Minnesota State Fair

2018 State Fair Recap

Congratulations to all our members who won ribbons at the 2018 State Fair!

Each year St. Paul Needleworkers sponsors three special awards that go to the Sweepstakes winners for Counted Cross Stitch, Embroidery and Crewel, and Hardanger. The award includes a one-year membership in SPN. This year congratulations go to:

Judy N.

who won the Sweepstakes for Counted Cross Stitch, Class 174 – Picture, framed, 200 sq. in. and over.

Kristine S., who won the Sweepstakes for Hardanger with her entry in Class 119.

Jane T. - 1st Place

Class 153 – Wool applique/embroidery, embroidery and crewel

Also won St. Paul Needleworkers membership

Current Members of St. Paul Needleworkers Award Winners

Karen A. - 1st Place

Class 143 – Counted specialty stitches on canvas or congress cloth, smaller than 80 sq. in., Canvas Work (needlepoint).

Also won ANG-MN membership award

Viki B. - 1st Place

Class 169 – Sampler, with specialty stitches, framed, Counted Cross Stitch


Mary C. - 1st Place

Class 156 – Drawn/pulled thread work, Embroidery and Crewel

Also won Needlework Guild of MN membership

Mary C. - 2nd Place

Class 166 – Blackwork, Embroidery and Crewel

Mary C. - 4th Place

Class 145 – Canvas item other than listed above, Canvas Work (needlepoint)

Jeanne C. - 2nd Place

Class 144 – Counted specialty stitches on canvas or congress cloth, 80 sq. in. and larger, Canvas work (needlepoint)

Eileen H. - 1st Place

Class 145 - Canvas item other than listed above, Canvas Work (needlepoint)


Wendy K. - 1st Place

Class 152 – Temari, Embroidery and Crewel

Wendy K. - 3rd Place

Class 262 – Shawl or stole, not rectangle, Crocheted Articles

Judy S. - 3rd Place

Class 173 – Picture, framed, 100 sq. in. – 200 sq. in., Counted Cross Stitch

Lynne M. - 1st Place

Class 121 – Framed work, over 200 sq. in. measuring work area, Hardanger

Also won Needlework Guild of Minnesota membership

Roxanne N. - 1st Place

Class 102 – Embroidery, Lunch Cloth

Also a Sweepstakes winner

Bonnie S. - 2nd Place

Class 465 – Crocheted Baby layette (hat, jacket, booties and blanket)


Bonnie S. - 2nd Place

Picture, framed, 100 sq. in. – 200 sq. in., Counted Cross Stitch

Jane T. - 2nd Place

Class 143 – Counted specialty stitches on canvas or congress cloth, smaller than 80 sq. in., Canvas Work (needlepoint)