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ART, CRAFT & NEEDLEWORK

Entries -  Closing Date Friday 10th November.         

Judging -    Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th November.

Head Steward

Stewards

Closing Entry Date

Judging

Entry Fee

Prizes

Collection of Exhibits

Regulations

Special Prizes

VAS Ltd State 

Competition and Classes

Di Fletcher

Imogene Garlick, Helen Hilderbrand, Kylie Garlick

Closing Entry date Friday 10th November.

EXHIBITS TO BE HANDED TO STEWARDS BETWEEN  8.30am-10am on Thursday 23rd of November 2023.

NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED

Thursday 23rd & Friday 24th November

Adults $1 per entry, Junior 50c per entry.

1st $2, 2nd $1

Collection of Exhibits- 4.30pm on Saturday 25th November 2023

Yea Show Regulations must be observed in conjunction with VAS Regulations.

Yea A P & H greatly appreciate the generous sponsorship of prizes for our Show Art Craft

& Needlework Section.

  • No article in any collection can be exhibited in any other class. 

  • All needlework & knitting is to be unwashed 
    and unworn.

ALL WORK MUST BE THE SOLE WORK OF THE EXHIBITOR.

  • All work is to have been completed in 12 months prior to this Show.

  • Any that has been exhibited at the Yea Show prior to 2019 is ineligible.

  • Please attach entry tickets to textile entries with safety pins.

Best piece of Handcraft in Show   

-The Margaret Mahon Prize $25 and Rosette
Best piece of Handcraft made by an exhibitor residing in Yea district  

-CWA Prize of $25 and Rosette
Best piece of Handcraft made by a Junior exhibitor  

-CWA Prize $15 and Rosette.
Most Successful Exhibitor in Open Section  

-Rosette and $20 donated by Ingrid Knight,
Most Successful Exhibitor residing In Shire of Murrindindi  

-The Cheryl Demeris Memorial Prize of a Rosette and $50 donated by Elaine Padget,
VAS Ltd Handknitted winner  

-$25 donated by Falls Views Farms

VAS Ltd Patchwork winner  

-$10 donated by Elaine Padget

Best exhibit in [B], [C] and [D] age groups  

-Rosette and $5 donated by Pauline Roberts.
Best stitched item under 18 years   

-Champion ribbon and $5 donated by Jill Russell,
Champion Item made from Alpaca Fleece    

-The Ian Findley Memorial Prize of a Rosette and $10 donated by Margaret Findley,
Champion Knitting  

-Champion ribbon and $10 donated by Nice Shop Yea
Champion Article Homespun  

-Champion ribbon and $10 donated by Margaret Findley,
Champion Patchwork  

-Champion ribbon and $10 donated by Nice Shop Yea
Champion Quilting    

-Champion ribbon and $25 donated by Falls View Farm
Champion Applique  

-Champion ribbon and $10 donated Elaine Padget
Champion Toy  

-Champion ribbon and $10 donated by Jill Russell,
Champion Woodwork  

-Champion ribbon and $10 donated by Jill Russell,
Champion Art [Open], [B]. [C] and [D]    

-Champion ribbon and Open $25, [B] $10, [C] $5, [D] donated by Peter & Derrys Euston and Falls View Farms

Champion Embroidery   

-Champion ribbon and $10 donated by Elaine Padget

 

Exhibitors please note:

Best Knitted Beanie, Best Knitted Coathanger, Best Crochet Booties, Best baby’s jacket, Best soft toy, Best card craft, Best Piece of hand beaded jewellery & Best Page of scrap booking are required to compete at the
Group Final in April 2024.

 

Viewers’ Choice Prizes 

-Winners will receive   Open $10, Junior $10 Donated by Di Fletcher 

Generously Sponsored by SPOTLIGHT

 

Winners of Classes 1-5 are eligible to compete in the Group Final and if required in the State Final at the 2024 Royal Show.
 

Rules and Regulations

1. Each exhibit entered must be the bona fide work of the exhibitor.

2. Professionals are not eligible, which is defined as someone that works professionally or

    derives the greater percentage of their income in that craft, art form or technique.

3. All work is to have been completed in the last twelve (12) months prior to its entry at a local

   Show.

4. The competition follows the three levels of competition: Show Level, Group Level and State

    Level.

5. An exhibit having won at a Show will compete at the 2023 Group Final. The winning exhibit at

    the Group Final will then compete in the State Final at the 2023 Royal Melbourne Show.

6. An exhibitor having won at Show Level is not eligible to enter that competition at any other

    Show until after the Group Final judging.

7. An exhibitor is only eligible to represent one Group in the State Final.

8. If for any reason a winner is unable to compete at Group or State Final Level, then the

    second placegetter is eligible to compete.

