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Home Arts Department




 

Shirley Anderson – East Garland, 435-257-3232

Director and Department Secretary

Carol Anderson-Garland, 435-458-3350

Clothing & Senior Division

JoAnn Day-Brigham City, 435-734-2137

Afghans, Upcycling & Refurbishing

Lawrence Hawkes-Tremonton, 435-257-5882

Woodworking

Laurel Lamborn -

Quilts & Rugs

Barbara Stokes – Brigham City, 435-723-8769

Foods & Home Preservation

Melia Atkins, 435-730-6342

Fancywork & Adult Crafts

Shauni Stark – Tremonton, 435-452-1200

Junior Crafts
Bethann Thompson – Garland, 435-279-6351

Mini Crafts
Chris Bennett- Garland, 435-279-6879
Computers                                                      

 

Home Arts & Crafts Schedule

Tuesday, August 19

Exhibits accepted…… 1 – 8:00 p.m.

 

Saturday, August 23

Exhibits released…….9:30 – 10:30 P.M.

NO EXCEPTIONS

Exhibit must be six years old to enter into this department.

You do not have to enter online but can register by filling out an entry card when you bring in your exhibit.

 

CLASS DIVISIONS:
DEPARTMENT 004:

Home Arts – Class A
Lot 1 – Fancy Work (excluding afghans)
Lot 2 – Upcycling & Refurbishing
Lot 3 - Afghans
Lot 4 – Quilts
Lot 5 – Clothing/Sewing
Lot 6 – Home Preservation
Lot 7 – Foods
Lot 8 – Woodworking
Lot 9 - Adult Crafts & Hobbies,
    Ages 16+
Lot 10 - Junior Crafts & Hobbies,
    Ages 11-15
Lot 11 – Mini Crafts & Hobbies,
     Ages 6 – 10
Lot 12 - Senior Citizens (Ages 70+)
Lot 13 - Special Needs of All Ages
Lot 14 – Nursing & Group Homes, Adult Skills Centers

 

Premiums:

Adults: 
Sweepstakes - $12.00
Reserve - $8.00
Blue - $5.00
Red - $3.00
Adults, Lot 6 (Home Preservation) & Lot 7 (Foods):
Blue - $3.00
Red - $2.00

Junior Crafts & Hobbies, under age 16: 
Sweepstakes - $6.00
Reserve - $4.00
Blue - $2.00
Red - $1.00
Senior Crafts:
Blue - $3.00
Red - $2.00

Group Homes and Nursing Homes, Adult Skills Centers: 
one payment of $25.00

You may enter your exhibit online @www.boxeldercounty.org>online fair entry beginning July 21 but no later than midnight on August 18, 2014.  Please identify the category in the description (example 1:  Department 004, Class A, Lot 7 - Foods, Description - Candy, fudge, example 2:  Department 004, Class A, Lot 3 - Quilts & Rugs, Description - tied twin quilt, sunflowers. The online entry website will send a confirmation email to the fair.  You do not need to bring paperwork with your exhibit.  Online entry is strongly recommended but not required.  If you do not pre-register, you will need to fill an entry exhibit card for each individual entry.

 

     

Rules Governing Home Economics Projects

In addition to the general rules and regulations of the Fair Association, the following apply to the Home Arts and Crafts Department, and will be enforced:

1. Articles exhibited at previous fairs will not be permitted to enter for competition.

2. Exhibits must be delivered to the registrars at the fairgrounds on Tuesday Only between the hours of 1:00 - 8:00 p.m. Items entered in the fair are at the owners' risk. We cannot be responsible for loss or damage of an article. Items brought in later than specified will be too late to be judged. If items cannot be left for exhibit until 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, please do not enter your items. All monies not picked up by the close of the fair Saturday will be returned to general funds. Supervisors will be on hand to return exhibits starting at 9:30 p.m. on Saturday. We will not be responsible for articles or premiums not collected by 10:30 p.m. Saturday.

3. Soiled or poorly pressed articles will not be accepted.

4. All articles exhibited must be completed.

5. The judges are instructed not to award premiums unless articles are worthy of first premium. The judges may award second or no premium according to their judgment.

