Chairperson: Susan Harrington, 613-393-2442
Committee: Susan Genereux, Barbara Pitt, Janet O’Brien, Margaret Crouse, Cathy Dunlop, Charlene Struthers

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crafts

Special Entry Information for all Homecraft classes:
Youth Classes are 17 years and under. If entering as a Youth, please add “J” to class number.
• All entries to be totally handcrafted by the exhibitor.
• Clothing items to be new and unworn. Soiled items will be disqualified by the Judge.
The following sizes to apply: Infant – 1 to 24 months, child – 2 to 16 years, adult includes ladies & men
• Exhibitor’s name should not be visible.
• Entries in Sewing, Knitting, Spinning and Weaving classes must attach a sample of the fabric/fibre to the entry
tag.
Open to Prince Edward County Residents Only.
Prize Money: 1st – $5.00; 2nd – $4.00; 3rd – $3.00

 

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Crafts
Section HC
Contact: Susan Harrington 613-968-1819
Judge: Susan Munroe

Prize Money: 1st – $5.00; 2nd – $4.00; 3rd – $3.00

Class:
100. Item of Liquid Embroidery
101. Hand made Clown
102. Stuffed Animal or Bird – Child’s Toy, a) kit b) handmade original
103. Doll – Child’s Toy
104. Dolls Clothes – not on doll
105. Item of Handcrafted Jewellery mounted on piece of felt
106. Photo Album
107. A Recycled Item a) decorative b) useful
108. Door Decoration
109. Cut & Pierced Work on any medium i.e. paper, tin, cloth
110. Inexpensive Gift for Baby Shower
111. Handcrafted Carry-all
112. Tie Dyed Item

Special:
Best in Classes

 

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Adult Colouring Book
Section ACB
Contact: Susan Harrington 613-968-1819
Judge: Susan Munroe

Prize Money: 1st – $5.00; 2nd – $4.00; 3rd – $3.00

Classes:
120. A Colouring Book at least 10 Pages Done in it
121. Animal / Wildlife Nature Picture
122. Flower / Flowers Picture
123. Abstract Picture
124. Holiday Picture (Christmas, Easter, Valentine or so on)
125. Exhibitor’s Favourite Picture
121 to 125 Need to be mounted on bristol board with a 1
inch boarder all the way around so we can display them.
Special: Best in Class

 

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Youth Colouring Book
Section YCB
Contact: Susan Harrington 613-968-1819
Judge: Susan Munroe

Prize Money: 1st – $5.00; 2nd – $4.00; 3rd – $3.00

Classes:
120Y. A Colouring Book at least 10 Pages Done in it
121Y. Animal / Wildlife Nature Picture
122Y. Flower / Flowers Picture
123Y. Abstract Picture
124Y. Holiday Picture (Christmas, Easter, Valentine or so on)
125Y. Exhibitor’s Favourite Picture
121Y to 125Y Need to be mounted on bristol board with a
1 inch boarder all the way around so we can display them.
Special: Best in Class

 

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Embroidery
Section HE 

Contact: Susan Harrington 613-968-1819
Judge: Susan Munroe

• Embroidery work has been divided into two groupings; work that requires counting and work embroidered on the fabric surface.
• Only embroidery stitches will be judged, however, best in section will be judged for overall excellence.
• Pictures must be ready to hang.
Prize Money: 1st – $5.00; 2nd – $4.00; 3rd – $3.00

Class: Counted Work
141. Counted Stitch a) linen b) aida
142. Counted Stitch – any other
143. Plastic Canvas – decorative
146. Any other Needlework
Class: Surface Work
151. Embroidered Table Cloth
152. Crewel Wool Embroidery
a) animals/birds b) flowers c) other
153. Cotton Embroidery – any item
Special:
Best in Classes 141 to 146:
Best in Classes 151 to 156

 

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For the Home
Section HH
Contact: Barbara Pitt 613-476-6131
Judge:

