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Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 04-17-2014, 09:07 PM
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Views: 316,378
Posted By msmichy
I am currently working on my 5th set of...

I am currently working on my 5th set of bracelets. I am excited and very encouraged by this company. They are top notch and sure answer quickly when you have a question.

Heres to happy weaving...
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 04-09-2014, 07:28 PM
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Views: 316,378
Posted By msmichy
OH WOW Havetime.. sorry bout the finger. ...

OH WOW Havetime.. sorry bout the finger.

For me I just sent in my fourth set of 10 bracelets. I found this last batch of bracelets to be my biggest challenge.. they were all fighting against me....
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 03-30-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 71,630
Posted By msmichy
No Pay in a timely fashion

xoxo...
I have worked for this company and I have a million and one keychains that they rejected, that there is nothing wrong with them. AND to boot they also took forever in a day to pay me. My...
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 02-28-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 316,378
Posted By msmichy
Way to go Gingerbread!!! I myself am working on...

Way to go Gingerbread!!! I myself am working on my second lot. Am slow but then thats ok.

Congrats!!
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 02-03-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 708
Views: 150,952
Posted By msmichy
Lack of Communication

After I tried this for a second time, I was deeply upset. I called several times and left messages and also finally wrote and email. AFter a week it was answered, but they had my sample for nearly...
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 01-20-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 316,378
Posted By msmichy
Snurfy... Today is a holiday, and they may be...

Snurfy... Today is a holiday, and they may be off. They probably will not be in til tomorrow.
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 01-18-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 316,378
Posted By msmichy
CONGRATULATIONS!!!! Great work! I am so happy...

CONGRATULATIONS!!!! Great work!
I am so happy for you!
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 01-15-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 316,378
Posted By msmichy
Its not that anyone didnt want to post the info...

Its not that anyone didnt want to post the info you asked, its just that some of the companies employees watch what we all say, good or bad. Most of the posters often will not post because they have...
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 01-12-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 34,651
Posted By msmichy
I myself find that I am that way too.. real picky...

I myself find that I am that way too.. real picky on my samples. Altho most times my pickyness is different from theirs.

Good luck , and still heres to no tangles!
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 12-26-2013, 11:07 PM
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Views: 316,378
Posted By msmichy
I too rubberband the bundle. It stays in place a...

I too rubberband the bundle. It stays in place a lot better than the O ring.

Thanks Gingerbread, I have not worked on mine, and the other day when I did, I dreadfully went off course, One of my...
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 12-18-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 316,378
Posted By msmichy
I too had the issue with the bracelet being tight...

I too had the issue with the bracelet being tight enough. Here is what I am going to try next:

make my first loop, and then string everything on the bracelet. AFter I am down to the last bead,...
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 12-17-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 316,378
Posted By msmichy
Thanks Bluebird! It was so hard for me to be...

Thanks Bluebird!

It was so hard for me to be patient and get the work back. With mail being even slower now, it will be even harder yet. I am very impatient, and this teaches patience, as I was...
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 12-16-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 316,378
Posted By msmichy
Hello all!! Well I am tickled pink to tell...

Hello all!!

Well I am tickled pink to tell you that my second try was approved and I was issued a worker number from Titan.

I have just a few lil issues: I am having a wee bit o trouble getting...
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 12-14-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 34,651
Posted By msmichy
RaissiKitten, I hope your sample is accepted. I...

RaissiKitten, I hope your sample is accepted. I wish you luck on your venture, and may you have no tangled threads or knots!!
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 12-12-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 316,378
Posted By msmichy
I found that one of my sides was hard to put the...

I found that one of my sides was hard to put the memory wire thru. I was very careful not to go to far on to the double weave.

I found that if you hold the memory wire with your right hand, and...
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 12-11-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 316,378
Posted By msmichy
As for the wire running out.. NO I have been...

As for the wire running out.. NO I have been fortunate, but then they say to use 25" to do the single weave and the rest is double. I dont understand how one would run out.

My first sample was a...
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 12-10-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 34,651
Posted By msmichy
Heres an idea in regard to holding the threads......

