2017

DEPARTMENT M

TEXTILES

 

Premiums Offered

$4,628.00

Ashley Stralow, Superintendent

Phone 815/772-4501

 

All entries must be in writing.

  Entries close the Saturday before the fair at Noon.  Fasten tags on entries with safety pins.  Any unused entry tags should be turned in to this department on Monday before judging.  If your name is on your quilt, sew a cover over it.  All exhibits must be in place by 4:00 PM on the Monday before the fair.  Persons exhibiting must secure a Membership Ticket for $20.00.

  All articles must have been made within the past two years.  Entries limited to one per class.

  An article will be disqualified if entered in the wrong class.

  An article having won any prize in previous years is not to be entered again.

Exhibitors articles will be released 4:00-6:00 PM Saturday, the last day of the fair.  Building will close 6:00 PM Saturday.  All articles must be picked up by 6:00 PM.

Superintendent is not responsible after 6:00 PM on Saturday for articles left in building.

  A trophy donated by Economy Trophy Co., Rock Falls, IL will be awarded to the premiere exhibitor to honor Mrs. Donald Robertson and Mrs. Lyle Johnson who served many years as superintendents of this department.  The Premier Exhibitor trophy can only be won 2 consecutive years.

  A $25.00 gift certificate from Keep You Sewing, Clinton, Iowa, will be donated to the winner of the Judges Choice Quilt Contest (classes 1820 thru 1827). 

  A plaque for Best of Show Afghan in the open classes will be donated by Selmi’s, Rock Falls, IL

  A $25.00 gift certificate from The Frame Shoppe, Sterling, IL for the winners of classes 1910-Small Pictures-Christmas/Other Holiday, and 1911-Large Picture-Christmas/Other Holiday.  A $50.00 gift certificate for class 1922-Large Picture-Christmas and 1923-Large picture-Any Other Holiday.

  A $25.00 gift certificate from Stitch & Stuff, Clinton, IA for the winners of Classes 1902-Small Picture-Sampler, 1914-Large Picture-Sampler, and 1928-Christmas Articles-Counted Cross Stitch Stocking.

  All embroidery and knit work must be handwork, no commercial embroidery or knit articles will be accepted, unless otherwise noted.

Any article not meeting these requirements will be disqualified from being judged.

  Judging will take place the Monday before the fair after 5:00 PM.

Section 1

Afghans

Premiums: 1st-$14.00, 2nd-12.00, 3rd-$10.00

1801-Crochet Granny

1802-Crochet Ripple

1803-Crochet Shell Stitch

1804-Crochet 2 Or More Stitches

1805-Any Other Crocheted Afghan

1806-Any Knit Afghan

1807-Miscellaneous (mile a minute, Daisy Loom, Broomstick, etc.)

 

Section 2

Infants Afghans

Premiums: 1st-$10.00. 2nd-$8.00, 3rd-$7.00

1811-Crochet Granny

1812-Crochet Ripple

1813-Crochet Shell Stitch

1814-Crochet Any Other

1815-Knit

1816-Any Other Infants Afghan

 

Section 3

Bed Quilts

Premiums: 1st $26.00, 2nd-$21.00, 3rd-$19.00

  Minimum size must be 60” x 85”.

1820-Machine Pieced, using up to 10 different fabrics

1821-Machine Pieced, using over 11different fabrics

1822-Fused Applique

1823-Machine Applique

1824-Mixed Technique

1825-Hand Quilted (must be quilted by exhibitor)

1826-Machine Quilted (must be quilted by exhibitor)

1827-Tied Comforter (must be tied by exhibitor)

 

Section 4

Small/Lap Quilt

 Square or rectangle, with longest side less than 85”.

Premiums: 1st-$15.00, 2nd-$12.00, 3rd-$10.00

1831-Machine Embroidered

1832-Fused Applique

1833-Embroidery Or Cross Stitch

1834-Pieced

1835-Recycled Quilt, using jeans, ties, t’shirts, etc.

