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261 100 62_ Cross-Stitch, Projects using cross-
261 100 70_ Appliqued Quilts, Quilts of any size
made using hand or machine applique techniques.
Attachment method must involve manipulation of
fiber. (Adhesives and paint are not included.) If quilt-
ed by someone other that the member, explain on the
Fiber Arts exhibit explanation card.
261 100 72_ Applique on other items, items other
than quilts made using hand or machine applique
techniques. Might include clothing, wall hangings,
pillows, linens, etc. Attachment method must involve
manipulation of fiber. (Adhesives and paint are not in-
cluded.) Base item may be purchased or made by
261 100 75_ Patchwork quilts, using kits, Quilts
of any size made using piecing techniques such as
English, traditional American, Seminole, etc. A kit is a
complete “quilt in a bag” where all of the fabrics, the
pattern, instructions for embellishment, et. al. are all
included. The fabric selection and cutting has all been
pre-determined by someone other than the member.
If the completed item is quilted by someone other
than the member, please note this on the Fiber Arts
Exhibit Explanation Card.
261 100 76_ Patchwork Quilts, not kits, Quilts of
any size made using piecing techniques such as
English, traditional American, Seminole, etc. Members
may choose to follow a pattern, such as Log Cabin,
but the fabric selection, fabric layout, and all cutting is
done by the member. If the completed items is quilted
by someone other than the member, please note this
on the Fiber Arts exhibit explanation card.
261 100 77_ Patchwork on other items, items
other than quilts made using piecing techniques such
as English, traditional America, Seminole, etc. Might
include clothing, wall hangings, pillows, linens, etc.
261 100 80_ Quilting, hand stitched, multi layered
projects made using hand quilting stitches. Items
should have a top layer, filling or batting, and bottom
layer held together by the hand stitching. All work
done by the member.
261 100 81_ Quilting, machine stitched, multi lay-
ered projects made using machine quilting stitches.
Items should have a top layer, filling or batting and
bottom layer held together by the machine stitching.
All work done by the member.
261 100 82_ Quilting, tied, multi layered projects
made using tying to hold the layer together. Items
should have a top layer, filling or batting, and bottom
layer held together by the tie stitches.
261 100 90_ Papermaking, projects resulting from
Members may enter up to three classes, but only one
exhibit per class. Each exhibit will consist of one arti-
cle (a pair of gloves, slippers, etc. is considered one
article). If a project qualifies for more than one class,
the member should decide which part of their work
they would like to emphasize by selecting th appropri-
ate class. Overall appearance of the entire article will
be considered during judging.
To qualify for judging a fully completed 4-H
Expressive Arts "Exhibit Explanation Card" must
be firmly attached. Forms are available at the County
Extension office and on the State 4-H website
Each article must be labeled with the member's name,
county and exhibit class number. When a pair of arti-
cles make up an exhibit, the articles must each be la-
beled (as above) and attached to each other.
Note: Fill in blank in class number(_) with corre-
sponding number for Junior, Intermediate or Senior.
251 100 01_ Stamping techniques: Demonstrates
the use of alphabet stamps, number stamps, and 2-D
and 3-D image stamps of any size. Use of the swivel
knife and other tools may be incorporated into overall
251 100 02_ Floral Carving: Demonstrates use of
basic tools and carving techniques on designs prima-
rily using elements such as flowers, leaves, seeds,
nuts, or scrolls. Basic tools can include, but are not
limited to, swivel knife, beveler, veiner, pear shader,
camouflage, backgrounder, and seeder. Carving tech-
niques should show proper use of the selected tools
to create the overall design. Use of color is allowed.
251 100 03_ Geometric and basketweaves:
Demonstrates use of geometric or basketweave tools
to create appropriate design. Design may include use
of the swivel knife and other tools.
251 100 04_ Figure carving, Pictorial carving, or
Embossing Techniques: Demonstrates Figure carving,
Pictorial carving, or Embossing techniques. The ap-
plication of color is appropriate but not required.
251 100 05_ Use of Color: Demonstrates at least
one of the following techniques: solid color, antique
stain, block dyeing, background dyeing, resist dyeing,
air brushing, or use of multiple colors.
