Frances Edwards, FCE Club member, is pictured with her three entries in the Cultural Arts Contest, a double walled Cherokee basket, ceramic Native American chief, and Bird in Flight woodcarving.
Family and Community Education (FCE) Clubs have county, regional, and state competitions for cultural arts annually. The categories include: basketry, bead work, knitting, crocheting, tatting, embroidery, needlepoint, photography, quilts, weaving and more.
We had 10 entries this year in our county contest that will participate in the Central Region Cultural Arts Contest to be held in conjunction with the Central Region TAFCE Annual Meeting in Manchester on Thursday, September 15.
The following is the class, FCE member, and description of their entry:
Basketry — Frances Edwards — double walled Cherokee basket
Beadwork — Kitty Bush — beaded bracelet
Ceramics — Frances Edwards — Native American chief
Pottery — Kay Currie — short vase with stained carving at top, red, white, blue glaze
Crochet — Gail Norton — pink God Loves Me baby blanket
Fine Art Painting, Oil — Connie Rigsby — Waterfall at night
Photography, Color — Teresa Brandon — Blonde tabby with red foliage
Jacque Head — Sunrise
Quilt, machine pieced, hand quilted — Gail Norton — Red Hat Trip around the World
Woodcarving — Frances Edwards — Bird in Flight
Good luck to all of these ladies in the region competition.