Department I: Needle & Fancy Work

Homemade stockings exhibit - Lancaster Fair NH

Please Note: All Departments must be in place by Monday, August 28th at 8:00pm for Judging on Tuesday, August 29th.

Articles for Entries will be accepted Sunday, August 27th from 12 Noon-6:00pm and Monday, August 28th from 9am-8:00pm. All Judging will take place on Tuesday before the Fair opens on Thursday at 9:00 am.

One Exhibitor per entry per lot unless otherwise specified.

All Entry Forms Close on August 23rd.

Entries must remain in place until 5:00 pm on Monday, Sept. 4th. and must be removed by Tuesday, Sept.5th. by 3:00 pm. The Fair is not responsible for items left after 3:00 pm on Sept. 5th

SPECIAL AWARDS

Receive 2 FREE 1 day passes for this years Lancaster Fair, when you exhibit items in the Arts and Crafts hall, and acquire 75 or more points.

Points are awarded in the following manner:
Blue Ribbon (first place) 10 points
Red Ribbon (second place) 7 points
Yellow Ribbon (third place) 5 points
Honorable Mention 3 points
Judge’s Choice 10 points
Entry Blank On Line 10 points
New Exhibitor 5 points
Successive Exhibitor 10 point
President’s Award 15 points
Chester and Doris Savage Award 10 points

Numerous Exhibits:
25= 5 points
50= 10 points
75= 15 points

100=20 points
Exhibits will be judged on Tuesday before the fair opens, so be sure to include your telephone number, and we will contact you if you achieve the 75 or more points for your FREE passes.

Judging will take place Tuesday. Exhibits must be at the Hall by Monday at 8 pm.
Only items as listed will be judged.
No premium will be paid on articles that have won premiums previously at any fair of the Coos and Essex Agricultural Society.
All articles must be made during current year by the exhibitor. ONLY ONE ENTRY IS ALLOWED PER PERSON IN EACH LOT  unless otherwise specified.
Articles will be judged on color, design, appropriateness, workmanship, and cleanliness. (Soiled articles will be disqualified by the judge.)
Hints on what Judges look for:
1. Be sure articles are completely finished off, i.e. rug binding completed;seams completed;yarn ends woven in.
2. Be sure articles are in the correct category, i.e. Wall hangings must have hangers; Hot mats and pot holders must be usable as same.

Class 1. Afghans (4 feet long and over)
Lot
1. Crocheted
2. Knitted
3. Woven
4. Hairpin Lace
5. Embroidered
6. Combined Techniques

1st-$8.00; 2nd-$6.00; 3rd-$4.00

Lot (under 3’10” long)
7. Baby Afghan, crocheted
8. Baby Afghan, Knitted
9. Lap warmer

1st-$4.00; 2nd-$3.00; 3rd-$2.00

Class 2. Bedspreads (King/Queen)
Lot
1. Crocheted
2. Knitted
3. Embroidered
4. Woven

1st-$12.00; 2nd-$10.00; 3rd-$8.00

Class 3 Bedspreads (Full/Twin)
Lot
1. Crocheted
2. Knitted
3. Embroidered
4. Woven

1st-$10.00; 2nd-$8.00; 3rd-$6.00

Class 4. Rugs (Under 4 feet)
Lot
1. Braided
2. Hooked Fine
3. Hooked Primitive(widecut)
4. Crocheted
5. Woven
6. Punch
7. Latch Hook
8. Other

Lots 1-5
1st-$8.00; 2nd-$7.00; 3rd-$5.00

Lots 6-8
1st-$5.00; 2nd-$4.00; 3rd-$3.00

Class 5 Rugs (4 feet up to 6 feet)
Lot
1. Braided
2. Hooked Fine
3. Hooked Primitive(widecut)
4. Crocheted
5. Woven
6. Punch
7. Latch Hook
8. Other

