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Topic: Ongoing Wish Swap Round 43 - DONE  (Read 28823 times)
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sunspotted
« on: February 01, 2009 10:35:12 AM »

PLEASE READ WHOLE POST BEFORE JOINING SWAP

Organizers: sunspotted and TwiztidBlood

*IMPORTANT PM INFO*: When sending PMs, please label them as OWS 43 with one of the following tags:
Approval
Package sent
Package received
Question

So when sending the questionnaire, the subject will read OWS 43 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!
When sending a sent/received PM, please include the 'Send by' date so my craziness will stay at a minimum.

Qualifications to Join

To join this round you must be cleared in all Ongoing Wish list Swaps through Round 40
(except for international delivery).  You also cannot join this swap if you are currently late in Round 41 or 42.
Do not join this swap if you are late in other swaps.  Please make those swaps your priority.


There will no longer be items allowed that are not craft or supply related, if you have questions please let us know

Swap Info

Swap name: Ongoing Wish list Swap 43
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: sunspotted
Craftster members who will take over swap if organizer leaves: TwiztidBlood
Sign-up date range: 02/01 - 02/28 2009
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 (or over 18 1/365th) 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: Yep
- Has successfully completed two swaps as a participant: Yep
- Is not organizing more than three swaps right now: Correct
- 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 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 43
Craftster username:
Email address:
Your real name and mailing address:
Have you read the Swap Guidelines and understand how this swap works?
Are you willing to send at least a medium item per claim?
( If not then you will not be approved )
A medium item is the following-
A craft or recon etc that takes you two hours to complete.
Or
20$ worth of Store Bought Items ( If bought from a thrift store, estimate at what it would have cost new )
Are you willing to post a photo of the item/s you receive or have the person who sent to you post of the photo for you?
Your List must be created in the following format
Crafts
Craft Supplies
Extras
Do you agree to follow this?
(There will no longer be items allowed that are not craft or supply related, if you have questions please let us know)
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?





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 42.

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 for this month.  Do not choose over your given limit.
 If you already have one claim that will be sent out late, please don't claim again until that one is sent out.

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. Please make sure this is not you!

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.
IF YOU DO NOT SEND A MEDIUM ITEM YOU WILL BE GETTING NEGATIVE FEEDBACK.
( the medium can be a couple small items etc as long as it adds up to a medium )
( A medium item equals two hours of crafting time or 20$ worth of store bought items )

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
- did not follow item amount rule

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

PLEASE REMEMBER THAT POSTING PHOTOS IS STILL A REQUIREMENT FOR THIS SWAP.  IF YOU CAN'T TAKE PHOTOS, PLEASE MENTION IT TO THE PERSON WHO CLAIMS YOU.

sunspotted - Will be your organizer, in charge of your claims, your sends and your receives, and your approval.
TwiztidBlood - Will be co-organizer, in charge of the discussion thread.




Round 38 Discussion
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=266809.0

Round 39 and 40 Discussion
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=271374.0

Round 41 and 42 Discussion
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=280909.0

Round 43 Discussion
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=290246.0



Galleries

Round Thirty-Eight Gallery
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=266771.0

Round Thirty-Nine Gallery
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=271387.0

Round Forty Gallery
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=277973.0

Round Forty-One Gallery
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=282009.0

Round Forty-Two Gallery
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=286234.0

Round Forty-Three Gallery
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=290914.0
« Last Edit: June 30, 2009 07:34:15 AM by sunspotted » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Need something crocheted?  I'll swap amis, afghans, shawls or whatever for a box of yarn.  Smiley
sunspotted
« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2009 10:37:22 AM »

Approved Swappers

red means temporarily maxed out on claims
strike out means done with feedback left


