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121  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: Ongoing Wish Swap Gallery and Discussion Round 131 (Oct. 2016) on: September 30, 2016 12:02:09 AM
sweet Smiley
122  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: Ongoing Wish Swap Gallery and Discussion Round 129 (August 2016) on: September 29, 2016 02:05:31 PM
It looks as if we will need an angel for this round for me. texascrapper had claimed me for pillowcases for my hubby, and she did pm me in Aug saying she was mailing them, but I've not received, and she has not replied yet to messages. Prayers that all is OK with her and family, and she just got super busy!

Please PM me if you are interested in angeling. Thanks!

Round 131 is open to join CLICKETH HERE TO JOIN!!!
123  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: Ongoing Wish Swap Round 131 (Oct. 2016) on: September 29, 2016 10:54:34 AM
Our first person up for claiming is the last person who made a claim in the previous round, and that is scarlet_nights.

Her list is here (you are claiming her not me)

Hi! My name is Liz. I live in a tiny village in Souther Illinois called Iuka. I have 2 dogs, a dashound and pug and several cats. I got married on Halloween so still in that "newlywed" stage. I love the darker side of things, vampires, gothic, steampunk, faries. I have 115 Living Dead Dolls in my living room(if you knows what they are you get extra points) On the flipside of that I love silly things like rubber ducks, I have over 500 of them in my bathroom, garfields, domos, headgehogs and a strange obbsession with pin cusions. I want to live in the 50's. Love everything about that decade and collect just about anything from it. I love to read and history is fascinating to me. I know lots of pointless facts and enjoy reading trivia and fact books like uncle johns bathroom readers. I enjoy playing cards and card games like munchkins. I absolutly love tattoos, i have 4 and am in the prosses of saving up for my next one.
 
 I love jewel tones, red/black combo, purple, blue, silver. I dislike pastels, gold and white. No allergys.
                                      *Crafted*
*Anything from my pinterest is always awesome  http://pinterest.com/scarlet_nights/
 *Anything Harley Quinn

*anything oscar the grouch

NEW * Fairy doors for my garden
 
*anything muppet, animal, miss piggy, kermit so on and so on
*pin cushion
*anything hedgehog
 
*Steampunk or pinup or vintage (anything 1950s styles or earlier) style pendants
 *Living Dead Dolls art, jewlery, basicly if it has a LDD on it I love it
*Squeaky dog toys
*Cat toys, anykind really my cats like to tear stuff up
 *Gothic or steampunk wall art (I like the art of victoria francis, jessica drake, amy brown, nene thomas, fernanda brussi)
*a hoopla for my hoopla wall
*tattoo art
* dashound or pug stuffie
*pin up or burseque art
*I want to learn to needle felt so a needle felt kit would be awsome!
*pretty hair dodads, I like feathers, flowers, and leaves, headband, clip or comb is fine
 
*A plushie Lois Lane, Lex, or Modern Superboy (apparently there is a difference) for the husband to go with his roughly 2 foot superman pillow (dosnt have to be the same size)
 
*anything Airforce, husband is a vet
 * A modern Superboy shirt for the husband size 3x
*a poppet
 
*I love Tim Burton especially Corpse Bride so anything related to that
 
*a suprise!

* NEW I have developed an obsession with place mats and tablecloths. Place mats I need at least 3 and if the tablecloth was vintage(think 50's-60's) I would love you forever. I have a board just for table linens. https://www.pinterest.com/scarlet_nights/table-linens/

*NEW Aprons!! I love vintage one, I display the in my kitchen

*
         
                           *Supplies*
*any cute fabric (sushi, swirls,tattoo, pinups, vintage) prefer quilters cotton but open to any fabric

* NEW* Zippers, 12 inches or bigger please

*patterns for bags, aprons, neat stuff https://www.pinterest.com/scarlet_nights/patters-i-want/

*fusable fleece

*NEW Vintage Apron patterns. I already have a nice little collection going but can always use more.
https://www.pinterest.com/scarlet_nights/patterns-i-want/

*insul-brite
 
*a girft card for Hobby Lobby or JoAnn, Amazon
 
 *Half ball covered buttons size 30 and 45
*poppet making supplies, eyes(love the eyes from suncatcher.com), cool yarn for hair, poppet fabric which is really hard to find around here, eyelashes I can never find nice eyelashes
*any vintage lace or notions

