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« on: July 31, 2007 04:55:43 PM »

PLEASE READ WHOLE POST BEFORE JOINING SWAP

Organizers: lapoli and dulcinea

*IMPORTANT PM INFO*: When sending PMs, please label them as OWS 25 with one of the following tags:
Approval
Package sent
Package received
Question

So when sending the questionnaire, the subject will read OWS 25 Approval. When notifying us about sending and receiving packages, add the corresponding tag. If you just have a general question, label it as that. This will keep things organized for us!


Qualifications to Join
To join this round you must be cleared in all Ongoing Wish list Swaps through Round 22 (except for international delivery.  You also cannot join this swap if you are currently late in Round 23 or 24.

Do not join this swap if you are late in other swaps.  Please make those swaps your priority.


Swap Info

Swap name: Ongoing Wish List Swap 25
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: lapoli
Craftster members who will take over swap if organizer leaves: dulcinea
Sign-up date range: 8/1-8/31
Date to send item by: 2 weeks after wish is granted
Limited to a certain number of people?: NO
Non-U.S. participants allowed? Yes
All ages allowed.  If you are under 18 be sure that:
A)   you have your parents permission (youll be using their address OR a P.O. Box)
B)   you have access to a computer where you can keep in contact (i.e. if you get grounded from a home computer, you can use the one at the library/friends/etc.)
C)   you are able to walk/get a ride to the post office ON TIME
D)   you have enough supplies or funds to purchase supplies needed to create awesome crafted items

Organizer Notes and Stuff
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 crazy: YES, oh 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 at least one swap successfully before signing up for multiple swaps: YES
- Is not currently signed up for more than five swaps: YES
- Does not have any negative feedback: YES

Organizer meets the 5 conditions for swapping and will make sure that every participant meets these conditions: YES
All swappers MUST be pre-approved for this swap!

YOU CANNOT PARTICIPATE UNLESS YOU PM ME AND I ADD YOU TO THE LIST!

***PLEASE! Do not claim someone while waiting for approval!***

You may claim as soon as you get confirmation from me.

Anyone watching this thread who thinks they might be interested in participating at a later time is VERY welcome to PM me answering the swap questions now...then you can participate whenever you want.  Please have a wish list prepared BEFORE you start swapping, it makes things much easier!

If you want to participate, here is the information to send to the organizer.  Please have the title of your PM be the name of the swap.

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap: Ongoing Wish Swap Round 25
Craftster username:
Email address:
Your real name and mailing address:
Have you read the Swap Guidelines and understand how this swap works?
Are you a Friend of Craftster?
Have you been a Swap Angel (with proof in profile)?
Are you willing to ship outside of your country?
If you are willing to ship outside your country? (You MUST be willing to ship air postal or an equivalent which will take a maximum of 3 weeks.) Are you willing?
Please send your questionnaire to both lapoli and dulcinea to register for this swap!

IMPORTANT: Remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find out how to ship your item and other details about participating in a swap. http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=6553.0

Please bookmark this thread and/or post here. All updates will be made here and this will help you to keep up with everything.

IF YOU WANT TO PARTICIPATE, REMEMBER TO SEND YOUR INFO TO THE ORGANIZERS VIA PRIVATE MESSAGE AND NOT TO REPLY WITH IT HERE.

How This Swap Works:
Please READ CAREFULLY! This swap works differently than most!

Try to imagine a chain.  The first link is the first person whose wish list is on page 1 (Person A) - that will be the craftster member who was the very last wish list from ongoing wish swap 24.

Now, we want to put another link in the chain.  People will read that list and see if there is something they want to/can make from the list.

Someone (Person B) will claim Person A for some item on their wish list.  They post a reply to the thread that says I claim Person A for [item].  This is my X claim (however many times they have picked someone for example, "this is my fourth wish, with one sent, and three received, (meaning that this is the fourth claim they've made, one is in transit to it's destination, and three of the items have been received by the people they previously claimed).  Also add your location, and any preferences or aversions I live in Wisconsin USA, I am a vegetarian, and I am allergic to wool.

IT'S REALLY IMPORTANT THAT YOU REPLY WITH YOUR STATUS WHEN YOU CLAIM SOMEONE!  This means you need to post who you are claiming and for what, how many claims you have made, including how many in transit and how many received, and your location/preferences/aversions.

Then comes the fun part!  After the introduction, Person B is the last link in the chain, and they post their wish list!!!  YOU CAN HAVE AS MANY ITEMS ON YOUR WISH LIST AS YOU WANT, HOWEVER YOU MUST HAVE A MINIMUM OF SIX.  THE MORE ITEMS YOU LIST, THE BETTER YOUR CHANCES OF BEING CLAIMED QUICKLY.

