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Topic: Quilt Block Swap Round 2 (Sign Ups Closed, Send Outs 12/15/12)  (Read 17117 times)
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« Reply #10 on: October 05, 2012 06:59:18 AM »

Maybe?Huh I am a quilter, and love exchanges... but I'm also trying to use up stash and scraps. Is there anybody that loves patchwork/scrappy quilts that would like to partner together? Though that would require 4 people.

The idea is to use stash.  But within your partners parameters.  So if we were paired. And i said.  I would like star blocks in blue. You would then choose a star block. And blues from your stash. 

Last round i linked to the block pattern and asked for red and white. And this is how it turned out.  I also asked specifically for a ragged circles in "your favourite fabrics" cut but not pieced.  This is it. 

One of my chosen blocks this round i am hoping wont be deemed too difficult.  But gets scrappy. The other one i am hoping for in citrusy colours. Yellows, lime,oranges. Even aquas and white.
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« Reply #11 on: October 05, 2012 09:22:44 AM »

Organizer's Note: Just wanted to highlight this.
Please do not sign up until you have decided on your pattern and colors.

I am all for scrappy & sampler blocks, which is pretty much do your own thing.  But you need to commit to a concept before you sign up so that your partners have something to work with - that is all the questionaire is asking for.  I did a few of the raw edge circle blocks last time for sloth & they were stashbusters for fabric I had bought & loved from other projects.

 

I was thinking of doing the raw edge circle blocks this time in fact but asking for Christmas colors (red, green, white, & gold).  Here are a couple of the other blocks I did last round where people had just asked for scrappy.

 

And it doesn't have to be traditional pieced blocks either - someone else had asked for appliqued birds.



Choosing colors is not meant to be an impediment.  Someone might want scrappy but is going for a rainbow theme, or someone wants log cabins in blues & greens but with all the center squares white.  They have a preference on shades or pattern because they are trying to give their quilt a certain theme or tie it all together visually. I stash busted 95% of my blocks last time - I think I just had to buy some white solid fabric because I ran out.  And to the extent possible, I will try to group people with simpler or similar designs/colors together.
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« Reply #12 on: October 05, 2012 09:40:05 AM »

One of my chosen blocks this round i am hoping wont be deemed too difficult. 

Now I am curious!  What is the block?  I'm dying to do urban nine patch but I've ruled it out because it does require a special ruler.   Undecided

http://sewkindofwonderful.blogspot.com/2012/02/urban-nine-patch-tutorial.html
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« Reply #13 on: October 05, 2012 09:57:48 AM »

That block is gorgeous. And sooooooo scary.  Eek. Curves!
 The block i was contemplating was self designed. But. I think i will be passing.  I found it tricksy to get lined up right. So the tester blocks will be made into a baby quilt and i will plan b it. Smiley
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« Reply #14 on: October 05, 2012 06:38:29 PM »

greetings Everyone,

what cute block!

I looked through the mccall sight and saw a few you all might like or not lol

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crazy anne
http://www.mccallsquilting.com/patterns/details.html?idx=379

Fairies and flowers
http://www.mccallsquilting.com/patterns/details.html?idx=13933

flying bats
http://www.mccallsquilting.com/patterns/details.html?idx=8052

bear paw slightly different
http://www.mccallsquilting.com/qb/pattern_405/index.html

On the other computer I have other sites bookmarked but at the moment on the laptop.

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« Reply #15 on: October 05, 2012 09:31:13 PM »

I'm going to lurk. And think about it Cheesy I'm glad sign-ups go for awhile, if I can get my craft room cleaned up and feel less stressed on the crafting front I might join!
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« Reply #16 on: October 06, 2012 05:49:48 AM »

Ooh yes - join MareMare!  Cheesy
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« Reply #17 on: October 06, 2012 07:07:25 AM »

Greetings Everyone,

A few more links you might enjoy. Might help those thinking about enjoying get inspired

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Bear Tracks
http://www.quilterscache.com/B/BearTracksBlock.html

Braid
http://www.quilterscache.com/B/BraidBlock.html

Celtic Sunrise
http://www.quilterscache.com/C/CelticSunriseBlock.html

Iris Wreath
http://www.quilterscache.com/I/IrisWreathBlock.html

Shaowflies
http://www.quilterscache.com/S/ShadowfliesBlock.html

Woodbox
http://www.quilterscache.com/W/WoodboxBlock.html
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« Reply #18 on: October 06, 2012 09:06:34 PM »

Oooooh, I'm sooo joining this. Now just to decide what block I want.....
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« Reply #19 on: October 07, 2012 02:45:48 AM »

OH MY!!! I entered round 1.  I learned a lot from this swap.  I think I might join let me think.  Yes I will join.  I have not used the blocks my partners made because I moved and just found them.
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