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« on: August 09, 2014 08:26:49 PM »



GALLERY is here:  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=435315.0#axzz3BcuEz39r

Swap name: Fall Dotee Swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: Smmarrt
Sign-up date range: 08/09/14 - 08/21/14
Date to send item by: 09/22/14

Limited to a certain number of people? (optional): 24

Restricted to people who all live in the same country? NO
If so, which country?

Additional Age requirement? Craftster rules

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

Details of swap:

I haven't done one of these swaps in a while so welcome to the Fall Dotee Swap. What is a dotee? A dotee is a mini art doll, meant to be traded or swapped. The dolls are generally smaller than 6" with a face, but do not usually have arms or legs (unless that's part of your design). Dotees have a loop for hanging, some come with tails (tails are fibers, ribbon, charms or other string-y things that add to the theme of the doll), and can be made from a variety of materials - fabric, felt, canvas, denim, gourds or any other material/media that you can make a doll from. Most dotee makers add buttons, beads, sequins, embroidery, or charms to embellish the doll. Search Google and Pinterest for dotees and tutorials.

In this swap, you will be in a group of 2 - 4 swappers and you will craft them ONE doll from their list of themes.
Please keep in mind that when you list your themes, choose broad ideas - not everyone will be able to craft the Tenth Doctor, if they aren't a Dr. Who fan. Some examples are Halloween, orange, or cute monsters. Please send only one doll - not everyone will be able to make two or send extras so it's best to discuss, via PM, what you want to send, if it's more than the one doll.

Here is a peek at some of the past galleries to get your creative juices flowing:

Round 1 - http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=250388.0
Round 2 - http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=257571.0
Round 3 - http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=273862.0
Round 4 - http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=295530.0
Round 5 - http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=304600.0
Round 6 - http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=313711.0
Round 7 - http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=322303.0
Round 8 - http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=334100.0
Round 9 - http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=343255.0
Round 10 - http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=352058.0
Round 11 - http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=362477.0
Round 12 - http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=407884.0

Harry Potter Dotee swap: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=383921.0
Character Dotee swap: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=376251.0
Resolution Dotee Swap: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=402164.0

You can also search "dotees" here on Craftster and see more!


If you want to participate, information to send to organizer:

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap: Fall Dotee 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: (YES/NO)

Will you get Tracking numbers if in the USA?
Will you keep your receipts if sending oversees?
Can you post in the discussion thread once a week?
Are you able to take digital photos and post in the gallery thread?

List 5 - 8 themes that you like:


Favorite colors?
Least favorite colors?
Allergens in your home? (pets, smoke, vicious dust bunnies?)
Allergies pertaining to this swap? (scents, pets, other?)
Can you list your last 3 - 4 partners in sewing/doll/dotee swaps?
Links to Pinterest or other sites?
Any other info that you'd like your partners to know?



IF YOU WANT TO PARTICIPATE, REMEMBER TO SEND YOUR INFO TO ORGANIZER VIA PRIVATE MESSAGE AND NOT TO REPLY WITH IT HERE.


Also, remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find other rules about participating in a swap.
« Last Edit: August 27, 2014 01:31:43 PM by Smmarrt » THIS ROCKS   Logged

http://www.pinterest.com/smmarrt/
Fabric Art Journal Pages Swap ROUND 3 - Done
Altered Puzzle Pieces - Done
Ninni Swap in mid September
Fall Dotee Swap -Visit the gallery!
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« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2014 08:34:02 PM »

Swappers:

1. Smmarrt - California
2. alwaysinmyroom - Pennsylvania
3. fancybutch - Canada
4. La Chapa - California
5. lovesclutter - Tennessee
6. Ludi - Texas
7. lindyv321 - Arizona
8. artsycandice - Oregon

Group 1
alwaysinmyroom
fancybutch
lovesclutter
lindyv321

Group 2
Smmarrt
La Chapa
Ludi
artsycandice
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http://www.pinterest.com/smmarrt/
Fabric Art Journal Pages Swap ROUND 3 - Done
Altered Puzzle Pieces - Done
Ninni Swap in mid September
Fall Dotee Swap -Visit the gallery!
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« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2014 04:26:59 AM »

Thank you, I'll be going  more t traditional on this one.
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« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2014 06:18:02 AM »

I hope to join!   Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2014 02:25:51 PM »

ooh I've never done a dotee, but I have made little felted creatures and this looks fun to try.  I especially like the resolution dotes with a message.  Doing my questionnaire now!
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« Reply #5 on: August 10, 2014 03:02:58 PM »

Filling out my questionnaire!!
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Currently Swapping in:
Fall Dotee Swap,October Holidays OTT 6, Vintage Halloween Swap

Hoping to join:
3-D Bug Swap, Dodo and Friends swap, Anatomical swap

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« Reply #6 on: August 12, 2014 08:08:04 PM »

Loving the themes so far - wish I could swap with all of you.
Of course, if no one else joins, my wish might come true!

I just realized I haven't done my questionnaire yet - oops!
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Fabric Art Journal Pages Swap ROUND 3 - Done
Altered Puzzle Pieces - Done
Ninni Swap in mid September
Fall Dotee Swap -Visit the gallery!
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« Reply #7 on: August 13, 2014 06:29:55 AM »

We need more swappers!

I'll spread the word on the craftalongs... Grin.
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« Reply #8 on: August 13, 2014 10:22:38 AM »

This sounds tempting.  I have never made a Dotee before but I received on a long time ago in a swap....
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« Reply #9 on: August 13, 2014 11:02:11 AM »

oh you can't have just one!  I put up shelves in my room and hang them...a curtain of dotees and art dolls is a wonderful thing! Grin
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