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1  Re: Aussie Only Wish Swap Gallery in The Swap Gallery by NatACT on: September 05, 2011 06:27:44 PM
So my husband finally returned from his business trip away and brought back my camera - woo whoo Cheesy

Here are the lovely lovely items Kate made me.

This one is for my daughter, and her Littlest Pet Shops. She loves it, and has already tried to smuggle it to school, lol... kiddies

IMG_9145 by Hooked on me, on Flickr

This one is for my son, Elliot... I can't believe the wonderful effort and detail that went into this. I love love love it.

IMG_9146 by Hooked on me, on Flickr

Look at that beautiful stitching. So straight, so perfect...

IMG_9147 by Hooked on me, on Flickr

I love them both, the quality of your work is fan-flipin-tastic (I had to bogan it up, just to represent how great and Aussie it really is, lol)
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2  Re: Little Visitor 14 gallery in The Swap Gallery by NatACT on: August 18, 2011 06:02:44 PM
Oh Lilibet, I hope your cousins are now safe at home and recovering. What a horrible thing to happen.

I have some photos to share (some are from the very beginning of the swap)






















Ok so just a few to start with, I have some more to come, of The Gold Coast and Lego, a small trip to Sydney and some Random fun photos. But I'm worried about flooding the gallery with too many photos at once... in a few hours I'll add the Gold Coast ones Smiley

P.S I love SmileBox Smiley
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3  Re: Hair Accessories Swap in The Swap Gallery by NatACT on: August 03, 2011 11:12:21 PM
I've received a bonza parcel from Alatarial. They are all so pretty and so to my taste's. In fact I feel so in love with what she sent me I feel I should send her more pretties as a thank you...


Hair Accessories Swap by Hooked on me, on Flickr

I'm sorry about the photo's my camera is being a bit naughty. Which annoys me as one of my fav pieces hasn't shown up nearly as lovely as it is in RL. The little black one's are beautiful too - I can see myself wearing them to work.

THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU. For such a beautiful parcel Smiley
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4  Re: OWS 71 gallery in The Swap Gallery by NatACT on: July 28, 2011 04:42:50 PM
Here are some very awesome hair accessories sent to me by Babalina58 - They are very cute, my daughter loves the fairies and I can't wait to wear the red flower clip Smiley

Thank you so much Smiley


OWS Parcel Received. by Hooked on me, on Flickr
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5  Aussie Only Wish Swap (sign-ups till 18th July - Send out/meet up's by 19th Aug) in ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED by NatACT on: July 04, 2011 03:31:19 AM


Aussie Aussie Aussie-Oye Oye Oye!


Swap name: Aussie Only Wish Swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: NatACT
Sign-up date range: 18-July-2011
Date to send item by: 19-Aug-2011

Limited to a certain number of people? (optional):No

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

Additional Age requirement? No

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. As this is an Australia Only Swap you will be required to include Tracking on your parcel. It is included in a lot of Australian parcels or as an optional for standard parcels (about $2 or $3 extra). Of course if you hand deliver your parcel - no need to worry about mailing Smiley

Details of swap:

This is an Aussie Only Wish Swap. For those Aussies who would love to make and receive 1 medium handcrafted prezzy from our Wist or Pinterest, while making and possibly meeting some new mates.
In August there will be an opportunity to swap parcels at a meet up, at the moment there are talks of one in Melbourne, Canberra and possibly Wagga Wagga. You dont need to attend the meet up and swap your parcel but you might make some new friends and save on postage. If you would like to attend a meet up, let me know what area you think you might be able to get to (ie a regional center or a big smoke city) and we will list them on the front page of the swap.