AbbyRose (2 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 2 Rec'd)
A2K (5 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 5 Rec'd)
animegirlie (1 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 1 Rec'd)
antarcticraft (3 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 3 Rec'd)
AsphaltQueen (3 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 3 Rec'd)
atsuko (2 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 2 Rec'd)
averyg (2 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 2 Rec'd)
Avesthel (2 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 2 Rec'd)
bsonlytoots (3 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 3 Rec'd)
CamOovas (2 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 2 Rec'd)
CJKJ (2 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 2 Rec'd)
claire313 (2 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 2 Rec'd)
cuppiecakes83 (1 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 1 Rec'd)
DesignVigilante (3 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 3 Rec'd)
Eveamlizya (2 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 2 Rec'd)
Faren (2 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 2 Rec'd)
Feast Your Eyes (3 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 3 Rec'd)
freestyle (1 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 1 Rec'd)
frosty772 (2 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 2 Rec'd)
girlosun_9 (3 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 3 Rec'd)
Glojo (2 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 2 Rec'd)
igobylorib
KittyVegas (3 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 3 Rec'd)
lafemmefatale (2 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 2 Rec'd)
lovething
MandyLikesPie (3 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 3 Rec'd)
missgabbielynn (4 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 4 Rec'd)
missmuffcake (3 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 3 Rec'd)
Mlsocci74 (2 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 2 Rec'd)
MommyTheMaid (3 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 3 Rec'd)
musiclady (2 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 2 Rec'd)
Nannetta (2 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 2 Rec'd)
natasha687
phoenixfiredesigns (7 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 7 Rec'd)
pinupmommy (3 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 3 Rec'd)
Rain
FLAKED - ribbitingboutique (2 Claims, 2 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 0 Rec'd)
RondaS (5 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 5 Rec'd)
Sansa (2 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 2 Rec'd)
sg1psychopath (1 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 1 Rec'd)
sheepBlue (5 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 5 Rec'd)
SilverWing (1 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 1 Rec'd)
skaborsk (2 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 2 Rec'd)
smacckk (2 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 2 Rec'd)
Solarwen (1 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 1 Rec'd)
spicytaco
stellato_escuro (3 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 3 Rec'd)
sugaree (1 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 1 Rec'd)
sunspotted (3 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 3 Rec'd)
teachingjonah
TwiztidBlood (1 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 1 Rec'd)
Velvet Rose (3 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 3 Rec'd)
weeping_cloud (2 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 2 Rec'd)
yellowblanket (1 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 1 Rec'd)
zombiecazz (1 Claims, 0 Outstanding, 0 In Transit, 1 Rec'd)


Three Claims

A2K
animegirlie
antarcticraft
AsphaltQueen
atsuko
Avesthel
bsonlytoots
CamOovas
CJKJ
claire313
cuppiecakes83
DesignVigilante
Feast Your Eyes
freestyle
frosty772
girlosun_9
igobylorib
KittyVegas
lafemmefatale
lovething
MandyLikesPie
missgabbielynn
missmuffcake
Mlsocci74 
MommyTheMaid
Nannetta
phoenixfiredesigns
pinupmommy
Rain
RondaS
Sansa
sheepBlue
SilverWing
skaborsk
spicytaco
stellato_escuro
sunspotted
teachingjonah
TwiztidBlood
Velvet Rose
zombiecazz

Two Claims

AbbyRose
Eveamlizya
Faren
Glojo
musiclady
ribbitingboutique
sg1psychopath
smacckk
sugaree
weeping_cloud
yellowblanket

One Claim

averyg
natasha687
Solarwen

ANGELS

musiclady --> SilverWing
« Last Edit: April 23, 2009 08:41:15 PM by sunspotted » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Need something crocheted?  I'll swap amis, afghans, shawls or whatever for a box of yarn.  Smiley
sunspotted
« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2009 10:38:15 AM »

shipped
shipped and received
late with communication
late, no communciation

Due February 15th

weeping_cloud --> SilverWing for a copy of Scrap City
KittyVegas --> weeping_cloud for felt food and yarn
A2K --> KittyVegas for Fortune Cat in black

