Utah teen named first runner-up in national ‘Make It With Wool’ competition

Published: Wednesday, April 9 2014 4:25 p.m. MDT

SALEM, Utah County — A Utah high school student was first runner-up in the senior division at the national “Make It With Wool” competition in Charleston, S.C.

Salem Hills High School student Amelia Weight created a knee-length, cap-sleeve, peached colored dress with angled darts, an asymmetrical bodice, waist trim and pencil skirt.

This was Weight's third year participating in the competition. She won a Baby Lock Serger sewing machine and 5 yards of mohair wool, a prize worth about $1,700.

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