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Title: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on January 01, 2017 02:53:06 PM


Swap name: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap , Round 7
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: underthemountain
Sign-up date range:  Jan 1 - Jan 13, 2017
Date to send item by:  April 1, 2017



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

Restricted to people who all live in the same country? NO

Age requirement?  30 years old or older before Jan 2017


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: NO
- Will recruit a co-organizer or give all details to a Swap Moderator if this swap has more than 25 participants: YES
- Is at least 30 years old: YES/NO


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: YE
- Is not currently signed up for more than five swaps: NO
- Does not have any negative feedback: NO
- Participant has agreed that he/she is at least 30 years old: YES
- Participant lives in the United States: YES/NO
   - If yes, understands that Delivery Confirmation number is required for this swap: YES/NO
   - If no, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap: YES/NO

Details of swap: (thanks to Dulcinea and Sevsonlygirl!)
This is a swap for the geezers.  The idea here is that we've all been crafting for eons, and are pretty good at what we do.

This is also a swap where there is a sizeable commitment, both for time, and resources.  We are going to be crafting one really big, really nice item for our partner.  If you cannot commit to the time or resources, please consider carefully before signing up for this swap.

You'll make up a list of 5-10 large things that you would love if someone made for you.  You'll also make up a list of 5-10 things that you're really good at, that you'd love to make for your fellow geezers.  And if you can make it from your stash, and reduce the stash, making room for more, NEW stash, so much the better.  

What's a large item, you ask?  generally, we're talking something that takes 3 or more hours, is large in physical size, or costs $30 or more in materials (or any combination of those).

You need to post to this thread, so that it comes up as unread replies if I have something to tell y'all.

I will not tolerate flakers.  We all will have 2.5 months to craft and send out.  That should be enough time.  A DC or Customs number is required, if available.  If you do not have a DC or Customs number, you MUST send me a scan of your postal receipt, showing that the package was sent out.

If you are a week late sending (after the sendout date), you will receive a temporary negative.  This will be changed back to In Progress upon proof of sending.


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
Confirm that you are 30 years old or older before Jan 2017 (yes/no)
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country (If so you MUST be willing to ship air postal or an equivalent which will take a maximum of 3 weeks.) Are you willing?
Do you promise to take pictures of the goodies you send/receive?

Here are the things I would love to death if someone made for me (don't forget to include color and size preferences, and link if an example or the pattern is out there on the web)
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Which one would you want the most? (that's right, you have to pick one):

Here are the things I'm really really good at, and would love to make for my fellow geezers (don't forget to include link if an example or the pattern is out there on the web):
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

URL of my wist:
URL of my Pinterest:
URL of my blog:

Relevant sizes for the things I'd love to receive:

Colors you like:

Colors you don't like:

Symbols/patterns you like:

Symbols/patterns you don't like:

Anything you do not want to receive:

Do you smoke or come from a smoking household?

Do you have pets?  What kinds? (allergy reasons)

Do you have a camera or access to a camera? Can you post pictures?

Any other information you want to pass along - allergies, strong preferences, etc.

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.

Here are links to the previous rounds:
Discussion Threads:
round 1: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=217022.0 (Dulcinea)
round 2: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=305081.0 (SevsOnlyGirl)
round 3: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=345358
round 4: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=383646.0
round 5: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=408008
round 6: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=437591

Galleries:
round 1:  https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=219680.0
round 2:  https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=311538.0
round 3: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=348957
round 4: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=387016.0
round 5:   https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=408009.0
round 6: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=438192.0

So excited to ring in the New Year with all of my friends in a fun swap!  Please join us!
Rox


Our Wonderful Swappers:
1. underthemountain
2. Helena Puck
3. LadybugsAndBumblebees
4. camelama
5. Abbeeroad
6. anna.wahnsinn
7. vkvhawk
8. edelC
9. LeapFeetFirst
10. Onyxnox
11. kittykill
12. kbrison
13. Sarasmile
14. Averia
15. Annchen
16. noelle


Partner chain:
edelC --> camelama --> Averia --> noelle --> kittykill --> kbrison --> Annchen --> vkvhawk --> Onyxnox --> anna.wahnsinn --> Abbeeroad --> LadybugsAndBumblebees --> Sarasmile --> LeapFeetFirst -->  underthemountain --> Helena Puck --> edelC  


GALLERY
https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=451421.0


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on January 01, 2017 03:50:15 PM
UTM...the photos you choose for the signups for this swap are EPIC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  I absolutely love it!!!! ;D  I'm going to send in my q after perusing the galleries to see if there are any things I want that I haven't thought of.   ;D


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Onyxnox on January 01, 2017 05:53:23 PM
Garsh dang you!!!!  I love the title of this swap and the pic you chose is hilarious.  Now I have consider this a serious contender for swap sign ups.   ARGH!!!!!!  Like a fly to a web!

<and seriously, I can see that being Jim's oldest sister in about 20 years- except she would totally dye her hair or wear a wig - and it would be fake leather, faux fur, Ed Hardy, or leopard print because she would not want any animals hurt>


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Averia on January 01, 2017 06:30:18 PM
I can not believe the picture! That is perfect!!!! Oh Rox, you really Rock!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on January 01, 2017 07:38:03 PM
Aw, thanks guys.  That pic tickled me and I'm glad it tickled you too!  :)


Title: Re:
Post by: audio on January 01, 2017 08:37:23 PM
Oh that pic!  Soo great! That's what I want to look like when I'm an old geezer like you all!  ;) sounds so fun, hopefully this will still be going on in five years when I turn 30!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Onyxnox on January 02, 2017 02:00:08 AM
Oh that pic!  Soo great! That's what I want to look like when I'm an old geezer like you all!  ;) sounds so fun, hopefully this will still be going on in five years when I turn 30!

I hope so too - unless forgetfulness is all a part of our geezerhood :)

Aw, thanks guys.  That pic tickled me and I'm glad it tickled you too!  :)


Tickled and whipped into a frenzy of laughter?


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on January 02, 2017 07:21:50 AM
Oh that pic!  Soo great! That's what I want to look like when I'm an old geezer like you all!  ;) sounds so fun, hopefully this will still be going on in five years when I turn 30!

I hope so too - unless forgetfulness is all a part of our geezerhood :)



Aw, thanks guys.  That pic tickled me and I'm glad it tickled you too!  :)


Tickled and whipped into a frenzy of laughter?

Yes, can't wait for you to be able to play with us Audio!

Whips?  Did someone say whips?  :)


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: cmarion3 on January 02, 2017 07:52:17 AM
Yikes, that pic!!! I  have to consider this..it was so much fun last time.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: anna.wahnsinn on January 02, 2017 08:32:08 AM
audio, I know we'll still be here, going strong!

Don't even have to think about joining, already working on my questionnaire. The want-list is harder than the one with crafts I want to do...


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on January 02, 2017 09:17:42 AM
I just filled out my questionnaire!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: kittykill on January 02, 2017 09:20:57 AM
OMG! The picture is killing me.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: kbrison on January 02, 2017 11:27:41 AM
I'm in, just need to complete the questionnaire. It's always so hard for me to come up with things I want: world peace, an end to hunger, poverty, and disease, more space in my craft room, none of which are things anyone can give me. I suppose a month long trip to Europe is out-of-the-question, too. Oh, well! I'll put my thinking cap on and get my questionnaire in soon.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Noxika on January 02, 2017 10:16:02 PM
Really tempted to join this but I can't think of 5-10 things I'm good at...stuck at #3.  :P Shall have to ponder some more. In either case, excited to see the gallery -- the last ones are epic.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: camelama on January 03, 2017 01:57:47 AM
Sent in my signup form!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on January 03, 2017 04:10:18 AM
Yay!  Keep 'em coming!  I will try my best to update tonight.  Today is Lana's first day back to school so last night was very busy.  I'm happy to see some new faces (to me) here.  :)


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Abbeeroad on January 03, 2017 07:21:56 AM
HAHAHAHAHAHA!!! Sign me up for the Cougar Club. ;)

Will be working on my q today! Yay for first swap of the new year.

