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« on: January 30, 2008 09:44:48 AM »

This idea came to me in the givers and needers swap. What if you have craft supplies from one type of crafting but would love to try a new craft. For example maybe you tried cross stitch and decided it wasn't your thing or you don't want to do it anymore but you bought all the supplies. Now you want to try....I don't know.. rug hooking but you don't want to spend a ton of money on all the supplies to try it.
How about a swap were you trade the supplies you have for one craft for a different one?

Just an idea.
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« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2008 09:50:30 AM »

there was a swap similar to this awhile back - i think it was something like a craft kit swap...  but you could search for it and see if it's what you're looking to do, then do another round Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: January 30, 2008 12:02:20 PM »

I really like this idea!!!

i searched it and indeed, there has been looks like 5 rounds of a "craft kit" swap, which is cool!!!

im bookmarking this!!
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« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2008 11:20:48 AM »

Thanks I'll do a search and check it out
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« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2008 05:56:30 AM »

Sounds neat! There are so many crafts I want to try, but can't because I don't have supplies and feel bad for buying them when I have other supplies to use.
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« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2008 06:38:14 PM »

Great idea . . . it is also good for those of use who have tried many crafts and have over accumulated supplies!
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« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2008 10:44:59 PM »

It isn't as specific, and you never know what's going to show up, but you could join the Ongoing Offer-What-You-Have Swap...
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=224172.0

We in that swap would probably be all over your craft kit like a pack of piranhas!   Grin
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« Reply #7 on: February 12, 2008 03:05:27 PM »

I checked out the ongoing offer swap but I was thinking more that you would trade crafting supplies. There seems to be alot of random odd stuff posted on there. I'm one of thoes people who sees a craft done somewhere and decided they have to try it, then after buying all the stuff decide I don't like it., or I get borred with it.  So I have lots of craft supplies. I'd want to trade for another craft.

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« Reply #8 on: February 12, 2008 04:27:44 PM »

I think this would be a fab idea!  Grin Would have to wait until I finish the 5 swaps I'm in now though. lol
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