DEPARTMENT 26 – HOME ARTS2018-09-02T20:19:51+00:00

DEPARTMENT 26

HOME ARTS

New Insurance Requirements for Exhibiting

Entries must be received by August 17th; no late entries will be accepted.

New this year we will no longer follow the Danish System of Judging in Home Arts.  All participants will receive a participation ribbon and premium.  There will be (1) 1st place and (1) 2nd place winner in all lots everyone else falls under participant.

RULES

  • Exhibitors are limited to 1 entry per lot.
  • Indicate age if entering an under age 16 category.
  • 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 Home Arts Building will be open to drop off exhibits between 10:00 AM and 7:00 PM on Wednesday, August 29th.  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 3, 2018. Exhibits may be picked up between 7:30 PM and 8:30 PM Monday. No vehicles will be allowed near the Home Arts Building on Monday evening. Exhibits may also be picked up between 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM on Tuesday, September 4, 2018.
  • 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 16 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”X16”.

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

Entry Form

CLASS A – BED QUILTS & CRIB QUILTS

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.HAND PIECED, TIED$35$25$8
2.MACHINE PIECED, TIED$35$25$8
3.HAND PIECED, HAND QUILTED$35$25$8
4.MACHINE PIECED, MACHINE QUILTED$35$25$8
5.MACHINE PIECED, MACHINE QUILTED (Machine pieced professional quilting machine used)$35$25$8
6.UNDER AGE 16$35$25$8
7.MIXED TECHNIQUES$35$25$8

CLASS B – WALL HANGINGS

(Small – under 15”X15”)

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.HAND PIECED, HAND QUILTED$25$20$5
2.MACHINE PIECED, MACHINE QUILTED$25$20$5
3.MIXED TECHNIQUES$25$20$5
4.UNDER AGE 16$25$20$5

CLASS C – WALL HANGINGS

(Large – over 15” x 15”)

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.HAND PIECED, HAND QUILTED$30$25$6
2.MACHINE PIECED, MACHINE QUILTED$30$25$6
3.MIXED TECHNIQUES$30$25$6
4.UNDER AGE 16$30$25$6

CLASS D – JEWELRY

Must be handmade

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.JEWELRY$25$20$5

CLASS E – ADULT COLORING

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.ADULT COLORING$20$15$5

CLASS F – OTHER QUILTED ITEMS

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.TABLE RUNNERS$25$20$5
2.PILLOWS$25$20$5
3.CRAFT PANEL QUILTS$25$20$5
4.ALL OTHER$25$20$5
5.UNDER AGE 16$25$20$5

CLASS G – BEDSPREADS

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.BEDSPREADS$30$25$6

CLASS H – AFGHANS

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.AFGHANS$20$15$5

CLASS I – HAND KNITS

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.CARDIGAN$25$20$5
2.PULLOVER SWEATER$25$20$5
3.SLEEVELESS SWEATER OR VEST$25$20$5
4.GLOVES$20$15$4
5.MITTENS$20$15$4
6.STOCKINGS$20$15$4
7.PONCHO$20$15$4
8.CAPES$20$15$4
9.HATS$20$15$4
10.SCARF$20$15$4
11.STOLE OR SHAWL$20$15$4
12.DRESS KNITTED$20$15$4
13.THREE PIECE BABY SET$20$15$4
14.SWEATER KNITTED$20$15$4
15.OTHER$20$15$4

CLASS J – UNDER 16

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.GLOVES$20$15$4
2.MITTENS$20$15$4
3.STOCKINGS$20$15$4
4.PONCHO$20$15$4
5.CAPES$20$15$4
6.HATS$20$15$4
7.SCARF$20$15$4
8.STOLE OR SHAWL$20$15$4
9.OTHER$20$15$4

CLASS K – CROCHETED ITEMS

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.MITTENS$20$15$4
2.HATS$20$15$4
3.SCARF$20$15$4
4.OTHER$20$15$4

CLASS L – PILLOWS

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.PILLOWS$20$15$4

CLASS M – HOLIDAY DECORATIONS

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.HOLIDAY DECORATION$20$15$4

CLASS N – CENTERPIECES

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.EMBROIDERED$20$15$4
2.CUTWORK$20$15$4
3.CROCHETED$20$15$4
4.CROCHET TRIMMED$20$15$4
5.TATTED$20$15$4
6.OTHER$20$15$4

CLASS O – PILLOWCASES

(A set of two)

