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1  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / Vintage Sheet Swap???? on: June 01, 2012 07:26:04 PM
I was able to find two great vintage sheets and a vintage pillow case set at a thrift store this week.  I was wondering if anyone would be interested in doing a fat quarter swap where I cut up a few sheets and get some other patterns to coordinate.  Would others be open to this?  Maybe we can offer Far Quarters or varied sizes squares of 10x10 or 6x6..... we can do a random swap or we can post pics and request specific pieces.  If we can get a handful of people to agree I will be happy to host!!!
2  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / 13 days of Halloween Swap? Interested? Organizer? on: July 17, 2011 10:17:56 AM
Hi Everyone, I am wondering if there are people out there wanting to do a 13 days of Halloween swap?  I love this swap and want to know if we want to do it.  I am not an experienced organizer so I am hoping there is someone who can organize and I can assist.

Thanks
3  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Glee Swap Gallery Send out by 7/12/10 on: June 29, 2010 04:25:41 PM


Here is where to post when you receive!  

POST EM WHEN YOU GOT EM!!!!

Sent
Received
sending late with communication
Sent and Received
Feedback Given

Partners:
irockmysocksoff -----> tlh878
SierraPapaCharlie CONTACT ORGANIZER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU ARE STILL SENDING
suzyscissors----> TrickyMcVomit
AudiMarie ----------> Mophelia
Angelus -------------> Hannah19142
irishdaydreamer -----> nostephot
Elle the crafter teen --> Alchamy513
imbettinonalice -----> kksimone
Suzyscissors -------> teffy
SaccharineSunshine04 --> lindsay614
KraftyKT ------------> costumesaremylife
Mableheartscharlie PLEASE CONTACT ORGANIZER ASAP
kksimone to angel for --> MissCrafty29
Imagine ------------> Crazy4Bags
Riechan ------------> Vanillyz
4  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Glee Swap (signup 5/13/10 to 6/8/10 Send out by 7/12/10) on: May 13, 2010 05:39:24 PM


GALLERY
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=352295.0


GLEEKS UNITE!!!!
Are you a GLEEK?Huh
Do you love to sing?  
Do you love to preform?  
Do you love to get squishies thrown in your face while you are walking down the hall to homeroom???

Then join us in the first Glee Swap on Craftster!!!  

Swap name: Glee Swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: NOSTEPHOT (first time.... please be kind)
Co-Organizer: Mableheartscharlie (THANK YOU!)
Sign-up date range: 5/13/10 to 6/8/10 (season finale night)
Date to send item by: 7/12/10

Limited to a certain number of people? (optional): 25
(may allow more if co-organizer found)

Restricted to people who all live in the same country?  NO

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/NO
- Has posted at least 15 times: YES/NO
- Has completed one swap successfully before signing up for multiple swaps at a time: YES/NO
- Is not currently signed up for more than five swaps: YES/NO
- Does not have any negative feedback: YES/NO
- Participant has agreed that he/she is at least 16 years old: YES/NO
- If within the US, understands that Delivery Confirmation number is required for this swap: YES/NO
- If outside the US, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap: YES/NO


Details of swap:

This is the first of what we hope will be many Glee themed swaps.  
This will be a 4 point swap.  Below are guidelines to help you out but as always discuss with your partner to make sure you are both happy!

By Time
Big = 3 or more hours
Medium = 2 or more hours
Little = 2 or less hours

By Size
Big = 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
Big = $30 or more
Medium = $10-$30 dollars
Small = $10 or less


I want to add a reminder that compilation CD's are not allowed as part of a Craftster swap.  

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

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap: Glee 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?
Confirm that are at least 16 years old or, if not, that you have moderator approval(YES/NO)
Do you have access to a camera?
Do you promise to take pictures of your items before shipping?
Do you promise to take pictures of items you receive, and post them in the gallery?
You are required to PM your partner at the very least 3 times, once when receiving their questionnaire(if only to say howdy!),  once when sending, and once when receiving. When you send/receive you are required to send a PM to the organizer as well. Are you willing to send these PMs?

Do you have any allergies or sensitivities:
Do you have any allergens in your house?
What kind of items would you like to craft?:
Is there anything specific you would like to receive? (Please include sizes for clothing, and preferred jewellery lengths):
Is there anything you would not like to receive?:
Favorite colors, motifs, and/or patterns?:
Least favorite colors, motifs and/or patterns?:
Do you have a Wist/Blog/Ravlery Account (anything stalkable)?
What is your t-shirt size?  (men's or women's)
Anything else your partner should know?:


Who is your favorite Glee Character?
What is your favorite episode?  
What is your favorite Glee Preformace?
Do you have a favorite Mash-Up?
Which character most closely matches your own personal style?
What are your favorite Glee quotes?
Which Glee character do you have a crush on?
Do you have any other Gleektastic details you want to share with your partner???


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


LIST THE PARTICIPANTS HERE
1) nostephot
2) Angelus
3) Irishdaydreamer
4) AudiMarie
5) TrickyMcVomit
6) ElleTheCrafterTeen
7) Mableheartscharlie
8  Mophelia
9) Hannah19142
10) Imbettinonalice
11) MissCrafty29
12) suzyscissors (1st time swapper)
13) Imagine
14) Vanillyz
15) KKSimone (1st time swapper)
16) Alchamy513
17) SaccharineSunshine04
18- KraftyKT
19) Crazy4bags
20) Lindsay614
21) teffy
22) costumesaremylife
23) irockmysocksoff
24) Riechan
25) SierraPapaCharlie ( 1st time swapper)
26) tlh878
..
5  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / My first big bag! Wool Messenger Bag! on: January 05, 2010 08:10:13 PM
So I am doing this 50 projects for 2010.  I am not sure why but I decided to attack what I had initially thought was project far beyond my capabilities but I did it!  And I could not be happier! 

I found this tutorial on Emily's So Much For My Plans blog:  http://somuchformyplans.blogspot.com/2009/09/mail-bag-tutorial.html

And I thought... I really like this and I have that awesome coat wool that I think would be perfect to use!

So I took  my chances on using the gray wool that I was coveting and I could NOT BE HAPPIER!  I honestly did not think I could do it!

This is the front


This is the inside of the bag... I figured out how to make the pockets out of the lining ( I know not complicated for sewers but I was proud of myself)


This is the pocket I made on the front... has velcro closure and it is folded so it is expandable! 


Ok so I know that this may not be a huge deal for some experienced sewers but for me I could not be more excited!  It is 18 inches long and 15 inches wide.... the strap is probably too long but it is perfect being across the body which I like to do! 

I am VERY open for comments and criticisms!  I am still learning!
6  BATH AND BEAUTY / Bath and Beauty: Discussion and Questions / Need Help with Making Lip Scrub on: November 03, 2009 07:56:22 AM
I saw one post but I did not know if there was enough information, I am looking for information on how to make a lip scrub, from sugar if possible.  I can not find a recipe.... any help greatly appreciated.
Thanks
7  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Discussion and Questions / Suggestions for First Bag Attempt for New Sewer! on: March 28, 2009 08:47:41 PM
I purchased my first sewing machine last week and I feel comfortable with the first project that I wanted to accomplish, a headband. I have made 7 total in three styles and I think they all look pretty decent (I have posted pictures in my profile, please feel free to comment)

I would like to use the same fabrics to make some bags to increase my skills and I would love to hear from some more experienced sewers who can tell me what would be easy enough that I don't get frustrated but will help me get more used to my machine and increase my skills.  

I appreciate any feedback and guidance that you could give!
Thanks in advance!
Candace
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