Create your own Junior Grange themed cross-stitch pattern and execute your design into a framed picture.

  1.  Must be a Junior Grange Member
  2. Decide on an image of your own creation that represents the Junior Grange
  3. Trace the pattern you would like to execute onto graph paper
  4. Use colored pencils to fill in your design. Use from 3 – 7 colors
  5. Execute your pattern on cloth into an 8 count stitch pattern using a 5×40 grid. (your piece should be 6.25×5 inches, keep in mind that you will want to add two(2) to three(3) inches all around for framing.
  6. Each entry must be labeled on the back with an index card stating, in clear handwriting or typed, the following information:
    1. Name
    2. Age (and birthdate)
    3. State.
    4. Grange name and number
    5. Mailing address

Submissions must be postmarked by October 1st of current year to be entered into National Competition.

AGE: Will be broken down into 3 age categories:

Group 1: 5-7
Group 2: 8-10
Group 3: 11-14

Judging will be based on creativity, originality, and use of theme.

Awards: Cash prizes for 1st-3rd place winners in each age category will be awarded during the Junior Breakfast at National Session. Winners not present will have their awards mailed to them.