A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Please remember to SEARCH before asking a question that may have already been answered. Thanks!
Total Members: 299,166
Currently Running With Scissors:
587 Guests and 15 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: safety eyes at Michaels?  (Read 17162 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
toque
pinktoque
Offline Offline

Posts: 1175
Joined: 18-Oct-2006

Creator of GEEKSOAP.net


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« on: August 23, 2008 03:42:33 PM »

Hi!

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
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I design geeky, all natural handmade soap known as GEEKSOAP! http://www.geeksoap.net
Portfolio: http://www.thepinktoque.com/
littlefawnpug
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 5518
Joined: 12-Feb-2008

Happy Howl-idays


View Profile available for personal swaps
« 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.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

~If someone tells you that your putting too much peanut butter on your bread, stop talking to them.  You don't need that kind of negativity in your life.
jkaymac
« 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.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
toque
pinktoque
Offline Offline

Posts: 1175
Joined: 18-Oct-2006

Creator of GEEKSOAP.net


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« 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.

Thanks again!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I design geeky, all natural handmade soap known as GEEKSOAP! http://www.geeksoap.net
Portfolio: http://www.thepinktoque.com/
crochetedkitten
« 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.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Life Is Short, Crochet Naked!
toque
pinktoque
Offline Offline

Posts: 1175
Joined: 18-Oct-2006

Creator of GEEKSOAP.net


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« 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
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I design geeky, all natural handmade soap known as GEEKSOAP! http://www.geeksoap.net
Portfolio: http://www.thepinktoque.com/
sewhappysue
Offline Offline

Posts: 1127
Joined: 25-Mar-2008

addicted to dolls


View Profile available for personal swaps
« 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
THIS ROCKS   Logged
RyuuDolly
« 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
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Dona Leonor
« 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
THIS ROCKS   Logged

toque
pinktoque
Offline Offline

Posts: 1175
Joined: 18-Oct-2006

Creator of GEEKSOAP.net


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« 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!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I design geeky, all natural handmade soap known as GEEKSOAP! http://www.geeksoap.net
Portfolio: http://www.thepinktoque.com/
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Make Your Own Cool Boot Jewelry
Casual Night Out Outfit Tips
The Vintage Vision: Shoe 2014 Trends
Kendall Jenner Shows Off Calvin Klein Underwear in Instagram Photo
Southern Style Tips: Mixing Black and Navy
Latest Blog Articles
Handmade Gift Ideas: Exploding Needle Box
Handmade Gift Ideas: Japanese Shibori Dyeing
@Home This Weekend: Embellished Guest Towels

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.