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Topic: Mug Rug Swap (SignUp CLOSED, SendOut Feb 22 2011)  (Read 44439 times)
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« on: January 08, 2011 08:41:56 AM »

You have coasters for your cold drinks don’t you? Well, don’t leave out your warm drinks… give them a MUG RUG!



In this swap we’ll be crafting one mug rug for our partners.

- Mug rugs can vary in size but should be roughly around 5” x 8”.
- Any techniques can be used…patchwork, embroidered, knit, etc. but keep in mind that the rug should be able to absorb a bit of moisture and protect surfaces from warm drinks.
- Please only send one completed mug rug. No extras.
- You may opt to have 2 partners. See notes below for more info.*
- Posting to the discussion thread or PM’ing organizers is required at least every 2 weeks.
- Have fun!!

Swap name: Mug Rug Swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: LimeRiot
Sign-up date range: January 8th – January 22nd, 2011
Date to send item by: February 22nd, 2011
Limited to a certain number of people? (optional):No - thanks pjherbert for co-organizing!
Restricted to people who all live in the same country? NO
If so, which country?N/A
Additional Age requirement? No

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 at least 18 years old: 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 16 years old: YES
- If within the US, understands that Delivery Confirmation number is required for this swap: YES
- If outside the US, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap: YES

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap: Mug Rug Swap
Craftster username
Email address
Your real name
Mailing address including the country (as would need to appear for mailing)
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country?
Confirm that are at least 16 years old or, if not, that you have moderator approval(YES/NO)

Do you have any allergies?
Do you have any allergens in your home (cats, smoke, etc)?

What general themes do you like (vintage, modern, cutesy, country, etc)?
Are there any themes that you really don’t like?

Colors you’d like to receive?
Colors you’d prefer not to receive?

Would you prefer to have one partner or two partners?* (See notes below for more info.)

Do you have specific ideas or inspirations that would help your partner personalize your piece (Wists, Etsy Favorites, Flickr, etc)?
Anything else you’d like your partner to know?

Send your completed questionnaire to your organizer. That would be me, LimeRiot Smiley.  


*Selecting Two Partners
If you opt for having two partners then you will be paired up twice. This will require that you communicate, craft for and send a mug rug to two different partners. See the example below...
Participants
Person A - 2 partners
Person B - 1 partner
Person C - 1 partner
Person D - 1 partner
Person E - 1 partner
Partners
Person A <> Person B
Person A <> Person C
Person D <> Person E

Sending, Receiving, and Feedback
SENDING: Take pictures of your items before you send. When sending, you must use a DC# (or for overseas keep that receipt). Keep your receipt until your partner receives. PM organizer and partner when you send.

RECEIVING: PM organizer and partner when you receive. Take pictures of received items. (Please take quality pictures, like ones you would take of your work.) Post pictures in gallery in a timely manner.

FEEDBACK: Given when a package is received (verified through PM or DC#) I will be keeping track of what has been received by gallery pictures (This is why it is important for you to take pictures of your items, just in case your partner does not) *Please PM if there is difficulty with pictures.*


GALLERY: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=371365
« Last Edit: February 16, 2011 05:03:51 PM by LimeRiot » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2011 08:42:32 AM »

Participants

1. LimeRiot
2. HippieKender
3. canamharris
4. sloth003
5. carrieme
6. green r my tear$
7. Weez
8. jaloux
9. jennieingram
10. pinkleo
11. littlebluegirl
12. Ex_Gratia
13. WhiteSheep
14. luckdragon
15. Disco Queen Highness
16. MommyTheMaid
17. melladh
18. MareMare
19. bobbiemay
20. pjherbert
21. onegroovyday
22. sunshyn_stef welcome first time swapper!
23. Dem welcome first time swapper!
24. ShannonMB
25. loves2experiment
26. MissCrafty29
27. Fontiua
28. imafundork
29. EkkaGrrl
30. rosyposie
31. RockDragon
32. Troublet
33. imokaynow
34. h-chan
35. cricket416
36. sewingcybermom
37. Stifflersmom
38. Robinpich
39. goldsheepbowl
40. MrsKAT
41. RuuSuu
42. kwality570
43. MendhiFae
44. dfabbric
45. tristitia
46. justaddcats
47. DesignVigilante
48. Missgrace
49. sinellia
50. ChrissyCrafts
51. amalgam
52. amymisha
53. zigg13pra
54. ysmeine
55. babalina58
56. CraftyDiem
57. suereal
58. LostInOz


