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« on: November 29, 2009 01:27:47 PM »

Swap name: Shop the Swap Round 33  
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: alteredmommy
Craftster members who are the backup organizers for this swap: lapoli, loves2experiment
Sign-up date range: 29/11/09  to 13/12/09
Date to send item by: Once someone claims from you, you have ONE WEEK to mail the item. The swap runs through to December 23
Limited to a certain number of people? 50
Non-U.S. participants allowed? Yes! Be aware that by signing up for this swap you are agreeing to ship items internationally if they are claimed by someone outside of your country

STS 33 Discussion thread:  https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=329454.0
STS 33 Gallery:   https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=329492.o

Additional Age requirement? YES **This swap is open to crafters who are 18+**

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
- Has completed 2 swaps with positive feedback 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 18 years old: YES
- 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

All swappers MUST be pre-approved for this swap!

The Shop the Swap (or STS) is a different kind of swap in that we start with finished items.  We use a point system in which you price items in points that you receive when you sell your shop item to another swapper.  Once you have sent your claim out , you can use those points to buy any available item from any open shop in the swap.   Like the real world, you cant spend points that you dont have (no overdraft here) and you cant hoard your points under your mattress (you must close and go shopping when you have +7 points).  

- Post a shop in this thread with at least 5 finished, handcrafted items for the other swappers to choose from.  You can also post a small amount of craft supply items at the bottom of your shop.  **Custom items can be offered, but must be finished and sent in a timely manner, so keep this in mind and only offer custom items that you can finish quickly.  Please let us know if you will be sending late.
-Handcrafted items from other people may be offered in your shop, BUT  be aware of the potential of hurt feelings when selling items made for you in other swaps.  This is a high profile swap that many people see.  Crafted items from others must be credited with the name of the creator or you will be requested to remove that item.
-Each item should have a SHORT identifiable title, description and picture.  Each item should be priced between 1 and 3 points.  Groups of items can be priced at a choice of 2 for 1 (or 3 for 1 etc).  Charge what you think is fair for your crafted item, considering time/supply cost/popularity.
-Check peoples wishlists and use the discussion thread for brainstorming any new items to offer in your shop.


-all persons new to the swap receive 3 points to spend.  This is a STS loan and you must leave with 3 points (in effect pay the loan back) for positive feedback.  
-Your shop must be open before you can spend your points in other shops.
-Remember there are no guarantees that claims will be made from your shop.  To make a sale you may need to adjust your prices or offer new crafted items/supplies.
-Everytime someone claims from you, you will get whatever point price you have listed for it.  List the claim at the bottom of your shop and add the points into pending and to your points total.  You cannot spend pending points.
-Once you have sent the claim, move the points into current.  All current points are spendable so go shopping!
-When you have +7 points (a TOTAL of current and pending) you must close your shop temporarily.  Edit your shop post to put CLOSED at the top in big bold letters that people will see.
-Once you go shopping (with your current points, you may have to ship first)and spend your points down to 5 or less, you can re-open your shop.
-Each round  claims to and from you should be listed with your point tally at the bottom of your shop.  See the next post for the proper shop format.
-Points will be carried over to the next round.  You need to send a sign-up for each new round of the STS, which will occupy a separate swap slot in your profile.


-Positive feedback for the previous round will be given once you have signed up/opened shop for the next round AND the new round is open in your profile. If any prior claims go missing you may be required to remake/refund the points/offer something else in your shop if you have no DC# or shipping receipt.  If you have a valid DC# or shipping receipt it is your decision whether you will replace the item or have me arrange an angel
-You are responsible for signing up for the next round by the 15th of the month if you have under 3 points.  If we have not heard from you by then, temporary negative feedback will be given.

-If you wish to leave the swap, please let the organizers know.  Positive feedback will be given if you have 3 points and all your claims have been received.
-Negative feedback will be given for leaving (this includes NOT sending in a signup before the end of the signup period) with less than 3 points and/or not sending claims made to you.  If you wish to leave and need points, have a sale, let people know in the discussion thread, offer some supplies.  
-Spend your points down to 3 if you do not plan on continueing to the next round.  If you leave with more than 3 points, any points above 3 will go into the inflation fund if you have not sent in a sign-up by the 15th of the next round's signup period.  Again, reminder pm's to join will not be sent out.  You can sign up and just go shopping if you do not wish to open a shop, just let us know. These points will not be returned to you should you join the STS in a future round.  So go shopping!

