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11  Re: Rodent Revolution 5 Gallery -Sendout 09/16/2013 in The Swap Gallery by gerbilgal on: September 20, 2013 06:36:35 AM
Here are all the goodies that carbine-corgi has sent me. The box was even decorated! Lots of pictures coming.



A gerbil shanty. That went to Bobby. An agility jump. A bunch of hanging chew toys. A nice cross marker for Chloe and a chew toy. Chew toy went to Mommy Clarice and Aster. Oat Groats to make mommy's tonic. A little play tunnel. So soft! A cuddle cup.  Everything is so cool. Gerbil love the new toys. The circular one with the ribbon is with Rocket and Smokey. Smokey likes playing with it.  thanks for everything! You did great. I also got a little canister for extra stuff. It will hold mommy's meds. The only tiny branch on the marker almost broke off. I fixed it.
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12  Rodent Revolution 5 Gallery -Sendout 09/16/2013 in The Swap Gallery by gerbilgal on: September 10, 2013 07:02:54 AM


Post them when you get them!!

Original Thread: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=425823.0

Sent
Received
Sent and Received
Feedback Given
Contact me please
Sending Late with communication
Feedback Given

Partners:

Trekky              - Feline2001      
Carbine-Corgi    - gerbilgal
leashhh          - WingsOfClay
happycannibal   - angielou



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13  Re: Rodent Revolution 5 SIGNUPS 07/22/2013-08/02/2013 (Sendout 09/06/2013) in ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED by gerbilgal on: July 25, 2013 12:29:05 PM
Here are pictures of some of my babies. I have 11 gerbils.

     
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14  Rodent Revolution 5 -Sendout 09/16/2013 in ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED by gerbilgal on: July 22, 2013 05:26:26 PM


Swap name: Pet Swap: Rodent Revolution 4
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: gerbilgal
Sign-up date range: 07/23/2013 to 08/04/2013
Date to send item by: September 16, 2013
Limited to a certain number of people? 24
Restricted to people who all live in the same country? NO
Additional Age requirement? None

GALLERY: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=427360.0

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
- Is at least 18 years old: 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
- Participant has agreed that he/she is at least 18 years old: YES
- If within the US, understands that Delivery Confirmation number is required for this swap: YES
- If outside the US, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap: YES

Details of swap:
Maybe cats and dogs just aren't your type, maybe you just needed some itty bitty squishy love. Whatever the reason, do you spend your days slaving to the needs of carpet sharks? Do your rats have more toys than you ever did? Do you agonize over every detail in the hamster cage? Scoff at dog owners who dress up their poodles and pay hundreds of dollars for grooming when you've broken eight sewing machine needles making Betty, Boop and Blinkie a bunch of cushy hammocks that they're just going to chew through anyway? Do you check your bedsheets every night for ferret/rat/cavy pellets/raisins before you lay down? Did you stop that useless habit ages ago and just hop in bed without caring anyway? This is your swap.

This is a ferret/rodent/pocket pet themed swap. If you don't have one of these pets, or a pet at all, please feel free to join us! There are just as many things that can be made for rodent/s-appreciators that can be made for the pets themselves. In fact, this is a 7 point swap, and at least two points must be spent on making items for the owner. This swap has a history of spoiling your pets so please communicate on how much you want to make. Bunny/Hedgehogs/degu/chinchilla/guinea pig owners are more than welcome.

Because of the nature of this swap, communication is really stressed with your partner.  Some people are picky with what they give to their pets, especially when it comes to treats. I'm going to try and cover as possible, but at least send your partner an introduction PM so that you can get to know them better. Also, as there will be over a month of crafting time, please try to check in on the swap thread once a week even if just to say that you are still crafting.

Please label Personal Messages (PMs) to organizer with title of "Rodent Revolution".  When you send, label message as "SENT: Rodent Revolution".  Send this message to the organizer and your partner.  When you receive, label message as "RECEIVED: Rodent Revolution".  Send this message to the organizer and your partner.

As in all Craftster Swaps, DC#s are REQUIRED.

Posting pictures is required in this swap.  If you believe you will have trouble posting pictures for any reason, please mention this in the questionnaire below.  Please also take pictures of the items that you send, in case your partner has any unforeseen problems posting.

Point System:
1 BIG= 3 POINTS
1 MEDIUM= 2 POINTS
1 SMALL= 1 POINT

Just a reminder of what a large, medium and small are:

By Time
Large - 3 or more hours
Medium - 2 or more hours
Small - 2 or less hours

By Size
Large - A shawl, a shirt, a skirt, a set of jewelry with four to five items, a purse
Medium - one single necklace or bracelet, a scarf
Small - Earrings, stickers, wallets, pouches, bookmarks

By Price
Large - $30 or more
Medium - $10-$30 dollars
Small - $10 or less

Rodent Revolution 1: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=301082.0
Rodent Revolution 2: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=347479.0
Rodent Revolution 3: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=382628.0
Rodent Revolution 4: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=412287.0

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap: Rodent Revolution 5
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?
Confirm that are at least 16 years old or, if not, that you have moderator approval(YES/NO)

FOR YOUR PETS
-Names, ages and types
-What sort of bedding items do they enjoy (hammocks, cuddle cups, etc)?
-How is their cage lined?
-What toys do they like?
-Favorite treats?
-Is there anything specific you would like to receive for them?
-Specific colors/prints/themes you want for their items?
-What items should your partner avoid sending you?
 
