Saturday, May 08, 2010

2010 Innovation Generation

Deadline: September 10, 2010 (POSTMARK)

2010 Innovation Generation
American Sewing Expo

Novi, Michigan
September 25, 2010

The very popular and inspiring contest for young sewers ages 8 - 18 is presented on the Fashion Stage at the show. These young people amaze and delight attendees with their skills and creativity!

2010 Innovation Generation Contest Rules (truncated)

1. Contestant must be between the ages of 8 and 18 years of age by December 31, 2008.
2. The contestant must be the maker of their entry and knowledgeable on the sewing process.
3. Garments, entry forms and fees must be mailed to the American Sewing Expo offices by September 10, 2010.
4. Garments will be pre-judged on the following:
a. Overall appearance
b. Workmanship
c. Seams and seam finishes
d. Handwork and finishing details
e. Overall construction
f. Degree of difficulty
g. Embellishments
h. Color combinations
i. Notions and trims
j. Compatilibity of materials

5. The contest will take place under the supervision of the Sponsors. Entries will be judged by a committee of sewing professionals selected by the Sponsors. Prize winners will be selected for originality, adherence to selected theme, workmanship, creative use of materials and overall design execution. Participants agree to be bound by these rules and the decision of the judges, whose decisions are final.

To enter, send:
Garment(s), $15.00 entry fee per child and entry form

2010 Innovation Generation Rules & Application

Visit website for additional details:

American Sewing Expo
1385 Clyde Road
Highland, MI 48357-2216
phone: 248-889-3111