The Letcher County Extension Office and Extension Homemaker Clubs will sponsor the Mountain Heritage Festival Arts and Crafts Contest. Entry information is included below and you may call the County Extension Office at 633-2362 if you have questions.
The entries must be brought to the Extension Office, 478 Extension Drive in Whitesburg on September 19 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. There is entry fee. No person may enter more than one item in each category. Exhibits are to be picked up by 3 p.m. on Monday, September 26.
Categories for baskets: 1. Fireside, Flower or Waste Basket 2. Egg Basket 3.Any other basket 4. Special Weave
Categories for needle- work: 1. Knitting: a) Afghan knitted b) Hand knitted sweater c) Miscellaneous knitting
2. Crochet: a) Tablecloth crocheted b) Afghan, crocheted c) Afghan, grannysquare pattern d) Crocheted sweater e) Crocheted dollies f ) Miscellaneous crochet
3. Needlepoint: a) Pictured, framed b) Purse or bag c) Pillow, stuffed
4. Counted cross-stitch: a) Any article on 11-14- 16 count aida cloth (not framed) b) Any article on specialty fabric such as linen (not framed) c) Most attractive picture on 11-14- 16 count aida (framed) d) Most attractive picture on 18 count aida (framed) e) Most attractive picture on specialty fabric (framed)
5. Miscellaneous needlepoint : a) Crewel Embroidery, pillow stuffed b) Crewel Embroidery, wall hanging or picture c) Any other Crewel Embroidery d) Most attractive article in chicken scratch e) Most attractive article in candle wicking f ) Any article in needlepoint on plastic canvas g) Any other article in stitchery