-Remember that you have ONE WEEK to ship from the day you receive a claim.
- DC# are required on all claims if eligible AS PER CRAFTSTER SWAP RULES; if sending internationally please keep your postal receipt until your item is received.   Thin items can be padded with a plastic grocery bag or something similiar to make them thick enough for a DC#.  If your item has not been received within a reasonable time (3-4 weeks domestic; 4-5 weeks international) an angel can be arranged if you have a DC# or postal receipt.  If not you will be required to remake or offer something else from your shop and resend.
-Also remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find out how to ship your item and other details about participating in a swap.

-It is your responsibility to keep relevant people informed of your shop and claim status
-all claim/send/receive pms must be sent to all 3 organizers as well as to the person you are claiming from/sending to.  Please check you're outgoing pm's to ensure that everyone has received a copy!!!!!!
-Poor communication will be noted in your feedback.  This includes not informing the organizers/other swappers of claim status via the correct claim format; not posting in the discussion thread; slow signups for the next round when you have less than 3 points.
-Do join in the lively conversation on the discussion thread which can be found here:   https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=329454.0

PLEASE PM THE ORGANIZERS alteredmommy, lapoli,  loves2experiment WITH THE FOLLOWING

(Make the title of your PM  Shop the Swap 33 SIGNUP)

Name of swap: Shop the Swap Round 33
Craftster username:
I am at least eighteen years old:
I have completed 2 swaps with positive feedback:
Email address:
Real name and mailing address (formatted for mailing):

Do you have at least 5 crafted items to start out with?
Have you read through the first 2 posts of guidelines/rules?
Favorite Holiday movie?
hot chocolate or boozy hot drink?
Happy Holidays!!!

Feel free to ask alteredmommy, loves2experiment, lapoli if you have any questions!!

Shops from previous rounds
Shop the Swap 31      https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=322903.0
Shop the Swap 30      https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=319295.0
Shop the Swap 29      https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=315270.0
Shop the Swap 28      https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=310981.0
Shop the Swap 27      https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=307357.0
Shop the Swap 26      https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=303326.0
Shop the Swap 25      https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=298767.0
Shop the Swap 24      https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=294523.0
Shop the Swap 23      https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=289949.0
Shop the Swap 22      https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=285775.0
Shop the Swap 21      https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=280625.0
Shop the Swap 20      https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=276508.0
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« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2009 01:28:07 PM »

Shop format

Name of your shop and a brief bio, your location, allergy info..

OPEN or CLOSED  <<remember to change this when you need too!!>>

-List all crafted items you have to offer, either by high point to low point, newest to oldest-however you like to organize your items.
-A good picture of your item makes it much more likely to be claimed
-Make sure every item has a SHORT recognizable title that can be used in claiming (and makes it much easier for cutting and pasting to the claims list)
-Clearly mark the price of the item (1-3 points) in whole numbers only please-while you can list things for .25 or .5, there has to be enough of the items so people can make a whole number claim
-List how many of the items are available
-Once items are claimed, it is your responsibility to remove them from your shop to avoid claim confusion.  Pictures can be transferred to the gallery for each round.
-Include a brief description of the item

-Craft supply items can be listed after crafted items.  Please keep these to a  manageable amount and if you have more than a few use thumbnails for pictures.  If you put the thumbnail links together with no spaces they will show up in a line.
At the end of your shop please put your claims list and point total

Claims made from me -  <<List all claims made to your shop for this round only like this:>>
to alteredmommy  fabulous soap (2 pt)

Claims I have made -  <<List all claims that you make to other people like this>>
from lapoli fabulous roving (2 pt)

Started with: 2   <<This is how many points you start the round with>>
Pending:2           <<This is the point total of claims made to you that HAVE NOT BEEN SENT YET-once you
                               send these points get removed from pending and added to current points
Current:1            <<These are your spendable points from claims that you HAVE SENT-the point value of any
                                claims you make gets deducted from here

TOTAL: 3           <<This is the total of PENDING and CURRENT points.  When the total is +7 you must temporarily
                               close your shop and spend (using current points) down to 5 or less

A wishlist of items you would love to see in peoples shops can be included at the bottom of your shop  


Claim/Send/Receive pm format

All pms must be sent to all 3 organizers alteredmommy, lapoli, loves2experiment AND the person you are claiming/sending/receiving from.  All pms must be sent in the proper format to be valid, the FIRST properly formatted claim for any item wins the claim.  

