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Homecraft

Homecraft

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

Homecraft President- Steven Backs

All entries to be in to Secretary by Saturday August 18. The Rec Centre will be open Thursday August 23, 7-8pm and Friday August 24, 8-11:30am. No exhibits will be accepted after 11:30am Friday, 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.

Exhibits can be collected at 5:00pm Saturday August 25th. Please note the new time. 

Homecraft- Class K

Prizes: 1st- $4   2nd- $3   3rd- $2

1.       Baby’s 2 pc. Outfit, knitted, not mounted
2.       Baby’s 2 pc. Outfit, crocheted, not mounted
K 1&2 Sponsored by Never Enough Wool
3.       Baby’s shawl or carriage cover, fine or bulky, knitted or crocheted
Sponsored by Never Enough Wool
4.       Cardigan, knitted
5.       Child’s pullover with sleeves, knitted
6.       Knit vest or sleeveless sweater
7.       Adult’s sweater, patterned
8.       Article of knit or crochet by a beginner (less than 2 years experience)
9.       Mitts or gloves, knitted
10.   Adult headgear, knitted
11.   Scarf
12.   Socks, knitted, pinned together
13.   Child’s hat
14.   Any other article, crocheted, not listed
15.   Any other article, knitted, not listed
16.   Slippers

MOST POINTS- Knitting  $25 Gift Certificate
MOST POINTS- Crocheting  $25 Gift Certificate

Sponsored by Never Enough Wool

17.   Nightwear
18.   Sundress or sleeveless dress
19.   Dress with sleeves
20.   Skirt, any length
21.   Dog coat
22.   Blouse or shirt
23.   Vest, sewn
24.   Poncho
25.   Cushion, fancy, fabric
26.   Cushion, novelty
27.   Cushion, any other variety
28.   Doily/Centrepiece, knitted or crocheted, mounted
29.   Article of polar fleece
30.   Two dishcloths
31.   Runner or dresser scarf
32.   Pillowcase or tea towel
33.   Article of counted cross stitch, not framed
34.   Two placemats with matching napkins
35.   Apron, any style
36.   Tea cozy
37.   Two quilt blocks (12” minimum), mounted, named

Afghans

Prizes: 1st- $5   2nd- $4   3rd- $3

38.   Afghan or lap robe or prayer shawl, knitted
39.   Afghan or lap robe or prayer shawl, crocheted

Community Service Challenge
(to benefit local charities)

This year please knit or crochet a scarf, any colour, size or pattern. All scarves will be donated to a local charity. 
These articles will be displayed but not judged. Therefore, no prizes will be awarded. Please include your name with your donation.
Unsure of how to start? Call Never Enough Wool for more information (905) 985-0030.

Quilts

Prizes: 1st- $8   2nd- $7   3rd- $6

40.   Baby quilt, panel
41.   Baby quilt, any other
42.   Rag quilt
43.   Quilt, machine quilted, include name of quilt pattern
44.   Quilt, pieced, hand quilted, include name of quilt pattern
45.   Quilt, made by exhibitor, custom machine quilted, name pattern
46.   Quilt top
47.   Quilt, any other, include name of quilt pattern
48.   Cheater quilt, quilted

MOST POINTS- K 38-40,  $25 Gift Certificate
Sponsored by Mary Maxim

Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies
Machine Quilted Competition

Prizes: 1st- $6   2nd- $5 
Quilt/wall hanging total perimeter must be a minimum of 192”. The winner at Blackstock Fair is eligible to enter the quilt in the Fall District 4 Competition. The first prize quilt from District 4 is then entered in the O.A.A.S Competition which takes place at the Annual Convention in February.

Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies
Hand Quilted Competition

Prizes: 1st- $6   2nd- $5 
Quilt/wall total perimeter must be a minimum of 324”. The winner at Blackstock Fair is eligible to enter the quilt in the Fall District 4 Competition. The first prize quilt from District 4 is then entered in the O.A.A.S Competition which takes place at the 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.       3 Bran muffins, with raisins
2.       3 Butter tarts, with raisins
3.       3 tea biscuits, plain
4.       Your favourite loaf
5.       5 of your favourite cookies (1 variety)
6.       Handwriting- poem, 12 lines or less
7.       Item for a bazaar to be sold for $10 or less
8.       Hand knit article
9.       Wooden article, not more than 24”
10.   Hand crocheted article
11.   Gift for a grandchild
12.   3 photos mounted and labelled
13.   Any other craft not listed above
14.   Single serving of crisp

