Section H Needlecraft and Fibre Arts

SECTION H

NEEDLECRAFT & FIBRE ART

Convener:      Janet Blakeley, 629-3445 Articles must be handknitted unless otherwise stated.  All quilts larger than 36” x 48” must have a minimum 4” deep sleeve across the back for hanging.  All bed-sized quilts, must be pre-registered.*

CLASS SEWING DIVISION

  1. Child’s garment, size 2 to12
  2. Adult garment
  3. Functional item (e.g. cushion, table runner, etc.)
  4. deleted
  5. Any other sewn item

QUILTING DIVISION*

  1. Quilt, machine quilted by individual
  2. Quilt, hand quilted by individual
  3. Quilt, sewn by individual, commercially quilted
  4. Baby or lap quilt, any size
  5. First quilt, any size
  6. Quilt, combined techniques (i.e. crazy quilting,    embroidery, embellishment, etc.)
  7. Quilted functional item

EMBROIDERY DIVISION

  1. Canvas work, needlepoint, grospoint, hardanger or other counted threadwork
  2. Multi-coloured and one colour embroidery
  3. Machine embroidery, any article
  4. deleted

KNITTING DIVISION

  1. Child’s garment, size 2 to 12
  2. Adult cardigan or pullover, plain
  3. Adult cardigan or pullover, fancy
  4. Baby garment, cardigan or pullover
  5. Pair of socks or gloves
  6. Knitted fulled item
  7. Any other hand knitted article
  CROCHET DIVISION
  1. Child’s garment, size 2 to 12
  2. Crocheted article in wool or synthetic
  3. Cotton article
  4. Any other crocheted item

FELTING DIVISION

  1. Hand-felted functional object
  2. Hand-felted decorative article

    BEAD WORK DIVISION

  3. deleted
  4. Bead work, using sewing techniques

TOYS & ORNAMENTS DIVISION

  1. Child’s toy
  2. Collectible doll or ornament
  3. Teddy bear

SPINNING & WEAVING DIVISION

  1. Spinning: 2 or more plies, any fibre.
  2. Spinning: singles, any fibre.
  3. Spinning: article handspun and made by entrant.
  4. Weaving: table linens or towels.
  5. Weaving: wearables, e.g.. scarf, clothing.  Item must be woven and constructed by entrant.
  6. Weaving: any other woven article.

WEARABLE ART DIVISION

  1. Item of Wearable Art

MISCELLANEOUS DIVISION

  1. Rug making, A.V.
  2. Any other needle or textile art not listed
  3. Work in Progress - any unfinished needlework or fibreart project with an explanation as to why it is not finished! This article will be judged on the quality of the work and the originality of the excuses.  Please note that the articles, name of creator and stories will all be displayed.
  4. New! Make your own pattern and then knit it.
  5. New! Make your own pattern and then crochet it.
  6. New! First completed project in knitting or crocheting.

Judging Standards

For specific technique standards see the BC Fairs Judging Standards Manual.  In general, the criteria for judging textiles are as follows:
  1. General appearance .......................... 25%
  2. Material ............................................ 15%
  3. Quality of work ............................. 60%
Pender Post Trophy For most points in Section H   Fibre Guild Trophy For most points in Classes 35 to 40   Pender Island Pharmacy Trophy For most points in Quilting Classes 6 to 12