OPEN CLASS
Department III - Open Class
Division F - Home Arts Needle Arts

​DIVISION F - HOME ARTS NEEDLE ARTS

Entry times: Sunday July 21, 1-5pm or Monday July 22, 12-7pm
Pick-up time: Monday August 5, 1-7pm

*DIVISION F - Y = Youth age 18 and younger
All work to be done by the exhibitor.

CLASS 1 - NEEDLEPOINT
Judging based on appearance, design and workmanship.       
POINTS: BLUE - 15  RED - 10  WHITE - RIB

LOT

  1. Picture under 14"
  2. Picture over 14"
  3. Pillow
  4. Stool or Chair cover
  5. Key Chain
  6. F Jewelry
  7. Any one other

CLASS 2 - TATTING & LACEMAKING
Judging based on appearance and workmanship
POINTS: BLUE - 15  RED - 10  WHITE - RIB

LOT

  1. Centerpiece or doily
  2. Handkerchief
  3. Lunch cloth, tablecloth or placemats
  4. Pillow cases, tatted or lace edge
  5. Battenberg
  6. Knitted
  7. Bobbin lace
  8. Runner - bed, table, sofa/love seat etc.
  9. Mixed Techniques J Other

CLASS 3 - CREATIVE EMBROIDERY & STITCHERY BY HAND
Judging based on appearance, design and workmanship.
(Cut work, Cross Stitch, Hardanger, Smocking, Hand Embroidery, Needle Punch, etc.)
POINTS: BLUE - 15  RED - 10  WHITE - RIB

LOT

  1. Centerpiece
  2. Dress or Clothing
  3. Dresser scarf
  4. Guest towels, set of two
  5. Lunch cloth
  6. Picture or wall hanging, over 16" (longest dimension)
  7. Picture (or wall hanging), under 16" (longest dimension)
  8. Pillow
  9. Pillow cases
  10. Placemats, set of 2
  11. Tablecloth
  12. Towels, set of 2
  13. Beadwork
  14. Jewelry
  15. Silk embroidery
  16. Mixed techniques
  17. Runner - bed, table, sofa/love seat etc.
  18. One other

​CLASS 4 - FREE MOTION MACHINE EMBROIDERY
This class limited to work done FREE MOTION on a sewing machine designed for normal sewing. Additional lots may be assigned by Superintendent as needed.

Judging based on stitch quality, structural design and finishing    

POINTS: BLUE - 15  RED - 10  WHITE - RIB

LOT

  1. Thread painting - straight stitch
  2. Thread painting - side stitch
  3. Thread painting - combo straight/side
  4. Cutwork
  5. Bobbin work
  6. Lace making
  7. Trapunto
  8. Beading
  9. Mixed-media (Hand painted background with thread enhancement, stamping, dying, etc.)
  10. Manipulated fabric color (i.e. crayons, paint sticks, hand dying, etc.)
  11. Design enhancement (i.e. highlighting, thread sketching, etc.)
  12. Silk ribbon by machine
  13. Mini art quilts (i.e. using heavy doublesided fusible stabilizers, or batting)
  14. Free motion quilting
  15. Appliqué
  16. Other technique

CLASS 5 - PROGRAMMED STITCHES OR NON-FREE MOTION
(Computerized Machine Embroidery)
This class limited to work done NON-FREE MOTION with either a sewing machine designed for normal sewing, or on a special embellishment machine.  (Programmed stitches, cams, computer cassettes)
Judging based on stitch quality, structural design and finishing

POINTS: BLUE - 15  RED - 10  WHITE - RIB

LOT 

  1. Quilt
  2. Wall Hanging
  3. Embellished garment, constructed by exhibitor
  4. Embellished garment, ready made
  5. Table linens (e.g. table cloth, napkins, placements)
  6. Kitchen décor/accessories
  7. Bedroom décor
  8. Bathroom décor
  9. Holiday
  10. Runner - bed, table, sofa/love seat etc.

CLASS 6 - HAND KNITTING
Judging based on appearance and workmanship.

