Everything you need to know about the April Swap – Just Bustin’ My Stash…with a Splash – is on this page. Please bookmark this page for reference and if I’ve missed something or you still have questions please contact me right away. I don’t want anyone to miss out on the fun!
Dates to Remember:
You must be registered by midnight on Sunday April 5 to participate in the “Just Bustin’ My Stash Swap for April. This is mandatory. If you are not on this list then you won’t be included in this Swap.
You will receive contact information for your Swap Buddy on Tuesday April 7 via email. Watch your email for this. Depending on your settings this mail go into your Spam folder. Please contact your Swap Buddy immediately to confirm that you will be their Swap Buddy and to exchange mailing addresses.
If you are registered and have not received this email by Wednesday April 8, please contact me so I can get you the information.
Please reply to that email no later than Wednesday April 8 to confirm that you are going to participate. Don’t worry. I know stuff happens and plans change. We can always come up with a substitute Swap Buddy and I’d much rather you decline at the start than leave your Swap Buddy hanging.
Can’t get out to buy fabric? Fabric shop closed? Three places to get fabric when you can’t leave your house.
Please mail your Happy Mail no later than Thursday April 16. Due to COVID-19 mail deliveries are delayed in some areas and we want to make sure everyone received their Happy Mail by the end of April.
If you have not received your Happy Mail from your Swap Buddy by Thursday April 23 please let me know so I can make sure you get it. You can contact me anytime using the Contact page.
Here’s what you need to send for the April Swap – Just Bustin’ My Stash…with a Splash:
- Please include a minimum total of 3/4 yard of fabric (see note below)
- Please also include a splash – one 5″ square of your favorite color or print, even if it doesn’t coordinate with the rest
- Fabric must be clean, pressed and neatly folded
- Do not pre-wash your fabric
- All fabric must be quilting cotton
- Please enclose your fabric in a ziploc bag before you put it in the envelope or box to protect it from moisture
Note: Your 3/4 yard can be either 3 fat quarters or 6 fat eighths. Fat quarters must measure 18″ x 21″. Fat eighths must measure 9″ x 21″.
Want to add a little extra fun to your Happy Mail? Go right ahead! Here are a few ideas:
Some fun pins…
A cute pincushion…
A quilt block…
A spool of colorful thread…
A quilt block pattern…
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Share your Happy Mail with everyone! We’d love to see what you get! And tell us what you’re working on. We’re bored, too! 🙂 🙂 🙂
Please Be Considerate
If you are having any kind of difficulty at all, please contact me right away and I’ll see if I can help. With everything that’s happening in the world today we want this to be something that everyone can have fun with, not something that causes even more stress.
And if you find it’s just not possible for you to participate this time around, we totally understand and pass no judgments. There will be plenty more Fabric Swaps coming up. It is what it is right now and we get it. Just please let us know right away so we don’t leave your Swap Buddy out in the cold.