Here is an example of a claim made on January 1:
To: alteredmommylapoliloves2experimentperson you are claiming from
Subject: STS 29 Claim

Send by January 8
Phizzychick to alteredmommy 5 neato cards (1 pt)
                                        -bunch of doo-dads .5, bird necklace .5 (1 pt)
Cheryl DM
10 moose eating my yard street
My town, AB
Canada,  H0H 0H0

Here is a line by line breakdown:

TO:   <<all 3 organizers must be in this line and the person you are sending to.  We need to see all names in this line for the claim to be valid.  Make sure you use the To: space and NOT the bcc space.  Please check your outgoing message copy to see that the correct people received the pm and resend the message to everyone if anyone gets missed-this is REALLY, REALLY important and we dont mind getting copies as long as we eventually get a correct one!  Hint- write the names with quote marks around each one except the last>>
SUBJECT:  <<STS round #  Claim  OR Send OR Receive Please make sure the subject line is correct as it really helps with filing the hundreds of pms into the proper folder>>

SEND BY  <<7 days from the date that the claim was made, which is the date directly under the claim date on the calendar, include this on ALL claim/send/receive pms>>

person you are claiming from to alteredmommy 5 neato cards (1 pt)
                                                  -  bunch of doo dads .5, bird necklace .5 (1 pt)
<<the person you are claiming from goes first, you go second>>
<<use the brief title of the item on ONE line, please write the claim beside the swapper names (this needs to be cut and pasted to the list)>>
<<claims must be made in whole points, if claiming a number of items listed as fractions of points you need to claim enough to add up to a whole point>>
<<each full point claim should be written on a separate line>>
<<multiple part point claims should be written as 1 claim as above>>
your address, written as it should be for mailing

<<you can copy the original claim made to you, make sure you change the SUBJECT line.    Obviously when you send a claim, your name goes first and the person you are sending to goes second.>>

<<again you can copy the original claim, making sure you change the SUBJECT line to receive

Any personal comments or messages (I love this  thankyou etc..) needs to be put at the BOTTOM  of your message so we can see the claim info.

General Info

what about customs and holding claims  <<<<please read!!
Putting items on hold in your shop is up to your own discretion.  Only items that are currently listed in your shop can be put on hold.  Holds should only be accepted when your shop is open, if a shop is closed and you are itching to claim something please pm the shop owner and ask that they let you know when they reopen so you can claim.  Custom items should be posted and reserved on hold for the person you made them for, then they can submit a formal claim.  Please do not ask people via private message to hold items for you until you can submit a proper claim; this is not an acceptable way around the "first properly formatted claim wins the item" rule.  And as always please be reasonable about the time you expect someone to hold an item for you.

What is the Shop the Swap inflation fund?
This is where the extra points go.  The Shop the Swap has its own little economy and the average points per person runs about 3.5- mostly because of many swappers leaving with less/more than 3 points in earlier rounds.  The points need to stay in the swap to keep inflation down, that is why we ask that people spend down to 3 pts when leaving.  The inflation fund may be used to offset people leaving with less than 3 points; refunds for claims that have gone missing etc.

My points/claims don't match what I think they should. Is something wrong?
If it has been awhile since you made the claim or if any of the organizers admit to having been drunk/sick/tired/attending to life in the real world when we last updated the claims or points, go ahead and send us a PM. Otherwise, give us time to get caught up with claims. If your claim is a few days old and not has not shown up on the list, please send us a pm inquiring about it (it may have been missed in the hundreds of pms that we get or not messaged to everyone)

I think I have 7 points but you only show me with 6, am I closed? OR I think I have 6 points but you show me with 7, am I open? OR Why are my points still pending, I sent those items?
In general, if you have recently changed your points, you're probably right and the point total is probably out of date. When in doubt, it's fine to go with what you think your status is. It doesn't hurt to include a little note in any PM's you send letting us know, just in case there is an issue. (For example, "XladyluckX just claimed my peanut butter sculpture, but your list shows my shop as closed. I claimed a couple things recently so I think I should be open and this claim should be ok.") Now, since you are the person who is the most up to date on your own point total, help us out!! Please close your shop when you know you're at 7 points.  Re-open your shop when you know you are at 5 points or less. And, if you've sent us a PM saying you sent items, go ahead and spend the points, even if they still show as pending points on the list.