Prize Money: 1st – $5.00; 2nd – $4.00; 3rd – $3.00

Class:
160. Table Runner
161. A Centrepiece, over 12 inches, not mounted a) crocheted b) other
162. Pair of Cotton Dishcloths a) knitted, b) crocheted
163. Pair of Pot Holders
164. Tea Cosy a) knitted b ) crocheted c) other
165. Set of 4 coasters in a container
166. Wall Hanging, ready to hang
167. Gift for my pet, handmade
168. Lace – any type a) crocheted b) other
169. Apron – other than Christmas
170. Cushion
171. Door Stopper
172. Gift for Bridal Shower
173. Pair Decorative Pillow Cases
174. Decorated Towel
175. Any Other Item Suitable for the
Home a) kitchen b) dining room c) living room d) bedroom e) bathroom f) stained glass g) other
Special:
Best in Classes 160 to 169 –
Best in Classes 170 to 175 –

 

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Christmas
Section HX
Contact: Barbara Pitt 613-476-6131
Judge:

Prize Money: 1st – $5.00; 2nd – $4.00; 3rd – $3.00

Class:
190. Door Decoration a) wreathb) any other
191. Christmas Stocking a) knittedb) crocheted c) sewn
d) counted stitch e) other
192. Tree Skirt
193. Table Centrepiece
194. Tablecloth
195. Placemats, set of 2
196. Handmade Card
197. Doll or Toy Reflecting Christmas only
198. Any Other, Reflecting Christmas Season a) novelty b) tree ornament c) other
Specials:
Best in Classes 190 to 198 –

 

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Special Days
Section HSD
Contact: Barbara Pitt 613-476-6131
Judge:

Prize Money: 1st – $5.00; 2nd – $4.00; 3rd – $3.00

Class:
204. Item Depicting a Special Day a) birthday b) wedding or anniversary c) other

Special:
Best in Class 204 –

 

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Celebrating Canada’s 150th Birthday
Section EH
Contact: Susan Harrington 613-968-1819
Judge: Linda Bogart

Prize Money: 1st – $5.00; 2nd – $4.00; 3rd – $3.00

Any item that might reflect Canada’s Birthday Red and/or White

Class:
205. a) crafts item b) embroidery item c) rug hooking item d) sewing item e) crochet item f) handloom weaving item g) hand spinning item h) felting item i) hand knitting item j) quilting item
Special:
Best in Classes – From Picton Fair $15.00

 

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Sewing
Section HS
Contact: Marg Crouse 613-967-8058
Judge: Linda Bogart

• Sample of the fabric minimum 2”x2” must be attached to the entry tag

Prize Money: 1st – $5.00; 2nd – $4.00; 3rd – $3.00

Class:
231. Dress up to 24 months
232. Blouse a) Child b) ladies
233. Skirt or Jumper a) child b) ladies
234. Two Piece Set a) child b) ladies
235. T-shirt – child or adult
236. Sweatshirt a) child b) adult
237. Nightgown/Nightshirt a) infant
238. Pyjamas a) child b) adult
239. Bathrobe – child or adult
240. Garment a) day/business wearb) evening wear
241. Pants/Slacks, adult
242. Any other article of clothing sewna) infant b) child c) adult
243. Any other item sewn

Specials:
Best in Classes 231 to 243 –

 

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Crochet
Section HT

Contact: Marg Crouse 613-967-8058
Judge: Linda Bogart

• Sample of fibre, minimum 10” length, must be attached to the entry tag
• Fine crochet fibre = #30 & greater
• Coarse fibre = less than #30

Prize Money for Class 260 – 261: 1st – $10 2nd – $8 3rd – $5;

