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« on: March 12, 2013 03:46:28 PM »

Swap name: Inchies Mania Swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: johnson.mom2two
Craftster member who is co-organizing this swap: will recruit if more than 25 participants
Sign-up date range: March 12th to 20th, 2013
Date to send item by: April 10, 2013
Limited to a certain number of people? (optional): No
Restricted to people who all live in the same country? NO
Additional Age requirement? Yes - 16 years

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
*International shipping is required*
*DC #s are not required but you will have to resend if the inchie set is not received*

Everyone is encouraged to join. If you can contain your art to a square of 1 inch, you can make an inchie! With that said, please make your inchies with love and care. Whether you paint, print, stamp, color, draw, ink or embellish, spend a bit of time and energy making the inchies you send to the best of your ability. Everyone you claim should receive inchies you are proud to have made and would love to receive.

For anyone who is not sure what and inchie is or how to go about making one, here is a great post on the papercraft forums by phizzychick (who makes amazing inchies!) https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=303188.0

The bonus is we can post these as cards or letters and avoid high postage charges so international swapping won't be too costly. Plus we won't be requiring a DC for this swap, but you MUST remake and resend if your inchies don't turn up. This is a no extras swap, if you want to send more than just the inchies (like maybe an ATC), then please do this as a personal swap thanks.

You will have the choice of 1 or 2 or 3 partners and you will be required to send 8 inchies to each partner. You will have about 3 weeks crafting time.
It will be necessary to list 5 themes on your questionnaire, Id like to suggest some themes that you might use that seem to be popular, but if you have your own ideas that that is fine too.


(Thank you to kimchery/nilmerg and any other previous inchies organizers  from whom I've borrowed most of this information/questionnaire.)  

1. Single color or color spectrum
2. Nature trees/leaves/flowers etc
3. Crafty items - scissors/thread/tape measure/knitting needles etc.
4. Monsters/robots/aliens
5. Zentangles and patterns
6. Hearts, stars and stripes
7. A favorite TV show, Movie or book
8. Animals (or a specific animal cats / pigs etc)
9. Food & beverages veggies, coffee, fruits, cupcakes
10. Artists Choice (usually inspired by your wist/pinterest)

I reserve the right to deny participation to a swapper with history of poor communication and/or very late sending.

You must post in the thread once prior to being admitted to the swap.

If you would like to participate, please PM organizer (johnson.mom2two) with subject: Inchies Maniasign-up.  

Name of swap: Inchies Mania Swap
Craftster username
Email address
Your real name
Mailing address including the country (as it should be written)
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country? YES, REQUIRED
I'm willing to ship internationally (double checking!) YES/NO
Confirm that are at least 16 years old or, if not, that you have moderator approval YES/NO
Confirm that you understand that you MUST PM both the organizer and your partner when you have sent and received. (Communication is the key to a successful swap and if your communication is not good, then this will be reflected in your feedback) YES/NO
Confirm that you have read and understand the craftster swap info guide https://www.craftster.org/swapsinfo.html YES/NO
Confirm that although a DC is not required for this swap, you must remake and resend if your inchies go missing  YES / NO

Have you ever tried paper crafts before? Yes/No

Have you ever made inchies before? Yes/No

How would you describe your level of ability? Beginner/Moderate/experienced?

What are your favorite colors?

Please suggest  at least 5 themes you would like to receive?

Please provide a link to your Pinterest, wist, Etsy favorites or any other place that my provide your partner with an idea of your tastes:

Would you like 1, 2 or 3 partners? (please consider how many inchies you think you can realistically complete and send within the 3 week crafting period):

Anything that you would like your partner to know?[
« Last Edit: April 02, 2013 06:06:15 AM by johnson.mom2two » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Dear Craftster "FAMmunity,"

I love you all.

See you where we all end up!
« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2013 03:46:55 PM »


1.  johnson.mom2two
2.  Bobbysgirl
3.  Smmarrt
4.  mouseatethekitty
5.  Averia
6.  mandys_momma
7.  gala_apples
8.  KittyHerman
9.  ilovesnails
10. rainysunshine789
11. blupaisan
12. jenleahlynn

Bobbysgirl                (3 partners) send to rainysunshine789, ilovesnails, johnson.momtwo
mouseatethekitty      (3 partners) send to blupaisan, mandys_momma, gala_apples
gala_apples              (3 partners) send to Smmarrt, jenleahlynn, mouseatethekitty
KittyHerman             (3 partners) send to blupaisan, jenleahlynn, mandys_momma
blupaisan                 (3 partners) send to KittyHerman, mouseatethekitty, Averia
jenleahlynn              (3 partners) send to KittyHerman, gala_apples, johnson.mom2two
johnson.mom2two   (3 partners) send to Bobbysgirl, jenleahlynn, ilovesnails
Smmarrt                 (2 partners) send to gala_apples, rainysunshine789
mandys_momma      (2 partners) send  to mouseatethekitty, KittyHerman
rainysunshine789     (2 partners) send to Smmarrt, Bobbysgirl
ilovesnails                (2 partners) send to Bobbysgirl, johnson.mom2two
Averia                     (1 partner)  send to blupaisan
« Last Edit: March 20, 2013 06:05:07 PM by johnson.mom2two » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Dear Craftster "FAMmunity,"

I love you all.

See you where we all end up!
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« Reply #2 on: March 12, 2013 03:58:59 PM »

oh, my goodness.  I have been waiting for inchies!!!  I hope I get feedback in time to join this swap!   Many exclamation points!!

There are the Redcoats. And they are ours! Or tonight Becky Thatcher sleeps a widow!
« Reply #3 on: March 12, 2013 05:46:33 PM »

yah, this sounds so fun. will be sending in my questionare soon. Smiley


« Reply #4 on: March 13, 2013 09:24:25 AM »

I've really been wanting to get into atc's and inchies - what a better way than an awesome swap!
« Reply #5 on: March 14, 2013 10:39:24 AM »

I'll join later today. Inchies are fun to make and I've been using the ones I've received in previous swaps in my art journals.
« Reply #6 on: March 14, 2013 01:31:32 PM »

Cool! Can't wait to get more people signed up! For those of you who haven't made inchies before, but are interested in trying, come join in! They are super easy and lots of fun!

Dear Craftster "FAMmunity,"

I love you all.

See you where we all end up!
« Reply #7 on: March 15, 2013 04:59:31 AM »

Sent in my questionnaire!

« Reply #8 on: March 15, 2013 02:37:21 PM »

Okay, I wanna give inchies a try - I have seen so many fantastic wall art displays and am very jealous.

« Reply #9 on: March 15, 2013 03:45:23 PM »

Okay, I wanna give inchies a try - I have seen so many fantastic wall art displays and am very jealous.

Excited to have ya!

Dear Craftster "FAMmunity,"

I love you all.

See you where we all end up!
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