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« on: November 23, 2012 11:47:21 AM »

There have been tons of a vs b type  swaps this year and I thought it would be fun to do a sewing vs hoopla vs yarnies swap. You would list which group you'd want to craft for and if you can do more than one list them in order of preference. Then we'd be partnered in groups of three. If you sew, you'd sew one medium for each partner or if you do hoopla, one hoop per partner, etc. then each group would have 2 of each type of craft between them! You would receive one of each craft you don't do (or aren't crafting yourself) so a sewer would receive a hoopla and yarn item.

I was thinking sign ups in January. Any takers?
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« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2012 07:00:37 PM »

Oooooohhhh, now THIS sounds FUN!!!!
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« Reply #2 on: November 25, 2012 12:39:22 PM »

I might be up for something like this. I'll have a lot more crafting time after the holidays are over, and I've always been a little curious about the a vs b type swaps so this sounds like a fun way to try one out.
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« Reply #3 on: November 25, 2012 12:42:25 PM »

Count me in!
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« Reply #4 on: November 25, 2012 01:13:00 PM »

I'm so glad there 's some interest!!
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« Reply #5 on: November 27, 2012 10:23:48 AM »

This sounds AWESOME!  Timing would be just right in Jan!
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« Reply #6 on: November 29, 2012 05:22:22 PM »

I can do all three. This sounds like fun!
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« Reply #7 on: November 29, 2012 07:29:09 PM »

I'd like to play Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: November 30, 2012 04:57:23 AM »

Great! I will work on the Q, and post sign ups sometime either the last week of Dec, or the first week of Jan, and have them run 2-3  weeks, and give us a 4 week crafting time. Sound good?
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« Reply #9 on: November 30, 2012 07:47:17 AM »

Ooo, this sounds like fun! I admire all 3 crafts so much but can only really do sewing. Sign-ups starting in late Dec. gets my vote 'cause then I might get a bit more use out of any cold-weather accessory a yarnie might send me.  Smiley
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« Reply #10 on: November 30, 2012 07:22:32 PM »

Kbrison: I can do all three, too, so that gives playing room for  partnering Smiley

Calabaza: With you sewing and me doing all three, we may *finally* be partnered up! 

I have my best friend and her family (7 of them in total!) coming in for Christmas (it's been 3 years since I've seen them), so I will need a few days to recover back my small-ish house, although, the end of Dec is most likely do-able for starting sign ups.
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« Reply #11 on: December 01, 2012 07:55:48 AM »

Calabaza: With you sewing and me doing all three, we may *finally* be partnered up!
Yay! It's been like the swap-partnering-slot-machine has been rigged considering how many swaps we've been in together.

I have my best friend and her family (7 of them in total!) coming in for Christmas (it's been 3 years since I've seen them), so I will need a few days to recover back my small-ish house, although, the end of Dec is most likely do-able for starting sign ups.
Oh, so cool! I'm glad it's been a good year for you and getting together (or planning to get together) with people. I hope you guys have a great time!
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« Reply #12 on: December 03, 2012 05:43:57 PM »

That sounds pretty cool! I'm going to be traveling a bit in Jan, so yarn would be a good take with me project!
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« Reply #13 on: December 07, 2012 07:57:00 PM »

This sounds pretty cool, and extra partners sounds fun too Smiley
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« Reply #14 on: December 10, 2012 05:59:35 PM »

I'm really excited!  I have some really fun projects I would love to whip up for this!  I would definitely sign up to do sewing....I'm loving my machine right now!
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« Reply #15 on: December 11, 2012 05:35:13 PM »

Ooh, I'd definitely be interested in joining! I do all three but mostly knitting. I love these versus swaps, especially when I can get more hoops for my hoop wall. : )
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« Reply #16 on: December 12, 2012 03:27:55 AM »

YAY!! I'm really excited! Sign ups will start sometime after Christmas.
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« Reply #17 on: December 12, 2012 08:15:31 AM »

I'm brainstorming what I want to include on the Q, and I was wondering, would you guys prefer a 6 pt swap (3 crafted points per partner---being one large) OR  a 4 pt swap (2 crafted points per partner---being one medium)? I'm going to make this a no extras swap because I want us to just have the time to work hard on the one project per partner, and to minimize shipping costs.   Also, I'm going to need to have all participants agreeable to shipping at least one package internationally.   This doesn't mean that will be the case, but in order to make partnering easier taking in account allergies/allergens and which craft people do.  Being as it will be one item to each partner, unless you make something humongous, shipping shouldn't be too expensive even if out of country. And, if you decide to sew something like a pillow, you can always write you partner to see if you can send it unfilled to help save on shipping. Etc.    Anyway, thoughts on the point preference?? Thanks!
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« Reply #18 on: December 12, 2012 10:15:57 AM »

Hmmm.....I'm never very good with the sizes, being a yarny, its hard.  I'm thinking mediums maybe??  Actually, it depends on timing, if we have 5 weeks at least, then we should be able to do larges.  If its 4 or less then mediums I think
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« Reply #19 on: December 13, 2012 06:43:00 AM »

This sounds awesome! I'm definitely going to sign up for this! Grin
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« Reply #20 on: December 14, 2012 07:02:49 PM »

I would probably say mediums as well. It is hard with yarn to do points. Most things are automatically longer than 2 hours, unless your talking dish scrubbies or baby hats  Undecided
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« Reply #21 on: December 14, 2012 07:56:05 PM »

lol, exactly banana!!  I try to measure my things more sizewise then time.
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« Reply #22 on: December 14, 2012 09:11:55 PM »

My vote goes to two mediums. I'm going to be in several other swaps then and I'm sure that's the same for many of us. Keeping it at two mediums means more people may be interested in joining.
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« Reply #23 on: December 15, 2012 05:07:14 AM »

thanks guys, that's what I was leaning towards too.  if anyone is interested in co-organizing with me that would be great. there are going to be a lot of packages to keep track of!
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« Reply #24 on: December 15, 2012 06:32:15 AM »

thanks guys, that's what I was leaning towards too.  if anyone is interested in co-organizing with me that would be great. there are going to be a lot of packages to keep track of!
I'm up for the challenge since I just had send outs of the first swap I organized! Smiley
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« Reply #25 on: December 20, 2012 09:27:25 AM »

My out-of-town guests have gotten sick and won't be coming after all, so I will post sign-ups hopefully a day or two after Christmas.
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« Reply #26 on: December 20, 2012 09:54:56 AM »

Sorry to hear that, but YAY!!!! 
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« Reply #27 on: December 24, 2012 10:09:25 PM »

this one sounds neat, will keep an eye Wink on this one
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« Reply #28 on: December 25, 2012 06:03:31 AM »

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MERRY CHRISTMAS!!! I'll post sign-ups tomorrow!
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« Reply #29 on: December 26, 2012 06:14:09 AM »

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