Due February 16th

CJKJ --> A2K for handmade notecards and home dec/upholstery fabric
MandyLikesPie --> CJKJ for a felt pincushion with nature themes 
Feast Your Eyes --> MandyLikesPie for some vintage inspired earrings and a broach
girlosun_9 --> Feast Your Eyes for some pendants
KittyVegas --> girlosun_9 for something from her wists
phoenixfiredesigns --> KittyVegas for a tree of life pendant (with purple stones)
Faren --> phoenixfiredesigns for a little felt firebird

Due February 17th

girlosun_9 --> Faren for a tea towel embroidered using a pattern from her wist
sg1psychopath --> girlosun_9 for toddler bonnets

Due February 18th

phoenixfiredesigns --> sg1psychopath for Gothicy jewelery (but not skulls or crosses please)
A2K --> phoenixfiredesigns for The Polymer Clay Techniques Book
sheepBlue --> A2K for an office poster against bullying and some notecards
CJKJ --> sheepBlue for reusable tea bags and possibly some other goodies
Nannetta --> CJKJ for a pair of adult medium-sized moc-a-socs
Faren --> Nannetta for handspun yarn
Nannetta  --> Faren for a wisty amigurumi surprise

Due February 19th

A2K --> Nannetta for a "generic version" of Cascade Fixation, some REAL Cascade Fixation,
          some dpn's and some US candies


Due February 20th

Velvet Rose -->  A2K for a prayer journal
pinupmommy --> Velvet Rose for earrings and set of 36 tags
MandyLikesPie --> pinupmommy for snail amis 
pinupmommy --> MandyLikesPie for plant markers for veggie garden or something from her wist
sunspotted --> pinupmommy for a Mario star and something from her supplies list
ribbitingboutique --> sunspotted for a swap journal, change jar, and a surprise
pinupmommy --> ribbitingboutique for ATC blanks and possibly other items
missgabbielynn --> pinupmommy for a Will Ferrell stuffie to cuddle and squeeze
Feast Your Eyes --> missgabbielynn for some wisty jewelry

Due February 21st

claire313 --> Feast Your Eyes for a few pendants and probably some Jersey seaglass and a
          sewing machine cover

sunspotted --> claire313 for a surprise ami, a coaster for her teacup at work and some supplies
Glojo --> sunspotted for fabric hair curlers, a rainbow button bracelet and a french knitter
averyg --> Glojo for the monster purse
SilverWing --> averyg for a poppet
ribbitingboutique --> SilverWing for a swap journal and anime tote -- flaked, musiclady to angel

Due February 22nd

Velvet Rose --> ribbitingboutique for K & Company embellishments

Due February 23rd

KittyVegas --> Velvet Rose for dark green knitted dishclothes
musiclady --> KittyVegas for a Birthday Boy shirt and some supplies - probably fabric
antarcticraft --> musiclady for a penguin amigurumi and some stitch markers
MandyLikesPie --> antarcticraft for felt brooches and catnip toys for her kitties
phoenixfiredesigns --> MandyLikesPie for a pair of bird nest earrings
Eveamlizya --> phoenixfireddesigns for coasters, random beading supplies and buttons
sheepBlue --> Eveamlizya for crafty cards, and random supplies
lafemmefatale --> sheepBlue for some mixed media wall art
phoenixfiredesigns --> lafemmefatale for a tree of life pendant
smacckk --> phoenixfiredesigns for a (wisty) surprise and something Disney inspired

Due February 24th

CamOovas --> smacckk for a needlefelted replica of her late dog
antarcticraft --> CamOovas for a puppy sack

Due February 25th

missgabbielynn --> antarcticraft for a migraine headache kit   
missmuffcake --> missgabbielynn for something cupcakey from her wist
frosty772 --> missmuffcake for a wisty surprise
Sansa --> frosty772 for crocheted Victorian reticule
Velvet Rose --> Sansa for decorated magnetic spice containers

