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ORGANIZED SWAPS => ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED => Topic started by: rackycoo on April 11, 2006 11:09:17 AM



Title: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on April 11, 2006 11:09:17 AM
-This is a little bit of a different take on swapping, so please read this carefully before signing up! Here is the thread in the new swap ideas: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=89248.0 (https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=89248.0) If you are unaware of this idea, it might be a good idea to read through all that chatter!

Is there someone on Craftster that you occasionally pm just to chat, or that you have been in several swaps with, but have never been partnered together? Do you always see them in the signup section and think, "Oh, I hope I get partnered with them this time?" In this swap, you can contact anyone and ask them to be your partner. It's almost like a personal swap, but with a group, and a potentially killer gallery! You will have to sign up with your partner. That is, you must contact your potential partner via pm and you both must mutually agree to be partnered together. Once you have a partner, each of you must pm me with your information, and after doing all the necessary double checking, I will post you both together as participants.

As partners, you will choose if you want to have a theme, if you want to post stalk each other and be surprised, or if you want to request from each other things you have admired in the past. You should also agree on quantity. I would suggest one "large" (time consuming and/or valuable) item, and a couple of "small" (quicker to craft) items that you know your partner will like.

ONE NOTE: It is a little scary to ask someone to be your partner. Some people may have someone else already in mind, or they may not have the time or funds to participate right now, or they may just not be interested. We need to remember to be nice if we feel we need to refuse someone, and to not take it personally if someone else turns us down. If this swap works, it's possible we may do several rounds. I know I, for one, have several people on my "must swap with in the future" list. I'm sure most everyone else is the same.

There is a lot of time to sign up, so think about who you would love to swap with and what type of swap you will do. Because you are picking the partner and the theme, there is no reason why you can't just jump right in and start crafting early!

New info: IF you are a Friend of Craftster and have successfully completed at least five swaps, you MAY choose to take two partners, as long as it's OK with both of them. Make sure you will have time to craft something excellent for both partners, though!!

I do need you to do the following:
1. Post in this thread so I can keep up with you!
2. Make sure you can mail on time, and provide me with a DC number when you do.
3. Have fun!
4. Now, on to the good stuff:

Swap name: Invite Your Partner
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: rackycoo
Sign-up date range: April 11-May 5
Date to send item by: May 23

Limited to a certain number of people? (optional):No, but you must sign up in pairs!!

Non-U.S. participants allowed? Of course

All ages allowed? Or 18+? All ages, with permission if necessary


Organizer meets the 4 conditions for swapping and will make sure that every participant meets these conditions: YES


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If you want to participate, information for both you and your partner to send to organizer:

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap: Invite Your Partner Swap

Craftster username

Email address

Your real name

Mailing address


MY PARTNER WILL BE:

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


Also remember to read the Swap Info Guide (https://www.craftster.org/swapsinfo.html) to find out how to ship your item and other details about participating in a swap.

AFTER PEOPLE HAVE SIGNED UP AND BEEN APPROVED, LIST THE PARTICIPANTS AND THEIR PARTNERS HERE:
Here's where we stand! If a name is red, that person has sent their package
Green is sending late, but communicating
If the name is red and struck through , the partner has received

rackycoo <> qazicat   :)
stifflersmom <> gingerquilts  :)
princessblueberry <> verycrafty
teapotdnky <> batgirl    :)
kristen81 <> snacker  :)
craft_t_chic <> sonjaboo  :)
PinkMafia <>  redstar13  :)
bobolink <> foufigirl  :)
theLittlestNinja  <> BlooCanoe                                                             phizzychick <> rackycoo     :)
ebeth <> MissMeshell  :)
PinkMafia <> Kittykill  :)
Writer78 <> meowari
dabba <> determinedimprovisation
Dithmer  <> k8kre8s  :)
SewPixie <> KungPow  :)
cotneyroo <> irid3sc3nt  :)
jane feebles <> mata  :)
ruwena<> simplyfussfree  :)
princessblueberry <> Fortune_32  :)
stifflersmom <> mjadams
Knit_core <> superstitch     :)
Qwerty <> stargirl  :)
ashnebly <> mata  :)
redpopsicles <> catpants     :)
snacker <> redstar13  :)
ruwena <> hertrigger  ;D


I don't know why phizzychick and I are floating to the side there, but I can't fix it, so there we'll stay.  :D


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Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on April 11, 2006 11:44:39 AM
I'm in!
I asked the fantastic Gingerquilts to be my partner, and we've decided to ask each other for something we've done in the past that we've admired.   Does all that talking in plural make any sense? :P

Thanks for being my partner, ginga! :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: gingerquilts on April 11, 2006 11:52:45 AM
I'm in!
I asked the fantastic Gingerquilts to be my partner, and we've decided to ask each other for something we've done in the past that we've admired.   Does all that talking in plural make any sense? :P

Thanks for being my partner, ginga! :D

I can't wait to get some of your hoo ha's!  (Ooh, that sounds bad, doesn't it?!)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on April 11, 2006 01:33:10 PM
I've got a date!  ;D After I picked myself up off the floor I was telling the world that I was going to the swap with Batgirl.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: BlooCanoe on April 11, 2006 01:57:58 PM
Looks like the prom queens have arrived to open the dance...  :)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: verycrafty on April 11, 2006 02:05:48 PM
I'm going to be princessblueberry's knit-ho! Yay!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: batgirl on April 11, 2006 02:34:40 PM
Yay! Teapotdnky has some skillz and we've not swapped before, so I am excited!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: snacker on April 11, 2006 02:38:09 PM
I got asked out.

By Kristen81.

And I have accepted!!!!

We will be craft dancing together.



Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: the littlest ninja on April 11, 2006 02:41:31 PM
Ack, I'm too shy for this!   :-[


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Kristen81 on April 11, 2006 02:53:27 PM
Quote
I got asked out.

By Kristen81.

And I have accepted!!!!

We will be craft dancing together.

He he he  :-[  ;D  I'm SO glad you accepted!

Quote
Ack, I'm too shy for this!

No no!  Just do it!  It's nerve-wracking at first, the worst that can happen is they say no, and than you can ask someone else...go for it!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: snacker on April 11, 2006 02:55:34 PM
Go for it!!!!!  It is very sweet to be asked by someone and even if they can't do it, it is a compliment...so you are spreading some positive energy around.

Now I wanna ask someone out.......mmmmmmmmmmmmm.....


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: princessblueberry on April 11, 2006 03:00:08 PM
I'm going to be princessblueberry's knit-ho! Yay!

And I'm going to be verycrafty's paper freak. . .I'm so excited to make her the journal. . .I get to glue things like mad!  :D 


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Phizzychick on April 11, 2006 03:04:47 PM
Ooh, I like this idea, but not only am I far too shy to ask anyone, but I've made a mental note to restrict my swaps!

Hmm, we'll see!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: redstar13 on April 11, 2006 03:12:19 PM
what a fabulous idea!!!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on April 11, 2006 03:15:39 PM
Oh, I like it when all the diehard swappers come out to play!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: craft_t_chic on April 11, 2006 04:01:14 PM
I've got a date for the swap too! Sonjaboo asked me! YAY! AND we've discovered that she's nowhere NEAR as scary as my prom date. HOORAY for that!!!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Kiwimonkey on April 11, 2006 04:04:46 PM
ah poooo!  I was just about to click the PM button to PM you Craft_t_Chic.  :)  Oh well, I'll move on to someone else on my list ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: craft_t_chic on April 11, 2006 04:10:05 PM
Awww!!!! That totally made my day Kiwimonkey!  ;D I'll catch you next time around! Hehe...maybe I'll need a date for the homecoming swap! ;)

Honest, that totally made my day. ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: PinkMafia on April 11, 2006 04:20:06 PM
Yay!! Me and redstar13 are going to be partners. I smell some yummy rockabilly/retro/pinup goodies!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: batgirl on April 11, 2006 04:37:50 PM
That IS a sweet combo! You are BOTh on my list!!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: redstar13 on April 11, 2006 04:40:47 PM
That IS a sweet combo! You are BOTh on my list!!

:-) i'm so stoked on this swap!!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: qazicat on April 11, 2006 04:53:56 PM
*pulls out dancing shoes from wardrobe  all excited about this swap*


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: batgirl on April 11, 2006 04:58:05 PM
Qazicat, you are so on my list as well! The gallery for this is going to rock!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: qazicat on April 11, 2006 05:08:16 PM
Qazicat, you are so on my list as well! The gallery for this is going to rock!

I'm flattered. And I thought that if it wasn't for Racky I would be a wall flower.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on April 11, 2006 05:11:12 PM
Wow, looks like there are going to be a ton of rounds in this swap!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: craft_t_chic on April 11, 2006 05:21:57 PM
Honest, I don't think there's anyone on this thread so far that I WOULDN'T swap with!!!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: lamamarco on April 11, 2006 05:25:09 PM
Wow, looks like there are going to be a ton of rounds in this swap!

Maybe a lot of people will get over their shyness. I hope I do! haha..


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: verycrafty on April 11, 2006 05:28:43 PM
Qazicat, you are so on my list as well! The gallery for this is going to rock!

I'm flattered. And I thought that if it wasn't for Racky I would be a wall flower.

Damn qazicat! How could you say that? I would Totally kill for one of your dolls! they are beautiful!  I would totally feel more inadaquate to ask you out!

But I lurve this deal I got with princessblueberry right now! so :P

not to be mean or anything but i got the bestest partner out of everybody :P


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: foufigirl on April 11, 2006 05:43:04 PM
bobolink asked me to join the fun on the dancefloor with her - this is gonna be so fun!! :)
i just dusted off my dancin' shoes!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Bobolink on April 11, 2006 06:03:57 PM
I am so excited!
I got the best partner  ;D ;D ;D
I bet you're all jealous  ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on April 11, 2006 06:05:19 PM
I'm not! I got the best partner!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: ebeth on April 11, 2006 06:08:18 PM
ok...i just asked a blind date to the prom...so...now i will sit by the phone and wait...i really have no idea how this will go...but this sounds like so much fun....i thought id hope big and jump in feet first.... ???


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Bobolink on April 11, 2006 06:21:08 PM
Yeah, I was so nervous. I seriously thought she would laugh at me. Like ..you thought you could get ME?!!!! But she didn't... and now I'm glowing  :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: redstar13 on April 11, 2006 06:38:42 PM
Yeah, I was so nervous. I seriously thought she would laugh at me. Like ..you thought you could get ME?!!!! But she didn't... and now I'm glowing  :D

me too!! I was afraid she'd be "uh, yeh.... thanks, but noooooooooooo" lol


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on April 11, 2006 06:41:41 PM
I can't believe any one of you was nervous one bit! Ya'll are supa-stars!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: SonjaBoo on April 11, 2006 06:54:17 PM
I figured it craft_t_chic said no, I would just cry myself to sleep tonight... luckily, she said yes!!!  I am so excited!   ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: the littlest ninja on April 11, 2006 06:58:48 PM
Snap!  I was thinking of asking both SonjaBoo and craft_t_chic!  There won't be anyone left by the time I get up the courage to ask someone!!!   :o


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Writer78 on April 11, 2006 07:14:23 PM
rackycoo, you are officially evil.   ;)  You keep making up swaps I can't resist!  (Um, Altoid Tin Theme swap, anyone??)

Must finish the three swaps I'm in now (!), and also probably should be fairly careful with my time, since I'm going to be in my best friend's wedding at the end of May (yippee!).  But, man, I've got a couple of names in the back of my mind that I am SUPER tempted to ask... 


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Kiwimonkey on April 11, 2006 07:23:25 PM
rackycoo, you are officially evil.   ;)  You keep making up swaps I can't resist!  (Um, Altoid Tin Theme swap, anyone??)

Must finish the three swaps I'm in now (!), and also probably should be fairly careful with my time, since I'm going to be in my best friend's wedding at the end of May (yippee!).  But, man, I've got a couple of names in the back of my mind that I am SUPER tempted to ask... 
DOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO IT!!!   :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Writer78 on April 11, 2006 07:24:53 PM
AHHHH!!  EVIL MONKEY ATTACKING ME WITH SWAP TEMPTATION!!!   ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Kiwimonkey on April 11, 2006 07:29:42 PM


dooooooooooooooooo it!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: the littlest ninja on April 11, 2006 07:31:59 PM
Hahaha!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: snacker on April 11, 2006 07:37:49 PM
He.....he....that is........very.......mesmorizing........I want to join again.  Join again.  (repeat)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: the littlest ninja on April 11, 2006 07:41:47 PM
Thanks to some nosy meddling by Stifflersmom, I'm swapping with BlooCanoe!!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: PinkMafia on April 11, 2006 07:44:01 PM
Yay!! I'm glad us addicts are so easy to talk each other in to joining. You guys talk so much. We were on page 3 earlier!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Writer78 on April 11, 2006 07:45:09 PM
Thanks to some nosy meddling by Stifflersmom, I'm swapping with BlooCanoe!!

ah, that stifflersmom!  She was a cohort to rackycoo in the Altoid Theme swap that sucked me in (and of course became my new FAVORITE thing, and it's a good thing I'm having a busy month, because otherwise I'd be sitting around agonizing over when I'll get to swap themed, filled tins again!)  Yep, they getcha every time with their swapping wiles...


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: knottydottie on April 11, 2006 07:53:15 PM
i have that same monkey attacking me!!!  bad monkey. bad bad monkey.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: dabba on April 11, 2006 07:56:02 PM
This is the coolest idea for a swap  ;D  The gallery should be nothing short of amazing!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: batgirl on April 11, 2006 08:04:27 PM
There are crafty prom date fixups now??? LOL. That's awesome! Bloo & Ninja are two more of my faves!!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Kiwimonkey on April 11, 2006 08:31:51 PM
i have that same monkey attacking me!!!  bad monkey. bad bad monkey.

*Grabs crafting supplies and runs up a tree.  When Knotty and Writer78 have their backs turn, flings crafty supplies and items their way, it attempts of enticing them to join*

hehe obviously I'm procrastinating tonight and do NOT want to do homework!   :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Fortune_32 on April 11, 2006 09:20:16 PM
OMG!!! So I sucked it up and asked... *waits nervously rubbing sweaty palms together*

oh geez..... oh geez.....  :-[


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: dabba on April 11, 2006 09:30:11 PM
I'm laughing so hard I can't type :) I'm sorry... it's like losing your craftster virginity or something. (am I good enough, do you like what I can do, is it ok).  I just thought it was cute ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Kiwimonkey on April 11, 2006 09:31:38 PM
I'm laughing so hard I can't type :) I'm sorry... it's like losing your craftster virginity or something. (am I good enough, do you like what I can do, is it ok).  I just thought it was cute ;D
losing your virginity, prom... same thing  ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: craft_t_chic on April 11, 2006 09:54:06 PM
*giggle* So does that make those people on more than one person's list "easy"? It all goes back to the swap whores!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: dabba on April 11, 2006 09:57:17 PM
That's great!  Yeah I guess I would be a swap whore, I just don't like to ask ;)
*fear of rejection*


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: craft_t_chic on April 11, 2006 10:01:35 PM
Hmmm...thinking about it, I have more than one partner in mind for future rounds! That probably makes me an easy swap whore too.  :D May as well put it out there....yeah, I put out on the first swap! I'd probably say yes to anybody!

(Lucky for me, it was Sonjaboo who asked first! She's way awesome! :-* )


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: princessblueberry on April 11, 2006 10:25:32 PM
losing your virginity, prom... same thing  ;)

 :o, that is unless you take your sister like I did, I didn't have prom (dropedout when teachers/parents divorced) but took my sister to all of hers. . .


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: PinkMafia on April 11, 2006 10:34:19 PM
I like multiple partners too! I was wondering if we can have more than one?


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: qazicat on April 11, 2006 10:46:46 PM
I like multiple partners too! I was wondering if we can have more than one?

Rules on the first page say that if you are a FOC and have participated in at least 5 swap then you can have 2 partners.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: PinkMafia on April 11, 2006 10:48:58 PM
Thanks, I missed that part. Now I have to go find another partner.  ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: irid3sc3nt on April 11, 2006 11:37:53 PM
This is SUCH a GREAT idea!  Oh, wow, I've been like "her stuff's cool" "her stuff's cool"  etc.  But now I could ask someone to craft with me?  Ballsy.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Phizzychick on April 12, 2006 02:23:06 AM
The lure of this, and the offer of swapping with Rackycoo was too great for my willpower...I'm in, AND swapping with the fabulous Rackycoo!! ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on April 12, 2006 06:45:53 AM

ah, that stifflersmom!  She was a cohort to rackycoo in the Altoid Theme swap that sucked me in,  Yep, they getcha every time with their swapping wiles...

I haven't the slightest idea what you are talking about!   ;)



Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: BlooCanoe on April 12, 2006 06:56:11 AM
Qazicat, you are so on my list as well! The gallery for this is going to rock!
I'm flattered. And I thought that if it wasn't for Racky I would be a wall flower.

Are you kidding me? I'm pretty sure that this whole swap is an elaborate plot created by Racky just to create the opportunity for her to swap with you.   ;)

Thanks to some nosy meddling by Stifflersmom, I'm swapping with BlooCanoe!!
There are crafty prom date fixups now??? LOL. That's awesome! Bloo & Ninja are two more of my faves!!
Woowoo!  ;D  Yay for fixups! Stifflersmom, can you fix me up in real life too??  ;D You clearly do such a good job!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on April 12, 2006 07:12:34 AM
 ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on April 12, 2006 07:16:44 AM


Are you kidding me? I'm pretty sure that this whole swap is an elaborate plot created by Racky just to create the opportunity for her to swap with you.   ;)


Welllll, I would be lying if I said qazicat hasn't been a prominent member of my list for a while! And Phizzychick, too  :) Ha, ha, they're not the only ones, though... I still have others that I will swap with before it's all said and done!

*rubs hands together in an evil, but not overly menacing way*


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: batgirl on April 12, 2006 07:30:43 AM
Qazicat, you are so on my list as well! The gallery for this is going to rock!
I'm flattered. And I thought that if it wasn't for Racky I would be a wall flower.

Are you kidding me? I'm pretty sure that this whole swap is an elaborate plot created by Racky just to create the opportunity for her to swap with you.   ;)

Thanks to some nosy meddling by Stifflersmom, I'm swapping with BlooCanoe!!
There are crafty prom date fixups now??? LOL. That's awesome! Bloo & Ninja are two more of my faves!!
Woowoo!  ;D  Yay for fixups! Stifflersmom, can you fix me up in real life too??  ;D You clearly do such a good job!

Umm...can I sign up too?  ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: BlooCanoe on April 12, 2006 07:33:31 AM
Sure, but I got there first *elbows batgirl away from front of lineup*

 :D


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Post by: rackycoo on April 12, 2006 07:34:13 AM
How the heck is poor stifflersmom supposed to manage fixing all yous up, PLUS craft all the FOC stuff AND keep her hoo-has in line???


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: batgirl on April 12, 2006 07:35:43 AM
She's a superhero. She can do it all! Bring home the bacon, fry it up in a pan, etc etc!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on April 12, 2006 07:52:25 AM
Your confidence in me is over-whelming! But really, with out my flying monkeys and elves, I'd be lost! :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Writer78 on April 12, 2006 08:26:07 AM
Are any of the elves single?   ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: redstar13 on April 12, 2006 09:55:35 AM
do these elves live in a tree like the keebler elves? plus do they do housework? cause really i have lots ofthings that i need to do, but would rather craft! lol

i kinda want to be a swap whore too, but who to ask???????? lol all these people all claimed up and all


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: KungPow on April 12, 2006 12:31:57 PM
Wow, what a great swap idea!!

 I don't think I've "been around" long enough for anyone to be coveting my creations....but just in case, "I'm available" baby.


haha.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: dabba on April 12, 2006 05:48:01 PM

I don't think I've "been around" long enough for anyone to be coveting my creations....

I think your stuff is great!!  I'm sure anyone else would too ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: MissMeshell on April 12, 2006 05:53:27 PM
Yaayyy, the lovely ebeth has asked me to swap with her! *feels like a giddy school-girl* ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: kittykill on April 12, 2006 07:05:13 PM
right on! Pinkmafia asked me to be her partner.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on April 12, 2006 07:14:34 PM
Wow, what a great swap idea!!

 I don't think I've "been around" long enough for anyone to be coveting my creations....but just in case, "I'm available" baby.


haha.

I gave them a few hints where to find my stuff here and I got a partner.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Fortune_32 on April 12, 2006 07:16:18 PM
*sigh* rejected on two counts... I kinda feel like a smarmy loser... :-[

I guess I hafta go and make some more stuff if I want to hang with the "cool kids"!  :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: PinkMafia on April 12, 2006 08:59:13 PM
*sigh* rejected on two counts... I kinda feel like a smarmy loser... :-[

I guess I hafta go and make some more stuff if I want to hang with the "cool kids"!  :D

 :-*i would have swapped with you if you asked earlier >:(.
 I asked kittykill and she said yes!!! No other swaps for me. I'm maxed out until I finish this.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Fortune_32 on April 12, 2006 09:08:32 PM
:-*i would have swapped with you if you asked earlier >:(.

I wasn't trying to make you angry! I just pm'd you when I saw you were looking for another partner!
I figured I wouldn't get you, or my other "date", cuz you're both pretty popular! I was just hoping... Please don't be mad at me!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: PinkMafia on April 12, 2006 09:10:42 PM
i'm not I just didn't want you to feel bad.  :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Writer78 on April 13, 2006 05:43:11 AM
ok, you evil kiwimonkey - your dastardly plan worked!  I'm in!   ;D

I PM'd the ridiculously talented meowari, and she and I are now going to do a one-on-one round of the Altoid Tin Theme Revamp swap!!!   ;D  Yep, that's rackycoo for ya - inventing swaps so great that I end up using one as an excuse to do the other again!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: meowari on April 13, 2006 07:01:00 AM
 
PM'd the ridiculously talented meowari, and she and I are now going to do a one-on-one round of the Altoid Tin Theme Revamp swap!!!   ;D
Awww...  :-[ I'm blushing... I just signed up, I hope my tin lives up to your expectations. If not, at least you'll be getting a mini journal kit in your package! ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: SewPixie on April 13, 2006 08:07:06 AM
Why oh why do you people come up with such temptingly interesting swaps?? Darn you Racky *shakes fist in mock anger*  :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on April 13, 2006 08:10:57 AM
 ;D

I'm not afraid of you.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on April 13, 2006 10:43:10 AM
Oh batgirl *sing songy*   Your request is off to such a cute start, I may have to keep him! Nyah Nyah!  ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: batgirl on April 13, 2006 10:47:33 AM
Sweet!  :D I'm afraid I will probably be sending out near the deadline, I'm at swapus maximus at the moment! Hoping to catch up older ones this weekend as I have some time off, Hurray!


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Post by: determinedimprovisation on April 13, 2006 11:00:02 AM
ack!  people are being snatched left and right and i have so much to do i don't have time to find a single partner and then get up the courage to ask them!
*runs around and fails arms*
too much caffine today?


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on April 13, 2006 11:46:00 AM
LMAO! That's a great mental image!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Fortune_32 on April 13, 2006 01:41:03 PM
 ;D I got asked out by PrincessBlueberry! I'm so excited about my first swap!


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 13, 2006 01:48:50 PM
;D I got asked out by PrincessBlueberry! I'm so excited about my first swap!

Congratulations! I think this will be the best swap yet!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: knottydottie on April 13, 2006 01:55:39 PM
so...is the idea that you make up your own swap theme and sendout guidelines with your partner??   or will there be a universal sendout date for everyone regardless of what we are making for each other??   is that the 5/23 date?   sorry, just confused!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: princessblueberry on April 13, 2006 02:06:47 PM
;D I got asked out by PrincessBlueberry! I'm so excited about my first swap!

Yep, I was trying to talk myself into waiting till after Easter before looking for another date but then I saw Fortune_32 shoes and sewing and could not resist. . . :D  But we need some help. . .anyone remember where a picture of the tree scarf is?  I was telling her some of the sewen things on my wishlist and neither of us could find it  :-\





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Post by: determinedimprovisation on April 13, 2006 02:16:34 PM
here's the tree scarf: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=78881.0

dabba asked me out!  ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: dabba on April 13, 2006 02:22:04 PM
*blushes* 
woohoo a swap date ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: princessblueberry on April 13, 2006 02:30:43 PM
Fortune_32  Look, here it is. . . :D

here's the tree scarf: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=78881.0

dabba asked me out!  ;D

Thanks determinedimprovisation congrats on the date!   :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Fortune_32 on April 13, 2006 02:43:59 PM
Thanks SO much for the link!  ;D It looks like so much fun to make!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: SewPixie on April 13, 2006 03:15:38 PM
Oh gosh who should I ask out?  :D That sounds so funny. I will have to do some looking around. I really obsessed with knitted things after being spoiled by a few swap partners.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Writer78 on April 13, 2006 03:42:44 PM
Oh gosh who should I ask out?  :D That sounds so funny. I will have to do some looking around. I really obsessed with knitted things after being spoiled by a few swap partners.

sewpixie, you're on my "dream swap partner" list.   :)  Can't commit to two partners this time, but just know that I'll be knocking on your door in the future! 


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on April 13, 2006 03:46:22 PM
so...is the idea that you make up your own swap theme and sendout guidelines with your partner??   or will there be a universal sendout date for everyone regardless of what we are making for each other??   is that the 5/23 date?   sorry, just confused!

You and your partner should agree on type of swap and number of items to send. (My suggestion was one large and a couple small, but it's up to you two together.) The sendout date is the same for everyone: May 23. You can send early if you wish. I know some people are doing a theme (Writer78 and meowari are doing an Altoid tin swap) and some are requesting items from their partner that they've seen and admired. It's up to you!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: KungPow on April 13, 2006 03:56:13 PM
Oh gosh who should I ask out?  :D That sounds so funny. I will have to do some looking around. I really obsessed with knitted things after being spoiled by a few swap partners.

knitting you say?

COINCIDENTALLY that is my specialty.

I'm just sayin......................


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: KungPow on April 13, 2006 03:57:01 PM
gosh I'm being a dork.

hahahaha!


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Post by: verycrafty on April 13, 2006 04:01:22 PM
I love yur stuff too sewpixie. And I'm a knitter ;) but I am already paired up with princessblueberry. I will be out to get you in the future too :)

(god that sounds weird.im a craftstser stalker (and there is a long list of people I am stalking (dun Dun DUUNN) :P ))


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: SewPixie on April 13, 2006 04:02:51 PM
hmmm if you like sewn things then i think you may have a craft date KungPow  ;)

aww verycrafty you are too sweet. Haha yeah I'm a big Craftster Stalker too...in the nice way...really...i promise


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Post by: gingerquilts on April 13, 2006 04:04:35 PM
Sewpixie-you are the QUEEN of all craftster stalkers and I love it! :D


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Post by: knottydottie on April 13, 2006 04:06:38 PM
hehe...yes...are very own crafty Nancy Drew

stalking is so much fun   ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: SewPixie on April 13, 2006 04:48:26 PM
hahahahaha

horray horray KungPow and I are going to the Craftster Prom. *giggle*


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: KungPow on April 13, 2006 05:03:23 PM
hahahahaha

horray horray KungPow and I are going to the Craftster Prom. *giggle*

hooray indeed!! *blush*

haha


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: determinedimprovisation on April 13, 2006 05:16:40 PM
*idea bulb*
how about if everyone includes a silly little "crafster prom" item in their package?


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on April 13, 2006 05:21:37 PM
I love this idea! What kind of stuff would be good?


