Creative Arts State Exhibition 2013
Please retain and read carefully before filling out entry forms
Closing date for entries is Friday 21st June 2013
ENTRY FORMS Please complete all details on the Entry Form, especially a full description, e.g., child’s red 2 piece track suit, blue single bed quilt, china painted plate with birds, etc. Also complete the “Pick Up” section.
Entry forms are to be completed in section number order.
**Completed Entry Forms must be accompanied with a stamped self addressed business sized envelope (22cm x 11cm), and
Individual Entries 2 current postage rate stamps, per member, regardless of number of entries,
Group Entries 6 current postage rate stamps, per Section, and returned to:
ENTRY CO-ORDINATOR, Creative Arts State Exhibition,
C/o Elizabeth Milner, 2 Payne Road, GLEN ALVIE, Vic. 3979.
Telephone: 03 5678 3280**
A blue photocopy of your original Entry Form will be returned to you with your exhibit tickets. Please check your exhibit tickets with your Entry Form. Notify the Entry Co-ordinator of any changes or errors immediately. Attach these exhibit tickets to all your entries. This blue form must be returned with your exhibit/s to head office.
A yellow photocopy of your original Entry Form will also be returned to you for use when collecting your exhibit/s.
If you have not received your exhibit tickets by 1st July, 2013, please notify the Entry Co-ordinator.
Cancellations: please notify Entry Co-Ordinator in writing or by telephone and return tickets if possible.
PACKAGING It is preferred that entries be packed in ONE PADDED BAG if practicable. All padded bags and packing must be numbered with the EXHIBIT CODE NUMBER AND NAME ONLY, for example: Code Number Jj169, Name Mrs A Entrant. No other details are to be placed on bags and packing.
HANDCRAFT ENTRIES must be at 3 Lansell Road Toorak, no later than Wednesday 3rd July 2013. Exhibits may be delivered between 9.00am and 4.00pm Monday to Friday preceding 3rd July 2013. Exhibits may be delivered directly to Bendigo Exhibition Centre, Prince of Wales Showgrounds, Holmes Road, Bendigo on Monday 8th July 2013, strictly between 2.00pm and 4.00pm.
HOME INDUSTRIES, FLORAL ART, AND GROUP ENTRIES must be delivered to Bendigo Exhibition Centre, Prince of Wales Showgrounds, Holmes Road, Bendigo on Thursday 11th July 2013, between 9.00am and 11.15am.
If you are unable to set up your own Handcraft Group Entry, please have it delivered to 3 Lansell Road, Toorak, prior to Wednesday 3rd July 2013 with written instructions and a plan or photograph of the exhibit set-up, and a Committee member will set up the exhibit.
PICKING UP EXHIBITS at Bendigo. ALL EXHIBITS TO REMAIN UNTIL 4.00PM ON SATURDAY 13th July 2013. The door will be closed at 4.00pm on the last day of the Exhibition for a short time to allow the Committee to prepare the hall for pick up. Using your yellow photocopied Entry Form you will pick up all your packaging. Then collect the blue photocopied Entry Form at the pickup point table at the venue. Together with a Committee member you will collect your exhibits, and both you and the Committee member are to sign the Blue and the Yellow Entry Forms, leaving the Blue Entry Form at the pickup table.
NO EXHIBITS ARE TO BE REMOVED FROM THE EXHIBITION WITHOUT A COMMITTEE MEMBER PRESENT.
Please read this schedule carefully
GROUP EXHIBIT RULES
Please read carefully before entering.
Please remember that Home Industry items will need to have keeping qualities for at least four days.
* Five distinct articles in each section.
* Exhibits must be listed on a card.
* Entry tickets must be attached to all items being judged, back lower left if possible.
* Only one entry per Group in each Group section.
* Size of area – Approx. 90cm wide x approx.70cm deep. Height limit 65cm high.
* Maximum number of props - 3 (three).
* Props for Handcraft Group entry not to include handmade props excluding display stands
* Home Industries props not to include food or drinks.
* Mark props with the word Prop and your Group Code Number.
