Section 4 – Crafts2019-05-06T23:45:14+00:00

Chairpersons: Darlene Marcellus (905-294-0319), Irene Reid (905-294-3150)

Before entering this section, please refer to the General Rules & Regulations and Additional Rules for
Homecraft
as well as the following:

* Entry Forms Accepted From Monday, May 27th, 2019 to
Thursday, September 19th, 2019
* No Entries will be accepted after 8:00p.m. September 19th, 2019 *Will be strictly enforced.*

Additional Rules:

  1. Adult entries only 19 years and over.
  2. No Christmas Themes
  3. No work shall be entered more than 1 year
  4. Work must not be older than 2 years and must be in good condition
  5. Pictures must be framed and ready for hanging.
    No Saw-Tooth Hangers
  6. All work must be done by entrant
  7. No article shall be made with anything edible
  8. Exhibits must be brought to the Homecraft Building on Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 between 12 noon and 8:30 pm and may be reclaimed on Sunday, October 6th, 2019 between 6:30 and 8:00 pm

Prize Money Classes #1- 50:

1st – $7.00; 2nd – $5.00; 3rd – $4.00; 4th – $3.00

  1. One hand-carved wood article. No decorative birds
    (Not to exceed 24” in any one direction)
  2. One or two decorative birds on a single base,
    hand-carved in wood.
  3. One hand-crafted wood article.
    (Not to exceed 24”L x 24”W x 18”H)
  4. One hand-crafted wooden toy.
    (Not to exceed 24” in any one direction)
  5. One handcrafted item of woodburning. No decorative birds.
    (Not to exceed 24” in any one direction.)
  6. One article in painted ceramic ( no larger than 12” in any one direction)
  7. One hand formed or wheel thrown piece of pottery (no larger than 12” in any one direction) NEW!
  8. One handcrafted wind chime, any medium.
    (Not to exceed 24” in length.)
  9. One handmade article made primarily of duct tape
    (Not to exceed 12” in any one direction)
  10. One handmade article in string art ready for hanging (not to exceed 18”x18”, No saw-tooth Hangers)
  11. One Halloween door decoration. Ready for hanging. (Not to exceed 24” x 24”)
  12. One beaded necklace.
  13. One beaded bracelet featuring the 2019 fair colour “turquoise”. NEW!
  14. One article in jewelry – any other medium – No Earrings – No beading.
  15. One handcrafted pair of earrings. – any medium.
  16. One beaded article.
    (Not to exceed 12” x 12”) No jewelry!
  17. One handmade blank verse “Anniversary” greeting card/note paper No computer work or graphics.
    (Not to exceed 6”x 8”)
  18. One handmade blank verse “Anniversary” greeting card/note paper using computer work, graphics or computerised cutters (Not to exceed 6”x 8”)
  19. One handmake blank verse “interactive” Anniversary greeting card (not to exceed 6”x8”)
  20. One handmade invitation to an “Anniversary Party” No
    computer work/ graphics. (Not to exceed 6” x 8”)
  21. One decorated clay flower pot. (Not to exceed 8”)
  22. One handmade farmhouse sign. Ready for Hanging (Not to exceed 24”x36”) No sawtooth hangers. NEW!
  23. One article in technique not mentioned above.
    No needlework. (Not to exceed 24” x 36”)
    Name the technique.
  24. One handmade article made from mosaic. (Not to exceed 12” in any one direction)
  25. One article in counted cross-stitch, 11-18 count Aida. “Framed”(Not to exceed 24”x 36”) No sawtooth hangers.
  26. One article in counted cross-stitch, on other material.
    No plastic canvas. (Not to exceed 24”x 36”) No sawtooth hangers.
  27. One article in counted cross-stitch or needlepoint completed but not meant to be framed. (Not to exceed 12” x 18”)
  28. One hand-made felted article using felted technique not purchased felt.
  29. One article in needlepoint on plastic canvas. No sets. (Not to exceed 18” overall)
  30. One article in stitchery not mentioned above
    (no knitting crocheting, tatting or sewing)
    Name the technique. (Not to exceed 24” x 36”.)
  31. One handmade fridge magnet-any medium
    (Not to exceed 4”X4”).
  32. One hand puppet. No sets
  33. One finger puppet. No sets
  34. One hand-crafted animal. Any soft medium. No sets.
    (Not to exceed 12”)
  35. One stuffed toy, knitted or crocheted. No sets.
    (Not to exceed 22”)
  36. One Bouquet of 3 handmade Flowers on Stems, any medium.
    (Flower and Stem not to exceed 10” in height)
  37. One hand decorated picture frame.
    (Not to exceed 5”x 7”)
  38. One handmade bookmark (Not to exceed 3”x 10”). NEW!
  39. One hand-crafted doll. Doll & Clothes must be made by entrant. (Not to exceed 25”)
  40. One handcrafted item made from recycled material.
    (Not to exceed 18” x 18”)
  41. One hand created journaled memory book page.
    (Each page not to exceed 14” x 14”)
  42. Two hand created journaled memory book page(s). (Each page not to exceed 14” x 14”)
  43. One hand made party favour holder empty (Not to exceed 3”x3”x3”)
  44. One hand crafted mini scrapbook album
    (Not to exceed 6”x 6”) NEW!
  45. One hand crafted gift card holder.
    (No to exceed 4”x6”) NEW!
  46. One handmade banner – max 5 panels ( panels any shape but not to exceed 6”x8”)
  47. One handmade gift tag for a Birthday – (No larger than 4”x6”)
  48. One pair of hand crafted coasters (Not to exceed 4” in any one direction) NEW!
  49. One article decorated with sharpie markers.
    (Not to exceed 12” x 12”)
  50. Charity Toy – Hand-crafted, any medium. Note: These toys will not be returned to the entrant, but will be
    donated to the Salvation Army Markham.

Special Awards:

Best In Show Markham Guild of Village Crafts – $25.00
Tom Rimmer Memorial
– #3 Markham Guild of Village Crafts – $25.00
Oda Pritzker Award – #26 $25.00
Babs Robinson Award – Committees Choice
Markham Fair Award – #38 $10.00
Markham Fair Award – #48 $10.00
Hempen Jewellers – #12 Gift
Andrew McCully Financial/ Hollis Wealth – #24 $25.00
Andrew McCully Financial/ Hollis Wealth – #22 $25.00
Andrew McCully Financial/ Hollis Wealth – #7 $25.00
Andrew McCully Financial/ Hollis Wealth – #39 $25.00
Midas/Drml – #4 Gift Certificate For Maintenance Package
The Nailady & Aesthetics – #33 Gift Certificate For One Manicure
The Workshop – Gift – #44
The Workshop – Gift – #45
The Workshop – Gift – #17
The Workshop – Gift – #42
The Harry James Group – #11 $25.00
The Harry James Group – #28 $25.00

The Harry James Group – #8 $25.00

The Harry James Group – #34 $25.00

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