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QnT Mini Art Quilt Series 2019 #1

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Group:Quilts n' Things
Swap Coordinator:perkl8r (contact)
Swap categories: Art  Quilting  Sewing 
Number of people in swap:8
Location:Regional - USA
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Last day to signup/drop:June 1, 2019
Date items must be sent by:June 28, 2019
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

QnT Mini Art Quilt Series 2019 #1

6-1-19 thru 6-28-19

--one partner

--one mini art quilt based on each round’s requirements

Mini art quilts are just that, a creation (like art) that you make in quilt format, and includes top, batting and backing all quilted together in a quilt sandwich.

A. This series of mini’s art quilts each quilt should be: 6 X 6 inch up to 12 X 12 inch and does not have to be square. (round, rectangle, triangle, - it is art so be creative)

B. Senders choice – you can add embroidery, beads, buttons, ribbon, applique, paper-piece, fabric yoyo’s, any embellishments

C. hand or machine quilted

D. Hangers are allowed, not required

Round #1: must have at least 8 half square triangles in it, in any pattern, color combination senders want.

Round #2: must have 3 different polka dot prints (can have more polka dots and any other prints you want) any quilt pattern or design you want

Round #3: have at least one flower (made by yoyo’s, pieced or appliqued)

Round #4: use at least one fabric with animal print, can have actual animals on it, or be animal skin print

Round #5: use at least one FABRIC with word/document/musical print

Making Half-Square Triangles:

  1. take 2 fabric charms of equal size (example: 4 inches by 4 inches)

  2. on wrong side of the lightest charm draw a diagonal line from upper left corner to lower right corner

  3. place the 2 charms in a stack right sides together

  4. stitch one-quarter inch seam on either side of the drawn line

  5. cut on drawn line

  6. press open both HSTS

  7. square them up (example: to 3 ½” X 3 ½”) (google this if you need more help, because a picture of squaring up is much easier to understand – to me that is)

Discussion

junemoon 05/ 8/2019 #

Sounds like fun -- of course, I'll join

perkl8r 05/ 8/2019 #

welcome aboard Junie....glad to have you! I love making half square triangles, so this first round our mini art quilt fun to design with them. Next time we will use polka dots to design a mini art quilt in any pattern of our choice...glad you joined!

perkl8r 05/ 9/2019 #

welcome @scrappycats I hope you enjoy this swap and the series.

kgeslab 05/10/2019 #

I'm in. Can it be ANYTHING?

perkl8r 05/10/2019 #

Welcome @kgeslab ...yes, anything using at least 8 half square triangles, like a star, or just 8 HSTS in rows....you can have more HSTS, and any other shapes you want as long as you have at least 8 HSTS designed into the top.

twobluecrows 05/11/2019 #

Hi everyone! Watching for now, hoping I'll finally be in my new home in time to be able to start swapping again! If not thid one, a later round, wish me luck!

perkl8r 05/15/2019 #

@twobluecrows hoping to see you swapping with us soon!

perkl8r 05/15/2019 #

Welcome @developpeople

developpeople 05/20/2019 #

Thanks excited for this swap!

perkl8r 05/22/2019 #

Welcome @sherheart glad you joined us!

perkl8r 05/29/2019 #

welcome @makestuff I hope you have fun with this swap!

makestuff 06/ 7/2019 #

Thank you @perkl8r

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