2022 Adult Competitors

Washington State Make It With Wool Contest

Saturday, October 14, 2023
Central Washington University

The Make It With Wool Contest has been promoting the versatility, beauty and wearability of wool since 1947! Contestants of all ages, from pre-teens through adults, sew, knit, crochet, weave or felt wool garments, which are judged on quality and presentation.

Washington’s state contest will be held on Saturday, October 14th at Central Washington University, Ellensburg. Mini-workshops or question/answer sessions on working with wool may be held during the construction judging, and suggestions will be offered to those advancing to nationals!

Won’t you join us, and Make It With Wool?! Enjoy sharing your creativity and skills, gain valuable life experiences, form wonderful friendships with people who share your appreciation of wool, and make precious memories!

Sample Schedule for State Contest:

8:45 am –  All contestants drop off wool garments (only the wool garments to be judged; on hangers and remove the garment bags) at Rooms 137 A and B in the Student Union on CWU Campus.

9:00-11:30 am –   Construction judging.  Contestants are encouraged to tour the CWU Campus.

11:30 – 12:30 pm Judges’ Luncheon

11:30-11:45 am –  Pick up wool garments; be dressed by 12:30 for Presentation/Modeling Judging.  Get something to eat for lunch!

12:30 pm – Presentation/Modeling Judging begins.  Bring your best smile!

3:00 pm – Fashion Show and Awards  ***Public Welcome to attend***

Safe travels home and good luck!

2022 State Adult Winner & 5th Place at Nationals! Martha Phelps, Mercer Island



How to Enter

MIWW entry form

Send state entry form and 5″ x 5″ fabric sample(s) to Ericka Suhrbier, 694 S Military Rd, Winlock, WA  98596.

Send national entry form, $12 entry fee, and 3″ x 3″ fabric sample(s) to National MIWW, 480 So 300 W, Salem, UT  84653


Thank you to:

Washington Wool Growers’ Auxiliary
Pendleton Woolen Mills
Linda Kubik
Billie’s Designer Fabrics
Professional Sewing Supplies
And other kind sponsors who make this contest possible!