PARTNERS

LimeRiot's Group

loves2experiment <> onegroovyday
HippieKender <> MareMare
RockDragon <> zigg13pra
jennieingram <> MrsKAT
rosyposie <> Stifflersmom
amalgam <> MissCrafty29
Fontiua <> pjherbert
Ex_Gratia <> ysmeine
pjherbert <> RuuSuu
ChrissyCrafts <> sunshyn_stef
canamharris <> CraftyDiem
babalina58 <> bobbiemay
goldsheepbowl <> h-chan
cricket416 <> sinellia
LostInOz <> WhiteSheep
Dem <> Ex_Gratia
DesignVigilante <> melladh
pinkleo <> rosyposie
EkkaGrrl <> ShannonMB
DesignVigilante <> MendhiFae
melladh <> Troublet
tristitia <> Weez
Disco Queen Highness <> imokaynow

pjherbert's Group

sinellia <> ysmeine
MrsKAT <> sloth003
carrieme <> pinkleo
MommyTheMaid <> ShannonMB
luckdragon <> MissCrafty29
HippieKender <> zigg13pra
bobbiemay <> sloth003
imokaynow <> MommyTheMaid
luckdragon <> sewingcybermom
goldsheepbowl <> LostInOz
jaloux <> Missgrace
jennieingram <> MareMare
CraftyDiem <> kwality570
kwality570 <> onegroovyday
imafundork <> tristitia
ChrissyCrafts <> RockDragon
green r my tear$ <> Robinpich
LimeRiot <> MendhiFae
Fontiua <> justaddcats
dfabbric <> jaloux
littlebluegirl <> WhiteSheep
green r my tear$ <> sewingcybermom
dfabbric <> Disco Queen Highness
amymisha <> carrieme
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« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2011 08:42:52 AM »

Here are a few links to some great mug rugs for inspiration Smiley.

http://www.pleasant-home.com/2010/11/sew-picture-perfect-mug-rugs.html
http://bloominworkshop.wordpress.com/2010/09/14/mug-rug-hugs/
http://www.pleasant-home.com/2010/11/scrappy-tree-mug-rugs.html
http://contented.typepad.co.uk/contented/2010/10/mug-rug-tutorial-part-one.html

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« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2011 09:20:53 AM »

Okay, I caved and signed up! Cheesy
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canamharris
« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2011 10:00:54 AM »

Yey! I just sent in my questionaire and now am wisting away some mug rugs!
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He is such a little stinker!


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« Reply #5 on: January 08, 2011 10:13:46 AM »

I will be sending my q in this weekend! Wink
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« Reply #6 on: January 08, 2011 10:54:02 AM »

ooooh, I am on a self induced swap hiatus but this one looks mighty tempting........
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« Reply #7 on: January 08, 2011 10:58:53 AM »

I was just drinking a cup of coffee and flipping through a magazine at my kitchen table wishing that my mug had a little rug Smiley.

So excited!
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canamharris
« Reply #8 on: January 08, 2011 11:13:23 AM »

I just came across these cuties!
http://artisania.wordpress.com/2010/10/21/mug-rug-happiness/

I've been googling/flickring/etsying mug rugs all morning. My poor children probably wonder why I'm not paying them that much attention.

I also found on flickr a scrappy mug rug swap group that has TONS of ideas!

I cannot wait for this swap!

Oh and limeriot I even saw one on flickr that was in the shape of a lemon. I thought of you with your limes. It would look so cute in green instead of yellow!!
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Macedwarf
« Reply #9 on: January 08, 2011 11:17:51 AM »

I'm not taking part in swaps just now, but just wanted to pipe in and say this looks like such an awesome swap theme - cute, small and simple!

Might have to make some mugrugs at home just because,,,
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