ETA: And my questionnaire is in. I have anxiety already, lol.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Onyxnox on January 03, 2017 06:46:37 PM
Will sign up in a day or two...

What is this with the young un's nowadays - no respect for the elders.  My personal space got totally disrespected at work today - one of the staff kept hugging me and telling me I am huggable - whatever happened to them having a bit of fear of me - I like for them to be a bit scared - this huggable thing has GOT TO END!!!!!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on January 03, 2017 07:32:15 PM
:)  Well those that know you, know that you are definitely huggable Onyx!

Haha, it's too early for swap anxiety Abbee!! 

I just updated our front page with those that have signed up.  Come on you guys that are on the fence.  Jump in the water is perfect!  :)


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: noelle on January 03, 2017 07:46:30 PM
i want to join! i just don't know what to ask for yet
i am a slow questionnaire-filler-outer  :D


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Helena Puck on January 03, 2017 09:56:10 PM
Joined!!!

Love the title and the photo.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: anna.wahnsinn on January 04, 2017 09:01:20 AM
Questionnaire sent!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: LeapFeetFirst on January 04, 2017 02:12:29 PM
I literally just shot hot tea out my nose when I opened the thread for this swap.  :D

I will work on my questionnaire tonight!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: edelC on January 05, 2017 12:30:00 PM
where did you get that photo of me???!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Abbeeroad on January 05, 2017 12:49:40 PM
where did you get that photo of me???!

LOL!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: artsycandice on January 05, 2017 05:51:24 PM
Ooh... I think I would like to get in on this too... My mother laughed out loud when I showed her the picture for the swap. She asked that I send it to here. lol


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: vkvhawk on January 06, 2017 04:06:47 AM
Questionnaire sent in :)


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on January 06, 2017 04:14:29 AM
Yay!  Just updated!  :) 

Break out the Bengay and Geritol and let's party!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Onyxnox on January 06, 2017 01:40:18 PM
Put a little extra something special in my Geritol please... I need a little pick me up to get me going...


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: kittykill on January 06, 2017 02:56:09 PM
I just sent my info.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: kbrison on January 06, 2017 04:57:09 PM
Finally got my questionnaire completed and sent. Since I started it 1/1, can I count it as a WIP?  ;D


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on January 07, 2017 03:38:06 PM
Most definitely!  :)

Just updated!  :)


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Onyxnox on January 08, 2017 06:49:41 AM
So far we appear to be a dirty dozen :)

... ok, I made a discovery yesterday... after over 3 decades of knowing the man, I found out that my brother in law is a big fan of chick flicks - my niece and sister confirmed it.  That when he would bring home movies for the family, that it would be things like How to Lose a Guy in 10 days, and Maid in Manhatten.  My image of him is shattered.... I always thought he was a Star Wars, Indiana Jones, or suspense type guy... now I realize that it was really me that likes that stuff and he's into the girly stuff!!!!!  My mind is blown!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on January 09, 2017 06:20:08 AM
Onyxnox, I can relate to your story.  DH and I are high schools sweethearts and we're both now in our 40's and I still find new things out about him!

I wanted to put it out there that I am a newbie, but if there's anyone out there who would like me to try my hand at making them an art/junk journal, I could do that.  I didn't put it in my questionnaire as to what I could create, because I didn't really have a process going on my own at that point.  But now I do and have a much better understanding of what they are and how to create one.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Sarasmile on January 09, 2017 10:23:05 AM
So, I just saw this and being that I turned 40 less than 2 weeks ago...it must be fate! Sending in my Q now!!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on January 09, 2017 11:43:30 AM
Haha, too funny about your BIL Onyx! 

John and I have been together for 28 years and he still surprises me. :)


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on January 10, 2017 09:07:48 PM
Just updated!  2 more days left till signups end!  Please jump in.  The water is perfect!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: noelle on January 11, 2017 06:34:26 AM
i still have no idea what to ask for on my questionnaire... it's just so open-ended.  :-\


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Averia on January 11, 2017 06:38:55 AM
Hey Rox, Can we get an idea of what some things are that people have put that they want to craft or receive? Could help with some of us fence sitters who are trying to figure out what to put down, though I suppose it isn't fair for the people who have already struggled and finished.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on January 11, 2017 07:23:36 AM
Ok, I can get a list together tonight sometime.  :)


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: kbrison on January 11, 2017 09:51:38 AM
Averia, you and I could just swap grandbaby items.  ;D


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on January 11, 2017 11:28:54 AM
So true!   ;D


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on January 11, 2017 08:07:52 PM
SOME OF THE WANTS............
Altered/embellished yard flamingos
Chakra/Pagan/Skull
she-ra, smurfy, Wonder Woman, animals
String art or quilled art – some kind of usual artwork
Plushies of characters or animals, something cuddly or artistically detailed. – sewn, needlefelted, sculptures, open to any artform
Slouch hat – Crocheted or knitted.
Paper flowers
Stencil shirts, clothes, costumes
Teesha Moore journal cover
art of some kind of my dogs
garden art (windchimes, birdhouse/feeder, things like that, signs)
stained or fused glass to hang in the window
hoopla or needlework
voodoo doll that I can use and abuse
Book reading pillow
Circular knitting needle carrier/organizer
Needlebox or embroidery project bag/tote
Book safe / secret hiding spot book (or a variation of this idea).
Brushed cotton lounge pants in funky patterns
Crochet scarf, shawl, hat, purse or tote, or fingerless gloves
Sewing – almost anything
cool rosary made with glass skull beads
Simple necklaces or bracelets – resin, beads
Papercrafts – cards, journals, blank books, scrapbook pages or kits, ATCs
Embroidery – floss, silk ribbon, cross-stitch
Crocheted rug
Embroidered/mixed media artwork
Hand dyed fibers, rovings, batts for me to spin!
Hand dyed yarn for me to knit/weave with.
Hand painted shoes
“Dude Sweater”
Jewelry
journal
Knit (blanket)
Knit or crochet poncho
Crochet slippers
Fairy wings or wire wrapped fairy ears
Meditation Pillow (zafu)
simple messenger bag
Fabric hanging baskets or storage bins
Galaxy/space scarf/Eco-dyed scarf/geeky/other crafted scarf (wearable)
Ottoman pillow/pouf
Knitted socks
Pottery
knit gloves
pleated tote/purse, medium sized, kind of plain
pocketbook
Poncho
pretty feminine tees/hoodies/altered jeans
purse (a big one)
lap quilt/afghan/quilt
crow painting
Something that represents my newest dog
big ring
Screen Printing kit
Sewn embroidery organizer
Calvin & Hobbes
Discworld (see above)
Jareth/
Something miniature for the Santa’s Workshop I’m planning to make
Something for a fairy/gnome garden
A tote bag or purse with lots of pockets, interior and/or exterior
Tattered skirt
waterproof pouch
Wood carvings of animals, old men whatever 
Long cardigan
custom amigurumi


sleepy.  please forgive repeats.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: sloth003 on January 11, 2017 09:02:32 PM
I'll be back tomorrow to fill in my questionnaire.  I wasn't going to... but heck an April Fools send out... how can I resist?



 :D



Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on January 12, 2017 03:47:13 AM
Yipee!  So glad you're joining in Sloth!  And glad you noticed the April Fool's sendout date.  LOL.

Come on the rest of you....yes, you!  Join us.  Tomorrow is the last day for signups!!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on January 12, 2017 06:02:40 AM
Hmmmm....I wonder who wants the embellished yard flamingos...I have an idea of who it is!!!!  ;D


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: noelle on January 12, 2017 06:40:00 AM
thanks for the list! that really helps.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Onyxnox on January 12, 2017 07:28:55 AM
 If it helps... I think that was my request for the voodoo doll to abuse... if it can have tear apart head, arms, legs that would be awesome - otherwise I am going to make one.  I need something therapeutic - my co workers are driving me batty and the student I am supposed to be mentoring is not communicating, not even a hello email, which is not a good start IMO.

