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1  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Keep Me Warm Round 3 Gallery on: February 02, 2014 02:54:43 PM
Here's where all of the warm goodies will be shown off!!

2  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Keep Me Warm Round 3 (SU Jan 11-18, 2014; SO Feb 18, 2014) on: January 11, 2014 07:11:23 PM



GALLERY OF GOODIES::::  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=431266.0#axzz2sCxJJbZ4

Swap name:
Keep Me Warm Swap Round 3

Craftster member who is organizing this swap: kayrun
Co-organizer:
Sign-up date range: Jan. 11-18, 2014
Date to send item by:  Feb. 18, 2014

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

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

Additional Age requirement? Nope

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

Links to previous rounds:
1: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=368364.0#axzz2qDPTZcJd
2:  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=402105.msg4726897#msg4726897

Details of swap:

This swap will be a swap of items to keep us warm! Here is how it will work.

Each participant will send their partner items that fall into each of three categories, Hot Drink, Hot Drink Accessory, and Worn Accessory.

Hot Drink: We will be sending the monetary equivalent of one pound of gourmet coffee (about $10). This could be loose leaf tea, gourmet hot chocolate or coffee, or a soup mix. It is encouraged to buy local, but it is not required.

Hot Drink Accessory: This could be a reusable coffee sleeve, a mug cozy, chocolate dipped spoons, a mug, a bowl etc. This should be a crafted item.

Worn Accessory: This could be any worn item that is used to keep you warm. The possibilities are endless! This could be a scarf, mittens, hat, lip balm, socks, slippers, pajama pants, etc. This should be a crafted item.

The two crafted items should equal four points. The point requirements are as follows:

By Points
Large= 3 points
Medium=2 points
Small=1 point

By Time
-Large = 3 or more hours
-Medium = 2 or more hours
-Small = 2 or less hours

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

DON'T FORGET to send your questionnaire to kayrun!
Questionnaire to answer:
Name of swap: Keep Me Warm 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?:
I understand that Delivery Confirmation number or a copy of receipt is required for this swap:(YES/NO)
Confirm that are at least 16 years old (YES/NO):
Do you have any allergies?
Are there any allergens present in your house?

Link to wist, website, etc.:

What crafts would you like to receive?
What crafts can you make?
Favorite colors:
Least Favorite colors:
Any sizes that your partner would need to know:


What hot drink would you like to receive?
In this section, only answer questions that apply to the items you would like to receive:
What are your favorite flavors?
Coffee-ground or whole bean?
Tea-bagged or loose leaf?
Hot chocolate-milk or dark chocolate?
Favorite soup mix variety?

Anything else you would like your partner to know?
++++++++++++++++++++++

Swappers:
sent = green
rec'd = blue
sending late w/communication = purple
feedback given = strikethrough

kayrun
geekgirl1000100
LadybugsAndBumblebe es  *earlybird*
Sylvani
psyche
dharma_rebel
nisforneville  *earlybird*
dreadlocklove
pearljam94
honeyd
theboywonder  contact organizer ASAP
rscowtown  *earlybird*
MeganCrafts
malisha
mama24boyz
RaraAvis
Momof2!  *earlybird*



Partners!
dharma_rebel == dreadlocklove
Sylvani == pearljam94
psyche == honeyd
malisha == rscowtown
mama24boyz == MeganCrafts
theboywonder == nisforneville  (angel pkg being crafted for nisforneville)
LadybugsAndBumblebe es == RaraAvis
kayrun == geekgirl1000100
Momof2! == geekgirl1000100 (geekgirl has 2 partners)




3  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / Hoping for another round of Keep Me Warm~ on: January 01, 2014 10:03:56 AM
This was a fun swap in years past....
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=368364.0#axzz2pAfCySEd

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=402105.msg4726897#msg4726897

I've PM'd the former organizer, and hope to hear back from her about
hosting this again.....
any interest in a 3rd round?
4  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / How about another rd of Spell My Name? on: December 14, 2013 08:41:03 AM
I'm getting the itch for a new round, maybe signups between Christmas and New Year's
with sendouts near the end of Jan?