1836-Machine Quilted, must be quilted by exhibitor

1837-Tied Comforter, must be tied by exhibitor

 

Section 5

Infant Quilt

Premiums: 1st-$15.00, 2nd-$12.00, 3rd-$10.00

1838-Red or Blue Work

1839-Machine Applique

1840-Embroidery Or Cross Stitch

1841-Pieced

1842-Quilt Made with Quilted Panel

1843-Machine Quilted, must be quilted by exhibitor

1844-Tied Comforter, must be tied by exhibitor

 

Section 6

Wall Hanging

  Premiums: 1st-$10.00, 2nd-$8.00, 3rd-$6.00

Must have opening on back to hang.

Longest side must be under 36”

1845-Hand Applique

1846-Pieced

1847-Wall Hanging Made with Printed Panel

1848-Machine Quilted, must be quilted by exhibitor  

  Shortest side must be over 12”, however, item must be less than 39”x75”.

1849-Fused Applique

1850-Wall Hanging made with Felted Wool

1851-Machine Embroidered

 

 

Section 7

Quilted Items

Premiums: 1st-$6.00, 2nd-$5.00, 3rd-$4.00

1853-Bag, Purse, Tote, Etc.

1854-Miscellaneous

1855-Table Runner

 

Section 8

Fleece

Premiums: 1st-$5.00, 2nd-$4.00, 3rd-$3.00

1858-Pillow small, to 13”

1859-Pillow large over 13”

1860-Clothing

1861-Blanket small to 36”

1862-Blanket large over 36”

1863-Scarf

1864-Miscelleanous

 

Section 9

Small Pillows under 13” on longest side

Premiums: 1st-$6.00, 2nd- $5.00, 3rd- $4.00

1868-Embroidered

1869-Patchwork/Pieced

1870-Crochet

1871-Counted Cross Stitch

1872-Any Other

 

Large Pillows over 13” on shortest  side

Premiums: 1st $9.00, 2nd-$7.00, 3rd-$5.00

1873-Embroidered

1874-Patchwork/Pieced

1875-Crochet

1876-Counted Cross Stitch

1877-Any Other

 

Section 10

Pillow Slips

  Pillow slips must be pairs; all articles must be fresh, clean, in good condition, not showing sign of laundering, or wear, worthy of being judged and must be the work of the exhibitor.

Premiums: 1st-$4.00, 2nd-$3.00, 3rd-$2.00

1880-Hand Embroidered

1881-Machine Embroidered

1882-Cross Stitch

1883-Any Other

 

Section 11

Guest Towels

Premiums: 1st-$5.00, 2nd-$4.00, 3rd-$3.00

1885-Fused Applique

1886-Machine Embroidered

1887-Any Other

 

Section 12

Small Doily

Premiums: 1st-$7.00, 2nd-$5.00, 3rd-$3.00

1890-Crochet (under 6”)

1891-Crochet (6” to 13”)

 

Large Doily

Premiums: 1st-$10.00, 2nd-$8.00, 3rd-$6.00

1892-Crochet (13” or larger)

1893-Crochet Dresser Scarf Or Table Runner

1894-Any Other

 

Section 13

Linens

Premiums: 1st-$6.00, 2nd-$5.00, 3rd-$4.00

1896-Place Mats (2) Any Method

1897-Dresser Scarf or Table Runner Hand Embroidered

1898-Dresser Scarf, Table Runner Machine Embroidered

1899-Tablecloth, any method

1900-Miscelleaneous

 

Section 14

Pictures

  A sampler could be letters and numbers or a variety of decorative stitches.

  A portrait is a pose.

  A figure shows movement.

Note: Stitchery judged on quality of needlework, neatness and appearance.