6. All exhibits in this department must be the work of the exhibitor. Any irregularity in the entry, and misrepresentation detected before or after awards are made shall cause the forfeiture of the premium and ribbon.

7. Entries to be judged in this department are limited to current residents of the county.

8. Articles made by persons outside the county will be for exhibit only, as room allows.

9. Canning entries must have been completed no longer than 12 months. Entries in the Food category must be fresh and in other areas the entry must have been completed no longer than 3 years.

10. AN EXHIBITOR CAN ENTER MORE THAN ONE ITEM IN A CATEGORY BUT THE ITEMS MUST USE DIFFERENT TECHNIQUES. (i.e.: crafts: Dolls, could enter one porcelain doll, one rag doll, and one crocheted doll, but not 2 porcelain dolls).
11. School projects are accepted if brought in by the individual exhibitor. We invite parents to accompany their child when bringing exhibits.
12.  Each food entry should be solely the work of the exhibitor from start to finish.  A family or community group should not make a batch of food and split it among members to create several entries under different names.

13. Unless specified by the exhibitor, supervisors will classify articles.

14. Remodeled articles must be accompanied by a statement of what has been done to them and cost of remodeling.

15. Senior Citizen's department must consist of work done by an exhibitor 70 years of age or over. All articles must be completed. Any kind of work may be entered.

16. A person can be named sweepstakes winner in a given category every third year.

17. The judging will be done Wednesday. The rules will be discussed with the judges. The judge's decision will be final.

18. Exhibits will be in their place and ready for viewing Wednesday, at 6 p.m.

19. Premiums may be picked up Friday afternoon or all day Saturday.

20. ATTENTION: Due to problems in the past.......all models (including LEGO’s, K’Nex, etc.) MUST BE PERMANENTLY GLUED TO BE ENTERED IN THE FAIR-water soluble glue suggested.

21. Exhibitors who are considered professionals (sell their item for profit) are asked to indicate such on their entry tag.

 

Lot 1 Fancy Work (anything created with a needle excluding afghans)
Fancy Work

Tablecloths

Table scarves

Towels

Pillowcases (2)

Bed sets (1 sheet and 2 pillowcases)

Bedspreads (must be complete, not just a quilt)

Trimmed Handkerchiefs (one to three)

Pillows

Small Items (hot pads, trimmed towels, hangers, receiving blankets , slippers, socks, gloves etc)

Embroidered clothing

Infants crocheted or knit clothing

Children’s crocheted or knit clothing

Adult crocheted or knit clothing

Handbags

Holiday decorations

Doll items
Machine Embroidery

 

Needlepoint
NOTE: Pictures must be framed ready to hang (suggest sturdy wire).

Needlepoint

Cross stitch

Counted cross stitch

Embroidery

Knit or Crochet

Hooked yarn

Punch work or Hooked (inc. Japanese embroidery)

Candlewicking

Rugs
 Maximum Size 4’X6’ (must lie flat)

 

Lot 2 – Upcycling & Refurbishing
Recycle an item into something new or refurbish something to make it new. Submit a picture of the before and after (the finished product). Exhibit must not exceed 4 foot limit.

Lot 3 – Afghans

                Baby afghans

                Full sized afghans

                Lap afghans

 

Lot 4 - Quilts

Quilts may be either hand quilted or machine quilted. If a quilt is completed by one or more persons, the names of those who participated in the project must be noted on the entry form. The prize money will be shared by those whose names appear on the entry form. The quilt binding must be neat and all to the overall effect of the quilt. Binding may be hand or machine stitched or a combination of both techniques. Corners should be neatly metered or otherwise finished. 

HAND QUILTED OR MACHINE QUILTED QUILTS WILL BE JUDGED ON THEIR OWN MERITS AND NOT JUDGED AGAINST EACH OTHER.

