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Needlework – Class 19

2024

Chairperson: Margaret Taylor-Sevier 905-852-5339

RULES AND REGULATIONS

  • All exhibits must be the work of the exhibitor, new work and CLEAN.
  • Exhibitors should read both the “Homecraft” rules and the “General” rules. 
  • REMINDER: Exhibitors may only enter ONE article in any one section of a class.
  • In the case of quilts, identify the pattern and name the designer, if known. 
  • Quilts may be shown for two years. In all other cases, it should be new work.

Quilts will be judged on:

25% General appearance and design

20% Colours and materials used

55% Workmanship (Quilting 30%, borders 10%, binding and corners 15%)

Knitting and crochet will be judged on:

25% General appearance

25% Design and materials

50% Workmanship

Sewing will be judged on:

25% Design, colour and materials

40% Workmanship judged from the OUTSIDE of the article

15% Workmanship judged from the INSIDE of the article

For complete judging guidelines, see https://www.flipsnack.com/oaasfairs/oaas-homecraft-judging-standards-handbook_feb-2020_final/full-view.html

QUILTING

Note regarding the Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies (OAAS) Quilt Competitions: The Port Perry Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion are judged from all first and second prize eligible quilts. However, to be considered for the OAAS hand quilting or machine quilting competition, the entry must meet the minimum 324” perimeter requirement.

Hand quilting

Articles must be made and quilted by the exhibitor. Please provide the name of the pattern, if known.

Fabric samples MUST be attached or article will be disqualified.

Prizes: (Sections 1 – 6)        1st $15  2nd $10 3rd $8

  1. Quilt, may be whole cloth or pieced, appliquéd, or embroidered, or any other combination hand quilted, larger than 50”X60”
  2. Quilt made by two or more people, named, hand quilted
  3. Crib quilt, panel, hand quilted, approximately 36”X45”
  4. Crib quilt, pieced, hand quilted, approximately 36”X45”
  5. My first quilt, hand quilted.
  6. Any other hand quilted item not listed above
  7. Special: Port Perry Fair Champion Hand Quilted Quilt

PRIZE MONEY: $100 Sponsored by TBA

  1. Special: Port Perry Fair Reserve Champion Hand Quilted Quilt

PRIZE MONEY: $100 Sponsored by TBA

Machine quilting

Entries must be solely made and machine quilted by the exhibitor, unless specified in the list below (#12 and 13). Please provide the name of the pattern, if known.

Quilt must have visible machine quilting.

Fabric samples MUST be attached or article will be disqualified.

Prizes: (Sections 9 – 13)     1st $15  2nd $10 3rd $8

(Sections 14 – 22) 1st $6                     2nd $4   3rd $3                    4th $2

  1. Quilt, pieced, machine quilted 
  2. Quilt, may be whole cloth or pieced, appliquéd, embroidered, or any other combination, machine quilted.
  3. “Landscape” “art” or “modern” quilt, machine quilted
  4. Quilt, pieced, constructed by exhibitor and machine quilted by another person (please provide quilter’s name) Will be judged on top and binding only
  5. Quilt, appliquéd, embroidered, or both, constructed by exhibitor and machine quilted by another person (please provide quilter’s name) Will be judged on top and binding only
  6. Crib quilt pieced, machine quilted 
  7. Crib quilt, panel, machine quilted
  8. Quilt, any size, machine quilted 
  9. Memory quilt- NEW!-using t-shirts, ties, other re-purposed clothing or photo transfers
  10. Quilt top, not quilted (be sure to enter your finished quilt next year!)
  11. Two different quilt blocks, mounted, named, not quilted 
  12. Machine quilted wall hanging or miniature quilt, maximum size 36”X40”, ready to hang
  13. Table or bed runner or topper
  14. Any other quilted item, not listed above (e.g. tote, cushion, article of clothing, etc.)
  15. Special: Port Perry Fair Champion Machine Quilted Quilt

PRIZE MONEY: $100 Sponsored by TBA

  1. Special:Port Perry Fair Reserve Champion Machine Quilted Quilt

PRIZE MONEY: $100 Sponsored by TBA

CROCHETING

Articles must be made by the exhibitor.

All articles must be clean with yarn samples attached or article will be disqualified.

