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« Reply #210 on: April 06, 2006 12:32:20 PM »

I personally don't think there's anything wrong with swapping outside the main swap the way you are proposing. If someone put up their 8 swatches and another member said "I claim number 2 and number 6, I'll also take number 3 and 7 in a personal swap" that might be too much  Smiley
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« Reply #211 on: April 06, 2006 01:02:45 PM »

I guess the question is whether you are taking anything away from people who are in the swap.

That's why I'm compelled to ask and hear what people think. Smiley I got worried that maybe someone was holding out for "next time it'll be up for claiming", and then I wouldn't be fair for trying to bypass... Sad

So I'll extend the question to "is anyone else waiting for those fabrics in this swap", together with my "are the owners of the fabric willing" (if they still have it!)

Oy.  I'm late to the party...as usual Tongue  Here's what I think.

Personal swaps are awesome.  As long as you're not making arrangements for a personal swap while the person's list of fabrics is currently up for claim, it's perfectly acceptable.  For example, as I'm typing this, Qwerty's stash is up for grabs.  It would be unfair (in my opinion...) to pm her and try for a personal swap either because you've used up your claims or for whatever other reason. 

When another person comes along and chooses from Qwerty's stash and in turn posts a new list of fabrics to choose from, then it's perfectly acceptable to contact Qwerty and see if she's willing to do a personal swap.  Afterall, when it's time for Qwerty to make another claim, she's under no obligation to offer the same fabric choices! 

Did I make sense?  I'm on sinus medication and my brain is wonky Tongue   
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« Reply #212 on: April 06, 2006 01:07:25 PM »

Made perfect sense Smiley
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« Reply #213 on: April 06, 2006 03:03:18 PM »

My 3rd and final claim, I'm so greedy! I'd like your number 6. (upholstry fabric. olive and mustard stripes FQ) and number 8. (stretchy upholstry fabric, maroon and pink stripes FQ) please Qwerty  Smiley

Here's my list


1.Tiny buds on white cotton. Lightweight. FQ or 1/2 yd.
2.Green stripe on cotton. FQ or 1/2 yd.
3.Tiny light pink and white check on cotton. Brushed on one side. FQ. Also shown here http://www.bentleysfatcatquarters.com/cgi-bin/Store/store.cgi?cart_id=692353.2235.s0&product=Flannels_Sale&productid=Group_32&sales=0&lastmenu=
4.Small pink check on cotton. Brushed on one side. FQ. Also shown with 3 on link above.
5.Vintage floral design on cotton. Much crisper print than the photo implies. Lightweight. FQ or 1/2 yd.
6.Candy pink stripe on white cotton. Lightweight. FQ or 1/2 yd.
7.Large scale print on cotton. The tape measure shows width of circles in inches. Quite lightweight but durable, think it may have some poly in it. A friend took a piece of this to frame on her wall! FQ or 1/2 yd.
8.Blue strong and stretchy synthetic. Good for lining purses/bags. FQ or 1/2 yard
9.Comic book print by Robert Kaufman. Cotton. FQ. (yay forgotten I had this!)
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« Reply #214 on: April 06, 2006 04:10:42 PM »

I claim the pink disco dots!! 1/2 yard please. Thanks! Grin

1. recycled cotton print- 1/2 yard or 1/4
2. upholstery fabric- fat quarter



3. black velvet with a black zig zag print (recycled but in great condition)- 1/2 yard or 1/4


4. green hawaiian print (cotton) 1/2 or 1/4 yard
5. blue cotton hawaiian - 1/4 or 1/2 yard



6. green with design (cotton)- 1/4 yard


7. yellow flannel print- 1/4 or 1/2 yard
8. asian cotton print- 1/4 or 1/2 yard.





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« Reply #215 on: April 06, 2006 04:14:43 PM »

RATS, your fashion girl print is gone.

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« Reply #216 on: April 06, 2006 11:59:07 PM »

YAYY!! I can't believe it.. I claim PinkMafia's #4 and #7, a fq of each. I love these prints!

My list is on page 5: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=87438.msg829100#msg829100
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« Reply #217 on: April 07, 2006 12:53:22 AM »

 Missed it again!
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« Reply #218 on: April 07, 2006 05:37:42 AM »

i claim mata's #5, the brownish swirly one!


sorry for the dark photo of this one. the flash made the colors crazy.
1. teal 1/4 yard. i think it is cotton, it is pretty thick.
2. cotton deep blue with white swirlies. i think i have a strange shaped piece, equivelent to a couple 1/4 yd pieces.
3. 1/4 yd + of a silky solid in burgundy/wine. has an obvious grain. probably poly.
4. cotton sky print. 1/4 yd.


5. cotton floral print 1/2 yd +
6. upholstry fabric. olive and mustard stripes. 1/4 + yd.
7. mustard/olive cotton paisley print 1/2 yd.
8. stretchy upholstry fabric, maroon and pink stripes. 1/4 yd.


9. cotton print. sponge bob baseball with blue stripes. 1/2 yd.
10. spiderman flannel. 1 yd.
11. cotton cow print. 1/2 yd.


12. sponge bob fleece. 1/2 yd.
13. coutning sheep fleece 1/4 yd.
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« Reply #219 on: April 07, 2006 12:23:43 PM »

are my pieces that bad? i've managed to kill the swap entirely! i'll post some more tonight if no one claims before then.
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