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ORGANIZED SWAPS => ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED => Topic started by: superhooker on May 27, 2007 09:16:00 PM



Title: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: superhooker on May 27, 2007 09:16:00 PM
Swap name: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap:Superhooker
Co-organizer:Sevsonlygirl
Sign-up date range:May 28-June4
Date to send item by:July 1

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

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

All ages allowed? Or 18+?  All ages, but please make sure that you can fulfill your swap obligations, please.

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

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

Details of swap:  In this swap we will be exchanging things to get ready/in the spirit for the big movie and book launches in July.  We will be making one large, one medium, and one small item, or an equal combination.  If you'd like to do more or less, please agree with your partner, so no one is unhappy!  Also, please keep in contact!  I know this is a summer swap, so please dont sign up if you are going to be on vacation away from a computer for 3 weeks out of the crafting period!

Seriously...do not even think about flaking on this swap.  I mean it.
...
For inspiration, check out the other HP galleries!  there are tons!


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

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of 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?

Do you have a favorite HP character?
favorite House?
favorite book/movie?
kinds of things you might like to recieve?
what crafts can you do well?

would you like stuff for releases/parties, or would you like just HP themed stuff in general?
do you have a wist or blog or website?
Anything else you'd like to tell your partner?


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 (https://www.craftster.org/swapsinfo.html) 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:

HP Freaks:
Superhooker
SevsOnlyGirl
Gestalta_Sara
hotbettie*
mixymo
rhinestonextract
shannon 12
chibi elphie
g.23paxilon
SUNSETxVEINS
GirlBrett*
hardyswanton01
Tanza
lady4feet
loulou54
bethiej78
irasema*
subdefective
annamhudson*
knittinfiasco
Dancer4Ever
JoyousBohemian
starsview
hardlyacting*
Umbrolly
cfbandit
jessvict
picklesticks
Calebsmama*
ficklevillain
just_gemz
Crow Jane
hp_nerd
skrabadoo
sharpie_slut
toriaa
CraftingPassion
cosmic_girl


*=first time swapper!

Gallery here:
[/color]  https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=175939.0


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: superhooker on May 27, 2007 09:16:41 PM
The partners!!!!
sent
recieved
sent and recieved
late!


Chibi Elphie--g.23paxilon
Irasema--annamhudson
cfbandit--Gestalta_Sara
Dancer4Ever--ficklevillain
SunsetXVeins--Umbrolly
superhooker--Bethiej78
JoyousBohemian--Hardyswanton01
Jessvict--Rhinestonextract
Lady4Feet--shannon12
SevsOnlyGirl--Tanza
Knittinfiasco--GirlBrett
hotbettie--Calebsmama
hpnerd--skrabadoo
Cosmic_girl--hardlyacting
sharpie_slut--toriaa

Subdefective->CraftingPassion->Starsview->Subdefective

Aussie Ring!

Picklesticks->mixymo->Just_gemz->loulou54->Crow Jane->Picklesticks


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: shannon12 on May 28, 2007 06:48:41 AM
I sent in my questionaire..woo hoo!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: Jazzybelle on May 28, 2007 07:22:29 AM
Oh no...I can't do this swap. :-(


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: graciedoo on May 28, 2007 11:48:11 AM
I'm in!  ;D I just sent in my questionnaire.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: rhinestonextract on May 28, 2007 12:35:47 PM
i'm in  :)


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: superhooker on May 28, 2007 01:24:53 PM
Do you see this?  10 people already! 

I'm hoping we get a really big group, seeing as this is probably the last HP swap before the movie/book.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: GirlBrett on May 28, 2007 01:36:23 PM
I just got home from work and checked right away!
I am so excited!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: SUNSETxVEINS on May 28, 2007 02:21:52 PM
I'm really, really excited about this swap. :]


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: hardyswanton01 on May 28, 2007 03:11:22 PM
just sent in my info, here we go!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 28, 2007 05:17:05 PM
That's a lot of swappers right away!  This ought to be exciting, and I see there's some that I haven't seen in a HP swap that I've been in too!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: lady4feet on May 28, 2007 06:25:34 PM
Just signed up  ;D


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: shannon12 on May 28, 2007 09:03:25 PM
I'm pending but I should have my current swap feedback any day now!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: irasema on May 29, 2007 10:28:07 AM
i just sent my info  ;D


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: subdefective on May 29, 2007 11:29:55 AM
Oh dear! I think I will definitely have to sign up for this swap. Seeing all the lovely Harry Potter-themed swap galleries is what got me to sign up with Craftster over a year ago, so I could take part in one! But then I had to wait a month before I could sign up for a swap, and then I never got to join one due to either not having enough time or the right swap not coming along. Finally here is a swap I will have loads of time to devote to, and just in time for the last HP book to come out! Must be fate.. okay, enough blathering, off I go to sign up!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: annamhudson on May 29, 2007 11:51:07 AM
Not sure if I sent it to the right person ??? but I signed up!!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 29, 2007 12:08:19 PM
annamhudson - you have to be a member of Craftster for one month and have 15 posts to sign up for a swap.  It'll fly by before you know it and you'll be swapping with us! :)


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: bethiej78 on May 29, 2007 12:29:10 PM
just sent in my info - I CANNOT WAIT!   ;D  i haven't been in an HP swap since march of last year and some serious withdrawal has been going on!  plus this corresponds perfectly with my effort to reread the first six books before deathly hallows.  i'll be filled with inspiration!  (i'm on COS right now.)


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: superhooker on May 29, 2007 12:33:03 PM
I just reread 5 and 6!  Those are my favorites, and I wanted a refresher before the movie.  For me, its almost hard to follow the movies unless you have just read the book and you can remember all the plot they have left out...

I'm still wondering how they'll work Kreacher in, since they left house elves out of the last 2 movies, and nothing about SPEW at all!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 29, 2007 12:39:04 PM
Really!  I was kind of disgusted about them leaving SPEW out of the whole thing.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: Skrabadoo on May 29, 2007 01:25:33 PM
OHHHH so tempted by another HP swap...

I just finished my first and now I am totally addicted...


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: bekahzzz on May 29, 2007 01:36:22 PM
I know...I'm getting Charmed Knits anytime now...and just know there will be great stuff to make!!!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: superhooker on May 29, 2007 01:50:15 PM
I got it a couple of weeks ago (I had it preordered!) and really, I was a little disappointed.  I was hoping for some more imagination, I guess.  Personally I think that some of the stuff I've seen on Crafster HP swaps have been better than the stuff in the book. 

That being said, it is cute, and it does have some nice patterns.  I found it a bit sweater heavy. 

I think my biggest problem with it is that I wanted patterns to make for HP swaps, but a lot of the projects are kinda too big for me to tackle in a 3-4 week period.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: TheCraftyCat on May 29, 2007 01:55:00 PM
Ohhh... I'm tempted, but I have to think about it.  This would be my fifth swap, and I don't want to over-commit myself...

That said, I'm amazed at the number of people who have signed up so far.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: Dancer4Ever on May 29, 2007 03:38:07 PM
I tried to resist, but I couldn't. I just sent in my info.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: bekahzzz on May 29, 2007 06:24:36 PM
Yeah, I had a feeling it would have a lot of sweaters!! But thats the kind of patterns I need help with :P



Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: JoyousBohemian on May 29, 2007 07:51:24 PM
I'm in! Hurray! Weasley is our King!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: hardyswanton01 on May 29, 2007 08:47:21 PM
I got it a couple of weeks ago (I had it preordered!) and really, I was a little disappointed.  I was hoping for some more imagination, I guess.  Personally I think that some of the stuff I've seen on Crafster HP swaps have been better than the stuff in the book. 

That being said, it is cute, and it does have some nice patterns.  I found it a bit sweater heavy. 

I think my biggest problem with it is that I wanted patterns to make for HP swaps, but a lot of the projects are kinda too big for me to tackle in a 3-4 week period.

I agree, I didn't think the book was that great (got it from the library), but I think I'll have to make some socks anyways.  won't be dobby socks, but I think I can do some house ones, one in each color, maybe?


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: Starsview on May 29, 2007 10:19:29 PM
Ok guys, I just signed up!

Lets just not tell my boyfriend ok? He just doesn't 'get' the whole swap idea. The whole 'giving something you worked hard on to a complete stranger' just doesn't make sense to him. I love him, but a craftster, he is not! :P


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: bekahzzz on May 30, 2007 05:54:06 AM
I know the exact feeling....my BF is the same way. I keep trying to explain it to him, but he just doesn't get it. And now when he sees me knitting or being crafty...he's like, is that for a swap? And 9 times out of 10 it is....and then he rolls his eyes.... :-\


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: shannon12 on May 30, 2007 06:52:15 AM
I got the same reaction from my husband for the first swap I did...then he saw the package I got in return and now he "gets" it  ::)


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: lady4feet on May 30, 2007 07:45:40 AM
Some people are like that I was trying to explain swaps to some girls at work one day and some of them thought it sounded neat and some were "wait so you spend this time and money to make this stuff and then you just send it away?".
Luckily my Hubby gets it, it helped I think when I entered him into the Significant Other swap.
Just explain to your BF that you can't keep everything you make or your house would be overrun so why not send it to someone who will appreciate it.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: Umbrolly on May 30, 2007 07:53:47 AM
oooooo - ive just signed up, its goin to be soooo gooood (please excuse my unesesary amound of ooooooo's, im just sooooo excited about it) :D :D :D :D :D :D

Oh, and can some more crafters from the UK sign up - then we wont have to post as far.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: jessvict on May 30, 2007 08:27:25 AM
I'm still waiting to get my positive feedback on my first swap, which should happen within the next couple days (i sent out my package last week) should i wait until then to fill out my questionaire?


