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Sewing & Needlework

Fairbook pages 125-127

SEWING & NEEDLEWORK

DEPARTMENT 71

SUPERINTENDENT: Sydney Forsythe

248-842-9721

SooperSyd@gmail.com

Learning Objective: To develop techniques and knowledge through the creation of variousneedlework and sewing exhibits.

Rules:All items in this department must be sewn by machine or hand-made.Exhibitor may enter a maximum of 1 entry per class.Back edges of all needlework must be finished in the proper manner for that class.


DIVISION 1- CLOTHING-CASUAL/SPORTY

These exhibits are clothing worn in everyday life or clothing worn during physical activities.Seam allowances should be stable and sturdy in these pieces to aid endurance and longevity of these pieces.Also consideration should be given to the material used in this exhibit.

Class:

7101015-7 years old (competitive)

7101028-11 years old

71010312-14 years old

71010415-19 years old

Best of Show

DIVISION 2 – CLOTHING: DRESSY SKIRTS, DRESSES, AND SUITS

Clothing that is dressy for non-casual, non formal occasions.

Class:

7002015-7 years old (competitive)

7102028-11 years old

71020312-14 years old

71020415-19 years old

Best of Show

DIVISION 3 – FORMAL

These exhibits are clothing worn for fancy events.

Class:

7003015-7 years old (competitive)

7103028-11 years old

71030312-14 years old

71030415-19 years old

Best of Show

DIVISION 4 – COSTUMES

Costumes made by the exhibitor.

Class:

7004015-7 years old (competitive)

7104028-11 years old

71040312-14 years old

71040415-19 years old

Best of Show


DIVISION 5OTHER THAN CLOTHING

These exhibits are items made from fabric.These can include stuffed toys (except dolls, dolls are entered in crafts), pillows doll clothes etc.

Class:

7105015-7 years old (competitive)

7105028-11 years old

710503 12-14 years old

71050415-19 years old

Best of Show

DIVISION 6- QUILTING

HAND QUILTING:These exhibits are pieces of material sewn together to form a design and HAND QUILTED. Quilted projects must consist of 3 layers stitched together and should include a binding separate from the top and backing. MACHING QUILTING: These exhibits are pieces of material sewn together to form a design and quilted on a machine.A quilted item must consist of 3 layers stitched together.First year projects may be tied instead of quilted.These can include quilts, pillows or clothing.Stitches should be evenly spaced in the quilting.

Class:

7106015-7 years old (competitive)

7106028-11 years old

71060312-14 years old

710604 15-19 years old

Best of Show

DIVISION 7APPLIQUE

These exhibits are non-clothing items that exhibitor has used as an appliqué to change its looks. These can include quilts, pillows or other household items (such as napkins, placemats, rugs, runners etc.). No iron on appliqués in this division, appliques should be sewn on by machine or by hand. Stitching should be stable and neat.

Class:

7007015-7 years old (competitive)

7107028-11 years old

710703 12-14 years old

71070415-19 years old

Best of Show


DIVISION 8 NEEDLECRAFT

These exhibits are items or designs created using a cylindrical tool such as knitting or crocheting, etc. Knitting exhibits are items created using knitting needles or like tools.They should contain both the knit stitch and the purl stitch.Arm knitting also falls under this category. Crochet exhibits are items created using a crochet hook and any crochet stitch the exhibitor would like.We encourage try as many stitches as you can and displaying your knowledge for all to see.

Class:

7108015-7 years old (competitive)

7108028-11 years old

71080312-14 years old

71080415-19 years old

Best of Show

DIVISION 9LATCH HOOKING

These exhibits are rugs, pillows, or wall hangings created by using the latch hooking methods using special fabric, yarn, and tools.

Class:

7109015-7 years old (competitive)

7109028-11 years old

71090312-14 years old

71090415-19 years old

Best of Show


DIVISION 10CREATIVE STITCHERY

These exhibits are decorative embellishments on other fabrics, such as cross stitch, hand embroidery, candlewick, needlepoint, crewel, etc and can be towels, aprons and/or multiple combined stitching styles/techniques on one piece

Class:

7110015-7 years old (competitive)

711002 8-11 years old

71100312-14 years old

71100415-19 years old

Digitizing Machine Embroider

Exhibitor will digitize a design on the computer and display finished product.Exhibitor should create a small notebook to show their work and be prepared to explain the process.

Best of Show

DIVISION 11- EDUCATIONAL EXHIBITS

These exhibits are trifolds teaching techniques used in sewing or needlework.

Class:

7111015-7 years old (competitive)

7111028-11 years old

71110312-14 years old

71110415-19 years old

Best of Show

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