As for art of the dogs - that could be many Craftsters....






<----------------------- but it is right in my sig. line....  :)


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Sarasmile on January 12, 2017 07:46:56 AM
I love creating for dogs!

If it helps... I think that was my request for the voodoo doll to abuse... if it can have tear apart head, arms, legs that would be awesome - otherwise I am going to make one.  I need something therapeutic - my co workers are driving me batty and the student I am supposed to be mentoring is not communicating, not even a hello email, which is not a good start IMO.

As for art of the dogs - that could be many Craftsters....






<----------------------- but it is right in my sig. line....  :)


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Annchen on January 12, 2017 11:23:51 AM
I'm still on the fence. Resources - Yes, skill - Yes, time to make something awesome - ???

Long craft time, but... I don't knooooow.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Onyxnox on January 12, 2017 04:26:14 PM
DO it!!!  DO it!!!!! DO it!!!!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Annchen on January 13, 2017 03:02:14 AM
Oh, ok ;D


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Annchen on January 13, 2017 06:04:09 AM
Done... Now to knit like crazy on my shawl to make room for other crafts!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: cmarion3 on January 13, 2017 10:29:19 AM
I am going to have to sit out this one. My geezerhood has caught up with me! No, just too many current projects, marches, good causes, and good works. Have fun everyone.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on January 13, 2017 12:55:31 PM
No worries cmarion3, but you must join us in the next one!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on January 14, 2017 06:36:15 AM
Woohoo!  Just added out last participants!  I will try to get partnering done in the next couple of days. :)


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Averia on January 14, 2017 08:12:51 AM
oh my, can i be patient? Yeah, I can be patient. Take your time and don't stress Rox :D

I'm thinking I need to shout out for some personal swaps depending on partnering here. The more I think about it, the more I love the idea of a grandparents crafting for babies swap. And I kept ending up on Bonnie's blog when looking for examples of what I like best in paper crafting.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Annchen on January 14, 2017 08:37:44 AM
Am I in the swap? I can't find my name on the front page...


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on January 14, 2017 08:40:03 AM
Crafting for babies is fun!

A few days???? :'(  *falls to the ground dramatically, hand on brow*  I don't know if I can wait that long...it's not as if I have any other crafting to do.  ;D ;)

Seriously, thanks for organizing this swap, UTM.  It must be a monster to pair people up/round robin.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS 1/1/17-1/13/17, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on January 15, 2017 10:37:05 AM
Thanks everyone for being patient.  Just trying to do the best matching that I can.  Trying to give everyone's main want if possible.  Working with shipping to constraints.  You know all the craziness.  :)  You think with all the skills that we have it would be a cinch to do it.  LOL.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: camelama on January 15, 2017 11:52:31 AM
Take your time! Gives us more time to Pin stuff, har har!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on January 15, 2017 12:02:13 PM
I'm done!  You all should be receiving PMs with info on the person you are crafting for.  :)  DH helped me double check.  I did it several times and I think this last one satisfied most people. 

Happy Crafting.  I'm going to go PM my partner right now so that I can do some supply shopping!  :)


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Annchen on January 15, 2017 12:37:00 PM
Yay! This will be fun :)


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: anna.wahnsinn on January 15, 2017 12:55:36 PM
Ooooh, partners! Can't decide if I'm more excited about crafting for Abbeeroad, or receiving something made for me by Onyxnox, but am ecstatic about both!
*off to expand my Pinterest list and stalk Abbee some more*


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on January 15, 2017 03:18:21 PM
Heehee, we have a lot of great craftsters in this round so I know we are going to have an amazing gallery!  :)



Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on January 15, 2017 03:30:19 PM
UTM, thank you so much for getting partners out so soon! 

I've looked over my partner's pinterest and did a little other stalking on Craftster.  I need to wait for inspiration to hit.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: sloth003 on January 15, 2017 08:58:23 PM
 :'(

Stoopid life. I haven't been online.

Have an amazing swap. Maybe next time I won't be all distracted by things and get my self signed up. ;)


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on January 15, 2017 09:01:51 PM
I was wondering what happened to you Sloth.  I'm sorry I didn't reach out to you.  I've been very distracted by DM and work stuff.  :(


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on January 16, 2017 05:43:07 AM
After much stalking, internet research, and a kind PM from my partner, I know what I'll be making. Whew!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: cmarion3 on January 16, 2017 07:10:04 AM
After much stalking, internet research, and a kind PM from my partner, I know what I'll be making. Whew!

and I just barely made it through the weekend. LOL. Managed to create an impromptu  prayer flag workshop with 7 friends. Whew! So now on to curiosities.........


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: cmarion3 on January 16, 2017 07:10:36 AM
Ooops wrong thread...it was a busy weekend. Have fun you geezers.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on January 16, 2017 08:36:15 AM
cmarion3, thanks for the well wishes but us geezers usually use the weekend to nap and eat oatmeal.  ;D


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on January 16, 2017 09:14:14 AM
Ummmm.....is it a bad thing when your stash is not only big enough to have supplies to finish at LEAST two projects for each of the two swaps you are currently in, PLUS, enough stash to make choices about what colors, etc...?  (I DO have to thank two particularly generous crafters for sharing their stash with me, which has helped me with growing my stash.)

And after spending so much time on research this morning on the computer, DD was able to help me find a VERY important piece of information that I will need when I get going on Sarasmile's project.

YEA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on January 16, 2017 04:50:42 PM
I'm having fun getting to know my lovely partner.  :)


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: LeapFeetFirst on January 16, 2017 06:49:39 PM
Ack! I am super anxious about crafting for underthemountain, but I am excited too!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on January 16, 2017 07:50:03 PM
Whaat?  Why Leap?  Everything you do is amazing and I know I will love whatever you make!  :)


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: LeapFeetFirst on January 16, 2017 07:53:54 PM
Cause you are amazing and I want to make you something as equally amazing :-)


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Abbeeroad on January 17, 2017 12:11:44 PM
Ooooh, partners! Can't decide if I'm more excited about crafting for Abbeeroad, or receiving something made for me by Onyxnox, but am ecstatic about both!
*off to expand my Pinterest list and stalk Abbee some more*

Lots of excitement on this end!!!! :D

Also super stoked to be crafting for LadybugsAndBumblebees!!

It's like having two partners!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on January 17, 2017 05:02:44 PM
 ;D :-*

I haven't started on anything for this swap yet, but I've been thinking about it a lot and the more I think, the better my ideas become!  ;) ::)


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on January 17, 2017 07:28:08 PM
I'm busy gathering my supplies.  shopping = fun!  :)


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: camelama on January 17, 2017 09:02:26 PM
I have a lot of thinking to do on this one! I will shop next week, and go through my stash.  Fun fun


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: edelC on January 18, 2017 03:11:53 AM
cmarion3, thanks for the well wishes but us geezers usually use the weekend to nap and eat oatmeal.  ;D

and some of us spend it on gin and toyboys ;)


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: edelC on January 18, 2017 03:14:12 AM
I am 99% sure I know what I will be making, but I need to do some serious stash diving for this one.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Annchen on January 18, 2017 04:15:41 AM
I don't think my stash will be enough for this one... Now I just need to decide if I should try my luck online or wait untill I'm able to go shopping. There are no good craft stores close to me, bit I could try my luck at the grocery store. They've surprised me in the past.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on January 18, 2017 06:08:49 AM
EdelC, I like your gin idea better.  ;D. Besides, I think that is what the woman in the photo for this swap has in mind! ;D