Heres an idea in regard to holding the threads... you can make little cardboard bobbins from anything cardboard.. cereal boxes etc and use a paper clip the hold the thread on the bobbin so it all...
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 12-07-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 316,378
Posted By msmichy
Bluebird, Just want to also suggest using a...

Bluebird,

Just want to also suggest using a piece of scotch tape to hold the starter bundle. I have done this and it too works great.

Just giving my two cents!
Forum: Shop Arts & Crafts - Homemade 12-06-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 395
Posted By msmichy
Girls Barrettes Just in Time for the Holidays

Hello Everyone!!

I have many barrettes that I have made, all different colors. Pictured is just a sample of the many I have already made.

If you are interested PM me.

Cost: $9.00....for...
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 12-06-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 34,651
Posted By msmichy
You are very welcome. I realize that honest,...

You are very welcome. I realize that honest, true, and paying work at home companies are hard to come by, so if theres any way I can spread good news about one I have worked for, then I am heading...
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 12-06-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 34,651
Posted By msmichy
Hello! As of recent, due to low requirements, I...

Hello! As of recent, due to low requirements, I have not sent in any. If you are new and just starting out, you may call first and ask them.

Dont be shy about talking with them, and asking...
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 12-04-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 316,378
Posted By msmichy
Today I sent in my second bracelet for approval. ...

Today I sent in my second bracelet for approval. I think it will pass, and if it doesnt I will be shocked. I followed their critique to the T and found some easier ways to make the stitches look...
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 11-30-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 316,378
Posted By msmichy
Wow, thanks Cindy for the research!!! today...

Wow, thanks Cindy for the research!!!

today I started my bracelet, and I have the single weave looking pretty good. I have a section that is ever so slightly larger than the other two, but I am...
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 11-30-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 34,651
Posted By msmichy
I have worked for Gussies Gifts Inc for three...

I have worked for Gussies Gifts Inc for three years, making the dream catchers. At first getting them to pass inspection was hard, I too had issues, BUT in that you need to just stick with it. They...
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 11-30-2013, 10:57 AM
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Views: 316,378
Posted By msmichy
Hello! I too have one row of the double...

Hello!

I too have one row of the double weave a bit lower, and there was no mention of it on my report that I received back from them.

I think this is normal. Hence going in circles doing the...
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 11-26-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 1,242
Views: 122,589
Posted By msmichy
I had not ventured on the bookmarks, but I did do...

I had not ventured on the bookmarks, but I did do the keychains. My last set that I sent to them...60 yep thats right sixty were sent back and not even looked at.

I was so upset. Maybe thats...
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 11-26-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 708
Views: 150,952
Posted By msmichy
A Call finally. Christine from CO called and she...

A Call finally. Christine from CO called and she was out of commission physically. SO, I can understand, however just seems one would have a friend take over.

No Matter, I did get a call and...
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 11-25-2013, 04:52 PM
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Views: 316,378
Posted By msmichy
WAY TO GO CINDY!!! I am so happy! My...

WAY TO GO CINDY!!!

I am so happy! My bracelet, I got back and was so impressed with a 4 page written letter from the inspector. Everything spelled out!

I am so happy for you, keep your chin...
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 11-25-2013, 10:52 AM
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Views: 316,378
Posted By msmichy
Lynne, That is a great idea. I have a work...

Lynne,

That is a great idea. I have a work table, I can mark it with tape, that way I wont mess up! Thanks for the info. Any little bit of help or suggestions is a great asset to the making of...
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 11-24-2013, 11:38 AM
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Views: 316,378
Posted By msmichy
Most tape measures only go to 60, so, I measure...

Most tape measures only go to 60, so, I measure out ten inches and then hold wire and then start over at 1.

To anyone doing the titan chain...good luck and happy wiring!

Michele
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 11-23-2013, 08:30 PM
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Views: 150,952
Posted By msmichy
3 weeks and not a peep from Creative Opps

Well its been 3 weeks and I have NOT heard a SINGLE peep from the gal at Creative Opps. I am very disappointed. I have 2 emails with no answers. I sent back everything to them as per their...
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 11-21-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 316,378
Posted By msmichy
Lyn, Congratulations! My bracelet was...

Lyn, Congratulations!