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: MissMeshell on April 13, 2006 05:26:26 PM
crafted corsage! ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: irid3sc3nt on April 13, 2006 05:30:35 PM
I've been picked!  Yay! ;D  Cotneyroo and I are crafting buddies!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on April 13, 2006 05:34:00 PM
crafted corsage! ;D

How about if it went really well you could give your partner a "room key". LOL


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: MissMeshell on April 13, 2006 05:38:30 PM
Quote
How about if it went really well you could give your partner a "room key". LOL
*falls off chair laughing*


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: nix kisses on April 13, 2006 05:47:29 PM
crafted corsage! ;D

How about if it went really well you could give your partner a "room key". LOL

AHHHHAHAHA! wow!! just no one come back preggo after this swap  ;) :-*


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: KungPow on April 13, 2006 05:55:48 PM
haha you ppl crack me up!!!



Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: gingerquilts on April 13, 2006 06:17:03 PM
Just be sure of your partner's "intentions"   ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: meowari on April 13, 2006 06:20:05 PM
crafted corsage! ;D

How about if it went really well you could give your partner a "room key". LOL

AHHHHAHAHA! wow!! just no one come back preggo after this swap  ;) :-*
We should give "crafty" protection for our partners, like latex gloves, thimbles, x-acto blade covers- so there aren't any craft "accidents" on this special night... craft prom is fun, but things can get out of hand, and you just need to be careful...


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: jane feebles on April 13, 2006 06:28:34 PM
Oh wow, mata just asked me to craftster prom!
I feel like the geek kid asked out by the cool kid.  I'm a bit freaked out to be hanging with the hot group.  You're all on my list

My god, what will I wear?


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: MissMeshell on April 13, 2006 06:42:51 PM
How funny that this swap has turned us all from mature, sensible people (*cough* :P) into a bunch of raving lunatics! ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on April 13, 2006 06:46:38 PM
LOL! Speak for yourself!  ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: MissMeshell on April 13, 2006 06:55:30 PM
ahaha


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Post by: princessblueberry on April 13, 2006 06:58:19 PM
How funny that this swap has turned us all from mature, sensible people (*cough* :P) into a bunch of raving lunatics! ;D

. . .but I like acting like a raving lunatic!   ;D  LOL, yesterday at Costco I got impatient at the people blocking the isles  literal brick walls of people so I start goofing off like a kid, since I'm trying to not talk like a saylor anymore . . .and the old lady that was blocking me says to her friends really loudly as to make sure I hear her as I walk away 'Doesn't she know this is not a playground. . .'  took every ounce of will power I had to not blurt out 'it is not senior center either. . .  :P'  Don't get me wrong I've voninteered at senor centers before and liked it but I don't go at a snails pace in any grocery store. . . .


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Post by: kittykill on April 13, 2006 07:07:07 PM
I feel your pain!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: jane feebles on April 13, 2006 07:14:43 PM
Gotta say, you can chat with the oldies, at the supermarket I can't handle the couples.  You know, the ones who seem to think it's a bonding experience, but the boys are bored and standing in the middle of the aisles trying to care about almonds and blocking the way.  Or they have big chats about how the choice of eggs could impact on their relationship, and you just want to get past them to pick up 1 doz free-range and GO!!!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on April 13, 2006 08:14:01 PM
My god, what will I wear?

Eee Gads! I don't have to shave my legs for this, do I?


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Writer78 on April 13, 2006 08:21:55 PM
I'm going to wear red and white - classic Altoid colors.   ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: MissMeshell on April 13, 2006 08:23:59 PM
jane - worse if they are making out in front of you! :-X


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: batgirl on April 13, 2006 08:24:50 PM
Teapotdnky, my Dad says you have to PM him first, and I have to have sendouts done by midnight.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Kristen81 on April 13, 2006 08:42:07 PM
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AHHHHAHAHA! wow!! just no one come back preggo after this swap


If I give birth to a great big knitted and felted baby I'm all good!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on April 13, 2006 09:01:08 PM
So does this mean they have to send us monthly stipends for our craftin' babies? I could dig gettin' crafty goodness every month.  ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Kristen81 on April 13, 2006 09:16:48 PM
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So does this mean they have to send us monthly stipends for our craftin' babies? I could dig gettin' crafty goodness every month.

So I'm going to owe Snacker...craft support!   :o


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: verycrafty on April 13, 2006 09:23:58 PM
lol, craft support


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: SewPixie on April 13, 2006 09:30:10 PM
 :D So like in addition to craft support will stuffies need to go live with the other craft parent on holidays?

It's official...swapping makes you looney. With side effects of stash building brought on by an intense case of the 'oooo I may get a partner who'd love that fabric' syndrome.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on April 13, 2006 09:32:57 PM
:D So like in addition to craft support will stuffies need to go live with the other craft parent on holidays?

It's official...swapping makes you looney. With side effects of stash building brought on by an insense case of the 'oooo I may get a partner who'd love that fabric' syndrome.

Never laughed that hard before!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: mjadams on April 13, 2006 09:33:14 PM
sniff...i guess i will hide out in the bathroom, again.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: gingerquilts on April 13, 2006 09:55:25 PM
:D So like in addition to craft support will stuffies need to go live with the other craft parent on holidays?

It's official...swapping makes you looney. With side effects of stash building brought on by an intense case of the 'oooo I may get a partner who'd love that fabric' syndrome.

Sew Pixie, I just love you!  (Don't tell my date!)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Knit_core on April 13, 2006 10:03:45 PM
Oh my gosh, you all are hillarious, and I'm jealous and shy, and just came on here, and all the people I know are already partnered!!!  I went to my prom by myself.  My parents dropped me off in our minivan, and when I had finally had enough of it, I walked over to the neighboring bowling alley to call them to pick me up.  Yeah, I'm a big dork, but I have more to offer on the craft floor than on the dance floor, so if anyone out there likes crazy knitted things, let me know. ;)

  Oh, and I liked the idea someone had about crafting prom stuff.  I noticed that at Target in their dollar section they had garters for sale for a buck.  How fun would it be to alter commemerative crafty garters?  You could hang them on your rear view mirrors like guys do! :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: superstitch on April 13, 2006 10:24:40 PM
ok well since i'm the new kid in school and dont know anyone, except i did send writer78 a birthday wish (HI Writer78!) i thought i would just say that i would love to be a part of this swap, if there are any other new kids out there who want a partner, or anyone at all really, please ask. I'm sure this is not the right way to go about asking for a date to this swap. I cant officially swap til 4/29 but thats before the deadline so i think its all good in the hood.

ok so i have posted a few things, i'm a crocheter, bag maker, clothing maker, quilt maker, those are things i do well, i of course also dabble in everything else that can be cut, glued and sewn. Anyways, gotta run to study hall :P


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: craft_t_chic on April 13, 2006 10:26:57 PM
sniff...i guess i will hide out in the bathroom, again.

Mjadams, anybody who is your date for the swap, is one lucky gal!!! I would totally ask you out if I wasn't already taken!!! You're awesome!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: ruwena on April 13, 2006 11:54:43 PM
I've been watching this thread for days hoping I would get asked out and I just did!! I'm going to the Craftster Prom with SimplyFussFree!! And whoever said it you are right I do feel all giggly and giddy like a school girl lol.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Bobolink on April 14, 2006 01:04:06 AM
This swap really has turned us all into lunatics... and I LOVE it!!!  ;D ;D ;D
I just hope everyone finds a date  :-\ it makes me sad people are being turned down.. even though I know it's part of the deal.
I just had no shame and jumped on someone right away.. none of this waiting patiently to be asked out by me!!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: MissMeshell on April 14, 2006 01:08:35 AM
Heh, I told ebeth good on her for asking me, as I would never be able to gather the courage to ask anyone! :)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: mata on April 14, 2006 03:58:46 AM
Oh wow, mata just asked me to craftster prom!
I feel like the geek kid asked out by the cool kid.  I'm a bit freaked out to be hanging with the hot group.  You're all on my list

My god, what will I wear?

Hehhe.. If I'm cool than it must mean that the geeks have taken over  8) 
It appears that I spent my 4th year of highschool in the US, and I was so cool and popular that people reminded me almost every that that this was not "tacky day". Dang the hippy intellectual with henna-dyed hair that I was!  :P
I did go to prom, but all I got was a lousy t-shirt!

PS: mjadams... you're my hero, and I hope you'll find a nice partner. If you don't, I must confess there's a truckload of chocolate headed your way.. hope you get it soon! :)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on April 14, 2006 06:21:52 AM
sniff...i guess i will hide out in the bathroom, again.
You won't be alone in there, I'll be in there sneaking a smoke. :D
I'll be the one in the panta and kansashi corsage.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on April 14, 2006 06:22:31 AM
Oh, goodness, the prom has gotten so big that we're going to have to move it out of the cafeteria and into the gym!

I will be closing signups earlier than first stated. You must now ask out your date and buy your tickets before Wednesday, April 19. I'm sorry if this is inconvenient for anyone, but when I first chose the end date for signups, I imagined that it would be hard to get together with a partner. We now have 38 people signed up in the first two days, and I'm thinking I was wrong there! I need to close it early just for chaperoning purposes alone. If we get too many people, I won't be able to both guard the punch bowl and moniter the locker room for smokers!

If both you and your partner have already pm'd me and posted on the thread, you should be listed on the signup page. If you are not listed, either one of you has not yet pm'd me, or one or both has not posted on the thread. Double check with your partner if you think you should be listed now, but aren't. Let me know if there are any mistakes.

Thanks for signing up. This will be so much fun. And if you haven't signed up, don't forget Wednesday the 19th is your new deadline!  :)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Writer78 on April 14, 2006 07:24:37 AM
except i did send writer78 a birthday wish (HI Writer78!)

hi, sweetie!!  I just want to say publicly, I think it's AMAZING that you signed up to send a birthday present to some crazy chick you don't know  :P before you were even eligible to trade/receive stuff back.  I love the pretty hairholders you sent me, and I think you're a splendid craftster!  I've already gotten myself into a three swaps for the moment, so I can't "ask you out," but I hope you do pick up a partner - she'll be lucky!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on April 14, 2006 07:26:58 AM
I may be taking a step into the world of bigamy, mjadams has just tempted me with something Frida-ish.  I can't resist, oh help! Swappage overload......


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: mjadams on April 14, 2006 07:27:33 AM
i think stifflersmom just asked me! ha!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on April 14, 2006 07:30:41 AM
Ok, I confess. I did the asking. (I'm such a brazen swap ho!)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-5/2; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: mjadams on April 14, 2006 07:37:39 AM
i am so excited!!!!! yeah! I promise to wear stilettos while i wear your binder and dance withit before it put it in the box.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on April 14, 2006 08:21:19 AM
Oh, and another thing. Please take care of getting your address to your partner. You will all need to be talking with each other anyway, and it sure would make it a heck of a lot easier on me! This has turned into a huge swap, so I'm going to need everyone's help. Make sure you pm me both when you send and when you receive. It's hard to keep track just off of watching the thread.

Thanks in advance!!  :)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on April 14, 2006 06:50:39 PM
Batgirl- My mom says all librarians are super heros (herself being a hero)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: MissMeshell on April 14, 2006 07:26:38 PM
So true! I'm a library assistant!

<---------- On the way to hero status :P


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: batgirl on April 14, 2006 08:46:10 PM
 ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: KungPow on April 15, 2006 12:52:13 AM
I'm going shopping for supplies tomorrow!

...so excited.....get to try new pattern......get to buy new preg_replace('/(.{49})/', '$1 ', 'yarn.....gaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhh')


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: PinkMafia on April 15, 2006 01:15:26 AM
I ordered supplies too!!! I can't wait to start. Kittykill and I are doing a kit and a craft and redstar13 and I are doing just crafts. I'm trying to expand my horizons and not sew!!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: stargirl on April 15, 2006 10:17:14 AM
Just signed up with my fabulous partner Qwerty!
I haven't swap all semester, I think I'm going through withdrawl!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: aschnebly on April 15, 2006 10:37:00 AM
I think I want to play!  I don't know how I missed this... (well, I do actually, I've been so busy I haven't had time for myself, but I think things are calming down...)

In search of partner/prom date, I'm pretty non-discriminatory, I have no idea what I want actually, so PM me if you would be interested ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: knottydottie on April 15, 2006 10:45:16 AM
hehe....are you posting a crafty personal ad aschnebly?  ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Fortune_32 on April 15, 2006 11:08:25 AM
I think I want to play!  I don't know how I missed this...

Your crafts didn't!  ;D Princessblueberry will be the recipient of a wonderful Tree Scarf - of your design!

Thanks again determinedimprovisation for the link! I'll hafta remember to search plural versions too! LOL

 I hope I can do it justice, I've been wanting to try the tsumami kansashi flowers for a few days now. I hafta say... I'm SUPER excited about my first swap! (Does that make me a virgin? I thought I had that taken care of!)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Writer78 on April 15, 2006 11:56:57 AM
Just signed up with my fabulous partner Qwerty!
I haven't swap all semester, I think I'm going through withdrawl!

stargirl and Qwerty are two of the best swap partners I ever had.  stargirl, I still get compliments on the peppermint purse you made me.  And Qwerty, I still get happy chills over the medieval pouch-and-treats you made me when I first started swapping!  I carry my embroidered handkerchief in my purse, just because it's so pretty and dramatic and makes me happy.

have fun, you two - you are very deserving of one another's awesome talents!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: aschnebly on April 15, 2006 12:48:39 PM
I am sure your scarf will be fabulous!  I can't wait to see how someone else's comes out!

I think I may be working something out with Mata as my partner! Yay :)

I think I want to play!  I don't know how I missed this...

Your crafts didn't!  ;D Princessblueberry will be the recipient of a wonderful Tree Scarf - of your design!

Thanks again determinedimprovisation for the link! I'll hafta remember to search plural versions too! LOL

 I hope I can do it justice, I've been wanting to try the tsumami kansashi flowers for a few days now. I hafta say... I'm SUPER excited about my first swap! (Does that make me a virgin? I thought I had that taken care of!)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Bobolink on April 15, 2006 01:58:38 PM
So I just sent my partner three PMs in a row!
Excited much?!!!

Aschnebly I bet you're going to be flooded now that you've put yourself out there! I would totally have asked you out except I've had the honor of swapping with you lots before and I wanted to go for someone new.. (he he I'm such a guy!  ::))
But everybody.. aschnebly makes FABULOUS stuff and it a wonderful fun and caring person to swap with! She also appreciates your stuff so much- which makes swapping with her a true pleasure.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: knottydottie on April 15, 2006 03:23:27 PM
wow this really is like being back in high school.......are we going to also vote for a Craft Queen?  ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: SewPixie on April 15, 2006 04:39:57 PM
Haha...will the Craft Queen's sash have all sorts of bedazzler rhinestones on it?? And a panta instead of a crown?

I get to do me some fabric shopping and get to use my Burda magazine again. I haven't made myself a thing from it yet but swaps are great for getting me to use it and justify the subscription.  :)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: redpopsicles on April 15, 2006 05:20:32 PM
This swap is such a good idea.  I'm just too shy to invite anyone.  Fear of rejection and all...


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: snacker on April 16, 2006 12:13:04 AM
I think I need to build up the nerve to ask someone. 

I have been dreaming of a second dance.... ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Kristen81 on April 16, 2006 09:24:06 AM
Quote
I think I need to build up the nerve to ask someone. 

I have been dreaming of a second dance....

Anyone you asked would be SO lucky Snacker!  I'm so glad you agreed when I asked you! 

Wow!  Snacker could have TWO dates to the craftster prom...


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: KungPow on April 16, 2006 10:24:13 AM
is it crazy obsessive that I have already started crafting?

 ???


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on April 16, 2006 10:38:34 AM
Before I list people as partners, I need to have a pm from each person, and both people need to post on this board. If you are on the following list, I need a little more info from you:

Dithmer-k8kres: both need to post; k8kre8s needs to pm info

cotneyroo-irid3sc3nt: cotneyroo needs to post; irid3sc3nt needs to pm info

Ruwena-simplyfussfree: simplyfussfree needs to post, and get some feedback taken care of

qwerty - stargirl: qwerty needs to post

If you see your partner listed here, please give them a gentle reminder! Thanks.







Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: superstitch on April 16, 2006 11:06:48 AM
hey guys, knit_core and i are joining the party!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: mjadams on April 16, 2006 12:47:54 PM
this is turning into one crafty-orgy. Who is bringing the knitted toga's?


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: batgirl on April 16, 2006 04:12:36 PM
this is turning into one crafty-orgy. Who is bringing the knitted toga's?
LMAO! Someone needs to invite Lusterbunny!!!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Knit_core on April 16, 2006 05:30:54 PM
Hehehe!!  This is going to be fun!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on April 16, 2006 06:03:35 PM
is it crazy obsessive that I have already started crafting?

 ???

I've already started!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Qwerty on April 16, 2006 06:09:44 PM
Qwerty here . . . checking in . . . ready to go


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: snacker on April 16, 2006 06:44:29 PM
Awwww, shucks, Kristen81, you are going to make me blush. :)

Quote
I think I need to build up the nerve to ask someone. 

I have been dreaming of a second dance....

Anyone you asked would be SO lucky Snacker!  I'm so glad you agreed when I asked you! 

Wow!  Snacker could have TWO dates to the craftster prom...


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: princessblueberry on April 16, 2006 07:03:12 PM
is it crazy obsessive that I have already started crafting?

 ???

LOL, I hope not  :D  I've already got half the stuff started for my dates or atleast setup to start and have finished one thing for each of my gals already  :o


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: aschnebly on April 16, 2006 07:20:32 PM
I'm in on the fun!  Mata is going to be my partner :)

Miss Rackycoo we'll send our info when Mata get's back from out of town, on Tuesday!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: MissMeshell on April 16, 2006 07:46:05 PM
Quote
I've already got half the stuff started for my dates or atleast setup to start and have finished one thing for each of my gals already

I've done some crazy brainstorming ;) Lists everywhere! One of me favourite pastimes... ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: dabba on April 16, 2006 08:35:11 PM
LOL, I hope not  :D  I've already got half the stuff started for my dates or atleast setup to start and have finished one thing for each of my gals already  :o

Wow!!  That should get some sort of award ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on April 16, 2006 08:36:24 PM
I've done some crazy brainstorming ;) Lists everywhere! One of me favourite pastimes... ;)

Hee hee! I make lists of lists I need to make!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: catpants on April 16, 2006 08:36:38 PM
this swap looks like so much fun!!

i'm such a n00b, though -- hardly anyone knows me!

....well, i've asked.  and now i shall click the refresh button long into the night.   :-\


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: MissMeshell on April 16, 2006 08:40:56 PM
good luck catpants! :) *sends vibes*


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: batgirl on April 16, 2006 08:41:06 PM
Catpants, your avatar is adorable!!!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: catpants on April 16, 2006 08:42:14 PM
thanks, batgirl!!  that's my hamster, karl.

i feel like since my username is 'catpants' i should have a picture of one of my cats.  maybe i should change my name to hamsterpants?


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: batgirl on April 16, 2006 09:25:25 PM
Karl!!! OMG! He's way too cute! Maybe "Hamstercheeks" LOL


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Fortune_32 on April 16, 2006 09:57:42 PM
LOL, I hope not  :D  I've already got half the stuff started for my dates or atleast setup to start and have finished one thing for each of my gals already  :o

Holy Cow! You're like crafty LIGHTNING, Princessblueberry!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: princessblueberry on April 17, 2006 01:33:07 AM
 :D it helps if you already have everything you need. . .I'm such a crafty pack rat that safty pins for flower pins and yarn/hooks for a DIY crochet kit are all I need to buy for the 8 projects I've got going for my 2 dates  ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: jane feebles on April 17, 2006 04:25:15 AM
thanks, batgirl!!  that's my hamster, karl.

i feel like since my username is 'catpants' i should have a picture of one of my cats.  maybe i should change my name to hamsterpants?

Ha ha, hamsterpants sounds a little... kinky. In a Monty Python way. I liiiiiiiike it!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: mata on April 17, 2006 11:57:44 AM
Hi! I'm back! So I have 2 dates... I hope my mom doesn't find out  :P
Now that I'm well fed and rested after the easter weekend, I can go back to my sewing machine with renewed energy.. hehe ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: DithMer on April 17, 2006 12:12:34 PM
didn't i already post? coulda swore i did.  i'll pm my date!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on April 17, 2006 12:16:21 PM
There's a chance you did, but if you posted way, way back before you sent your pm, it's hard for me to find! I went through the entire list, but I could easily have missed it. Thanks for posting again, just in case.  :)




Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: redpopsicles on April 17, 2006 02:07:24 PM
Yay!  Catpants (hamsterpants) is going to be my date! 

Now, should I ho it up and try to get a second?


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: catpants on April 17, 2006 03:02:12 PM
woohoo!  redpopsicles and i are goin' steady... unless of course, she decides to be a craft-ho and choose a second. :)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: k8kre8s on April 17, 2006 03:13:17 PM
hi, duh, didn't quite figure out that i'm supposed to post here! ay-ay captain, i'm pming you next!  ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: cotneyroo on April 17, 2006 04:22:43 PM
Here I am posting too. Rackycoo, do you feel like the craftster prom chaperone yet? ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: gingerquilts on April 17, 2006 04:46:41 PM
Who volunteers to spike the punch?!!!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: jane feebles on April 17, 2006 05:13:19 PM
I'm taking my own beaded and sequined hipflask of course!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Bobolink on April 17, 2006 05:23:28 PM
My partner and I have been having long late night phone calls getting to know each other  ;)
(ie.. we've been sending each other lots of PMs)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on April 17, 2006 05:46:49 PM
Careful everyone! I'm a lovey/huggy drunk!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: mjadams on April 17, 2006 05:51:28 PM
Careful everyone! I'm a lovey/huggy drunk!


as long as you dont puke on my reconned ballet flats, you are fine!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on April 17, 2006 05:55:06 PM
I'm a Texan, I don't puke.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: determinedimprovisation on April 17, 2006 07:01:50 PM
I'm a Texan, I don't puke.
you should've seen the "detox bus" full of texans puking their guts out all over germany.  but of course that was "bad cheese."  ::)

i just had an idea for pretty puke bags, like the kind they have on airplanes.  is that a sign of too much craftiness?


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: mjadams on April 17, 2006 07:29:08 PM
I'm a Texan, I don't puke.
you should've seen the "detox bus" full of texans puking their guts out all over germany.  but of course that was "bad cheese."  ::)

i just had an idea for pretty puke bags, like the kind they have on airplanes.  is that a sign of too much craftiness?



a knitted rhinestone puke bag cozy?


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Bobolink on April 17, 2006 07:48:37 PM
I'm picturing someone swinging by this swap.. not realizing the metaphor cause they just got here and being like HUH?!!!!!!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: lafemmefatale on April 17, 2006 07:55:23 PM
I hope that you do this swap again once I get some of my crafts posted!!! I would love to personally invite an awesome craftster to be my partner!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on April 17, 2006 08:17:16 PM
I'm a Texan, I don't puke.
you should've seen the "detox bus" full of texans puking their guts out all over germany.  but of course that was "bad cheese."  ::)

i just had an idea for pretty puke bags, like the kind they have on airplanes.  is that a sign of too much craftiness?

Ha! That reminds me of all the idiots riding the river barges downtown, drunk off of light beer. they are always falling in the river and have to be fished out of the mud!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: jane feebles on April 17, 2006 08:17:16 PM
Knitted puke bag raises some concerns for me personally  :-X leakage and whatnot
Stenciled with some cute bunnies on the other hand make perfect sense to me


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: batgirl on April 17, 2006 08:18:29 PM
just one word....oilcloth....


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: jane feebles on April 17, 2006 08:24:26 PM
LOL  :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on April 17, 2006 08:38:56 PM
just one word....oilcloth....

LOL!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on April 17, 2006 09:08:25 PM
How does that oilcloth hold up under bedazzling? hehe. No plain ole puke bucket for my partner. Glitz and bling all the way! :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: craft_t_chic on April 17, 2006 09:14:09 PM
Careful everyone! I'm a lovey/huggy drunk!

Me too! I get loud and I LOOOOVVVE everyone!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: MissMeshell on April 17, 2006 09:33:15 PM
I fall asleep :P So none for me or I'll miss the whole swap!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: superstitch on April 17, 2006 09:42:15 PM
ya'll are getting a little too crazy, no drinking under the bleachers! I'm interested to know what everyone is doing for their swaps, ie what is the them y'all have picked, or is it just a surprise. Knit_core and i are doing a food related swap.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: MissMeshell on April 17, 2006 09:53:32 PM
Ooh, food swap sounds great. Ebeth and I are doing a whatever swap, I suppose you could call it a specialty swap, we each filled in a big survey for each other :) and are just sending the same 'amount' of stuff, Ebeth makes awesome jewellery and I love to sew...and I'll throw in some Aussie goodies too!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: craft_t_chic on April 17, 2006 09:55:13 PM
The lovely SonjaBoo and I are doing the whole stalking and surprising thing...we decided that we're both undecided, so it was just easier this way!  ;) We listed some things that we may want/need and going from there, with the idea that if we see something that the other has made that we like, speak up and say so! Ask and you might receive!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: simplyfussfree on April 17, 2006 10:00:56 PM
ruwena's my date. oh, i'm the luckiest girl in the world.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: ruwena on April 17, 2006 10:11:01 PM
aww thanks :D

Simplyfussfree and I have also been sending long pm's back and forth. In fact I'm writing to you on another page lol. Shes going to stencil some shirts for me and I'm knitting and fulling pantas for her :) We're going to add more to our list but thats what we've got so far. Most likely we'll be throwing some jewelry in there to.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: cheekymamaof2 on April 17, 2006 10:31:27 PM
omg that sounds like such a rad swap idea! If only there weren't so many damn cool people around here. choosing must have been so hard for everyone! :)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Knit_core on April 17, 2006 10:48:42 PM
superstich and I will be crafting the cutest food, ever!   ;D  The jealousy is so thick I can smell it!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: hertrigger on April 17, 2006 11:14:11 PM
oh this sounds so great, but i dont think anyone would want to craft with me!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: mata on April 17, 2006 11:23:18 PM
oh this sounds so great, but i dont think anyone would want to craft with me!
No way hertrigger!! There's still one day to grab a partner :-)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: princessblueberry on April 18, 2006 12:52:56 AM
oh this sounds so great, but i dont think anyone would want to craft with me!

What do you mean?  Your stuff looked awsome!  If I did not already have a date for each arm I'd invite ya  :D

I fall asleep :P So none for me or I'll miss the whole swap!

Me too. . .actualy just about the only time I drink lateley is when I'm sick and out of NyQuill or having dinner with Opa (opa=German for Grandpa) who is the only one I have to share a bottle of wine with. . .


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on April 18, 2006 06:49:52 AM
Signups end tomorrow at NOON, Eastern standard time. I have 26 pairs of partners now, and it's getting scary, especially with all that talk of spiking the punch. How about we just go ahead and have open bar? It would make it so much easier on everyone.

Anyway, I'm thinking that since we all agreed to be partners, we all picked well and there will be NO FLAKING. Do not stand up your date! Please keep in touch during the crafting period, and make your partner happy. Don't forget that I am counting on you to pm your partner with your address if you have not already done so.

With this many people, I really, really need for you all to communicate well with me. Please don't forget to pm me both when you send (with DC if in the US), and when you receive. With so much chatter on the board, it's hard to keep up sometimes!

Anyway, I don't want to sound like a drag. (I will be there at the bar with the best of you!). I just want this to go smoothly for everyone, especially me.  :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Phizzychick on April 18, 2006 06:55:38 AM
Yay! See you at the bar...mine's a pint of bitter! (I'm so feminine! ::))


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on April 18, 2006 06:57:37 AM
Oh, I'll be there with a pretty pink Cosmo in hand!  ;D

But only one for me. I have to keep an eye on you all!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on April 18, 2006 07:14:23 AM
oh this sounds so great, but i dont think anyone would want to craft with me!

