friendship swap!

**Please note this Friendship Swap ended on July 29, 2011**

There’s no denying that friendship bracelets are back and as fun to make and wear as ever, but one thing we’re all missing out on is sharing! Well probably some of us are less greedy than I am but you know what I’m saying.  To this I am proposing a friendship bracelet & anklet swap!  Here’s how it works….

Leave a comment on this post by Friday July 29th lets say at midnight your time with the following information…
▲ your name
▲ your email
▲ a link to your blog / website / flickr / what have you if you have one
▲ if you will send your bracelet internationally or not (I want to leave this open internationally)

Over the weekend I will link people up randomly based on your shipping desires and by Monday will email you your partner. You will need to contact your partner for their mailing address and then you are all set to mail off your friendship bracelets and/or anklets! I think contacting your partner for their mailing address will be easiest and most private. You don’t want to post your addresses all over my blog, I’m sure!

If you haven’t made any friendship bracelets in the past few years and are a little rusty like I was, here are some resources for making your friendship bracelet the best it can be.
honestly…wtf : tutorial on the basic patterns, chevron and stripes
purl soho : pretty in depth as far as friendship bracelet articles go. basic patterns, stripes, chevron and the addition of the diamond (which scares me a little) plus how to begin and end your bracelets neatly.
you tube : there are a bunch of precocious tweens posting videos, just search friendship bracelets or something to the likes of that.

That’s it!  If you have any questions you can email me at grainlinestudio@gmail.com and don’t forget to spread the word!

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119 Responses to friendship swap!

  1. Grace says:

    Sounds like fun, I’m in and I’ll mail internationally. (I’m in nyc)

  2. I’m obviously in on this. Plus, I’ll send internationally.

  3. Lucy says:

    I’m in! I’ll ship internationally too!

  4. Jenny says:

    Horray! I’m in and will ship wherever!

  5. Shannon says:

    I’m in, and I’ll ship wherever. :)

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  7. Jessica says:

    So fun! I’m in and I’ll ship internationally as well!

  8. Weronika says:

    Great idea! Super fun, totally in and I will ship internationally ;)

  9. ANG* says:

    totally in! such a fun idea :)
    i’m in chicago.

  10. Liz says:

    Yes! Definitely in!

    I’m in Philly.

  11. Shana says:

    I’m in! My name is Shana and I live in Astoria, NY. I’ll ship internationally too.

  12. Caitlin says:

    Sounds fun! I’ll ship internationally.

  13. Michael Ann says:

    I am so in! I would love to ship internationally. And as a note, Ive been making some friendship bracelets with a circular cardboard loom and am going to blog about it tomorrow… Just one more bracelet to add to the repertoire!

  14. Rosanna says:

    This is great! I’m in and I will ship internationally.(from Ireland btw)
    :D

  15. Jenya says:

    How awesome!
    I’m in and I will ship internationally.

  16. Erica says:

    I am so in! I will ship internationally, no problem. I`m a little rusty, but I used to make these all the time when I was little. I`m so glad friendship bracelets are back!

  17. Simone says:

    What a great idea! I will happily ship internationally!

  18. Leanne says:

    I’d love to join in! I’m in England and will ship internationally!

  19. What a fantastic idea. Count me in. I’m in the UK and very happy to post internationally.

    Thanks for organising!

    Elle x

  20. Jen says:

    I was obsessed with making these many years ago! This is a fun idea and I’d be happy to send a bracelet internationally.

  21. Michelle says:

    Sounds Fab! Cant wait to get make some more, I wear at least one constantly! I’m happy to send international too :) Love from the UK

    x

  22. Katherine says:

    This sounds like a heap of fun. Count me in! I’d be more than okay to ship internationally.

  23. Heather says:

    Wicked fun!
    I’ll do internationally.

  24. Chloe says:

    So down! And I’ll happily ship internationally :)

  25. Mar says:

    I’m in! I’m based in Spain and I’ll ship internationally, too :)

  26. Evie says:

    I’m so in! And will ship internationally! (I’m in NZ)
    X

  27. Melissa says:

    This is such a great idea! I recently blogged about a new book I bought at the japanese bookstore about making friendship bracelets – ha ha! I will ship to an international friend, no problem.

