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Topic: Christmas in July STASH BUSTER Swap...Sign-ups CLOSED Send by JULY 31  (Read 21949 times)
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serendipity_sarah
« on: June 06, 2008 07:27:30 PM »

Swap name:  Christmas in July STASH BUSTER Swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap:  serendipity_sarah
Sign-up date range:  CLOSED
Date to send item by:  July 31

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

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

Age requirement? 13 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


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 13 years old: YES



Details of swap:

Original Topic:  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=249525.0

July usually kicks off the Christmas crafting season.  So...let's get a head start on our Handmade Holidays with a Christmas in July Stash Busting Swap!  It's always nice to get help filling our gift crafting lists.   As crafters, most of us enjoy giving handmade gifts.  We also usually have a few more craft supplies around the house than we'd like to admit. Wink
   
Items should be crafted from supplies that you currently have in your possession.  The only exception being basic consumables like glue, thread etc...  If you are a spoiler, please spoil with handmade extras.  No store-bought extras, please, as this is a stash busting swap.  You can craft items to help your partner stuff stockings, fill their gift list or, get a head start making their holiday decor etc...

If you do not celebrate Christmas, not to worry, all comers are welcome!  The main spirit of this swap is to do some good ol' fashioned Stash Busting! Smiley  I'll do my best to partner swappers according to their interests.

Swappers will be crafting items worth a total of 6 POINTS

1 BIG= 3 POINTS
1 MEDIUM= 2 POINTS
1 SMALL= 1POINT

Partners may swap more if they are both in agreement and able to send on or before the deadline of July 31


Please read the Swap Info Guide for info on the swap process and Swap Etiquette for a helpful guide on project size requirements.  If you have any questions about the swap please do not hesitate to PM serendipity_sarah.

Clear, consistent communication is absolutely essential for a great swap experience. 

Please make contact with your swap partner as soon as possible after partners have been assigned. 
You will be expected to pm your partner and check-in with a reply on this thread at least once per week until you have sent.
I can't emphasize enough how important communication is to the swap process. 
Please post a reply in this thread once you have PM'd serendipity_sarah with your completed questionnaire.

All participants within the U.S. will need to supply your organizer and your partner with a valid Delivery Confirmation Number upon mailing.  Please visit www.usps.com for more information.
Participants outside the U.S. will need to supply a Customs number to your organizer and your partner. 
Please retain your postage receipt as proof of sending.

You must PM your organizer and your partner when you have sent and received.

You will receive feedback for this swap once your partner has received and you have posted pics of what you received in our gallery.



If you want to participate, information to send to organizer:

Please answer questionnaire completely.

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap:  Christmas in July Stash Buster Swap
Craftster username:
Email address:
Your real name:
Mailing address including the country:
Please be aware of international shipping costs before answering Yes to the following question.
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country?:
Confirm that you are at least 13 years old: (yes/no)

*  Have you fully read the Swap Info Guide and rules of this swap?:
*  Will you be able to check-in with your partner and post in this swap thread at 
    least once per week?:
*  Do you have access to a camera? Are you able to post pics of what you       
    sent/received in the gallery?:
*  Do you have any allergies?:
*  Do you have any allergens in your home?(smoke, pets etc...)
*  Are you "stalkable"? (Wist, blog, profile, etc...):
*  What crafts do you do?:
*  What crafts do you admire?:
*  Are you interested in crafting more than the minimum?:
*  What would you like to use the items you receive for?(yourself, gifts for
    family/friends, holiday home decor):
*  Would you like your items to be holiday themed or general purpose?
*  Are there any themes/genres/symbols that you are fond of?
*  Are there any themes/genres/symbols that you are opposed to?


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


Also remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find out how to ship your item and other details about participating in a swap.



« Last Edit: July 01, 2008 04:47:55 PM by serendipity_sarah » THIS ROCKS   Logged
serendipity_sarah
« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2008 07:45:38 PM »

Partners

ScotSkipper402 <--> Kookaloo_Starr
BendyBones <--> FlashleyAshley
kayrun <--> stacysews
krazy4katz <--> serendipity_sarah
BioformCallie <--> tinkrbella2005
feelix <--> superhooker
eukarya <--> dragonflyducky
Penlowe <--> I Sew Cute
pumpkinbear <--> kahluakiggy
DeannaLynn06 <--> kaymadben
JennyBear <--> craftydeb


Participants

1.  ScotSkipper402
 2.  BendyBones
 3.  kayrun
 4.  krazy4katz
 5.  BioformCallie
 6.  Kookaloo_Starr  UK
 7.  feelix
 8.  eukarya
 9.  FlashleyAshley
10.  tinkrbella2005
11.  Penlowe
12.  pumpkinbear
13.  DeannaLynn06
14.  stacysews
15.  superhooker
16.  I Sew Cute
17.  kaymadben
18.  JennyBear
19.  dragonflyducky
20.  serendipity_sarah
21.  kahluakiggy
22.  craftydeb

« Last Edit: June 20, 2008 02:23:07 PM by serendipity_sarah » THIS ROCKS   Logged
ScotSkipper402
« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2008 10:00:45 PM »

Please, Santa, may I participate Smiley

God bless us, every one.
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« Reply #3 on: June 07, 2008 06:28:39 AM »

I hope I get some feedback soon!  I can't wait for some stashbusting!  I hope somebody wants knitted presents! (my family is SICK of getting hats and scarves)
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« Reply #4 on: June 07, 2008 08:14:42 AM »

Just sent in my info. Sounds like a super sweet swap!
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Does anyone want to do a personal swap? I'm looking for a horror-ish new bag/purse. Message me if interested!
boolace7
« Reply #5 on: June 07, 2008 11:13:52 AM »

i'm bookmarking this swap until i can get some feedback. my fabric pile is bursting, i need to use up some of the fabric i have been hoarding!!
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there's a party in my tummy, so yummy, so yummy!



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kayrun
« Reply #6 on: June 07, 2008 12:05:16 PM »

This sounds like fun!
And enough crafting time to complete the 6 smalls, for sure!
I don't do well with short deadlines  Smiley
Just sent in my info, so we shall see if I qualify for this swap!
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« Reply #7 on: June 07, 2008 12:38:11 PM »

..Just sent my info in.... I can ALWAYS use help with Christmas stuff!! 
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MommyTheMaid
« Reply #8 on: June 07, 2008 10:18:07 PM »

I have a huge amount of Christmas Fabric that I need to break into.  I also have a huge amount of yarn I should try to use up so I can buy some more LOL
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sulkycat
« Reply #9 on: June 08, 2008 08:30:19 AM »

will see how i go with what i am already involved in, i dont 'do' christmas but i have a shockingly large amount of material / wool / craftiness that needs using up!!
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