I thought you were taken already. Hmmm... Maybe I can have the next dance?  ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: dabba on April 18, 2006 07:32:18 AM
oh this sounds so great, but i dont think anyone would want to craft with me!

Oh no, you would be a great date!!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: raindrops on April 18, 2006 08:38:32 AM
This looks like such a fun swap!  I would totally do it, but I am really shy, and I know my stuff isn't good enough to ask someone to swap with me.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: kittykill on April 18, 2006 08:45:37 AM
This looks like such a fun swap!  I would totally do it, but I am really shy, and I know my stuff isn't good enough to ask someone to swap with me.

Are you kidding me? You're stuff is great!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: redstar13 on April 18, 2006 09:12:34 AM
I'VE GOT ANOTHER DATE!!!! I'm such a whore lol!! The lovely snacker asked me out!! go me! this is going to be so freaking crazy fun!!!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: animegirlie on April 18, 2006 09:16:03 AM
I think I'm going to have to refrain from asking someone out this time.... :( I REALLY hope there is a round 2.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: knottydottie on April 18, 2006 10:09:08 AM
i hear yah animegirlie....it's SOOO tempting.....but there is a Winged Creature Swap that is also calling my name......too bad we can't get paid to swap all day long! :-)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on April 18, 2006 11:07:14 AM
I do. (kinda) When we are not too busy slinging ice cream, I bring my swap stuff to work. I bring my big crafty bag everywhere that way it doesn't look unusual for me to have it!  ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: craft_t_chic on April 18, 2006 11:08:34 AM
I craft a bit at work too! i just have the kids here "help" or make something of their own so I can get away with it! ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on April 18, 2006 11:23:27 AM
Young Stiffler has his own box of "art supplies" , that way we can craft together. :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: kittykill on April 18, 2006 11:24:11 AM
I work at a crisis line and inbetween calls I am always crafting.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: catpants on April 18, 2006 11:31:27 AM
i can't craft at work... well, i *could* but there are too many people going in and out of the office (i do vocational support for adults with developmental disabilities) and i know one of the clients would totally rat me out if they saw me doing embroidery :)

so instead i craft on my very long bus rides to school and work.  it's great, but i get weird looks from other mass transit takers when i set up shop on my seat!  i feel like mary poppins -- somehow i manage to cram 10 colors of embroidery floss, two pairs of scissors, a package of needles, an embroidery hoop, and a few notebooks into my modest-sized purse!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Kristen81 on April 18, 2006 11:32:31 AM
I work at a call center too!  I craft while I work as well.  ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: superstitch on April 18, 2006 11:34:00 AM
i work at a fabric store so you'd think i'd get to craft at work but no, i do get to help other people with their projects but sometimes it gets a little frustrating. I'm always wandering around our store picking out my next project.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: knottydottie on April 18, 2006 11:36:43 AM
<sooo jealous>   there is now way i could craft and work at the same time, i'm never sitting down and always running around with camera gear slung from every limb!  This is why i never sleep though....hehe...i'll get home from working and think "i'll just unwind for an hour or so with a glass of wine and some knitting...and then poof...it's like 4am and i have a 6am call time for a shoot! 


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: animegirlie on April 18, 2006 11:48:59 AM
i hear yah animegirlie....it's SOOO tempting.....but there is a Winged Creature Swap that is also calling my name......too bad we can't get paid to swap all day long! :-)

Yeah - I still have 2 outstanding items for the Wishlist swap round 9 - I have GOT to finish those before I sign up for anything else. The Project Manager/Producer portion of my brain kicked in this morning as I was about to PM someone for an invite and went "GIRLIE, you have 2 swap items outstanding you HAD BETTER finish those before you sign up for anything ELSE." And I started finalize the project plans for what I'm making in my head.

At least I don't make Gantt Charts for craft projects.

Hee Hee Hee


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: catpants on April 18, 2006 12:03:44 PM
my new rule is that i'm not allowed to sign up for any more swaps until i clean up at least one area of my house.  i've completely taken over one corner of the living room, the entire dining room table (which seats eight!), and let's not even talk about the bedroom.... my poor housemates!  ::)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: princessblueberry on April 18, 2006 12:33:44 PM
I work at a call center too!  I craft while I work as well.  ;D

I still have tons of jewerly I beaded while working tech support "Interent Alaska tech support how may I help you?" 'Yes, I'd like to speak to tech support! ? ! ?' "tech support how may I help you?" Just because I was a girl they thaught I was the secretary!  Was 15 when I started working that department, boy were customer supprised when I took a walkin appointment  ::)

One of the ladies taught us how to make grass baskets, we used raffia, and even one of the guys made one. 


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: determinedimprovisation on April 18, 2006 12:40:13 PM
ooo...i made a pine needle basket once!  it was a little prickly to do, but turned out really lovely.  and i used it as an english project.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: PinkMafia on April 18, 2006 01:49:55 PM
my new rule is that i'm not allowed to sign up for any more swaps until i clean up at least one area of my house.  i've completely taken over one corner of the living room, the entire dining room table (which seats eight!), and let's not even talk about the bedroom.... my poor housemates!  ::)

Me too!! I used to have my own room but we moved in to a smaller place. Now the rolling chopping block is my sewing machine stand and the drawers are stuffed with craft stuff. I just bought two dressers yesterday so instead of a china cabinet like normal folks I will have craft supplies. Luckily, my husband has gotten use to it and doesn't even complain. :D Who needs a dining room anyway!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: kittykill on April 18, 2006 02:01:08 PM
I have a studio but all of my stuff is everywhere. I'm embroidering in the living room, shrinky dinks in the kitchen, paper and boxes everywhere. Once a week I try to clean up everything.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: animegirlie on April 18, 2006 02:11:47 PM
I have a studio but all of my stuff is everywhere. I'm embroidering in the living room, shrinky dinks in the kitchen, paper and boxes everywhere. Once a week I try to clean up everything.

Craft room envy! The Roomie is moving out next weekend - Crafty goodness will take over, but I have to share craft space with the SO. :P His craft stuff is FAR more industrial. right now my yarn and fabric stashes are in large Califirnia Pizza Kitchen bags in the living room.



Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: SewPixie on April 18, 2006 03:47:36 PM
I have a small guest room/craft room that is stuffed to the gills with stuff. And there is still stuff in other rooms, yarn stash under the bed, more fabric in the den. Some day I will get the craft room the rest of the way organized and re-decorated.

Perhaps I should try rewarding myself with crafty-time or swap sign-ups. hmmmm


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: lafemmefatale on April 18, 2006 03:58:17 PM
My roommate and I just turned our little dining cove into a study/craft room.  he keeps his books here and i keep my craft stuff here.  We each get half of the huge desk. :)  He's a neat freak though so i have to do one project at a time.  Good for teaching me discipline.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Phizzychick on April 18, 2006 04:25:34 PM
In our spare-spare room, my bloke has a very neatly organised wardrobe, and I have an identical stash 'wardrobe', except it's a liability to open mine! I have to keep half my clothes in the loft as there's no room for them! When I looked under my bed this afternoon to retrieve my tray of buttons and thread for current projects I did have a pang of guilt that I'm such a craft slob! ::) If it wasn't for the gentle (but somewhat constant) nagging, I'd have covered the house in my craft crap for sure! :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: hertrigger on April 18, 2006 08:06:04 PM
i dont have a date, but the send out is a day before my bday! :)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on April 18, 2006 08:11:02 PM
We are moving at the end of the month (hubby's choice) JUST so I can have a craft room! YAY! Okay everyone send the hate mail for being so so jealous!  :-*


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: ruwena on April 18, 2006 08:12:05 PM
Your B-day is a month after mine exactly. I'm gonna be 24 on the 24th of April :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: hertrigger on April 18, 2006 08:16:23 PM
Your B-day is a month after mine exactly. I'm gonna be 24 on the 24th of April :D

ill be 22. man i feel like im getting old!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on April 18, 2006 08:19:46 PM
Your B-day is a month after mine exactly. I'm gonna be 24 on the 24th of April :D

ill be 22. man i feel like im getting old!

You're gonna have to edit your personal text!  ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Knit_core on April 18, 2006 08:21:04 PM
Your B-day is a month after mine exactly. I'm gonna be 24 on the 24th of April :D

  Awe!!!  I hope you have a happy Golden Birthday!!!  Mine was when I was 4, but I've declared that I get another one when I'm 44  (my birthday is 4/4/81  ;D)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: hertrigger on April 18, 2006 08:21:28 PM
Your B-day is a month after mine exactly. I'm gonna be 24 on the 24th of April :D

ill be 22. man i feel like im getting old!

You're gonna have to edit your personal text!  ;D

i dont think i will, i wanna be younger :) lol


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: ruwena on April 18, 2006 08:24:34 PM
Your B-day is a month after mine exactly. I'm gonna be 24 on the 24th of April :D

  Awe!!!  I hope you have a happy Golden Birthday!!!  Mine was when I was 4, but I've declared that I get another one when I'm 44  (my birthday is 4/4/81  ;D)

Thank you! Its not going to be that great though...I will be all alone :( My family lives on the other side fo the country and my boyfriend has to work. It will be me the dog and the cat, and my yarn.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: snacker on April 18, 2006 08:27:18 PM
i dont have a date, but the send out is a day before my bday! :)

OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO...hertrigger, I adore, adore your crafty goodies. :-*  I made out like a mad bandit in the last FOC because hertrigger was my secret FOC.  She sent all sorts of crazy things and many of the things I am still getting compliments on and threats of stealing from friends.

If I didn't have two partners, I would love, love to swap with you. 

There are so many amazing craftsters out, there my list is as long as my last knitted scarf.



Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Knit_core on April 18, 2006 08:29:37 PM
Hey, I turned 25 this month!  This week, in an atempt to make one of our friends feel  better, my friend said, "Hey, I'm older than you...And Debbie's (me) older than me!"  Needless to say, I punched her in the arm.   ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: ruwena on April 18, 2006 08:42:46 PM
LOL! I usually hang out with people who are older than me so I try to never say that I'm getting old...because then I get punched lol.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: PinkMafia on April 18, 2006 08:57:16 PM
My goal is to be a hottie grandma. I will be in shape and look great and when I say I'm fifty people will gasp and say- Oh my gosh, you look 35.  ;) Thats what I fantasize about anyway. Getting old doesn't bother me as long as I'm healthy and young at heart.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: knottydottie on April 18, 2006 08:59:21 PM
cheers to that!  i feel the same pinkmafia....if you still feel young, then you project it! :-)   go hottie grandmas!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: hertrigger on April 18, 2006 09:07:31 PM
everyone says i look 16. i hate that now.. but i know that when im 30-40 ill love it

annnnd. i have a date! YAY RUWENA! :) and maybe catpants!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: ruwena on April 18, 2006 09:11:12 PM
I was so afraid of rejection but I got up the guts to ask Hertrigger and she said yes. So now I have 2 dates :o I'm so lucky!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: ebeth on April 18, 2006 09:29:56 PM
it is so awesome when you get out on a limb and ask and it works out well...i am so excited about this swap!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: superstitch on April 18, 2006 10:02:04 PM
i cannot wait for this gallery, everybody better have their cameras in good working order!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on April 18, 2006 10:19:08 PM
At one job, I am the oldest by about 7 years. Then at another job, I am the youngest by about 10 years. My other job, I am the youngest by about 35 years.  ::) Can't win for losin'. I don't really relate to many of them. Luckily one of the jobs is at Michaels so I get along with most of them because we all craft. (plus we all hate the same lady)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: hertrigger on April 18, 2006 10:32:07 PM
(plus we all hate the same lady)

hahhahahha, gotta love group decisions!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: jane feebles on April 18, 2006 10:36:13 PM
Your B-day is a month after mine exactly. I'm gonna be 24 on the 24th of April :D

ill be 22. man i feel like im getting old!

You're gonna have to edit your personal text!  ;D

i dont think i will, i wanna be younger :) lol

All this old talk! I'm 28 on the 22 of April, older than all of you HA! (And I'm still hot  ;))


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: knottydottie on April 18, 2006 10:37:32 PM
and i'm even older than you, a whopping 30...so there!  (and my hubby thinks  i'm hot...hehe)  ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: mata on April 18, 2006 11:39:00 PM
Speaking of craft rooms, my bf's apartment in Milano is very small (can't afford big unless you have very big bucks  :P) and he's always complaining that everywhere he turns he's bumping into some bag full of fabric or other stuff, and when we go out I can always spot a pink thread or lint or something on his clothes ::)
God bless his patience!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Knit_core on April 19, 2006 12:00:31 AM
hahaha!!!  it could be worse!  it could be glitter!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: jane feebles on April 19, 2006 12:32:03 AM
LOL true!!
That extra bit of night sparkle's just never appreciated  ::)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: the littlest ninja on April 19, 2006 04:03:27 AM
Speaking of craft rooms, my bf's apartment in Milano is very small (can't afford big unless you have very big bucks  :P) and he's always complaining that everywhere he turns he's bumping into some bag full of fabric or other stuff, and when we go out I can always spot a pink thread or lint or something on his clothes ::)
God bless his patience!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Heehee, my boyfriend has started calling my apartment a "craft-stical course"   ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: meowari on April 19, 2006 05:28:32 AM
I'm about to move into a studio apartment from a house where I have a craft room about as big as the studio apt. I'm about to move into. :'(  I'm going to make a loft bed so I can put all of my clothes and stuff under it and devote the rest of the apt. to my craft supplies. I won't have room for a couch, though, so when I host a Crafternoon, everybody will be sitting on the floor...


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap
Post by: Avril222 on April 19, 2006 06:13:59 AM
hi...i'm new to craftster (my first and only post was in the craftster challenge #10, i was the beaded shoe sprintacular) and i was wondering if this challenge is still open? i read up to the fifth page on this board and went to make breakfast and now i've lost my rhythm for reading but if it is...i am actively seeking a partner!



Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: MissMeshell on April 19, 2006 06:23:51 AM
Hi Avril, welcome to Craftster :D
I suggest you have a look at this link ---> https://www.craftster.org/swapsinfo.html
which will tell you more about what it takes to be involved in a swap :) You need to have been a member for at least 1 month, which you have, but you also need to have made at least 15 posts on the boards. I'm pretty sure this swap is in its final day or few hours of signups, which is probably a little late. Once you have your posts up to 15 there are PLENTY more awesome swaps for you to choose from! But beware, swapping is totally addictive, lol. ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on April 19, 2006 06:40:47 AM
Hey Avril!
It looks like you found where all the cool kids hang out.  8)
Your shoes were so cute! Get a couple more posts and join in the fun!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on April 19, 2006 06:46:06 AM
I am closing out at noon today. Any last minute dates better act now!

Partners will be posted promptly after signups close.  :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Avril222 on April 19, 2006 08:00:00 AM
thank you ladies MissMeshell & Stfflersmom...

i have all of the swap info now!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on April 19, 2006 10:24:33 AM
Signups are now CLOSED, and partners are posted.   :D

Please make sure you stay in good communication with your partner, and send them your address.

Happy crafting, everyone!  :)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: PinkMafia on April 19, 2006 10:26:24 AM
Hey Avril!
It looks like you found where all the cool kids hang out.  8)
Your shoes were so cute! Get a couple more posts and join in the fun!

Are we cool? 8) I thought we were geeks that spent too much money at the post office but always sport really cool things. And our houses,cars,offices.. are filled with bad ass stuff.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: craft_t_chic on April 19, 2006 10:28:02 AM
Pinkmafia, if you ask me, that's sounds like the cool kids! 8)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: batgirl on April 19, 2006 10:28:48 AM
Oh no, we're cool. The rest of the world may not realize it, but we are definitely cool.  ;)

Geeky IS the new cool! We're geeky AND cool...like...cool geeks! LOL


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on April 19, 2006 10:30:44 AM
Cool? That's news to me!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: mata on April 19, 2006 10:33:21 AM
ehhehe.. please tell my friends that I'm cool! they most probably think I'm 1) crazy 2) illogical and sometimes even 3) scary  ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: dabba on April 19, 2006 10:34:42 AM
Are we cool? 8) I thought we were geeks that spent too much money at the post office but always sport really cool things. And our houses,cars,offices.. are filled with bad ass stuff.

Yep!!  It's also sad that when the post office lady stops asking if "you made that" and starts asking "so where is this one going"


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Knit_core on April 19, 2006 11:08:35 AM
HAHAHA!!!  Awesome.  ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Phizzychick on April 19, 2006 11:11:52 AM
Ha ha! I live between 2 small post offices, so I try and alternate so they don't think I'm crazy! I still get *the looks* though ::) It's kind of half curiosity and half pity!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: TheShan on April 19, 2006 11:13:47 AM
Oh no, we're cool. The rest of the world may not realize it, but we are definitely cool.  ;)

Geeky IS the new cool! We're geeky AND cool...like...cool geeks! LOL

Geeky is the new cool.... can I put that whole sentence on a t-shirt?!?!?!
A guy friend calls me Geek all the time. Lovingly, I am sure...


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signup 4/11-4/19 NOON EST; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on April 19, 2006 11:14:01 AM
Yep!!  It's also sad that when the post office lady stops asking if "you made that" and starts asking "so where is this one going"

The last time at the post office, the guy was so interested in the concept of swapping that he took down the website address!  ;D


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Post by: batgirl on April 19, 2006 11:16:32 AM
Oh no, we're cool. The rest of the world may not realize it, but we are definitely cool.  ;)

Geeky IS the new cool! We're geeky AND cool...like...cool geeks! LOL

Geeky is the new cool.... can I put that whole sentence on a t-shirt?!?!?!
A guy friend calls me Geek all the time. Lovingly, I am sure...

Sure! Just tell him "Batgirl said I'm cool"! That'll be very convincing! LMAO


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Post by: ebeth on April 19, 2006 11:18:10 AM
LOL true!!
That extra bit of night sparkle's just never appreciated  ::)

my husband has finally just gotten over it...now he just sighs when i help him remove a piece of glitter or when he sees some on our son...funny thing is, is though i have awesome big tubes of it i havent used it in a while and it still shows up from time to time....


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Post by: mata on April 19, 2006 11:50:24 AM
Sure! Just tell him "Batgirl said I'm cool"! That'll be very convincing! LMAO

I'll put THAT on my t-shirt  ;D


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Post by: KungPow on April 19, 2006 01:43:15 PM
too funny.

my friends and bf get that "glazed over" look in their eyes when I excitedly talk about the new yarn I got on sale, but I know they are secretly envious of by superb talents.  That and I am generous and they always know they can count on a unique birthday gift, so they cut me some slack.

The bf calls me "the yarn bag" affectionately.



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Post by: rackycoo on April 19, 2006 02:04:45 PM
OK, everyone should have IN PROGRESS showing up in your profile. Please check for me and let me know if it's not there.

Now quit chatting about your crafty rooms, and go make something marvelous!  :D


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Post by: hertrigger on April 19, 2006 02:06:44 PM
Now quit chatting about your crafty rooms, and go make something marvelous!  :D

im afraid i cant make something marvelous, but ill do my best :)

i wish i had a crafty room to talk about


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Post by: rackycoo on April 19, 2006 02:09:07 PM
I wish I had a crafty room to talk about, too. Next house.

And you CAN make something marvelous. I've seen proof!


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Post by: Knit_core on April 19, 2006 02:19:14 PM
yeah, I wish I had a crafty room, too.  I've pretty much taken over our house with craftiness.  Unfortunately, it's not MY house.  It's my Parents' house.  They're semi-understanding, though.  My dad is a model railroader, and has taken over the basement, and my mom sews, so we're always fighting for space in the living room..  My whole room, I'm ashamed to say, is taken over with stash.  Not all crafty goodness, though.  Mostly stuff for "when I get my own place"   ;)


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Post by: Fortune_32 on April 19, 2006 02:38:41 PM
My craft room is in total upheaval! I pulled everything out of the closet so I could paint it (aqua, same as the room); so now I have mountains of stash piled all over the floor!  :-\ I SO wanted to make something for WhipUp's new contest series - Whiplash, but between fighting my stash mountains for progress on my projects for this swap; AND parents & in-laws coming for dinner this weekend - the inner neat freak in me is telling me I should clean instead! And then craft! And then design some more stuff! LOL  ;D

Princessblueberry and I are doing a wishlist swap - which rocks! cuz I just set my Wists list up! So I'm totally excited to already be getting something from it! She's also satiating my lust for all things aqua. Just wait til I post pocs of my finished craft room! - Wait... I have to actually finish it first!   :-\


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Post by: princessblueberry on April 19, 2006 02:53:22 PM
. . .Princessblueberry and I are doing a wishlist swap. . .

I'm so glad I saw the clutch on your wishlist!  Am so envious of the one I'm making you insert evil grin and a creapy laugh here I might just have to make it a twin  ;) 


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Post by: cotneyroo on April 19, 2006 03:47:02 PM
I always get irritable when people come to visit and I have to cede access to my crafty room for several days... sigh. isn't having house guests challenging enough on its own sometimes?

Too bad the crafty stuff seems not to want to stay in the crafty room anyway!


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Post by: hertrigger on April 19, 2006 04:05:56 PM
Too bad the crafty stuff seems not to want to stay in the crafty room anyway!

hahhahahahha

my mom is crafty and my roomate is getting crafty too so there is stuff in my room and the living room is pretty much our craft room because the sewing machine is in there and a ton of bins of stuff


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Post by: Fortune_32 on April 19, 2006 04:17:55 PM
Too bad the crafty stuff seems not to want to stay in the crafty room anyway!

Too true, Cotneyroo!
I could be a poet! LMAO

I might just have to make it a twin  ;) 

LOL - I'm a twin... and she's on Craftster too!
Neliamne, are you reading this? HAHA :)


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Post by: ruwena on April 19, 2006 05:08:54 PM
im afraid i cant make something marvelous, but ill do my best :)

Do you remember those really skinny chicks in highschool? The ones who were always talking about how "fat" they were when they actually needed to gain 15 pounds? Don't be like them hon cuz we all know you can craft!


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Post by: Knit_core on April 19, 2006 05:20:55 PM
Well, if this is the prom, we need at least a few people here to say things like that, in order for it to be realistic.


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Post by: Kiwimonkey on April 19, 2006 05:21:39 PM
im afraid i cant make something marvelous, but ill do my best :)

Do you remember those really skinny chicks in highschool? The ones who were always talking about how "fat" they were when they actually needed to gain 15 pounds? Don't be like them hon cuz we all know you can craft!
AMEN!!!


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Post by: jane feebles on April 19, 2006 07:33:30 PM
Princessblueberry and I are doing a wishlist swap - which rocks! cuz I just set my Wists list up! So I'm totally excited to already be getting something from it! She's also satiating my lust for all things aqua.

Mata and I are doing a wishlist thing too, except she keeps giving me all these yummy options, and it was sooooo hard to know which bag to pick!! Naughty woman!  ;)


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 19, 2006 08:17:59 PM
Poor Batgirl, she asked me for 1 thing, but it has kinda taken on a life of its own!

Help Batgirl! He's taking over my apartment!  ;D


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Post by: batgirl on April 20, 2006 05:26:29 AM
 :o :o :o


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Post by: SewPixie on April 20, 2006 08:11:08 AM
I have my pattern for KungPow's outfit, but the fabric search is going tough online. It is hard when you can't see and touch the actual fabric. So I'm going to hit up the local fabric stores first.

All other swap stuff will get done this weekend (and tidy the house and the sewing room) so after that I have nearly a month to devote to this one.  ;D We are pretty much doing the Sew/Knit swap since I am sewing for her and she is knitting for me. I am so excited!


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Post by: BlooCanoe on April 20, 2006 08:26:45 AM
All other swap stuff will get done this weekend (and tidy the house and the sewing room) so after that I have nearly a month to devote to this one.  ;D We are pretty much doing the Sew/Knit swap since I am sewing for her and she is knitting for me. I am so excited!

Lucky you, KungPow made me an awesome kittyville hat! I love it!

the littlest ninja and I are doing a combo of knit things, knitting accessories, and surprises for each other (we both knit, so we rarely get paired with knitters, so we're taking advantage of that).

In an effort to implement the Principles of Good Swap Management, I have 2 swaps I want to finish this weekend, and then I will start this one.  But that doesn't mean I can' brainstorm in the meantime, right?  :D


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Post by: batgirl on April 20, 2006 08:35:42 AM
I REALLY need to learn to implement those principles!!  ;)


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Post by: BlooCanoe on April 20, 2006 08:56:02 AM
tell me about it... I'll let you know if I actually succeed!! ::)


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Post by: Knit_core on April 20, 2006 03:10:04 PM
My problem is that I'm so taken up with brainstorming for this swap, that I'm quickly losing an attention span for the other swaps I'm in (both of which I have to finish this weekend, also!)


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Post by: PinkMafia on April 20, 2006 05:05:38 PM
I know what I'm making but I ordered supplies on line and its taking FOREVER!!!! :P


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 20, 2006 05:40:57 PM
I'm only supposed to make two things and now I can't decide what the other one should be.


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Post by: Bobolink on April 20, 2006 06:00:39 PM
I'm making a bunch of stuff!!  :)
I started one already- even though I'm supposed to work on the swap with the first deadline first. It's so much fun I just might have to finish it first.... It's going to be kind of long though.. but so much fun!!!


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Post by: batgirl on April 20, 2006 06:07:20 PM
I'm only supposed to make two things and now I can't decide what the other one should be.

Yeah, sorry about that! I'm just so &%#@$ busy right now! I didn't want to over-commit and let you down!  :(


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Post by: Writer78 on April 20, 2006 07:15:06 PM
I just sent my box of supplies off for Spring Cleaning Swap, and I'm about to finish up my last drawstring pouch and send off six (!) pouches for Sweat Shoppe Swap.  Then I'll be freed up to work on meowari's themed/fill/revamped Altoid tin.  (Ok, I actually started today... but I'll actually be able to spend time and attention on it after Sweat Shoppe is done...)  Between those and the Thrift Store Art REvamp challenge, I'm plenty busy!  (And then add in stories I haven't been working on writing... augh!)


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 20, 2006 07:41:45 PM
I'm only supposed to make two things and now I can't decide what the other one should be.

Yeah, sorry about that! I'm just so &%#@$ busy right now! I didn't want to over-commit and let you down!  :(

Just by being my partner, you have far exceeded my expectations. You can't let me down anyway now. I understand about being busy though. I purposely sign up for swaps and extra hours at all three jobs because if I am busy there is no room for depression. Which is good 'cause I can't afford my pills anyway!  :)  ::)


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Post by: batgirl on April 20, 2006 07:43:39 PM
Aw, teapot! I'm THRILLED you asked!! *hug*


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 20, 2006 07:46:49 PM
I don't know where else to put it, so I guess I'll put it here. I REALLY like it when people on here call me "teapot". It always makes me a little teary eyed.  :'( (that should be a happy face)


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Post by: catpants on April 20, 2006 08:01:43 PM
teapot!  i know what you mean about signing up for swaps and extra hours at work.  i'm working, college-ing and crafting nonstop because keeping yourself busy really does help.  i have health insurance now, but only for (maybe) one more year, so i'm trying to learn to do things WITHOUT pills.

and have i mentioned how excited i am about this swap?  because i am.  really, really excited.  i just have to post stalk my date for a while so i can narrow things down.  which is good, because i need to finish up my stuff for three (3!) other swaps before actually starting crafting for this one.





