Wednesday, September 16, 2015

2015 Iowa State Fair Results


Vicki's Award Winning Jacket
Our Guild members are a very creative group as exhibited by their various awards and honors received at this year's Iowa Sate Fair.  Vicki Tardy won Best of Show honors and Sweepstakes honors in the Weaving division of the Fabric and Threads contest that was held prior to the start of the 2015 Iowa State Fair.
Ribbons in each category that were awarded to the guild members are: 
Weaving: 

Afghan
1) Deborah Zeitler, Iowa City
2) Beverly Pennell, Iowa City
3) Jeanette Bauer, Iowa City
Household Linens
1) Terry Jones, Iowa City
2) Deborah Zeitler, Iowa City
3) Vicki Tardy, Iowa City
4) Cathy Willoughby, Iowa City

Wall Hanging
2) Deborah Zeitler, Iowa City
3) Stephanie Van Housen, Coralville
Just a few of the entries

Apparel
1) Vicki Tardy, Iowa City
2) Deborah Zeitler, Iowa City

Shawl or Scarf
1) Vicki Tardy, Iowa City
2) Beverly Pennell, Iowa City
3) Cathy Willoughby, Iowa City
4) Deborah Zeitler, Iowa City

Rug
3) Deborah Zeitler, Iowa City
4) Elizabeth Huttner, Iowa City
Honorable Mention) Beverly Pennell, Iowa City

Handspun Item
1) Vicki Tardy, Iowa City
2) Juliana Waechter, Iowa City
4) Deborah Zeitler, Iowa City




Towel
1) Vicki Tardy, Iowa City
2) Beverly Pennell, Iowa City
3) Linda Bergquist, Iowa City
4) Terry Jones, Iowa City
Honorable Mention) Lois Lembke, Iowa City


Spinning:  
Wool, Worsted Weight

4) Vicki Tardy, Iowa City


Wool, From Spinner's Own Flock, Any Weight

1) Stephanie Van Housen, Coralville

Other Animal Fibers, From Spinner's Own Flock, Any Weight
1) Vicki Tardy, Iowa City
2) Karen Agee, Cedar Falls

Two-ounce Skein - at least 60% wool or other animal fibers
2) Vicki Tardy, Iowa City

Basketry, coiled Raffia
2. Bev Pennell

Knitted Socks with Multiple years/colors
4. Terry Jones

Cap with multiple yarns/colors
Honorable mention.  Terry Jones

Scarf (lace stitch, finer than worsted)
2. Jill Fishbaugh

Shawl/Wrap/Shrug (lace Stitch, worsted or heavier)
2. Julian Waechter

Toy
Honorable Mention.  Bev Pennell

Fashion Accessory
4. Juliana Waechter

Felted Knit Item
3. Juliana Waechter












I hope I didn't omit anyone. Participating in the State Fair is a way to remind our communities that the hand crafts of "yesterday" are not gone, but alive and well TODAY. Congratulations one and all. 










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