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811  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Discussion and Questions / Does Anchor floss have its own webpage? on: January 05, 2009 12:15:23 AM
I've been looking online and all I keep turning up are stores or needlework sites that have info about Anchor brand floss on them.  Anyone know if they have their own webpage like DMC does?

I'm searching to see if they have an "official" list of their floss colors and verities like DMC does, as I will have some spare computer time this week and want to create a spreadsheet of their colors like I did for DMC. 
On that note, if anyone wants a clean copy of that spreadsheet feel free to give me your email address, I would be happy to share!  I combined all of their personal shopper lists so I could keep track of my own stuff on my computer when I realized the printed copy I had was getting too hard to read due to too much time spent in my purse.  At least this way I can reprint it without having to go back and recheck everything on the sheet.

Thanks! 
812  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: "Sucky" Subversive Shower Stitch on: January 04, 2009 10:58:22 PM
I love it!  That's one of my favorite subversive stitch patterns.  (Yes, I am the person who suddenly gets busy and vanishes from the office when people bring in their babies.)

That frame looks great around the pattern too.  It makes the blue edges really stand out.   Grin
813  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Rooster Wall Hanging - Embroidered on: December 29, 2008 12:34:31 PM
That is beautiful!  I absolutly love the tail feathers, and the texture on the feet as well.  Great idea to use french knots for the comb too. 

I love it!
814  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Discussion and Questions / Re: Embroidery Supplies Attraction/Addiction Rehab ! on: December 17, 2008 10:17:56 AM
I admit, when I hear tech-obsessed friends or coworkers talk about how their newest touch screen i-Device only cost $200+ and an extra $80 per month- the only thing I can think of is what I would do with an extra chunk of change like that if I used it on floss, patterns, fabric, and all things stitching.   Grin

Does anyone else feel somewhat let down when they recieve gift cards to places that don't sell stitching supplies? 

Who here has created a spreadsheet of floss because that DMC checklist just doesn't cover it all?  *raises hand* 
My wishlist on Herrshners is longer than any other wishlist I have out there. 

How about one for all of the patterns you have, and a second sheet on that one of patterns you really really want?  *whistles*
Yeah.  I got bored and I like databases and spreadsheets.   Grin
815  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Discussion and Questions / Re: Making a pattern on: December 15, 2008 03:15:06 PM
I'm glad I could help you out!  It took me a while to dig that one up, as I kept finding links for the darklilac converter that doesn't exist anymore.  So far it has done the job for some small sprite based patterns- and the colors it suggests have been right on so far. 

I think I am going to use any spare cash I get as a gift this holiday to purchase one of those real pattern converters...  it might be easier to get the colors just so with more complex stuff- and use some of the gee-wiz nifty features they all talk about having too.  Cheesy
816  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Discussion and Questions / Re: Embroidery Supplies Attraction/Addiction Rehab ! on: December 15, 2008 10:38:45 AM
I pick up cool stuff when it's on sale.  I figure, it can't hurt to have it around for a future project...

THEN something like this happens: 
I find out I lack the right color of floss, or I only have Adia, evenweave and linen in the wrong count or a color I can't use for what I have in mind- so I have to go back to the store.

Thus it's justified if I purchase something when I don't want it, I will have it at the point I NEED it which is handy, especially if I realize I need something after the stores are closed.  Wink
817  NEWS AND DISCUSSION ABOUT CRAFTSTER / Introduce Yourself / Re: Newbie from ALASKA! on: December 15, 2008 10:26:41 AM
Aww, too bad you're all the way down in Anchorage...   Sad

I did see quite a few posts in the Alaska regional forum regarding Anchorage activities and knitting spots though, which might be a lot of fun for you!

Welcome to craftster and congradulations on your recent marriage too.  Smiley 

818  UNITED STATES / Alaska / Cross Stitch or Rug Hooking stores in AK? on: December 11, 2008 03:26:41 PM
I saw a few of the posts from you guys about the knitting place in Anchorage.  I'll have to check it out the next time I go down! 

However, I was wondering if any of you have reccommendations on more specialty craft stores in Alaska- particularly Fairbanks area?

The bead store is very nice, but I'm sort of taking a break from beading right now, due to a lack of good beading space at home.  The Snow Goose (or what ever it was called) yarn store near the Johanson that was in the same plaza as the bike store is now closed too. 

Also, does anyone know of a good Rug Hooking store anywhere on this side of the country?  I moved up here in 07 from NH where I was fortunate enough to live fairly near a great one.  Now I hardly find anyone who knows what rug hooking is.  Even a nice webpage for supplies would be great.  I keep turning up latch hooking or felting stuff, but no go on the regular burlap and wool strips.

I go to Anchorage from time to time since I have friends down there, so I'd love to hear about options in that area too!  I dearly miss the specialty cross stitch place in NH... Michaels and JoAnnes just don't cut it. 

Thanks!
819  UNITED STATES / Alaska / Re: Any Craftsters in Alaska? on: December 11, 2008 03:00:21 PM
Wow... lots of people down near Anchorage.  Sad

I'm up in Fairbanks.  It looks like there's really only the bead store here now or Michaels and JoAnnes. 
820  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Discussion and Questions / Re: Why I love my thrift store on: December 11, 2008 12:08:42 PM
Wow!  Congrats on that find, that is just fantastic.   Grin
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