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: bethiej78 on May 30, 2007 08:49:59 AM
Really!  I was kind of disgusted about them leaving SPEW out of the whole thing.

me too!  and i know what you mean about hard to follow, superhooker!  as much as i love them both, i start to get mixed up sometimes and have to go back and check my facts b/c i can't remember if it's a movie fact or book fact!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: Starsview on May 30, 2007 09:27:16 AM
I know the exact feeling....my BF is the same way. I keep trying to explain it to him, but he just doesn't get it. And now when he sees me knitting or being crafty...he's like, is that for a swap? And 9 times out of 10 it is....and then he rolls his eyes.... :-\

Yeah I know those rolling eyes well... haha

I got the same reaction from my husband for the first swap I did...then he saw the package I got in return and now he "gets" it  ::)

See, not *all* of the swaps I have been in were super stellar, so he is always ready for disappointment on my behalf. Which is sweet, but I like to do swaps, and not knowing anything about what you are getting is the fun part!

Luckily my Hubby gets it, it helped I think when I entered him into the Significant Other swap.
Just explain to your BF that you can't keep everything you make or your house would be overrun so why not send it to someone who will appreciate it.

I should have gotten in on that SO swap... maybe that would change his mind! haha And I tell him that its better I send everything out that keep it and clutter us up more than we already are! He is good with the non-clutter part of it all ;)

I think the other thing he doesn't get is the money spent on the swaps. Does anyone else look at their stash and say "I can do this swap without spending any money" and then find themselves at the craft store the next week bc "I just need this one thing and it will be perfect, oh wait ... look at that!" haha


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: knittinfiasco on May 30, 2007 10:43:52 AM
Does anyone else look at their stash and say "I can do this swap without spending any money" and then find themselves at the craft store the next week bc "I just need this one thing and it will be perfect, oh wait ... look at that!" haha

LOL, just about every time! :D


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: SUNSETxVEINS on May 30, 2007 03:03:08 PM
LOL, just about every time! :D
Hey! It looks like we're in another swap together. :]


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: Tanza on May 30, 2007 04:41:52 PM
none of my friends understand so I just tell them
" Oh I made it for a friend in the USA and she is sending me .....in return"  I made a quilt for the hogwarts houses swap and they asked how much I was charging for it........ like I'd ask someone to pay for it much nicer for it to go where it is appreciated and I always find myself in the fabric store even though my stash is HUGE thats part of the fun.....


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: mixymo on May 30, 2007 06:53:35 PM
woooo can't wait to get crafting!!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: superhooker on May 30, 2007 07:23:35 PM
Oh, I know!  you guys, I am so excited for this swap, I can hardly stand it! 

It is really fun reading everybody's questionaires, I think it is great that HP appeals to so many totally different people.  and people really LOVE the characters that they love, and they REALLY HATE the characters that they hate.
Isn't it weird that a "children's book" as all us intelligent women (cause there's no boys yet) all riled up?  it really is a phenomena!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: GirlBrett on May 30, 2007 07:55:35 PM
I am so so so so excited, my hubby thinks I am a nut case and I keep dragging him to craft stores to spouting off ideas. The swap is all I have been talking about for the last few weeks. I am working on a little wizard robe for my smallest chihuahua to wear to the release party to help pass the time.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: shannon12 on May 30, 2007 08:26:09 PM
Woo hoo! I am now officially in this swap! I already have a ton of ideas and we dont even have partners yet  ;D


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: subdefective on May 30, 2007 09:12:38 PM
I have another big swap that I'm working on right now, so I am trying to stay focused on that one because I'm almost done with it and I'm very excited about that one too, but I have pre-excitement for the excitement I will have when I can focus on this swap! *lol* If that makes sense!

My boyfriend also thinks it's crazy.. whenever I do a swap, he's like "you better get some good stuff in return!" But what he doesn't realize is that most of the reason I do swaps is for the fun of crafting for someone else. I often do my best work when it's something I'm sending out for someone else because I just enjoy it so much.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: superhooker on May 30, 2007 09:30:06 PM
I feel that same way...I can't even count the number of pairs of armwarmers I've made for other people, but I've never made myself a pair!  I'll be sitting in the winter knitting them for someone else, thinking of how cold my hands are!

I get inspired by creating things for other people.  Plus I am way more productive when there is a deadline.  So swapping is just perfect for me!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: mixymo on May 30, 2007 11:27:59 PM
I am working on a little wizard robe for my smallest chihuahua to wear to the release party to help pass the time.

that is the cutest thing i have ever heard! you must post pics!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: knittinfiasco on May 31, 2007 12:53:41 AM
Hey! It looks like we're in another swap together. :]

Howdy, partner! :)  Couldn't resist!

spouting off ideas.

LOL, I have this folder full of HP craft bookmarks and a computer folder with more ideas, too!  (If I don't write it down, I might forget something!)  I think Charmed Knits is sitting at the library on reserve for me!  ;D


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: superhooker on May 31, 2007 02:57:45 AM
Ok, now I'm super angry!  I was just watching MTV for the first time in about 5 years, and suddenly this big "behind the scenes" of OotP came on...and I saw part of it before I could change the channel....

I want the movie to be a surprise, but now I know what the Ministry of Magic is going to look like....and I saw Umbridge!

Argh!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: Umbrolly on May 31, 2007 03:18:45 AM
I just going to post again (sorry if this doesn't apply to you) to say that as far as I can tell I'm the only crafter from England to sign up, please please please can another UK person sign up, otherwize me and whoever I swap with is going to have to post really really far.

Thankyou :D - wooo, this swap is going to be so good!!!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: picklesticks on May 31, 2007 04:23:46 AM
I have just sent my info. I am so excited about this swap! I can't wait. I have sooo many ideas. My siblings and I always have a party to celebrate Harry Potter books/movies. We all (I am the eldest of eight) made cloaks and saw the first movie dressed up. It was great fun. At our last party my sister made up a "Quidditch" game and I made a sorting hat to sort the guests into houses. Adults and children alike had fun.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: shannon12 on May 31, 2007 05:49:13 AM

 But what he doesn't realize is that most of the reason I do swaps is for the fun of crafting for someone else.

Exactly! Its also nice to be able to craft for someone who appreciates it!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: Starsview on May 31, 2007 07:17:10 AM
I just saw this and had to share! Harry Potter Theme Park at Universal Orlando! Its really happening!


http://mugglenet.com/app/news/full_story/935 (http://mugglenet.com/app/news/full_story/935)

http://www.the-leaky-cauldron.org/?articleID=9918 (http://www.the-leaky-cauldron.org/?articleID=9918)

http://www.hpana.com/news.19946.html (http://www.hpana.com/news.19946.html)

http://www.hpana.com/ (http://www.hpana.com/)

http://www.cnn.com/2007/SHOWBIZ/Movies/05/31/potter.park.reut/index.html
 (http://www.cnn.com/2007/SHOWBIZ/Movies/05/31/potter.park.reut/index.html)


I don't know about you guys, but I'm there!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: irasema on May 31, 2007 08:10:01 AM
I just saw this and had to share! Harry Potter Theme Park at Universal Orlando! Its really happening!


I don't know about you guys, but I'm there!

I am booking my flight and hotel now!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: shannon12 on May 31, 2007 03:49:50 PM
OMG I am so there....


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: bethiej78 on May 31, 2007 04:24:52 PM
doesn't it not open till 2010?  not that i'm about raining on anyone's parade! ;)  i'm excited for it too.  heck, i'd work there if they'd let me!  my dear BF had a good idea for the hogwarts castle part - actual moving paintings on the wall using lcd screens with picture frames around them.  program them to say the stuff they say in the books!  and then i was thinking they could also probably really make the moving staircases!!  jeez, i mean the possibilities for this place are really endless!  very exciting.  :)


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: Starsview on May 31, 2007 07:12:48 PM
Yeah you're right... opens early 2010. But this much notice gives a girls some time to save! Haha! My 27th bday is def going to include a trip to Orlando! And I with this much notice, I'll be able to get anything I want! hehe!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: shannon12 on May 31, 2007 09:09:36 PM
2010, I'm still there lol.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: Crow Jane on June 02, 2007 06:16:29 AM
Just sent in my details and signed up.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: bethiej78 on June 02, 2007 08:56:58 AM
squee!  only 2 more days of signup!  can't wait!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: graciedoo on June 02, 2007 10:55:17 AM
Only two more days?  ;D I'm so excited for this swap to start!
I won't be able to start crafting till next weekend though... Darn finals week.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: superhooker on June 02, 2007 12:00:29 PM
Yeah, I'm starting some preliminary match ups (no...not giving partners early!)

I just want to let everyone know ahead of time...I'm matching people based on what you can make/what you want to  recieve...not based on house/character preferences.

So...if you are a gryffindor that likes Hermione, you could be swapping with a slytherin who likes Draco.  But, your partner should be able to knit you the gryffindor scarf that you want. 


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: bethiej78 on June 02, 2007 02:45:33 PM
I think that's a good way to do it.  Especially since this is just a general HP swap, not a "favorite character" or "favorite house" or "favorite creature" swap (where people go into it wanting to be matched up with someone else obsessed with Fenrir or hufflepuff or dragons or whatever...)  I think most people would rather get the type of stuff they listed (in the questionnaire) or wisted.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: Crow Jane on June 02, 2007 07:18:13 PM
I think that is great way to do it, too, superhooker. I would love to craft for any of the houses/characters - they are all greatly important and very rich with detail. I am getting sooooooooo excited.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: JoyousBohemian on June 02, 2007 07:40:47 PM
Me too! i keep having to restrain myself from buying supplies for this at craft stores when I don't even know who I'm crafting for yet!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: shannon12 on June 02, 2007 09:12:24 PM
Me too! i keep having to restrain myself from buying supplies for this at craft stores when I don't even know who I'm crafting for yet!