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.PILLOWCASES$20$15$4

CLASS P – TABLECLOTHS

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.TABLECLOTH$20$15$4

CLASS Q – TABLE RUNNERS AND SCARVES

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.TABLE RUNNER AND SCARVES$20$15$4

CLASS R – DIY REPURPOSED CRAFTS

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

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.DIY$20$15$4

CLASS S – HANDKERCHIEFS

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.HANDKERCHIEF$20$15$4

CLASS T – TOYS

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.DOLLS$20$15$4
2.TOYS$20$15$4
3.DOLL CLOTHES$20$15$4
4.OTHER$20$15$4

CLASS U – POT HOLDERS

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.POT HOLDERS$20$15$4

CLASS V – HOT MATS

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.HOT MATS$20$15$4

CLASS W – NEEDLEWORK

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.CROSS STITCH SAMPLER$30$25$6
2.CROSS STITCH OVER 12 INCHES$30$25$6
3.CROSS STITCH WALL HANGING$30$25$6
4.EMBROIDERED WALL HANGING$30$25$6
5.OTHER$30$25$6

CLASS X – HANDBAGS

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.HANDBAGS$20$15$4

CLASS Y – RUGS UNDER SIX FEET

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.RUG UNDER SIX FEET$40$30$10

CLASS Z – RUGS OVER SIX FEET

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.RUG OVER SIX FEET$45$35$15

CLASS AA – EARLY AMERICAN DECORATIONS

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.CHESTS$20$15$4
2.TRAY$20$15$4
3.BOXES$20$15$4
4.LAMP BASE$20$15$4
5.CHAIR$20$15$4
6.BASKETRY$20$15$4
7.OTHER$20$15$4

CLASS AB – LAMPSHADES

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD
1.LAMPSHADE$20$15$4

CLASS AC – SPECIAL CRAFTS

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.DECOUPAGE$20$15$4
2.CANDLES MOLDED$20$15$4
3.CANDLES DIPPED$20$15$4
4.CHRISTMAS DOOR DECORATIONS$20$15$4
5.CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS$20$15$4
6.CHRISTMAS TREE DECORATIONS$20$15$4
7.FELT$20$15$4
8.LEATHER$20$15$4
9.QUILLING$20$15$4
10.SEA SHELLS$20$15$4
11.BEAD WORK$20$15$4
13.CANING (CHAIRS, STOOLS, ETC.)$20$15$4
14.BIRD HOUSE, UNPAINTED$20$15$4
15.BIRD HOUSE, PAINTED$20$15$4
16.OTHER$20$15$4
17.10-16 YEARS$20$15$4
18.9 YEARS AND UNDER$20$15$4

CLASS AD – WOOD CRAFTS

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.WOOD CARVING$30$25$6
2.HANDMADE WOODEN PIECES$30$25$6
3.10-16 YEARS$30$25$6
4.9 YEARS AND UNDER$30$25$6

CLASS AE – CERAMICS

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.OVER SIXTEEN$20$15$4
2.UNDER SIXTEEN$20$15$4

CLASS AF – SEWING

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.DRESS$20$15$4
2.COAT$20$15$4
3.SUIT$20$15$4
4.SKIRT AND VEST$20$15$4
5.SKIRT$20$15$4
6.BLOUSE$20$15$4
7.JERSEY$20$15$4
8.SLEEPWEAR$20$15$4
9.MAN’S JACKET$20$15$4
10.T-SHIRT$20$15$4
11.TURTLENECK$20$15$4
12.CHILDREN’S CLOTHING$20$15$4
13.OTHER$20$15$4

CLASS AG – SEWING UNDER 16 YEARS

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.DRESS$20$15$4
2.COAT$20$15$4
3.SUIT$20$15$4
4.SKIRT$20$15$4
5.BLOUSE$20$15$4
6.SLEEPWEAR$20$15$4
7.T-SHIRT$20$15$4
8.CHILDREN’S CLOTHING$20$15$4
9.OTHER$20$15$4

CLASS AH – FELTING

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

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.FELTING$20$15$4

CLASS AI – MACRAME

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.BELT$20$15$4
2.WALL HANGING$20$15$4
3.PLANT POT HOLDER$20$15$4
4.OTHER$20$15$4

CLASS AJ – STAINED GLASS

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.PANELS, UNDER 8”$25$20$5
2.PANELS, OVER 8”$30$25$6
3.LAMPS$35$30$8
4.MIRRORS$35$30$8
5.MOSAICS$30$25$6

