|Group:||Fandom in a Bag|
|Swap Coordinator:||KateKintail (contact)|
|Swap categories:||Movies Themed Books|
|Number of people in swap:||3|
|Type:||Type 3: Package or craft|
|Last day to signup/drop:||August 31, 2016|
|Date items must be sent by:||September 30, 2016|
|Number of swap partners:||1|
The September 2016 Fandom in a Bag swap is the Lord of the Rings/Hobbit (Middle Earth) fandom.
Step 1: Step 1: Please list in the comments your favorite characters, moments, movies, scenes, books or any other preference you may have.
Step 2: After partners are assigned, check to see what your partner likes. You can follow-up with a message if you need to know more. Then scrounge up, buy, and/or create items that fit in a bag. Your bag must contain at least 7 different types of items although more is certainly encouraged (PLEASE try to make it look full).
Some ideas of themed items: stickers, ATCs, postcards, toys/action figures, comics, note cards, pins/buttons, magnets, jewelry, trading cards, legal music CDs, charms, ornaments, books, bookmarks, address labels, postcards, plushies/stuffies, promo stills/autograph cards, fainfic, zines, etc.
More specific ideas: handdrawn map of Middle Earth, a "there and back again" travel journal, elf ears, Lorien leaf broach, banners for favorite towns, illustrations of your favorite parts of the books, drink coasters from the Prancing Pony, favorite recipes hobbits would like, a shiny gold ring, sword envelope openers, etc.
Be sure to check your partner's profile so you don't send anything he or she might be allergic to.
Step 3: Put the items in a ziplock-type bag. Size: 1 gallon (measures about 10 inches by 11 inches or 28cm by 26.5 cm). You can decorate the bag or incorporate the bag into something (mount it or sew something around it). If you want to make or buy a bag instead of using a ziplock plastic one, that's fine as well, but it should be at least a gallon in size. All items you gather or create should fit into the bag (if a couple are too big, that's fine).
Assemble your bags during the month of November and please send by the deadline (September 30).
Group rating rules apply. NO FLAKING ALLOWED! The great eye will see all flakers!
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