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Homecraft

Homecraft

Here is a complete list of all the areas available for Homecraft. 

Homecraft- Class K

Homecraft President- Steven Backs

All entries to be in to Secretary by Saturday August 17. The Rec Centre will be open Thursday August 22, 7-8 p.m.  and Friday August 23, 8-11:30 a.m.
No exhibits will be accepted after 11:30 a.m. Friday, August 23rd.
Exhibits can be collected at 4:30 p.m. Saturday August 24th.

Only one entry per class. All work must be clean, made since last Blackstock Fair and the work of the exhibitor. All knit articles must be hand knit. Sewing can be any size. When there are 6 or more exhibits a 4th place will be awarded. Quilts may be shown for 2 years. No straight pins to be used.

Prizes: 1st- $4   2nd- $3   3rd- $2

1.       Baby’s 2 pc. outfit, knit or crocheted, not mounted

2.       Baby’s shawl or carriage cover, fine or bulky, knitted or crocheted

3.       Cardigan, knit or crocheted

4.       Pullover, knit or crocheted

5.       Article of knitting or crocheting by a beginner, less than 2 years experience

6.       Mitts or gloves, knit

7.       Mitts or gloves, crocheted

8.       Scarf, knit or crocheted

9.       Socks, knit or crocheted

10.   Headgear, knit or crocheted

11.   Scarf, knit or crocheted

12.   Child’s headgear, knit or crocheted

13.   Doily or centerpiece, knit or crocheted, mounted

14.   Slippers, knit or crocheted

15.   Two dishcloths, knit or crocheted

16.   Unique knitted article

17.   Unique crocheted article

18.   Sewn article with sleeves

19.   Poncho

20.   Runner or dresser scarf

21.   Apron

22.   Tea cozy

23.   2 quilt blocks, mounted, pattern(s) named

Afghans

Prizes: 1st- $5   2nd- $4   3rd- $3

 

24.   Afghan, lap robe or prayer shawl, knit or crocheted 

Sponsored by Jennifer Griffin, Farm Girl Creations

Quilts

Prizes: 1st- $8   2nd- $7   3rd- $6

Sponsored by Nestleton Waters Inn

25.   Baby’s quilt

26.   Rag quilt

27.   Quilt, machine quilted, pattern named

28.   Quilt, hand quilted, pattern named

29.   Cheater quilt, quilted

30.   Quilt made by a group, group to be named

31.   Quilt top

Classes K 1 and 2 sponsored by Never Enough Wool.

Classes K 18 and 19 sponsored by Brenda Jones.

MOST POINTS—Crocheting, Classes 1-15--$25—Never Enough Wool.

MOST POINTS—Knitting, Classes 1-15--$25—Never Enough Wool.

Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies
Machine Quilted Competition

Prizes: 1st- $6   2nd- $5 

Chosen from eligible quilts in Classes 25 or 27. Must be made and machine quilted by exhibitor, total perimeter must be minimum 324”.  Pattern must be named.  The winner at Blackstock Fair is eligible to enter the quilt at the fall District 4 competition.  Winner at District level is entered into O.A.A.S. competition which takes place at Annual Convention in February.

Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies
Hand Quilted Competition

Prizes: 1st- $6   2nd- $5 

Chosen from eligible quilts in Classes 25 or 27. Must be made and hand quilted by exhibitor, total perimeter must be minimum 324”.  Pattern must be named.  The winner at Blackstock Fair is eligible to enter the quilt at the fall District 4 competition.  Winner at District level is entered into O.A.A.S. competition which takes place at Annual Convention in February.

Golden Age- Class GA
Sponsored by
Port Perry Dental Centre
Open to exhibitors 60 years of age or older

Prizes: 1st- $4   2nd- $3   3rd- $2

1.       Banana muffins, plain, 3

2.       Butter tarts, plain , 3

3.       Tea biscuits, plain, 3

4.       Cupcakes, any variety, 3

5.       Cookies, baked, any variety, 3

6.       Single serving of crisp

7.       Handwriting, first verse of O Canada

8.       Item suitable for bridal or baby shower

9.       Article of knitting

10.   Article of crocheting

11.   Gift for a grandchild

12.   Adult colouring page, coloured

13.   Design a card for a milestone birthday, any media including computer

 

Community Service Challenge to benefit local charities
Knit or crochet a hat, any colour, size or pattern. All hats will be donated to a local charity.  These articles will be displayed but not judged. No prizes will be awarded.  Please include your name with your hat. 

