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Needlework

DIVISION 3 - NEEDLEWORK

Creative Arts Building
Superintendent:

NEEDLEWORK IS CANCELLED THIS YEAR UNLESS A SUPERINTENDENT CAN BE FOUND.

For Senior Citizens and Youth, please indicate age on exhibit tag.

People with Disabilities: Any person at any age with a disability.

Special Awards:

BEST OF SHOW

BEST OF CLASS (8): One for Class A, one for Class B-D, one for Plastic Canvas, five for Counted Cross-Stitch (Even-Weave, Linen, Embellished, Class J-N, Class I). Best of Class awards may not be awarded if the number of entries or quality of work does not warrant it.

PEOPLES CHOICE AWARD

JUDGES CHOICE AWARD

INCENTIVE AWARDS (given by the superintendents)

Specific Rules:

Ribbon winning exhibits previously entered in the Central States Fair are not eligible for competition.

Judges’ decisions are final.

You may enter as many items as you wish in any listed category.

Needlework items that are framed need to be entered in Class 1.

Do not mount cross-stitch items on self-stick mounting boards.

Please note: all items should be clean, pressed and dry. Please bring article with a clear plastic covering for protection.

All entries must be prepared for display, properly framed or matted with hanger. Framework must have secured wire for hanging. Pictures framed and ready to hang.

Class A: Stamped Design Embroidery

Lot:

100. Dishtowels (minimum of two required)

101. Pillowcases (minimum of two required)

102. Tablecloths

103. Pictures

104. Dresser Scarves

105. Any other

Class B: Silk Ribbon Embroidery

Lot:

106. Clothing

107. Framed Items

108. Any other

Class C: Misc. Needlework

Lot:

109. Hardanger

110. Candle wicking

111. Other than named

Class D: Needlepoint

Lot:

112. Pictures

113. Bags or Purses

114. Novelty Items

115. Any Other

Class E: Plastic

Lot:

116. Small items (magnets, coaster, keyrings, etc.)

117. Multi-Piece Units (Christmas village, etc.)

118. Any other, over 5"x5"

119. Items done on 14 count plastic canvas construct items

Class F: Even-Weave Fabric

Lot:

120. 8-16 count

121. 18-22 Count22

122. Smaller than 5"x7", 8-16 count

123. Smaller than 5"x7", 18-22 count

124. Christmas Stocking

Class G: On Linen

Lot:

125. Smaller than 5x7, 25 to 29 count

126. Smaller than 5x7, 30 to 36 count

127. Larger than 5x7, 25 to 29 count

128. Larger than 5x7, 30 to 36 count

129. Samplers, 25 to 29 count

130. Samplers, 30 to 36 count

131. Christmas Stocking

Class H: Enhanced Cross-Stitch

Lot:

132. Even-Weave: specialty threads, 8-16 count

133. Even-Weave: specialty threads, 18-22 count

134. Linen: specialty threads, 25-29 count

135. Linen: specialty threads, 30-36 count

136. Even-Weave: beaded items, 8-16 count

137. Even-Weave: beaded items, 18-22 count

138. Linen: beaded items, 25-29 count

Class I: Framed Cross-Stitch Items

Lot:

139. Even-Weave

140. Linen

141. Beaded

142. Specialty threads

143. Any other

144. Bookmarks

145. Pictures

146. Ornaments

147. Houses, 3-dimensional

148. Any Other

Class J: Waste Canvas

Lot:

149. 8.5 count

150. 10 count

151. 14 count

152. 16 count or smaller

Class K: Cross-Stich Pillows

Lot:

153. Even-Weave, 8 to 16 count

154. Even-Weave, 18 to 22 count 156 Linen, any count


Class L: Cross-Stich Afghans

Lot:

157. 8 to 16 count

158. 18 to 22 count

159. Any Other

Class M: Cross-Stich Quilts

Lot:

160. On even-weave, 8 to 16 count

161. On even-weave, 18 to22 count

162. Waste canvas, 8.5 count

163. Waste canvas, 10 count

164. Waste canvas, 14 count

165. Any other

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