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Amateur Textiles (Fabric) - Department M

Rules & Regulations, Etc. 

Amateur ONLY–Open to those who derive NO income for their sewing & crafts.


Articles for exhibit must be brought in on Sunday, August 6th from 1:00 p.m. thru 5:00 p.m. or Monday, August 7th from 1:00 p.m. thru 7:30 p.m.

All exhibits must be in place by Monday night by 7:30 p.m.

Non-Livestock/Home Economics Bldg. will be closed ALL DAY Tuesday. Starting on Wednesday the building will be open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Entries must be made with only one exhibitor and one department for each entry blank. If more blanks are needed, please use a plain sheet of 8-1/2 x 11 paper to make entries.

Entries made with more than one exhibitor or more than one department per entry blank may be refused by the secretary.

All articles must be completed since the last fair except quilts, afghans, tablecloths or bedspreads, which must be completed in two years. All articles cannot be entered more than one year at this fair.

No article showing wear or soil shall be accepted and no article purchased in a store, made in a factory or borrowed can compete in this department. An article will be disqualified if entered under the wrong premium number.

All names are folded under before judging. Articles will be judged on workmanship – front and back, cleanliness, fashion point of view, accuracy of cutting, sewing and finishing.

No professional needlework designer/seamstress or teacher may enter except for the professional class premium #2427.

Premium checks and Entries to be picked up on Sunday, starting 3:00pm until 6:00 p.m for both checks and exhibits.

Points Awards, Department M–Textiles  Trophy Award is limited to two years in succession. Every precaution and care will be used to see that every article and exhibit is returned to the owner in good condition. The Association will not be responsible for loss or accidents, but will use every effort to avoid same.

All entries should be completed in fabric.

Important Information

Superintendents: Deb Silvers 815-871-4650 and Nancy Cairns 779-552-8407

Mailed entries must be postmarked before Midnight, Saturday July 15th.

Entries can be made in person and will be taken in the Administration Bldg. on the fairgrounds which will be open on Saturday July 22ne, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday July 23rd, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. only.

Entry Fee: $.50 cents Per Entry     

Entries Must Be Made By Exhibitor

Administration Fee $1.00 Per Exhibitor, if entered in more than 1 Home Ec. Dept. will only be charged $1.00 Total

One Entry Per Premium Number     

Judges Decisions Are Final

Money for Exhibitor’s ticket and entry fees must accompany entry blank


Premiums Offered – $3,298.00

Exhibitor tickets must be purchased at the time entries are made. If not purchased, exhibitor will have to pay a gate fee on Sunday to come in and pick up your check and your entries, otherwise the building will be opened by the secretary on Monday, August 14th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m ONLY

Entry Form

Step 1: Download Application Form file below

Step 2: Save File, Enter Data and Save File. 

Step 3: Print File

Step 4: Mail to address on Form with Checks payable to: Boone County Fair Association 

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