DEPARTMENT 26

HOME ARTS

NEW CHECK IN TIMES ARE FROM 4:00 PM -7:00 PM TUESDAY, AUGUST 31ST.

Entries must be received by August 21st; no late entries will be accepted.

*** PLEASE NOTE*** Only ONE entry per class is allowed and in some cases there may be a restriction on how many entries per division. 

RULES

  • Indicate age if entering an under age 18
  • Knitted exhibits must be hand-made. Machine made will not be accepted.
  • No articles previously exhibited at the Hopkinton State Fair will be accepted
  • The building will be open to drop off exhibits between 4:00 PM and 7:00 PM on Tuesday, August 31st.  It will close at 7:00 PM with no late entrance. Please allow adequate time to pick up and attach your own exhibitor cards prior to that time. All exhibits must be brought to the Home Arts Building at this time. Exhibits must remain in place until Monday, September 6, 2021. Exhibits may be picked up between 7:30 PM and 8:30 PM Monday. No vehicles will be allowed near the Home Arts/Farmers Market Building on Monday evening. Exhibits may also be picked up between 10:00 AM – Noon on Tuesday, September 7, 2021.
  • Small items should be placed in zip lock clear baggies to prevent loss of parts.
  • All photographs and art work MUST be in frames (mats not necessary). Proper hanging devices MUST be attached to the frame and photographs or artwork must be securely held within the frame to prevent it from falling out when hung. Acceptable hanging devices are claw hooks or eye hooks with wire across the back. Frames with self hooks are also acceptable. No tape-held hardware will be accepted. Scrapbook pages or series photographs or art must also be in a frame with acceptable hanging hardware attached.
  • Entrants under age 18 MUST have a parent or guardian sign entry form and accept responsibility for loss or damage to entries.
  • We will do our best to assure your entry is handled with care however by signing the entry form you are accepting responsibility for any loss or damage done to your entry during the fair.
  • Baked goods should be in clear plastic bags on disposable plates. Pies should be in disposable pie pans. Decorated cakes MUST be EDIBLE, and in order to fit in the refrigerator case the base tray of the cake can be no more than 12”X 16”.

Items not following the rules will not be accepted or displayed. No exceptions.

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BED QUILTS & CRIB QUILTS

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
HAND PIECED – TIED $35 $25 $8
MACHINE PIECED – TIED $35 $25 $8
HAND PIECED – HAND QUILTED $35 $25 $8
MACHINE PIECED – MACHINE QUILTED $35 $25 $8
UNDER AGE 18 $35 $25 $8

WALL HANGINGS

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
HAND PIECED – HAND QUILTED $25 $20 $5
MACHINE PIECED – MACHINE QUILTED $25 $20 $5
MIXED TECHNIQUES $25 $20 $5
UNDER AGE 18 $25 $20 $5

JEWELRY

Must be handmade

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
JEWELRY $25 $20 $5

ADULT COLORING

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
ADULT COLORING $20 $15 $5

OTHER QUILTED ITEMS

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
TABLE RUNNERS $25 $20 $5
PILLOWS $25 $20 $5
ALL OTHERS $25 $20 $5
UNDER AGE 18 $25 $20 $5

BEDSPREADS

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
BEDSPREADS $30 $25 $6

AFGHANS

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
AFGHANS $20 $15 $5

HAND KNITS

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
MITTENS $20 $15 $4
STOCKINGS $20 $15 $4
HATS $20 $15 $4
SCARF $20 $15 $4
THREE PIECE BABY SET $20 $15 $4
OTHER $20 $15 $4

UNDER 18

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
MITTENS $20 $15 $4
STOCKINGS $20 $15 $4
HATS $20 $15 $4
SCARF $20 $15 $4
OTHER $20 $15 $4

CROCHETED ITEMS

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
MITTENS $20 $15 $4
HATS $20 $15 $4
SCARF $20 $15 $4
OTHER $20 $15 $4

PILLOWS

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
PILLOWS $20 $15 $4

HOLIDAY DECORATIONS

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
HOLIDAY DECORATION $20 $15 $4

