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Themes over the years:
1996: Express what the December/January holidays mean to you. 
1997: Express what the December/January holidays mean to you. 
1998: Nature's Winter Celebration!  
1999: Winter Splendor
2000: Season of Change
2001: A Joyous Occasion
2002: We Made It!
2003: Healing
2004: High Times
2005: Wonderful Wool
2006: World of Wool
2007: Holiday Traditions
2008: Fun, Fantasy, Friendship
2009: International Year Of Natural Fiber
2010: Artist's Choice

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2010-You're invited to participate in the 15th Annual International Felt Ornament Exchange!

This is the 15th year of the Annual International Felt Ornament Exchange! Come and participate to help us celebrate our love of wool. This exchange is open to any member of the North American Felters Network (NAFN) or the Feltmakers Internet Newsgroup.

COST: $15.00 for those living in the United States.
$12.00 + shipping costs for those outside the U.S.* You will need to figure out how much shipping will be and send it along with the $12.00--which will need to be sent in US funds.

The cost will cover packaging, shipping, copies of all of the instruction sheets and pictures of the ornaments.

WHAT YOU DO: Make 5 of the same handmade felt ornament. The entry must be constructed primarily of handmade felt, but from there use your imagination...The ornament can be 3-D, flat felt cut and sewn together, embellished with stitching or beads, etc. You will receive 5 different ornaments, plus copies of the instruction sheets and pictures of the ornaments submitted.

THEME: "Artist's Choice"

DEADLINES:

**OCTOBER 31, 2010 - Send Entry Information**
**N0VEMBER 15th, 2010 - Send Ornaments**

**Note** - These dates are POSTMARK DEADLINES. We are trying to stick to a strict schedule. If there is an emergency, please notify Pat. If we have not received ornaments or heard from you by Dec. 1, we will assume that you are no longer participating in the exchange, and will contact you to negotiate a refund.

ENTRY INFORMATION (POSTMARKED BY OCTOBER 31 OR EARLIER):

Name

Address

Phone and Fax Number (if applicable)

E-mail Address (if applicable)

Entry fee - Check/Money Order payable to Pat Spark Can also accept VISA/Mastercard. Include full number and expiry date. Also PayPal, payable to spark@peak.org

SENDING THE ORNAMENTS, (POSTMARKED BY NOVEMBER 15 OR EARLIER):

Include:

Ornaments
Instruction Sheet filled out (see format below)
Any brochures or other info
Any special shipping instructions.
INTERNATIONAL participants: Indicate preferred method of shipment, approximately how many days it takes to get a package from the U.S. to your door, and any tips for ensuring the package is not held up by Customs.

INSTRUCTION SHEET FORMAT:

Please type on an 8 1/2" x 11" page (with a 1" left border for binding) the following information:

International Felt Ornament Exchange '08
Ornament Title:
Felter: (Name & Address)
Years Felting:
Fibers used:
Technique:
Inspiration:
Sources:

SEND YOUR ENTRY INFORMATION AND ORNAMENTS TO:

Pat Spark
1032 SW Washington Street
Albany, OR 97321
USA
Phone: (541) 926-1095

Email: spark@peak.org