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: kittykill on January 18, 2017 08:11:43 AM
I am in the planning stages.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: edelC on January 18, 2017 09:00:48 AM
Very happy. Found all the supplies that I need for this swap. I'm going to get cracking soon!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: vkvhawk on January 18, 2017 09:08:17 AM
Still in the planning stages... This is going to take some thinking to get right


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Annchen on January 18, 2017 09:28:31 AM
I realised there is something I could start from supplies... Hmmmm


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: noelle on January 18, 2017 11:31:43 AM
I'm going to concentrate on my other swap before I tackle this one. But I've got plans in the hopper!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: kbrison on January 19, 2017 12:37:43 AM
Have two other swaps to finish up before I can start crafting for this one, but have a plan and most, maybe all, of the supplies I need in my stash. Two months should be ample time to get things done for this. Just needed to keep postage costs in mind while planning the projects, so nothing I'm making will be enormously heavy.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Sarasmile on January 19, 2017 06:06:00 AM
I have some cool ideas and of course none of the supplies in my stash LOL Gonna be doing it in stages because...money. But I'm excited!! I'm even designing my own shhhhhh....I can't tell that  ;)


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Annchen on January 19, 2017 06:33:34 AM
I found some supplies I'd forgot I had. Eheheh... Might be able to pull of something neat from stash after all!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on January 19, 2017 11:38:52 AM
I spent all morning writing down a pattern for a part of the main thing (my "one big item" is made of several smaller parts) and having to take apart that thing and trash the pattern b/c it wasn't working.  :P  Not all was lost, however.  As soon as I stopped writing down what I was doing and just winged it, I was able to produce something I was happy with!   ::)  I eyeballed the other _____ that I had to make and just finished the last one moments ago.  Those were the bases for the _________ so now I can start the fun part!  YEA!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Sarasmile on January 19, 2017 11:40:37 AM
GAH!! I can't wait to find out what all this means!!!!

I spent all morning writing down a pattern for a part of the main thing (my "one big item" is made of several smaller parts) and having to take apart that thing and trash the pattern b/c it wasn't working.  :P  Not all was lost, however.  As soon as I stopped writing down what I was doing and just winged it, I was able to produce something I was happy with!   ::)  I eyeballed the other _____ that I had to make and just finished the last one moments ago.  Those were the bases for the _________ so now I can start the fun part!  YEA!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on January 19, 2017 02:48:00 PM
Sarasmile, I was SO proud of my progress today that when my girls got home from school, I showed them.

Alas, one of the ______ was the wrong color.  Errrrgggghhh...

Of to make one more in the right color.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Sarasmile on January 19, 2017 03:44:24 PM
Oh no!! I'm sorry!

Sarasmile, I was SO proud of my progress today that when my girls got home from school, I showed them.

Alas, one of the ______ was the wrong color.  Errrrgggghhh...

Of to make one more in the right color.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on January 19, 2017 05:16:31 PM
Ahhh...it worked out.  I already made another one.  Now to the cutting and pinning stage.... ;D


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on January 20, 2017 05:29:16 AM
Oooh, it's so much fun hearing all the little details of everyone's crafting.  :)


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Onyxnox on January 20, 2017 06:52:48 AM
I am pretty sure I have most of what I need in my stash... but another trip to the stash stores will never be frowned upon - by me anyways :)

... and we found a gluten free cafe near one of them, so I may even be able to bribe the hubster to come with me - assuming they actually have decent GF pastries or pizza.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Abbeeroad on January 20, 2017 11:13:28 AM
Planning and plotting over here. Trying to work out the logistics of a particular element I'd like to incorporate...hmmmmm.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on January 20, 2017 07:24:26 PM
Hmmmm....??? ;D


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: vkvhawk on January 21, 2017 06:25:28 PM
Will be sending out my painting for Onyxnox on Monday! :)


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on January 21, 2017 07:14:04 PM
What?!  I can't believe we already have a sender!!!   ;D

Gallery is here:
https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=451421.0

Posting on Front page too!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on January 22, 2017 06:07:15 AM
A sender?!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Annchen on January 22, 2017 03:33:07 PM
And I'm still in the early planning stage... I was going to PM my geezer with some additional questions but Craftster ate what I wrote. Meh. I think I'll go to bed. I'm in the early stages of a cold, after already having some kind of viral throat infection for a week. It's making me grumpier than usual...


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Averia on January 22, 2017 06:02:42 PM
After much internal debate, about whether to draft a pattern myself or purchase I decided to purchase. Still need to go supply shopping before I can really start :) Yay! More fabric!!! (oh sure, I could probably manage from stash, but but but, it is such a good reason to shop)


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Sarasmile on January 22, 2017 06:27:40 PM
Ok, now...who is this overachiever? LOL I've barely got my materials together!

What?!  I can't believe we already have a sender!!!   ;D

Gallery is here:
https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=451421.0

Posting on Front page too!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on January 22, 2017 07:50:08 PM
Will be sending out my painting for Onyxnox on Monday! :)

vivhawk!

I know what you mean Sarasmile.  I just finished getting the _____ and now I have to get the ______ so that I can start.  :)


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: edelC on January 23, 2017 02:14:58 AM
a sender! and I think I am doing well to have materials. and a plan...


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on January 23, 2017 06:12:37 AM
I sewed up one of the few ______ I'm making for Sarasmiles item.  It came out EXACTLY the way I wanted it to, and sewing it didn't take as long as I thought, which was great-since there's four more to do!  ;D


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: vkvhawk on January 23, 2017 05:22:16 PM
My package was sent out today! Yay!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: noelle on January 25, 2017 06:34:12 AM
still here!
still working on my other swap, but i promise not to forget this one.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on January 25, 2017 06:44:00 AM
Great noelle!  Thanks for checking in!

Everyone should try to update us on their progress if they can. It's fun hearing about all the little crafting craziness.

I still haven't started, but I am going to this weekend.  Got my idea and I'm ready to rock it out!
Rox


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: edelC on January 25, 2017 07:30:09 AM
My stash pile is still staring at me...that is how much progress I have made, but tomorrow...tomorrow I will cut something.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Annchen on January 25, 2017 07:35:48 AM
I'm still in the "deciding what to do and how to do it" phase... I sent off the package for another swap today so I have a bit more creative energy to devote to this. Now if my cute tomcat hadn't decided that sleeping on/next to me is the bestest thing ever I might get more done ;D His paws are twitching amd I'm melting. He's got the good sense to nap on my "bad" side so I get some free heat therapy out of it. Ahhhh...


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Abbeeroad on January 25, 2017 09:04:21 AM
My stash pile is still staring at me...that is how much progress I have made, but tomorrow...tomorrow I will cut something.

Lol...I'm 100% with you edel!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: LeapFeetFirst on January 25, 2017 11:03:37 AM
I am still shopping for supplies. I know what I want to make- I just need to buy everything and get started!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: camelama on January 25, 2017 12:11:24 PM
I was out running about yesterday completing errands and had an hour until my prescription would be ready ... so I went supply shopping! Wheeeeee! I can actually get started on crafting, now! I have a few more fiddly bits to pick up but I can get started at least.

Um, after I get rid of the pile of trash in my living room! Heh. Just finished sorting the last of my parents' posessions, and now have to remove everything that wasn't 'keep' or 'donate' or 'sell'. Time to put on some pants and start hauling things out to the trash bin! Oh wait, first there's this cat video to watch... ;)


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Onyxnox on January 25, 2017 03:00:30 PM
I know (roughly) what I am doing, but will not be starting yet.  I want to finish a couple of other swaps, and also go through my stash to see what I need to get.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: kittykill on January 25, 2017 03:00:46 PM
I haven't started yet but I have everything outlined.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: edelC on January 26, 2017 03:42:50 PM
I spent hours on this today and am really happy with how stage of has turned out. Bought supplies for stage two.. Onto the slower stage now. I might have it completed this time next week.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Onyxnox on January 26, 2017 03:52:14 PM
Posting in the gallery!!!!  I love love love my geezer art!  Actually, let me amend that - WE love love love our geezer art!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on January 28, 2017 09:12:07 AM
Onyxnox, that piece of art is so perfect for you!

