Craft Classes 2019

HANDWORKS

Section N

CHAIRPERSON: Nancy Hannah (905) 852-7286
Open to all ages


Rosettes awarded for outstanding workmanship.

The Uxbridge Fair Board will award a plaque for the most points in the Handworks section.

Details may be subject to change. Please check for updates at uxbridgefair.ca

NOTE: If item is suitable for hanging, please include hanger (e.g. wire, hook, string). If you would like to be acknowledged as the oldest in the Golden Years Section or the youngest in the Handwork Section then please put your age on the fold-up portion of the exhibitor’s tag.

Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3, 4th: $2 (10% kept by the fair)

Special prizes:

High Point Winner Bethesda - Reach Women's Institute Prize: $25

Highest points in the Handcrafts and Christmas Corner

HANDCRAFTS:

1.

Baby shower gift

2.

Bridal shower gift

3.

Bazaar item, no knitting – (retail value under $10)

4.

Bazaar item, no knitting– (retail value $10 and over)

5.

One handmade greeting card, with an envelope, for any celebration

6.

Any handpainted sign - any technique, with sample

Depicting Fair theme, "Farm Boots and Country Roots"

7.

Any handmade decorative hair accessory

8.

Shopping bag - handmade - any technique, with sample

9.

Counted cross stitch - stitched area 5" x 7" or less

10.

Counted cross stitch - stitched area greater than 5" x 7"

11.

Handcrafted piece of jewellery - no kits

12.

Any upcycled item (made from something re-purposed)

13.

Any edible or non-edible "gift in a Mason jar"

14.

Any bookmark with "Farm Boots and Country Roots" theme

15.

Any door decoration - ready to hang - NOT Christmas

16.

A garden decoration (i.e. stepping stone or rock, windchime, birdhouse)

Any medium

17.

Any "Family Gathering" theme table favour

18.

Any wooden "thing" with dimensions not greater than 12" in any direction

For example: name plaque, lawn decoration, etc.

19.

Make a picture frame that depicts the Fair theme - any medium

Under 14" in any direction

20.

Decorate a boot - fair theme - any size

21.

Article of handwork not mentioned anywhere in Handwork "Section N"

Name technique

22.

Any centrepiece for the "Country Roots" theme - no maximum size

23.

Any gift basket or tin suitable for a family celebration

24.

President's Special - Silent Auction Class Prizes: 1st: $25, 2nd: $15, others: $0 (10% kept by the fair)

Enter any handmade item that would be suitable for a silent auction

All entries become the property of the Uxbridge Fair and will be auctioned during the Fair weekend. All proceeds benefit the Uxbridge Fair.

OUTSTANDING WORKMANSHIP Prize: ROSETTE

25.

Scarecrow Contest Special Prizes: 1st: $50 and Rosette, 2nd: $25 and Rosette, 3rd: $15 and Rosette (10% kept by the fair)

Scarecrow to represent theme "Farm Boots and Country Roots".

The entries can be submitted only between 10:00 a.m. and 12 noon on the Saturday of the Fair weekend. Judging at 1:00 p.m. at the Fair office. Open to all ages. Please see General Rules for more information.

CHRISTMAS CORNER, Chairperson: Katie Assinck (905) 862-0166:

Any items that don't fit Christmas Corner categories may be entered by the exhibitor into applicable handwork classes

26.

Christmas mantel or buffet decoration - any materials

27.

Christmas wreath, swag or door decoration

28.

Stocking - any medium - kits welcome

29.

Any natural tree decoration

Using embellishments from the natural environment.

Example: pine cones, pine boughs, berries

30.

Any free-standing Christmas tree or Christmas ornament

Example: metal angel, lathing star

Any medium, maximum 50 cm (20 in.) high

31.

Christmas Character - any medium

Example: Snowman, Elf, angel - with samples

32.

Christmas table runner or tree skirt

33.

Handcrafted greeting card and envelope

34.

Item of Christmas clothing with Christmas motif

For example: hat, vest, sweater

35.

Any edible Christmas decoration

E.g. Popcorn/cranberry string, homemade candy cane, gingerbread Santa, angel, elf

36.

