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1  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / Summer Swap? on: April 24, 2010 03:11:38 PM
So Summer is pretty well here and I know we are all excited!!

Who would be interested in a swap for all things summery, fun, and things that make us happy?

Since summer is fast approaching sign ups would have to start relatively soon.

Would anyone be interested?
2  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / The cutest little wristlet I ever did saw on: April 08, 2010 07:17:24 PM
Hey there,

Thanks for stopping by!

I made this cute wristlet for a swap partner, I had a ton of fun making it and I think it turned out great.




For size comparison.. BTW I have tiny hands haha


C&C welcome!


3  BATH AND BEAUTY / Bath and Beauty: Discussion and Questions / Soap Colorant/scents on: April 01, 2010 08:38:05 AM
Hey guys,

I really want to get into cold process soap making useing lye and was wondering if you could point me in the right direction for suppliers for colorant and scents to use!

Thank you for all of your help!
4  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Wist Swap Gallery on: March 21, 2010 01:28:30 PM
Can't wait for all of the pictures!!
5  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Wist Swap Sign up CLOSED Send Out 4/6/10 on: February 13, 2010 03:31:03 PM


Swap name:  Wist swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: irish_chicky
Sign-up date range:  February 13th - February 27th
Date to send item by:  April 2nd NEW SEN OUT DATE DUE TO HOLIDAY April 6th


Limited to a certain number of people?:  24

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

Age requirement? 18 and over

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 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:

Okay on to the good stuff!

This is a swap for everyone to make some stuff off of eachothers wists. I know personally I have a bunch of stuff on there that I really want but never get around to making. You can make things from or based on a wisted item on your partners wist. For example if some one has pets and has a bunch of pet toys wisted you could send some dog/cat toys, not necessarily exactly like the one on the wist.


Before you sign up make sure to go through and edit your wists, take off things you already have or don't want anymore. Also make sure to mark things YOU want to make, not have made for you, as private.

You must have a wists account to join this swap.  You must have a minimume of 80 wisted items, 50 of those being craftable items.

Please restrain from signing up right away if you do not have many items on your wist, you have two weeks to fill er up Smiley

 
Well be using the point system for this swap.  Youll have to send your partner 5 points of items.

Small Item = 1 point
Med Item = 2 Points
Large Item = 3 Points
 
For new swappers there might be a bit of a confusion as to what is a large, medium, and small item, so here's a handy guide:  

Small = By time, 2 or less hours of crafting. By $$$, $10 or less. By size, Earrings, stickers, wallets, pouches, bookmarks

Medium = By time, 2 or more hours of crafting. By $$$, $10-$30. By size, one single necklace or bracelet, a scarf

Large = By time, 3 or more hours of crafting. By $$$, $30 or more. By size, A shawl, a shirt, a skirt, a set of jewelry with four to five items, a purse
 
This is not totally set in stone, but is a rough estimate of sizes described by time it takes to make package, by physical size and by cost.
 
Rules:

All participants must check in at least once a week by posting in this thread.

If your partner is within the US, you MUST get a DC and pm it to the organizer and your partner. If you are within Canada and have a canadien partner you MUST get a tracking number and pm it to the organizer and your partner.
Be aware of the comments section on wists, someone might add something and you go to make it, but didnt notice in their comments that they would only want that item in a different color.

Important note: Remember to take pictures of your items before you send. If you are unable to for any reason please PM your partner to let them know. It is not a requirment to post pictures but please be curtious and post pictures in a timely manner, your partner works hard on what they send.
 
And most importantly HAVE FUN !! Smiley
IF YOU WANT TO PARTICIPATE, REMEMBER TO SEND YOUR INFO TO ORGANIZER VIA PRIVATE MESSAGE AND NOT TO REPLY WITH IT HERE.

 QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Code:
Name of swap: Wist 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 18 years old (yes/no)
Do you have any allergies
Do you have any allergens in your home?
List your wists as well as any other stalkable places youd like your partner to know about here:
What are your favorite colors/patterns?
Are there any colors/patterns you dislike?
Is there anything specific you'd like? (clothes, house wears, jewelry, etc):
What kind of crafts would you like to do?
What kind of crafts would you like to receive?
Are there any materials or crafts that you do not want to receive?
Anything else you want your swap partner to know?
Also remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find out how to ship your item and other details about participating in a swap.


Let the fun begin!!


PARTICIPANTS:

USA Swappers
Canadian Swappers
AUSTRALIA
UK

1.lady4feet
2.mamarose22
3.irish_chicky
4.spolowitz
5.spectrumsparksie
6.Kwality570
7. glambastard
8.MommyTheMaid
9.Pupper
10.craft and bake
11. FairyWings Welcome first time swapper!!
12.Missing_Muse
13.Loukr
14.cyndiq
15. Carliegirl
16.QueenOfThieves
17.jennilocker
18.gamemom42
19.tcha345
20.meepmopmoop
21.mouser882


Sent
Received
Sent and Received
Contact me immediately
Sending Late with communication
Feedback Given

Partners:

missing_muse <--> irish_chicky
MommytheMaid <--> queenofthieves
mamarose22 <--> Carliegirl

gamemom42 <--> FairyWings
lady4feet <--> Glambastard
meepmopmoop <--> Jennilocker
Kwality570 <--> craft and bake
cyndiq <--> spectrumsparksie

tcha345 <--> Loukr


Round Robin

Spolowitz --> Puper --> mouser882 --> Splowitz

Below is the link to the Swap Gallery!!

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=341971.0
6  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Skully purse with Card Holder! on: January 02, 2010 07:15:08 AM
Hello everyone,

I made this purse and wallet for my Stocking Stuffers Partner and thought that I would share with everyone!

The pattern I used is the infamous Buttercup pattern http://madebyrae.blogspot.com/2009/02/free-buttercup-bag-sewing-pattern.html

This was so much fun to make! now I think I need one for myself Tongue







C&C welcome!!
7  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 46 ENTRIES / Out first gingerbread house :) on: January 01, 2010 07:43:46 PM
So my husband and I decorated our very first gingerbread house together Tongue and this is how it turned out!





It's not amazing but the main thing is we had a ton of fun decorating it... and getting sugar high at the same time  Tongue

HOPE YOU HAD A HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!
8  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / WIST swap on: December 26, 2009 11:27:26 AM
So I was thinking of possibly doing a wist swap, something like one medium 2 smalls or 1 large 1 small.

Basically we'd choose stuff off of our partners wists and craft them some funs stuff.

Signups, I was thinking, would start late January early Feb. and would send either end of Feb or March.

What does everyone think?
9  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / Advent Calander swap on: October 10, 2009 09:31:24 AM
Ok so this would be a farely large swap.

Basically you would make an advent calander out of whatever materials you wanted, cardboard, fabric, your choice and fill each day in Dec. leading up to christmas with a small gift.

These gifts would be super small, and could be; tree decorations, rings, earings, toys, candy Tongue anything you want

The calander and atleast 75% of the tiny gifts would be handmade.

If this happens I would want to start signups soon and only have then last 5-7 days. Send outs would be mid November? that way you would have a month to craft...

Wht do you think?
10  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Baby Bump Swap Gallery on: September 09, 2009 02:33:57 PM
Yay so we have a sender!

Post all your goodies when you get them!!
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