized to disqualify old or soiled exhibits. Children’s clothing with drawstrings, ribbons or ties at the head or neck will be disqualified as Health Canada considers them a hazardous. In case of no competition in a class, a judge is not obligated to award a prize. One entry per class. Smaller quilts (minimum perimeter of 260”) can be shown for regular prizes. When a quilt entry is pieced by one and quilted by another, both names must be on the entry tag. 

OAAS Featured Category

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Ontario Association of Agriculture Societies Quilt Competition:

Do you want to be a provincially recognized quilt maker? Here is the website for the Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies (OAAS) with the competition rules: 

https://oaasfairs.com/convention/district-and-provincial-competition-rules

Prizes Sections 1-15: ~ 1st – $10.00; 2nd – $8.00; 3rd – $6.00

Hand Quilting:

  1. Pieced quilt
  2. Hand embroidered quilt
  3. Pieced and appliquéd quilt
  4. OAAS hand quilted competition

Machine Quilting:

  1. Pieced quilt
  2. A traditional pattern used to create a modern quilt, ex. Log Cabin, Twisted Log Cabin
  3. Sampler quilt
  4. OAAS machine quilted competition

Prizes Sections 9-24: ~ 1st – $5.00; 2nd – $4.00; 3rd – $3.00

Quilts No Size Restriction:

  1. Rag quilt
  2. Tied quilt or comforter
  3. Couch throw, machine quilted
  4. Quilt top any design
  5. Crib quilt purchased top hand quilted
  6. Crib quilt purchased top machine quilted
  7. Crib quilt pieced and/or appliquéd machine quilted
  8. Wallhanging pieced, hand or machine quilted
  9. Wallhanging appliquéd hand or machine quilted
  10. Lap quilt, suitable for a wheelchair, machine quilted
  11. Paper-pieced item
  12. Cushion purchased panel, machine quilted
  13. Set of 2 placemats, machine quilted
  14. Table runner/centre, machine quilted
  15. Table runner/centre, hand quilted
  16. Any item depicting the theme of the fair:  Sew it, Grow it, Show it

Prizes Sections 25-38: ~ 1st – $5.00; 2nd – $4.00; 3rd – $3.00

Hand Knits:

  1. Baby afghan, maximum size 45”
  2. Baby sweater, 6-18 months
  3. Child’s sweater/cardigan
  4. Any stuffed animal
  5. Headband
  6. Mittens
  7. Socks
  8. Hat 
  9. Leg warmers or boot toppers
  10. Slippers
  11. Scarf
  12. Prayer shawl
  13. Fingerless, texting gloves
  14. Afghan, minimum size 45”

Prizes Sections 39-48: ~ 1st – $5.00; 2nd – $4.00; 3rd – $3.00

Crocheting: 

  1. Baby afghan, maximum size 45”
  2. Set of 2 placemats
  3. 2 dishcloths, different patterns
  4. Stove towel with crochet top
  5. Article of ladies apparel
  6. Slippers
  7. Hat
  8. Scarf
  9. Set of 3 Christmas ornaments
  10. Afghan larger than 45”

Prizes Sections 49-64: ~ 1st – $5.00; 2nd – $4.00; 3rd – $3.00

Sewing:

  1. Tote bag 
  2. Wine bottle bag
  3. Set of 2 potholders
  4. Pencil case/cosmetic bag with zipper
  5. Pyjama pants
  6. Child’s sleepwear, pyjamas or nightgown
  7. Pillowcase
  8. Receiving blanket 
  9. Child’s apron
  10. Soup bowl Koozie for the microwave
  11. Article with hand embroidery
  12. Set of 2 Christmas placemats
  13. Christmas table runner or table centre
  14. Towel decorated for Christmas
  15. Christmas apron
  16. Christmas stocking

Prizes Sections 65-69: ~ 1st – $5.00; 2nd – $4.00; 3rd – $3.00

Youth Section (Ages 15-20):

  1. Tote bag
  2. Table runner
  3. Quilt
  4. Any article knit
  5. Any article crochet

Prizes Sections 70-76: ~ 1st – $5.00; 2nd – $4.00; 3rd – $3.00

Recycling Section:

  1. Braided rug
  2. Recycle an article of clothing and make it your own
  3. Quilt from recycled materials
  4. Mitts from a recycled sweater
  5. Recycled/repurposed crochet edging or doily
  6. Article using recycled denim
  7. Article made from a quilt

Class L Specials:

  1. Queen of the hand quilted quilts in sections 1-4, $25, donated by the Palmerston Agricultural Society.
  2. Queen of the machine quilted quilts in sections 5-8, $25, donated by Lynda Alexander.
  3. All exhibitors names in sections 30-58 will be entered in a draw for a gift basket from Spinrite Yarns.
  4. Most entries in Youth section $20.

Exhibitor Entry Form

Get a head start on filling out your exhibitor entry form by completing the following form.