Thanks to generous grants from our sponsors, including Coats & Clark, Boye Needle, DRG’s Crochet! magazine, and Interweave Crochet, we have thousands of dollars to be awarded: one grand prize of $1,000 plus, in each of six judging categories, $300 first prize, $200 second prize, $100 third prize, and special awards to be announced.
This year’s categories are more inclusive than ever:
--Fashion, Adult Eveningwear and Special Occasion, including gowns and dresses
--Fashion, Adult Daywear (for women and men), including sweaters, tops, skirts, jackets
--Baby and Kid Stuff, including clothes, toys and other small wonders
--Accessories, generally small pieces, including wraps, socks, scarves, hats, bags, jewelry
--Home Décor, both functional and decorative items, including afghans/throws, wall hangings, kitchen/dining accessories
--Thread Crochet – any design made in any super-fine weight thread material, generally using tiny gauge and steel crochet hooks.
The competition is open to CGOA members only. All entries must be original designs. All crochet techniques are encouraged, using any materials you like. Other fiber, needle and crafting arts may be incorporated in your design, but the overall impression must be crochet. Entrants will not be required to furnish written patterns. Please see the official entry form and information package for complete rules and details. Entries must be shipped to arrive at the collection location between June 1 and June 15, 2010. So grab that hook and get to it.
Download your entry packet from the members-only section of the CGOA web site.
DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES IS JUNE 15, 2010
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Submitted by Doris Chan, Chairman, 2010 Design Competition Committee