(Please have your list ready, this swap moves very quickly!  Please include your country at the start of your wish list). Person B will also PM Person A to get her address so they can mail the item when it is finished.   

Along comes Person C, who claims Person B for something on their list and the chain is built, link by link.  (If Person C wanted to make Person B a purse AND a stuffie, that would still count as ONE WISH.)  Then they post their list, and so on.

When you want to make a claim, you can ONLY pick from the very last wish list in the chain.  You can't pick anyone else in the chain - you can only connect to the very end of the chain, which is that last wish list posted.

After you have made your claim, you need to PM that person for their address.

Friends of Craftster are allowed 3 wishes at one time, others are allowed 2 wishes.  If this is your first swap, you are only allowed one wish until your craft is received.  Do not choose over your given limit.
Become a Friend of Craftster!  Go here: http://www.craftster.org/subscribe.php

If you are at your limit of wishes, you can choose again once one of your partners receives, NOT when you send.
***Do not claim someone unless you can fulfill that wish to a high caliber***

Let's keep the quality high here. I don't want to receive PMs with people concerned over the lack of quality of their items.  Please, just work your hardest to keep the bar high on the quality of items here!  Don't choose just for the sake of choosing; choose to make someone else a really AWESOME wish!

Now if the thread gets in a rut for a few days/hours, the person who made the last wish should add to their list if they can think of anything else, until someone decides to craft for them.
Unsure of where to find wish ideas?  Try the previous ongoing wish swap galleries or any other gallery on craftster.  Look through your fellow crafters wist lists.

Sending/Communicating/Feedback:
YOU HAVE TWO WEEKS TO GET YOUR ITEM OUT THE DOOR.

Please be communicative if you are having any issues. If you communicate you still need to send your item in a timely manner.  Communication does not mean you can send as late as you want.  After one week past the deadline you will have negative feedback.  This is only temporary as it will be changed back once you fulfill your obligation for late item(s).  Do not choose to craft an item if you do not think you can meet these deadlines.

THERE WILL BE FEEDBACK FOR THIS SWAP
I will be giving feedback in the following way:
-  great swapper: for those who follow all the rules
-  good/poor communication:  where applicable
-  sent late/early: where applicable
-  no dc number: failed to comply with the rule about using a delivery confirmation number for packages within your own country
- didn't post pictures: failed to post pictures of what they received without an adequate explanation to their partner

Previous Swap Rounds:
If you are confused in any way by how this works, please look at some previous rounds:

Round Thirteen Gallery:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=110870.0

Round Fourteen and Fifteen Galleries:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=118340.0
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=126558

Round Sixteen Gallery:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=130532.0

Round Seventeen Gallery:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=136317.0

Round Eighteen Gallery:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=142039.0

Round Nineteen Gallery:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=149532.0

Round Twenty Gallery:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=155500.0

Round Twenty-One Gallery:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=161851.0

Round Twenty-Two Gallery:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=168811.0

Round Twenty-Three Gallery
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=175226.0

Round 24 Gallery:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=182832.0


new!Round 25 Gallery:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=187676.0
« Last Edit: August 04, 2007 10:13:34 AM by lapoli » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2007 04:58:08 PM »

purple= partner needs to receive before this person can claim again
(#claims you can use now, # sent so far this round, # packages you sent that have been received)
* = in progress feedback
strike through = feedback