* NEW vintage sewing books. I like them from the 60's and older

*good jump rings for chainmaille
 
*Rubber rings for chainmaille
 
*colored rings for chainmaille
http://www.bluebuddhaboutique.com/supplies/anodized/coloredjumprings/

 *Steampunk ephemera--gears, bits for jewelry making

NEW * E6000

NEW* buttons! love vintage ones but any kind
 
*embroidery thread, the more unusual colors, metalic, varigated, glow in the dark, and white and black are always good
 
*thread, any color but white and black mostly

NEW* double fold bias tape, any color. I need 3 packages of the same color for one project I do often but even single packs would be great
 
*plastic bobbins to fit a brother sewing machine

NEW * Sewing machine needles
 
*sheets! I use them to make clothes as they are wider and cheaper than yards of fabric. Used is fine, vintage is better. Please no stripes or white.(White with a pattern is fine)
 
*Scrapbook paper in the
 Steampunk Debutant series or similar
http://www.g45papers.com/products/steampunk-debutante-category
 
*Life magazines from the 50's and older
 
*Vintage clothes from the 50's and older. Would die over a flapper dress
 
Fabric Mystery Bundle from Fabricmart.com  http://www.fabricmartfabrics.com/xcart/804051-10-yard-Mystery-Fabric-Bundle-Assortment.html
 
*Any sublime stitching transfers, really love the pin up, flapper ones
 
* candle making supplies, wax, molds, scents, wicks
 
*Serger thread, any color but white and black especially 4 of each color if possible
 
*Doll stands for my poppets
* A pasta rolling machine for poly clay
*Any poly clay or poly clay supplies. Really need a new roller and cutter
* A button making machine
* I collect vintage sewing books, 60's or earlier
                                                                     *Books*
 
* The Embroidery Stitch Bible by Betty Barnden
 
*Sewing for Plus Sizes: Creating Clothes that Fit and Flatter by Barbara Deckert

I also have a lot of books on my amazon wishlist
 
          Used is fine for all books

       *Extras*
 * Anything from my Amazon wish list http://www.amazon.com/gp/registry/wishlist/ref=nav_wishlist_btn
 
*candy is always good, especially if you're from a different country

NEW * I collect Pyrex Fire King and Glassbake and would happily give ones you dont love a new home

*my husband is obbsessed with comics so anything from the dc universe especially superman for him would be nice, me personally I love Harley Quinn

NEW * Flower seeds or bulbs. I live in zone 6

* I collect buttons like these http://www.blackjackinc.com/browseproducts/1-1-2--Round--Button----I-steal-boyfriends-But-I-forget-where-I-put-them..HTML
(love happy bunny and meanie doodles)

*legos
 
*trivia books like Uncle Johns Bathroom readers. PM me for the ones I have
 
*Some little something that has your state or country on it (name,picture whatever) I want to start collecting a little dodad from the different places my swap partners are from
124  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: Ongoing Wish Swap Gallery and Discussion Round 131 (Oct. 2016) on: September 29, 2016 10:52:08 AM
October already!!! Sign up for Round 131--We have room for YOU craft!:

1. HomespunAesthetic  1: r
2. Frosty772 3: r
3. rscowtown  3: 2/0/2 x
4. scarlet_nights 2: 1/0/2
5. spikefan  3: 2/0/2
6. Alliekat914  3: 1/0/0
7. Smeddley  3: 2/0/2
8. vkvhawk 2: r
9. anna.wahnsinn  3: 2/0/2 x
10. Averia  3: 2/0/2 x
11. artsycandice  3: 2/0/2
12. guaccamolly. 2: r

