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laurachristine
« Reply #10 on: May 05, 2005 04:04:13 PM »

Yah, I think that is a good idea about getting together....maybe once a month?  I am up for anything really.....it doesn't have to be knitting.  Maybe we can set up something like a book club but instead call it a craft club and get together once a month and take turns instructing each other on the "craft of the month".  Then we can all get together at the end of the month and see what each of us has created.  That way, we each can take turns teaching and we all can learn.  What do you think? 
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« Reply #11 on: May 05, 2005 05:55:37 PM »

I think those are great ideas.
I could teach basic crochet, basic knitting, various jewlery/beading type things, sewing (how to follow a pattern, make a purse,etc), quilting, embroidery . . ..umm, oh I've made clocks. I think some crafting would be limited by the space we had, but otherwise I'd love it to be all inclusive.
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« Reply #12 on: May 05, 2005 06:02:46 PM »

these are good ideas- great really...
i could contribute a more abstract, arty type of style. i dont know about anything specific.. um.....matchbox shrines, altered books, atc's, paper stuff... hmm. anything involving mac tac...
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starpiste
« Reply #13 on: May 06, 2005 01:58:14 AM »

I'm not living in Vancouver irght now but I move back in Early July. I used to craft a lot when I was young but have taken it back up since leaving Vancover and want to continue when I get back so I really like a idea like this.

I don't know how interested I am in a structured "craft of the month" type thing, but I really like the idea of seeing what different things people are working on and learning new techniques in general.

Also, as an aside, I live in an apartment complex that has a big common room that is free to use as long as it's booked in advance. If there are people interested and my place (commercial driave area) is convienient I'd be be able to provide a location.
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« Reply #14 on: May 06, 2005 03:22:40 AM »

as said to fellow wonderful craftster on an instant messaging service:
totally... ah, it would be neat if we had guided crafts for a month, but not lessons. or like an inspiration piece to suggest the way we run with a topic.. so, there is a guideline, but very open.. im putting this onto craftster right now. verbatim.

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« Reply #15 on: May 06, 2005 12:24:47 PM »

I think this would be awesome - I would totally be up for it.  How about, instead of a type of project, we set a theme for each month, to see how different people would interpret it?
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« Reply #16 on: May 06, 2005 02:30:32 PM »

Personally I'd so be all over somebody doing a small knitting workshop, I'm trying to learn and it's not always going to well.

Even a meet up once a month to have a coffee and just bring a portable project to show/work on would be pretty neat. Just a way to network and get inspired no?

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« Reply #17 on: May 06, 2005 04:01:49 PM »

Ohhhh....those are all awesome ideas.  I especially like the inspirational idea where it is more open and not so much a 'lesson' of sorts.  Also, that is great that there is possibly a space for us to meet at.  Lets do it!
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starpiste
« Reply #18 on: May 06, 2005 04:09:13 PM »

It's great that there's interest. I would be happy to organize something but becasue I'm not in Vancouver right now, I couldn't do anything before July. But if that's suits everyone and my location is convenient for people who want to come we could start looking at dates and times and such.

Otherwise if someone wants to find another location and start before then I would really want to join when I am back in Vancouver.
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« Reply #19 on: May 06, 2005 04:12:52 PM »

If all else fails we could all meet up somewhere, have a coffee/tea and all say hi and meet and greet? Then figure out what we could all do as a group?

Sorry I'm not trying to push I'm just being curious..
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