Lots 1-5
1st-$12.00; 2nd-$10.00; 3rd-$8.00

Lots 6-8
1st-$8.00; 2nd $6.00; 3rd- $5.00

Class 6 Rugs (Over 6 Feet)
Lot
1. Braided
2. Hooked Fine
3. Hooked Primitive(widecut)
4. Crocheted
5. Woven
6. Punch
7. Latch Hook
8. Other

Lots 1-5
1st- $15.00; 2nd- $12.00; 3rd $10.00

Lots 6-8
1st-$10.00; 2nd- $8.00;3rd- $7.00

Class 7. Pillows
Lot
1. Knitted
2. Crewel
3. Embroidered (Cotton Floss)
4. Hooked
5. Crocheted
6. Latch Hook
7. Patchwork
8. Ribbon Work

1st-$2.00; 2nd-$1.50; 3rd-$1.00

Class 8. Chair Seats
Lot
1. Braided
2. Hooked
3. Needlepoint
4. Knitted
5. Hassock or Footstool

1st-$3.00; 2nd-$2.00; 3rd-$1.00

Class 9. Centerpieces (less than 8 inches in diameter)
Lot
1. Embroidered
2. Cut work
3. Crocheted
4. Tatted
5. Patchwork pieced
6. Knitted

1st-$3.00; 2nd-$2.00; 3rd-$1.00

Class 10. Centerpieces (greater than 8 inches in diameter)
Lot
1. Embroidered
2. Cut work
3. Crocheted
4. Tatted
5. Patchwork Pieced
6. Knitted

1st-$4.00; 2nd-$3.00; 3rd-$2.00

Class 11. Pillow Cases (Pair)
Lot
1. Embroidered
2. Cut work
3. Crochet Trimmed
4. Tatted Trimmed
5. Patchwork Pieced

1st-$2.00; 2nd-$1.00; 3rd-$.75

Class12. Towels
Lot
1. Embroidered
2. Cut work
3. Crocheted
4. Tatted Trimmed
5. Painted
6. Monk’s Cloth

1st-$2.00; 2nd-$1.00; 3rd-$.75

Class 13. Tablecloths—Luncheon Sets
Lot
1. Embroidered
2. Cut work
3. Crocheted

1st-$5.00; 2nd-$3.00; 3rd-$1.00

Class 14. Placemats (minimum 2)
Lot
1. Embroidered
2. Cut work
3. Crocheted
4. Patchwork Pieced

1st-$3.00; 2nd-$2.00; 3rd-$1.00

Class 15. Table Runners or Scarfs
Lot
1. Embroidered
2. Cut work
3. Crocheted
4. Patchwork Pieced

1st-$3.00; 2nd-$2.00; 3rd-$1.00

Class 16. Chair Sets (arm and back)
Lot
1. Embroidered
2. Cut work
3. Crocheted
4.Patchwork pieced

1st-$3.00; 2nd-$2.00; 3rd-$1.50

Class 17. Handkerchiefs
Lot
1. Crochet Trimmed
2. Tatted Trimmed
3. Embroidery

1st-$1.00; 2nd-$.75; 3rd-$.50

Class 18. Toys & Dolls
All Toys & Dolls must be child safe. Dolls & Clothes sewn by exhibitor.
Lot (Knit)
1. Dolls less than 8 inches
2. Dolls 8-12 inches
3. Dolls over 12 inches
4. Toys under 8 inches
5. Toys 8-12 inches
6. Toys over 12 inches

1st-$3.00; 2nd.- $2.00; 3rd-$1.00

Class 19. Dolls and Toys
Lot (Crochet)
1. Dolls less than 8 inches
2. Dolls 8-12 inches
3. Dolls over 12 inches
4. Toys under 8 inches
5. Toys 8-12 inches
6. Toys over 12 inches

