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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 & Needlework
Lawrence Hawkes-Tremonton, 435-257-5882
Woodworking
Marlene Rapp – Brigham City, 435-723-6249
Quilts & Rugs
Barbara Stokes – Brigham City, 435-723-8769
Foods & Home Preservation
Melia Atkins, 435-730-6342
Fancywork & Adult Crafts
Becky Braegger – Willard, 435-230-0567
Junior Crafts
Bethann Thompson - Garland, 435-279-6351
Mini Crafts
Chris Bennett- Garland, 435-279-6879
Computer
 
Home Arts & Crafts Schedule
Tuesday, August 20
Exhibits accepted…… 1 – 8:00 p.m.
 
Saturday, August 24
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 – Knitted & Crocheted Items (excluding afghans)
Lot 2 – Afghans
Lot 3 – Quilts and Rugs
Lot 4 – Needlework Pictures
Lot 5 – Clothing/Sewing
Lot 6 – Canning
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 - $3.00, Red - $2.00, White - $1.00
Crafts & Hobbies, under age 16: Sweepstakes - $12.00, Reserve - $8.00, Blue - $2.00, Red - $1.00, White – 50 cents
Group Homes and Nursing Homes, Adult Skills Centers: one payment of $25.00

 

You may pre-register your exhibit online @www.boxeldercounty.org>fair>online entry beginning July 15 but no later than midnight on August 19, 2013.  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
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
 
Lot 2 – Afghans
                Baby afghans
                Full sized afghans
                Lap afghans
 
Lot 3 - Quilts & Rugs
 
  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
 
 
    Rugs - Maximum Size 4' x 6' (must lie flat)
Rugs entered will lie flat, with pleasing overall design. Ending threads will be secured and invisible. Projects must be clean and neat.
Braided
Crochet, rags
Crochet, yarn
Hooked, rags
Latchet, hooked yarn (knotted)Hooked yarn sculpture clipped
Rags - new art - crochet
Hooked, (no knots) yarn, clipped
Hooked yarn, not clipped
Woven
 
Lot 4 – Needlework Pictures
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
 
Lot 5 - Clothing/Sewing
Due to space limitations no mannequins will be allowed.
 
Score Card
General Appearance                                     10
    Cleanliness.
    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
Dressers
      Grandfather clocks
      Bookcases
 
2.     Other Furniture
Tables
      Chairs
Cradles
 
3.    Accessories
 Clocks
 Shelves
      Planters
      Jewelry Box
      Canoe/Kayak
Mirrors
 Misc
 
4.     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)