Section 8 – Seniors2018-12-04T14:50:06+00:00

N.B. Please Note That There Are Two Divisions For Seniors (Please Refer To Definition *)

Chairpersons: Phyllis Tyrie (905-294-4560) & Joyce Bulgin (905-294-4205)

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 28th, 2018 to
Thursday, September 13th, 2018
** No Entries will be accepted after 8:00p.m.
September 13th, 2018 Will be strictly enforced.

Additional Rules:

  1. Minimal assistance by craft personnel is allowed.
  2. There are to be no more than three (3) articles in each Class from each residence.
  3. An entry fee of 25 cents will be charged for each entry plus a $5.00 exhibitor fee.
  4. All prize money will be sent to the Residence but is to be the property of the winning resident.
  5. Exhibits must be brought to the Homecraft Building on Tuesday, September 25th, 2018 between 12 noon and 8:30 p.m., and may be reclaimed on Sunday, September 30th, 2018, between 6:30 and 8:00 p.m.
  6. Residences must attach a list of exhibitors to their entry form so that the appropriate number of complimentary Fair passes can be provided when exhibits are brought in.

Prize Money Classes #1-102:

1st – $6.00; 2nd – $4.00; 3rd – $3.00; 4th – $2.00

Division 1

*Residents In A 24-Hour Nursing Care Facility OR

Seniors in an Adult Day Program*

Christmas Collection Classes #1-6

  1. A Christmas tree ornament.
  2. A Christmas wall decoration 12” x 12” or less.
  3. A Christmas table ornament.
  4. A Christmas card.
  5. A Christmas apron.
  6. A Christmas wreath 12” x 12” or less.

Needlework Classes #7-23

  1. Baby sweater – knit or crochet.
  2. Afghan – knit or crochet.
  3. Needlecraft done by a handicapped person.
  4. Knitted square 12” x 12” or less.
  5. Scarf – knit or crochet.
  6. Dish Cloth – knit or crochet.
  7. Any craft article – knit or crochet.
  8. Any novelty toy – fabric
  9. Tea cozy
  10. Set of 2 place mats
  11. Oven mitts
  12. Pair of pot holders
  13. Bag
  14. Picture in needlepoint 12” x 12” or less.
  15. Any quilt article – machine 12” x 12” or less
  16. Bassinet or carriage blanket
  17. Sock Monkeys

Crafts Classes #24-47
12”x12” Or Less

  1. Refrigerator magnet.
  2. Greeting card – any occasion.
  3. Decorated gift bag.
  4. Decorated bird house.
  5. Craft using recycled materials 12” x 12” or less.
  6. Decorated candle.
  7. Decorated candle holder.
  8. Decorated bookmark.
  9. Any craft article – ie Halloween – 12” x 12” or less.
  10. Pin cushion.
  11. Decorative wall hanging – not to exceed 12”.
  12. Any article made of podge.
  13. Decorated picture frame 12” x 12” or less.
  14. Decorated flower pot.
  15. Placemat – any medium.
  16. Wrapped boxes – decorated 12” x 12” or less.
  17. Any article – group project 12” x 12” or less.
  18. Decorate a shoe
  19. Jigsaw Puzzle 12” x 12” or less.
  20. Scrapbooking
  21. Gingerbread House, 12” x 12” or less.
  22. Collage.
  23. Key ring.
  24. Any article in woodworking no larger than 12”.

Photography Class #48

  1. Single photo – “Something I Like” theme accompanied by a short description. not to exceed 8” x 10”.

Creative Writing Classes #49-53

  1. Original poem on any theme.
  2. Favourite memory.
  3. Dictated story (can be hand-written or typed).
  4. Favourite recipe.
  5. Caligraphy – any language.

100 Years And Over Classes #54
Open – 12” X 12” Or Less

  1. Any article in needlework.

Division 2

*Seniors Must be 75 Years of Age or Older Living Independendtly OR
Seniors in a Community Based Program*

Christmas Collection
Classes #55-59

  1. Christmas tree ornament – knit or crochet.
  2. Christmas tree ornament – any other medium.
  3. A Christmas wall decoration. 12”x12” or less
  4. A Christmas apron.
  5. A Christmas table ornament.

Needlework Classes #60-84

  1. Knitted socks.
  2. Baby sweater and bonnet – knit or crochet.
  3. Bassinet blanket – knit or crochet
  4. Carriage blanket – knit or crochet.
  5. Tea cozy – any medium.
  6. Child’s sweater – knit or crochet.
  7. Adult’s sweater – knit or crochet.
  8. Afghan – knit or crochet.
  9. Doily – crochet 6” to 12”.
  10. Set of 2 place mats.
  11. Any novelty toy – fabric.
  12. Slippers – knit or crochet.
  13. One article – hand embroidered.
  14. Oven Mitts
  15. Pair of pot holders.
  16. Dressed doll not over 12”.
  17. Scarf – knit or crochet.
  18. Shawl – knit or crochet.
  19. Baby dress – knitted.
  20. Hat & mittens – knit or crochet.
  21. Bag – any medium.
  22. Vest – any medium.
  23. Dish cloth – knit or crochet.
  24. Any quilted article hand 12” x 12” or less
  25. Any quilted article machine 12” x 12” or less

Crafts Classes #85-93

  1. Any article in plastic canvas.
  2. One hand crafted birdhouse 10” x 10” or less.
  3. Napkin holder (no plastic canvas).
  4. Pin cushion.
  5. Decorative wall hanging – not to exceed 12”.
  6. Any article in wood working – no larger than 12”.
  7. Wrapped boxes – decorated 12” x 12” or less.
  8. Any Craft Article 12” x 12” or less
  9. Scrapbooking

Creative Writing Classes #94-97
Open – 12” X 12” Or Less

  1. Original poem on any theme.
  2. Favourite memory.
  3. Favourite recipe.
  4. Framed painting with hanger 12” x 12” or less.

Photography Class #98

  1. Single photo – Framed or Mounted – not to
    exceed 8” x 10”

Art Class #99-102

  1. Mandala adult colouring
  2. Abstract painting, 12” x 12” or less.
  3. Digital – Created on a tablet or computer.
  4. Multi media – ie. water colour, oil, finger painting, 12” x 12” or less.

Awards:

Grecian Place Hair Salon – Division 2 – gift certificate

Committee’s Choice – Division 1 – $25.00

Committee’s Choice – Division 2 – $25.00

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