Friday, June 7, 2013

Traveling Stash Box

It has arrived! The Traveling Stash Box!
I talked about it a couple posts ago.... If you are not familiar with the Traveling Stash Box, check out Snuggle Up with a Dish from Karma.

I am sooooo excited to check out the contents.....
look what I found inside ....

Lots of cool stuff.....fabric of course, in all sizes and colors from a bag of candy squares to half yards or more, several books and lots of great patterns, an apron panel, a mini quilt kit, and a big bag of notions.
Ok, time to decide.....what to keep, what to add to the stash....
what I chose to keep is the cute puppy fat qtr and 3 fabric pieces in blue, red and brown to coordinate. I added to the stash: a kitty fat qtr, a half of a floral charm pack as well as some purple and yellow yardage.
These boxes are just amazing when you receive one and I am now giving the one I received to someone else. All you have to do is be willing to pay the postage on this box to the next person and follow the rules as they are listed here:
Rules and Guidelines
  • Be an active blogger -- post about receiving the box and the giveaway in a timely manner
  • Update the travel log in the box to let others know where the box has been.
  • There is a list of rules and guidelines in the box -- be sure to follow these to keep the box full of quality items and the experience positive for everyone.
  • You may take any items from the box just be sure that you are replacing them with quality and comparable items. (Guidelines for fabric below)
  • Ship box to the next person timely -- and communicate tracking information with recipient.
  • Shipping is within the US only

Fabric and other item Guidelines

  • Fabric should be quilt shop quality and in new condition. Do not include items smaller than a fat quarter unless it falls into one of the other categories and these should be packaged together.
    • Jelly Roll -- 2.5 inch strips (typically 40 strips per set)
    • Honey Buns -- 1.5 inch strips (typically 40 strips per set)
    • Desert Roll -- 10 strips 5 inches wide cut the length of the fabric
    • Turnovers -- 80 (6 inch) triangles
    • Candy Squares -- 2.5 inch squares (typically 45 squares per set)
    • Charms -- 5 inch squares (typically 40 squares per set)
    • Layer Cake -- 10 inch squares (typically 40 squares per set)
  • Patterns / Books should be in new or nearly new condition and should be kept to a minimum as this adds bulk and weight.
  • Other items should be new or gently used condition and should be packaged as necessary to ensure that all parts remain together.

Important Things to Remember

  • Please ensure that items in the box are quality. If items in the box are poor quality they should be removed. Items that are being removed can be offered for optional inclusion to the next recipient. Poor quality items can be discarded but this should be done with digression.
  • Only include items that you would be proud to own -- this is not a dumping ground for outdated or worn items
  • Items should be free of smoke, odors and pet hair
  • You must replace all items that you take with items of equal value and replacing with more than you take is welcome :)
Ok, what do you have to do to win this lovely Traveling Stash?
Leave me a comment here about your current quilting or crafting project and that you are interested in the Stash.
If you are not a follower, please leave your email. To avoid spam you can write it as follows:
yourname at gmail(or yahoo) dot com
I'd like to pick a winner Sunday night or Monday so it can go out in next Friday's mail.
Good luck!!


  1. put me in for the drawing on this one -- I'm always working on charity projects for my quilt guild.

  2. Wow! These are looking so nice I like your whole idea. Just keep up the good work.