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xstitcher
06-06-2020, 02:46 PM
.........................The Groups.........................

You can click on the name to get the profile page and leave iTraders!!
I have your cards when your name turns a color!
A bold name means I know you have your cards!


Group 1
1. IstinKray IlverSay (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?43260-IstinKray-IlverSay)
2. miss (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?542-miss)
3. ferretgirl (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?13951-ferretgirl)
4. smallgirl (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?22156-smallgirl)
5. yellita96 (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?17012-yellita96)

Group 2
1. trini70 (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?263-trini70)
2. Elliejaybird (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?46325-Elliejaybird)
3. Loladog (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?32333-Loladog)
4. dithespy (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?38136-dithespy)
5. Allegrae (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?30802-Allegrae)

Group 3
1. CiCiCreates (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?34354-CiCiCreates)
2. Terri F (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?2588-Terri-F)
3. HushedKitty (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?43378-HushedKitty)
4. CastleQueen5 (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?21118-CastleQueen5)
5. Suzi (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?36935-Suzi)

Group 4
1. chimerix (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?46787-chimerix)
2. JudyLee (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?5470-JudyLee)
3. TSMarie (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?36304-TSMarie)
4. katiea707 (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?24685-katiea707)
5. Vegan4animals (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?42786-Vegan4animals)

Group 5
1.AngelJoy (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?33112-AngelJoy)
2. BArox818 (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?22646-BArox818)
3. 1orange (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?272-1orange)
4. Essy (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?5226-Essy)
5. Nicky (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?294-Nicky)

Group 6
1. LucyMc (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?34090-LucyMc)
2. mrubyjean (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?512-mrubyjean)
3. Ancient Planter (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?33297-Ancient-Planter)
4. lazyshadows (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?5596-lazyshadows)
5. prex (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?35045-prex)

Group 7
1. sigma (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?27041-sigma)
2. stephiedee (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?21589-stephiedee)
3. plumhill2001 (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?26294-plumhill2001)
4. kehlenn (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?25245-kehlenn)
5. sweetgypsy (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?30998-sweetgypsy)

Group 8
1. Monroy28 (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?33307-Monroy28)
2. Jodi (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?20474-Jodi)
3. Beverly (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?11811-Beverley)
4. yonawrites (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?22618-yonawrites)
5. karenr (http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/member.php?40691-karenr)

xstitcher
06-06-2020, 02:46 PM
Due Date – August 29, 2020
Sign up/withdraw – None, once signed up you’re in so PLEASE be sure you want to play
Number of Cards - 4 cards for a full group
Number of participants -8 groups of 5 players



Personal Profile PAT


This is a PAT so to Play you must have:
~ an established positive iTrader rating of +15
~ no negatives within the last 6 months
~ no neutrals for lack of cards/communication within the last 3 months
~ NO EXCEPTIONS so PLEASE don’t ask


The Profile PAT is BACK! It is usually hosted by kentuckydakota but this year she asked for a volunteer to help out so I am going to take over. Those of you who have played in the past will notice the description is her words so nothing but the host has changed.

Here we go:

If you have never played in the profile PAT before, pay close attention to the directions. It's a little bit different:

FIRST: Fill out your profile before signing up.

You MUST have your profile filled in to sign-up! (The more information in your profile the better!)

This will work like a Pick A Theme except...

SECOND: You will not pick a theme.

Instead of choosing a theme, your fellow group-mates will make a card for you using the information posted in your profile. It can be anything listed in your profile from where you live, to your profession, to, of course, themes you collect. Anything in your profile is fair game.

THIRD: You will not pick a group and you can not be listed twice. You will be grouped according to the order you sign up.

FOURTH: Any and all mediums are welcome and you cannot specify mediums for your returns. Since everyone is randomly placed in groups this allows each person to work in the media they do their best work in. It also means the returns are usually exceptionally good.

FIFTH: This is a great way to get to know your fellow ATCers! Enjoy getting art from artists you haven't traded with before or find out things you didn't know about old friends by checking out their profile. It's good fun!

So in a nutshell:
You make a card for the 4 other people in your group based on their profile info. Can be a hobby, pet, occupation, favorite song, ANYTHING mentioned in their profile!(If they list a dislike, not that!) Try to look through the WHOLE profile. That way everybody gets a nice mix of subjects.


General Information:

~ All cards should be standard atc size: 2.5” x 3.5” and sturdy enough to earn the name “card” (no floppy paper)
~ All cards should be sent in individual plastic sleeves. (If you don’t have any protect them some way and I will provide them.)
~ Please do your best work and send cards you would love to receive.
~ Make sure the PAT name, your group number, and your site user name appear on the backs of all ATCs.
~ This swap contains 8 groups of 5 members. Sign-ups will end when all spots are filled.


~ To cut down on possible mail machine malfunctions, NO Bulky embellishments (If it stick up very far off the card or you think it is to bulky don't use it.) My last PAT had a breakage of embellishments. Since it was a host card it was not as bad as it would have been had it been another player's card!

~ Once you sign up you can’t withdraw, as some artist start their cards immediately

PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE DO NOT over commit yourself. Anyone who does not follow through could receive 5 negative iTraders.

In almost every PAT there have been due date problems so.......... I strongly suggest not waiting until the last week or two before the due date to mail cards in case life or sickness or weather or the postal system or something I did not think of or mention causes problems. None of those situations are fun for me or you so consider getting them made and mailed to me ASAP as failure to have cards to the host by the due date can result in up to 5 negative iTraders.


