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Trim, Ribbon, Lace, Pom-pom Destash - INTL

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Trim, Ribbon, Lace, Pom-pom Destash - INTL
Swap Coordinator:marliese (contact)
Swap categories: Craft Supplies  Fabric  Sewing 
Number of people in swap:5
Location:International
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Rating requirement:4.99
Last day to signup/drop:November 4, 2018
Date items must be sent by:November 18, 2018
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

This is not a complicated or expensive swap but it may be bulky -that's why it's a Type 3 swap.

In this swap we'll have one partner. We go through our stash of trim, ribbon, lace and find the following to send our partner: at least 6 pieces of trim/lace/ribbon/pom-pom trim, all meeting the following requirements:

  • at least 15 inches long (the longer the better, as this really improves usability);
  • new OR vintage (so: clean, no stains, no discolorations, no fur or dust flakes);
  • made of fabric, so no raffia/paper type/plastic ribbons. Elastic trims are allowed - if they're novelty/decorated!

THEN you add some extras just for fun. Stuff you can think of:

  • shorter pieces of trim;
  • interesting fabric embellishments (patches, flowers, felt shapes, fabric coated buttons);
  • small piece of fabric (at least 6 x 6 inches);
  • embroidery floss (if you think your partner might like that);
  • really anything sewers (seamstresses?) or scrapbookers might like, related to fabric.

Send this in an envelope with a short note for your partner. Be prepared to receive polkadot, christmas, fuzzy, checkered... any kind of trim! To use in your future projects, how fun is that.

To avoid disappointment:

In the comments you can name THREE colors, styles and/or themes you do NOT wish to receive (so for instance 'white, sentiments and stripes' or 'white, black and brown'.

When partners are assigned, please check both your partner's profile page and the 'no go's' in the comments - respect them. Please note, this is a requirement too! Please place your comment after joining the swap so you don't forget.

Before assigning partners I will go through the list and see if everyone meets the requirements and has been online in the previous week.

I can probably angel this swap (I hope I don't have to!) but prepare to receive a 'light' version then. I am destashing so I will be sending a considerate amount of my stash to my partner. :)

Discussion

marliese 10/21/2018 #

I prefer not to receive trims that are:

  • wild multicolored
  • brown
  • satin/shiny
thebragal 10/21/2018 #

Please don’t send: Anything holiday related Anything with super bright colours (think of the classic bright crayon colours) Anything cartoony/child related

Ktasticaz 10/22/2018 #

I prefer not to receive trims that are:

holiday-related cartoony/novelty satin/shiny

brumby3 10/25/2018 #

I prefer not to receive: *Anything black *Anything brown *Anything holiday themed

AnnaM 10/26/2018 #

I prefer not to receive neon colours, sport or children's themes.

skinny52 10/29/2018 #

I prefer NOT to receive:

  • skinny ribbons.
  • neon colors.
  • printed designs (embroidered designs okay)

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