Quilting

DIRECTOR IN CHARGE: Sally White (705-368-0031, sdryden99@gmail.com)

Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies (OAAS)
Annual Machine-Quilting Championship Competition
Eligibility, Rules and Regulations

General Conditions:
A. Entries must be solely made and machine quilted by the exhibitor and exhibited and judged at a local OAAS fair to be eligible for this competition.
B. Quilts to be measured on the perimeter. Total perimeter measurement to be a minimum of 324”. Note: The article can be square, rectangular, etc.
C. Judging will occur at local fairs and district levels. A Provincial Grand Champion Machine Quilted Quilt will be selected at the Annual OAAS Convention.
D. Upon making entry into the OAAS Machine Quilting Competition, the exhibitor agrees to participate in any promotional activities related to the competition.
E. The winning OAAS Champion Machine Quilted Quilt will not be eligible to compete in any future District and/or OAAS Provincial competition.
F. The winner’s name to be displayed at the fair on a sign provided by OAAS.
G. Article must have visible machine quilting.

Local Fair Competitions:
1. Each local fair is entitled to send only one Grand Champion Machine-Quilted Article, judged best of show of all eligible machine quilted articles to the District Competition. If any entry wins Grand Champion or Best of Show of all eligible machine-quilted articles at more than one fair, the other fairs at which this item was entered and won should enter their Reserve Champion or Second Best of Show of eligible machine-quilted articles in the District Competition.
NOTE: If an exhibitor wins Grand Champion or Best of Show of all eligible machine-quilted classes at other than his/her own fair, or at more than one fair, the exhibitor must consider the Agricultural Society nearest his/her home address as the one from which the item will be sent to the District competition.
2. An exhibitor who wins more than one Best of Show title with a different machine-quilted article at different fairs shall be entitled to enter each winning article to compete at the District Competition.
3. Local Homecraft Divisions are requested to judge a Grand Champion or Best of Show of all eligible machine-quilted articles, as well as a Reserve Champion or Second Best of Show of eligible machine-quilted articles.

The Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion are judged from all first and second prize eligible machine-quilted articles.

Grand Champion Local Level Prize Money: 1st - $30.00, 2nd - $20.00

Prize Money for Sections 1-31: 1st - $15.00, 2nd - $10.00, 3rd - $5.00

MACHINE QUILTING
1. 1. Traditional Pieced Quilt (pieced based on traditional style, patterns or settings, e.g. Ohio Star, Log Cabin, Churn Dash, Lone Star)
2. Appliqué Quilt
3. Embroidered or Cross Stitched Quilt
4. Mixed Technique Quilt (balanced mixture of pieced and appliqué)
5. Innovative/Art Quilt (Quilts that take from the traditional and expand the setting, design, colour and construction techniques to create non-traditional work.)
6. Patchwork Quilt (pieces of fabric sewn together to form a design)
7. Quilt with a Picot Edge (whole quilt and edge will be judged)
8. Quilt using More than Two Techniques
9. Quilt – Solid Colours on Both Sides
10. Pictorial Quilt (An art quilt that is an original interpretation of a scene or picture depicted in a realistic or abstract manner.)
11. Your Own Design Quilt
12. Quilt to be Judged for Quilting Only
13. Scrappy Quilt (using leftover fabrics in your pattern of choice)
14. Sampler Quilt (minimum of 6 different blocks)
15. Fabric by the Yard (preprinted [cheater quilt] stamped designed top, any size)
16. Flannel Rag Quilt (any size)
17. Crazy Patch Quilt (any size)
18. Recycle Quilt (e.g. blue jeans, etc., any size)
19. Quilt – Using a panel as part of the top
20. Any Other Quilt Under 72” x 90”
21. Crib Quilt – Embroidered or Cross Stitched
22. Crib Quilt – Appliqué
23. Crib Quilt – Pieced
24. Crib Quilt – Panel
25. Quilt – My Very First
26. Lap Quilt (between 180” and 240” perimeter)
27. Pictorial Machine Quilted Wall Hanging (any size, ready to hang)
28. Machine Quilted Wall Hanging (ready to hang)
29. Miniature Quilt (maximum 96” perimeter, replica of large quilt)
30. Quilted Sampler (any size, minimum of 3 construction techniques)
31. Comforter

Prize Money for Sections 32-41: 1st - $5.00, 2nd - $3.00, 3rd - $2.00

32. Pair of Machine Quilted Place Mats (not pre-quilted fabric)
33. Machine Quilted Table Runner (not pre-quilted fabric)
34. Pair of Machine Quilted Pot Holders/Oven Mitts (not pre-quilted fabric)
35. Machine Quilted Tea Cozy (not pre-quilted fabric)
36. Machine Quilted Cushion (not pre-quilted fabric)
37. Machine Quilted Casserole Carrier
38. Machine Quilted Bag/Purse
39. Machine Quilted Candlemat
40. Any Other Machine Quilted Item Not Listed
41. Machine Quilted Article by Someone Under 18 Years of Age

Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies (OAAS)
Annual Hand Quilted Championship Competition
Eligibility, Rules and Regulations

General Conditions:
A. Entries must be solely made and hand quilted by the exhibitor and exhibited and judged at a local OAAS fair to be eligible for this competition.
B. Entry quilts must be a minimum of 324” measured on the perimeter (smaller quilts will not be eligible to proceed to the next level of competition).
C. The winner’s name and pattern to be displayed at the Fair on a sign provided by the OAAS.
D. Judging will occur at local fairs and district levels. A provincial Grand Champion Quilt will be selected at the Annual OAAS convention.
E. Upon making an entry into the OAAS Quilt Competition, the exhibitor agrees to participate in any promotional activities related to the competition.
F. The winning OAAS Champion Quilt will not be eligible to compete in any future District and/or Convention OAAS competitions.