List of Approved Swappers


*lapoli (3 claims, 0 sent, 6 received)
*dyingtolive (3 claims, 0 sent, 1 received)
*Dulcinea (3 claims, 0 sent, 8 Shocked received)
*handbaghannah83 (3 claims, 0 sent, 2 received)
*bkrenning4 (3 claims, 0 sent, 6 received)
*danceisthenewmosh (3 claims, 0 sent, 2 received)
*mikkary (2 claims, 0 sent, 2 received)
*dragonflyducky (3 claims, 0 sent, 5 received)
*Samsara (3 claims, 0 sent, 4 received)
*GatsbyGirl (3 claims, 0 sent, 2 received)
*roxybadoxy (3 claims, 0 sent, 4 received)
*reenreen (2 claims, 0 sent, 4 received)
*alana1223 (3 claims, 0 sent, 4 received)
*travelbug (2 claims, 0 sent, 4 received)
*frenchnewwave (3 claims, 0 sent, 3 received)
*Kristen81 (3 claims, 0 sent, 2 received)
*Velvet Rose (2 claims, 0 sent, 2 received)
*dooney (3 claims, 0 sent, 4 received)
*super geek (2 claims, 0 sent, 2 received)
*laural (3 claims, 0 sent, 2 received)
*xladyluckx (3 claims, 0 sent, 3 received)
*SevsOnlyGirl (3 claims, 0 sent, 1 received)
*em0tionalprayer (2 claims, 0 sent, 4 received)
*cindy_23492 (2 claims, 0 sent, 3 received)
*riario (3 claims, 0 sent, 4 received)
*jenna rose (2 claims, 0 sent, 5 received)
*dizzylizzy (2 claims, 0 sent, 2 received)
*puamelia (3 claims, 0 sent, 3 received)
*la_chrystelle (2 claims, 1 sent, 5 received)
*Mlsocci74 (3 claims, 0 sent, 1 received)
*called2otherskys (3 claims, 0 sent, 1 received)
*redpopsicles (3 claims, 0 sent, 0 received)
*frosty772 (2 claims, 0 sent, 4 received)
*LindsayLuu (3 claims, 0 sent, 4 received)
*kitschkween (3 claims, 0 sent, 5 received)
*liebschien (3 claims, 0 sent, 0 received)
*fleur_delicious (3 claims, 0 sent, 1 received)
*Pretendpeterpan (3 claims, 0 sent, 0 received)
**Maria* (1 claim, 0 sent, 2 received)
*snowyangel (2 claims, 0 sent, 2 received)
*Grieney (3 claims, 0 sent, 0 received)
*purpleone (3 claims, 0 sent, 2 received)
*javede (3 claims, 0 sent, 4 received)
*jamiewatchthestars (3 claims, 0 sent, 2 received)
*redheadskydiver (3 claims, 0 sent, 2 received)
*poerava (1 claim, 0 sent, 1 received)
*whileywoo (2 claims, 0 sent, 1 received)
*Banga (3 claims, 0 sent, 3 received)

Three Wishes!

lapoli
dyingtolive
Dulcinea
handbaghannah83
bkrenning4
danceisthenewmosh
dragonflyducky
Samsara
GatsbyGirl
roxybadoxy
alana1223
frenchnewwave
Kristen81
Velvet Rose
dooney
super geek
laural
xladyluckx
SevsOnlyGirl
em0tionalprayer
riario
puamelia
la_chrystelle
Mlsocci74
called2otherskys
redpopsicles
LindsayLuu
kitschkween
liebschien
fleur_delicious
Pretendpeterpan
Grieney
purpleone
javede
redheadskydiver
Banga

Two Wishes!

mikkary
reenreen
travelbug
cindy_23492
jenna rose
dizzylizzy
frosty772
snowyangel
jamiewatchthestars
whileywoo

One Wish!

*Maria*
poerava
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« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2007 04:59:27 PM »

Shipped
Shipped and Received
Late, with communication
Late, no communication

send by august 15th

danceisthenewmosh to samsara -- felted kitty bed
dyingtolive to danceisthenewmosh -- swap journal
bkrenning4 to dyingtolive -- some jewelry supplies
travelbug to bkrenning4 -- four hair scarves
handbaghannah83 to travelbug -- lightweight knitted scarf
dooney to handbaghannah83 -- purse

send by august 16th

xladyluckx to dooney -- morbid/cute baby clothes
travelbug to xladyluckx -- some wisty surprise
xladyluckx to travelbug -- sock monkey kit/socks to make a sock monkey....and some cute address labels for mailing
super geek to xladyluckx -- "Bring it, bitch" shirt in black and hot pink
Dulcinea to super geek -- smelly stuff
em0tionalprayer to Dulcinea -- crafty cards to enclose in packages to other people

send by august 17th

lapoli to em0tionalprayer -- diy lip balm kit
laural to lapoli -- sock yarn
frenchnewwave to laural -- stitch markers + fabric pieces
GatsyGirl to frenchnewwave -- blank tea towels, some ephemera, and cute, fun office supplies
em0tionalprayer to GatsbyGirl -- crochet "how-to" kit
bkrenning4 to em0tionalprayer -- some jewelry supplies/books

send by august 18th

reenreen to bkrenning4 -- chain maille choker
alana1223 to reenreen -- craft how-to books + different colored sharpies
em0tionalprayer to alana1223 -- Retro/Vintage images on cd.  High quality/size on a disk
reenreen to em0tional prayer -- Cool Jewlery - Any kinds, earrings, bracelets, anklets, neckalaces, beaded or whatever. 

