Whitesburg KY

Mountain Heritage arts & crafts contest planned

The Letcher County Extension Office and Extension Homemaker Clubs will sponsor the Mountain Heritage Festival Arts and Crafts Contest.

Categories for baskets are: 1. fireside or flower basket or wastebasket; 2. egg basket; 3. any other basket; 4. special weave.

Categories for needlework are:

1. knitting – a. knitted afghan, b. hand-knitted sweater c. miscellaneous knitting;

2. crochet – a. crocheted tablecloth, b. crocheted afghan, c. afghan, granny square pattern, d. crocheted sweater, e. crocheted doilies, f) miscellaneous crochet;

3. needlepoint – a. framed picture, b. purse or bag, c. stuffed pillow;

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, stuffed pillow, b. crewel embroidery, wall hanging or picture, c. any other crewel embroidery, d. most attractive article in chicken scratch, e. most attractive article in candlewicking, f. any article in needlepoint on plastic canvas, g. any other article in stitchery.

Entries must be brought to the Letcher County Extension Office, 478 Extension Drive (off Stone Avenue and the bypass) in Whitesburg on Sept. 24 between 8 am. and 4 p.m. There is no entry fee. Entries are limited to one item in each category for each participant. The articles must be picked up by 3 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 1, at the County Extension Office.

For more information, contact Ann Bradley, 633-2362.

Leave a Reply