Mailing Information:

My address has not changed so if you have it, it is correct. PM me if you need it.

USA folks -----

Please enclose a self-addressed envelope and postage. As for postage I think since there are at least 4 cards it is a good idea to put a forever stamp and an extra ounce stamp. (If you want to do it with only a forever stamp you can, your choice!)

INTERNATIONAL folks ----

Please enclose an address label or address printed clearly on a piece of paper. I will supply envelopes to save you a little bit of postage! A dollar bill or US Forever International stamps is appreciated, but if you don’t have either please don’t let that stop you from joining the fun.

~ A Hostess card is not required but always appreciated!

**** I appreciate those of you who want to share your materials, but my talents are limited to cross stitching so what I receive for any other purpose I share with others. I don’t mind passing it on I just want you all to know I do not use it.


As with any PAT: ONCE YOU SIGN UP YOU CAN NOT DROP! I hate to leave negatives, so please be certain before you commit.

Ok, here we go. Let's get those profiles filled out and get to know some new friends!

IstinKray IlverSay
06-06-2020, 08:54 PM
Honored to be the first to request to join! Me please!

miss
06-06-2020, 09:30 PM
Me, please!

ferretgirl
06-06-2020, 10:38 PM
I'd like to join; thanks for taking this over....

smallgirl
06-07-2020, 12:47 AM
This is my favourite PAT! I was just thinking about it today. Please sign me up!

yellita96
06-07-2020, 01:19 AM
Me!!! I would love to sign up!!

trini70
06-07-2020, 09:17 AM
I know this one is going to fill up fast so sign me up please. This is my favorite of all the swaps on AfA.

xstitcher
06-07-2020, 03:24 PM
Looks like we are getting off to a good start.


Welcome IstinKray IlverSay, miss, ferretgirl, smallgirl, yellita96 and trini70!

TurquoisePineapple
06-07-2020, 04:40 PM
Hi! I am new to this group but I am very excited about this trade. Please add me!

Elliejaybird
06-08-2020, 02:34 PM
This sounds so fun. Count me in!!

Loladog
06-08-2020, 02:43 PM
Can I play please, I have never done a pat.....

dithespy
06-08-2020, 02:58 PM
Please count me in. I can't ignore this annual delight!

Allegrae
06-08-2020, 03:06 PM
Would love to play!

CiCiCreates
06-08-2020, 04:24 PM
Please add me!

xstitcher
06-08-2020, 09:35 PM
Hi! I am new to this group but I am very excited about this trade. Please add me!

I would love to include you in this swap but this is a PAT so to play you must have an established positive iTrader rating of +15.

An easy way to get your iTrader rating up is to do personal trades. If you can get it to 15 before this is full come on back and ask again.

xstitcher
06-08-2020, 09:41 PM
This sounds so fun. Count me in!!

I will get you added but it will be easier on the others if you can add more to your profile. Perhaps you could list some themes you want to collect.

If you look at some of the other players profiles it might give you some ideas. I know it always does me!! If you look at mine you will see all kinds of things I collect.

edited to add.............

Thank you for responding so quickly. I appreciate it.

xstitcher
06-08-2020, 10:25 PM
More players...........

Welcome to Elliejaybird, Loladog, dithespy, Allegrae and CiCiCreates

Terri F
06-09-2020, 12:12 PM
Yes....:)

Me please , Mary Ann. Thanks so much for doing this fun Profile PAT

HushedKitty
06-09-2020, 02:52 PM
I'd love to give this a go!

CastleQueen5
06-09-2020, 04:10 PM
I would like to be added, thanks for hosting.

Suzi
06-09-2020, 06:20 PM
Please add me!

chimerix
06-09-2020, 07:02 PM
I'd love to play!

JudyLee
06-09-2020, 07:09 PM
Sign me up please!

xstitcher
06-09-2020, 08:56 PM
And some more have joined us!

Welcome to Terri F, HushedKitty, CastleQueen5, Suzi, chimerix and JudyLee.

Looks like I am going to meet some new players this time.

TSMarie
06-09-2020, 11:25 PM
I'd like to join! Thanks!

katiea707
06-10-2020, 01:21 PM
Sign me up please! Sounds like fun!

HushedKitty
06-10-2020, 02:30 PM
Just making sure....

My group is full, so I can start creating one card for each of the other four members?

xstitcher
06-10-2020, 02:59 PM
Just making sure....

My group is full, so I can start creating one card for each of the other four members?

yes, you can.

CiCiCreates
06-10-2020, 04:27 PM
Yes, HushedKitty, I’m doing that too, right now just writing down my ideas for everyone so I don’t forget when I can start on the actual cards!

Vegan4animals
06-10-2020, 06:07 PM
I would like to play too!

AngelJoy
06-10-2020, 06:34 PM
I've never done one like this, I'd love to join!

BArox818
06-11-2020, 12:50 AM
I love this swap. Please sign me up as well :jiggy:

1orange
06-11-2020, 01:24 AM
Sign me up please, pretty please.

Essy
06-11-2020, 03:20 AM
I would love to join, thank you!

Nicky
06-11-2020, 07:17 AM
I'd like to play too

xstitcher
06-11-2020, 04:10 PM
Another new group!

Welcome to TSMarie, katiea707, Vegan4animals, AngelJoy, BArox818, 1orange, Essy and Nicky

AngelJoy
06-11-2020, 04:18 PM
Oooo, I'm excited! I haven't traded with ANY of the artists in my group! It will be so much fun to get art from "new" people (to me!) Yay.

xstitcher
06-11-2020, 05:09 PM
I was just thinking I am seeing a lot of new artists that have not been in any of my swaps before.

