CLASS FIVE - QUILTING

Directors: Kelly Cook 519-461-1115, Lynndsay DeClark

  • Prizes no. 1 through 9- $6, $5, $4, prizes no. 10 through 15- $25, $20, $15, prize no. 16, first prize to receive $25 gift card from Hyggeligt Fabrics (144 Queen St. E. St. Marys)

Rules and Regulations:

  1. Articles to be in new condition, and be exhibitor's own work.
  2. Articles may be shown for 2 years only.
  3. Both creativity and technical skills are to be considered in the judging.
  4. One article only to be entered by each exhibitor in each numbered section.
  5. Articles should fit easily into glass cases.
  6. Please attach entry tags with safety pins.

CATEGORIES:

  1. Quilt block – Log Cabin pattern, 32cm (12.5”) (mounted by top corners)
  2. Wall hanging – hand quilted, ready to hang, minimum 183cm (72”) perimeter
  3. Wall hanging – machine quilted, ready to hang, minimum 183cm (72”) perimeter
  4. Crib quilt – domestic machine
  5. Miniature Quilt- pieced, max size 203cm (80") perimeter
  6. Rag Quilt
  7. Throw Quilt – hand or machine quilted
  8. Quilt – odd sized – hand quilted
  9. Quilt top (not quilted)

Please see below for important information about the OAAS Champion Quilt Competition sizing if you want your entry to proceed to the next level of competition.

  1. Any Quilt completed by more than one person or a group. (example: Large group, pieced by one person but quilted by another) Points and Prize Money will be awarded to the entrant corresponding to the exhibitor number used
  2. **Quilt/wall hanging – machine quilted minimum 823cm (324”) perimeter
  3. **Quilt – pieced, hand or machine quilted minimum 823cm (324”) perimeter
  4. **Quilt – whole cloth, hand or machine quilted minimum 823cm (324”) perimeter
  5. **Quilt- any other technique, machine quilted, minimum 823cm (324”) perimeter
  6. **Quilt – any other technique, hand quilted, minimum 823cm (324”) perimeter
  7. Mini Quilt depicting the 160th Thorndale Fall Fair or a Mini Quilt depicting Canada’s 150th using predominantly red and white fabrics

**Please see the following for important information about the Champion Quilt Competition!

**OAAS TWO Champion Quilt Competitions for HAND QUILTED AND MACHINE QUILTED

The exhibitor of the Grand Champion Quilt at the Thorndale Fair is eligible to enter their quilt in the Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies (O.A.A.S.) competition. To enter this competition, the Grand Champion Quilt must compete in the District 13 Quilt Competition in November. The first prize quilt from the District Competition is then entered in the O.A.A.S. Competition which is held at the Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies Annual Convention in Toronto in February. The entry judged BEST OF SHOW at the February Convention will be declared the ONTARIO ASSOCIATION OF AGRICULTURAL SOCIETIES' CHAMPIONSHIP QUILT. A $500.00 GRAND PRIZE will be awarded and the Exhibitor will retain ownership of the quilt. A certificate and ribbon will also be awarded to the winner.

There will be a 2nd place prize of $100.00 awarded to the Runner-up Quilt. Exhibitor will retain ownership of quilt.

The exhibitor agrees to participate in any promotional activities related to the OAAS competition. The winning OAAS quilt will not be eligible to compete in any future District or OAAS competitions.

 

Machine Quilted Quilt – Entry to be measured on the perimeter. (total perimeter measurement to be a minimum of 324 inches) – Note, the article can be any shape – square, rectangular, etc. Quilt must be solely made and machine quilted by an individual (short and long arm machines are both eligible). MUST HAVE VISIBLE MACHINE QUILTING.

Hand Quilted – Quilts must be a minimum of 324 inches - measured on the perimeter.

These sizes must be adhered to or the quilt will not be eligible to proceed to the next level of competitions. The quilt must be solely hand made and quilted by an individual.

If an exhibitor wins the Grand Champion Quilt with the same quilt at more than one fair, the exhibitor must consider the Agricultural Society nearest his/her home Fair as the one from which the quilt will be sent to the District Competition. An exhibitor who wins more than one BEST OF SHOW title with a different quilt at different fairs shall be entitled to enter each winning quilt to compete at the District Competition.

The local Homecraft Division is requested to judge a GRAND CHAMPION or Best of Show of All Classes as well as a RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION or Second Best of Show of All Classes. The GRAND CHAMPION and the RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION are judged from all first and second prize quilts that are hand quilted and machine quilted.