Join in swapping tone-on-tone fat quarters (FQ) every
month and add variety to your stash! Choose your
favorite color and swap those months only, or sign up
for several months and build up your stash in colors
you’re low on!
FABRIC: Plaids, stripes, florals, solids, batiks,
geometrics, anything as long as it’s tone-on-tone
(shades of ONE color only), or any neutral -on-tone
(black, brown, white, gray, silver, or gold-on-tone)
where the neutral is not the predominant color of the
fabric. FQs are 18”x22”, must be 100% cotton and
preferably pre-washed (please label them if they are
March 1997: Green
EXAMPLES OF RIGHT FABRICS: Small white dots on a red
background, thin black stripes on a green background,
silver or gold stars on a purple background, dark blue
flowers on a pale blue background.
EXAMPLES OF WRONG FABRICS: Any fabric with more than
one color in it (excluding neutrals), i.e., red, white
and blue patriotic prints, or a bright splashy floral
with many colors.
MAILING: Please put each FQ in its own plastic baggie
and label with your name and e-mail address. You may
send up to 12 FQs, but no more than 4 of one fabric.
Feel free to mail more than one month at a time.
Please e-mail me when you send your fabrics so I can
be on the look-out for them!
DEADLINE: Envelopes must be in my hands no later than
the first of the month. (i.e. purple due July 1) No
exceptions, sorry. I will swap the FQs and mail them
back out to you by the 5th.
POSTAGE: Please include a return SASE for me to send
your fabrics back in (same size and same postage as
what you’re mailing me). Please use stamps on your
return envelope, not metered mail. Tyvek envelopes
are durable, lightweight, and FREE at the post office!
On the outside of both envelopes, please write
“tone-on-tone swap” and the number of FQs you’re
sending. Please e-mail me for my s-mail address.
me! I look forward to swapping