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« on: February 13, 2009 01:52:18 PM »

Swap name: Creative Construction Kit Swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: DesignVigilante
Sign-up date range: Feb. 13th - Feb. 27th
Date to send item by: Supplies = Mar. 9th, Finished Package = April 17th

Limited to a certain number of people? (optional): No
Restricted to people who all live in the same country? No
Age requirement? 13+

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

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 13 years old: YES
- Participant lives in the United States:
   - If yes, understands that Delivery Confirmation number is required for this swap: YES
   - If no, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap: YES

Do you ever buy supplies that you MUST make something out of for yourself but you never get around to it but don't want to toss it in a swap package?
What if you could just send your supplies to someone else and get that oh so fabulous thing you wanted made out of it?
Well then this swap is for you!

The Basics: You will have 1 week to send supplies to your partner so that they can make something out of it for you. You in return will receive supplies to make something out of for your partner. You will then have 6 weeks to craft and return the finished object to your partner.

The Requirements:
You must send enough supplies to create the finished object(s) you would like to receive in return. You cannot buy supplies to add to your partner's finished object. Example - If you received enough yarn to make a hand bag, but did not get any supplies to line the bag with, you cannot buy fabric and notions to line the bag. It Is your responsibility to send enough supplies for your partner to work with!
The finished objects must equal to 4 smalls <=> 2 mediums <=> 1 large depending on what your partner would like.
1 small = Less than an hour of craft time
1 medium = 1 hour minimum of craft time
1 large = 2 hours minimum of craft time

Name of swap: Creative Construction Kit 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?
Confirm that are at least 13 years old (yes/no)

What discipline would you like to be categorized under? (see list of disciplines in original thread; Note, this is the discipline YOU can do and would like to make for your partner)
In your discipline, are there any things you cannot do? (example: you crochet but cannot make amigirumi, or you do paper crafts but do not do book binding)
In your discipline, are there any things you do best and would prefer to make? (Example: crochet hats, knit scarves, sew hoodies, etc)
Please select at least 2 disciplines you would like to receive from:
For each discipline listed above, provide a general description for at least 2 items you would like to receive (Example: Crochet discipline - brimmed hat, lace shawl)

Do you agree to send enough supplies for your partner to complete your requested items?
Do you agree to execute your partner's request to the best of your ability?
Do you agree to take pictures both before sending your final package and after receiving the final package from your partner?


Also remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find out how to ship your item and other details about participating in a swap.

Disciplines: Each participant as they are accepted into this swap will be filed under a discipline based on their questionnaire answer
Bath & Beauty
  • dragonmama
  • Muria
  • cheebz
  • dragonmama
  • MommytheMaid
  • gemusia
  • DesignVigilante
  • Craftastrophe
  • zombiecazz
  • EowynUlysses
  • Muria
  • dragonmama
  • gemusia
Fiber Arts
  • cheebz
  • UntouchableFace
Image Reproduction Techniques
  • UntouchableFace
Jewelry and Trinkets
  • Muria
  • dragonmama
  • gemusia
  • EowynUlysses
  • dragonmama
  • MommytheMaid
More art, less craft
  • cheebz
  • dragonmama

  • Craftastrophe
  • EowynUlysses
  • dragonmama
  • gemusia
  • UntouchableFace
Paper crafts, journals, and book making
  • Disco Queen Highness
  • Velvet Rose
  • EowynUlysses
  • MommytheMaid
Pottery, ceramics, and polymer clay
  • UntouchableFace
Purses, bags, and wallets
  • Disco Queen Highness
  • Craftastrophe
  • EowynUlysses
  • dragonmama
  • Disco Queen Highness
  • MommytheMaid
Sewing in General
  • Disco Queen Highness
  • EowynUlysses
  • Muria
  • cheebz
  • dragonmama
  • MommytheMaid
  • gemusia

Master Participant List:
1. DesignVigilante
2. Disco Queen Highness
3. Craftastrophe
4. zombiecazz
5. Velvet Rose
6. EowynUlysses
7. Muria
8. cheebz
9. dragonmama
10. MommytheMaid
11. gemusia
12. UntouchableFace

eowynulysses -- gemusia
disco queen highness -- velvet rose
cheebz -- dragonmama
craftastrophe -- mommythemaid
UntouchableFace -- DesignVigilante

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« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2009 04:07:20 PM »

Wow this is tough.....I may have to do this one. 

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« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2009 04:55:51 PM »

You always come up with the best swaps. My schedule is a bit tight right now but I just *may* be able to swing this.
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2009 05:11:56 PM »

I have a pattern for this knitted sweater and all the yarn.  Would that count? Would it be too much work to do?  Undecided I'd really love to participate in this though. Smiley

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« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2009 02:46:44 AM »

Can I send supplies for a different discipline to the one I will be doing? (e.g. if I would like to send knitting or crochet supplies but would like to be classified under the papercrafts discipline)

Also can people specifiy the types of things they can competently make within their chosen discipline? For example, I do many different kinds of papercrafts but haven't made an altered book. I wouldn't like to make my first one using my partner's supplies in case it didn't work out.
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« Reply #5 on: February 14, 2009 03:58:17 AM »

Sounds like a fab swap, but I have the same question.
I would love to receive a pair of socks, but there is no way on earth that I would be able to make a pair within 6 weeks.
So I would like to make crochet or needlework, but I would love to receive knit or clothing, but I'm not sure if that can be done.
Can it?
If so, how would I represent that in the questionnaire?

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« Reply #6 on: February 14, 2009 04:20:12 AM »

This sounds interesting

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« Reply #7 on: February 14, 2009 09:34:17 AM »

I think I'll get on board with this one!!
« Reply #8 on: February 14, 2009 09:45:47 AM »

So I would like to make crochet or needlework, but I would love to receive knit or clothing, but I'm not sure if that can be done.
Can it?
If so, how would I represent that in the questionnaire?
This is my question too. If this is doable, I will definitely try to make room/time for this swap!
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« Reply #9 on: February 14, 2009 02:49:19 PM »

I'm confused about the discipline too. I would probably send something to be sewn, but I would be fine crocheting, sewing, or doing bath and beauty. Is my discipline what I want to receive or what I want to make?

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