CLASS AK – OIL PAINTINGS

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

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.PORTRAITS$30$25$6
2.ANIMAL PORTRAITS$30$25$6
3.LANDSCAPES$30$25$6
4.SEASCAPES$30$25$6
5.STILL LIFE$30$25$6
6.ABSTRACT$30$25$6
7.STREET SCENES$30$25$6
8.OTHER$30$25$6
9.NINE & UNDER$30$25$6
10.TEN TO SIXTEEN$30$25$6

CLASS AL – ACRYLIC PAINTINGS

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

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.PORTRAITS$30$25$6
2.ANIMAL PORTRAITS$30$25$6
3.LANDSCAPES$30$25$6
4.SEASCAPES$30$25$6
5.STILL LIFE$30$25$6
6.ABSTRACT$30$25$6
7.OTHER$30$25$6
8.NINE & UNDER$30$25$6
9.TEN TO SIXTEEN$30$25$6

CLASS AM – WATER COLORS

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

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.PORTRAITS$30$25$6
2.ANIMAL PORTRAITS$30$25$6
3.LANDSCAPES$30$25$6
4.SEASCAPES$30$25$6
5.STILL LIFE$30$25$6
6.ABSTRACT$30$25$6
7.OTHER$30$25$6
8.NINE & UNDER$30$25$6
9.TEN TO SIXTEEN$30$25$6

CLASS AN – DECORATIVE PAINTING

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.ACRYLIC, WOOD PIECES$30$25$6
2.ACRYLIC, CERAMIC PIECES$30$25$6
3.OILS, WOOD PIECES$30$25$6
4.OILS, CERAMIC PIECES$30$25$6
5.OTHER$30$25$6
6.NINE & UNDER$30$25$6
7.TEN TO SIXTEEN$30$25$6

CLASS AO – SKETCHES IN PENCIL/CHARCOAL/PASTELS/OTHER

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

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.PORTRAITS$25$20$5
2.ANIMAL PORTRAITS$25$20$5
3.LANDSCAPES$25$20$5
4.SEASCAPES$25$20$5
5.STILL LIFE$25$20$5
6.CARTOON AND FAN ART$25$20$5
7.NINE & UNDER$25$20$5
8.TEN TO SIXTEEN$25$20$5

CLASS AP – BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY

Photos must be mounted and matted. Photographs cannot be smaller than 5” x 7” or larger than 16” high by 24” wide. In Lot 6, 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 SECURELYattached.

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.PEOPLE$20$15$4
2.ANIMALS$20$15$4
3.SCENIC$20$15$4
4.STILL LIFE$20$15$4
5.OTHER$20$15$4
6.SERIES OF PICTURES$25$20$5

CLASS AQ – 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 Lot 6, 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 SECURELYattached.

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.PEOPLE$20$15$4
2.ANIMALS$20$15$4
3.SCENIC$20$15$4
4.STILL LIFE$20$15$4
5.OTHER$20$15$4
6.SERIES OF PICTURES$25$20$5

CLASS AR – PHOTOGRAPHY UNDER 16 YEARS

Photos must be mounted and matted. Photographs cannot be smaller than 5” x 7” or larger than 16” high by 24” wide. In Lot 6, 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 SECURELYattached.

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.PEOPLE$20$15$4
2.ANIMALS$20$15$4
3.SCENIC$20$15$4
4.STILL LIFE$20$15$4
5.OTHER$20$15$4
6.SERIES OF PICTURES$25$20$5

CLASS AS – ORIGINAL LEGO CREATION

Creation must be original and not a custom box set

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.ADULT$25$20$5
2.AGES 9-16$20$15$5
3.UNDER 9$15$10$5

CLASS AT – CANNED FRUIT

Best 2 Jars

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.BLUEBERRIES$20$15$4
2.BLACKBERRIES$20$15$4
3.PEACHES$20$15$4
4.PEARS$20$15$4
5.CHERRIES$20$15$4
6.OTHER$20$15$4

CLASS AU – CANNED VEGETABLES

Best 2 Jars

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.PEAS$20$15$4
2.STRING BEANS GREEN WHOLE$20$15$4
3.STRING BEANS GREEN CUT$20$15$4
4.STRING BEANS YELLOW WHOLE$20$15$4
5.STRING BEANS YELLOW CUT$20$15$4
6.CARROTS$20$15$4
7.TOMATOES$20$15$4
8.CORN CUT$20$15$4
9.OTHER$20$15$4

