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« Reply #10 on: August 29, 2012 01:58:58 PM »

I'm cool with the idea of just choosing color/ style... cuts down on the cost/ time of mailing out fabric to everyone, and I think we'd still end up with blocks that go together OK.
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« Reply #11 on: August 29, 2012 03:15:22 PM »

I'm cool with the idea of just choosing color/ style... cuts down on the cost/ time of mailing out fabric to everyone, and I think we'd still end up with blocks that go together OK.
I agree. I am not against mailing fabric to everyone and then getting a sampler, but I think it might be more fun to end up with a quilt with a lot of different fabrics, but a unified quilt block theme. Plus that way we could use some of the fabrics from our stashes.
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« Reply #12 on: August 29, 2012 03:19:00 PM »

Yes, I like the randomness of waiting to see what fabrics people use and send. it would be great stashbusting!
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« Reply #13 on: August 29, 2012 07:13:15 PM »

Ok that's like the kind of swap I was in a couple of years ago.  Everyone gave color schemes and picked the style block they wanted. Like I picked wonky log cabins in neutrals and blues. Someone else wanted appliqued birds in earth tones. And someone else picked a scrappy string block and basically said the more colors the better. Like that? The only real requirement was that you pick a 12.5" block style.

Like this? http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=340357.0
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« Reply #14 on: August 30, 2012 06:06:52 AM »

that is a great gallery donniesgirl

anyone feel like organising? I am incredibly busy with work this term and so haven't got the space.
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« Reply #15 on: August 30, 2012 07:34:12 AM »

I loved that quilt block swap. Didn't MareMare run it? Maybe ask if she's up again?
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« Reply #16 on: August 30, 2012 07:35:44 AM »

Yes MareMare ran it - why not ask her if she would organize another round?  If she doesn't want to, I might be up for organizing.
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« Reply #17 on: September 06, 2012 02:40:54 PM »

Ok MareMare isn't available for this one, but I could organize if there is interest?
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« Reply #18 on: September 06, 2012 03:00:59 PM »

i would be in!
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« Reply #19 on: September 06, 2012 06:00:57 PM »

Woo! Hoo! Just got cleared from my first swap. Was really hoping that I could join this one if it developed. Count me in!
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