Due February 26th

missmuffcake --> Velvet Rose for K&Co. supplies
sunspotted --> missmuffcake for amigurumi love birds
RondaS --> sunspotted for beads and beading wire/thread/whatever
MommyTheMaid --> RondaS for a lap quilt
DesignVigilante --> MommyTheMaid for crocheted swiffer wet jet covers and a crocheted brim hat
MommyTheMaid --> DesignVigilante for a cute half apron with extremely long strings to tie around twice,
          a tea wallet, and some red heart and acrylic yarn


Due February 27th

musiclady --> MommyTheMaid for felt food
yellowblanket --> musiclady for arm warmers
Feast Your Eyes --> yellowblanket for wist-inspired jewelry
antarcticraft --> Feast Your Eyes for magnets and some Altoid tins
AbbyRose --> antarcticraft for some cloth pads with snaps
MommyTheMaid --> AbbyRose for a thread catcher/pin-cushion thingy and garbage bag for the car

Due February 28th

DesignVigilante --> MommyTheMaid for a boys crocheted brim hat, and crocheted hobo gloves
         for you and your 2 daughters

A2K --> DesignVigilante for a zippered pouch and a few supply items from her list
weeping_cloud --> A2K for a forget-me-not brooch from her wist and some kind
          of crafty interpretation of her dog

RondaS --> weeping_cloud for yarn, any kind, any color at all and maybe some large stringing beads
atsuko --> RondaS for a tie-dyed tee for her daughter and a few little surprises
RondaS --> atsuko for a wisty surprise
freestyle --> RondaS for a tote bag and a surprise
cuppiecakes83 --> freestyle for some drawstring gift bags and something wisty
zombiecazz --> cuppiecakes83 for some crochet food

Due March 1st

missmuffcake --> zombiecazz for some fingerless gloves
Glojo --> missmuffcake for a small black, skull print or leopard clutch bag with wrist strap and a toy or two for Mar

Due March 2nd

smacckk --> Glojo for a black clutch and maybe a tea wallet
phoenixfiredesigns --> smacckk for wisty surprises
Sansa --> phoenixfiredesigns for something with a phoenix on it

Due March 4th

bsonlytoots --> Sansa for a crocheted cactus pincushion and a remote organizer for the bedroom

Due March 5th

frosty772 --> bsonlytoots for a wip bag
atsuko --> frosty772 for some sewing patterns and a  wisty surprise
stellato_escuro --> atusko for a fabric bucket
phoenixfiredesigns --> stellato_escuro for a wisty jewelry surprise
bsonlytoots --> phoenixfiredesigns for Disney stuff & a wisty surprise
DesignVigilante --> bsonlytoots for a couple of wisty surprises
AsphaltQueen --> DesignVigilante for a flat rate box stuffed full of supplies
sheepBlue --> AsphaltQueen for a snarky cross stitch and some hand carved stamps
A2K --> sheepBlue for a pencil roll and a surprise or two
bsonlytoots --> A2K for posters for work and some yarn

Due March 6th

AsphaltQueen --> bsonlytoots for a  flat rate box of supply goodies
skaborsk --> AsphaltQueen for a screenprinted tee or two
lafemmefatale --> skaborsk for a Loop D Loop neck warmer  and some loteria cards
AsphaltQueen --> lafemmefatale for jewelry
AbbyRose --> AsphaltQueen for supplies and a wisty surprise
Mlsocci74 --> AbbyRose for a Tutu for her 17mth old and a couple things in supplies
stellato_escuro --> Mlsocci74  for homemade stamps

Due March 7th

missgabbielynn --> stellato_escuro for dinner napkins and some gender neutral baby flannel

Due March 8th

girlosun_9 --> missgabbielynn for tha Last Minute Patchwork from her wist
Solarwen --> girlosun_9 for a crocheted train set
TwiztidBlood --> Solarwen for fingerless gloves and fabric hair curlers
animegirlie --> TwiztidBlood for stickers
averyg --> animegirlie for a wisty shirt

Due March 9th

CamOovas --> averyg for an alien (it may turn into a taxidermied alien head)
Eveamlizya --> CamOovas for an i-pod cozy with a pocket for ear pieces
RondaS --> Eveamlizya for Asian themed wistiness type stuff