[name;#of claims they can have; #claims in process/ #claims in transit/ #claims received]
(3 claims is a Friend of Craftster or FOC; 2 claims is someone who has been in swapss previously; 1 claim is for newbies)
~~~~~~~~~~

Claim someone in round 131 with us!

1. rscowtown starts off this round yellin' CLAIM! on ----> scarlet_nights for fabric she got dis
2. Smeddley claims ----> rscowtown for quilt squares I got dem
3. spikefan claimeth ----> Smeddley for original artwork and supplies she got dis
4. Averia lays claim on ----> spikefan for some markers (so she can mark) she got dis
5. artsycandice jumps in and yells CLAIM for ----> Averia for art of some kind; dats why they call her artsy!! she got dis PP
6. scarlet_nights claims ----> artsycandice for reusable grocery bags she got dem PP
7. Smeddley claimz ----> scarlet_nights for a fairy door she got dis
8. anna.wahnsinn claims ----> Smeddley for knitting needle holders and stitch markers she got dem PP
9. rscowtown yells across the pond to ----> anna.wahnsinn and claims her for a knit hat and some other goodies that will travel with personal claim items she got dis
10. Averia claimed ----> rscowtown for some goodies I got dem
11. anna.wahnsinn clameth ----> Averia for a pinterest surprise she got dis
12. artsycandice claims ----> anna.wahnsinn for quiet book pages she got dis PP
13. spikefan claimed ----> artsycandice for a pendant and art she got dis
14. Alliekat914 yells CLAIM'ED YA! to ----> spikefan for a gift card she got dis too

This round is now closed for cleansing!
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r= removed as they were unable to claim this round; we hope they join the next round Smiley
sent to person they claimed
Person has received the lovely items crafted especially for them
PP=pictures in gallery for us to drool over
Late with communication; things happen, just drop a PM to your hostess please
MIA Please contact hostess ASAP "We miss you!!"
feedback given=you sent, you received=whooohoooo!!!
125  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: Ongoing Wish Swap Gallery and Discussion Round 130 (Sept. 2016) on: September 29, 2016 10:50:21 AM
October's round #131 is open to signups!!
126  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Ongoing Wish Swap Gallery and Discussion Round 131 (Oct. 2016) on: September 29, 2016 10:47:59 AM
Click here to join the October 2016 round #131 of OWS
127  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Ongoing Wish Swap Round 131 (Oct. 2016) on: September 29, 2016 10:44:37 AM
Ongoing Wish Swap Round 131 October 2016

Click here for the Gallery/Discussion for round 131

Craftster member who is organizing this swap: rscowtown
Sign-up date range: 10/1/2016---10/31/2016
Claim date range 10/1/2016---10/31/2016 (some claims made near the end of the month will have a ship by date in the following month)
Date to send item by: 2 weeks after the date of the claim

Limited to a certain number of people? No, heck no! when the wall are starting to bow and the ceiling looks like its gonna cave in, we will just get a bigger room!

Restricted to people who all live in the same country? NO--everyone is warmly welcomed! Hey Tell us about where YOU live! share some pix, slap some up on a new pinterest board, let us stalk you from afar....and long to visit you!

Swap Organizer himself/herself meets these conditions:
- Has fully read the Swap Info Guide: YES
- Has successfully completed two swaps as a participant: YES
- Is not organizing more than three swaps right now: YES
- Will recruit a co-organizer or give all details to a Swap Moderator if this swap has more than 25 participants: YES you betcha, and I got a great co-organizer all lined up
- Is at least 18 years old: YES im gonna be 54 this year wheeeee!

Swap Organizer will check each participant to make sure they meet these conditions:
- Has been a member for at least one month: YES
- Has posted at least 15 times: YES
- Has completed one swap successfully before signing up for multiple swaps at a time: YES
- Is not currently signed up for more than five swaps: YES
- Does not have any negative comments: YES
- Participant has agreed that he/she is at least 16 years old: YES
- If within the US, understands that Delivery Confirmation number is required for this swap: YES
- If outside the US, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap: YES


Details of swap:

This is an ongoing swap: Claim an item from the list of the last person who posted and post your own list in response. It makes a chain. When we get to the end of the month, the very last person to post a list will be the gelatin person to post a list at the beginning of the next month.

The size of the can should be a medium item. This means 2 or more crafting hours (this is not cooking time, drying time, etc.. waiting around for something to set up.......it is craft time for the average crafter) or supplies worth at least $20.

ABOUT SENDING AND RECEIVING...
