Quilt Project Headcount

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Hi! I am trying to get a final headcount on the quilters. I think there are fourteen all together. My list now includes:

Joanie, Terri, Sheryl, Amelia Kay, Nan, Sher, Wendy, Sissy, Jo-anne, Sheile, Billie and Lynelle, plus Kirstean and myself.

I will try to get an e-mail to each to comnfirm or deny! Due to my having to be out of town this week, I havn't been able to get a personal e-mail to each of you-if you could send me one, that would be great! Also, for others, if you are not here and are interested-sign up quickly!

Right now it looks like fourteen- I think 12 inch blocks with a 1/4 inch sean allowance, in the block of your choice using patriotic colors/theme.

Do y'all want-to make up fourteen blocks and exchange or should we do two groups of seven? Each person only doing and exchanging 7, Kristean would exchange half and I would do half. Personally, I would like to do the whole fourteen, but I know for some fourteen blocks is a daunting proposition and I want everyone to enjoy this! Is April 30 enough time?

I would like each one of us to send a little bio/ info sheet about yourself-I'll send more details about that, I can corralate them and make a little booklet to send back with your blocks. It would be nice if each person could sign her block-or, perhaps little signed tags that each could work into her quilt. Any other suggestions or ideas will be greatly appreciated.

Thanks for bearing with me this week-its been a crazy one.

-- Kelly (Homearts2002@yahoo.com), March 24, 2002


Kelly, either way is fine with me, just give us enough time to get the blocks completed. We all understand about the crazy weeks, months, even years. I love the idea about the book. That would be neat. thanks for all your hard work.

-- Joanie (ber-gust@prodigy.net), March 25, 2002.

I, too would like to do the whole 14. I already have my block picked out. Now off to the fabric store!! I always love an excuse to go fabric shopping! One question are we doing 100% cotton and prewashing again?

-- Terri in WV (mrs_swift_26547@yahoo.com), March 25, 2002.

Don't forget I need to know what the heck I'm doing before I start!!! I think this is going to be fun, but I don't want to screw up and mess anyone else up. How does this work, for myself and others who have never participtaed? Is it a round robin, where you pass the quilt around for others to add to, or is this just peices that someone will put together, or just small quilts?

-- Wendy A (phillips-anteswe@pendleton.usmc.mil), March 25, 2002.

14 is fine with me, too. Who do we send them to this time?

-- Billie in CO (bbsowell@earthlink.net), March 25, 2002.

Hi Kelly, Yep, count me in on 14 too. Just two things. For me..April 30 will be pushing it. We only go to town once or twice a month and also just time wise..I will be scared that I cannot get them done in time..but I sure will give it a good try! Also, I just got done measuring the last bunch of squares, and all but about three were perfect six inchers. I am not sure that the seam allowance will work out, as almost all the womens squares the last time were without it. Am I saying this right?

Thanks again! And hope this week is going much better for you than last week. Is grandma better?

-- Sher (riverdobbers@webtv.net), March 25, 2002.

Oh my Kelly. I just got on the other forum and saw where your grandmother has gone home to Father. I am sorry I did not see that earlier. Sorry for your loss..glad for your grandmothers gain. You are in my thoughts.

-- Sher (riverdobbers@webtv.net), March 26, 2002.

Sounds good to me. Are we doing the one with the blocks and a SASE? The 12 inch blocks with a seam allowance would be 12 1/2 inch blocks right? I will get started right away!

-- Nan (davidl41@ipa.net), March 26, 2002.

Hey Kelly, Yup count me in..Im starting my squares as of two days ago. Hope you all have loads of fun..I know im havin a BALL...Im going to try and make each square a different pattern...Hope everybody will like theres.......Have a great and Happy Easter Everyone.Amelia Kay Oh and I would like to have the snail mail addies of the Ladys that are going to do the swap.If yall dont mind..Please send to the e/mail listed and I will send mine in return...Thx to all the Ladys.. Again Happy Easter...Amelia Kay

-- Amelia Kay (bluegrassgirl@charter.net), March 30, 2002.

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