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Topic: Stuffed Animal Swap w/a Pattern (Sign Ups 1/7/2012- closed Mail By:2/21/2012)  (Read 14675 times)
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« Reply #10 on: January 08, 2012 08:42:22 AM »

I just sent in my questionnaire also. 
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« Reply #11 on: January 08, 2012 04:59:58 PM »

This sounds fun.  I've been working on making some stuffed animal patterns so the timing of this swap is perfect.  I'll have to go fill out the questionnaire.
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« Reply #12 on: January 09, 2012 12:31:57 PM »

Oh yes "gotgrey" I love the pic of the fox on the thread that's great!!  Cheesy Cheesy Thanks, it'll bring more people in to look & hopefully join!! Getting excited!!
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« Reply #13 on: January 09, 2012 03:51:06 PM »

The reason for sending it flat and not stuffed is a $6. difference, in USPS land. If you can send flat, in the small size flat rate box, it costs about $5.20 plus the DC for 70 cents. If you send a stuffed  stuffie, you'd probably have to use the medium box which costs $10.95, plus the DC.

And postage rates go up on Jan. 22, and I don't know the amount for the flat rate boxes.

So sending flat is a nice option, in my opinion.

And darn, this swap looks like so much fun but I've got alot on my plate right now.
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« Reply #14 on: January 09, 2012 06:09:24 PM »

I don't usually use the flat rate box, myself. I admit that I don't remember what I usually spend to send a stuffed animal/doll but I don't think that I spend $11.00.  I just checked on line and first class mail (parcel up to 13 ounces only costs $3.41 as of June, 2011.  A 3 pound parcel going from zone 1 & 2 to zone 8 cost $10.69 (the farthest distance), which is less than the large flat rate box (which isn't all that large).  I doubt that these stuffies will weigh that much. 
Sometimes you can't always judge how your stuffie will look until it is stuffed.  Then if you don't like the way it looks, you can remove the stuffing and do a little tweaking with your sewing; if it is knit or crocheted, then you might want to frog it.  This is just my opinion.  I can't speak for others.
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« Reply #15 on: January 09, 2012 07:57:06 PM »

have to see if i have a pattern that i can use for this first
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« Reply #16 on: January 10, 2012 07:26:19 AM »

There are also lots of free patterns:

http://www.allfreesewing.com/Sewn-Toys/page/1
http://freebiesforcrafters.blogspot.com/
http://www.craftsitedirectory.com/craft/patterns/
http://www.patternpage.com/freepatterns.htm
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« Reply #17 on: January 10, 2012 07:29:04 AM »

Thank you Sharalee.  I thought he looked bright, cheerful, and colorful.  He is also made from a free pattern.
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« Reply #18 on: January 10, 2012 10:34:48 AM »

Thank you Sharalee.  I thought he looked bright, cheerful, and colorful.  He is also made from a free pattern.

You are very welcome!! The Fox is so cute...... Cheesy Cheesy  I'd love to get him & a pattern, way  fabulous!!!
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« Reply #19 on: January 10, 2012 10:50:10 AM »

Here's a cute doll free pattern & more the,  black apple doll is real cute.: http://www.allcrafts.net/dolls.htm    A lot of stuffies & dolls!!
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