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Post by: qazicat on April 20, 2006 08:06:07 PM
I have really tried to cut back on swaps.  other than this one I only have one more swap to craft for and I have nearly finished crafting for that one.


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Post by: batgirl on April 20, 2006 08:06:58 PM
I don't know where else to put it, so I guess I'll put it here. I REALLY like it when people on here call me "teapot". It always makes me a little teary eyed.  :'( (that should be a happy face)

I thought of you tonite as I was at the fabric store picking out fabric for my *first ever* sewing project (!!) I'm taking a class...and they had these darling little teapot buttons. I'll have to try to work them into my project somehow!  ;) Anyway, I thought "Oh! I bet Teapot is into teapots! She'd like these!"  :)


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 20, 2006 08:09:32 PM
and have i mentioned how excited i am about this swap?  because i am.  really, really excited.  i just have to post stalk my date for a while so i can narrow things down.  which is good, because i need to finish up my stuff for three (3!) other swaps before actually starting crafting for this one.

I was always that dork in school who got the syllabus at the beggining of the year and had my homework done months in advance.  ::) It's good for swaps! I am always WAY ahead!  ;D

*weepy* Thanks Batgirl! I love teapots and donkies! (teapotdnky) hee hee!


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Post by: batgirl on April 20, 2006 08:17:05 PM
heehee, at first I thought you loved teapots & Donna Karan, then I thought maybe you liked dinky teapots! Now I know!  ;D


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 20, 2006 08:32:13 PM
teapotdonkey was already taken as a yahoo name, and I have the attention span of a goldfish with ADD so I had to use a name I already had. I just took the vowels out of donkey and now I am teapotdnky wherever I go!  :D

This is my donkey Teapot. He's 25.


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Post by: batgirl on April 20, 2006 08:52:15 PM
That's so cute!! I still have my favorite bear. He, too, has no eyes! He's, umm...34 I guess!


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 20, 2006 09:02:15 PM
Teapot still has one eye. It still has paint on it too. It's just in a box somewhere!  :D


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Post by: Knit_core on April 20, 2006 09:30:23 PM
I've a doggie named Tiny.  She's kinda small.  A few years after I got her, I got a slightly larger one of the same kind.  I named him Bigger.  Yeah, thats right.  I was a very creative child.   :-\ :D


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 20, 2006 09:34:44 PM
LOL! that is so funny!


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Post by: SewPixie on April 20, 2006 10:15:43 PM
I had Ollie the Elephant for ages...I think the poor dear is in an attic back in Indiana now.

But my blanket...yeah still have that. It is about 20 years old and have been recovered twice now. Grandma made it for me with Strawberry Shortcake fabric I picked out and it is the most comfy blanket ever. I still think there is magical sleepy stuff in it!  :D

I'm doing really good on my swap load lately and am actually ahead on some things. Woot! I am taking a 3-day weekend so I am going to get a lot of crafting done.


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Post by: jane feebles on April 21, 2006 02:33:11 AM
Teapot, that is one bad-aaaaaass donkey  ;)


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 21, 2006 06:38:46 AM
Thanks! He looks even cooler in the outfits I have made for ihim. Including his sunglasses! If he falls off the bed at night I have to get up and find him because he is packed with magical sleepy stuff. He's not too full of stuffing though.  :)


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Post by: BlooCanoe on April 21, 2006 07:02:30 AM
I've a doggie named Tiny.  She's kinda small.  A few years after I got her, I got a slightly larger one of the same kind.  I named him Bigger.  Yeah, thats right.  I was a very creative child.   :-\ :D

Ha! that made me laugh. My childhood stuffies were Teddy (a bear), Kitty (a cat), Panda (a panda bear) and Bunny (you got it... a rabbit).  My brother had a dog.... called Doggie.

I'm so glad to finally know that teapotdnky stands for teapotdonkey! And here I always thought it was Teapot Donna Karan New York (or... more accurately, Teapot Donna New Karan York).


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Post by: batgirl on April 21, 2006 07:26:01 AM
LOL! My favorite bear was...the logo bear from Travelodge! We stayed there once on vacation when I was 3 or 4 and I was obsessed with that bear, so my baby brother "gave" me one the following Christmas. I still have him, named "sleepy bear". He had a friend named "white bear" and another named "floppy dog". Yup. Collectively they were known as "the Obvious Gang" (or shoulda been!)  There was also a leather sheep my Dad brought home from England named...you guessed it! English Leather! (also my Dad's aftershave of choice at the time!  :D )


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 21, 2006 08:25:06 AM
I'm actually embarrassed of my childhood names for my toys so we'll just leave it at Teapot. Is there a way I can change my profile on here to include the vowels in donkey?


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Post by: batgirl on April 21, 2006 08:26:46 AM
It's not necessary! It was just fun to hear the story!!  :D


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 21, 2006 08:27:40 AM
its just that a lot of people think its for preppy clothes and not my love of all things donkey.


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Post by: batgirl on April 21, 2006 08:28:56 AM
You could put it in your title or sig line!


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Post by: gingerquilts on April 21, 2006 08:53:20 AM
You could put it in your title or sig line!
You could change your picture to "teapot the donkey" and write that underneath!


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Post by: SewPixie on April 21, 2006 09:49:05 AM
Aww having it in the title line would be cute teapot (i always thought it was teapot dinky...assuming i guess polymer clay and miniatures). Hmmm this is turning into a swap idea, instead of one like 'significant others' it can be for 'cherished pals' or some such.


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Post by: princessblueberry on April 21, 2006 10:03:11 AM
He, yea, my goldfish was named 'snorkle'. . .I never named my stuffies till I got a doll with Ann emborodered on her dress.  LOL, then when I was 13 my little sis gave my a stuffed bunny that I would not part with. . .so she started naming it after the guys she thaught I liked  ::) sesh! none of them I actualy liked so I told her he (yes, a florally dressed bunny as a he) would go nameless till I got married!  She named her begle Snoopy then I named my mut Charlie and told everyone 'Charlie Brown, Charlie for short. . .'  Then there was the black lab named. . .you guessed it Shadow. . .


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 21, 2006 10:15:49 AM
Hmmm this is turning into a swap idea, instead of one like 'significant others' it can be for 'cherished pals' or some such.

That is a great idea!

My fish's names were Deep Fry and Saute! ;)


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Post by: batgirl on April 21, 2006 10:18:39 AM
That's hilarious!! Mine was...Goldie! I've always beena  fan of the classics "Fin" and "Gil"! If I get another fish I will name it "Finbar"! LOL not very original, but it makes me laugh. Of course with 2 cats it would probably be named "treat" rather quickly! No fishies for me!


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Post by: craft_t_chic on April 21, 2006 11:11:06 AM
When I was little, I wanted a dog of my own, so my parents got me a German Shepard. I named him Barkley after the dog on Sesame Street. Talk about unoriginal! ::)


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 21, 2006 01:00:12 PM
I like to name my fish things that I like but would never name my kids. I have had Percy, Milton, Milo, Odie, Otis, Loki, Itchy, Kahn.... Its a long list.  :D

Back to the cherished pals swap idea, I would love to have more stuff for my bad ass! (teapot)


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Post by: batgirl on April 21, 2006 01:04:42 PM
I like to name my fish things that I like but would never name my kids. I have had Percy, Milton, Milo, Odie, Otis, Loki, Itchy, Kahn.... Its a long list.  :D

Back to the cherished pals swap idea, I would love to have more stuff for my bad ass! (teapot)

Cute! I love Loki! There are so many Swedish names here, I have a boss named Thor and I'd never met a Thor before. I was wondering if we have any Odins or Lokis around! I like "human" names for pets, too. I have Bernard (dog) and Grendel & Elroy (cats) now. Although, if I had a funny tiny dog I'd have to name it Spork!


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 21, 2006 01:07:13 PM
We really wanted to name our dog Peek-a-boo (like the cat from Rose is Rose), but she looked more like a Sophie. Oh well. Maybe when we buy her a bunny.


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Post by: irid3sc3nt on April 21, 2006 04:51:52 PM
Cute! I love Loki! There are so many Swedish names here, I have a boss named Thor and I'd never met a Thor before. I was wondering if we have any Odins or Lokis around! I like "human" names for pets, too. I have Bernard (dog) and Grendel & Elroy (cats) now. Although, if I had a funny tiny dog I'd have to name it Spork!

The man that put in my parents new granite countertops was named Thor.  He did have a hammer.


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Post by: catpants on April 21, 2006 04:56:05 PM

Quote
The man that put in my parents new granite countertops was named Thor.  He did have a hammer.

HAH!  too funny.


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Post by: batgirl on April 21, 2006 06:48:09 PM

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The man that put in my parents new granite countertops was named Thor.  He did have a hammer.

HAH!  too funny.

That's excellent! This Thor was a punk guitarist back in the day, so I guess he was a god of thunder,  :D (I'm sure he's never heard THAT one before, LOL)


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Post by: batgirl on April 21, 2006 07:03:02 PM
No Way!


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 21, 2006 07:03:25 PM
Living in San Antonio, I have gone to school with Jesus (HAY-soos)  ::)


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Post by: batgirl on April 21, 2006 07:06:07 PM
I went to school with Bruce Lee and John Lennon!   ;)


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Post by: Stifflersmom on April 21, 2006 07:09:16 PM
Ya, no lie. The last three Gods were all from one family. Super nice people. :D


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Post by: jane feebles on April 21, 2006 07:15:52 PM
I went to a boring snooty private school.  The wierdest name we had as amorette (little love)
No viking gods smiting anywhere!


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 21, 2006 07:17:48 PM
we had a mariella, maricella, marianna, and marcella all in the same biology class. Man, that was rough on the teacher.


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Post by: Stifflersmom on April 21, 2006 07:20:30 PM
hehe. It's kinda like here, there must be 30 Jennys, Jens, and Jenni's. :D


-Jenny


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 21, 2006 07:22:07 PM
I think my name is too unique. I always get people making pet names for it, so i just tell them to call me Sarah. (my name is Wolf Shadow)


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Post by: jane feebles on April 21, 2006 07:30:36 PM
Wow, that's cool.
And I thought I had a unique name (my middle name is Serenity)
Do call centre people make jokey questions about your name too?


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 21, 2006 07:46:37 PM
I get so tired of people calling me Wolfie, that I just put Sarah on everything. Wolf Shadow Brandon. So glad I changed my last name. On top of my whole name I had to listen to people butchering my last name. It's easy now.  :D


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Post by: Knit_core on April 21, 2006 08:51:27 PM
I'm a bit behind, here.  I have a black goldfish named Pirate.  I had goldfish when I was a kid named Lucy and Linus.  We called him Sweet Baboo for short.  I work at a Hallmark, and the manager and the assistant manager at this other Hallmark in our district are both named Tracey.  There was a girl at my High School named Funkae Salami.
  I deffinately think we should do a swap when we craft for each other's childhood "friends"  That would be fun!  Tiny needs some new sweaters.  The fur has been loved off of her, I'm afraid!


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 21, 2006 09:04:55 PM
Wow! you really did have a lot of catching up to do!  ;)


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Post by: batgirl on April 21, 2006 09:07:35 PM
I get so tired of people calling me Wolfie, that I just put Sarah on everything. Wolf Shadow Sarah Elizabeth Brandon. So glad I changed my last name, it used to be Trujillo. On top of my whole name I had to listen to people butchering my last name. It's easy now.  :D

Wow! Are you Native American or have hippie parents? I narrowly escaped being named Sunshine, apparently, and had to be "Lori S." (always more than one in every class) LOL


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 21, 2006 09:11:01 PM
Wow! Are you Native American or have hippie parents? I narrowly escaped being named Sunshine, apparently, and had to be "Lori S." (always more than one in every class) LOL

My parents are so far from hippie I think they were born with extra gravity attatched to them. They are a little too down to earth. I am Pueblo Indian. Maybe thats why I am so crafty. Its in my blood to be able to build a five story house with mud!  :o


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Post by: batgirl on April 21, 2006 09:13:49 PM
Nice! Be sure to post if you do!  :o


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Post by: hertrigger on April 21, 2006 09:15:56 PM
hahahha i wanna see a 5 story house made from mud, expecially from a craftster, can you imagine it with rhinestones, seqiuns and feathers!


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 21, 2006 09:18:22 PM
Maybe that's why I'm so good with polymer clay!


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Post by: rackycoo on April 23, 2006 05:25:33 PM
Everyone got quiet all of a sudden! I hope everyone had a good weekend. I spent a lot of the weekend crafting for one of my partners (but I won't say which one....)


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Post by: MissMeshell on April 23, 2006 05:33:36 PM
Yep! I made ebeth two small thangs yesterday while I was in my sewing frenzy...err, not that they are necessarily sewn of course *cough* :P


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 23, 2006 05:34:51 PM
Sorry. My chatter stopped due to a little depression, but I feel a lot better after talking with a few new friends.  :D


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Post by: mjadams on April 23, 2006 05:47:43 PM
Sorry. My chatter stopped due to a little depression, but I feel a lot better after talking with a few new friends.  :D


aww! smile:) we all love you! If you hadnt asked batgirl i was going to ask you for some "sushi"


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 23, 2006 06:05:04 PM
really?!


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Post by: mjadams on April 23, 2006 06:10:20 PM
really?!


really!!!! but then you asked batgirl and i was too shy to ask you to "double date"


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Post by: batgirl on April 23, 2006 06:23:26 PM
I was the lucky one!!  ;) :-*


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Post by: mjadams on April 23, 2006 06:25:09 PM
I was the lucky one!!  ;) :-*

how rude of you to grad my date before i could ask!


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 23, 2006 06:27:53 PM
well, by the time the next one comes around I might be able to double date. Hear that ladies? I'm a hot commodity!  ;D  LOL!


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Post by: mjadams on April 23, 2006 06:32:14 PM
well, by the time the next one comes around I might be able to double date. Hear that ladies? I'm a hot commodity!  ;D  LOL!

yeah! put me on the top of the list. your one hot piece of clay. (hey, i tried)


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 23, 2006 06:34:01 PM
LOL! On the top of my list. Next in line better get crackin'!


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Post by: Stifflersmom on April 23, 2006 06:57:50 PM
really?!


really!!!! but then you asked batgirl and i was too shy to ask you to "double date"
mj! Are you two-timing me? :D


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 23, 2006 07:04:36 PM
mj, you didn't tell me you were attatched! Stifflersmom, honestly I had no idea. She didn't tell me!


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Post by: Stifflersmom on April 23, 2006 07:09:17 PM
That's ok, I'm two-timing her with gingerquilts. Such a swap ho! :D


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 23, 2006 07:11:23 PM
sounds kinky!


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Post by: craft_t_chic on April 23, 2006 09:36:32 PM
I'm glad I'm not the only one trying to secure a date for the next swap already!  ;)


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Post by: hertrigger on April 23, 2006 10:29:33 PM
I'm glad I'm not the only one trying to secure a date for the next swap already!  ;)

i wanna be your date! though my crafts look like mud pie compared to yours!


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Post by: craft_t_chic on April 23, 2006 10:34:08 PM
Hertrigger, darling...you are a liar. I've seen your crafts, and you are amazing!!!


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Post by: Bigmouth on April 23, 2006 10:48:52 PM
I'm glad I'm not the only one trying to secure a date for the next swap already!  ;)

i wanna be your date! though my crafts look like mud pie compared to yours!
Maybe hertrigger means that she does incredible mud pie stencils!  ;)


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Post by: craft_t_chic on April 23, 2006 10:52:24 PM
That must be it!!!


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Post by: hertrigger on April 23, 2006 11:03:19 PM
right, lol

craft_t_chic, have you SEEN what you do, that work with the marilyn pic? MINE would look like a mud pie :)


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Post by: Kiwimonkey on April 23, 2006 11:04:57 PM
Only if you were going for mud pie Hertrigger!
You're stuff is amazing!


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Post by: Bigmouth on April 23, 2006 11:08:33 PM
If I had mud pie from hertrigger, I'd serve it in the amazingly flawless decorated record bowl she sent me.   :D


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Post by: hertrigger on April 23, 2006 11:12:35 PM
stuff you see in pictures is completely different from what you get from me in real life.. though i have to admit, im LEARNING, but i cant sew a straight line to save my life, let alone sew something to look like anything decent :)


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Post by: Bigmouth on April 23, 2006 11:16:54 PM
stuff you see in pictures is completely different from what you get from me in real life..
Yep, I agree.  My record bowl looks far better in real life than it does in the pictures.  :)


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Post by: hertrigger on April 23, 2006 11:19:13 PM
stuff you see in pictures is completely different from what you get from me in real life..
Yep, I agree.  My record bowl looks far better in real life than it does in the pictures.  :)

record bowls are a different sitation :) but thank you for all the confidence lol

now if i can figure out what in the world to make ruwena i would be all set!


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Post by: ruwena on April 23, 2006 11:40:21 PM
I don't own a record bowl...


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Post by: Phizzychick on April 24, 2006 10:53:26 AM
Rackycoo - you tease! :D

I'm just doing the last bits of twiddling with yours, then I'll do my usual having to look at it for a few days (you know, just in case it isn't actually finished!) and then it's out the door! I'm so excited to send this, I hope you'll love it - no pressure at all though! ;)


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Post by: Bobolink on April 24, 2006 11:02:57 AM
I'm almost finished my first item.. way ahead of my swap To Do list order... but at least I can then put it aside and know I'm almost a third way done. I also bought some really nice yarn for it and wanted to start working with the stuff right away.
I felt super pressure to make something really great since Foufigirl is one of my crafting heroes!


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Post by: BlooCanoe on April 24, 2006 11:43:19 AM
ohmygawd, people are crafting and getting ready to send already?
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
*hyperventilates, faints, crashes to floor, unconscious but still twitching*



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Post by: Bobolink on April 24, 2006 11:48:14 AM
I'm not CLOSE to sending- I just bought yarn for my first project and am always super excited to start with new yarn right away. So I have one big one almost done- but LOTS to go...


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Post by: Phizzychick on April 24, 2006 12:04:10 PM
I wouldn't worry, I usually end up right by the deadline anyway, despite how early I start! ;D


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Post by: BlooCanoe on April 24, 2006 12:11:09 PM
Well, that's reassuring! I don't want to be late for the prom if all the cool kids are already there!  :D


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 24, 2006 12:43:37 PM
Well, I'm not really a cool kid, but I started and had to pack all my crafty supplies.  :'( Hopefully my hubby won't mind if I unpack those first and he can unpack the rest.  ;D


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Post by: superstitch on April 24, 2006 01:11:30 PM
i'm an overexcited newbie who's already finished all my swap stuff and i'm chomping at the bit to send it. but i dont want to send it too soon b/c i may have a craft epiphany and think of something even better to make for knit_core!


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Post by: foufigirl on April 24, 2006 01:33:57 PM
teehee! i have one project for bobolink halfway done! i got slowed down by stomach flu and lost a few crafting days but i'm almost back on track, and will be ready for prom night! :)


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Post by: rackycoo on April 24, 2006 01:41:32 PM
I'm working away over here, phizzy, but I'm not sending out anytime in the near future! Don't get too far ahead of me!!  :)


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Post by: Knit_core on April 24, 2006 01:47:06 PM
AHHHHH!!! :o  NOOOO!!!  :'(  I got slowed down by sickness and prior commitments, too, so take your time!!!   :D


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Post by: batgirl on April 24, 2006 01:50:10 PM
Well, I'm not really a cool kid, but I started and had to pack all my crafty supplies.  :'( Hopefully my hubby won't mind if I unpack those first and he can unpack the rest.  ;D

Take all the time you need! I finally have some days off coming up this weekend and I'm hoping to get started, but I'll probably be a last minute sender! Stupid second job, it takes too much of my valuable crafting time!  >:(  ::)


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Post by: Phizzychick on April 24, 2006 01:53:42 PM
I'm working away over here, phizzy, but I'm not sending out anytime in the near future! Don't get too far ahead of me!!  :)

I'm sure there's a dirty joke in there somewhere... ::)


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Post by: BlooCanoe on April 24, 2006 01:55:17 PM
I am working away on another swap. I promised myself I would finish that one before I begin crafting for this one. But I did send for my other outstanding swap on the weekend, so I'm halfway there.... I keep wanting to jump in on the Ongoing Wish Swap 9 again and keep stopping myself at the last minute so I don't get overextended with another swap. It's very hard to resist, but I'm managing so far...  :)

Stupid second job, it takes too much of my valuable crafting time!  >:(  ::)
Yeah, but you have more money for craft supplies!  ;D


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Post by: batgirl on April 24, 2006 02:13:37 PM
I hear ya! The ongoing swaps are SO hard to resist! They're so fast and exciting! It's like a reverse auction or something!  :D


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Post by: BlooCanoe on April 24, 2006 02:24:43 PM
it's so true! And when they move really fast I feel panicked, like I'm missing out! and then I feel I have to jump in really fast or I'll miss my chance!

But I'm organizing my first swap ever at the moment *chews nails* so I need to remember to budget time for that too. And then, you know... I should work a bit at my job as well...  ::)


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Post by: batgirl on April 24, 2006 02:31:20 PM
And then, you know... I should work a bit at my job as well...  ::)


Oh, crap! I KNEW I was forgetting something...  ::)


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Post by: catpants on April 24, 2006 04:12:04 PM
is it bad that since i quit smoking i take breaks at work for the sole purpose of checking craftster?

i suppose at least craftster won't kill you... except from swap overload.  :D

but i agree, the ongoing wish swaps are my very favorite.  so exciting!


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Post by: Stifflersmom on April 24, 2006 05:14:48 PM
And then, you know... I should work a bit at my job as well...  ::)


Oh, crap! I KNEW I was forgetting something...  ::)
Arrrggh! I got my internet access at work curtailed. I am sooooo sad. I hope you guys won't forget me in my semi-silence. I'm still here, but more at nite than during working hours.

I haven't started my big project yet, but picked up some supplies at lunch today. YAY!


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Post by: mata on April 24, 2006 05:21:40 PM
Hello there!
I've started crafting for one of my 2 partners, but I'm having major swap anxiety about my second partner.. hmm.. I really want to accomodate her fabric request so I'll have to put on my black ninja catsuit (which will make me look very silly indeed....) and raid all the fabric shops I know.  ;) Let's hope I can find that perfect fabric.. and resist buying all the other pretty fabrics I will certainly see  ;D


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 24, 2006 05:42:17 PM
I think the move came at a great time. If I didn't have to pack, I would have to use one of my moving boxes to sent out my swap stuff!!!!!!  :o

I sometimes resent all my jobs for the crafting time they steal, but they are so much fun that I don't really ahve the heart to leave. Besides, with the employee discount at Michaels they are going to have to fire me before I quit!  :D


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Post by: rackycoo on April 24, 2006 05:48:31 PM
I could use a Michaels employee discount! I'm in there at least three times a week...

I'm sure they have me identified in the back as someone with a serious addiction problem.


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 24, 2006 05:52:41 PM
LOL! I appear pretty normal only being in there 4 times a week. They only think that 'cause they don't see me at Hobby Lobby and JoAnne's the rest of the week!  ;D


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Post by: cotneyroo on April 24, 2006 05:57:31 PM
I haven't even started yet-- you guys are stressing me out!  I've ordered the supplies I need but am waiting somewhat impatiently, and trying to crank out stuff for another swap at the same time...

So, um, when's Round Two?


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Post by: rackycoo on April 24, 2006 06:04:10 PM
I like how you think ahead to round 2, even while stressing about round 1! No one needs to stress about time at this point. You have almost a full month left to craft!  :)


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 24, 2006 06:13:20 PM
I haven't even been able to think about crafting! What am I going to wear?!


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Post by: batgirl on April 24, 2006 07:08:57 PM
LOL. A duct tape dress? Or in your case, a fetching frock of fimo!  ;D


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 24, 2006 07:20:51 PM
I have about 25 pounds of clay and about 75 pounds of duct tape. I think I might show off some skillz and make a lovely combo.  :D


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Post by: BlooCanoe on April 24, 2006 07:24:43 PM
LOL. A duct tape dress? Or in your case, a fetching frock of fimo!  ;D

Or a sexy, Sculpey sundress?   :D


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Post by: craft_t_chic on April 24, 2006 07:27:00 PM
OH NO! first swap anxiety over my crafts, THEN worrying about what to wear to the swap?  ::)


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Post by: superstitch on April 24, 2006 07:57:52 PM
is anyone still making a little prom memorabilia to throw in their swap package? somebody mentioned it a while ago


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Post by: Knit_core on April 24, 2006 08:00:04 PM
My mom works at a Hancock Fabrics, so I get a discount there.  If that weren't bad enough, the corporation is closing her Hancock, and sending her to another one in the area.  You know what that means, though.  EWverything in her store is at least 40% off!!!  DANGER, DANGER!!!


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Post by: batgirl on April 24, 2006 08:01:19 PM
As long as no one else wears what I wear. We'd have to have a catfight in the ladies' room!


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Post by: Knit_core on April 24, 2006 08:01:38 PM
is anyone still making a little prom memorabilia to throw in their swap package? somebody mentioned it a while ago
 I'm up for it if you are!


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 24, 2006 08:13:10 PM
As long as no one else wears what I wear. We'd have to have a catfight in the ladies' room!

Do we have any fellas in on this one? They might like to see that. Make sure you don't wear any flimsy dress straps!  ;D


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Post by: superstitch on April 24, 2006 08:18:23 PM
is anyone still making a little prom memorabilia to throw in their swap package? somebody mentioned it a while ago
 I'm up for it if you are!

well good, i already made a little piece of memorabilia!


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Post by: hertrigger on April 24, 2006 08:20:59 PM
is anyone still making a little prom memorabilia to throw in their swap package? somebody mentioned it a while ago
  I'm up for it if you are!

well good, i already made a little piece of memorabilia!

what do you mean by prom memorabilia


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 24, 2006 08:22:09 PM
making a corsage or something for our swap partner since it seems like the prom here.


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Post by: superstitch on April 24, 2006 08:22:46 PM
yeah just something that relates to prom


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Post by: hertrigger on April 24, 2006 08:23:09 PM
yeah just something that relates to prom


ahh ok :)

i actually was going through some old pics the other day and i still have my tickets from prom! hehe


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Post by: dabba on April 24, 2006 09:11:31 PM
I still have my old prom wine glasses (which are silly because nobody there was of drinking age) and *cough* my sash and crown *ahem*.  My husband makes fun of me for those and in a drunken stupor dances with them on  :-\


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Post by: SewPixie on April 24, 2006 09:52:25 PM
I bet mine is stashed somewhere in a box back in Indiana...prom ticket that is. :P I was cheap back then too, my dress was free since the mom of boy I was dating at the time wore the same size as me. I had plenty to wear to dances by shopping her closet.  ;D Oh my....the sequins...everywhere. yeah that is the mid-90's for ya.  :D


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 25, 2006 07:51:33 AM
I own 3 dresses. 2 prom dresses and my wedding dress.  ::)


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Post by: MissMeshell on April 25, 2006 07:57:32 AM
I've been trying to sell my 'prom' (we call it a ball here) dress for freaking years, no one wants it! lol ;) But it is pretty...I just can't see myself ever wearing a gigantic-poofy-skirted, red, satin, strapless dress ever again in my life :P PLUS, the back laces up so tight I couldn't breathe all night...


