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Ongoing Black & White Quilt Block with a TWIST

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Ongoing Black & White Quilt Block with a TWIST
Swap Coordinator:Gixxychic (contact)
Swap categories: Fabric  Sewing  Quilting 
Number of people in swap:8
Location:International
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Rating requirement:4.95
Last day to signup/drop:July 8, 2014
Date items must be sent by:July 29, 2014
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

Hello All,

Junemoon did not want to continue the Ongoing Black and White Quilt Block swap as she has finished her project. So I asked her permission to carry it on as I had only just started mine, BUT I am adding a TWIST to get more people interested!

You will make a 12-1/2 inch square block using black and white fabrics. The design and method of making the block is maker's choice -- a traditional block (many ideas online and in magazines), a block of your own design, a paper pieced block -- just so you use black and white, applique if you like. Here is the TWIST - If your partner would like a TWIST of color - They will comment below what color they would like added in. I would suggest adding a tonal small print fabric for that pop of color. We have all seen those gorgeous black and white quilts with that splash of color. I have found some nice examples on this website http://sodypopsart.wordpress.com/2009/04/02/black-and-white-quilt/

I will check the comments regularly for questions and answer them the best I can.

I plan to do this as a monthly swap - If we get regulars that would like to push the time up a bit and do more than one a month or increase partners I'd be willing to do that too. If I am unable to carry this on I would love for someone else to take the reins in the future!

Discussion

junemoon 06/26/2014 #

What a pretty block you have in the picture!

FooFaRaw 06/29/2014 #

Hey, I'm looking for either green OR purple. Send your choice!

ozduchess 06/29/2014 #

I'm still happy with just the Black & White:)

Elanah 06/30/2014 #

Howdy! I would love bright blues or bright greens. Or black and white is great, too! =)

PatCoad 07/ 2/2014 #

I would love to be part of this swap. Is it too late to join in. I haven't particiapated in past. sissy123

Gixxychic 07/ 3/2014 #

@PatCoad It's not too late to join! Please sign up! This is an ongoing so you can sign up every month and quit whenever you want!

junemoon 07/ 7/2014 #

My chosen third color is yellow.

Weltenwanderin 07/ 7/2014 #

I would love to get orangeas third color.

Jenna83 07/ 7/2014 #

Can anyone tell me the best way to mail a block? Is it fine to fold it? 12" is bigger than the blocks I typically make. Also, I'd love a little pop of bright yellow. :) Thanks!

Gixxychic 07/ 9/2014 #

@Jenna83 - to fit in a standard envelope flod the block into 3rd's then just long enough to fit in the envelope. Ironing it helps so that it lays flatter!

Jenna83 07/10/2014 #

Thanks so much!!!

twobluecrows 07/29/2014 #

Did anyone miss this one? I'd love to do a one-on-one swap to catch up.

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