Swap name: Jane Austen Swap Round 2
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: quincy134
Sign-up date range: March 12 2006-March 29 2006
Date to send items by: April 28 2006
Limited to a certain number of people? (optional): nope
Non-U.S. participants allowed? yes
All ages allowed? Or 18+? all ages
Organizer is aware of current list of "suspended traders"
list and will not allow those members to participate: YES. No members with negative feedback allowed!
Organizer meets the 4 conditions for swapping and will make sure that every participant meets these conditions: YES
All newbies must have 15 posts and must have been a member of craftster.org for at least a month!
Details of swap:
Calling all Jane Austen fans! With the new Pride and Prejudice movie out on DVD, I'm sure there are tons of craftsters dying to express their love for all things Austen. Just imagine the possiblities...Regency inspired jewelry, knick-knacks with images of our favorite Darcy on them, t-shirts proclaiming our Austen fandom.... For inspiration, check out these sites:http://www.pemberley.com/http://www.prideandprejudicemovie.net/splash.htmlhttp://www.austen.com/http://www.songsmyth.com/costumerscompanion.htmlhttp://www.regencylady.net/repository/http://emmaknightley.tripod.com/http://www.geocities.com/senseandsensibility13/http://www.candicehern.com/collections/index.htm
These books are also good:
Jane Austen: In Style by Susan Watkins (1996)
Jane Austen's World by Maggie Lane (1997)
Costume in Detail: 1730-1930 by Nancy Bradfield (1999 reprint)
The Round 1 gallery:http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=74360.0
Be prepared to send about 3 or 4 items, one of which should be "big" (requiring more time/effort)
If you want to participate, information to send to organizer: (Even if you were in Round 1, please re-send your info, thanks!)
QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap: Jane Austen Swap Round 2
Your real name
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside of the US?
What is your t-shirt size?
Do you have pierced ears?
Are you alergic to any materials (metal, etc.)?
Do you prefer not to get something made from animal products?
Anything you would not like to receive?
What is your favorite Austen novel?
What is your favorite movie adaptation? Adaptations (list in decreasing order)?
Who are your favorite characters? Do you have a particular actor/actress from the screen adaptations that you associate with them (that is, Colin Firth with Mr. Darcy, etc.)?
Are you a fan of the regency period in general?
Would you like to receive crafts based on some non-Austen aspect of the period? If so, what aspect are you interested in (like regency art, fashion, etc.)?
And just for fun:
Colin Firth or Matthew MacFadyen?
Jennifer Ehle or Keira Knightley?
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 out how to ship your item and other details about participating in a swap.
AFTER PEOPLE HAVE SIGNED UP AND BEEN APPROVED, LIST THE PARTICIPANTS HERE:
AND WHO IS SENDING TO WHOM:
ctgirl <--> quincy134
tejer <--> red_willow
iqjones <--> knit_core