Needle & Thread

The aim of the Needle and Threat category is to encourage children’s interest and involve the creative, made-by-hand process.


We would like to create an interest in the next generation about what it means to be creative and design an item by hand.


Age Group 5 to 8 years


  1. Handcrafted felt creation (e.g finger puppet, toy, bag).
  2. Wool creation (e.g pom poms, finger knitting, french knitting).


Age Group 9 to 12 years


  1. Handcrafted felt creation (e.g broach, bookmark, bag).
  2. Crochet or Knit an item you can wear (e.g scarf or beanie).



Prize Money (per category)


  • Winner $10
  • Runner Up $5



Conditions of Entry:


  • One entry per category per person.
  • Must be original work by the entrant.
  • Combinations of one or both sewing techniques can be used, ie hand and/or machine sewn.

Junior Needle & Thread Online Entry Form