For this swap you will need to have a Wist or a Pinterest or Etsy Favorites (or something along these lines)


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

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap: Aussie Only Swap
Craftster username:
Email address:
Your real name:
Mailing address including the country:
Confirm that are at least 16 years old or, if not, that you have moderator approval:(YES/NO)
Will you maintain contact with the group, at least once a week?:
Will you like to, or be able to attend one of the meet ups (you don't need to, to be able to join this swap)?:
If Yes, what regional center or big smoke city would you be willing to attend for this meet up?:
You acknowledge that there may not be another swapper in your area able to attend a meet up and you will have to post your parcel?
Would you like 1 or 2 partners?:
Do you have a Wist or Pinterest?:
Any allergies?:
What are your favorite colors? Colors you dislike?:
Crafting skills i.e. Knitting, sewing paper craft:
Crafts you would love to receive:
Crafts you do not enjoy or even dislike:
Any other info you want your partner to have?:

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.

Link to gallery: TBA

Swappers List:
1. NatACT (Oragniser)
2. Mod35tBabe
3. Oodelally
4. SilverMoon
5. purringcat
6. kwiltykate
7. nilmerg
8. skittlebub
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6  Re: Ongoing Wish Swap 70 gallery in The Swap Gallery by NatACT on: June 15, 2011 03:12:24 AM
I received a parcel from Luckdragon this morning and it was wonderful Smiley


IMG_8515 by Hooked on me, on Flickr

Luckdragon sent me 4 balls of yarn - that I have been wanting this yarn for a while and have to contain myself until I send off a few swap parcels, lol. I already have a pattern in mind for this yarn, a pattern that I have been waiting for ages to work up Smiley

I also got, for my son's room, pirate appliqus. They have been made by luckdragon and her talent is amazing, they are better then anything I could have expected.

Thank you so much Luckdragon Smiley   
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7  Re: Little Visitor 14 (Sendouts June 20) in ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED by NatACT on: June 14, 2011 11:01:21 PM
Can we use a LV that is longer than 8" if it can be squished down or folded to fit?

I was wondering this myself. I just realized that the LV I've been working on (a jellyfish) is over 8" because I made some of the tentacles a bit too long. Tongue What's the official decision on this rule?

Below is a picture of Bubbles as I sent her off last swap.

The longer spiral tentacle (the one on the LV contract) makes her length nearly 12". But the bell or head of the jellyfish is just a wee bit over 4" round. When she is all squished up Bubbles is about the size of a mens pair of socks folded.
 

IMG_6486 by Hooked on me, on Flickr

I can't wait to see your Jellyfish - Bubbles will be very excited to have a Jelly buddy  Cheesy
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8  Re: Little Visitor 14 (Signups June 6-13, Sendouts June 20) in ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED by NatACT on: June 07, 2011 05:07:09 AM
Hello, I've sent my questionnaire off and now to post a pic of Bubbles.

Bubbles is a fun love Jellyfish. Who is ready for her second LV trip away, she came back very excited about all things New York last time and is currently sleeping in our layered fruit stand - you might think I'm heading toward some "Big Apple" pun but thats just where my 6 year old daughter left Bubbles  Roll Eyes


IMG_6468 by Hooked on me, on Flickr
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9  Re: Pass the parcel *Aussie only* Gallery in The Swap Gallery by NatACT on: June 04, 2011 10:28:50 PM
Oh Kate she is beautiful, Congratulations Cheesy

So here is a pic of what I took out of the parcel (if your busting to see what I put in there is a pic in my flickr)

I collected the Jet yarn to make some felted bowls, shoe laces for my daughter a spongebob postcard and some buttons.


IMG_8506 by Hooked on me, on Flickr
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10  Re: Ongoing Wish Swap 69 gallery in ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED by NatACT on: June 01, 2011 06:28:48 PM
I received my package from Akkhima for Plastic canvas supplies and for Kanzashi flowers...

These are the flowers I received... Aren't they lovely. I haven't chosen a favourite yet. When I asked for these guys on my list, I indicated that I was going to make hair pins or shawl pins for myself and perhaps gifts, but I'm stuck at the moment... I don't know that I can let any of them go  Grin

I also received 8 sheets of plastic canvas which have already been ear marked for a victorian manor tissue cover I hope to make Smiley thanks so so much


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