NEEDLEWORK

CLASS 32: SECTION 1 – 63

 

Chair: Chris Somerville…………………. 905-939-7795

Committee: Bev Donaldson, Judy Duffy, Mary Duggan, Kathy McDonald, Christine Munshaw, Joan Rice, Mary Tzarik, Herta Woerner, Maureen Walsh,

 

New for 2017 – in honour of Canada’s 150th Birthday, exhibitors are encouraged to use red and white, and typically Canadian symbols or designs such as maple leaves, moose, beaver, hockey, snow, geese, etc.

 

  • The general rules at the beginning of the Homecraft section apply to this class.
  • This section is open for non-professionals.
  • Exhibits must be no more than two years old and not previously shown at the Schomberg Fair.
  • Items to be clean and odour free. Any soiled entry may be disqualified.
  • Please ensure that all loose ends are finished and that there are no knots in knitted articles.
  • A copyright design cannot be displayed at a Fair without permission being granted from the owner of the copyright. When the owner of the copyright has granted permission, the exhibit will be displayed & labeled appropriately. Without this permission displayed, the item cannot be judged (O.A.A.S.)

 

SPECIAL NOTE:

SAMPLES OF YARN AND / OR MATERIAL

USED TO MAKE THE ARTICLE

MUST BE ATTACHED TO ALL ITEMS

 

 

Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies

QUILT COMPETITIONS

For a full list of O.A.A.S. Rules and Regulations

please visit www.ontariofairs.ca

 

  • Each Local Fair is entitled to send only the Grand Champion Quilt, (judged Best of Show for both Sections) to the District Competition in OCTOBER 2016 or if any entry wins GRAND CHAMPION or best of all classes at more than one Fair, the other Fairs at which this quilt was entered and won, should enter their Reserve Champion or Second Best of Show of all classes quilt in the District Competition.

 

  • Local Homecraft Divisions are requested to judge a Grand Champion or Best of Show of all classes as well as Reserve Grand Champion or Second Best of Show of all classes.

 

  • The Grand Champion and the Reserve Champion are judged from all first and Second prize quilts.

 

  • The Best of Show at the OAAS Convention in FEBRUARY 2017 wins a GRAND PRIZE and the exhibitor retains ownership of the quilt.

 

ANNUAL O.A.A.S. CHAMPIONSHIP

HAND QUILT COMPETITION

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O.A.A.S. GENERAL CONDITIONS

‘ELIGIBILITY, RULES AND REGULATIONS’

  • Entries must be solely made and hand quilted by the exhibitor
  • and exhibited and judged at a local Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies (OAAS) Fair to be eligible for this competition.
  • Entry quilts must be a minimum of 324” measured on the perimeter (smaller quilts will not be eligible to proceed to the next level of competition)
  • Judging will occur at local fairs and district levels. A Provincial Grand Champion Quilt will be selected at the Annual OAAS Convention.
  • Upon making an entry into the Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies Quilt Competition, the Exhibitor agrees to participate in any promotional activities related to the competition.
  • The winning Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies Champion Quilt will not be eligible to compete in any future District and/or Convention OAAS competition.
  • The winner’s name and pattern to be displayed at the Fair on sign provided by OAAS.

 

ANNUAL O.A.A.S. CHAMPIONSHIP

MACHINE QUILT / WALL HANGING

COMPETITION

 

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O.A.A.S. GENERAL CONDITIONS

‘ELIGIBILITY, RULES AND REGULATIONS’

  • Quilt/Wall Hanging must be solely made and machine quilted by the exhibitor and exhibited and judged at a local Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies (OAAS) Fair to be eligible for this competition.
  • Quilt/Wall Hanging to be measured on the perimeter. Total perimeter measurement to be a minimum of 324 inches. Note the article can be square, rectangular etc.
  • Judging will occur at local fairs and district levels. A Provincial Grand Champion Machine Quilted Quilt/Wall Hanging will be selected at the Annual OAAS Convention.
  • Upon making entry into the OAAS Machine Quilting Competition, the Exhibitor agrees to participate in any promotional activities related to the competition.
  • The winning OAAS Machine Quilted Quilt/Wall Hanging will not be eligible to compete in any future District and/or OAAS Provincial competition.
  • The winner’s name to be displayed at the Fair on sign

provided by OAAS

  • Quilt/Wall Hanging must have visible machine quilting.

 

QUILTS

  • All hand Quilts numbers 1 -3 must be double bed size, at least 72” x 90” unless otherwise stated.
  • All Quilts must be hand quilted, unless otherwise specified
  • If possible, label quilt with name of design for spectator benefit
  • Remember, quilts must include some swatches of fabric used in your entry

SECTIONS 1-2: 1st – $35, 2nd – $20, 3rd – $15

SECTIONS 3-4: 1st – $25, 2nd – $15, 3rd – $10

  1. Quilt – pieced, any design
  2. Quilt – pieced and hand appliquéd
  3. Quilt – plain reversible, whole cloth
  4. Quilt/Wall Hanging – any design, machine quilted

NEEDLEWORK – LARGE ITEMS

PRIZES: 1st – $10, 2nd – $8, 3rd – $6

  1. Quilt – hand quilted, crib size
  2. Quilt – machine quilted, crib size
  3. Quilt – printed panel, single bed or crib size
  4. Quilt – single bed size machine quilted – approx. size 85” x 60”
  1. Quilted wall hanging – hand quilted
  2. Quilted wall hanging – machine quilted
  3. Quilted table topper, any size
  4. Miniature Quilt
  5. Afghan – knit
  6. Afghan – crochet

 

TEXTILE CREATIONS

PRIZES: 1st – $6, 2nd – $5, 3rd – $4

  1. Nightgown
  2. Item of children’s wear
  3. Vest

 

