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Topic: Passport Cover Swap (Sign Ups CLOSED, Send Out on Nov 16)  (Read 8559 times)
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« on: September 28, 2015 08:47:04 AM »

Love travelling and crafting?! Then join the Passport Cover Swap so you never have to hand over a plain old boring passport to immigration again!


Photo from: https://www.etsy.com/listing/124026275/

In this swap we'll be crafting a passport cover for our partner based on the standard size of all international passports (4.921 inches by 3.465 inches - that's precise!).  

- Please only send one passport cover. No extras.
- You can do a cover just for the passport or a more elaborate cover that includes extra travel pockets if you and your partner agree.
- Covers can be sewn, embroidered, woven, quilted, felted, whatever!!
- Covers should be removable and reusable.  
- Posting to the discussion thread or PMing partner & organizer is required at least every 2 weeks.
- Have fun!!

Swap name: Passport Cover Swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: LimeRiot
Sign-up date range: September 28th October 10th, 2015
Date to send item by: November 16th, 2015
Limited to a certain number of people? (optional):No limit.
Restricted to people who all live in the same country? NO
If so, which country? N/A
Additional Age requirement? No

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
- If within the US, understands that Delivery Confirmation number is required for this swap: YES
- If outside the US, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap: YES


QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap: Passport Cover Swap
Craftster username:
Email address:
Your real name:
Mailing address including the country (as would need to appear for mailing)
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country?
Confirm that are at least 16 years old or, if not, that you have moderator approval(YES/NO)

Do you have any allergies?
Do you have any allergens in your home (cats, smoke, etc)?

What general themes do you like (vintage, modern, cutesy, country, etc)?
Are there any themes that you really dont like?

Colors youd like to receive?
Colors youd prefer not to receive?

Do you have specific ideas or inspirations that would help your partner personalize your piece (Pinterest, Etsy Favorites, Flickr, etc)?
Anything else youd like your partner to know?

Send your completed questionnaire to LimeRiot.  


Sending, Receiving, and Feedback

SENDING: Take pictures of your items before you send. When sending, you must use a DC# (or for overseas keep that receipt). Keep your receipt until your partner receives. PM organizer and partner when you send.

RECEIVING: PM organizer and partner when you receive. Take pictures of received items. (Please take quality pictures, like ones you would take of your work.) Post pictures in gallery in a timely manner.

FEEDBACK: Given when a package is received (verified through PM or DC#).

GALLERY

« Last Edit: October 25, 2015 01:32:03 PM by LimeRiot » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #1 on: September 28, 2015 08:47:29 AM »

Participants

1. LimeRiot
2. wendiek
3. PerfectlyBohemian
4. Smmarrt
5. CraftyMamaBee
6. whitterp

Partners

LimeRiot <> Smmarrt
wendiek <> whitterp
PerfectlyBohemian <> CraftyMamaBee
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« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2015 08:47:46 AM »

Need some inspiration?

wendiek has found a few great sources already!!

http://www.design-closeup.com/handmade-passport-holder-tutorial/
http://so-sew-easy.com/travel-passport-wallet-pattern/
http://www.patchworkposse.com/travel-style-passport-pouch-52-quilt-block-pick/

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« Reply #3 on: September 28, 2015 11:25:02 AM »


now that you mentioned me, I really need to join  Wink
Haha, will fill in the questionnaire right away!! SENT!
Looking forward to this!!
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« Reply #4 on: September 28, 2015 11:57:27 AM »

That's right, wendiek. You have no choice but to join since I mentioned you Cheesy Cheesy. You're stuck Wink!

I'll get you added momentarily!
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« Reply #5 on: September 28, 2015 12:19:23 PM »

That's right, wendiek. You have no choice but to join since I mentioned you Cheesy Cheesy. You're stuck Wink!

I'll get you added momentarily!

YAY!!!  Grin
I love the excitement of starting a swap!
(and the stalking, the crafting and sending. Oh and receiveing too  Wink Grin)
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« Reply #6 on: September 28, 2015 04:35:03 PM »

Just sent my questionnaire! Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: September 29, 2015 08:03:03 AM »

Yay PB!! I'll get you added later today.

wendiek, I agree. The start of the swap is always fun!
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whitterp
« Reply #8 on: September 29, 2015 06:36:15 PM »

Oh I'll definitely have to consider this one!


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« Reply #9 on: September 29, 2015 07:54:05 PM »

I hope you decide to join us, whitterp! I think it's going to be a fun!! I was so amazed at the diversity of the covers we saw in the Journal swap. I expect to be equally amazed with this one Smiley.
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