CLASS 6: Needle and Thread

CLASS 6: Needle and Thread
CHAIRPERSON: Sandra McManus (613) 256-2892

RULES & REGULATIONS
See “RULES & REGULATIONS OF THE NLAS”
Entries accepted at main hall on Thursday July 13, 2017 from 3-10pm
Exhibits are to be picked up on Sunday, July 16, 2017 from 4-5pm

Tips for Exhibitors:
• Please attach sample to entry tag of each exhibit.
 SMA – means sample material attached to tag
 SYA – means sample of yarn attached to tag
• OAAS Quilt Competitors. If you are NOT willing to have your quilt go onto District &/or Provincial level for judging, please note on the Entry tag.

PRIZE MONEY FOR SECTIONS 1 TO 47:
1st $6; 2nd $4; 3rd $3
Sewing
1. Tea cozy
2. Bowl or vase made from fabric
3. A lady’s purse for an occasion, indicate on tag
4. 2 pot holders
5. Pillow case
6. 2 place mats
7. A stuffed toy
8. Pet accessories (ex. coat, boots, etc)
9. A child’s costume
10. An article of smocking
11. Sewn project by a beginner
12. Pillow 20” or less
13. 2 Mug rugs, not to exceed 10”
14. Quilt block not more than 14”. Pattern named and mounted one edge on cardboard
15. Tote bag
16. An article made from recycled blue jeans
17. Back pack
NEEDLEWORK AND LACEWORK
18. Article of needlepoint
19. article of counted cross stitch or petit point
20. Article of tatting
21. Article of bobbin lace

KNITTING
22. Baby blanket (min. 36”x36”) or lap blanket (min. 36”x40”)
23. Socks
24. Infinity scarf
25. Pair of mitts
26. A child’s sweater or cardigan
27. Pillow 20” or less
28. Soft toy
29. Afghan
30. Tote bag or back pack
31. Shawl
32. Adult sweater, any style
33. Finger knitted bracelet
34. Arm knitted scarf

CROCHETING
35. Afghan
36. Baby sweater and bonnet or hat
37. Soft toy
38. Kitchen accessory (ex. dish cloth, tea cozy, towel)
39. Set of 3 snowflakes, all different, mounted
40. Tote bag or back pack
41. Baby blanket (min. 36”x36”) or lap blanket (min. 36”x40”)
42. Crochet trim on a fabric pillowcase
43. Any other crocheted article not listed

WEAVING AND SPINNING
44. Woven article using a cardboard loom, bring loom
45. A 2-ply skein hand spun, with suggested use written on entry tag, with fibre samples, named if possible
46. A small hand knit article made from your hand spun yarn
47. An article woven on a loom
PRIZE MONEY FOR SECTIONS 48 to 68:
(Unless otherwise stated)
1st $15; 2nd $10; 3rd $5
QUILTING
SMA for all items
48. OAAS Hand Quilted Competition Quilt-pieced, hand quilted, pattern named, minimum 324” perimieter
49. Quilt-hand appliqued, hand quilted, pattern named, minimum 324” perimeter
50. OAAS Machine Quilting Competition Quilt-machine quilted by exhibitor, minimum 192” perimeter
51. Quilt-any technique, any size, machine quilted by a long arm machine, name quilt maker and commercial quilter if applicable
52. Quilt-any technique, any size, hand quilted
53. Quilt-any technique, any size, machine quilted by exhibitor
54. Novelty quilt
55. Crib quilt, not from commercial panel
56. Lap quilt, minimum 30“x50”
57. Quilted table topper
58. Wall hanging, fused applique
59. Wall hanging, hand quilted
60. Wall hanging, machine quilted
61. A crib quilt made from a commercial panel and hand quilted
62. Miniature quilt, traditional blocks, not to exceed width or length of 24”
63. Quilt made by a group and commercially quilted
64. Quilt made by a group and hand quilted by group
65. Quilt top, work in progress
66. Art Quilt
67. Quilt-heritage updated (a quilt made from blocks “found in trunk” bought at auction or inherited), include story
68. Quilted article of clothing