Why do I have to list my claims in my shop? Aren't you keeping track of my points?
Yes! We are keeping track of your points, and in any disagreement, ours is the list that counts. But to make it easier to resolve any disagreements, we'd like to be able to compare your list of what you think you've claimed/has been claimed from you, and compare it to our list.  I do go through everyones shops on occasion to add up points and make sure were all on the same page.
Also, if you keep a running list of your claims in your shop, it makes it much easier for people to look at your shop and figure out if you are open or closed in case you havent updated recently or when the points list hasn't been updated in the last 5 minutes!

If you have any further questions, please dont hestitate to pm the organizers!!!

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« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2009 01:28:24 PM »

shop list coming soon.....
« Last Edit: November 29, 2009 02:09:16 PM by alteredmommy » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2009 01:42:09 PM »

Not yet sent
Late, with communication
Missing in action with no communication
Item MIA

Total Stats:
Number of claims made so far this month: 106
Number of points spent so far this month: 173
Number of claims SENT: 82
Number of claims RECEIVED: 62

Send by Dec 6
AsphaltQueen to aeronberry - Bird steampunk brooch - (1)

Send by Dec 7
sarahj2001 to Lo{ve} - Bella mittens (grey) - (3)

Send by Dec 8
ptarmic wumpus to RubyTuesday - Custom socks - (1)
UntouchableFace to lapoli - Marigold handspun - (3)
UntouchableFace to lapoli - Gritty ocean handspun - (3)

Lo{ve} to lapoli - Black & Silver mustache - (3)

Send by Dec 9
ptarmic wumpus to guacaMolly - Sheep ornament - (1)
ptarmic wumpus to guacaMolly - Fleece sheep - (2)

lapoli to ptarmic wumpus - Two bags of laundry detergent - (1)
A2K to UntouchableFace - Custom dpn roll - (1)
A2K to UntouchableFace - Classic merino yarn & Bucilla 4ply wool yarn - (1)

freestyle to ptarmic wumpus - Ambrosia roving - (2)
AsphaltQueen to A2K - 8x navy blue encore yarn - (3)
ptarmic wumpus to Nesse - Yellow & green, silk charmeuse, ~8x60 - (1)
ptarmic wumpus to Nesse - Sheep organizer - (2)

RubyTuesday to A2K - Knitted santa doll! - (2)
loudxmouse to ptarmic wumpus - Two sets of marshmallows - (2)

Send by Dec 10
aeronberry to averyg - Custom box o'fabric - (3)
oneredboot to pinkanddinky - Embroidered fall scarf (button) - (2)
ptarmic wumpus to pinkanddinky - Pink chiffon scarf - (1)
Nesse to UntouchableFace - Witching hour, rectangular - (1)
Nesse to UntouchableFace - Lavendar & vanilla - (1)
Nesse to UntouchableFace - Nag champa & sandalwood w/ loofa - (1)

Send by Dec 11
AsphaltQueen to pinkanddinky - Copper steampunk brooch - (2)
corduroy cat to calluna - Tin nicho - (1)

Send by Dec 12
LaughingLark to ptarmic wumpus - Two sets glass snowflakes - (1)
Nesse to ptarmic wumpus - Mohair 3.1oz - (2)
ptarmic wumpus to AsphaltQueen - Custom negligee - (3)
Zelda.Suicide to LaughingLark - One lot of zippers! - (2)
AsphaltQueen to loudxmouse - Pill box steampunk ring - (3)
loudxmouse to Zelda.Suicide - Homemade marshmallows (x2) - (2)

Send by Dec 13
oneredboot to ptarmic wumpus - Thrift score & thrift : stylish living books - (2)
sarahj2001 to ptarmic wumpus - Keroppi frog - (1)
ptarmic wumpus to alteredmommy - Polka dot charmeuse - (2)
Zelda.Suicide to loudxmouse - Zippers! one lot - (1)
Zelda.Suicide to atsuko - Onesie & skirt set - (1)
Zelda.Suicide to atsuko - Dark red pencil dachschund - (2)
Zelda.Suicide to pinkanddinky - Embroidered dish towel (baking) - (1)