Unsure of how to start?

Call Never Enough Wool for more information (905) 985-0030.

Crafts- Class C

Sponsored by Homestead Furniture and Appliances
All hangings should be ready to hang.

Prizes: 1st- $4   2nd- $3   3rd-$2

1.       Wall hanging, any media

2.       Article of handmade jewellery, mounted

3.       Door decoration

4.       Greeting card

5.       Adult colouring page, coloured

6.       Something new from something useless

7.       Article of counted cross stitch

8.       Reusable shopping bag or tote

9.       Article of original art, any media

10.   Article of any other craft, not listed

‘Tis the Season, any holiday
Sponsored by
Port Perry Dental Centre

11.   Christmas tree decoration, 4” or smaller

12.   Holiday runner

13.   Wreath

14.   Trick or treat or gift bag

15.   Decorated Easter egg

16.   Holiday apron

17.   Door decoration

18.   Christmas stocking

19.   Holiday card

20.   Holiday article not listed above

 

Special Needs, 21 years and over

21.    Craft of your choice

22.   Greeting card

23.   Article of jewellery, mounted

24.   Oatmeal raisin cookies, 3

25.  Bernardin Special Best decorative or functional homemade craft made using a Bernardin mason jar(s) and/or 2-piece SNAP lid.   Prize- 1st $20 Gift Certificate 

26.  Bernardin Special Housewarming gift. Must include at least 3 Bernardin mason jars.   Prize- 1st $20 Gift Certificate 

Baking and Canning- Class L
Sponsored by
Gay Lea Foods

No cake mixes or commercial pie fillers allowed. Please use plastic bags where possible. No cake pans allowed. Paper liners to be removed before showing. Use smallest plate possible. No more than 1” of cardboard to be showing around the edges of any article. When there are 6 or more exhibits in a class a 4th place will be awarded. Please securely fasten all tags.

Baking

Prizes: 1st- $4   2nd- $3   3rd- $2 

1.       Yeast bread, any variety, ½ loaf

2.       Tea biscuits with fruit, 3

3.       Fruit muffins, named, 3

4.       Banana chocolate chip muffins, 3

5.       Bran muffins, 3

6.       Muffins, any variety, named, 3

7.       Oatmeal raisin cookies, 3

8.       Peanut butter cookies, 3

9.       Chocolate macaroons, 3

10.   Lemon loaf, ½ loaf

11.   Pumpkin loaf, ½ loaf

12.   Banana loaf, ½ loaf

13.   Any other loaf, named, ½ loaf

14.   Coffee cake, any variety, named

15.   Raspberry coconut squares, 3

16.   Squares, any other variety, named, 3

17.   Butter tarts, with raisins, 3

Winner is eligible for the District 4 Competition

18.   Fruit tarts, named, 3

19.   Single pie crust

20.   Apple pie

21.   Any other pie, named

22.   Your favourite candy, named, 3 pieces

23.  Decorated cupcakes, agricultural theme, 3

MOST POINTS BAKING- L 1-22,  $25     
                           Sponsored by
Port Perry Royal Bank

Canning
All entries must be sealed except freezer jam. Unsealed jars will not be judged.

Prizes: 1st- $3.50   2nd- $3   3rd- $2.50

24.   Strawberry jam, cooked

25.   Marmalade, any variety, named

26.   Any other jam, named

27.   Freezer jam, any variety, named

28.   Jelly, any variety, named

29.   Spirited jam or jelly, named

30.   Canned fruit, any variety, named

31.   Pickled vegetable, any variety, named

32.   Pickled cucumber, any variety, named

33.   Dill pickles, any variety

34.   Any other pickle, not listed, named

35.   Hot dog relish

36.   Chili sauce

37.   Salsa

Bernardin Best of Show—Judge’s choice of best home canning entry from Classes 23-36.  Entry must be submitted in sealed Bernardin jar and snap lid.

