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Topic: Sweat Shoppe ORNAMENT Swap Round 4 (green by 11/7, send by 11/11)  (Read 23788 times)
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« on: September 25, 2013 01:44:46 PM »

In a nut shell the sweat shoppe ornament swap is a grab bag style swap. Everyone crafts 4 or 8 like ornaments, and in return you will receive 4 or 8 different ornaments. Since you don't have to customize for each of your partners, a lot of people like to make their items ahead of time before signups close, but it is your choice.

Swap name:Sweat Shoppe Ornament Swap Round 4 (Ornament)
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: GatorWrangler
Sign-up date range: Sept 25 to Oct 7
PM Organizer top picks by: Oct 9, 6pm eastern
Must be finished crafting (green) by: Nov 7
Date to send item by: Nov 11

Limited to a certain number of people? (optional):25

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

All ages allowed? must be over 18

This next part is for me and the Mods...
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/NO
- Has posted at least 15 times: YES/NO
- Has completed one swap successfully before signing up for multiple swaps at a time: YES/NO
- Is not currently signed up for more than five swaps: YES/NO
- Does not have any negative feedback: YES/NO

Details of swap:
~ Each participant will make 4 or 8 like items. For instance, 4 or 8 of 1 kind of ornament, or 4 sets of 1 kind of ornament AND 4 types of another ornament.
~ Each item/set should be the best representation of your work, and have an estimated retail value of between $7-$10 USD. If you have any doubt, post your item in the business discussion board and see what others there think. Or you may post in the sweat shoppe ornament discussion thread https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=394576.0 ,
~ When sign ups close, I will ask everyone for a 'top picks list'. That list is a wish list, from the items that are offered, and there will be an effort to match to you, as many items on your list, the remainder of items will be randomly placed.
~ Then I will post a list on the forum for about a day. During this time, people can bring any errors to my attention. DO NOT PM ANY PARTNERS DURING THIS TIME UNTIL I GIVE THE OKAY.
~ We have a system for sending early; the master list of swappers will be color coded for those who are ready to receive items. When you are finished crafting, you will PM me, and I will change the color of your name on the master list to green, at that time you may send to any other green/ready person! I will also send out a check in PM for those who are not finished early, and at that time your status will be determined.
~ Make sure to get a Delivery Confirmation number for all Domestic shipments. If the item is International, make sure to save your receipt.
~ Feedback will be given when all 4 items are confirmed as received.
~ Positive feedback will be given for all people complying with the craftster swap guidelines. Late senders will be recorded in the comments section, as will poor communication. If I have to track you down, for confirming you have received or sent items, this is poor communication. When an item arrives at your door, you are expected to PM the sender of an item as well as GatorWrangler, and post in the gallery.
~ there are a lot of veteran sweat shoppers here, if you have any questions please feel free to ask your questions here OR you can PM me!
~ You may put your 'name in the hat' once (for 4 items) or twice (for 8 items)

Please make a sample of what you are offering and post the picture on this thread before signups end so people can make their top picks list. And if you do not feel someone's offering meets swap requirements, please pm me before signups close.

round 1 gallery: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=361254.0
round 2 gallery: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=396866.0
round 3 gallery: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=415701.0

If you want to participate, information to send to organizer (GatorWrangler):
Please note: this is an international swap. You may be partnered to send to people out of country.

please put ornament or Sweat Shoppe Ornament Swap 4 in the subject line!
Name of swap; Sweat Shoppe Ornament Swap Round 4 (Ornament 4)
Confirm that are at least 18 years old (yes/no)
Do you agree to post a photo of your offering before signups end (yes/no)
Craftster username
Email address
Your real name
Mailing address
Do you plan to make 4 or 8 items?
My item(s)/set is called; (think of something descriptively unique)

You must pm GatorWrangler when you send AND when you receive!  Your feedback will reflect non communication
« Last Edit: October 21, 2013 07:11:46 PM by GatorWrangler » THIS ROCKS   Logged


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« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2013 01:45:07 PM »


green = finished crafting and ready to send

GatorWrangler [8] - Winter Scene Snowglobe

Avesthel [8] - Vintage Felt ornaments

Ninaprettyballerina [4/4] - 4 chirpy AND 4 starry fold

bec99 [8] - The Christmas Gingerbread Man

Feline2001 [8] - Cookie cut clay Christmas Critters

cinnamon teal [8] - Ceramic Cutout Ornaments

I Sew Cute [8] - Beaded Holiday Wonderment

goldfishpollywog [8] - Star Falls

koalascout [4] - rosebud angel

gala_apples [4/4] - 4 classic designs in leather AND 4 steampunk snowflakes

JillHogan [8] - Melted Snowman

hazelly [8] - Knitted Birds

kimchery [8] - Felt Christmas Owls

« Last Edit: November 07, 2013 08:19:25 PM by GatorWrangler » THIS ROCKS   Logged


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« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2013 02:57:15 PM »

In in in! Just have to figure out what I'm making. Don't have this one preplanned the way I do the 'normal' SSS's.

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« Reply #3 on: September 25, 2013 03:03:01 PM »

Yes!  I've been waiting for this swap!   Cheesy   I'm in!   Although I'm not sure what I will be making yet.... but I'm thinking about some sort of felt ornaments.   
« Last Edit: September 25, 2013 03:04:05 PM by Avesthel » THIS ROCKS   Logged
« Reply #4 on: September 25, 2013 07:14:13 PM »

I have to play!  C'mon feedback!!

I absolutely love love quilts, do you think an afghan is a fair trade for a quilt? I'd love to swap!
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« Reply #5 on: September 25, 2013 07:57:28 PM »

I think I know what I want to make but I have to wait for my supplies to get here.


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« Reply #6 on: September 25, 2013 07:58:10 PM »

Yay!! I just sent in my questionnaire~!!!  This is my fav swap/first love swap !! Wink
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« Reply #7 on: September 25, 2013 08:56:15 PM »

This is such a good idea for a swap! I'm thinking about it....might have to just jump in! Wink

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« Reply #8 on: September 25, 2013 10:22:57 PM »


GatorWrangler [8] - Winter Scene Snowglobe
Avesthel [4] - not sure yet
Ninaprettyballerina [8] - The Happy Tree

Gator Im already ready to see your snowglobes!! I LOVE snowglobes!!! Wink
« Reply #9 on: September 26, 2013 03:09:08 AM »

Yay!! I just sent in my questionnaire~!!!  This is my fav swap/first love swap !! Wink

Love this swap! Hi Nina Wink

Love cross stitching, PM me for personal swaps Smiley
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