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11  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: Life on Mars Swap (signups now til 25 Sept; sendouts by 30 Oct) on: September 25, 2007 01:27:40 AM
Thanks everyone who's joined so far. I'll be sending out partner info either this evening or on Thursday morning so watch this space!
12  IMAGE REPRODUCTION TECHNIQUES / Other Image Reproduction Techniques: Completed Projects / Re: Poor Man's Silk Screen - TUTORIAL, IMG Obese on: September 21, 2007 01:42:07 AM
I did some cellulose transfers for a swap not long ago, thanks to this fab tute. Anyway I discovered completely by accident that I got a much blacker transfer using the original print-out from my laser printer, instead of the photocopy. It did go a bit smudgy in places though so I had to be very careful. And I don't know if the transfer will be as durable.
13  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: Pimp My Craftster Name R2 -- Gallery! on: September 21, 2007 01:37:59 AM
All so beautiful! The crochet hook case is particularly lovely. Cute cat too Cheesy
14  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: Life on Mars Swap (signups now til 25 Sept; sendouts by 30 Oct) on: September 20, 2007 09:23:44 AM
Hey 2711! I'm sure no-one would mind if we put it back by a week so you could join. We'd love to have you on board.
15  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Re: is knitting addictive? on: September 19, 2007 05:18:17 AM
Totally addictive. I took up knitting seriously (rather than just dabbling) to help me stop smoking. Now I spend more on yarn than I ever did on cigarettes, and I've put on serious amounts of weight from sitting on my arse knitting instead of exercising.

But I have no intention of quittng knitting Grin
16  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Re: How to make a throw blanket like a poor college student... [img intense] on: September 17, 2007 03:37:56 AM
Ooh that's nice. Cute cat too.
17  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: Life on Mars Swap (signups now til 25 Sept; sendouts by 30 Oct) on: September 17, 2007 01:38:55 AM
Oops, you're right! At least I got it right in the post title though Cheesy
18  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Re: Armed plates on: September 16, 2007 09:48:22 AM
Holy shit that is one of the coolest things I have seen evarrrrr! Must track down transfer stuff in the UK. I feel a husband-gift coming on.
19  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / Re: UK craftsters... Life on Mars Swap? on: September 16, 2007 09:27:17 AM
Word on the street is signups are live. GO GO GO!
20  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Life on Mars Swap (sendouts by 30 Oct) on: September 16, 2007 09:24:18 AM
Swap name: Life on Mars swap
Guv'nor: Safetyfox
Sign-up date range: now til 25/09/07
Date to send item by: 30/10/07

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

Restricted to people who all live in the same country? No. But I haven't a clue if anyone's heard of Life on Mars outside of the UK and Ireland!

All ages allowed? Or 18+? All ages but there could be swearing

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

Swap Organizer will check each participant to make sure they meet these conditions:
- Has been a member for at least one month: YES/NO
- Has posted at least 15 times: YES/NO
- Has completed one swap successfully before signing up for multiple swaps at a time: YES/NO
- Is not currently signed up for more than five swaps: YES/NO
- Does not have any negative feedback: YES/NO

Details of swap:

Right, listen up you bunch of pansies. I want volunteers for a job. It could get a bit tasty so we're going to have to go in tooled up. I'm talking needles, string and lots of beige. If you can't hack it, walk away now.

Your job is to craft a package based on the BBC series Life on Mars. You'll be assigned a partner and you'll be using this new-fangled 'wide world of web' to talk to her (or him. We're not sexists here). You'll make one large, one medium and one small item for your partner who in turn will make something for you. Remember to talk to each other. If there's an odd number of participants I'll make it a round-robin instead.

Right you tarts! get moving.

If you want to participate, information to send to your guv'nor:


Name of swap Life on Mars
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?

Who's your favourite Life on Mars character?
Fave quote?
Fave song from the soundtrack?
Fave 70s car?
Do you have a favourite episode?
What crafts can you do?
What crafts can't you do, but admire?
What would you like to receive?
What do you really not need?
Any allergies?
Anything you object to on ethical grounds eg. animal products?


Also remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find out how to ship your item and other details about participating in a swap.

Who's sending to who:

Sent | Received | Sent and received

sajona <==> Midnightoak
2711 <==> Safetyfox

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