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1  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: City/Area Swap; Extension: October 24th on: November 16, 2005 12:07:01 PM
Hey aschenebly - I want to apologize for everything.  Things have been really crazy, and I've talked with Humble...she's got an angel for you, and I'm definitely going to make it up for you after everything settles down on my end.  I won't forget about you, I promise!!!
2  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: Pin-up girl swap on: October 27, 2005 04:55:42 AM
the bag is absolutely amazing!  i'm am completely stunned.  and i love that the patch is removable - b/c it might be slightly inappropriate for work or a biz trip, etc.  Smiley  but when i'm out and about, i'm totally rockin' the cowgirl!
3  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: Super-Fun 3-Month Swap Gallery Month 1 on: October 26, 2005 05:07:00 AM
yay, i have received my month 3 package, and it's so pretty!  i'd love my partner to post pics if possible!!
4  Calls for Swap Angels / Swap Angel Archive / Re: needed - angel for subculture 2 swap on: October 26, 2005 05:05:17 AM
thanks girlwonder...you're it!
5  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: City/Area Swap; Extension: October 24th on: October 24, 2005 10:53:17 AM
i loved it all!!  i can't wait to make that drink, it looks so good.  and it's getting cold FAST in philly, so i'm sure the gloves and scarf will be used soon Wink
6  Calls for Swap Angels / Swap Angel Archive / needed - angel for subculture 2 swap - FOUND! on: October 24, 2005 05:20:25 AM
Details of swap:
This was inspired by the first (and rather successful) Subculture Swap that gallery can be found here http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=28996.0.  The idea is to make and receive crafts/goods based on a particular subculture or style.  Some examples (but not all!) are: rockabilly, surf, punk, emo, hippie, glam, goth, boho, beatnik, mod, psychobilly, anglophile, burlesque, flapper, etc.  Heres a helpful list of some subs - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_subcultures

You will specify which subculture theme you identify with or would like to receive.  Provide as many details as you wish for your partner. 

Please be sure to send the equivalent of 1 main item and 2 additional items (this can vary you may choose to make several smaller items or put all your effort into one really kick-ass piece).  Use your best judgment and have fun!  The theme can be carried out in any way you see fit, be it clothing, accessories, mix cds, artwork, paper crafts. 

and the recipient:
THE BASICS
Craftster username: beatnik_chik


SWAP SPECIFICS

What subculture(s) are you interested in? "hippie-christian-geek-writer/artist" haha.. yeah, hippie.

Would you prefer crafting for a specific sub? other hippies would be nice, but i'm totally open to crafting for other subcultures, too... it might be fun to see what I can make.

Is there a sub you definitely would not want to craft for? I would be slightly put out by some very hardcore sexual things, but generally, no.

OPTIONAL QUESTIONS (may be helpful for your partner)

Briefly describe what your subculture means to you:
A hippie is a person who takes care of people, and of the earth.  Who eats well, lives well, and tries to be as peaceful and "negative impact-free" as possible.

Who are the icons of your subculture in your opinion?
Anyone who attended Woodstock  ...  influential people, though, were Gandhi, Jean Vanier, the Beatles, Jack Kerouac (I know, a beat writer, but come ON!), Ken Kesey, Bob Marley, Neil Young...

What crafts do you usually do? I knit, crochet, sew, bead, do macrame/hemp stuff.

Is there anything youd specifically like to receive or need?  I would love a dress, but that's a pretty tall order.  I love beads and small accessory things, dangley feathery things, earrings,  hair accessories... ooh!  like those "roach clip" hair barettes with leather cord and feathers on them!  Those are cool!  I have long, thin hair that doesn't like to stay put.

Favorite colors: Autumn colours, and red.

Anything you dislike: People who don't care about the world around them!     I don't like "rhinestone" things...  or anything in powder pink unless it's an ironic statement.

Do you collect anything:  Books.  Poetry books from the beat generation or books by T.S. Eliot.

Shirt size: T-shirts?  uh... in Hanes styles, I'm like a medium, but I have really big boobs, so it depends.  How about I say my chest measurement is 42-46 in.

Skirt/pants size: size 10-11

Wrist: medium size wrist... I can fit bangles from the thrift store with difficulty.

Neck: larger than average?

Ring: BIG... 7 1/4!

Ears pierced? yes

Any allergies?  I can't ingest Citrus. For earrings, I can't have really cheap metals... surgical steel or precious metal is okay.

Any other comments: I'm excited to swap!! Yay!
7  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: Subculture Swap 2! (SIGNUPS CLOSED ; MAIL 10/01/05) on: October 24, 2005 05:17:14 AM
beatnik_chik - i haven't heard from your partner...i'll be organizing a swap angel for you Sad

anyone else who hasn't received, please let me know, and i'll follow up with your partners.  thanks guys!
8  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: Subculture Swap 2 on: October 24, 2005 05:16:52 AM
beatnik_chik - i haven't heard from your partner...i'll be organizing a swap angel for you Sad

anyone else who hasn't received, please let me know, and i'll follow up with your partners.  thanks guys!
9  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: Super-Fun 3-Month Swap (CLOSED, Month 3 MAIL BY 10/20 - New Partners on Pg. 1) on: October 21, 2005 05:25:22 AM
hello!  i'm sooo sorry, i'm going to be a few days late.  just got back in yesterday from chicago.  i'll be crafting all weekend Smiley
10  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: Subculture Swap 2 on: October 13, 2005 05:07:52 AM
ok everyone, i have to go on a biz trip for about a week to windy chicago!  i will not have access to internet, so i won't be able to check my PMs or the board until probably next thurs or friday.  i'm sorry for the inconvenience.  when i get back, i will be checking if all the "late" people have sent.  also, i've held off on giving our two possible flakers negative feedback until i get back.  that gives them a whole week to contact me.  if by next week i haven't heard anything, i will be organizing swap angels, and sending something myself. 

sooo...i hope everyone has a good week!
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