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Topic: Sweat Shoppe Swap Round 37 (green by 7/20, send by 7/24)  (Read 13835 times)
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« on: June 06, 2017 03:27:00 PM »

In a nut shell the sweat shoppe swap is a grab bag style swap. Everyone crafts 3 or 6 like items, and in return you will receive 3 or 6 different items. 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 Swap Round 37 (SSS 37)
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: GatorWrangler
Sign-up date range: June 6 to June 25
PM Organizer top picks by: June 28, 6pm eastern
Must be finished crafting (green) by: July 20
Date to send item by: July 24

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
- 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/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
- Participant has agreed that he/she is at least 18 years old: YES/NO
- If within the US, understands that Delivery Confirmation number is required for this swap: YES/NO
- If outside the US, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap: YES/NO

Details of swap:
~ Each participant will make 3 or 6 like items. For instance, 3 or 6 crocheted cloche hats (varied colors or the same it doesn't matter), or 6 sets of hand painted beads.
~ 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 discussion thread https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=421675 ,
~ 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 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 3 items) or twice (for 6 items)

You must make a sample of what you are offering and post the picture on this thread at least 2 days 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.

Keep in mind that this swap is an international swap and you may be required to send to another country. Make sure your offering is allowed to be sent internationally.


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 SSS37 or Sweat Shoppe in the subject line!
Name of swap: Sweat Shoppe Swap Round 37 (SSS 37)
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 3 or 6 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: June 26, 2017 12:32:22 PM by GatorWrangler » THIS ROCKS   Logged


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« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2017 03:27:17 PM »


GatorWrangler (3) Photography Notecards

greybird (3) map journals

Homerof2 (3) Mug Rugs

alwaysinmyroom (6) Kimono Patchwork Knot Bag

Mlsocci74 (3/3) 3 Stationary set AND 3 Mlsocci notebooks

RaraAvis (6) Zippered Pouches

jellybean89 (3) Flower Dishcloth Sets

gala_apples (3/3) 3 zebra necklaces AND 3 wood pendant pairs

bunny1kenobi (3) steampunk necklace and earring set

ale0059 (6) Crochet Crossbody Bags

bec99 (6) cross stitch camera keyrings

Thimbles71 (6) Quilted notebooks

« Last Edit: July 24, 2017 12:14:35 PM by GatorWrangler » THIS ROCKS   Logged


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« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2017 04:04:49 PM »

I'm in!   Cheesy
« Reply #3 on: June 06, 2017 04:10:38 PM »

I will be in. Was just filling in questionnaire but realized I don't know what I'm making yet.   Lol.  I can't wait.  Now to brainstorm.   Wink
« Last Edit: June 06, 2017 04:11:14 PM by Mlsocci74 » THIS ROCKS   Logged

« Reply #4 on: June 06, 2017 04:29:41 PM »

I haven't decided yet either.  Smiley  I just put down undecided and will update gatorwrangler when I finalize my choice.  I've got a few ideas I'm toying with.   Smiley
« Reply #5 on: June 06, 2017 05:30:19 PM »

I need to use up some of my fabric stash....would anyone be interested in either zippered pouches, wristlets, or small totes?
« Reply #6 on: June 06, 2017 07:18:39 PM »

I'm always interested in zipper pouches!  Cheesy 
« Reply #7 on: June 06, 2017 07:51:55 PM »

I can always use a zippered pouch!

I'm not attached to your world, nothing heals, nothing grows... we used to love ourselves, we used to love one another.

life is no cabaret- we don't care what you say, we're inviting you anyway, you mf'ers, you'll sing someday!
« Reply #8 on: June 06, 2017 08:03:47 PM »

Me too, any of those Wink

 So far I have several ideas:  mini notebook sets (a2 size), stationary set, journal with accessories.  That's my ideas so far.  Lol

« Reply #9 on: June 06, 2017 08:36:44 PM »

Thanks for the feedback everyone! I just double checked my zipper stash and I have a good selection, so I will try to get my questionnaire filled out tomorrow for zippered pouches.

Those all sound good to me Mlsocci74! I might like the stationary set the best.
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