Iowa State Fair





Enter Contests and Competitions


Competition Results


Fabric and Threads - Toys and Dolls

Fabric and Threads - Toys and Dolls

August 13, 2022

Helene Viall of Des Moines won Best of Show and Sweepstakes honors in the Toys and Dolls divison of Fabric and Threads judged prior to the start of the 2022 Iowa State Fair.

The Fabric and Threads exhibits are on display every day of the Fair from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the William C. Knapp Varied Industries Building sponsored by Principal.


Stuffed Jointed Bear

1) Shirley Blair, Ankeny

Stuffed Non-jointed Bear

1) Sherry L Murtle, Des Moines

2) Eleanor Verwers, Altoona

Best Dressed Bear

1) Helene Viall, Des Moines

2) Sherry L Murtle, Des Moines

Stuffed Toy, Other than Bear, Non-jointed

1) Joyce Brown, West Des Moines

2) Melissa Hawk, Des Moines

3) Joyce Lien, Ames

Doll Garment

1) Lynn Koester, Ankeny

2) Helene Viall, Des Moines

3) Melissa Hawk, Des Moines

Honorable Mention) Ann Gadbury, Des Moines