Virtual Competitions: Deadline May 1, 2021

Winners will be announced at the Virtual Spring Show on May 8, 2021

The next virtual award deadline is May 1, 2021. Winners will be announced at the virtual show on May 8. Send photos of entries to Pam Muzio at rmuzio@optonline.net and she will assign entrant numbers. Pam will send judging photos to Annie Frazier and Sara Mulford and will send popular vote to be posted on the website at newjerseystatebuttonsociety.com. From May 3 to May 7 each member can place their popular vote by emailing the entry number of their number one choice to Theresa Heulitt  (deboiner@yahoo.com). Use NJSBS VOTE as the subject line in the email.

                             JUDGED COMPETITION  

 1) Sec 17-1 thru 20-24, 15 buttons Any Size. Specialized to “At the Seashore,” in memory of Lillian Buirkle who lived at the New Jersey shore. Jersey Shore Button Club, $15,10, 5. Try to cover all 4 pictorial sections, label materials to help the judges, shapes, back types, usage, movable. Think of all the things you might see at the beach including objects, animals, plant life and items in the Other Pictorial classes. 

MOUNT AS YOU PLEASE (POPULAR VOTE)

2) Quilt Block Design from Buttons. Mary Jane Pozarcyki, $15, $10 $5.  Pick your favorite quilt block(s) pattern. Use as many buttons as you want and create that pattern using your buttons of different colors. Craft buttons can be glued to mat board or wood, something like that.  Collectible buttons (especially those with shanks) are to be sewn to fabric or mounted on cardboard with wire. Tip:  You can back your fabric with batting and/or plastic needle point canvas to help stabilize your design, or even frame it in a shadow box frame. Beads may be added to embellish your design. Minimum size 6″ square, maximum.