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« on: February 20, 2011 08:34:59 PM »

lovingly handmade by laurasaurus in the '09 Spring Edition!

It's almost that time again -- Spring / Summer Baby Onesie Swap!!

This swap is for babies/toddlers sized newborn to 4T.  We'll be making 5 or 10 onesies / tees again.   If you choose to swap 10 onesies, you can choose to have one partner making all 10 of your onesies, or two partners making 5 shirts each.  Please also bear in mind that if we have an odd number of swappers, we may have to arrange a round robin-style partnering.  Smiley

Extras are discouraged, but my sweet swappers keep wanting to spoil their partners' babies!   Grin

The shirts can be store-bought or handmade.  Each shirt will be embellished in some way: applique, stencil, dyeing, embroidery, etc.  NO IRON-ONS will be allowed.  (Too many issues with them fading, cracking, peeling, etc.)

I'm thinking sign-ups next Sunday (Feb. 27th), with 2 weeks for sign-ups, and 5 weeks for crafting.  This would put send-outs mid-April.  We want this swap to be as stress-free as possible!

Previous swap galleries:
Round 1
Round 2
Round 3
Round 4
Round 5

**Any volunteers for co-organizer?
**Open to all swappers (international)??
**Do we want a theme, or just craft from partners' wishes, or. . . ?
**Also, please share links to tee blanks, patterns, appliques, inspiration!  Cheesy

Invite your Craftster friends, and let's make this an awesomely cute swap!


Links to supplies, blanks, dyes, etc:

Dharma Trading Co. ---> blanks, dyes, Yudus, kits, stencils, etc.
Jiffy Shirts ---> blank tees and onesies
The Laughing Giraffe ---> bright and dark-colored onesies (reasonably priced, too!)

Links to embellishing and shirt tutorials:

The 90 minute shirt

Links to inspiration / favorite designs:

« Last Edit: February 27, 2011 12:24:36 PM by barbolot » THIS ROCKS   Logged

« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2011 09:45:54 PM »

I'm so excited!! I seriously can't wait!

I really want to try out the 90 minute shirt from Dana (http://www.dana-made-it.com/2008/07/tutorial-90-minute-shirt.html )


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« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2011 08:03:47 AM »

Wow -- thanks for sharing that link, canamharris!  That looks so cute and totally do-able.  {And I'm SO glad you'll be with us another round!}   Cheesy

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« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2011 08:10:24 AM »

I loved doing the angel package for this swap! I would totally join in  but my little monster is now in 5T for tshirts now Sad He's got long arms.... so anything smaller are too short for him poor arms Tongue

A Spinners Magic Yarn ball! Join us!
Fat Quarter swap-almost done craft for sloth003 Cheesy
IYP 17-deadbathducky waiting still to receive!
Sew/Yarn v's Paper-got my partners!
« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2011 10:06:42 AM »

Oh I'm tempted! (loved last round!)

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« Reply #5 on: February 25, 2011 09:41:07 AM »

Don't forget!  Sign-ups start on Sunday!  Cheesy 

Be sure to invite your friends, and remember that you can swap for your own little ones, nieces, nephews, grandbabies, or even friends' wee ones!  The more, the merrier!

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« Reply #6 on: February 27, 2011 12:23:03 PM »

Round 6 Sign-Ups have begun!  Cheesy

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« Reply #7 on: March 01, 2011 05:26:00 PM »

Might sign up for this one... not sure yet. I'll think it over!

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