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Thread: April 2019 Mug Rug Swap (Easter or April Showers)

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    April 2019 Mug Rug Swap (Easter or April Showers)

    Please make sure to read through the posting before signing up.

    We will celebrate the month of April with you making a Mug Rug representing Easter or April Showers.

    Please Check with your partner to see what they would prefer.

    Sign-Up starts: 20 March 2019

    Sign-up Ends: 31 March 2019

    Partners will be assigned no later than 2 April 2019

    Deadline to mail: 20 April 2019 (If you do Easter Please try to get it to your partner so they can enjoy it for Easter)

    What is a mug rug? A mug rug is an item you use to place a cup of coffee, tea or soda on, along with a small snack plate/napkin beside it. It’s approximately 9”x8” or larger so both items will fit. Please do not make it smaller than 9”x 8” (unless your partner tells you specifically that she wants a smaller size), as that is quite small for both items as it is!


    1. You will be assigned a partner. This is not a secret pal swap. Each partner will contact the other partner for addresses. You are encouraged to talk to each other and find out little things about them so you can make a special gift just for them, but you must stay in guidance of the theme. You can appliquť or paper-piece or just go with regular piecing? Will you make your mug rug rectangular, circular, square, hexagonal? How you choose to make your mug rug is up to you, but make it with love & pride!


    2. The mug rug must be made with 100% quilter’s cotton, with a nice cotton batting in between to protect furniture from possible damage due to heat/cold. Use a binding method you are comfortable with, or practice & learn a new binding technique! Also, the mug rug must be quilted. Remember, this is a gift you are making for someone. Be proud of your work & do your best. And be kind about what you receive. If you have any issues, please work it out with your partner first, before contacting me; communication is key. This board is for all of us to make friends & have fun.


    3. For this month’s swap, you must send your name, address, e-mail address and phone number to Armylady2012 by March 31st. Deadline to send out swaps is April 20th,( if you cannot meet this deadline date please do not sign up) & don’t forget to send Armylady2012 notice, with tracking number, that you have sent to your partner. Any delays in mailing must be shared with Armylady2012, prior to the deadline of April 20th. I want everyone to receive a partner’s trade. We should not have to request angels. Again, communication is important. You can be forgiven if something comes up & you notify your partner & me prior to the deadline. But if you don’t communicate & don’t send out a mug rug to your partner, you will be locked out of swapping with this group and negative feedback will insure other swap groups know you didn't send. Also, if your partner has not sent to you by the deadline & you have not heard from her, please let me know. I’m pretty easy-going about things, but there is rarely a good reason for non-communication. If your partner has not communicated with you at all, let me know ‘way before the deadline so we can possibly avoid a problem later.


    4. Also, please let me know if you can mail internationally! This is important, as we have quite a few international swappers who want to join us, & I don’t want anybody to be left out. So if you can ship internationally — even just one time — that would make it more fun for our overseas & Canadian swappers!

    5. You are free to include little gifts with your mug rug, handmade or store-bought; it’s up to you. It’s been discussed on a previous swap that if you talk with your partner, maybe you can agree on an extra item each — like a FQ. That would be between you & your partner. But you are only obligated to send a mug rug. Nothing else is required in this swap.


    6. Any questions? Contact Armylady2012 immediately and I will help get you started.


    7. Please take a photo before you ship your package to your partner, just in case she cannot post a photo. We all love to see photos! But don’t post it until you know your partner has received your package & that she is unable to post a photo herself.


    8. Be sure to label the outside of the package with the name of the swap & your swap name. Many people sign up for more than one swap & it can be confusing to the recipient in trying to figure out which swap it came from.


    9. And most of all — just have fun!


    Sign Up Today! Send Armylady2012 a PM with your name, address, e-mail address & phone number for emergency use only and let me know if you can send International. If you have a preference of what you receive, just communicate that with your partner. Names will be given out on April 2nd , the latest. You are required by the board to send things you sign up for, or risk not having the ability to swap again in other swaps. Again, per board rules, anything about your partner or the item they send to you that does not please you is not to be posted on the board but sent in a PM to me, Armylady2012, or to your partner to sort out. It’s polite and it’s the right thing to do.
    Last edited by QuiltnNan; 03-18-2019 at 08:03 AM. Reason: shouting/all caps

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    I just signed up, wow it’s been a few years,but these have always been a lot of fun.
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    I'm in Momof05kids. Thank you

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    letsquilt, Welcome to the swap, I have you added to the list.

    Participation list so far

    letsquilt
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    I am in, please.