  28. Becka says:

    Hooray! I am definitely in and will of course ship internationally. Can’t wait!

  29. Vivi says:

    I learnt to make them this summer so I’m super super excited!! YAY!!!
    Also no problemo to ship internationally!

  30. Yasmin says:

    My name is Yasmin I’m from Amman, Jordan and I would love to take part in this project! Sounds awesome :):)

  31. emily marie says:

    most definitely in! and I’ll ship anywhere too.

  32. sarah j says:

    Yes, definitely in. Since I’m international, I’ll obviously post anywhere :)

  33. paige w. says:

    OOOH fun idea lady! I’ll ship anywhere too.

  34. Sarah says:

    I’m in! friendship-bracelets.net has amazing patterns, too! I’ll ship int’l, I’m in Canada. :)

  35. Marisa says:

    This sounds fun! I’ll ship anywhere.

  36. Mallory says:

    I’m in! Definitely, definitely in. & I’ll happily mail internationally.

  37. Ashima says:

    This is fun! I’m in. Will ship internationally.

  38. Awesome idea, sign me up! I will ship internationally too.

  39. Gillian says:

    I’m in for this! I’ll ship internationally, and am located in canada :)
    I am loving the friendship bracelets a lot lately!

    Gillian

  40. Awesome idea, sign me up! I will ship internationally too.

  41. Lu Ann says:

    Great idea! I will def. ship internationally!

  42. Liana says:

    I am very keen! Will send internationally(:

  43. Natasha Jane says:

    Yesss! Great idea! And I’d do international.

  44. Greta says:

    Yes please, will do international :)

  45. Yes please! (and I will ship anywhere!)

  46. Yay! JUST this weekend I made my first batch, after like 20 years maybe?

    I want to play! And yip, I’ll ship overseas.

    x
    Alana

  47. Hannah says:

    Sounds cool. I’ll ship internationally.

  48. Belinda says:

    I am up for this, for sure! I’ll ship anywhere. x

  49. Awesome idea! I’m from UK and will send internationally

  50. Lisa says:

    Yay!!!! I’m from the US and will send internationally.

  51. Sara says:

    Yay! Count me in, and I’ll certainly ship internationally!

  52. Yes. I have not made one since 1987 but I am ready to retest my skills. I will ship any where.

  53. I would love to participate! I still have all my embroidery floss wrapped around little white plastic holders! Willing to ship internationally as well! : }

  54. Ellen says:

    Can’t wait! I’ll ship internationally!

  55. Hannah says:

    Adorable! I’m in; and would love to ship internationally.
    [It’s like pen pals for adults! :)]

  56. Alex says:

    Would love to take part and will mail internationally :)

  57. Heather says:

    Yes, please! I will ship anywhere. Thanks, Jen!

  58. Katherine says:

    I love this! Count me in, but I’ll stick to US shipping only, please. Yay!

  59. Denise says:

    I’m international and I’ll ship internationally.

  60. FUN! i’ll ship internationally as well.

  61. Sophie says:

    100% up for this! I’m happy to post absolutely anywhere! :)

  62. Cristalle says:

    I LOVE THIS IDEA! I’ll ship anywhere. This is so exciting!

  63. Liz says:

    Oh so excited! I usually just do super basic, but I think I shall be adventurous and try a new knot/pattern! I will ship anywhere if it is needed.

  64. Andrea Brown says:

    I am willing to ship internationally, I’m in Northern California!!!

  65. marina says:

    Hi, I found out about this from my old roommate, and I would love to join the fun. I would prefer to stick to US shipping though, thanks. :) This is a really neat idea, I love it!

  66. Count me in! I’m in Scotland, and happy to ship internationally :)

  67. rebecca says:

    Hey! I have just come across this amazing swap via Lucy’s Peas & Needles blog… I saw the honestly…wtf tutorial a couple of weeks ago and thought how nice it’d be to get back into making friendship bands (I haven’t made one since my school days), so this is a great way to do just that!