Due March 10th

skaborsk --> RondaS for some crafty t-shirts
sheepBlue  --> skaborsk for wall art and supplies
stellato_escuro --> sheepBlue for a jar of whimsies and tea

Due March 11th

missgabbielynn --> stellato_escuro for Amy Butler's Little Stitches for Little Ones

Due March 12th

sugaree --> missgabbielynn for a surprise from her list
claire313 --> sugaree for a cook book and some tea
sheepBlue --> claire313 for some handmade notecards, silverware, and possible extras
phoenixfiredesigns --> sheepBlue for a craft supply infusion based on wants and wists
Mlsocci74 --> phoenixfiredesigns for something (surprise me!) incorporating owls, penguins, bats, cats or
          red foxes &  fused glass, glass (microscope) slide or resin pendants you think I'd like

Avesthel --> Mlsocci74 for a purse

Due March 14th

RondaS --> Avesthel for an amigurami wistiness and maybe something extra
Avesthel --> RondaS for fabric boxes
« Last Edit: April 23, 2009 08:35:39 PM by sunspotted » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Need something crocheted?  I'll swap amis, afghans, shawls or whatever for a box of yarn.  Smiley
sunspotted
« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2009 10:39:30 AM »

Just in case...
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Need something crocheted?  I'll swap amis, afghans, shawls or whatever for a box of yarn.  Smiley
sunspotted
« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2009 10:40:26 AM »

SilverWing is up from the last round

Quote
A bit about me:

Allergies: none! 
Colors: blue, black, silver, green, and any combo of those
Themes: I love anime and Japanese cultural themes, if you need any specifics, just ask.  I especially like kawaii stuff like Sanrio, San-X, Toki Doki, etc. ^^ I also love stars, and I love classy, elegant things, especially when it comes to jewelry. 

Please, no political or religious items.  Im also not overly fond of skulls, and I dont like retro themes.

The List!
Crafts
- Stenciled or graphic tote something cute, or anime themed (Nana would be awesome!)
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=197882.msg2096638#msg2096638
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2235/1556095598_1e837960af.jpg
- Fabric buckets or tubs for organizing similar to these:
http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a190/foofanagle/Sewing/basket02.jpg
http://flickr.com/photos/15539359@N03/2433062060
http://jansdotter.com/shop/item.php?serial=3050
http://flickr.com/photos/floofy7/2085219271/
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=204022.0
- Swap notebook (for keeping track of all my swaps)
- Amy Butler Weekender Bag in blues or greens or black or silver (or some combo of those)
- A poppet!  Ive made some for loved ones, but I dont have one of my own yet!  ;_;
- a tera panda plushie
- Anything to help me organize my life and my crafts!
- hand knit socks
- A surprise!

Craft Supplies
- felting supplies or kit
- corset making supplies or kit
- bookbinding supplies
- a kit for making moccasins
- leather, any color, any size, although I especially need a large piece of black lambskin to fix a coat. 
- polymer clay, metal clay, doll clay, liquid sculpy (Im trying to get more advanced in my poly-clay skills!)
- a resin kit
- rubber/clear stamps
- scrapbooking style punches
- vintage/old keys
- old watch parts or other steampunk type stuff
- acrylic airbrush paint, any color
- Mr. Superclear
-scrabble tiles
- sock yarn
- key themed scrapbooking things (stickers, brads, metal charms, etc)
- big vinyl wall dandylion like this:
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=19028063
- stamped metal heart necklace that says taken (I dont need the available side, though.
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=7860039

