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Topic: 1950s Inspired Swap (Sign Ups May 17-May 31; Mail by July 9th)  (Read 10935 times)
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« on: May 17, 2011 02:09:20 PM »

Swap name: 1950s Inspired Swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: cadet120433
Sign-up date range: May 17-May 31
Date to send item by: July 2



GALLERY: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=384657.msg4555944#msg4555944

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

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

Additional Age requirement? 16+ unless approved by moderator

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

Details of Swap:
Calling all Badass Betties and Pretty Pin-Ups! If you like classic cars, dirty martinis, and swingin' music, this swap is for you! This swap celebrates all types of 1950s inspired subcultures and music along with the traditions that many of us still enjoy. So rouge up your cheeks and lace up your saddle shoes, join today!

This will be a 6 point swap with a month long crafting time. At least 1 medium item is required. Extras are allowed, but please contact your partner about additional crafts.

Swap Point Guide:
By Points
Large= 3 points
Medium=2 points
Small=1 point

By Time
-Large = 3 or more hours
-Medium = 2 or more hours
-Small = 2 or less hours

By Size
-Large = A shawl, a shirt, a skirt, a set of jewelry with four to five items, a purse
-Medium = one single necklace or bracelet, a scarf
-Small = Earrings, stickers, wallets, pouches, bookmarks

By Price
-Large = $30 or more
-Medium = $10-$30 dollars
-Small = $10 or less



*PLEASE READ!*
- No Flakers. If you don't think you can meet the conditions and deadlines, please do not sign up.
- You MUST get delivery confirmation if sending within the U.S.
- If you must send late, let the organizers and your partner know ASAP.
- You are REQUIRED to post in this thread at least once a week so we know you're crafting and not dead.
- You are REQUIRED to post photos of the package you receive from your partner in the gallery.

***Failure to follow swap rules may result in negative comments in your feedback***

If you want to participate, information to send to organizer: cadet120433

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap
Craftster username
Email address
Your real name
Mailing address including the country
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)

What crafts do you do?
What crafts would you like to receive?
What crafts would you not like to receive?
Would you like to receive clothing or accessories?
If so, please list measurements:
Wrist:
Neck (or preferred necklace length):
Ankle:
Shoe Size:
T-Shirt Size:
(If you and your partner decide to swap clothing, please send them specific measurements)
Favorite Colors/Patterns:
Least Favorite Colors/Patterns:
Favorite symbols (Cherries, Dice, Horseshoes..):
Favorite 50's Subcultures (Car Culture, Polynesian/Tiki Culture, MidMod, Vintage Vegas, Homemaker/Housewife..):
Favorite Music/Bands:
Favorite Clothing Styles:
Favorite Celebrities of the era:
Do you like Pin-Ups/Pin Up Style?
If so, do you mind receiving crafts with partial or full nudity?
Are you allergic to anything?
Are there any allergens in your home?
Wists address:
Blog/website:
Anything else your partner should know?

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


Also, remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find other rules about participating in a swap.

Participants
1. cadet120433
2. deadbathducky
3. LovieDovieAnn
4. Scarlet_Angel
5. crassy_mcnasty
6. ZidishaLuxe
7. ViciousPrecious
8. How Lovely
9. theballandskein
10. Mrs.LindsayLoo
11. monkey_girl
12. pieknits*
13. adrienne_bowers
14. dontdresslikeapril
15. Vicious Hyperbolizer
16. scarlet_nights
17. shylitlegoddess
18. shutterbugkate


(*first time swapper)

PARTNERS
ballandskein <--> ViciousPrecious
cadet120433 <--> Vicious Hyperbolizer
shylitlegoddess <--> shutterbugkate
HowLovely <--> deadbathducky
scarlet_nights <--> adrrienne_bowers
Mrs.LindsayLoo <--> crassy_mcnasty
LovieDovieAnn <--> pieknits
ZidishaLuxe <--> monkey_girl
Scarlet_Angel <--> dontdresslikeapril

« Last Edit: July 07, 2011 04:21:04 PM by cadet120433 » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2011 02:45:31 PM »

Oh my! But I still have two swaps to craft for at the moment. If I can get one of them done before the 31st I will be signing up for sure. Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2011 02:46:39 PM »

I have got to join this swap!  This was my era!  
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« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2011 03:13:29 PM »

What is it with all the good swaps happening at once? Im definatly signing up if I get feedback in time. I love the 50's my kitchen is decorated 50's/I love lucy.
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margiej
« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2011 03:40:20 PM »

Yeah, I waited and waited for a good swap, found a couple, and now it seems like they are all interesting! 
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« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2011 03:57:27 PM »

Id so love a 50's dress. Im so signing up!
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« Reply #6 on: May 17, 2011 09:37:09 PM »

Sounds like an amazing swap idea. Will definitely keep this in mind.
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« Reply #7 on: May 18, 2011 01:32:42 AM »

Am gutted this is a US only swap! Sad
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« Reply #8 on: May 18, 2011 02:29:18 AM »

Am gutted this is a US only swap! Sad

Whoops! Thanks for pointing that out, totally missed it. Oh well, I guess that makes my decision easier.
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« Reply #9 on: May 18, 2011 02:39:42 AM »

Am gutted this is a US only swap! Sad

Whoops! Thanks for pointing that out, totally missed it. Oh well, I guess that makes my decision easier.

oh poo! ditto.

we need an international one!
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