Last night I dreamed that the sky was full of little two-inch fabric charms, flying like birds. They were everywhere, even winging over the oceans and tall mountains. This was no nightmare of scary birds attacking–this was a colorful delight.
I know why I had that dream. This week there are hundreds of postage stamp quilt fabric charms flying all over the world. Quilters from Australia to Croatia, from Canada to the Indian Ocean, are all awaiting their little parcels from their swap partners.
I am really excited to see this first swap succeed. Not without a few bumps along the way, though. I goofed up on a couple of people’s lists, for which I apologize. One swapper had to drop out after the partners were assigned–she is recovering from unexpected surgery and I know we all wish her well.
All of you are amazing! There were twelve swappers trading 40 sets of 2.5 inch squares. Another seven swapped 26 sets of the tiny 1.5 inch squares. And 68 swappers are trading almost 200 sets of two-inch treasures.
Looking ahead to the April swap, I welcome comments and email suggestions for making this work even better. Also, I am curious, are there any folks out there seriously looking for one-inch squares to swap? Let me know! Meanwhile, many thanks to all of YOU for taking part!
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