CLASS AV – PICKLES

Best 2 Jars

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.CUCUMBER PICKLES, SMALL$20$15$4
2.MIXED PICKLES$20$15$4
3.PICKLED BEETS$20$15$4
4.MUSTARD PICKLES$20$15$4
5.SWEET CUCUMBER PICKLES$20$15$4
6.SOUR PICKLES$20$15$4
7.ZUCCHINI PICKLES$20$15$4
8.SLICED GREEN PICKLES$20$15$4
9.DILL PICKLES$20$15$4
10.BREAD & BUTTER PICKLES$20$15$4
11.OTHER PICKLES$20$15$4
12.BEST COLLECTION OF 4 VARIETIES$25$20$5

CLASS AW – RELISH/SALSA

Best 2 Jars

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.PICCALILLI$20$15$4
2.PEPPER RELISH$20$15$4
3.TOMATO RELISH$20$15$4
4.BEAN RELISH$20$15$4
5.CORN RELISH$20$15$4
6.BEET RELISH$20$15$4
7.CHILI SAUCE$20$15$4
8.SALSA$20$15$4
9.BEST 4 VARIETIES OF RELISH/SALSA$25$20$5

CLASS AX – JAMS AND JELLIES

Best 2 Jars

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.STRAWBERRY JAM$20$15$4
2.RASPBERRY JAM$20$15$4
3.PEACH JAM$20$15$4
4.BLUEBERRY JAM$20$15$4
5.BLACKBERRY JAM$20$15$4
6.STRAWBERRY RHUBARB JAM$20$15$4
7.OTHER JAM$20$15$4
8.GRAPE JELLY$20$15$4
9.APPLE JELLY$20$15$4
10.MINT JELLY$20$15$4
11.OTHER JELLY$20$15$4
12.ORANGE MARMALADE$20$15$4
13.PINEAPPLE MARMALADE$20$15$4
14.OTHER MARMALADE$20$15$4
15.SPREAD, APPLE BUTTER$20$15$4
16.SPREAD, PUMPKIN BUTTER$20$15$4
17.SPREAD, BUTTER OTHER$20$15$4
18.BEST 6 VARIETIES$25$20$5
Mixture of jams, jellies and marmalades

CLASS BA – BAKING

Baked Goods mustbe in CLEAR PLASTIC.

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.WHITE BREAD$20$15$4
2.WHOLE WHEAT BREAD$20$15$4
3.BATTER BREAD$20$15$4
4.NUT BREAD$20$15$4
5.WHITE ROLLS, 1/2 DOZEN$20$15$4
6.COFFEE CAKE (NO YEAST)$20$15$4
7.WHITE CAKE$20$15$4
8.CHOCOLATE CAKE$20$15$4
9.CUPCAKES, 1/2 DOZEN$20$15$4
10.MINCE PIE$30$25$6
11.APPLE PIE$30$25$6
12.FRUIT PIE$30$25$6
13.MUFFINS, 1/2 DOZEN$20$15$4
14.DOUGHNUTS, 1/2 DOZEN$20$15$4
15.DROP COOKIES, 1/2 DOZEN$20$15$4
16.FILLED COOKIES, 1/2 DOZEN$20$15$4
17.ROLLED COOKIES, 1/2 DOZEN$20$15$4
18.HERMITS, 1/2 DOZEN$20$15$4
19.BROWNIES, 1/2 DOZEN$20$15$4
20.GLUTEN FREE$20$15$4
21.OTHER$20$15$4

CLASS BB – BAKING

For exhibitors under the age of 16

Baked Goods mustbe in CLEAR PLASTIC.

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.WHITE BREAD$20$15$4
2.WHOLE WHEAT BREAD$20$15$4
3.BATTER BREAD$20$15$4
4.NUT BREAD$20$15$4
5.COFFEE CAKE (NO YEAST)$20$15$4
6.SWEET BREAD (WITH YEAST)$20$15$4
7.WHITE CAKE$20$15$4
8.CHOCOLATE CAKE$20$15$4
9.CUPCAKES, 1/2 DOZEN$20$15$4
10.APPLE PIE$30$25$6
11.FRUIT PIE$30$25$6
12.MUFFINS, 1/2 DOZEN$20$15$4
13.DROP COOKIES, 1/2 DOZEN$20$15$4
14.FILLED COOKIES, 1/2 DOZEN$20$15$4
15.ROLLED COOKIES, 1/2 DOZEN$20$15$4
16.BROWNIES, 1/2 DOZEN$20$15$4
17.GLUTEN FREE$20$15$4
18.OTHER$20$15$4

CLASS BC – DECORATED CAKES

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2NDP
1.DECORATED CAKES OVER AGE 16$30$25$10
2.DECORATED CAKES UNDER AGE 16$30$25$10