Really looking forward to seeing all the fun cards that will pass through my hands on the way to new homes.

LucyMc
06-11-2020, 08:58 PM
Oooo can I play please?!

mrubyjean
06-11-2020, 11:17 PM
I'd like to play too, please!

Ancient Planter
06-12-2020, 11:37 AM
Please add me, too! I love this one every year and am glad I didn't miss it in the chaos of our move!

xstitcher
06-12-2020, 06:57 PM
Welcome to another group, LucyMc, mrubyjean and Ancient Planter!



I am a little slow sometimes but it finally dawned on me I can link your names to your profile pages to make it easy to see them.

And you can give iTrader from that page, too!!

lazyshadows
06-13-2020, 12:30 PM
I would love to join! :)

prex
06-14-2020, 06:46 PM
I'd like to join.

sigma
06-15-2020, 12:39 PM
I'd love to join! It's been a while but I really enjoyed the last one of these I participated in!

xstitcher
06-15-2020, 08:20 PM
Added some more players!

Welcome lazyshadows, prex and sigma.

stephiedee
06-15-2020, 09:00 PM
I'd like to join.

dithespy
06-16-2020, 07:17 AM
My cards are ready for mailing. If I get them in the mail quickly they shoul get to you on time :)

216156 Fish for Allegrae
216157 Italian Greyhound for Loladog
216158 Hiking Boots for Elliejaybird
216159 Cactus & Cow Skull for trini70
216160 Host Card

CastleQueen5
06-16-2020, 12:15 PM
Great cards, dithespy!

plumhill2001
06-16-2020, 12:44 PM
Sign me up, please!

xstitcher
06-16-2020, 07:59 PM
2 more players!

Welcome stephiedee and plumhill2001.

HushedKitty
06-17-2020, 12:21 PM
The cards are on their way!

kehlenn
06-18-2020, 09:06 PM
Please sign me up for this swap. I realize this is a no withdrawal swap.

smallgirl
06-19-2020, 12:27 AM
These are my cards for my group members

Plague doctor- miss
Ash from Wes Anderson's Fantastic Mr. Fox- Iristenkay Ilversay
Hermione's bookshelf- yellita96
Zetti lion- ferretgirl
Irises- xstitcher

Mailed June 19

xstitcher
06-19-2020, 10:56 AM
We have another player!

Welcome kehlenn.

6 spots left, tell your friends!!!!!

plumhill2001
06-21-2020, 12:06 PM
Bumping it to the top! :)

xstitcher
06-21-2020, 03:14 PM
thank you!

sweetgypsy
06-21-2020, 08:27 PM
I'll join in on the fun.

miss
06-22-2020, 12:02 PM
Mailed my cards today!

IstinKray IlverSay
06-22-2020, 12:34 PM
Awww Smallgirl, I love that Ash card! Nicely done!

xstitcher
06-22-2020, 04:11 PM
Fun mail and another player!!!!!

Welcome to sweetgypsy!!

And HushedKitty your cards have arrived! Thank you for the extra one for me!!

xstitcher
06-22-2020, 04:22 PM
Only 1 group left.

If I can find a pattern for the 1st 4 players in the last group I will join. If not, I will be sad and wait for a 5th person to join

plumhill2001
06-24-2020, 02:22 PM
Mailed mine today! :)
I could only get one photo to load, sorry. I have no idea what makes it work sometimes and not others. :(
1. The Grinch-sweetgypsy
2. Loteria card-sigma
I also made two collage cards.
3. Retro futurism-stephiedee
4. Vintage-kehlenn

Monroy28
06-24-2020, 08:55 PM
hi ! can you add me to group 8 please

xstitcher
06-25-2020, 05:45 PM
Weldome to another player, Monroy28!


and

Terri F, your cards have arrived!

Jodi
06-27-2020, 07:34 AM
Can I join please?

xstitcher
06-27-2020, 10:09 AM
Another player!!

Welcome Jodi!

xstitcher
06-27-2020, 06:06 PM
Mail call!

I receive some really fun mail yesterday and today!

miss, smallgirl, and plumhill2001, your cards are here! Thank you to those who sent extra ones for me.

Terri F, I'm not sure why, but I neglected to add, thank you for the extra goodies for me when I told you your cards were here. So sorry!!

Ancient Planter
06-27-2020, 09:58 PM
My art for Group 6 is done and going out in Monday's mail. I put them up in the P-A-T gallery.

Terri F
06-28-2020, 12:43 PM
Mail call!

I receive some really fun mail yesterday and today!

miss, smallgirl, and plumhill2001, your cards are here! Thank you to those who sent extra ones for me.

Terri F, I'm not sure why, but I neglected to add, thank you for the extra goodies for me when I told you your cards were here. So sorry!!

No worries Mary Ann. You are very welcome. :)

Beverley
06-29-2020, 09:48 AM
May I pop in to group 8 please?

yonawrites
06-29-2020, 05:33 PM
I'd like to join Group 8. Thank you.

xstitcher
06-29-2020, 05:56 PM
2 more players!

Welcome to Beverley and yonawrites!

and

Some more fun mail!!

chimerix, your cards are here. Thank you for the extra one for me!

karenr
06-29-2020, 07:13 PM
Hi xstitcher, can I be the last player for group 8 please!

xstitcher
06-29-2020, 09:15 PM
yes you can!

