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« on: March 23, 2013 08:01:51 AM »

Still feeling the chill in the air?  Craving a warm cup of tea or coffee, but need a nice spot for your mug?  How about a beautiful Mug Rug to rest your cup on while you cuddle up on the couch!  Please join us for the Mug Rug Swap Round 5!

Picture borrowed from: http://www.bluebirdluxe.com/home/2011/3/30/mad-about-mug-rugs.html

Swap name: Mug Rug Swap Round 5
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: .:dollface:.
Sign-up date range: March 23rd  - April 4th
Date to send item by: April 29th

Limited to a certain number of people? (optional): 25 (unless we can get a co-organizer)

Restricted to people who all live in the same country? No
Additional Age requirement? no


Round 1 Discussion
Round 1 Gallery
Round 2 Disucssion
Round 2 Gallery
Round 3 Disucssion
Round 3 Gallery
Round 4 Disussion
Round 5 Gallery


Swap Organizer himself/herself 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 16 years old: YES
- If within the US, understands that Delivery Confirmation number is required for this swap: YES
- If outside the US, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap: YES


In this swap well be crafting one mug rug for our partners.

- Mug rugs can vary in size and shape but should be roughly around 5 x 8.
- Any techniques can be usedpatchwork, embroidered, knit, etc. but keep in mind that the rug should be able to absorb a bit of moisture and protect surfaces from warm drinks.
- Please only send one completed mug rug to your partner. No extras.
- There is a 2 partner option for those who want to make and receive 2 partners! (please see description below!)
- We have only a 3 week crafting time.
- Posting to the discussion thread or PMing your organizer is required at least every week.
- Have fun!!


If you want to participate, Please send the below Questionnaire to me (your organizer),  .:dollface:. in a private message

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap: Mug Rug Swap Round 5
Craftster username
Email address
Your real name
Mailing address including the country (as would need to appear for mailing)
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)

Do you have any allergies?
Do you have any allergens in your home (cats, smoke, etc)?

Type of rug you are planning on making (sewn, knitted, crocheted):
Type of rug you would like to receive (sewn, knitted, crocheted, any):

What general themes do you like (vintage, modern, cutesy, country, etc)?
Are there any themes that you really dont like?

Colors youd like to receive?
Colors youd prefer not to receive?

Would you prefer to have one partner or two partners?* (See notes below for more info.)

Do you have specific ideas or inspirations that would help your partner personalize your piece (Wists, Etsy Favorites, Flickr, etc)?
Anything else youd like your partner to know?


*Selecting Two Partners
If you opt for having two partners then you will be paired up twice. This will require that you communicate, craft for and send a mug rug to two different partners. See the example below...
Participants
Person A - 2 partners
Person B - 1 partner
Person C - 1 partner
Person D - 1 partner
Person E - 1 partner
Partners
Person A <> Person B
Person A <> Person C
Person D <> Person E

Sending, Receiving, and Feedback
SENDING: Take pictures of your items before you send. When sending, you must use a DC# (or for overseas keep your receipt). Keep your receipt until your partner receives. PM organizer and partner when you send.

RECEIVING: PM organizer and partner when you receive. Take pictures of received items. (Please take quality pictures, like ones you would take of your work.) Post pictures in gallery in a timely manner.

FEEDBACK: Given when a package is received (verified through PM or DC#) I will be keeping track of what has been received by gallery pictures (This is why it is important for you to take pictures of your items, just in case your partner does not) *Please PM if there is difficulty with pictures.*

Also, remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find other rules about participating in a swap.
« Last Edit: May 23, 2013 02:24:31 PM by .:dollface:. » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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.:dollface:.
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2013 08:02:45 AM »

GALLERY!!

Crafters:

1) .:dollface:.
2) LadybugsAndBumblebees
3) Ludi
4) noodle-bug
5) FoxyBlue
6) jl409
7) crabbyMamaBee
8 ) annigirl22
9) PerfectlyBohemian
10) fancybutch
11) silentblair
12) cmarion3
13) alwaysinmyroom
14) lanikins
15) tattooedcrafter
16) johnson.mom2two
17) waggonswest
18) whenindoubtsew
19) jennifer680
20) amnesia
21) cabaute
22) rscowtown
23) deadsweaters
24) Renstar
25) isaacmom01
26) RhymeswOrange
27) sewmess


Partners:

Renstar <--> whenindoubtsew
whenindoubtsew <--> isaacmom01
noodle-bug <--> .:dollface:.
FoxyBlue <--> fancybutch
tatooedcrafter <--> deadsweaters
tattooedcrafter <--> Ludi
deadsweaters <--> lanikins
annigirl22 <--> PerfectlyBohemian
annigirl22 <--> waggonswest
LadybugsAndBumblebees <--> amnesia
LadybugsAndBumblebees <--> jl409
Amnesia <--> alwasyinmyroom
alwaysinmyroom <--> cabaute
Sewmess <--> jennifer680
cmarion <--> silentblair
cmarion <--> rhymesworange
johnson.mom.2two <--> rscowtown
Craftymamabee <--> Rhymesworange

Sent
Sending Late w/Communication
Received
CONTACT YOUR ORGANIZER!
Feedback Given


Read more: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=422540.0#ixzz2QI18UDJb

« Last Edit: May 23, 2013 02:23:40 PM by .:dollface:. » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2013 08:19:27 AM »

I just signed up for this swap...I was waiting for it!   Grin
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Or, Ladybug Girl, if you'd prefer.
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« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2013 11:38:10 AM »

Oh boy, oh boy! Filling out my questionnaire tonight Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: March 23, 2013 02:14:20 PM »

questionnaire done  Grin
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I'm always up for swapping hexies or TM patches (or anything, really!) - PM me Cheesy
FoxyBlue
« Reply #5 on: March 23, 2013 05:29:02 PM »

My questionnaire is sent in! I'm excited. I'm a mug rug newbie!
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I looooooove personal swaps! Anyone want to do a wall art swap??
My blog: http://foxybluecreations.blogspot.com/
facebook fan page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Deedras-Art/257639572940
jl409
« Reply #6 on: March 23, 2013 06:46:35 PM »

Made my first mug rug for the Coffee Swap and now I want one!!  And of course had so much fun making it I would love to make another! Just finished my questionnaire Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: March 24, 2013 07:20:38 AM »

I'm working on getting the swaps on everyones profiles this morning.  We have quite a few sign ups! yay!  We might fill up faster than I thought  Grin
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« Reply #8 on: March 24, 2013 07:27:08 AM »

yay my first mugrug swap and I have been wanting to make one!  I just took up sewing last year and I like to sew little projects, not clothes, so this is perfect.  Can't wait!
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« Reply #9 on: March 24, 2013 08:34:36 AM »

Mug Rugs are ADDICTIVE!
I love them, and there are some killer craftsters signed up so far...I'm going to work on my questionnaire right now.
YAY!

And.....
Questionnaire is sent.
 Grin Grin Grin
« Last Edit: March 24, 2013 02:25:04 PM by silentblair » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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