POINTS:

  • Lots A-C
    • Blue - 20  Red - 15  White - RIB
  • Lots D-Q
    • Blue - 15  Red - 10  White - RIB

LOT

  1. Coat, women’s
  2. Dress, women’s one or two piece
  3. Sweater, adult
  4. Booties or cap, infant’s or child’s
  5. Centerpiece
  6. Dress, infant or child
  7. Gloves or mittens
  8. Pillow
  9. Shawl, bed jacket or stole
  10. Sweater or jacket, infant or child
  11. Sweater set, infant’s or child’s (3-5 pieces)
  12. Vest
  13. Hat
  14. Socks
  15. Beadwork
  16. Scarf
  17. Any one other

CLASS 7 - MACHINE KNITTING
Judging based on appearance and workmanship.

POINTS: BLUE - 15  RED - 10  WHITE - RIB 

LOT

  1. Dress, one piece
  2. Dress, two piece
  3. Sweater
  4. Poncho
  5. Afghan
  6. Gloves
  7. Cap
  8. Scarf
  9. Socks
  10. Necktie
  11. Beadwork

​CLASS 8 - CROCHETING
Judging based on appearance and workmanship.

POINTS:

  • Lots A-C
    • BLUE - 20  RED- 15  WHITE -  RIB
  • Lots D-W
    • BLUE - 15  RED- 10  WHITE -  RIB

LOT

  1. Coat
  2. Dress or suit
  3. Sweater, adult
  4. Buffet or vanity set
  5. Centerpiece
  6. Doily
  7. Dresser scarf
  8. Gloves or mittens
  9. Pillow
  10. Pillow cases, crochet edging, set of two
  11. Placemats, set of two
  12. Poncho, stole or shrug
  13. Dress, child’s or infant’s
  14. Sweater set, child’s or infant’s (3-5 pieces)
  15. Lunch cloth table runner
  16. Kitchen Items
  17. Vest
  18. Hat
  19. Beadwork
  20. Jewelry
  21. Scarf
  22. Booties or baby accessories
  23. Runner - bed, table, sofa/love seat etc.
  24. One other

CLASS 9 - APPLIQUE
Judging based on appearance, design and workmanship.

POINTS: BLUE - 15  RED - 10  WHITE - RIB   

LOT

  1. Apron
  2. Table Cloth
  3. Placemat(s)
  4. Pillow case(s)
  5. Table Topper
  6. Table Runner , bed runner, sofa/love seat runner etc.
  7. Tea towel(s)
  8. Towel(s)
  9. Pillow
  10. Pillow – Holiday
  11. Any one other

CLASS 10 – AFGHANS, LAP ROBES & THROWS
Judging based on appearance and workmanship.

POINTS: BLUE - 15  RED - 10  WHITE - RIB    

LOT

  1. Crocheted
  2. Knitted
  3. Machine knitted
  4. Afghan stitch
  5. Afghan with embroidery
  6. Faux Chenille
  7. Mixed techniques
  8. One other different kind

CLASS 11 - BEDSPREADS
Judging based on appearance and workmanship.

POINTS:

  • King/Queen/Double
    • BLUE - 25  RED - 20  WHITE - RIB
  • Single/Youth/Crib
    • BLUE - 15  RED - 10  WHITE - RIB

LOT

  1. Crocheted
  2. Knitted
  3. Pieced
  4. Appliquéd
  5. Embroidery 
  6. Machine knit
  7. Commercial preprint
  8. One other different kind

CLASS 12 - RUGS
Judging based on appearance, design and workmanship.

POINTS: BLUE - 20  RED - 15  WHITE - RIB   

LOT

  1. Braided
  2. Crochet
  3. Hooked
  4. Needle-punch
  5. Needlepoint
  6. Cross stitch
  7. Any one other

CLASS 13 – MISCELLANEOUS NEEDLEWORK
Judging based on appearance, design and workmanship.

POINTS: 

LOT

  • Doll (Crocheted, knitted or machine knitted):
    • BLUE - 12  RED - 9  WHITE - RIB
  • Toy or animal (Crocheted, knitted or machine knitted)
    • BLUE - 12  RED - 9  WHITE - RIB
  • Holiday novelty, any holiday
    • BLUE - 10  RED - 7  WHITE - RIB
  • Plastic canvas
    • BLUE - 10  RED - 7  WHITE - RIB
  • Doll clothes (Crochet, Knit, Machine Knit)
    • BLUE - 10  RED - 7  WHITE - RIB
  • Any one other
    • BLUE - 10  RED - 7  WHITE - RIB