Anyone in?  It's always a blast to see how creative you can be with the letters
of your partner's name  Smiley

Here's a link to previous round:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=421102.0#axzz2McMsMIJW
5  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Yarnies Scavenger Hunt Round 7 Gallery on: October 17, 2013 07:08:43 PM
Post the yarny packages here, folks!

(and here's the orig. thread.....)
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=427298.0#axzz2iPERqu2S
6  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Yarnies Scavenger Hunt Round 7 (s/up Sept 8-18; s/out Oct 16) on: September 08, 2013 06:26:23 PM
GALLERY:  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=428345.0#axzz2i2Fx4aVb


Swap name: Yarnies Scavenger Hunt Round 7
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: kayrun
Craftster member who is co-organizing this swap: n/a
Sign-up date range: Sept. 8-16, 2013
Date to send item by: Oct. 16, 2013

Limited to a certain number of people? Yes, 22.
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: correct
- 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: oh, 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: correct
- Does not have any negative feedback: correct
- 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 swap will be a scavenger hunt with categories each participant must interpret and fulfill with items relating to yarn and yarn crafts, then send to her or his partner.


Categories :

1. Something local
2. Something green
3. Something recycled
4. Something hard
5. Something funny
6. Something related to the letter 'M'
7. Something dotted
8. Sender's choice

I'm going to leave the category definitions up to you and your own interpretations. You may discuss them, but, ultimately, your intuition should be your guide.

Rules:
The number of items sent and received should be no more and no less than the number of categories in the scavenger hunt. Exceptions are if the item representing a category is a pair or set of items, such as a pair of mittens or a set of stitch markers.

One item per category - no single item can do double-duty and count for two categories. However, if a particular item does work for two categories and having two of them would be pleasing to the recipient, then two may be sent. The exception to that would be if it's a pair of something where having only one of the pair would be useless. If it's a pair, the pair can only count for one category. For example, a pair of blue mittens cannot count for something blue and something that starts with the letter M. However, sending two blue mugs, one for the blue category and one for the letter M category, would be allowable.

The gift for at least one category must be a skein of yarn (quality, please, unless your partner says they love fun fur!).

Items can be bought or handmade. At least two categories should be handmade.

At least five of the eight categories must have items relating to yarn and yarn crafts. Other goodies are welcome, but the bulk of your package should be yarnie goodness.

Please PM your partner and the organizer when you send out your package and when you receive it.

You must post in the thread in order to be approved and post at least once a week until you have sent your package to your partner.

The size of your items will be up to you and your partner.  Thanks!!
=====================

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

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap:  Yarnies Scavenger Hunt Round 7
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 you are at least 16 years old: (YES/NO)

Getting to know you:
(Please feel free to put "N/A" or "See Profile" or just plain ignore any of the following questions.)
1) Do you knit, crochet or both? How long have you been doing it?
2) Do you do other crafts with yarn? Which ones and for how long?
3) What is on your needles/hook right now?
4) What is the most frequently used tool in your yarn project bag?
5) What is your favorite FO and why? (post a link to a pic if you have one!)
6) What are your favorite things to make with yarn?
7) What yarncraft fears or avoidances do you have?
8. What yarncraft have you wanted to learn or try, but haven't yet?
9) What other crafts do you do besides yarn-related crafts?
10) If you had a 5-minute shopping spree in your LYS or craft supply store, how would you plan your attack?
11) What are your 3 favorite yarns (fiber type or brand)? What are your 3 least favorite yarns?
12) What are your top 5 favorite colors?
13) What are your favorite color combos?
14) What colors and/or color combos do you hate?
15) Favorite Sweets or treats?
16) What are your favorite animals?
17) What are your favorite themes, schemes, genres, or patterns?
18) What other hobbies or pastimes do you do besides crafting?
19) Do you collect anything? What?
20) Are you on Ravelry? What is your ID?
21) Do you have an online wish list? What is it?
22) Do you drink tea/coffee/cocoa?
23) Any lifestyle choices that may affect what you would or would not like to receive?
24) Any allergies or sensitivities?
25) Any pets or smoking in your household?
26) Anything else you'd like your partner to know about you?