* Neutral background will be supplied.
* Material may be discretely attached to the neutral background.
* All articles must be freestanding on the table provided by the Creative Arts Committee.
* No side wall allowed.
* All members must leave the hall by 11.30 sharp.
* Committee, co-opted members, judges and stewards only, permitted in hall at this time.
* If you are unable to set up your entry please enclose a detailed plan and photo, for the Committee to follow.
* The office must be notified of any alterations to the original Entry Form in writing.
* Entries may not be collected before 4.00pm on Saturday 13th July 2013.
* Note, if your Group Entry has not been placed correctly after judging, please speak to the Creative Arts Chairman.
GROUP HANDCRAFT EXHIBIT theme: “WORKING WITH WOOL”
GROUP HOME INDUSTRIES EXHIBIT theme: “THE VEGIE PATCH”
HANDCRAFTS AND HOME INDUSTRIES COMMITTEE CUP for Branch with membership of 31 and over, securing the highest number of points attained by prize winning exhibits only.
HANDCRAFTS AND HOME INDUSTRIES COMMITTEE CUP for Branch with membership from 17-30, securing the highest number of points attained by prize winning exhibits only.
CWA SMALL BRANCH CUP for Branch with membership of 16 and under, securing the highest number of points attained by prize winning exhibits only.
1ST PRESENTATION GROUP HANDCRAFT CERTIFICATE
2ND PRESENTATION GROUP HANDCRAFT CERTIFICATE
SYME CUP for Group Handcraft Entry.
1ST PRESENTATION GROUP HOME INDUSTRIES CERTIFICATE
2ND PRESENTATION GROUP HOME INDUSTRIES CERTIFICATE
HANDCRAFTS AND HOME INDUSTRIES CUP GROUP EXHIBIT (2) for Group Home Industries Entry.
HODGSON CUP for the Best Decorated Cake.
SWAN CUP for Natural Resources, Basketry (not cane).
LARKING CUP for the finest piece of work in the Exhibition by a member of a Branch with membership of less than 60.
MC DONALD CUP for the finest piece of work in the Exhibition to be selected by the Judging Committee on the recommendation of the Section Judges.
MITCHELL CUP for the finest piece of work in the Exhibition, (winners of Larking and McDonald Cups not eligible).
J O SUTER MEMORIAL CUP for the best example of Floral Art.
T P PECK TROPHY for the best piece of Canvas Work in the Exhibition.
ISOM TROPHY for the best piece of Tatting and/or Lace in the Exhibition.
JUNIOR TROPHY Aggregate points for individual (if sufficient entries).
DORIS RICHARDS MEMORIAL TROPHY for the best piece of Crochet work in the Exhibition.
ELIASON TROPHY for the best exhibit in embroidery.
ECHUCA GROUP TROPHY for individual Home Industries aggregate.
MACLEOD TROPHY for the best exhibit in Home Industries (Hodgson Cup winner not eligible)
TROUTBECK AWARD for the best Hand Knitted Socks.
GREEN STAR CERTIFICATES for Handcraft
CERTIFICATES OF MERIT for Home Industries
INDIVIDUAL ENTRANTS RULES
Please read carefully before entering.
* Each entry must be the work of one individual member of the Country Women’s Association of Vic. Inc.
* All articles must have been completed within the past two years and have not been used or soiled.
* No article which has been shown at a previous Creative Arts State Exhibition may be entered (with the exception of an article which has been displayed in a Group Section the previous year or visa versa).
* No more than two entries per member may be entered in each individual sub-section.
* All entries from one exhibitor must be put on the same Entry Form.
* No entry may be entered in more than one section.
* All entries must be in named and coded bags/boxes. Several entries may be placed in one bag/box.
* Exhibit tickets supplied must be attached to exhibits, where practicable to back lower left of exhibit with a small safety pin or stitching. Dress pins should not be used.
* Please state on Exhibit ticket and Entry Form if work is original.
* In all sections other stitches may be used.
* All framed work must be presented ready for hanging.
