Monday, July 31, 2006

Porter County Fair July 20-29

The fair was wonderful ... last day was sizzling heat. The boys, DH & I went nearly every day. I enjoyed the 4H dog show & the rabbit exhibit - both are my favorites. The free entertainment was nice, esp. the alligator show & the canine show. I'd like to teach our dogs to do SOMETHING aside from eating, sleeping, barking at the doorbell ... yeah, well.

My entries did well. Far better than I expected. Was nice to have Sue D, Deb L, Elaine, Millie, and Karol (stitching friends) enter their things. A woman tried to take photos of the exhibits on display, with her digital, & the images were greenish & dark b/c the lighting was very high in the building. I will try to get some photos taken this afternoon & put up a foto album in my side bar.

Foto Album of Porter County Fair Entries

These were my winning entries:

Category I Arts & Crafts

Section 101 - Special Occasion (any Holiday, Special Event)
101B. Tree Ornament: Chessie's Tree (2nd)
101c. Needleart: Bent Creek/Black Cat (1st)
101e. Wearable Art: Homespun Elegance/Flying Hare (2nd)

Section 109 - Wearable Art
109c. Accessories: Beaded Button Pin (1st)

Section 110 - Home Decorating Articles
110e. Other: Sandra Cozzolino / Herb Towel set (1st)

Category V Needlecraft

Section 505 - Needlepoint & Quickpoing
505a. Canvas: Gay Ann Rogers/Mystery With a Bit of Glitz (1st)

Section 506 - Counted Thread Work
506e. Sampler: Drawn Thread/The Sanctuary (1st)
506f. CCS Other (Not Suitable for Framing): Shep Bush/In My Garden Roll & Fob (1st)
506i. Other: Twisted Threads/Rabbit Fob (1st)

13 comments:

Myrna said...

WOW!! You did fabulous on your entries!! I would love to see pictures of them when you get the chance. :-)

Carol said...

Carol, congratulations on your many wins :-)

Sue said...

Congratulations on how your pieces placed at the fair. Look forward to some pictures.

Maya Madhavan said...

Congratulations! You did great!

Anita said...

Congratulations on your pieces.
They are great and thank
you for showing us the pictures.

Von said...

Once again, Lelia, you've done yourself proud. :) Congratulations on all your wins!

My Life In Stitches said...

All of you entries are beautiful! Congrats on your ribbons.

Danielle said...

Congratulations! I have never tried entering any of my work in the fair. It would be fun to look at all the work, though!

Cathy said...

Congratulations on all of your needlework entries!

Hope things have cooled off for you. Our temps have dropped about 20 degrees - still humid though..

Jenna said...

WOOHOO! You go, girl! I'm glad that you did so well. Try to leave some top prizes for the others next time, right? ;) Congratulations! A well deserved set of kudos for all of your lovely, hard work!

Cindy said...

Congratulations on all of your ribbons!

KarenV said...

Congratulations Leila - you did really well!

Chelle said...

Hurrah! Congratulations on all of the ribbons!

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