* The top adult/professional state winner will send a 5X7 photograph of themselves wearing the garment to the national competition. The National winner will receive a trip to the national competition to model their garment and a complimentary award.
** Professional status is a person who has received professional training in their field of Home Economics, fashion, clothing, construction, knitting, weaving, crocheting, felting, or needle art and ar active and earning income within the past five years. Or if you have one the state division, you are considered a professional level. Enter the professional division by writing "professional" on the entry form.
AGE is determined on January 1 of the year contestant is entering their district or state contest (for those with a January 1 birthday you are the new age).
Pre-teen (12 & under) - District and State Level
Junior (13 - 16) - District, State, and National Level
Senior (17- 24) - District, State, and National Level
Adult ( 25 & Over) - District and State Level*
Professional - District and State Level**
Made for Others - District and State Level
Wearable Accessory - District and State Level
Recycled Wool Article (quilt, throw, wall hanging, or garment.
Quilt, Afghan, and Novelty.
All Contestants must select, construct, and model their own garment(s). Made for Others contestants have their “other” (the intended wearer) model their garment(s). To be eligible, a garment/outfit/ensemble must have been completed after January 1 of the District and/or State Contest.
Juniors, Seniors, Adults, and Made For Others may enter:
One-piece garment: dress, jumper, outerwear jacket, coat, or cape.
Two-piece outfit: outerwear coat, jacket, cape; blouse/shirt/vest or sweater with dress, jumper, skirt, pants, or shorts.
Ensemble: 3 or more garments worn together at one time: outerwear coat, jacket, cape; blouse/shirt, vest and/or sweater with dress, jumper, skirt, pants, or shorts.
Pre-Teens may enter:
Dress, jumper, skirt, pants, shorts, vest, sweater, shirt/blouse, jacket, or a combination of garments.
Make It With Wool is an annual youth-centered sewing competition to promote the beauty and versatility of wool fabrics, yarns, and fibers. It is sponsored by the American Wool Council, the American Sheep Industry, and American Sheep Industry Women.
A program administered by an all volunteer group of District and State Directors, the National Advisory Board, and a National Coordinator — Make It With Wool encourages personal creativity in sewing, knitting, crocheting, spinning, weaving, and other needlework arts.
Ida Marie Snorteland
927 Sunset Dr.
Spearfish, SD 57783
921 E. 4th St.
Redfield, SD 57469
42367 200th Street
Bancroft, SD 57353
288 West Sanborn Ave.
Parker, SD 57053
SD Sheep Growers Association