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Penny square redwork embroidery swap - round 2 - a

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Swap Coordinator:lovestitches (contact)
Swap categories: Themed  Crafts 
Number of people in swap:5
Location:Other
Type:None
Last day to signup/drop:February 17, 2008
Date items must be sent by:March 24, 2008
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

This is the second round of my previous penny square swap. This one has a theme: birds! To be a bit different from the first round we will be sticking to a theme. Think bluebirds, chickens, penguins, geese, any type of bird you can think of. Be creative, redwork only, 6"x6", muslin/linen/cotton etc.

This is a nice simple embroidery swap for us redwork lovers! You will stitch 2 redwork 'penny squares' approx 6"x6" in size and send them to your partner. Nothing fancy, just a nice simple swap to make you smile. Plenty of time to sign up and send out.

Whats a penny square? "In America, dry goods stores sold 6 inch muslin squares marked with a variety of designs for a penny each. These "penny squares" are often seen incorporated into old Redwork bedspreads and linens. The patterns are usually simple line drawings."

No newbies without permission, no no-sends, no ratings below 4.7. Embroider on muslin, calico, white cotton, anything within that definition. I will ban any unreliable swappers before the partners are assigned.

Discussion

effie 02/ 6/2008 #

Do you want the squares 6 inches total or 6 1/2 for seams ??

Thanks,

Effie

PeppermintChick 02/ 8/2008 #

Hello, May I use an embroidery machine or MUST they hand stiched? Thanks -- Yvette

lovestitches 02/ 8/2008 #

Effie - leave a little for seams, it's not a hard and fast rule. Depends how close to the edge of the square your design is.

PeppermintChick - hand embroidery only.

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