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11  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: OWS Gallery and Discussion Rounds 116, 117, 118 on: July 02, 2015 08:36:28 AM
I put in a ticket to remove round 115 from our 3 swappers who were not able to make claims in june. it will mean that swap is taken off your swap list as if you never signed up for it Smiley

12  Craft Swaps / ACTIVE SWAPS WHERE SIGN-UP PERIOD HAS CLOSED / Re: Altered puzzle pieces, Round 10 SU Closed; SO blanks by 7/4/15, SO APPs b 8/1/15 on: July 01, 2015 08:45:20 PM
our internet is finally back on. and im now off for 2 days so tomorrow's first project is to unearth my puzzle pieces and get them ready for mailing Smiley
13  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Re: Tin of the Month Club, July on: July 01, 2015 08:29:12 AM
ooh thats lovely! so whats the scoop on the tin of the month club??
14  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / Re: Ongoing Pinterest Swap on: July 01, 2015 08:27:03 AM
whooohoooooo!!!!
15  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: OWS Gallery and Discussion Rounds 116, 117, 118 on: July 01, 2015 08:17:47 AM
whoohoooo! first to sign up EastonsMommy!
16  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / Craft Swaps / Re: Ongoing Wish Swap Round 116 (July 2015) on: July 01, 2015 07:56:02 AM
Sylvan was our last claimer in round 115 so she is first up for grabs in this new round of 116 for July.

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Hi, I'm Sylvan. I live in Manitoba, Canada with my Tall, Dark and Bearded.
I'm a Girl Guide leader for 5-6 year olds and 12-14 year olds.

I am very allergic to anything that has a scent (good and bad). I must be able to clean any item sent, but I will not die from handling an item that has been in a home with animals, perfumes, pollen or smoke. I just have to be able to clean it somehow. (Vodka is fantastic for pet dander!)

Colours I love: Jewel Tones, "Manly Woodsy" Colours, Blues and Greens, "Look At Me" Red (My Tall, Dark and Bearded refers to this as Harlot Red)
Colours I love less: Shabby Chic pastels, Neons, Purples and Yellows (Unless purple or yellow is used as an accent)
Patterns/Themes I love: I mainly like solids, but I also love circular geometric patterns, and non-diabetic inducing cute prints, lightly distressed, "manly woodsy"
Patterns/Themes I love less: Angular geometric patterns, farm/bird themed patterns(except owls), overly cutesy, lace

If you cruise my Pinterest, I'm fairly on the ball with marking pins I've made or received with MADE or RECEIVED as the first word in the description.

Thanks, I'm looking forward to swapping with you!

Items
Sewing
Felt birds http://pinterest.com/pin/36591815693237216/
       Please make sure that they are native to Manitoba, I want to use these to help my Girl Guides earn the Birdwatching badge. Here's a link to Manitoba birds. http://www.wildbirds.com/Default.aspx?tabid=123
Skillet handle cover, preferably dark fabric because I intend to take it camping and it *will* get sooty.
Sleep mask
PUL snack bags https://www.pinterest.com/pin/36591815697502684/
Robot stuffie, male or female https://www.pinterest.com/pin/36591815696976562/
Exploding lunch bag https://www.pinterest.com/pin/36591815699200653/

Knitting/Crochet
Organza dish scrubbies
Casserole cover http://pinterest.com/pin/36591815693686271/
Market bag https://www.pinterest.com/pin/36591815699210489/
   I want to be able to hoist this up- with a  rope while camping, so I'd like to it fairly heavy duty
Owl - https://www.pinterest.com/pin/36591815698995823/

T-shirts(L)
"I'm not certain you're not a figment of my imagination" (Fringe)
"I aim to misbehave" (Firefly)
"So say we all" (BSG)


Other
Knitting bowl (pottery or wood)
Cards - Grandma friendly Birthday/Anniversary cards
   I make cards for my Grandma to send out, but we have very different tastes. She likes texture, glitter and icky-sticky sweet pre-printed sentiments for all ages and types of family members.
Cutting board tablet stand http://pinterest.com/pin/36591815697138787/
Art - Pagemaster - Beanstalk growing out of dragon's maw, preferably watercolour Steampunk Christmas tree ornaments http://www.pinterest.com/pin/36591815696801776/
X-stitched Christmas ornaments
Skyrim, Stargate or Dr. Who themed hoopla
Tree with swing pendant http://www.pinterest.com/pin/36591815697498031/
X-stich "by my pretty floral bonnet" http://www.pinterest.com/pin/36591815697738533/
Weeping angel tree topper https://www.pinterest.com/pin/36591815697502690/

