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Textiles Department

Carol Weber, Superintendent

For questions please contact Carol Weber: (503) 842-6724


ONLINE exhibit registration closes Sunday August 8th, at 3:00 pm
IN-PERSON exhibit registration closes Tuesday August 10th, at 10:00 am

Non-Perishable Exhibits [Arts, Crafts & Hobbies, Photography and Textile] will be accepted starting:
August 4 - August 8: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
August 9: 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
August 10: 8:00 am to 10:00 am

ELIGIBILITY
1. Any article exhibited at the Tillamook County Fair must have been produced in Tillamook County.
2. The exhibitor must be the bona fide maker of all articles exhibited or displayed.
3. All articles entered in competition must have been completed within the last two years.
4. Only amateurs can enter. A professional is one who accepts money for teaching a textile craft.
5. No exhibit will be eligible for a prize if it has received a prize in previous Tillamook County Fairs.

ENTRY RULES
1. Exhibitors must register online to enter exhibits at the Fair. There are two ways to enter:
a. Online using your computer at: https://tillamook.fairwire.com
b. or by the mobile app: ShoWorks Passport found in the Apple and Google Play store [works on Apple and Android mobile devices].
Each exhibitor submitting entries to the Fair will need to have an exhibitor ID and enter their exhibits under their name. An example is on our website under the Fair tab>Exhibit at the Fair. Registration assistance will be available during exhibit drop off.
2. All articles must be clean, or they will not be exhibited.
3. One entry for each class.
4. We welcome any professional person(s) who would like to display their work in textiles as a courtesy exhibit.

JUDGING
1. Awards will be marked 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and Best of Show, and will be made according to the merits of the exhibit. The judge may disqualify or award 1st, 2nd, or 3rd premiums at his/her discretion. The judge shall disqualify or transfer to the correct section (at his/her discretion) any exhibit, which is not a true representative of the class or section in which it is entered. The judge may disqualify any exhibit not of show quality.
2. All fancy work will be judged on the following criteria: general appearance, workmanship, color and design, suitability of fabric, trim and thread, cleanliness and pressing or blocking.

Choose your Division and Class No for each entry

Divisions: Bedspreads & Quilts
700 Adult – 19+ [Amateur]
702 Youth – ages 06-10
703 Youth – ages 11-13
704 Youth – ages 14-18

Class No. & Class Description
1. Baby
2. Child’s
3. Embroidered or cross stitch
4. First hand quilted
5. First quilt
6. Hand appliquéd/hand quilted
7. Hand appliquéd/machine quilted
8. Hand quilted
9. Machine appliquéd
10. Machine embroidered
11. Mach pieced, commercial quilt
12. Mach pieced; hand quilted
13. Mach pieced; machine quilted
14. Made by 2 or more
15. Memory Quilt
16. Mini-quilt, 30” x 30” and under
17. Mixed techniques
18. Not classified
19. Novelty or original
20. Panel quilt
21. Paper piecing
22. Wool applique
23. Machine quilted


Divisions: Crocheted Items
705 Adult – 19+ [Amateur]
707 Youth – ages 06-10
708 Youth – ages 11-13
709 Youth – ages 14-18

Class No. & Class Description
1. Afghan, full size,1 piece
2. Afghan, full size, squares
3. Afghan, full size, strips
4. Afghan, lap robe
5. Afghan, ripples
6. Baby Set
7. Bedspread
8. Blanket
9. Child’s cap or booties
10. Garment, child, or adult
11. Hat, Bag, Purse
12. Not classified
13. Original design item
14. Scarf
15. Shawl, Vest, or poncho
16. Slippers
17. Socks, Gloves, Mittens


Divisions: Embroidery
710 Adult – 19+ [Amateur]
712 Youth – ages 06-10
713 Youth – ages 11-13
714 Youth – ages 14-18

Class No. & Class Description
1. Counted cross-stitch, sampler
2. Counted cross-stitch, 16,18,20 ct
3. Counted cross-stitch, 28, 32 cts
4. Cross-stitch (not counted)
5. Machine embroidery
6. Needlepoint or Petit Point
7. Other, not classified
8. Tapestry, hand-hooked
9. Wool applique
10. Wool, hand-hooked
11. Woven


Divisions: General Collection, 3 to 6 pieces
715 Adult – 19+ [Amateur]
717 Youth – ages 06-10
718 Youth – ages 11-13
719 Youth – ages 14-18

Class No. & Class Description
1. Crocheted
2. Group Display
3. Hand Hooked
4. Knitted
5. Other, not classified
6. Woven


