Inspiring Quilters, Stitch by Stitch
This swap is for 12.5 inch blocks APPLIQUE ONLY with back round colors to match the theme. Shades of blues, turquoise or swirly looking fabrics......whatever looks watery...or interesting. the back grounds do not have to all be the same and your choice of creatures do not have to be all one color either!!embellishments are allowed but keep them quilt friendly please. Let's make these more realistic looking and not cartoonish. Sea creatures, sea shells, coral, colorful fish,octopus, dolphin,star fish,jellyfish,clown fish, sand dollars crabs whale.....just to name a few ideas. Whatever you like! You can find ideas on coloring pages magazines and even left over row by row H2o patterns! When you decide what you will make let me know so I can post that.
You will make 16 blocks that are 12.5 inch square unfinished. Send 15 keep one for yourself.
. swap rules:
Dead line for sign up is when I get 16 swappers. Then it will close.
Blocks are DUE no later than June. 20th. That's 3 1/2 months plenty of time!. the blocks will be sorted and returned within a week of getting them.
. ***********late blocks will be returned to you. ******** we will not wait******
If you sign up and can't make the due date please just say so. That way we can make an extra block for ourselves.
You must provide a self addressed and stamped return envelope. It would be advisable to use one that provides tracking and insurance but that's not required. I am not responsible for any lost mail though.
Quality fabrics are required.....no see through fabrics or poor quality.
You must comment on THIS post if you wish to join ( make your intentions clear!)and you MUST comment and share progress regularly. This way we know you are still with us!! Anyone who does not comment or make communication will be removed from the swap. This is so that we do not get to the end of the swap and get disappointed because someone signed up then forgot about it.
please " friend me" if you haven't so that i can communicate with you if needed. And send my address.
1. Carla - blue crab - finished
2.chef Lisa - clownfish - RECEIVED
3. Connie - dolphin - RECEIVED
4.Ginny A. - ORCA - RECEIVED
5.Jean M. - squid - RECEIVED
6. Wilma - idol fish - RECEIVED
7. Mary Anne - sea horse. - RECEIVED
8. Connie - Beta fish - RECEIVED
9. BETH N. Barracuda - RECEIVED
10.Teresa S. - octopus - RECEIVED
11. ANNA - turtle -RECEIVED
12. KATHY G.- stingray - RECEIVED
13.Chris M. - jelly fish - RECEIVED
14. Cristin M - sea slugs - RECEIVED
15. kenya H. - Tang fish. - RECEIVED .
16. Carla - Angelfish - finished
Started February 27th
Ends June 20th
I have 4 completed and hope to get at least 8 done today. My plan is to then get the rest done this coming week so I can put them in the mail next weekend. I don't want to be late getting them to Carla.
Jean, your fantastic squids came in today OMG.....those tentacles......holy cow!!! Those are awesome!!!
And thank you for the extras, very very sweet of you. :)
Yay, Thanks, Carla. And you’re welcome and appreciated.
But seriously...…….those tentacles
Hope everyone likes them
Oh they will!!
Love them all but especially the bubble background
I love them, too. Especially, like the pinky-orange one.
They are all so pretty! Feel very floaty!
Those are awesome!!!
How cute these are. Love them all.