Supplies
Needle stoppers
Fabric - I'm collecting Cotton fabric remnants in black/red and green/brown colour combinations in the hopes that one day I'll have collected enough of one of the combos to make my first quilt.
Mod podge
Blank stencil sheets
Elna Stitch Cams
Silhouette 12 inch cutting mat (I KNOW the price for these are doubled in Canada. Makes me so angry!)
Mosaic tiles
Clock hands
Scrapbooking pens
Seed beads (looking for opaque beads in yellows, oranges, reds, browns and greys)
Beading thread

17  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / Craft Swaps / Re: Ongoing Wish Swap Round 116 (July 2015) on: July 01, 2015 07:55:05 AM
These dazzling swappers are joining us in July/round #116:

1. EastonsMommy 2:
2. Mlsocci74  3:
3. JS  2:
4. rscowtown  3:
5. Lo{ve}  2:
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Hey! We have room for YOU too!


[name;#of claims they can have; #claims in process/ #claims in transit/ #claims received]
(3 claims is a Friend of Craftster or FOC; 2 claims is someone who has been in swaps previously; 1 claim is for newbies)
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Sent to person they claimed
Person has received the lovely items crafted especially for them
PP=pictures in chainswarm for us to drool over
Late with communication; things happen, just drop a PM to your hostess please
MIA Please contact hostess ASAP "We miss you!!"
Feedback given=you sent, you received=whooohoooo!!!

18  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / OWS Gallery and Discussion Rounds 116, 117, 118 on: July 01, 2015 07:43:51 AM

This is our gallery and discussion board for the Ongoing Wish Swap (OWS) for rounds 116--July 2015 (and future rounds 117 and 118)

To go to the main sign up board for round 116, Please Click Here
19  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: OWS Round 113, 114 & 115 Gallery & Discussion on: July 01, 2015 07:37:51 AM
Round 116 is being set up right now! (soon as its done, I'll change this message)

Click here to get to the main page for Round 116

Here is the Gallery and Discussion board for Rounds 116, 117 & 118

I've added a question to the questionnaire asking if you'd like a prize drawing for those who do post once a week. If you do post once a week, and this month I will keep track, I'll put your name into a drawing for something crafted by me Smiley

Let the chatter, and signups begin!!!!!!!

Happy July!!
20  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / Craft Swaps / Ongoing Wish Swap Round 116 (July 2015) on: July 01, 2015 07:34:14 AM

Welcome to the Ongoing Wish Swap (OWS) Round 116 for July 2015!

GALLERY & DISCUSSION LINK for round(s) 116, 117 & 118 go to gallery CLICK HERE

Craftster member who is organizing this swap: rscowtown
Sign-up date range: 7/01/2015---7/31/2015
Claim date range 7/01/2015---7/31/2015 (some claims made near the end of the month will have a ship by date in the following month)
Date to send item by: 2 weeks after the date of the claim

Limited to a certain number of people? No

Restricted to people who all live in the same country? 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


Details of swap:

This is an ongoing swap: Claim an item from the list of the last person who posted and post your own list in response. It makes a chain. When we get to the end of the month, the very last person to post a list will be the first person to post a list at the beginning of the next month.

The size of the package should be a medium item. This means 2 or more crafting hours ( this is not cooking time, drying time, etc.. waiting around for something to set up.......it is craft time for the average crafter) or supplies worth at least $20.

ABOUT SENDING AND RECEIVING...
1) When you send to the person you have claimed, you MUST PM the organizer with the delivery confirmation # or if you are outside the US, you need to either PM the customs number on your receipt from the post office or upload a copy of your post office receipt.

2) When you receive a claim, you MUST PM the organizer so she can update the main list.

3) NEW!!!! We are asking that everyone post once a week in the discussion/gallery board--so that we know you're still here with us Smiley  Obviously, if you join mid month, you would only need to post for the weeks you are in the swap (the last 2 weeks cuz you weren't in the swap during the first 2 weeks).

