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31  Re: Disposable Camera Swap Gallery!! in The Swap Gallery by teriyakimoto on: September 13, 2007 11:09:49 AM
I finally got my picsback from Wal-mart.  Here are a few of my fav shots from puppy_girl:







Thanks puppy_girl!

Rest of the pics:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/13450054@N02/
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32  Retro Video Game Swap (Sign-ups CLOSED ; send out by 11/2/07) in ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED by teriyakimoto on: September 07, 2007 08:30:38 AM
Swap name:  Retro Video Game Swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: teriyakimoto
Sign-up date range: 9/7/07-9/28/07
Date to send item by: 11/2/07

Limited to a certain number of people? (optional):  Nope

Restricted to people who all live in the same country? NO
If so, which country?

All ages allowed? Or 18+?  All Ages

Swap Organizer himself/herself meets these conditions:
- Has fully read the Swap Info Guide: YES
- Has successfully completed two swaps as a participant: YES
- Is not organizing more than three swaps right now: YES
- Will recruit a co-organizer or give all details to a Swap Moderator if this swap has more than 25 participants: YES

Swap Organizer will check each participant to make sure they meet these conditions:
- Has been a member for at least one month: YES
- Has posted at least 15 times: YES
- Has completed one swap successfully before signing up for multiple swaps at a time: YES
- Is not currently signed up for more than five swaps: YES
- Does not have any negative feedback: YES

Details of swap:  Miss the good 'ol days of gaming?  I know there have been video game swaps in the past, but what's better than the old-school gaming systems?  Well, it's time to bring back the geezers of the video game world.  Anything pre-Playstation/N64/X-Box is game (nintendo, SNES, famicom, sega, atari, etc).  The pixellated characters make it pretty easy to use in almost any craft especially the needle-related variety.  Pacman, Mrs. Pacman, Q-bert, Mario Bros, Kirby, Sonic the Hedgehog, Pong, Zelda, Tetris, Skate or Die, Double Dragon, Kung-fu, you name it! 

You'll have over a month to craft: 1 large, 2 medium, and 1 small item.  This is a general minimum.  You can talk w/ your partner to determine if you'd like to craft more/less.  Make sure you get delivery confirmation!  Let me and your partner know when you have sent and received.


Here are some ideas:
(I tried to find a good variety, but the majority were Nintendo.  Lemme know if you find any more I should add.  Also, there is a ton of stuff on Etsy if you need more inspiration.)

Space Invader Socks:  http://knitty.com/ISSUEspring07/PATTbmp.html
Embroidered Plush Nintendo System:  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=179124.0
Old Skool Nintendo Controller Coin Purse:  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=193906.0
Needlepoint - Scene from Super Mario Bros. 1:  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=185248.0
Nintendo/mario character earrings:  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=186472.0
Nintendo controller ds lite case:  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=127932.0
nintendo messenger bag:  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=36003.msg311270#msg311270
Nintendo controller into a computer mouse:  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=47159.0
Zen Mario Garden:  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=189088.0;topicseen
Perler bead video game characters:  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=98400.0
pacman and his ghost softies:  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=159357.0
Goomba beaded cuff: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=179139.msg1858755#msg1858755
Knitted wristbands (mario & pac-man ghost):  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=186846.0
Atari Controller pillow:  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=146825.0
Nintendo villains scarf w/ charts!:  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=140974.0
Nintendo Dangler:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=196077.msg2072276#msg2072276
Pac-man Scarf: http://community.livejournal.com/knitting/6041071.html
Baby Space Invader Hat: http://www.instructables.com/id/EWUY8JCF5Y3L11E/
Wonderland's Etsy VG roundup: http://www.wonderlandblog.com/wonderland/2007/08/huge-etsy-rumma.html
Link T-shirt: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=194765.20
Crochet Mario Star: http://community.livejournal.com/crochet/2776547.html
Mario crochet stuffies: http://community.livejournal.com/craftgrrl/9721044.html
Mario Quilt: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=11325.0
Mario cross stitch: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=6453.0
Polymer clay bomb & boo + pacman magnets: http://community.livejournal.com/craftgrrl/8302278.html?#cutid1
Mario 3 scarf:  http://community.livejournal.com/craftgrrl/7646093.html