Send by Dec 14
atsuko to Zelda.Suicide - 13 lego ornaments - (2)
atsuko to Zelda.Suicide - 8 halo, etc. ornaments - (3)

psyche to AsphaltQueen - Custom oven mitt - (2)
lapoli to oneredboot - Llama wpi tool - (1)
AsphaltQueen to oneredboot - Ring #6 - (2)
pinkanddinky to oneredboot - Guest keyring (blue/green) - (1)

Send by Dec 15
A2K to ptarmic wumpus - Two custom fabric baskets - (2)

Send by Dec 16
alteredmommy to Lo{ve} - Loop de loop scarf - (1)
sarahj2001 to loudxmouse - Custom granny square mittens - (2)
Untouchable Face to AsphaltQueen - Faux ceramic buttons (blue & pink) - (2)

Send by Dec 17
Eliea to Mlsocci74 - Custom sock monkey - (2)
KatyMai to Nesse - Bracelet 8, Badge sheet 5 #15 & Sheet 6 #16 - (1)

Send by Dec 18
Zelda.Suicide to Lo{ve} - Zippers! - (1)
lapoli to ptarmic wumpus - Peppermint goats milk soap, two bars - (1)
lapoli to ptarmic wumpus - Speedball pen - (2)

AsphaltQueen to sarahj2001 - Handknit alpaca mitts olive - (1)
sin esperanza to sarahj2001 - Green sock yarn - (1)
pinkanddinky to sarahj2001 - Elephant hand towel - (1)
pinkanddinky to sarahj2001 - Gnome note cards - (1)

Send by Dec 19
AsphaltQueen to sin esperanza - Bee 1 - (1)
AsphaltQueen to sin esperanza - Filigree steampunk brooch/pendant - (1)
AsphaltQueen to sin esperanza - Ring #9 - (2)

loudxmouse to AsphaltQueen - Two sets marshmallows - (2)
UntouchableFace to AsphaltQueen - Dark blue buttons - (1)
UntouchableFace to AsphaltQueen - Orange buttons - (1)

Nesse to Lo{ve} - Lavender & vanilla - (1)
Zelda.Suicide to TwiztidBlood - House tote for TwiztidBlood - (2)
ptarmic wumpus to pseudo_pix - Encyclopedia of embroidery techniques - (1)
guacaMolly to ptarmic wumpus - Lavendar bath salts & toggles (bark, long asian, weave) - (1)
guacaMolly to ptarmic wumpus - Cuticle cream, two containers - (1)

Send by Dec 20
kayrun to Zelda.Suicide - Crochet today magazine, special issue 2009 - (1)
sin esperanza to corduroy cat - Gothic black feathered clip - (1)
guacaMolly to pinkanddinky - 2 almond cuticle creams - (1)
guacaMolly to pinkanddinky - 2 sets of bath salts - (1)

lapoli to Zelda.Suicide - goats milk soap x 4 (2)

Send by Dec 21
Lo{ve} to sarahj2001 - Love call pillow cases - (2)
A2K to Zelda.Suicide - Custom hat - (2)
ptarmic wumpus to UntouchableFace - 2 custom hanging towels - (2)
calluna to A2K - Bodice floss bobbins - (1)
calluna to A2K - 4 yards wonderunder - (2)loudxmouse to Nesse - Homemade marshmallows x2 - (2)

Lo{ve} to Nesse - Custom love call pillow cases - (2)
guacaMolly to Lo{ve} - Cuticle cream & Shangri la bobby pins - (1)

Send by Dec 22
Nesse to Zelda.Suicide - Bath bombs - (1)
ptarmic wumpus to atsuko - Purple dress - (3)
ptarmic wumpus to atsuko - White dress - (3)

oneredboot to calluna - Campus cowl - (3)
Nesse to sarahj2001 - Vintage hand carders - (3)
freestyle to lapoli - Art yarn kit! - (3)
lapoli to Nesse - Gentle lavender facial cleanser 8oz - (2)
lapoli to Nesse - Master carve blocks 4" square & 2.5" x 5" - (1)

Lo{ve} to A2K - 4 japanese fabric fat quarters - (1)

Send by Dec 23
pinkanddinky to guacaMolly - Set of 8 gnome note cards - (1)
pinkanddinky to guacaMolly - Deer pen holder - (1)
pinkanddinky to guacaMolly - Corduroy purse - (1)
pinkanddinky to guacaMolly - Set of 3 pantyliners - (2)

atsuko to pinkanddinky - Lego soaps (green) - (1)
atsuko to rangerbeth - Pencil scarf adult mustard yellow - (3)

