Homecrafts & Quilts

Directors: Janice Walsh 519-848-2022, Karen E. McDougall & Melanie McDougall

 

Arthur Fall Fairs Rules and Regulations:
1. All domestic goods (sewing & crafts) must be work of the exhibitors. Except for sections that state otherwise
2. Judges are authorized to disqualify soiled, worn or inappropriate items.
3. Each exhibitor may have only one entry per section.
4. All work may be shown for no more than 2 years.
5. In cases of no competition, the prize will be withheld unless the exhibit is worthy of a prize.

6. Entries must be ticketed and placed by 11:30am. Fri. Sept. 6th, 2019. THIS RULE WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED.
7. Safety pins, no straight pins for attaching samples or tickets to an article.
8. All yarn items to have sample of main colour attached. Yarn samples are required as part of your entry and should be securely fastened with a safety pin or entry will not be accepted.

9. All quilted items to have samples of fabric used securely fastened with a safety pin or entry will not be accepted.
10. New exhibitors, mark your entry tag N.E (NEW EXHIBITOR) next to your name.

11. Labels on projects need to be covered.

12. No computerized machine quilted entries accepted unless quilting is not to be judged.

 

OAAS Annual Hand Quilted Championship Quilt & Machine Quilted Championship Quilt

Eligibility, Rules and Regulations

 

1.) Entries must be solely quilted by the exhibitor, this is for both Machine & Hand Quilts

 

2.) Entry quilts must be a minimum of 324” measured on the perimeter (smaller quilts will not be eligible to proceed to the next level of competition) Note: the quilt can be square, rectangular etc. and Machine Quilts must have visible machine quilting.

 

3.) Arthur Fair is entitled to send only the Grand Champion Quilt from each type of Quilt section (Machine & Hand), (min. 324” measured on the perimeter) judged the best of show of all Hand and Machine quilted quilts to the District Competition; OR If any entry wins GRAND CHAMPION or BEST of ALL ELIGIBLE QUILTS at more than one Fair, the other Fairs at which this quilt was entered and won, should enter their RESERVE CHAMPION or SECOND BEST OF SHOW OF ALL CLASSES quilt in the District Competition

For Complete OAAS Rules & Regulations see www.arthurfallfair.com and click on the Homecraft section.

 

Hall will be locked on Sunday at 4:00 p.m. It will be opened again at 4:30 for pick-up of your exhibits – no one allowed to get items till this time

 

Judges Criteria for Quilts

General Appearance – 25 points; Colour/Materials – 20 points; Workmanship Quilting – 30 points; Borders – 10 points; Binding/Picots – 10 points; Batting& Lining – 5 points

Quilts

Prizes

Sections: 1-11: $8.00, $7.00, $6.00

Sections: 12-14: $7.00, $6.00, $5.00

Sections: 15-18: $6.00, $5.00, $4.00

Sections: 19,20: $5.00, $4.00, $3.00

Sections 1-4
The first and second prize winners will be judged again, and a Grand Champion Hand Quilted Quilt and Reserve Champion Quilt will be chosen. The Grand Champion Quilt must go to the District Annual or forfeit prize and rosette. Quilts must be at least 324″ perimeter, include pattern name and creator.

 

1. Quilt, hand appliquéd – hand quilted

2. Quilt, pieced – hand quilted

3. Quilt, reversible, two solid colours (whole cloth), quilting to count – hand quilted

4. Quilt, sampler design, pieced or appliquéd, every block different pattern – hand quilted
5. Quilt, machine quilted, perimeter measurement to be 324″ or more. All work to be done by exhibitor. (See Rules & Regulations for OAAS Machine quilt competition above)

6. Quilt as you go Quilt. (Machine quilted) 324” perimeter or larger.
7. A Pieced Quilt, 324” perimeter or larger. Top and binding must be done by Exhibitor and can be quilted by another party, include Name of Quilter. Top and binding to be judged.
8. An embroidered or appliqued quilt 324” perimeter or larger. Top and binding to be done by exhibitors and can be quilted by another party, include name of quilter. Top & Binding to be judged.
9. Quilt, tied, or biscuit, larger than a child’s quilt.
10. Quilt, youth, under 324″perimeter, suitable for a single bed, hand quilted.
11. Quilt, youth, under 324″perimeter, suitable for a single bed, machine quilted. Top and Binding must be done by exhibitor and can be quilted by another party. Include name of Quilter. Top and Binding only to be judged.
12. A quilt, at least double bed size, made from blocks from an online quilt along project. Top and Binding must be done by exhibitor and can be quilted by another party. Include name of Quilter. Top and Binding only to be judged.
13. Quilt top, appliquéd, not quilted.
14. Quilt top, pieced, not quilted.

