Adult Sewing Exhibits
Department F-2
(Ages 19 & older)
Guidelines:
   1. Individuals 18 and under are not eligible to enter exhibits in this department.
   2. All Clothing should be clean and pressed.  All items of clothing should be on hangers and may be
           in clear plastic bags.
   3. Exhibits will be judged on design, technique and workmanship.
   4. The Reuse/Recycle/Refashion Category consists of an item made from one or more other items.  
           Pictures and/or a written description of the steps taken in the creation of the new item should
           be included.  Exhibits will be judged on design, technique, workmanship, and creativity.
   5. A Best in Show award of $5.00 will be selected by judges out of all adult sewing exhibits.

SECTION I: INFANT AND CHILDREN’S WEAR
NOTE: this section includes garments made by an adult for a child from birth to approximately girl’s size
14 and boy’s size 12.
Class:
1.        Play Suit
2.        Blouse
3.        Shirt
4.        Skirt
5.        Slacks
6.        Dress, street length
7.        Dress, long
8.        Jumper
9.        Sundress
10.      Two-piece outfit
11.      Nightwear
12.      Shorts
13.      Swimwear
14.      Jacket
15.      Coat
16.      Vest
17.      Reuse/Recycle/Refashion
PRIZES: 1st, $3.00; 2nd, $2.50; 3rd, $2.00

SECTION II: MEN/TEEN BOY’S WEAR
NOTE: This section includes garments made by an adult for teen boys and men.
Class:
1.        Shorts
2.        Slacks
3.        Shirt
4.        Jacket
5.        Vest
6.        Reuse/Recycle/Refashion
PRIZES: 1st, $3.00; 2nd, $2.50; 3rd, $2.00

SECTION III: WOMEN/TEEN GIRL’S WEAR
NOTE: this section includes garments made by an adult for teenage girls and women.
Class:
1.        Blouse
2.        Skirt, wool or wool blend
3.        Skirt (Other than wool or wool blend)
   a.        Dress
   b.        Sport or casual
4.        Dress, street length
   a.        Dress
   b.        Sport or casual
5.        Jumper
6.        Dress, long
7.        Sundress
8.        Two-piece outfit
9.        Jumpsuit
10.      Pants dress, culottes
11.      Nightwear
12.      Shorts
13.      Vest
14.      Slacks
15.      Swimwear
16.      Jacket
17.      Coat
18.      Cape
19.      Reuse/Recycle/Refashion
PRIZES: 1st, $3.00; 2nd, $2.50; 3rd, $2.00

SECTION IV: TAILORED GARMENTS
NOTE: Tailoring begins with relatively stiff fabrics, such as wool, heavy silks, linen, cotton, many
synthetics, which are cut into precise patterns.  The pieces are then sewed tighter with form giving seams
and darts and reinforced with a firm structure or padding and interfacing.
Class:
1.        Jacket
   a.        Man
   b.        Woman
2.        Suit
   a.        Man
   b.        Woman
3.        Woman’s coat
PRIZES: 1st, $4.00; 2nd, $3.00; 3rd, $2.00

SECTION V: MISCELLANEOUS SEWN ITEMS
NOTE: Items must be machine or hand sewn.
Class:
1.        Doll clothes
2.        Wall hanging
3.        Other home decoration
4.        Pot holders or mitts
5.        Other kitchen accessories
6.        Apron
7.        Pillow
8.        Belt
9.        Tie
10.      Hat
11.      Handbag or tote
12.      Other fashion accessory
13.      Costume
14.      Doll
15.      Stuffed toy
16.      Book cover
17.      Holiday decoration
18.      Reuse/Recycle/Refashion
19.      Miscellaneous (not previously listed)
PRIZES: 1st, $3.00; 2nd, $2.50; 3rd, $2.00