Welcome karenr!

xstitcher
07-01-2020, 08:51 PM
I am going to be entertaining family for the next few days so i don't know if i will have an opportunity to come here and play.

My mail box will get emptied, but i might not be able to say anything about it here till late Sunday or Monday morning.

My address has not changed, so if you have it you have it. If you don't and need it I am sure if you come here and ask someone will be happy to send you a pm with it. Or you can pm me and i I can I will send it to you if I have time to look at the pms.

CiCiCreates
07-04-2020, 06:19 PM
Cards for my Group 3 players: Terri F; Hushed Kitty; Suzi; and CastleQueen5

Terri F
07-05-2020, 09:51 AM
Those are awesome Carol :)

xstitcher
07-07-2020, 05:42 PM
More fun mail the last couple of days!

Elliejaybird, TSMarie, 1orange and Ancient Planter your cards are here! To those who sent an extra one to me, Thank you!!

Monroy28
07-09-2020, 04:11 PM
Mine are ready to go. I worked hard on them. I hope every one likes them. Group 8

yonawrites
07-09-2020, 11:01 PM
I LOVE your cards, CiCiCreates, especially the regal kitty queen/princess!

Essy
07-10-2020, 08:57 PM
My cards are done for Group #5 will mail them tomorrow.
Top row for: 1Orange, BAROX818
Bottom row for: Nicky, Angel Joy
Also a hostess card for xstitcher not pictured.

AngelJoy
07-10-2020, 09:07 PM
Oh, Essy, my turtle put a GREAT BIG SMILE on my face!!! Thank you soooo much! Love it. (can ya tell?) :jiggy:

Monroy28
07-10-2020, 10:05 PM
Out went my cards today.

Nicky
07-11-2020, 01:06 PM
What an utterly amazing and cherishable card you did for me Essy... can't wait to see it for real :)

Essy
07-11-2020, 02:33 PM
Thank you AngelJoy and Nicky! So happy you like your cards! :jiggy:

AngelJoy
07-11-2020, 11:49 PM
My contributions:

216656

Halloween for BArox818 / New Zealand Zentangle for 1orange

Mad Tea Party for Essy / Hello Kitty for Nicky

They will go out on Monday.

TSMarie
07-12-2020, 12:27 AM
My contributions:

216656

Halloween for BArox818 / New Zealand Zentangle for 1orange

Mad Tea Party for Essy / Hello Kitty for Nicky

They will go out on Monday.

That tea party is fab!!

CastleQueen5
07-13-2020, 09:31 AM
My contributions:

216656

Halloween for BArox818 / New Zealand Zentangle for 1orange

Mad Tea Party for Essy / Hello Kitty for Nicky

They will go out on Monday.

I love that Hello kitty for Nicky, I sure was hoping it was for me. but Alas, it is not. Great art on all of them.

Nicky
07-13-2020, 11:26 AM
What a lovely Kitty card, AngelJoy... And I am done with mine as well...

Psalm 100:1 for AngelJoy / Haka! for 1orange / Tuxedo cat for BArox818

Steampunk Alice for Essy /

AngelJoy
07-13-2020, 11:27 AM
Gorgeous card for me, Nicky, thank you!

xstitcher
07-13-2020, 02:09 PM
quick post here to let Jodi know I have your cards.

will be back when i have more time to to properly post about them.

i have not been here for a couple of days and read anything so i apologize if i have missed anything. i will come back when i can and catch up with all the postings.

if anyone needs my address please ask here and anyone who has my address can pm you with it. it is the same as it has been for the last 30 some years.

i will be in and out for the next few days. my father in law passed away early sunday morning and there is a lot to do so not much time to play here.

i will pop in when i can.

thank you all for understanding.

Nicky
07-13-2020, 04:11 PM
Such sad news Mary Ann - my condolences and take all the time you need. Family first!
I have your addy on file and will send the cards on their way tomorrow.

CiCiCreates
07-13-2020, 05:14 PM
Mary Ann, my cards were mailed to you this morning.

Essy
07-14-2020, 02:07 PM
Great cards Nicky! Steampunk Alice is so cool, love it!

xstitcher
07-14-2020, 05:05 PM
Such sad news Mary Ann - my condolences and take all the time you need. Family first!
I have your addy on file and will send the cards on their way tomorrow.

Thank you. The next couple of days are the hurry up and wait ones until the services begin so I am going to try and get some things accomplished here.

xstitcher
07-14-2020, 05:15 PM
2 days of fun mail this time!!!

yellita96,Essy, Monroy28, and Jodi, your cards are here! Thank you to those who sent an extra one for me.

Nicky
07-15-2020, 09:39 AM
My cards went in the mail this morning. Curious to see how long they will take to get to our host.

xstitcher
07-15-2020, 02:23 PM
It will be interesting to see.

I will let you know as soon as the get in my mailbox!!

xstitcher
07-16-2020, 03:54 PM
2 more fun envelopes have found their way to me!

CiCiCreates and AngelJoy, your cards are here! To the one who sent the magnetic ATCs, I thank you!

Terri F
07-16-2020, 03:55 PM
Oooooh magnetic ATC's great idea ~*~

xstitcher
07-16-2020, 04:20 PM
yep, laminated with a magnet stuck on the back!

Fun decoration for the fridge.

And the grands can move them around without me worrying about them getting ruined. The little ones love to rearrange all the magnets when they come over.

I used to have magnet letters on there for my kids but over the years they have disappeared. Guess the letter fairy needed them more than me!!

stephiedee
07-18-2020, 10:34 AM
My cards are ready to mail.

