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♥♥ Hand Stamped Muslin Swap ♥♥

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♥♥ Hand Stamped Muslin Swap ♥♥
Swap Coordinator:eustella (contact)
Swap categories: Fabric  Quilting  Rubber Stamping 
Number of people in swap:8
Location:International
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Last day to signup/drop:August 15, 2009
Date items must be sent by:August 31, 2009
Number of swap partners:3
Description:

This is a swap for hand-stamped Muslin. This is a simple technique that can be used in so many crafts!

You'll have 3 partners.

You'll send 5 pieces of muslin or twill ribbon hand stamped with your store bought or hand made rubber stamps.

Each piece of muslin should be no smaller than 2 inches and no larger than 6 inches. Just use your common sense. Don't send something you wouldn't want to get in return.

Each piece should be stamped with a different design. Whimsical designs, swirls, flowers, and words look great!

The muslin can be white or any shade of cream, just make sure it is 100% cotton.

You can stamp with any color ink (Stazon works best since it is permanent).

No need to hem the edges of the fabric, just keep them raw and keep enough unstamped fabric around the edges for your partner to easilty incorporate the stamped images in their projects.

4.9+ Newbie welcome, no recent 1/3/no-send, I reserve right to ban as I see fit.

PM me with questions

Discussion

spinjenny 08/ 2/2009 #

Versacraft (which used to be called Fabrico) is another ink which works on fabric, but it needs to be heat-set.

By muslin, do you mean plain quilting/patchwork-type fabric? In the UK, we use the name muslin for a different type of fabric, so I want to check before joining, but I do have this swap on my Watch list now.

pahasiga 08/ 2/2009 #

I'd like to know more, too. For example, would something like these FQs suit?

pahasiga 08/ 2/2009 #

Oh, no, those are stamped with fabric paint... sorry.

eustella 08/ 3/2009 #

spinjenny: Fabrico/Versacraft is great as well, couldn't remember the names of those so thanks for posting this!

Muslin in the US is usually the plain undyed cotton that dressmakers use to make a mock up of a garment before cutting or sewing the real fabric. It is also used as lining for garments as well, or practicing stitches. Any cream or white 100% cotton fabric will do.

copperboots 08/ 8/2009 #

Oh my!! The stamp you show on the example is to die for.....why is it I NEVER find the really cool stamps????? sigh hopefully you'll get me for a swap partner!! This is a great idea for a swap ;)

pahasiga 08/12/2009 #

I don't have any cool stamps, either. I guess I will pass. :(

SoozG 09/ 6/2009 #

sorry I am late with my bits, ladies (family emergency)-- i will keep you posted when they are en route.

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