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Hi, Everyone,

I have just created a new forum for crafters and am asking for your help to spread the word to everyone you know to help get it off the ground. It has categories set up for people doing all sorts of craft projects — needlework, paper crafting, sewing, painting,  photography and even cooking!  :paint :knit :chef

There is a board set up for people to connect with other crafters and there's  even a For Sale board where people can post links for craft items they wish to sell!

Right now, the forum is basically empty, because it is brand new and I'm just now launching it.  Please help me get it started by sharing the link to it as widely as possible.

Thanks for your help in spreading the word about this new crafting forum!

https://verlakaycreations.com/forum/index.php

Please let me know what you think of it....
#1 - July 06, 2019, 06:48 AM
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Very cool, Verla! And if anybody knows how to make a board run, it's you!  :goodluck
#2 - July 06, 2019, 09:34 AM
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Verla, I just tried to register and it wouldn't let me. Maybe it knows I'm on deadline?  :sad cry It wants me to tell what letters are in the picture, but there's no picture, and when I request another I still don't get one.
#3 - July 06, 2019, 09:37 AM
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This is so cool, Verla!
#4 - July 06, 2019, 10:14 AM
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I just posted the news to a Facebook page with knitters and crocheters and spinners. It's a new site as well with about 400 members. I think my post will get some attention there.
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Would consider adding fiber arts to the forum? There has been a major upheaval at a popular knitting/crocheting site that has left people looking for new places to gather. As I mentioned above they are knitters, crocheters, spinners but there also are weavers and sewers. 

If you need more information please let me know.

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I think this is a great idea, Verla, and there are a lot of people looking for a friendly place to gather. My only problem is when I scroll over the background picture of flowers, the text is hard to read and the dark colors are a little startling.
#7 - July 06, 2019, 12:20 PM

How wonderful, Verla! I have loved seeing some of your beautiful crafts online and you are the absolute forums expert. I tried to register but can’t on my phone. Will do it when I’m at my computer.
#8 - July 06, 2019, 02:26 PM

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There was a glitch in the registration process, Christine. It should be fixed now.
#9 - July 06, 2019, 03:34 PM
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Laurel, That's the theme I'm using. I might change it later...but for now, it's the only theme I found that gives the features I need for this new forum.
#10 - July 06, 2019, 03:36 PM
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Would consider adding fiber arts to the forum? There has been a major upheaval at a popular knitting/crocheting site that has left people looking for new places to gather. As I mentioned above they are knitters, crocheters, spinners but there also are weavers and sewers. 

If you need more information please let me know.

Kate


Yes, I'd be happy to add a special board for fiber arts people. I'll do that now!
#11 - July 06, 2019, 03:37 PM
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I'm sharing it on FB and Twitter now....
#12 - July 06, 2019, 04:31 PM
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Yay! Now I just need someone to register so I know the registration process is working correctly!
#13 - July 06, 2019, 04:53 PM
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The registration is working now!  :hurrah
#14 - July 06, 2019, 05:10 PM
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Thanks for adding the fiber arts. I just signed up and received an email notification,

I'm looking forward to being part of your new creation!
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I registered, and it seems to have gone through because it says my user name in not available. But when I try to log in i get an error message. I have not received a welcome letter; do I need to wait for that to come through? I checked my spam folder.
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Laurel, That's the theme I'm using. I might change it later...but for now, it's the only theme I found that gives the features I need for this new forum.

Gotcha.  :star2
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I registered, and it seems to have gone through because it says my user name in not available. But when I try to log in i get an error message. I have not received a welcome letter; do I need to wait for that to come through? I checked my spam folder.

:oops I accidentally mis-clicked on your acceptance and it required authorization. As soon as I realized, I went back and authorized you, Vonna. Let me know if you are still having trouble logging in.
#18 - July 07, 2019, 12:09 AM
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I tried to register twice, Verla, but it kept kicking me out (timed-out?).
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I got in! The first time I tried to log in, I used the login on the top right. It didn't work. I tried again using the Log In on the menu bar. That worked.  :yippee
#20 - July 07, 2019, 06:07 AM
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Hmm. Dumb feature of that theme... a login area that doesn't work! I may have to find a new theme.
#21 - July 07, 2019, 09:01 AM
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I had the same issue that Vonna did, Verla. So I'm in, but there was a bit of a snag at first.

I can't wait to look around!
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Make sure you use the login link from the left side of the board NOT the top right side.
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Verla, the description of the quilting board sounds like a general description you wrote initially for the whole fabric board--it mentions knitting, for ex.
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Verla, the description of the quilting board sounds like a general description you wrote initially for the whole fabric board--it mentions knitting, for ex.


Thanks for telling me, Katie! I'll get that fixed as soon as I can.
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