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 pom character, wall hanging, pot holder).

Age Group 9 to 12 years

  1. Handcrafted felt creation (e.g broach, mobile, bag).
  2. Wearable Crochet or Knit an item (e.g scarf, beanie or headband).

Prize Money (per category)

  • Winner $20
  • Runner Up $10

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.

Entries are now closed for 2021.