Same here!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: danaisradxcore on June 02, 2007 10:34:49 PM
i knew living near orlando would finally come in handy...  :D


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: mixymo on June 02, 2007 10:46:24 PM
I have so much ravenclaw-coloured yarn..hope i get a ravenclaw =P haha!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: picklesticks on June 03, 2007 12:31:06 AM
I am just so excited and ready to start.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: Tanza on June 03, 2007 01:19:07 AM
hey maybe I can finally use the yarn I dyed in slytherin colours......what to make what to make.....using mind control to hope I get a slytherin partner.......heheheh I wish if I could do that my daughters bedroom would be clean.....ahh the joys of teens.
of course I told mine that they are NOT allowed to read the 7th book till I have read it and approve of it heheheheh and I evil or what?
of course I wil finishe it and then make them wait    *evil chuckle*

I am not that bad I am taking them to see the movie when it is released.....


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: just_gemz on June 03, 2007 04:32:21 AM
Do we get our partners tomorrow?
YEYEAH I'm so excited :D


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: superhooker on June 03, 2007 04:52:12 AM
Yeah, I'll close sign-ups at about 9:00 PM my time (eastern standard), and I'll have the list up asap after that.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: mixymo on June 03, 2007 05:09:09 AM

of course I told mine that they are NOT allowed to read the 7th book till I have read it and approve of it heheheheh and I evil or what?
of course I wil finishe it and then make them wait    *evil chuckle*

I am not that bad I am taking them to see the movie when it is released.....

that is SO evil!! haha how do you live with yourself?!?! :P

just_gemz, i didn't even notice you signed up! how funny would it be if we're partnered :D


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: GirlBrett on June 03, 2007 10:50:34 AM
I am dying to get my partner! I have been to Hobby Lobby three or four times in the last few days, I have bought so much stuff and I don't even know if I get to use it for this, but there was a huge sale! How can you resist a craft sale? Clearance crafting supplies are my kryptonite.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: Skrabadoo on June 03, 2007 03:13:03 PM
I just sent in my info.  I think I just squeaked into this swap.  I can't wait for the book and the movie to come out this summer.

I just did my first Harry Potter swap a few weeks ago.  I was so excited I sent after only a few days.
https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=160608.msg1636773#msg1636773 (https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=160608.msg1636773#msg1636773)   

It was so much fun,  :D  but I was sad when it was over. :'(


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: shannon12 on June 03, 2007 04:39:36 PM
I can't wait to find out my partner tomorrow!!  I need to start crafting Harry Potter stuff  ;D


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: chibi elphie on June 03, 2007 05:06:49 PM
Yeah, I'll close sign-ups at about 9:00 PM my time (eastern standard), and I'll have the list up asap after that.

Oh my god, I just saw this. Now I'm really really hyped. I just started rereading the series yesterday (on book 2 right now) and I'm on HP-insanity mode.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: Tanza on June 03, 2007 05:39:21 PM


that is SO evil!! haha how do you live with yourself?!?! :P



it is hard but I somehow manage hehehehe


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: fingerpistol on June 03, 2007 06:17:10 PM
i don't know if any of you guys read fic, but i have to tell you...my biggest problem is trying to remember what happened in the actual books, and what happened in fics i've read online. i remember reading the 6th book when it came out and being so confused because i thought so-and-so and so-and-so were dating, or somebody had died, or blah blah blah. then i'd remember it had been in a story i'd read somewhere else entirely. sooooo confusing. :o) i was well into the third or fourth chapter before i remembered that draco and ginny don't hook up in canon.

man, i'm a nerd.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: mixymo on June 03, 2007 06:18:57 PM
i don't know if any of you guys read fic, but i have to tell you...my biggest problem is trying to remember what happened in the actual books, and what happened in fics i've read online. i remember reading the 6th book when it came out and being so confused because i thought so-and-so and so-and-so were dating, or somebody had died, or blah blah blah. then i'd remember it had been in a story i'd read somewhere else entirely. sooooo confusing. :o) i was well into the third or fourth chapter before i remembered that draco and ginny don't hook up in canon.

man, i'm a nerd.

YES i also have this problem! hahahah! for awhile i kept thinking harry was an animagus.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: subdefective on June 03, 2007 07:56:12 PM
OMG!! I have the same problem!! *lol* I hadn't read book 6 since it first came out, and then in May I decided to reread all the books. Well, when I finished with book 6 I was like "um.. I thought that Harry, Hermione, Ron, Luna, Ginny, and Neville went on that side adventure where they discovered that heliopaths DO exist?" and then I remembered it was a fic I had read that in.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: SUNSETxVEINS on June 03, 2007 09:04:00 PM
subdefective, I totally adore your icon. They cast Luna perfectly, in my opinion.

And it's a good thing. If they would have screwed up one of my total favorite characters, I would have been mad. x]

And eeep! I'm SO excited to be getting partners. I've been brainstorming all week! ;D


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: subdefective on June 04, 2007 03:01:07 AM
Thanks! :) I agree, Evanna is so perfect in the role. Luna was the only character I was slightly worried about them casting, but it turned out even better than I could have hoped.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: Umbrolly on June 04, 2007 03:52:39 AM
I agree about Luna aswell, I really didn't think they would get her right, and then I watched an interview she did on youtube and I was like OMG she's Perfect!!!
Even in real life the actress is a bit Lunaish, I don't think they could have found a better person.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: bethiej78 on June 04, 2007 06:04:13 AM
I just sent in my info.  I think I just squeaked into this swap.  I can't wait for the book and the movie to come out this summer.

I just did my first Harry Potter swap a few weeks ago.  I was so excited I sent after only a few days.
https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=160608.msg1636773#msg1636773 (https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=160608.msg1636773#msg1636773)   

It was so much fun,  :D  but I was sad when it was over. :'(

looks like yuo sent a great package skrabadoo.  glad we have you in the swap!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: superhooker on June 04, 2007 06:15:02 AM
Anybody that might want to join up still should get a move on!  We've got about 12 hours of sign ups left. 

I know there are more Harry Potter fans out there!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on June 04, 2007 06:44:12 AM
skrabadoo - that was an amazing package!  I remember seeing that and thinking, wow!!!  Whomever gets you as a partner is def lucky!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: Samsara on June 04, 2007 07:29:02 AM
skrabadoo - that was an amazing package!  I remember seeing that and thinking, wow!!!  Whomever gets you as a partner is def lucky!

Yep, I thought exactly the same thing!  ;)


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: shannon12 on June 04, 2007 02:02:03 PM
I started to reread Book 6, jeez I forgot a lot since reading it when it came out. I've read all the others multiple times, but I needed a refresher on 6 before 7 came out.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: fingerpistol on June 04, 2007 03:11:07 PM
my biggie was tonks. i was gonna be moderately irritated if they didn't cast her well, but i'm actually quite fond of the girl who's playing her. she was the "bully" in "about a boy", and i *love* her with pink hair! i suppose that since *i* can't play tonks (stupid american-ness), she'll just have to fill in for me. :o)


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: chibi elphie on June 04, 2007 03:15:02 PM
Awww... Now I feel behind! But I'm reading from the very beginning. I finished up the second book today in class. I need to go to the library again to get the third. I have the rest at least...


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: Skrabadoo on June 04, 2007 04:17:23 PM
Awwww thanks so much for your kind words guys.  I love Harry Potter crafting!

Eeeeek so excited to get partners!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: superhooker on June 04, 2007 04:35:37 PM
An hour and a half left!  Come on, last minute people!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: hotbettie on June 04, 2007 05:16:02 PM
 ;DI can't wait! I can't wait! I can't wait! ;D


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: annamhudson on June 04, 2007 05:39:00 PM
Quote
Oh my god, I just saw this. Now I'm really really hyped. I just started rereading the series yesterday (on book 2 right now) and I'm on HP-insanity mode.

I think i am on a HP-insanity mode too. I am obsessive. And I just dug out all my harry potter printed fabric. I still haven't used them. Wow I can't wait to use them on my partner. This is my first swap and I am so excited. I have million ideas and can't wait!!!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: chibi elphie on June 04, 2007 05:42:11 PM
Ahhhhhh 15 minutes! Hurry people!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: superhooker on June 04, 2007 05:46:07 PM
Quote
I think i am on a HP-insanity mode too. I am obsessive. And I just dug out all my harry potter printed fabric. I still haven't used them. Wow I can't wait to use them on my partner. This is my first swap and I am so excited. I have million ideas and can't wait!!!


You have HP fabric?!  you are a lucky girl!  I am hoping that some new stuff shows up in my fabric store soon (because of the new movie) and I will buy all of it....I mean ALL!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups 5-28 to 6-4, send out 7-1
Post by: annamhudson on June 04, 2007 05:59:35 PM
Quote
I think i am on a HP-insanity mode too. I am obsessive. And I just dug out all my harry potter printed fabric. I still haven't used them. Wow I can't wait to use them on my partner. This is my first swap and I am so excited. I have million ideas and can't wait!!!


You have HP fabric?!  you are a lucky girl!  I am hoping that some new stuff shows up in my fabric store soon (because of the new movie) and I will buy all of it....I mean ALL!

Maybe after the swap we can make deal with fabric and swap. I bought it on a clearance $1 a yard walmart rack or something close like that..lol it was like 4 years ago. I just never knew what to do with it except make curtains...barf..lol. that would be a waste, but now i found this website and the possiblities are amazing.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: superhooker on June 04, 2007 06:07:44 PM
OOhhh, you've got a DEAL!!!!   I've got a firstborn son....


