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Department 18

Department 18 - Sections 1-7 - Senior Needlecraft

Superintendent: Kerin Horton (623-3943)

SPECIAL RULES:
In order to facilitate the handling of exhibits in this department and avoid confusion and loss of exhibits, the rules governing entries will be enforced.
1. See Department 11-24 Rules.
2. No article will be accepted for competition unless class is listed in this department.
3. An exhibitor may enter only ONE item in a category.
4. The management will give good care to all articles received for exhibition, but in no case will it be responsible for loss or injury should any occur. Any insurance desired on an entry must be carried by the exhibitor.
5. All articles must have been made by the exhibitor, and completed within the past 12 months and not previously exhibited at the Bedford County Fair. Judging will be on quality of work and overall appearance.
6. Items will be entered for exhibit only and cannot be labeled for sale.
7. Items should be clean, soiled items will not be judged.
8. Section 2 Class 4, pictures must have wire for hanging. No saw tooth hangers.

SECTION 1 - CLOTHING
CLASS... $3 $2.50 $2
1 CHILDREN'S GARMENTS
A. Boy's suit or jacket and pants (1 to 6 yrs.)
B. Coat
C. Girl's Dress (1 to 6 yrs.)
D. Girl's Dress (7 to 12 yrs.)
E. Shirt
F. Infant Wear
CLASS... $4 $3 $2
2 SKIRTS
A. Cotton or blend
B. Wool
C. Culottes, any fabric
3 SHIRTS and BLOUSES
A. Cotton or Blend w/sleeves
B. Cotton or Blend sleeveless
C. Silk or Silky synthetic w/sleeves
D. Silk or Silky synthetic sleeveless
E. Vest
4 SLACKS or SHORTS
A. Cotton or Blend fabric
B. Wool or Blend fabric
C. Any Fabric
5 DRESS - ADULT
A. Cotton or Blend
B. Silk or Silky fabric
C. Synthetic fabric
D. Wool or Blend
CLASS... $5 $4 $3
6 DRESS - ADULT
A. Evening Dress or Gown, long or short
B. 2-Piece Blend Dress
C. 2-Piece Cotton Dress
D. 2-Piece Wool Dress
7 JACKET - ADULT
A. Unlined Jacket
B. Tailored Jacket - wool or blend/lined
C. Tailored Jacket - synthetic/lined
8 SUITS - JACKET and SKIRT or PANTS
A. Cotton or Blend
B. Wool
9 COAT - ADULT
A. Cotton or Blend
B. Wool
10 COSTUME - CHILD or ADULT
11 ACCESSORY
12 Handbag
13 Aprons (No premiums)
A. Child's
B. Adult
Winners in Section 1 compete for BEST OF SHOW - rosette and $10.00
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Section 2 - Needlework

CLASS... $3 $2.50 $2
1 CUSHIONS & CUSHION TOPS
A. Crewel Work
B. Crocheted
C. Knitted
D. Embroidered
E. Patchwork
F. Candle wicking
G. Cross Stitch
H. Needlepoint
I. Appliqué
J. Novelty
K. Misc. Construction
L. Machine Embroidery
2 CENTERPIECE
A. Crocheted Edge
B. Tatted Edge
C. Crocheted
D. Knitted
E. Bobbin lace
F. Misc. Construction
3 TABLE RUNNER
A. Crocheted
B. Knitted
C. Patchwork
D. Embroidered
E. Cross stitch
F. Loom Woven
G. Misc. Construction
4 PICTURES - NO SAWTOOTH HANGERS
A. Candle wicking
B. Crewelwork
C. Embroidery-under 18"
D. Embroidery-over 18"
E. Cross Stitch-seasonal
F. Cross Stitch-landscape
G. Cross Stitch-sampler
H. Cross Stitch-animal
I. Cross Stitch-still life
J. Cross Stitch-large subject (over 18")
K. Misc. Construction
5 PLACEMATS (set of two)
A. Patchwork
B. Embroidery
C. Cross Stitch
D. Loom Woven
E. Misc. Construction
6 TABLECLOTHS
A. Completely Crocheted
B. Embroidery
C. Cross Stitch
D. Misc. Construction
7 DECORATIVE STITCHING ON A GARMENT
A. Cross Stitch
B. Embroidery
C. Appliqué
D. Machine Embroidery
8 EDGING (Sample should be 24" long, not attached to a garment, wrapped around cardboard for display)
A. Tatting
B. Crocheted
C. Knitted
D. Bobbin Lace
9 PILLOW SLIPCASES
A. Tatted Edging
B. Crocheted Edging
C. Knitted Edging
D. Decorative Embroidery
10 ANY OTHER meritorious needlework item (other than those appearing the this Section)
Winners in Section 2 compete for BEST OF SHOW - rosette and $10.00
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Section 3 - Yarn Needlecraft

