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Creative Arts Building
Sponsor: The Sewing Center, Inc.
Superintendent: Moneik Stephans


  • Youth (12 & under)
  • Junior (13-18)
  • Adult (19-61)
  • Senior (62 & over)
  • People with Disabilities

Special Awards:
Youth: Gift Certificates

Memorial award in honor 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 for their generous Sponsorship of Prizes!

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.

Specific Rules: 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 A: Clothing

400. Garment, any type

401. Garment, quilted

402. Garment, serged

403. Accessory, any type (scarf, apron, wrap)

404. Accessory, quilted

405. Other

Class B: Wool Items


450. Garment, any type

451. Accessory, any type

452. Other

Class C: Toys/Accessories

500. Stuffed toys

501. Ornaments

502. Doll clothing, any type

503. Doll accessory

504. Containers, any type

505. Books

506. Hair accessories

507. Other

Class D: Home Decorator


550. Draperies/window treatment (bring one panel)

551. Table runner, placemats, napkins

552. Potholder, towel

553. Rugs

554. Pillows/pillowcases

555. Wall décor

556. Bedding, any type

557. Kitchen accessory

558. Quilted home décor, any item

559. Other

Class E: Bags/Totes

600. Diaper bag

601. Purse/tote, any style

602. Wallet

603. Coin purse/small bags

604. Zippered bags

605. Other

Class F: Embellished


650. Applique

651. Machine embroidered

652. Quilted/embellished item

653. Other

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