Previous Video Game Swap Galleries:

VG Swap 1:  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?action=search2;topic=82080.0;search=img;show_complete=true;sort=ID_MSG|desc

VG Swap 2:  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?action=search2;topic=159415.0;search=img;show_complete=true;sort=ID_MSG|desc


If you want to participate, information to send to organizer:

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap:
Craftster username:
Email address:
Your real name:
Mailing address including the country:
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country?:


--Give as much info as possible so your partner is prepared--

Favorite retro game systems:
Favorite games:
Favorite characters:
What qualifies you as a video game dork?:
What gaming systems do you own (retro & current)?:
Favorite color/patterns?:
Least favorite color/patterns?:
What can you craft?:
Which crafts would you like to receive?:
What type of crafts would you not want to receive?:
Any additional swap related info your partner should know (pets, kids, allergies, or just quirks/wackiness....whatever)?
Anything in your house someone could be allergic to?



IF YOU WANT TO PARTICIPATE, REMEMBER TO SEND YOUR INFO TO ORGANIZER VIA PRIVATE MESSAGE AND NOT TO REPLY WITH IT HERE.


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33  Re: Disposable Camera Swap Gallery!! in The Swap Gallery by teriyakimoto on: September 02, 2007 06:18:01 PM
picture time!  here are the lovely frame and pictures i recieved from teriyakimoto.


Glad you liked the frame!  At least a few pics turned out ok.  As for the other ones, I guess my crappy little disposable camera didn't like the lighting.  Sad  I took digital ones w/ me to the fair too.

Here are a few: 







I'll post my pics from puppy_girl once I get them back from processing!
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34  Stripey Glasses Case in Knitting: Completed Projects by teriyakimoto on: August 11, 2007 11:13:47 AM
Here's a little glasses/sunglasses case I made as a swap angel:




I knit it w/ DPNs, then added plastic canvas (used in cross stitching) for shape and sturdiness.  Lastly, I lined it with fleece.
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35  Re: Pimp My Glasses/Contacts Case Swap Gallery in The Swap Gallery by teriyakimoto on: August 11, 2007 11:09:46 AM
Here's what i sent to artsylydia (plus a few pins):


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36  Mario Bros. Wristband + other wristband goodness in Knitting: Completed Projects by teriyakimoto on: July 31, 2007 04:14:59 PM
Here's a mario wristband I made a few months ago:



I really want to make a whole Mario Bros. line of wristbands, but who has the time?

Super old wristbands from years ago I hadn't posted:

Pac ghosty:


Hello Kitty:


Skull:
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37  Cozy Convertible Mittens in Knitting: Completed Projects by teriyakimoto on: February 01, 2006 09:14:04 AM
I knit these as a late x-mas present for a friend.  My dad caught sight of them and now I have to make him a pair too.  I used a Reynolds pattern & Lopi yarn.  It was surprisingly simple and only took a couple of days.


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38  Re: Secret Craftsters!~ yr-long swap(started 7/18/04) in The Swap Gallery by teriyakimoto on: November 30, 2004 08:06:16 PM
Sorry to my SC for not posting sooner.  I got this awesome package last month.  She is the coolest!  She put in some extras for my b-day too!  I love everything. 



Various Halloween paraphernalia (including classic horror dvds, handmade magnets, stickers, etc), a coolio handknit washcloth & beautiful yarn (nice color choice!).
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39  Re: Secret Craftsters!~ yr-long swap(started 7/18/04) in The Swap Gallery by teriyakimoto on: September 28, 2004 09:22:25 PM
So, I finally got around to posting a pic of my SC package:



As you can see my cat loved her gift.  thanks SC!
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40  tea bag change purse in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by teriyakimoto on: July 25, 2004 07:33:52 AM
I was bored at work, so I made this change purse out of a tea bag and packaging tape.  Basically all I did was take the tea bag apart and laminated it.  Then just tape the sides back together and add velcro!  Easy!






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