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Mug Rug Swap - Inspiration

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Mug Rug Swap - Inspiration
Swap Homepage:http://quiltedmagnolia.blogspot.com/2010/11/mug-rug-swap-for-new-year.html
Swap Coordinator:QuiltedMagnolia (contact)
Swap categories: Quilting 
Number of people in swap:24
Location:International
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Rating requirement:4.50 (unrated swappers allowed)
Last day to signup/drop:December 31, 2010
Date items must be sent by:January 31, 2011
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

We will be swapping mug rugs.
Need a Pattern? Here is an easy one - [Scrappy Mug Rug Pattern](http://stashmanicure.blogspot.com/2010/11/mug-rug-of-scraps.html"Scrappy Mug Rug Pattern")
Not sure what a mug rug should look like? Get some inspiration! - Flickr Mug Rug Inspiration Photos

Each swapper will have one partner. Mug rugs should be large enough to fit a mug of coffee or hot chocolate and a little something to snack on (generally 8" x 9" or something like that, not too big but not too small either). They can be circular as well.

Theme for swap: Inspiration! Design a mug rug that will inspire creativity for the new year.

Fabric: Read your partners profile for inspiration. If everyone lists their likes/dislikes in their profile this will make mug rug designing much easier! Please make sure your profile is filled out. Things to include: color preferences, pattern preferences, things that inspire you, favorite fabric lines, etc.

Each package should include the following:

  1. A completed mug rug.
  2. One fat quarter from your stash.
  3. A photograph, card or picture that you find inspiring.

What is an Inspiration Board? See some Inspiration Board Ideas

Minimum rating: 4.5. If you have never joined a swap before but wish to join please message me and let me know. Make sure your profile is filled out completely. I will angel for anyone that doesn't receive a package. Failing to send a package will receive negative feedback on your rating. Please only sign up if you know you are going to follow through with this swap.

Discussion

LuvsPink 11/15/2010 #

What exactly is a mug rug? Is it like a place mat?

principeta 11/16/2010 #

Would someone be interested in international private swap for Christmas mug rug,similar to this one in exchange for crocheted ornaments,bookmarks,coasters,embellishments...

QuiltedMagnolia 11/16/2010 #

@Luvspink - A mug rug is an oversized coaster for your mug or glass or cup and has room for a cookie on the side! It can be any shape or size, whatever suits you or your partner best. If you have a passion for fun little projects, this is one for you!

QuiltedMagnolia 11/17/2010 #

I changed the swap to one swap partner each since two might be a bit much in a month. :)

smoothquilter 11/20/2010 #

I participated in the last swap and would like to be in this one... I am from Australia and this swap is only for US/Canada...Any? Cheers Celia

QuiltedMagnolia 11/24/2010 #

@smoothquilter - I changed the area so you should have no problem signing up now.

quiltdoodle 11/28/2010 #

Can't wait, this will be so much fun!

Paperdolliy 12/ 5/2010 #

This is so cool! What a great idea. I have so many extra fabric scraps and batting. Tiny projects are a great way to use them up!

QuiltedMagnolia 12/13/2010 #

I'm excited about this project! Everyone please make sure you've filled out your profile so your swap partner knows what you really like!

auntjudy 12/23/2010 #

just in case i do not updat my profile I love everything. I enjoy things when it is the senders choice so I will love what ever you send just do it your way

mamamonkey 12/26/2010 #

Hi, I'd really like to do this swap. I've never done one, can I join??

ncsue 12/28/2010 #

I would like to join this swap. It would be be my first swap through this site but I have enjoyed swapping through several other groups. I hope I can play??

princesspudge 12/30/2010 #

@QuiltedMagnolia - I have messaged you in regards to joining the swap :)

QuiltedMagnolia 12/30/2010 #

If you want to join the swap just make sure your profile is filled out with fabric, color, design preference if you have any for this swap. Also list some things that inspire you. Sign up and join us! Msg me if you have any other questions.

bellenbee 12/30/2010 #

I've done several swaps from independent sites, but am totally new to swap bot...and I can't seem to figure out how to get a message to go through. I'd love to play along...if I can figure this website out:)

princesspudge 01/ 6/2011 #

How is everyone going? I plan to get started on mine today, I have a few ideas so we'll see which one pans out the best :D

amdewitt 01/13/2011 #

Mine is almost finished! I think I'm going to make a few more and put up for gifts. They are really neat!

QuiltedMagnolia 01/30/2011 #

I've e-mailed reminders to the final people left to send out their mug rugs. If you do not receive a mug rug by February 10th let me know and I will work on getting replacements made for you.

smoothquilter 03/ 5/2011 #

Being from outside the USA I waited a little longer for my swap to arrive.. It never did.. I won't be participating in further swaps.

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