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1  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / Talk About The Swap Process / flakers before sendouts on: August 05, 2011 05:06:18 PM
if there is a someone who stops communicating before swap sendouts and flaked on another swap that was in progress can you get their partner a replacement partner?
2  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / True Blood Round 5 Gallery on: July 28, 2011 05:18:07 PM
True Blood Swap Round 5 Gallery


Cloverlilly --- kitkat_pro
kitkat_pro (Sent 8/20) --- Cloverlilly

Sailorgirlbonk Sent 8/27 --- Candy CBS
Candy CBS --- Sailorgirlbonk


Christyross sent 8/27 ---> Pollyprissypants
Pollyprissypants ---> Christyross


Pollyprissypants ---> Sabertooth Pixie
Sabertooth Pixie ---> Pollyprissypants


Sandroo (Sent 8/25) ---> ollieorange
ollieorange --->Sandroo


Starreyediy ---> sakuracat23
sakuracat23 ---> Starreyediy


Rangerbeth(2/2) --- dontdresslikeapril
dontdresslikeapril(Sent 8/17) --- motherconfessor

motherconfessor(Sent 8/19) --- Rangerbeth


Status Color Codes
SENDING:
Green = Sent
Orange = Sending Late with Communication
Maroon = No Communication

RECEIVING:
Purple = Received & Pictures Posted
Blue = Received & Pictures NOT Posted

FEEDBACK:
Strikeout = Feedback Given
Red = Temporary Negative
GLOWING RED = NEGATIVE FEEDBACK

Remember when sending to PM both the organizer(motherconfessor) and your partner with the DC# unless shipping internationally
3  SEWING IN GENERAL / Sewing Machines: Discussion and Questions / pattern for kindle on: July 17, 2011 08:57:46 AM
So my mom just got a kindle for her birthday and now wants a case. I've seen a couple of cases on here. But does anyone know of an actual pattern for them?
4  COOKING / Recipes and Cooking Tips / Good pot for toffee? on: July 03, 2011 03:13:00 AM
i was wondering if anyone knew of a good brand of pots that is good make making toffee because the current pan i'm using is burned on the bottom because the toffee needs to get to such a high temperature. Any advice is greatly appreciated!
5  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Harry Potter inspired Chess set on: July 03, 2011 03:08:46 AM
For the recent Harry Potter swap one of the requirements was a toy/game. So for my game i made my partner a chess set inspired by Harry Potter. The board wood burned into the top of a wooden cigar style box. One set of pieces are one inch squares and the other set is one inch circles. Each game piece had a harry potter symbol representing a chess piece burning in to them. I also burned "GRYFFINDOR" into the front of the box since that is what house my partner was from. I also sewed a small black pouch to keep the pieces in with the gryffindor lion in gold paint on it. Then there was also a legend explaining which harry potter symbol represent which chess piece.

Top:


Pieces:


Front:


Contents pouch and legend:
6  IMAGE REPRODUCTION TECHNIQUES / Stenciling: Completed Projects / Gryffindor seeker uniform on: July 03, 2011 02:57:18 AM
In the Deathly Hallows Swap 2 I made my partner this shirt.

The front a lion in the left side:


The right sleeve gryffindor down the sleeve:


The left sleeve my partner's last name:


The back seeker with snitch:


This shirt was inspired by this jacket
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=332535.0
7  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / True Blood Swap Round 5: Sign Ups CLOSED, SEND OUTS EXTENDED AUGUST 16 on: June 20, 2011 04:19:09 PM
True Blood Round 5


Sendouts have been extended to August 16

This is a relatively small swap (4 points), but that's just enough to cover that Merlotte's tshirt you've been desperate for. Or the latest copy of Lafayette's recipe book complete with bitchy quotes, or even that cuddly Eric you want to erm...show off Wink All groups are welcome, as are those that prefer the books to the TV series.

To prevent flakers (or try to at least) I'm making it a requirement that you either post in the thread once a week (even if it's a 'still here!' post) or PM me just so we can see if anyone drops off the planet before send outs. I'd also ask that you don't send unless you've 'seen' your partner online that week - if you're not sure, contact me and I'll check. I know there are a few newbie swappers who are interested in signing up so again, if you're not sure on something, please ask! Some of the swap rules and regs can seem really daunting and a bit limiting initially, but honestly they're not, they're just to make sure everyone comes out happy (and full of Eric love Kiss)

Swap name: True Blood round 5
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: motherconfessor
Sign-up date range: June 20- July 5
Date to send item by: August 8