Prize Money for Class 262 – 273: 1st – $5 2nd – $4 3rd – $3

Class:
260. Tablecloth a) fine crochet b) coarse crochet
261. Afghan a) square b) strips c) baby approximate 36” x 48”
262. Hat a) infant b) child c) adult
263. Mitts a) infant b) child c) adult
264. Placemats, set of 2 made from yarn or crochet cotton
265. 2 Piece Set a) infant or child – jacket & hat b) adult – hat & scarf
266. Slippers a) child b) adult
267. Doll Clothes a) on doll b) not on doll
268. Pullover a) child, b) adult
269. Baby Blanket
270. Bedspread
271. Pot Holders, set of 2
272. Hot Mitts, set of 2
273. Any item crocheted

Specials:
Best in Classes 260 to 273 –

 

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Handloom Weaving
Section HW
Contact: Susan Genereaux
Judge: Jayne Thomas

Prize Money: 1st – $5.00; 2nd – $4.00; 3rd – $3.00

Class:
330. Scarf
331. Shawl
332. Sweater
333. Jacket
334. Purse or Handbag
a) House Article
b) Christmas
c) Any other article

Specials:
Best in Class

 

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Hand Spinning
Section HP
Contact: Susan Genereaux
Judge: Jayne Thomas

Prize Money: 1st – $5.00; 2nd – $4.00; 3rd – $3.00

Class:
337. Vest
338. Pair of socks
339. Accessories a) hat b) scarf c) mittens d) other
340. Skein of Yarn, minimum 30 yards a) wool b) other
c) mimimum 50% wool
341. Item for the Home
342. Wearables a) sweater b) vest c) child’s item
343. An item demonstrating a) Christmas b) Any other item
344. a) Handspun, b) Minimum 50%
Handspun & Commercial Yarn

Specials:
Best Overall in Section –

 

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70 Plus
Section 7P
Contact: Susan Genereaux
Judge: Jayne Thomas

• This class is open to all seniors over 70 years of age.
• Age must be shown on top left corner of entry tag.

Prize Money: 1st – $5.00; 2nd – $4.00; 3rd – $3.00

Class:
346. Penmanship – Write Song, O Canada mounted on construction paper
347. Crafted Article
348. Crochet Article
349. Quilted Article
350. Sewn Article
351. Knitted Article

Special: Best in Classes

 

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Felting
Section HF
Contact: Susan Genereaux
Judge: Jayne Thomas

Prize Money: 1st – $5.00; 2nd – $4.00; 3rd – $3.00

Class:
360. Wet Felted Item a) Clothing b) decoration
361. Needle Felted Item
362. Knitted Felted Item a) clothing b) decoration

Special: Best in Section HF

 

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Hand Knitting
Section HK  

Contact: Susan Genereaux
Judge: Jayne Thomas

Definition of knitting classifications:
Fair Isle: colours carried on wrong side
Intarsia: blocks of colours: geometric design – combination of diamonds, cables
& robe twists, usually on reverse stocking stitch
Picture Knits: animals, flowers etc using intarsia method
Fisherman Knit: traditional
Stitch Design: lace, cables, slipstitches or any other combination
A 10 inch sample of fibre must be attached to entry tag