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Post by: lafemmefatale on April 25, 2006 08:30:38 AM
Check to see if you have a service in your area to donate your dress to an underpriviliged high schooler.  I know in Ft. Lauderdale we had Becca's Closet - next time I go home i'm taking my prom dress back with me. :)


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Post by: BlooCanoe on April 25, 2006 09:15:51 AM
I still have my prom dress buried in my closet... not that I can fit into it at all, 20 years later.  I can't bear to part with it! My mum made it for me, and I paid for the materials... $20 for fabric, and $20 for fringe (it was a flapper style shift with foot long fringe all around the hem).   8)


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Post by: batgirl on April 25, 2006 09:22:35 AM
That's totally what I would've worn, had I gone to prom! What color is it?? I made a flapper skirt in high school by sewing fringe all around a skirt I had. I wore it to death! The only problem was, I didn't know a thing about sewing or garment construction (I hand stitched all the rows of fringe!) so I put the fringe on a knit sweater-skirt, which was then so heavy it fell down, so I had to attach suspenders to it, under my sweaters! LOL I still loved that skirt, though!


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Post by: BlooCanoe on April 25, 2006 09:33:00 AM
It was actually *cough*  hot pink, which was completely unlike anything I ever wore in high school (black, brown and navy, mostly), so it was kind of fun to wear a totally unexpected colour. I wasn't planning on wearing hot pink, but foot-long fringe only came in a few colours, and for this dress we wanted an exact colour match between the fabric and the dress, and we got the best match in hot pink.

Your skirt/fringe story is a hoot! Fringe is amazingly heavy, isn't it? Originally my mum was going to sew it to the dress, but then she thought the weight would make the dress hang badly, so she sewed it to the lining instead, so it was all swingy and kicky without affecting the shape of the dress.  Mum was a craftster!


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Post by: princessblueberry on April 25, 2006 10:13:17 AM
is anyone still making a little prom memorabilia to throw in their swap package? somebody mentioned it a while ago

Hehe, Fortune_32 and I kinda already had that worked into our swap before it was proposed  :D I'm making her a clutch with changable crochet flower pins and she is making me a tree scarf with kanzashi style pins  ;D

I can easily make an extra crochet flower for verycrafty  8) or maybe I'll have to make a kanzashi pin to match her Japanise journal that I'm making so she matches her swap package  ;)

skampers off to make her dress and finish crafting


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 25, 2006 10:29:49 AM
I have agood story. One of my prom dresses was strapless, and very well fitted over my boobs. It had a gorgeous long trian. well somebody stepped on the train while I was running to the bathroom and my dress popped down over my boobs. Unfortunately, it was so tight I couldn't get it to come back up,and ran to the bathroom covering my boobs with my hands. (which was not nearly enough coverage!)  ;D


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Post by: catpants on April 25, 2006 10:33:16 AM
i think my prom dress is still at my parents' house.  i'd sell it or donate it, but i can't think of anyone who would want it.  it's this heinous pink asymetrical monstrosity with a giant rosette on the shoulder.  i didn't go to prom in the 80s, but my best friend and i didn't like the theme of our prom, so we decided to go as molly ringwald and ducky from 'pretty in pink.' :)


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Post by: determinedimprovisation on April 25, 2006 12:43:12 PM
I still have my old prom wine glasses (which are silly because nobody there was of drinking age) and *cough* my sash and crown *ahem*.  My husband makes fun of me for those and in a drunken stupor dances with them on  :-\

ha!  i'm going with the prom queen!

ah, prom stories...
i don't have a good one really, but i will say pasties should not be left on for more than a few hours...or it will be quite a painful experience getting them off!


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Post by: Bobolink on April 25, 2006 12:53:43 PM
I finished my first project last night and I LOVE IT!!!
Oooh I want to keep it so bad.. but I'll be good... I promise!!!


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Post by: batgirl on April 25, 2006 12:59:38 PM
Ya big tease! I can't wait to see the gallery!  :D


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Post by: BlooCanoe on April 25, 2006 01:17:25 PM
I have agood story. One of my prom dresses was strapless, and very well fitted over my boobs. It had a gorgeous long trian. well somebody stepped on the train while I was running to the bathroom and my dress popped down over my boobs. Unfortunately, it was so tight I couldn't get it to come back up,and ran to the bathroom covering my boobs with my hands. (which was not nearly enough coverage!)  ;D

teapot! I don't know whether to laugh or cry! 


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Post by: batgirl on April 25, 2006 01:23:45 PM
Yikes! That's quite a prom "wardrobe mafunction"!!  :o  Sounds like "Dancing with the Stars" *cough* not that I, er, watch it *ahem* yes, anyway...  It does make for an excellent story later!  :D


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 25, 2006 02:40:49 PM
Tee hee. Actually it took a minute to register while I just stood there airing the girls, then I almost slugged him, but the hallway was really crowded and i just ran for the bathroom. at least I didn't fall at graduation!  :D


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Post by: Bobolink on April 25, 2006 03:18:18 PM
Ya big tease! I can't wait to see the gallery!  :D

Maybe we can send each other sneak previews


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Post by: mata on April 25, 2006 03:19:46 PM
Quote from: Bobolink link=topic=89438.msg869532#msg869532

Maybe we can send each other sneak previews
hehe..


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Post by: jane feebles on April 25, 2006 06:05:46 PM
A close-up shot of a corner of a bag or a couple of knit stitches?  I'd go crazy

All this prom reminiscing is making me giggle.
I photograph formals (what we call proms) on the side for a bit of cash. I was shooting one 2 nights ago actually.  I think I only keep doing them cos I love to stickybeak on all the frocks!  So many girls wear the biiiig skirts with hoops.  How do they go to the bathroom???
My own dress was a bit goth- tied died mulberry colours, full skirt, off the shoulder, princess waistline and lace sleeves that dropped all the way to the floor  :-X What was I thinking??
Maybe we should have a prom/formal dress recon swap! Surely some good can some from that monstrosity


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Post by: dabba on April 25, 2006 06:28:11 PM
My own dress was a bit goth- tied died mulberry colours, full skirt, off the shoulder, princess waistline and lace sleeves that dropped all the way to the floor  :-X What was I thinking??
Maybe we should have a prom/formal dress recon swap! Surely some good can some from that monstrosity

HAHA!!  My jr. high winter formal dress had a big bow on the butt.  ::) Yep nothing like a bow to flatter a butt.


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Post by: ruwena on April 25, 2006 06:29:56 PM
I have agood story. One of my prom dresses was strapless, and very well fitted over my boobs. It had a gorgeous long trian. well somebody stepped on the train while I was running to the bathroom and my dress popped down over my boobs. Unfortunately, it was so tight I couldn't get it to come back up,and ran to the bathroom covering my boobs with my hands. (which was not nearly enough coverage!)  ;D

I had something like that happen to me at a wedding where I was a bridesmaid. I was sitting at the head table with the bride and groom when we all stood up for a toast. The guy next to me stood up with his foot on the hem of my dress adn the spaghetti straps broke...The grooms sister and I ran as fsat as we could to the bathroom where we repaired my dress lol. Lucky for me all eyes were on the bride when it happened.

I think I'll be making matching kanzashi pins for my 2 dates and I :D


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Post by: Fortune_32 on April 26, 2006 02:53:58 PM
Whew! My first project for PrincessBlueberry is done! I'm so excited - I can't wait to finish the rest so I can send it off!  ;D Yeay!


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Post by: rackycoo on April 26, 2006 02:58:09 PM
I've been working on qazicat's, and just started phizzychick's today. Don't forget you have plenty of time to craft!

Make sure that you are in contact with your partner before you send. I don't want anyone falling off the radar! I'm trusting, though, that no one would dare stand up a prom date! It just isn't done.

I'm guessing a lot of people may send early. I'll start up a gallery as soon as I get word that anything is in transit.


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Post by: Kristen81 on April 26, 2006 03:26:51 PM
I'm off work tomorrow so it's a sewing day!!!


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Post by: mata on April 28, 2006 04:15:51 AM
why is everyone so silent?  ???
well anyway, I found the perfect fabric (at least I hope so!!) to make a clutch for one of my partners, and I already cut the pattern pieces. If all goes well, by the end of the week I'll have 1 item ready for each of my partners  ;D
I feel almost too efficient.. compared to my usual slack-off attitude.. lol


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Post by: jane feebles on April 28, 2006 04:31:40 AM
I think everyone's too busy crafting to chat!
I've nearly finished your kittyhat Mata, and then it's time to make surprise stuff (rubbing hands in glee)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: mata on April 28, 2006 04:36:15 AM
I think everyone's too busy crafting to chat!
I've nearly finished your kittyhat Mata, and then it's time to make surprise stuff (rubbing hands in glee)

oh my.. *faints*


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Post by: batgirl on April 28, 2006 06:02:05 AM
I went supply shopping last night, and I'm off this weekend, and it's going to rain. I should be crafting up a storm!!


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Post by: rackycoo on April 28, 2006 07:09:22 AM
I found the perfect supplies for prom gifts for my dates! I will probably be a crafting fool all weekend as well.  :)


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Post by: Phizzychick on April 28, 2006 08:01:04 AM
I have a full crafting day tomorrow and I can spread all over the house as my bloke is at football! Gotta love football Saturdays! ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on April 28, 2006 08:39:53 AM
Is it totally irresponsible that I took Monday off of work just to craft?


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Post by: batgirl on April 28, 2006 08:41:38 AM
Is it totally irresponsible that I took Monday off of work just to craft?

Gaah!! I think I love you!!!


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Post by: mjadams on April 28, 2006 08:47:56 AM
Is it totally irresponsible that I took Monday off of work just to craft?

Gaah!! I think I love you!!!



thats perfect! i am taking next friday off to wrap things up myself:)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on April 28, 2006 10:00:56 AM
Is it totally irresponsible that I took Monday off of work just to craft?

Gaah!! I think I love you!!!
:-*


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Post by: princessblueberry on April 28, 2006 11:06:49 AM
Whew! My first project for PrincessBlueberry is done! I'm so excited - I can't wait to finish the rest so I can send it off!  ;D Yeay!

You tease  :D I'm almost done with your wall art and clutch. . .plan on work on swaps all day tomorrow but two swaps to work on before this one. . .


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Post by: BlooCanoe on April 28, 2006 11:10:24 AM
Wow, I am going to make a late entrance to the prom! I hope littlest ninja doensn't dump me!   :o I am finishing kristen81's OWS9 quilt blocks and then all my attention will be devoted to my date Ninja! Promise!  :-*


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: mjadams on April 28, 2006 11:22:02 AM
As long as you dont show up high off your glue gun, it will be ok.


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Post by: BlooCanoe on April 28, 2006 11:25:49 AM
I promise I won't! Messing around with 2 pointy sticks while under the influence is not a pretty sight.  :)


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Post by: batgirl on April 28, 2006 11:28:06 AM
Bloo and Ninja, I'm so glad you two are partners! I can't wait to see what you both make!


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Post by: Bobolink on April 28, 2006 11:57:44 AM
I think I've fallen in love with my first project... I almost want to send stuff in installments so I actually send.
Darn it.. I guess I have to make another for me.... but where to find the time!


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Post by: the littlest ninja on April 28, 2006 12:00:51 PM
Wow, I am going to make a late entrance to the prom! I hope littlest ninja doensn't dump me!   :o I am finishing kristen81's OWS9 quilt blocks and then all my attention will be devoted to my date Ninja! Promise!  :-*

Don't worry, I'm not the jealous type.  I'm all about free Craftster love   ;)  So long as you practice safe crafting and don't give me a CTD (craftily transmitted disease)


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Post by: BlooCanoe on April 28, 2006 12:11:45 PM
I think I must be a serial monoswapamist. I just can't seem to work on multiple swaps at the same time, I have to do them one after each other!  But this weekend is pretty open for me too, so I hope to get some craftin' ACTION goin'!!  :D

Bloo and Ninja, I'm so glad you two are partners! I can't wait to see what you both make!
thanks batgirl, you are the sweetest!  :-* I'm excited too!  :)


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Post by: PinkMafia on April 28, 2006 12:12:44 PM
I started my stuff and am having so much fun. I have two partners who like the same style of stuff so its so easy to craft for them.

Bloo- consider yourself lucky. I am a swap addict and seriously need to chill out but I can't!


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Post by: rackycoo on April 28, 2006 12:13:24 PM
don't give me a CTD (craftily transmitted disease)

Let's all plan on practicing safe crafting, shall we?


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: batgirl on April 28, 2006 12:17:03 PM
I think I must be a serial monoswapamist.

rofl! That's the best invented word I've heard in a while!!  ;D

Batgirl, word nerd


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: BlooCanoe on April 28, 2006 12:17:39 PM
Bloo- consider yourself lucky. I am a swap addict and seriously need to chill out but I can't!
Well, we are all very happy that you have this addiction! You make great things!   ;)

What I meant is that though I am actually in 3 swaps at the moment, I feel I have to finish what I owe for one of them before I start on the other.  I think it's because I like crossing things off a list.   ::)


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Post by: batgirl on April 28, 2006 12:24:10 PM
Bloo, I think we were separated at birth!

And yes, Pink Mafia, PLEASE never join a crafty 12 step program, we are all thankful for your addiction!!  :-* You are an amazing craftster!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: BlooCanoe on April 28, 2006 12:37:14 PM
Bloo, I think we were separated at birth!

woo, lucky me! I always wanted a sister!   ;D


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Post by: batgirl on April 28, 2006 12:44:05 PM
me too! Now give me back my shoes! LOL


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: PinkMafia on April 28, 2006 12:50:52 PM
I actually have to stop swapping for a while.  :-\ I have a great business oppurtunity coming up designing a line of clothing and accessories so I need to bust out some samples and sketches. I don't know if I can quit cold turkey so I'll probably only join one swap every month or so.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: BlooCanoe on April 28, 2006 01:28:23 PM
Wow! good for you, that is amazing!
And you know... you can always swap your samples... :) heehee!


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Post by: PinkMafia on April 28, 2006 01:31:07 PM
I may for feedback and suggestions!  ;)


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Post by: Bobolink on April 28, 2006 01:52:46 PM
Ummm what's unsafe crafting???

I never heard of CTD's now I'm worried!! I do have umm a lot of swap partners.....


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Post by: rackycoo on April 28, 2006 01:59:14 PM

*Make sure you don't share needles!* This is the best way of staying safe.



Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: PinkMafia on April 28, 2006 02:03:18 PM
Ummm what's unsafe crafting???

I never heard of CTD's now I'm worried!! I do have umm a lot of swap partners.....

I must be in the textbook pics then because I've had a million swap partners.  ;)


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Post by: Bobolink on April 28, 2006 02:38:39 PM
Yeah me too... plus you've been my partner.. which means we have to multiply each of our partners together...
Oh dear.................


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Post by: PinkMafia on April 28, 2006 02:43:52 PM
Hahahaha!!! ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: the littlest ninja on April 28, 2006 06:10:24 PM
Ummm what's unsafe crafting???

I never heard of CTD's now I'm worried!! I do have umm a lot of swap partners.....

You know, like yarn sores (http://yarnpants.blogspot.com/2004/10/museum-of-kitschy-stitches-vol-ii-you.html) or startitis or things like that!


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Post by: ruwena on April 28, 2006 06:13:26 PM
You know, like yarn sores (http://yarnpants.blogspot.com/2004/10/museum-of-kitschy-stitches-vol-ii-you.html) or startitis or things like that!

I'm terrified of yarn sores now!!


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Post by: batgirl on April 28, 2006 09:20:48 PM
me too!!!  ;D


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Post by: Stifflersmom on April 28, 2006 09:41:29 PM
I can't believe this thread is 51 pages long! We've gone from general stuff to spiking the punch to CSDs. Yikes!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: batgirl on April 28, 2006 09:48:22 PM
It's the damned spiked punch that does it! You lose your inhibitions and end up crafting for strangers and having yarn sores...waking up in the fabric store, wondering where that strange panta came from...it isn't pretty...


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Post by: SewPixie on April 28, 2006 09:57:40 PM
ROFLMAO Batgirl you crack me up!

I bought fabric for KungPow's outfit tonight. Eep I am so excited.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: hertrigger on April 29, 2006 01:19:43 AM
i finished one project today :) woot..


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Post by: PinkMafia on April 29, 2006 01:57:49 AM
i finished one project today :) woot..

me too!! my daughter helped so it was really fun.


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Post by: ruwena on April 29, 2006 02:31:21 AM
i finished one project today :) woot..

At the rate I'm going I'll be done just in time to send out :/ I must go buy a lamp today because its too dark to craft in my house at night! :(


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Post by: mjadams on April 29, 2006 06:43:26 AM
am i going to be the only one at prom without a wist? ???


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: the littlest ninja on April 29, 2006 06:47:17 AM
am i going to be the only one at prom without a wist? ???

Nah, I don't have one either, I don't bother because I change my mind all the time   ;)


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Post by: MissMeshell on April 29, 2006 07:22:17 AM
heh, I just set mine up about a day ago...I held out for so long, but it just looked so fun! (and it is, hehe) ;)


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Post by: princessblueberry on April 29, 2006 10:14:06 AM
am i going to be the only one at prom without a wist? ???

Nah, I don't got one ither. . .am waiting for the DH to fix our webserver so that I can add a crackster wishlist to my webpage. . .it has been over a week and could take longer stupid winblows software :-\


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Post by: catpants on April 29, 2006 10:40:32 AM
i finished one project today :) woot..

At the rate I'm going I'll be done just in time to send out :/ I must go buy a lamp today because its too dark to craft in my house at night! :(

same here!  my house is so poorly lit.  and i really need to get crackin'.  i'm half finished with one small thing and about a third finished with one large thing.  and that's IT. 


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Post by: Bobolink on April 29, 2006 10:53:55 AM
teehee! i have one project for bobolink halfway done! i got slowed down by stomach flu and lost a few crafting days but i'm almost back on track, and will be ready for prom night! :)

Hey!
I just saw this and read your blog. I hope you feel better  :-*
That sounded awful!!!! 
(however.. the one project I finished will be very comforting... )


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Post by: foufigirl on April 29, 2006 11:41:30 AM
aww thanks! yes i am better finally! and i'm intrigued!!
i have been crafting instead of working, got 2 things on my list done for you!! this is so much fun, i could keep crafting forever!! :)


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Post by: teapotdnky on April 29, 2006 08:43:02 PM
It's the damned spiked punch that does it! You lose your inhibitions and end up crafting for strangers and having yarn sores...waking up in the fabric store, wondering where that strange panta came from...it isn't pretty...

I'm gone for a coupla days and ya'll have my partner in a strange fabric store and no memory of how she got there. I'm gonna have a talk with your parents!  >:(

Well, the move went absolutely terrible! Everything is a disaster in every sense of the word and it is going to take at least a week to get even half of the boxes unpacked. they did such a bad job filling my new apartment that I can't even get in the front door, let alone to the craft room! I had to climb over the back porch to get in today!  :'(  I can't wait until this is over! I had to go to my parent's house under the guise of delivery pizza to get to the computer!  ::)


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Post by: Crafterbynite on April 30, 2006 03:53:03 PM
I can't wait to see the craftyness from this swap...


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Post by: PinkMafia on April 30, 2006 06:41:43 PM
I finished redstar13's package and am almost done with kittykill's. We are doing a diy kit and a craft so I need to gather supplies for the kit. I'm so proud of myself for actually not procrastinating.


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Post by: jane feebles on May 01, 2006 03:43:30 AM

Well, the move went absolutely terrible! Everything is a disaster in every sense of the word and it is going to take at least a week to get even half of the boxes unpacked. they did such a bad job filling my new apartment that I can't even get in the front door, let alone to the craft room! I had to climb over the back porch to get in today!  :'(  I can't wait until this is over! I had to go to my parent's house under the guise of delivery pizza to get to the computer!  ::)

I feel your pain, moving just absolutely bites the big one.  Last time we moved it was kind of late notice just before christmas, and my SO had just booked his flights out to see his parents.  So I ended up packing and moving on my own (except for a couple of awesome friends) on New Year's Eve. Yuuuuuuuuuck. 
On the plus side the apartment we're in now is fantastic (no one wants to move over Christmas (strangely), so you get your pick) and I think it's the only year I ever lost weight at Christmas


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Post by: teapotdnky on May 01, 2006 08:18:30 AM
Ha! Thats pretty funny. Well,, I could use the weight loss so maybe I will quit complaining.  ;D My hubby really kicked some butt last night helping me get this place at least organized, if not unpacked!  :o  I might actually get to start crafting by the weekend instead of next week. WOO HOO! That's good 'cause i was starting to get some serious symptoms from not crafting!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on May 01, 2006 09:45:44 AM
Hey, you guys should take a minute and check out the craft challenge #11. Writer78 and I have entries there. (It's what we were busy doing when we should have been crafting for partners, but don't worry partners, it's back to work now!  :D)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Writer78 on May 01, 2006 11:27:30 AM
Hey, you guys should take a minute and check out the craft challenge #11. Writer78 and I have entries there. (It's what we were busy doing when we should have been crafting for partners, but don't worry partners, it's back to work now!  :D)

 :-*   Thanks for the mention, bay-bee!  (Love your entry - I think you've got a fighting chance of winning it all!)

and yes, I'm finally caught up and ready to work on meowari's tin!  I have some of the contents done, and I have a solid plan for the outside of the tin.  I loooove me some Altoid revamps...


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on May 01, 2006 11:59:30 AM
I love me some Altoid tins, too. I got to revamp one for qazicat. It was the first craft I did for this swap!  :)


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Post by: batgirl on May 01, 2006 12:05:35 PM
I had the weekend off and I got a good start! Fun!


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Post by: Stifflersmom on May 01, 2006 01:19:35 PM
I've got a good start on the first projects for both of my partners.


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Post by: rackycoo on May 01, 2006 01:36:40 PM
I am sort of taking it one date at a time. Once I finish up all my crafts for qazicat, I will get on my projects for miss phizzy. I tried doing both at once, but it felt like two-timing!  :D


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Post by: ruwena on May 01, 2006 04:59:46 PM
I am sort of taking it one date at a time. Once I finish up all my crafts for qazicat, I will get on my projects for miss phizzy. I tried doing both at once, but it felt like two-timing!  :D

I'm sort of doing that. Since I making 3 items for each partner I'm doing one for Hertrigger then one for Simplyfussfree. Hertrigger got to go first because I was able to get the supplies for hers faster.


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Post by: Knit_core on May 01, 2006 06:47:43 PM
I just mailed two swap packages, today, so now I get to devote all my time, energy and attention to this one!  Yeah!!!!! ;D


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Post by: superstitch on May 01, 2006 06:58:51 PM
i second that yeah! hehe


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Post by: princessblueberry on May 01, 2006 07:13:32 PM
I am sort of taking it one date at a time. Once I finish up all my crafts for qazicat, I will get on my projects for miss phizzy. I tried doing both at once, but it felt like two-timing!  :D

I hear ya on the two-timing. . .I'm making journals for both dates and keept getting bumed cause I thaught verycrafty's was going to be cooler than Fortune_32's but then the best thing just occured  :D Stoped by the catholic 2nd hand store and found a set of encylopedias from 1957  on the FREE table :o. . .it was not a full set but since I'm tearing it up for the Dich&Janesk pictues what do I care? LOL, and yes I grabbed the whole stack  ;)  In the first book there were over 4 pictues of vintage crafty ladies (and kids) for her swap journal  ;D I was squeeling the whole way home. . .,y fears releaved  :D

. . .hopefully the leftover pages will help with my crackster swap withdrawls this summer once my saved postage money stash runs out. . .will still be able to swap but only have 1/6th the spending money  for three months cause I don't have babysitting or cleaning this summer when moms are home with their kids.   


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Post by: rackycoo on May 03, 2006 02:54:25 PM
It always worries me a bit when a chatty group like yourselves gets so quiet!

Only 20 more crafting days, so I'm assuming everyone is busily crafting.  :D


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Post by: Phizzychick on May 03, 2006 03:08:02 PM
Yes, crafting away...but doing my finishing touches for the forest friends swap at the mo before I get back to yours Rackycoo! ::)


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Post by: SewPixie on May 03, 2006 03:17:11 PM
20 days!  :o I have a lot to do. I have fabric and have looked over the pattern instructions a billion times but still need to get cracking. This Sunday will be a busy day! wheee


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Post by: Fortune_32 on May 03, 2006 03:43:02 PM
I've only got one more project to finish up for PrincessBlueberry - I think I'm right on track! I hafta keep reminding myself to take pics before I send, it's my first swap, and I know I'll want look back at some point! LOL I'm such a sap!


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Post by: teapotdnky on May 03, 2006 03:58:22 PM
Well, my hubby said we could start unpacking the craft room early so I can get started sooner! Yay! We are still wading around in boxes, but the craft room is looking up!


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Post by: DithMer on May 03, 2006 04:46:09 PM
hooray!  i finished.  what a fun and easy knit this was.  now i just gotta weave in the ends and ship it off!


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Post by: rackycoo on May 03, 2006 05:06:52 PM
Sounds like everyone is doing well. Let me know when you ship so I can start up the gallery!


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Post by: teapotdnky on May 03, 2006 07:10:50 PM
I like your new avatar rackycoo!


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Post by: batgirl on May 03, 2006 07:13:16 PM
I like your new avatar rackycoo!
Me too!  ;D
I have made some progress at last, I am having fun crafting for this!


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Post by: rackycoo on May 04, 2006 03:12:27 AM
I like your new avatar rackycoo!

Ha ha, it's just a shameless plug for my challenge 11 entry. I evidently have some sort of pathological need for attention. Who knew?  :D

Next week, I'll bring back the dog.


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Post by: gingerquilts on May 04, 2006 03:32:52 AM
I like your new avatar rackycoo!

Ha ha, it's just a shameless plug for my challenge 11 entry. I evidently have some sort of pathological need for attention. Who knew?  :D

Next week, I'll bring back the dog.

I may start a "save Nanny Beatrice Grace" campaign!!!  (But your dog is darling).


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Post by: rackycoo on May 04, 2006 04:36:41 AM
Ha, ha, don't you know? Nanny B. has already been "saved"!  :D


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Post by: meowari on May 04, 2006 06:09:19 AM
I loved your Nanny B. (after) picture- it's now my screensaver at work!


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Post by: rackycoo on May 04, 2006 08:33:34 AM
I loved your Nanny B. (after) picture- it's now my screensaver at work!

Oh, the Banana and I are so honored!  :)


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Post by: batgirl on May 04, 2006 08:43:43 AM
 Teapot, when you said "It can be as girly as I want" I hope that meant you want it VERY girly! Cause I have had so much fun girlifying your wish, and it's pretty darn girly! Can I say "girly" any more in one sentence? No, I didn't think so....  ::)


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Post by: teapotdnky on May 04, 2006 11:16:33 AM
I never thought I'd say it, but girlify me baby!  ;D


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Post by: Writer78 on May 06, 2006 02:52:14 PM
woohoo, I made huge progress on meowari's tin!!  We're revamping/filling Altoid tins for each other - we each named five themes we like and are each choosing one of the other's themes.  I have completed the tin revamp, and I am mostly there on the contents.  Hopefully will be done in the next several days.

Meow and I are probably going to send at the end of the swap; she has been super busy with moving to a new home.  hmm, does this mean I'll be freed up and not in any swaps??  I wonder what ever I shall do once I am swap-less...   ::)  yeah, I can't seem to go more than a week without being active in at least one swap...!  (It's worth it, with fun themes and awesome people like meowari!)


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Post by: meowari on May 06, 2006 03:39:26 PM
I just finished moving the majority of my stuff to my apartment!!!! I'm spending the next couple of days organizing, so I'll get to finally work on writer78's tin!!!!


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Post by: rackycoo on May 06, 2006 03:41:57 PM
What is it about those Altoid tins that make them so much fun? You gotta just love them.

I made one for my partner, qazicat, so there will be a few in the gallery!  :)


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Post by: hertrigger on May 06, 2006 08:56:50 PM
What is it about those Altoid tins that make them so much fun? You gotta just love them.

