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Thread: May 2014 Pincushion & Needlecase Swap ~ signup closes May 1st

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    May 2014 Pincushion & Needlecase Swap ~ signup closes May 1st

    This is a secret swap and you will not necessarily be sending to the person who will send to you. You may sign up for two items: can be either 2 pincushions OR 2 needle cases OR 1 of each. International swappers are welcome to join us, and can send a pincushion "unstuffed" to save on postage. All skill levels welcomed!

    THEME: This month the theme with be floral.

    CONSTRUCTION:

    1. The cushion/case does NOT have to be quilted or hand embroidered, although it can be. But it must be handmade - not purchased.
    2. Use cotton or wool felt for the pincushions and stuff with appropriate filling. Use cotton or felt for the needle case, and it should have an insert of wool, felt, or Warm and Natural (this is great for needle cases).
    3. Embellishments/appliqué/embroidery are welcome but not required. PLEASE NOTE: THERE IS AN ADDITIONAL LINE IN THE INFORMATION SHEET REGARDING THE USE OF POLY BLENDS IN THE COTTON AND FELT. If you plan on using the cushion/case as a daily use item please mention this, as polyester will dull the points of pins and needles.
    4. The size and shape of the pincushion/needle case is up to the individual creating it, but should not be smaller than 3” x 3”.

    SIGN UPS:
    Sign-ups begin today and end on May 1st at 9:00pm EST. This is a firm closing time. Names will be assigned by PM beginning the morning of May 3rd and should be completed by end of the day.
    Please respond to this thread with a post if you are joining the swap. Then highlight and copy the information sheet onto a new PM, fill it in and PM it to me. Please put in the subject line of the PM what you want to swap. I will acknowledge receipt of your PM.

    MAILING DATE:
    The deadline for mailing is Friday May 16th. International swap mail date is May 10th.
    Participants in the April swap who did not fulfill their obligation by the time the May signup closes will not be able to participate in this swap.
    You are required to PM me with your tracking number when you ship. You are required to have a tracking number on your package but priority mail is not required. First class with a tracking number is acceptable.
    If for some reason you will not be able to fulfill your obligation, please PM me as soon as possible so that I can locate a swap angel.
    YOU MUST SEND ME A PM WHEN YOU SHIP AND WHEN YOU RECEIVE. Remember to thank your partner, either by a post, or a PM for a personal thank you. It would be nice if you report a feedback score to your SP. Pictures are encouraged, but not required. We all love seeing what everyone is receiving. If you are unable to post a picture, please make sure that you mark that on your information sheet so that your partner can take a picture before shipping it. Please understand that this board has members with different skill levels and you will not necessarily be swapping with someone at the same level. Let's love the creation we are sent. We all started somewhere and the most important thing to remember, is that your partner made it with you in mind!

    EXTRAS:
    Please add a card or note so the recipient knows who made it. It is not necessary to send other items such as needles, pins, etc., but you may if you would like. Just make sure the pin points will not poke out during shipping and stab the postal worker. Honest – this has happened – one of the swappers mentioned it.

    PARTICIPANT’S INFORMATION FORM:
    Screen Name:
    Real Name:
    Address:
    City, State, Zip:
    Are you using your pincushion/needlecase for everyday use:
    Is it ok to be made/stuffed with polyester:
    Favorite Colors:
    Favorite fabric line:
    Your least favorite color(s):
    Least favorite fabric line:
    Is there anything you like to collect:
    What are your hobbies other than quilting:
    Is there anything you do not want to receive:
    Do you have Allergies (smoke, cats, dogs etc):
    Do you have pets:
    Is it ok if your partner smokes:
    Do you smoke:
    Do you have a digital camera to post pictures on the thread:
    Can you mail international:
    E-mail address:
    Phone number:

    This form will be given to your secret swapper (minus the email address and phone number – this is for me should I need to contact you). Feel free to add more about yourself to the information sheet. The more you add, the better she/he will be able to get to know you. Plus, I will be using this info to match partners. If you have questions, please PM me and I will try to answer as quickly as possible.

    REQUIRED: I am required to tell participants to send me a monthly PM to verify that they are still active in this swap and are working on their promised project. I am required to insist that all participants send me verification of shipment, to include tracking information. Participants are required to ensure packages will not arrive “postage due.” Any and all other fees, such as import duties, taxes, etc imposed by the recipient’s government are the sole responsibility of the recipient. Absent legitimate and reported mitigating circumstances, participants who have not fulfilled their obligation to ship shall be deemed “late” and risk receiving Negative [Swap] Feedback. Please keep in touch with me and let me know right away if something happens that will interfere with your ability to complete your project on time. Swappers should treat each other as friends and focus on the fun. So … please be prepared to be flexible, patient and understanding if necessary and appropriate.

