Homecraft

Class 11: Quilting

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Chair Person: Carol Johnson
Prize Money: 
1st – $18.00, 2nd – $12.00, 3rd – $8.00

GENERAL:

  1. All articles for exhibit in this class must be the handiwork of the exhibitor. All quilts must be quilted by hand (HQ), machine (MQ) or both. MQ must state “Domestic” or “Long Arm” on extra tag. Quilting is defined as a running stitch that passes through top, batting and backing. Tied quilts are not eligible.
  2. Items quilted by another person, include that person’s name in the Description area of the entry form.
  3. Items must be completed after August 2015 and may not be submitted more than twice for judging.
  4. All items must be in good condition and clean. Quilts must be free of any odours such as tobacco, perfume, mildew, pet – incomplete, soiled, stained or damaged quilts will NOT be judged.
  5. Exhibitor may only make one entry per section.
  6. All decisions of judge(s) are final. Committee reserves the right to reject any entry or to move a quilt into a different category. Quilts are judged on general appearance, design and workmanship in accordance with the OAAS Judging Standards.
  7. Champion and Reserve Champion Rosettes will be awarded for to those quilts judged to be superior in general appearance, design and workmanship in both Hand Quilting and Machine Quilting. All quilts entered into this class are eligible. A Judge’s Choice Rosette will also be available.
  8. Sample of material must be attached (SMA)

Copyright:

If the item(s) you are entering are created using a pattern or design by another person/group, please state the design source on the entry tag, and it will be your responsibility to acquire permission to show this design/pattern. If you are using your own design/pattern, please state design source as original. It is recommended that you also complete the copyright form available in the Homecraft Section of the Fair website www.chestervillefair.com or by contacting the Homecraft secretary.

Additional Prizes:

  • Highest Points in each category will receive a product donated by Northcott Fabrics.
  • Grand Champions HQ and MQ – quilt batting from Mountain Mist and Northcott Fabrics product.
  • Reserved Champions HQ and MQ – quilt batting from Mountain Mist

LARGE BED QUILTS – minimum 324 inches perimeter; Sections 1 thru 7 compete for OAAS quilting competitions.  Sections 2, 4, 6, and 7 must be machine quilted on a domestic machine.

Section

  1. Pieced, traditional design, pattern named – HQ
  2. Pieced, traditional design, pattern named – MQ – Sponsored by Upper Canada Quilters GuildPrize money: 1st – $18.00, 2nd – $12.00, 3rd – $8.00.
  3. Pieced and appliqued, embroidery or combination – HQ
  4. Pieced and appliqued, embroidery or combination – MQ – Sponsored by Flair with FabricsPrize money: 1st – $25.00 Gift Certificate, 2nd – $15.00 Gift Certificate, 3rd – $10.00 Gift Certificate.
  5. Hand Applique and/or Hand Embroidery – HQ
  6. Machine Applique and/or Machine Embroidery – MQ
  7. Any other technique not listed – HQ or MQ
  8. Any Technique, top completed by entrant, quilting by another person – HQ OR MQ

SMALL BED QUILTS – Minimum 60 inches x 70 inches, to less than 324 inches perimeter

Section

  1. Pieced, traditional design, pattern named – HQ
  2. Pieced, traditional design, pattern named – MQ
  3. Pieced, traditional design, pattern named – HQ or MQ by person other than entrant
  4. Pieced and appliqued, embroidery or combination – HQ
  5. Pieced and appliqued, embroidery or combination – MQ – Sponsored by Upper Canada Quilters GuildPrize money: 1st – $18.00, 2nd – $12.00, 3rd – $8.00.
  6. Pieced and appliqued, embroidery or combination – HQ or MQ by person other than entrant
  7. Hand Applique and/or Hand Embroidery – HQ
  8. Machine Applique and/or Machine Embroidery – MQ
  9. Machine Applique and/or Machine Embroidery – HQ or MQ by person other than entrant
  10. Any other technique not listed – HQ or MQ

LARGE LAP OR WALL QUILTS – 40 inches TO 60 inches width, no limit on length; wall quilts must have hanging sleeve