Any decoration celebrating Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Eid

Or other winter seasonal celebration

KNITTING

SECTION NK

CHAIRPERSON: Jackie Teskey (905) 852-3707

Please note: We are pleased to be offering Youth Knitting Classes within the Junior Section. If you are a youth, please consult the Junior Categories.
Details may be subject to change. Please check for updates at uxbridgefair.ca
NOTE: All entries must include yarn samples. No machine knits, unless specified.

Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3, 4th: $2

Classes:

1.

Afghan: any shape Prizes: 1st: $10, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $3, 4th: $2

2.

Long sleeve child's pullover

Farm Theme, Country Roots Theme, or Fair Theme "Farm Boots and Country Roots"

3.

Cardigan, long sleeve - adult or child

On hanger

4.

Hoodie - long sleeve

Up to size 6

5.

Any sweater using cables

On hanger

6.

Any vest - on hanger

7.

Any item using a novelty yarn (e.g. eyelash, boa)

8.

Security blankie

Animal head attached to blanket

9.

Any child's dress - up to size 4

On hanger

10.

Slippers - one pair

11.

Hat or toque

12.

Cowl

13.

Socks - one pair

14.

Any shawl or shrug

15.

Any other knitted article - handmade

16.

DIRECTOR'S SPECIAL Prizes: 1st: $10, 2nd: $7, 3rd: $5

A knitted baby layette (Sweater, bonnet or toque, and booties)

Note: All entries become the property of the Uxbridge Fair and will be donated to the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital Gift Shop.

CROCHETING

Section NC

CHAIRPERSON: Jackie Teskey (905) 852-3707

NOTE: All entries must include yarn samples.

Details may be subject to change. Please check for updates at uxbridgefair.ca


Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3, 4th: $2

Classes:

1.

Crocheted afghan Prizes: 1st: $10, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $3, 4th: $2

2.

Crocheted carriage cover or baby afghan

Maximum size 36" X 40"

3.

Any child's dress - up to size 4 (on hanger)

4.

Hat - adult or child

5.

Slippers - one pair

6.

Cardigan for child (on hanger)

7.

Cowl

8.

Purse or carry bag

9.

Security "blankie" - animal head attached to blanket

10.

Any shawl or shrug

11.

Any other crocheted item not listed above.

Any article of crocheting

12.

DIRECTOR'S SPECIAL Prizes: 1st: $10, 2nd: $7, 3rd: $5

A crocheted baby layette (sweater, bonnet or toque, and booties)

Note: All entries become the property of the Uxbridge Fair and will be donated to the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital Gift Shop.

SEWING

Section NS

CHAIRPERSON: Jackie Teskey (905) 852-3707

NOTE: All entries must include a fabric sample

Details may be subject to change. Please check for updates at uxbridgefair.ca


Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3, 4th: $2

SEWING:

1.

Skirt or pants with zipper (on hanger)

2.

Blouse with sleeves, with buttons (on hanger)

3.

Any child's dress, up to size 4 (on hanger)

4.

Any article of sleepwear

E.g. sleep pants, nightgown, bed jacket

5.

Any article of clothing using fleece

6.

Apron

7.

Jacket - any material

8.

Costume - adult

E.g. Halloween, skating, martial arts)

9.

Any pair of placemats - NOT Christmas

See Christmas section

10.

Carry-all bag or tote bag

E.g. for knitting, shopping

11.

A table runner or table cloth - NOT Christmas

See Christmas section

12.

Any other kitchen item

E.g. pot holders, oven mitts, tea cozy

13.

Cushion cover, max. 18" x 18" before ruffle (if added)

Displayed on a cushion

QUILTS

Section NQ

NOTE: All entries must include a fabric sample.
Open size, must be hand or machine quilted by exhibitor unless specified within class.
Details may be subject to change. Please check for updates at uxbridgefair.ca

QUILT CLASSES (see O.A.A.S. Championship Conditions at end of QUILTS section):

Prizes: 1st: $20, 2nd: $15, 3rd: $10

1.

Tied Quilt

2.

Rag Quilt

3.

Modern Quilt

4.

Traditional Quilt

5.

Tag Team Quilt

Quilt assembled by one person, quilted by another. Enter under one name but name both people.

6.

Any pieced Quilt

7.

Any machine embroidered quilt

MISCELLANEOUS QUILTED ARTICLES:

Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3, 4th: $2

8.