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on June 04, 2007 06:22:43 PM
No fair, no fair!  I've got a firstborn daughter....is that better? ;)

All I have is a panel with Harry on it - who the heck wants THAT?!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: superhooker on June 04, 2007 06:23:12 PM
Ok, we had a last minute sign up!  Partners are UP!!! I'll be sending out partner info in a sec...please be patient, there are 38 of us!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: hardyswanton01 on June 04, 2007 06:33:54 PM
I've got a pony, but I won't be trading her.  I may have seen that HP fabric at walmart, if only I had known!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: hardlyacting on June 04, 2007 06:40:30 PM
Ahhahahha omg yay. This is my first swap and I've just gotten a PM with my partner info and OMG I AM SO STARTING TONIGHT. YAY.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: Gestalta_Sara on June 04, 2007 06:43:10 PM
This is going to be insanity.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: superhooker on June 04, 2007 07:08:18 PM
Ok, can everybody check a second and make sure that everybody has the *correct* partner info, and that everybody has "in progress" feedback in the profile area.....

I just want to make sure that my brain has not fried! 


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: SUNSETxVEINS on June 04, 2007 07:16:35 PM
Everything's fine here! My partner is correct, and the swap is listed as "In Progress" on my profile. :]

I'm so excited to get started. Now that I've got the information, I can finally put all this brainstorming to good use. x]


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: knittinfiasco on June 04, 2007 07:27:59 PM
A-Ok for me.  Wow, that was some fancy organizational work, Superhooker!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: shannon12 on June 04, 2007 09:15:15 PM
Everything is correct here..I am so ready to start!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: subdefective on June 04, 2007 09:47:34 PM
Everything is fine here! I can't wait to get started!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: Crow Jane on June 04, 2007 10:13:43 PM
All good here, too. Thanks superhooker  :)


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: mixymo on June 05, 2007 04:15:52 AM
bahahahah gemma!  :D

and everything is a-ok here, correct partner and profile says 'in progress' for this swap.
so excited!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: Dancer4Ever on June 05, 2007 05:07:49 AM
Everything is good here! I can't wait to start! Thanks superhooker!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: Skrabadoo on June 05, 2007 05:33:11 AM
My info is correct as well.

Off to the fabric store!!!!!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: bethiej78 on June 05, 2007 06:30:59 AM
my info/feedback is correct as well.

can't wait to start crafting!!  ;D


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: toriaa on June 05, 2007 06:42:33 AM
my info is all correct as well... gosh, superhooker, you're a real hero! you did that so fast!

oooh i can't wait to get started! *scurries away... ignoring homework*


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: picklesticks on June 05, 2007 07:09:20 AM
Info is all good, I now have a huge list of things I think my partner will like. I just need to start crafting!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: superhooker on June 05, 2007 07:29:43 AM
I'm so happy to finally get crafting!!!

My partner wants the coolest stuff! 


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: irasema on June 05, 2007 09:05:37 AM
I am good and communicating with my partner! darn work hours  ::)


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: hardlyacting on June 05, 2007 11:44:52 AM
All info and such is correct, and I've already started my crafting yay.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: Cosmic_Girl on June 05, 2007 12:00:39 PM
info/feedback are correct.
And I've already come up with some ideas.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: lady4feet on June 05, 2007 12:16:53 PM
Everythings good here :) Can't wait to start crafting shannon12!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: Umbrolly on June 05, 2007 03:00:21 PM
my info is correct aswell :)


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: chibi elphie on June 05, 2007 03:41:01 PM
My info's all correct too! I'm so ready for school to be over so I can just devote all my time to this.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: fingerpistol on June 05, 2007 05:33:01 PM
i'm all set and correct, too. sweet! *man*, you're good!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: Gestalta_Sara on June 05, 2007 06:36:06 PM
i also have the right info as well!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: hp_nerd on June 05, 2007 06:47:39 PM
I am sooo exciteddddddd
So excittttted. 

Sigh.  I will stop now. 
I'm pumped for the release, sort of randomly right now.  I making all of my friends costumes, and the ideas are all mine... in fact, I'm not even sure they want to dress up.. hehe..

And my partner?  She just.. beware of my package, as it is looking to be quite.. large.   


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: Starsview on June 05, 2007 07:21:51 PM
my info is all good too!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: rhinestonextract on June 05, 2007 09:07:39 PM
i'm good  ;D

thanks superhooker!!!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: JoyousBohemian on June 05, 2007 09:15:53 PM
we're all good.  Thanks, superhooker!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: CraftingPassion on June 06, 2007 08:03:19 AM
All good. Thanks bunches superhooker! This is going to be great!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: fingerpistol on June 06, 2007 12:25:25 PM
just for the record, not only is all of my info correct, but superhooker managed to hook me up with the freaking coolest swap partner ever. i don't know how she managed it. she must be, like...*super*.

lol.

rock on, superhooker! best swap ever! (and we've hardly even started yet...)


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: Dancer4Ever on June 06, 2007 05:31:12 PM
but superhooker managed to hook me up with the freaking coolest swap partner ever. i don't know how she managed it. she must be, like...*super*.

lol.

rock on, superhooker! best swap ever! (and we've hardly even started yet...)


You stole the words right out of my mouth. I don't kn ow how superhooker did it, but man, she did an amazing job on partners!

Thanks superhooker!!!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on June 06, 2007 06:08:07 PM
I know I'm a little late, but I'm all good!  I've even gotten ideas and will start crafting this weekend.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: lady4feet on June 06, 2007 06:36:52 PM
You guys!! I have one project done  :o  Pardon my surprise but this is not the usual course of events. It didn't come out as snazzy as I had envisioned but I'm still happy with it.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: hardyswanton01 on June 06, 2007 06:46:07 PM
i'm going nuts downloading pictures for this project!  and must find some dpns . . . .


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: bethiej78 on June 06, 2007 06:51:29 PM
i've been post stalking like a mo-fo to get even more ideas for items/themes!! ;)  such fun!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: shannon12 on June 06, 2007 08:49:30 PM
I've got a couple of super tiny things done...going to get supplies for the big project this weekend!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: mixymo on June 06, 2007 11:18:23 PM
I've also got a couple of small things done. My mum keeps coming into my room and laughing :D


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: Cosmic_Girl on June 07, 2007 03:30:13 PM
Man, I can't wait to get crafting for this. But I'm forcing myself to wait until I get my other swap items done.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: hardyswanton01 on June 07, 2007 05:25:49 PM
Have you guys seen this?  Clips on MTV about Harry Potter rock bands!

http://www.mtv.com/movies/news/articles/1561855/20070606/story.jhtml

check it out!  maybe you'll find some inspiration.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: hotbettie on June 08, 2007 01:22:26 AM
Have you guys seen this?  Clips on MTV about Harry Potter rock bands!

http://www.mtv.com/movies/news/articles/1561855/20070606/story.jhtml

check it out!  maybe you'll find some inspiration.
Hahahaha! I saw Harry and the Potters and Draco and the Malfoys at a HP Convention last year in Los Vegas! They were great!!!!!!!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: mixymo on June 08, 2007 03:05:53 AM
Have you guys seen this?  Clips on MTV about Harry Potter rock bands!

http://www.mtv.com/movies/news/articles/1561855/20070606/story.jhtml

check it out!  maybe you'll find some inspiration.
Hahahaha! I saw Harry and the Potters and Draco and the Malfoys at a HP Convention last year in Los Vegas! They were great!!!!!!!

ahh *is jealous*
personally i like the whomping willows. especially their (his?) song 'draco & harry' hahaha


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: cfbandit on June 08, 2007 07:03:21 AM
Wow some of you guys are really on the ball! I've been formulating ideas and doing sketches...and downloading stills from the Leaky Cauldron. That site is just so entertaining, I could sit up for hours just looking around...



Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: superhooker on June 10, 2007 04:37:11 AM
I've got my first item done, and a good start on another.  I just finished with another swap, though, so now I can concentrate on this one!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: CraftingPassion on June 10, 2007 06:15:14 AM
I just finished one of my items. Right now I'm waiting for an order to arrive.


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Post by: mixymo on June 10, 2007 06:32:50 AM
every day i vainly try to do my homework instead of craft for this swap...harry always wins, of course :D
i've already finished 3 small items and largish one. that should put into perspective just how much i have been neglecting my school work!


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Post by: Crow Jane on June 10, 2007 06:58:49 AM
I have working hard learning a brand new skill for this swap. Hopefully the end product won't look too amateurish...


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Post by: bethiej78 on June 10, 2007 08:54:08 AM
wow u guys are superfast. i am mostly finished brainstorming at least!!


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Post by: rhinestonextract on June 10, 2007 03:57:06 PM
i have my large item about a third done - i'm feeling good about this swap!


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Post by: SUNSETxVEINS on June 10, 2007 06:15:38 PM
Have you guys seen this?  Clips on MTV about Harry Potter rock bands!

http://www.mtv.com/movies/news/articles/1561855/20070606/story.jhtml
check it out!  maybe you'll find some inspiration.
Hahahaha! I saw Harry and the Potters and Draco and the Malfoys at a HP Convention last year in Los Vegas! They were great!!!!!!!

ahh *is jealous*
personally i like the whomping willows. especially their (his?) song 'draco & harry' hahaha

Ahhh! I just saw Harry and the Potters a few days ago! It was absolutely AMAZING. :]
I'm definitely planning on seeing them again soon. Haha.

And, as a plus, it helped with inspiration for the swap, too. ;]


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Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on June 10, 2007 06:31:55 PM
I've got my most time-consuming article in motion now.  I sure hope I can finish it in time! :o


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Post by: hardyswanton01 on June 10, 2007 08:04:49 PM
uh, haven't even gotten my yarn yet!  even tho a certain item is knitted in the movie, i think i'm going to crochet, it'll go faster that way!


