12 August 2007

The Fair Results are In

I think I am pretty happy with them. I did learn that the fair people don't judge primitive stuff like they judge realistic stuff. So I just know what to enter next year.

Sea Life--2nd As Far As We Go--1st
Stoeny Creek kat and Pumpkin from Oct 2006--2nd
HOHRH-1st Santa's Unexpected Gift-2nd
Celebrate-SNN kit made into cube--2nd
Wishing for snow--2nd
Christmas Day wallhanging-2nd
Drawn Thread Cat Sampler--2nd
Friends Gather--1st
Americana Sampling--3rd--
Down By the sea pillow--4th and that's OK, it took me about 10 hours to stitch
Hip Hip Hooray--4th--as Mom said, "You didn't really like that one anyway."

I am only mildly annoyed by the ornament not getting first place. It lost to a Prairie Schooler Santa, I am thinking the finishing on the other one was better, because it wasn't as complicated as mine. And I am pissed that my Christmas Day WALLHANGING didn't get entered into the WALLHANGING class. It is a WALLHANGING, not a Christmas item. It was better than the wallhangings that were entered. I know that's a bitchy comment, but I am skeeved by that. At least one person said they liked my Chincoteagues.

So now to start getting ready for next year.


Itching To Stitch said...

Way to go, Rachel. Looks like you did super at the fair ;)

MsB said...

GO girl!!!! :) I'm very proud of your work. *hugs*

-Ms B

Mindi said...

Sounds like you did very well at the fair this year. Congratulations!

Vicki said...


You said they judged differently, depending whether it was primitive or realistic. I'm curious - how do you mean this? Are they tougher on primitive designs because they're "simple"? What is your opinion? :-)

I do my thing and you do yours. I am not in this world to live up to your expectations, and you are not in this world to live up to mine. You are you and I am I, and if by chance we find each other, then it is beautiful. If not, it can’t be helped--Frederick Perls