Here is another little swap for those who have finished the friendship star and want to make a few more blocks before swap #2.
The pattern is here:http://quilting.about.com/od/quiltblocklotto/ss/churn_dash.htm
Please read an follow piecing instructions for this 6" inch finished block (really 6 1/2" when you send it)Background fabric is plain white fabric, not muslin, not white-on-white!
Swap name:Friendship Quilt Block Swap # 1.5 Shoo Fly
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: Prickly Venus
Sign-up date range:June 5 to June 8, 2008
Date to send item by:June 30th, 2008
Limited to a certain number of people: 6 including organizer
Restricted to people who all live in the same country? Yes
If so, which country? USA
Age requirement? 18 years or older
Swap Organizer himself/herself meets these conditions:
- Has fully read the Swap Info Guide: YES
- Has successfully completed two swaps as a participant: YES
- Is not organizing more than three swaps right now: YES
- Will recruit a co-organizer or give all details to a Swap Moderator if this swap has more than 25 participants: YES
Swap Organizer will check each participant to make sure they meet these conditions:
- Has been a member for at least one month: YES
- Has posted at least 15 times: YES
- Has completed one swap successfully before signing up for multiple swaps at a time: YES
- Is not currently signed up for more than five swaps: YES
- Does not have any negative feedback: YES
- Participant has agreed that he/she is at least 18 years old: YES
Details of swap:
The background fabric will be plain white quilter's cotton fabric, not muslin, not white-on-white.
The focus fabric can be any fabric of your choice, use up your scraps and odds-and-ends!!
Fabric must be pre-washed 100 % cotton.
You will make sets of 10 blocks. Each set may have all the same focus fabric, or each block may be different, or any combination of this.
You may trade 1 or 2 sets of blocks. Each set traded will be with a different person. New swappers may trade only one set of blocks.
Please sign your blocks, unless requested not to do so by your partner. Please use a Pigma or Sakura Jelly Roll pen, and heat set with iron.
Blocks will be put into ziplock bags for mailing, with maker of blocks clearly labled on bag. One set of 10 blocks per bag.
Blocks can be machine or hand pieced, as long as it is your best work.
Please measure accurately, to make sure blocks are the correct size.
Delivery confirmation required.
You MUST pm your partner and organizer and post in this thread when you send and receive.
If for any reason you mail late, you must notify organizer and partner ASAP. Late mailing will be severely frowned upon. If you have a history of mailing late or not sending, plase don't join us.
If you don't like the rules of this swap, please don't join. Better yet, please start one of your own.
If you want to participate, information to send to organizer:
QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap
Your real name
Mailing address including the country
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country?
Confirm that are at least 18 years old (yes/no)
Do you want your blocks to be signed?
How many sets do you want to trade?
Does anyone smoke inside your house?
Do you smoke?
Do you have any pets?
Do you have any allergies?
IF YOU WANT TO PARTICIPATE, REMEMBER TO SEND YOUR INFO TO ORGANIZER VIA PRIVATE MESSAGE AND NOT TO REPLY WITH IT HERE.
Sent - Blue
Received - Green
Both - Purple
Late w/communication - Brown
Late w/out communication - Red
Feedback Left - strikethrough
Approved Swappers: Sends to:
- received also