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Arts & crafts contest



Once again the Letcher County Extension Office and Extension Homemaker Clubs will be sponsoring 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 Sept. 19 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

There is no 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, Oct. 1.

CATEGORIES FOR BASKETS 1. Plain
2. Dyed material
3. Novelty
4. Miniature (under 4
inch) 5. Cane
CATEGORIES FOR NEEDLEWORK 1. Hand knitting:
a) Afghan knitted
b) Hand knitted sweater
c) Miscellaneous knitting
2. Crochet
a) Tablecloth crocheted
(yarn)
b) Tablecloth crocheted
(thread)
c) Afghan, crocheted
(yarn)
d) Afghan, crocheted
(thread)
e) Afghan, granny-square
pattern (yarn)
f ) Afghan, granny-square
pattern (thread)
g) Crocheted sweater
(yarn)
h) Crocheted sweater
(thread)
i) Crocheted dollies (yarn)
j) Crocheted doilies
(thread)
k) Miscellaneous crochet
(yarn)
l) Miscellaneous crochet
(thread)
3. Needlepoint:
a) Pictured, framed
(cloth)
b) Pictured, framed (canvas) c) Pictured, framed (plastic) d) Purse or bag (cloth)
e) Purse of bag (canvas)
f ) Purse or bag (plastic)
g) Pillow, stuffed (cloth)
h) Pillow, stuffed (canvas)
4. Counted Cross-Stitch:
a) Any article on 14 and
under count aida cloth (not
framed)
b) Any article on 16-22

count aida cloth (not framed)
c) Any article on specialty
fabric such as linen (not
framed)
d) Any article on 14 and
under count aida (framed)
e) Any article on 16-22
count aida (framed)
f ) An article on specialty
fabric (framed)
5. Embroidery Needlepoint: a) Basic embroidery
b) Crewel
c) Candle wicking
d) Smocking
e) Ribbon
f ) Machine embroidery
g) Swedish
h) Tatting/lace making
i) Miscellaneous
CATEGORIES FOR WALL
HANGINGS
a) Fabric
b) Other
CATEGORIES FOR
WOODCRAFTS:
(Woodcrafts – none from
kits allowed.)
1. Birdhouse – Finished
(such as painted, stained,
etc.)
2. Birdhouse – Non-finished (such as sanded, no
laquor, natural)
All birdhouses can be no
larger than 16 inches wide,
16 inches in depth, and 13.5
inches high.
3. Whittled items
4. Small items decorated
by wood burning technique.
5. Other small woodcrafts
CATEGORIES FOR HOLIDAY DECORATIONS
1. Spring
2. Summer
3. Autumn
4. Winter
Recycled items (must
include a before and after
picture)
1. Clothing
2. Household
3. Other

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