  To determine the appropriate class for pictures-Measure and add together the length and width through the middle of the stitched area.  Size does not include mat and frame.  Example:

4”+12”=16”-small

5”+14”=19”-large

 

Small Picture-18” & Under

Premiums: 1s-t$15.00, 2nd-$13.00, 3rd-$11.00

1901-Miscellaneous

1902-Sampler

1903-Special Occasion

1904-Quotation/Whimsical

1905-Bird or Animal

1906-Figure or Portrait

1907-Farm Scene

1908-Flower/Still Life

1909-Juvenile

1910-Christmas

1911-Any Other Holiday

1912-Patriotic

 

Large Picture-Over 18”

Premiums: 1st$20.00, 2nd-$17.00, 3rd-$15.00

1913-Miscellaneous

1914-Sampler

1915-Special Occasion

1916-Quotation/Whimsical

1917-Bird or Animal

1918-Figure/Portrait

1919-Farm Scene

1920-Flower/Still Life

1921-Juvenile

1922-Christmas

1923-Any Other Holiday

1924-Patriotic

 

Section 15

Christmas Articles

Premiums: 1st-$5.00, 2nd-$4.00, 3rd-$3.00

1928-Counted Cross Stitch Stocking

1929-Stocking Other Than Listed Elsewhere

1930-Textile Ornament

1931-Crochet Ornament

1932-Christmas Clothing Article

1933-Doll Or Animal

1934-Counted Cross Stitch Christmas Article

1935-Tree Skirt

 

Section 16

Handmade Doll & Animal

Premiums: 1st-$5.00, 2nd-$4.00, 3rd-$3.00

1938-Cloth Doll

1939-Crochet Animal, (no plastic)

1940-Crochet Doll (no plastic)

1941-Miscellaneous Doll Or Animal

1942-Stuffed Toy Or Animal

1943-Needle Felted Animal

1944-Bear

1945-Doll (crocheted/knitted clothes)

 

Section 17

Kitchen Articles

Premiums: 1st-$4.00, 2nd-$3.00, 3rd-$2.00

1950-Crochet Potholders (pair)

1951-Any Other Potholders (pair)

1952-Refrigerator/Appliance Towel

1953-Any Other Kitchen Article

1954-Coasters (4)

1955-Kitchen Towel, any method

1956-Days Of The Week Towels, set of 7

1957-Casserole Carrier, any method

 

 

Section 18

Miscellaneous Knit or Crochet

Premiums: 1st-$6.00, 2nd-$5.00, 3rd-$4.00

1960-Knitted or Crocheted Toy

1961-Infant's Knit or Crochet Sweater Set

1962-Child's Knit Or Crochet Sweater

1963-Scarf, Knit

1964-Scarf, Crochet

1965-Adult's Knit Sweater

1966-Miscellaneous Knit or Crochet Accessory

1967-Clothing-Other

1968-Miscellaneous Felted item

1969-Crocheted Jewelry

         

Section 19

Clothing

Premiums: 1st-$10.00. 2nd-$8.00, 3rd-$6.00

1970-Shell, Vest Or Jacket (Any  Method)

1971-Hand Decorated Sweat Or T-Shirt

1972-Machine Embroidered Sweat Or T-Shirt

1973-Recycled T’Shirt

1974-Adult Or Child Shirt Or Blouse

1975-Scarf, made with ribbon, yarn, t’shirt, etc.

1976-Adult Or Child's Dress

1977-Apron

1978-Any Other

 

Section 20

Miscellaneous Items

Premiums: 1st-$4.00, 2nd-$3.00, 3rd-$2.00

1980-Misc. Pin Cushion

1981-Purse

1982-Tote Bag

1983-Doll Clothes (3 outfits)

1984-Machine Embroidered Article, not listed elsewhere

1985-Closet Accessories, hanger cover, laundry bag, shoe bag, etc.

1986-Baby Bibs, any method

1987-Holiday Article, (other than Christmas)

1988-Any Other Hand Embroidered Article, not listed elsewhere

1989-Misc. Plastic Canvas

1990-Memo Board

1991-Mug Cozy and Mug Rug

1992-Chair Cushion

1993-Hair Accessory, Band, Bows, Etc.