send by august 19th

Velvet Rose to reenreen -- pattern some long summer dress patterns plus a few surprises

send by august 20th

dooney to Velvet Rose -- vintage fabric and some pens

alana1223 to dooney -- hollow book
dizzylizzy to alana1223 -- post office tote + a wisty surprise
Mlsocci74 to dizzylizzy --- a swap journal
la_chrystelle to Mlsocci74 -- japanese papers + baby things
roxybadoxy to la_chrystelle -- scrap fabric
Jenna Rose to roxybadoxy -- something wisty
Dulcinea to Jenna Rose -- some men's ties
Laural to Dulcinea -- laceweight yarn + beads for mystery stole
Jenna Rose to laural -- fabric
dizzylizzy to jenna rose -- crochet + knitting needle case, some wrist/armwarmers
roxybadoxy to dizzylizzy -- ribbon or bias tape
kristen81 to roxybadoxy -- -cute simple totes made with crazy colored fabric or a tote with a really cute stencil of a sewing machine, vintage camera, vintage bike, or a vintage typewriter! (maybe with a pocket?!)

send by august 21

Lindsay Luu to Kristen81 -- Wooden Embroidery Hoops and Cover Buttons Kits
Samsara to LindsayLuu -- stitch markers and notecards
called2otherskys to Samsara -- Elven headress

send by august 22

SevsOnlyGirl to called2otherskys -- 1/2" plugs

la_chrystelle to SevsOnlyGirl -- Charms any kind really.  I prefer silver, pewter or bronze.  I love old ones! , Jewelry findings and beads, Handmade notecards w/envelopes, Jewelry, pens and whatever I see and want to send you Smiley
frenchnewwave to la_chrystelle -- any great paper
riario to frenchnewwave -- vintage jewelry
LindsayLuu to riario -- sublime stitching patters + a surprise from her wists
frosty772 to LindsayLuu -- easy sewing patterns
mikkary to frosty772 -- wisty surprise
bkrenning4 to mikkary -- mr lottsalegs (octopus pendant) from her wists
dragonflyducky to bkrenning4 -- tea cozy
lapoli to dragonflyducky -- Happy Hooker book
travelbug to lapoli -- knitting project bag
super geek to travelbug -- knitted pink slippers

send by august 23

Dulcinea to super geek -- octopus stuffie on her wist
dragonflyducky to Dulcinea -- real soap - the kind made with lye
la_chrystelle to dragonflyducky -- something off her wists


send by august 24

dooney to la_chrystelle -- baby things + magnetic snaps

bkrenning4 to dooney -- t-shirts
em0tionalprayer to bkrenning4 -- ear wrap
fleur_delicious to em0tionalprayer -- card making supplies
lapoli to fleur_delicious -- knitted dishcloths
danceisthenewmosh to lapoli-- glass etching kit + coffee from abroad from down the street

send by august 25

kitschkween to danceisthenewmosh -- canvas totes
Samsara to kitschkween -- rainbow scarf in her wists

send by august 26

bkrenning4 to Samsara -- a surprise
Dulcinea to bkrenning4 -- a calorimetry
snowyangel to Dulcinea -- handbag off her wist
kitschkween to snowyangel -- crochet cap

send by august 27

frosty772 to kitschkween -- bag saver
kitschkween to frosty772 -- handmade soap
*maria* to kitschkween -- sublime stitching patterns

send by august 28

roxybadoxy to *maria* -- fabric


send by august 29

riario to roxybadoxy -- fabric, feathers + surprise to do with sewing
jenna rose to riario -- vintage buttons + something from her wists
mikkary to jenna rose -- children's books

send by august 30

reenreen to mikkary -- something inspired by her wists

handbaghannah83 to reenreen -- any clothing with "engRish" printed on it
snowyangel to handbaghannah83 -- something rock punkish
puamelia to snowyangel -- anything off my etsty favs
javede to puamelia -- felt and buttons and zippers
reenreen to javede -- something off her wists
javede to reenreen -- embroidery hoop with embroidery floss aka almost embroidery kit
purpleone to javede -- printed cotton fabric at least FQ size and cotton squares 6inch
GatsbyGirl to purpleone -- sewn cd holder
riario to GatsbyGirl -- plain cloth napkins and some vintage embroidered ones
frosty772 to riario -- pleated tote bag
cindy_23492 to frosty772 -- scarf

send by august 31

frenchnewwave to cindy_23492 -- cotton/cotton blend yarn
kitschkween to frenchnewwave -- david lynch + harry potter package

send by september 1

jamiewatchthestars to kitschkween -- handspun yarn, roving and shrinky dinks paper

send by september 2

Dulcinea to jamiewatchthestars -- wisty surprise
bkrenning4 to Dulcinea -- wisty surprise
Samsara to bkrenning4 -- beret