 

SIZE OF QUILTS ACCEPTED

Infant quilts 40 X 60

Child quilts 65 X 80
            Twin, Full, Queen or King

 

TYPES OF SEWING TECHNIQUES ACCEPTED
            Embroidered
            Pieced or whole cloth
            Textile painting - Applique, hand or machine
            Tied
            Rag
            Levi
            Cross stitches
            Wall hanging will also be accepted. They must have a hanging sleeve attached.


THE SCORE CARD FOR JUDGING WILL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
FIRST IMPRESSION: visual impact, general appearance, neat, clean
DESIGN AND CREATIVITY: Fabric and colors complement the overall design. The surface design is pleasing and balanced. The quilting enhances the entire quilt.

QUILT WORKMANSHIP: Is piecing accurate, points meet precisely. If there is appliqué design are stitches invisible and do add to the overall design Quilt top, pattern, borders, and setting relate well to each other.
QUILTING: Is quilting even and adequate. Markings for pattern are invisible. Quilting design fits the space it is designed to fill.

QUILT BACK: Backing is smooth, showing no large skipped stitches, loops or knots
BINDING: binding or edge is well made and fits with the quilt style. Corners are mitered precisely or rounded and are smooth. If envelop style is used, corners are precise, square and even. Binding uniformly full of filler. Binding is sewn on securely, matching thread is used with invisible stitches if hand sewn. 

 

The following rating will be used in evaluating all quilt projects
            N = Needs improvement

S = Satisfactory
            H = Honors
            NA = Not applicable

 Lot 5 - Clothing/Sewing

Due to space limitations no mannequins will be allowed.

 

Score Card

General Appearance                                     10

    Pressing, seams and hems do not show on right

    side, press seams flat.

Materials used, including trimming           25

    Suitability, laundering quality and durability.

Workmanship                                                  35

    Choice of neatness of seams, 1/2 inch wide,

    when finished; hems, top gathered to fit skirt,

    finishes, etc. Waistline seams match at placket in dress.

    Two rows of stitching around arm sleeve and at 

    waistline.   Sleeves well set, gathers evenly distributed,

    zippers smooth and flat. Perfection of stitching (hand  

or machine); matching thread.

Design and color                                            20

    Suitability to purpose of article.

    Beauty or line and color, originality.

Relation of garment value to cost in time and money  10

                TOTAL                                             100

 Infants up to 2 years

Girls and Boys, Ages 2 – 12

Women’s Garments

Men’s Garments

Sportswear

Sewn Household Items

 

Lot 6 - Home Preservation

    Canning older than 12 months will not be accepted. Due to the interest shown in canning, you will be allowed to enter up to 6 entries in this division. The 6 entries may be all fruit, or all vegetables or all jams, or you may desire to bring in a mixture of your talents in canning. PLEASE BE VERY SELECTIVE. USE CLEAN, UNIFORM SIZED JARS.

 

    All entries must be LABELED and HAVE THE RINGS ON.

    Also, please note the number of jars it takes to constitute an exhibit. Two 1 quart jars or 2 pints constitute an exhibit. Limit of one entry per category.  For example, you can bring 2 quarts of green beans or 2 pints of green beans but not both.  The containers have to be regulation bottles such as Ball, Kerr, etc.

 

Fresh Fruits

Vegetables

Jams

Jellies

Pickles

Relish

Sauce

Canned Meats

Home Dried Fruits and Vegetables

Homemade Soap

Soups

Syrups

Fruit Butters

Miscellaneous

 

Lot 7 – Foods

Each food entry should be solely the work of the exhibitor from start to finish.  A family or community group should not make a batch of food and split it among members to create several entries under different names.

NOTE: Please submit your food entry (except cakes and pies) on a 5-6” study paper plate covered with a zip-loc bag or plastic wrap. Items requiring refrigeration will not be accepted. SMALL LOAVES ARE ENCOURAGED in all bread categories to avoid waste.

 

Breads Yeast

Breads Quick

Rolls, Yeast or Baking Powder (3 rolls on plate)

Cakes

Decorated Cake
            Cupcakes (4 on a plate or a shape- like a worm, etc.)

Candies (4 candies on plate)

Cookies (4 cookies on plate)

Pie

 

Lot 8 - Wood Work

Specify if from a pattern or original work. Wood kits without modification will not be accepted in this Division. Suggest these be entered in the Craft areas.

