Entries in the Bentley Fair Sewing & Stitchery bench exhibits were up again this year to 66 different entries in 30 different classes, up from the 55 entered last year.
More than $430 was paid out in prize money.
The judge was Isobel Beauchamp who paid extreme attention to detail. She noted that the work entered was of top quality.
Adult Grand Aggregate, donated by Bill Brown of Crop Production Services, went to Laurene Hildebrandt.
She also won Best Crocheted Entry, donated by Betty Kubista, and the Judges Choice Award rosette ribbon in the Adult category for her knitted shawl.
The Junior Plaque went to Luke Pike again this year and the Seniors Plaque to Goya Damron. Both plaques were donated by Servus Credit Union.
Damron also won the Judges Choice Award rosette ribbon in the Seniors category for her woven baby blanket, and the Best Overall Senior’s Prize, donated by A. & B. Kubista, after earning a first in everything she had entered.
Best Quilt of Show, donated by Jessie Palmer, went to Marion Hahn.
Best Sewing Entry, donated by Albert and Jean Goldade, went to Margaret Richards.
The Junior Judges Choice Award rosette ribbon went to Zoe Lipon for her cross-stitch.
Because of the dedication and time of volunteers and participants, the show again was a success. The Sewing & Stitchery convenor was again Betty Kubista, with assistance from Carol Landon and Penny Seiling.