* No framed entry to be more than 85cm x 85cm, including frame.
* Unless otherwise stated, all entries in each class to be a single item only.
* Sets allowed only where stated.
* Schedule is subject to alteration without notification.
* A section may be sub-divided at Chairman’s discretion if sufficient articles of same type are entered.
* Disclaimer: The Committee reserves the right of final judgment in showing any article and in all matters connected with the Exhibition, including all care, but does not take responsibility for the loss or damage to any entries. The Committee also reserves the right to photograph, reprint and display articles entered into the State Exhibition.
*The Committee takes every care with exhibits and packaging. No responsibility will be taken for packaging not marked with CODE NUMBER AND NAME, THIS INCLUDES BUBBLE PACKING. (Please do not place any other details on your calico padded bag).
* The Creative Arts Committee has full power in arranging exhibits.
* Exhibits may not be collected before 4.00pm on the last day of the Exhibition.
* PLEASE NOTE – SECTION 202 - Any article not included elsewhere in the Schedule. You are not able to place an entry in this section, if there is a section suitable elsewhere in the Schedule.
* The decision of the Judging Committee shall be final.
* No First Award will be made in the Individual Section or Group Section scoring under 85%.
* No Second Award will be awarded scoring under 75%.
* An article must gain a score of 50% to be displayed.
* Articles which do not comply with the schedule, will be marked NAS (Not According to Schedule) and will not be displayed.
* Green Stars may be awarded for exceptional work in individual Handcraft sections.
* A Certificate of Merit may be awarded for exceptional work in individual Home Industries sections, Home Industries in the Group Entry section, or Home Industries in the One Woman’s Work section.
* Junior members must be under 25 years as at 1st January 2014.
PICK UP TIMES AND PLACES
* Exhibition– Saturday 13th July 2013 between 4.00pm - 5.30pm.
* 3 Lansell Road Toorak – Thursday 18th July 2013, between 10.00am and 3.00pm or by special arrangement with the Creative Arts Committee Chairman.
* By mail. Please include a self addressed post pack/box for return of exhibits otherwise an account will be sent with return of entries.
* Our Insurance only covers items for one week unless special arrangements can be made with Chairman.
Must be original work presented ready for hanging
Maximum size 85cm x 85cm including frame
Please state measurements on entry form
3. Pastels – any type
4. Pencil-Grey lead and/or coloured pencil
5. Water Colour
6. Any other medium
10. Any other type
12. Fur fabric, hand stitched
13. Fur fabric, machine sewn
14. Other than fur fabric
15. Florentine or Bargello
16. Gros Point; petit point allowed
e.g. finer features
17. Long Stitch
18. Mixture of three or more stitches
19. Petit point - design larger than 9cm
20. Petit point - design not to exceed 8cm
21. Creative/Mixed Medium
22. Any other type
26. Any other type
Craft, other techniques
27. Basketry, natural resources
28. Basketry, any other type
29. Beadwork, knitted (not jewellery), beads under 2mm
30. Beadwork (not jewellery) any article, beads under 2mm
31. Beadwork (not jewellery) any other type
32. Cards, 3 distinct techniques
33. Coathangers, 3 distinct techniques
34. Decoupage, any article
35. Floor rug or mat, natural resources
36. Floor rug or mat, any other type
37. Folk art, any article
38. Hand weaving, any article
39. Millinery, hat, any medium
40. Natural resources, any type, not basketry
41. Over Eighties, any article
42. Over Nineties, any article
43. Paper Tole, any article
44. Pin Cushions, 3 distinct techniques
45. Parchment craft, any article
46. Ribbon work, any article
47. Wall hanging, any medium
Re displaying Crochet small and medium articles may be displayed on fabric or card that is no more than 2cm beyond article. Commercial yarn - no angora or teased wool to be used on baby clothes
