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Home Arts Department





  

Cheryl Howe, 435-279-0043

Director and Department Secretary

Debra Wheatley, 435-279-6626

Clothing & Senior Division

JoAnn Day-Brigham City, 801-791-6761

Afghans, Upcycling & Refurbishing

Brett Rohde -Tremonton, 435-225-0224

Woodcrafts

Breisha Whitley – Tremonton, 435-282-9020 

Quilts

Raquel Jensen – Tremonton, 435-452-2388

Quilts

Barbara Stokes – Brigham City, 435-723-8769

Foods & Home Preservation

Wendi Larkin, Tremonton, 435-452-8310

Fancywork & Adult Crafts

Shauni Hiland– Tremonton, 435-452-1200

Junior Crafts
Kris Hansen- Tremonton, 435-257-7143

Mini Crafts
Morgan Capener- Garland, 435-279-4350
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Home Arts & Crafts Schedule

Exhibits accepted …… August 4-5, 11-12, 18-19.  No online entries this year.

Times:  10:00 – 12:00 and 4:00 – 8:00 pm

Saturday, August 29

Exhibits WILL NOT BE RELEASED this night.

 You can PICK UP exhibits on August 31 thru Sept 2 from 10-12 and 4-8 at the Home Arts Building

 

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 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

 

DIRECTOR’S CHOICE AND PEOPLE’S CHOICE WILL BE AWARDED IN EACH CATEGORY AND 1 OVERALL SWEEPSTAKES PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD

 

     

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 Home Arts Building to at the fairgrounds on August 4-5, 11-12, and 18-19 between 10:00 and 12:00 am and 5:00 to 7:00 pm.  We will not be accepting anything after these dates.  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 the next week pickups August 31 to Sept 2 from 10-12 and 4-8 please do not enter your items.

 

 

 

Prizes and Ribbons will be handed out when exhibits are picked up.

 

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.

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 Tuesday, at 6 p.m.1

19. 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.

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

 

Lot 1 Fancy Work 
Fancy Work

Bring items in August 4,5 11,12 18,19 between 10-12 and 5-7.

Items must be able to stay until pickup Aug 31 – Sept 2 10-12 and 4-8.

As with all fair categories, you cannot compete against yourself.  We ask you to bring multiple items of one type only if they showcase clearly different techniques, for example – a knitted doily, a crocheted doily, a hardanger centerpiece, and an embroidered table runner are four different things.  Four crocheted dollies in different colors and sizes are not.  Blackwork, Stumpwork, Goldwork, and Japanese embroidery are four different techniques.  Four cross stitch tablecloths are not.  Please have your items ready for display!  Your items should be starched when necessary, and small or delicate items should be pinned to a backing sheet.  Please pin booties or small sets together.

Categories:

1. Tablecloths

2. Centerpiece or runner, defined as over 16”

  1.   Doily, defined as under 16”
  2.   Hankies
  3.   Dish towels or cloths
  4.   Holiday decoration or ornament
  5.   Toys
  6.   Doll Clothes
  7.   Small Items (hot pads, dish scrubbies)
  8.   Pillowcases
  9.   Blanket or quilt (if unable to enter in regular quilt categories)
  10.   Wall hangings and decorations
  11.   Other, unspecified
  12.   Other, unspecified

 

 

 

Knit and Crochet clothing


As with all fair categories, you cannot compete against yourself.  We ask you to bring multiple items of one type only if they showcase clearly different techniques, for example – A Fair Isle mitten, a Sheltland lace glove, and a crocheted beaded glove are three different techniques.  Three pairs of stockinette stitch gloves in different sizes and colors are not.  Adding stripes is a color choice, not a new technique.  Please have your items ready for display!  Your items should be starched when necessary, and small items should be pinned to a backing sheet.  Your item should be clean – we will not accept items with obvious stains and hygiene issues.

Categories:

1.  three to five piece layette

  1.   Dresses
  2.   Bonnets and hats
  3.   Gloves or mittens
  4.   Booties, slippers, and socks
  5.   Sweater, vest or cardigan
  6.   Shawl, shrug or duster
  7.   Neck scarves and wraps
  8.   Necklaces or jewelry
  9.   Accessories
  10.   Other , unspecified
  11.   Other

 

 

Lot 2 – Upcycling & Refurbishing
You can’t compete against yourself by entering 2 items with the same technique.  Online entries must meet the guide lines and requirements in the fair book.  Recycle an item into somethings to make it new.  Exhibitor may submit (not mandatory a picture of the before and after (the finished project).  Exhibit must not exceed 4 foot limit.  There will a Directors award for both upcycling and refurbishing.