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    I am in also.

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    Boop56 and sewnclog got you both added to the list, sewnclog please PM me your info.

    Participation list:

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    Sign me in please.

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    Amalia I have you added to the list

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    I’m in again too. Just sent my info. Made a little bit of April Showers

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    Updated Participation List

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    Good morning,

    I just sent off my pm to Armylady. This looks like a fun little project. I love to create these little masterpieces small scale. Just letting whoever I get for a partner know, I'm up for anything. April Showers/Easter. It doesn't matter to me. I adore bunnies and flowers. And, the rain here in Florida is mostly warm and wet. Not too many places where you can get a steam bath or warm facial for free. Do you ladies usually send goodies along? Just asking as I haven't done a swap like this in a long time. I know that the only requirement is your cutie patootie mug rug. Which is also fine with me.

    I will wait to start mine until I see weather my swapper celebrates the Christian Easter Holiday, Whimsical Easter Holiday or prefers a bit of rainy weather mug run. It's all good to me.
    Last edited by Judith1005; 03-29-2019 at 04:43 AM.
    My little shinning stars. Brantley, Kaylynn, and Emmalee
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    Quote Originally Posted by Armylady2012 View Post
    Updated Participation List

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    Momof05kids
    Boop56
    Sewnclog
    amalia64
    Jaba
    Judith1005

    ladies we are on a good start , if you know of anyone who would like to join let them know they still have a few days left to join. Thank you all for helping me keep the swap going.

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    Ladies here is the partner swap list, please make sure to contact each other to exchange address and let each other know which you would prefer, if you are making an Easter ( April 21st) Mug Rug please make sure to mail it so that your partner can receive it and enjoy it for that day.

    letsquilt - Jaba
    Momof05Kids - Judith1005
    Boop56 - Armylady2012
    Sewnclog - amalia64

    Time to get the creative juices going and I can't wait to see the creations that are made, most of all have fun ladies.

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    I have touched base with my partner Momof05kids. I am so excited. I get to do Easter! Whimsical Easter to boot. It doesn't get any better. I hope I can do it justice. Either way, it is going to be fun. I am already in research mode. I hope to pull fabrics tomorrow and get started.
    My little shinning stars. Brantley, Kaylynn, and Emmalee
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    Letsquilt and I have been in touch. Will be mailing soon

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    Sorry, I missed it!
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    I received my mug rugs today from Jaba,They are so pretty and I almost did the same thing for you but changed my mind.Thank you I love them. Jaba yours will go out Monday,it is in the envelope but didnít make it to my post office today,
    Now Iím going to try to post a picture
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    Let me try the second one, Jaba Iím not able to up load the second one.I donít know why,have tried three times
    Could you show it Please,
    Thank you,Pat
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    Iím trying this again
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    Finally isn’t it pretty!
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    Letsquilt, those are adorable mug rugs. I just love Sue enjoying the Spring rain.

    Here's a sneak peak for my partner, Momof05kids. I had a couple of set backs. First I couldn't get my printer to work. But, I bought a pattern special for this month. DS fixed it for me. Then, I lost one of my beloved dogs Friday. And, tomorrow, I have to take my son's dog back to the vet tomorrow for a re-check, for the 3rd re-check. But, I should have plenty of time tomorrow afternoon to work on my mug rug. I'm really excited to play. It keeps my mind busy from my quiet house. Yes, the doggy I lost was the smallest and loudest in my pack.

    My little shinning stars. Brantley, Kaylynn, and Emmalee
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    Letsquilt, so glad you liked them, they were fun to make. I'm getting stuff packed to go back to Wyoming, hope to leave this weekend. I got my machines all cleaned, projects packed that need to go and now going through the rest of the house to clean etc..Not looking forward to that long drive, takes 3-4 days, but hopefully next year we'll fly back and forth.

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    My mug rug is ready to hop its way to Tennessee! 🐇🐰🐣🐰🐇

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    I'm just checking in. My mug rug is almost finished. I want to try to have it ready to mail off tomorrow. I just have to tweak a couple of boo boo's I found. I am having to seriously restrain myself from adding "Lot's" of embellishments. I just keep reminding myself that this is a mug rug and should lay flat. I was planning no embellishments but, I ran into a teeny problem that looked awful appliqued down. So I did a little ripping and am going to add one tiny tiny tiny embellishment.
    My little shinning stars. Brantley, Kaylynn, and Emmalee
    https://www.quiltinaday.com/eleanora...nontheFarm.asp

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