Open Class Home Economics


  • Entries must be made by the exhibitor within the past year and must be registered under exhibitor's (maker's) name.

  • Each exhibitor may enter only one entry per class.

  • Entries are to be registered between 1:00 and 3:00 P.M. on Sunday, July 14, 2019. Entry times will be strongly enforced.

  • Food entries will be judged Sunday afternoon. All other entries will be judged on Monday, July 15th. Exhibit will be closed during judging.


  • Three places will be awarded in all classes. ENTRIES NOT CONFORMING TO INSTRUCTIONS WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.

  • Best of Class will be awarded in each main category.

  • One $25.00 Best of Show Award will be presented. This is sponsored by the Kenton County Extension Homemakers.

  • A special award will be presented to the Kenton County Cooperative Extension Services Homemaker Club with the highest percentage of member participation in the Open Class Home Economics Exhibits.  You must mention your name and your homemaker club name when entering your items to be counted.  The winning club will receive $25.00 from the Kenton County Fair Board.

  • All exhibits not claimed within 2 weeks of the close of the fair will be discarded or donated to charity. Call 356-3155 to claim items.

  • Fair board members and workers are not responsible for lost or damaged items.

  • Blue and Purple Ribbon winners are invited to display their items at the Kenton County Library-Durr Branch immediately following our fair week.  Details will be available at registration.

  • All entries must remain on display in building at Kenton County Fair Grounds for entire week of fair





Cl-1 Vests                                                                                                           3-2-1

Cl-2 Apron                                                                                                          6-4-2

Cl-3 Street Length Dress                                                                                6-4-2

Cl-4 Floor Length Dress                                                                                        6-4-2

Cl-5 Adult's Blazer                                                                                         8-6-3

Cl-6 Skirt                                                                                                            6-4-2

Cl-7 Blouse or Shirt                                                                                       6-4-2

Cl-8 Lady's or Man's Suit                                                                                 10-8-5

Cl-9 2-Piece Outfit                                                                                                8-6-3

Cl-10 Infant or baby clothing item                                                                           6-4-2

Cl-11 Children's dress clothes                                                                            8-6-3

Cl-12 Children's play clothes                                                                                    6-4-2

Cl-13 Clothing Item/ Outfit made from knit fabric (cotton, poly, T-shirt, etc.)                  6-4-2

Cl-14 Formal Wear                                                                                         10-8-5

Cl-15 Embellished clothing w/ purchased clothes (embroidered, sequined, etc.)              10-8-5

Cl-16 Embellished clothing (using clothes made by individual)                                  10-8-5

Cl-17 Pajamas                                                                                               6-4-2

Cl-18 Costume                                                                                                      8-6-3

Cl-19 Slacks                                                                                                 6-4-2

Cl-20a Machine Embroidered shirt or blouse                                                             6-4-2

Cl-20b Machine Embroidered home accessory (towel, tablecloth, etc)                           6-4-2

Cl-20c Machine Embroidery, other                                                                           6-4-2

Cl-21 Clothing Accessory Item (collar, etc)                                                                 6-4-2

Cl-22 Fabric Accessory Other (purse, etc)                                                                  6-4-2

Cl-23 Recycled Clothing Item (must use 50% or more recycled materials)                     6-4-2

Cl-24 Fleece clothing item                                                                              6-4-2


*Best of Class Sponsored by:

Kenton County Homemakers





1st - $6, 2nd - $4, 3rd - $2

  • All items must have finished edges.

Section 1

H-1 Handcrafted item using potpourri                                                                          

H-2 Miscellaneous Item up to 12"                                                                               

H-3 Small Christmas Decoration,

A. Cloth                                                                                                          

B. Wood                                                                                                           

C. Ornament                                                                                                 

D. Other                                                                                                   

H-4 Large Christmas Decoration,

A. Cloth                                                                                                 

B. Wood                                                                                                     

C. Ornament                                                                                                   

D. Other                                                                                                           

H-5 Any other Holiday Decoration                                                                             

H-6 Handmade Decorative Wood Item                                                                                   

H-7 Machine Embroidered Decorative Item                                                               

H-8 Handmade Doll Furniture                                                                                      

H-9 Decorated T-shirt, Sweats, or Bag                                                                                    

H-10 Doll, handmade including outfit                                                                          

H-11 Handmade doll outfit (no doll)                                                                            

H-12 Handmade stuffed toy animal                                                                         

H-13 Decorative item for kitchen                                                                                

H-14 Decorative item for living area                                                                            

H-15 Decorative item for bath                                                                                                

H-16 Decorative Item for bedroom                                                                          


Section 2

H-17 Craft Painting (Tole, Folk, Rosemalling)                                                             

H-18 Handmade Basket                                                                                              

H-19 Silk flower Arrangement /Decoration                                                                

H-20 Handmade Jewelry                                                                                             

H-21 Ecology Craft Item (must use 50% or more natural materials)                         

H-22 Decorative Wreath                                                                                              

H-23 Any Other Wallhanging (Must be ready for hanging)                                          

H-24 Woven Chair Seat or Stool                                                                                  

H-25 Country Décor Item                                                                                           

H-26 Glass or China Painting                                                                                      

H-27 Patriotic Decorative Item (Red, White, Blue)                                                      

H-28 Embellished Pillow                                                                                           

H-29 2-Handmade Note Cards, Stamped                                                                    

H-30 2-Handmade Note Cards, Other                                                                        

H-31 Scrapbook, digital                                                                                          

H-32 Scrapbook, Traditional                                                                                    

H-33 Two coordinated scrapbook pages, traditional                                                   

H-34 Glazed Ceramic Item                                                                               

H-35 Stained Ceramic Item                                                                              

H-36 Other Ceramic Item-Greenware                                                                 

H-37 Hand Thrown Pottery                                                                                     

H-38 Macramé item                                                                                              

H-39 Recycled Craft Item (must use 50% or more recycled items)                          

H-40 Fleece item made for home                                                                

H-41 Item made from Fair Ribbons                                                               

H-42 Weaving, Clothing Item                                                                      

H-43 Weaving, Home Accessory                                                                   


*Best of Class Sponsored by:

Kenton County Homemakers





1st - $6, 2nd - $4, 3rd - $2

  • Items must have been finished within the past year.

