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April Secret Pal Sign-ups - Closes March 31 at Midnight. Come join the fun!

April Secret Pal Sign-ups - Closes March 31 at Midnight. Come join the fun!

Old 03-25-2022, 06:33 PM
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Default April Secret Pal Sign-ups - Closes March 31 at Midnight. Come join the fun!

This is a monthly secret pal swap. There is a sign up every month, and you can
choose whether or not to participate each month. You will get a different partner each month, and the person you send to will may be different than the person you receive from. Failure to send your package after signing up will be cause to be banned from all future swaps. Please do not sign up if you cannot fulfill your obligation. Have fun and be creative!

After receiving your Secret Palís details, go to work and put together a package with something you think your pal would like. There is a $15.00 limit on this swap that does not include what you have in your stash. (This does not include shipping) Most swappers do not mind like-new stash items. Please send items you would like to receive. Do not send smelly, holey, thin, or stained fabric o robviously used items that should be put in the trash. You will need to send me (hav4boys) a PM when mailing and receiving. This way I can keep my records straight. Also send a PM to your SP thanking them. This is an important part of participating. It lets your secret pal know you got their package.

Please take pictures and post in group as everyone likes to see what you get.

Packages need to be mailed out by April 18, 2022, this is a Firm deadline. All International mailings must be mailed by April 10th Firm. If you know that you cannot mail by that date, Please Do Not sign up.

For international mailing it is very important that you mark your parcel as a 'Gift' on the Customs Declaration (there's a box you can check). Also, the value should be $10 only (even if you send diamond necklace). The person receiving the package is liable for Import Duty, Tax and a Handling fee. This can cost the person receiving as much as $40.

Padded envelopes are much cheaper to send compared to small boxes. These can be ordered free of charge from the USPS website.

You must have a phone # or email to sign up

Please fill out the questionnaire below and Private Message me your info by midnight March 31 to join the swap.

Screen Name:
Real Name:
Address:
City, State, Zip:
Birthday (month and date)
Do you have Allergies/Allergens?
Favorite Color(s):
Least favorite color(s):
The fabric type/color I am looking for?
Brand of sewing machine?
How long have you been sewing/quilting?
Would you like to receive gently used items pertaining to quilting/sewing?
Socks/Slippers/T-Shirts and what sizes?
Body washes/Lotions/Organic bar soap?
Magazine or patterns?
Quilting Notions?
Besides quilting what do you like to do?
Do you like to read and if so what type?
Would you like to receive candy/cookies/snacks/drinks?
Do you have pets, if so what kind?
Do you collect anything, if so what?
What do you want the most and what donít you want?
Tell your SP something about yourself to make it easier for them to purchase for you.(Please fill this section out, it helps your SP buy for you.)

Can you mail international?
Email address:
Phone number:


Sign Ups will close March 31 at midnight PST and names will be sent out no later than April 2nd (Usually the first, but like to give myself some leeway).

If your pal does not receive her/his package within a reasonable time I will need tracking information. If there is an exception on the mailing, you will need to inform me ASAP. No one enjoys not getting a package after they have sent one.

Have fun and be creative!
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Old 03-25-2022, 06:54 PM
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Information has been sent. Love this swap. Thanks Kathy.

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Old 03-26-2022, 03:03 AM
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Hi Kathy,

I have sent my info... thank you so much for all the hard work you do to make this swap possible. I do love it!

Hugs

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Old 03-28-2022, 09:12 AM
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I sent in my information. Thanks for hosting again Kathy!

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Old 03-29-2022, 03:58 PM
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Count me in please.
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Old 03-29-2022, 04:06 PM
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I'm in, will send my info. My trip got moved out a year, so I won't be overseas at the end of the month.
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Old 03-29-2022, 05:35 PM
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I am in sending my Bio now.
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Old 03-30-2022, 01:59 PM
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I sent my info. Happy to be back in the game!
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Old 04-09-2022, 12:08 PM
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Swap partner your package went out today and should be there on the 13th of April. Sure hope you like and can use what I sent.

Hugs and Happy Easter all.

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Old 04-11-2022, 07:21 AM
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My swap package is going out today to a state east of me. Hope she likes everything I've included.

Happy Easter to all!

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