Arts and Crafts: Adult Division


A. Exhibits for adults, ages 19 and over.

B. Exhibits will be judged on: general appearance, workmanship and techniques, harmony or contrast of color selection, and appropriateness of selected materials.

C. Any item made by a person with a disability that they wish to disclose, can enter the appropriate category for the item. A star will be placed on the front of the item tag to let the judges know to take this into consideration when judging.

D. Any item made from a kit must be identified as such.

E. Even though exhibits are mostly judged on their own merits, enhancements of an exhibit achieved through special mountings, framing, or display may be considered.

F. In this age division, there will be one “Best in Show” ribbon plus $10.00 awarded and one “Runner-up Best in Show” ribbon plus $5.00 awarded.

CLASS PRIZES: 1st-$4; 2nd-$3; 3rd-$2

Exhibiting Rules & Regulations


Section I: Crocheting

1. Afghan
2. Baby Afghan
3. Baby Apparel
4. Bedspread
5. Fashion Accessories
6. Home Accessories (doilies, snowflakes, etc.)

a. Small
b. Large

7. Wearing Apparel
8. Other Crocheted Items


Section II: Embroidery and Needlework

9. Cross Stitch Item

a. Stamped
b. Counted

10. Embroidered Item
11. Needle Felted Item
12. Needlepoint Item
13. Other Embroidery/Needlework Technique


Section III: Knitting

14. Baby Afghan
15. Baby Wearing Apparel
16. Hat or Purse
17. Outerwear
18. Socks or Stockings
19. Sweater
20. Other Knitted Item


Section IV: Woodworking – Original Design

29. Furniture

a. Bench/Chair
b. Chest
c. Footstool
d. Table
e. Other Wood Furniture

30. Wood Article (original item)

a. Accessory
b. Bird Feeder
c. Bird House
d. Frame
e. Toy
f. Other Original Wood Article


Section V: Handicrafts

31. Baskets (handmade)

a. Coiled
b. Made from Found Materials
c. Traditional Build
d. Uniquely Shaped

32. Brooms (handmade)

a. Cobweb
b. Hand Broom
c. Sweeper
d. Turkey Tail

33. Decorative Painting

a. On Natural Materials (gourds, rocks, shells, etc.)
b. On Metal (tole work, etc.)
c. On Purchased Item (tote, apron, t-shirt, etc.)
d. On Slate
e. On Pottery/Ceramics
f. On Wood (plaque, signs, etc.)

34. Eco Printing

a. On Fabric
b. On Paper

35. Fabric Design (tie dye, batik, textile painting, etc.)

36. Holiday Decorations

a. Ornament
b. Wreath
c. Other Article Suggesting Holiday

37. Jewelry (handmade)

a. Bracelet
b. Earrings
c. Necklace
d. Pin or Pendant
e. Other Handmade Jewelry

38. Leatherwork
39. Paper Crafts

a. Framed Item
b. Gift Box, decorated (under 12”)
c. Greeting Cards (mounted on cardstock)
d. Hand-made Book
e. Paper Quilling
f. Other Paper Craft Item

40. Paper Mache
41. Pottery/Ceramics (earthenware, stoneware, porcelain, etc.)

a. Unfinished (clay)
b. Carved
c. Glazed
d. Other finishing technique

42. Items Made of Recycled Materials (list materials)
43. Soap (handmade)
44. Stained Glass

a. Free Standing Item (boxes, nite-lites, lamps, clocks, etc.)
b. Hanging Piece (panels, cabinet doors, etc.)
c. Stained Glass Framed Mirrors
d. Suncatchers
e. Other Stained Glass Item

45. Textiles (enhanced fabrics, weaves, braids, rugs, etc.)
46. Woodcraft Article

a. Hand-Carved
b. Hand-Painted
c. Wood Burned
d. Other Handicraft Wood Item

47. Wreath (other than holiday)
48. Mixed Media
49. Other Handicraft

Section VI: Displays

Displays may be entered if not previously entered in another class.

Each display must contain at least 4 articles.

Each display must be mounted or contained in an area no larger than 24” X 24”.

50. Articles Featuring Your Hobby
51. Handmade Articles
52. Nature Collection