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2009 Quilt block of the month - February

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by Wildsky, Jan 5, 2009.

  1. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

    Oct 13, 2007
    Coordinators: Acre of Blessings and Wildsky

    Here is how it will work:
    *Each person will make up one quilt block per month, to send to one other person in the group. Each person will receive one quilt block per month.

    *Each person can chose color (or two) of blocks they would like to receive. All Blocks will be 12.5 unless otherwise requested and noted.

    *Fabrics must be 100% cotton and pre-washed to avoid shrinkage.

    *Members under 18 years of age must have a parents permission (emailed or here on the thread) as we need an address.

    *Folks can sign up for one month and not the next, for however long we continue. No need to promise to be here sewing for a year. One month at a time!

    * Completed blocks must be mailed out by the 20th of each month.
    * If you're feeling brave, you can sign up TWICE. So you will make two for two different people, and you will receive two from two different people.

    It will work something like this:
    A will send to B
    B to C
    C to D
    D to E
    E to F
    F to G

    A to C
    B to D
    C to E
    D to F
    E to G
    F to A

    I will update this first post each month, so you will know who you’re sending to and what color and size block they prefer.
    All your color and size requirements must be decided by the first Monday of the month – if you need to make changes after that point you will need to contact the person who is sending to you, to make sure they haven’t already purchased the fabric or started on your block.

    Feel free to chatter, or swap fabric pieces as needed on this thread. Blocks and fabric pieces can easily be popped into an envelope making postage not too big of an issue. Please contact me or Acre to make any changes in color, size or if you want to drop out or join up.
    You can drop out and join at any point along the way.
    I will try to make an extra block or two in case we have some failures, anyone else who would like to do the same please do, and let me know. Thank you!!

    We will start on Feb 1st.

    BYC, and staff are not responsible for what happens within this swap and that people should only swap if they are comfortable knowing they might not get a block in return. (Mail or failure on the part of one person to send one) we will do our best to make sure that doesn’t happen, and will try keep a few blocks on hand to make amends. Please PM Acre or myself if there are any failures.

    JOINED FOR FEBRUARY: (will close sign ups on the 30th of Jan, to partner up everyone)
    A - Wildsky - earthy tone's as colors (muted greens, yellows, reds, blues etc)
    B - Acre of Blessings (1)- no loud or dark colors.
    C - Skand (1)- ? (sender add their name to block)
    D - motherof5boys1girl - gingham/calico.
    E - Horsejody (1)- pinks and blues, pretty. Chicken fabric a plus.
    F - Portagegirl - greens, yellow, cream, lavender - no loud colors.
    G - ChevygirlBeth(1)- earthy tones, no brights/white no pinks etc.
    H - arabookworm - baby pastel colors.
    I - piecemaker - farm theme, no dark colors, no neon/brights.
    J - FrChuckW (1)- Blue, earth tones, pastels.
    K - Texasbartrambaby -blue and white (little yellow ok too)
    L - amyquilt (1)- anything goes!
    M - Marlinchaser - Bright and obnoxious.
    N - Scrambled Egg - Anything goes
    O - Momofdrew - anything goes.
    P - chicken women (1)- Farm or Poultry theme.
    Q - stitch-a-bility - Greens, pinks, browns and blue
    R - Redhen - anything goes.
    S - Puff of Fluff - senders favorite color/s
    T - #1California Chick - anything goes. Chicken prints would be good.
    U - ChevygirlBeth (2) - earthy tones, not brights, whites and no pink.
    V - Amyquilt (2)- anything goes.
    W - Chicken women (2)- Farm or Poultry theme
    X - Patchesnposies - farm themed (name tag on block)
    Y - Acres of Blessings (2) Anything goes, no gothic/dark or neon brights.
    Z - Leepsy - anything goes.
    AA - AK Button Mama - no loud bright obnoxious colors.
    AB - Zookeeper9000 (1) - anything goes.
    AC - Chicken women (3) - Farm or Poultry theme
    AD - Texasbartrambaby - chicken themed prefered, not cartoonish.
    AE - Scrambled Egg (2) - anything goes
    AF - Zookeeper9000 (2) - anything goes
    AG - Seminolewind - earthy muted tones, with a dash of raspberry!
    Ah - thowe (1)- any color/burgandy - chicken theme.
    AI - Sara - browns blues greens and maroon - chickens a plus!
    AJ - FrChuckW (2) - Blue, earth tones, pastels.
    AK - Skand (2)-
    AL - Horsejody (2)- pinks and blues, pretty. Chicken fabric a plus
    AM - Lunachick black background floral, antique.
    AN - Gumpsgirl (1)- chicken theme, reds, yellows, browns etc.
    AO - amyquilt(3) - chicken theme
    AP - Zookeeper9000 (3) - anything goes
    AQ - 3 sisters farm - traditional, no bright colors
    AR - crocetinmama06 - coffee theme
    AS - Gumpsgirl (2)- chicken theme, reds, yellows, browns etc
    AT - pbjmaker - teals and chocolate browns
    AU - Scrambled Egg (3) - anything goes
    AV - Leepsy (2)- anything goes.
    AW - thowe (2)- any color/burgandy - chicken theme
    AX - Felicity (amyquilt's DD) - blue, green, yellow - horses and/or chickens.
    AY - dragracer - no brights. Earth tones prefered.
    AZ - Gumpsgirl (3)- chicken theme, reds, yellows, browns etc
    BA - Sara (2)- browns blues greens and maroon - chickens a plus!
    BB - 3 sisters farm (2)- traditional, no bright colors
    BC - lisavarney- rose, greens ,and tans and browns