I made one for my partner, qazicat, so there will be a few in the gallery!  :)


oooh, i just got an idea! ive always wanted to try one of those things!


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Post by: teapotdnky on May 06, 2006 10:16:00 PM
YAY! We made a ton of progress on the apartment and craft room today! Woo hoo!


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Post by: Fortune_32 on May 09, 2006 02:06:19 PM
 ;D I'm SO excited to report that I've finished all of my projects for PrincessBlueberry! I'm gonna take pics tonight, and hopefully get the package off to the post office tommorrow!


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Post by: mata on May 09, 2006 02:08:37 PM
;D I'm SO excited to report that I've finished all of my projects for PrincessBlueberry! I'm gonna take pics tonight, and hopefully get the package off to the post office tommorrow!

congrats!!!


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Post by: SewPixie on May 09, 2006 03:16:08 PM
Congrats all who are making progress or are done.

I am woefully behind I am sad to report. I think I overplan stuff so that is why I am always thing I will need so much more time than I really do. (grr I always put 'I' in my writing way too much)

I do have fabric, my pattern, and rewritten instuctions to make sure I understand the Burda ones. Going to work on tracing the pattern tonight after the gym.


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Post by: hertrigger on May 09, 2006 03:31:42 PM
i have 4 finished projects, a few knick nacks, i have 3 more projects to finish and ill be ready to ship unless i decide to add something else :)


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Post by: gingerquilts on May 09, 2006 03:33:25 PM
Oh no!  You guys are good!  My poor date will be the one crying in the bathroom because her partner sucks!!!!!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: hertrigger on May 09, 2006 03:34:54 PM
Oh no!  You guys are good!  My poor date will be the one crying in the bathroom because her partner sucks!!!!!

you could never suck hun! youre amazing <3


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Post by: teapotdnky on May 09, 2006 04:44:27 PM
MY poor date will cry.  :'(  I lost one thing in the move and can't find it anywhere, and blew myself up with the other last night!


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Post by: Knit_core on May 09, 2006 04:50:00 PM
how do you think MY poor partner feels?  This is her first actual swap where she gets something back, and she finished, like, a week ago, and I've barely started!!!  Well, my evening is planned, now.    ;D


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Post by: ruwena on May 09, 2006 05:29:23 PM
i have 4 finished projects, a few knick nacks, i have 3 more projects to finish and ill be ready to ship unless i decide to add something else :)

Slow down I can't keep up!! lol I'm gonna be so spoiled :D Must get back to work!


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Post by: MissMeshell on May 09, 2006 05:47:46 PM
aarrrgggh, I'm waiting on two things to come in the mail before I can start one of Ebeth's things, I realised I had ordered something that would be perfect for it but the wait is killing me! ;D


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Post by: qazicat on May 09, 2006 06:01:08 PM
Fortunately I had every I need in my stash to complete my swap item for Rackycoo, which by the way  crafting is going well.


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Post by: Stifflersmom on May 09, 2006 08:39:49 PM
Oh no!  You guys are good!  My poor date will be the one crying in the bathroom because her partner sucks!!!!!
This is not our first date, Miss Ginga. You are a fantastic partner, that's why I swooped you up before any one else had the chance. :D

I've got one item 90% finished and have a bit more to do on the other. Things are going well, but I'll need this next weekend to finish up.


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Post by: princessblueberry on May 10, 2006 12:48:19 AM
Wow!  Fortune is as fast as lightning!

I'm still working away at both of my partners swaps. . .I've gota practice lining the test clutch before I line Fortune's and hope to finish the pages for verycrafty's journal at the scrapbooking party Sat. . .I'll probibly get the covers done then too  :D  Am getting there. 


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on May 10, 2006 03:23:17 AM
Let's all have a get in touch with your partner day.  :) Send your partner(s) a little message to let them know you are thinking of them. We still have unti the 23rd to send out, but I sure don't want anyone stood up for the prom!


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Post by: dabba on May 10, 2006 05:34:57 AM
This has been a lot of fun so far.  I just hope that I get everything in order soon!! :) I hope to send out early, but at this point who knows.


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Post by: gingerquilts on May 10, 2006 05:53:08 AM
Oh no!  You guys are good!  My poor date will be the one crying in the bathroom because her partner sucks!!!!!

you could never suck hun! youre amazing <3

Aw, thanks!  And thanks to you, too stiffy!  I have been soo busy with other activities and my kids (why did I have four)  that I haven't had the time to spend doing some serious crafting on Stiffy's gifties.  My SIL says May is like Christmas without the presents.  I'd have to agree at this point!  Hopefully I can spend some quality time today in my sewing room. 


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Post by: BlooCanoe on May 10, 2006 06:48:03 AM
I hear ya, ginger! For some reason, May has become just incredibly frantically busy for me too, and some unexpected business travel isn't helping matters.  I hope ninja won't be sobbing in the bathroom too! I have everything brainstormed and planned out, but making headway on the actual execution is challenging me. Gaaah!  I will get everything done, but won't be sending early- I'll need that last weekend! (which is a long weekend here in Canada! woohoo - a crafting day!)

MY poor date will cry.  :'(  I lost one thing in the move and can't find it anywhere, and blew myself up with the other last night!
Um... blew yourself up? I sense a story here, teapot! do tell!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on May 10, 2006 07:02:00 AM
Since I'm keeping my stuff a secret from my lovely partner, I can't divulge any details as of yet. But I can say that when we found the dog, she was in no mood to talk to us! :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: batgirl on May 10, 2006 07:18:35 AM
Dear god, talk about crafting on the edge! Sigh...my dates are always the ones who want to live dangerously....my parents would never approve!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: BlooCanoe on May 10, 2006 07:37:30 AM
Dear god, talk about crafting on the edge! Sigh...my dates are always the ones who want to live dangerously....my parents would never approve!
I think teapot is going to show up at the prom on a motorcycle, sporting a black leather jacket and ripped jeans.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: batgirl on May 10, 2006 07:38:53 AM
OOOH!  ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on May 10, 2006 08:28:16 AM
You know Teapot, ever the rebel!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: foufigirl on May 10, 2006 02:35:39 PM
i just sent you a pm bobolink! i'm just... about.... ready.... to go to prom! :) i'm totally looking forward to seeing what everyone is making for their dates- so much fun!!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Bobolink on May 10, 2006 04:32:44 PM
i just sent you a pm bobolink! i'm just... about.... ready.... to go to prom! :) i'm totally looking forward to seeing what everyone is making for their dates- so much fun!!

I have my dress and my shoes.. but need to finish my hair!!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: the littlest ninja on May 10, 2006 04:39:46 PM
Bloo, I'm pretty sure I'm going to be the one at the prom showing off, like "OMG look what Bloo made me, aren't you jealous!" and annoying the hell out of everyone, sashaying around like a crazy person.  I, on the other hand, was seriously considering getting you sloshed before the prom so you wouldn't be crying in the bathroom!   :o

*whirls off, singing "Some enchanted evening..."*


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: ruwena on May 10, 2006 08:08:58 PM
Simplyfussfree is on a little vacation right now. Before she left for vacation we were sending each other daily pm's. Hertrigger and I talk lots every day too.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: batgirl on May 10, 2006 08:15:17 PM
I talk to my partner all the time! We are like the obnoxious couple who call daily and talk for hours!  ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on May 10, 2006 08:19:13 PM
I talk to my partner all the time! We are like the obnoxious couple who call daily and talk for hours!  ;D

I don't know what you're talking about!
"Hey change the channel real quick. Did you see what Alton did to the artichokes? Cool. Yeah, what channel are you watching now? I'll be off the phone in a minute mom! Jeez, yeah, she says I gotta get off the phone..."


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: batgirl on May 10, 2006 08:20:38 PM
Ummm...Teapot....my Dad says I can't talk to you after 10:00. He says you're a rebel...


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on May 10, 2006 08:21:30 PM
Ummm...Teapot....my Dad says I can't talk to you after 10:00. He says you're a rebel...

Yeah, well who ya gonna listen to me or him?! Come on' I know an all night yarn store!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: batgirl on May 10, 2006 08:24:09 PM
Oh Teapot! I can't resist a rebel crafter! *bats lashes*  :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: ruwena on May 10, 2006 08:39:24 PM
Woul you 2 geta a craft room please?!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: KungPow on May 10, 2006 09:21:53 PM
I'm frightfully behind, and am secretly relieved to hear you are too SewPixie....I don't feel so bad now.

:)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on May 10, 2006 09:48:04 PM
Woul you 2 geta a craft room please?!

OMG I have a stitch in my side from laughing! Oh wait, thats just a crafty injury from not paying attention!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: ruwena on May 10, 2006 09:49:56 PM
Woul you 2 geta a craft room please?!

OMG I have a stitch in my side from laughing! Oh wait, thats just a crafty injury from not paying attention!

And after Rackycoo lectured us about safe crafting too!!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: SewPixie on May 10, 2006 09:58:47 PM
oh KungPow thank goodness...now I don't feel so bad either. *whew* We will be the ones arriving at a fashionable time to the prom, after having fancy dinner to show off our crafted goodies.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: BlooCanoe on May 11, 2006 06:16:36 AM
Bloo, I'm pretty sure I'm going to be the one at the prom showing off, like "OMG look what Bloo made me, aren't you jealous!" and annoying the hell out of everyone, sashaying around like a crazy person.  I, on the other hand, was seriously considering getting you sloshed before the prom so you wouldn't be crying in the bathroom!   :o

*whirls off, singing "Some enchanted evening..."*

Heeee! that totally made my day, ninja!   :-* But you can't fool me, I have seen your stuff, there will be no crying in the bathroom here! (however, pls note that I am totally open to drinks before the prom! *stuffs hip flask into evening purse*)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: batgirl on May 11, 2006 08:11:39 AM
I finished my hair last night, I just have to pin on my corsage and get the limo! I hope my partner likes my dress!!  :)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on May 11, 2006 08:16:02 AM
I know that I'm running with the big dogs now, and a little "out of my league". I hate to show everyone up by making the best in show (or do I?), but I think after this is all said and done, we'll know our prom queen. (Yes what I made for Batgirl is that good!)  ;D ;D ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: batgirl on May 11, 2006 08:35:01 AM
Oh dear! I don't know if mine is worthy now!! :-[


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on May 11, 2006 08:36:57 AM
Well, it still has to make it there! Knowing my luck, the package will make it to your door and spontaniously combust right before you open it!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: batgirl on May 11, 2006 08:40:34 AM
Are you the Una-crafter???  :o


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on May 11, 2006 08:43:25 AM
Its the best way to get positive feedback. Any organizers out there NOT wanna give me positive feedback?! Didn't think so.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: catpants on May 11, 2006 04:02:38 PM
yay, i just finished my partner's stuff! i'll be mailing out soon :)

i'm so excited; this swap has been fun!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on May 11, 2006 04:04:40 PM
I guess I had better get the gallery up and running!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: catpants on May 11, 2006 04:06:28 PM
darnit!  next time, someone remind to make sure everything fits in the envelope BEFORE addressing it!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: hertrigger on May 11, 2006 04:08:11 PM
darnit!  next time, someone remind to make sure everything fits in the envelope BEFORE addressing it!

HGAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAH

ok im done


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: catpants on May 11, 2006 04:10:31 PM
darnit!  next time, someone remind to make sure everything fits in the envelope BEFORE addressing it!

HGAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAH

ok im done

it's especially funny/annoying when you consider that i do this EVERY TIME.  haha, i always think "oh, it'll all fit in this little 6x9 envelope..." and then it NEVER, EVER does.  grr.  which means that a lot of my swap packages go out with construction paper conveniently taped over someone else's scribbled-out address.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on May 11, 2006 04:15:43 PM
OK, here's the link to the gallery. Post 'em when you get 'em!

https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=94728.0 (https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=94728.0)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Bigmouth on May 11, 2006 04:17:48 PM
it's especially funny/annoying when you consider that i do this EVERY TIME.  haha, i always think "oh, it'll all fit in this little 6x9 envelope..." and then it NEVER, EVER does.  grr.  which means that a lot of my swap packages go out with construction paper conveniently taped over someone else's scribbled-out address.
Most of my swap packages go out like that, because I'm conservation-minded.  But mostly because I'm cheap.  ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Kristen81 on May 11, 2006 05:48:03 PM
Hey an envelope is an envelope.  I'm so cheap I spent 20 minutes signing up for a fedex account and then ordered fedex packs (which are free) then I turn them inside out to use them...


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: hertrigger on May 12, 2006 08:35:53 AM
Hey an envelope is an envelope.  I'm so cheap I spent 20 minutes signing up for a fedex account and then ordered fedex packs (which are free) then I turn them inside out to use them...

people are sending in an envelope? i did something wrong, cause mine is in a massive box


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on May 12, 2006 08:40:40 AM
You gotta do what you gotta do! Mine are going out in boxes, too, but if someone did knitting or t-shirts or jewelry, an envelope would be perfect.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Phizzychick on May 12, 2006 08:44:20 AM
Envelope over here too I think, with lots of padding!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: hertrigger on May 12, 2006 08:50:00 AM
ahhh ok, i think the main reason why mine is a box because i did a "how to kit" and the box i put all the supplies in is pretty big..

im going to be sending 2 packages because i just cant wait. one will go out today!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Fortune_32 on May 12, 2006 09:16:15 AM
PrincessBlueberry's went out yesterday! In a small box - sorry about the wrinkles! LOL
I was just too nervous about damage to use an envelope, even with padding, I thought I'd feel better if I knew it had a shell to travel in!  ;D Hey, it's my first swap! I'm not really that weird! LOL


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on May 12, 2006 09:18:16 AM
I'm going to send mine in a vault. I put a lot of thought and effort into it, and I'll burn down the post office if it breaks!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: hertrigger on May 12, 2006 09:19:34 AM
I'm going to send mine in a vault. I put a lot of thought and effort into it, and I'll burn down the post office if it breaks!

ROFL dont forget the donkey when you go! can i have a copy of your local newspaper if so!? that would be hilarious!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on May 12, 2006 09:23:13 AM
i'l make laminated copies for everyone!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: mata on May 12, 2006 10:20:58 AM
people are sending in an envelope? i did something wrong, cause mine is in a massive box

my 2 dates will get small boxes!  ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: BlooCanoe on May 12, 2006 10:28:50 AM
I'm pleased to report that I went on a supply spree last night and got all of the rest of the things I need to craft... and therefore every conceivable moment from now on will be filled with crafting!  :o  (well.... I may take some time off for my birthday party tomorrow night, teehee!  ;D)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: hertrigger on May 12, 2006 10:29:43 AM
I'm pleased to report that I went on a supply spree last night and got all of the rest of the things I need to craft... and therefore every conceivable moment from now on will be filled with crafting!  :o  (well.... I may take some time off for my birthday party tomorrow night, teehee!  ;D)

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! dont forget to sleep too!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: BlooCanoe on May 12, 2006 10:31:41 AM
Dude, I can't sleep, I have a craft deadline!  :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: batgirl on May 12, 2006 10:45:43 AM
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MS. CANOE!!!!  :-* :-* :-*

In other news...my date was beaten up by ninjas!  :'(


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: BlooCanoe on May 12, 2006 11:02:34 AM
Yay for May babies! you and me both, hertrigger!  ;)

Batgirl, I don't get it? I thought your date was the unacrafter, how could anyone beat her up??


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: batgirl on May 12, 2006 11:09:59 AM
OH! Happy Birthday Hertrigger as well!!  ;)

yes, apparently it took 3 bags of ninjas to bring her down!  :o


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: hertrigger on May 12, 2006 11:15:51 AM
OH! Happy Birthday Hertrigger as well!!  ;)

yes, apparently it took 3 bags of ninjas to bring her down!  :o

its not my birthday :P


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: batgirl on May 12, 2006 11:17:30 AM
Nevermind then! Happy Friday to you!  :-*


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: BlooCanoe on May 12, 2006 12:47:32 PM
That's okay, it's not my birthday either, its on Tuesday.... but I'm celebrating on Saturday, Tuesday and Thursday. I'm kind of into celebrating the whole birthweek, one day is just not enough!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: craft_t_chic on May 12, 2006 01:17:02 PM
Happy Birthweek, Bloo! ;D

Teapot really IS a rebel...burning down the PO? WOW! :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: batgirl on May 12, 2006 01:23:24 PM
Don't mess with Texas!! LOL


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on May 12, 2006 01:57:19 PM
LOL! OMG I gotta get outta the kitchen. I missed a bunch!
Okay, yes it did take 3 bags of ninjas to take down the unacrafter. Here's the story....


Once upon a time, in the lone star state, there was a crafter. She wanted to make the coolest melted ninja bowl in the land. She ordered 3 bags of ninjas so that it all went well she could have a bowl too.
First she tried heating the bowl and pouring ninjas in. The evil ninjas resisted the heat! So she took out her trusty blow torch and heated the bowl from the outside. Some of the weaker ninjas did wilt, but still held strong. Our heroine decided to turn up the heat and really blow the ninjas away. She huffed and she puffed and the ninjas poured out acrid smoke! She then had a brilliant smoke free idea! Using her second bag of ninjas, she poured them into her candle wax melting pot and put them in a double boiler. This proved less effective than convincing 50 Cent to host the Country Music Awards ceremony. She then put them on the burner. Forgetting that the first bag had an arsenal of mind blowing smoke, she then fell into the trap again.  Her ever faithful hubby (we shall call him Work Horse), reminded her that she should probably do this outside. She promptly smacked him for out witting her.
She turnded off the flame, but the ninjas resisted her. Turning aerosal, they assaulted her head and nose.
The heroine and Work Horse ran outside to try a new approach. They used her melting pot for candles, put that on her outdoor propane grill and proceeded to melt the aforementioned ninjas.
"Whats that smell", said the beauty.
"uh, I think the propane regulator is too small", replied Work Horse.
"Holy crap turn it off!", she screamed.
They then decided to light the ninjas on fire with the torch and let them burn. The ninjas were reduced to nothing. Literally. They vaporized and nothing remained.
Defeated, the heroine left the remaining ninjas on the porch. For once in her life, she hoped somebody stole everything off the porch. The ninjas still haunt her today, leering at her from their perch on the porch through the indestructable shell of plastic they came in!
The End


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on May 12, 2006 02:01:12 PM
OMG, that is hilarious! What we won't do for our craft!

 :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: batgirl on May 12, 2006 02:04:45 PM
Oh, Teapot, that story made my day!! Thank you for nearly killing yourself and your husband to craft for me!  :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on May 12, 2006 02:06:06 PM
Oh, Teapot, that story made my day!! Thank you for nearly killing yourself and your husband to craft for me!  :D

My pleasure! It was really fun. The only bad part is that the ninjas are still taunting me from the porch. I'm gonna go close the blinds now.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: BlooCanoe on May 12, 2006 02:09:38 PM
That is totally hilarious but I don't get it! what are ninjas?

  >:( you're not torturing my prom date, thelittlestninja, are you??  >:(


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on May 12, 2006 02:13:12 PM
thelittlestninja is fine and happy and crafting. There is a bowl made of melted plastic soldiers on Batgirl's wist list. She wanted a bowl made out of ninjas, but they kicked my ass.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: BlooCanoe on May 12, 2006 02:23:48 PM
I'm not so sure they kicked your ass, if you retaliated by vaporizing them....  :D

I was wondering if "ninja" was code word for something, the way that "llama" was used as a code/placeholder in the panta pattern.   ::)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: batgirl on May 12, 2006 02:27:40 PM
thelittlestninja is fine and happy and crafting.
 

Is it just me or does that sound just a little bit like the first line of a ransom note?  :D

I'm not so sure they kicked your ass, if you retaliated by vaporizing them....  :D


Bahahahaha! Teapot rules in the end!!! Good point!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: BlooCanoe on May 12, 2006 02:31:13 PM
thelittlestninja is fine and happy and crafting.

Is it just me or does that sound just a little bit like the first line of a ransom note?  :D

oh no! somebody craftnapped my prom date! aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: batgirl on May 12, 2006 02:47:38 PM
LOL, I kinda expected the next sentence to be "and if you ever want to see her again put 50 pantas under the oak tree on rt 63 at midnight"  ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on May 12, 2006 03:06:57 PM
50 pantas!? *drool*


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: the littlest ninja on May 12, 2006 04:15:46 PM
As long as I can grab some supplies before you kidnap me teapotdnky, more time for crafting, I won't have to go to work or anything!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Knit_core on May 12, 2006 04:18:27 PM
I'm not so sure they kicked your ass, if you retaliated by vaporizing them....  :D

Well, It's kinda like spies, when you capture them to get info, and they swallow their poison pill.  The Ninjas let themselves die to foil the craftiness.  It's sad, really.   :'(


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on May 12, 2006 04:20:36 PM
As long as I can grab some supplies before you kidnap me teapotdnky, more time for crafting, I won't have to go to work or anything!

I'm gonna craftnap all of you guys and keep you in my craft room closet. You can eat only if you craft for me. (That's okay I went to culinary school so at leat the food will be good  ;) )


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: the littlest ninja on May 12, 2006 04:48:29 PM
Okay, let me get this straight...I get to craft all day, don't have to work or anything, AND I get delicious food?  Great!...Uh, I mean, OH NOES!!

Do you think you could kidnap my boyfriend and teach him your ways?


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: craft_t_chic on May 12, 2006 05:00:09 PM
Sign me up for your crafting sweat shop, Teapot!!! I'll sit in the closet with several other craftsters and craft all day until told to eat yummy food!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on May 12, 2006 05:08:17 PM
Alright, what should I make first? (That's just the kind of person I am. I run a sweat shop where you get to pick your meals!)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: the littlest ninja on May 12, 2006 05:20:01 PM
I will eat anything you make, so long as it's real food and not crafted food, like sculpey doughnuts or something   ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on May 12, 2006 05:57:25 PM
Whats wrond with sculpey donuts?  ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: craft_t_chic on May 12, 2006 06:22:22 PM
Okay, I'll eat sculpey donuts...but only if they have sprinkles! :D

(secretly, I'll stick them in my pocket and keep them 'cause they'll be oh so cute!)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: the littlest ninja on May 12, 2006 06:39:50 PM
(secretly, I'll stick them in my pocket and keep them 'cause they'll be oh so cute!)

Snap, I didn't even think of that!  I can afford to miss a meal or two if I get some secret crafty goodness.

Okay, I'll have a sculpey cheeseburger, a sculpey taco, and a sculpey cupcake for dessert.   ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: craft_t_chic on May 12, 2006 06:46:26 PM
Sign me up for a sculpey taco!!! How cute would that be?!?!?!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on May 12, 2006 07:06:55 PM
Sign me up for a sculpey taco!!! How cute would that be?!?!?!

Ask and you shall recieve! I whipped this up to whet your appetite!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: craft_t_chic on May 12, 2006 07:11:22 PM
OMG! You are too freakin' funny!!!  :o That is awesome!!!!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: toomuchrock on May 12, 2006 07:15:08 PM
ok i very much want that taco


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: batgirl on May 12, 2006 07:16:09 PM
OMG! I have been at the gym all evening ogling my trainer working out, and see what I missed~! A fimo feast! That taco is too cute! Just no fimo sushi for me in the closet please...LOL  actually, fimo sushi is great, no actual sushi please!  :P


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: the littlest ninja on May 12, 2006 08:39:04 PM
Hahaha, that is the greatest inedible taco in the world!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on May 12, 2006 08:41:16 PM
 :) Thanks! My husband took the puppy outside and when he came back I was hunched over my table. He said I thought you were on the computer. I told him that I just had to make a taco real quick and he didn't even blink. He's so used to my hair brained ideas and schemes that tiny tacos are a given in my house!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: SewPixie on May 12, 2006 10:45:08 PM
holy crackers teapot...that taco is wow...looks good enough to eat. so is there an application or anything i need to fill out to come join the closet sweatshop?

ninjas..they are very hard to beat...maybe you'd need a bag of pirates...then the ninjas would be distracted and war with the pirates and not be able to fend off the heat and just melt.

and happy birthday May Babies of Craftster!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Bobolink on May 12, 2006 10:57:59 PM
Wow!
I leave for one day.. and you all go mad I tell you!!!

That taco is fabulous!! I LOOOOVE it.

So my package is definitely going out in a large box- I think it's because I did not feel up to the incredible skills of my partner- and I asked her out- so I kind of went overboard. I've had so much fun with this swap though!!!



Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: ruwena on May 12, 2006 11:07:43 PM
10 days until the send out. I'm starting to get nervous :o I'm just going to craft llike a maniac for the next 10 days  :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: MissMeshell on May 12, 2006 11:10:14 PM
Quote
10 days until the send out.

Oh gosh, don't tell me that...seems like just days ago when there was a whole month left to craft ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: ruwena on May 12, 2006 11:18:14 PM
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10 days until the send out.

Oh gosh, don't tell me that...seems like just days ago when there was a whole month left to craft ;)

I know! What happened to the time?!?


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Knit_core on May 12, 2006 11:26:30 PM
and he didn't even blink. 
  I think that some day, when I get married, my future husband and I will come over to your house for pre-marital counselling, and your husband can fill him in on what he has to be prepared for in a crafty wife.   :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on May 13, 2006 07:25:28 AM
LOL! Sure thing! "Now when you say 'Hey baby, lets go.' and she runs into the craft room this is normal. Get used to it."  ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: determinedimprovisation on May 13, 2006 09:54:53 AM
dang, i take one day to move home for the summer, and there's ninjas and tacos!

teapot--these ninjas you speak of sound especially difficult, but i have an idea!  last summer my SO had the bright idea to glue plastic army men all over the dash of his car.  his black car.  with black interior.  in texas.  the result=melted army men all over the place.  (oh, the boy has such mis-guided craftiness.)  they weren't as melted as the bowl on batgirl's wist, but i think if you rig up some sort of convection box of heat girl-scout style, it might work. 
or, you could make a bowl out of friendly plastic and smoosh the ninjas in.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on May 13, 2006 10:53:11 AM
That is sooooo funny! I bought a bag of army men to do a bowl for batgirl in the on-going wish swap, but then realized I'd probably kill all life forms in my house if I decided to go ahead with the bowl idea. I was planning on lining a glass bowl and pop it in the oven. I may still do it one day.....


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Fortune_32 on May 13, 2006 10:56:30 AM
You could probably mold the ninjas too! Press ninjas into mold material, then press a bowl on top of them. When the mold dries you're left with a ninja relief!
Or, you could also use a belt sander to get one side flat to glue to a shallow bowl, I'm not sure how much they'd overlap though!
LOL 65+ pages and we're brainstorming Ninja Bowls! 10$ says this one ends up as a craft-along! LMAO  ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: princessblueberry on May 13, 2006 11:15:51 AM
Wow, that bowl looks awsome!  On a side note the book in her wist is super easy  :D I'll have to remember that. . .


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Knit_core on May 13, 2006 11:17:48 AM
sounds like fun!  lets do it!  :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Bigmouth on May 13, 2006 11:22:31 AM
LOL 65+ pages and we're brainstorming Ninja Bowls! 10$ says this one ends up as a craft-along! LMAO  ;D
Funny you should say that.  They sort of did that on this thread:  https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=4707.0
Lots of good tips, too.  I think somebody did it outdoors (smart thinking).


