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1  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / Black cat on: March 06, 2016 08:52:23 PM
My niece has been asking me to crochet her a cat for a while,  so I made her this black baby!

Thanks for looking!
2  Halloween / Halloween Decor and Parties / Amigurumi Witch Doll on: October 12, 2015 09:38:42 PM
Another amigurumi for the Halloween season!  This time a little witch doll.  I got the little ceramic star button from MissingWillow in the STS swap.   I thought it would be perfect with this.  Grin

and some detail shots:

Thanks for looking!
3  Halloween / Halloween Decor and Parties / Squeakers the crochet bat on: September 17, 2015 02:35:22 PM
I made this little crochet bat for stitchzBstitchz in the Vintage Halloween Swap this year.  She named him squeakers, and I'm glad he's found a good forever home.  I'm thinking of writing up a pattern, because I can see myself wanting to make more of these little guys, but I may need to tweak the wings a little more.  Anyway, he was fun to make.  Thanks for looking!

4  Halloween / Halloween Decor and Parties / Crochet Pumpkin Witch on: September 17, 2015 02:22:09 PM
I made this crochet pumpkin for stitchzBstitchz in the Vintage Halloween swap this year.  It's one of my favorite swaps of the year!  I really love prim style, and this piece is largely influenced by that. 

Thanks for looking!
5  NEWS AND DISCUSSION ABOUT CRAFTSTER / Craftster Itself / [RESOLVED] Can't log in because of "invalid character in username" on: May 18, 2015 04:47:51 PM
I accidentally logged out of Craftster on my phone and now I can't log back in! It keeps saying that I have an Invalid character in my username.  I've been having internet problems at home and hadn't been able to use my computer until today.  Thank goodness I'm still logged in through my computer, but I'm afraid of accidentally getting logged out and not being able to get back on.  Soon, very soon, my phone will be my only lifeline to the web and I really want to resolve this before that happens.  Thanks in advance for any help or advice with this!

Olivia, La Chapa 
6  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / A little blonde witch on: March 02, 2015 11:14:53 PM
I've been taking a break from amigurumi lately, but this is the last one that I made back in December.  She was requested by a friend for a niece.  Sweet and simple.  Sometimes that's the best way to go.

thanks for looking!
7  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / The Carnivorous Plant Swap GALLERY! on: August 11, 2014 10:16:15 PM

Post all your goodies here!!!

Discussion thread:  https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=434769.0
8  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / Monster Poof on: August 05, 2014 11:43:04 PM
I made this little fella for Cryssoleil in the monster swap a while back.  I just made him up, and I envisioned him as some little poofy creature that lives in hollow trees, and root clusters and such.  I've been wanting to make myself a little village of them because I think it's so cute. 

9  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Freeform cross body bag on: August 05, 2014 03:59:24 PM
I made this cross body bag for Acadian Driftwood in the Enchanted Forest and Woodland Creature swap.  I wanted to find something to make where I could use some of my shaping skills from all the amigurumi making that I've done, but that would be a bit more useful.  It's mostly just scrumbling in different textured yarns and using different stitches.  I added some mushrooms and dangly plant bits to tie it into the theme (mushrooms was one of her themes.)  I busted out the sewing machine for the first time in over 10 years, and basically relearned the basics, VERY basic basics, in order to sew in a liner.  I toyed with the idea of adding a flap and button closure, or a zipper, but everything I was doing was so new to me that I decided not to freak myself out by over-complicating it.  I'm pretty happy with how it turned out.  I think it's pretty good for a first attempt.  Now, I want to make more!  Plus, I've been inspired to brave other projects where sewing is involved. 

10  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / The Carnivorous Plant Swap (signups 7/23-8/1, sendouts August 30 ) on: July 23, 2014 10:34:20 AM

GALLERY https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=435080.0

Swap name:  The Carnivorous Plant Swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap:  La Chapa
Sign-up date range: July 23, 2014- August 1, 2014
Date to send item by:  August  30, 2014

Limited to a certain number of people? (optional):  Yes, 24

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

Additional Age requirement?  NO

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
- Is at least 18 years old: YES

Swap Organizer will check each participant to make sure they meet these conditions:
- Has been a member for at least one month: YES
- Has posted at least 15 times: YES
- Has completed one swap successfully before signing up for multiple swaps at a time: YES
- Is not currently signed up for more than five swaps: YES
- Does not have any negative feedback: YES
- 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:

Whether you love the natural wonder of plants that have evolved to capture and digest live food, or alien space plants from mars that eat people, this swap is for you!  In this swap we will celebrate the amazing variety of carnivorous plants both real and imaginary.

This swap will be for one Large item, OR one Medium and one Small item.  Extras are optional, but please discuss this with your swap partner so that no one feels bad for not sending "enough".

(A general guide)
By Time
-Large = 3 or more hours
-Medium = 2 or more hours
-Small = 2 or less hours

By Size
-Large = A shawl, a shirt, a skirt, a set of jewelry with four to five items, a purse
-Medium = one single necklace or bracelet, a scarf
-Small = Earrings, stickers, wallets, pouches, bookmarks

By Price
-Large = $30 or more
-Medium = $10-$30 dollars
-Small = $10 or less

Posting pictures is required for this swap!  Seeing everyone's creations is half the fun!  If you do not have the capability to post pictures, you MUST let your partner know in advance and ask them to take pictures before they ship and post for you.  Failure to post pics of what you received will be noted in your feedback.  

Also, remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find other rules about participating in a swap.

If you would like to participate in this swap, please fill out this questionnaire and send to the organizer:

Name of swap
Craftster username
Email address
Your real name
Mailing address including the country
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country? (YES/NO)
Confirm that you are at least 16 years old: (YES/NO)
Are you able to post pictures of what you receive in this swap?  (YES/NO)

What are your favorite carnivorous plant species, or characters?
What type of craft projects would you like to receive?
Are there any crafts you would NOT like to receive?
What type of craft projects are you able and willing to make for this swap?
Do you prefer real, realistic, imaginary, cartoony, etc. ?
What are your favorite colors?
Least favorite colors?
Do you have any allergies that pertain to this swap?(please consider your answer carefully, as it will limit who you can be partnered with)
Do you have any allergens in your home? (smoke, pets, etc.)
Do you have a wist or Pinterest board related to this swap? (if so, please include link)
Any other specifications, requests, or pertinent information that you would like to share with your swap partner?



La Chapa
The Raging Sloth

PARTNERS!  item sent,item received,swap completed

La Chapa <--> mrraawwrr
The Raging Sloth <--> artsycandice
whenindoubtsew <--> crazyda79
alwaysinmyroom<--> rockingbearranch
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