CENTERPIECES

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
EMBROIDERED $20 $15 $4
CUTWORK $20 $15 $4
CROCHETED $20 $15 $4
TATTED $20 $15 $4
OTHER $20 $15 $4

PILLOWCASES

(A set of two)

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
PILLOWCASES $20 $15 $4

TABLECLOTHS

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
TABLECLOTH $20 $15 $4

TABLE RUNNERS AND SCARVES

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
TABLE RUNNER AND SCARVES $20 $15 $4

DIY REPURPOSED CRAFTS

Do it yourself reused items (ex:gourde to birdhouse)

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
DIY $20 $15 $4

HANDKERCHIEFS

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
HANDKERCHIEF $20 $15 $4

TOYS

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
DOLLS $20 $15 $4
TOYS $20 $15 $4
DOLL CLOTHES $20 $15 $4
OTHER $20 $15 $4

POT HOLDERS

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
POT HOLDERS $20 $15 $4

HOT MATS

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
HOT MATS $20 $15 $4

NEEDLEWORK

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
CROSS STITCH SAMPLER $30 $25 $6
CROSS STITCH OVER 12 INCHES $30 $25 $6
CROSS STITCH WALL HANGING $30 $25 $6
EMBROIDERED WALL HANGING $30 $25 $6
OTHER $30 $25 $6

HANDBAGS

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
HANDBAGS $20 $15 $4

EARLY AMERICAN DECORATIONS

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
TRAY $20 $15 $4
BOXES $20 $15 $4
BASKETRY $20 $15 $4
OTHER $20 $15 $4

LAMPSHADES

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
LAMPSHADE $20 $15 $4

SPECIAL CRAFTS

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
DECOUPAGE $20 $15 $4
CANDLES MOLDED OR DIPPED $20 $15 $4
CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS $20 $15 $4
CHRISTMAS TREE DECORATIONS $20 $15 $4
FELT $20 $15 $4
LEATHER $20 $15 $4
QUILLING $20 $15 $4
SEA SHELLS $20 $15 $4
BEAD WORK $20 $15 $4
BIRD HOUSE – UNPAINTED $20 $15 $4
BIRD HOUSE – PAINTED $20 $15 $4
OTHER $20 $15 $4
9-17 YEARS $20 $15 $4
8 YEARS AND UNDER $20 $15 $4

WOOD CRAFTS

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
WOOD CARVING $30 $25 $6
HANDMADE WOODEN PIECES $30 $25 $6
9-17 YEARS $30 $25 $6
8 YEARS AND UNDER $30 $25 $6

CERAMICS

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
9-17 YEARS $20 $15 $4
8 YEARS AND UNDER $20 $15 $4
18 YEARS AND OVER $20 $15 $4

SEWING

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
DRESS $20 $15 $4
COAT $20 $15 $4
SUIT $20 $15 $4
SKIRT $20 $15 $4
BLOUSE $20 $15 $4
SLEEPWEAR $20 $15 $4
T-SHIRT $20 $15 $4
CHILDREN’S CLOTHING $20 $15 $4
OTHER $20 $15 $4

SEWING UNDER 18 YEARS

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
DRESS $20 $15 $4
COAT $20 $15 $4
SUIT $20 $15 $4
SKIRT $20 $15 $4
BLOUSE $20 $15 $4
SLEEPWEAR $20 $15 $4
T-SHIRT $20 $15 $4
CHILDREN’S CLOTHING $20 $15 $4
OTHER $20 $15 $4

FELTING

(Embellishment cannot be more than 25% of the finished product)

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
FELTING $20 $15 $4

MACRAME

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
BELT $20 $15 $4
WALL HANGING $20 $15 $4
OTHER $20 $15 $4

STAINED GLASS

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
PANELS – UNDER 8” $25 $20 $5
PANELS – OVER 8” $30 $25 $6
LAMPS $35 $30 $8
MIRRORS $35 $30 $8
MOSAICS $30 $25 $6

OIL PAINTINGS

Pieces may not be larger than 12” x 16” matted or framed. Hanger must be SECURELY attached.