send by september 4

whileywoo to Samsara -- 2 sets of polymer clay decorated cutlery
kitschkween to whileywoo -- leg warmers

send by september 5

kristen81 to kitschkween -- surprise off her wist

javede to kristen81 -- grocery tote
LindsayLuu to javede -- wisty surprise
Samsara to LindsayLuu -- cd of vintage pinup girls and artwork
em0tionalprayer to Samsara -- relaxation in a box
travelbug to em0tionalprayer -- hair accessories
cindy_23492 to travelbug -- something hello-kitty related

send by september 7

dooney to cindy_23492 -- stenciling kit


send by september 9

jamiewatchthestars to dooney -- courduroy + large thread cones for serger in any color
lapoli to jamiewatchthestars -- seaglass and small knitting needles

send by september 10

jenna rose to lapoli -- handmade soap
puamelia to jenna rose -- paper scraps and other ephemera, and yummy treats from where you live
*maria* to puamliea -- hair accessories and a cute tote
la_chrystelle to *maria* -- different things on her crafty supply list
javede to la_chrystelle -- sublime stitching patterns and embroidery thread
xladyluckx to javede -- things to embroider
dragonflyducky to xladyluckx -- crochet skull squares for her blankie
lapoli to dragonflyducky -- roving fiber + fabric
poerava to lapoli -- green yarn + purse/handbag handles
la_chrystelle to poerava -- stitch markers and knitting needles
Velvet Rose to la_chrystelle -- sewing magazines/books + few surprises
Banga to Velvet Rose -- scrapping supplies on her list
Dulcinea to Banga -- knitted, cotton washcloths
Banga to Dulcinea -- mix of items from her list, including cake if she can find it

send by september 11

la_chrystelle to Banga -- cosmetic bag
purpleone to la_chrystelle -- measuring tape fabric' and 'amy butler, heather bailey, micheal miller, Alexander Henry or similar fabric'.
alana1223 to purpleone -- clear-top tins + round corner punch
redheadskydiver to alana1223 -- flat tile pieces, the bamboo placemat type, plus some small pieces of sushi fabic
roxybadoxy to redheadskydiver -- zippers

send by september 12

Dulcinea to roxybadoxy -- Lionbrand Wool Ease Thick & Quick (pref white)
Banga to Dulcinea (shocking!  Grin )-- some yarn to replenish the stash
cindy_23492 to Banga -- wisty surprise
dragonflyducky to cindy_23492 -- wisty surprise
dulcinea to dragonflyducky -- big skein of fisherman's wool
redheadskydiver to Dulcinea -- subversive style cross stitch
riario to redheadskydiver -- necklaces/pendants + misc stuff from her supply list
lapoli to riario -- knit baby stuff + surprise
jenna rose to lapoli -- earrings
LindsayLuu to jenna rose -- ring and bracelet blanks

send by september 14

Velvet Rose to LindsayLuu -- vintage button + a few surprises
frosty772 to Velvet Rose -- fray block + possibly fusible tape
dragonflyducky to frosty772 -- soap and eyelet trim
puamelia to dragonflyducky -- wisty surprise
alana1223 to puamelia -- any beads, no plastic + any charms/stickets

And that's all. Thanks everyone!
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« Reply #3 on: July 31, 2007 05:13:22 PM »

Per the advice of Dulcinea, more room for more wishes!
« Last Edit: July 31, 2007 07:30:03 PM by lapoli » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #4 on: July 31, 2007 07:30:21 PM »

Here is Samsara's list from OWS - 24, since I believe it's technically August in some parts of the globe:

My Wish list
Ethical & Allergies - Im a vegetarian, so no animal products please (wool's okay, but leather, fur, suede or gelatine aren't!) Im also allergic to nickel, biological washing powder and artificial perfumes.
 
Jewellery
I would love a LOTR inspired Elven head-dress like the ones Arwen or Galadriel wear! (Okay, I can hope, cant I?) Or any sort of Elven inspired jewellery? (Im allergic to Nickel though!)

A crystal/gemstone necklace! I love amethyst, rose quartz, turquoise, tigers eye, fluorite, garnetum, I pretty much love all crystal!

Fiber
My babies would love you forever if you made them a kitty pi!
http://theknittinggarden.com/gallery-march/mar-free-3.htm
If you knit it, I can felt it! I'm finding it hard to find feltable yarn!

A newsboy hat like this, in purple or black or green  Grin
http://www.wists.com/Samsara/4e9db88e8c45f83307253a2a44b5a43c?offset=20

A magic yarn ball with a fun project to do  Grin (Any yarn except acrylic I have loads of that in my stash!)