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Knit_core on May 13, 2006 11:34:38 AM
there are going to be loads of craft-alongs and spin-off craft swaps from this swap.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: batgirl on May 13, 2006 12:38:57 PM
I'm on a break at work, wondering how I will survive my long day....and it totally perked me up to think that while I slave away there's an international task force out there brainstorming ways to make me a bowl-o-ninjas! You guys are the best!!!  :-* :-* :-* :-* :-*


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Writer78 on May 13, 2006 12:46:09 PM
I added that taco to my Wists.  Just in case, you know, anyone was wondering whether I wanted to personally possess that taco for the rest of my life, or anything.   :P  (Wow, what an incredibly subtle hint that was!  yup, that's why this chick's a professional writer...!)   ;)

In other news, I've sent my revamped/fill tin to Meowari!  I sent a little early, but between a bad cold and leaving next week for a wedding, I didn't want to run out of time and end up late.  I took digital pics and will post once she receives.  (Is there a gallery yet?)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: verycrafty on May 13, 2006 12:48:18 PM
you know, that taco you be perfect for like the altoid tin revamp. You could do a little hamburger and fry set and decorate the outside like those McDonalds happymeal boxes


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on May 13, 2006 01:04:13 PM
(Is there a gallery yet?)

Yes, there is. Here's that link again:
https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=94728.0 (https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=94728.0)

I was hoping to send out my packages today, but got to the PO too late. So, they will both go out on Monday morning, bright and early.  :)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Writer78 on May 13, 2006 01:07:21 PM
you know, that taco you be perfect for like the altoid tin revamp. You could do a little hamburger and fry set and decorate the outside like those McDonalds happymeal boxes

*shrieks and faints at this marvelous thought*


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Knit_core on May 14, 2006 08:43:30 PM
I'm sending Monday, too!   :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on May 14, 2006 08:44:26 PM
I'll be able to send out Tuesday. I can't wait!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: jane feebles on May 15, 2006 12:16:07 AM
You organised people you! I won't be ready until

Actually I'll be able to send by monday or Tuesday.  Hurrah!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on May 15, 2006 05:44:04 AM
I'm about 80% finished, but I think I'll need this next weekend to wrap it up. :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: gingerquilts on May 15, 2006 05:49:52 AM
I'm about 80% finished, but I think I'll need this next weekend to wrap it up. :D

Whew!  I'm relieved.  I DEFINITELY need more time to do your goodies justice!  Off I go to my crafty haven!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: mata on May 15, 2006 05:55:42 AM
Now I have deadline anxiety!  :o


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on May 15, 2006 05:56:52 AM
:D I always have such high hopes for crafting time on the weekends, but something always gets in my way. Pesty grocery shopping, laundry, cutting the grass......POOH!

My idea of a great vacation would be to hire people to do all those things and then lock myself in the craft room for a week. :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on May 15, 2006 05:58:16 AM
Is everyone pretty much on track and still talking with your partner(s)? You still have plenty of time before the send out deadline, but I don't want anyone getting stood up! It looks like a lot of people are sending early this week. The gallery will explode!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on May 15, 2006 06:00:36 AM
YAY! I'm such a gallery-addict. This one is going to be fantastic!!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on May 15, 2006 07:52:43 AM
I'm sending tomorrow.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: determinedimprovisation on May 15, 2006 08:59:16 AM
i'm going to buy supplies for the last things today!  (oh how lovely it is to be back in a city with 9 craft stores within a 15 minute drive!)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: aschnebly on May 15, 2006 09:51:22 AM
I am still waiting on a couple things that I ordered needed to complete my package to arrive!  I am freaking out a bit!

I will be sending last minute, as always :(


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: princessblueberry on May 15, 2006 10:06:36 AM
Am adding the finishing touches and I'll be ready to send. . .3 hours of crafting tops. . .LOL, I'm only a perfectionist when it comes to my crafts  :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Phizzychick on May 15, 2006 10:09:30 AM
I'm sending tomorrw too!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: irid3sc3nt on May 15, 2006 10:46:25 AM
I have the day off today and tomorrow, so I'm kickinit into gear!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: PinkMafia on May 15, 2006 10:48:44 AM
I am waiting for a project to come back. I had to send it away for final touches. And I still need to order supplies for my DIY kit. I will send on time though.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: foufigirl on May 15, 2006 11:33:56 AM
i'll be sending at the end of this week! one more thing to make then it'll be on it's way to bobolink! yippee! :)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Bobolink on May 15, 2006 01:46:58 PM
Yippee!
I have a few more things to add and work on- will probably be sending early next week.
My big stuff is totally done now though.. so I'm in good shape :)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Knit_core on May 15, 2006 02:43:40 PM
It's a weird feeling.  Once I mail off these packages I have, today, I'll only have one swap to work on...  Thats kinda sad.   :'(


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on May 15, 2006 02:47:51 PM
My hubby told me that I couldn't join any more swaps becasue I had too many going. I showed him my profile and let him know that I was done with every single swap so he relented. He said I could join another swap, so I joined 2. I think I'll keep that our little secret!  ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: SewPixie on May 15, 2006 02:59:34 PM
Mr. Teapot we have no idea what you are talking about...she only joined 1 more...really...honest *fingers crossed behind back*....yes we will return her and her gluegun by midnight....no of course we won't drinking any Mod Podge...


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on May 15, 2006 03:04:19 PM
LOL! BTW he's gonna love "Mr. Teapot"!   :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: superstitch on May 15, 2006 03:08:48 PM
woohoo, i just mailed mine! except of course something had to go wrong, i forgot one of my little things  :(


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Knit_core on May 15, 2006 11:08:13 PM
me too me too!!!  I didn't loose anything from this swap, but there were, I'm afraid, a few crafty fatalities this weekend. :'(  I'll explain further after you have received, so as not to ruin any suprises. ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: craft_t_chic on May 16, 2006 12:46:55 PM
I tried something out last night that was for another swap that I was planning to do for this swap...it worked so I am well on my way! I worked on another piece for this too. I've got all these funky sized things though, so mine is going out in a big box! :o


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on May 16, 2006 01:56:52 PM
It sounds like everyone is on track with their crafting. A gentle reminder: sendout is a week from today!  :)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: jane feebles on May 16, 2006 04:22:24 PM
Ha ha! 'gentle reminder'  That's the term a boss of mine would use when she really wanted to say 'just f*@#ing do it soon!'

I'm crafting like mad, I really am!!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on May 16, 2006 04:32:06 PM
Ha, ha. The meaning is the same, but "gentle reminder" sounds so much nicer!  :D

I think most people will be sending on time. I have heard from a very few that they may be a little late, but everyone else seems good to go. Thanks to everyone for keeping me posted!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on May 16, 2006 05:27:45 PM
Ha, ha. The meaning is the same, but "gentle reminder" sounds so much nicer!  :D

*whip crack* augh! I'm going as fast as I can! It's all in the oven, I'm writing the address as we speak ma'am!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on May 16, 2006 05:32:54 PM
Oooo, I'm feeling a most delightful rush of power now.

I like it.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: batgirl on May 16, 2006 05:41:12 PM
I mailed today! Please don't send Nanny B after me, m'am! On second thought...please send Nanny B!!!  ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: catpants on May 16, 2006 05:55:53 PM
raise your hands 'strate' up in the air if you've sent!  ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on May 16, 2006 06:08:32 PM
ROFL! :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Writer78 on May 16, 2006 06:27:38 PM
Ha, ha. The meaning is the same, but "gentle reminder" sounds so much nicer!  :D

*whip crack* augh! I'm going as fast as I can! It's all in the oven, I'm writing the address as we speak ma'am!

In the oven?  I've got it: she's sending tuna casserole!   ;D <---  laughing at my own joke


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: craft_t_chic on May 16, 2006 06:41:29 PM
HAHAHA! Tuna casserole!!!

 :D I just didn't want you to be the only one laughing, Writer78!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on May 16, 2006 06:42:13 PM
Once you get started on tiny food, you  just can't stop!  ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: craft_t_chic on May 16, 2006 06:55:08 PM
Holy crap...if you whip up a tiny tuna casserole I think I will pee myself!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on May 16, 2006 06:57:47 PM
Normally I would just so you could post that you peed yourself, but sadly I am at my parents' house and have no access to my clay!  ::) Maybe we can have the next dance or something!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: gingerquilts on May 16, 2006 07:05:24 PM
raise your hands 'strate' up in the air if you've sent!  ;)
I can't "do the Nanny B"  just yet, but I'm getting there!  I've been crafting madly this afternoon and evening and Stiffy, if I do say so myself, I think you're gonna love it!!!

Okay, how conceited is that?! 


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: craft_t_chic on May 16, 2006 07:42:40 PM
*giggle* I'm glad you couldn't, just so I DIDN'T pee myself...I'm at work and that would be bad. :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: batgirl on May 16, 2006 08:29:25 PM
*hungry for casserole*


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: the littlest ninja on May 16, 2006 11:00:09 PM
OMG, a tiny tuna casserole?  That would be so fantastic!  I don't even know how you would do that!

*also hungry for casserole hotdish now*


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: batgirl on May 17, 2006 05:35:31 AM
First, you'd catch a tiny tuna.... :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on May 17, 2006 05:53:54 AM
Don't forget the miniature can of mushroom soup, and the little bitty potato chip crumbs!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: mjadams on May 17, 2006 06:27:52 AM
ginger-are you swapping with stifflersmom too? i just came done with a case of major swap anxiety.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: gingerquilts on May 17, 2006 06:38:42 AM
ginger-are you swapping with stifflersmom too? i just came done with a case of major swap anxiety.

Yep, Stiffy is two-timing us!   ;D  I can't, for ANY reason imagine why you would be anxious!!!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: mjadams on May 17, 2006 06:52:08 AM
ginger-are you swapping with stifflersmom too? i just came done with a case of major swap anxiety.

Yep, Stiffy is two-timing us!   ;D  I can't, for ANY reason imagine why you would be anxious!!!


um yeah. I am staring at the Atc you sent me and i can only imagine.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: gingerquilts on May 17, 2006 06:56:35 AM
ginger-are you swapping with stifflersmom too? i just came done with a case of major swap anxiety.

Yep, Stiffy is two-timing us!   ;D  I can't, for ANY reason imagine why you would be anxious!!!


um yeah. I am staring at the Atc you sent me and i can only imagine.

Stiffy is very selective (Surely she didn't pick us 'cause she's "easy"!)  and she wouldn't have agreed to be your partner if she didn't love what you do!  Relax!  Take a deep breath!  Breathe in some E6000!   :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: batgirl on May 17, 2006 07:19:29 AM
eh, between me and you, ever since she got those elves, I think she just signs her name...it's all THEIR work!  :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on May 17, 2006 07:21:43 AM
Oh, and ginga, you and mjadams are concerned about her two-timing you, but she's already made a date with batgirl for the next dance, before this one's even started!

(ho)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: gingerquilts on May 17, 2006 07:26:30 AM
My date's a "ho"?!  Depending on one's character, that can be good or bad!    ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on May 17, 2006 07:30:57 AM
You two!!
I was completely spoiled by Miss Gingerquilts in the cosmo swap, so I had to swap with her once again, especially after I saw her sacred heart. *Swoon*!

And mj - I love the binder you made for holding menus! It's just such a brilliant idea!

I'm having a heart attack trying to craft for you two talented gals! :D


I typed all that stuff above, and when I went to post - I find you've been accusing me of being a loose-crafter.
Oh! The shame! I'm the Crafter Ho. Gives a whole new meaning to "Stifflerized", eh?  hehe.

 :-*



Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: gingerquilts on May 17, 2006 07:43:22 AM
You two!!
I was completely spoiled by Miss Gingerquilts in the cosmo swap, so I had to swap with her once again, especially after I saw her sacred heart. *Swoon*!

And mj - I love the binder you made for holding menus! It's just such a brilliant idea!

I'm having a heart attack trying to craft for you two talented gals! :D


I typed all that stuff above, and when I went to post - I find you've been accusing me of being a loose-crafter.
Oh! The shame! I'm the Crafter Ho. Gives a whole new meaning to "Stifflerized", eh?  hehe.

 :-*



OMG!  Spit alert!   I feel so dirty!   ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: BlooCanoe on May 17, 2006 07:49:48 AM
Say it loud, say it proud, "I'm Stifflersmom, Crackster Ho!"   ;)

I should be sending on time *fingers crossed*, thank goodness this weekend is a long one (Canada has a holiday Monday). May has just exploded into crazy busy-ness for me, on top of it all I got sick this week. Do you know how painful (well, I know y'all do) it is to lie on the couch and not even feel like crafting? Almost as painful as my business trip, when I packed 1) an overnight bag, and 2) a craftster bag full of supplies to make littlestninja's stuff.... and didn't have time to work on anything! Stoopid meetings.... :P


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: KungPow on May 17, 2006 09:32:15 AM
hoo yeah I'm only 2.5 inches away from completing my main attraction.

:D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: craft_t_chic on May 17, 2006 10:26:01 AM
hoo yeah I'm only 2.5 inches away from completing my main attraction.

:D

You're such a tease! I scrolled down expecting to see what it was you were so close to being done with!

The gallery for this one is gonna be so much fun, seeing what everyone made, and what themes people went with! (Or didn't, in me and Sonjaboo's case!)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on May 17, 2006 10:55:43 AM
One thing I would really like for everyone to do in the gallery is mention what sort of swap you and your partner chose to do. For example, both my partners and I asked for things we admired that they had done before. I know some pairs had a theme, and some chose "surprise me". Either way, it's more fun if you know where it all started when you are looking at all the awesome craft photos.

11 people have sent so far, and many more have indicated that they are close to finishing. It's going to be so fun!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Knit_core on May 17, 2006 01:17:58 PM
I received, today, and posted pictures right away, so be sure to swing by the gallery and see what comes of  genius.  I hope my partner receives, soon!!!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: qazicat on May 18, 2006 05:42:41 PM
Yay.  I have posted my swap parcel today.  


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: redpopsicles on May 18, 2006 07:03:06 PM
HA HA!!  I just mailed out today!  I hope you like everything, catpants!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Kristen81 on May 18, 2006 08:00:48 PM
I've sent part 1 of ? to Sancker today.  I hope she gets it soon.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: snacker on May 18, 2006 08:05:20 PM
preg_replace('/(.{49})/', '$1 ', 'Ooooooooooooooooo..................ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh...............I') gotta get off craftster to knit and crochet for Kristen81~~~~I have only allowed myself 10 minutes on craftster for the past 2 weeks and it is killing me!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: jane feebles on May 18, 2006 08:49:33 PM
Good lord, how do you do that?!?
I can't even answer my pms in 10 minutes.  I do have a rule that I can't open craftster until after 3 pm when I'm at work  :-\  Sometimes I even stick to it... then I get stuck on the reference desk and it all goes to pot


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on May 18, 2006 09:11:22 PM
I check it as soon as the boss leaves, then pull up the spy cams we have set up all over so I can see if any customers come in!  ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on May 18, 2006 09:14:18 PM
I may be able to ship tomorrow! Ack - early. I think I'm forgetting something..........


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: determinedimprovisation on May 18, 2006 09:40:25 PM
i'm 99.5% done, woo!  now i just have to hope everything dries soon in this wonderful humidity.  *blows bangs out of eyes*


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: catpants on May 18, 2006 11:16:36 PM
yay!  i can't wait to receive! (and for my partner to receive hers!)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: gingerquilts on May 19, 2006 03:30:47 AM
Wow, you guys are ahead of me. I'm not shipping until Monday.   :-[


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on May 19, 2006 03:31:39 AM
Monday is still early. Don't worry about it!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Phizzychick on May 19, 2006 03:48:59 AM
Is it there yet?...is it there yet?...is it there yet?...

 ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on May 19, 2006 06:31:52 AM
I know what I forgot! Prom accessories, is that ok partners? I can always send on Saturday. :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: gingerquilts on May 19, 2006 06:38:22 AM
I'll just borrow my daughter's corsage (dried up now, of course) to wear when I open your package!   :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on May 19, 2006 06:39:07 AM
Now there's a lovely picture.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on May 19, 2006 07:35:35 AM
Photoshopped prom pics will have to go in the gallery, eh? :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Phizzychick on May 19, 2006 07:39:12 AM
Hmm, no prom pics...but I have a neat bridesmaid picture I can edit!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: mata on May 19, 2006 08:23:38 AM
Wow, you guys are ahead of me. I'm not shipping until Monday.   :-[

I'll probably be shipping on tuesday! *off to check what's left to finish*


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: SewPixie on May 19, 2006 10:36:34 AM
Sadly work has been kicking my butt all week so I am so behind.  :'( I have all day Sunday though and maybe all Friday night. I don't want to go too fast and botch anything so I am thinking even if I have to send in two phases it will be much better than screwing anything up.   :)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: superstitch on May 19, 2006 11:12:33 AM
i received some awesome stuff from knit_core today!! everybody check it out in the gallery!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: foufigirl on May 19, 2006 11:43:29 AM
i just sent to bobolink today! yay! :)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Knit_core on May 19, 2006 07:25:35 PM
yeah!!!  You received!!!   ;D ;D ;D ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: MissMeshell on May 20, 2006 04:35:03 AM
I finished, I finished! ;D Phew, I was getting a little worried there :P

I'll be sending on Monday, so I wont be late for my date...

Ah CRAP! *remembers the prom related craft she was supposed to make* :P


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: ruwena on May 20, 2006 05:45:12 AM
I got no crafting done last night :( I was hurting badly so I took a Lortab 10...then I spent the rest of the night staring at my knitting trying to remember how to do the knit stitch lol. I'm on my way to bed now so hopefully I will be up to some crafting when I wake up.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on May 20, 2006 06:09:04 AM
I have updated the first page as to who has sent and/or received. I'll try to keep this as current as possible. Please let me know if any corrections need to be made!

I hope everyone has a good and crafty weekend. Don't forget that Tuesday is the big day!  ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on May 20, 2006 08:52:42 AM
I shipped to mjadams and ginga on Friday nite. Speedy delivery!!  I'll PM the dc's later. :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: princessblueberry on May 21, 2006 12:40:33 AM
Am practaly finished and have started packing packages. . .was cutting 5 inch blue squares today for verycrafty's package and realized as I put the blue fabric away realized that I'd blue, yellow, and green fabric that matched the butterfly print.  So I started cutting squares for my first quilt project.  LOL,  I show it to the DH after company left (guys were working on fixing the car so I can have a safer better one  :D and wife and I chatted as I cleaned, cooked, and then we crafted her crochet baby blanket and me cutting squares) and he looks at me and says 'there is only one thing wrong with that layout. . .there is nothing manly!'  So I guess after I finish my blanket this summer I've got to make a manly one too. . . :D  Like he has to twist my arm to buy craft supplies and make something  ;D 


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: MissMeshell on May 21, 2006 07:15:53 PM
Yaaay, I shipped at last :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: mata on May 22, 2006 12:48:51 AM
Nearly all done.. will be sending tomorrow  :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on May 22, 2006 03:24:46 AM
Hooray for sending out! Don't forget that tomorrow (May 23) is the official prom, so make sure you either send out your package or let me know when you will be sending. I've updated the list on the first page. Please make sure it's accurate, and let me know if any changes need to be made.

On another note, happy birthday to my old (and I mean that in a nice way!) college roomie, gingerquilts!  ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on May 22, 2006 05:37:09 AM
Huzzah! Huzzah! Huzzah! Happy Birthday, Ginga!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Phizzychick on May 22, 2006 09:49:22 AM
;D I've received the most awesome package from Rackycoo!! ;D

I'll post pics in the galery in a bit!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on May 22, 2006 10:14:19 AM
Ha! I got the greatest package from you, phizzychick! I will have to post later, too, but will do it today. Everyone be prepared for an attack of envy!!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: ebeth on May 22, 2006 07:44:22 PM
i like to be punctual...so i will be mailing out on the 23rd...yay for using every last second :)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Knit_core on May 22, 2006 11:08:58 PM
Superstitch, I'm going to using that tote you made me as a lunch bag for work!  I've been wanting a permenant lunch bag!

  Oh, and Happy Birthday, Ginga!!! ;D ;D ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: superstitch on May 22, 2006 11:16:26 PM
cool! glad to know you like it, you can even reverse it and put the waterproof  stain resistant side to the inside.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Knit_core on May 22, 2006 11:33:22 PM
I didn't even think of that!  :D  It's just the perfect size for my Lean Cuisines. :) and my Chocolate  ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on May 23, 2006 03:23:52 AM
It's the day of the prom, and excitement is in the air! I can't stop looking at the lovely corsage phizzychick sent me!

Here's where we stand so far. Thanks to everyone who has already sent, and to everyone who has contacted me to let me know you will be late. Check this list and make sure it is correct. If your name is in black type, I need to hear from you today, whether you are sending or finding out it's taking a little longer than you thought. I'll keep the list on the front page updated, so if you check back later, check on that one. (Don't expect this one to change.)

I hope everyone's crafting is going well!  :)

EDITED to delete outdated list. For a current status update, please check the first page of this thread. Thanks!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on May 24, 2006 05:33:28 PM
Things are looking good for the big dance...I think most people have sent, and if not, I have heard from everyone but one swapper about sending a little late. The gallery looks phenominal, and more goodies are on their way.

Thanks to you all for keeping me updated and for being such a fun group to swap with. Keep up the good work!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on May 24, 2006 06:03:10 PM
I received from Gingerquilts today. I'm stunned into silence. I'll post pics tomorrow, but I think we may have a new prom queen!!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on May 24, 2006 06:09:46 PM
Wow. You know stifflersmom is impressed if she's stunned into silence! That's so unlike her!  :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: hertrigger on May 24, 2006 06:12:33 PM
Wow. You know stifflersmom is impressed if she's stunned into silence! That's so unlike her!  :D

i was thinking of something like "someone STUNNED stifflersmom"!??! since shes so amazing, but then i read that it was gingerquilts and they are pretty much 2 in the same :)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on May 24, 2006 06:14:49 PM
It was the silence part that impressed me!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on May 24, 2006 06:49:09 PM
Har, har, Miss Coo.

I couldn't keep the package to myself any longer, and posted pictures. Please sit down before you click over to the gallery, I don't want anyone falling down when their jaw drops. :D

hertrigger, I think that's one of the nicest things anyone has ever said of me. Thanks!  :-*


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: gingerquilts on May 24, 2006 07:20:50 PM
Aw shucks, ya'll!  (Ha ha, she didn't stay silent very long!!!)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: hertrigger on May 24, 2006 07:38:58 PM
Aw shucks, ya'll!  (Ha ha, she didn't stay silent very long!!!)

thats a craftster for ya :)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Fortune_32 on May 26, 2006 03:21:29 PM
I just recieved from Princessblueberry! Pics are already up in the gallery!!!  ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on May 28, 2006 10:54:37 AM
We're doing pretty well, sending-wise. If you haven't sent, please try to do so as soon as possible. I am thinking about having hosting another Invite party soon, but would like to have this one pretty well wrapped up first. Be thinking about who you might like to invite to the next dance! Since it will be in the summertime, I will probably allow a little extra crafting time, but signups will still be short. I guess it's ok to start flirting now, if you have your eye on anyone!

Did everyone like the "decide what sort of swap to do with your partner" aspect of this swap, or would you prefer more direction? Should we throw in some sort of twist to the next one, or do you like it straightforward? I am open to suggestions, but don't get too crazy with it. I think this first one worked out pretty well.   :)



Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on May 28, 2006 10:59:31 AM
I liked deciding with out partners on limits and themes. The gallery was really ecclectic.  :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Knit_core on May 28, 2006 11:08:21 AM
yeah, that was fun, but it kind of took some of the suprise out of it, too.  I think it would be fun to have an Invite Your Stalker swap!  ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on May 28, 2006 11:13:56 AM
You'd have to know who's been stalking you!

One thing I liked about what my (awesome) partners and I did, was that we each specified ONE thing that we would like the other to do. Everything else in the package was a surprise. All I knew was that phizzychick was going to make me "a mirror or some artwork", and that qazicat was going to make me a doll. Getting those packages was fun, because I sort of knew what would be inside, but they were both still full of great surprises. We all did a little post stalking as well.  :)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on May 28, 2006 12:09:59 PM
Yeah, we had requests and I just did some stalking. I think all swaps are kind of "stalk" based anyway, there are too many just stalking swaps out there now. Its hard to keep too many secrets.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: snacker on May 28, 2006 12:15:50 PM
I guess it's ok to start flirting now, if you have your eye on anyone!

Can we flirt on this thread?  he...he...he...


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on May 28, 2006 12:16:55 PM
I don't see why not!  ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: hertrigger on May 28, 2006 12:20:28 PM
i claim craft_t_chic! hehe


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: catpants on May 28, 2006 12:46:24 PM
there are SO MANY craftsters i would love to "date".... who to choose for round two?!?  what a dilemma :)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on May 28, 2006 12:48:45 PM
*Bats her eyelashes at Batgirl*   ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: hertrigger on May 28, 2006 12:54:45 PM
there are SO MANY craftsters i would love to "date".... who to choose for round two?!?  what a dilemma :)

oh yeah, you would be a pick too

i would love to swap with people like bobolink, bigmouth, lasandri, stifflersmom or racky (oh the list goes on) but i know that they are beyond my level, not as if anyone else is NOT but, i would be too intimidated.. crafting for anyone is intimidating, but not to the point where i will have a panic attack LOL


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on May 28, 2006 01:08:00 PM
You so funny! You are a great crafter! I'd love one of your stenciled tees.

Imagine my panic when I sent something sewn to the Goddess of the Sewing Machine, gingerquilts. :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: ebeth on May 28, 2006 01:50:52 PM
i think im always worried about what i send for swaps...i was nervous asking this time (thank you so much for saying yes) but i was more "nervous" that no one would ask me...i have been around for a while but i dont really make wow-y stuff...im so glad that i didnt chicken out....this i now my favorite type of swap :)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: craft_t_chic on May 28, 2006 02:05:16 PM
i claim craft_t_chic! hehe

Awww! I feel special!  ;D :-* I've been able to carft for hertrigger lots of times, but she's never crafted for me! :'( ;)

I *did* kinda ask someone for round two before this round even started! LOL! I should probably check and see if she still wants to go out with me! :-\


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on May 30, 2006 07:47:10 AM
How are all my "fashionably late" swappers coming along? We have 11 packages that need to be sent, hopefully all by Friday. If you get a moment, please either pm me or post here and let me know how it's going. Thanks!

I'm looking at everyone else's send out dates, and it looks like a lot of packages should be arriving today!  :)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on May 30, 2006 08:02:31 AM
There has been so many fantastic things already, I can't wait to see more!!!!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: gingerquilts on May 30, 2006 08:16:46 AM
There has been so many fantastic things already, I can't wait to see more!!!!

I agree, great gallery everyone!  I should have been better at commenting on each fab thing.  While they are all tremendous, I keep going back to that doll!  Very cool.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: craft_t_chic on May 30, 2006 08:28:40 AM
Later tonight when it cools down enough for me to want to sit and sew, I will finish up my last item and drop it in the mail tomorrow morning. It's just too damn hot in this house!!! But everything else is in the mail!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on May 30, 2006 08:30:29 AM
I know how you feel! It's was 102 yesterday - in Minnesota. ACK! Our blood is too thick to handle that kind of temperature!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: craft_t_chic on May 30, 2006 08:50:31 AM
Okay, so maybe I shouldn't complain about 91! ;) But is it me, or did we just jump from the 50s to the 90s?? If I had been eased in, I might handle it better, but this is crazy!!! :P <-me too hot to make the angry face!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: jane feebles on May 31, 2006 12:13:38 AM
There has been so many fantastic things already, I can't wait to see more!!!!

I agree, great gallery everyone!  I should have been better at commenting on each fab thing.  While they are all tremendous, I keep going back to that doll!  Very cool.

qazicat made made me a tiki pincushion and he's so beautiful I can't stick pins in him (he'll burn my house and  smite my pigs!)  Luckily she made him with a brooch pin, so I just wear him instead  :)
She really is the most incredible craftster.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: aschnebly on May 31, 2006 11:01:40 AM
I just got the best package from Mata, all the way from Italy--and in only a week!  Check it out in the gallery.