1) When you send to the person you have claimed, you MUST PM the organizer with the delivery confirmation # or if you are outside the US, you need to either PM the customs number on your receipt from the post office or upload a copy of your post office receipt.

2) When you receive a claim, you MUST PM the organizer so she can update the main list.

3) NEW!!!! We are asking that everyone post once a week in the discussion/gallery board--so that we know you're still here with us Smiley  Obviously, if you join mid month, you would only need to post for the weeks you are in the swap (the last 2 weeks cuz you weren't in the swap during the gelatin 2 weeks).

If you post:  "I'm still here but swamped with work!" that's ok! If you want to post a big rambling note about what you did during the week, that's ok too. Don't forget to comment on the awesome items folks are receiving from their claims!

Did you make something that you'd just eat to make again? Post it in the discussion and suggest that mebby someone add it to their wish list so you mebby could claim them! I had lots of paint and brushes left over from when I taught One Stroke Painting classes (am a certified One Stroke Painting Instructor). Some of those brushes and paints were sent to a new home(s) cuz they don't like sitting in my storage rooms down in the store. Do you have extra stuff that needs a new home? list it in a post, and give us a nudge to add it to our wish lists!

Go ahead, check out your excess or duplicate things, mention them in this swap's discussion board and perhaps they too will soon be winging their way to a new home where they will be used!

Let's keep the discussions going and maybe growing--ideas for some games we can do in the discussion/gallery board? I would be more than happy to supply some prizes!

These 2 required PM's are part of communication and are used when giving feedback for participating in this swap.

If you want to participate, information to send to: rscowtown
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QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap: Ongoing Wish Swap Round 131 {October 2016}
Craftster username:
Email address:
Your real name:
Mailing address including the country:

1. Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country? (If not, please read carefully to be sure you do not claim someone outside your country)

2. Confirm that are at least 16 years old: (YES/NO)

3. Do you understand that you are claiming for at least a medium sized item? For this swap a medium sized item means 2 or more crafting hours or over $20 worth of supplies.

4. Are you a Friend of Craftster?

5. How many claims are you allowed? (New swappers--this would be your very first swap ever--1 claim; those who have been in swaps before--2 claims; Friends of Craftster--3 claims) Please type 1, 2 or 3--->

6. Do you agree that you will PM the organizer when you send and when you receive, and if sending, PM the delivery confirmation # or a pic of the receipt if you are outside the US?

7. Do you understand that you should post at once a week in the discussion thread?
 
8. Share your favorite halloween candy:

Any questions?
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IF YOU WANT TO PARTICIPATE, REMEMBER TO SEND YOUR INFO TO THE ORGANIZER (rscowtown) VIA PRIVATE MESSAGE AND NOT TO REPLY WITH IT HERE.

Do not post in this thread until you are ready to make a claim. All discussion needs to be kept in the discussion/gallery thread. Please post at least once in the discussion thread.

When you PM the organizer for sending and receiving please include the name of the swap (including the round) and the due date of the claim.  
I.E.  Sally ----> Suzy for a pink pony saddle due out Jan 1

Please pay close attention to your partners wish list and allergies, likes, dislikes etc. Make sure your own allergy information and your country are prominently displayed in your post.

Do not claim someone while waiting for approval. You may claim as soon as you get approval confirmation.

Have your list including both 15 medium crafted items AND 15 supply items ready before making your first claim (the more you have, the better your chance of getting claimed quickly).

Please include your claims status: How many claims you have made in total, how many are in transit and how many have been received by their intended recipients. i.e/ 4 claims/1 in transit/2 received.

Unsent Claim Limit:
Friend of Craftster: Three
First-Time Swapper: One
Everyone Else: Two


You may claim again once you have shipped a claim but you can not have more than twice your Unsent Claim Limit outstanding at any one time.

If you are a friend of craftster you can have 3 unsent claims open at a time and no more than 6 total claims open (open meaning in transit as well as not yet sent) no matter how many have been posted. As an example, You claim 3 times, send all 3 cans, then claim 3 more times. Even when you send any or even all of those 3 claims, you can not claim again until a claim has been received. So a person can be 6 claims/3 in transit/0 received. Or 6/6/0 or 8/5/2 or 7/5/1.

If you are not a friend of craftster, you can have at most 2 claims unsent and 4 claims total between unsent and in transit. So 4/2/0 is okay or 5/3/1 or 6/4/2

