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« on: March 29, 2012 05:40:16 PM »

I just finished a swap where I made some various toys and games. I kept getting more and more ideas after I sent it off. I know that I love making these things and my daughter LOVED getting them. I think it would be neat to do a toy swap. It could be a large toy, or several small, simple toys. Stuffies, games, craft things, anything kids would enjoy. I haven't done enough swaps to organize but if someone was interested, I would be ready to do this any time Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2012 07:33:18 PM »

I don't want to organize, way too much stress for me.  But, I would be more than willing to join and make stuffies.  I know I have at least 1 pattern for a learning stuffed animal.  I might have more.  I might also be able to make some wooden toys.  I'll keep an eye on this one.
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« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2012 04:20:13 PM »

I would love one of these:
http://chezbeeperbebe.blogspot.com/2010/03/tutorial-and-pattern-recycled-mooshy.html

and I could knit up a stuffie or maybe a toy like:
http://naturalsuburbia.blogspot.com/2011/07/boat-knitting-pattern-tutorial.html
(I've been wanting an excuse to make it Smiley
or
http://www.petitepurls.com/Spring10/spring2010_pgameon.html
(yikes that is big, though  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: April 04, 2012 11:07:03 AM »

I could sew or crochet stuffie toys.  As a matter of fact we recently had a swap that Gotgrey did organize.  She did a very good job but I'm sure it was stressful doing it in addition to going about her daily activities.  It's a lot of work.  
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« Reply #4 on: April 04, 2012 04:06:48 PM »

Thank you for the kind words mamarose22.  It was only stressful, because there were some bumps along the road.  Tanza and I are still dealing w/those "bumps".  I'm a stay at home mom, so there aren't a whole lot of daily activities around here.  At least, not anymore, because my boys are 18 and in college and 13 and in middle school.  It just seems as though when you organize a swap, it could just go on, and on, and on w/no end in sight, and hurt feelings.  I don't like for anybody's feelings to get hurt. 
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« Reply #5 on: April 04, 2012 07:12:27 PM »

if it happens ill join  Wink
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« Reply #6 on: April 05, 2012 07:19:00 AM »

Thank you for the kind words mamarose22.  It was only stressful, because there were some bumps along the road.  Tanza and I are still dealing w/those "bumps".  I'm a stay at home mom, so there aren't a whole lot of daily activities around here.  At least, not anymore, because my boys are 18 and in college and 13 and in middle school.  It just seems as though when you organize a swap, it could just go on, and on, and on w/no end in sight, and hurt feelings.  I don't like for anybody's feelings to get hurt. 
I have first hand knowledge of how hard you worked on this swap.
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« Reply #7 on: April 06, 2012 01:30:41 PM »

sure!preferably in late may or june, cuz ill be done with school by then
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