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/21589/small/1_profilePAT-AFA.jpg

Frida for kehlenn
gnome & friend for plumhill2001
heart with art quote for sigma
whimsical lady for sweetgypsy

Hope I did right by your profiles. I forgot I signed up for the swap! :twitcy: It was a fun 2 days making these.

xstitcher
07-18-2020, 11:55 AM
Just a reminder there are only about 6 weeks left till I need your cards. I do have a few days to wait but not many.

I have been hearing stories of how long it has taken for cards to get to the US from international locations so please everyone keep that in mind.

This is a swap where cards not received on time will receive negatives and I really hate to do that since negatives given by the host don’t turn to neutral once missing cards are made good. And negatives keep you out of swaps for several months.

Please folks. Try to get your cards to me sooner than later.

Suzi
07-21-2020, 12:55 AM
My cards will be in the mail tomorrow.

kehlenn
07-21-2020, 10:52 PM
Mailed out today w tracking.

sweetgypsy
07-22-2020, 01:32 PM
Mine will go out in tomorrow's mail

BArox818
07-26-2020, 12:43 AM
My group 5 cards are finished here is a preview:


Redhead for 1orange
Witch with cat for Nicky (it has a smokey appearance rising up through the trees as if she’s doing magic
a (metallic) funky pitbull with his teddy for Essy (I know how much you loooove funky pitties)
musical angel (with lots of glitter and bling for Angeljoy


Cactus (and agave) at sunrise for our lovely hostess

AngelJoy
07-26-2020, 12:53 AM
Lovely, thank you, BArox818. :)

CastleQueen5
07-26-2020, 11:51 AM
All my partners like cats, I am making cat cards today.

Nicky
07-27-2020, 07:01 AM
Lovely card BArox818

xstitcher
07-28-2020, 06:06 PM
A quick post to let you all know I am still around. This evening I hope to get the mail opened and let those I have received cards from know.

This taking care of family stuff really cuts into the rest of my life doing things.

lazyshadows
08-01-2020, 06:08 AM
My cards for group6 are coming your way!

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/index.php?n=556712

xstitcher
08-01-2020, 09:23 PM
thought i was finally going to get caught up with all the cards I have received in the last few days............... but alas it was not to be. a couple of nights ago my gateway just quit working. no internet or tv until friday evening. then today it was lots of errands for family stuff. I am going to try and work on it now. at least let you all know who i have cards from.

xstitcher
08-01-2020, 09:29 PM
BArox818, kehlenn, sigma, stephiedee, Suzi, and sweetgypsy your cards are here.


i think i will wait until tomorrow to mark the list and give you all iTraders. it has been a long day, i am tired and that is when i make mistakes.

Beverley
08-02-2020, 11:03 AM
My cards will be out in tomorrows mail. :)

xstitcher
08-02-2020, 01:58 PM
Lots of fun mail to look through!

Suzi, BArox818, sigma, stephiedee, kehlenn, and sweetgypsy, your cards have arrived! To those of you who sent extra cards or something else for me, thank you!

If I missed giving you or anyone else an iTrader, please let me know. I have tried to make sure I have them all but things happen.

For example I had this all typed out ready to post and for some reason I very calmly, like I knew what i was doing, hit the x to delete the tab!!!!!!!!!!!!

plumhill2001
08-02-2020, 04:18 PM
Lots of fun mail to look through!

Suzi, BArox818, sigma, stephiedee, kehlenn, and sweetgypsy, your cards have arrived! To those of you who sent extra cards or something else for me, thank you!

If I missed giving you or anyone else an iTrader, please let me know. I have tried to make sure I have them all but things happen.

For example I had this all typed out ready to post and for some reason I very calmly, like I knew what i was doing, hit the x to delete the tab!!!!!!!!!!!!

I do that kind of thing a lot! :laugh:

Nicky
08-02-2020, 04:43 PM
Sorry to hear that mine still have not arrived... they have been travelling for more than 2 weeks now :(

xstitcher
08-03-2020, 06:09 PM
Sorry to hear that mine still have not arrived... they have been travelling for more than 2 weeks now :(

Man that stinks, but don't give up hope. I once received something from overseas about 4 weeks after it was mailed. Wish it could have talked so it could tell me where it had been.

AngelJoy
08-03-2020, 06:59 PM
thought i was finally going to get caught up with all the cards I have received in the last few days............... but alas it was not to be. a couple of nights ago my gateway just quit working. no internet or tv until friday evening. then today it was lots of errands for family stuff. I am going to try and work on it now. at least let you all know who i have cards from.

I received one last week that was from TX postmarked Sept 5, 2019. No damage to the envelope, no explanation.

xstitcher
08-03-2020, 08:54 PM
I received one last week that was from TX postmarked Sept 5, 2019. No damage to the envelope, no explanation.

Can't blame that one on Covid-19!!

Nicky
08-04-2020, 04:08 PM
There's still time but mail is so unpredictable ... I received a postcard from Greece - it got here within 2 days but my return envie has been traveling for 3 weeks now and hasn't arrived...

karenr
08-05-2020, 04:43 AM
Mine were sent 4 weeks ago. I know Australia is a long way away but they were only supposed to take 2 weeks or less. I really hope they arrive soon. :unsure:

JudyLee
08-05-2020, 07:01 AM
My cards are on their way!

xstitcher
08-05-2020, 02:19 PM
Guess what landed in my mailbox today???????????