A pair of flared knitted legwarmers in variegated yarn purples maybe? (pm me for measurements)

Id love a Weasley sweater in purple with the initial G (for Ginny) on it  Cheesy

Sewn
A car litter bag like this but in different material (skully material would be cool, or black patterned, or purple)
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=5454876 Thank you Frosty!

A jewellery roll with a ring keeper and plenty of pockets please!  Wink

A string of prayer flags or bunting with cool material, or images stencilled on (see below for favourite motifs) There're some good examples in my wists, but feel free to create your own.

A kimono hoodie

A black wrap dress.

Long bloomers

A long hippy skirt!

Something for my belly-dancing I have a sort of gothic costume that Im working on at the moment (black and silver) how about helping me?  Grin

Some washable cloth pads with wings and a fastener there have been some really cute ones that people have made! (A travel purse with dirty/clean compartments would be excellent too, but not essential  Grin )

Household
Something for my garden? If it tinkles, twirls or makes a noise, that would be great! It would need to stand up to the English weather though! I have a sort of enchanted garden theme going on mushrooms, fairies, wind chimes, wind-dancers and sun catchers that sort of thing  Wink

Id love a piece of Celtic artwork in purple for my living room wall. I dont mind whether its a wall hanging or a picture! Thankyou preendpeterpan!  Grin

I'd love a Wizards Chess set a la Harry Potter (I have a board). I know it won't move like the real thing, but maybe in polymer clay, or something similar. Or maybe inspired by LOTR?

A cutlery wind chime

Fimo decorated cutlery (Two pairs would be great, one for me, one for the BF)

Supplies and kits
KIY Sock knitting kit, or a wire wrapping kit

Flexible moulds for polymer clay/resin, or some of that flexible polymer clay for making your own moulds, or mini cutters.  Grin

Stuff ready to spin! Ive just learnt how to use a drop spindle and Im addicted  Grin Thanks Velvet Rose

Beads (no plastic please) especially gemstone beads, amethyst, turquoise, rose quartz, anything like that!

New pinking shears. Mine belonged to my Mum and are older than me. Unfortunately theyre getting a little blunt now.

Alternative craft books - there are some fab ones about at the moment! Any craft book in fact, I don't mind vintage or pre-loved!

Miscellaneous
Something for my yoga practice surprise me! A bag, a strap or something else? I love these!
http://www.wists.com/Samsara/92f74e187e3ef41e24b8f66ffbe22b21?offset=20

Anything from/inspired by my wists http://www.wists.com/Samsara
Thanks to Laural and Banga for Wisty surprises!


About me
Im 38, Im an art teacher, and I live in the UK with my BF, 2 cats and a german shepherd dog. Im basically a hippy-gothy chick, my favourite colours are purple, black, turquoise and emerald green, although any strong colours are also cool especially rainbows (I dont like pastels and I cant wear yellows, or yellow based browns or oranges as they really dont suit me!) I love batiks, appliqus, Indian fabrics and tie dyes. I love tactile things, and things that are practical rather than decorative. Favourite themes are cats, dragons, peacocks, nature, trees, stars, Ohms, lotus, tribal style designs, anything Celtic, Art-Nouveau or Zetti, sci-fi and fantasy books and films.

Ive included my Wists, but dont feel obliged to produce exact copies, theyre more a general guideline of what I like or would like!
Heres some extra information about me if you want! http://samsarasswapinfo.blogspot.com/

Thanks in advance for choosing me!!   
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« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2007 07:15:46 AM »

I claim Samsara for a felted kitty bed.

I hope I do this right...This is my 3rd claim with 2 sent and I recieved.

My list.

Crafted
A tote with an elephant on it.  It could be stenciled or appliqued, just something fun.

A Swap journal

A felt needle book

A stenclied or screen printed t shirt, mens large in black with white writting that reads, Trust me, Im a
photographer.  If it had a pic of a SLR on it too, it would be awesome.

Funky necklaces.

Anything inspired by my favorite band, Army of Freshmen.

Rose soap.

Fused glass pendants.

Strawberry lip balm in tubes, not pots.

Knit Harry Potter scarf, the kind with the big red blocks and the thin gold lines.

Fingerless gloves, ones with the half fingers

Anything Carebear or The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking for my daughter, she likes anything and
wears a 3T

Supplies
Canvas totes, any color except that natural color.

Metal crochet hooks, any size, any brand.

Sugar n Cream yarn

Five skeins of Lion brand cotton ease each of lime and charcol

Pillow cases, standard size, any color.