Send by Dec 24
Zelda.Suicide to oneredboot - Singlet style grocery tote - (1)
gavagai to calluna - Needle felting kit - (1)
gavagai to calluna - Wool handbag - (1)

kitschkween to Lo{ve} - Needle books (strawberry & chocolate covered strawberry) - (1)

Send by Dec 25
guacaMolly to AsphaltQueen - Champagne poppy headband - (1)
Nesse to lapoli - Br007 & Br001 - (3)
Nesse to lapoli - Br005 - (1)

AsphaltQueen to UntouchableFace - Dyeable yarn - (3)
lapoli to loudxmouse - Custom foot powder (2)
rangerbeth to loudxmouse - Party banner - (1)
sin esperanza to Nesse - Feathered head band (1)
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« Reply #4 on: November 29, 2009 01:56:28 PM »

send by December 28
UntouchableFace to A2K - Faux Ceramic Polymer Clay Buttons X 2  (2)
calluna to AsphaltQueen - ATC book - (2)
loudxmouse to kayrun - homemade marshmallows:1pt

send by December 29
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Blooms. 2 points. 4oz BFl hand dyed roving.

Lake Minnetonka. 2 points. 4oz, domestic wool hand dyed roving

Mystery Art Batts.  1 point/ounce.  Gazillions available.  If claiming multiple ounces, please let me know if you'd prefer everything to match or if mismatched sets are good. Smiley  Also, if you  have any color preferences, please let me know.  I'll do my best to oblige, but I may not be able to!  

Red Kettle Dyed Sock Yarn. 1 point.  This is a miserable failure in kettle dyeing that I've been holding onto forever.  The color is blotchy (and not in an awesome kettle-dyed way).  It's a perfect skein to practice dyeing, kettle dyeing, over dyeing, etc.  Fingering weight, approx 420 yards.

Goats Milk Soap, 1.5oz, 0.5 points.  Not the fancy stuff MLF and nesse make, but a nice, goats milk melt and pour base.  Choose from peppermint (essential oil) or bayberry (fragrance oil).

Embellishments, 1/2 point. Mixture of ribbons, stamped images, etc.  Perfect for altered art, scrapbooking, card making, etc!

Scented Cake Soy Wax Melts by AJs Country Cottage on Etsy.  Delicious, highly fragrant and long lasting!  Choose from Mediterranean Fig or Apple Clove, 1 point/each.  

Ten Yard Cuff. 1/2 point/each.  Choose from green (top) or purple (bottom).  


Pictures coming and/or available on request:

6.5oz White Ecospun - 2 points
2.1oz Soysilk - 2 points
3.7oz Fine Mohair (Louet) (white) - 2 points
3.2oz Tencel Top - 3 points


Bag of Random Fiber - kettle dyed, misc. odds and ends and different colors. 4oz/point. Perfect for felters or drum carders!  (Multiples available up to a total of 2 lbs)

Gold Metallic Thread. 1/2 point.

Mastercarve Blocks.  1/2 point each - choose from 4" square (far left) (1 available), 22 1/2 x 5" (middle) (1 available) or 2 1/2" square (far right) (1 available)

Glass Bottles w/ Corks. Set of 6 for 3 points.  Due to the fragility of this item, I'd prefer to ship to US only.

Starting Points: 11
Current Points:  0
Pending Points: 7
Total Points:  7

Claims From My Shop:

to ptarmic wumpus - 2 laundry detergents (1)
to oneredboot -  llama WPI tool (1)
to ptarmic wumpus - speedball pen (2)
to ptarmic wumpus - 2 peppermint goats milk soap (1)
to zelda.suicide - 4 goats milk soap (2)
to nesse - gentle cleanser x 2 (2)
to nesse - mastercarve blocks (1)
to loudxmouse - foot powder (2)

Claims From Other Shops:

from lo{ve} - silver mustache (2)
from lo{ve} - black mustache (2)
from untouchableface - marigold (3)
from untouchableface - gritty ocean (3)
from freestyle - art yarn kit (3)
from nesse - br007, br001 (3)
from nesse - br005 (1)

Holiday Wishlist:
(a lot of this is duplicated from my OWS list, but I'll try to add some new things, too)

