Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Oh My Stars!

Good Morning!  Here are the blocks we'll be swapping in 2020!!
 Reproduction Blocks:  Repro fabric with unbleached muslin.   You can make them from one fabric or use a contrasting fabric for the star points.
Modern Blocks:  Use 1 black and white printed fabric for the center and any bright solid for the star points.

The blocks are 6" finished.

You'll be making 1 block per person in your group; 35 modern and 40 repro, if we reach the maximum sign ups; for a total of 35 - 40 blocks total.

They are due to me 1/11/20 - firm

I will post a tutorial with detailed instructions and tips on making perfect 6" star blocks.

SIGN UPS ARE BY EMAIL ONLY STARTING FRIDAY 11/1
The reason for this is so that I can build a database of email addresses for sending out mailing and packing instructions and other information.

As you can imagine, it is a lot of work and takes a lot time to wrangle these swaps together but I think it has been well worth it in the past. It is always fun to receive the blocks and I hope you'll join in the fun!

I will be posting a reminder here and everywhere on Friday Morning.

You'll be in the swap when you receive a confirmation email from me.

I hope you like the blocks!

13 comments:

  1. I'm in for the repo stars -- need to USE that part of the stash. Will sign up formally once it opens. FUN - love stars.

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  2. Yippee I love sawtooth stars... it's one of my all time favourite blocks to see and to sew!

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  3. Oh, I wish I could. Too many commitments between now and when they'd be due. Hopefully, next year.

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  4. Can we do both or do you want us to do only one or the other? Thanks for the new swap Barb :0) I can't wait to get going on these :0) Happy Sewing!

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  5. I know I am crazy, but I just can't resist the temptation. I'll e-mail you on Friday!

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  6. I wish I could do it this year. but too much on my plate! I will be watching as the beautiful stars come in!

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  7. Oh boy! I have so many black and white prints - which ones to pick?!

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  8. Oh, Barb, I am going to have to pass this year. There's way too much going on in my world but I'll be with you in spirit!

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  9. Always fun to see the swaps you sponsor and what people create from the blocks they receive.

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  10. Oh My Stars!! WONDERFUL!! I love stars.
    But which one to join?? I have a couple of days to think about that tough decision.
    Thanks for hosting this swap!!
    xxx

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  12. Thank you for another swap. Always Fun with Barb! Now to decide which swap to join?

    Rondi

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