Monday, April 27, 2015

Doll Quilt Swap- Final Call and Rules

DAR Collection

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If you haven't signed up yet for the doll quilt swap and have been meaning to, now would be a good time to do it. I will close signups Tuesday evening or Wednesday and send out your partner names no later than Wednesday night.
The less rules the better, but here are a few needed ones:

Fabric: 1775-1910 is a wide span of time but that is what we are looking for. Look HERE if you are unsure what reproduction fabric is.
We are not using 1920's-Current
Not primitive style, like Jan Patek, or cutesy like some of Primitive Gatherings or Joined at the Hip. (which I love, just not for this swap)
We want the quilt to look like it time traveled from days past.



  • Hand or machine quilting is fine. Quilted with a few ties is fine. Ties only is not.(please no yarn)
  • Please attach a label and add a note so the recipient knows who to thank.
  • Thank the person who sent you a quilt. 
  • If the workmanship is very poor and it looks like it was done very unthoughtfully I want to know and I'd like to see photos. 
  • We will have a linky party so we will be able to see all the little quilts!


  • Any more questions, please ask. Have a wonderful day!

    The swap is now closed!

    12 comments:

    1. Sounds great! I can't wait to see who I get to make a quilt for! Thanks for doing this.

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    2. Thanks for sharing some examples. I'm checking selvages and making sure the fabrics are from the right era. Is Muslin ok for the background?

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    3. I'm going to jump in again, Lori! Please add me to the swapper list.

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    4. Hello Lori !
      I'm back from Paducah and please...I'm in !!! :)
      Thank you for this swap !

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    5. Sending you my address today! Please add me to your swapper list...thanks so much!!!

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    6. I would love to participate too!

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    7. Thanks for the details, looking forward to a fun swap!

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    8. I'd love to do it again. This will be my second year and maybe the beginning of a tradition! Please add my name to your list.

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    9. Oh no did I miss it! I have been in Paducah all week and just got home.........I'd like to join in :0)

      Happy Sewing!

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    10. Before I agree to join in......may I ask what size a finished doll quilt is? Did I miss that somewhere? Congrats on the pups finding their forever homes!

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    11. If I'm not too late, I'd like to do the swap. I had fun the last time and would love to swap again!

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