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11  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / Talk About The Swap Process / feedback for being flaked on on: April 09, 2009 11:06:08 AM
so I have 2 different people in my swap who have been flaked on....I asked both of them if they would like an angel and they said that they would prefer to just keep their stuff. anywho my question is what do i leave on their feedback or do i get a help ticket to have their feedback removed?
12  BATH AND BEAUTY / Bath and Beauty: Completed Projects / Cupcakes....no....it's CANDLES! on: April 04, 2009 11:05:20 AM
So someone mentioned to me cupcake candles and after browsing flickr I decided to give it a shot.
here is how they turned out....

comments and critiques
are welcomed Wink
13  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Discussion and Questions / Wrapped Leather Beaded Bracelet on: March 11, 2009 07:18:17 PM
Ok I've seen these bracelets and I'm wondering if anyone can point me into the right direction on learning how to make them....

The littlest bit of advice is appreciated!
14  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Gerard Darel Bag on: March 11, 2009 10:22:27 AM
I saw the Gerard Darel Bag and decided I HAD to make it!!
So here is my go at it...

Sorry about the lighting my apartment has horrible lighting and its raining so no sun shine... Undecided

What ya think?!
15  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Decorate My Place Gallery! on: March 04, 2009 06:30:04 PM
Post pics here!

blue= sent
orange= recieved
purple= sent and recieved
green= sending late w/ communication
red= no communication/ contact organizer immediately
strike= feedback given

dip_n_dot -->bsonlytoots
flying_babyb --> DragonFly4
melba --> edel
sheriffkarli --> mlsocci74
angeleyes410 --> GatorWrangler
lemadrid --> craft minded
mrs.dutt[/color] -->frosty772
SampsonsLynnie --> hngoodlett
16  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Decorate My Place Swap (CLOSED send outs 4/4) on: February 05, 2009 08:36:29 PM
Swap name: Decorate My Place Swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: dip_n_dot
Sign-up date range: 2/5-2/21
Date to send item by: 4/4

Limited to a certain number of people? (optional): 25

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

Age requirement? Must be at least 18

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

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: NO
- Does not have any negative feedback: NO
- Participant has agreed that he/she is at least 13 years old: YES
- Participant lives in the United States: YES
   - 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:

Are you a home owner or rent an apartment or house that needs some pep in its step? Then this swap is for you!

Participants will be making decorative items for their partners home.  Items can include (but are not limited to): artwork, wall hangings, pillows/cushions, tableware, towels, embroidery, candles, frames, wind chimes, mobiles, organizers, bulletin boards, throws, rugs, photography, magnets, coasters and anything else decorative you can come up with! 

For this swap we will do 1 large 1 Medium and 2 smalls however I strongly recommend partners discuss between themselves maybe you would like 5 large......it is up to you whatever you are comfortable with. Partners please let me know if you are changing the guidelines so I can make note.

You are required to PM a valid tracking or Delivery Confirmation # to your partner and organizers when you send.

You MUST post photos of the items you received in the swap gallery.  Everybody loves seeing photos of all the goodies and your partner deserves recognition for the time and effort they spent crafting for you. 

You are required to post in the swap thread at least once a week.   It would be fun for everyone to post a picture of the room their partner is crafting for.   If you dont post one in the thread please send your partner a picture of the room!  It will make it much easier on your partner and will help ensure that you receive something that is crafted to match your rooms existing dcor.

If you have any questions/concerns at all about the swap please don't hesitate to contact your organizers.

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

Name of 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?
Confirm that are at least 13 years old (yes/no)
What room or rooms would you like your partner to help decorate? (Please include colors, furniture in the room and a description of the overall style of the room ie. themes like trees, apples, deer.....etc.)
What would you LOVE to have made for the room of your choice? (Please list at least five ideas examples/links are always helpful too!)
What items/colors/themes do you NOT like?
Please describe a little about yourself and your decorating style:
What kind of home dcor items are you able to make for your partner?
Do you smoke or come from a smoking household?
Do you have a camera or access to a camera? Can you post pictures?
Any other information you want to pass along - allergies, strong preferences, etc.


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


1. dip_n_dot
2. flying_babyb
3. DragonFly4*
4. melba
5. sheriffkarli
6. angeleyes410
7. lemadrid
8. craft minded*
9. mrs. dutt
10. edel
11. bsonlytoots
12. GatorWrangler
13. SampsonsLynnie
14. mlsocci74
15. frosty772
16. hngoodlett

*First time swapper!!!


dip_n_dot --> bsonlytoots
flying_babyb --> DragonFly4
melba --> edel
sheriffkarli --> mlsocci74
angeleyes410 --> GatorWrangler
lemadrid --> craft minded
mrs.dutt -->frosty772
SampsonsLynnie --> hngoodlett


GALLERY: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=295349.0
17  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / another ZigZag bag with a skull! on: February 03, 2009 07:05:29 PM
I made this for my partner in the skull swap...

and the close up of the skull
18  CROCHET / Crochet: Discussion and Questions / Making Rag Yarn on: February 02, 2009 09:12:23 AM
I got a book that has a bunch of cool patterns to make with rag yarn...

I'm curious is to if anyone has a special technique they use to cut their rag yarn...
I have a lot of shirts that I am wanting to use...but I've also been thinking about hitting up the thrift stores for old sheets as well...
19  CROCHET / Crochet: Discussion and Questions / Image Crisis on: January 25, 2009 02:37:02 PM
I found this picture on wist and I want to make up a pattern for this bag, but I'm trying to find more pictures of it. I've stumbled across the website once upon a time thinking nothing of it now that I am trying to find it I can't is there anyone who know the website or has any more pictures for this bag?

Thanks tons!
20  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / yarn for yarnies swap on: January 03, 2009 07:48:40 PM
what if we created a swap where someone that spins trades yarn to some one who knits or crochets and the kniter and/or crocheter trades the spinner with a completed project of their choice??

*spinner gets a completed project of their choice
*crocheter/knitter gets homespun yarn....

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