Prize Money: 290 to 318: 1st – $5 2nd – $4 3rd – $3

Class:
290. Toque/Hat a) infant b) child’s c) lady’s d) men’s
291. Mitts a) infant b) child’s c) lady’s d) men’s
292. Gloves a) child b) adult
293. Earmuffs or Ski Bands a) child b) ladies c) men
294. 2 Pieces a) infant accessory b) child’s c) lady’s d) men’s
295. Slippers a) child b) lady’s c) men’s
296. Bed Socks a) lady’s b) men’s
297. Socks a) infant b) child’s c) lady’s d) men’s
298. Carriage Cover
299 Infant’s Sweater a) pullover b) cardigan
300. Dress a) infant b) child
301. 1 Piece Romper a) infant b) child
302. Vest a) child’s b) lady’s c) men’s
303. Stitch Design Pullover Simple Design (i.e. patterned cufs, collar etc) a) child’s b) lady’s c) men’s
304. Stitch Design Pullover Complex Design (all-over stitch work i.e. Fisherman Knit) a) child’s b) lady’s c) men’s
305. Stitch Design Cardigan Simple (i.e. patterned cuffs, collar, etc) a) child’s b) lady’s c) men’s
306. Stitch Design Cardigan Complex Design a) child’s b) lady’s c) men’s
307. Bulky Jacket Sweater a) child b) ladies c) men
308. Fair Isle Pullover a) child b) ladies c) men
309. Fair Isle Cardigan a) child b) ladies
310. Picture Knits/Colour Design Pullover a) child’s b) lady’s c) men’s
311. Picture Knits/Colour Design Cardigan a) child’s b) lady’s c) men’s
312. Shaker Knit Sweater a) child’s b) lady’s c) men’s
313. Any other swerater i.e. no stitch pattern or made with novelty yarn
314. Any other article of knitted clothing a) infant b) child’s c) lady’s d) men’s
315. Other knitted item not clothing a) usefull i.e. carry-all, backpack
b) decorative i.e. pillow, ornaments, etc c) toys/dolls
316. Afghans a) baby afghan b) other afghan
317. Bedspread
318. Scarves a) Simple b) Fancy Stitch Design – cables, slip-stitches, traditional Fisherman knit, combination of
stitches
Picture knits/Colour Design – animals, flowers, stiping, blocks of colour

Special:
Best in Classes 290 to 300 –
Best in Classes 301-318
Best in Section HK –

 

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Quilts
Section HQ

Contact: Sue Harrington 613-393-2442
Judge: Eileen Waite

• Quilts in classes 402 to 409 may be made and quilted by an individual or group.
• There is no restriction on the size of quilts in Classes 402 to 409 unless specified. When a size is listed as “approximate”, a measurement 3” more or 3” less than the measurement specified will be accepted for competition
• Quilts tops entered in class 410 must be hand pieced or appliqued by one individual
• Judging: workmanship – 45% appearance – 15% design – colour & material, 40%
• Please indicate name of quilt pattern on entry tag (eg: Log Cabin)
• Quilt sizes: Single approximately 60” x 90”
Double approximately 80” x 96”
Queen approximately 90” x 108”
• Open to youth age must be listed on entry tag to be judged

Prize Money:
Classes 400 to 410 1st – $10.00 2nd – $8.00 3rd – $5.00
Classes 411 to 414 1st – $5.00 2nd – $4.00 3rd – $3.00

400. Quilt – minimum size solely made and machine quilted (not a long arm machine) by an individual.
See OAAS rule #5.
401. Quilt – minimum size 72” x 90” solely made and hand quilted by an individual. See OAAS rules
402. Quilt – from a kit, quilted by hand, may include appliqué, embroidery, cross stitch, etc.
403. Quilt – pieced and hand quilted
404. Quilt – appliquéd and hand quilted
405. Quilt – pieced and machine quilted by any machine method
406. Quilt – appliquéd and machine quilted by any machine method
407. Quilt – crib size a) printed panel b) pieced c) appliquéd
408. Quilt – youth, approximate size 45” x 72”
409. Quilt – quilter’s choice, no restriction on textile, technique or size
410. Quilt Top – Hand or machine pieced by one person, minimum size 76” x 92”

Class: Miscellaneous Quilt Items
• Prequilted material not accepted for competition
411. A Quilt Block no larger than 16” square, not mounted a) hand sewn b) machine sewn c) paper pieced
d) appliquéd
412. Any other item that includes quilting, piecing or appliqué, techniques may be used in combination
413. New Exhibitor – first project
414. Quilted set of 4 placemats
415. Qulted Table Runner
416. Quilted Wall hanging any size
417. Baby Blanket size 36”x36” a) hand quilted b) machine quilted

Best in Class 400 –
Best in Class 401 –
Best in Classes 402 to 404 –
Best in Classes 405 to 406 –
Best in Classes 407 to 409 –
Best in Classes 411 to 417 –
Best in Section HQ –
Best in Youth –

 

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