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« on: August 23, 2008 03:42:33 PM »

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I have been looking and looking -- where in the world (at Michaels?) can I find safety eyes?  Is there another name they go by that might give the clerks working there an idea of what I mean?  I asked where to find safety eyes and the only thing they were able to point me to was the googly eyes, but I didn't see safety eyes anywhere.  Any ideas?  I tried looking at Wal-Mart, but none there either.  I'm a bit limited because Michaels and Wal-Mart are the only actual crafty stores we have around here Sad 

So many crochet patterns I want to do and use safety eyes with, and no idea where to find them hehe.

Thanks for any advice on finding safety eyes you might have Wink
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« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2008 06:49:29 PM »

the saftey eyes should be where the doll/bear making stuff is.  Normally, thats where they are in all the craft stores Ive been too.  And googly eyes are sometimes with them too.  But its normally, bear/doll eyes(also known as safety eyes) and the bear & doll parts all together.
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« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2008 06:49:46 PM »

I haven't tried looking at Michael's, but I find them at Hobby Lobby with the doll making supplies.
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« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2008 09:34:03 AM »

Thanks for your help -- I'll just have to keep scouring I guess.  I wish we had a Hobby Lobby here in Canada, but I'm pretty sure we don't have them.  At least we don't in Calgary.

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« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2008 09:42:47 AM »

Do you have a nearby Joanne's?  They will also have safety eyes, and their people actually seem to know where things are.
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« Reply #5 on: August 24, 2008 10:56:24 AM »

nope, no Joanne's Sad  There was a Joanne's across the street from me when I lived back in the states (Indiana), but no Joanne's in Canada. Sad
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« Reply #6 on: August 25, 2008 01:50:28 PM »

I had to use ebay for a while as even our Walmart here in southern California are eliminating the crafts department. Then I found great supplier . Check my message at
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=262859.msg2948693#msg2948693
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« Reply #7 on: August 25, 2008 02:27:01 PM »

I had the same problem. I looked everywhere.. bear, doll, buttons & beads section. There's only googly eyes.. You'll have to buy it off ebay or google it.. or buy a stuffed animal and steal those eyes lol
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« Reply #8 on: August 25, 2008 04:38:47 PM »

I had to use ebay for a while as even our Walmart here in southern California are eliminating the crafts department. Then I found great supplier . Check my message at
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=262859.msg2948693#msg2948693




I too use this same supplier !  They are great ! This is my #1 resource.

I also bought some on etsy.com
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« Reply #9 on: August 31, 2008 11:33:05 AM »

I had to use ebay for a while as even our Walmart here in southern California are eliminating the crafts department. Then I found great supplier . Check my message at
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=262859.msg2948693#msg2948693


Thanks!! I just ordered what I needed from them Smiley Appreciate the link!
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