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Department 2: Hobby Crafts

DEPARTMENT 2: HOBBY CRAFTS

Superintendent: Jean Mullen

                             Vicki Smith         

Also, See General Rules and Regulations

  1. Each exhibitor is entitled to one entry only in each class.    

     It is the exhibitor's responsibility to choose which class

     they wish their entry to be placed as some may qualify for

     more than one category.

  1. Children, Youth and Professional (See General Rules for

     Definition of Professional) entries should be marked as

     such at the top of the entry form. Children are those up to

     and including the age of 12. Youth are those 13 through

     18 years of age. Those 19 and older will be considered

     adults.

  1. Entries must be exhibitor's own work completed during

       the past three years and not shown previously at the

       Elmore County Fair. An exception to this would be a

       Collection that shows marked progress since previously

       shown..

  1. Any entry needing special devices such as hangers or

       stands must include that device. High value items should

       be accompanied, if possible, by display cases.

  1. Entries will be received Monday July 17th from 6:00 pm

       to 8:00 pm and Tuesday July 18th from 8:00 am to 11:00

  1. Judging begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday.
  2. Crafts will be judged on general appeal, complexity of

       project, workmanship and originality. Collections will

       be judged on completeness of the collection, interest

       value and method of display. 

  1. Entries will be released and premiums paid on Sunday

       July 23rd between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm. No premiums

       will be paid before or after the listed time.

 

DIVISION ONE: COLLECTIONS           

Section 1: Collections (Non-Antique)

Class:

  1. Buttons
  2. Coins
  3. Dishes           
  4. Dolls
  5. Fly tying
  6. Holiday items
  7. Miniatures
  8. Salt & Pepper Shakers
  9. Shells
  10. Rocks
  11. Other

 

DIVISION TWO: CREATIVE

Section 1: Basketry

Class:   

  1. Coiled
  2. Woven
  3. Cloth
  4. Other             

 

 

 

Section 2: Batik

Class:

  1. Cloth
  2. Other

 

Section 3: Bead work

Class:

  1. Brick stitch
  2. Embroidery
  3. Loomed
  4. Mixed Techniques
  5. Peyote Stitch
  6. Strung
  7. Other

 

Section 4: Books

Class:

  1. Altered
  2. Constructed

 

Section 5: Birdhouse

Class:

  1. Wooden
  2. Other

 

Section 6: Calligraphy

Class:

  1. Free Form
  2. Traditional
  3. Other

 

Section 7: Candles

Class:

  1. Contemporary

               (See Heritage Crafts Below)

 

Section 8: Carving (No Wood)

Class:

  1. Soap
  2. Wax
  3. Other

 

Section 9: Decorative Painting

Class:

  1. Dishes
  2. Glass
  3. Furniture
  4. Rosemalling
  5. Saw blades
  6. Stenciled
  7. Tolle Painting
  8. Other

 

Section 10: Dolls

Class:

  1. Mixed Media
  2. Porcelain
  3. Other

Section 11: Fabric/Textiles (Non Sewn)

Class:

  1. Cut
  2. Dyed
  3. Folded
  4. Painted
  5. Used as Covering
  6. Other

 

Section 12: Furniture

Class:

  1. Caning and Rushing
  2. Upholstered
  3. Wooden
  4. Willow
  5. Other

 

Section 13: Glass

Class:

  1. Glass Working or blowing
  2. Leaded
  3. Stained
  4. Other

 

Section 14: Holiday Items

Class:

  1. Christmas
  2. Other

                             

Section 15: Jewelry

Class:   

  1. Beads
  2. From Nature
  3. Lapidary
  4. Metal
  5. Paper
  6. Other

 

Section 16: Lamps

Class:

  1. Lamp Base
  2. Lamp Shade

 

Section 17: Leather

Class:

  1. Tooled
  2. Other (Also See Heritage Crafts)

 

Section 18: Macrame'

Class:

  1. Hanging
  2. Household Items
  3. Other

 

Section 19: Masks                         

Class:

  1. Costume
  2. Decorative
  3. Native
  4. Other

 

Section 20: Metal

Class:

  1. Cut
  2. Smithed
  3. Pierced
  4. Tooled
  5. Welded
  6. Wire
  7. Other

 

Section 21: Mixed Media

Class:

  1. Combination of two or more media

 

Section 22: Models

Class:

  1. Airplanes
  2. Animals
  3. Cars
  4. Legos
  5. Other

 

Section 23: Nature Crafts

Class:

  1. Driftwood
  2. Eggs
  3. Gourds
  4. Pine Cones
  5. Pine Needles
  6. Rocks
  7. Shells
  8. Mixed Media
  9. Other

 

Section 24: Paper

Class:

  1. Cut
  2. Scrapbook – Scrapbook pages are limited to 2

                      page layout. Pages must be connected and

                      in plastic sleeves. Cards are limited to 2 and

                      must be mounted as a group.

