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« Reply #10 on: February 26, 2014 09:29:52 PM »

This would be fun! Depends on how bad school gets to me...sounds like around midterm time Sad could be a horrible idea for me to join during that time. Although it would depend mostly on my work-load and the send-by date. I do love fairy tales...(I do have an affinity for Beauty and the Beast) but most of my favorites are Red Riding Hood, Rumpelstiltskin, Hansel and Gretel, etc.

maybe if I sign up, i'll have a partner who likes Red Riding Hood too...and has a little girl...I have a hooded caplet pattern I've been dying to get to...
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« Reply #11 on: February 27, 2014 01:53:54 AM »

Mariak, it can be any fairy tale. I am sure your partner could look up any obscure one. I grew up partially in Germany and I remember the Thumb sucker with the Taylor. Lol. Oh my gosh that was tramatizing then but I love it now. Ha!

i have no idea what that one is either will look it up, that is what i can do is some homework before the swap and see what i can find and learn about before hand.  Grin I would love to make (and receive) art based on a fairytale, the image you used on this swap is what i saw first and just HAD to click on and see what it was about.  Grin
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« Reply #12 on: February 27, 2014 05:55:49 AM »

 I grabbed that pic off the web. I love images like that! I love fairy tales but I like them more interpretive as opposed to Disney. Sometimes its so deeply ingrained that it's hard though! I love altered fairy tales and retellings too. I was hoping there were people out there who would want to craft for it too. Looks like we have a fair amount. I think this could be an amazing gallery!
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« Reply #13 on: February 27, 2014 09:04:14 AM »

I grabbed that pic off the web. I love images like that! I love fairy tales but I like them more interpretive as opposed to Disney. Sometimes its so deeply ingrained that it's hard though! I love altered fairy tales and retellings too. I was hoping there were people out there who would want to craft for it too. Looks like we have a fair amount. I think this could be an amazing gallery!

i can't wait. AND i had an idea.... HP - Tale of the three brothers!  Shocked
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« Reply #14 on: February 27, 2014 09:13:05 AM »

Very clever, Maria!
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« Reply #15 on: February 27, 2014 09:40:46 AM »

Here is a listing of Grimm's fairy tales with links to text of the stories:  http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~spok/grimmtmp/
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« Reply #16 on: February 27, 2014 10:09:03 AM »

 Thanks Ludi!
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« Reply #17 on: February 27, 2014 10:16:38 AM »

I have the big book with them all.  Shocked I have dug it out and have it here.  Smiley
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« Reply #18 on: February 27, 2014 12:39:27 PM »

I would definitely be interested in something like this! A bigger swap would be fun - I've been ramping up my swap ambition.  Smiley Fairy tales are deep & varied enough that even a 5-6 point swap would be awesome, assuming enough time to craft.
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« Reply #19 on: February 27, 2014 01:11:24 PM »

Perhaps we could have 2 partners if we chose? That would certainly give more crafting options without increasing the size of the swap.  Just a thought.
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