Textiles

Fiber Arts.
Needlework & Clothing.
Quilting.

The textiles competitions reflect the very fabric of Oregon.

These traditional competitions can have a magnetic power over people—even those who’ve never threaded a needle.

In a world increasingly dominated by all things electronic and digital, you can take comfort in knowing these very traditional pursuits still have a place.

Fiber Arts

For there are numerous levels of competition based on age and experience. It’s clear that participants have a multitude of ways to wins ribbons. Aren’t you due? (Thought so.)


Needlework & Clothing

You’ll discover levels of competition related to age and experience for the Needlework & Clothing contests.


Quilting

Maybe it’s because quilts tend to be big. Or maybe it’s because they are colorful. Or perhaps it’s because the requisite skill is prominently displayed in the Columbia Hall. Whatever the reason, quilts are immensely popular with fairgoers.


Please note: Unfortunately, remote entry drop-off locations are not available for Creative Living competitions this year. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

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