 

Section 21

Rugs

Premiums: 1st-$4.00, 2nd-$3.00, 3rd-$2.00

1980-Any Method

 

Section 22

Hand Woven Baskets

Premiums: 1st-$12.00, 2nd-$10.00, 3rd-$8.00

1995-Flat Reed, primarily woven with flat reed. 

1996-Round Reed, primarily round reed

1997-Ribbed, with a ribbed construction.

1998-Artistic Design-a non- traditional design woven with any component (including fabric).  An original design.

         Must be made by the exhibitor.

1999-Miscellaneous-Design or material that does not belong in any other category – includes Nantucket, or woven

         jewelry, etc.

2000-Miniature Under 3”-woven with any component

2001-Any Holiday

         

Section 23

Family Heirlooms

Premiums: 1st-$15.00, 2nd-$12.00, 3rd-$10.00

  Include a brief description.

2003-Quilt (year made, if known, clean and in good condition)

2004-Knit Or Crochet Tablecloth Or Bedspread (year made, if known, and in good condition)

2005-Textile Heirloom, any other (year made, if known, and in good condition)

2006-Adult Clothing Heirloom (age clean and in good condition)

2007-Child’s Clothing Heirloom (age, clean and in good condition)

2008-Sixties Clothing-Flower Power, must be vintage from the sixties

 

Section 24

Heritage Arts

Premiums: 1st-$12.00, 2Nd-$10.00, 3rd-$8.00

2010-Tatting

2011-Hardanger

2012-Hand Woven Item

2013-Hand Spun Yarn

2014-Any Other Heritage Textile Art

 

 

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT PM

JUNIOR TEXTILES

 

Premiums Offered

$1,074.00

Pat Pell, Superintendent

Phone 815/772-4501

 

All entries must be in writing.

  Entries close on the Saturday before the fair at Noon.  All entries must be in place on the Monday before the fair at 4:00 PM.

  Open to boys and girls who are between 8 and 18 years of age as of September 1, 2016.

    All articles must have been made within the past two years.  Entries limited to one per class.

  An article will be disqualified if entered in the wrong class.

  An article having won any prize in previous years is not to be entered again.

  Exhibitors must secure a Membership Ticket for $20.00.  Exhibitors 11 years and under may enter by purchasing a Children’s Weekly Pass for $5.00.

  A trophy donated by Economy Trophy Co., Rock Falls, will be awarded to Premier exhibitor.

 

Division I

Age group through 14 years

 

Section 1

Baskets

  Premiums-1st-$7.00, 2nd-$5.00, 3rd-$3.00

Note: Under 8” basket including handle must fit into 8” square box.  Flat reed basket must be primarily made with flat reed.

2600-Miscelleanous

 

 

Section 2

Linens

Premiums: 1st-$5.00, 2nd-$4.00, 3rd-$3.00

2605-Potholders (2)

2606-Place Mats (2)

2607-Any Other

 

 

 

Section 3

Pictures

NOTE: See description in Open Class for determining measurement for small and large.

 

Premiums: 1st-$8.00, 2nd-$6.00, 3rd-$4.00

2611-Small-Any

2612-Large-Any

 

Section 4

Handmade Doll and Animal

Premiums: 1st-$5.00, 2nd-$4.00, 3rd-$3.00

2615-Cloth (1)

2616-Stuffed Animal (1)

2617-Any Other Doll (1)

 

Section 5

Clothing

Premiums: 1st-$9.00, 2nd-$7.00, 3rd-$5.00

2621-Shorts, Pants Or Skirt

2622-Night Clothes

2623-Dress Or Jumper

2624-Miscellaneous

2625-Apron

 

Section 6

Pillows

Premiums: 1st-$4.00, 2nd-$3.00, 3rd-$2.00

2627-Patchwork/Pieced

2628-Counted Cross Stitch

2629-Any Other

 

