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« on: May 10, 2010 05:13:04 PM »

Anyone feeling the love for a quilt block swap?



Here's the pattern I was inspired by: Moda Bake Shop's Charity Crosses

although, i am in love with its more mod cousin. (find the original photo here)



And a couple other ideas in the cross family:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/wonderlandq/3865047834/in/faves-17261684@N00/


http://www.flickr.com/photos/carryboo/3657610186/in/faves-17261684@N00/


I'm thinking stash busting (i.e. try not to buy new fabric, as much as you might want to - ha ha!) and make x number of different blocks so everyone in the swap has enough blocks to make a quilt. (The moda quilt has 35 blocks). The number of participants in the swap would help us decide how many different blocks we'd make...

Like, if we had 7 participants, we could each make 5 different designs (7 blocks of each design). Or whatever... we can talk about it.

Anyone like this idea?

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« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2010 08:45:12 PM »

Sounds fun, we are just finishing up another quilt block swap, but in that one each person chose their own pattern. I love quilt block swaps, but am not crazy about this particular pattern for some reason.
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