CLASS... $3 $2.50 $2.00
1 CAPS AND HATS
A. Crocheted - One color
B. Crocheted - More than one color
C. Crocheted - Specialty yarn
D. Knitted - One color
E. Knitted - More than one color
F. Knitted - Specialty yarn
G. Knitted - Entralace or modular construction
H. Knitted - Use of cable pattern
I. Unique construction
2 HAT, SCARF, MITTENS OR GLOVES SET
A. Crocheted
B. Knitted
C. Unique Construction
3 SLIPPERS
A. Crocheted
B. Knitted
C. Felted
D. Unique Construction
4 SOCKS
A. Crocheted
B. Knitted with specialty yarn or self stripe
C. Knitted - Color work
D. Knitted - Lace work
E. Knitted - Cable
5 ACCESSORIES
A. Mittens - Crocheted
B. Mittens - Knitted
C. Gloves - Crocheted
D. Gloves - Knitted
E. Scarf - Crocheted
F. Scarf - Knitted
G. Scarf - Knitted - Lace
H. Scarf - Knitted - Cable or other pattern
I. Scarf - Unique Construction
J. Tote Bag - Crocheted
K. Tote Bag - Knitted
L. Purse - Crocheted
M. Purse - Knitted
6 FELTED (Construction with 100% Wool)
A. Decorative Item
B. Useful Article
7 KITCHEN ACCESSORIES
A. Dish Rag - Crocheted
B. Dish Rag - Knitted
C. Dish Rag and Towel Set - Crocheted
D. Dish Rag and Towel Set - Knitted
E. Miscellaneous
CLASS... $4 $3 $2
8 DECORATIVE OUTERWEAR
A. Stole - Crochet
B. Stole - Knitted
C. Triangular Shawl - Crochet
D. Triangular Shawl - Knitted
E. Poncho - Crochet
F. Poncho - Knitted
G. Decorative outerwear of unique construction
H1. Hand Woven Scarf
H2. Hand Woven Shawl
9 INFANT LAYETTE SET (Sweater, Cap & Bootie Set)
A. Crocheted
B. Knitted
10 SWEATER - Cardigan
A. Child's - Crocheted
B. Child's - Knitted
C. Adult - Crocheted
D. Adult - Knitted
E. Adult - Unique construction knit or crochet
11 SWEATER - Pullover
A. Child's - Crocheted
B. Child's - Knitted
C. Adult - Crocheted
D. Adult - Knitted
E. Adult - Unique construction knit or crochet
12 SWEATER - Vest or sleeveless pullover
A. Child's - Crocheted
B. Child's - Knitted
C. Adult - Crocheted
D. Adult - Knitted
E. Adult - Unique construction knit or crochet
CLASS... $5 $4 $3
13 SUIT - ANY OTHER meritorious yarn needlework item (other than those appearing in the Sections)
Winners in Section 3 compete for BEST OF SHOW ... rosette and $10.00
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Section 4 - Afghans and Bedspreads

CLASS... $4 $3 $2
1 SMALL AFGHANS (under 40")
A. Crocheted
B. Crocheted Granny Square
C. Crocheted - Juvenile
D. Knitted
E. Knitted - Lace
2 MEDIUM AFGHANS (under 70")
A. Crocheted
B. Crocheted Granny Square
C. Crocheted - Juvenile
D. Knitted
E. Knitted - Lace
CLASS... $5 $4 $3
3 LARGE AFGHANS (over 70")
A. Crocheted
B. Crocheted Granny Square
C. Crocheted - Juvenile
D. Knitted
E. Knitted - Lace
F. Knit or Crochet - more than one thread
Winners in Section 4 compete for BEST OF SHOW ... rosette and $10.00
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Section 5 - Quilts

CLASS... $6 $5 $4
1 MINIATURE (Under 12")
A. Appliquéd/Hand Quilted
B. Appliquéd/Machine Quilted
C. Pieced/Hand Quilted
D. Pieced/Machine Quilted
2 CHRISTMAS QUILT (24" or larger)
3 WALL HANGING (Under 45") (MUST have sleeve for hanging)
A. Appliquéd/Hand Quilted
B. Appliquéd/Machine Quilted
C. Piece/Hand Quilted
D. Piece/Machine Quilted
4 LAP QUILT (45" to 60")
A. Appliquéd/Hand Quilted
B. Appliquéd/Machine Quilted
C. Piece/Hand Quilted
D. Piece/Machine Quilted
5 FOR CHILD'S BED OR TWIN SIZE
A. Appliquéd/Hand Quilted
B. Appliquéd/Machine Quilted
C. Piece/Hand Quilted
D. Piece/Machine Quilted
E. Pieced or Appliquéd/Tied
F. Combination of Techniques
6 FOR FULL OR LARGER BED
A. Appliquéd/Hand Quilted
B. Appliquéd/Machine Quilted
C. Piece/Hand Quilted
D. Piece/Machine Quilted
E. Pieced or Appliquéd/Tied
F. Combination of Techniques
7 COUNTERPANE (UN-pieced quilt top)
A. Small (under 24")
B. Medium (under 70")
C. Large ( 70" - full bed or larger)
8 BEST HAND QUILTED (not entered in any other class)
9 BEST MACHINE QUILTED (not entered in any other class)
10 QUILT PATCH WITH LOG CABIN THEME (Can be pieced, appliqued or embroidered to look like a cabin or cottage; or can be a traditional log cabin block). Block should measure 12½” square and will become property of the Bedford County Fair. Does not qualify for the Best of Show selection.

Winners in Section 5 of a Hand Quilted item compete for BEST OF SHOW HAND QUILTED... rosette and $10.00
Winners in Section 5 of a Machine Quilted item compete for BEST OF SHOW MACHINE QUILTED... rosette and $10.00
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Section 7 - Rugs

CLASS... $6 $5 $4
1 BRAIDED
2 LATCH-HOOK
3 CROCHET
4 HOOKED
5 KNITTED
6 WOVEN
7 WOOL/FELT Appliqué
8 RECYCLED/RE-PURPOSED Fabric
9 MISC. CONSTRUCTION
Winners in Section 7 compete for BEST OF SHOW ... rosette and $10.00
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