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May Secret Pal Signups: Closes April 30 at midnight Come join the fun!

Old 04-25-2020, 06:29 AM
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Default May Secret Pal Signups: Closes April 30 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, 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 and leave feedback.

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

Packages need to be mailed out by May 20th, this is a Firm deadline. All International mailings must be mailed by May 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 April 30 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 April 30 at midnight PST and names will be sent out no later than May 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 04-25-2020, 06:51 AM
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I am in sending bio now.
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Old 04-25-2020, 08:19 AM
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I am difinitely in. I really enjoyed participating last month. Thank you for setting this up, Kathy.
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Old 04-25-2020, 10:46 AM
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I'd like to do it again. I enjoy this swap so much especially during this time. Sending info over!
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Old 04-25-2020, 11:33 AM
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I am in again- sent my suprises are so much fun! Hope everyone and their families are doing well in this time.
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Old 04-28-2020, 06:39 AM
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So glad to see everyone in. I love this swap and enjoy hosting it.
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Old 04-28-2020, 04:29 PM
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Count me in again please. I love getting those surprises!
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Old 04-29-2020, 06:28 AM
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Information sent. Stay safe everyone. BrendaK
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Old 05-03-2020, 05:53 AM
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secret pals will go out today. A family member had an abdominal anueresym and the hospital will not let his wife in due to covid. Sorry for the delay.
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Old 05-03-2020, 10:18 AM
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All the names are out.

Secret Pal Clue:

My secret pal's zip code numbers add up to 23.
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