SECTION 47 - ADULT NEEDLEWORK

 

Convenor:  Erin Ziegler (905) 792-7963

Co-Convenor:    Stacey Watkins

Associates: Tracey-Ann Crawford, Anne Kachur, Joanne Quick, Linda Rokosh, Evelyn Savichunas, Michelle Wilson & Danette Woodworth

NOTE:

  1. Exhibits must be no more than 2 years old and not previously shown at Brampton Fall Fair.
  2. Articles may have used but MUST be clean and odour       free.
  3. PLEASE ATTACH SAMPLES OF YARNS AND FABRCIS USED TO MAKE THE ARTICLE. If not attached your article will be disqualified.
  4. Children’s wear are size 14 and under.
  5. Please be sure that all loose ends are finished.
  6. Please ensure that all articles have been pressed.
  7. All hanging articles must be equipped, and ready to hang.
  8. Please note size requirements for the classes.
  9. Finishing details will be included in judging.
  10. Please read the quilt rules if entering in the quilt classes.

QUILTS

OFFICIAL RULES FOR QUILTS

  1. Please indicate on your entry tag if you are willing to allow your winning quilt to be exhibited at the district meeting this fall. For a complete listing of the rules & regulations for the OAAS Annual Hand Quilted & Machine Quilted Championship, please contact the needlework convenor or the OAAS website at www.ontariofairs.com.   To advance quilts must be a minimum of 324” perimeter.
  2. Indicate the name of the quilt pattern where applicable.
  3. Fabric samples used in the project much be attached to the article or it will not be judged.
  4. Entries must be solely made and quilted by the exhibitor.

Prize Money:

Classes 1 to 18 -               1st - $10.00, 2nd - $8.00, 3rd - $6.00

Classes 19 – 25 and 39   1st - $8.00, 2nd - $6.00 and 3rd - $4.00

Classes 26-38 and 40-68 1st - $5.00, 2nd - $4.00, 3rd - $3.00

Hand Quilted Quilts

(Please attach samples of main fabrics)

Class:

  1. Quilt – Pieced, any design
  2. Quilt – Embroidered or Appliqued
  3. Quilt – Pre-Printed (cheater)

Machine Quilted Quilts

(Please attach samples of main fabrics)

4. Quilt – Appliquéd and/or Machine Embroidery

5. Quilt – Pieced

6. Quilt – Pieced and/or Appliquéd. Quilted using a Long Arm Machine. Can be made using computerize machine and does not have to be the work of the exhibitor. (Quilter must be acknowledged). Construction only to be judged.

Hand and/or Machine Quilted Quilts

(Please attach samples of main fabrics)

 7. Wall Hanging – any theme - ready to hang

8. Crib Quilt

9. Quilt block – unfinished any size. Can be pieced or appliquéd.

10. Lap Quilt

11. Quilt top only

12. Quilt as You Go Quilt – blocks must be sewn together and quilted as the quilt progresses. When the last block is done, so is the quilt!

13. Quilted Table Runner

14. Miniature Quilt – perimeter less than 90 inches. This should look like a whole quilt, but in miniature.

15. “Ragged” flannel quilt – lap or crib

16. Art quilt – may include fibres/materials that are not quilters cotton

17. “My First Quilt” – new to quilting. Enter your first completed quilted project

  1. Special A: Community Quilt Block Challenge “Scrappy Partnership” – Sponsored by Len’s Mill Stores

1st - $25 gift certificate, 2nd - $15 gift certificate, 3rd - $10 gift certificate

The aim of this challenge is to use your scraps and fabric stash! All you need is some white fabric and your own scraps (Quilters fabric only). You will create one of each block (one (1) block A and one (1) block B) and enter it. All blocks become property of Brampton Fall Fair and will be used in a future quilt raffle.

Community Quilt Block Challenge – “Scrappy Partnership”

  1. Create a set of two (2) blocks using the pattern below – one (1) block A and one (1) block B. Blocks will be made using plain white fabric and fabric of your choice (solid or pattern – quilters fabric only) from your scrap stash. You can use multiple different scrappy colours or solids to complete your blocks.
  2. Finished block sizes will be 12 inches square.
  3. You must make one (1) block A and one (1) block B to enter the challenge (However, don’t forget the Most Blocks awards – see Special B – you can make as many sets as you want – the most sets win!)
  4. All blocks become the property of Brampton Fall Fair and will be used in a future Raffle Quilt.
  5. For any questions, please contact Erin at 905-792-7963

Block A – 4 patch

  1. Cut two (2) pieces of white 6 ½” x 6 ½” (piece A)
  2. Cut two (2) pieces of fabric from your scraps. (can be the same or different fabric) 6 ½” x 6 ½” (piece B)
  3. Sew pieces together to make block as below.

Block B – 16 patch

  1. Cut eight (8) pieces of white 3 ½” x 3 ½”   (piece A)
  2. Cut eight (8) pieces of fabric from your scraps (can be the same or different fabric) 3 ½” x 3 ½” (piece B)
  3. Alternate Piece A and piece B to make a 4 x 4 checkerboard pattern.

