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Superintendent: Moneik Stephens
Sponsors: The Sewing Center, Inc., Moneik Stephens

AGE GROUPS (indicate group on entry tag)
Youth (8 years & younger)
Junior (9-12 years)
Teens (13-17 years)
Adult (18-62 years)
Senior (63 years & older)
People with Disabilities (all ages)

Special Awards:
Youth: Gift Certificates: In memory of Cheryl Householder Yardage award for person with most entries
Adult: Gift Certificates-Yardage award for person with most entries.
Thank You to The Sewing Center and Moneik Stephens for their generous Sponsorship of Prizes!

Rules & Guidelines

  • To make entering easier we have simplified the Lot #’s and are allowing multiple entries. Any item that has been sewn or quilted by machine or hand is allowable in the sewing category and will be judged accordingly, among similar items.
  • No soiled, stained, or damaged articles will be judged. Items must not have been previously entered at the Central States Fair. You can have multiple entries for each lot #.
  • Best of Class awards: there may be 1 Youth, Junior, Adult and Senior for eachclass.
  • Best of Show awards: there may be 1 Youth, 1 Adult, 1 Junior, and 1 Senior.
  • Judges Choice awards: there may be 1 Youth, 1 Adult, 1 Junior, and 1 Senior.
  • Special awards will be chosen from the winners of Best of Class, Show and Judges Choice.
Class 1: Clothing
1230. Garment, any type
1231. Garment, quilted
1232. Garment, serged
1233. Accessory, any type (scarf, apron, wrap)
1234. Accessory, quilted
1235. Other

Class 2: Wool Items
1236. Garment, any type
1237. Accessory, any type
1238. Other

Class 3: Toys/Accessories
1240. Stuffed toys
1241. Ornaments
1242. Doll clothing, any type
1243. Doll accessory
1244. Containers, any type
1245. Books
1246. Hair accessories
1247. Other

Class 4: Home Decorator
1250. Draperies/window treatment (one panel)
1251. Table runner, placemats, napkins
1252. Potholder, towel
1253. Rugs
1254. Pillows/pillowcases
1255. Wall décor
1256. Bedding, any type
1257. Kitchen accessory
1258. Quilted home décor, any item
1259. Other

Class 5: Bags/Totes
1260. Diaper bag
1261. Purse/tote, any style
1262. Wallet
1263. Coin purse/small bags
1264. Zippered bags
1265. Other

Class 6: Embellished
1266. Applique
1267. Machine embroidered
1268. Quilted/embellished item
1269. Other

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