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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

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

June 6" blocks from Traci

These are the "scrappy" 6" blocks that Rev. Traci stitched for the June swap - aren't they gorgeous? And a lovely bookmark too.

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Anna' s block

I was playing with blues and thought I'd do Anna's block. 
She wanted a BEARS PAW block. 
Done in a white background with different blues and a burgundy centre.
This is the result

Thursday, July 17, 2014

July PP block for Jo

July's Paper Piecing swap block I stitched for Jo -  it's called Hunter's Star

Block for Leonie

Heres a Hunters Star that I made for 
Leonie who is my partner in the 
QBSA 12" swap...

Leonie asked for any star in Civil War fabrics.
Its on the way to  you Leonie!

Monday, July 14, 2014

Blog winding down

Hi ladies, the time has come for me to end the QBSA blogs, which is where it all began. 

Since the introduction of the face book group I find many more members ( including myself) tend to chat and share photos on this form of social media than the blogs and it seems to have a far wider reach. 

I myself find it hard to keep up with three group blogs, my own blog, the facebook page, my own face book page and the face book group, so have decided to wind down all three of the blogs.

So what does this mean for you?

If you are already an author on the blogs you are welcome to still post pictures and comments on there, but i will be encouraging all members to use the facebook page instead. 
No new invites to post on any of the blogs will be issued to existing or new members so over time activity will die down. 

if you dont have a link to the face book group PM me or email me and i will send you one as it is a closed group ( but not a secret group). All active swapping members of QBSA will receive the link and details of the changes in their next swap allocation email. 
Quilted hugs

Thursday, July 10, 2014

July 12" block for Carin

Carin has received these depression blocks in her requested colours - look forward to seeing the finished quilt top.