    Last edited: Feb 4, 2009
  2. skand

    skand Songster

    Sep 29, 2008
    Odessa, Tx
    If there's someone willing to lose thier sanity by assisting me with terms and such--I'm game!
    lol I do have a sewing machine (if you call a pixie craft machine a sewing machine as in, it's small and purple and has me as its owner)

    What about fabrics? Is there any definate no-nos on what to use?
  3. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

    Oct 13, 2007
    Quote:WooooHooooooooooo I have my first VICTIM [​IMG] (I have no sanity so I can't lose it)

    Each person can specifically requests fabrics, otherwise cotton only - nothing real expensive, as we will make each block for a particular person, each month, we'll know what they would like.
    Last edited: Jan 5, 2009
  4. skand

    skand Songster

    Sep 29, 2008
    Odessa, Tx
    Wuhoo! Love being the victim, always gets me the sympathy vote. lol
    Do we have to add in extra surprises with each block? lmaoo
  5. agnes_day

    agnes_day Songster

    Aug 29, 2008
    i would like to join if possible!
    im not the best in the world at sewing, but i get by [​IMG]
  6. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

    Oct 13, 2007

    You guys need to say what size and color etc. you'd prefer.. I'll keep track in post #1 !

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  7. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

    Oct 13, 2007
    Quote:Peacock eggs? [​IMG] [​IMG]
  8. horsejody

    horsejody Squeaky Wheel

    Feb 11, 2008
    Waterloo, Nebraska
    OK, I'm in. I like 12 inch (12 1/2 inch unfinished size). As for color, how about pink and blue.

    ETA: Pink and blue would be nice, but I'm not picky enough to care as long as the colors are pretty. And hey, if it's a chicken related fabric or pattern, I don't care what color it is.
    Last edited: Jan 5, 2009
  9. PortageGirl

    PortageGirl Songster

    Nov 8, 2008
    Portage County, Ohio
    *raises hand* I'm in. I can manage one block a month! I can piece pretty well, NO applique for me though THANK YOU very MUCH!!! I'll have to dig out my quilt top that's waiting to be finished I suppose. heheh... I HATE YOU ALL!!! [​IMG]

    [edit] sizes preference 12.5 unfinished and 'cheerful' yellow/cream,greens, maybe touches of purples, not going to fuss too much, I'll work with whatever! (is that too picky?)
    Last edited: Jan 5, 2009
  10. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

    Oct 13, 2007
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    I'm kinda thinking 12 inch myself.... or it would take 10 years to get a nice size done.

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