National Make It With Wool

FABRIC/FIBER/YARN REQUIREMENTS

100% wool or wool blends containing a minimum of 60% wool or specialty wool fiber for each fashion fabric, fiber or yarn must be used. Specialty fibers include alpaca, angora, camel, cashmere, llama, mohair.


Garment body (back, front and  sleeves) must be made from wool  or wool-blend fabric. When these  pieces- back, front, sleeves- are  joined together, a wearable garment  is created.


Vests may have the back made of  non-wool fabric when it (vest) is worn  with a suit or a sport coat or blazer.  The back must be made from wool  fabric if the vest is worn alone with  pants, skirt and/or outer-wear  coat/jacket.


 Trims, lace or other open- weave or  decorative fabrics not meeting the  60% wool fiber minimum, must not  completely cover nor replace any  portion of the major garment  sections- back, front, sleeves.


Trims, facings, linings, interfacings  and underlining may be from fabrics  other than wool or wool blends.


Hand- spun yarns and/or hand woven  fabrics may be used and must meet  above criteria.


For this year only (2020), all fabrics/yarn for the Junior, Senior, and Adult divisions by the state director for percentage of wool content prior to the district or state competition. Any fabrics not meeting the criteria will disqualify the entry.

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