Crafts- Class C

All hangings should be ready to hang

Prizes: 1st- $4   2nd- $3   3rd- $2

1.       Wall-hanging, any media
2.       Handmade jewellery, mounted
3.       Door decoration, not Christmas
4.       Greeting card, using scrapbooking techniques
5.       Scrapbooking, one page enclosed in plastic
6.       Something new from something useless
7.       Stuffed toy
8.       Reusable shopping bag
9.       Article of original art, any media
10.   Wreath for front door, not Christmas
11.   Article of any other craft, not listed

T’was the Night Before Christmas
Sponsored by Port Perry Dental Centre

12.   Christmas tree decoration, 4” or smaller
13.   Christmas table runner
14.   2 Christmas placemats
15.   Christmas article made from natural material
16.   Christmas apron
17.   Christmas stocking, any material
18.   Christmas gift bag, made of fabric
19.   Christmas door decoration
20.   Christmas angel
21.   Christmas article not listed above

Special Needs Adults- 21 years and over

22.   Craft of your choice
23.   Handmade card
24.   3 Chocolate Chip cookies on a plate

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

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

 Culinary Arts- Class L

Sponsored by Gay Lea

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.       White bread
2.       Bread, using a bread machine
3.       Whole wheat bread, 60%
4.      5 Tea Biscuits with fruit
5.      3 Apple cinnamon muffins
6.      3 Banana chocolate chip muffins
7.      3 Bran muffins
8.      3 Any other muffins, named
9.      5 Chocolate chip cookies
10.  5 Gingersnaps/ ginger cookies
11.  5 Oatmeal cookies with raisins
12.  5 Peanut Butter cookies
13.  5 Chocolate macaroons
14.  Banana Loaf- ½ loaf
15.  Blueberry loaf- ½ loaf
16.  Lemon loaf- ½ loaf
17.  Pumpkin loaf- ½ loaf
18.  Zucchini loaf- ½ loaf
19.  Any other loaf, named- ½ loaf
20.  Banana cake, iced
21.  5 Date squares
22.  5 Squares any other, named
23.  3 Butter Tarts with raisins Winner is eligible for the District 4 Competition
24.  Single pie pastry crust
25.  Blueberry pie
26.  Pie, any other variety, not needing refrigeration, named
27.  5 pieces of Chocolate fudge with nuts
28.  5 pieces Maple cream fudge

MOST POINTS BAKING- L 1-28,  $25     
                           Sponsored by Port Perry Royal Bank

Canning

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

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

29.   Peach conserve with cherries
30.   Strawberry jam, cooked
31.   Rhubarb jam, any variety, named
32.   Any other jam, named, not listed in prize book
33.   Freezer jam, any variety, named
34.   Pepper jelly or relish
35.   Jelly, any variety, named
36.   Applesauce
37.   Canned fruit, any variety, named
38.   Bread and butter pickles
39.   Dill pickles
40.   Nine day or icicle pickles
41.   Pickles, any variety not listed, named
42.   Pickled beets
43.   Hot dog relish
44.   Chili sauce
45.   Salsa
46.   Boiled Salad Dressing

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

 SPECIALS Baking and Canning

47.   Bernardin Special- Best in Show
Judge’s choice of Best Home Canning Entry. Entry must be submitted in sealed Bernardin mason jars and snap lid.
Prize- 1st- $30 gift certificate

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

49.   Canned Peaches Special- In memory of Don BradburnSponsored by Friends of Don
Prizes- 1st- $12    2nd- $8    3rd- $5

50.   Crosby Molasses BBQ Sauce Special- 500ml
Sauce must include a minimum of ¼ cup of molasses. To be judged on taste, texture and creative use of a recipe. Label from product container to be submitted with BBQ sauce.

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

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

53.   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

54.   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

55.   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

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

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

58.   Leah Frew Special- Dark Fruit Cake                  Sponsored by Leah Frew
One layer 8” x 8” decorated for a wedding. Judged on both taste and decoration. 1st and 2nd prize goes to the sponsor.
Prizes- 1st- $75    2nd- $60    3rd- $15

59.   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

60.   Crosby Molasses Cookie Special
6 Cookies made with molasses, must have min. ¼ cup of molasses. Made with Crosby molasses product. Label from product container to be submitted with cookies.
Prizes- 1st- $15    2nd- $10    3rd- $5   

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

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

63.   Robin Hood Family Favourite Recipe- 3 Chocolate Chip Muffins
recipe included
Prize- 1st- $25 gift certificate     2nd- $10 gift certificate

64.   Robin Hood Family Best Lunchbox Snack- 5 Coconut Raspberry Squares
recipe included
Prize- 1st- $25 gift certificate     2nd- $10 gift certificate

65. Apple Pie Special: Sponsored by Dr. Paul Puckrin
All entries are to be brought to the fair on Saturday, August 25th 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.