Extras
- Cute/kawaii jewelry (earrings or pendants, I dont wear bracelets) thanks missmuffcake!
- Work appropriate jewelry Im a graphic designer, but I work in a typical office setting. I have some cuter, funkier stuff, but not much that would really work for my office.
- a cute choker
- Japanese craft books
- Amy Butler bag patterns
- Japanese print fabrics
- Unique crochet patterns
- old issues of Art Doll Quarterly
- old issues of Artful Blogging
- old issues of Somerset Studio (any of their line of magazines)
- old issues of Gothic Lolita Bible
- a bias tape maker
- pinking sheers
- artsy photos or prints for decorating with
- old (1980's) My Little Ponies (ones that can either be restored or customized)
- This is random, but I put together anime garage kit figures.  Im always looking to take on abandoned or messed up kits or parts from kits if you happen to have any you wouldnt mind parthing with.  Doesnt matter which kit, or if its a cheaper cast.  My boyfriend also builds them, so if its not something I can use (which is unlikely, lol) he probably can.

And I love surprises!  Any item from my wist http://www.wists.com/SilverWing would be amazing! Also anything modeled after my favorite items made by other crafsters on my profile would be wonderful!
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« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2009 02:10:29 PM »

I claim silverwing for one copy of Scrap City from her wist because I have a copy lying around and don't need it anymore. I guess this would go under supplies and it's a medium because it's $24.95

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Hi, I'm Aly and a stepmama of two rugrats. I live in Maryland but I will be moving to Tennessee in a few months =)

Wish List

Crafts:

-A boy doll for my two year old boy Sage, maybe a waldorf style like this- http://www.willowtreetoys.com/product/BABO3049/Fair_Trade_Waldorf_Boy_Doll__Aiden.html   it doesn't have to be this style, what really matters is that it can be washed a lot. It would be wonderful if the doll could have blond hair and blue eyes
-play silks, any size and colors would be great
-felt play food like bread slices and stuff to make sandwiches, a pizza set, or some fruits and veggies http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?ref=cat2_galley_18&listing_id=18352095
-Lacing cards would be wonderful! (These could be made of chip board or wood or another kind of sturdy material) http://williamsstore.com/market/images/L-2567.jpg
-large stringing beads
-dancing rings http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?ref=cat2_galley_7&listing_id=20367817

(I realize the firsthalf is heavily child related, waldorf crap is just so damn expensive!)

-a shrine/altered piece/art for my new home- I love red, hands, trees, turtles, crows, sunflowers, mexican folk art, religious symbols like the virgin de guadlupe, hindu gods, etc.
really anything related to this kind of stuff, I love surprises

-felted dryer balls http://www.howtomakedo.net/img/diy/dryerballs.jpg
-cotton produce bags http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=261828.0
-anything of the ecofriendly nature

Supplies
-I love to make altered books/stuff so any kind of paper, bits and bobs would be great (like stuff from the jar of whimsies swaps)
-wool roving in any colors
-needle felting supplies (I would love to learn how)
-yarn, any kind, any color at all
-any kinds of stamps
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« Reply #6 on: February 01, 2009 05:05:19 PM »

I claim weeping_cloud for felt food and yarn.

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I'm Michelle. I'm a stay at home mom with an 8 month old. I'm just turned 30 next month. How did I get to be 30 already?!?!? I live NC. I like to paint, knit, glue things togehter, make jewelry, make a mess. I have 4 cats. My favorite color is purple. I'm a big Dallas Cowboys and Carolina Hurricanes fan. I like hedgehogs, black cats, Halloween, pansies, socks and Hello Kitty.


Crafted
-Big Wish -This turtle is Baby Vegas favorite toy. I'd
love it if someone would sew or knit a larger turtle that looks like that one for him to have when he out grows this one.
-knitting needle bracelet (I have a big wrist)
-lip balm
-ATCs
-tree of life pendant (with purple stones)
-Fortune Cat (in black)
-bifold wallet similar to this style
-customized My Little Pony
-anything from my wist
-tshirt/onesie in 12 month (larger if it's made by Gerber) that says Birthday Boy
-clay or cermaic cats


Supplies
-plastic sleeves for ATCs
-hedgehog fabric
-Purple cotton fat quarters
-fimo
-polymer clay tools (used are fine)
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« Reply #7 on: February 01, 2009 06:14:17 PM »

I claim KittyVegas for Fortune Cat in black!