Any quilt top

9.

Appliqued or pieced crib quilt

Not from a pre-cut kit or panel

10.

Other crib quilt

May use a pre-cut kit or panel

11.

Any quilted miniature, less than 23" x 36"

12.

Any item made using the paper piecing technique

Quilted or not quilted

13.

Quilted article of clothing

14.

Any quilted personal accessory

E.g. purse, bag, shawl, etc.

15.

Any quilted home accessory

E.g. table runner, cushion, 2 place mats, etc.

16.

Any fabric landscape - ready to hang

17.

Any machine or hand embroidered wall hanging - ready to hang

18.

Any quilted item using more than one technique

19.

Any sample quilt block - assembled, not quilted

20.

Men only class: any quilt or quilted item

21.

Fair theme block, "Farm Boots and Country Roots" - unquilted

Unfinished size 12 1/2" to be displayed squarely

SPECIAL:

OAAS1.

Annual Hand Quilted Championship Quilt

Please name your quilt pattern, if known. .

OAAS2.

Annual Machine Quilted Championship Quilt

Eligibility Rules and Regulations
General Conditions
A. Entries into the Hand Quilted Class must be solely made and hand quilted by the exhibitor and exhibited and judged at a local Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies (OAAS) to be eligible for this competition. Entries into te Machine Quilted Class must be solely made and machine quilted by the exhibitor and exhibited and judged at a local Ontario Association of Agriculture Societies (OAAS) to be eligible for this competition.

B. 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).

C. The winner's name and pattern to be displayed at the Fair on sign provided by OAAS.

D. Judging will occur at local fairs and district levels. A Provincial Grand Champion quilt will be selected at the Annual OAAS Convention.

E. Upon making an entry into the Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies Quilt Competition, the Exhibitor agrees to participate in any promotional activities related to the competition.

F. The winning Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies Champion Quilt will not be eligible to compete in any future District and/or Convention OAAS competition.

G. Machine Quilted Championship entry must have visible machine quilting.

GOLDEN YEARS

Section M

Sponsored by the Uxbridge Senior Citizens Club

CHAIRPERSON: Tess Dempster (905) 852-6515

Details may be subject to change. Please check for updates at uxbridgefair.ca

If you would like to be acknowledged as the oldest in the Senior's Section or the youngest in the Handwork Section, then put your age on the fold-up portion of the exhibitor's tag.

NOTE: Seniors must obtain an exhibitor number from the Secretary. Seniors must be 60 years of age or over. Please see General Rules for more information.

NOTE: All entries must include a sample of materials used.

Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3, 4th: $2

Special prizes:

BETHESDA-REACH WOMEN'S INSTITUTE SPECIAL Prize: $25

Awarded to the overall points winner in the Golden Years Section.

Classes:

1.

Handmade scarf, any medium (e.g. Woven, silk, knitted)

2.

Knitted child's sweater

3.

One pair of knitted socks or slippers.

4.

An article of sewing

5.

Garden ornament on farm theme

6.

Any article constructed of wood (no kits)

7.

Any toy made for a grandchild

8.

Any quilted article reflecting the "Farm Boots & Country Roots" fair theme

Smaller than 0.5 meter in any direction

9.

Any article of artwork, any medium.

If a picture, framed and ready for hanging.

10.

Any handcrafted card (not computer generated)

NO envelope

11.

Copy out in writing the poem, "To the Farm".

Poem included below at the end of this section.

This class is dedicated to the memory of Joye Cornell.

12.

A photo depicting the theme "Farm Boots & Country Roots"

Can be colour or black & white - mounted on black

SPECIAL NEEDS

Section NSN

Sponsored by Maggie McCreath

CHAIRPERSON: Julia McDonald (905) 852-3403

Note: Support that is needed does not result in disqualification.

Details may be subject to change. Please check for updates at uxbridgefair.ca


Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3, 4th: $2

JUNIOR: 21 years of age and under:

Please include age on back of entry tags

1.

Any handcrafted item crafted by an individual with special needs

2.

Any baked item produced by an individual with special needs

ADULT: Over 21 years of age:

3.

Any handcrafted item crafted by an individual with special needs

4.

Any baked item produced by an individual with special needs