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
PORTRAITS $30 $25 $6
ANIMAL PORTRAITS $30 $25 $6
LANDSCAPES $30 $25 $6
SEASCAPES $30 $25 $6
STILL LIFE $30 $25 $6
ABSTRACT $30 $25 $6
STREET SCENES $30 $25 $6
OTHER $30 $25 $6
8 & UNDER $30 $25 $6
9-17 YEARS $30 $25 $6

ACRYLIC PAINTINGS

Pieces may not be larger than 12” x 16” matted or framed. Hanger must be SECURELY attached.

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
PORTRAITS $30 $25 $6
ANIMAL PORTRAITS $30 $25 $6
LANDSCAPES $30 $25 $6
SEASCAPES $30 $25 $6
STILL LIFE $30 $25 $6
ABSTRACT $30 $25 $6
OTHER $30 $25 $6
8 & UNDER $30 $25 $6
9 TO 17 YEARS $30 $25 $6

WATER COLORS

Pieces may not be larger than 12” x 16” matted or framed. Hanger must be SECURELY attached.

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
PORTRAITS $30 $25 $6
ANIMAL PORTRAITS $30 $25 $6
LANDSCAPES $30 $25 $6
SEASCAPES $30 $25 $6
STILL LIFE $30 $25 $6
ABSTRACT $30 $25 $6
OTHER $30 $25 $6
8 & UNDER $30 $25 $6
9 TO 17 YEARS $30 $25 $6

DECORATIVE PAINTING

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
ACRYLIC – WOOD PIECES $30 $25 $6
ACRYLIC – CERAMIC PIECES $30 $25 $6
OILS – WOOD PIECES $30 $25 $6
OILS – CERAMIC PIECES $30 $25 $6
OTHER $30 $25 $6
8 AND UNDER $30 $25 $6
9-17 YEARS $30 $25 $6

SKETCHES

Pieces may not be larger than 16” x 24” matted or framed. Hanger must be SECURELY attached.

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
PORTRAITS $25 $20 $5
ANIMAL PORTRAITS $25 $20 $5
LANDSCAPES $25 $20 $5
SEASCAPES $25 $20 $5
STILL LIFE $25 $20 $5
CARTOON AND FAN ART $25 $20 $5
8 & UNDER $25 $20 $5
9 TO 17 YEARS $25 $20 $5

BLACK & WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY

Photos must be mounted and matted. Photographs cannot be smaller than 5” x 7” or larger than 12” high by 16” wide. In Class SERIES OF PICTURES, five (5) photos either 3” x 5” or 4” x 6”, all the same size, mounted and matted, telling one story with captions. Pieces may not be larger than 16” x 24” matted or framed. Hanger must be SECURELY attached.

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
PEOPLE $20 $15 $4
ANIMALS $20 $15 $4
SCENIC $20 $15 $4
STILL LIFE $20 $15 $4
OTHER $20 $15 $4
SERIES OF PICTURES $25 $20 $5

COLOR PHOTOGRAPHY

Photos must be mounted and matted. Photographs cannot be smaller than 5” x 7” or larger than 16” high by 24” wide. In Class SERIES OF PICTURES, five (5) photos either 3” x 5” or 4” x 6”, all the same size, mounted and matted, telling one story with captions. Pieces may not be larger than 16” x 24” matted or framed. Hanger must be SECURELY attached.

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
PEOPLE $20 $15 $4
ANIMALS $20 $15 $4
SCENIC $20 $15 $4
STILL LIFE $20 $15 $4
OTHER $20 $15 $4
SERIES OF PICTURES $25 $20 $5

PHOTOGRAPHY UNDER 18 YEARS

Photos must be mounted and matted. Photographs cannot be smaller than 5” x 7” or larger than 12” high by 16” wide. In CLASS SERIES OF PICTURES, five (5) photos either 3” x 5” or 4” x 6”, all the same size, mounted and matted, telling one story with captions. Pieces may not be larger than 16” x 24” matted or framed. Hanger must be SECURELY attached.