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Post by: Tanza on June 11, 2007 02:37:48 AM
I've got my most time-consuming article in motion now.  I sure hope I can finish it in time! :o

oooooo the mind boggles....I am half way through what I thought would be a quickie but it is turning into a largey and I still have another one to make also.


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Post by: bethiej78 on June 11, 2007 05:59:17 AM
alright, well i don't feel so bad now!  i had a super efficient crafting day and finished a small item, and half a medium item!   ;D  feelin good!


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Post by: cfbandit on June 11, 2007 07:11:02 AM
Geez...everyone seems so far ahead! I've been trying to log onto craftster all weekend and had trouble b/c of the changes.

Anyway...yarn bought and patterns decided. I just have to finish my last item for the disney swap before I start on HP!


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Post by: irasema on June 11, 2007 08:10:20 AM
i did get to start on two items. i just hope it looks as good as i think it does  ::) ;D


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Post by: Calebsmama on June 11, 2007 02:50:25 PM
I had a question. I made my partner a bunch of little things, and one big thing. I am planning on making another big thing. Is that ok? I can not find a idea on a med thing to make. :(


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Post by: knittinfiasco on June 11, 2007 02:57:24 PM
Up to you & your partner to work that out. :)

I received from GirlBrett today! Pics are now in the gallery. :)

https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=175939.0 (https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=175939.0)


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Post by: Skrabadoo on June 11, 2007 03:23:34 PM
I agree on the gallery.  I have only more thing to finish, then I'm all done!!!

The one more thing is something I've never tried before and it is an extra so if it is a disaster I don't have to panic.


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Post by: fingerpistol on June 11, 2007 04:48:25 PM
holy CRAP, you guys are fast! yeesh. i'm still brainstorming and buying supplies.  i was all happy and relaxed because i figured i had all this time to get everything just right...i didn't realize i was swapping with *supercrafters*! inhuman crafty persons from of the far-off planet of Holy Crap, They're Fast. crazy talk, i tell you. simply crazy talk. :o) i'm afraid my swappie is simply going to have to wait for my slow little chub-fingers to get everything done at a *normal person's* pace. LOL.

ah, well...if you can't beat 'em...

gallery! gallery! gallery! (i love galleries.)


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Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on June 11, 2007 04:57:42 PM
OMG!!  We'll get a gallery right up.  I see that superhooker isn't on right now, so I'm sure she won't mind if I start it.  Give me a second and I'll come back and post the link in the first post.


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Post by: superhooker on June 11, 2007 05:56:53 PM
Yay!  A gallery!  I'm going to go check it out right now!


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Post by: hardyswanton01 on June 11, 2007 07:14:36 PM
got to get my butt in gear!  going to joann's tomorrow for yarn


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Post by: Dancer4Ever on June 12, 2007 05:10:46 AM
Three days awy from the computer and someone's already recieved? Man, I gotta get my fingers in gear. On the bright side, I have an unhumanly long roadtrip this weekend so I'll have oddles of crafting time this weekend.


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Post by: shannon12 on June 12, 2007 07:02:56 AM
Holy moly, I thought I was going at a good pace  :)


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Post by: Gestalta_Sara on June 12, 2007 08:28:13 AM
Yeah, I am slightly intimidated now. 

I have a couple of small items done, my larger ones are in process and very likely going to take WAY longer than I had originally anticipated.


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Post by: shannon12 on June 12, 2007 09:35:09 PM
Did some major crafting today! Somebody sending already lit a fire under my but  ;D


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Post by: WIPs on June 12, 2007 09:45:30 PM
Did some major crafting today! Somebody sending already lit a fire under my but  ;D

:D


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Post by: irasema on June 13, 2007 07:52:29 AM
EEEKK i really need to get in gear... having company totally distracts from what's really important in life... crafting!  ::) :P ;D


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Post by: superhooker on June 13, 2007 06:37:54 PM
I finished half of my large project today.  It turned out way nicer than I was thinking it would.  Horrible doubt always hits me in the middle of large projects.


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Post by: cfbandit on June 13, 2007 07:12:25 PM
Holy crap! I just went out and found materials for one of my items! Anyone else finding a lack of HP items out there except at secondhand stores?


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Post by: hardyswanton01 on June 13, 2007 07:19:10 PM
man, joann's didn't have my yarn, but a random pass thru the flannel revealed some fabric :)  i've got some sewing and gluing to do, not to mention find yarn.  sigh.


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Post by: knittinfiasco on June 13, 2007 07:22:40 PM
Anyone else finding a lack of HP items out there except at secondhand stores?

I think that's part of why there are so many HP swaps. :)


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Post by: hotbettie on June 13, 2007 11:05:55 PM
I had a question. I made my partner a bunch of little things, and one big thing. I am planning on making another big thing. Is that ok? I can not find a idea on a med thing to make. :(
That sounds fine with me ^__^ If all goes as planned I will have one large thing, two medium things and two - three small things, and maybe something store bought but just as cool.


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Post by: lady4feet on June 14, 2007 06:02:52 AM
I had a question. I made my partner a bunch of little things, and one big thing. I am planning on making another big thing. Is that ok? I can not find a idea on a med thing to make. :(
That sounds fine with me ^__^ If all goes as planned I will have one large thing, two medium things and two - three small things, and maybe something store bought but just as cool.

Sounds good to me too. This is going to sound really bad but I hardley ever go by the item requirements. I normally think of a lot of things and make one big/med. thing and a lot of smaller/less time consuming things. I'm one of those people who like to finish crafts in one sitting if possible so it works out better for me and my partners always say they like everything so I guess it works out for them too  ;)


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Post by: cfbandit on June 14, 2007 06:42:51 AM
Anyone else finding a lack of HP items out there except at secondhand stores?

I think that's part of why there are so many HP swaps. :)
That may be it! I expected to find a whole gaggle of stuff, a la Pirates of the Caribbean right now, but hey...my local used book store came through for me again with non-book items. Gotta love those people!

DH was happy too because not only did I come home with stuff I needed for the HP swap, I got a video game for him for 93 cents... :P


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Post by: bethiej78 on June 14, 2007 06:49:44 AM
I finished half of my large project today.  It turned out way nicer than I was thinking it would.  Horrible doubt always hits me in the middle of large projects.

i'm sure whatever you make will be great!! i am already squirming in my seat with excitement and we haven't even finished crafting yet!  lol.

i finished my small item last night, and i'm actually so excited about it that i am going to order more supplies and make one for myself as well!!

i gotta say, this is the most "on time" or "on schedule" i have ever been in crafting for a swap before.  i guess i am just really motivated by HP!  because i usually wait till the last minute to do EVERYTHING...lol.


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Post by: Crow Jane on June 14, 2007 10:30:47 AM
I'm half-way through my big item, finished my middle item and playing around with the smaller item(s). Made good progress tonight watching Firefly  :)


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Post by: Gestalta_Sara on June 14, 2007 05:42:26 PM
I'm half-way through my big item, finished my middle item and playing around with the smaller item(s). Made good progress tonight watching Firefly  :)

Oooooooh, Firefly.  I love captain tight pants!


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Post by: cfbandit on June 14, 2007 06:00:08 PM
Was surfing blogs for ideas and saw this:

http://peskypixie.blogspot.com/2007/06/mrs-norris-afghan.html (http://peskypixie.blogspot.com/2007/06/mrs-norris-afghan.html)

I think that is just about the coolest "Mrs. Norris" thing that anyone has ever come up with!


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Post by: JoyousBohemian on June 14, 2007 07:15:06 PM
I'm half-way through my big item, finished my middle item and playing around with the smaller item(s). Made good progress tonight watching Firefly  :)

Oooooooh, Firefly.  I love captain tight pants!

here, here! That, Torchwood, Doctor Who, and lame reality teevee shows have been my crafting background of choice lately.


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Post by: knittinfiasco on June 15, 2007 01:55:09 PM
Grrr!  I went out and tried a cheapo version of what I was looking for, and it was crap.  Luckily, it was only 70 cents and might be good for decorating things it's not intended for.  But my cool project had been set back! :(


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Post by: Dancer4Ever on June 15, 2007 03:53:01 PM
So I'm going to have loads of time to craft in the car this weekend, and I'm also going to have all of Monday (except a 10 minute hone call). I had a small medical emergency and had to leave work and go to the hospital (as per dr's orders) and even though I've gotten the all clear to return to work and am perfectly fine, my boss will not let me come in on Monday.  ::) And I've already finished my large item, and almost finished one of my smaller items  ;D.


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Post by: toriaa on June 15, 2007 04:08:08 PM
OH MY GOODNESS!! I received today! I hadn't even realized that Sharpie_Slut had sent, it was SUCH a surprise! I can't wait to take pictues of everything when I've got some time later; she sent such a cute and creative package.  :D

THANK YOU Sharpie_Slut!


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Post by: hardyswanton01 on June 15, 2007 09:08:42 PM
my "small" item is done, time to hit the sewing machine


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Post by: knittinfiasco on June 15, 2007 09:32:00 PM
Alright! Another craft finished, and I think I've got all the supplies for the other projects in my stash. :) 

Too bad I've got to work tomorrow. :/ 


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Post by: JoyousBohemian on June 16, 2007 12:13:11 AM
Phew! After a marathon crafting session last night (it's taken me a day in bed with YouTubed, subtitled episodes of Germany's Next Top Model to recover), I'm almost done! I need to finish my large project and make everything presentable, and then it's off to the post office for me!

Who am I kidding.  Getting to the post office alone will take me the rest of the time allotted!


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Post by: knittinfiasco on June 16, 2007 06:13:14 AM
Getting to the post office alone will take me the rest of the time allotted!