Prize--$30 gift certificate

MOST POINTS CANNING- L 29-46,  $25  
                           Sponsored by
Port Perry Royal Bank

SPECIALS Baking and Canning

38.   Bernardin Jam/Jelly Special- Raspberry Jam or Jelly
made with Bernardin fruit pectin product. Proof of purchase required. Certo is not a Bernardin product.  Prize- 1st- $20 gift certificate

39.   Crosby Molasses BBQ Sauce  500ml Sauce must include a minimum of ¼ cup of molasses. To be judged on taste, texture and creativity. Label and recipe required. Prizes- 1st- $15    2nd- $10    3rd- $5   

40.   Marcelle’s Kitchen- Keto Dessert      Sponsored by John Redman
Please include your recipe. 1st place dessert goes to the sponsor.
Prizes- 1st- $15    2nd- $10    3rd- $5

41.   Eleanor Werry Memorial Special      Sponsored by the Werry family
6 Chocolate brownies- without nuts, iced
Prizes- 1st- $20    2nd- $15    3rd- $10    4th-$5

42.   Gerald Kelly Memorial Chocolate Cake Special
Sponsored by Gerald Kelly’s family
Chocolate layer cake, iced. Champion cake will become the property of the Fair to be auctioned.  Prizes- 1st- $50    2nd- $30    3rd- $20

43.   Edna Van Camp Memorial Raspberry Pie
Sponsored by
Bill Van Camp in memory of his grandmother
1st place goes to the sponsor  
Prizes- 1st- $25    2nd- $20    3rd- $15     $6 to show

44.   Dorothy Lee Memorial Cherry Pie Special
Sponsored
by Dorothy Lee’s family 
Cherry Pie with hand-woven lattice top. Champion pie will become the property of the Fair to be auctioned. Prizes- 1st- $15    2nd- $10    3rd- $5

45.   Elva Van Camp Memorial Special- Cherry Loaf
Sponsored by Elva Van Camp’s family
1st place goes to the sponsor Prizes- 1st- $20    2nd- $15    3rd- $10    4th-$5

46.   Lawrence and Jan Van Camp Special  

Sponsored by Lawrence and Jan Van Camp
6 Shortbread cookies. 1st place goes to the sponsor. Please include your recipe. Prizes- 1st- $25    2nd- $15    $5 to show 

47.   Leah Frew Special- Dark Fruit Cake                  Sponsored by Leah Frew
One layer,  8” x 8”, iced. 1st and 2nd prize goes to the sponsor.
Prizes- 1st- $75    2nd- $60    3rd- $15

48.   Barbara Byers Memorial Special   Sponsored by Barbara Byers’ family
Chiffon cake iced, any variety, named, must contain oil. Champion cake will become the property of the Fair to be auctioned.
Prizes- 1st- $20    2nd- $15    3rd- $10    4th-$5

49.   Dale VanCamp Memorial Special  Sponsored by Dale VanCamp’s family

Lemon Bundt cake, iced or glazed.  1st place cake to sponsor

Prizes—1st--$50  2nd--$25  3rd--$15  4th--$10

50.   Crosby Molasses Cookie Special
6 Cookies made with minimum of ¼ cup molasses. Label and recipe required. Prizes- 1st- $15    2nd- $10    3rd- $5   

51.   Crosby Molasses Cake Special
Cake made with minimum ¼ cup molasses (including gingerbread): 8” x 8”.  To be judged on taste, texture and creative use of a recipe. Label and recipe required.   Prizes- 1st- $15    2nd- $10    3rd- $5   

52.   Crisco Special
3 Morning Glory Muffins, including label and recipe.
Prize- 1st- $25 gift certificate     2nd- $10 gift certificate

53.   Robin Hood Family Favourite Recipe- 3 Lemon Muffins
Label and recipe included .
Prize- 1st- $25 gift certificate     2nd- $10 gift certificate

54.   Robin Hood Family Best Lunchbox Snack- 5 Butter Tart Squares
Recipe and label included  

Prize- 1st- $25 gift certificate     2nd- $10 gift certificate

55.   Hummingbird Cake   Sponsored by Dr. Paul Puckrin
All entries are to be brought to the fair on Saturday, August 24th to the Recreation Centre stage by 12:30 p.m. Judging will commence at 1:30 p.m. in front of the stage. All entries will become the property of the sponsor. All participants MUST be entered prior to the fair.
Prize: 1st - $100. 2nd - $30. 3rd - $20.