Nicky, your cards are here!!!!!!!!!!! Thank you for the extra one for me!


karenr keeping fingers crossed I can say the same thing about yours soon.

Nicky
08-05-2020, 04:27 PM
Such a relief to hear that they arrived... time would have been too short to make a new set :)

xstitcher
08-11-2020, 03:49 PM
Mail call! Two fun deliveries in the last couple of days!

dithespy and JudyLee, your cards have arrived! To the one who sent a host card, thank you!

IstinKray IlverSay
08-13-2020, 10:12 AM
Mine will go out tomorrow, I'm banking that they get to you in plenty of time. I'll post a picture of them soon.

IstinKray IlverSay
08-14-2020, 10:07 AM
Going in the mail today. If you're in Group 1, see if you can guess which card is for you! (Host card included).217470

karenr
08-14-2020, 07:41 PM
I am worried my cards have not arrived yet. I posted them soon after this photo was taken on July 2. I have also included a host card, not pictured. Fingers crossed they will get there soon.

mrubyjean
08-14-2020, 10:55 PM
My Group 6 cards are done!

Ancient Planter and lazyshadows
LucyMc and prex
Host card

Mailing tomorrow (Saturday)

LucyMc
08-16-2020, 12:20 PM
My cards were mailed out on 12 August.

Tracking can be found at www.royalmail.com

Tracking number is LB206875246GB

This can then be tracked via UPS once it's in the USA. Again, I have been assured by our Post Office staff that it should be with you in good time ... but I'm really nervous as I mailed out a package in another swap and it has made to USA but sat somewhere since 28 July and doesn't seem to have moved.

However envelopes that I am not sending tracked and just popping postage stamps on and in the mail box just down our road seem to be arriving within 5 days or so!

Anyway, I digress, my cards for Group 6 ...


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CastleQueen5
08-19-2020, 12:32 AM
all my group players like cats. So guess what?

Beverley
08-19-2020, 11:34 AM
Starting to worry... mailed my cards on the 3rd August... :huh:

CastleQueen5
08-20-2020, 05:12 PM
I mailed today, photos later

yellita96
08-21-2020, 12:12 AM
IstinKray I loveee my card!!! “She Came In Through The Bathroom Window” is one of my favorite songs!!

xstitcher
08-21-2020, 07:34 PM
Mail call!

IstinKray IlverSay, Vegan4animals, mrubyjean, and Beverly, your cards have arrived. Thank you all the the host cards!

mrubyjean
08-21-2020, 07:42 PM
So glad they arrived safely!

xstitcher
08-21-2020, 07:59 PM
Me, too!

I just wish the missing cards would show up. It is very discouraging knowing cards are out there that should be here with me waiting to go on to a new home.

Makes me thing twice about hosting again till things get better.

Beverley
08-22-2020, 11:43 AM
*phew* glad mine finally made it!

IstinKray IlverSay
08-22-2020, 12:54 PM
Glad mine made it but hope the missing cards show up! I for one definitely don't mind waiting a while for things that are out of everyone's control.

xstitcher
08-22-2020, 04:38 PM
I will wait as long as I can.

There is a time limit and a date the cards have to be mailed by. Hopefully we won't need to wait that long.

CastleQueen5
08-22-2020, 05:45 PM
I made these cat cards and I mailed already.

I know the lavender one is cicicreates cat card. I think the one next to it is for the person who liked Orange tabby cats. terri f

CastleQueen5
08-22-2020, 05:50 PM
I sent the host a tea card.

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/21118/small/1_TEA_improved.jpg

Allegrae
08-22-2020, 08:25 PM
My cards mailed!

trini70
08-23-2020, 07:02 PM
My cards will go in the mail tomarrow.

something humorous for Loladog
hiking for Elliejaybird
abstract for dithespy
fishing for Allegrae

xstitcher
08-23-2020, 07:57 PM
More fun mail..........

LucyMc your cards have arrived.

I will open them and give you iTraders later when i have more time

Loladog
08-23-2020, 10:38 PM
Hello my friends,
My mother passed away last week so I was called out of town.

I am back and my cards are in the mail and hoping they make it on time
Be encouraged,



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AngelJoy
08-23-2020, 11:52 PM
So sorry for your loss, Loladog! My prayers are with you and your family for comfort during this time.

LucyMc
08-24-2020, 05:55 AM
Hello my friends,
My mother passed away last week so I was called out of town.

I am back and my cards are in the mail and hoping they make it on time
Be encouraged,
Loladog

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/32333/small/1_622776F4-ABA0-42AA-A68E-195A40E168A5.jpeg
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/32333/small/1_622776F4-ABA0-42AA-A68E-195A40E168A5.jpeg


So sorry Loladog. Sending love and hugs from across the water.

xstitcher
08-24-2020, 03:13 PM
Hello my friends,
My mother passed away last week so I was called out of town.

I am back and my cards are in the mail and hoping they make it on time
Be encouraged,



Sorry for your loss, Loladog. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

I will let you know when your cards arrive.

xstitcher
08-24-2020, 03:18 PM
From the weekend and today I have some more fun mail to report!

CastleQueen5 and LucyMc, your cards are here! Thank you both for the extra one for me!! And CQ5 I did notice that theme with your cards.........one of them being in the best color ever created!!!!!!!

plumhill2001
08-24-2020, 05:09 PM
So sorry Loladog! Prayers for peace and comfort for the whole family.
Your cards are gorgeous! :wubclub:

prex
08-24-2020, 06:41 PM
I'm finally getting around to posting my cards. They were mailed last week.