And your partner is certainly skilled at painting!

I am making slow but steady progress with this swap.  I have 2 1/2 things ___________ and only have 1 1/2 things left to ________.  I have in mind what I want to add to them next and had a moment of inspiration on what I want to use to _________ them, since I gave away the supply I was going to use to begin with.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Helena Puck on January 28, 2017 10:58:51 AM
I am finishing up on my Valentine swap and I have a few things to order before starting my flamingo themed project(s).


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Annchen on January 29, 2017 07:48:19 AM
Oh, I want to play the "blank" game too :)

I was finally able to do some shopping today, even if I can't get to any of the big craft stores in the city. I have narrowed it down to making _________ or ________ so I was hoping to find some _________. No luck... I found _________ and __________, but without ________ I can't make it work. I did find ________, and with the ________ from my stash I should be able to make something nice. I think I have a plan...


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Averia on January 29, 2017 09:18:54 AM
I have chosen my pattern and gotten most of my supplies together so a little behind but will be getting down to serious crafting shortly


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: noelle on January 29, 2017 05:06:40 PM
haha this thread has become crafting madlibs!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: camelama on January 30, 2017 03:32:41 AM
Couldn't sleep tonight, so I cut out the pieces for the ______ and the___ ________, and now am hand stitching some things. I need to run out and buy something at the fabric store and then I think I have all my supplies! Then it's just craft craft craft.

I am also working on my Altered Tea Tin Swap project, so switching back and forth when I need a mental break.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: edelC on January 30, 2017 02:16:01 PM
I have cut up______and they have been________and they look great. Given that there is a lot of crafting time, once I do the ___________I plan to embellish it with some _______. I am still not sure how to _________the _____, but I should be able to work it out.



Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on January 30, 2017 02:50:31 PM
haha this thread has become crafting madlibs!

So true!  Love it!   :D


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on January 30, 2017 03:32:28 PM
I don't like to do the mad libs thing when I post, but I'm afraid if I get even a little bit specific about what I am crafting ATM, the person I'm crafting for will figure out what I'm doing.

And since I feel that my idea for her item is pretty cool  ;), I want it to be a complete surprise when she receives it! :D


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: noelle on January 31, 2017 06:36:40 AM
stalking, stalking...


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Abbeeroad on January 31, 2017 06:39:35 AM
I am in the prepping stage. :D


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: edelC on January 31, 2017 01:52:17 PM
I've done about 5 hours of _______ today on my item and I'm loving how it's turning out. About another hour to go and it's done!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on February 01, 2017 05:27:17 AM
Ok, one part of my project I thought was done yesterday.  But it really didn't come out the way I planned, and I keep forgetting that my partner dislikes the color ________ and I had to use that color for part of it.  So then I used some sharpie markers to add some detail to the item.  It looks good up close, but you can't see it from any distance.  It's going to have to be one of those things that I tried my best and that will have to be close enough.

I also spent most of the day working on some sub-parts of the project.  My brain is loose, so I messed up twice and had to frog what I did twice, but I did get done what I planned on the sub-parts.  Again, a bit different than what I planned, but it's going to have to be good enough.

I brought down the supply from my craft room for the next step of the project.  So when I'm ready it will be right there.  I'm making steady progress, and also got input about one of the steps from my DDs.

(I think perhaps what I wrote here, it being so general yet so specific, is as maddening as reading the mad libs!  ::))


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Sarasmile on February 01, 2017 07:19:28 AM
I know the color!! LOL it's ok if there's a little bit...I just don't want something all red if that makes sense :)

Ok, one part of my project I thought was done yesterday.  But it really didn't come out the way I planned, and I keep forgetting that my partner dislikes the color ________ and I had to use that color for part of it.  So then I used some sharpie markers to add some detail to the item.  It looks good up close, but you can't see it from any distance.  It's going to have to be one of those things that I tried my best and that will have to be close enough.

(I think perhaps what I wrote here, it being so general yet so specific, is as maddening as reading the mad libs!  ::))


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: edelC on February 01, 2017 07:42:09 AM
I am 98% done. And it comes in just under the weight limit for the postage category -phew- so a couple more hours and it will be on it's merry way. I will be sorry to part with this.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on February 01, 2017 09:21:39 AM
Sarasmiles...it wasn't red.  It was the other dreaded color.  :P ;D ;D ;D


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Helena Puck on February 01, 2017 07:50:44 PM
EdelC, you make me feel like quite the slacker.  ;D


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: edelC on February 02, 2017 04:06:35 AM
EdelC, you make me feel like quite the slacker.  ;D

Clearly for once in my life I will be early!


Actually I am officially done, now to figure out how to ship.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: anna.wahnsinn on February 04, 2017 01:58:31 AM
Another slacker here  :D But actually I'm pretty happy with . I've been going through my stash to see what would match the project – I've known what I want to make pretty much right away, this doesn't often happen! – and now I just need to find, probably buy, buy one single component. I really don't think I have any of that, but I've unearthed so many things I didn't remember, I'm not giving up yet.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Onyxnox on February 04, 2017 02:16:03 AM
I found some stash-y bits that would work perfectly!!!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on February 04, 2017 09:05:22 AM
I'm taking it very easy today.  Just need to run out for bread and milk.  I'm going to do the step that requires ironing and sewing.  It will be very relaxing.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Averia on February 05, 2017 03:29:24 PM
I have started but oh my so far to go


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: noelle on February 05, 2017 03:46:41 PM
Did a little supply window shopping today.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on February 05, 2017 07:04:32 PM
Have all my supplies and getting started on the actual crafting part this week!

Hope everyone is having fun!!! :D


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: edelC on February 06, 2017 04:52:37 AM
My item is still not in the mail, I need to get some extra large __________so I can post it out.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: vkvhawk on February 06, 2017 05:12:10 AM
I am practically vibrating with nerves waiting to see what my partner is making for me!!!  :o


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on February 06, 2017 06:48:18 AM
 ;D


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Annchen on February 06, 2017 08:57:54 AM
The tiny bit I've made so far looks good, but now I need to find a second _________...


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Sarasmile on February 06, 2017 09:45:00 AM
I finished off one small craft item yesterday and I LOVE it!! I went to Goodwill on Saturday and found the most perfect items to finish my partners _____. My sister had ____ in her stash so I don't have to buy them!! I just need one more small thing for supplies and I can start my big project. I love it when everything comes together!! I might actually be done early for once...I probably shouldn't have said that LOL


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: anna.wahnsinn on February 07, 2017 01:05:55 PM
I found some stash-y bits that would work perfectly!!!

Sounds great!

I've just been thinking some more about Abeeroad's item, all innocently and without meaning to make any changes to my plan, but all of a sudden I now have two options involving all different materials. Different techniques, too. And I want to try both. Argh!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: noelle on February 11, 2017 10:19:20 AM
Finished my other swap, so I'm switching gears to this one at last.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Annchen on February 11, 2017 02:03:47 PM
I have a solid start at least :) Looks good so far, and hopefully this next bit will work as intended.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on February 11, 2017 05:33:49 PM
I'm done with the 'Warm and Cozy' swap and the 'Box of Sunshine' swap.  The only ones on my plate right now are this one and the Easter swap.  I'm going to get a small start on the Easter one, and then move onto the next step for the items for this one.  This step is the fun one!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Onyxnox on February 11, 2017 06:45:45 PM
I am part way done... contemplating some details.  Need a bit more of a supply, but have not made my way down to the main supplier of this.  Things have gotten a bit busy again, FIL went back in to the hospital for a planned surgery - they were able to fix a persistent problem, but not reverse his ostomy.  He's having some complications again - I think that will be his lot in life though - he is a myeloma survivor, but it left him with some long standing issues that are coming into play now - like his persistent anemia, and higher risk for infection/lower immunity.  I am hoping to concentrate on this completely on this on my days off this week, and have it done by next week...


