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NFS: Matchmaker! #3 (in two parts)

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Group:Nuts for Sewing and Crafting
Swap Coordinator:TerryF (contact)
Swap categories:
Number of people in swap:9
Location:International
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Last day to signup/drop:January 7, 2011
Date items must be sent by:March 7, 2011
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

Finding matching fabrics can be half the fun of creating a project, but sometimes it can be hard to find just the right fabric to coordinate. It's also interesting to see how different people match fabrics that we would never think to pair up.

For part 1 of this swap, you will send your partner a swatch (minimum 5" or 12.5 cm square) of fabric in your stash that has been waiting to be used. This is the easy part and must be mailed by January 17.

If you have something specific in mind that you want to use the fabric for, you should include a note with the swatch. For example, last time my partner advised that she wanted the matching fabric to make quilt blocks, so I knew that a large print would not have worked. If there is no note with the swatch you receive, youl have carte blanche!

For part 2 of this swap, you will search high and low in your stash and/or local fabric stores to find a fabric that you think is the perfect complement to your partner's fabric swatch. When you find the ideal match, you will send your partner half a yard or 45 cm so they can create something amazing! This must be mailed by March 7. (NOTE: Please return the swatch with the matching fabric. I didn't ask for mine back last time and had a heck of a time remembering which fabric I had sent. lol)

For this to work you will need to send the sample swatch to the partner who is actually supposed to be sending TO YOU so you will be able to rate them when they send you back your half yard of matching fabric. After assigning partners, I will send everyone their partner's mailing info.

I think this should give everyone enough time but if you think we need longer for the second part, please pme me to discuss. Thx.

Please note that missing the first deadline could result in being rated a 3.

No solids are allowed, and all fabric must be be 100% quilting cotton.

This is open to all NFS members in good standing but please see my profile for how I screen participants.

Any questions, please pm me.

Have fun!

Discussion

TerryF 01/ 8/2011 #

This lists the person to whom you send your sample fabric piece:

RetroJane sends to Ky

Birghteyes1028 sends to jannikinz

ArdeaSwap sends to Brighteyes1028

YvonneCrea sends to Amigirl

Amigirl sends to jensquil

Ky sends to TerryF

jensquil sends to RetroJane

jannikinz sends to YvonneCrea

TerryF sends to ArdeaSwap


I will send out everyone's addresses today.

When you are ready to send the matching fabric back, you can find your partner's mailing info under "See the partner you send to".

Please pm me if you have any questions. Thx! (";)

TerryF 01/ 8/2011 #

Please remember that your sample piece is to be mailed by January 17.

jannikinz 01/ 9/2011 #

Sample fabric, in the mail today 10th Jan, from Aus.

Brighteyes1028 01/10/2011 #

Mine is in the mail.

Amigirl 01/11/2011 #

And mine is in the mail.

TerryF 01/11/2011 #

Mailed my sample today.

Ky 01/12/2011 #

Mailed my sample yesterday- 1/11.

YvonneCrea 01/13/2011 #

Mailes my sample today.

jannikinz 01/21/2011 #

Received the sample swatch yesterday, thankyou.

jannikinz 01/23/2011 #

Mailed, & postmarked 24th Jan.

TerryF 01/25/2011 #

Mailed swap today.

TerryF 02/ 8/2011 #

Note to self: I have received my swap and also been rated for the swap I sent.

TerryF 03/ 9/2011 #

Sent follow-up email to everyone.

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