How big is this package getting?!  ;) LOL


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Post by: superhooker on June 16, 2007 07:24:05 AM
I saw an OotP preview yesterday!  I took my son to see the fantastic 4 movie, but the best part was the Harry Potter in the previews!  It looks really good.  I'm totally going to cry at the theatre.  My son is making fun of me allready.  He thinks I'm too attached to Sirius.


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Post by: hardyswanton01 on June 16, 2007 09:00:35 AM
Sirius is awesome!  I've invented myself an HP persona who was Sirius' girlfriend at Hogwarts.

They cast him too old, he's only in his 30s in the book when he escapes, went in to Azkaban in his 20s, when Harry's folks died  . . . oh well, guess not everything can be true to book.

the mugglenet people think sirius will make a come back in book 7.  we'll see, i guess.


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Post by: superhooker on June 16, 2007 09:59:50 AM
I think Sirius is perfect in the movies.  Of course, I think that Gary Oldman is freaking hot, so I guess that probably helps. 


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: JoyousBohemian on June 16, 2007 11:10:52 AM
Getting to the post office alone will take me the rest of the time allotted!

How big is this package getting?!  ;) LOL

it's normal! I'm just notoriously bad at getting off my butt and getting to the post office!


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Post by: JoyousBohemian on June 17, 2007 08:42:21 PM
I'm done! I'mdoneI'mdoneI'mdoneI'mdone! Post office tomorrow!


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Post by: mixymo on June 17, 2007 08:51:35 PM
woooww so many people are sending super early..i'm having to put crafting on hold for this week while i work like crazy to hand everything in for tafe next monday.


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Post by: superhooker on June 17, 2007 10:36:06 PM
Totally!  I've been a complete procrastinator on this swap!  You guys are too speedy!


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Post by: picklesticks on June 17, 2007 11:49:01 PM
I am all organised and have everything planned out. I just haven't got much of the crafting done yet. All you speedy gonzaleze's out there have spurred me on though.


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Post by: Crow Jane on June 18, 2007 02:59:25 AM
I have definitely been more of a tortoise than a hare with crafting for this swap.

Slow and steady wins in the end...

...especially if you are learning brand new crafting skillz and keep on having to refer back to the instructions in your book every 30 seconds or so  :-[


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Post by: lady4feet on June 18, 2007 04:34:22 AM
My problem is I keep thinking of ideas. I think I'm almost done then another one pops into my head.


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Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on June 18, 2007 06:54:06 AM
picklesticks - I'm with you.  I have all my lists done and I have pretty much all of my supplies - I just can't get motivated to get done!  Tonight I am not turning on my computer (I hope I can hold to that!) and I am going to craft.  If any of you see me on here - send me a PM and yell at me! ;D


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Post by: superhooker on June 18, 2007 07:07:32 AM
hahaha!  I totally wouldn't have that will power!  I'm about half way done with my partner's stuff, but the really tough thing is barely started, so I really want to get that done, and then I can feel pretty happy with my progress.

Maybe I'll have a marathon craft session tonight too. (only I'll totally take craftster-breaks!)


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Post by: Tanza on June 18, 2007 04:44:05 PM
baby steps ladies that's how you get it done.....I have one project left....or at least I thought so then I remembered arggggggggg the other big one......so that will have to go in a seperate envolope to be posted cause I am at my weight limit now.....hehehehe but I am still having fun.

now if postage was sooooooo much cheaper we would all be better off heheheheheh

Sevs- Stay off craftster man your better than me there.
 


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: superhooker on June 18, 2007 05:43:56 PM
Oh my god...if postage was free, I think I would actually explode with swappiness. 

which would be awesome.


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Post by: knittinfiasco on June 18, 2007 06:10:53 PM
Oh my god...if postage was free, I think I would actually explode with swappiness. 

which would be awesome.
If only owls really carried the post. LOL


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Post by: bethiej78 on June 19, 2007 06:17:15 AM
i think gary oldman is perfect as sirius too - it's the casting of lupin which made me really mad.  he's ugly!!  lupin is supposed to be handsome (in my mind) with his salt and pepper hair, and shabby but still distinguised academic appearance!  i think aidan quinn might have made a good choice.


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Post by: hardyswanton01 on June 19, 2007 07:30:48 AM
to me, casting of sirius and lupin, both wrong!  too old, not good looking enough.

ok, so my house scarf is an intepretation . . . do you know how hard it is to find bronze yarn?


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Post by: lady4feet on June 19, 2007 09:55:32 AM
to me, casting of sirius and lupin, both wrong!  too old, not good looking enough.

ok, so my house scarf is an intepretation . . . do you know how hard it is to find bronze yarn?

Bronze anything! I couldn't find any ribbion, had to go with silver instead   :-\


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: cfbandit on June 19, 2007 12:30:53 PM
to me, casting of sirius and lupin, both wrong!  too old, not good looking enough.

ok, so my house scarf is an intepretation . . . do you know how hard it is to find bronze yarn?

I can imagine! I had enough trouble finding Gryffindor gold. Did you end up finding any?


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: superhooker on June 19, 2007 12:35:35 PM
See, this is just another reason why Slytherin is the best!  I had no problem finding the right green and silver. 

Plus, snakes are waaaayyyy easier to draw/paint/mold than griffins or badgers or ravens....

Slytherins keep it simple and evil...


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on June 19, 2007 01:41:47 PM
You've got them there, Tanza! ;D

I didn't log in ONCE last night and I got a lot done too.  I just stopped by our printing dept to pick something up that they did for me cuz they looovvvvee me. ;)


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: Samsara on June 19, 2007 01:48:06 PM
Oh my god...if postage was free, I think I would actually explode with swappiness. 

which would be awesome.

RALMAO! I'm with you on that Superhooker.... ;D


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: Crow Jane on June 20, 2007 12:09:08 AM
85% finished the large item
100% finished medium item
25% finished small item
75% finished tonight's dinner - vegie curry (yum, yum)

I expect to get all of my large item finished tonight if I don't play Mahjong on the 'puter or if my cats don't demand my attention.

See, this is just another reason why Slytherin is the best!  I had no problem finding the right green and silver. 

Plus, snakes are waaaayyyy easier to draw/paint/mold than griffins or badgers or ravens....

Slytherins keep it simple and evil...

Boo, Slytherin, boo!
Down with Slytherin
Up with Gryffindor
Up with Hufflepuff
Ravenclaws can look after themselves ('cept for finding bronze yarn)


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: picklesticks on June 20, 2007 01:24:32 AM
Show off! :o

I am not nearly done on any of my crafts yet.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: cfbandit on June 20, 2007 02:52:58 PM
I'm not really done either! I'm taking sketches to Craft Collective tonight to get some feedback.

Whew. At least the Disney swap is done so I can concentrate!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: superhooker on June 20, 2007 10:48:24 PM
Hey guys, I'm commenting here in a organizer-y way, so please read!


People are starting to send now (awesome!), and I just want to remind everybody to please PM me when you send and when you recieve.  Also, everybody sending within the US MUST get a DC number, and should send that to me too.

I am trying to keep the list on the first post of this thread very up to date, so if you PM me something, and in a day or two I haven't updated your status, then please remind me!
I'm closing on my new house on Monday, and then I'll be in moving mode, so I might be a tad scatterbrained, but I am very Craftster-focused, so I swear I won't be a flakey organizer! 

Ok, my preachy mode is over...I will revert to casual comments once more...


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: bethiej78 on June 21, 2007 07:16:01 AM
Hey - I just realized our sendout date is a Sunday.  Does that mean it's really the Saturday before or the Monday after?  Thanks.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: superhooker on June 21, 2007 08:30:56 AM
ha!  yet again my plans are foiled by not looking at a calendar!!!!

Lets make it the Monday, July 2nd....is that ok with everybody?


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: CraftingPassion on June 21, 2007 09:53:47 AM
 :D Monday's fine by me.

Small - Complete
Medium - 25%
Large - uhhhh,   :o ;D


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Post by: bethiej78 on June 21, 2007 10:21:45 AM
monday is good, i'll be returning from a weekend in wisconsin.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: superhooker on June 21, 2007 11:07:22 AM
Yeah, mine is:

Large/med: complete
Large #1: 85% done
Large#2: killing my soul

tiny #1:complete
tiny #2: 50% done
tiny #3: just had a great idea whilst cursing Large #2

Is it bad that I have totally pushed aside all other swapiness in order to go into what my family calls "Harry Potter swap mode".  They have become familiar with the HP swap malaize that overcomes my normal life.....


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: bethiej78 on June 21, 2007 12:53:05 PM
Yeah, mine is:

Large/med: complete
Large #1: 85% done
Large#2: killing my soul

tiny #1:complete
tiny #2: 50% done
tiny #3: just had a great idea whilst cursing Large #2

Is it bad that I have totally pushed aside all other swapiness in order to go into what my family calls "Harry Potter swap mode".  They have become familiar with the HP swap malaize that overcomes my normal life.....


oh my gosh you're a madwoman!!   :o   no need to send so much!  i don't want you to go into harry potter coma or anything!  ;)  and i certainly don't want to be responsible for killing your soul!  :-\

but i am totally doing the same thing!  i have a sendout that needs to go this saturday for the 'favorite kids book swap' and i've done more work for this swap than that one!  there's just nothing as exciting as HP crafts!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: superhooker on June 21, 2007 01:00:22 PM
Everything except the cursed project (you have to read that "curse-ed") was really fun to make!  and the tiny things are really really tiny (time wise, not actual size wise), so alltogether they are like a small project.

And the cursed project really isn't that bad...I just have sort of a mind block about it.  I have to work myself up to working on it, but then once I start, its really not bad.

