This is a Secret Partner Swap of your choice: pin cushion, needlecase, or both. You may sign up for up to 2 spots in both groups for a total of 4 partners. International Swappers please join us. All skill level welcomed!
Summer. You can choose to do summer colors like bright yellow, orange, etc OR summer treats like ice cream, watermelon, hamburger/hot dog.
1.The cushion/case does NOThave to be quilted or hand embroidered, although it can be. It MUST be handmade - not purchased.
2. Both must be made of 100% cottonfabric. Needle case may have wool or felt insert.
3. Embellishments/applique/embroidery are welcome but not required.
4.The size and shape of the pin cushion/needle case is up to theindividual creating it, but should not be smaller than 3” x 3”.
Sign up beginstoday and ends Sunday, June 30th,2013 at 7pm CST. I’llwill begin assigning SP's July 1stthrough July 3rddepending on number of participants. Please respond to the thread with a post. Then, copy the information sheet and PM it completed tome. Don't forget to tell me how many spots you want. I will acknowledge receipt of your PM. If you have not fulfilled your May obligation, I will not be able to allow you to participate in July's swap.
The deadline for all pin cushions/needle cases to be mailed to your SP is Friday, July 19th, 2013.International swappers mail date is Monday, July 15th,2013. I understand that life does happen, if for some reason you will not be able to fulfill your obligation, please PM me no later than July 10th,2013 so that I can locate an swap angel. If you do not do this I will be forced to report a negative feedback score.
PleasePM me with your tracking number when you ship. Also, PM me when youreceive. This is so that I can mark off my spread sheet. Rememberto thank your partner, either by a post or a PM for a personal thankyou. I would also like to see that you report a feedback score toyour SP. Pictures are encouraged, but not required. We all loveseeing what everyone is receiving. If you are unable to post apicture, please make sure that you mark that on your informationsheet so that your SP can take a picture before shipping it. Pleaseunderstand that this board has members with differing skill levelsand you will not necessarily be swapping with someone at the samelevel. Let's mind our manners by loving the creation we are sent,whatever the standard of sewing, piecing, quilting. We all startedsomewhere and the most important our SP made it with you inmind!
Thisis a secret exchange. Pleaseput a card/note inwith your pin cushion/needle case so that your SP knows you made it.It is not necessary to send other items such as needles, pins, etcbut you can if you wouldlike.
Yourfavorite notion/fabric line, etc:
Yourleast favorite color(s):
Leastfavorite notion/fabric line:
Isthere anything you like to collect?:
Doyou have Allergies (smoke, cats, dogs etc):
Doyou have cats, dogs etc:
Doyou have a digital camera to post pictures on the thread?:
Canyou mail international?
This form will be given to your SP (minus the email address and phone number that is for me should I need to contact you should you not respond to the thread or PMs) . The more you put on there, the better she/he will be able to get to know you. Plus, I will be using this to partner you with your SP. If you have questions, please PM me and I will try to answer as quickly as possible.
This swap hasbeen approved by PatriceJ.
Iam required to insist that participants send me a monthly PM toverify that they are still active in this swap and are working ontheir promised project. I am required to insist that allparticipants send me verification of shipment, to includetracking information. Participants are required to ensure packages will not arrive“postage due.” Any and all other fees, such as import duties,taxes, etc imposed by the recipient’s government are the soleresponsibility of the recipient. Absent legitimate and reportedmitigating circumstances, participants who have not fulfilled theirobligation to ship by August 5, 2013 shall be deemed “late” andrisk receiving Negative [Swap] Feedback. Please keep in touch withme as required as well as your partners. Please let me know rightaway if something happens that will interfere with your ability tocomplete your project on time. Swappers should treat each other asfriends and focus on the fun. So … please be prepared to beflexible, patient and understanding if necessary and appropriate.
SHOULDYOU HAVE PROBLEMS, QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS PLEASE PM MEIMMEDIATELY!