Prizes: (Section 25)             1st $8     2nd $6   3rd $4                    4th $2 

(Sections 27 – 35) 1st $6    2nd $4   3rd $3                    4th $2

  1. Afghan, crocheted, min. 45 “x 54” 
  2. Crocheted lap cover, baby afghan or carriage cover 
  3. Crocheted shawl
  4. Crocheted slippers, any size
  5. Crocheted “pet,” under 6″
  6. Set of 4 crocheted coasters
  7. Pair of crocheted dish cloths
  8. Crocheted baby sweater  Note: Health Canada Product Safety Bureau recommends children’s clothing have alternative closures instead of drawstrings, ribbons or ties at head and neck to prevent strangulation hazard.
  9. Crocheted adult sweater
  10. Any other crocheted article, not listed above
  11. Crocheted tote bag or shoulder bag
  12. Special: Exhibitor with the most points in sections 25-35: TBA Sponsored by TBA

KNITTING

Articles must be made by the exhibitor.

All articles must be clean with yarn samples attached or article will be disqualified.

Prizes: (Section 37)             1st $8     2nd $6   3rd $4                    4th $2 

(Sections 38 – 50) 1st $6    2nd $4   3rd $3                    4th $2 

  1. Afghan, knitted, minimum 45”x54”  
  2. Knitted lap cover, baby afghan or carriage cover
  3. Knitted baby sweater Note: Health Canada Product Safety Bureau recommends children’s clothing have alternative closures instead of drawstrings, ribbons or ties at head and neck to prevent strangulation hazard.
  4. Knitted socks, any size 
  5. Knitted mittens, any size
  6. Knitted vest or sleeveless top 
  7. Knitted gloves
  8. Knitted child’s cardigan, light weight
  9. Knitted child’s pull-over, heavy weight
  10. Knitted adult head gear 
  11. Knitted child’s hat and mitten set
  12. Knitted adult sweater, cardigan or pull-over
  13. Knitted shawl
  14. Any other knitted article, not listed above
  15. Special: Exhibitor with the most points in sections 37 – 50: TBA Sponsored by TBA

SEWING

Articles must be made by the exhibitor.

All articles must be clean with fabric samples attached or article will be disqualified.

Prizes:    1st $6                     2nd $4   3rd $3                    4th $2 

  1. Lady’s dressing gown or swimsuit cover-up
  2. Any article of clothing with buttons and buttonholes
  3. Any article of clothing with set-in sleeves
  4. Any article of clothing with invisible zipper
  5. Article of evening wear
  6. Article of athletic wear
  7. Child’s dress 
  8. Article of children’s clothing, excluding a dress
  9. Fidget quilt- NEW! – embellished with zippers, ribbons, lace, buttons or other tactile objects; placemat to lap sized
  10. Apron of any size, holiday themed (any holiday)
  11. Tote bag or purse
  12. Table runner
  13. Any article of sewing, not listed above
  14. Special: Exhibitor with the most points in sections 52 – 64: TBA Sponsored by TBA

MISCELLANEOUS

Articles must be made by the exhibitor.

All articles must be clean with fabric/yarn samples attached or article will be disqualified.

Prizes:    1st $6   2nd $4   3rd $3    4th $2 

  1. Cushion, not quilted 
  2. Cushion, quilted
  3. Two of any matching kitchen items (e.g. pot holders, placemats, oven mitts)
  4. Tea cozy, any medium (no tea pot to be included)
  5. Any knit or crochet project making creative use of leftover yarn – at least four colours
  6. Decorated tea towel or hand towel
  7. Article of hand embroidery
  8. Article of machine embroidery
  9. Cozy for tablet or e-reader
  10. Cell phone pocket
  11. Clutch purse or wallet
  12. Child-safe toy, any medium
  13. Article made using a combination of needlework techniques (knitting, crochet, sewing, embroidery etc.) Judged on creative use of materials and techniques.
  14. Special: Exhibitor with the most points in sections 66 – 78: TBA Sponsored by TBA

COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECT

Caps for Cancer-All entries become the property of the Port Perry Agricultural Society and will be donated to patients undergoing cancer treatment in Durham Region

Entry fee will be waived if this is your only entry.

Prizes:    1st $6                     2nd $5   3rd $4   

Sponsored by Port Perry Agricultural Society

  1. Sew, knit or crochet a cap for cancer patient experiencing hair loss. For ideas see https://hellosewing.com/chemo-hat-patterns/