Happy birthday to all! I'm Amanda and I turned 30 on July 1. I live in the SF bay area; I'm in Santa Cruz for the summer and then I'm moving up to Oakland in the fall to attend CCA; I'm studying photography. I knit and crochet, and have the ability to sew but am mostly too lazy to do it. As far as general color preferences go, I tend to like weird greens, mossy or chartreuse-y or olive or lime (etc..), most shades of orange shy of neon, light blue/brown combos, black/white combos, Kaffe Fassett, Amy Butler or Denise Schmidt prints. Navy and white is good for nautical themes-- I have an anchor tattoo, and some stars, so I like that sort of thing as well. I have a long-haired chihuahua, black and tan with a white chest, so you could try to work him in somewhere if you're feeling doggy. Now, the list! A pendant
, maybe one of the slide ones you kids are making these days, or resin. I like these from the last wish swap:
, or the flying bird ones here: adornjewelry.etsy.com/
. Any kinda botanical lookin' thing would be nice. I like the images on this person's rings, too: tigerlillyshop.etsy.com/
A tote bag, in some nice funky fabric, perhaps vaguely like one of these:
Big enough for a couple notebooks, straps long enough to go over a shoulde
r.Thanks silverwing!!!An embroidered pillowcase
. Any style of embroidery, any kind of pattern will make me happy. My great-aunt made me some with really dorky flowers on them years ago, and I've loved them ever since.A pillowcase
, in some kind of loud print or patchwork, or screen print, for a 25"x25" pillow. Size 6 glass beads
, not pearl colored, but any other color or a harmonious mix. At least 150 beads (it's for an Odessa hat http://www.magknits.com/feb06/patterns/odessa.htm
, plain ol' over-the-neck style, either in some cool fabric or plain canvas with a screen(or any other kind of) print or some kind or embroidery-- I cook all the time, so nothing too delicate; this will be used daily and messily.A t-shirt
, screen (or otherwise)printed or embroidered, no words, but pretty much any kind of image. Animals, plants, appliances, whatever. I like a slightly fitted t or some girlier style above the standard t-shirt shape. I'm usually a small, but a medium in American Apparel products (made for skinny little hipsters).A Surprise!
I'm also claiming CraftinMyAssOff; I'm making her the Happy Hat from her wist. This is my first swap-- birthday goodness for all!