1st-$3.00; 2nd.- $2.00; 3rd-$1.00

Class 20. Bride Doll (any size)
Lot
1. Knit
2. Crochet

1st-$4.00; 2nd-$3.00; 3rd-$2.00

Class 21. Doll’s Clothes
Lot
1. Knit
2. Crochet

1st-$3.00; 2nd-$2.00; 3rd-$1.00

Class 22. Holders
Hot Mats, Tiles or holders
Lot
1. Hooked
2. Woven
3. Knit
4. Crocheted

1st-$.75; 2nd-$.50; 3rd-$.25

Class 23. Needlework (All must be framed except wall hangings. All must be able to be hung.)
Sizes listed do NOT include mat and frame. Vertical Height, Height determined top to bottom
Lot
1. Samplers (must have lettering or words)
2. Pictures under 10 inches (not counted cross-stitch)
3. Pictures under 10 inches (counted cross-stitch)
4. Pictures 10-16 inches (not counted cross-stitch)
5. Pictures 10-16 inches (counted cross-stitch)
6. Pictures over 16 inches (not counted cross-stitch)
7. Pictures over 16 inches (counted cross-stitch)
8. Liquid embroidered picture, any size
9. Christmas picture, any size (not counted cross-stitch)
10.Christmas picture, any size (counted cross-stitch)
11.Crewel, any size
12. Needlepoint any size

1st-$10.00; 2nd-$8.00; 3rd-$5.00

Class 24. Wall Hanging (needlework only)
Lot
1. Needlepoint
2. Crewel
3. Hooked

1st-$7:00; 2nd-$5.00; 3rd.-$3.00

Class 25. Large Plastic Canvas 
Lot 1. Buildings or village (minimum 5 pieces)
Lot 2. Creatures or toys
Lot 3. Large Craft, i.e. furniture, dollhouse. – 1st-$10.00; 2nd-$8.00; 3rd-$6.00
Lot 4. Small, i.e. basket, picture
Lot 5. Christmas Ornament (3)
Lot 6. Small object
Lot 7. Doorstop – 1st-$7.00; 2nd-$5.00; 3rd-$3.00

Class 26. Adult’s Hand knit or Crocheted Garments
Lot
1. Lady’s Cardigan (knit)
2. Lady’s Cardigan (crocheted)
3. Man’s Cardigan (knit)
4. Man’s Cardigan (crocheted)
5. Lady’s Pullover (knit)
6. Lady’s Pullover (crocheted)
7. Man’s Pullover (knit)
8. Man’s Pullover (crocheted)
9. Sleeveless Sweater or Vest (knit)
10. Sleeveless Sweater or Vest (crocheted)
11. Man’s Ski Sweater (knit)
12. Man’s Ski Sweater (crocheted
13. Lady’s Ski Sweater (knit)
14. Lady’s Ski Sweater (crocheted)
15. Dress (knit)
16. Dress (crocheted)
17. Man’s Fisherman Sweater
18. Lady’s Fisherman Sweater
Lots 1-18

1st-$7.00; 2nd-$5.00; 3rd-$3.00

Lot
19. Mittens
20. Gloves
21. Socks
22. Slippers
23. Cap or Hat (knit)
24. Cap or Hat (crocheted)
25. Scarf
26. Stole or Shawl

27. Other (specify article and needlework used)

 

Lots 19-27
1st-$3.00; 2nd-$2.00; 3rd-$1.00

Class 27. Children’s Hand knit or Crocheted Garments (up to children’s size 12)
Lot
1. Suit (knit)
2. Suit (crocheted)
3. Coat (knit)
4. Coat (crocheted)
5. Boy’s Pullover (knit)
6. Boy’s Pullover (crocheted)
7. Boy’s Cardigan (knit)
8. Boy’s Cardigan (crocheted)
9. Girl’s Pullover (knit)
10. Girl’s Pullover (crocheted)
11. Girl’s Cardigan (knit)
12. Girl’s Cardigan (crocheted)
13. Dress (knit)
14. Dress (crocheted)