15. Novelty Quilt can include embellishments; any size – could be 2 party – Top and Binding to be judged.
16. Child's quilt, approximately 45″x54″ appliquéd or pieced, hand quilted.

17. Child's quilt, approximately 45″x54″ appliquéd or pieced, machine quilted. All work by the exhibitor.
18. Pre-printed panel/top, hand or machine quilted. All work by exhibitor.

19. Bed Runner. All work by exhibitor.
20. Quilt blocks, three different, mounted and named

Arthur Agricultural Society Special

Grand Champion Hand Quilted Special - $50.00

 

Four Corners Quilt Guild Special

Reserve Champion Hand Quilted Special – $25.00

 

Arthur Agricultural Special

Grand Champion Machine Quilt Special - $50.00

 

Four Corners Quilt Guild Special

Reserve Champion Machine Quilt Special – $25.00

 

Quilt Class Special - Sponsored by Peggy Nagle, Elora Ontario.

Prize: An Edge to Edge Quilting design up to Queen Size.

To a New Exhibitor with the most points in sections 1-20

 

In Memory of Joyce Schnurr – Sponsored by Joyce Eckersley & Janice Walsh

“Joyce is our Star”

A 12 ½ inch Quilt block pattern – Must be a Star Pattern

Use shades and tints of blue. Extra points for sparkle.

Blocks to be retained and donated to Victoria Quilts

Prize: 1st: $10.00; 2nd: $6.00; 3rd: $4.00

 

Grand Quilt Guild Special

A Quilted Bargello Pieced Wall Hanging

Exhibit ready to hang with perimeter of 220 inches or less

Prizes: 1st: $20.00; 2nd: $15.00; 3rd: $10.00
 

Quilt Block Challenge Special

Committee: Evelyne Near (519-848-6067) Karen McDougall, Mary Townsend, Janice Walsh & Kay Giles

Prizes: 1st– $20.00; 2nd– $15.00; 3rd– $10.00

Block Kits Available by contacting the committee members above

 

Living Room or Den

Prizes: $5.00; $4.00; $3.00
21. Cushion, your choice, other than yarn

22. Cushion, yarn design

23. Afghan, knit

24. Afghan, crochet

25. Memory Quilt any size machine or hand quilted. Include a statement as to why it is a memory quilt.

26. Scrap quilt throw, machine or hand quilted or tied, perimeter less than 220”

27. Scatter rug, any method

28. Wall hanging, hand quilted, ready to hang

29. Wall hanging, appliquéd, machine quilted, ready to hang
30. Wall hanging, pieced, machine quilted, ready to hang

31. Miniature quilt, not more than 16″x16″

32. Crochet doily, 12″ or less, mounted, must be able to see back

Len’s Mill Store Special

Exhibitor with most points in sections 21-32 wins a $10.00 Gift Card

 

 

Dining Room

Prizes: $5.00; $4.00; $3.00

33. Tablecloth, crochet for dining table

34. Two placemats using black and white fabrics

35. Crochet, centerpiece, suitable for dining table, not less than 16″, mounted, must be able to see back

36. Pieced table runner

37. Table Runner using a Specialty Ruler

38. Table topper, pieced, machine quilted or hand quilted

Len’s Mill Store Special

New Exhibitor with the most points in sections 33-38 wins a $10.00 gift card.

Kitchen

Prizes: $5.00; $4.00; $3.00
39. Hand towel for stove

40. Pair of oven mitts

41. Handmade shopping bag

42. Apron suitable for barbequer

43. Tea cozy, shown on a tea pot.

 

Acme United Special

1st place winner in Section 42 wins a prize

 

H.A Kidd Special

Exhibitor with most points in sections 39-43, receives a prize

 

Miscellaneous

Prizes: $5.00; $4.00; $3.00

 

44. A handmade travel bag at least 16” in one direction
45. A Quilting UFO (unfinished project) Attach a story of why it got left behind etc.
46. “As Seen on Pinterest” – A Quilted/or Pieced idea you got from Pinterest. Include a Print out of the Pinterest idea.

 

Fabricland Special

Exhibitor who has the most points for the entire Homecrafts Section

(Excluding the Quilt Block Challenge and Joyce Schnurr Special)

Prize - $25.00 gift card