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Quiltcast Member Swap - Strip Twist Blocks

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Quiltcast Member Swap - Strip Twist Blocks
Swap Homepage:http://www.swap-bot.com/forums/topic/69245
Swap Coordinator:QuiltedMagnolia (contact)
Swap categories: Quilting 
Number of people in swap:15
Location:International
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Rating requirement:4.50 (unrated swappers allowed)
Last day to signup/drop:February 7, 2011
Date items must be sent by:March 31, 2011
Number of swap partners:2
Description:

Each person will have 2 partners You will be sending each partner 6 finished blocks (see below for visual of a finished block)

Finished Strip Twist Block Finished Block Example

Strip Twist Block Layout Pay close attention to the layout of dark and light strips, especially which side the triangles are facing. It is easy to make a mistake when piecing the 4 squares together so really watch yourself.

We will be using the strip twist block pattern.
Strip Twist Block Pattern Link: http://www.quiltville.com/striptwist.shtml
When using this pattern make sure to use the instructions for the strips at 2.5" so all your blocks are the same size when finished.

Fabric should be new, of good quality and 100% cotton. Color choices are based on what your partner prefers written in their profiles. Please read your partners profile and see what colors they prefer to have. Some swappers may wish to list colors they would prefer to NOT have in their blocks if that makes it easier. Blocks do not have to be identical, especially since these blocks are generally quite scrappy.

If you have allergies please state this so your partner knows. If I need to pair you with a new partner I will do so. If possible, use fabrics you already have in your stash. This is a scrap busting swap!

Discussion

QuiltedMagnolia 01/11/2011 #

Please make sure that you click the JOIN SWAP button to join the swap! If you watch the swap you will NOT be participating in it!

psquared52 01/11/2011 #

A question...I understand 6 blocks to different people. Are the 6 blocks identical or can the blocks be different (as long as they use the preferred colors)?

QuiltedMagnolia 01/11/2011 #

They can be different or the same. I think the quilt would have a better "twist" effect if they vary slightly though.

QuiltedMagnolia 01/13/2011 #

@Ckunnerup - I sent you a message.

Also for everyone that is joining us, we have a Flickr group set up to share photos of swap items. Request to join our group and take a look! When you send or receive items please post photos so everyone can see.

http://www.flickr.com/groups/[email protected]/

CKunnerup 01/14/2011 #

Thank you. I had saved the email from Quiltcast Supergroup and promptly forgot about it. lol. Now, the anticipation is killing me.... ;D Actually, it is motivating me. Kinda want to join a BUNCH of swaps, but am exercising serious control. ; )

QuiltedMagnolia 01/14/2011 #

Discuss issues with the block or any other things regarding this swap in our new group discussion forum:

http://www.swap-bot.com/forums/topic/69245

debe 01/27/2011 #

please no brown for me...like black, turquoise blue, emerald green, pink....just suggestions

princesspudge 02/ 4/2011 #

Yes please, I'm in :D

I'd LOVE greys with citrus & berry colours :)

NO novelty brights tho please.

carterj 02/ 6/2011 #

Loving batiks or black,white and red

princesspudge 03/27/2011 #

QM i've emailed you.

QuiltedMagnolia 04/ 4/2011 #

A few people are finding issues with sewing the block together so their blocks will be sent late. I've asked them to e-mail their partners to let them know they are coming late so be aware if you haven't received your blocks yet.

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