Embossing power

Stencils for a scrapboss.

A DIY yarn dying kit.

A felted soap kit.

Caron Simply Soft Brites yarn in any color, I am making a scrap blanket so any is great


Of course anything from my wists or inspired by them.  Or a surprise!

About me.

I live in Michigan, USA.  I am an almost 26 year old mother of one highly active 2 year old little girl.  I crochet and have recently started embrodiery (which I love), I also emboss cards because I think buying cards is a waste of time and money.  I work at a candy/ice cream shop where we make all of the candy and ice cream.  It is super fun.  My education is in photography and I do freelance as well.  I am a huge nerd, I like random weird things and I will do anything for a laugh.  I have never seen anything on craftster that isn't awesome and I will love anything.  Thanks so much.
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Apologies to whoever were upset by my absent.  I was in and out of the hospital from December 2007 until June 2008.
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« Reply #6 on: August 01, 2007 08:00:33 AM »

I claim danceisthenewmosh for a swap journal!

This is my 1st claim: 0 Sent, 0 Received

I'm from good ol' KY!  I'm a 20 year old mom and a very proud wife.  My husband and I own our own business.  I work there part-time and am a  mommy the rest of the time. 

I really love bright colors.  Pink is my favorite!  I also love natural tones (i.e. brown, robin egg blue, etc.).  I like big, bold patterns.  I love anything retro!  Anything from the 50's rock!  I love to scrapbook and sew.  I also love to knit...I am a beginner at all of the above.  Also, more than anything...I LOVE Elvis Presley!


Kits:
- Resin Kit
- Quill Kit

Crafted
- *BIG WISH* Swap Journal
- A bag to hold all of my knitting junk. 
- A circular knitting needle holder
- A knitting needle holder
- ANYTHING for my 18 month old daughter.  Clothes, dolls, blankie, anything....
-Funny t-shirts. I have some that I really love on my Wists.  Stenciled, silk screened, appliqued...any would be great.  PM for size.
-Any jewelry at all!!
-Magic yarn ball
-A purse!  I love purses!  The bigger the better...not suitcase size or anything...but a good "junk" holding size.  Here are some that I like :
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=169889.0
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=176379.0
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=170634.0
-Cloth Menstrual Pads (with wings & fasterners please)

Supplies:
-Hand Embroidering Patterns  (I LOVE Sublime Stitching!)
-Socks to make sock monkeys with
-Cool fabric.  I have some that I really love on my Wists.
-Any scrap fabric would be GREAT!
-FLANNEL!  I have about 6 baby blankets that I need to make so any pastels would be great.  Bright colors would be awesome too! 
-Some pictures of pin-up girls...I would love some of plus-size girls!
-Any jewelry making supplies...beads, wire, tools...anything.  I've just started getting interested in making jewelry but I don't have any supplies at all.
-Shrinky Dink Stuff

Other:
- I have a 2 month old Cocker Spaniel so ANYTHING for him (his name is Miles) would be great...Shirts, toys, blanket...he would appreciate anything!
- Something from my WISTS http://www.wists.com/dyingtolive
- SUPRISE
-Anything with Elvis
-Anything with butterflies
-Anything with monkeys
- I really love Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends...so anything for me or my daughter with Bloo or any other characters from the show would ROCK!
-I would LOVE a good book to read!  I am very interested in reading the Harry Potter series so if you had any extras or unwanted of those, that would be amazing! sec!
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« Reply #7 on: August 01, 2007 08:41:45 AM »

I claim  dyingtolive for some jewelry supplies!  This is my first claim.  I live in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.  I am a 42 years old, under-cover hippy, boho freak wife and mother of two boys ages 9 and 11.  I love chain maille, wire-wrapped pendants, long skirts, embellished jeans, hoodies, boots (I love boots!  I own over 30 pairs!)  My favorite themes would be nature, birds, pirates, dragons, mermaids, and fairies.  I love white, black and red.  Not into pastels or frills!

 MY WISH LIST:

That Beaded Hair Thingie that Jody Foster wore in Contact! http://www.firemountaingems.com/beading_howtos/beading_projects.asp?docid=63EL&sact=search

I have been looking all over for an ear cuff.  Silver or Gold!
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=5102400
 
Skeleton cami & panties!  Way to cute!  Just in time for Halloween!  Size L (12-14)
http://www.8ballwebstore.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=1019

Decorated jeans!  Low riders.  Size 10-12.  No juniors, I am an old lady and they are not cut for old ladies!
http://www.mounis.com/detaljer.asp?pid=1582_Tjejklder_Jeans

Bracelets

Caterpillar Bracelet!  Black!

http://samandsha.tripod.com/twobytwotutorial/
Charm-Style bracelet!
http://www.firemountaingems.com/beading_howtos/beading_projects.asp?docid=652J&sact=search

Necklaces!

http://www.firemountaingems.com/beading_howtos/beading_projects.asp?docid=762E&sact=search
Crystal Flower Choker!  Clear Stones!
http://home.stny.rr.com/vacacita/crystalchoker.html
Pearl 5-strand choker!  Very elegant!  A matching bracelet would be great!
http://3finegallery.com/_wsn/page6.html

Earrings!