9. An exhibit having won at State Final is no longer eligible to compete in the competition.

10. If an exhibitor is found to have won more than one Group Final the exhibitor must

     forfeit/refund all prizes and will be disqualified from exhibiting for 12 months.

 

Late entries not accepted.

 

 1. VAS LTD HANDKNITTED COMPETITION

A hand knitted blanket not more than 1 metre on any one side.

Knitted in one piece, minimum of 5 different stitches (patterns)

Exhibit must be made from pure wool/wool blend, any ply.
Wool label must be attached or receipt from woollen mill.

 

 2. VAS LTD CROCHET COMPETITION
A 3D item, no larger than 50cm on any one side.
Exhibit must be made from pure wool/wool blend, any ply.
Wool label must be attached or receipt from woollen mill.

 

 3. VAS LTD PATCHWORK COMPETITION
Exhibit to be machine pieced and machine quilted. 

Must not be more than 1 metre on any one side.

Minimal embellishments. Small amount not to overpower patchwork.

 

 4. VAS LTD EMBROIDERY COMPETITION
Exhibit to be hand embroidery, any type, excluding cross stitch.

 

5. VAS LTD SEWING COMPETITION
Wearable Vest, fully lined with embellishment’s allowed

Sewn by machine, maybe hand finished. 
Knitted / crocheted items not applicable.

 

6. VAS LTD CROSS STITCH COMPETITION

An article of cross stitch any type up to 60cms on all sides including frame.

Embellishments allowed.

NOVICE
To be eligible entrants must not have won First Prize in their
selected class at a previous Agricultural Show.
7. KNITTED GARMENT
8. ITEM MADE FROM HOMESPUN YARN
9. SKEIN OF HANDSPUN WOOL (50gms)
10. QUILT PATCHWORK, hand or machine made
11. ARTICLE/GARMENT PATCHWORK, hand or machine made
12. PIECE OF EMBROIDERY any style

 

KNITTING AND CROCHET
13. LADIES OR GENTS KNITTED JUMPER OR CARDIGAN
14. SHAWL knitted or crochet
15. HAT GLOVES OR SOCKS, knitted or crochet
16. SCARF, knitted or crochet
17. BAG, knitted
18. BABY’S GARMENT, knitted, 1 item only
19. CHILD’S GARMENT, knitted or crochet x 2
10. RUG, knitted or crochet.
21. KNITTED OR CROCHET ARTICLE not previously mentioned.
22. KNITTED BEANIE any yarn - proceeds to Group Final
23. KNITTED COAT HANGER any yarn - proceeds to Group Final

24. CROCHETED BOOTIES any yarn - proceeds to Group Final

25. CROCHETED BABY JACKET, 4 ply & under – proceeds to Group Final

 

HOMESPUN
26. HAT, knitted or crocheted
27. LADIES OR GENTS GARMENT, knitted or crocheted
28. SHAWL, knitted or crochet
29. CHILD’S GARMENT, knitted or crochet
30. RUG, knitted or crochet
31. WASHED HANK HANDSPUN WOOL 50gms approximately
32. WASHED HANK HANDSPUN ALPACA 25gms approximately

33. WASHED HANK HANDSPUN ANY OTHER FIBRE 50gms approx.
34. KNITTED OR CROCHET ARTICLE IN HOMESPUN not
     already mentioned

PLAIN NEEDLEWORK - Machine made
35. GARMENT   

36. CUSHION  

37. BAG

38. ANY OTHER ARTICLE not already mentioned.

 

TOYS, TEDDY BEARS AND DOLLS
39.  SOFT TOY, knitted or crochet any ply. Size less than 30cm - proceeds to Group Final

40. SOFT TOY, hand or machine made
41. TEDDY BEAR, handmade 

42. TEDDY BEAR, dressed
43.  DOLL dressed

 

APLIQUE, PATCHWORK AND QUILTING
44. QUILT, hand pieced and hand quilted.