The world would be so much easier if you could just knit everything.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on June 21, 2007 01:11:15 PM
July 2nd is fine for me!  I'm working away and I've got:

Large:  75% done
Medium:  25%, but I'm grumbling a lot
Small #1 - 100%
Small #2 - not even started

Then there's an extra that's about 25% and some little goodies that are already stashed away.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: Tanza on June 21, 2007 04:39:58 PM
thats a tuesday here so alls good.

large 1 95% can't decide whether or not to felt
large 2 95% same as 1
large 3 totally forgot about in my excitment of the above 2 starting today

small 1 and 2  100% done
small 3  bought the supplies hehehe

and numerous other bits n bobs all in a little pack so I don't lose none.

still got labels for those also.....man and I thought I was almost done, I need to get crackin


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: superhooker on June 21, 2007 04:45:40 PM
I know, my time seems to be slipping away double quick time! 

I found the best little extra ever at the dollar store today! woo hoo!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: mixymo on June 21, 2007 05:35:04 PM
July 2nd is fine with me too.

Large: complete
Large/Med: pfft 10%? haha. Oh it will get done. I will make myself. First day of my holidays!
Med: complete
Small #1: complete
Small #2: 25% having some glueing issues. i've been a bit..glue impaired lately.
Tiny: complete and soo cute. Making myself one! =P

Isn't it fun making up percentages? :D


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: Skrabadoo on June 21, 2007 06:59:27 PM
eeeeeeeeekkkk!

I sent to hp_nerd today!  :)

Let the swap anxiety begin.  :P


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: cfbandit on June 21, 2007 07:35:57 PM
July 2nd is fine with me! I'm working on getting started constructing tonight.  :)


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: superhooker on June 21, 2007 08:00:03 PM
constructing....are you building Hogwarts? 


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: hardyswanton01 on June 21, 2007 08:15:47 PM
small: done.  other stuff: not even started, and joyousbohemian sent me the best stuff ever, will post pics soon.

i wonder if my mom has any fabric paint left.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: fingerpistol on June 21, 2007 09:10:22 PM
guh. my large project just shot me in the ass. my materials decided they would no longer be available...so now i get to think of another one. bugger.

but i'm really excited about both of my mediums, and my smalls are relatively easy.

so there.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: cfbandit on June 21, 2007 09:34:03 PM
constructing....are you building Hogwarts? 

ha ha...that would be awesome! Nah, I'm just cutting out materials and measuring supplies, and doing all the due diligence work.

Edit: God, you can tell I work for an architect. Now I'm starting to talk like them.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: picklesticks on June 21, 2007 10:58:45 PM
The 2nd is also fine for me. Yay! I just finished my first item *little dance*.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: Tanza on June 22, 2007 01:03:35 AM
constructing....are you building Hogwarts? 

now speaking of that I saw a book today that had all the peices to make a hogwarts replica....the shame was that it was $30.....


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: superhooker on June 22, 2007 01:11:09 AM
I saw something like that in a bookstore the other day...was it almost like a little puzzle with cardboard peices that had slits in them, so they fit together perpendicularly?

I saw an OotP ad on tv today!  It said its opening on July 11th...I had thought it was on the 13th.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: mixymo on June 22, 2007 01:56:51 AM
Yeah, 11th in the US now. I'm not sure about Aus though.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: picklesticks on June 22, 2007 02:12:15 AM
Its the 11th in Aus - checked it last night.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: mixymo on June 22, 2007 02:51:55 AM
Yayy! So excited!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: Tanza on June 22, 2007 06:41:37 AM
I saw something like that in a bookstore the other day...was it almost like a little puzzle with cardboard peices that had slits in them, so they fit together perpendicularly?

I saw an OotP ad on tv today!  It said its opening on July 11th...I had thought it was on the 13th.

yep that's them.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: hardyswanton01 on June 22, 2007 07:04:01 AM
Yeah, July 11, a Wednesday, not a Friday, how annoying for those of us who have to work early.

The book is the 21st, which is a Saturday.  Hooray!  I'll be at Barnes and Noble at midnight in my seeker jacket (I'll post soon in the gallery)


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: Crow Jane on June 25, 2007 06:47:58 AM
99% finished the large item
100% finished medium item
35% finished small item

Starting to get swap anxiety...



Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: cfbandit on June 25, 2007 07:22:05 AM
In Chicago, our ads say the July 13th. Are they really moving it up to the 11th? that would just stink for me!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: bekahzzz on June 25, 2007 08:01:10 AM
Yeah Its moved to the 11th here in Virginia....I'm pretty excited myself about it:)


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: bethiej78 on June 25, 2007 09:06:39 AM
whew!  finished a large crafting binge yesterday while watching family guy dvds, and here's where i'm at:

medium #1: finished
medium #2: 50%
medium #3: finished

small #1: finished
small #2: 0%

bonus for kiddo: 25%


if i'm good the rest of this week i might even be able to sendout early before i leave for wisconsin!  my cousin is getting married this weekend.  i'm excited b/c i've never been to WI so it's another state I can add to my 'visited states' list!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: fingerpistol on June 25, 2007 09:40:29 AM
i found the supplies i needed for my big project! woot! delight!

hahaha. i grumbled them into submission. they gave up, crying "alright, alright! we're right here! just buy us, craft us, and leave us alone!"

hopefully, i'll be able to send a day or two early, but i'm gonna have to be reeeaaaaally good this week. and also, i will have to put off cleaning. (darn.) :o)


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: knittinfiasco on June 25, 2007 01:02:20 PM
In Chicago, our ads say the July 13th. Are they really moving it up to the 11th? that would just stink for me!
I saw an ad on TV for the 11th in the Chicago area.  It should be fine. :)


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: mixymo on June 26, 2007 02:04:19 AM
Did anyone see the Sunrise interviews of some of the cast on monday? Ahh so excited!
I've only got one more thing to make, then I'm done! Wooo!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: cfbandit on June 26, 2007 06:19:27 AM
In Chicago, our ads say the July 13th. Are they really moving it up to the 11th? that would just stink for me!
I saw an ad on TV for the 11th in the Chicago area.  It should be fine. :)
Yup, last night was the first one I saw for the 11th and the story on the news about how they're moving up the release to prevent piracy. Nice! Ah, I'll see it on the weekend anyway.

Status update:

Item 1: 85% done (2 steps left - should be finished tonight)
Item 2: 50% done (should be finished tonight)
Item 3: Not started yet! (should start tonight on the train)


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: annamhudson on June 26, 2007 09:00:38 AM
yeah i sent everything and my partner got everything!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: superhooker on June 26, 2007 05:14:53 PM
So, I am all done except for the black hole of craft that is sitting on my dining room table....smirking at me and making rude remarks....

It seems like I keep working on it, but nothing really happens...

Tonight I will buckle down and tackle that craft!  I will! 

Shut up you guys...I will....at least by tomorrow...night.....


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: knittinfiasco on June 26, 2007 06:02:47 PM
Yea! Finished big project! :)


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: lady4feet on June 27, 2007 08:22:20 AM
woohoo! Only one project to go :) Maybe I'll be able to send early.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: fingerpistol on June 27, 2007 09:37:31 PM
big project is puttin' up a fight somethin' fierce. holy crap. but it is coming along fairly well (guh), so...hopefully i'll be done this weekend. (i like it so much, i'm making one for myself, so of course it's taking twice as long. ha.) but i'd like to send on saturday, if at all possible. i've got a few of my smaller projects done, and the rest should go relatively quickly, so that's nice. and i finally got everything i need for my medium project. so...wahoo! i'm so excited!!!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: superhooker on June 27, 2007 09:51:56 PM
I sent today!!!

I finally wrestled down the crafty black hole and showed it who's boss! 
There is a parcel winging its way to New Jersey at this very moment!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: kbauer on June 28, 2007 06:11:15 AM
I am itching to participate in a swap! I can't wait for the next HP swap...hopefully it will start after my one month mark!!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: hardyswanton01 on June 28, 2007 06:16:01 AM
If only I could knit with magic!  My partner sent me a great package and I'm trying to keep up with that . . . stupid job, taking up my crafting time!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: mixymo on June 28, 2007 07:02:14 AM
I had almost finished everything, but decided i was screwing up the last item majorly..so..I undid half of it =/ and will now be sending right on the sendout date.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: cfbandit on June 28, 2007 07:17:58 AM
I've got all except one done. That's for tonight, tomorrow and the weekend - I would have had it much more done but my carpal tunnel decided to flare up some. I'm estimating that I'll ship Monday.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: bethiej78 on June 28, 2007 10:07:47 AM
I sent today!!!

I finally wrestled down the crafty black hole and showed it who's boss! 
There is a parcel winging its way to New Jersey at this very moment!

bounce  :o   bounce   :D  bounce   ;D

I CAN'T WAIT!!!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: chibi elphie on June 28, 2007 10:14:32 AM
HA. I finally finished my large project. It took way too much time. Time to finish off the rest before Saturday!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: Crow Jane on June 29, 2007 04:57:23 AM
Big - 100%
Medium - 100%
Small - 5%!!!!!!!!

I binned my original small idea due to me being completely unable to do it even remotely adequately. So I have started a new one that I am a lot happier with in regards to my skillz.

I am really looking forward to seeing everyone's stuff  :)


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: subdefective on June 29, 2007 12:29:26 PM
I just sent off to my partner! Now starts the anxiety..  :-X


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: CraftingPassion on June 29, 2007 12:49:13 PM
I just sent off to my partner! Now starts the anxiety..  :-X

Yay! I can't wait! I'm sure your stuff's good.

Large: 100%
Medium: 50%
Small: 100%

I'll probably send by tomorrow. If not then monday definately.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: knittinfiasco on June 29, 2007 04:02:02 PM
Woo! Crafted items finished!  Now to write my letter.... 