If this is your first swap, You can have at most one claim in transit and one claim unsent. 2/1/0, 2/2/0, 3/1/1

Please keep in mind that DC#'s are required for all US to US cans and receipts are required for all international clains. If you can not provide a receipt and the can does not arrive you will need to resend the claim.

If you have questions, please PM rscowtown. Welcome to the Oct. 2016 Round 131 of the OWS!
128  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: 4 x 6 Art Swap - June 2016 (Check in by Monday 6/20; sendout by June 29) on: September 27, 2016 07:40:11 PM
I'm in!
129  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: Ongoing Wish Swap Gallery and Discussion Round 130 (Sept. 2016) on: September 25, 2016 06:40:09 PM
I just claimed ya Frosty!! pm'd you with some questions Smiley

130  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: Ongoing Wish Swap Round 130 (Sept. 2016) on: September 25, 2016 05:58:18 PM
cool im claiming frosty cuz ive found some stuff she might like and will look for more Smiley

2/0/0

Hi I'm Laurel from Wisconsin. Married to Mark for 33 years, mom to a boy 23 and girl 29 and grandma to a 6 year old. We have 3 rescued dachshunds, I love the old ugly ones that no one wants.

** Please pm me if you find something on my pin boards that isn't listed below, sometimes I pin stuff for ideas but may have already made the item and forgotten to mark it or just pinned it for a random idea.

Please do NOT send items with roses or clowns on them (aka stuff i don't like) thanks!

WISHLIST STUFF:

Here is my swap/claim wish list Pinterest board

https://www.pinterest.com/rscowtown/ongoing-wish-pinterest-swap-board/

Anything from my Amazon wish list: USED IS FINE for books.    http://amzn.com/w/1Z0HF1CX825QZ

Etsy stuff I want:

#39 of this listing--  https://www.etsy.com/listing/202738359/your-choice-diy-painting-polymer-clay

this nurses pin:  https://www.etsy.com/listing/123211826/nurses-tools-of-the-trade-brooch-nurse


NEW OBSESSION FOR 2016

Yes I am a walking dead fan and now am looking for zombie stamps. I have a lot of zombie stamps, but I would love any of Len Peralta's zombie stamps of zombies or words from artgonewild.com, as I don't have any of Len's yet.

SEWN STUFF:
We really could use these **For Hubby**pairs of standard size pillow cases in these themes:

Green Bay Packer print fabric
Milwaukee Brewers print
Wisconsin Badgers

**I have some quilt squares from Craftster swaps and would love more! such as:

Orphan quilt squares:if you have some that long for a home, I'll gladly take them in, 12x12 prefered, but any size I can adapt to fit, pattern or colors (but no roses or clowns allowed) **please NO hexagon pieced--I have sooo many of them here, and am finishing up a grandmothers flower garden quilt that I started 30 years, yes YEARS ago LOL**

or if you have fabric scraps and feel like making string squares like these, I'd love them:  http://www.pinterest.com/pin/104497653826004452/

Here is another pic/ link to scrappy string blocks: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/104497653827763450/

And another great pic for using scraps to make blocks: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/479563060301396199/

some of these Patriotic quilt squares would be sweet. I have started a patriotic quilt for me, and would love to add squares you make to it (yes these are not square, but that's ok; my pieces are various sized too):  https://www.pinterest.com/pin/104497653829119352/

or these quilt squares: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/104497653831531154

SUPPLIES:

**New** any of these variegated threads spools of all cotton thread

**New**
This patterned white fabric is what im looking for:  https://www.pinterest.com/pin/104497653833353920/
(The patterned fabric is what I will use with some new dies I just ordered; just like it shows in the photo on the pin.)
I do quilt sandwiches with it, and have sooo many ideas with fabric painting, free motion quilting and making art that I can hopefully start selling.

Gift cards to:
Hobby Lobby
Jo Ann's
Michaels
Dick Blick
McDonalds I get my morning iced coffee there everyday LOL

Lindy's Stamp Gang, any of their powder sets.

Any of these stencils:

http://www.stencilgirlproducts.com/stencil-learning-to-dance-carolyn-dube-p/l419.htm

http://www.stencilgirlproducts.com/stencil-dance-of-this-life-carolyn-dube-p/l418.htm

**Hobby Lobby's I Love This Yarn variegated 5oz skeins: (worsted weight has 252 yards)
color 800 Jazz stripe
806 Agean stripe
Or any other variegated color of this yarn


140# water color paper any size sheets

Sharpie PAINT markers: gold, silver, blues, greens, purple, pink, orange, white

HUGEMUNGOUS OMGOSH I WILL LOVE YOU FOREVER IF YOU FIND ME ONE OF THESE: VW emblem from the front of a VW bus (must be the big VW not the small one from a beetle, cuz I got dat)  must be used like mebby from a junk yard?

Thanks for considering me to craft for in this swap!
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