Contest Details!

2023 WA State Pre-Teen Winner, Lindsey Larson, Tenino

Ali Taylor, Adult Contestant


  • May be sewn, knit, crocheted or felted.  Fabric used in garment may be woven by contestant as well

  • Garment body (back, front and sleeves) must be made from wool or wool blend

  • Wool blends must contain a minimum of 60% wool or specialty wool fiber

  • Specialty wool includes alpaca, angora, camel, cashmere, llama, mohair and vicuna.

  • Special awards are given at the national competition to Juniors and Seniors using mohair, machine embroidery, hand embroidery, needlework, and superior construction.  More details on the Prizes page.

  • Entries must cover both top and bottom, e.g. dress, skirt & top, jacket & pants.   Exception:  pre-teens may make one article of clothing, e.g. vest, skirt, pants

  • In-style fashions are highly recommended.  It has already been proven that vintage garments look terrific in wool; what can you do with wool in today’s wardrobe?

Martha Phelps, Adult Contestant


Judging Criteria:

  • 60% appearance, presentation and wool promotion/marketability

  • 40% construction

2023 WA State Made for Others Winner Holly Vittetoe with her model Rachel Martin in the jacket she made

Categories: Age on Jan. 1 of state contest year

  • Preteens, age 12 & under. (State contest only)

  • Juniors, ages 13-16

  • Seniors, ages 17-24

  • Adults, ages 25 and older

  • Make It for Others (State contest only) garments are modeled by the person for whom they were made.