Beaded Feather Earrings:http://www.firemountaingems.com/beading_howtos/beading_projects.asp?docid=691J&sact=search

I love chain maille!

Handflower/Slave Bracelet

http://www.theravenssong.com/handflowers.html
Choker
http://www.silverenchantments.com/Chain-Maille-Mail_Jewelry.html

Tea Cozy - Any size.  I have lots of teapots!

Over the top:

http://home.howstuffworks.com/quilted-tea-cozy-patterns.htm
Wrap Around:
http://www.thistledowncozies.com/Cozies.htm
Tea Wallet
http://www.thistledowncozies.com/

Boot Chains!  Silver or gold or leather!.
http://www.proudcowboy.com/cowboy/chains.htm

Skeleton Key Ring! Gold or silver!  .
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=5498662

Vintage-looking Full length apron!  .
http://www.alanascherishedtreasures.com/scripts/prodList.asp?idCategory=117

Embellished Handbag:
http://www.firemountaingems.com/beading_howtos/beading_projects.asp?docid=722V&sact=search


Thanks in advance to whoever chooses me!
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travelbug
« Reply #8 on: August 01, 2007 12:58:27 PM »

I cliam bkrenning4 for four hair scarves.

This is my 1st claim, 0 sent, 0 received

Hi, I'm a 25 year old who loves to sew from Canada! I'm always on the lookout for new crafts to try. My favourite colour is pink....and well I'm easy to please when it comes to colours, I pretty much like anything but neon (although apparentally I loved neon in grade 3 because it seems like I'm sporting it in all pictures taken that year haha).

Here are some things I'd love to receive:
-a sock monkey kit (or the socks used to make a sock monkey)
-a lightweight knitted scarf that I can wear in the fall and winter
Here is an example...but I'd be happy with anything that is not too heavy and that doesn't have fringe Smiley (pink, turquoise, red)
http://www.jennycheck.com/images/robertas_hat_and_scarf.jpg
-anything hello kitty related
-a DIY polymer clay kit for something easy. I've never tried it, but I love the look of polymer clay charms
-crocheted or knit mary jane slippers. I wear about a size 7.5 US/ 39 Euro sizing
-promo items from my etsy shop
-DIY kanzashi flower kit (they are sooo cute!)

Thanks in advance to the person who chooses me Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: August 01, 2007 04:56:50 PM »

i claim travelbug for a lightweight knitted scarf.

This is my 1st claim, 0 sent, 0 recieved.

DREAMING BIG:
-a BIG messanger bag/tote-any fabric would do...something i can carry around my classes art projects i need to finish in.
-a hoodie- size mens large....i LOOOOVE Fall Out Boy, Marilyn Monroe, Hearts, skulls, anything punk rock/ rockabilly
-a small lap blanket/quilt-any design....i like most all colors...a punkrockish or one that has a palm treeish feel to it would be awesome...

And the list goes on....
-scrapbook stuff-currently working on my wedding scrapbook, and a general scrapbook of the past three years my husband and i have been together
-a purse/handbag....im so addicted to purses  thanks dooney!!!
-anything Marilyn Monroe, fall out boy, dashboard confessional, punk rockish, rockabilly, i love the tattoo and skull type fabric
-soapmaking supplies
-im a HUGE Louisiana State University Fan....so anything LSU related


anything off my wist!!

if i need to add more let me know

a lil about me
my name is Johanna (aka JoJo)...i am 24 yrs old...i live in Louisiana....i teach Pre-Kindergarten at a private school/daycare...i abuse / marks..lol....i love hot pink, black, teal, browns, pinks, purple and yellow....i have a large sized yorkie who is my baby.....i mainly do scrapbooking, bath and body stuff, some crocheting, some jewelry making....i have a sewing machine but dont really know how to use it....for some reason the tread always messes up when im trying to sew something...its prob just me though....im VERY easy to please and would love anything made for/given to me.

oh and THANK YOU SO MUCH in advance for anyone who "grants" one of my wishes!!!
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