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Topic: DIY Kit Swap Round III !!! - sign-ups closed.. . ..sendouts by March 20  (Read 5583 times)
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« on: February 10, 2006 10:16:33 AM »

Swap name: DIY Kit Swap Round III
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: sharc
Sign-up date range: 2/10/2006 - 2/22/2006
Date to send item by: 3/20/2006

Limited to a certain number of people? (optional): No.
Non-U.S. participants allowed? Yes.
All ages allowed? Or 18+? All ages are welcome.
Organizer is aware of current list of "suspended traders"
list and will not allow those members to participate: YES
Organizer meets the 4 conditions for swapping and will make sure that every participant meets these conditions: YES

Details of swap:
Ever walked into a store, saw something on tv, or just seen someone with some awesome-ness that you really wished you had the know-how on how to craft? Or maybe you've just always (or recently) had a longing to learn a specific craft, and didn't know where to start, or what materials to get or even where to look for resources . . ..well, this is the swap is designed for just that purpose. All participants will be matched accoriding to the kits they can make and the kits that they'd like to receive, so that we can all learn these kewl crafts from each other. 

Craft Kits should include:
-project sheet with instructions and techniques (feel free to include samples/examples)
-materials
-tools with which to complete the project

This swap was created after the DIY Swaps Rounds I and II:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=49366.0
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=73916.0

and after discussion here:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=78777.0

If you want to participate, please send me a pm with the following questionaire and also DIY KIT SWAP ROUND III in the subject line:

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap : DIY KIT SWAP ROUND III
Craftster username:
Email address:
Your real name:
Mailing address:
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside of the US?

At least 3 Kits that you are willing to make (please be as specific as possible if your kits are specific - ex: "Knitting in the Round" or "Advanced Knitting Techniques"  .. .or just "Knitting" if you're able to do any/most):
1.
2.
3.
At least 3 techniques/kits that you would like to receive (if I'm unable to match these, I will contact you to figure out the best partner) in order of priority:
1.
2.
3.
Any allergies your sender/partner should be aware of:
Favorite colors/tones, and colors/tones that you don't like:
Any symbols/signs/anything that you do not like that we should be aware of:
Anything else that your partner/sender should know about you:
Lastly, in Round II, some craftsters voiced that they wouldn't mind doing/swapping more than 1 kit. . ..I believe the limit was 2 kits. Are you interested in swapping for 2 kits, or just 1:

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

Also remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find out how to ship your item and other details about participating in a swap.


PARTICIPANTS/PARTNERS THAT HAVE BEEN APPROVED:
cortag04
sharc
princessblueberry
aeronberry
Ember77
urvi
unknownname
XbelovedXoneX
suchakaren
red_willow
eirle
thebeatcowboy
pcockey
KraftyKT
SeeMe
irid3sc3nt
raindrops
Chelsa
mub
Tygir
olivian
princessfluff

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Partners are as follows:
aeronberry(kanzashi flowers) --> eirle(bookbinding) --> ember77(needle felt) --> Chelsa(macrame) --> mub(microscope slide) --> raindrops(crochet) --> cortag04(bleached stencil t-shirt) --> irid3sc3nt(lip balm) --> Tygir(tat) --> mub(microscope slide) --> suchakaren(embroidery) --> princessblueberry(bookbinding) --> XbelovedXone(sock monkey) --> unknownname (stencil) --> thebeatcowboy(resin) --> aeronberry(embroider) --> unknownname(stencil) -->princessblueberry(bookbinding) --> Chelsa(crochet flowers) --> ember77(needle felting) --> aeronberry

irid3sc3nt(candle making) --> red_willow(spinning) --> olivian(illusion knitting) --> sharc(felted knitting) --> pcockey(polymer clay) --> red_willow(spinning) --> sharc(yarn dying) --> SeeMe(crochet flowers) --> urvi(candle making) --> KraftyKT(beading) --> thebeatcowboy(resin) --> irid3sc3nt

princessbluberry(bookbinding) --> suchakaren(wire wrapping) --> sharc(knitting) --> urvi (purse making) --> raindrops(knitting) --> princessfluff(quilting by hand) --> princessblueberry
« Last Edit: May 31, 2006 02:14:28 PM by sharc » THIS ROCKS   Logged
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« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2006 01:43:34 PM »

