Laura H. Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Our new home boasts a County Fair every year. This year, it's happening the third week of this month. They have lots of events and exhibitions it seems. There's even a division for sewing stuff!

I've decided that I'll enter.

Now comes the big decision-making. What do I put in? Most everything will be in the Children's Clothing class. Dress-Up and Casual will probably be the two things I enter. But the real question is this: WHAT do I enter?

I think that my much-loved and over-used Sweet Tartan needs to go. It's very pretty and *really* well put together. And will probably qualify as Dress-Up. Perhaps one of the peasant-top-and-skirt sets would work for casual.




And get this: there's a class for Recycled Clothing! Only it is in adult sizes. Boo! I've got so much stuff I've recycled in to stuff for Elizabeth!

But there is also a Quilt division with a Baby Quilt class. Well, I have one of those. But it isn't eligible sicne I made it last year.

And I have diapers. I have one in particular that I might enter in the Any Other Infant Item class. I'll at least take it along and see what they say! It's red outside with a cow-print inside. One of the first I made and one of the best, too.




I can't believe that I'm considering this. I doubt that I'd win anything, but it seems like an appealing thing to do - and a good chance to see what other folks have made and are proud of this year. I may even meet some other local sewing types!

2 comments:

  1. Good luck at the fair! I enter here every year (knitting, of course), and it's super fun to enter something and then wait breathlessly to see how you did! Best of luck with your entries!

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  2. thanks naiad! don't you enter the state fair? see, that would throw me for a loop. 'cause i know there's all kinds of amazing seamstresses statewide! I could never hold a candle to them!

    of course, TN's state fair is in jeopardy and will be until they figure out what to do about the suddenly-turned-undesirable spot for the fairgrounds! seems the state fairgrounds has a residential community that's grown up around it and the residents aren't wild about the racetrack that's there.

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