2017 Perth Fair

Fri Sept 1st - Mon Sept 4th
172nd Anniversary

2017 Handicrafts

This year's theme is "O Canada"

Entries on this page require tags

Please note Rules Governing the Perth Fair. They pertain to all classes. Please read them carefully.

Information: Marg Brandrick 613-267-1390, Loree Tannett (Quilts) 613-466-0417, Ilene Myerscough, Jean Carson, Helen Desjardine, Diane Sheridan

NOTE:

  • All work must be clean and appear new. Old and soiled work will not be judged. Articles that have been stored in mothballs must be completely aired prior to exhibiting or they will not be accepted.
  • Articles exhibited this year may only be brought back next year if entered in a different section.
  • Articles not adhering to the specifications stated in the prize list and regulations books will be disqualified.
  • Articles to remain on display until 4:00 p.m. Monday.
  • ALL ARTICLES MUST BE HANDMADE and must include S.M.A. or S.Y.A if requested - failure to include can disqualify entry.
  • S.M.A. - a sample of material(s) attached to the entry tag.
  • S.Y.A. - a sample of yarn(s) attached to the entry tag.


QUILTS

Committee: Loree Tannett 613-466-0417

PRIZE MONEY - Sections 705 - 1 to 3 - 1st $20.00 Gift Certificate - Perth Fabrics Crafts 'N More, 2nd $15.00, 3rd $12.00

PRIZE MONEY - Sections 705 - 4 to 7, 11 & 12 -1st $10.00, 2nd $7.00, 3rd $5.00

PRIZE MONEY - Sections 705 - 8 to 10 - 1st $10.00 Gift Certificate - Perth Fabrics Crafts 'N More, 2nd $7.00, 3rd $5.00


*NEW THIS YEAR* - Quilt classes 705-1 and 705-2 will be split into skill level categories. Please note on your entry form.

Skill Levels, where designated by class:
Beginner anyone new to the skill and/or has entered a few times and never won a prize
Intermediate anyone with 5+ years of using the skill or has won First place in Beginner but not Intermediate
Advanced anyone with significant years practicing the skill or has won first place at the Intermediate Level

CLASS 705

  1. Quilt - Pieced - Hand quilted, minimum 32" x 66" - S.M.A.
  2. Quilt - Pieced - Quilted on a domestic (home) machine, minimum 32" x 66" - S.M.A.
  3. Quilt - Pieced - Quilted, long arm machine, minimum 32" x 66" - S.M.A.
  4. Quilt - Appliqued - Hand appliqued and hand quilted, minimum 32" x 66" - S.M.A.
  5. Quilt - Appliqued - Quilted on a domestic (home) machine, minimum 32" x 66" - S.M.A.
  6. Quilt - Appliqued - Quilted, long arm machine, minimum 32" x 66" - S.M.A.
  7. Tied quilt, any size - Beginner class only - S.M.A..
  8. Art Quilt - may use mixed media and varid technique. Must be layered and quilted. Attach white card to lower right hand corner describing them - S.M.A.
  9. Crib quilt - no buttons, pins or beads, 30” x 40” or larger. Hand or domestic machine quilted - S.M.A.
  10. Set of two quilted placemats - S.M.A.
  11. Table runner - S.M.A.
  12. Quilted Pillow Cover - S.M.A.
  13. Pieced Quilt, traditional pattern, using Confederation Era (1860-1870) pattened fabric, unbleached muslin back. Double bed size or larger - S.M.A.
  14. Special: Red and White Quilt reflecting Canada's 150th Anniversary. This quilt may be by a group or individual. Please attach a description of the theme of the quilt on a white card to the bottom right hand corner. Double bed size or larger.


SEWING

PRIZE MONEY - Sections 705 - 13 & 18 - 1st $10.00 Gift Certificate - Perth Fabrics Crafts 'N More, 2nd $7.00, 3rd $5.00

PRIZE MONEY - Sections 705 - 14 to 17 & 19 to 27 - 1st $10.00, 2nd $7.00, 3rd $5.00


CLASS 705

  1. Flannel sleep pants for an adult - S.M.A.
  2. Flannel sleep pants for a child - S.M.A.
  3. Child's pyjamas' top and bottom - S.M.A.
  4. Child's nightgown, size 4 to 8 - S.M.A.
  5. Girls dress, size 4 to 8 - S.M.A.
  6. Apron - any style - S.M.A.
  7. Tote bag - any kind of frabric - S.M.A.
  8. Wall hanging, sewn - any material - S.M.A.
  9. Casserole carrier, with dish – S.M.A
  10. Card table cover – S.M.A.
  11. Canada Day novelty item – S.M.A.
  12. One pair of pot holders – S.M.A
  13. Cushion cover for cottage – S.M.A
  14. Sewn gift bag – S.M.A
  15. Sewn item for a pet – S.M.A


