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11  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Stitch And BOTCH / Re: Dog/Pet-related Botches? on: April 17, 2007 09:05:38 AM
My cat ate a piece of ribbon once. Just thought i should tell you guys.

About a year ago, I got an email from my uncle about his cat - Steve - 

The cost of an adopted cat $0

A roll of gift ribbon . $2

Watching the cat joyfully playing with ribbon priceless

Waking up to:
a cat who obviously ate the ribbon
having it hang out of his butt
taking him to the vet and finding out he needs surgery $1,500+

They ended up removing about a foot of ribbon and a furball.

Steve's fine now.  Cheesy
12  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: 2007 April Wishlist Swap on: April 06, 2007 08:44:31 AM
I'm in Toronto, Canada!  I'm 29... work full time and volunteer the majority of my free time to a children's community theatre company.  I have a six month old puppy and haven't slept much since I got her. I love to knit, felt and learn about new crafts.  I have a new sewing machine that I haven't done much more than look at. I'm itching to learn how to use it! 

Here's my list, in no particular order: [thanks so much for taking the time to look through it!]

1. Caron Simply Soft Yarn - i can't find it here. I would love colours in white, grey, black, blues, greens, chocolate brown, reds... enough to make a hat or mittens!

2. soap making kit - especially the teeny tiny soaps found here!
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=965.0

3. sewing kit - I have visions of making kanzashi flowers, tote bags, fabric headbands, cinnamon scented hot pads and quilts. My fabric stash is pitiful. And I'm pretty clueless about where to begin. Huh  A project to get my started would be fantastic.

4. Supplies - yarn, wool roving, wool felt, twill ribbon, fabric (fleece, cotton, LINEN)... if you're cleaning out your closet for spring cleaning....*hint hint nudge nudge*  THANKS ohsweetie!!  I'm so excited!

5. A doggy bag - as in a diaper bag for my puppy! I don't know why, but we can't travel light when we go visiting. There's the poop bag, toys, wipes, treats, food, towel, paper towels in case of accidents etc.

6. Small fabric bag - like a lunch bag or something shaped like a typical gift bag but sturdier - if it can be embroidered with my puppy's name on it, that'd be so awesome... she can take it with her to puppy daycare and it can hold her leash, treats, toys and food for the day.  (I know what you're thinking...puppy daycare?!!!)

7. A fabric belt - something in pink, white, brown, blue...fun/flirty...

8. Tissue paper holder

9. amigurumi  - cat, dog, turtle...

10. fabric headbands

11. Pink Sock Monkey like this one:http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=126018.0

12. lipbalm holder/keychain

13. knit sock kit... I'm dying to try it...

14. yarn dying kit

15. stencilling kit - particularly for onesies or totes

16. Surprise me from my wists!  There's lots of loves and stuff I drool over on it!http://www.wists.com/Ember77

thanks so so so so much for looking!
13  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: 2007 wishlist January gallery on: March 16, 2007 12:36:57 PM
I know, huh?

Spoiled brat =  me  Grin
14  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: 2007 wishlist January gallery on: March 11, 2007 12:59:05 PM
My long overdue pictures post!  (You know life.... theatre, work, puppy's gotta have a spay...)  I apologize for the long wait for the pics! I truly adore everything I've been spoiled with in this swap!! Thanks so much ladies!

From Greenapples: the amazing taggie blanket diy kit!
- includes a variety of fabric: fleece, denim, cottons and a MINKY..
- detailed coloured instructions
- selection of colourful ribbon!
- sample taggie blanket (which my puppy has claimed for her own)




From LaughingLark: pincushions and surprises!!
- the amazing dragonfly pincushion
- the awesome sakura blossum pincushion
- two intricately embroidered pins
- two pairs of gorgeous hairclips



From kayrun: yarn and YOGA SOCKS!

- the yummy yarn speaks for itself!
- gorgeous yoga socks!!



Thank you all for your generosity and talent. I truly appreciated being on the receiving end of these packages.  Thanks so much!





15  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: teenage mutant ninja turtle hat/masks TMNT on: March 06, 2007 10:42:38 AM
OMG, I know of at least five people who would die for one of those!!
16  HOME SWEET HOME / Interior Decorating: Completed Projects / Re: Finally put my art room together! (img hvy) on: March 02, 2007 01:45:34 PM
That's fantastic! Someday i hope to be as organized.

I love how you used those paint cans!!
17  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Re: Friday Night Knitting Club... the MOVIE on: February 16, 2007 06:31:23 AM
Yeah, it's based on the book!  Cheesy
18  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: 2007 wishlist January gallery on: February 15, 2007 09:25:58 AM
Oh you guys are so welcome! I'm glad you enjoyed your packages as much as I enjoyed mine!

Speaking of which, I will post pics as soon as I can. I'm in theatre-crunch-time-show-week-hell until next Saturday.  Sorry for the delay!

Everybody's getting such amazing stuff!  Grin
19  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: 2007 wishlist January gallery on: February 04, 2007 08:06:43 PM
I got the most amazing taggie blanket kit from greenapples.  I can't post pictures at the moment since my bf stole borrowed my cam for the week.  I can't wait to show off all the cool stuff she collected to teach me how to make 'em...and I FINALLY know what MINKY FABRIC is!!

mmmm...soft...purpl e furry fabric....  YUM.

GUUUYYYYS.... greenapples SPOILED me!
20  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Re: piano desk on: January 28, 2007 02:50:32 PM
That is really great! What a fabulous idea! I bet you'll have a lot of fun using it too!!
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