-handwarmers for my husband or for me - he really likes snug patterns like Fetching and I really like Toasty (loose and slouchy)
-stenciled bike tee for my husband
-a key rack for near the front door
-anything with my 'lapoli' logo on it (maybe i will post it somewhere and attach a link..)
-bar towels, kitchen towels, rags, washcloths, tawashi, etc.
-handmade soaps
-fabric buckets
-wall art - particularly anything with birds, fern leaves, etc. (can be any medium!)
-embroidered almost anything (handkerchieves, pillowcases, etc)
-funky jewelry - i really like chunky rings (and i seem to have lost my favorite one. Sad )
-hand painted sock yarn
-handspun yarn
-cloche hat (examples on my wist)
-wrap dress (now i'm just thinking of a perfect world...)
-slippers for my husband and/or for me

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Amyzing Creations
All items come from a smoke free, 2 cat home in Raleigh, NC (USA).


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Fabric Covered Binders (1 pt each)
1 1/2in Notebooks/binders with removable/washable fabric covers.  Great for storing printed patterns in, looks lovely on the shelf, also great for printed recipes!
Claim as Pink/Brown or Blue

Owl Magnet Board (1 pt)
Upcycled magnet board, made from the bottom of a 8.5 in springform pan (the nonstick coating started rubbing off) with cute owl paper (covered in clear contact paper so you can wipe it clean) (with a layer of brown cardstock underneath for a nicer/less bumpy look) and a D-ring for hanging.  (Does not come with magnet or dental cleaning appointment card Cheesy)

Singlet Style Grocery Tote (1 pt)
Singlet style grocery tote (Target bag sized), in fun flower/polka dot fabric (with solid orange lining).  

Blue Wallet (3 pts)
Wallet, from the Favorite Things pattern "A Safe Place", same as the ones I made several rounds ago.  If you need details of how many pockets or whatever just ask.

Crocheted Baby Sweater (2 pts)
Crocheted baby sweater, from the Bombay Love pattern (http://www.yarnydays.com/2009/01/bombay-love.html), in brown with teal trim.  Pattern says it fits 0-3 months.

Fruit Embroidered Tea Towel (1 pt)
Approximately 20in x 26in white tea towel.  Hand embroidered (using Sublime Stitching patterns) and finished with a light interfacing.

Embroidered Hula Girl Tote (2 pts)
Same bags as in the custom section (see that listing for measurements), I used the one without the gusset for this project.  Hand embroidered (using Sublime Stitching pattern) and has a light interfacing for durability.

Coming Soon!  Blue Dachshund Purse  (2 pts)
Dachshund shaped purse, made from Naugahyde (it's pretty heavy, used for restaurant/boat upholstery).  Approximately 22in from nose to tail, and about 11in from the feet to the top of the head.  Has a cotton fabric pouch lining inside.  (This was my test purse!)

Crocheted Scarves (1 pt each)
Crocheted scarves, both are approximately 60in long, the pink one is 6in wide and the purple is 5in wide.
Claim as Pink or Purple

Aprons (1 pt each)
Cute aprons (made by my crafty aunt), I am pretty sure they are made from dishcloths (they are approximately 29 inches from top to bottom).  
Claim as Orange Polkadots or Blue Cars

Crocheted Tote  (2 pts)
Crocheted "Tidy Tote", from a free Bernat pattern.  I fell in love with this pattern, started it in Sept and finally finished it in May... but I really don't need any more bags/totes.  The yarn is a twisted cream, pink, brown (like neopolitan ice cream).

Padded Laptop Sleeve (1 pt)
Laptop sleeve (made for my old laptop, hardly used since that thing was too heavy to really be portable, I washed before taking pics and the flannel pilled in the wash, which is why it's only 1pt instead of 2), padded with several layers of fleece, and closes with velcro.  (The measurements of my old laptop as provided by the Gateway website are= 1.31 to 1.40-inches (H) 14.09-inches (W) 10.39-inches (D)... it fit quite snug into this sleeve)

Barmops! (1 pt for 2)
Fabric embellished terry barmop cloths, approximately 15inx18in. (#)=how many of that cloth is available, mix & match any 2 for 1 pt.
Click here to see how the cloth looks unfolded.
Claim as stripes (1) or needle & thread (2)

Claim as watering cans (1), ladybugs (1) or pink/brown (1)

