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1  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / Geezer Swap Anyone? on: Today at 01:04:45 AM


I was asked if I'd be doing another round of this fun swap at our recent Craftsters Meetup in Asheville, NC.  I took a look back and the last one we did was in 2017!  

Rise of the Cougars Geezer Swap, Round 7
https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=451215

Yikes!

If any of you old geezers want to play please comment below.  I'm thinking of signups in June with a crafting time from Saturday, June 15, 2019 - Saturday, August 31, 2019.

For those of you who are too young to remember this swap here are some details:

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

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

Age requirement?  30 years old or older before June 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

If you are a week late sending (after the sendout date), you will receive a temporary negative.  This will be changed back to In Progress upon proof of sending.
2  CITY GUIDES FOR CRAFTSTERS / UNITED STATES / Re: Craftster Meetup 2020 - Aloha Hawaii! on: May 23, 2019 03:36:49 PM
Cool!  How great to see you EriChanHime!  Our halau's colors are red and yellow, but Lana is wearing solid black (young girl in the center).

Thank you MJ and CLM!  Smiley  Really miss you guys.  Wish we could meet up each month!  Smiley
3  CITY GUIDES FOR CRAFTSTERS / UNITED STATES / Re: Craftster Meetup 2020 - Aloha Hawaii! on: May 22, 2019 06:14:26 AM
Aloha!  Just wanted to share a pic of Lana and her halau performing at a recent luau. 



Smiley  Hula lessons for you all are in the works!  Smiley
4  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: Bucket o' crochet cacti on: May 16, 2019 03:48:21 PM
Love you!  So glad to see you Always!!!
5  CROCHET / Crochetalongs / Re: Spring Crochet Along with Repeat Crafter Me on: May 16, 2019 10:48:37 AM
How lovely!!!   Grin
6  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: Hone Onna - a Japanese yokai (legendary creature) - pic heavy on: May 15, 2019 05:19:39 PM
Oh wow!  This is seriously AMAZING!!!!
7  IMAGE REPRODUCTION TECHNIQUES / Other Image Reproduction Techniques: Completed Projects / Re: "Tattooed" Wooden Hand on: May 14, 2019 05:27:23 PM
Very cool!!!   Cheesy
8  CITY GUIDES FOR CRAFTSTERS / UNITED STATES / Re: Craftster Meetup 2020 - Aloha Hawaii! on: May 14, 2019 03:42:24 PM
YES!!!!  I hope you can join us Lindy!  I would LOVE to meet you.  Smiley
9  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General / Re: More fabric paper on: May 13, 2019 05:06:29 AM
It is always sooo neat to me how much more interesting and lovely they become when you cut them up. 

I've been looking through all the papers you gifted to me geekgirl1000100.  So inspirational!!!
10  FIBER ARTS / Felting: Completed Projects / Re: Needle-Felted Squirrel Pals and Workshop on: May 13, 2019 04:09:24 AM
Yay!  Congrats Perfectly Bohemian!!!!  Such an amazing workshop!  I love mine!
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