2011 Make it with Wool Contest
Enter the Make It With Wool Contest! The object of the contest is to promote the beauty and versatility of wool fabric and yarn; to encourage personal creations in sewing, knitting, crocheting, spinning and weaving of wool fabric; and to recognize creative skills.
The 2011 State Make It With Wool Contest will be November 19 at the Textiles, Clothing and Design Department on UNL East Campus, 234 Home Economics Building, Lincoln.
The divisions as of December 31, 2011, are as follows:
· Junior – 13 to 16
· Senior – 17 to 24
· Adult – 25 and over
· Made For Others
For more information, contact the Nebraska State Director Alice Doane, 17705 Bluff Road, Waverly NE 68462 (phone 402-786-3555); or the district directors. Entry forms and fees are due October 29, 2011.
District directors include:
· District II – Sandi Ericson of Funk, 308-263-4721
· District III – Lara Grundman of Talmage, 402-264-4825 or Diane Bolin of Eagle, 402-781-2304.
More information is available on the National Make It With Wool website (www.MAKEITWITHWOOL.com).
Earlier this year, the 2010 state contest winners competed at the National Contest in Reno, NV where Maricela Lopez of Lexington was selected as the First Place Senior 2011 Wool Ambassador. Other Nebraska representatives were Ana Lopez of Lexington in the Junior Division and Merna Hanson of Juniata in the Adult Division. Hanson received Honorable Mention.
The National Make It With Wool also has a Fashion Design Competition for college students who are currently enrolled in a college-level fashion or apparel design program. Entry deadline is November 1st. Information criteria, how to enter and deadline information is given on the National Make It With Wool website.
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