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« on: April 14, 2004 11:33:05 AM »

Hi all!
i've been taking part in a few international swaps and whilst its all fun , the costs are adding up!
i was thinking perhaps we could have an australian swap. [interstate and all]

to make things easier [cos everyone likes different things or does different crafts] i thought we could try citing 5 things we can offer each and we can intertrade from there?

does that make sense?
hope to hear from some of you!

Edit: check out the latest posts where ppl have begun to list the stuff they are willing to trade. if you want to take part, choose from the latest list [ie the one where no one has chosen from] and list what you want and the 5 things you can offer.
please PM the person you are choosing the stuff from your address.
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« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2004 10:34:01 PM »

I'd love to, I have been thinking the same thing!!!!

These are the things I do:

Clothing - sewn
Embroidery
Basic knitting - funky scarves etc...

I live in Canberra....

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« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2004 12:32:57 AM »

Yes, I agree!

I 'do' jewellry, papercrafty things, sewing and embroidery.  I'm a slow knitter...

And I live in Winton QLD
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« Reply #3 on: April 22, 2004 02:12:59 AM »

Okies,    Cheesy

Well I guess I would be willing to put these 5 things into the swap:

one of my handmade handbags
a number of my round snaps
a number of my square snaps
a bag full of trims
1m of fabric

or, you can go to http://www.sarah1980.com/swap.htm.

bittenbefore, I guess you will take the role as the "official organiser" for this swap?  Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: April 23, 2004 08:07:43 AM »

Hey there, I've ben in on some swaps on the Bust boards... I can sew, knit etc... so would be up for some local swaps... Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: April 24, 2004 02:59:06 AM »

Hanabi, pammymela and glitterbug if you are all still interested in swapping for the things I have listed below, please PM with the details of things you would be willing to swap.

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« Reply #6 on: April 24, 2004 07:15:19 PM »

Okay - after a days work I've got my list of things to swap:

1. pale blue earrings
2. aqua earrings
3. green earrings
4. pink cane earrings
5. pale pink earrings

PLUS because I got excited you need to choose another thing from this list too.

1. 3 beaded stitch markers (random beads - sorry raided left over box)
2. 3 beaded stitch markers (as above)
3. polymer clay sushi platter magnet
4. polymer clay sushi platter magnet
5. bracelet of clear and candy coloured sead beads

Hope this is okay.
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« Reply #7 on: April 26, 2004 08:33:02 PM »

I have realised I don't have a heap to swap at the moment, cause all my friends keep getting pregnant and I am snowed under crafting for new borns!

But, I do have:
- a pair of homemade knitting needles
- one of my bags
- 10 pairs of hair elastics with different beads
- stacked star candles
- knitted scarf

(Sarah I PM'ed you too)
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« Reply #8 on: April 27, 2004 04:47:18 PM »

Ooh...

Okay. 5 things I can swap:

1. a little bag, which has lovely silver and gold starry stuff on the outside;
2. A stitch 'n' bitch roll your own needlecase with your name embroidered on it;
3. a broderie anglaise peasant top like the pink one on this thread http://www.craftster.org/yabbse/index.php?board=7;action=display;threadid=4094 (you would have to give me a couple of measurements)
4. A rad big tote bag, dark blue with marvellous cherubs on it, lined, with a little puch inside (ideal for knitters)
5. Racking my brain, can't think of anything else.


Any takers?
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« Reply #9 on: May 03, 2004 05:49:27 PM »

Hey all

I sent my swap out yesterday. But I am having so much fun that if anyone else wants to play, I'll do another one!!!!

Glitterbug xx
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