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Topic: WWP Round 38 Mabon Harvest Swap (Signups 8-12 to 8-20, SO 9-15)  (Read 21983 times)
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« on: August 12, 2012 01:16:14 AM »

Swap name: WWP Round 38 Mabon Harvest Swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: hawkeyes_girl
Sign-up date range: 8-12-12 to 8-19-12
Date to send item by: 9-15-12
Limited to a certain number of people?: 24 unless I have a co-org, then it will expand
Restricted to people who all live in the same country? NO
Age requirement? Swap participants must be 18 years old or have moderator approval.

Swap Organizer himself 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 18 years old: YES

Mabon Harvest Swap

Excerpted from http://wicca.com/celtic/akasha/mabon.htm

Autumn Equinox, 2nd Harvest, September 21st

"Mabon, (pronounced MAY-bun, MAY-bone, MAH-boon, or MAH-bawn) is the Autumn Equinox. The Autumn Equinox divides the day and night equally, and we all take a moment to pay our respects to the impending dark. We also give thanks to the waning sunlight, as we store our harvest of this year's crops. The Druids call this celebration, Mea'n Fo'mhair, and honor the The Green Man, the God of the Forest, by offering libations to trees. Offerings of ciders, wines, herbs and fertilizer are appropriate at this time. Wiccans celebrate the aging Goddess as she passes from Mother to Crone, and her consort the God as he prepares for death and re-birth.

Various other names for this Lesser Wiccan Sabbat are The Second Harvest Festival, Wine Harvest, Feast of Avalon, Equinozio di Autunno (Strega), Alben Elfed (Caledonii), or Cornucopia. The Teutonic name, Winter Finding, spans a period of time from the Sabbat to Oct. 15th, Winter's Night, which is the Norse New Year.

At this festival it is appropriate to wear all of your finery and dine and celebrate in a lavish setting. It is the drawing to and of family as we prepare for the winding down of the year at Samhain. It is a time to finish old business as we ready for a period of rest, relaxation, and reflection."

To celebrate the balance of light/dark and the Second Harvest, we are focusing on crafting a 3 pt swap with at least one item intended for altar or travel altar use. Examples could be mini-shrines, altar cloths, offering containers, candle holders, etc.

See previous swaps to get a sense of size. One could craft 1 large item, 1 med and small items, or 3 small items with freedom to go larger based on partner agreement.

Old Swap Galleries:

Mabon Card Gallery http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=317209.0

Mabon Round 22 Gallery http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=357904.0

Mabon Round 30 Gallery http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=389759.0

Plan to post updates on progress weekly, make sure you are getting DC numbers on in-country packages and keeping receipts for out of country swaps.Also please make sure to take pics of what you send and what you receive to post in the gallery. In the past, no pics were not really penalized, but if you don't post pics and don't have a reason why not this will be added to your feedback. Sharing is half the fun!

Please PM organizer with questionnaire:

Swap Name:
Your Craftster name:
Your Name:
Mailing Address with country:
Willing to do International shipping: YES or NO
I am 18 or older: YES or NO
Allergies you have:
Allergens in your home/space:
Things you'd like to get:
Things you DO NOT want:
Crafts you do:
Things you will not craft due to your beliefs (if applicable):
What path do you follow? (Wiccan, Druid, Undefined Pagan, etc):
Deities or symbols important to you:
Preferred colors/patterns/herbs/stones/scents/flavors/other preferences:
Old partner matchups:
Other things to tell your partner:



1. hawkeyes_girl
2. Radmom
3. frogprincess
4. Rosie1981
5. LA-Fairy
6. Witchhippie
7. Sabertooth Pixie
8. thesillyseemstress
9. Mamantattoo
10. mandykaye
11. spookygrrrly
12. Wulf
13. monnie31
14 Strawberryh
16. whileitsraining


1. hawkeyes_girl & LA Fairy
2. Monnie31 & frogprincess
3. strawberryh & Radmom
4. Wulf & emilywilde
5. Sabertooth PIxie & Mamantattoo
6. mandykaye & Witchippie
7. Rosie1981 & spookygrrly
8. thesillyseemstress & whileitsraining

« Last Edit: August 20, 2012 07:50:47 PM by hawkeyes_girl » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2012 09:23:33 AM »

I don't know if I will have an open spot!  I missed out on the last WWP round, don't want to again!! 


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« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2012 01:20:56 PM »

Sent in, I didn't see a our usual questions for sign up info so I just usurped Lammas .

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« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2012 01:31:08 PM »

I was a silly head and forgot it, it's up now so just pm me with any additions as needed Radmom.

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« Reply #4 on: August 12, 2012 04:00:54 PM »

i went my question sheet in. hopefully it came through. I really really really want to join. ive seen these swaps around every holiday and everytime i see it to late to sign up . hopefully i make it

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« Reply #5 on: August 12, 2012 04:06:01 PM »

I like the short-n-sweet questionnaire. Will sign up when I get a free moment. Lovely image for the swap page, too!


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« Reply #6 on: August 12, 2012 05:03:21 PM »

putting in the info  Grin

« Reply #7 on: August 12, 2012 07:58:56 PM »

YAY!! I didn't miss this round!!!!! Roll Eyes

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« Reply #8 on: August 13, 2012 08:01:11 PM »

I'm back for this one as well!
And the one sending will be sending to my new address in Québec City! How exiting! (well, to me!)

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« Reply #9 on: August 14, 2012 04:17:17 AM »

Hey all,

Send in your questionnaires *cough-Wulf,  cough-Spazgirl* so I can officially add you!

I am trying to add people daily but if you don't hear back immediately don't spazz....I'll probably be working 12+ hours daily for a bit to get a work project done this week and next. Trying to squeeze in org duties around it.

Love ya all!   Kiss 5 more days to join!

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« Last Edit: August 14, 2012 04:18:26 AM by hawkeyes_girl » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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