For you
-Favorite colors/prints/themes?
-What crafts are you best at?
-Is there a certain craft or item type you really want to receive? (Artwork, amigurumi, knitting, etc)
-Anything you really don't want?
-Do you have a myspace, wist, or other link you want to share?

Misc
-Do you or your pets have any allergies?
-Are there any allergens in your home?
-Do you agree to check in the main swap thread at least once a week?
-Do you agree to send your organizer a PM when you send and receive?
-U.S. participants - Do you agree to get a Delivery Confirmation number when you send and PM the number to both your parter and your organizer?
-Other participants - Do you agree to keep your receipt with customs number (where applicible) and are prepared to send your partner and organizer a picture/scan of it?
-Do you have a digital camera/method that you can use to get pictures of what you make and receive to share in the gallery thread?

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

Also, remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find other rules about participating in a swap.
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15  Re: Dishalicious Dishcloth Swap Round 13 Gallery in The Swap Gallery by gerbilgal on: July 20, 2013 08:16:54 PM
Here are the wonderful dishcloths my partner sent to me. 2 crotchet and one knitted. Knitted one looks suspiciously like a Tardis. I am a BIG Doctor Who nut. I them all. Thanks!  They will be used.

   

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16  Re: Dishalicious Dishcloth Swap Round 13 Gallery in The Swap Gallery by gerbilgal on: July 17, 2013 08:17:13 PM
My partner Jen Sewssaid I can post pictures of the dishcloths I sent to her. We agreed to make two. Here they are. One is a kitty and the other is a dog.

 
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17  Dishalicious Dishcloth Swap Round 13 Gallery in The Swap Gallery by gerbilgal on: June 27, 2013 06:47:32 PM
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: gerbilgal
Date to send item by: 07/16/2013



Post them when you receive please.

RED - Sent
LIME GREEN - Received
BLUE - Sending late with communication
ORANGE - Contact organizer immediately
PURPLE - Feedback received
PINK = Sent and Received

GrindHouseHussy19
- Koreena  (meeting face to face. Will let me know when swapped)
gerbilgal         - Jen Sews
nisforneville (2 partners) - adrienne_bowers & michelleandbean
nisforneville will craft for adrienne_bowers & michelleandbean
adrienne_bowers & michelleandbean will craft for nisforneville

Original Thread: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=424500.0


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18  Dishalicious Dishcloth Swap Round 13 (SU CLOSED, Send by 07/16/2013) in ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED by gerbilgal on: June 10, 2013 05:16:17 PM
Swap name: Dishalicious Dishcloth Swap Round 13
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: gerbilgal
Sign-up date range: 06/10/2013 to 06/18/2013
Date to send item by: 07/16/2013



Limited to a certain number of people? (optional): No (25 or more swapsters will have a co-organiser)

Restricted to people who all live in the same country? yes
If so, which country?

Additional Age requirement?

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
- Is at least 18 years old: 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
- Participant has agreed that he/she is at least 16 years old: YES
- If within the US, understands that Delivery Confirmation number is required for this swap: YES
- If outside the US, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap: YES

Details of swap:
Dishcloth or Washcloth or Scrubbie swap. Here is a fun little swap for all knitters and crocheters. Please make all of your dishcloths out of cotton (if you'd prefer to use another material, please PM me first). Some good dishcloth/washcloth cottons include Peaches & Cream, Sugar & Cream, or an all cotton yarn at your local yarn store. Size requirements = 1 to 3 smalls (plus extra goodies if partners agree). Participants can sign up to send 1, 2 or 3 dishcloths/washcloths to their partner.

Check out these galleries for inspiration:
Round 8:  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=295103.0
Round 9:  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=319776.0
Round 10: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=346866.0
Round 11: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=382044.0
Round 12: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=406872.0

Here are some sites previously used in previous rounds:
Knitting Pattern Central Dishcloths= http://knittingpatterncentral.com/directory/dishcloths.php
Free Patterns on Smariek's Blog = http://smariek.blogspot.com/2007/01/heart-lace-cloth.html
Dish and Washcloth Mania = http://dishandwashclothmania.wordpress.com/

Crochet Pattern Central Dishcloths = http://crochetpatterncentral.com/directory/dishcloths.php
Crochet Pattern Central Stitch Dictionary = http://crochetpatterncentral.com/directory/stitches.php

50+ Wash Cloths-along Threads
Crochet = http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=182441.0
Knit = http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=182440.0

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

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap: Dishalicious Dishcloth Swap Round 13
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?
Confirm that are at least 16 years old (yes/no):
Would you rather swap 1, 2 or 3 cloths?
Is there any other information you would like your partner to know? (ie, favorite colors, allergies, likes/dislikes, etc.):

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

Also, remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find other rules about participating in a swap.

PARTICIPANTS:
01. gerbilgal (organizer)
02. michelleandbean
03. adrienne_bowers
04. GrindHouseHussy19 - Canada - Welcome International Swapper!
05. Jen Sews
06. Koreena
07. nisforneville

GALLERY: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=424979.0
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19  Re: OTT Winter Holiday Edition 1 Gallery in The Swap Gallery by gerbilgal on: December 26, 2012 09:03:02 PM
This is what I got from psyche. Cool Gerbil ornaments! She used pictures from my pinterest. They are in a plastic bubble of sorts. I have no clue on she made them but they will look great on the tree! Got them Christmas Eve. I needed the perk up from getting over a little bug.

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20  Re: OTT Winter Holiday Edition 1 Gallery in The Swap Gallery by gerbilgal on: December 17, 2012 10:38:49 AM
pilarfarmer asked me to post pictures of her beachy snowman that I sent her. She is having upload problems. Here he is.

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