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QnT: 9-Patch X 2

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QnT: 9-Patch X 2
Group:Quilts n' Things
Swap Coordinator:twobluecrows (contact)
Swap categories: Quilting 
Number of people in swap:5
Location:International
Type:Type 1: Electronic
Last day to signup/drop:October 5, 2014
Date items must be sent by:October 28, 2014
Number of swap partners:2
Description:

Traditional 9-Patch blocks are versatile--you can make Disappearing 9-Patch out of them, and the combinations of colors and orientation and positions of the squares make interesting patterns in the overall quilts.

We'll make 12 1/2" blocks and send two to two partners in their preferred colors-- post your preferences in the comments -- making them by arranging the colors in opposite patterns in each of the two--so 4 light, 5 dark in one, and 4 dark and 5 light in the other. See the swap pic above for example.

Since this is a group swap, I don't expect flakers. This is a good block for newbies, but you must have a well-filled out profile to join.

Tutorial on "The Quilter's Cache" just reverse the colors required in the pattern.

Summary: We will each send our 2 partners two 12 1/2" 9-Patch blocks in reverse color patterns made with their posted color preferences--two colors in printed fabrics, no solids. You can say something like Blue and white with Red, or Brown/yellow with dark green--something like that, and the single color fabrics can have small other colors in the pattern.

The swap is international, because if you press your blocks folded neatly, they can both fit in a letter envelope for minimal postage cost.

Any questions, please PM me.

Discussion

twobluecrows 09/22/2014 #

I'd like mine Black and red-- clear cherry red though, please no burgundy or pink.

nanthom 09/28/2014 #

I would love black and white!

Elanah 09/28/2014 #

I think I've settled on any combination of yellow, pink and orange. =)

PolkaDotty 10/ 3/2014 #

HI, wow, choosing colors is tough! I'd be happy with white and any other color. You guys are the best! Have a great day Leslie

perkl8r 10/ 3/2014 #

@perkl8r and @PolkaDotty agree.....white and just about any other color.

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