Section

  1. Pieced, HQ
  2. Pieced, MQ
  3. Pieced, HQ or MQ by person other than entrant
  4. Predominantly applique (hand or machine) – HQ
  5. Predominantly applique (hand or machine) – MQ
  6. Predominantly applique (hand or machine) – HQ or MQ by person other than entrant
  7. Mixed techniques – HQ
  8. Mixed techniques – MQ
  9. Mixed techniques – HQ or MQ by person other than entrant

SMALL LAP OR WALL QUILTS – less than 40 inches wide, no limit on length; wall quilts must have hanging sleeve

Section

  1. Pieced, HQ
  2. Pieced, MQ
  3. Pieced, HQ or MQ by person other than entrant
  4. Predominantly applique (hand or machine) – HQ
  5. Predominantly applique (hand or machine) – MQ
  6. Predominantly applique (hand or machine) – HQ or MQ by person other than entrant
  7. Mixed techniques – HQ
  8. Mixed techniques – MQ
  9. Mixed techniques – HQ or MQ by person other than entrant

BEGINNER QUILTS – not less than 40 inches in width.  A beginner is defined as any quilter who has been quilting for less than 2 years.

Section

  1. Any technique, any size – HQ or MQ Sponsored by Quilters Barn & Gifts – Prize money:

1st – $25.00 Gift Certificate, 2nd – $15.00 Gift Certificate, 3rd – $10.00 Gift Certificate.

  1. Any technique, any size – HQ or MQ by person other than entrant

SPECIALTY QUILTING Prize Money:  1st – $10.00, 2nd – $8.00, 3rd – $6.00

Section

  1. Art/Landscape Quilt – may use several techniques, but must be the entrant’s original design – HQ or MQ – Sponsored by Upper Canada Quilters Guild Prize money:  1st – $18.00,               2nd – $12.00, 3rd – $8.00.
  2. Novelty Quilt – any technique not previously listed, such as, but not limited to: Yo-Yo, Tied, Photo, Wholecloth – HQ or MQ
  3. Table runner, any technique – HQ or MQ Sponsored by Giroux Sewing Centre – Prize money:  1st – $25.00 Gift Certificate, 2nd – $15.00 Gift Certificate, 3rd – $10.00 Gift Certificate.
  4. Cushion, not larger than 24 inches on any side – HQ or MQ
  5. Placemat (2), any technique – HQ or MQ
  6. Quilt block, mounted on bristol board, back of block to be accessible
  7. Article of quilted clothing

VIEWER’S CHOICE AWARD

  • Attendees will have the opportunity to vote for their favourite quilt. Votes will be tallied prior to the awards ceremony at 3:00 pm and a rosette will be awarded to the winner at that time.

MARILYN JOHNSON MEMORIAL SPECIAL

  • If you love cats, then this is the place for you! Let your creativity shine through. If you have memories of Marilyn and her love of cats, please share them with us.
  • Any handmade item, with a cat theme
  • Sponsored by Carolyn Goddard, Prize Money: 1st – $25.00, 2nd – $15.00, 3rd – $10.00

OAAS ELIGIBILITY, RULES AND REGULATIONS

Machine Quilting

General Conditions

  1. Quilt must be solely made and machine quilted by the exhibitor and exhibited and judged at a local Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies (OAAS) fair to be eligible for this competition.
  2. Quilt to be measured on the perimeter. Total perimeter measurement to be a minimum of 324 inches. Note the quilt can be square, rectangular, etc.
  3. Judging will occur at local fairs and district levels. A Provincial Grand Champion Machine Quilted Quilt will be selected at the Annual OAAS Convention.
  4. Upon making entry into the OAAS Machine Quilting Competition, the Exhibitor agrees to participate in any promotional activities related to the competition.
  5. The winning OAAS Machine Quilted Quilt will not be eligible to compete in any future District and/or OAAS Provincial competition.
  6. The winner’s name to be displayed at the Fair on sign provided by OAAS.
  7. Quilt must have visible machine quilting.

Hand Quilting

General Conditions

  1. Entries 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.
  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)
  3. The winner’s name and pattern to be displayed at the Fair on sign provided by OAAS.
  4. Judging will occur at local fairs and district levels. A Provincial Grand Champion Quilt will be selected at the Annual OAAS Convention.
  5. 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.
  6. The winning Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies Champion Quilt will not be eligible to compete in any future District and/or Convention OAAS competition.