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
PEOPLE $20 $15 $4
ANIMALS $20 $15 $4
SCENIC $20 $15 $4
STILL LIFE $20 $15 $4
OTHER $20 $15 $4
SERIES OF PICTURES $25 $20 $5

ORIGINAL LEGO CREATION

Creation must be original and not a custom box set

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
9-17 YEARS $20 $15 $5
8 YEARS AND UNDER $15 $10 $5
18 YEARS AND OVER $25 $20 $5

CANNED FRUIT

Best 2 Jars

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
BERRIES $20 $15 $4
PEACHES $20 $15 $4
PEARS $20 $15 $4
OTHERS $20 $15 $4

CANNED VEGETABLES

Best 2 Jars

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
PEAS $20 $15 $4
STRING BEANS WHOLE OR CUT $20 $15 $4
CARROTS $20 $15 $4
TOMATOES $20 $15 $4
CORN CUT $20 $15 $4
OTHER $20 $15 $4

PICKLES

Best 2 Jars

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
CUCUMBER PICKLES – SMALL $20 $15 $4
MIXED PICKLES $20 $15 $4
PICKLED BEETS $20 $15 $4
SWEET CUCUMBER PICKLES $20 $15 $4
SOUR PICKLES $20 $15 $4
DILL PICKLES $20 $15 $4
BREAD & BUTTER PICKLES $20 $15 $4
OTHER PICKLES $20 $15 $4

RELISH & SALSA

Best 2 Jars

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
PICCALILLI $20 $15 $4
RELISH $20 $15 $4
SALSA $20 $15 $4
OTHER $20 $15 $4

JAMS AND JELLIES

Best 2 Jars

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
STRAWBERRY JAM $20 $15 $4
RASPBERRY JAM $20 $15 $4
PEACH JAM $20 $15 $4
BLUEBERRY JAM $20 $15 $4
BLACKBERRY JAM $20 $15 $4
STRAWBERRY RHUBARB JAM $20 $15 $4
OTHER JAM $20 $15 $4
GRAPE JELLY $20 $15 $4
APPLE JELLY $20 $15 $4
MINT JELLY $20 $15 $4
OTHER JELLY $20 $15 $4
ORANGE OR PINEAPPLE MARMALADE $20 $15 $4
OTHER MARMALADE $20 $15 $4
SPREAD – ALMOND BUTTER $20 $15 $4
SPREAD – APPLE BUTTER $20 $15 $4
SPREAD – PUMPKIN BUTTER $20 $15 $4
SPREAD – BUTTER OTHER $20 $15 $4

BAKING

Baked Goods must be in CLEAR PLASTIC.

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
BATTER BREAD $20 $15 $4
NUT BREAD $20 $15 $4
COFFEE CAKE – NO YEAST $20 $15 $4
CAKE $20 $15 $4
HALF DOZEN CUPCAKES $20 $15 $4
APPLE PIE $30 $25 $6
OTHER PIE $30 $25 $6
HALF DOZEN MUFFINS $20 $15 $4
HALF DOZEN DOUGHNUTS $20 $15 $4
HALF DOZEN DROP COOKIES $20 $15 $4
HALF DOZEN FILLED COOKIES $20 $15 $4
HALF DOZEN ROLLED COOKIES $20 $15 $4
HALF DOZEN BROWNIES $20 $15 $4
GLUTEN FREE $20 $15 $4
OTHER $20 $15 $4

BAKING – JR.

For exhibitors under the age of 18

Baked Goods must be in CLEAR PLASTIC.

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
BATTER BREAD $20 $15 $4
NUT BREAD $20 $15 $4
COFFEE CAKE – NO YEAST $20 $15 $4
CAKE $20 $15 $4
HALF DOZEN CUPCAKES $20 $15 $4
APPLE PIE $30 $25 $6
OTHER PIE $30 $25 $6
HALF DOZEN MUFFINS $20 $15 $4
HALF DOZEN DROP COOKIES $20 $15 $4
HALF DOZEN FILLED COOKIES $20 $15 $4
HALF DOZEN ROLLED COOKIES $20 $15 $4
HALF DOZEN BROWNIES $20 $15 $4
GLUTEN FREE $20 $15 $4
OTHER $20 $15 $4

DECORATED CAKES

DESCRIPTION 1ST 2ND 3RD
DECORATED CAKES – 18 YEARS & OVER $30 $25 $10
DECORATED CAKES – UNDER 18 YEARS $30 $25 $10