GOSHEN — Over 350 exhibitors entered Elkhart County 4-H Fair Open Class Home & Family Arts Department contests this year.

Sponsors included The Barn Door Antique Boutique, Sew Creative Threads, Hawkins Water Tech, Inc., Kroger Foods, Sweet-Em’s Cake Shoppe, Big R, Welcome Home Farm, Essenhaus Country Inn, The Nut Shoppe, Fabric Utopia, The Quilt Shop at Essenhaus, and Maple Corner Boutique and Gift Shoppe. The Overall Grand Champion award was sponsored by Interra Credit Union.

Below are the Grand Champion winners of each category:

Antiques: Karen Smiley, Goshen

Aprons: Kris Peterson, Goshen

Clothing Construction: Diane Cook, Elkhart

Creative Arts: Donald Sheline, Goshen

Culinary Arts – Baking: Emily Stump (Co-Grand Champion)

Culinary Arts – Baking: Karen Meade (Co-Grand Champion)

Culinary Arts – Cake Decorating-Cakes: Amber Schlundt, Goshen

Culinary Arts – Food Preservation, Canning: Sally Kyle, Goshen

Culinary Arts – Food Preservation, Misc.: Janet Yoder, Goshen

Handicrafts: Clifford Logan, Goshen

Needlework: John Twichell, Elkhart

Photography: Stacey Garber, Goshen

Purdue 150th Anniversary: Cheryl Baker, Middlebury

Quilts-Individual: Stephanie Woodard

Quilts-Group: Judy Hunsberger, Goshen

President’s Baked Item-Chocolate Raspberry Cream Pie: Jim Meinert, Wakarusa

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