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Topic: Over 30 Geezer-licious Geezer Swap Round 5 (signups CLOSED/send July 30)  (Read 46827 times)
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« Reply #20 on: May 01, 2012 10:29:24 PM »

sounds really interesting !

will think about this one Smiley

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« Reply #21 on: May 02, 2012 12:12:39 AM »

I had difficulty thinking of things I could do too, besides crochet.

I'm having difficulty thinking of anything, other than near-naked geezers in top hats.  Cheesy
Part of getting old, I guess. (the brain issues, not the costume)
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« Reply #22 on: May 02, 2012 01:40:00 AM »

Yay!  Glad to see that the interest is still high for our swap!  Hope you all will join.
Just updated the first page with our first participants!  Smiley

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« Reply #23 on: May 02, 2012 05:28:53 AM »

I had difficulty thinking of things I could do too, besides crochet.  I had to ask DH if he had any ideas.

I crochet and there are still things I can think of I'd like someone else to crochet for me like kitchen dishcloths or shrugs. I have an entire queue over on Ravelry of things I want but know I will never get made.  Smiley

psst, just in case anyone is curious.  Wink http://www.ravelry.com/people/pewterwings/queue?query=crochet

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« Reply #24 on: May 02, 2012 05:56:49 AM »

I have those queues in crochet too, but I think our problem was making a list of things we can do that don't include crocheting.

I absolutely love love quilts, do you think an afghan is a fair trade for a quilt? I'd love to swap!
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« Reply #25 on: May 02, 2012 07:15:50 AM »

4 of the 5 items on my 'want' list are things I could make for myself but doubt I will ever get to so thought it would be nice for someone else to make one of them for me.  The hardest part of the questionnaire for me was the list of 5 things you would offer to make - I didn't want them all to be sewn or all crochet items so I had to think hard there.  I found it helped to go through Atsuko's suggestions list and get inspiration from that.
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« Reply #26 on: May 02, 2012 10:55:00 AM »

I just filled out and sent in my questionairre.  I had told myself not to join any swaps for a few months because I have enough stuff to do, but I couldn't resist this swap (maybe it was the picture Smiley ).

It was tough filling out the section of what I can make.  I ended up sticking with the crafts I do best (sewing/quilting and embroidery) because I want to be able to make something awesome. Smiley  I can do some other crafts, but my supplies are limited (since they are not crafts I usually do) and it usually comes out looking like a first time effort (my art skills are pretty elementary). Smiley 

It took me a bit to come up with things I want.  I finally thought about things I have considered buying, but haven't wanted to spend the money on and that helped with a couple ideas.

Anyway, looking forward to partners!

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« Reply #27 on: May 02, 2012 11:17:55 AM »

That picture is SO awesome.  It totally reminds me of the nudey-resorts that I go to!  lol  I've seen so many people looking nakeder than this that it just makes me smile and laugh and think of hippy-children gone mad!  hee hee.
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« Reply #28 on: May 02, 2012 11:26:39 AM »

I must not have my 'mature' filter on because I just seen a whole lotta skin on the main page picture.  I cant help but think: ''How can that be comfortable?!?!?!"  Oh mercy!   

Want to learn to crochet or knit?  I have a ton of extra crochet hooks & circular knitting needles.  Will throw in some pattern books and yarn for anyone interested in a swap.
« Reply #29 on: May 02, 2012 11:58:13 AM »

I am soooo gonna join this!! I've been swap free way too long!

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