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Thread: August 2011 Doll Quilt Swap

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    Super Member Chele's Avatar
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    Sign up time for the Quilting Board's 26th Doll Quilt Swap.

    All levels of quilters are welcome to play with us. 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 #26 -- August 2011
    No Theme, Sender's Choice


    DOLL QUILT SWAP GUIDELINES

    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 August 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 July 31, 2011. I’ll assign partners after that date. The group activity thread can be found here: http://www.quiltingboard.com/group_a...sp?gracnum=185

    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 July Swap: http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-132569-1.htm
    Our June Swap: http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-124322-1.htm
    Our May Swap: http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-118025-1.htm

    Looking forward to another fun swap! Join us and prepare to have fun!

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    Dotty that is beautiful!!!
    Shirley/TN

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    Chele,
    I'm in again! :D
    Am I the first to sign up this month?

    Dotty, love the quilt. Very cute. :D

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    Chele - I am most definitely in for August. Sign me up!

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    Me too! Me too!

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    I'll sign up for August, too!

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    Super Member jillnjo's Avatar
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    I'll sign up for August, too!

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    I'm in!

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    I'm in for August! I can do international. Wonderful wildflowers, Dotty! You have such a talent!

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    Let me mail my July first.

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    Sign me up for August please. Dotty love your flower DQ.

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    Don't forget me!!!!

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    Me too...I'll PM

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    I'm in. I can do international this time around. :)

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    I am still stitching away watching the clock for July! I rec'd my July dq from Bonni! Thank you Bonni, I love it, it will go in my sewing room perfectly! I LOVE sunbonnet sue&sam, you did a great job, yours should go out monday OR tuesday next!!! Jean D.

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    I'm in again too, please!

    Dotty, love your flower quilt. :)

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    Super Member BonniFeltz's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jean D.
    I am still stitching away watching the clock for July! I rec'd my July dq from Bonni! Thank you Bonni, I love it, it will go in my sewing room perfectly! I LOVE sunbonnet sue&sam, you did a great job, yours should go out monday OR tuesday next!!! Jean D.
    Glad that you liked it Jean. I know that I'll love mine when I get it too.

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    Chele, Please sign me up for August. I can do international if needed - - - and you know I love the newbees :-)

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    Divine Miss Dotty!!!! I love your creativity!

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    Sign me up again for August Chele, sending PM

    Dotty love the flower quilt. An added bonus now signing up each month as we get to see one of Dotty's amazing creations. :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by BonniFeltz
    I'm in. I can do international this time around. :)
    Foo, Bonni! Does New York qualify as a foreign country?

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    I'm putting the finishing touches on July's, please add me to the August list. Thank you.

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    Count me in....I can do international

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    Would love to do another, sign me up for August doll swap please. USA only please.. Thanks

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    I'm still debating. I have "real" doll quilts to make for our new preemie grandson born on Wednesday. Doing fine, but still in NICU, so thinking of sending some little quilts to CMC in Charlotte instead.

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