Zipper Pouches (1 pt each)
Zipper pouches w/ a flat bottom.  Approximately ?in x ?in.
Claim as Pink/Orange Honeycomb (2 available)

Coin Pouches (0.5 pt each)
Coin sized zipper pouches.
Claim as Pink/Brown

Toddler skirts (1 pt each)  
Choose Black Hawaiian (12 mos) or Butterflies (18mos)

Toddler shorts (1 pt each)  
Choose Green Polkadots (tiny white polkadots) (12 mos), Big Polkadots (18 mos), Red Sports (2T), Camo Hawaiian (3T), Blue/Green Honeycomb (Amy Butler Midwest Modern)(4T)

Crocheted dish/washcloths!  (.25 pt each)
Claim as #

Quilted Coffee Cozies (.5 pt each)
Claim as Eagles, Duke, Steelers, Camo, or Skulls


Custom Wallet for pinkanddinky (2 pts)

Custom Naugahyde Pouch for Nesse (1 pt)

Custom Embellished Tote (2 pts each)
Pick which style of tote bag you would like and then pick what type of embellishment you would like on it... choose between a stenciled, embroidered, or appliqued image (please keep the design reasonably simple, I can do more complex designs for an extra point).
Choose between regular flat tote (1 available) or tote with side/bottom gusset (2 available).


Sewing Patterns (4 patterns for 1 pt)
Claim as Simplicity 4758 (Size A, cut) or Simplicity 5961 (One Size, Apron D has been cut out but all pieces are included)

Claim as Simplicity 4116 (Size H5, uncut) or Vogue V8352 (Size AA, uncut)

Claim as Simplicity Built By Wendy 3964 (Size D5, uncut) or Simplicity 5105 (Size AA, 1 piece is cut... though I'm not sure why, haha)

Claim as Simplicity 4119 (Size H5, cut) or Simplicity 8523 (Size Z, uncut)

Claim as Simplicity Threads Collection 4072 (Size K5, uncut)

Friends Embroidery Sampler (.5 pt)
Has been opened but appears to have everything still included.

Candlewicking Patterns (.5 pt for both)
2 Envelopes of candlewicking patterns, 1 opened (but the patterns don't even looked like they were unfolded), the other is still sealed.

Sheer Star Fabric (1 pt)
Over 6.5 yds of (58in wide) sheer fabric with cute green and yellow stars on it (has a few stain spots, pictured below... one looks like it might be rust and the other looks like ink but it's right above the selvage).  (pictures- 1. fabric, 2. close up of star, 3. rust-looking stains, 4. ink-looking stain)

- Sewing, Embroidery, Crochet or Knitting supplies
- Crochet or Knitting Books/Magazines/Patterns (as well as sewing patterns)
- Yarn! (I love bulky & cotton yarn and I can always use food colored acrylic yarn)
- Fabric!
- Stuff for my kiddo (4yrs old, boy)
- Art (Crafty related, birds/trees/seasons, videogame/movie related)
- Art/Decor for BabyZ's nursery (pinks & greens w/ brown accents and white furniture... pink elephants and polka dot bedding)
- Really anything (tshirt/tote/fabric/etc) sewing/crafting related (I sew and crochet/knit mostly)
- Also I am a HUGE Legend Of Zelda nerd, so anything LoZ related...


Claims from my shop:
to pinkanddinky - Embroidered dish towel (Baking) - 1 pt
to LaughingLark - One lot of ZIPPERS! - 2 pts
to loudxmouse - ZIPPERS! - 1 pt
to atsuko - Onesie & Skirt Set - 1 pt
to atsuko - Dk Red Pencil Dachshund - 2 pts
to Lo{ve} - zippers! - 1 pt
to TwiztidBlood - House Tote - 2 pts
to oneredboot - Singlet Style Grocery Tote - 1 pt

Claims I have made:
from loudxmouse - homemade marshmallows (x2) - 2 pts
from atsuko - 13 lego ornaments - 2 pts
from atsuko - 8 Halo, etc. ornaments - 3 pts
from kayrun - crochet today magazine, special issue 2009 - 1 pt
from lapoli - Goats Milk Soap (x4) - 2 pts
from A2K - Custom MegaMan Hat - 2 pts
from Nesse - bath bombs - 1 pt

Started with: 3
Current: 1
Pending: 0
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