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Abbeeroad on February 12, 2017 01:08:16 PM
I've just been thinking some more about Abeeroad's item, all innocently and without meaning to make any changes to my plan, but all of a sudden I now have two options involving all different materials. Different techniques, too. And I want to try both. Argh!

Ooo...I'm so intrigued!! :D


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on February 13, 2017 01:10:02 PM
Sorry to hear about your FIL Onyx.  He's lucky though that he has such a wonderful DIL who can help him through these difficult times.  :)


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: edelC on February 13, 2017 01:46:25 PM
I sent out today, now for the gnawed finger nails until it arrives safely!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: vkvhawk on February 14, 2017 06:40:01 AM
patiently waiting over here :) Cant wait to see what my partner made me!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: noelle on February 15, 2017 06:43:54 PM
My plan is coming together... although I am still trying to choose between two very different motifs.
Eeny meeny miny moe...


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: camelama on February 16, 2017 02:30:52 AM
Ok, I finally have everything plotted out, and I have all the patterns I need, and all my resources. Whew! I am about 20% finished, just have to wrap up my altered tea tin swap project, then all I have is this swap.

I am really happy with my plans!!!



Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Abbeeroad on February 16, 2017 07:59:07 AM
I'm picking up a "base" supply today and then I can get started with the construction. ;)


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Onyxnox on February 18, 2017 02:28:28 AM
Making really good progress on the main part... will focus on the fine details later this week. 


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on February 18, 2017 04:11:28 AM
Yay!  Happy to hear all the great progress!!  :) 

My project is coming along well too!  Just need more free time.  Anyone have any to spare?  :) 


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on February 18, 2017 09:54:55 AM
I'm still here.  Haven't done any more on the project for this swap.  My DDs have off from school this week, so perhaps I will get together with them at some point and we'll have a crafty afternoon and I can work on my project some more.  What I'll be working on next requires my going thru my craft stash and my girls LOVE going thru my craft stash!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: anna.wahnsinn on February 19, 2017 10:21:19 AM
Oooh, so much real progress! Me, I'm practically in the same place as last week and the week before, but coming off some weird infection thingy. So now I can finally move around picking up stuff again (practiced in the girls' room today=, so my main goal for tomorrow is getting the craft room back to shape. I need to get some sewing done, and I need to gather my materials for Abbeeroad's item. I put stuff in strategic places whenever I got it, and now I remember only about half... the half which is visible. The more important half, happily, so I could get started pretty as soon as I have a spot to work in. At least I have everything I need/want now – somewhere  ::)


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Averia on February 19, 2017 05:45:21 PM
Made a lot of progress this weekend - still have a long way to go


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: noelle on February 20, 2017 09:23:02 AM
Altering a pattern tonight.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Helena Puck on February 20, 2017 06:11:14 PM
Still working :-) Flamingo goodness!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Sarasmile on February 21, 2017 03:54:11 PM
Off of work this week...cleaning house and having fun crafting. Finishing up some swaps with shorter timelines and filling in now and then with things I can do for this swap while glue drys and the embroidery machine runs  ;D


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: kbrison on February 21, 2017 09:57:51 PM
Printed out some patterns this week but am working on some other projects with much closer deadlines, so that's about all I've accomplished this week.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: edelC on February 22, 2017 04:45:48 AM
*biting my nails* in anxiety while my package is in transit!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: noelle on February 25, 2017 01:43:02 PM
Crafting here, being slow.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Onyxnox on February 26, 2017 03:53:24 AM
Oh poop - I just realized that I was wrong about the send out date - I thought it was 04/04 - and I just looked at the subject line more closely.  I will be a bit late, but just made an adjustment that is a good thing!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on February 26, 2017 07:44:05 AM
Onyxnox, I'm SO glad you posted about the sendout date!  I thought I had till sometime in April to send out!  Like you, no biggie.  The kids are back in school this week, so I will have peaceful and uninterrupted time to finish what still needs to be done.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Onyxnox on February 26, 2017 08:28:55 AM
IGNORE ME!!!!!!! 

You are right - anna just pointed that out to me - it IS April - I'm just disoriented!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Annchen on February 26, 2017 10:32:11 AM
Don't scare me like that! I had hoped to have more done already... But these kinds of things take time. It's also the kind of thing that is worth the time :) I'm in the finishing up stages of another swap, but I've worked on this swap too this weekend :)


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Abbeeroad on February 27, 2017 09:37:53 AM
Thank goodness sendouts are April 1...I'm no where near done! I did pick up some more supplies over the weekend and did some initial sketching....but still so far to go!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: kittykill on February 27, 2017 10:20:20 AM
Thank goodness sendouts are April 1...I'm no where near done! I did pick up some more supplies over the weekend and did some initial sketching....but still so far to go!

I so feel ya!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: camelama on February 27, 2017 09:37:10 PM
Whew! Well, man, sickness has knocked me out this winter. So glad I have March for finishing up!

I am mailing out my Altered Tin swap package this week, taking a few days to clean and organize, then it's all systems go on finishing this! I got my printer working so I can print out patterns, and slept ALL WEEKEND through a few days of snow and ice. Lovely to gaze out my window at falling snow, with my cats curled up on me, knowing I didn't have to go anywhere! And today I only coughed ONCE.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Helena Puck on March 01, 2017 08:44:38 PM
Shipped my warm and cozy swap. Still hard at work on this one.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on March 02, 2017 11:42:16 AM
I need to get back to crafting for this!  :) 


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: noelle on March 02, 2017 05:19:56 PM
Physical therapy has taken all my energy this week. Hoping to work some over the weekend.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on March 02, 2017 07:06:15 PM
I am THRILLED to say that I got a burst of crafty energy late this afternoon, and it included me working on all ____ parts of the item I am making.  I love how it came out!  I just need to add some _____ and then something to hang it with and I'll be done!

Whoo--hooo!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on March 02, 2017 07:53:09 PM
Ugh, I feel miserable.  I think I have the flu or something.  Achey all over.  But John has been nice and is taking care of me.  :)


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: kittykill on March 03, 2017 08:48:45 AM
Ugh, I feel miserable.  I think I have the flu or something.  Achey all over.  But John has been nice and is taking care of me.  :)

If it is anything like I had, it will last 3-4 weeks.

I finished a smaller part of the project, now I am half way done through the larger part. I should be ready to send by next week.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: camelama on March 05, 2017 01:00:33 PM
Whew! Finished with the Altered Tin swap, now only have this one to finish up. I am cleaning house this week, with crafting planned for Friday! Yay!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Annchen on March 05, 2017 01:59:28 PM
I made some progress yesterday, but nothing today. I lugged my project bag to the city, to a restaurant, to see Phanton of the Opera and back home... I had hoped to get a bit done, but nope! Still a good day :)


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Onyxnox on March 05, 2017 07:35:00 PM
Got totally distracted the last few days.  Jim was home too, so we pulled our socks up and got into cleaning out the basement family room and office like we promised to do with each other for months and it is SOOOOOOOO good.  We are so proud ourselves.  I also found a pattern I had been looking for for weeks that I wanted to adapt for this swap!  I have a few extra days off, so I plan on spending some time on finishing this swap.  On saying that, I also have to clean up the mess we made of my living room clearing out the other two spaces - some things got displaced and a final decision needs to be made - trash or keep.  Right now, riding on the high of spring cleaning, the votes are siding on the trash side!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Abbeeroad on March 06, 2017 06:29:41 AM
Horray for weekend progress! Still so far to go...


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Averia on March 07, 2017 03:40:46 AM
Still here, still crafting when I can, which is way less than I wish.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on March 07, 2017 05:17:47 AM
Averia, how is your DD feeling?