48. Baby’s garment
49. Child’s garment
50. Bootees, 3 pair, distinct pattern, boxed
51. Adult garment
52. Small article - under 30cm
53. Medium article - 30cm to within 90cm
54. Large article over 90cm – fine cotton, state size of cotton
55. Large article over 90cm – coarse cotton, state size of cotton
58. Accessory set, 2 pieces, eg. hat and scarf, gloves and scarf, or hat and gloves etc.
61. Any other crochet article, not already mentioned on schedule
63. Ribbon work
64. Any other
No props or accessories, other than stands
65. Character - any medium
66. Dressed - garments to be crocheted or knitted
67. Dressed - garments to made of material
68. Porcelain doll - whole entry to be judged
71. Any other type
72. After Five wear/Fashion garment
73. Apron, creative
74. Child’s garment
75. Heirloom sewing - machine
76. Blouse or shirt
77. Tailored garment
78. Wearable Art garment
79. Lingerie, sets allowed
80. Night attire
81. Slacks or shorts or skirt
83. 2 piece set
84. Smocked article, beading allowed
85. Stretch knit - adult’s garment
86. Stretch knit - child’s garment
87. Stretch knit, set
88. Stretch knit – decorated top
89. Stretch knit – lingerie, sets allowed
90. Any other article
At least 60 grams per skein – sample of yarns to be attached
91. Spinning – skein, any fibre
92. Spinning – skein, fleece wool
93. Spinning – skein, novelty yarn
94. Spinning – article, hand spun & crocheted by entrant
95. Spinning – article, hand spun & knitted by entrant
96. Dyeing - using a commercial dye
97. Dyeing – hand spun fibre, not wool
98. Dyeing – natural dyeing
99. Felting – Dry – hand needle punched
100. Felting – Wet
101. Felting – Knitted
102. Any other article of felting
Each article to be by hand, except machine embroidery sections. Work may be dipped, where part of the technique.
108. Counted thread - any combination of stitches (must be 3 or more stitches)
111. Cross stitch – stitched area 30cm & under
112. Cross stitch – stitched area over 30cm
113. Cross stitch - with other stitches
114. Drawn Fabric
115. Drawn Thread
116. Embroidery & Fabric Painting - must be hand painted by entrant
117. Embroidery and Commercial painting
119. Machine Embroidery - freehand
120. Machine Embroidery - computerized
121. Metal Thread
123. Petit point on linen
124. Raised (Stumpwork)
128. Any other type
Space allocation - 60cm width
129. Fresh material
130. Artificial material and weathered wood
131. Dried horticultural material
May be displayed on fabric or card that is not more than 2 cm beyond article
134. Crochet edge
135. Tatted edge
136. Any other edge
140. Any other type
State age, as of date of Exhibition,
on entry form and ticket
a. 14 years and under
b. 15 years and over
141. A piece of Embroidery
142. A Toy
143 An article of Patchwork
144. Set of three cards
145. Any other article
146. Adult garment 5 ply & over
147. Adult garment - less than 5 ply
148. Child’s garment
149. Baby’s garment
150. Baby’s set
151. Bootees, 3 pair, distinct pattern, boxed 152. Creative
153. Accessory set, 2 pieces, eg. hat and scarf, gloves and scarf, or hat and gloves etc.
154. Article using 2 or more different coloured yarns
155. Pair of socks
156. Rug, state ply of yarn
159. Tea Cosy, creative
160. Knitted article/garment, using cotton only
161. Knitting and Crochet combined
162. Knitting/Crochet, any combination of yarn, fabric, medium and technique
163 Any other knitted article
168. Any other type lace
169. Tatting, any article
One Woman’s Work
May include props or stands, however presentation not counted. Space 60cm x width of table.
170. Handicrafts - 4 articles, distinct varieties
Provision must be made on quilts for hanging. Must be the work of the exhibitor except for Section 185. List measurements on Entry form.