Special B: Community Challenge Most Blocks Award – To the Exhibitor who makes the MOST community quilt challenge blocks. See Special A for rules about the Community Quilt Block Challenge. Only 1 set of blocks will be judged as part of Special A, however you can enter AS MANY sets of blocks as you want. All blocks become property of the Brampton Fall Fair and will be used in a future quilt raffle. The prize goes to the exhibitor who enters the MOST sets of the challenge blocks. 1st - $15.00 Gift certificate to Len’s Mill Stores

Special C: Fabricland – Fair Theme – Wall Hanging – representing the all or a portion of the theme “Family Ties & Homemade Pies” – Minimum Perimeter 24 inches – Requires a sleeve - 1st - $20.00 gift certificate

Special D: Brampton Quilter’s Guild – To the exhibitor winning the most points in classes 1 to 17.   1st - $30.00

Special E :   Len’s Mill Stores – Judge’s Choice – Outstanding article in classes 1-17. Prize: 1st place - $25.00 gift certificate, 2nd place - $10.00 gift certificate.

Stitching

(Please attach yarn or thread samples of main colours)

 18. Counted cross stitch picture, framed. Large – stretched area over 8”

19. Counted cross stitch picture, framed. Small – stretched area less than 8”

20. Article of counted cross stitch, unframed. Must be finished and ready to use, but does not need to be framed.

21. Article of needlework (cross stitch, embroidery, quilting), using representing the theme “Family Ties and Homemade Pies”. Must be finished and ready to use, but does not need to be framed.

22. Article of hand embroidery. Must be finished and ready to use, but does not need to be framed.

23. Article of Needle Felting

24. Rug Hooking – any item; traditional or latch hook

Knitting

(Please attach fabric or yarn samples)

 25. Afghan – Knitted baby

26. Child’s sweater or cardigan

27. Knit Hat – character or animal

28. 2 piece baby outfit – no strings or ribbons

29. Cowl or infinity scarf

30. Two knitted dish cloths

31. Knitted socks

32. Item for a doll

33. Item knit using novelty yarn (i.e. frilly, ribbon, etc.)

Crocheting

(Please attach fabric or yarn samples)

 34. Afghan – baby

35. Cowl or scarf

36. Hat

37. Stuffed Toy

38. Crochet item with 3 or more colours

Knitting OR Crocheting

(Please attach fabric or yarn samples)

 39. Afghan – large, minimum 40” x 50”

40. Shopping/Market Bag

41. Community Challenge – Mitten Tree – Knit or crochet a pair of women’s or child’s mittens to decorate our mitten tree. All entries will be donated to a local women’s shelter.

Special F: Len’s Mill – Judge’s Choice – Outstanding article in classes 25 to 41. Prizes: 1st - $25.00 gift certificate, 2nd - $10.00 gift certificate.

Special G : Danette Woodworth Special  – A knit or crochet item using scrap yarn (minimum three (3) different types/colours of yarn). Prize: 1st - $10.00, 2nd - $8.00, 3rd - $6.00

Sewing

(Please attach fabric or yarn samples)

42. Sewn article of clothing with a zipper

43. Special Occasion sewn outfit – party dress, Halloween costume, Christening

44. Pot holders – set of two (2)

45. Fabric purse, shoulder, hand or tote bag

46. Article sewn with pre-printed fabric/panel

47. Fabric pillowcase

48. Table Runner

49. Sewn accessory/item for a baby (not clothing)

50. Sewn item using leftover fabric or re-used fabric

Special H: Fabricland – My unfinished project. Can be any item of needlework (quilting, knit, crochet, embroidery, cross stitch or sewing) not completed in time for the fair. Must be 80% complete. Prize: 1st - $20.00 gift certificate

Special I : Brampton Sew ‘n Serge Centre – Judge’s Choice – Outstanding sewn article in classes 42 to 50 Prize:   1st - $20.00 gift certificate

Seasonal Corner

(These classes are open to all types of needlework unless otherwise specified.   Please attach fabric or yarn samples of main colours)

 51. Seasonal wall hanging

52. Needlework Christmas tree ornament – ready to hang

53. Halloween Trick or Treat bag

54. Celebrate a season in plastic canvas needlework

55. Article of needlework using the Fall/Halloween theme

56. Needlework item for Easter/Spring

Special J : Len’s Mill – Exhibitor with the most points in Needlework – classes 1 -56. 1 Prize:    1st - $25.00 gift certificate

Special K : Len’s Mill – Needlework Committee Choice – Best Needlework item from classes 1 – 56. Prize: 1st - $15.00 gift certificate

Seniors Corner – Open to Men & Women 60 years and over

(Please attach fabric or yarn samples of main colours)

57. Christmas tree ornament – knit or crochet

58. Set of four (4) placemats - sewn

59. Cross stitch picture - ready to hang

60. Any article hand embroidered

61. Socks – knit or crochet

62. Fabric Shopping bag

63. Item made for a bazaar (value less than $10.00)

64. Mittens – any size – knit or crochet

65. Tea Cozy – displayed on a teapot – knit or crochet