Mata, I am sure you'll be getting lots of PMs at your door asking you to be their partner for the next round of this swap, everything is AMAZING.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: batgirl on May 31, 2006 11:19:36 AM
102?? See, I leave for a week and my adopted state flees to the equator! I had no idea it got so flippin' hot in the tundra! Ya sure, you betcha.  *winks at Stifflersmom -- what's a crafty girl like you doing in a ..umm...craft forum..like this...er...* dang it, I never have any good opening lines! *kicks ground and glances around*


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: mata on May 31, 2006 01:14:50 PM
I just got the best package from Mata, all the way from Italy--and in only a week!  Check it out in the gallery.

Mata, I am sure you'll be getting lots of PMs at your door asking you to be their partner for the next round of this swap, everything is AMAZING.

If the next round is in Sept.. I'll be glad to join! I think I'm done with swaps for the summer!!! Hopefully I'll have a new job by then, so I can spend all my money on swap items, craft supplies and postage  ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on May 31, 2006 02:35:24 PM
Ack! What will we do without Mata goodies to gaze at all summer??

Hurry back!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Knit_core on June 02, 2006 12:04:12 AM
you know what could be fun?  If, since round 1 ended up being the Prom, if round 2 could be like a summer romance, and we could have a couple send out dates over the summer.  Just an idea.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Bigmouth on June 02, 2006 02:58:18 AM
you know what could be fun?  If, since round 1 ended up being the Prom, if round 2 could be like a summer romance, and we could have a couple send out dates over the summer.  Just an idea.
Hmmm.... like you get a couple really promising packages in July, but get flaked on in August?   ::)



Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on June 02, 2006 04:10:48 AM
you know what could be fun?  If, since round 1 ended up being the Prom, if round 2 could be like a summer romance, and we could have a couple send out dates over the summer.  Just an idea.
Hmmm.... like you get a couple really promising packages in July, but get flaked on in August?   ::)



 :D And all you're left with is memories and tattered dreams. (And maybe a panta.)


I will hold some sort of summer dance, but I don't want to do a multiple send out, sorry. It's hard enough keeping track of one send out per person. Speaking of, I hope everyone that's late will be mailing today. Next Tuesday is two weeks past deadline, and I will be giving feedback. If you haven't sent by then, I will be giving you Negative feedback. It is reversible, but it's sure easier to not get it in the first place!! Please try to get those last straggler packages out the door soon. Thanks again to everyone who has already mailed.  :)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Fortune_32 on June 02, 2006 08:13:08 AM
you know what could be fun?  If, since round 1 ended up being the Prom, if round 2 could be like a summer romance, and we could have a couple send out dates over the summer.  Just an idea.

LOL My thoughts turned to a "Summer Luau" dance!  :D All Hawaii-themed, hibiscus flower leis, I could just picture it!  ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Knit_core on June 02, 2006 01:22:28 PM
yeah, a beach party is a much better idea.  Sometimes I think I shouldn't be allowed near a computer keyboard in the wee hours of the morning.  ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Fortune_32 on June 02, 2006 02:22:51 PM
LOL I try not to post pre-caffeine in the AM!  :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: BlooCanoe on June 02, 2006 03:52:21 PM
you know what could be fun?  If, since round 1 ended up being the Prom, if round 2 could be like a summer romance
Everytime I see that post, I think of the movie "Grease" and the song "Summer Lovin'" starts going through my head.  ::)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Knit_core on June 02, 2006 07:11:31 PM
yeah, pretty much.  ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on June 02, 2006 07:45:35 PM
HA! I had to do a talent show at a company I used to work for. We did 'Summer lovin", and I got to be Rizzo and smoke on stage. hehe.  Good times.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on June 05, 2006 08:52:50 PM
Here's my list so far. I will be posting positive feedback Tuesday afternoon for everyone whose name is crossed off (partner has received), and NEGATIVE feedback if your name is in green. Some of you who haven't sent have been in touch with me, and I hope that things will work out and that you will be able to send soon. As soon as your partner receives, your negative feedback will be removed.

Everyone, please check the list and let me know if there are any mistakes. Thanks.

AFTER PEOPLE HAVE SIGNED UP AND BEEN APPROVED, LIST THE PARTICIPANTS AND THEIR PARTNERS HERE:
Here's where we stand! If a name is red, that person has sent their package
Green is sending late, but communicating
If the name is red and struck through , the partner has received

rackycoo <> qazicat   :)
stifflersmom <> gingerquilts  :)
princessblueberry <> verycrafty
teapotdnky <> batgirl    :)
kristen81 <> snacker  :)
craft_t_chic <> sonjaboo  :)
PinkMafia <> redstar13
bobolink <> foufigirl  :)
theLittlestNinja  <> BlooCanoe
phizzychick <> rackycoo     :)
ebeth <> MissMeshell  :)
PinkMafia <>  Kittykill  :)
Writer78 <> meowari
dabba <> determinedimprovisation
Dithmer  <> k8kre8s  :)
SewPixie <> KungPow  :)
cotneyroo <> irid3sc3nt  :)
jane feebles <> mata  :)
ruwena<> simplyfussfree
princessblueberry <> Fortune_32  :)
stifflersmom <> mjadams
Knit_core <> superstitch     :)
Qwerty <> stargirl  :)
ashnebly <> mata
redpopsicles <> catpants     :)
snacker <> redstar13  :)
ruwena <> hertrigger

I will also be asking for one or more angels, so be thinking about if you feel "heavenly". Thanks.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: craft_t_chic on June 05, 2006 09:45:11 PM
Who on earth flakes on an "Invite your partner swap"?!?!?! ??? I mean, you either PICKED that person, or you had the option of saying no when they asked!!!!  >:(


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on June 05, 2006 10:19:11 PM
That's not cool, yo. I'll step up!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on June 06, 2006 07:07:32 AM
Everyone whose partner has received should now have positive feedback. If you haven't yet sent, you have until noon today to get me those DCs, or you will receive a negative. As I have said before, I know a couple of you have special circumstances. Once you do send out and your partner receives, your negative will be removed.

Teapot, I have pm'd you about possibly being an angel...


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: jane feebles on June 06, 2006 11:39:46 PM
Do you need any more?


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on June 07, 2006 05:09:38 AM
At this point, we are waiting. The rest of the people who have not sent are still in some communication with me and are still planning on sending out. Their partners have elected to give them a little more time. I'm hoping we won't need any more, but I'll keep everyone posted. Thanks for asking!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: hertrigger on June 07, 2006 11:28:12 AM
i dont know what is up with my package, its been 2 weeks ):


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on June 07, 2006 11:59:45 AM
Have you contacted the post office? Do they have any sort of guarantee if a DC was purchased?

I hope that wayward package shows up soon!  :-\


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on June 10, 2006 12:09:50 PM
Hi, swappers, I'm just checking in for a sec. Here's where we stand as of this morning:

1. princessblueberry and determinedimprovisation ~ neither of your partners has sent, but have been in some communication and you are still waiting on them. I will check in with you both again on Tuesday to see if you have heard anything, and you can tell me if you are still ok with waiting, or if you want an angel.

2. teapotdnky has stepped up to be an angel for Writer78, whose partner has been out of communication for quite some time. Thanks, teapot!

3. The following people have mailed, but are still waiting on delivery:
    redstar13 (to PinkMafia)
   theLittlestNinja and Bloocanoe to each other
   mjadams (to stifflersmom)
    ruwena and simplyfussfree to each other
   ashnebly (to mata)
   and hertrigger (to ruwena)

Those of you following the saga of hertrigger's package (mailed on May 24) will be happy to know that the DC number was finally scanned yesterday in the proper city. Hopefully it will soon find its way to the correct house!! Be on the lookout, ruwena!

Please let me know if any of the above information is incorrect or needs to be updated. Thanks! I am thinking of starting signups for the summer fling in about two weeks, after I return from vacation. Be thinking about who you might want to ask. There's a good chance I will limit the number of participants to 25 couples, so plan to act quickly!



Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on June 10, 2006 12:23:44 PM
Is it 25 partners even if you have 2 partners, or 25 total?


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on June 10, 2006 12:27:11 PM
Look at you, getting all antsy already! Probably 25 total, but we had 27 this swap, so it's not like I'm drastically cutting back. And that's 25 sets, not 25 people.  :)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on June 10, 2006 12:30:06 PM
Well, I've already had 2 intvites is why I ask.  I was just wondering because this one was so popular. I'll need to pm my partners to make sure we are all in it together!  :)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on June 10, 2006 12:33:12 PM
Isn't it so nice to be the past prom queen?  :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on June 16, 2006 07:31:31 AM
Yet another update for you:

The following people have mailed, but are still waiting on delivery:
    redstar13 (to PinkMafia)
   theLittlestNinja and Bloocanoe to each other
   mjadams (to stifflersmom)
   ashnebly (to mata)

mjadams, I still need a DC from you. Your package really should have arrived by now. Please get that to me ASAP so we can figure out what's going on.

If princessblueberry and determinedimprovisiton haven't heard from their partners by next Tuesday, I will be asking for a couple of swap angels for each of them. Please be thinking about helping out.

I'm going to have limited computer access for the next week. When I return, I will start signups for the Summer Fling, so be thinking who you would like to have as your partner. Make sure you pick someone you know will treat you right! I don't want any broken hearts in the fall!!  :)
 


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: BlooCanoe on June 16, 2006 07:41:56 AM
I sent two weeks ago today, so this seems slower than usual for CP airmail which is usually around 10 days, but I also mailed another package on the same day which has not arrived yet either, so perhaps things are just a little slower in general from Canada to USA at the moment.  :P


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: mata on June 16, 2006 08:29:40 AM
I can't wait to receive!! I'm obsessively on the lookout for the postman  ;)
By the way, can someone please summarize what this fling thing is?  :P I've not been on craftster much lately, so I'm afraid I've lost some bits of conversation.. Thanks  :-*
Since I've been knitting so much and trying out new crafts, if this is a sort of round 2 of this swap, I am glad to offer my services for knit stuff, sewn hats, and pillows! Anyway, I will wait to hear all about rules and deadlines.
 ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on June 16, 2006 08:42:01 AM
I think by fling she's refering to a second round of this swap. :D

For some reason shipping to Canada from Minnesota and the reverse is really very slow. I've had packages not show up for 2 weeks. I hope your items arrive soon.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: BlooCanoe on June 16, 2006 08:58:29 AM
Me too. I know I was Swappy McLateyPants, but that doesn't mean I have to be patient with Canada Post, does it??


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on June 16, 2006 09:13:35 AM
"Swappy McLateyPants" just cracked me up!!

Sorry, mata, I didn't mean to be vague. I think I'll call the second round "Summer Fling" because "Round 2" sounds so boring. Besides, that way it will be easier to keep the swaps separate. I know it's not really summer everywhere, but those of you in winter time can fake it.  :D A summer fling usually comes after the Prom. Perhaps in the fall we'll have Homecoming.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on June 16, 2006 09:19:20 AM
Oh no, you don't have to be patient with Canada post~ I'm starting to resent all forms of delivery. Too slow and I want instant gratification! :D

Homecoming for the fall is a brilliant idea. We can do a "Snow Ball" in the winter. :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: mata on June 16, 2006 09:34:13 AM
Sorry, mata, I didn't mean to be vague. I think I'll call the second round "Summer Fling" because "Round 2" sounds so boring. Besides, that way it will be easier to keep the swaps separate. I know it's not really summer everywhere, but those of you in winter time can fake it.  :D A summer fling usually comes after the Prom. Perhaps in the fall we'll have Homecoming.

Sounds great! Now all I need is a partner  ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: BlooCanoe on June 16, 2006 10:15:55 AM
Oh no, you don't have to be patient with Canada post~ I'm starting to resent all forms of delivery. Too slow and I want instant gratification! :D
Too slow, and CP is sooo expensive! That's why I organized the "outsmart canada post swap".  We all sent flat things in envelopes, because it could go through as lettermail and cost <$2.49.  Sending parcels via CP is exorbitant!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Knit_core on June 16, 2006 01:25:53 PM
And for those who are experiancing winter right now, we can send a little summer your way to warm you and cheer you!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on June 16, 2006 01:28:20 PM
Summer Fling,  Homecoming, Snow Ball?! I knew I loved y'all!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: BlooCanoe on June 16, 2006 01:46:58 PM
OK, the other parcel I mailed on the same day as ninja's was received today, so hopefully it will get there soon! (I need a smiley icon with its fingers crossed!)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: the littlest ninja on June 16, 2006 07:33:53 PM
I got it, and I HAVE THE BEST DATE EVAR!!!!1!

I got it this morning, but I was so tired and my cat had barfed in my bed when I was at work, but seriously, it was fabulous!  I'm working six days in a row starting tomorrow morning, but I'll get photos up as soon as I can, thank you so much Bloo!!!   :-*

On the note of delivery, I'm getting worried.  Canada post hates me, I've had packages show up 2 months after I've sent them.  Since I still have to send one more thing, I may work on some other things just in case.  :-[


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: PinkMafia on June 16, 2006 08:42:10 PM
I received my package from redstar13. Thanks so much Redstar13, its all wonderful.

1. a skirt with spider patches
2. etched glasses (my daughter is using the heart one now!)
3. a cool jewelry box decorated with day of the dead.

I will post pics this weekend!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: aschnebly on June 17, 2006 12:13:43 PM
I can't wait to receive!! I'm obsessively on the lookout for the postman  ;)
By the way, can someone please summarize what this fling thing is?  :P I've not been on craftster much lately, so I'm afraid I've lost some bits of conversation.. Thanks  :-*
Since I've been knitting so much and trying out new crafts, if this is a sort of round 2 of this swap, I am glad to offer my services for knit stuff, sewn hats, and pillows! Anyway, I will wait to hear all about rules and deadlines.
 ;D


Ahhh, I hope your package arrives soon... the PO lady had said 7-10 days, which sounded fast to Italy and she totally got my hopes up... now it's been over 20 days :(


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: BlooCanoe on June 17, 2006 12:27:57 PM
I got it, and I HAVE THE BEST DATE EVAR!!!!1!

I got it this morning, but I was so tired and my cat had barfed in my bed when I was at work, but seriously, it was fabulous!  I'm working six days in a row starting tomorrow morning, but I'll get photos up as soon as I can, thank you so much Bloo!!!   :-*

On the note of delivery, I'm getting worried.  Canada post hates me, I've had packages show up 2 months after I've sent them.  Since I still have to send one more thing, I may work on some other things just in case.  :-[

YAY! glad it got there and that you like everything! I had rather a lot of swap anxiety! Dang, if only I had known that you had a barfy-in-the-bed cat, I would have included some Wet Ones and a bottle of Febreeze too.   ;)

I'm sure your parcel will get here soon. I've never had any parcels go astray ever *crosses fingers, knocks wood, etc.* so I'm sure this is just taking a little longer than usual. Maybe all the postal workers are Oilers fans watching the Stanley Cup games instead of sorting the mail??   ::)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: redstar13 on June 17, 2006 08:42:23 PM
I received my package from redstar13. Thanks so much Redstar13, its all wonderful.

1. a skirt with spider patches
2. etched glasses (my daughter is using the heart one now!)
3. a cool jewelry box decorated with day of the dead.

I will post pics this weekend!

I am SO glad it arrived in one piece!! The etching was my first ever attempt! I was kinda nervous about em!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: jane feebles on June 19, 2006 03:31:39 PM
Sounds great! Now all I need is a partner  ;D

So, I'm starting the toilet wall by saying for a good time, hook up with mata.  She was a great partner!  ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: catpants on June 19, 2006 07:20:26 PM
Sounds great! Now all I need is a partner  ;D

So, I'm starting the toilet wall by saying for a good time, hook up with mata.  She was a great partner!  ;)

i'll be smokin' underneath the bleachers if anyone wants to have a summer fling with me  :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: cotneyroo on June 19, 2006 07:27:46 PM

i'll be smokin' underneath the bleachers if anyone wants to have a summer fling with me  :D

*raises hand like the teacher's pet she is*


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on June 20, 2006 06:13:18 AM
OK, prom goers...it's been a month since sendout, and we are going to need two, and possibly three more angels. princessblueberry and determinedimprovisation definitely each need an angel. If you're interested, please pm me. I am out of town, but will check back as often as possible. Thanks for your help!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: foufigirl on June 20, 2006 05:06:29 PM
i'd like to help! i'm pm'ing you right now...!!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: jane feebles on June 20, 2006 09:40:50 PM
I have too!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on June 21, 2006 05:58:15 AM
You guys are awesome! I'll be in touch.  :-*


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on June 22, 2006 07:45:31 AM
I am in the process of finding angels for the four swappers who still have not received. Some of you may still hear from your partners in the future, but it's been over a month so expect to hear from an angel.

Summer fling Invite your Partner (IYP) will start next week, so be thinking about who you might want to ask!  ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on June 22, 2006 08:02:41 AM
Thanks for thinking of us as you sip cocktails with umbrellas on the sand. :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: SonjaBoo on June 22, 2006 08:16:09 AM
Yes, get a tan for the rest of us rackycoo!  :D 

I am single and available for a summer fling!  I like long walks on the beach, crafts, and drinking fruity cocktails.  I am a Leo.   ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: catpants on June 22, 2006 11:40:11 AM
are we allowed to have two dates for round two??

i've already swooped in and nabbed the fabulous cotneyroo, but i wouldn't mind two-timing her  ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on June 22, 2006 11:47:06 AM
I think there is some sort of posting minimum or FOC status to have two.
I had two, but one of my partners went AWOL. I hope all is well with her.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on June 22, 2006 12:54:33 PM
People who are "Friends of Craftster" and currently have no more than five swaps in progress may take two dates. I will be limiting signups to 25 couples, which is about the size of the first round. That's about all I can handle at one soiree, especially if we have trouble with sendouts and needing angels again.

*Make sure you chose your partner wisely!!  ;)*


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: snacker on June 22, 2006 01:36:25 PM
Oooo...I would love one summer fling!

My personal crafting ad (inspired by catpants):
Right now I am knee deep in sugar and frosting:  whipping out lots of sugar skulls and knitting, crocheting, creating up a storm.  PM me for details!

All I could think when writing the above is..."....if you like pina coladas...getting caught in the rain...and not into yoga...."  Ug. 



Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: cotneyroo on June 22, 2006 04:24:12 PM
are we allowed to have two dates for round two??

i've already swooped in and nabbed the fabulous cotneyroo, but i wouldn't mind two-timing her  ;D

Oh dear. That didn't take long. ;)

I could be persuaded to two-time catpants, too, if there are any papercrafts or polymer clay types out there who might be interested. If anyone needs me I'll be knitting in front of the air conditioner...


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: irid3sc3nt on June 22, 2006 04:35:17 PM
cotneyroo is an awesome partner!!!! 
I'd be your swap buddy again, but you'd probably have to wait until late July/August to send/receive after I move a time zone away.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: teapotdnky on June 22, 2006 04:59:06 PM
if there are any papercrafts or polymer clay types out there who might be interested. If anyone needs me I'll be knitting in front of the air conditioner...

Maybe Homecoming?  ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: cotneyroo on June 22, 2006 07:28:08 PM
if there are any papercrafts or polymer clay types out there who might be interested. If anyone needs me I'll be knitting in front of the air conditioner...

Maybe Homecoming?  ;)

YES!


and irid3sc3nt, maybe you and I should do a personal swap once you get settled in your new home. I could send, maybe, some oxygen-- they're not kidding about the Mile High part... :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Kiwimonkey on June 22, 2006 10:42:29 PM
SQUEEEEEEEEEE!

I've got a summer fling!!   :D :D
I'm so excited!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: craft_t_chic on June 22, 2006 11:01:44 PM
Hehe...my summer fling and I have been making eyes at each other since before the first one started! (Sorry, sonjaboo...I hope that doesn't ruin the memory of the fun time we shared together! ;) You know you were my first invite your partner swap love!)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: princessblueberry on June 22, 2006 11:23:10 PM
*Make sure you chose your partner wisely!!  ;)*

I think I already messed that one up  :-\ had aranged a date then she went MIA even before signups  :'(  LOL, and with verycrafty MIA that makes 2 out of 3 that dissapeared.  If I ask someone else out will the boogy man get them too?

~married white female looking for a summer fling that won't make the DH too jelous  ;)~


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Knit_core on June 22, 2006 11:25:44 PM
here's my Summer Fling Personal Ad.  I'm a Chicagoan knitter, seamstress, jewelry maker with a heart for whimsy and edgier crafts, in search of a partner who alters altoid tins and has a luscious Wist.   ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Knit_core on June 22, 2006 11:27:09 PM
princess Blueberry, will you be my date?


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: princessblueberry on June 23, 2006 12:13:45 AM
Yes  :D

Was reading your first post and thinking to myself 'you have been wanting to alter a tin. . .'  then I scrolled down  ;D

I'm off stalking. . .


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Knit_core on June 23, 2006 12:32:43 AM
yeah!!!  I've always wanted to partner with you!  Hug Lisa, Lara and Krissy for me, will you?
  Debbie


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: mata on June 23, 2006 03:01:45 AM
Here's my ad  :)
Soon-to-be-wed lovely gal from Italy is looking for hot bachelorette-party date.. I will sew you a pretty purse, bag, hat, headband, apron or similiar items, but unfortunately not clothes, and I will knit you a panta, hat, armwarmers, bag or small stuff, not sweaters or socks though... I can also stencil, embroider and quilt.
I can contribute to the party with some italian treats if you like!
And I will definitely name my firstborn after you if you send me a spinning kit  ;)
All I need in exchange is a fun partner to swap 1-2 items with!!  ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Stifflersmom on June 23, 2006 06:22:18 AM
Your personal ads are all so tempting! Makes me think about a second date..... ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: SonjaBoo on June 23, 2006 07:09:56 AM
craft_t_chic, I understand.  It was beautiful, and we'll always have Pez...  ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Writer78 on June 23, 2006 07:36:36 AM
I'm one of the last to leave the prom.  My date got lost in the crowd, so teapot is coming to pick me up and take me home.  Once I get home and kick off these toe-pinching high heels, I'll be able to unwind a bit and start thinking about a summer fling.

Given that my asking-out-a-Craftster didn't work out as planned,  :'( I'm a little reluctant to do the asking for summer fling.  However, if I get asked, I will very likely have absolutely no self-control and will say yes right away and just right back into swapping.   ;D

Also, rackycoo's fiendishly addicitive Altoid Theme Revamp swap has resurrected for a round 2, and I think I'll be able to resist that for, oh, about 14 seconds.

Let's get the last few prom-goers home, and then it's on to the summer fling, ladies!!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: craft_t_chic on June 23, 2006 08:15:42 AM
craft_t_chic, I understand.  It was beautiful, and we'll always have Pez...  ;)
So true...so very true! That still makes me giggle every time I look at it! I mean, we didn't talk about it at ALL and made altered Pez to look like teh other's cat...wow...talk about being meant for one another! :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: SonjaBoo on June 23, 2006 08:35:26 AM
It was a match made in craftster heaven!  lol  ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Kiwimonkey on June 23, 2006 02:19:29 PM
*tries very hard not to get jealous*


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: ebeth on June 23, 2006 03:20:29 PM
i definitly starting to think summer flingy, but i cant think of anything clever for a personal or have had time to ask ...(starting potty training for those who can sympathize - i think my black book went down the drain)...but it sure was fun this round...unfortunately i have to stay within the states this time (funds are lower)...im a bit of a dabbler of all trades....a little knitting, crochet, sewing (very little of that)....but i think id be able to show someone a good time ;) ...


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: MissMeshell on June 23, 2006 06:25:19 PM
Everyone should have ebeth as a partner! *hugs* :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: rackycoo on June 26, 2006 07:34:47 AM
Summer fling signups: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=16743189.0 (https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=16743189.0)

I tweaked it just a bit, so please read it thoroughly before signing up! Thanks.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: SonjaBoo on June 26, 2006 07:45:58 AM
*shuffles feet* Is anyone still in need of a summer fling date?  Or do you all have your dance cards filled up?


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: gingerquilts on June 26, 2006 07:50:31 AM
Darn.  I'd love to do this but July is a really busy month for me.  Maybe I'll keep my eyes out for a date in the fall.


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: ebeth on June 26, 2006 08:13:14 AM
*trying not to look pathetic* ... i am dateless (er, um, not that i wont have many people beating down my door any minute) ... but i checked out your wists, im not sure there is anything on there i can make ... so feel free to stalk and see if you like what i can make ... or you could always pm and we can chat and see if we are a good match...i have my own car ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: BlooCanoe on June 26, 2006 08:17:57 AM
*shuffles feet* Is anyone still in need of a summer fling date?  Or do you all have your dance cards filled up?
sonjaboo, if I hadn't already hit on someone asked someone to the fling, I would totally have loved to be your partner!  :-* 


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: SonjaBoo on June 26, 2006 08:40:09 AM
ebeth, I would be honored to escort you to the summer fling!!   Please don't feel you have to make something from my wists-- those are just ideas for anyone needing them!  (And reminders for me of things I'd like to make some day!)  I have seen your stuff and frankly, it's amazing!!! So if you are interested, I'd love to be your date! :D

Bloocanoe, you are so sweet!  Maybe we can hook up be partners for homecoming!   ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: ebeth on June 26, 2006 09:23:11 AM
yay!!! ... um *very demurely*...i am going to the spring fling...


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: SonjaBoo on June 26, 2006 09:37:35 AM
Yay!!! 


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: determinedimprovisation on June 26, 2006 10:04:20 AM
i'm still stuck at the prom, but jane feebles is coming to get me, all the way from australia! 


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Writer78 on June 26, 2006 10:12:03 AM
i'm still stuck at the prom, but jane feebles is coming to get me, all the way from australia! 

I'll keep you company until our gallant replacement dates get here.   ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: BlooCanoe on June 26, 2006 10:17:44 AM
The littlestninja and I are at the prom, but the limo driver (aka Canada Post/USPS) hasn't shown up yet.  :P  Oh well... guess we drink margaritas until the limo shows up!  :D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Writer78 on June 26, 2006 11:23:04 AM
party down with us, bloo!!  Pass me a virgin margarita, will ya?  (I know, I know, I'm so daring!)   ::)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: BlooCanoe on June 26, 2006 12:41:44 PM
*passes over the margarita pitcher*  ;)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: determinedimprovisation on June 26, 2006 02:29:20 PM
i feel a jimmy buffet karaoke extravaganza coming on!


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Writer78 on June 26, 2006 04:12:00 PM
i feel a jimmy buffet karaoke extravaganza coming on!

*chooses a song from his recent country excursions and sings:*

"Heeeey, good lookin'!
Whatchagot cookin'?
Howzabout cookin' somethin' up with meeeee?"

 :P


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: SonjaBoo on June 26, 2006 05:20:10 PM
Fins to the left!!!  Fins to the right!!!  ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: MissMeshell on June 26, 2006 05:25:04 PM
Woohoo! A_Patchwork_Orange and I are a' flingin! ;D


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: Knit_core on June 26, 2006 11:28:25 PM
Hehe!  I'm PrincessBlueberry's rebound date! :)


Title: Re: Invite Your Partner Swap: Signups CLOSED; Sendout by 5/23
Post by: princessblueberry on June 27, 2006 01:29:25 AM
Hehe!  I'm PrincessBlueberry's rebound date! :)

LOL, and whom ever it was that said never to rebound date was dead wrong!!  ;D   Knit_core is awsome. . .I'm having so much fun and I'm just gathering supplies!