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« on: October 06, 2015 01:34:46 PM »

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Swap name: Christmas Stocking Swap Round 11
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: SevsOnlyGirl
Sign-up date range: Oct. 6, 2015 - Oct. 20, 2015
Date to send item by: Dec. 4, 2015

Limited to a certain number of people? (optional): no

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


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


We will each make/decorate a 12-16" tall stocking (cuff to heel) and fill it with goodies.  We will make/decorate and fill with our partner's tastes in mind.  Each stocking will have at least 50% crafted goodies, the remainder may be purchased supplies or items.  Everyone must post in the swap thread when they sign up as a swapper, and there will be weekly checkins every week in the thread!  It's a very long crafting period and we would hate to lose anyone along the way.  You may choose one of three sizes to do in this swap and you will be paired accordingly.  Sometimes there will be an odd number, so please note if you are willing to do (for example) Small or Medium or maybe Medium or Large or work with a 3-way swap.
                      Small - concentrate on a fab stocking and fill with at least 3 crafted and 3 purchased items
                      Medium - do a great stocking and fill with at least 7 crafted and 5 purchased items
                      Large - aka Spoiler!  A great stocking and no end of goodies!!

NOTE:  This is a holiday based swap so please do not send late - there are times when life interferes with crafting and we all understand that, however, a temporary negative will be given to anyone who sends more than two weeks past the sendout date, according to Craftster rules.  If you send late at all, it will be noted in your feedback.  Communication issues will also be noted.  We like to run a very nice, fun and timely swap.

Read more: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=427490.0#ixzz3EMOY6USA

If you want to participate, information to send to organizer:

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap: Christmas Stocking Swap Round 11
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 16 years old: (YES/NO)

Do you have a wist?  A blog?  A Pinterest?  A Facebook?  A website?  What is it?

Who will the stocking & goodies be for?

Is there a particular crafter that you are interested in being paired up with?

Colors you love/hate:
Scents you love/hate:
Tastes (food) you love/hate:
Fabric you love/hate:
Favorite Christmas treats:
What crafts do you admire:
What crafts do you do:
Any sizes that might be relevant to your partner: (shirt, wrist, inseam):
Do you or anyone in your home smoke?
Do you have pets?
Do you have any other allergens in your home?
Do you have children?  Would you like something for them?  Names/ages/likes/dislikes?
Allergies/Sensitivities:
Are you interested in making/sending a small, medium or large stocking package?
Anything else that your partner might want/need to know:

IF YOU WANT TO PARTICIPATE, REMEMBER TO SEND YOUR INFO TO ORGANIZER VIA PRIVATE MESSAGE AND NOT TO REPLY WITH IT HERE.

Also, remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find other rules about participating in a swap.

Read more: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=435850.0#ixzz3np0piDhJ


SWAPPERS                            Check Ins Completed (as of Nov. 15th)

SevsOnlyGirl                 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
quaggy                         1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Anubisheart                   1, 2, 3, 5
roler                              1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
LadybugsAndBumblebees 1,2, 3, 4, 5, 6  
lindyv321                        1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
aspenwall                        1,2, 3,4, 5, 6
mom2em                         1, 2 3, 4,5, 6
Averia                              1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Thimbles71                       1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Sharalee                           1,2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Sarasmile                          1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
kmac                                1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
CraftyMamaBee                 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
edelC                                1,2,3,4, 5, 6
teag                                  1,2,3,4, 5, 6
hippycannibal                     1, missed 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
TAOJ                                 1,2,3, 4, 5, 6
BadWolf                             1,2,3,4, 5, 6
Muahahahaha                     1,2,3, 4, 5
sewmess                             1,2,3,4, 5, 6
Carbine_corgi                      1,2,3, 4, 5, 6
pinokeeo                             1,2,3,4, 5, 6
TrickyMcVomit                     1,2,3, 4, 5, 6
bellyjewel                            1,2, 3, 4, 5, 6
plaidpineapple                      1,2,3, 4, 5, 6
onecrazymom                       1,2,3,, 4, 5, 6
snowyangel                          1,2,3,4, 5, 6
texscrapper                          1,2,3,4, 5, 6


PARTNERS

quaggy <---> lindyv321
muahahahaha <---> TAOJ
edelC <---> roler
sewmess <---> snowyangel
texscrapper <---> Sarasmile
Sharalee <---> LadybugsAndBumblebees
CraftyMamaBee <---> Thimbles71
aspenwall <---> mom2em
plaidpineapple <---> bellyjewel
BadWolf <---> SevsOnlyGirl
teag <---> pinokeeo
hippycannibal---> onecrazymom---> kmac---> hippycannibal
TrickyMcVomit <---> Anubisheart
Averia <---> Carbine_corgi
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« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2015 01:39:03 PM »

Here is a list of stocking stuffers if you run out of ideas!