NB. Classes 45 - 55 may be either hand or machine quilted.
45. QUILT Patchwork, hand pieced  

46. QUILT Appliqued by hand
47. QUILT Patchwork, machine pieced
48. QUILT Appliqued by machine
49. ARTICLE/GARMENT Patchwork, hand pieced
50. ARTICLE/GARMENT Appliqued by hand
51. ARTICLE/GARMENT Patchwork, machine pieced
52. ARTICLE/GARMENT Appliqued by machine
53. WALL HANGING Patchwork and/or Appliqued by hand

54. WALL HANGING Patchwork and/or Appliqued by machine
55. PATCHWORK CUSHION, no larger than 45cm

 

EMBROIDERY
56. CUSHION COVER EMBROIDERED
57. ARTICLE OF TRADITIONAL EMBROIDERY
58. ARTICLE OF CREATIVE EMBROIDERY
59. ARTICLE OF COUNTED CROSS STITCH
60. ARTICLE OF TAPESTRY
61. ARTICLE - DRAWING WITH THREAD
62. ARTICLE OF BRAZILIAN EMBROIDERY
63. ANY OTHER ARTICLE OF HAND EMBROIDERY not already
     mentioned

 

LACE
64. ARTICLE OF BOBBIN LACE

 

CHRISTMAS
65. DECORATED CHRISTMAS STOCKING OR PILLOWCASE
66. DECORATED CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT (hanging)
67. ONE ARTICLE SUITABLE AS A CHRISTMAS GIFT
68. CHRISTMAS ARTICLE not already mentioned  

 

ART
69. BLACK AND WHITE SKETCH any medium

70. WATER COLOUR
71. OIL PAINTING
72. PAINTING any other medium
73. PASTEL

74. COLOURED PENCIL

75. DIAMOND PAINTING

76. PAINT BY NUMBER

 

CRAFT
77. ARTICLE OF FELTING (maximum 1 sq metre)
78. ARTICLE MADE FROM RECYCLED MATERIAL
79. ITEM OF CRAFT MADE BY A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY
80. CARD CRAFT decorated with any medium (not necessarily handmade paper) - proceeds to     Group Final

81. ARTICLE OF JEWELLERY
82. ARTICLE OF HAND BEADED JEWELLERY -  proceeds to Group Final

83. ARTICLE OF WEAVING
84. ONE PAGE OF SCRAPBOOKING - proceeds to Group Final

85. ITEM OF CRAFT

86. 3D SCULPTURE (No larger then 30cm x 30cm)

 

RESTRICTED SECTION
Classes for Senior Citizens over 70 years - no entry fee applies.
87. SKETCHING

88. PAINTING     

89. CREATING WITH LACE

90. CARDS 

91. DIAMOND PAINTING

JUNIOR CLASSES

[B] 13 YEARS AND UNDER 18 YEARS
92. MACHINED ARTICLE
93. TOY any medium

94. ARTICLE OF STITCHERY
95. ONE ARTICLE OF CHRISTMAS DECORATION
96. CARD CRAFT DECORATED WITH ANY MEDIUM
97. BLACK AND WHITE SKETCH
98. WATERCOLOUR
99. PASTEL MEDIUM
100. PAINTING any other medium
101. PATCHWORK ITEM

102. MODEL CONSTRUCTION FROM A KIT (Not Lego)

103. ITEM OF WOODWORK

104. PIN CUSHION

105. 3D /SCULPTURE

106. DIAMOND PAINTING
107. ANY OTHER ITEM NOT ALREADY MENTIONED

 

(C) 7-12 YEARS
108. CUSHION MACHINE MADE
109. TOY any medium

110. ARTICLE OF STITCHERY

111. ONE ARTICLE SUITABLE AS A CHRISTMAS GIFT

112. ONE ARTICLE OF CHRISTMAS DECORATION
113. DECORATED HAT any medium
114. ARTICLE MADE FROM RECYCLED MATERIAL
115. CARD CRAFT DECORATED WITH ANY MEDIUM
116. BLACK AND WHITE SKETCH
117. WATER COLOUR
118. PAINTING any other medium
119. DECORATED GUMBOOTS
120. MODEL CONSTRUCTION FROM A KIT (Not Lego)
121. 3D / SCULPTURE
122. KNITTED OR CROCHET ARTICLE
123. DECORATED PET ROCK—No wider than 15cm

124. DIAMOND PAINTING

125. ANY OTHER ITEM NOT ALREADY MENTIONED

 

(D) 6 YEARS AND UNDER
126. TOY any medium
127. ONE ARTICLE OF CHRISTMAS DECORATION
128. ONE ARTICLE SUITABLE AS A CHRISTMAS GIFT
129. DECORATED HAT any medium
130. ARTICLE MADE FROM RECYCLED MATERIAL
131. CARD CRAFT DECORATED WITH ANY MEDIUM
132. BLACK AND WHITE SKETCH
133. WATER COLOUR
134. PAINTING any other medium
135. DECORATED GUMBOOTS
136. 3D / SCULPTURE

137. ARTICLE OF STITCHERY
138. DECORATED PET ROCK—No wider than 15cm

139. DIAMOND PAINTING

140. ANY OTHER ITEM NOT ALREADY MENTIONED
 

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Di Fletcher - 0400 352 992

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