Section 7

Miscellaneous

Premiums: 1st-$6.00, 2nd-$4.00, 3rd-$2.00

2630-Any Fleece Article

2631-Refrigerator Magnet, part textile

2632-Item Made With Duct Tape, under 12”

2633-Item Made With Duct Tape, over 12”

2634-Electronic Device Cover

2635-Hair Bows Or Barrettes

2636-Textile Christmas Ornament

2637-Recycled Item, under 12” (add note to tell its original use)

2638-Recycled Item, over 12” (add note to tell its original use)

2639-Hand Decorated Store Bought Item

2640-Tote Bag/Purse

2641-Tie Dyed T-Shirt, 2 colors or less

2642-Tie Dyed T-Shirt, 3 colors or more

2643- Memo Board

2644-Decorated T-Shirt Or Sweat Shirt

2645-Scarf, any method

2646-Plastic Canvas Item

2647-Jewelry, Part Textile (limit 6 items)

2648-Rug, any method

2649-Any Other Wall Hanging  Must have opening on back to hang.

2650-Patriotic Item

2651-Any Knit Article

2652-Any Crochet Article

 

 

Division II

Ages 15-18

 

Section 12

Linens

Premiums: 1st-$5.00, 2nd-$4.00, 3rd-$3.00

2653-Potholders (2)

2654-Place Mats (2)

2655-Any Other

 

Section 13

Pictures

NOTE: See description in Open Class for determining measurement for small and large.

 

Premiums: 1st-$8.00, 2nd-$6.00, 3rd-$4.00

2656-Small-Any

2657-Large-Any

 

Section 14

Handmade Doll & Animal

Premiums: 1st-$5.00, 2nd-$4.00, 3rd-$3.00

2661-Cloth (1)

2662-Stuffed Animal (1)

2663-Any Other Doll (1)

 

Section 15

Clothing

Premiums: 1st-$9.00, 2nd-$7.00, 3rd-$5.00

2665-Apron

2666-Shorts,Pants Or Skirt

2667-Night Clothes

2668-Dress Or Jumper

2669-Miscellaneous

 

Section 16

Pillows

Premiums: 1st-$4.00, 2nd-$3.00, 3rd-$2.00

2672-Patchwork/Pieced

2673-Counted Cross Stitch

2674-Any Other

 

Section 17

Miscellaneous

Premiums: 1st-$6.00, 2nd-$4.00, 3rd-$2.00

2675-Any Fleece Article

2676-Refrigerator Magnets, part textile

2677-Textile Christmas Ornament

2678-Recycled Item, under 12” (add note to tell its original use)

2679-Recycled Item, over 12” (add note to tell its original use)

2680-Hand Decorated Store Bought item

2681-Tote Bag or Purse

2682-Jewelry, part textile, (limit 6 items)

2683-Tie Dyed T-Shirt 2 colors or less

2684-Tie Dyed T-Shirt 3 colors or more

2685- Decorated T-Shirt Or Sweat Shirt

2686-Memo Board

2687-Any Rug

2688-Any Other Wall Hanging- must have opening on back to hang

2689-Patriotic item

2690-Any Knit/Crochet Article

2691-Electronic Device Cover

2692-Item Made with Duct Tape under 12”

2693-Item Made with Duct Tape over 12”

2694-Scarf, any method

 

Section 18

Baskets

  See description under Division I.

Premiums: 1st-$7.00, 2nd- $5.00, 3rd-$3.00

2695-Miscellaneous

 

Division III

All Ages

Section 19

Quilts

Premiums: 1st-$24.00, 2nd-$19.00, 3rd-$17.00

2700-Quilts-Any style, must be 52” x 52” or larger, square or rectangle with shortest side 52”

 

Premiums: 1st-$15.00, 2nd-$12.00, 3rd-$9.00

2701-Fleece Blanket