KNITTING

PRIZE MONEY - Sections 705 - 28, 32 & 37 - 1st $10.00 Gift Certificate - Perth Fabrics Crafts 'N More, 2nd $7.00, 3rd $5.00

PRIZE MONEY - Sections 705 - 29 to 31, 33 to 35 and 40 - 1st $10.00 - Unraveled, 2nd $7.00, 3rd $5.00


CLASS 705

  1. Afghan/blanket, minimum 40” x 52” (exclusive of optional fringe), any yarn - S.Y.A.
  2. Adult sweater, any yarn - S.Y.A.
  3. Knited shawl - S.Y.A.
  4. Child’s long sleeve sweater, size 2 to 4, 3 ply yarn - S.Y.A
  5. Child’s mitts and toque set, any yarn - S.Y.A
  6. Knitted boot topper - S.Y.A
  7. Adult hat, any size, any yarn - S.Y.A
  8. Pair of adult socks, using sock yarn - S.Y.A
  9. Pair of adult slippers, any yarn - S.Y.A
  10. Pair of child’s slippers, size 6 to 9, any yarn - S.Y.A
  11. Item made from novelty yarn - S.Y.A
  12. Baby afghan - S.Y.A.
  13. Inifinity scarf - S.Y.A
  14. Adult mitts - S.Y.A
  15. Hand knitted article using entrelac technique - S.Y.A.
  16. Knitted and/or felted item made from natural fibre, eg: wool shorn from a sheep, alpaca, goats, etc. - S.Y.A.


CROCHETING

PRIZE MONEY - Section 705 - 42 - 1st $10.00 Gift Certificate - Perth Fabrics Crafts 'N More, 2nd $7.00, 3rd $5.00

PRIZE MONEY - Sections 705 - 43, 46 to 51 - 1st $10.00, 2nd $7.00, 3rd $5.00

PRIZE MONEY - Sections 705 - 44 & 45 - 1st Gift Certificate - Unraveled, 2nd $7.00, 3rd $5.00


CLASS 705

  1. Afghan - S.Y.A
  2. Baby afghan, any yarn - S.Y.A
  3. Crocheted fingerless gloves - S.Y.A
  4. Crocheted stuffed animal - S.Y.A
  5. Crocheted shawl - S.Y.A
  6. Crocheted table runner, min 36" - S.Y.A
  7. Crocheted hot pad - S.Y.A
  8. Crocheted article of clothing (any item not listed in this category) - S.Y.A
  9. Crocheted hat, any yarn- S.Y.A


FIBRE ARTS

PRIZE MONEY - 1st $10.00, 2nd $7.00, 3rd $5.00

In this section you can use the fibre of your choice (knit, crochet, sew, quilt, felt, spin, weave, etc.) to make the following:

CLASS 705

  1. Wall hanging, minimum size 10” x 12”, depictin one of the four seasons of Canada. Any technique or combination of techniques. Attach a brief explanation of techniques used (ie: paper piecing, needle felting, thread painting) on an index card. - S.M.A
  2. Bag or tote, depicting anything Canadian. Any technique or combination of techniques. - S.M.A
  3. Make it Useful, take something out of the recycling bin and make into something useful. Use your imagination!


RUGS

CLASS 705

  1. Any technique - S.M.A. or S.Y.A.


YOUNG HANDICRAFTERS (15 YEARS AND YOUNGER)

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

CLASS 705

  1. Crocheted doll dress – S.Y.A.
  2. Any article made from recycled fabric and cans.
  3. Decorate an unopened, non-perishable box or canned food as a gift for the local food bank (all entries will be donated to the local food bank).
  4. A stuffed toy, sewn together.
  5. A crocheted, knitted or sewn cushion cover for your room. You may use all of the techniques to enhance or embellish this project.
  6. Any knitted item, not listed in this category - S.Y.A.
  7. Any crocheted item, not listed in this category - S.Y.A.
  8. A puppet made from mens work socks - eyes, ears and tongue sewn on. O Canada Theme - example - beaver, fox rabbit, RCMP horse, groudhog, etc.

Most Points Young Handicrafters - 1st $20.00 Donated by Balderson Kidz



ADDITIONAL PRIZES

MOST ORIGINAL HANDICRAFT ENTRY - $20.00 Gift Certificate Donated by The Real Wool Shop

MOST POINTS HANDICRAFTS - 1st $35.00 Donated by Helen Desjardine, Homecraft Chair

We sincerely appreciate your work and look forward to displaying
your entries in our Homecraft building.