Needlework – Class 32

Needlework – Class 322022-04-12T13:41:21+00:00

NEEDLEWORK

CLASS 32: SECTION 1 – 63

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

Co-Chair: Christine Munshaw

Committee: Bev Donaldson, Judy Duffy, Kathy McDonald, Mary Tzarik,

Competitors are encouraged to include the 2022 Schomberg Agricultural Fair theme “Celebrating our Community Heroes” in their entries wherever possible.

  • 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 (OAAS)

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 2022 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 2023 wins a GRAND PRIZE and the exhibitor retains ownership of the quilt.

ANNUAL OAAS CHAMPIONSHIP

HAND QUILT COMPETITION

OAAS 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 OAAS CHAMPIONSHIP

MACHINE QUILT / WALL HANGING

COMPETITION

OAAS 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

**SPECIAL NOTE**

Samples of materials used to make the quilts in sections 1, 2, 3, & 4 are no longer required.

  • All Quilts (#1, 2, 3 & 4) must measure a minimum of 324” on the perimeter, unless otherwise stated
  • All Quilts (#1 & 2) must be hand quilted, unless otherwise specified
  • If possible, label quilt with name of design for spectator benefit
  • Remember, sections 5 through 17 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, hand quilted
  2. Quilt – hand appliquéd, hand quilted,
  3. Quilt – pieced, any design, machine quilted
  4. Quilt – machine appliquéd, 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 – crib sized, printed panel, hand quilted
  4. Quilt – piece by exhibitor, quilted by another – 200” perimeter or greater
  5. Quilted wall hanging – hand quilted
  6. Quilted wall hanging – machine quilted
  7. Quilted table topper, machine quilted, any size
  8. Miniature Quilt
  9. Afghan – knit (minimum 40” x 40”)
  10. Afghan – crochet (minimum 40” x 40”)

TEXTILE CREATIONS

PRIZES: 1st – $6, 2nd – $5, 3rd – $4

  1. Sleepwear
  2. Item of children’s wear
  3. Any apron featuring the Schomberg Fair 2022 Theme “Celebrating our Community Heroes”

NOTE: Please do not fasten mitts, gloves, hats, etc. together with yarn – please pin so that the judge can easily see inside

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
  2. Baby set, jacket with hat, crochet
  3. Dress, 0- 4 years, knit
  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 – Fair theme “Celebrating our Community Heroes”
  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 or crochet
  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 / 4 yarn scraps
  13. Pair of dish cloths, knit or crochet in Fair theme “Celebrating our Community Heroes”

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

SPINRITE/YARNSPIRATIONS SPECIAL

Prize: Basket of Spinrite yarns and products, Listowel

  1. Any knitted or crocheted item. Must be submitted with proof of purchase of Patons or Bernat item (label band/pattern/receipt)

RED HEART YARNS SPECIAL

  1. All needlework sections 18 – 44 high points.

PRIZE: Merchandise of Red Heart Yarns donated by Bev Donaldson.

#52 Any knitted or crocheted item using Red Heart Yarns. Must be submitted with proof of purchase of Red Heart Yarn band/label.

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. Fabrics such as cotton broadcloth may also be used. 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.

NEEDLEWORK – BEST OF SHOW

  1. Hand Quilt – Grand Champion & Reserve Grand Champion Rosettes
  2. Machine Quilt – Grand Champion & Reserve Grand Champion Rosettes
  3. The Northcott Fabric Special.

Sections 1-5 High Points

Prize: Assortment of Fat Quarters donated by Northcott Fabrics, 101 Courtland Ave, Vaughan

  1. Alliston Yarns Special

Section 23-31 High Points

1st Prize: $15.00 Gift Card

2nd Prize: $10.00 Gift Card donated by

Alliston Yarns

5 Victoria St. Alliston, allistonyarns@yahoo.ca

  1. Sections 5-44

All needlework (except Quilts) – High Points $25.00 prize donated by Christine Munshaw

  1. Sections 5-44 – Best of Show – judge’s choice
  2. The Quilters Nook Special Sponsors Choice Award. Winner picked from all textile creations 1-12 and 15-17 by sponsor. Surprise fabric selection donated by sponsor and Homecraft division.
  3. The Quilt Store Special

Most points in quilting, Sections 1-12 High Points will receive a gift card donated by The Quilt Store, 17817 Leslie Street, Newmarket, Ontario

  1. Mary Duggan Special

A doll outfit, (at least 2 pieces) FABRIC, not yarn. Extra consideration given if dressed in the 2022 Fair Theme “Celebrating our Community Heroes”

1st Prize: $12.00

2nd Prize: $8.00

3rd Prize: $5.00

donated by Monica Duggan and Teresa Slade and their families

  1. Needlework Committee Members Special. Committee choice from Miscellaneous Sections 32 – 44.

Prize: Assortment of knitting or sewing supplies.