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« Reply #10 on: November 25, 2008 05:05:41 PM »

I've sent random notes before, months after a swap!  Smiley

My favourite swap item is the pair of hand-knitted socks i got a few years back. My son was born in winter and I spent lots of time this year in PJs and socks.
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« Reply #11 on: December 20, 2008 08:32:03 AM »

I'd be flattered to hear from a past partner. I still use and display almost all of the swap goodies I've received.
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« Reply #12 on: December 20, 2008 06:34:25 PM »

My cat wallet from the cat swap that I was in is in use daily. I love it!
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« Reply #13 on: February 23, 2009 08:42:26 AM »

I was in the 'I want what I can't craft swap' in Oktober, my partner being crazy4bags.
I received 6 bags, 4 of them are in daily use!
1 = messengerbag (if my books aren't too heavy, I always use that one to go to school)
3 smaller bags: 1 for ladystuff, 1 for hairpieces, 1 to transport sewing stuff from my dorm to home and otherway around.

than a pencil case, I received in the 'Newbie Only round' from cupcakesorbet, I am using it since I got it!

Than the jewellery is used in an switching mode Smiley
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« Reply #14 on: February 23, 2009 08:28:32 PM »

in one of the wishlist swaps, I asked for a squishy toy for my husband  - he has to get IVs and blood tests often for his chemo and he HATES needles. I thought having a soft & squishy to hold (besides me Smiley ) would help. I admit he thought it was a silly idea, but he tried it. He didn't say anything one way or the other. After using it two or 3 times, he was reminding me to bring his squishy to the appointments. Last week he had an emergency appointment and I forgot to bring it with us - the nurse asked us why he didn't have his squishy Cheesy 
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« Reply #15 on: February 27, 2009 03:45:25 PM »

*nods* my fiancee (who passed away three years ago) had a special little stuffed bear that he always had to have with him for injections/tests/being in hospital. It really does seem to help!
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« Reply #16 on: February 27, 2009 07:42:41 PM »

the hat i recieved in the '07 Christmas Stocking swap i still wear at least once a week (during the cool weather), and i use the crochet hook holder that i got in the same swap.  and both the scarves i received from the FOC raffle swap and the fall scarf swap i wear (when they go with my outfit  Cheesy).  and the Golden Girls shirt i wear (i plan on wearing it sunday during the marathon on Hallmark channel.  haha)

those are just a few of the things...there are a lot of stuff i've recieved in swaps i still use.
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« Reply #17 on: February 28, 2009 05:56:40 PM »

A several months ago I messaged a couple partners that made items that I use regularly. A lot of the stuff I have on display, and some I need to. I think it is nice to receive a thank you after the swap is over, it makes the other crafter feel appreciated. I know I would feel that way if I received a message months after a swap was over.
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« Reply #18 on: March 02, 2009 05:28:45 AM »

My first swap was a fill-a-purse swap, and alteredmommy (one of the best swap partners EVER!) made me a great business card case.

I just refilled it this morning to carry with me to a conference. 
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« Reply #19 on: March 20, 2009 09:01:15 PM »

There totally should be a thank-a-swapper day/week along this theme, maybe even with craftster ads/bulletins up top so people who don't see this board can know about it. I know I've got a ton of "regulars" in my life that are from swaps. I actually just snuck a thank you into a swap questionnaire (it was the next round of a swap where the organizer had, in the previous round, given me a bag that I use all. the. time, so I gave her a mini-shoutout since she was "receiving" my questionnaire.)

Although I suppose it's better if it's unofficial, cause then a) it's a surprise and b) nobody gets their feelings hurt if they receive zero thank yous
 

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