I am going to work on the next to last step for the project today.  I'm so glad I got that crafty energy last week to do all the work on the ______!  It brought me so much closer to being done.  YEA!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Helena Puck on March 09, 2017 09:31:34 AM
Goodness, those send out dates are creeping up.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Annchen on March 09, 2017 02:27:12 PM
I've made lots of progress the last few days since I've commuted by train while the car was in the shop. I've started to worry about finishing up in time since there's still much left to do (including a couple of design decisions...). The finished parts look good at least :)

And there's nothing like a deadline to get the motivation to craft quickly :P


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: noelle on March 12, 2017 08:32:09 AM
sewing today!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: LadybugsAndBumblebees on March 12, 2017 04:59:33 PM
I just finished packing up Sarasmile's project for this swap!  I'm hoping to get it out to mail tomorrow before the storm comes.  I can't wait till she gets it-I'm really proud of what I made!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Annchen on March 13, 2017 03:29:07 AM
I finally decided how to do the _______ so I did the math for that and some other stuff. The _________ is still a bit up in the air, but I do have a plan. It will all depend on what looks best and how much time I have left at that point I guess...


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on March 13, 2017 04:29:15 AM
wee! my _______ is going really well now.  hope to be done by the end of this coming weekend!  :)

please check in and update us with your progress!

happy crafting all!
Rox


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Abbeeroad on March 13, 2017 06:49:48 AM
I'm progressing! Slowly but surely! Got a few stitches closer to done over the weekend.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: LeapFeetFirst on March 13, 2017 12:20:42 PM
I am making progress!! Slow and painful progress, but progress none the less.  ;D


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on March 13, 2017 04:49:14 PM
I am making progress!! Slow and painful progress, but progress none the less.  ;D

painful?  oh no!  don't suffer for me!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: LeapFeetFirst on March 14, 2017 06:29:48 AM
I am making progress!! Slow and painful progress, but progress none the less.  ;D

painful?  oh no!  don't suffer for me!

No worries!  I've been having wrist pain, so I can only work on my project in short bursts. But progress is being made!

I did have a major equipment malfunction last night necessitating an emergency repair involving a blowtorch. So that was fun  ;D



Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: kittykill on March 14, 2017 10:55:03 AM
I'm done! I just need to pack it up and send it out.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on March 14, 2017 05:23:33 PM
I am making progress!! Slow and painful progress, but progress none the less.  ;D

painful?  oh no!  don't suffer for me!

No worries!  I've been having wrist pain, so I can only work on my project in short bursts. But progress is being made!

I did have a major equipment malfunction last night necessitating an emergency repair involving a blowtorch. So that was fun  ;D



Ack!  Wrist pain is awful.  I had carpal tunnel syndrome before.  :(

You have a blowtorch?  Cool!

I'm done! I just need to pack it up and send it out.
Woohoo!  Can't wait to see it KK!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: kittykill on March 17, 2017 09:44:39 AM
My package for kbrison is out for delivery!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Abbeeroad on March 17, 2017 10:04:54 AM
Woohoo! I can't wait for the gallery to fill up.

I'm going skiing this weekend, but taking my project with me so I can still get in some weekend progress!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Annchen on March 17, 2017 11:10:11 AM
I need to make some progress tomorrow on my day off! I'm at best 1/2 way done, but probably more like 1/3. Next part is fun, but requires concentration so I can't do it on the bus/on meetings like I've done the rest of the week. I need to sit down and just do it. Hopefully without ripping it out more than once in the process... Did the math, buut also made a couple of adjustments that might nor might not work as I want them to. Can I get everything ready in two weeks? I hope so...


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Averia on March 17, 2017 01:13:43 PM
Getting nervous, still so much to do and no time


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: kittykill on March 17, 2017 01:27:11 PM
It was delivered! Yahoooo!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: kbrison on March 17, 2017 10:18:30 PM
I think this winter has been the most challenging craft period I've dealt with in a long time. Every time I think I'll have a free block of time, something changes. A friend and I were set to teach a cardmaking class this coming Tuesday at a district home extension meeting that's two hours from here. Then she got a phone call. Someone else had to back out of presenting, so now we've been asked to teach another papercrafting class. It can't be just another session of the same project. No, that would be too, too easy. Instead of working on this swap on Monday I'll be doing the final prep for the new class project. Then I'll be out-of-town at the meeting all day Tuesday. I'm so-o-o-o glad that the mail out date is April 1st!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Annchen on March 18, 2017 06:11:14 AM
First time ripping back... I made one mistake, but figured I could still fudge it. Second mistake was more unforgiving (and too far back to fix easily) so I'm back at the beginning of this section again. But now I know how to do it.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on March 18, 2017 07:07:32 AM
Yay!  Can't wait to see what you made KittyKill!  :)

I feel your pain Kbrison!  I finally had to bite the bullet and set aside time each night to work on mine.  :)  I have a conference that is taking me away for 6 days and I return the night before the DM auction.  ACK!

Good luck Annchen.  I have to frog all the time.

Hope all of you are busy crafting!!!!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Annchen on March 18, 2017 10:19:40 AM
If I don't frog at least once it's a very odd project for me. I'm pretty good at it at least :) Half of thing one is done. I've moved on to thing two and I really hope my math is right. Do not want to rip back more!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Annchen on March 19, 2017 01:13:54 PM
Math was not right ;D I'm not thrilled to rip back yet again, but the more I think about the more I realise I have to. Meh... might do the ______ before I rip everything back to at least let me have some progress before I backtrack. I should still be able to get everything done in time, I hope!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on March 20, 2017 05:25:48 AM
Sending out today!  Had a great weekend crafting and found something that I think my partner will like!  :)


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Annchen on March 20, 2017 05:53:17 AM
This project is just weird... I measured today and now it doesn't seem that far off. Hooray for not having to rip back the weekend progress!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Abbeeroad on March 20, 2017 06:08:36 AM
Getting nervous, still so much to do and no time

This. So much this.

Getting there...on the first half....going to be a tight race to the 1st!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Onyxnox on March 20, 2017 06:35:49 AM
I am aiming to finish it this week and send next week... I need about 9 little, teeny, weeny ______________.  But to get them, I have to buy a little pack of probably about 500.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: LeapFeetFirst on March 20, 2017 10:00:29 AM
I am almost done creating the raw materials that I need to make UTM's finished project. This has been a project with a lot of firsts for me, and I am really excited to see how it turns out!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: anna.wahnsinn on March 20, 2017 01:58:52 PM
I am aiming to finish it this week and send next week... I need about 9 little, teeny, weeny ______________.  But to get them, I have to buy a little pack of probably about 500.

This sounds like some of my craft shopping! For this swap, even! But I need a few more than nine of my tiny things. :D Oooh, I can't wait to see what you are making.

I'm far from finished myself, even so far that I still might try out the other technique if I don't get better at the first thing very very soon...

Relieved to hear I'm not the only one, kind of... It feels as if I haven't done anything in all that time while I was busy as can be. But then I had meant these past few months to be all relaxed with the focus on the craft room, sewing, and Craftster – and then I suddenly had loads more shifts at work than planned, got sick, much more kiddie stuff (including having the kids of a friend over who just spent a few days at Germany's biggest craft fair), much non-Craftster crafting (mostly for said craft fair) and now I seem to be coming down whith what seems to be the same thing I thought I was done with. But as there are still 11 days left all is good! What's the saying again? Life is what's happening while you are making plans?


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on March 20, 2017 03:25:04 PM
I am almost done creating the raw materials that I need to make UTM's finished project. This has been a project with a lot of firsts for me, and I am really excited to see how it turns out!

You weren't growing sheep for me were you?  :)  Wow!  I can't wait to see what you are making!!!

