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« on: November 08, 2012 08:16:14 PM »


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Swap name: WWP Round 40 - Yule Present Swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: Wulf
Sign-up date range: November 8 to 17, 2012
Date to send item by: December 11, 2012
Limited to a certain number of people?: NO
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


Yule Present Swap
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The festival of Yule marks the lowest point on the Wheel of the Year. The days have been growing shorter until the night has triumphed over daylight, winter weather is truly here now, and much of the plant and animal world has died or withdrawn from view. But we greet the Winter Solstice not with gloom and dread but with celebration! It is a time of parties, feasts, family gatherings, colourful lights and decorations, music and above all, the sharing of presents. As we exchange presents with family and friends, let's also share handmade gifts among our WWP family.

For this swap, send your partner a handmade, gift-wrapped present to be opened on Yule (December 21st). This is a substantial swap, so your package should contain at least one large item, or two medium items, a medium and two small items, or three or more small items. You may also include other items (made or purchased) for your partner's children or other family members if you like, but you should discuss it with your partner first.


Some information on the Sabbat: https://www.circlesanctuary.org/index.php/celebrating-the-seasons/winter-solstice


To participate, complete this questionnaire, and PM it to the organizer, Wulf. Participants must post in the swap thread at least once a week, and maintain regular communication with their partners. Sharing the package you've received with everyone else is an important part of swapping, please post photos in the Swap Gallery. If you won't be able to for some reason, be sure to let your partner know early so they can take photos before sending.

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap: WWP Round 40 - Yule Present 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)

What is your philosophy/religion/branch/etc.?

What deity/deities/etc. is/are special to you?

Do you celebrate Yule, and if so, do you celebrate with your family, alone or with friends? What sort of things do you usually do for Yule? Do you also celebrate Christmas? (or Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, etc.)

Are you out of the broom closet? (Do your friends and/or family know you are Pagan?)

Are you ok with tasteful nudity?

Do you have favorite colors, stones, herbs, etc?

Do you have a Wist, Pinterest or other information to share with your partner?

Is there anything you would especially like to receive?

Is there anything you do NOT want?

Would you be willing to learn about and craft for someone else's traditions that may be different from your own?

Is there anything you wouldn't be willing to craft for because of your beliefs?

What kinds of crafts do you do?

Do you have any allergies or aversions to anything? What are they?

What allergens are in your environment?

Anything else you want to add?


Swappers:

deathbeforedishes
Witchhippie
monnie31
spazgirl1981
whileitsraining
Wulf
jennden
MamanTattoo
LA-fairy
Rosie1981

Partners:

deathbeforedishes <--> Rosie1981
monnie31 <--> LA-fairy
witchhippie <--> whileitsraining
jennden <--> spazgirl1981
Wulf <--> MamanTattoo
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« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2012 08:40:27 PM »

signed up Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2012 08:51:53 PM »

PM sent!! I am so excited for this swap. Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2012 07:19:16 AM »

Sending in my info!!
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« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2012 08:09:16 AM »

Love the pic you chose Wulf!
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« Reply #5 on: November 09, 2012 01:49:23 PM »

Yes! very pretty!

I'm in, of course!
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« Reply #6 on: November 09, 2012 04:33:50 PM »

Oops! I forgot to bookmark my own swap!

Yule is my favourite sabbat, and I always look forward to it.The weather here in Toronto usually doesn't turn really unpleasantly cold until after the 21st, so it's often quite mild and there is usually very little snow, if any. Also, I really dread the shortening days of Autumn, so the knowledge that dawn will now start to come a little earlier makes me feel more positive.

Adding everyone to the swap list now.

Wulf
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« Reply #7 on: November 09, 2012 05:58:31 PM »

Yay! Winter Solstice is such a magical time of the year. I am looking forward to being partnered up!
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« Reply #8 on: November 09, 2012 07:03:38 PM »

Funny how a river and some latitude degree can change the weather! Here at Yule we're burried in snow and it's freezing cold, around -20c. It should be better here in the city than where we were, thought. (but not much!)
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« Reply #9 on: November 09, 2012 11:41:37 PM »

As much as I'd love to sign up for this..I have to sit this one out Sad We have been working lots of overtime in our shop, which is a good thing for my paycheck, but a bad thing for my free time lol! I actually may be working straight through until Thanksgiving and even then I may just have that day off then back to work Sad So I don't want to sign up then not be able to get a lovely package done on time. I will definately be stalking the swap though!  Wink
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