171. Art Quilt
172. Appliqué – hand stitched
173. Appliqué – machine sewn
174. Appliqué, any other article, may include patchwork
175. Patchwork and/or appliqué and embroidery
176. Patchwork, bed cover – hand stitched
177. Patchwork, bedcover - machine sewn
178. Patchwork, Crazy
179. Patchwork, Creative
180. Patchwork, cushion - hand stitched
181. Patchwork, cushion - machine sewn
182. Patchwork – hand stitched
183. Patchwork – machine sewn
184. Patchwork – machine sewn and hand quilting combined
185. Patchwork &/or Appliqué, commercial quilting
186. Patchwork - Miniature quilt, unframed maximum 45cm x 45cm, hand or machined
187. Quilting - hand stitched
188. Quilting - machine sewn, must be the work of the entrant
189. Quilting, Appliqué, Patchwork, any combination
190. Group quilt (min 3 members)
191. Patchwork and/or Applique, any other article, not a quilt, not otherwise mentioned in patchwork/applique/quilting section
Must be presented ready for hanging. No framed piece to exceed 85cm x 85cm incl. frame. List measurements on entry form.
192. Mixed medium
193. Natural resources
194. Any other type
199. Set of related toys
200. Soft and safe for young child
201. Any other type
Any Other Article
202. Using a technique not mentioned elsewhere in the Handcraft Section.
HOME INDUSTRIES - COOKERY
Individual Home Industries exhibits are to be delivered to the venue between 9.00am and 11.00am on Thursday 11th July 2013.
250gm –500gm jars, (except fruit butter, up to 250gms). No Fowler jam jars.
Please provide a sample for judges of sweets, dried fruits, chocolates and biscuits in
Section Nos.225, 226, 227.
Please use firm plate for all Home Industries sections.
Decorated cakes must be packed in suitable container for return. All care and no responsibility taken.
Liquid entries must have leak proof container, otherwise item will be disposed of.
Oven bags for exhibits.
203. Biscuits - one variety (6)
204. Biscuits – mixed varieties (6)
205. Biscuits - savoury (6)
206. Shortbread (6)
207. Yo-Yo’s (6)
208. Jam Tarts - (6)
209. Carrot Cake – iced
210. Chocolate Cake - iced
211. Orange Cake - iced
212. Sultana Cake
213. Sponge Sandwich, unfilled and uniced
214. Ginger Fluff Sponge, unfilled and uniced
215. Cream Puffs (6) unfilled
216. Nut & Fruit Loaf
217. Slice - baked (6 pieces – 2 varieties)
218. Slice - unbaked (6 pieces – 2 varieties)
219. Boiled Fruit Cake (20cm tin)
220. Rich Fruit Cake (20cm tin)
221. Plum Pudding - cooked in a cloth
222. Plum Pudding - cooked in a basin
223. Decorated Cake, single tier
224. Novelty Cake, single tier
225. Container of chocolates
226. Container of dried fruit
227. Container of sweets
228. Any other cookery
HOME INDUSTRIES - PRESERVES
All preserves must be labelled
229. Bottle Tomato Sauce
230. Bottle any other Sauce
231. Bottle of Herbed Vinegar
232. Bottle of Herbed Oil
233. Jar of Chutney
234. Jar of Pickles
235. Jar of Relish
236. Jar of Apricot Jam
237. Jar of Berry Jam
238. Jar of Plum Jam
239. Jar of Microwave Jam, any variety
240. Collection of 3 distinct varieties Jam - labelled
241. Jar of any other Jam
242. Jar of Jelly, any type
243. Jar of Marmalade
244. Jar of Lemon Butter – not to exceed 250gms
245. Jar of any other Butter – not to exceed 250gms
246. Preserved Fruit – one container
247. Fruit Paste
248. Any other Preserve
State age, as of date of exhibition, on entry form and ticket
a. 14 years and under
b. 15 years and over
249. Biscuits (3)
250. Muffins (3)
251. Scones (3)
252. Jar jam, any variety
One Woman’s Work
No props, stands allowed.
Space 60cm x depth of table.
Presentation not counted.
253. Home Industries - 4 distinct varieties.
254. Iced Red Velvet Cake
Prize for 1st
The Big Challenge
255. Challenge entry.
Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd
256. Needlework challenge, hand stitched, creative, original. Theme “From a Picture” in mixed mediums. To be hemmed or framed or suitably finished for display.
Prize for 1st