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I'm not sure how to get these images to upload the right way up. I took them with my phone but downloaded to my laptop from my email. They show right way up, but still load this way. I give up.

lazyshadows
08-25-2020, 07:01 AM
So sorry to hear about your loss Loladog! (: Art always helps to keep our mind off things, even a bit.

My cards have been travelling a long time already, i mailed them more than 2 weeks ago, but mail has been slow and crazy lately. Hopefully they will arrive soon!

Loladog
08-25-2020, 11:27 AM
Thank you everyone for your care and condolences.

Prex, your cards are beautiful...... Now I need to go back and look to see who you had and compare it to their profiles. I do love the stitching pig.
I use an ipad and it is definitely a fight to the end to get my pics uploaded!
I was victorious this time taking my pictures from my phone emailing them to my computer , using webresizer, and then managing them on a Microsoft platform. It is a mystery isn’t it?

Be encouraged,
Loladog

prex
08-25-2020, 12:06 PM
I’ll give that a go. Thanks for the info.

If you want to solve the mystery on your own stop reading.
The steampunk card is for Ancient Planter, house is for Lucymc, shrooms card is for mrubyjean, frida is for lazyshadows, and the pig is a hostie for xstitcher:)

yonawrites
08-25-2020, 01:10 PM
My Group 8 cards are in the mail.

I have to transfer the pics to my laptop so I can crop and share.

yonawrites
08-25-2020, 03:48 PM
Here's my Group 8 cards:

For Jodi – big eyed girl with her pet deer
For Monroy28 – European royalty
For Beverly – Fox + a quote
For Karenr – Geisha
Cactus Hostie for xstitcher

Beverley
08-25-2020, 04:08 PM
Awww... Love my fox Yona!!! Thank you :)

xstitcher
08-27-2020, 04:13 PM
Another mail call for fun mail from the last 2 days!!

trini70 and lazyshadows , your cards are here! If you sent a host card, thank you!

xstitcher
08-27-2020, 05:29 PM
We have 2 days and 7 sets of cards still not here. I think I have heard from all but 1 player and I sent them a pm.

If I don’t have your cards and you have not let me know what is going on either by pm or post on the thread let me know what is going on ASAP, please.

xstitcher
08-28-2020, 04:09 PM
Fun mail delivery again today!

Loladog, Allegrae, and katiea707, your cards have arrived! Thank you all for the extra cards and cross stitch pattern!

xstitcher
09-01-2020, 03:32 PM
Mail call! More fun cards...........

prex and yonawrites, your cards have arrived. Thank you both for the extra one for me!!

xstitcher
09-02-2020, 08:22 PM
2 more days until the cards will be mailed. Still hoping karenr’s will show up. Either way I will have them at the post office on their way to new homes by Friday afternoon. With the holiday on Monday it could be a day longer before you all get your cards.

I have all the rest of the groups ready to go but only want to make 1 trip to the post office with all the covid-19 stuff.

Apparently, Missouri is pretty bad with cases popping up more all the time. News tonight said we are at 16% positive. I am to old and too tired to fight it so I am doing everything I can to stay away from it.

On a better note…………I had so much fun looking at all the cards again today. This was really a fun one to host. I am happy I volunteered to do it. I see why kentuckydakota hosts one every year.

Seeing all the fun cards has me thinking about new collections I could start. And several of you had some really neat cards that would have fit wonderfully in some of my collections.

I hope once you all see your cards you like them as much as I do.

Please remember, because this is a PAT everyone gets an iTrader from everyone. Those are really nice, so we know our work is appreciated.

And if you think I did ok please give me one, too. (so I know I am appreciated, too!)

One last thing… I think I gave out all the iTraders, but if I missed giving you one, please let me know.

karenr
09-02-2020, 08:37 PM
Thank you so much for waiting xsticher and I'm so sad my cards didn't show up. I think we can blame The Australian postal system since everyone else's cards reached you in time. I think I will have to take a step back from participating in swaps until this crazy time settles down. I'm so sorry Group 8 Monroy28, Jodi, Beverly and yonawrites .

Beverley
09-02-2020, 09:06 PM
Thank you so much for waiting xsticher and I'm so sad my cards didn't show up. I think we can blame The Australian postal system since everyone else's cards reached you in time. I think I will have to take a step back from participating in swaps until this crazy time settles down. I'm so sorry Group 8 Monroy28, Jodi, Beverly and yonawrites .

I don't mind waiting longer for your cards to show up, Karen. Our Canadian mail is incredibly slow right now too. xx

xstitcher
09-03-2020, 10:34 AM
I am still hoping to see Australian stamps when I open my mailbox!! We have 2 more days of mail delivery before I must get them in the mail.

Smallgirl, I tried to reply to your pm but your mailbox is full.

smallgirl
09-03-2020, 09:27 PM
Oops! I am Sorry! I cleared up some space now :)

xstitcher
09-04-2020, 03:06 PM
Thank you all for giving me the chance to host this fun swap!

Well, sadly the mail carrier has been here and there was nothing for the swap, so all the envelopes are sealed and ready for a trip to the post office. I figure they should start arriving in mailboxes Tuesday. Looking forward to seeing what you all think about your cards.

As I have said before this was a fun one to host. All the different subjects and cards for each person made quite an array of cards. The cards that took so long to get here or never made it put a bit of a damper on the fun, though.

If you don’t see me it is because I will be in and out this weekend with family so not sure if I will have time to come here and post or even look.

