SAFF Fiber Arts Competition

New for 2021! Two new categories this year…… F6 Wet Felted & Needle Felted Combination and M1 Mixed
Fiber Media: an item containing a combination of techniques, knitting, crochet, weaving, felting or a
technique using fiber that does not fit into the other categories.
Enter the competition and receive recognition for your work and gain valuable feedback from the judges.
Great opportunity to inspire others and show off your talent. Not to mention it is fun! Encourage friends and
family to enter! To register online go to: http://saffregistration.org/secure/fiberartsentry.asp

Fiber Arts Competition Rules
1. Only ONE entry per category will be accepted. Maximum of FOUR entries total for the competition.
2. Each entry must be made entirely by the entrant. Handspun yarn used in any category must be spun by the entrant.
If not, enter in the commercial yarn category.
3. Work must have been completed since the last competition which was October 2019.
4. There is a $3.00 entry fee per item. Make check payable to: SAFF
5. Complete the entry form which includes your personal information, item category number, a brief description of the
item, the fiber content of the item by approximate percentage, techniques/processes used in construction. For items
entered in a Youth category include the age of the exhibitor as of SAFF 2021.
6. You must register your entries by completing the entry form and paying, online or mailing before SAFF.
To register online go to: http://saffregistration.org/secure/fiberartsentry.asp Entries will not be accepted at SAFF that have not
been pre-registered! Deadline to register with completed entry form and entry fee is October 19, 2021.
Mail to: Robin Brooks, 99 Upper Moffitt Road, Asheville, NC 28805.
7. Registered entries must be dropped off by Friday, October 22 at 12:00 noon – WNC Ag Center, Davis Arena.
Hours for drop off are Thursday 1-5 pm & Friday 9-12 pm. Judging will take place on Saturday morning. Entries must
be left on display until pick up at 12pm Sunday, no exceptions. If you want someone else to pick up your entry,
please complete a release form when you drop off your entry.
8. SAFF is not responsible for entries, but the room will be supervised during SAFF hours and locked after closing.
SAFF is not responsible for loss or damage. Any items left after Sunday pickup will become the property of SAFF.
9. Your entry item may be submitted by mail but must be received by October 19, 2021.
Mail To: Robin Brooks, 99 Upper Moffitt Road, Asheville, NC 28805. If you want your entry returned by mail,
please include a self-address envelope/box with the correct postage. Your mailed entry must be accompanied
by a Completed Entry Form and $3.00 fee per entry.
10. Entry fees are non-refundable.

Select from the following categories:

Skeins
S1   Handspun Single
S2   Handspun Two Ply
S3   Handspun Three or More Ply
S4   Handspun Lace Weight, minimum 1 oz. or 25 yds.
S5   Spindle Spun Skein, minimum 1 oz. or 25 yds.
S6   Handspun Novelty/Art Yarn – techniques such as boucle, corespun, locks, etc.
S7   Novice Spinner (spinning less than one year) single or plied

Knitting
K1   Hand Knitted Garment Using Handspun Yarn
K2   Hand Knitted Garment Using Commercial Yarn
K3   Hand Knitted Shawl, Scarf, Wrap, etc. Using Handspun Yarn
K4   Hand Knitted Shawl, Scarf, Wrap, etc. Using Commercial Yarn
K5   Hand Knitted Accessory – Hat, Gloves, Purse, Socks, etc. Using Handspun Yarn
K6   Hand Knitted Accessory – Hat, Gloves, Purse, Socks, etc. Using Commercial Yarn
K7   Machine Knitted

Crochet
C1   Crochet Item Using Handspun Yarn
C2   Crochet Item Using Commercial Yarn

Weaving
W1   Woven Wearable Item Using Handspun Yarn
W2   Woven Wearable Item Using Commercial Yarn
W3   Woven Household Item Using Handspun Yarn
W4   Woven Household Item Using Commercial Yarn

Felting
F1   Needle Felted 2D Item
F2   Needle Felted 3D Item
F3   Wet Felted 2D Item
F4   Wet Felted 3D Item
F5   Knitted or Woven Item That Has Been Felted (Fulled)
F6   Wet Felted & Needle Felted Combination

Repurposed Wool
RE1   Wearable Item Using at Least 80% Repurposed Wool (used coats, jackets, skirts, sweaters, etc.) for
the construction. The remaining 20% need not be wool and can be new or used items for construction
and embellishments.
RE2   Non-Wearable Item Using at Least 80% Repurposed Wool (used coats, jackets, skirts, sweaters, etc.)
for the construction. The remaining 20% need not be wool and can be new or used items for
construction and embellishments.

Mixed Fiber Media
M1 Mixed Fiber Media – an item containing a combination of techniques, knitting, crochet, weaving,
felting or a technique using fiber that does not fit into the other categories.

Youth – Aged 17 years old and younger by October 2021. No entry fee for Youth Categories.
Y1 Handspun Yarn Using Wheel or Spindle
Y2 Knitted Item Using Handspun Yarn
Y3 Knitted Item Using Commercial Yarn
Y4 Crochet Item Using Handspun Yarn
Y5 Crochet Item Using Commercial Yarn
Y6 Woven Item Using Handspun (warp may be commercial yarn)
Y7 Woven Item Using Commercial Yarn
Y8 Needle Felted Item
Y9 Wet Felted Item

Ribbons & prize money will be awarded in each category for First, Second and Third place.
Best of Show will also be awarded.

Contest Manager: Robin Brooks

Any questions about the competition should be emailed to Robin at: fiberarts@saffsite.org
Subject Line: SAFF Fiber Arts Competition

The SAFF Fiber Arts Competition Committee welcomes your suggestions, recommendations, and constructive criticisms. We strive to make this competition enjoyable and inspiring for all involved.

Print and fill out PDF form or fill out web form below.

Fiber Arts Competition Entry Form

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