This is my first claim this round (1, 0, 0).

Hi!  Im addicted to knitting, though I love many other crafts as well!  A Michigan (USA) native, I am enamored of watery landscapes and northern hardwood forests.  My deepest wish is to live on a lake or river.  I love snow and wintery landscapes, cool colors and corny humor.  I love superheroes and mourn the fact that Im fat and 50 superhero material beyond repair.  ☺  I wist.   

Enough about me: 

Crafted Items

fabric covered tacks

your rendering of my Jack Russell terrier in any medium (pencil, paint, embroidery, appliqu, etc.)

pottery, especially small bowls or mugs

needle box http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=155698.msg1616647#msg1616647

prayer journal including your favorite prayers, especially something work friendly that I can open to re-center myself in moments of stress

posters for my office featuring anti-bullying messages in any medium (pencil, paint, embroidery, etc.) Examples:  Pick flowers, not fights!, Horseplay hurts!  Please act human (fake it if you have to).  See this website for other ideas: http://catalog.instructionalimages.com/product_info.php?products_id=37{1}1

Poetry journal with your favorite (or original) works included

Notecards I love handcrafted notecards and use them for everything from swapping to thank yous!  If you have sent me notecards in the past, I am either using them and loving them, or they are all gone! 

Handspun yarn, any colors, any amount - I love handspun yarn!

Embroidered pillow cases in quiet colors for the master bedroom which is blue, guest bedroom is grass green (dh is daring with color) -- the bedspread in there is a quilt made with "eyeballs in the jungle" fabric



Supplies

learn to spin kit with drop spindle and roving

10 inch Harmony straight knitting needles, any size 4 -11 http://www.knitpicks.com/Straight+Harmony+Knitting+Needles_NDSTNHarmonyneedles.html

natural fiber yarns, any weight, any color; I love wool of the Andes from knitpicks!

wool and acrylic blend yarn, DK or sport weight, any color

home decorator or upholstery fabric 

firm or extra firm stabilizer

fat quarters/fabric scraps

quilting supplies/ beginner patterns/ ideas

Books:
    Elizabeth Zimmermans Knitting Workshop 
    Knit to be Square by Vivian Hoxbro  broke down and bought this!
    Knitting on Top of the World by Nicki Epstein


Extras

candies or foods unique to your locale
chocolate in all varieties
postcard from your town/country
tea, especially black (not a fancy flavor lover)  ☺
licorice!
Fun badges/pins

Thanks for choosing me!
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CJKJ
« Reply #8 on: February 02, 2009 06:17:33 AM »

    I claim a2k for handmade notecards and home dec/upholstery fabric.

    first claim, 0, 0


    Hi,  I am a 30 year old who loves crafts!  I living in Kentucky (USA).  I am a SAHM to 4 kiddos so I try to craft whenever I can.

My Favorites:  I love clean and simple designs and monochromatic items.

I like organic textures, fabrics, and colors (muted shades of blues, greens, browns and reds).  My favorite fabric types are linen, canvas, hemp in natural shades (oatmeal/unbleached colors).

I love trees, nature, botanical things.  Cherry blossoms are very pretty.  I also am diggin' matryoshka designs!

Check out my wists for examples of my style or for other crafts!  (Side note - the items with make at the beginning are the projects I want to do Smiley )


Crafts

Decorative pillow cases for 18" pillows made with duponi silk in light blues/browns/creams - I have the pillows already.

