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Thread: November/December 2010 Doll Quilt Swap (with a secret twist!)

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    Super Member Chele's Avatar
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    Sign up time for the Quilting Board's doll quilt swap!

    Quilt Swap #18 -- November/December 2010
    NOTE: There's a twist this time. You'll be making a quilt for a SECRET partner. So you'll have to send me your address and I'll send you your partner's address. You won't be paired as we usually do. I'm hoping everyone will post progress pictures so we can keep the excitement going for two months.


    Here are some links to past swaps. This swap is for all levels of quilters and an opportunity to get some hands-on practice while seeing and learning techniques from those more experienced. It's a great mix and we have a blast.

    August 2010 Swap: http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-55540-1.htm
    September 2010 Swap: http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-60500-1.htm
    October 2010 Swap: http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-66487-1.htm
    Flickr Photo Gallery: http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/

    DOLL QUILT SWAP GUIDELINES

    SIZE: from 12"x12" to 24"x24" or any size or shape in between.

    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, appliqued, wholecloth, or yo-yos; 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. Whether or not you decide to label your quilt, please do include a note with your quilt with your quilting board name, real name and contact information (snail mail address and/or email address, etc. so that the recipient can thank you). And I probably don't have to say this, but when you receive something, please thank the sender.

    PARTNERS: Keep your partner's identity a secret. We want them to be surprised when they receive your quilt.

    DUE DATE: The deadline for all quilts to be sent is December 31, 2010.

    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 your partner, no hard feelings.

    SIGN UP: Sign up begins today and ends October 31, 2010. I'll send you your partner's information after that date.

    If you would like to sign up, please PM me with your address.

    Here are additional links for ideas:
    http://www.flickr.com/search/?q=doll%20quilts&w=all
    http://www.womenfolk.com/baby_quilts/

    Long live the doll quilt quilt swap!

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    All right! I can meet that deadline. I'll be PMing you with my address! :):D

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    I'm in....sending my address now. :-D

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    I am sending my info now

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    I am sending you my address. please sign me up, thanks

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    I'm in.

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    I am in! This was my very first swap last year after I joined the boards! So this is like my anniversary swap!

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    Here's the charity project that oksewglad suggested for the November/December Doll Quilt swap: http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-71017-1.htm

    It's entirely optional of course, but it might be fun to share some of this talent.

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    I'm in!! I will PM you my address!

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    I can't resist this!!! Im in!

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    Quote Originally Posted by charismah
    I am in! This was my very first swap last year after I joined the boards! So this is like my anniversary swap!
    Mine too. Happy anniversary! :D

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    This sounds like fun. I'm in!

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    Quote Originally Posted by charismah
    I am in! This was my very first swap last year after I joined the boards! So this is like my anniversary swap!
    Me too :)

    So of course I'm in :)

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    I sent you a pm in in in

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    Sign me up please :D:D:D

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    I am in too!! :D Sending you my information. Thank you for hosting yet another Doll Quilt Swap!!
    :D :D :D :D

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    Me too! Will be on vacation from school.

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    Sign me up!!

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    I'm in if it's open to international quilters. Have sent a PM.

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    Yes, everyone is welcome to join. Most of our swappers are willing to ship internationally. Join in the fun, Lynnie25.

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    I'm in as well :) This should be a fun exchange!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ms Grace
    Quote Originally Posted by charismah
    I am in! This was my very first swap last year after I joined the boards! So this is like my anniversary swap!
    Mine too. Happy anniversary! :D
    Mine three!!!! Happy anniversary to 2 of my favorite quilters!!! :-) :thumbup:

    I PM'd you, Chele. Wouldn't miss it!! :-)

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    I just PMed you.

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    doll qilt secret twist count me in

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    Oh me too and don't forget to look at Chele's posting about the optinal DQ idea!

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