My bracelet was rejected, am waiting to get the bracelet back with the notes they wrote. I am bummed, and semi encouraged. Its nice to see others getting paid. Hopefully I...
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 11-14-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 316,378
Posted By msmichy
Way to Go!

Way to go Truckwife!!! That is so cool.

I sent in my first sample yesterday. I myself can see room for improvement, but then I am a very picky person. I will also keep all updated.

Take care...
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 11-09-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,443
Posted By msmichy
Not sure at this juncture

I a while back signed up for NEC and was going to make the little cupcake anklets. I found them to be, a long and exausting journey. They give you 1 to make for inspection purposes, and then up it...
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 10-28-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 80
Posted By msmichy
Enthusiastic!!

Wow, you are bubbling with enthusiasm.. Thats great on a Monday!! Thanks for the positive note!
Forum: Breast Cancer Awareness and Support 10-28-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,094
Posted By msmichy
My mom a survivor

My mother was diagnosed in 1995 with breast cancer. She caught it sort of early..She had a lumpectomy and radiation treatments .. Since then she has been cancer free!
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 10-24-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 316,378
Posted By msmichy
Am practicing

Hello!
I ordered the interchangeable kit from Titan Chains, after a few emails and the decision to go and try this out.

They told me that at this stage they are paying for just the...
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 10-22-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 708
Views: 150,952
Posted By msmichy
After working for several days with wire I have...

After working for several days with wire I have here at home, I decided that this was not for me. I ordered kit 20 and the stone they sent me was rounded, not at all like their sample of a flat,...
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 10-20-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 708
Views: 150,952
Posted By msmichy
I too ordered a kit, and just received it. I was...

I too ordered a kit, and just received it. I was a little bummed, as I had to email them for it. I paid on the eighth and they didnt mail it until the day I emailed them..the 15th.

I have tried...
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 10-15-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1,242
Views: 122,589
Posted By msmichy
A good alternative to a paper creaser is a old...

A good alternative to a paper creaser is a old credit card. I have used this before, and found it to work just as good.

Good luck!
Forum: Daycare operators 10-12-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,915
Posted By msmichy
I have a son that I thought was autistic, turns...

I have a son that I thought was autistic, turns out he has Asbergers Syndrome. I agree with what others have said, get him tested. The local school district can help you with this. If you call...
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 10-12-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,448
Posted By msmichy
Most require a deposit

Most of the companies I have worked for that are legitimate, do require a deposit for supplies. I can totally understand why....they are paying for the materials. But in that too the ones I have...
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 10-04-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,276
Posted By msmichy
Changed prices and lack of communication

I myself signed up for the glass wraps. I checked them out and found them to be legit. BOY was I wrong. When I first signed up I noted that they paid $75.00 for each group of 25 pieces that you...
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 10-04-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,097
Posted By msmichy
I was glad to read your post, and to know I was...

I was glad to read your post, and to know I was not the only person that was taken for a ride by them. I made a complaint at the ripoff report, that way maybe others would not spend their hard...
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 10-04-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,321
Posted By msmichy
Site no long up and running

Hello! I just happened by this post and went to check out the website, only to find that the site is down.

I have tried the glass wraps, but I swear that when i signed up they were giving more...
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 10-01-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 4,448,998
Posted By msmichy
I tried the little cupcake anklet

Hello!

My personal experience was, well it was not terrible Its, just that I found them way way to picky.

I had everything correct on my little anklet, except the cupcake. SO, I had a friend...
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 10-01-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,097
Posted By msmichy
I would suggest steering clear of Tiny Details or...

I would suggest steering clear of Tiny Details or Christian Miniatures. I tried their little books, I sent in my sample and the first one was NOT approved, no matter, so I got right on to making...
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 09-26-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 34,651
Posted By msmichy
I would just like to give my experience... I love...

I would just like to give my experience... I love Gussies Gifts, making the dream catchers. I at first had some issues with the ones I made, but after working hard, and getting suggestions from...
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 09-26-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1,242
Views: 122,589
Posted By msmichy
I myself have done the keychains for this...

I myself have done the keychains for this company, only to have nothing but problems. 1. they dont pay promptly. 2. they are extremely picky and 3. the last batch I sent into them, well they...
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