Totally get it!  Life has been crazy here too.  I was so lucky because my partner likes ___________________________ and I just so happen to have ______________ so I was able to get it for her and ______________________________!  Double win!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: noelle on March 21, 2017 07:52:41 PM
Still working here. Wish I was further along, though!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: camelama on March 22, 2017 10:54:05 PM
Carved out an entire day this weekend for crafting, and that should wrap up all my work!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Abbeeroad on March 24, 2017 09:01:00 AM
I think I'll finish the first half tonight. Contemplating ideas to speed up the second half and finish over the weekend...fingers crossed!!!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Onyxnox on March 24, 2017 06:08:58 PM
Woooooot - I am done - despite the many dings, a few layers of missing nail, and many little pokes, and what appears to be a lovely developing blood blister - I am done.  Will package and send out next week!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on March 24, 2017 08:35:48 PM
Ouch!  blood blister.  We should start a thread on crafting related injuries!  :)

Anyhow happy to report that Helena Puck got my package!!!  :) 


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Onyxnox on March 25, 2017 07:20:54 AM
LOL - there was one that was several hundred pages long I think!  That's where I first recounted the grandmom's sewing machine needle through my thumb story.  The blood blister is on the index finger beside that thumb for that matter - I really need to learn to be ambidextrous - my right hand is killing my left!

Here we go - this thread from a loooooooooooooooooong time ago...

https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=14364.0


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Helena Puck on March 25, 2017 03:00:02 PM
Making some headway with my sewing machine. Looks like I should be able to send out on time. Also, I posted pictures of my package I received from Underthemountain!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Annchen on March 26, 2017 04:51:30 AM
I've made some progress this morning, so now I'm going to go to the cat shelter for their monthly café.

I didn't check my yarn beforehand so all of a sudden I realised I just had a sort length of yarn in my hand. I suspect I got some yarn left over and just fastened it around the skein last time I used it... so what I thought was the end of the skein was just a shorter (but still fairly long) piece of yarn. Luckily I could find a good place to attach more yarn.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Abbeeroad on March 27, 2017 07:15:42 AM
I did not finish over the weekend, but I'm so close (disclaimer: Mr. Road says not really, but he'll concede that I'm more than half-way). I think I have an idea for the second "half" that will help it take significantly less time than the first.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Averia on March 27, 2017 09:56:19 AM
I am at a point where I could be done with stage 2. May have to be done with stage 2. working on the 3rd and final stage right now, hoping there will be time to revisit stage 2.

So unhappy with it. This is going to be a time when my partner is going to shake her head and say "Did she even read my questionnaire?" but every time I tried to vary from the pattern to be more inline with what I thought my partner was requesting it just wasn't working out.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: edelC on March 28, 2017 12:59:56 AM
I am at a point where I could be done with stage 2. May have to be done with stage 2. working on the 3rd and final stage right now, hoping there will be time to revisit stage 2.

So unhappy with it. This is going to be a time when my partner is going to shake her head and say "Did she even read my questionnaire?" but every time I tried to vary from the pattern to be more inline with what I thought my partner was requesting it just wasn't working out.

Sometimes we are our own worst critics, I have never, ever seen anything of yours that wasn't really good.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Averia on March 28, 2017 03:36:55 AM
Thank you Edel, you are much too kind


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: noelle on March 28, 2017 09:15:02 AM
I'm sure it will be lovely!

Having similar misgivings about my own project, but I think it will come together in the end.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: anna.wahnsinn on March 29, 2017 01:42:06 AM
Panicking so hard right now about sendouts! May I whine a little? After finishing everything else (well, nearly), having conquered that second bout of whatevers and finally having a few days off work this week (they kept calling me in for absent/sick coworkers) I pinched a nerve or something in my back on Monday. At first I thought it wasn't that bad and just kept on working, but it seems that was not a good idea. Still thought it wasn't anything much really and I could fix it on my own. I can't. Now I have a doctor's appointment tomorrow but I might not be ready to send by Saturday. I can sit here and browse Craftster, that seems to work just fine!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Abbeeroad on March 29, 2017 06:34:37 AM
I hope you heal quickly, anna.wahnsinn!!

And no worries about the send out date panic - I'm totally feeling it, too, and I don't have an excuse! Just a massive project that I may have underestimated. I'm still hopeful I'll be on time, but it's gonna be close!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: edelC on March 30, 2017 01:37:32 AM
I can sit here and browse Craftster, that seems to work just fine!

Poor you Anna, But browsing Craftster seems to cure everything


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Annchen on March 30, 2017 08:57:51 AM
I've tried to sneak in some crafting during breaks at work, but I'm nervous about the deadline too. It all depends on how long it'll take to ___________ the ___________s. I've tried not to leave all the finishing for last, but I can't finish stuff before I craft them so there are some things I simply can't prepare ahead of time.

Worst case scenario I'll send on monday, but I still have hopes to meet the deadline. There's those pesky drying times that might throw a spanner in the works.

I hope you feel better soon Anna!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Onyxnox on March 30, 2017 07:11:50 PM
I shipped - will PM the details in a few minutes!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Abbeeroad on March 31, 2017 06:33:41 AM
I am happy to report that I will NOT be late!! I've got one finishing touch to add tonight and then I'll be sending Sat morn....woohooo!!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Averia on March 31, 2017 03:00:20 PM
Someone pass the lint brush quickly, I think I can make it


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer parade, Round 7 SIGNUPS on fire, balloonS 4/1/17
Post by: underthemountain on April 01, 2017 09:32:57 PM
Heehee, best day ever!  :P


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: camelama on April 02, 2017 04:37:00 PM
Ack! Life got in the way of crafting. Will be sending on Tuesday. Lost one part of the big project in the house! I spent all day today looking for it, cleaning house as I went. Found it!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: kbrison on April 03, 2017 06:48:44 PM
Didn't finish in time to ship on Saturday and am still working on my projects. Won't go into details except to say this has been one of the roughest starts to a year that I can remember. UTM and Annchen, I'll drop you pms when I have a better idea when I'll be shipping.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: anna.wahnsinn on April 06, 2017 05:04:16 AM
Thanks everyone! Feeling much better already, back to work and even able to sit at a desk again comfortably for a few minutes a pop (this is driving me insane!), so I'm getting there!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Annchen on April 07, 2017 02:38:22 AM
I stayed up late crafting yesterday and I'm finally done. Sadly the ________ isn't quite dry enough from the blocking for me to be able to send before work so I'll end up sending a full week late. :/ When I get off work tonight the post office will be closed. Hopefully it'll still be worth the wait.


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Annchen on April 07, 2017 02:39:26 AM
Didn't finish in time to ship on Saturday and am still working on my projects. Won't go into details except to say this has been one of the roughest starts to a year that I can remember. UTM and Annchen, I'll drop you pms when I have a better idea when I'll be shipping.

I hope the rough patch will end soon for you. Life happens, so don't worry!


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: anna.wahnsinn on April 11, 2017 10:58:09 AM
Looong story with a question: Came home from work on Saturday, yelled at the kids some (you know, because that makes them relax or go to sleep ever so much better and quicker!  ::)) and then afterwards discovered I was running a fever. Huh. Have been to the doctor's today as I got worse and the fever wouldn't run itself out. Still feeling a bit shaky and dizzy and can't smell or taste anything (makes eating not easy for a change, I guess that's why I'm still a bit shaky). Hubby's sick too, but he's been off since Friday (plus this whole week), and has been eating. I'll be back to work on Thursday because they'd have to change around everyone and there's everyone on the floor already for Thursday and Saturday (how is it Easter already?)

And you know what actually bothers me about all of this? That I'm late on two swaps by now! And I still signed up for another one. Am I mad? Is that normal? It must be. Right? For Craftster standards?


Title: Re: Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7 SIGNUPS CLOSED, SENDOUTS 4/1/17
Post by: Annchen on May 26, 2017 10:24:02 AM
Got my package and will post pictures shortly! ;D