N-1 Knitted baby blanket

N-2 Knitted item or outfit for baby

N-3 Knitted Socks                  

N-4 Knitted scarf                    

N-5 Knitted sweater               

N-6 Knitted toy                       

N-7 Knitted purse                   

N-8 Knitted Christmas stocking

N-9 Knitted Winter Accessory (gloves, hat, mittens) 

N-10 Knitted shawl                                                     

N-11 Knitted afghan                                                   

N-12 Knitted home accessory                                               

N-13 Other knitted item                                             

N-14 Crocheted socks                                                           

N-15 Crocheted scarf                                                 

N-16 Crocheted toy                                                   

N-17 Crocheted purse                                                           

N-18 Crocheted Christmas stocking                          

N-19 Crocheted winter accessory                              

N-20 Crocheted shawl                                                

N-21 Crocheted sweater                                            

N-22 Crocheted item or outfit for baby                      

N-23 Crocheted home accessory                              

N-24 Crocheted afghan, ripple pattern                                   

N-25 Crocheted baby afghan                                     

N-26 Crocheted granny square afghan                      

N-27 Crocheted afghan, any other pattern                

N-28 Special crochet techniques (broomstick, hairpin lace, Irish lace, filet)

N-29 Other crocheted item                                        

N-30 Handspun yarn-1ball                                          

N-31 Hand dyed yarn-1 ball                                        

N-32 Needlepoint item                                              

N-33 Needlepoint on plastic canvas                           

N-34 Crewel embroidery                                            

N-35 Counted Cross-Stitch embroidery 8-16 count   

N-36 Counted cross-stitch embroidery 18-22 count

N-37 Counted cross-stitch embroidery over 22         

N-38 Small counted cross-stitch item-8" or smaller  

N-39 Cross-stitch embroidery                                                

N-40 Hand embroidered item                                    

N-41 Candlewick                                                        

N-42 Tatting                                                               

N-43 Swedish weaving                                               

N-44 Hardanger embroidery                                      

N-45 Ribbon embroidery                                            

N-46 Chicken scratch embroidery                              

N-47 Hooked rug                                                       

N-48 Felted item                                                        


*Best of Class Sponsored by:




1st - $6, 2nd - $4, 3rd - $2 Unless otherwise stated.


Q-1 Clothing Item, hand quilted                                                                                                     6-4-2

Q-2 Clothing item, machine quilted                                                                                         6-4-2

Q-3 Machine quilted purse or bag                                                                                           6-4-2

Q-4 New quilt, hand pieced, hand quilted                                                                                        8-6-3

Q-5 New quilt, hand pieced, machine quilted using a regular sewing machine                                   8-6-3

Q-6 New quilt, hand pieced, machine quilted using quilting machine by quilt creator                           8-6-3

Q-7 New quilt, hand pieced, machine quilted using quilting machine by another individual                   8-6-3

Q-8 New quilt, machine pieced, hand quilted                                                                                  8-6-3

Q-9 New quilt, machine pieced, machine quilted using regular sewing machine                                8-6-3

Q-10 New quilt, machine pieced, machine quilted using quilting machine by quilt creator                     8-6-3   

Q-11 New quilt, machine pieced, machine quilted using quilting machine by another individual             8-6-3 

Q-12 New quilt, hand or machine pieced, hand appliqued                                                                 8-6-3

Q-13 New quilt, hand or machine pieced, machine appliqued                                                            8-6-3

Q-14 New quilt, hand embroidered                                                                                        8-6-3

Q-15 New quilt, machine embroidered                                                                                    8-6-3

Q-16 Comforter, hand or machine sewn, no quilting                                                                        6-4-2

Q-17 Baby quilt, hand pieced or hand appliqued                                                                              6-4-2

Q-18 Baby quilt, machine pieced or appliqued                                                                          6-4-2

Q-19 Wall hanging, hand pieced or appliqued                                                                           6-4-2

Q-20 Wall hanging, machine pieced or appliqued                                                                            6-4-2

Q-21 Crazy quilted item                                                                                                      8-6-3

Q-22 Quilt top only, machine pieced                                                                                      6-4-2

Q-23 Quilt top only, hand pieced                                                                                           6-4-2

Q-24 Cheaters cloth quilt, hand quilted                                                                                         6-4-2

Q-25 Cheaters cloth, machine quilted                                                                                     6-4-2

Q-26 Antique quilt or quilt top                                                                                                     8-6-3

Q-27 Novelty quilt                                                                                                             8-6-3

Q-28 Photo quilt                                                                                                               8-6-3

Q-29 Pineapple pattern quilt                                                                                                8-6-3

Q-30 Recycled quilt (made of at least 50% recycled materials)                                                      8-6-3

Q-31 Stained glass quilted item                                                                                             8-6-3

Q-32 Pieced or appliqued table runner                                                                                    6-4-2

Q-33 Paper pieced quilted item                                                                                             6-4-2

Q-34 Small hand quilted item                                                                                               6-4-2

Q-35 Small machine quilted item                                                                                           6-4-2


*Best of Class Sponsored by:

Kenton County Homemakers