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1  NEEDLEWORK / Sublime Stitching Embroidery / Under the Sea Pillowcases! on: June 01, 2009 05:56:04 PM
Made from Sublime Stitching patterns!




2  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / Crochet for charity! Cuteness! on: June 01, 2009 05:45:13 PM
Over on Ravelry in the KFO group, we're crocheting stuffed animals and dolls for orphaned, abused, and abandoned kids in the Chicago area.

Here are a few that I made: more might be on the way!







Would be great to have more folks join in and contribute!~  Wink
3  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Super-quick 'n easy "lace" choker! on: June 10, 2008 06:52:33 PM
When you're in a sort of hurry, and need a lacy choker for a special occasion, well, this one was easy to crochet up in under an hour.



The original recipe called for a kind of glittery gold thread, but all I had in the house was vintage crochet thread in a marigold color. I think it turned out kind of nice. Held together in the rear with a vintage pearly button.
4  Florida / Florida: Central / Baseball & Knitting, etc on: March 13, 2008 12:31:31 PM
Hi gang - Stitch N' Pitch is coming to Tropicana Field Saturday, June 21, when the Rays take on the Astros.  Just thought I'd give a shout out. There are going to be some awesome items in the goody bags - much, much nicer quality than in years past. I can't wait! Audrey from Needles & Knobs is coordinating some fabulous swag.

Also, if anyone in the bay area is looking for a great deal on Rays opening day tickets, please PM me. I have a special offer!
5  Calls for Swap Angels / Swap Angel Archive / Swap Angel for TRIPLE KITTY SWAP (FOUND) on: March 07, 2008 02:20:07 PM
naturalcreation's partner flaked on this very simple swap. Won't a fellow cat lover help her out, please?
Link to the original swap thread: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=223327.0

Details, in naturalcreation's words:

"The items I sent were worth about $61.00. An angel will not have to send this amount in value, but please NO JUNK and no used clothing / re-purposed sweaters, etc.

Kittie's landlords are looking for a Fancy Feast dispenser - i.e. a decorated 4" diameter poster/mailing tube outfitted to dispense Fancy Feasts from a pantry, and Kittie's landlords are looking for a cute decorated cat treat jar (mason jar with hermetic lid). Kittie herself loves natural fur toys and natural feather toys, but she has tons of those from me, so, she would be more then happy with a set of 3 polyfill-and-catnip pillow toys. Approx. 3" x 3" x 1" ea. She is a lazy girl, so, she doesn't need much in the way of toys.

All in all, 3 items are to be sent: 1 thrifted (the mason jar is best because it can be sterilized), 1 inexpensive (the mailing tube), and one nice (the set of 3 cat toys).

To the angel, I can send some sisal cat toys. I ordered the sisal a couple days ago and hopefully it will be here at the beginning of next week. It's organic and natural."  - naturalcreation
6  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Vintage Craft Projects / Andy Astronaut! Mandy Martian! on: February 24, 2008 10:19:40 AM
This was too kitschy to not share!

http://monimania.blogspot.com/2008/02/how-to-make-space-puppets.html

7  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / TRIPLE KITTY SWAP Gallery on: February 14, 2008 07:07:20 PM
Folks have shipped; please post pix when you receive!

Meow!
8  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / TRIPLE KITTY SWAP (Signups CLOSED; Sendout 2/28) on: January 27, 2008 03:59:41 PM
Swap name: Triple Kitty Swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: lucy van pelt
Sign-up date range: CLOSED
Date to send item by: 2/28/08

Limited to a certain number of people? NO

Restricted to people who all live in the same country? NO

All ages allowed? Or 18+? All ages, Under 18 must get parents permission and be able to pay for shipping and have a way to mail packages

Swap Organizer himself/herself meets these conditions: YES
- Has fully read the Swap Info Guide: YES
- Has successfully completed two swaps as a participant: YES
- Is not organizing more than three swaps right now: YES
- Will recruit a co-organizer or give all details to a Swap Moderator if this swap has more than 25 participants: YES

Swap Organizer will check each participant to make sure they meet these conditions:
- Has been a member for at least one month: YES
- Has posted at least 15 times: YES
- Has completed one swap successfully before signing up for multiple swaps at a time: YES
- Does not have any negative feedback: YES

Details of swap:
Cat lovers, unite! Triple Kitty Swap is a good way to get more feline in your life. In this swap, you will:

  • Craft one cat-related item for your partner (pillow, stuffie, artwork, anything that has a cat on it!)
  • Craft or purchase one small cat item for your partner's cat (i.e. catnip mice, jingly balls)
    • Purchase a cat item from either a thrift store or regular store (this is for your partner, and not her cat) - again, anything with a cat on it- stationery, statuette, etc.
    Anything you purchase should not be expensive - thus, the thrifting angle. If you don't have a thrift store in town, you may instead craft two cat items of buying one.
    Bottom line, three items, whether crafted or purchased, are to be exchanged.

    If you sign up for this swap, post a little info about your cat(s) in the thread, too!

    QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:

    Name of swap: Triple Kitty Swap

    Craftster username:

    Email address:

    Your real name and mailing address including your country:

    Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country?

    What types of crafts can you do (sewing, knit, crochet, clay, jewelry, etc)?

    What would you like your partner to make for you?

    How many cats do you have?

    Any allergies (cats are exempt, natch!)?

    Information about yourself for your partner:

    Favorite colors:

    Do you have a favorite historical or cartoon cat?

    Do you have a photo of your cat(s) to share with your partner (for idea purposes)?

    Do you have a wists (online shopping wishlist)? If so, please provide a link for your partner.

    Anything else you want your partner or organizer to know?


    AFTER PEOPLE HAVE SIGNED UP AND BEEN APPROVED, LIST THE PARTICIPANTS HERE AND WHO IS SENDING TO WHOM:

    lucy van pelt (SENT & RECEIVED) = MandyLikesPie (SENT & RECEIVED)
    missmuffcake (SENT) =silverfisch (SENT & RECEIVED)
    pamdelangel (SENT & RECEIVED) =rizzleraz (SENT & RECEIVED)
    starryeyeddiy (SENT & RECEIVED) = EOCrafter(SENT & RECEIVED)
    kiwiblue (SENT & RECEIVED) =Jesseeyore (SENT & RECEIVED)
    cigarettesandvalent ines (SENT & RECEIVED) =sibyll (SENT & RECEIVED)
    naturalcreation (SENT)(WAITING FOR ANGEL) = sexylilsushiroll (RECEIVED) (OUT OF SWAP)
    the franz (SENT & RECEIVED) =Isabella000 (SENT & RECEIVED)
    zatanna (SENT & RECEIVED) = bronzfrog (SENT & RECEIVED)
9  Calls for Swap Angels / Swap Angel Archive / FOUND: Angel for Hands Across the Water: US to UK on: April 25, 2007 04:47:31 PM
FOUND! Thanks kishcrafts!


Here is a link to the original swap.
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=150416.0

10  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Hands Across the Water Round 3 Gallery! on: March 13, 2007 06:49:45 AM
Let's see them GOODIES, girls!!
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