bath stuff
book thongs
these bracelets
business card holder
CHOCOLATE/candy
hair doodads
journal
keychain
lipgloss
magnets
makeup - I know lots of us use it but hate to buy it!
mittens/gloves
nail polish
notecards
ornaments
pens
shoelaces - silly ones, glow in the dark, etc.
silly putty
tarot cards - they're supposed to be gifted in order to work!
tea/coffee/cocoa
wallet
wool dryer balls
crayons/sharpies/highlighters/funky coloured pens
Cute post its
stickers
candles
lighters/matches
SOCKS - love socks
glow sticks/glow in the dark anything
mints
change purses
any little DIY kits (like for beaded ornaments, mini cross stitch, etc)
any craft goodies (like more embroidary floss, beading needles, findings, etc)
paint brushes
scissors - can never have enough scissors
popcorn
gum!!!!!
Pez dispensers!
mini lights/flashlights
battaries
cocoa/drink mixes/tea/coffee
dog toys/poop bags (unused please!!!)
cute keychains
stamps
ID lanyards/clips
mini picture frames/magnet frames
cute bandanas/napkins/kleenex
tape/packing tape/duct tape (especially if it is cool patterned ones)
cool patterned ribbons
Recipes/recipe cards
mini-calenders
Mini-tool kits (like the mini screwdriver sets they sell at The Source that has extra bits inset in the handles), multitools
Blades, like extra exacto blades, or utility cutters, razor blades
magnifiers of any kind
scissors, can never have enough scissors
tweezers
mini containers - spice, threaded, film canisters, etc (for beads, buttons, glitter, etc) - and beads, buttons, glitter, etc
rulers and measuring tape - flat, retractable, hard (like the quilters tools)
disposable gloves
bookmarks like these: http://www.leevalley.com/en/garden/page.aspx?p=44956&cat=2,46154,46145,44956
safety goggles and masks
brushes/sponges
Mini-tarps - just bought this and love it! http://www.leevalley.com/en/garden/page.aspx?p=62625&cat=2,42194,40727
Page protectors
craft magazines
seam rippers, bobbins, pins, needlebooks, pin cushions, notions of any kind
freezer paper
ribbon
crayons
disposable measuring cups, and mixers, measuring spoons
bandages
cutting mats
heat mats
mini bowls, spatulas, palette knives, bottles, misters, etc.
clothes pegs
funnels
Palettes
soldering irons, heat tools
pot/brush clips - heck, clips of any kind (love love clips)
tape
timers
popcorn and popcorn flavourings
hand soap/nailbrushes
oven mits/oven guards (getting these for klutzy MIL) http://www.leevalley.com/en/gifts/page.aspx?p=57725&cat=4,104,53214&ap=6
Nice smelling or very good cleaning agents
sanding pads
paint pens (fabric, glass, ceramic, etc)
Bleach pens
knife/blade sharpeners
microfiber cloths (love them for cleaning)
nail polish remover
thread catchers, needle gauges, thread cutters
dye
Kool aid
Skittles
Starburst
Hershey's Candy Cane white chocolate with candy cane bits kisses (I had only a couple bags of these last year and went through them like WATER, I hope they put them out again this year!  And I'm gonna get like SIX bags to ration throughout the whole year Smiley )
Buttons
Thread
Zippers
Quilt binding, bias tapes
Ball jars (with the lid/ring removeable combo), small ones, for making storage jar pincushions
Beads
Charms
Fabric
Patterns
Granola bars
Walnuts, shelled please
Sunflower kernels, lightly salted
Almonds, cinnamon/sugared (mmm...Nutty Bavarian....*drool*) or lightly salted
nail files
embroidery thread
Burts Bees anything
colored sharpies
ceramics pens
recipe cards
sewing notions: double fold bias tape, buttons, zippers, ric rac, fun trims, ribbons, machine needles, buttons to cover
FQs
fun post-its
socks
notebooks
shopping list pad
1" pins/buttons/badges
patches
cooking utensils
ornaments
local jam/honey/snacks
barrettes
scissors
embroidery hoops
notecards
fabric pens
magazines


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« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2015 01:39:22 PM »

STOCKING PATTERNS AND INSPIRATIONS

Elf   http://www.sew4home.com/projects/fabric-art-accents/citrus-holiday-elf-stockings

Super Elfy  http://grosgrainfabulous.blogspot.com/2012/12/awesome-personalized-christmas-stocking.html

easy   http://www.diaryofaquilter.com/2010/12/easy-stocking-tutorial-today.html

Pet Stocking   http://www.emblibrary.com/EL/ELProjects/Projects.aspx?productid=PR1765

Burlap   http://thebutlers2010.blogspot.com/2011/11/very-burlap-christmas-or-how-to-make.html

Sweater  http://anextraordinaryday.net/from-sweater-to-christmas-stocking-in-12-easy-steps/

Fur & Flannel   http://thegirlinspired.com/2014/12/fur-flannel-stockings-pattern/

Crochet     http://www.mooglyblog.com/crochet-christmas-stockings/

Cowgirl/boy   http://www.dreamalittlebigger.com/post/cowboy-boot-christmas-stocking-pattern-free.html

Denim   http://www.denimblog.com/2008/12/do-it-yourself-denim-stocking/

Ruffly   http://www.createkidscouture.blogspot.com/2012/11/free-ruffled-stocking-pattern-and.html
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« Reply #3 on: October 06, 2015 01:54:29 PM »

Just found that this swap has gone live.....I am in....I so enjoyed it last year...info sent!
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« Reply #4 on: October 06, 2015 03:07:09 PM »

Love this swap!  Will work on my questionnaire in the next day or two.
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« Reply #5 on: October 06, 2015 03:25:08 PM »

Looks fun! Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: October 06, 2015 04:04:25 PM »

So excited to be part of this swap! Info sent!
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« Reply #7 on: October 06, 2015 04:14:08 PM »

Hooray for stockings! I'll send in my questionnaire soon! Have a couple of swap slots about to open up. Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: October 06, 2015 05:29:59 PM »

Yes!!! I will be sending in my info! Would anyone want to make a birthday type stocking for my daughter since her birthday is 12/20?
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« Reply #9 on: October 06, 2015 05:39:57 PM »

I would be up to the challenge if you want. If so ideas of what you have in mind would be appreciated
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