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Thread: October 2011 Doll Quilt Swap

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    Super Member Chele's Avatar
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    Belle Isle, Florida
    Sign up time for the Quilting Board's 28th Doll Quilt Swap.

    All levels of quilters are welcome to play. We're just here to have fun. It's a great chance to practice a new technique, use up your scraps and/or stash, buy some new fabric, and make new quilty friends. Here are the details:

    Doll Quilt Swap #28 -- October 2011
    No Theme, Sender's Choice


    SIZE: from 12”x12” to 24”x24”…any size or shape in between. If your finished quilt measures 24" x 26", or 11" x 13" it's fine. No worries or excessive rules for this swap.

    MATERIALS: natural fibers/cotton, wool, linen.

    EMBELLISHMENTS: if you want to use them, feel free…beads, rickrack, buttons, doilies, ribbon, lace…anything or nothing at all.

    CONSTRUCTION: Pieced, appliquéd, wholecloth; quilted by hand or machine; and bound.

    LABEL: It is recommended that you attach a label to the back of your quilt. A label is a nice addition to any handmade quilt. You can even sign the back of your quilt with your name and date. Whether or not you decide to label your quilt, please do include a note with your quilt with your Quilting Board name so that your partner can thank you.

    MANNERS: Please remember to thank your partner. Just a simple post is great. It also lets me know you've received a quilt so I can mark my records and make sure everyone receives a quilt. If you are unable to post a picture, please ask your partner to do so. Much of the fun is seeing everyone's creations.

    PARTNERS: You will be paired with a partner for this swap. You will make a quilt for your partner and your partner will make a quilt for you.

    DUE DATE: The deadline for all quilts to be sent is October 31, 2011. If this deadline seems tight for you, or you have a busy month, consider making a quilt for the next swap and having it ready to go. You'll get two months to create and less pressure.

    COMMUNICATION: If for any reason you cannot meet the deadline or you need to drop out of this swap, please let me know as soon as you know. If you communicate any setbacks with me I can make sure things work out favorably for you and your partner, no hard feelings.

    SIGN UP: Sign up begins today and ends September 30, 2011. I’ll assign partners after that date. The group activity thread can be found here:http://www.quiltingboard.com/group_a...sp?gracnum=210

    If you would like to sign up, you can respond to this thread or PM me. Please let me know if you are willing to send internationally as we have a few swappers outside of the US.

    Here are some links for ideas:

    Our September Swap: http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-146847-1.htm
    Our August Swap: http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-139405-1.htm
    Our July Swap: http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-132569-1.htm

    Looking forward to another fun swap!

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    Junior Member scrappy fay1's Avatar
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    Rockvale, Tn
    Sign me up!!

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    Super Member jillnjo's Avatar
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    I'm in!!

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    Super Member SewExtremeSeams's Avatar
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    Sitting this out!

    However, I do want to keep up with what everone is doing and get really inspired for when I hop back in.

    :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:

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    Super Member Jennifer22206's Avatar
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    me! I already sent a PM.

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    Super Member nancia's Avatar
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    i'm in! do i need to send a pm also?

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    Super Member QuilterMomma's Avatar
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    Pick me also. I am in again.

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    Super Member jljack's Avatar
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    I'm in again!! Almost 2 whole years since I joined my first DQ swap....it's been awesome fun!!

    Chele, you deserve a medal for service above and beyond!! Congratulations on a very fun and successful swap.

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    Super Member QuiltnCowgirl's Avatar
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    I was going to sit out until the first of the year but, I just can't bring myself too! So sign me up for October. :mrgreen:

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    Super Member Dragonfly Nana's Avatar
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    inland part of Virginia Beach
    Quote Originally Posted by jljack
    Chele, you deserve a medal for service above and beyond!! Congratulations on a very fun and successful swap.

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