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Topic: 4x6 Art Swap (sign ups: March2-March8,2012; sendouts April 5 2012)  (Read 45652 times)
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« on: March 02, 2012 11:11:30 AM »

Do you embroider? Or what about Paper pieced quilt? How about paint? Felt? Collage? Paste macaroni noodles in an artful manner?  Then this swap is for you!

Swap name: 4x6 Art swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: Belladune & Alteredmommy

Sign-up date range: March2, 2012- March8, 2012 
Date to send item by: April 5, 2012
Limited to a certain number of people? (optional): No

Restricted to people who all live in the same country? 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

Details of swap:

The 4x6 Art swap runs like this:  You make a piece of art, in your style,  in your medium, how you want.  The only parameters would be that you keep it flat, and 4 inches by 6 inches big.   You will have no idea who your partner is, until "Address time", which will be at the end of the crafting period.  And then you will only know their Address and proper name. You will then have just under 1 week to ship your personal art off!

Here is the time line broken down in point form:
~ Sign ups: March 2- March 8
~ Crafting period: March 9 to March 30
~ Addresses will be distributed on March 31.
~ You must ship by April 5th (as the 6th is Good friday)

Swap Rules:  
~ Please communicate within the thread at least once per week.  Communication makes the swap process more fun, and no one is left wondering " Hey, where did so and so go?"  All I want is a quick "Hey I'm still here, still crafting!"
~ No extra's please!  Since the only communication will be through this thread, and there will be no discussion among partners, we don't want anyone feeling upset they didn't send an extra!

If you want to participate, information to send to organizer: belladune and alteredmommy


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)

Do you have Allergies/sensitivities?
Do you have allergens in your home (dog, cat, smoke, etc)
Will you be creating something that someone might find offensive (graphic, nudity, religious, gory etc.)?  
What are some themes that you would find offensive?
What materials would you be using?
What materials would you prefer not to receive?


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


1. amalgam
2. jo_mama
3. Belladune
4. alteredmommy
5. craftylittlemonkey
6. cinnamon teal
7. lukenlarry
8. Mountains and Clouds
9. Alexampersandra
10. mouseatethekitty
11. semicharm86
12. mini_mum
13. Beunruffled
14. mandykaye
15. jasminewolverine
16. playswithneedles
17. ptarmic wumpus
18. jennden
19. Sylwa
20. sweetyetevil
21. glamis
22. angelxwing
23. Nannyem
24. aliastriona_angerboda
25. Kwality570
26. Kellydawncreations
27. rosyposie
28. Smmarrt
29. crazyda79
30. Ralph
31. RedRabbit **Welcome first time swapper! Cool**
32. Alphabrett
33. mlookyloo1
34. bowlordie
35. hoppy
36. Deece in MN
37. loves2experiment
38. Ransom
39. iliveonarainbow
40. Correlating
41. kriSmith

Belladune's Group     Alteredmommy's Group
jennden     Nannyem
cinnamon teal     crazyda79
hoppy     rosyposie
iliveonarainbow     craftylittlemonkey
Smmarrt     mouseatethekitty
Correlating     loves2experiment
Ralph     kwality570
alteredmommy     amalgam
Mountains and Clouds     jasminwolverine
lukenlarry     AlphaBrett
Deece in MN     Ransom
mlookyloo1     Beunruffled
Kellydawncreations     bowlordie
mini-mum     semicharm86
sweetyetevil     Alexampersandra
Red Rabbit     aliastriona_angerboda
Sylwa     KriSmith
playswithneedles     belladune
Glamis     angelxwing
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« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2012 11:48:45 AM »

This sounds interesting. Sending my questionnaire right now.Smiley

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« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2012 12:15:43 PM »

Sounds really fun, but need to check what else I'm going to have going on as I've committed to organise a couple of swaps soon.

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« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2012 12:54:47 PM »

Oops!  I forgot to state, please send your questionaires to both Alteredmommy and I.  I'll edit the original post, and if you have already sent your q, don't worry about sending another, I'll just forward them to AM.

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« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2012 01:00:30 PM »

yay!  This is going to be fun, I LOVE getting art in the mail Grin

Oh and please make sure you put the name of this swap in the title as I have a few swaps running at the moment.  thanks!

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« Reply #5 on: March 02, 2012 01:29:06 PM »

sounds like great fun! I'll be filling out my questionnaire this weekend!

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« Reply #6 on: March 02, 2012 01:36:18 PM »

I'm IN! Filling out the form now... between making dinner and feeding kids, lol.

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« Reply #7 on: March 02, 2012 01:44:50 PM »

Ooooh I thik I would like to join! Just a quick question, you say it has to be flat...so no pre-stretched canvasas? They are usually 1" in width.

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« Reply #8 on: March 02, 2012 01:57:55 PM »

I would still say that is flat.  as long as it's not 3D.

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« Reply #9 on: March 02, 2012 03:34:55 PM »

I love this idea!  Sometimes the most stressful part is stalking your partner, and this way you get a complete surprise.  I signed up and can't wait to start!   I think I will do a mini quilt.

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