    I am happy to ship internationally. I live in England. Thanks for organising this swap! x

  68. Hanna says:

    Count me in! And I’ll ship internationally as well :)

  69. Sara says:

    Hi, I am from Poland and I will ship internationally. I am happy to be a part of this!

  70. Jillemina says:

    Love it! And I’d be happy to ship internationally.

  71. Meg says:

    Yes! and yes I will ship anywhere!

  72. Ali says:

    What a fun idea! and I will ship anywhere also.

  73. Charlene says:

    SO FUN! And YES I am ovbiously in!! I’m in Canada, and happy to ship internationally!

  74. Sara says:

    I will happily ship any where! ps im in Chicago

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  76. Shaina says:

    I have been making these since I was a wee little thing. I would love to participate, and would be happy to ship internationally. I’m from Maryland.

  77. Steph says:

    Fun! I’m running out of people to make them for. I’m in Canada and will ship international!

  78. Darcy says:

    Perfect summer project! I’d love to be included. And yes, I’ll ship internationally.

  79. Justine says:

    I’d love to do this! Sounds amazing! I could ship internationally, too (i’m from Canada :D )

  80. Jen says:

    I will ship Internationally! So excited!!!

  81. ana says:

    yay. i would love to do this!
    & i could definitely ship internationally. eep.

  82. mariu says:

    I’d like to take part! I’m ok with shipping internationally, thanks!

  83. paloma says:

    Hi, I’d like to participate. I’m in Spain and I’ll ship internationally. Thanks!

  84. andrea says:

    i’m so in, international! xxoo

  85. Dana says:

    I want in! Will ship anywhere from Boston.

  86. Emily Pepper says:

    I want in!!! I’m not really sure what’s involved with shipping internationally but I think I could. BTW I’m supper excited and found out about this just in time!!!

  87. KatyRenee says:

    Fun, fun! I’m in and will ship internationally!

  88. Shasta says:

    I’m in – internationally speaking :) what fun!

  89. Gale says:

    Just what I am in the mood for! I’m def in and will ship internationally!

  90. jackie r. says:

    i am definitely interested! i live in connecticut, but would rather not ship internationally.

  91. Karly says:

    sounds like so much fun!! :D

  92. sarah says:

    YES. doing it!

  93. I’m in! And yes, I will ship international!

  94. this rules! i’m really rusty but this will be so fun!

    i’m in montréal and i’ll ship anywhere.

  95. Julia says:

    great idea, I am in and will ship internationally.

  96. I absolutely ADORE your bracelets website! By the way, I tried to post a comment earlier but it kept getting rejected. Is your comment section messed up? Thanks jen

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  99. Emily says:

    when will you be doing another one? i just came across this and would have loved to do it also!

  100. jami curtis says:

    UGHH! So mad that I missed this. Definitely email me if you do another :)

  101. Sam says:

    definitely email me if you do this again. sounds like loads of fun.

  102. Molly says:

    Can you PLEASE do another one of these?!? Perhaps after Christmas? I would so love to be involved!! x

  103. Jennifer says:

    I am in!! This is the coolest idea, I will ship international!

  104. Gracie says:

    is it possible to not be paired with creepy people? just checking haha :)

  105. Cady says:

    Let me know if you do another one!!

  106. Sara says:

    Please do another swap! I’d love to be included! It sounds so awesome! :]

  107. stephanie h says:

    i am interested in participating. i am located in AZ and i wouldnt mind shipping internationally. :) sounds fun

  108. stephanie h says:

    just now realizing this was last year :(

  109. Cierra Dixon says:

    I’d love to swap! I’m not too great at these… But I’m working on it!!! :) I’d rather not ship internationally though…

  110. Becky T. says:

    We would love to join in the fun and have no problem shipping anywhere. We are in Virginia, USA!

  111. Brittany says:

    Ohhhh can we do this again?? I’m in AZ and I will totally ship internationally ;)

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