CRAFTS & HOBBIES

CLASS 29: SECTIONS 1 – 36

Chair: Jan Pinkerton………………………905-939-2688

Committee: Betty Huisman, Jennifer Slade, Janis Boykach

  • All rules at the beginning of the Homecraft Section apply
  • All exhibitors MUST BE AMATEURS
  • Definition of non-amateur/professional: A person who uses craft supplies to create fine craft items by hand, and sells or teaches the finished product. Anyone, who enters and is found to be a non-amateur or professional of that craft, will be disqualified from the judging process.
  • Items should be clean and odour free.
  • All crafts must have a patch of material, yarn or

threads attached to each entry.

  • Pictures must be ready to hang.
  • Failure to comply with these rules will result in

disqualification.

  • All crafts should be new and this year’s work. Items from previous years should not be entered

 

PRIZES:

SECTIONS 1 to 4

1st – $5.50, 2nd – $5.00, 3rd – $4.50

 

SECTIONS 5 to 45

1st – $ $4.50, 2nd – $4.00, 3rd – $3.50

There will be a BEST OF SHOW ribbon awarded

 

Suggestion for 2017 Fair:  Remember we are celebrating Canada’s 150th Birthday.  Try to make your entries primarily with a Canadian theme or utilizing the colours red and white to increase your judge’s scoring.  Let’s celebrate this wonderful Country!

 

  1. Counted cross stitch picture (under 12” not including mat and frame)
  2. Counted cross stitch picture (over 12”)
  3. Stamped cross stitch picture
  4. Handmade stuffed toy – child proofed
  5. Best Dressed Doll -Red and White Outfit (at least 2 pieces) knit
  6. Best Dressed Doll -Red and White Outfit (at least 2 pieces) crochet
  7. Colouring Page – mounted  Scrapbooking
  1. Single Memory page: Favourite Christmas Moment
  2. Single Memory page: Pet/Pet(s)
  3. Single Memory Page: Birthday or Anniversary Greeting Cards
  4. Hallowe’en
  5. Christmas
  6. Any other occasion
  7. Wire Sculpture (include sample)
  8. Handmade wooden item-no size requirement but it must be able to be transported upstairs with no lift assist- craftsman judged only -include samples
  9. Tea cozy -knit or crochet
  10. Article made with buttons
  11. Decorated pillow on form (quilted)
  12. Decorated pillow on form (knit or crochet)
  13. Slippers, any size, yarn or fabric
  14. Handmade jewellery – any medium
  15. Bookmark
  16. Baby bib (any medium)
  17. Article made with plastic canvas
  18. Sewn pillowcase
  19. Embroidered or cross stitch pillowcase
  20. Fall decoration
  21. Fridge magnet
  22. Plant Stake
  23. Decorated Flower Pot
  24. Greeting Card Holder
  25. Article made from recycled material
  26. Origami article

 

CHRISTMAS

  1. Angel – any medium
  2. Christmas Gift Bag
  3. 3 Christmas ornaments – mounted
  4. Christmas Centrepiece for dining table
  5. Christmas placemats (2)
  6. Christmas Table Runner
  7. Article made from Old Greeting Cards
  8. Christmas Article from plastic canvas
  9. Christmas in a Jar

 

SPECIALS

  1. Linus blanket (not to exceed 40” x 60”), any medium First prize only to be determined before the FairNOTE:  This category is a retained special.  All blankets will be donated to rotating charities. Multiple entries are welcome. Specify the one to be judged.
  2. BERNARDIN SNAP LID/MASON JAR CREATIVE CRAFT SPECIAL Best decorative or functional Homecraft article(s) made using Bernardin Mason Jar(s) or 2-piece snap lid(s) Prize: Gift Certificate
  3. 2017 Fair Theme: “Canada’s 150th Double scrapbooking layout 12” x 12” First prize only to be awarded.  Prize to be determined before the Fair.
  1. The exhibitor with the highest total points will receive a special prize (to be determined before the Fair)