251 100 06_ Lacing techniques: Demonstrates as-
sembly of project using appropriate lacing techniques
251 100 07_ Stitching: Demonstrates assembly of
project using appropriate hand or machine stitching
techniques. If appropriate, edges of project must be
rounded with an edging tool and burnished or slicked.
Edge dye may be applied but is not required.
251 100 08_ Edging: Demonstrates appropriate
rounding of edges and burnishing or slicking tech-
niques. Edge dye may be applied but is not required
251 100 09_ Hardware Application: Demonstrates
appropriate application of hardware such as snaps,
rivets, buckles, D-rings, clasps, 3 ring binders, key
mounts, bar clamps, spots, conchos, etc.
251 100 10_ Advanced techniques: Includes filigree,
designing own tooling pattern, designing and cutting
of interior pieces or lining, cutting project from hide or
leather, rolled edges, folding, skiving, molding, lining
application, and zipper installation. The advanced
technique should be a major or important element of
the overall project.
251 100 11_ Major Article: Should show the ability
to handle an advanced project that includes skills
from at least 3 of the other classes.
251 100 12_ Other creative techniques: project
demonstrates creative techniques such as Pyrography
(burning), braiding, knot work, sculpting and molding,
The following classes are for still photography. Video
projects should be entered under Communications.
Members may enter in up to two classes (no more
than one entry per class) and be part ofa club. All
photos must have been originally taken by the
member. Public display of exhibits will be at the dis-
cretion of 4-H management. Exhibits are entered and
displayed at the risk of the exhibitor; see General 4-H
Information - Eligibility.
To qualify for judging, a fully completed 4-H
Photography Exhibit Explanation Card must be at-
tached (241-01). New in 2015. Judging criteria are
outlined on the Photography Exhibit Evaluation Form
(241-02) New in 2015. Forms are available at the
County Extension office or on the State 4-H website
Photography classes are divided by subject matter or
technique. If a photo includes more than one type of
subject (i.e. people and animals), the member should
decide which category is the most appropriate. Digital
and film photos will be included in the same class
except as restricted by the class description. Color
and black & white images will be included in the same
class according to subject or technique.
All single images must have one side, the shorter
side, no less than 5 inches. The final exhibit size in-
cluding either mount or mat must be no less than 8”
x 10” and may not exceed 16” x 20”. Any commer-
cially available pre-cut mats that accommodate these
size ranges are acceptable. Mats cut by the member
must meet the size specifications.
Photos must be either mounted or matted with a rigid
backing. Anything firm or stiff to protect the photos
on the backside, which does not show, such as foam
core or rigid cardboard, is required. Photos cannot
come in only matted, the photos must have a backing
for protection. The surface which shows from behind
mounted only photos or around matted photos must
be mat board. Poster board is not acceptable for
mounting or matting.
Exceptions to photo size limits include:
Class 241 100 10_ Panoramic - photos must be at
least twice as long in one direction as they are in the
other direction. Matted or mounted exhibit must not
exceed 16” x 20”.
Class 241 100 11_ Series or Story - may include
photos of any size mounted on a single board must
not exceed 16”x20”.
Class 241 100 12_ Creative Process – original image
may be 4”x6”; final image (no less than 5 inches on
the shorter isde of photo). Final exhibit, showing both
photos mounted on the front, must not exceed
Class 241 100 16_ Creative uses - size determined
by the use
Captions must not be used except in
Class 241 100 11_ Series or Story
Class 241 100 16_ Creative Uses
Class 200 100 17_Scavenger Hunt.
No additions or embellishments to mats or mounts.
No plastic covered pictures.
No frames are allowed in any class.
No date imprints are allowed in photos.
Exhibits must be ready for hanging. Adhesive plastic
hangers are recommended. Attach plastic hangers
with about 1/2 inch exposed over the top center of the
exhibit. For larger exhibits, use two hangers on right
and left corners of the exhibit with the 1/2 inch ex-
posed. If the weight of the exhibit requires more sup-
port, use additional secure hangers but be sure they
are taped or covered in a manner to protect other ex-
hibits from damage if exhibits are stacked. Exhibitor’s
name, county, and the class number should be print-
ed on the back of the exhibit. The club Scavenger
Hunt exhibit must be entered under the club name
and have the names of all club members participating
listed on the back. Exhibitor’s name, county, and the
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