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11  Calls for Swap Angels / Swap Angel Archive / 1 angel found for Crafted Notecards round 3 on: August 30, 2014 07:47:07 PM
Crafted Notecards round 3
Original Thread link: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=434600.0#axzz3Bvuf9IbP
Gallery thread link: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=435034.0#axzz3Bvuf9IbP
# of Flakers: 1 (the package was delivered but lost by the apartment management)

Geekgirl1000100 (located in USA) needs eight foldable notecards with envelopes, dimensions at least 5x3.75 inches. PHOENIXFIREDESIGNS WILL BE ANGELLING

Favorite colors: blues, grays, purples.  (Most any color really except neon green. and orange).
Favorite paper crafting techniques to use: quilling, mixed media, stamping, coloring with water colored pencils
Favorite paper crafting techniques to receive: any
Themes you might like to receive (flowers, robots, etc): nothing religious.  I like flowers, cats, geeky stuff, simple designs.
Any special holidays or sayings you would like? ("Happy Birthday", "Thanks for Swapping", etc)  Thanks for Swapping would be good on some.  Other than that, no specific sayings are necessary.
12  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Crafted Notecards Round 3 GALLERY! on: August 08, 2014 08:46:19 PM
smrlvn- dinkime, wonderwoman1976
dinkime- wonderwoman1976, smrlvn
wonderwoman1976- smrlvn, dinkime

jimscupcake- geekgirl1000100 camezzo
geekgirl1000100- camezzo, jimscupcake
camezzo- jimscupcake geekgirl1000100

onyxnox- flygirl88 blupaisan
flygirl88- blupaisan onyxnox
blupaisan- onyxnox flygirl88

onyxnox- gala_apples kbrison
gala_apples- kbrison onyxnox
kbrison- onyxnox gala_apples

kbrison- kfad ale0059
kfad- ale0059 kbrison
ale0059- kbrison kfad

sent late with communication
the angry red of flaking
13  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Crafted Notecards Round 3 (signups 7/14-7/24 sendouts August 15) on: July 14, 2014 02:13:30 PM

Swap name: Crafted Notecards Round 3
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: gala_apples
Sign-up date range: July 14 - July 24
Date to send item by: August 15

Limited to a certain number of people? (optional): 24

Restricted to people who all live in the same country? NO
If so, which country?

Additional Age requirement? no

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

Details of swap:
I love having cute cards to send with swap packages, add to gifts, or perhaps just to use at art and frame or stick on my french memo board and admire! This should be a fairly simple swap and I think that 3 weeks is more than enough time to craft. Shipping should also be fairly cheap.

Groups will be made up of 3 people, so you will be sending to 2 partners within your group. Send at least 8 cards to each of 2 partners, that is a total of 16 cards. Cards should be at least 5 x 3.75 inches, (the size of Michael's clearance cards if you want to repurpose their envelopes) but can be bigger. All 8 cards should have an envelope. All cards should fold.

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 16 years old: (YES/NO)

Favorite colors:
Favorite paper crafting techniques to use:
Favorite paper crafting techniques to receive:
Themes you might like to receive (flowers, robots, etc):
Any special holidays or sayings you would like? ("Happy Birthday", "Thanks for Swapping", etc)
Would you like to receive additional cards if your partner is so inclined?
Anything else you would like your partners to know?


Also, remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find other rules about participating in a swap.

Gallery: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=435034.0#axzz39rUlobuT

1) gala_apples
2) smrlvn
3) jimscupcake
4) blupaisan
5) flygirl88
6) kbrison
7) kfad
Cool onyxnox
9) wonderwoman1976
11) camezzo
12) dinkime
13) geekgirl1000100





14  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Scrapbooking: Completed Projects / A Lets Go Alphabet Book on: December 23, 2013 12:33:25 PM
I decided to make my nephew an alphabet book for his being born present two years ago. Unfortunately I didn't swap enough ATCs in time. So instead he gets an alphabet at 1 and a half, for Christmas. It's got a Places To Go theme. The papers are all marbelized with shaving cream.

15  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Scrapbooking: Completed Projects / Beach Themed Alphabet Book on: December 23, 2013 12:28:08 PM
My nephew Rylan's parents are very into beach culture. Everyone on that side of the family has a cabin, and he first went at two months old. I started swapping for ATCs as soon as I found out about the conception. I hope he grows to love reading with the things that are familiar to him!

Every paper inside is a different orange or yellow pattern. The baby blue ink didn't stand out enough, so I stamped every letter onto white paper and then cut them out. It took hoooours.

16  SEWING IN GENERAL / Sewing in General: Discussion and Questions / Double Needle Necessary? on: October 22, 2013 03:39:11 PM
So my mom used to sew all my family's clothing. Then she was diagnosed with clinical depression, and stopped sewing (among other things). We're all pretty curvy, so her drafted patterns work better than store bought clothes. I have theoretical knowledge of how to sew, though not a lot of practical attempts, and I've said that I want to take over this chore. Her replies have varied between 'I'll get around to it eventually', a sneering 'go ahead and try', and her most recent is "you couldn't sew anything anyway, the double needle broke."

Assuming that this is TRUE, do I need a double needle? The shirts are mostly knit fabric, and then there's cotton skirts and sweatpants. And if I do, what are the regulations? Do I have to get the same brand as the sewing machine? Can I get one from a fabric store, or do I need to get a replacement from the sewing machine company? Do they come in different sizes, and if so, what size do I need for sweatpants and knit shirts? Is there anything else I SHOULD be asking, but didn't know enough about sewing to know I should ask?

Sorry if these are dumb questions. I'm just new to this, and I can't realistically expect her to try to help.
17  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Avengers bracelets on: October 17, 2013 06:05:36 PM
I chose colour combinations that I thought worked for each Avenger. I cut the leather and cut the holes, dyed it, and wove the suede thread through it. They're finished with magnetic clasps so I can put them on without help. (lobster clasps are basically impossible with one hand.)

Captain America, Ironman, Black Widow

Thore, Hawkeye, Hulk

18  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General / Not-So-Chunky Countdown Houses on: October 11, 2013 08:46:04 PM
This initially started as a project of making 31 chunky houses to count down to Halloween. I worked on this project for at least seven weeks. But as I got more and more finished I realised that they weren't very chunky. Oops. But they still read very Halloweeny to me, so that's a start.

They're all about ATC sized. I used cardstock, scrapbook paper, grade school readers from the 1950's, ribbon, plastic flowers, confetti, and foam, and did a ton of colouring and stamping and gluing.

19  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Nightmare Before Christmas Calender Cards on: July 26, 2013 09:58:00 PM
I used a bunch of the preview squares from the back cover of a 2010 Nightmare Before Christmas calender to make notecards.

I think the Sally and Dr Finkelstien one is my favourite, because I had papers that matched Sally's dress to do the side with.  Smiley
20  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / Work My Theme ATC round 3 on: July 11, 2013 11:41:42 PM
A link to the last round: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=410661.0#axzz2YoJokX9b

Basically, a small groups swap to get those last few ATCs for your themed sets. And of course making ATCs for other people's themed sets.

It's been about a year since the last, and I'd love to do a third round.
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