Limited to a certain number of people? (optional): 20

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

Additional Age requirement? No

Swap Organizer himself/herself meets these conditions:
- Has fully read the Swap Info Guide: YES/NO Yes
- Has successfully completed two swaps as a participant: YES/NO Yes
- Is not organizing more than three swaps right now: YES/NO Yes
- Will recruit a co-organizer or give all details to a Swap Moderator if this swap has more than 25 participants: YES/NO Yes though swap is limited
- Is at least 18 years old: YES/NO Yes

Swap Organizer will check each participant to make sure they meet these conditions:
- Has been a member for at least one month
- Has posted at least 15 times
- Has completed one swap successfully before signing up for multiple swaps at a time
- Is not currently signed up for more than five swaps
- Does not have any negative feedback
- Participant has agreed that he/she is at least 16 years old
- If within the US, understands that Delivery Confirmation number is required for this swap
- If outside the US, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap

Previous Galleries
Round 1- http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=294088.0
Round 2- http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=313850.0
Round 3- http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=347228.0
Round 4- http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=367419.0


QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:

Name of swap: True Blood Round 5
Craftster username:

Email address:

Your real name:

Mailing address including the country (PLEASE write how will look on envelope):

Would you be willing to ship to an address outside
a) Your country?
b) Your continent?

(If shipping domestically, you will be required to get some form of tracking/delivery confirmation. If shipping internationally, you will need to get and keep a copy of your posting receipt. Details of both will need to be sent to the organiser)

Do you confirm that you are at least 16 years old or, if not, that you have moderator approval?

Do you have any allergies?
Do you have any allergens (pets/smoking) in your home/crafting space?

This is a 4 point swap, but would you be interested in crafting more (you must agree any more crafting with your partner)?

Have you read the books?

Do you prefer the books or the TV series?

Where have you seen up to in the series?

Which book have you read up to?

Favourite character or characters?
If youve read the books is your favourite the book or TV version?
Favourite character group (were, vamp, shifter etc)?
Least favourite character(s) and group?
Favourite episode/book?
Favourite quotes?
Favourite moment/event/storyline?

Anything you would love to receive?
Anything you don't want?
Favourite colours/patterns?
Least favourite colours/patterns?

Clothing sizes (if youd like to receive clothing):
Neck/wrist/finger size (if youd like to receive jewellery):

What kinds of crafts do you do and what level would you consider yourself?
What kinds of crafts do you not do but really like?

Do you have a Wist? Or pinterest?

Do you have access to a camera and agree to post pictures of what you receive in the gallery and take pictures of what you send (just in case)?

Do you agree to post regularly (once a week minimum) in the thread and to hold off sending until youre sure your partner has checked in that week?

Is there anything else you would like your partner or the organizer to know?

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.

AFTER PEOPLE HAVE SIGNED UP AND BEEN APPROVED, LIST THE PARTICIPANTS HERE AND WHO IS SENDING TO WHOM:
...
Fanbangers, Vamps, Two-natured, and fairies welcome Smiley

PARTICIPANTS:
1.motherconfessor
2.ollieorange
3.starryeyeddiy
4.Cloverlilly
5.SnB Due to health reasons SnB is no longer a participant
6.christyross
7.sailorgirlbonk
8.pollyprissypants
9.sakuracat23
10.Sandroo
11.rangerbeth
12.Sabertooth Pixie
13.kitkat_pro
14.CandyCBS
15.dontdresslikeapril

PARTNERS

1.   Cloverlilly --- kitkat_pro
2.   Sailorgirlbonk --- Candy CBS
3.   Christyross --- SnB 
        Christyross --- Pollyprissypants
4.   Pollyprissypants --- Sabertooth Pixie
5.   Sandroo --- ollieorange
6.   Starreyediy --- sakuracat23
7.   Rangerbeth --- dontdresslikeapril --- motherconfessor --- Rangerbeth



8  IMAGE REPRODUCTION TECHNIQUES / Stenciling: Completed Projects / Freezer Paper Stencils on: June 04, 2011 05:25:32 PM
First is a shirt i made for my mom


The O is the University of Oregon logo

I saw this is a Harry Potter Swap last year and made one for myself i liked it so much. Its the leaky cauldron sign



Lastly this is a shirt for my best friend who many of our guy friends nicknamed secret p due to the fact that he has so many friends that are girls.


Hope you enjoy the pictures!
9  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / True Blood Swap Round 4 on: May 12, 2011 03:47:24 PM

I love to do another True Blood Swap. I can organize in June. Just wondering how much interest is out there for this?

here's the gallery from the last swap
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=367419.0
10  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / T-shirt Time! 2 on: April 26, 2011 10:24:07 AM
I know at the beginning of last summer Troublet organized this swap. I couldn't join last year, but did stalk the gallery. There were so really cool shirts. Would anyone be interested in a round 2?


Original thread
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=344759.0
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