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How to JOIN quilting block swaps Australia

Hello and thank you for visiting. This is a community group for all Australian quilters to join or just follow. Membership is FREE and you are partnered each month and we make each other a 12 inch quilt block based on our preferences which we swap. (12.5 inches raw edge to raw edge) The emphasis of the group is on friendship and sharing. To find out more or register to join email me on This purpose of this blog is to chat and showcase blocks and quilts made by members, kind of like a show and tell . Yours in stitching, Sue

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Birthday give away winners announced

I have finally had confirmation that the article featuring our group will be published in the May edition (out on May 16th) of Quilters Companion magazine and the editor will send me the magazines promised as prizes in our birthday giveaway

A big thank you to Jane Kelly who is a member of the 12 inch group and a feature writer for this magazine that approached me to do the article, and arrange the gift with the editor.

So, without any further delay here are the lucky winners that will receive their own copy of this edition of the magazine, with compliments of the editor of Quilters Companion, and two batik fat quarters from my private stash as a birthday gift from me.

Our overseas winner is......
Janet from Yukon in Canada.
Janet is a member of the six inch and Christmas block swap groups and her blog can be found here

Our Australian winners are.....
Larissa from the Northern Territory whos blog is here Larissa is in the 12 inch group

Raelene from Victoria whos blog is here Raelene is a member of the 12 inch and Christmas group

Maria from Western Australia whos blog is here Maria was the 5th member to ever join the 12 inch group so has been with me almost the entire time that I have had the group running.

Congratulations ladies your gifts will be in the Mail as soon as I receive them.
Quilted hugs, Sue xx


Maria said...

How exciting to be a winner...Congratulations to the other ladies, Janet, Larrisa and Realene.
Thanks to you Sue for the being such a great swap MUM and Jane Kelly for doing the article.

Larissa said...

Woohoo!! That's amazing! I've been looking forward to reading this article since you first mentioned the group was going to be featured Sue!! Thanks for the win!! ... And congratulations to the other winners!!
I'll also echo Maria's thanks to Sue for being a such a fantastic swap mum, and Jane Kelly & the magazine for writing the article!!!

Bobbie B said...

congratulations ladies and well done ..

Fiona said...

great birthday giveaway and congrats to all the winners... how fun to know them all...
looking forward to seeing the article...

Raelene said...
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Raelene said...

OMG,I take one day off from my blog and look what happens.
Yah I am so excited. Can't wait to receive my gift.
THANK YOU so much,

Hugs & kisses to Sue for being a fantastic Swap Mum. I am still new to blogland (4months) and I have always been made to feel so welcome. Well done to the other birthday winners.