Clermont County Fair

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DEPARTMENT NO. 4

NEEDLEWORK, HANDCRAFTS & ARTWORK

DIRECTOR IN CHARGE—TODD SLONE

ASSISTED BY KAREN ILHARDT – 625-8882


1. All Exhibitors must purchase a membership or season pass in order to be eligible to exhibit. Youths under 18 years old (as of day of entries) do not need a pass if exhibiting in youth categories which only receive ribbons. Children who wish to compete and receive premiums must buy a regular adult season pass.

2. All entries must be original work of exhibitor. Only finished, clean, work in good condition will be judged. No nudes will be allowed. No article except antiques may be shown more than once. Entries need to have been made during the past show year of 2016-2017. Exhibitors are limited to two entries in each numbered class/category (except youths where indicated).

3. Entries will be taken on Thursday, July 20 from 11:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Articles must remain in place until 7:00 p.m. Saturday, July 29 when they can be picked up. Premiums will be distributed in the Floral Hall at this time. Items and premiums not distributed at this time will be locked up overnight and available for pick up on Sunday, July 30, in the Fair Board Office from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Premiums under $10 will not be mailed to the exhibitor if not claimed Saturday night or Sunday morning. Premiums and ribbons will be withheld when entries are unworthy of awards.

4. Judging will take place prior to the opening of the fair.

5. All entries will receive the best of care and attention, but the management will not be responsible for the loss or damage of articles.

6. ART entries must be marked with identification (on back of matte, not visible for judging).

7. Photography entries: size of print is to be 5 X 7 and to be mounted on poster board or matted to be maximum of 8 X 10. Use heavy poster board. This will be stapled to wall.

8. All framed pictures must be wired for hanging. Pictures painted on roll canvas must be mounted on stretchers and wired for hanging, even if they are not framed. Pastel, charcoal, Tempera, Ink, and Water Colors must be covered by clear plastic if not framed with glass.

9. The Department Assistant and/or Judge will determine the final positioning of exhibits and possible expansion of classes.

10. Decisions of the judges are final. Categories may be combined or divided based on number and type of entries received.

NEEDLEWORK - Class 115

Quilts: First Second Third

  1. Hand Pieced – hand stitched top 10 6 4
  2. Machine pieced – hand stitched top 10 6 4
  3. Machine pieced – machine stitched top 10 6 4
  4. Any pieced and knot tied 8 4 2
  5. Lap quilt 8 4 2
  6. Baby quilt 8 4 2
  7. Historic (over 25 years – give approximate age) 8 4 2
  8. Non - sewn (includes fleece knot tied) 8 4 2
  9. Any other Quilt 8 4 2

Afghans: First Second Third

  1. Crochet – single yarn (one color or variegated) 8 4 2
  2. Crochet – two yarns 8 4 2
  3. Crochet - three or more yarns 8 4 2
  4. Crochet – baby/infant 5 3 2
  5. Crochet - any other 5 3 2
  6. Knit – single yarn (one color or variegated) 8 4 2
  7. Knit – two yarns 8 4 2
  8. Knit – three or more yarns 8 4 2
  9. Knit – baby/infant 5 3 2
  10. Knit – any other 5 3 2

Clothing: First Second

  1. Crocheted garment 4 2
  2. Knitted garment 4 2
  3. Fabric – baby/children’s garment 4 2
  4. Fabric – adult garment 4 2
  5. Recycled garment 4 2
  6. Embellished garment (includes decorated sweatshirts) 4 2
  7. Vintage (give approximate age)

Hats:

  1. Crocheted 4 2
  2. Knitted 4 2
  3. Fabric 4 2

Footwear (socks, slippers)

  1. Crocheted 4 2
  2. Knitted 4 2
  3. Fabric 4 2

Purses, Shopping bags, totes

  1. Crocheted 4 2
  2. Knitted 4 2
  3. Fabric 4 2

Scarfs/shawls:

  1. Crocheted 4 2
  2. Knitted 4 2
  3. Fabric (includes fleece) 4 2

Mittens/gloves:

  1. Crocheted 4 2
  2. Knitted 4 2
  3. Fabric 4 2

Household items (includes rugs, baskets, dish cloths, tablecloths, table runners, placemats napkins)

  1. Fabric based 4 2
  2. Yarn based 4 2
  3. Others (includes wood, plarn, wicker) 4 2

Pillows:

  1. Fabric based (includes cross stitch and embroidery) 4 2
  2. Yarn (includes Knit, crochet, weaving and needlepoint) 4 2

Cross Stitching:

  1. Framed 4 2
  2. Unframed (but not a pillow) 4 2

Embroidery:

  1. Framed 4 2
  2. Unframed (but not a pillow) 4 2

Toys (includes dolls)

  1. Fabric based 4 2
  2. Yarn based 4 2

Doll clothes:

  1. Fabric based 4 2
  2. Yarn based 4 2

Wall hangings (not framed)

  1. Fabric based 4 2
  2. Yarn based 4 2

BEST of SHOW - Fabric based item: Rosette and additional $20.00

BEST of SHOW - Yarn based item: Rosette and additional $20.00

HANDCRAFTED ITEMS: Class 116

  1. Jewelry 4 2
  2. Plastic canvas 4 2
  3. Sculptures (wood, clay, paper Mache) 4 2
  4. Gourds 4 2
  5. Ceramics 4 2
  6. Stained glass 4 2
  7. Leatherwork 4 2
  8. Tolle Painting 4 2
  9. Candles (handmade – not purchased) 4 2
  10. Other handmade item not listed 4 2

Christmas:

  1. Set of three ornaments 4 2
  2. Tree skirt 4 2
  3. Stocking 4 2
  4. Wreath 4 2
  5. Clothing item 4 2
  6. Other decoration 4 2

BEST of SHOW – Handcrafted item: Rosette and additional $20.00 premium

ART: Class 117

Paintings First Second Third

  1. Portrait or Figure Study
    1. Oil or Acrylic 8 4 2
    2. Watercolor or Pastel 8 4 2
    3. Charcoal, ink, other 8 4 2
  2. Animal Study
    1. Oil or Acrylic 8 4 2
    2. Watercolor or Pastel 8 4 2
    3. Charcoal, ink, other 8 4 2
  3. Landscape
    1. Oil or Acrylic 8 4 2
    2. Watercolor or Pastel 8 4 2
    3. Charcoal, ink, other 8 4 2
  4. Seascape
    1. Oil or Acrylic 8 4 2
    2. Watercolor or Pastel 8 4 2
    3. Charcoal, ink, other 8 4 2
  5. Still Life
    1. Oil or Acrylic 8 4 2
    2. Watercolor or Pastel 8 4 2
    3. Charcoal, ink, other 8 4 2
  6. Modern or Abstract
    1. Oil or Acrylic 8 4 2
    2. Watercolor or Pastel 8 4 2
    3. Charcoal, ink, other 8 4 2

PHOTOGRAPHY: (amateurs only) ***NEW SIZE: photo 5 X 7 (matted to be 8 X 10)

  1. Portrait or Figure First Second
    1. Color 4 2
    2. Black and White 4 2
  2. Still Life (motionless collection of items)
    1. Color 4 2
    2. Black and White 4 2
  3. Water Scene (lake, ocean, river, pool)
    1. Color 4 2
    2. Black and White 4 2
  4. Landscape (distant view of nature)
    1. Color 4 2
    2. Black and White 4 2
  5. Sunrise /sunset
    1. Color 4 2
    2. Black and White 4 2
  6. Historical (point of interest)
    1. Color 4 2
    2. Black and White 4 2
  7. Farm Animal
    1. Color 4 2
    2. Black and White 4 2
  8. Pet (domesticated animal)
    1. Color 4 2
    2. Black and White 4 2
  9. Wild Animal
    1. Color 4 2
    2. Black and White 4 2
  10. Insect/Bird
    1. Color 4 2
    2. Black and White 4 2
  11. Sports (person or team featured without perceived action)
    1. Color 4 2
    2. Black and White 4 2
  12. Action (shows perceived motion)
    1. Color 4 2
    2. Black and White 4 2
  13. Nature (close up of flowers, trees without living animal)
    1. Color 4 2
    2. Black and White 4 2
  1. Celebration (group of people that is not sports)
    1. Color 4 2
    2. Black and White 4 2
  1. Children’s’ Art exhibit – including but not limited to Paintings, Drawings, Photography, Ceramics (ribbon only - each child can enter up to 3 items)

BEST of SHOW – Art: Rosette and additional $20.00