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: picklesticks on June 29, 2007 04:45:22 PM
I have a few finishing touches and then I will be posting. Probably in the mail on Monday. Yay!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: hardyswanton01 on June 29, 2007 05:21:37 PM
I'm trying to knit as fast as possible, but . . .


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: lady4feet on June 30, 2007 09:29:51 AM
I got lazy so now I'll be sending on Mon. too.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: knittinfiasco on June 30, 2007 01:36:11 PM
BIG box on it's way to GirlBrett!  Tee hee.  There's a lot of bubble wrap & air pocket things because I couldn't find a suitable sized-box--more bubble wrap won't hurt, anyway.  ;)

Now the waiting begins...will it get there before the 4th?! :o


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: superhooker on July 01, 2007 11:28:45 AM
Hey guys, remember that

SEND OUTS ARE TOMORROW!!!!

There are quite a lot of people who haven't sent yet, so this is just a little reminder!!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on July 01, 2007 03:15:08 PM
I am FINISHED! ;D  My stuff is ready to box up for Tanza.  I just have to find a box.....shouldn't be too hard, right?



Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: Tanza on July 01, 2007 04:13:53 PM
weeeeeeeeeeee all done packaged up and ready to go to the PO after spinning group this morning....
look out sevs it's almost on it's way.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: hotbettie on July 01, 2007 04:37:19 PM
I'm done!! Ready to send out tomorrow morning...


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: mixymo on July 01, 2007 08:38:42 PM
sending todaaaay! in about an hour, to be precise :D


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: hardyswanton01 on July 01, 2007 08:53:16 PM
working as fast as I can . . . whats the charm to bewitch needles?  anyone know?


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: cfbandit on July 01, 2007 10:05:14 PM
working as fast as I can . . . whats the charm to bewitch needles?  anyone know?
Wish I knew that one too  :o

I'm nearly finished (just got the last item to seam up and package everything) and will drop in the post tomorrow night after work. Thank goodness for 24 hour post offices!  ;D


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: CraftingPassion on July 01, 2007 10:19:17 PM
I will be sending out tomorrow morning on my way to the doctor. Ouch!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: mixymo on July 01, 2007 10:44:39 PM
sent and hopefully received soon >_< *crosses fingers*
and i met the nicest post office employee ever!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: Tanza on July 02, 2007 12:49:36 AM
I posted today yippeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: picklesticks on July 02, 2007 04:25:48 AM
The package is in the mail. It is just so exciting!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: knittinfiasco on July 02, 2007 07:28:37 AM
24 hour post office?! (<--green with envy LOL) We don't have those.  I think the post offices in the US get more days off than I do during school!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: bethiej78 on July 02, 2007 07:29:59 AM
whee!  finished crafting and sending today after I hear back from my lovely partner!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: shannon12 on July 02, 2007 09:55:10 AM
Got everything packaged up, heading to the PO in about an hour!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: hardyswanton01 on July 02, 2007 12:28:59 PM
trying to knit as fast as possible!  got to get to hot topic today too.  argh!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on July 02, 2007 12:34:31 PM
I sent, I sent, I sent!!! 

I am just pleased with myself for getting it all done and in the mail on time.  I have no more swaps due until August 1st!  I won't know what to do with myself.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: cfbandit on July 02, 2007 12:54:54 PM
I sent, I sent, I sent!!! 

I am just pleased with myself for getting it all done and in the mail on time.  I have no more swaps due until August 1st!  I won't know what to do with myself.

I know! My next one's not done until August 29. Thank god! I'll never do three at one time again, but I like to have at least one going!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: hotbettie on July 02, 2007 01:32:15 PM
I shipped! I shipped!! (dances the jig) ;D


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: shannon12 on July 02, 2007 02:42:32 PM
Phew, I made it to the post office in time, all is sent. Now the nerves have set in!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: lady4feet on July 02, 2007 02:51:59 PM
Phew, I made it to the post office in time, all is sent. Now the nerves have set in!

As long as I'm not the only ones with nerves. I've been in so many swaps you think I'd be able to get over swap anxiety by now.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: CraftingPassion on July 02, 2007 03:08:29 PM
Woohoo. After I sent I crashed, when I woke up an awesome package from subdefective was waiting for me! Pictures will be up soon. This is great!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: knittinfiasco on July 02, 2007 06:26:29 PM
SO close!  GirlBrett has a note from the post office that a package has come.  It must be mine!  ;D ;D ;D ;D  (The box size alone must make it too tempting to leave at the door...good thing, I suppose.  I'd be REALLY  >:( if the package was stolen!  It's mostly bubble wrap & filler--hopefully enough to keep a certain something from breaking!)

I get to post pictures tomorrow!  :D


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: cfbandit on July 02, 2007 07:51:40 PM
Yes! Its sent! My little visitor is begging for my attention now!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: PaperBag on July 02, 2007 07:54:42 PM
Seriously, me??! How on earth did I miss this swap!? What the heck was I thinking!!!?  :o


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: hardyswanton01 on July 02, 2007 08:12:55 PM
Still working, knitting is done, now i'm crocheting, must reference HPB and raid mom's room for something.  I promise I'm sending tomorrow!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: Crow Jane on July 02, 2007 11:03:57 PM
I sent mine off today  :)


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: Calebsmama on July 03, 2007 01:13:24 PM
Mine will ship tomorrow. My son has been sick and he has taken up all my time.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: fingerpistol on July 03, 2007 02:53:05 PM
i managed to send yesterday, but just *barely*. and i was in such a freaking rush that i completely forgot to take any pictures! oh, bother.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: shannon12 on July 03, 2007 07:07:16 PM
I hate that tomorrow is a holiday so it will take an extra day for lady4feet to get her package. I'm a bundle of nerves, lol.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: hardyswanton01 on July 03, 2007 08:14:22 PM
Ok, I sent today, of course, tomorrow is a holiday, but its all done.  i apologize ahead of time for the hat.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: JoyousBohemian on July 03, 2007 08:20:59 PM
  i apologize ahead of time for the hat.

I get a hat!!!!!! Yay!!  ;D


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: hardyswanton01 on July 03, 2007 08:22:21 PM
its the weirdest darn hat i've ever made, just ignore the back, trust me, its better that way.  I won't say anything else though, I just hope everything else is up to the high standards ms. joyousbohemian sent (which reminds me, must get to work on the rest of my costume!)


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: just_gemz on July 03, 2007 11:18:07 PM
I sent on to loulou54 on Monday!
And received today from Mixymo!
HA.
Check out my looot. In the gallery :D


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: Cosmic_Girl on July 04, 2007 01:44:19 AM
I've spent the whole weekend working on my items (and not getting ready for a trip) and I missed the post office today by this much. I guess I'll have to wait til Thursday to send.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: mixymo on July 04, 2007 04:39:36 AM
swook swook! i recieved from picklesticks today! in the gallery shortly :D


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: shannon12 on July 04, 2007 12:12:37 PM
I just bought my tickets for Order of the Phoenix Imax!  Cant wait to see the fight at the ministry in 3d!!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: superhooker on July 04, 2007 12:27:02 PM
Hey everybody!  I just wanted to let everyone know that I have been getting all the PMs, but everything is crazy right now.  My new house was supposed to have a cable internet connection hooked up before we moved in, but there is nothing, so I had to quickly sign up for AOL dial up, just so I could let you guys know.  So I am on the slowest connection ever, typing on a stupid laptop with no mouse. 

I'm supposed to have real internet and computer by the end of the week, so I'll have the first page all updated by friday.  Sorry about this.  I promise I'll get it all taken care of asap, I just cant do anything today because of the holiday!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on July 05, 2007 10:34:49 AM
superhooker - do you need me to update status or anything?  Just say the word if so! :)

I hope that the move is going smoothly otherwise and I know you're dying cuz there's no cable internet!!! :P


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: superhooker on July 07, 2007 12:54:15 PM
Ok dudes, I am totally back, and I've updated the front page there with everything that people have PMed me about. 

So sorry about all that.  Aparently the wiring in my house was put in about a million years ago and they had to rip out everything and bury new cable lines.  The comcast man has been in my house for 9.5 hours!

Anyway...I've got a lot of people that I haven't heard from....

If you are one of these people you need to let me know what's going on:
Gestalta_sara
jessvict
just_gemz
cosmic_girl


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: Calebsmama on July 08, 2007 03:20:00 PM
I sent. I dont have the comf number right now, but can get it if it is really needed.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: superhooker on July 11, 2007 01:03:04 PM
I saw the movie this morning!!!! woo hoo!


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: cfbandit on July 11, 2007 01:06:28 PM
Arggh! I'm so jealous you got to see the movie - the Weasley twins and everything were here last night and I had to work  >:(  >:(  >:(


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: fingerpistol on July 11, 2007 01:58:50 PM
the weasley twins were *there*?! WHERE?! you lucky fiend! and how devastatingly irritating that you wouldn't be able to go...guh. i'da called in sick something fierce. :o)


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: cfbandit on July 11, 2007 02:11:48 PM
They were at Hollywood Movie Theater in Woodridge, IL last night. The people on the news actually said the line started at 2 am the night before, so I didn't feel so bad after that. Everyone must have went right from the movie premiere right over there to get in line.

Crazy. Sigh. I would have done it if it was Emma Watson.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: graciedoo on July 11, 2007 04:50:45 PM
The Weasley twins?  :o Wow!!

I saw the movie last night on a giant movie screen at the mall. Almost everyone there was dressed up! It was sooo much fun and I got to debut my Ravenclaw costume.


Title: Re: Countdown to July Harry Potter Swap sign ups CLOSED!!, send out 7-1
Post by: cfbandit on July 11, 2007 05:06:51 PM
Yeah! My husband got me tickets to see the movie tonight, since he knew how bummed I was not to be able to see them.