  1. Card – Christmas
  2. Card – Other Holiday
  3. Scrap Book Layout
  4. Calendar Page
  5. Mini Album Cover
  6. Large Album Cover
  7. Recipe Book Cover
  8. Origami – Fish, Bird, Animal
  9. Origami – Ornamental
  10. Hand Made Paper
  11. Folded
  12. Quilled
  13. Stamped
  14. Glued

Section 24: Continued

  1. Other

 

Section 25: Panorama

Class:

  1. Mixed Media

    

Section 26: Plastic Canvas

Class:

  1. Household Items
  2. Decorative
  3. Other

 

Section 27: Polymer Clay

Class:

  1. Caned
  2. Molded
  3. Sculpted
  4. Other

 

Section 28: Toys

Class:

  1. Stuffed
  2. Wooden
  3. Other

 

Section 29: String Art

Class:

  1. Flat
  2. Three Dimensional
  3. Other

 

Section 30: Wood Construction

Class

  1. Box
  2. Frames
  3. Other

 

Section 31: Wood Carving

Class:

  1. Animals
  2. Birds
  3. Caricatures
  4. Fish
  5. Intarsia
  6. Relief Carving
  7. Scroll Saw
  8. Other

 

Section 32: Wood Turning

Class:

  1. Single Piece
  2. Marquetry
  3. Other

 

Section 33: Wood Burning           

Class:

  1. Flat Surface
  2. Curved Surface

 

Section 34: Wheat Art

Class:

  1. Weaving
  2. Marquetry
  3. Other

 

Section 35: Wreaths

Class:

  1. Cloth
  2. Natural
  3. Silk Flowers
  4. Mixed
  5. Other

 

DIVISION THREE: HERITAGE ARTS

Items accepted into this Division must be crafted in the traditional form with a minimum of machine made or commercial materials used in the finished product.

Section 1: Bookmaking

Class:

  1. Creative
  2. Traditional
  3. Other

 

Section 2: Candle Making

Class:

  1. Tapers, Hand Dipped
  2. Poured
  3. Other

 

Section 3: Knotting

Class:

  1. Knotted Item
  2. Knot Sampler

 

Section 4: Leather

Class:

  1. Braiding
  2. Clothing
  3. Lacing
  4. Shoe or Moccasin
  5. Other

 

Section 5: Musical Instruments

Class:

  1. Wooden
  2. Other

 

Section 6: Native American

Only objects that are obviously of Native American Tradition may be entered here.

Class:   

  1. Baskets
  2. Bead work
  3. Flint Knapping
  4. Porcupine Quill Work

 

Section 6: Continued

  1. Tools
  2. Weapons – Native American Only

                             

Section 7: Rawhide

Class:

  1. Braiding
  2. Other

 

Section 8: Soap Making

Class:

  1. Common
  2. Bath
  3. Other

 

Section 9: Tools & Weapons

Class:

  1. Metal
  2. Wood
  3. Other

 

Section 10: Fiber/Raw and Hand Spun

Two entries per class. Disqualification for paint or tag stains. Fleece weight, date sheared, name or number of sheep and breed.

Class:

  1. Fine Wood, 64's and up
  2. Medium Wood 50-62
  3. Long/course wool below 50
  4. Primitive wool (Yak, Quivit)
  5. 2 oz. Minimum for spun fibers, 2 or more ply,

                      proposed purpose

  1. Spun Animal
  2. Spun Vegetable
  3. Spun Synthetic
  4. Spun Mixed
  5. Fiber of choice, not less than 2 yards. Note,

                      if hand spun and proposed purpose.

  1. Woven Cloth
  2. Woven Cloth
  3. Woven Household
  4. Knitted, crocheted or hand spun yarns (cloth,

                      clothing, household, rugs, novelty)

  1. Felted (fulled) - fibers of choice

                      (Cloth, clothing, household, rugs, novelty)

 

DIVISION FOUR: Fair Theme

 

What can you design following the “Fair Theme”. Use your imagination to create something useful or decorative.

 

DIVISION FIVE: SPECIAL CONTEST

Submit entries during Open Class check-in

 

Section 1: Old Jeans Craft Contest

Sponsored by: Gingerbread House

 

What can you design from an old pair of jeans? Use your imagination and design up something decorative, useful, unique or truly stunning made from an old pair of jeans!

 

Prize:                   $20.00

Rules:                  One entry per exhibitor

                              Must be constructed from an original pair of

                              jeans.

                              May use any other embellishments or                                       decoration, but basis must be old jeans.

 

Judging:              Based on adherence to contest rules,                                         appearance, creativity, imagination,                                      originality and usefulness or                                                       decorativeness.

 

Section 2: Amazing Wood Carving Contest

Sponsored by: Idaho Outdoor Solutions

 

Amaze and awe us all with your sculpting abilities. Enter your most realistic, magnificent wood carving an any of the Wood Carving Classes and be automatically entered to win this generous price offered by Idaho Outdoor Solutions.

 

Prize:                   $20.00

Rules:                  One entry per exhibitor   

                              Must be constructed from wood

                              Must meet all rules for entry into Open Class

                              Department 2, Hobby Crafts, Division 2,

                              Creative, Section 32, Wood Carving,

                              Classes 120-127

 

Judging:              Based on adherence to contest rules,                                         appearance, creativity, imagination,                                      complexity, workmanship and originality.