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Sewing & Needlework

2020 Sewing and Needlework

Fairbook pages 134-136

SEWING & NEEDLEWORK

DEPARTMENT 71

SUPERINTENDENT- Terri Burnett

586-291-8846

Dinga659@aol.com

Learning Objective: To develop techniques and knowledge through the creation of various needlework 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.

Placings and Awards:

Divisions 1-11: 1-6 Strip Ribbons and Premium Money.

Best of Show: 1-6 Rosettes, First Place- $5.00 and Trophy


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:

710101 5-7 years old (competitive)

710102 8-11 years old

710103 12-14 years old

710104 15-19 years old

Best of Show

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

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

Class:

700201 5-7 years old (competitive)

710202 8-11 years old

710203 12-14 years old

710204 15-19 years old

Best of Show

DIVISION 3 – FORMAL

These exhibits are clothing worn for fancy events.

Class:

710301 5-7 years old (competitive)

710302 8-11 years old

710303 12-14 years old

710304 15-19 years old

Best of Show

DIVISION 4 – COSTUMES

Costumes made by the exhibitor.

Class:

710401 5-7 years old (competitive)

710402 8-11 years old

710403 12-14 years old

710404 15-19 years old

Best of Show


DIVISION 5 OTHER 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:

710501 5-7 years old (competitive)

710502 8-11 years old

710503 12-14 years old

710504 15-19 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:

710601 5-7 years old (competitive)

710602 8-11 years old

710603 12-14 years old

710604 15-19 years old

Best of Show

DIVISION 7 APPLIQUE

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:

710701 5-7 years old (competitive)

710702 8-11 years old

710703 12-14 years old

710704 15-19 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:

710801 5-7 years old (competitive)

710802 8-11 years old

710803 12-14 years old

710804 15-19 years old

Best of Show

DIVISION 9 LATCH HOOKING

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

Class:

710901 5-7 years old (competitive)

710902 8-11 years old

710903 12-14 years old

710904 15-19 years old

Best of Show


DIVISION 10 CREATIVE 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:

711001 5-7 years old (competitive)

711002 8-11 years old

711003 12-14 years old

711004 15-19 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:

711101 5-7 years old (competitive)

711102 8-11 years old

711103 12-14 years old

711104 15-19 years old

Best of Show
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