Bring items in August 4,5 11,12 18,19 between 10-12 and 5-7.

Items must be able to stay until pickup Aug 31 – Sept 2 10-12 and 4-8.

 

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Lot 3 – Afghans

You can’t compete against yourself by entering 2 items with the same technique.  Entries must meet guidelines and requirements in the fair book.  For example:  Entering two crocheted afghans is not allowed.  Entering two crocheted afghans is not allowed unless they are different stiches .  For example: one is knitted and one crocheted unless they are different stitches.

Bring items in August 4,5 11,12 18,19 between 10-12 and 5-7.

Items must be able to stay until pickup Aug 31 – Sept 2 10-12 and 4

     Baby afghan

    Full sized afghans

    Lap afghans

 

Lot 4 – Quilts

You can’t compete against yourself by entering 2 items with the same technique nor can you use one quilt to enter two catergories. 

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. 

Bring items in August 4,5 11,12 18,19 between 10-12 and 5-7.

Items must be able to stay until pickup Aug 31 – Sept 2 10-12 and 4-8

 

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

Categories of Quilts Accepted:

  1.         Pieced Quilts only ((no quilting is judged)
  2.       Pieced and Hand Quilting (includes hand and appliqued and hand embroidery)
  3.        Pieced and machine quilted (includes machine embroidery and applique)
  4.       Beginner/creative/pieced & tied/Miscellaneous (including wall hangings, youth, creative, tied quilts/rag quilts, collage quilts.

 

Display Only

Quilts with both pieced and quilting should be done by the same person.  The category for pieced only is for a group or if someone else quilted it.  All sizes of quilts can be in any category.   Exhibitor should choose which category the quilt should be entered in.

THE SCORE CARD FOR JUDGING WILL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

  1.         FIRST IMPRESSION:  visual impact, general appearance, neat, clean.
  2.       DESIGN AND CREATIVITY:  Fabric and colors complement the overall design.  The surface design is pleasing and balanced.  The quilting enhances the entire quilt.
  3.        QUILT WORKMANSHIP:  Is piecing accurate, points meet precisely.  If there is applique design are stitches invisible and do add to the overall design. Quilt top, pattern, borders, and setting relate well to each other.
  4.       QUILTING:  Is quilting even and adequate.  Markings for pattern are invisible.  Quilting design fits the space it is designed to fill.
  5.       QUILT BACK:  Backing is smooth, showing no large skipped stitches, loops or knots.
  6.       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 or 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

 

You can’t compete against yourself by entering 2 items with the same technique.

Due to space limitations no mannequins will be allowed.

Bring items in August 4,5 11,12 18,19 between 10-12 and 5-7.

Items must be able to stay until pickup Aug 31 – Sept 2 10-12 and 4-8

 

 

 

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.

 Bring items in August 4,5 11,12 18,19 between 10-12 and 5-7.

Items must be able to stay until pickup Aug 31 – Sept 2 10-12 and 4-8.

 

    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 8 - Wood Work

You can’t compete against yourself by entering 2 items with the same technique.

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 3 categories in this division, - cabinet & furniture, Wood Artistic and Youth Exhibit.

Exhibitor will be asked to specify which category his entry should be in. 

PLEASE NO ADVERTISING OR SALES.

 Bring items in August 4,5 11,12 18,19 between 10-12 and 5-7.

Items must be able to stay until pickup Aug 31 – Sept 2 10-12 and 4-8.

 

  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

You can’t compete against yourself by entering 2 items with the same technique.

Bring items in August 4,5 11,12 18,19 between 10-12 and 5-7.

Items must be able to stay until pickup Aug 31 – Sept 2 10-12 and 4-8.

 

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, Jewerly, Cards (set of 3 in an exhibit), Other

 

 

Lot 10–

Junior Crafts & Hobbies

Ages 11 -15

You can’t compete against yourself by entering 2 items with the same technique.

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

 

Bring items in August 4,5 11,12 18,19 between 10-12 and 5-7.

Items must be able to stay until pickup Aug 31 – Sept 2 10-12 and 4-8.

You can’t compete against yourself by entering 2 items with the same technique.

    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)

Bring items in August 4,5 11,12 18,19 between 10-12 and 5-7.

Items must be able to stay until pickup Aug 31 – Sept 2 10-12 and 4-8.

 

 

 

Lot 13 -Special Needs of All Ages

Bring items in August 4,5 11,12 18,19 between 10-12 and 5-7.

Items must be able to stay until pickup Aug 31 – Sept 2 10-12 and 4-8.

 

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

Bring items in August 4,5 11,12 18,19 between 10-12 and 5-7.

Items must be able to stay until pickup Aug 31 – Sept 2 10-12 and 4-8.