There are 2 categories in this division, “Wood Construction” and “Wood Artistic”. Exhibitor will be asked to specify which category his entry should be in. 

PLEASE NO ADVERTISING OR SALES.

 

  1.      Case Goods

Chests

Cabinets

Dresser

Grandfather clocks

Bookcases

 

  1.      Other Furniture

Tables

Chairs

Cradles

 

  1.     Accessories

 Clocks

 Shelves

 Planters

 Jewelry Box

 Canoe/Kayak

Mirrors

 Misc

 

  1.      Miniatures & Toys

    Doll furniture

 Cars

 Trucks

 Misc

Rocking horses

 Birdhouses

 Mirrors

      Miscellaneous
5.    Wood Art

      Inlay

      Laser

     Wood burning

      Carvings

      Scrollwork

      Artistic turnings

      Driftwood

      Log furniture

 

Lot 9 – Adult Crafts & Hobbies

    Exhibitors 16 years of age and older

All items must be the work of the exhibitor. This rule also pertains to the items listed as best of a collection. Must be handmade.

    1.         Due to space limitations exhibitors are limited

                to 5 items per exhibitor.

    2.         No accessories to an item will be allowed.

    3.         Anything that fits into another division will be

                entered there - knit, crochet, art, etc.

    4.         Due to space limitations, oversized items will

                be accepted on a space available basis only.

    5.         Due to problems in the past.......All models

                (including LEGO’s, K’Nex, etc.   MUST BE

                PERMANENTLY GLUED TO BE

   ENTERED IN THE FAIR. WATER SOLUBLE GLUE IS SUGGESTED.

 

Ceramics

Leathercraft

Taxidermy

Dolls

Tole Painting

Beadwork

Wall Hanging

Etching

Wood Work Kit/Driftwood

Woven Chairs

Metal Work

Paint by number

Rock Craft

Holiday items

Plastic Needlework

Flowers

Models

Mosaics

Glasswork

Plaster

Stuffed Animals

Pillows

Needlepoint

Macrame

Quiet Book or Toy

Scrapbook or page

Fabric Craft

Paper Craft

Wood Craft

Molded Clay

Jewelry

Cards (set of 3 in an exhibit)

Other

 

Lot 10–

Junior Crafts & Hobbies

Ages 11 -15

All items must be the work of the exhibitor. This rule also pertains to the items listed as best of a collection. Collections must be handmade.

1. Due to space limitations exhibitors are limited to 3 items per exhibitor.

2. No accessories to an item will be allowed.

3. Anything that fits into another division will be entered there - knit, crochet, art, etc.

4. Due to space limitations, oversized items will be accepted on a space available basis only.

5. ATTENTION: Due to problems in the past......all models (including LEGOS, K’Nex, etc.) MUST BE PERMANENTLY GLUED TO BE ENTERED IN THE FAIR. WATER SOLUBLE GLUE IS SUGGESTED.

    We encourage all to participate but be very selective in the items you enter. We would like to have quality items, no quantity items.

Lot 11 - Mini Crafts & Hobbies

Ages 6 - 10

 

    All items must be the work of the exhibitor. This rule also pertains to the items listed as best of a collection. Collections must be handmade.

1. Due to space limitations exhibitors are limited to 3 items per exhibitor.

2. No accessories to an item will be allowed.

3. Anything that fits into another division will be entered there - knit, crochet, art, etc.

4. Due to space limitations, oversized items will be accepted on a space available basis only.

5. ATTENTION: Due to problems in the past.......all models (including LEGOS, K’Nex, etc.) MUST BE PERMANENTLY GLUED TO BE ENTERED IN THE FAIR.

We encourage all to participate but be very selective in the items you enter. We would like to have quality items, no quantity items.

 

Lot 12 -Seniors (Ages 70 and older)

Lot 13 -Special Needs of All Ages

Lot 14  –Nursing Homes, Group Homes, Adult Skills Centers (this category will receive a $25.00 premium to be divided among all participants