If you post:  "I'm still here but swamped with work!" that's ok! If you want to post a big rambling note about what you did during the week, that's ok too. Don't forget to comment on the lovely items folks are receiving from their claims!

Did you make something that you'd just love to make again? Post it in the discussion and suggest that mebby someone add it to their wish list so you mebby could claim them! I have lots of paint and brushes left over from when I taught One Stroke Painting classes (am a certified One Stroke Painting Instructor). Some of those brushes and paints are begging for a new home cuz they don't like sitting in my storage rooms down in the store. Hint hint! Want some brushes or acrylic paints? now you can add that to your wish list.

Go ahead, check out your excess or duplicate things, mention them in this swap's discussion board and perhaps they too will soon be winging their way to a new home where they will be used!

Let's keep the discussions going and maybe growing--ideas for some games we can do in the discussion/gallery board? I would be more than happy to supply some prizes!

These 2 required PM's are part of communication and are used when giving feedback for participating in this swap.

If you want to participate, information to send to the organizer: rscowtown
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QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap: Ongoing Wish Swap Round 116 {July 2015}
Craftster username:
Email address:
Your real name:
Mailing address including the country:

1. Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country? (If not, please read carefully to be sure you do not claim someone outside your country)

2. Confirm that are at least 16 years old: (YES/NO)

3. Do you understand that you are claiming for at least a medium sized item? For this swap a medium sized item means 2 or more crafting hours or over $20 worth of supplies.

4. Are you a Friend of Craftster?

5. How many claims are you allowed? (New swappers--this would be your very first swap ever--1 claim; those who have been in swaps before--2 claims; Friends of Craftster--3 claims)

6. Do you agree that you will PM the organizer when you send and when you receive, and if sending, PM the delivery confirmation # or a pic of the receipt if you are outside the US?

7. Do you understand that you should post at once a week in the discussion thread?

How about a prize drawing for those who do post once a week?

Any questions?
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IF YOU WANT TO PARTICIPATE, REMEMBER TO SEND YOUR INFO TO THE ORGANIZER (rscowtown) VIA PRIVATE MESSAGE AND NOT TO REPLY WITH IT HERE.

Do not post in this thread until you are ready to make a claim. All discussion needs to be kept in the discussion/gallery thread. Please post at least once in the discussion thread.

When you PM the organizer for sending and receiving please include the name of the swap (including the round) and the due date of the claim.  
I.E.  Sally ----> Suzy for a pink pony saddle due out Jan 1

Please pay close attention to your partners wish list and allergies, likes, dislikes etc. Make sure your own allergy information and your country are prominently displayed in your post.

Do not claim someone while waiting for approval. You may claim as soon as you get approval confirmation.

Have your list including both 15 medium crafted items AND 15 supply items ready before making your first claim (the more you have, the better your chance of getting claimed quickly).

Please include your claims status: How many claims you have made in total, how many are in transit and how many have been received by their intended recipients. i.e/ 4 claims/1 in transit/2 received.

Unsent Claim Limit:
Friend of Craftster: Three
First-Time Swapper: One
Everyone Else: Two


You may claim again once you have shipped a claim but you can not have more than twice your Unsent Claim Limit outstanding at any one time.

If you are a friend of craftster you can have 3 unsent claims open at a time and no more than 6 total claims open (open meaning in transit as well as not yet sent) no matter how many have been posted. As an example, You claim 3 times, send all 3 packages, then claim 3 more times. Even when you send any or even all of those 3 claims, you can not claim again until a claim has been received. So a person can be 6 claims/3 in transit/0 received. Or 6/6/0 or 8/5/2 or 7/5/1.

If you are not a friend of craftster, you can have at most 2 claims unsent and 4 claims total between unsent and in transit. So 4/2/0 is okay or 5/3/1 or 6/4/2

If this is your first swap, You can have at most one claim in transit and one claim unsent. 2/1/0, 2/2/0, 3/1/1

Please keep in mind that DC#'s are required for all US to US packages and receipts are required for all international packages. If you can not provide a receipt and the package does not arrive you will need to resend the package.

If you have questions, please PM me! Welcome to Round 116 of the OWS!
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