Make It With Wool Contest

Saidi Ringenberg, left, of Lexington, and Arlene Soria, right, of Kearney, represented Nebraska at the National Make It With Wool competition held in conjunction with the recent American Sheep Industry Association Convention, in Scottsdale, Arizona, according to Andrea Nisley, State Make It With Wool Director. The wool contest has been conducted for 72 years. The purpose of the Make It With Wool Contest is to promote the beauty and versatility of wool fabrics and yarns, to encourage personal creativity in sewing, to recognize creative skills, and to develop life skills.Contestants must select, construct and model their own garments. All entries must be made with 100% wool or wool blend (minimum 60% wool or specialty wool fiber) for each fashion fabric or yarn used. (Photo courtesy of University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension.)

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