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April Secret Pal Swap - Come join the fun! Sing-ups close March 31 at Midnight

April Secret Pal Swap - Come join the fun! Sing-ups close March 31 at Midnight

Old 03-19-2021, 07:31 AM
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Thumbs up April Secret Pal Swap - Come join the fun! Sing-ups close March 31 at Midnight

Please note: there is a delay in items being shipped. Please be understanding. In some post offices in the US there are major delays.

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, or stained fabric. 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 16th, 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.

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 03-19-2021, 03:29 PM
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My information has been sent.
Thank you Kathy, Hope you have a good time where ever you go. Stay safe.
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Old 03-19-2021, 06:09 PM
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Thank you, Kathy, for doing the swap again.. I love it.. Have a wonderful time in Texas. I would love to join again and plan to send the info later on.
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Old 03-20-2021, 08:55 AM
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Thanks for the invite! I'd love to join for April! This is a great group! I'll send my info soon.
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Old 03-21-2021, 06:15 AM
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got it filled out again....
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Old 03-29-2021, 05:29 AM
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I’m in! Thanks Kathy.
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Old 04-01-2021, 01:13 PM
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I am working on Secret Pals now and will get them out to you ASAP!
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Old 04-01-2021, 08:51 PM
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Thank you Kathy! I always look forward to doing and receiving in the swap. Following along on the baord is a big part of it.
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Old 04-02-2021, 09:12 AM
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After a few hiccups, all the names are out and everyone has a pal.

Let the shopping and collecting begin!
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Old 04-03-2021, 07:05 AM
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Got my secret pals most wanted ordered. We have so much in common! It’s almost like I’m sending a package to myself! 🤪

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