Handmade journal I love the cover style of this one, doesnt have to have handmade paper though:
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?ref=sr_gallery_4&listing_id=18118275

a painting like this in earthy colors (blues, browns, cream) any size:
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?ref=cat3_gallery_1&listing_id=17384861


a purse/tote like any of these:
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=15657733
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=5598768
http://www.zanisa.com/products/Dandelion_Shoulder_Bag-502-6.html?scroll=-752

Felted, sweater, or tweed purse

Knit Moc-A-Socs Moccasins adult medium size
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=18968831

Make up bags - I need a couple different bags to help organize my purse.  Here are some examples:
cherry blossom makeup bag - I love this applique and these colors:
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?ref=sr_gallery_11&listing_id=18065901
Any like the ones from this seller:
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?ref=sr_gallery_7&listing_id=19259933

modern looking pot holders - Cherry blossom ones would be cool or a botanical/nature theme.  This bird and brush would look great on there:
http://cuteable.com/botanical-placemats-and-napkins/499

Felt pincushion with nature themes

swap journal

Gocco or Linopress cards or notebooks in simple botanical themes
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=18722166


Seaglass bracelet

Turquoise necklace found here:
http://cuteable.com/studio-a-la-mode-jewelry/684

anything from my wists! - I have a lot of stuff on there - look around!

Homemade screen printed fabric in simple line drawings love these:
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=19676098   
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=20194147
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=17177458




Supplies:
Yardage or FQ's/Useable scraps of fabric: Amy Butler, Joel Dewberry, Heidi Grace, Moda, Free Spirit, and any size of Echino Scooter fabric, Matryoshka fabric (on light colored background), cutesy japanese import fabric

Mini Wonderloom

Seaglass big enough for making pendants

Cotton Time Magazine - any issue! - BIG WISH


Extras:
postcards/photos from your area

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MandyLikesPie
« Reply #9 on: February 02, 2009 08:41:39 AM »

I claim GJKJ for a felt pincushion with nature themes  Smiley

This is my first claim, 0 sent, 0 received

Hi there! I'm Mandy, I'm 26, and I live in Illinois, USA with my hubby and our cat. I adore anything vintage or vintage-inspired and like to pretend I'm a 50s housewife at the end of the day. Old-fashioned prints like gingham and polkadots and trims like ric rac and pompoms are my favorite. Check out my blog (link in my signature) for photos of my house. Hubs and I have been redoing the rooms one-by-one, and house stuff is always welcome and loved! My Craftster profile is full of likes and dislikes and I have a wist, so hopefully those will be helpful. Thanks so much for crafting for me!

My big wishes are the gardening-related ones at the top of the list. The inside of my house is getting nicely decorated, and now I want to start working on the outside! I cant wait until the snow is gone so I can start getting my veggies going.

Crafts:
--Gardening apron with tool pockets
--Plant markers for veggie garden
--A decorated bird house
--A cute weatherproof sign to hang on the fence near my garden
--A waterproof gardening cushion to kneel on
--Crocheted or knitted dishcloths to match my kitchen
--Small decorated wooden tray that I can use to serve tea or cookies
--A vintage-inspired full-length apron (I wear size XS)
--A decorated photo album that holds 4x6 photos (preferably one that holds two photos per page, rather than a little one that holds one per page)
--Vintage-inspired earrings (I like silver, black, or white the best)
--A pair of bird nest earrings like these, but with white pearls instead of pink: http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?ref=sr_list_5&listing_id=20253870 (I had a pair and loved them to pieces but lost one! Wah!)
--Homemade soap, sugar scrub, lip balm, or lotion
--Roll-on or spray-on fragrance (I like lily, jasmine, citrus, rose, baked goods, coffee, peppermint, and fresh linen scents)
--A patchwork fabric basket like this in pretty spring colors: http://ayumills.blogspot.com/2008/05/tutorial-fabric-basket.html
--A snuggly throw (Im always cold!)
--Something from my wist: www.wists.com/MandyLikesPie

Supplies:
--Vintage or vintage reproduction fabric (large piece or scrap--Ill be happy with either!)
--Amy Butler, Michael Miller, or Alexander Henry fabric (large piece or scrap--Ill be happy with either!)
--Vintage or vintage reproduction buttons and trims
--Embroidery transfer pen

Extras:
--Chocolate! Especially local chocolate.  Smiley
--Women's magazines from the 40s-60s
--Cookbooks fromthe 40s-60s

Thanks a bunch for crafting for me!  Kiss
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