|Honeysuckle Stained Class & Patchwork - Bendigo|
|Further afield - Ballarat is just down the road a bit from Bendigo :-)|
|THE Alison - Alison von Bibra - Cotton Factory Ballarat|
Cotton Factory Community Block Swap
A common theme
when crafters talk about swaps, is how hard they are to organise, how varied
the fabrics are (some chain store, some high quality fabric store, some
Vintage) and how hard it is to manage when people don’t follow through. Cotton
Factory is hosting a community block swap where you are guaranteed to receive
your swap blocks. The swap is open to Australian Quilters and Overseas
Quilters and will work
as many (or as few) as you decide
· You will
receive the SAME number of swap blocks by return mail that you sent in.
All fabrics have
been chosen by Cotton Factory. They include Carolyn Friedlander, Art Gallery,
Jen Kingwell, Free Spirit and a range of well known, best quality, quilting
cottons. For enquiring minds, the
colour scheme is: mustard, teal, muted oranges and hints of citrus. Cotton
Factory has partnered with Eye Candy Quilts to provide the pattern in your
Block Swap Packs, at cost.
start, just purchase a Block Pack before the end of July 2016.
your swap blocks such that they arrive at Cotton Factory by 31st August 2016
ready to receive your Swap blocks later that same week (or early the following
week – dependent on Australia Post, the Universe and the usual postal planetary
· In your
own sweet time you make up your quilt. Keep using the hash tag #cfcblockswap, so we can all stay connected
with your progress.
Sadly my Block
Pack did not arrive in time for my 52 Quilters take over week however, Alison
did give me permission to share some of her photos:
|photo courtesy of @Cotton_Factory|
|photo courtesy of @katharine_von_bibra|