Welcome to the Quilting Board!

Already a member? Login above
loginabove
OR
To post questions, help other quilters and reduce advertising (like the one on your left), join our quilting community. It's free!

Page 1 of 55 1 2 11 51 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 542

Thread: Funky House Block Swap - Signup Closes 15 Apr 2012

  1. #1
    Super Member Crafty3790's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Location
    Warren Maine
    Posts
    2,651
    Blog Entries
    23

    Funky House Block Swap - Signup Closes 15 Apr 2012

    Funky House Block Swap

    Block Swap with the block sets in sets of 3
    The signups are open now and will close February 28, 2012. The deadline to have them here to me is April 15th.

    The block images can be anything associated with a house it can be a bird house a regular house even an outhouse.They can be regular pieced,paper pieced, applique or embroidery.


    The swap is open to all levels of quilters. Please use 100 percent good quality COTTON fabrics that are prewashed. I understand that if you are using pre-cuts (jellyrolls, charm packs) that is impossible. Just let me know when you send the blocks so I can advise the receiver (s).

    Please make your blocks before you sign up for this swap. To re-cap ... The signups will close on February 28 and the blocks should be to me by the assigned deadline (April 15) or unfortunately they will have to be returned to you unswapped. This makes it fair to the others who are in the swap.

    Please pm me and I will give you the address of where to mail them. Please send me a pm telling me how many sets you are trading ( this can be approximate if you increase or need to for some reason decrease the number of sets.)

    The finished block size can be any size block divisible by threes. Don't forget the seam allowances!! Please! So the smallest 3 inch finished block would be a 3 1/2 by 3 1/2 Unfinished and so on. (The size of a send- in block will have the half inch seam allowances included ) For example... The send in unfinished sizes can be 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 , 3 1/2 x 6 1/2 , 3 1/2 x 9 1/2, 3 1/2 x 12 1/2. The max sized block is 12 1/2" x 12 1/2" .

    *** Please note. One set of 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 inch blocks per swapper!! It is not fair to others to send more than that.

    Please do not send just a cut piece of fabric as a block. It won't count towards your block sets and would have to be returned to you. Remember make something you would like to receive!

    *This swap will be for sets of 3 blocks. The limit is 4 sets per swapper, please. The 4 sets do not have to be all the same. And it is possible that you will not get the exact same sizes back that you sent. Also, please note, you could or could not be getting any of your blocks back, so if you wish to have one of your blocks, please make another for yourself if you really like your blocks.

    Please attach your board name to each block with a pin,or sew it inside the seam allowance or even staple it to the very edge in the seam allowance.You can use address labels attached to the inside but be sure they don't fall off I have found some fall off to easily. Please do not use sticky notes unless they are pinned on , they fall off and are hard to keep them with the blocks while swapping.

    Please no muslin as a background.
    Just remember, if you are doing applique, you must sew it to the blocks in such a way that it is washable later. You can't just iron it on.

    *Mail your block sets to me in a priority flat rate envelope using only a postage stamp (stamps)on both the return envelope and enclose postage for the return envelope I can get the return envelope. So please use a stamp! Inside... self addressed flat rate priority label in with the postage stamp (s) attached along with your individually bagged and marked block sets. Address it to yourself and use your address as the return. That way there is no question where it is coming back to.

    Should you have any questions or problems please contact me by pm. A person can opt out if there is a problem with getting the blocks here to swap on time. Life sometimes gets busy and I understand.
    Please read all the general swap rules of the board, these also apply to this swap.
    They are located on the top of the swap board written by the administration. Or, here is the link ...
    http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-20154-1.htm

    Lets share our blocks when they are finished we all like pictures so post as many as you can. There are 2 threads on here with great ideas of houses.
    Last edited by Crafty3790; 01-11-2012 at 06:12 AM.

  2. #2
    Super Member Crafty3790's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Location
    Warren Maine
    Posts
    2,651
    Blog Entries
    23

  3. #3
    Banned
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    Arlington Washington
    Posts
    2,082

    Joining the House swap. I am doing 12 1/2 blocks of Cottages

    Cottages with gardens will be my blocks.
    12 1/2 inch
    Will send 12 blocks.
    B

  4. #4
    Super Member Crafty3790's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Location
    Warren Maine
    Posts
    2,651
    Blog Entries
    23
    can't wait to see them I thought of something else lighthouses

  5. #5
    Super Member maine ladybug's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Maine
    Posts
    3,005
    Oh this will be fun!! Is it okay to make several sets of 3 and have them be all different sizes? Like 3 that are 3 1/2 X 3 12, 3 that are 6 1/2 X 6 1/2, etc. From the way I read it that's okay. Now to start thinking about blocks....
    LADYBUG

  6. #6
    Super Member Lv2sew2011's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Moore, Oklahoma
    Posts
    4,111
    Blog Entries
    21
    I'm in....will look around to see what I can come up with...
    (`v)
    `*..*
    .*).*)
    (.(. (..`..♥`..♥ Donna♥`..♥

    http://countrycottagequiltsandcrafts.blogspot.com/

  7. #7
    Super Member rwquilts's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    In the west that I love!
    Posts
    3,244
    Blog Entries
    4
    Oh how funny! A friend and I were just talking yesterday how a house block swap could be fun! I will look around and see what patterns I might find...this sounds interesting. Will bookmark this!

  8. #8
    Super Member Crafty3790's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Location
    Warren Maine
    Posts
    2,651
    Blog Entries
    23
    Looking forward to seeing some blocks There's the 2 links I posted and I hope to post a couple of ones Friday.

  9. #9
    Super Member Difergie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    tennessee
    Posts
    1,250
    Am going to participate!

  10. #10
    Super Member Judith1005's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    *where the sun almost always shines*
    Posts
    3,608
    Blog Entries
    3
    This sounds like so much fun. I'm going to start working on my blocks this weekend. I fell in love with all the funky neighborhood blocks. I'm so glad you picked up this swap. I'm so excited. I'm trying to figure out what I want to make. Thank you Crafty3790!!
    http://fl-quiltchic.blogspot.com/
    My avatar is my first grandbaby!! Brantley 10-2-12

Page 1 of 55 1 2 11 51 ... LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.