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:

blue = sent
purple = sending late with communication
orange = contact organizer immediately
feedback left

1.  kayrun
2.  gingerpeachy  *earlybird*
3.  P_E_S_T
4.  .:dollface:.
5.  Whistley  *earlybird*
6.  zombiecazz
7.  clumsy_momma
8.  Belladune
9.  Eiseldora  *earlybird*
10.  hazelly
11.  alwaysinmyroom
12.  alterknitive
13.  new_bee
14.  jtlhmmwabodf

PARTNERS!  (green = rec'd)
.:dollface:.== Belladune
clumsy_momma == P_E_S_T
alwaysinmyroom == new_bee
gingerpeachy== Whistley
kayrun == alterknitive
zombiecazz == jtlhmmwabodf
hazelly == Eiseldora
7  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Spell My Name (Initials Edition) GALLERY on: July 23, 2013 05:17:57 PM
Post 'em when you get 'em, swappers!!
8  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Spell My Name Swap -- the Initials Edition (SU to July 15;SO Aug 1) on: July 09, 2013 06:30:08 PM
::GALLERY ::http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=425850.0#axzz2ZuwoCi6U


Swap name: Spell My Name Swap -- the Initials Edition
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: kayrun
Sign-up date range: July 9 - 15, 2013
Date to send item by: August 1, 2013

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

Restricted to people who all live in the same country? NO
If so, which country? n/a
Additional Age requirement? none

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: true
- 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
- Participant lives in the United States: YES/NO
- If yes, understands that Delivery Confirmation number is required for this swap: YES
- If no, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap: YES

Details of swap:
This is a name swap, where you take your partner's 3 initials and include an item starting with each letter.
ex:
S ~ A package of orange stationery
A ~ A handmade angel wall hanging
R ~ A handmade bookmark in the color red


Minimum of 3 points, with something to represent each letter of a person's name.
Extras are fine, but be aware that they are a bonus, and your partner may or may not
reciprocate.

Please include a note to explain which item goes with which letter  
Come join in the fun!

If you want to participate, information to send to organizer:
QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap:  Spell My Name Swap -- the Initials Edition
Craftster username
Email address
Your real name
Your 3 initials (all capitals, please)
Mailing address including the country
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country?
I understand that Delivery Confirmation number or a copy of receipt is required for this swap:(YES/NO)
Confirm that you are at least 16 years old (YES/NO)
What are your top 3 favorite colors?
Any favorite color combos?
What themes or designs appeal to you?
Do you collect anything?
Please list any online wishlists you have:
Any allergies or aversions that your partner should know about?
Any allergens in your household that might cause issues for a partner?
Anything else your partner might want to know before crafting for you?

** REMINDER::: please post in this thread prior to close of signups, per
Craftster swap rules! **


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:
http://www.craftster.org/swapsinfo.html 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:
green = sent
purple = sending late with communication
1.  kayrun (organizer)
2.  GlassKicker
3.  gamemom42
4.  LadybugsAndBumblebe es *earlybird*
5.  Breegy *earlybird*
6.  quaggy -- 2 partners!  *earlybird*
7.  Lynnz232
8.  stacysews  *earlybird*
9.  crazyda79
10.  dinkime  *earlybird*
11.  Kansas96
12.  teag  *earlybird*
13.  motherconfessor
14.  adrienne_bowers
15.  Eiseldora  *earlybird*

blue = received
strikethrough = feedback left

PARTNERS!!
GlassKicker == gamemom42
LadybugsAndBumblebe es == stacysews
quaggy == Breegy
quaggy (2nd partner) == kayrun
Lynnz232 == Eiseldora
crazyda79 == adrienne_bowers
dinkime == teag
Kansas96 == motherconfessor





9  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / Spell My Name (Initials only this time?) on: June 15, 2013 04:09:52 PM
Hi, gang!
For some reason, I'm feeling ready for another round of
Spell My Name....
Anyone up for some summer fun?

A buddy shared with me that she would be more apt to join up
if it was only 3 initials to craft for, so I wondered if others would be
interested in those parameters this time?

Here are a couple of previous rounds:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=337980.0#axzz2WKRyTR00
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=405710.0#axzz2WKRyTR00

and galleries:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=406888.0#axzz2WKRyTR00
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=422067.0#axzz2OysQPgOx
10  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Spell My Name Swap Round 10 Gallery on: March 29, 2013 06:07:31 PM
open for business  Smiley
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