BlockSwap

A block swap is a fun activity for a group of quilters. Everybody sews a pre-determined number of identical blocks which are then swapped among the group members. As a result, every quilter has a set of different blocks which can then be made into a sampler or friendship quilt.

The 2nd International Block Swap

The 2nd International Block Swap

"Water is the elixir of life," and the most valuable resource on our planet. What are your associations with this element?

IBS2 - The Teams

Preparing for the Swapping

Update for all late-comer teams...

Welcome Aboard, Aurifil™!

Aurifil™

A fine selection of high quality quilt threads for our big IBS2 raffle just arrived from Aurifil™ in Italy!

Stof A/S from Denmark becomes IBS2 sponsor

Stof-Paket

We are very happy to announce that Stof A/S (www.stof.dk), a leading European manufacturer and supplier of fine patchwork fabrics headquartered in Herning, Denmark, has become our sponsoring partner for the IBS2...

The Latest IBS2 Facts & Figures

IBS2

Just to keep you in the loop: Almost 100 blocks from 15 countries have already arrived at our office in Munich or are currently on their way to Germany! As you can see here, we're pretty well organized this time...

Quilts on tour again...

Quilts on tour again...

Tomorrow is the big event - 17 quilts from our first International Block Swap will be exhibited at this year's Festival of Quilts in Birmingham. If you are at the show, do come and visit us at stand O12! On the first day, Anke and Johann will welcome you because Jutta is still on the road, but will be at the show from Friday till Sunday.

Update: IBS1 Travelling Exhibition

Update: IBS1 Travelling Exhibition

There are news regarding the next venue for our IBS1 Travelling Exhibition - this year's Festival of Quilts in Birmingham, England!

The IBS1 Block Book

The IBS1 Block Book

We now start a book project featuring the blocks of the 1st International Block Swap! However, to make this happen, we need your support and kindly ask you...

IBS2 - Les droits d'inscription

IBS2 - Les droits d'inscription

Pour CHAQUE set de 9 blocs , il est demandé:

15 Euros pour les participants de l’UE

20 Euros (ou 25 USD) pour les participants des  autres pays

IBS2 - Règlement

IBS2 - Règlement

Cousez 9 blocs identiques rectangulaires de 6" x 18" ou de 15 cm x 45 cm,plus une marge de couture de 1/4“ ou 0.75 cm...

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