Commonwealth Journal

August 1, 2011

Extension Homemakers holds cultural arts competition

Commonwealth Journal

Somerset — The Pulaski County Extension Homemakers held their annual Cultural Arts Competition at the Pulaski County Extension Office.

Several homemakers received blue ribbons for their crafts, which means that items will advance to the Area Cultural Arts Competition.

In the Apparel Division, Emma Hutcheson received two blue ribbons for a dress and a sweatshirt she had made, and blue ribbons for her machine-pieced-machine-quilted item.

Rachel Godby received blue ribbons for her counted cross stitch and handmade pillow.

In the counted cross stitch, Alice Whitis also received two blue ribbons.

Mildred Bush received two blue ribbons in the yarn crochet and thread crochet division.

Blue Ribbons went to Lila Shepperd for her autumn floral arrangement and her family scrapbooking entry.

Carol White received a blue ribbon for her winter holiday decoration.

In the Art Division, Mildred Petrey won blue ribbons for her scenic oil painting, a decorative sled painting and a wooden door hanging; Hazel Ledford’s needlepoint pillow won a blue ribbon.

In the Quilting Division, Emma Peek won blue ribbons for her machine appliqué quilt and her table runner.

Alene Ramsey’s baby quilt won the blue.

Darlene Pennington won the blue in the hand applique and hand quilted division.

Marie Richard won a blue ribbon for her fabric wall hanging.

Blue ribbon winners at the area division go on to compete in the State Cultural Arts Competition.