Sunday, March 13, 2011

Team News ~ Issue #11


Team Account

Beginning Balance-$87.99
Membership Fees Paid-$0.00
Etsy Shop Fees-(Feb and March) $13.46
Account Balance March-$74.53


Total members-176

Total members who have paid dues-54

Total members who have not paid dues-122

Deadline for membership dues is March 31st. Membership is $2.00 for one year and should be paid through Paypal.
Read here for details…

If you haven’t paid your yearly dues of $2.00, please do so today. Your fees are used to pay the listing and monthly fees for the team Etsy shop. We will have to rescind membership if you have not paid by the due date.

Big Tent Sign Ups

Invitations Sent-176
We do a lot of communicating through Big Tent. We are no longer using Ning. Please, if you haven't accepted your invitation to Big Tent, do so today. We don't want you to miss out on anything. 

CABTeam Etsy Shop

Have you donated a bag to the team shop yet? Remember, it is one of the requirements for team membership.
Read here to find out how...

Items currently in shop-20

Number of sales to date-16


Challenge #2 - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Repurposed Bags (Earth Day Friday, April 22)
If you didn't participate in Challenge #1, here is your next opportunity. Remember, you are required to participate in at least one challenge as a CABTeam member. 

Guidelines-Make an eco-friendly handbag with materials you are reusing, recycling or repurposing. We would like before and after pictures for the blog, so be sure to take a picture of the materials before they are transformed into a bag. The charity that will benefit from any sales for April-June is Water Aid America. Read more here...
The deadline for submission is April 30th.

Purse Panel Critiques

We have now had 3 Purse Panel shop critiques. If you haven't joined in on the critiques, you're really missing something. There is so much great information that is shared during these discussions. These are the next critique dates:

Thursday, Mar 24 at 7:30PM EST RLG1282

Tuesday, Apr 5 at 11:00AM EST Bagalicious

Thursday, Apr 21 at 7:30PM EST SatinDollHandbags

Wednesday, May 4 at 7:00PM EST CrookedSmileCreations

Wednesday, May 18 at 6:00PM EST SewArtsy

Here is a posting about how to join the discussions. (You must be signed in to your Etsy account to see this post)…

Finally, I will be on vacation from March 14-March 20. If you need to contact me during this time, please send an email to

Happy Creating!

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