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Block of the Month Snail's Trail

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Block of the Month Snail's Trail
Swap Coordinator:displacedamerican (contact)
Swap categories: Challenges  Fabric  Quilting 
Number of people in swap:7
Location:International
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Last day to signup/drop:August 9, 2010
Date items must be sent by:August 31, 2010
Number of swap partners:4
Description:

I just love quilt blocks so lets do some blocks and share the quilting love.

*This month we will be doing Snail's Trail your swril can go either way use fabric that contrast

*We will have 4 partner 1 block each so 4 total

*Please use 1/4" seam allowane

*Use cotton/ or cotton blend fabrics

*12 1/2 " finshed blocks

*Make something you would love

*Senders choice on colors

*Link to the pattern: http://sewquilty.com/History/0305.html

This swap is for all quilt levels, but try someting new and always do your best. Ask questions if you have them, you never know unless you ask.

10 snail mail swaps and 4.9 of higher.

Discussion

twobluecrows 07/31/2010 #

My favorite block!!! I'm in!

Here's an active link for the pattern link above:

http://sewquilty.com/History/0305.html

Also--do we need to watch for the direction of the swirls? The ones in the picture are going counter clockwise, but my pattern makes them going the other way.

displacedamerican 08/ 1/2010 #

Thanks for the active link, Your swril can go either way make sure it is a four patch in the middle thou. I've seem some with a sold colored center. Again thanks for the help.

twobluecrows 08/15/2010 #

Holy Mackeral! I spent about an hour with my quilting sister today just choosing fabrics for the blocks I have to make by Aug 31! The good news is I didn't have to go out and buy any more fabric, the not-so-good-news, well, not bad news, kind of neutral news...anyway, I'm overwhelmed byt he number I signed up for--LOL--not asking for help, just a little venting and taking-of-a-deep-breath before diving into cutting and sewing--there were certainly a lot of quilting swaps to sign up for in the last couple of months--I'm just going to watch out for the number of partners next time!

I do love this Snail Trail though! :)

displacedamerican 08/19/2010 #

I love more partners it forces me to make more and in return get more. It takes about 30 mins per snail tail for me from cutting, to finshed block. I will keep up the block of the month with differnt patterns than the other current swaps on swap bot. It makes me try new things and have a great start on some holiday presents. Like four snail trail tore bags. Thank you all for signing up.

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