Complete - Make a Bag and Fill It (Signups 12/30-1/13, Sendout 2/27)

Swap name: Make a Bag and Fill It (Signups [12/30-1/13], Sendouts 2/27)

Lettuce Craft member who is organizing this swap: Manders
Sign-up date range: December 30-January 13
Send out Date: February 27
Limited to a certain number of people? 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/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 16 years old: YES/NO

Has posted a comment in this thread and will check regularly for swap updates YES
If within the US, understands that Tracking number is required.

Details of the swap:
In this swap, you will make a Bag or Purse for your partner. This will be an Extra Large swap, so we are looking for items more complex than tote bags. Once you complete your amazing bag, fill it with at least three small items. These items can be bought or crafted.

Questionnaire to Answer:

Name of swap:

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)

How would you prefer your bag to be made? (Crochet, sewn, knit, etc) (Please list at least 2, with the first one being the most preferred)

What kind of bag would you like? Please list a few so your partner has options. (Cross body, handbag, clutch, etc)

What kind of closure would you like on your bag?

How do you intend to craft your partner’s bag? (Crochet, sewn, etc.)

Would you like your bag to have a theme? If so what themes would you like?

What colors and patterns do you like?

Any colors and patterns you dislike?


What would be the COOLEST thing your partner could add to your bag?

Pinterest for your partner?

Anything else you want to share with your partner?

Swap Participants:

@Manders: late with communication
@endymion: SENT (2/27)-Jemimah, RECEIVED (3/3)
Endymion: late with communication-Manders
@jemimah: SENT (2/22),

Swap Partners

Swap Gallery: Make a Bag and Fill It Gallery


I was able to find the original Make a Bag and Fill it Swap on The Way Back Machine. (Only the first page of the gallery was saved)

I love to show past swaps!


Wish we could see more of the gallery; bet there were some really cool handcrafted bags on there. I have an out-of-state visitor right now, but plan to sign up once they’re gone.


I was hoping more of the gallery was saved as well too. Glad you’re going to sign up! :purple_heart: I’ve been really excited to host this swap. :grin:

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My visitor has departed, so I’m ready to think about this one.

Tagging people who had posted in the prior thread (aside from gozer, who said she couldn’t do it) :

Anyone else interested?


I’m interested if people are willing to mail international, I know it’s not in everyone’s budget


If no one else wants to, I can always be your partner. It would be funny since you partner when I joined this swap in Craftster. You have my first sewn bag. :purple_heart:


I’m interested too - but like @Edel, I don’t want people to feel obligated to mail international.


We’d get it figured out for sure. :purple_heart:


If you have two international people, most of the time, the organizer can pair those two together to make it cheaper and faster for everyone. Just tell @Manders you would like to be partnered!


That’s very true. :blush:


I would happily partner with both @Edel & @jemimah but I’m always hogging you 2 for myself.


I’m willing to ship international for this swap.


Just turned in my Q!


Yay! That’s pretty exciting!


Me too - just sent it in!




Yay! Excited to have more people in the swap and more bags in the gallery.


@Magpie @Edel Today is the last day to send in your Q if you still want to join. :blush:


Also pinging @Bunny1kenobi and @photojenn, who expressed interest in the initial discussion on the other thread. And @gozer, I’m also hoping you’ll post pictures in the gallery if you make a bag for yourself without officially participating in the swap.