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Monday, 12 August 2013 13:47

Ames Resident Takes Tatting Title in Iowa State Fair Contest

DES MOINES, IA (08/10/2013)(readMedia)-- I Pour-El of Ames earned the Best of Show title in the Fabric and Threads Tatting contest judged prior to the start of the 2013 Iowa State Fair.

Kristen Fink of Oskaloosa took the Sweepstakes honors.

Fabric and Threads exhibits are on display every day of the Fair from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on the second floor of the William C. Knapp Varied Industries Building sponsored by Principal Financial Group.

Additional results below:

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1) Kristen Fink, Oskaloosa

2) I Pour-El, Ames

3) Sherry Murtle, Des Moines

Fashion Accessory

1) Esther Miller, Des Moines

2) Janet Luing, Panora

Ornaments

1) Esther Miller, Des Moines

2) None Awarded

3) Sherry Murtle, Des Moines

Home Accessory (under 12 inches)

1) I Pour-El, Ames

2) Peggy Bruns, Nevada

3) Sarah Delo, Ottumwa

Home Accessory (over 12 inches)

1) None Awarded

2) Kristen Fink, Oskaloosa

Tatted Trim

1) Peggy Bruns, Nevada

2) None Awarded

3) Kristen Fink, Oskaloosa

Tatted Jewelry

1) None Awarded

2) Kristen Fink, Oskaloosa

3) I Pour-El, Ames

Needle Tatting

1) J. Sue Myatt, Bettendorf

2) Sarah Delo, Ottumwa

3) Sherry Murtle, Des Moines

Cedar Falls Woman Bests Competition in Iowa State Fair Yarn Contest

DES MOINES, IA (08/10/2013)(readMedia)-- Vicki Tardy of Iowa City received the Best of Show title in the Fabric and Threads Handspun Yarn contest judged prior to the start of the 2013 Iowa State Fair.

Karen Agee of Cedar Falls won the Sweepstakes award and ribbons in six other categories.

Fabric and Threads exhibits are on display every day of the Fair from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on the second floor of the William C. Knapp Varied Industries Building sponsored by Principal Financial Group.

Additional results below:

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Lace Weight

1) Gail McPike, Davenport

2) Karen Agee, Cedar Falls

3) Juliana Waechter, Iowa City

4) Terry Jones, Iowa City

Worsted Weight

1) Mary Boulet, Cedar Rapids

2) Karen Agee, Cedar Falls

3) Virginia Koeff, Janesville

4) Stephanie Van Housen, Coralville

Bulky Weight

1) Karen Agee, Cedar Falls

2) Stephanie Van Housen, Coralville

3) Diane Fleshin, Tipton

From Spinner's Own Flock, Any Weight

1) None Awarded

2) Diane Fleshin, Tipton

OTHER ANIMAL FIBERS

Lace Weight

1) Vicki Tardy, Iowa City

Worsted Weight

1) Rebecca Roush, Cedar Rapids

Bulky Weight

1) Karen Agee, Cedar Falls

From Spinner's Own Flock, Any Weight

1) Vicki Tardy, Iowa City

2) Karen Agee, Cedar Falls

Two-ounce Skein - at least 60% wool or other animal fibers

1) Vicki Tardy, Iowa City

2) Karen Agee, Cedar Falls

3) Juliana Waechter, Iowa City

4) Gail McPike, Davenport

"Nothing Compares" to the 2013 Iowa State Fair, August 8-18. The Fairgrounds are located at East 30th and East University Avenue, just 10 minutes east of downtown Des Moines, and are open 7 a.m. to 1 a.m. each day of the Fair. Exhibit hours may vary. For more information, call 800/545-FAIR or visit iowastatefair.org.

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