Class 29 – Convenor: Elsie Newbigging 905-775-3810


1  All exhibits must be handmade and the work of Exhibitor.


2  All needlework must include a swatch of fabric, yarn or oss used in the entry. IF NOT INCLUDED, ITEM WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.


3  All articles may be shown only twice before being disquali ed.


4  Judge’s decision is nal.


5  Judges will be instructed by the Directors to disqualify all

soiled, defaced or old work.


6  In case of no competition, the prize will be withheld unless the exhibit is worthy.


7  New Exhibitor or anyone who did not show in Class 29 in 2015 or 2016 mark “New Exhibitor” on the front of entry tag.


8  All other rules or Homecraft Division will apply.


PRIZES FOR SECTIONS 1-36: 1ST: $5.00. 2ND: $4.00. 3RD: $3.00

1 Ladies jacket, any technique, not quilted

2 Quilted cushion

3 Boxer shorts, male or female

4 Article of sleepwear or housecoat

5 Child’s dress

6 Vest – men, ladies or child

7 Halloween costume, sewn in any size


8 Barbie doll dressed in outfit, any medium. Prize: Gift, in memory of Leeta Broome and Marjorie Drury; donated by Debbie Crumbie.

9 Exhibitor with most points, Section 1-7: Prize: $15.00.



10 Headgear and mitts, or scarf and mitts

11 Child’s sweater, size 6 years or under

12 Child’s sweater, 6 years to 12 years

13 Baby’s sweater and bonnet set

14 Adult sweater, patterned

15 Adult bulky knit sweater

16 Slippers – child, ladies or men’s

17 Baby’s blanket

18 Doily, up to 12”, mounted

19 Tablecloth, any size

20 Knitted or crocheted dishcloth

21 Tea cozy displayed on a tea pot


22 Exhibitor with most points, Sections 10-21. Prize: $15.00.


23 Embroidered pillowcases, one pair

24 One quilt block, named and mounted

25 Apron

26 Article of counted cross-stitch, not a picture

27 Counted cross-stitch picture, under 8” x 10”

28 Counted cross-stitch picture, over 8” x 10”

29 Article of needlepoint

30 Cushion, any technique, not quilted

31 Rug, any medium, need binding on back for safety

32 Oven mitts

33 “My First Quilt”, handmade by exhibitor, any size, any technique

(clean, old work accepted – swatch not necessary here)

34 Quilted table runner

35 Quilted wallhanging, with hanging sleeve

36 Wallhanging, any technique, no quilted material used


37 Exhibitor with most points, Section 23-36. Prize: $15.00.


  1. All quilts must be double bed size, at least 72” x 90”, unless otherwise stated.
  2. All quilts must be hand-quilted, unless otherwise specified.
  3. If possible, label quilt with name of design for spectator benefit.
  4. Remember: Quilts must include some swatches of fabric used in your entry

PRIZES FOR SECTIONS 38-50: 1ST: $10.00. 2ND: $8.00. 3RD: $6.00

38 Knitted afghan, approx. 48” x 68”

39 Crocheted afghan, approx. 48” x 66”

40 Lap Quilt, no less than 180” perimeter

41 Quilt, appliqueed by hand – min. of 72” x 90”

42 Quilt, pieced, hand quilted – min. of 72” x 90”

43 Quilt, whole cloth, hand quilted – min. of 72” x 90”

44 Quilt, group effort, any design (worked on by 3 or more persons), hand quilted – min. of 72” x 90”

45 Bed quilt, machine quilted, min. of 72” x 90”

46 Quilt top only

47 Quilted wall hanging with sleeve, own design, any size and technique

48 Crib quilt, pre-printed pattern

49 Crib quilt, not pre-printed

50 Miniature quilt, no larger than 2’ x 26”


51 “Judith Smith Memorial Grand Champion Quilt” – Best quilt chosen from sections 36-39. Quilt will be entered in District 5 of Ontario Association of Agriculture Societies (OAAS) quilt competition later this fall. Prize: Grand Champion Rosette, plus $50.00 donated by COUNTRY CONCESSIONS in memory of Judy Smith and her quilting expertise. (See NOTE regarding OAAS Grand Quilt Competition).

52 Reserve Champion Quilt from sections 36-39. Prize: Reserve Champion Rosette, plus $25.00 gift certificate donated by Bee Sew Busy, Beeton.

53 New Exhibitor (anyone who did not show in Class 29 in 2014 or 2015) with most points. Prize: $10.00, donated by THE BEETON AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY.

54 Exhibitor with most points in Class 29, excluding specials. Prize: gift, donated by Tottenham Pharmasave and $10.00, donated by THE BEETON AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY.



A Entries must be solely made and hand quilted by a group or individual and exhibited and judged at a local Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies’ (O.A.A.S.) 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 Judging will occur at local fairs, and if successful, at the district level. A provincial grand champion quilt will be selected at the annual convention of OAAS.

D Upon making an entry into the OAAS quilt Competition, the Exhibitor agrees to participate in any promotional activities related to the competition.

E Winner’s name to be displayed at the Fair on sign provided by OAAS.

F The winning OAAS champion quilt will not be eligible to compete in any future district or OAAS convention competition.

G The entry judged “BEST OF SHOW” at the OAAS Convention will be declared the Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies Championship Quilt. A $500 grand prize will be awarded and the Exhibitor will retain ownership of their quilt. A certificate and ribbon will also be awarded.

H For complete competition eligibility, rules and regulations visit

Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies


For a full list of O.A.A.S. Rules and Regulations please visit




  1. Local Fair is entitled to send only the Grand Champion Quilt, judged the Best of Show in all Classes.
    – OR –
    If any entry wins Grand Champion or Best of Show of all classes at more than one Fair, the other Fairs at which this item was entered and won, should enter their RESERVE CHAMPION or Second Best in Show of all Classes quilt in the District Competition.

    NOTE: If an Exhibitor wins Grand Champion or Best of Show in all 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 quilt will be sent to the District Meeting.

  2. An Exhibitor who wins more than one Best of Show title with a different quilt at different Fairs shall be entitled to enter each winning quilt to compete at the District Competition.
  3. Local Homecraft Divisions are requested to judge a Grand Champion or Second Best of Show in all Classes. The Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion are judged from all rst and second prize quilts.