Special Thanks to Our Sponsors:
Quilting Quarters (Sue Shute) Almonte, Textile Traditions (Kelly Church) Almonte and The Pickle Dish (Jan Kittle) Carleton Place

Annual Hand-Quilted Championship Quilt Competition
Eligibility, Rules & Regulations
General Conditions:
A. Entries must be solely made and hand quilted by the exhibitor and exhibited and judges at a local Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies (OAAS) to be eligible for this competition.
B. Entry quilts must be a minimum of 324” measured on the perimeter (smaller quilts will not be eligible to proceed to the next level of competition)
C. The winners name and pattern to be displayed at the fair on sign provided by OAAS.
D. Judging will occur at local fairs and district levels. A Provincial Grand Champion Quilt will be selected at the Annual OAAS Convention.
E. Upon making an entry into the OAAS Quilt Competition, the Exhibitor agrees to participate in any promotional activities related to the competition.
F. The winning OAAS Champion Quilt will not be eligible to compete in any future District and/or Convention OAAS competition.
Local Fair Competitions:
1. Local fair is entitled to send only the Grand Champion Quilt, (min 324” measured on the perimeter) judged the best of show of all hand quilted quilts to the District Competition. OR.
If any entry wins Grand Champion or best of all eligible quilts at more than one fair, the other fairs at which this quilt was entered and won, should enter their Reserve Champion or second best of show of all classes quilt in the District Competition.
2. An exhibitor who wins more than one Best of Show title with a different quilt at different fairs shall be entitled to enter each winning quilt to compete at the District Competition.
3. Local Homecraft Divisions are requested to judge a Grand Champion or Best of Show of all Eligible quilts. As well as Reserved Grand Champion or Second Best of Show of all eligible quilts.

The Grand Champion and the Reserved Grand Champion are judged from all first and second place prize eligible quilts.

District & OAAS Quilt Competition Rules are available to those eligible upon winning at the local fair level, as well as on our website www.almontefair.ca
Annual Machine-Quilting/Wall Hanging Competition
Eligibility, Rules and Regulations for
General Conditions:
A. Quilt/Wall Hanging must be solely made and machine quilted by the exhibitor and exhibited and judged at a local Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies (OAAS) fair to be eligible for this competition.
B. Quilt/Wall Hanging to be measured on the perimeter. Total perimeter measurement to be a minimum of 192”. Note the article can be square, rectangular, etc.
C. Judging will occur at local fairs and district levels. A Provincial Grand Champion Machine Quilted Quilt/Wall Hanging will be selected at the Annual OAAS Convention.
D. Upon making entry into the OAAS Machine Quilting Competition, the exhibitor agrees to participate in any promotional activities related to the competition.
E. The winning OAAS Machine Quilted Quilt/Wall Hanging will not be eligible to compete in any future District and/or OAAS Provincial competition.
F. The winner’s name to be displayed at the fair on sign provided by OAAS.
G. Quilt/Wall Hanging must have visible machine quilting.
Local Fair Competitions
1. Each local fair is entitled to send only one Grand Champion Machine-Quilted Quilt/Wall Hanging, judged best of show of all eligible machine quilted Quilt/Wall Hangings to the District Competition. OR
If any entry wins Grand Champion or Best of Show of all eligible Machine-Quilted Quilts/Wall Hangings at more than one fair, the other fairs at which this item was entered and won, should enter their Reserved Champion or Second Best of Show of eligible Machine-Quilted Quilt/Wall Hanging in the District Competition.
2. An exhibitor who wins more than one Best of Show title with a different machine quilted Quilt/Wall Hanging at different fairs shall be entitled to enter each winning Quilt/Wall Hanging to compete at the District competition.
3. Local Homecraft Divisions are requested to judge a Grand Champion or Best of Show of all eligible Machine-Quilted Quilts/Wall Hanging as well as a Reserve Champion or Second Best of Show of all eligible Machine Quilted Quilt/Wall Hanging.

The Grand Champion and the Reserved Grand Champion are judged from all first and second prize Eligible machine quilted Quilts/Wall Hangings.

District & OAAS Quilt Competition Rules are available to those eligible upon winning at the local fair level, as well as on our website www.almontefair.ca

—- Gramma's Kitchen —-  North Lanark Agricultural Society