15.  Boy’s Fisherman Sweater

16.  Girl’s Fisherman Sweater

Lots 1-16
1st-$5.00; 2nd-$3.00; 3rd-$2.00

17. Mittens
18. Gloves
19. Socks
20. Cap or Hat
21.Slippers
22. Scarf
23. Poncho or Shawl

24. Other (specify article and needlework used)

Lots 17-24
1st-$2.00; 2nd-$1.50; 3rd-$1.00

Class 28. Infants’ Hand knit or Crocheted Garments
Lot
1. Coat (knit)
2. Coat (crocheted)
3. Dress (knit)
4. Dress (Crocheted)
5. Suit (knit)
6. Suit (crocheted)
7. Set of Sweater, Bonnet, Booties (knit)
8. Set of Sweater, Bonnet, Booties (crocheted)
9. Bunting (knit)
10. Bunting (crochet)

Lots 1-10
1st-$5.00; 2nd-$3.00; 3rd-$2.00

11. Sweater (knit)
12. Sweater (crocheted)

Lots 11 and 12
1st-$3.00; 2nd-$2.00; 3rd-$1.00

13. Bonnet (knit)
14. Bonnet (crocheted)
15. Mittens (knit)
16. Mittens (crocheted)
17. Booties (knit)
18. Booties (crocheted)

19. Other (specify article and needlework used)

Lots 13-19
1st-$3.00; 2nd-$2.00; 3rd-$1.00

Class 29. Decorative Dolls & Door Stops (must be some form of needlecraft)
Lot
1. Crocheted Doll
2. Knitted Doll
3. Doorstop

1st-$3.00; 2nd-$2.00; 3rd-$1.00

Class 30. Holiday Decorations
Lot 1. Christmas Stocking—knit
Lot 2. Christmas Runner—knit
Lot 3. Christmas Ornaments (3)-knit
Lot 4. Christmas Tree Skirt—knit
Lot 5. Christmas Stocking—Crochet
Lot 6. Christmas Runner—Crochet
Lot7. Christmas Ornaments (3) Crochet
Lot 8. Christmas Tree Skirt—Crochet
Lot 9. Other Holiday—Knit
Lot 10. Other Holiday—Crochet
Lot 11. Any Holiday-Needlework technique

1st-$3.00; 2nd-$2.00; 3rd-$1.00

Class 31. HERITAGE ARTS
Represents multiple steps in the process of creating a finished process. Example: wool that is collected, combed, dyed, spun and then knitted, crocheted, or woven into a finished product.
Lot
1. Hand Weaving-clothing
2. Hand Weaving-piece of fabric
3 Hand spun Yarn (Label skein of yarn according to fiber content. Skeins must be tied securely. All skeins to be 25 yards in length)
4 Knit or crocheted garment from hand spun yarn.
5. Native American Bead work
6. Felting – Hats, mittens, footwear
7. Felting Purses, scarves
8. Felting Garment (Vest, Coat, etc.)
9. Restorations—Quilt Blocks restored in new quilt—Twin size or Larger

1st-$10.00; 2nd-$8.00; 3rd-$5.00

Class 32. PET GARMENTS
1st—$3.00; 2nd—$2.00; 3rd—$1.00

Class 33. Handbags
Lot 1. Knit
Lot 2. Crochet
Lot 3. Plastic Canvas
Lot 4. Felted
Lot 5. Embroidered
Lot 6. Evening

1st-$3.00; 2nd-$2.00; 3rd-$1.00

A meritorious ribbon may be awarded for an outstanding exhibit in Dept. E-P.

SPECIAL AWARDS

A special ribbon and monetary award will be awarded to those persons having more than 25 , 50 , 75 , and 100 or more entries in Dept. E-O. Only one entry per lot.

Judge may withhold prizes for insufficient merit and remove from public view any entry or part thereof which, in his/her opinion,

Sandra Yunghans, Director
Tel: 603/7l

lfairartscrafts@gmail.com