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Fabric and Threads: Cross Stitch

Fabric and Threads: Cross Stitch

August 15, 2021

Visionary artists from around Iowa competed in the Counted Cross Stitch division of the Fabric and Threads Competition judged before the start of the 2021 Iowa State Fair. Each piece is judged upon design, workmanship and finishing.

Nancy Boddicker of Cedar Rapids won Best of Show honors.

Anne Long of Boone won the Sweepstakes honors.

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

COUNTED CROSS STITCH

Wall Hanging or Bell Pull

1) Sheri Ekstrom, Cedar Rapids

2) Jon Say, Ankeny

3) Karen Thompson, Urbandale

Honorable Mention) Anne Long, Boone

Picture (under 15 inches)

1) Ronda Smith, Cedar Rapids

2) Diane Killam, Cedar Rapids

3) Cindy Baldwin, Coralville

Honorable Mention) Jennifer Brennan, Ankeny

Honorable Mention) Laura Nentl, Johnston

Picture (15-25 inches)

1) Jon Say, Ankeny

2) Solveig Walstrom, Cedar Rapids

3) Makenzie Reisinger, Urbandale

Honorable Mention) Judy Brekke, Story City

Honorable Mention) Sandra Lnenicka, Cedar Rapids

Picture (over 25 inches)

1) Sheri Ekstrom, Cedar Rapids

2) Judy Brekke, Story City

3) Janet King, Marion

Honorable Mention) Paul Reynolds, Ottumwa

Verse or Motto (under 15 inches)

1) Heather Boustead, Urbandale

2) Anne Long, Boone

3) Emily Rhein, West Des Moines

Verse or Motto (over 15 inches)

1) Laura Nentl, Johnston

Picture (under 15 inches, linen or linen technique)

1) Anne Long, Boone

2) Laura Nentl, Johnston

3) Marjorie Grimm, Cedar Rapids

Honorable Mention) Janet King, Marion


Picture (15-25 inches, linen or linen technique)

1) Sharon Kolosik, Marion

2) Solveig Walstrom, Cedar Rapids

3) Anne Long, Boone

Honorable Mention) Myra Houser, Ankeny

Picture (over 25 inches, linen or linen technique)

1) Nancy Boddicker, Cedar Rapids

2) Sharon Kolosik, Marion

3) Vicki Meeker, Ankeny

Honorable Mention) Gail Kirst, Des Moines

Breadbasket Liner / Napkin / Placemat / Towel

1) Cindy Heydon, Coon Rapids

Pillow

1) Anne Long, Boone

2) Sharon Kolosik, Marion

Christmas Decoration / Christmas Stocking

1) Ica Shaull, North Liberty

2) Anne Long, Boone

3) Laura Nentl, Johnston

Ornaments

1) Sharon Kolosik, Marion

2) Heather Boustead, Urbandale

Perforated Paper Item

1) Heather Boustead, Urbandale

2) Anne Long, Boone

3 Dimensional

1) Heather Boustead, Urbandale

2) Sharon Kolosik, Marion

3) Jamie Randall, Cedar Rapids

Sweepstakes - Counted Cross Stitch

1) Anne Long, Boone

Best of Show - Counted Cross Stitch

1) Nancy Boddicker, Cedar Rapids