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11  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / What to put in a learn to knit kit? on: January 14, 2006 04:08:21 PM
I'm trying to put together a learn to knit kit for someone and I'm not exactly sure what I should put in there. I have the needles and yarn. I want to include some instructions but I don't know if I should try and find some online (although I have been looking for some good ones to no avail) or make my own? And do you think it would be helpful to knit a small square so she can see the different tecniques? I learned to knit from my grandmother when I was really little so I don't know what would be good to put in there. Any suggestions?
12  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Fill A Coin Purse Swap Round 3 Gallery on: January 13, 2006 09:25:42 PM
Here we go, I can't wait to see all the lovely things everyone receives!  Cheesy

SENT
RECIEVED
SENT and RECIEVED
SENT, RECIEVED, and PARTNER RECIEVED
sending late but communicating
<<<<<<<<PARTNERS>>>>>>>>
UPDATED AS OF FRIDAY 2/17

luciabug <----------> kmsmaverick
mub <----------> urvi
muguet <----------> cat-n-caboodle
bklyngal <----------> jeweledmonkey
rckfella <----------> aquariann
faint__heart <----------> penguino
madmatigan79 <----------> shimmers
knottydottie <----------> roxybadoxy
taloola <----------> bobolink
shiitake <---------->bluebubble
redheadmenace <----------> yamwam
sham <----------> hertrigger
slickmariavic <----------> kungpow
space cowgirl <----------> cortag04
xamiexnicolex <---------->girlofdashboard
mccameron.oxox <----------> michg
nushybum <----------> stifflersmom
talkaboutlush <---------->  Undecided
chelsa <----------> cyndiq
ssstella <----------> bente
LACEY <----------> seaofstars
pumperthedinosaur <----------> clarabelle1228 FLAKER
morning star <----------> sharla
geetargeek <----------> twelvety
fire*rocket <----------> fyre1024
talkaboutlush <----------> pumperthedinosaur
13  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Discussion and Questions / DC# question on: January 13, 2006 05:55:05 PM
Can you get a DC # on just a regular standard sized white envelope?
14  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Discussion and Questions / Interfacing Question on: January 07, 2006 09:09:20 PM
Okay, how do you pick out interfacing for your projects? I've never really known which type you're suppose to use for what and I've always bought the same kind for everything but is there different kinds that you're suppose to use for different things? If anyone could help me out that would be lovely. Thank you.
15  CRAFTY BUSINESS ADVICE / Crafty Business Discussion / Best Selling Item? on: January 04, 2006 06:07:51 PM
Of all the crafty goodness you sell what has been your number one most purchased item? (Just in general, like, purses, earrings, journals, tshirts, buttons/badges, etc.)
16  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Discussion and Questions / Purse Lining on: December 31, 2005 09:43:19 PM
Okay this is probably a really dumb question with a simple answer but I can't seem to figure out how to put the lining in the purse. Like, do you make the purse and lining seperatly and then sew them together? or do you sew the lining pieces to the purse pieces and then sew it all together?   Huh   I'm so confused. I even used a pattern for a pouch that had a lining and I really didn't get it. I looked for a tutorial but couldn't find one...probably because this is like the easiest thing in the world, right? Help, please and thank you!
17  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / Long Loopy Necklace Swap 2? on: December 30, 2005 09:40:50 PM
I saw this swap from back in August http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=44691.0and I think it's time for a round 2! I love love LOVE long loopy necklaces, and making jewelry! This would be really fun. Any takers?
18  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Discussion and Questions / Paper Sewing Machine on: December 29, 2005 07:52:11 PM
Do any of you own paper sewing machines? I was at my local craft store today and I saw one. I didn't know that they made sewing machines just for paper.

My question is, do they actually work differently or better than sewing paper with a regular sewing machine?  ...because I've done that before and it seemed to work fine, but it would be cool to have a paper sewing machine anyway...
19  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / Ongoing Music Swap? on: December 27, 2005 06:30:26 PM
Okay so I was looking at the unconditional CD swap (round 2) and thought it was a cool idea.

The only thing I didn't like about it was that it was unconditional, which is okay but I'm just afraid that very few people will send out items if they don't have to. I actually pmed the orgainizer of round 2 and asked how many people recieved and it was about half.

So, I was thinking maybe we could have an ongoing music swap, kind of like the wishlist swaps. You would post bands that you like, the type of music that you're interested in and people would create a cd (or mix tape) for you.

Good idea? Bad idea?
20  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Fill A Coin Purse Swap Round 3 (SIGNUP CLOSED ; MAIL BY 1/28/06) on: December 27, 2005 01:18:57 PM
Swap name: Fill A Coin Purse Swap Round 3
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: talkaboutlush
Sign-up date range: 12/27/05 - 1/7/06   - Moved Back One Day 1/6/06
Date to send item by: 1/28/06

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

Non-U.S. participants allowed? Yes.

All ages allowed? Or 18+? All ages.

Organizer is aware of current list of "suspended traders"
list and will not allow those members to participate: Yes.

Organizer meets the 4 conditions for swapping and will make sure that every participant meets these conditions: Yes.

Details of swap:
This is a very simple swap. Craft a cute little coin purse for your partner and then fill it up with goodies!

You also have the option of sending more than one coin purse to your partner. Once you recieve your partner you two can discuss it and see how many you want to send to each other. It's totally optional to send more than one.


Here are some different kinds of coin purses that have been floating around craftster for you to get some ideas from:
Monster coin purse = http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=49431.0
Pyramid coin purse = http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=69033.0
Beaded coin purse = http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=68326.0
Double Clasp coin purse = http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=66162.0
Coin purse = http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=53106.0
Funky Tie coin purse = http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=50010.0
Ribbon coin purse = http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=32338.0
Felt Tree coin purse = http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=23293.0

The coin purse that you make should be ABOUT no smaller than 3 inches by 4 inches (that's 7.6 cm by 10.2 cm) and no larger than 6 inches by 6 inches (that's 15.2 cm by 15.2 cm)


Be creative and have fun!
Let's make this a flake free swap please.

PLEASE REMEMBER TO GET A DC # WHEN SENDING IN YOUR OWN COUNTRY!


----------> GALLERY  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=73616.0 <----------



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

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap: Fill a Coin Purse Swap Round 3
Craftster username:
Email address:
Your real name:
Mailing address:
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside of the US?
What kind of purse you'd you like/dislike to receive? (knitted, crocheted, sewed, recon, etc.):
What kind of coin purses can you make?
Favorite colors:
Colors you dislike:
Favorite symbols (stars, hearts, spades, etc):
Symbols you dislike:
Do you have a way to post pictures?:
Do you give your partner permission to post pictures when they get your items?:
Any additional comments:




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 out how to ship your item and other details about participating in a swap.

AFTER PEOPLE HAVE SIGNED UP AND BEEN APPROVED, LIST THE PARTICIPANTS HERE AND WHO IS SENDING TO WHOM:
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