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PostSubject: Swap Ideas for 2011   Thu 3 Sep - 19:00

Listed here will be ideas for swaps, we often think of things and then forget them or they get buried in posts. So here is a spot to keep them safe! Add any ideas you come across or think of.


* Shelf/Jar quilt (such as seen here http://www.geocities.com/quiltfrenzy/bottlequilt.html)
* Pin Cushions
* Mini quilts
* Bookmarks


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PostSubject: Re: Swap Ideas for 2011   Sun 8 Nov - 17:14

Charm/Button/Embellishment swap

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PostSubject: Re: Swap Ideas for 2011   Tue 24 Nov - 22:44

A different recipe swap. This time each person buy some blank note cards, choose a postcard or photo from your local area and stick it on, making your own little recipe note card. Then write your favourite recipe inside (you could print it and glue the folded page inside too) That way when we swap we will have a collection of recipes in a different format

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PostSubject: Polska's ideas   Mon 15 Nov - 5:46

Here is my idea. Pot holder swap, sunbonnet sue, table runner, placemat, maybe these are two big....lol thanksgiving3

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PostSubject: Re: Swap Ideas for 2011   Mon 15 Nov - 11:33

what about quilted pins with a mini pattern, a bed for a favorite pet, towel hangers for the kitchen, mug carrier, marking pencils, seam rippers, template material for that hand appliquer...
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PostSubject: Re: Swap Ideas for 2011   Mon 15 Nov - 14:57

There is a really cute pattern online for a coin purse with a window for your drivers license. I'd love to swap that. I made one and like it, but would enlarge it just a little. I have a clip on it and if we go for a walk or some where that I want to bring only a little money and my drivers license, I bring that and clip it to my jeans belt loop. There are several patterns online.
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PostSubject: Re: Swap Ideas for 2011   Mon 2 May - 21:40

Has anyone hear of a lasnaga quilt. If not just type it into your search space, I found the pattern on you tube. It starts with jelly roll. You just sew each strip on to make a 1600 " strip. As you sew each piece you have to miter the strips. it sounds interesting. So i am going to try it.
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PostSubject: Re: Swap Ideas for 2011   Mon 2 May - 21:51

Sounds interesting so I'll take a look and maybe try it, too. I need to work on something new and different.
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PostSubject: Re: Swap Ideas for 2011   Mon 2 May - 22:49

Redwork I just finished making one... they just called it a Jelly Roll Quilt... It takes quite a while to sew the strips together but after that it goes pretty fast... I am waiting for some border fabric to come in to finish it up....

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PostSubject: Re: Swap Ideas for 2011   Tue 3 May - 8:31

Pictures???

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PostSubject: Re: Swap Ideas for 2011   Tue 3 May - 8:34

Here Mamu, just for you....


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PostSubject: Re: Swap Ideas for 2011   Sat 24 Sep - 10:56

how do I attach a photo? I have a couple of pics I wanted to post to see if some one can help me find the patterns?

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PostSubject: Re: Swap Ideas for 2011   Sat 24 Sep - 11:02

I like the table runner and pot holders idea
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PostSubject: Re: Swap Ideas for 2011   Sat 24 Sep - 11:44

Redword: I like it. http://www.quilt-video.com/2011/02/18/jelly-roll-quilt-race-lasagna-quilt/
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PostSubject: Re: Swap Ideas for 2011   Sat 24 Sep - 22:32

Thanks! Saved that one!
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PostSubject: Re: Swap Ideas for 2011   Mon 26 Sep - 4:24

Shebear here is a tutorial on how to upload and share a photo here TUTORIAL let us know if you still need help, feel free to PM me about it if you cant work it out

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PostSubject: Re: Swap Ideas for 2011   Mon 9 Jan - 13:34

There were some nice ideas here for swaps... Any one have any other ideas and want to do any for 2012...............

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