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Dec 14, 2010

Kona Your World Fabric Swap

Dec 14, 2010
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It's that Kona Color Card that started it all....  seeing all 200+ shades displayed in one place..... and wanting MORE!!

My new found fascination with Kona Solids is going Swappy in the New Year!  Wanna join in?

Gen X Quilters' Kona Your World Fabric Swap

This is an opportunity to join a new centralized swap to receive a rainbow of new Kona colors to expand your stash of solids.

 Fabric Details:

1.  Each swap member will send 12 Fat Quarters of Kona Cotton Solid fabric to me.

Fabric must be cut into Fat Quarters (18" x22").  12 FQs = 3 yds total

2.  Each FQ must be labeled with both your name AND the Kona Color Shade.  (Make sure to put your name, so you don't receive your own fabric back!)

You may send any combination of colors you like - all one color or several shades.  It's entirely up to you!  Kona Solid Fabric must be new and unwashed.

Shipping Details:

1.  Your package of 12 Kona FQs (labeled with your name and the Kona Shade) should be placed in a ziploc bag to protect the fabric.  The fabric fits into a 9 1/2" x 12 1/2" mailing envelope.  I recommend using the USPS Priority Mail Flat Rate Envelope, which costs $4.90 for shipping in the U.S.

2.  Included inside your package, please put another Self-Addressed USPS Priority Mail Flat Rate Envelope for me to mail the swapped fabric back to you.  Postage is paid on these packages at the time of shipment.

3.  There will be a shipping and handling charge of $6.00 to have the swap sent back to you.  I will request the payment via PayPal.  Payment must be complete prior to the shipment of your package!

Once I receive every one's FQs, I will sort them out and give you back an array of 12 beautiful new colors for you to try!

To Sign up for the Kona Your World Swap:

Email me at and leave a comment here for fun so we can see who's in!

This swap will be limited to 50 participants.  Sign ups start today and end 12/31/2010 or until the cap is reached.

FQs must be mailed to me by Jan. 31, 2011.

I hope to have the packages back to you within 2 weeks - for a Happy Valentine's Day I guess!

(Participants must be in the U.S. or Canada please.)

And here's a button to spread the Kona love....
Kona Your World Swap at Gen X Quilters

A big Thank You to Lee, who designed the button too!
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  1. Where is a good place to get Kona fat quarters from? I only have Hobby Lobby here and their selection stinks.

  2. Online is the best resource - that is why a swap is will hopefully get back more variety than you would find in a store/LQS. I will have a suggestion ( sponsor) to announce tomorrow for ordering Kona yardage!

  3. What a great idea! I really want to work more with solids, so count me in! :)

  4. This looks great!! I love Kona solids! Gonna send my email now... :)

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  6. What fun. I am super interested.

  7. This is fantastic! I'm hoping your not full already...

  8. I would love to be included! count me in.

  9. Have you reached your cap yet?!

  10. No, we haven't reached the cap! I think people are focused on the holiday now... If the cap is reached, I'll post a large note at the beginning of the post. The more the merrier!

  11. OK, OK... count me in too! FUN! I >>>WAS<<< going to have a resolution to limit my fabric purchases this year, but who am I kidding.....?????

  12. Sent mine out today.. See my blog


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