Divisions: Hand Knitted Items
720 Adult – 19+ [Amateur]
722 Youth – ages 06-10
723 Youth – ages 11-13
724 Youth – ages 14-18

Class No. & Class Description
1. Afghan or Blanket, Child’s
2. Afghan, ripples
3. Baby Set
4. Cable Net
5. Child’s Cap or Booties
6. Felted Item
7. Garment, Child, or adult
8. Hat, Bag, Purse
9. Item knitted on a loom
10. Not classified
11. Original design item
12. Scarf
13. Shawl, Vest, or Poncho
14. Slippers
15. Socks, Gloves, Mitts


Divisions: Hand spinning & Handweaving
725 Adult – 19+ [Amateur]
727 Youth – ages 06-10
728 Youth – ages 11-13
729 Youth – ages 14-18

Class No. & Class Description
1. Felted item
2. Garment made of hand spun yard
3. Gloves, socks, mittens, or slippers from woven cloth
4. Hat, bag, purse from woven cloth
5. Household item made of hand spun yarn
6. Other, not classified
7. Skein of hand spun & dyed yarn or wool
8. Skein yarn dyed with natural material
9. Skein, hand spun yarn
10. Woven item made from hand spun and/or hand dyed yarn
11. Woven scarf
12. Woven shawl or vest
Divisions: Household/Domestics
730 Adult – 19+ [Amateur]
732 Youth – ages 06-10
733 Youth – ages 11-13
734 Youth – ages 14-18

Class No. & Class Description
1. Apron – party or service
2. Baby Blankets
3. Centerpieces, over 18” crocheted
4. Doilies 6” to 18”, crocheted
5. Dresser Scarf or Table Runner
6. Guest towels: set of 2, embroidered or cross-stitched, crochet edges
7. Other, not classified
8. Pillowcase: embroidered or cross stitch
9. Place mats, set of 2
10. Potholders, 3 or more
11. Recycled Item
12. Tablecloths, crochet
13. Tablecloths, Hand Embroidered
14. Tablecloth, Table Runner - quilted
15. Tablecloth or Table Runner Woven
16. Woven Item


Divisions: Pillows (Decorative)
735 Adult – 19+ [Amateur]
737 Youth – ages 06-10
738 Youth – ages 11-13
739 Youth – ages 14-18

Class No. & Class Description
1. Brazilian embroidery
2. Crocheted, knitted
3. Cross stitch
4. Hand hooked design
5. Made - hand woven cloth
6. Novelty / original design
7. Other, not classified
8. Quilted, hand


Divisions: Rug Craft & Creative Rugs
740 Adult – 19+ [Amateur]
742 Youth – ages 06-10
743 Youth – ages 11-13
744 Youth – ages 14-18

Class No. & Class Description
1. Braided
2. Crocheted
3. Foot Stool
4. Hand woven rug or rug made from hand woven cloth
5. Latch hooked
6. Novelty design
7. Original design hooked wool
8. Other, not classified
9. Primitive
10. Recycled wood
11. Tapestry
12. Traditionally hand-hooked


Divisions: Sewing
745 Adult – 19+ [Amateur]
747 Youth – ages 06-10
748 Youth – ages 11-13
749 Youth – ages 14-18

Class No. & Class Description
1. Costumes
2. Dress, jumper, or pant suit
3. Formal attire
4. Jackets, pants, or skirt
5. Other, not classified
6. Shirt or vest
7. Sleep wear
8. Sportswear

Divisions: Unclassified Textiles
750 Adult – 19+ [Amateur]
752 Youth – ages 06-10
753 Youth – ages 11-13
754 Youth – ages 14-18
Class No. & Class Description
1. Bag – Hand or tote
2. Doll’s costume, crocheted
3. Doll’s costume, hand or machine sewn
4. Dolls, over 12”
5. Dolls, under 12”
6. Embroidery items
7. Holiday items
8. Novelty item or original design, machine or hand sewn
9. Other, not classified
10. Recycled Item
11. Stuffed animal
12. Tatted items
13. Toys, novelty animals, handmade & stuffed, over 12”
14. Toys, novelty animals, handmade & stuffed, under 12”

Divisions: Wall Hangings
MUST be ready to hang
755 Adult – 19+ [Amateur]
757 Youth – ages 06-10
758 Youth – ages 11-13
759 Youth – ages 14-18
Class No. & Class Description
1. Applique
2. Cross stitch or embroidery
3. Novelty or original design
4. Other, not classified
5. Panel Quilts
6. Quilted
7. Traditional hand hooked
8. Woven

Tillamook County Fairgrounds
503-842-2272
tillamookfair@tillamookfair.com
4603 East 3rd Street
Tillamook, OR, 97141

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