I may want to join this. I'm having SO much fun using my DIY kit from round 2!!
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« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2006 03:28:13 PM »

oh i am going to join this one! i am going on vaction march 17th and it will give me something fun to do on the horribly long plane trip! i can't wait. i hope some spinners sign up because i REALLY REALLY want to learn!
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« Reply #3 on: February 10, 2006 05:38:37 PM »

Count me in  Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: February 10, 2006 05:54:55 PM »

hmm ill have to think about this one <3
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sharc
« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2006 04:56:26 AM »

this is gonna be awesome  Grin
what I'll also do, is add a post later so that we'll all know the types of kits craftsters can make / would like to receive, so that'll let everyone know what's out there. .. . .feel free to also pm me with any changes you'd like to make to your questionaire as a result!
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« Reply #6 on: February 12, 2006 08:59:32 AM »

I think I'm going to definitely give this round a shot!
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« Reply #7 on: February 12, 2006 07:08:51 PM »

As promised, here's the list of kits I've seen so far:
we got craftsters that can make the following:
How To Embroider
How To Make a mini quilt
How to Decoupage
How to make your own Sock Monkey
How to Stencil
How To crewel
How To sew
How To make fabric origami
How To make origami
How To bead
How To make Pop-Tab Jewellery
How To do Duct-Taping
How To make beaded earrings
How To make earrings
How To do stenciling
How To make weird beading cuff
How To needle felt
How To wet felt
How To felt knitted objects
How To dye your own yarn/wool roving
How To do iris folding
How To make stuffed food
How To make towelling material embroidery
How To make Bleached stencil t-shirts
How To knit purses
How To make purses
How To make Magazine page bowls
How To Decoupage
How To do bookbinding
How To make Altered Envelopes
How To make bottlecap magnets
How To crochet
How To crochet a wire necklace
How To make Wire seed bead rings
How To make Polymer Clay runestones
How To Transform a Plain Binder (trapper keeper type) Into A Fun Crat Book
How To make hand-milled soap
How To make lip balm
How To make a bauble pendant
How To make flowers out of felt
How To make wine charms
How To make foam stamps
How To make bee buttons out of sculpey clay (or other shank buttons)
How To make shrinky dinks (and make them into earrings, or rings, or necklaces)
How To make beaded earrings
How To Decoupage
How To Be Creative with Knitting (make needles, stitchmarkers, and dye yarn)
How To Do Macrame
How To How make a Microscope slide necklace
How To make a lined tote bag
How To make a sock monkey (non-traditional, none of these red toed socks!)
How To knit a Christmas Stocking
How To make kanzashi flowers
How To Tatt

and we've got craftsters that would like to receive the following:
How To Spin
How To Bookbind
How To make Japanese stuffies
How To make Kanzashi Flowers
How To make Soap
How To neede felt
How To Do silk painting
How To Screen Print
How To make resin jewelry
How To scrap book
How To make candles
How To use bookbinding and make a journal
How To Crochet
How To crochet flowers
How To crochet a wire necklace
How To make cute felt stuffies
How To knit
How To make marble magnets
How To mini journals
How To Wet felt
How To make Bead jewelry
How To do Kool-Aid/Acid yarn dying
How To make stuffies
How To felt
How To make a microscope slide necklace
How To make necklaces
How To make paper
How To work with polymer clay
How To make Polymer Clay Beads
How To make essential oils from plants
How To Felt knitted objects
How To make hand/face cream
How To crochet an amigurumi stuffie
How To dry herbs for making tea
How To make bleached stencil t-shirts
How To make purses
How To make brooches
How To Decorate Altoid Tins
How To Tatt
How To make shrinky dinks

feel free to pm me with any changes to your questionaire. .. .
« Last Edit: February 21, 2006 01:11:56 PM by sharc » THIS ROCKS   Logged
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« Reply #8 on: February 13, 2006 06:58:11 AM »

oh you guys are going to have SO much fun. round 2 was great, and you have a really nice list of stuff to learn from one another.

i may still join, but then i'll be doing 87 swaps at the same time in march.
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« Reply #9 on: February 13, 2006 07:29:06 AM »

Sharc, that's a fantastic start!!

i'm so excited!  Cheesy

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