Local Fair Competitions:
1. See rules and regulations for machine quilts.
2. Section must have the pattern name attached to the quilt or written on the entry tag.
3. The minimum size is 324” measured on the perimeter, unless otherwise specified, and must be hand-quilted.
4. The quilts section will be judged for the Grand Champion quilt.
5. Articles may be shown for 4 years.
6. All quilts not solely made, pieced and quilted by the exhibitor must be indicated on entry tag, as these are eligible only for local fair competition.
7. Any items that are a pair must be identical.

Grand Champion Local Level Prize Money: 1st - $40.00, 2nd - $30.00

Prize Money for Sections 42-75: 1st - $15.00, 2nd - $10.00, 3rd - $5.00

HAND QUILTING
42. Traditional Pieced Quilt (pieced based on traditional style, patterns or settings, e.g. Ohio Star, Log Cabin, Churn Dash, Lone Star)
43. Appliqué Quilt
44. Embroidered or Cross Stitched Quilt
45. Mixed Technique Quilt (balanced mixture of pieced and appliqué)
46. Innovative/Art Quilt (Quilts that take from the traditional and expand the setting, design, colour and construction techniques to create non-traditional work.)
47. Patchwork Quilt (pieces of fabric sewn together to form a design)
48. Quilt with a Picot Edge (whole quilt and edge will be judged)
49. Quilt using More than Two Techniques
50. Quilt – Solid Colours on Both Sides
51. Pictorial Quilt (A quilt that is an interpretation of a scene or picture depicted in a realistic or abstract manner.)
52. Your Own Design Quilt
53. Quilt to be Judged for Quilting Only
54. Scrappy Quilt (using leftover fabrics in your pattern of choice)
55. Sampler Quilt (minimum of 6 different blocks)
56. Fabric by the Yard (preprinted [cheater quilt] stamped designed top, any size)
57. Flannel Rag Quilt (any size)
58. Crazy Patch Quilt (any size)
59. Recycle Quilt (e.g. blue jeans, etc., any size)
60. Quilt – Using a panel as part of the top
61. Quilt – Tied (any size or material)
62. Any Other Quilt Under 72” x 90”
63. Crib Quilt – Embroidered or Cross Stitched
64. Crib Quilt – Appliqué
65. Crib Quilt – Pieced
66. Crib Quilt – Panel
67. Quilt – My Very First
68. Quilt Top – My Very First
69. Quilt Top – Experienced Quilter
70. Lap Quilt (between 180” and 240” perimeter)
71. Pictorial Quilted Wall Hanging (any size, ready to hang)
72. Quilted Wall Hanging (ready to hang)
73. Miniature Quilt (maximum 96” perimeter, replica of large quilt)
74. Quilted Sampler (any size, minimum of 3 construction techniques)
75. Comforter

Prize Money for Sections 76-86: 1st - $5.00, 2nd - $3.00, 3rd - $2.00

76. Pair of Quilted Place Mats
77. Quilted Table Runner
78. Pair of Quilted Pot Holders/Oven Mitts
79. Quilted Tea Cozy
80. Quilted Cushion
81. Quilted Casserole Carrier
82. Quilted Bag/Purse
83. Quilted Candlemat
84. Any Other Quilted Item Not Listed
85. Quilted Article by Someone Under 18 Years of Age
86. Two Different Quilt Blocks (one pieced, one appliqué, 12.5” x 12.5” unfinished, each named)


QUILT BLOCK CHALLENGE

The challenge is to have enough quilt blocks to make a quilt to be raffled off at the following Providence Bay Fair.

THEMES:
2016 – Barns and Outbuildings
2017 – Life in Canada (Celebrating Canada’s 150th Birthday!)

Rules for the Quilt Block Challenge:
1. Block must measure 12.5” x 12.5” unfinished.
2. Block must contain challenge fabrics.
3. You may add as many colours as you wish.
4. You may hand or machine piece, hand or machine appliqué.
5. Blocks to become property of the Society.
6. You do not have to be a member of the Providence Bay Agricultural Society to enter the Quilt Block Challenge. Please provide address on tag.

Prize Money:
Appliqué: 1st - $5.00, 2nd - $3.00, 3rd - $2.00
Pieced: 1st - $5.00, 2nd - $3.00, 3rd - $2.00
Judge’s Choice: $10.00

Contact Sally White at 705-368-0031 for material.

Thank you for taking our challenge and we hope you have “sew” much fun letting your imagination go!