Once again, since this is a PAT every person in your group gets an iTrader from you. And if you think I did a good job please give me one, too.

trini70
09-08-2020, 04:20 PM
Got my group 2 cards today! They're all so unique. It's fun to see what everyone finds in my profile to make. Thanks everyone!

xstitcher
09-08-2020, 05:35 PM
Glad cards are starting to arrive.

Even if you are really, really close to me!! (Compared to everyone else, anyway.)

TSMarie
09-08-2020, 08:01 PM
Received a set of wonderful cards from my group mates! Thanks for hosting, xstitcher! :)

CastleQueen5
09-09-2020, 12:09 AM
I got my cards today, one zebra drinking coffee, cats and coffee and more. thanks group. off to do the itrader.

xstitcher
09-09-2020, 12:30 AM
yes, more delivered today!!

i am surprised!!

Vegan4animals
09-09-2020, 07:14 AM
I received my awesome set yesterday. Very happy with all! Will leave feedback very soon...

Terri F
09-09-2020, 07:49 AM
Got my Group 3 cards yesterday. Thanks everyone :)
Thanks to xstitcher for hosting. Fun fun.

sweetgypsy
09-09-2020, 12:06 PM
My group 7 arrived today. Wonderful cards!

AngelJoy
09-09-2020, 03:44 PM
Thank you xstitcher for hosting this great swap! I cannot describe how thrilled I am with each of my returns by new (to me) artists Nicky, Barox818, Essy, and 1orange!

xstitcher
09-09-2020, 04:46 PM
wow, so glad to see all the cards that are finding new homes!!

I will be back later when I have more time to update the list on page 1.

Thank you all for the kind words.

stephiedee
09-10-2020, 05:23 PM
Got my awesome cards today! Off to leave iTraders.

chimerix
09-10-2020, 05:32 PM
Received my cards today! Aloha everyone for playing.

mrubyjean
09-10-2020, 07:34 PM
Received my Group 6 cards in the mail yesterday too.
I LOVE every single one ~ many thanks, off to leave iTrader!

IstinKray IlverSay
09-11-2020, 10:57 AM
Got mine too, thanks group 1!

sigma
09-11-2020, 02:04 PM
Oh my! Thank you SO much group 7. All of my cards are just perfect! :) Thanks for hosting a great swap xstitcher! I have left itraders for all.

plumhill2001
09-11-2020, 02:23 PM
I got AMAZING CARDS from Group 7! Thanks, everyone! And thanks, xstitcher, for a really fun swap! Thanks to my artists: stephiedee (gnome), Sweetgypsy (fish), Kehlenn (drum majorette) and sigma (angel)!

Kehlenn, my mom, who passed away from Alzheimers two years ago at the age of 86, was a drum majorette and then drum major in the early 50's. I was amazed to get your card! Good memories of Mom! :)

Monroy28
09-11-2020, 02:54 PM
i got my wonderful cards....thank yous coming in you rocks and to our wonderful hostess

xstitcher
09-13-2020, 05:53 PM
Lots of you have your cards! Hope the rest show up soon.

As AngelJoy said it was really fun meeting some new artists.

I look forward to seeing you all again in my next regular PAT!

Please keep the posts on received cards coming.

I want to see everyone getting cards.

karenr, i really hate it yours never made it. I still go the the mailbox everyday hoping to see them.

Suzi
09-13-2020, 10:31 PM
My cards arrived Friday! Sorry I didn’t post them, but I have had a super busy weekend! Anyhow, I am thrilled with my cards, and I am heading off to leave itraders right now!

JudyLee
09-14-2020, 03:30 PM
My cards arrived! I’ll be leaving itraders later. Thank you!!

Nicky
09-16-2020, 12:44 PM
Great day - my cards were in the mailbox! Such lovely results, off to leave iTraders.

xstitcher
09-16-2020, 03:35 PM
Hey group 8...........

Guess what arrived in my mailbox today, only months after they were mailed............

karenr's cards.

sent her a pm to let her know and will wait to see what she wants me to do.

I guess better late than never, but gee whiz why this much later.

xstitcher
09-16-2020, 06:13 PM
My apologies to group 8.

The pm I sent you didn't have the 8 in the title. Guess my num lock key was not locked!

xstitcher
09-16-2020, 06:40 PM
Looks like more cards have arrived to their new home!

and........

karenr, your cards finally found their way to me!!! Thank you for the extra one for me.

xstitcher
09-16-2020, 06:43 PM
Thank you all for remembering iTraders for the group and me.

They are fun to get and read,

smallgirl
09-18-2020, 12:41 AM
Happy happy mailbox today! Thank you so much to my group members for lovely cards and to xstitcher for being an amazing host!

yonawrites
09-25-2020, 03:04 PM
Recieved my card from karenr....I am in LOVE - thank you for getting it to me, xstitcher!

xstitcher
09-25-2020, 04:07 PM
Thanks for letting me know.

Hope the rest arrive soon.

Monroy28
09-25-2020, 11:23 PM
Got my beautiful Marie Antoinette...love it thank you xsticher and karenr

lazyshadows
09-26-2020, 11:24 AM
My beautiful returns are here!

dithespy
09-28-2020, 08:36 AM
My returns are here too!

xstitcher
09-28-2020, 11:59 AM
Thanks for letting me know.

Glad they are making it overseas now.

Beverley
09-28-2020, 03:19 PM
My cards have arrived and I have mailed karenr her card too!! Thanks for hosting xstitcher :)

xstitcher
09-29-2020, 05:03 PM
Sounds good!

Thanks for letting me know.