KNITTING & CROCHETING-ADULTS and TEENS

PRIZES: 1st – $7.00, 2nd – $6.00, 3rd – $5.00

  1. Cardigan – knit
  2. Pullover – knit
  3. Shrug or Bolero
  4. Shawl, Wrap or Poncho, knit or crochet
  5. Sleeveless top or shell or vest, knit or crochet

 

KNITTING & CROCHETING

CHILDREN’S WEAR

PRIZES: 1st – $4.50, 2nd – $3.50, 3rd – $3.00

For safety reasons, no strings, ribbons or ties on babies’ clothing

  1. Baby set, jacket with hat, knit in red or white
  2. Baby set, jacket with hat, crochet in red or white
  3. Dress, 0- 4 years, knit in red or white
  4. Baby’s blanket or afghan, knit (at least 36”x36”)
  5. Baby’s blanket or afghan, crochet (at least 36”x36”)
  6. Child’s pullover 4-12 years, not Fair Isle
  7. Child’s Graph or Fair Isle Sweater – to include red and white
  8. Childs Cardigan
  9. Poncho, Knit or Crochet

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS

PRIZES: 1st – $4.00, 2nd – $3.50, 3rd – $3.00

  1. (1) quilt block, mounted and named
  2. Table runner – fabric
  3. Placemats (2) fabric
  4. Placemats (2) knit or crochet
  5. Adult headwear & mitts, knit or crochet
  6. Child’s headwear and mitts – knit
  7. Adults socks, knit
  8. Adult slippers, knit or crochet
  9. Child’s slippers, knit or crochet
  10. Scarf
  11. Neck warmer
  12. Small item made from yarn scraps, at least 4 colours, yarn scraps – at least 4 colours
  13. Pair of dish cloths, knit or crochet in red and/or white

SPECIALS

No sample required

Due to the nature of the following, more than one entry is allowed however, only one prize can be claimed. All slippers, mittens and headwear will be retained by the Schomberg Agricultural Society and donated to Charities and Hospitals

 

  1. MITTEN TREE

Knitted mittens in either children or adult sizes.

Prizes: 1st – $5.00, 2nd – $3.00, 3rd – $2.00

  1. ADULT HEADWEAR

Prizes: 1st – $5.00, 2nd – $3.00, 3rd – $2.00

  1. CHILD’S HEADWEAR

Prizes: 1st – $5.00, 2nd – $3.00, 3rd – $2.00

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE

SLIPPER CHALLENGE

Sponsored by Brian & Grainne Malcolm

Knit, Crochet or both. Slippers can be your own design. You may enter as many as you wish, but only one prize in either category will be awarded.

 

  1. ADULT SLIPPERS

Prizes: 1st – $12.00, 2nd – $8.00, 3rd – $5.00

  1. CHILD’S SLIPPERS

Prizes: 1st – $12.00, 2nd – $8.00, 3rd – $5.00

 

NEWBORN SPECIAL

Sponsored by Suzanne Plue.

 

  1. KNIT OR CROCHET HAT & BOOTIE SET

Prizes: 1st- $8.00, 2nd – $6.00, 3rd – $4.00

MARY MAXIM SPECIAL

Prize: $25 gift certificate donated by Mary Maxim, Paris

  1. Any knitted item celebrating Canada’s sesquicentennial using red and white yarn, and typically Canadian symbols or designs such as maple leaves, moose, beaver, hockey, snow, geese, etc…

RED HEART YARNS SPECIAL

  1. Any item knit or crochet using Red Heart Yarns.

Must be submitted with proof of Red Heart Yarn band/label.

Prize:  Merchandise of Red Heart Yarns donated by Coats and Clark.

 

CHEMO/CANCER SURGERY CAPS SPECIAL

Prizes:  1st – $12.00, 2nd – $8.00, 3rd – $5.00

Prize money donated by Chris Somerville

  1. Use soft yarns or materials such as cotton, baby yarn, and soft worsted. No wool content. Thinner, seamless (crochet or knit in the round) non-lumpy caps for sleeping.  Some patients prefer solid caps which will not show hair loss through the pattern holes.  Entries will be retained and donated to local charities and hospitals.  You may enter as many as you wish however, only one prize will be awarded.  For further information and ideas regarding Chemo/Cancer Surgery Caps, please visit www.bevscountrycottage.com/cancercaps

 

NEEDLEWORK

BEST OF SHOW

  1. Hand Quilt – Best of Show Ribbon
  2. Machine Quilt / Wall Hanging – Best of Show Ribbon
  3. Sew Sisters Special Sections 1-5 High Points $25.00 gift card dontated by Sew Sisters Quilt store 3961 Chesswood Drive, Toronto
  4. Yarnspirations Special Section 23-31 High Points Yarn donated by Yarnspirations, Listowel
  5. Sections 5-44 All needlework (except Quilts) – High Points $25.00 prize donated by Christine Munshaw
  6. Sections 5-44 – Best of Show Ribbon
  7. Homecraft Director’s Special Sections 27-63 High Points Yarn donated by Bev Donaldson
  8. Scottish Nook Special Sponsors Choice Award Winner picked from all textile creations #1-12 and #15-17 by sponsor. Prize – Handmade wooden spinner for spools of thread.  Value $50.00.  Donated by the Scottish Nook, 283 Main Street, Schomberg
  9. The Quilt Store Special NEW for 2017 Most points in quilting, Sections 1-12 High Points $25.00 gift card donated by The Quilt Store, 17817 Leslie Street, Newmarket, Ontario

 

  1. Knitters Attic Special

New for 2017

2nd highest point in Knitting and Crocheting Children’s wear Sections 23-31 $25.00 Gift Card donated by Knitters Attic, 10119 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill, Ontario