    SHOULD YOU HAVE PROBLEMS, QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS PLEASE PM ME IMMEDIATELY! Thank you, and enjoy this swap.
    This swap has been approved by PatriceJ.




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    Oh my goodness am i first to sign up? Wow.
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    I am next Mary.
    "Sometimes it's OK if the only thing you did today was breathe."
    Good friends are right there with you.

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    I'm number 3...yippee!!!
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    Yeahhh, we're on a roll here...
    "Sometimes it's OK if the only thing you did today was breathe."
    Good friends are right there with you.

    Susan

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    LOL technically lynnie was first to sign up since she signed up before she left.
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    Lauriejo I think most of us secretly knew that, but since she is not here we thought we would pretend.

    I can only imagine what a great time she is having on the cruise.
    Last edited by JuneBillie; 04-25-2014 at 05:36 PM.
    "Sometimes it's OK if the only thing you did today was breathe."
    Good friends are right there with you.

    Susan

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    Wish I was there with her. There won't be a vacation for me this year only a staycation.
    Karen

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    I can't remember the last time we actually went away on vacation, it has been years! The last half dozen trips we have taken were to attend memorial services. I am ready to go somewhere fun!
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    I'm in again! Love, love, love the pincushions I've seen posted! Will send you a pm, lauriejo.

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    Pat, where are you???
    Karen

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    Karen I was on the April Swap and wondered why no one was around. Duh. I forgot that the May one is here.

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    Now I am doing that too nhnative. It's her fault. I was answering her on the April one. I guess I need to transfer that here.
    "Sometimes it's OK if the only thing you did today was breathe."
    Good friends are right there with you.

    Susan

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    From the April Swap!

    I am here, but watching the weather channel wondering if we are in for storms. I guess they will probably come tonight like they always do. lol.... If any of you are in the path of tornadoes please stay safe. It's other wise pretty today and a warm 80.
    "Sometimes it's OK if the only thing you did today was breathe."
    Good friends are right there with you.

    Susan

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    From April Swap!!!

    I have been thinking of trying to do a pincushion using the paper piecing technique, but haven't worked on that in a couple of years. I had a new book on it back then, and tried just a simple one, and suffered through completing one, then never went back to it. lol.. So if I do one like that it will be only after I have practiced enough for it to look decent. I kept thinking that for smaller things like this swap would be a good time for me to try the paper piecing (just a thought). You know what they say about thoughts? They are fleeting. lol.. or is that feelings? I can sure tell what is fleeting, and that is my memory.

    Now I am caught up!
    "Sometimes it's OK if the only thing you did today was breathe."
    Good friends are right there with you.

    Susan

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    i'd like to join the pincushion swap! thanks
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    stitchnstuff glad you are joining the swap. We have a lot of fun here, and with so many who make the prettiest pin cushions, and needle books.
    "Sometimes it's OK if the only thing you did today was breathe."
    Good friends are right there with you.

    Susan

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    Quote Originally Posted by stitchnstuff View Post
    i'd like to join the pincushion swap! thanks
    Hooray another new swapper! Hope we get all of our regulars back as well. Here is the current list:

    1. lynnie - two pincushions
    2. lawsonmugs - one pincushion and one needlecase
    3. klaws - one pincushion
    4. JuneBillie - one pincushion
    5. NanaKathy55 - one pincushion and one needlecase
    6. PeginCO - one pincushion and one needlecase
    7. stitchnstuff - ?
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    Pat, are you not going to participate this time?
    Susan, I see that there is going to be some bad weather in your area today. Please stay safe!
    stitchnstuff, glad to see you joining in. Welcome.
    Karen

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    Of course I'm going to join for May. I know I'm in for one pincushion and will let Laurie know before the deadline if I'm making another pincushion or needlecase.

    I can't believe all the destruction from those tornadoes. I would not like to be living near there even though we have some tornadoes here but not like that. Can't we just have some rain and leave it at that. It's awful.

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    Ya know I absolutely adore thunderstorms, it's like I can feel their energy in my body. But, tornados scare the holy beejeezus out of me! I have been close enough to practically reach out and touch one, never want to see that again. During tornado weather my tv does not ever turn off. The kiddo gets so annoyed when I make him go in the basement lol. (It is a hand dug basement) But if you have ever seen your neighbor's roof in the yard and their shed just plain gone, you learn respect. So be careful out there!
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    I posted a thread under Pictures called "Need Help". Please check it out and see if you have any suggestions for me. Thanks!
    Karen

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    Here's the link to Karen's thread (love the wine fabric by the way): http://www.quiltingboard.com/main-f1...p-t245909.html

    Here's a link to a thread about an article I just read (scary stuff):http://www.quiltingboard.com/links-r...h-t245915.html
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    Pat, is there a pattern for that tablerunner?
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    Yes I have it

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