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Little Birds Swap #13-USA only

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Little Birds Swap #13-USA only
Group:Crafting Queens
Swap Coordinator:RadicalRecrafter (contact)
Swap categories: Challenges 
Number of people in swap:4
Location:Regional - USA
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Last day to signup/drop:March 20, 2015
Date items must be sent by:April 4, 2015
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

As before- somewhere between 3" and 6" ( not including tail feathers!).Anything smaller than 2.5" is just too small, I think, and larger than 10" gets a bit overwhelming (and more expensive to mail!).

Ò€’ Made with whatever materials/mediums you prefer-fabric, paper, yarn, metal, etc., etc. !

Ò€’ Please be sure your bird :

has a hanger of some sort

has a beak and wings separate from its body (not the beak-I mean it should have a beak!).

is sturdy-so use some sort of padding in between the fabric or paper layers if you are using one of those materials.

has a word of encouragement/positive thinking ie "dream", "fly".. attached somehow. This can be in whatever form you like-a charm, handwritten, embroidered, etc.

has a tail

is something you will be proud to send (as if I need to say that!).

Because these are not dotees they do not have to have a tail in the manner of a dotee doll. Their own tails will suffice! :D

Most of my birds have been made with a template from a sewing book, but I have recently found some absolutely delightful free bird templates online just by typing in "free bird templates" or similar. Free form birds are also always welcome. :)

Any officers who would like to host an international version are quite welcome to do so! :D Postage rates are quite ridiculous and I want these swaps to be affordable for everybody.

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