|Group:||Needle and Thread|
|Swap Coordinator:||StagKing (contact)|
|Swap categories:||Fabric Handmade Sewing|
|Number of people in swap:||3|
|Type:||Type 3: Package or craft|
|Last day to signup/drop:||April 23, 2021|
|Date items must be sent by:||May 28, 2021|
|Number of swap partners:||1|
This is an international swap !
I've been thinking about making a textile amulet ever since I saw Ann Wood's post on accidental amulets on her blog. They are textile-based amulets sewn with fabric scraps, fiber bits and bobs, and maybe even a found object, beads, or charm or two. They are a great way to experiment with mixing color, texture, and techniques onto a mini "canvas" that can be worn or displayed.
For this swap you will make 1 textile amulet for your partner. Due to their freeform & experimental nature I won't give exact dimensions, but should in general it should have dimensions between 1.75 x 2.5 in/~4.5 x 6.35cm to 2.5 x 3.5 in/6.35 x 8.9 cm.
To keep in the spirit of the project I won't require any specific embellishments, amounts of textiles or fibers, or techniques, but I encourage you to make you partner an amulet that you would be proud to wear or display!
If you are on the fence about joining this swap, need clarification, or think it requires a few more rules please reach out. I am looking to improve it to make it more accessible to all members. As with all of our swaps here at N&T this swap is explicitly open to all skill levels!
This swap is an international swap. It is a relatively small/flat swap so sending costs should be low!
If you have any questions please drop them in the comment section below or send me a PM via SB.
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