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Fabric Pre-cut Swaps

This group is designed to swap fabric that is pre-cut to a predetermined size for different types of projects.

The idea behind this group is to use your existing fabric stash to get rid of some of you extras pieces from other projects, while obtaining new colors and patterns to help you complete new projects.

This is how it works:

Start with 12 ziplock bags.  In each bag you will insert the number of pieces of fabric designated for that particular swap.

Send in 11 of the bags with a self-addressed, stamped envelope to receive to same number of bags sent in by the other participants.

If fewer than 12 people participate, you may receive duplicate bags from the other participants.  If more than 12 participate you may not receive a bag from each participant, but you will receive at least 11 different bags.

Please keep track of your USPS tracking numbers, as I cannot be responsible for lost or missing packages.

Members: 18
Latest Activity: Feb 9

Discussion Forum

April 2020 - Batiks on the horizon 2 1/2" WOF strips

Started by Kathy Gurgone. Last reply by Melanie Keith Feb 9. 4 Replies

Bright and beautiful batiks, All the colors of the rainbow.For this swap you will be sending in a ziplock bag for each of the other participants that will contain (6) 2 1/2" (Width of fabric) strips of batik fabric.  Please make sure it is batik,…Continue

February 2020 - Valentine Flowers Fat Quarter swap

Started by Kathy Gurgone. Last reply by Kathy Gurgone Feb 9. 2 Replies

Be still my beating heart, you know how I love fat quarters.This swap is for fat quarters of floral prints.  You will need to send one fat quarter for each of the other participants.  So if we have 10 participants, you will need to send 9, if we…Continue

September 2019 - Name your own fabric swap (Closed)

Started by Kathy Gurgone. Last reply by Melanie Keith Nov 27, 2019. 21 Replies

This swap is going to be a little different from most, so let me explain how it will work.  We all have projects that we would like to add a little more to, in order to finish it up, but we hate having to run out and buy a bunch of fat quarters just…Continue

August 2019 - Fat Quarters (apx 18" x 23") - Beauty is in the eye of the beholder (closed)

Started by Kathy Gurgone. Last reply by Colleen Froats Sep 9, 2019. 23 Replies

This is a fun swap for those of us who have ever purchased fabric while delirious or otherwise mentally incapacitated.  In other words, it is time to give up some of that ugly fabric that you have hidden in embarrassment from your more sane…Continue

July 2019 - Closed for the summer

Started by Kathy Gurgone. Last reply by Kathy Gurgone Apr 19, 2019. 2 Replies

Bright and beautiful batiks, All the colors of the rainbow.How this works:You will start with 12 ziplock bags.  In each bag you will put (6) 2 1/2" WOF (width of fabric) strips.  You will mail in 11 bags, with a self-addressed, stamped envelope to…Continue

June 2019 - Closed for the summer

Started by Kathy Gurgone. Last reply by Kathy Gurgone Jun 13, 2019. 13 Replies

Antique looking prints make wonderful borders, such as flying geese, checkerboard, etc.  Colorful little flowers, toys, even swiss dots,How this works:Start with 12 ziplock bags.  Insert (2) 6" WOF (width of fabric) strips into each bag.  Mail in 11…Continue

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Comment by Kathy Gurgone on May 21, 2019 at 7:31pm

Ladies, it is time for me to say goodbye, at least until June 6th.  Otherwise, I will never get my packing done.  I volunteered to keep the baby entertained on the Atlanta to Paris leg of the trip.  At least it is at night.  But I don't know what my daughter-in-Law was thinking when she booked the return flight.  It leaves Copenhagen at 1:30pm with a long layover in NYC and we don't arrive in Atlanta until  14.5 hrs after leaving Copenhagen.  It will take me days to recover.  LOL  I will need a vacation from my vacation.

Comment by Kathy Gurgone on April 30, 2019 at 8:42pm

I have posted the next fabric swap for anyone who might be interested.  I am trying to post them several months in advance to give more people a chance to sign up, and to be able to check on their scraps and projects that they want to participate in. I am open to any requests or suggestions that anyone has.  Thanks for joining.

Comment by Kathy Gurgone on April 19, 2019 at 1:45pm

I just wanted to remind everyone who lives in the USA, that if you want to send me a check with your swap fabrics for $7.35, I will be more than happy to send your swaps back to you in a flat-rate envelope.  The post office is getting more restrictive about packages and on the last swap they returned one of the envelopes because it had multiple stamps on it.  They said that multiple stamps on flat-rate envelopes were unacceptable because they had to be hand-cancelled.  Ridiculous, I know, but they made me pay for a single postage label to re-mail the package.

Comment by Kathy Gurgone on April 19, 2019 at 1:40pm

Also, we still have openings for the April swap and plenty of time left to join in.  Please let me know if I have missed listing anyone.  Thanks

Comment by Kathy Gurgone on April 19, 2019 at 1:37pm

Now May is not showing up.  Oh well, you will just need to click on "View All" to see what swaps you might be interested in. 

I am so pleased with the amount of participation we are getting with these swaps.  It is so much fun.  I am trying to make each swap different.  The amount of fabric in each swap will change slightly, but I am trying to make the total of each swap, enough to do a wall hanging or small lap quilt.  That way if you get a bunch of fabric that you don't care for, or is not your taste, then you will be able to make a small lap quilt for charity, which is always greatly appreciated.

Also, I am not the fabric police, so I do not judge what anyone sends in.  I just ask that everyone send in good quality fabric, the kind you would like to receive.  I understand that we have members from all economic settings, but please ask that you do not send in something that is totally unacceptable.  Thanks everyone.

Comment by Kathy Gurgone on April 19, 2019 at 10:24am

We are having a July swap, I don't know why it is not showing up on the feed.  But if you click on the "View All" you will be able to see it.  It is for 2 1/2" WOF Batik swap.

Comment by Colleen Froats on April 19, 2019 at 4:12am

Are we skipping a July swap? I know summer gets crazy. Just noticed the swap list jumps from June to August. Wanted to make sure it’s not a ( blooper) 

Comment by Kathy Gurgone on April 18, 2019 at 9:24pm

Sorry ladies, I have been out of town for a few days.  Celebrated my aunt's 80th birthday, then went to visit with Chef Lisa.  We had a blast together.  She took me to a quilt shop on Sanibel Island called Three Crafty Ladies.  Oh my gosh, what a great little shop.  They had the most wonderful selections of batiks and nautical/beach prints ever.  Could have spent a fortune in there, but Lisa kept me under control....LOL

Comment by Kathy Gurgone on March 31, 2019 at 1:46pm

Thanks everyone who is joining us in this group.  We still have plenty of openings for April.  It is only (2) 10" pastel batik squares per bag, so check out your fabric stashes and see if you would like to join us.

Comment by Kathy Gurgone on March 29, 2019 at 8:54pm

Swappers, my address is: 810 Pebble Place, Loganville, GA 30052  If you need to get ahold of me for any reason (770)712-3112.

 

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