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Topic: Ongoing Wish Swap Round 42  (Read 18588 times)
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mimik
« Reply #40 on: January 05, 2009 12:06:14 PM »

I claim Jadeye for atc kit/ephemera, cards/stationery.

(edited to remove)Well, hello!  I claim Claire313 for oodles of various supplies and some old maps. 
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This is my first second of three claims this round, 0 sent, 0 received.

I am a working mom from the Chicago, IL USA suburbs.  I have a 17 month old son who is the light of my life.  I love glamour, fashion, humor, news, current events and foreign cultures, and I'm always trying to learn new things, especially art/craft wise.  I really really wish I knew how to knit, but I just can't seem to find the time to take it up and stick with it.  Lately I have been making ATCS with vintage maps, fabrics and images and I love trading them.  Feel free to check out my profile for more info!

CRAFTS

- Cute Knitted Toddler Hat (lot of ideas on my wists!)

- Knitted mittens or scarf

- hat-and-scarf-in-one combo, any medium

- Embellished Onesies or Baby Tees (size 3T) - lots of ideas on my wists

- Something from my wists, or any surprise based on my profile

- Cute cushions or cushion covers

- ATCS

-Something related to Minnesota Vikings football for my husband.

- I would LOVE to receive anything with a "legal" theme (e.g. scales of justice).  These could be potholders, a tote, pillows, sculpture, glassware, anything.

-scrap caddy (one of those fabric baskets to hang over the edge of the sewing table to catch scraps.)

-fabric bowls or any sort of organizers

-baskets, catch alls, etc.

-laundry bag

-handmade soaps

Supplies

- japanese cute fabric

- amy butler fabric

- fabric markers or other fabric embellishing stuff

- polymer clay kit

- melt and pour soap

-inkpads for stamping

- rubber stamps - (I resisted these for so long, but I'm starting to collect some cute ones...stars, swirlies, anything that would be cute for ATCs...nothing country or traditionally scrapbooky)

- fabric for needlepoint or embroidery

- ballpoint sewing needles (machine or hand)

-acrylic paint, any color
 
- scrabble tile pendant kit, or any supply for making them

Extras: vintage craft books/mags, glue sticks (not hot glue, the kind that is like elmers in stick form), chipboard, anything law related, ATC embellishments

Thanks for choosing me!!!!
« Last Edit: January 05, 2009 02:08:10 PM by mimik » THIS ROCKS   Logged

hannahkarina
« Reply #41 on: January 05, 2009 12:18:52 PM »

I claim mimik for ATC goodies, acrylic paint, glue sticks and maybe some other surprises?


This is my first of 2 claims for this round, 0 sent, 0 rec'd.




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ABOUT ME:
I'm Hannah, 18 from Canada. I'm a vegetarian with no allergies (except dust and mold), from a non-smoking household. I have a dog but he doesn't get near my crafts ;]
My favourite crafts to do are painting, scrapbooking, sewing, jewelry making. I want to get into embroidery, knitting, crocheting, and using shrink plastic.
I am in love with anything delicate and vintage. I love all of the time from the early 20th century to the 1960's. I'm obsessed with Paris, France, Marie-Antoinette, and all things French, the tv show Mad Men, Audrey Hepburn, Anna Karina, film stars from the golden age of Hollywood and the French New Wave, religious imagery like the Virgin Mary, baking, polar bears, birds, florals, etc.

If you ever need any idea of the things I like, my wist should be more than helpful: http://www.wists.com/hannahkarina

Favourites
Colours: Yellow, shades of pink, pale green, lavender, dusty rose, black, white, gold, ivory.

Scents: rose, chamomile, jasmine, mint, coconut, vanilla, honey, lavender, light florals, sandalwood, white musk, etc.

Images/ideas/themes: 1960's!, Mad Men, Audrey Hepburn, Anna Karina, mod, psychedelia, glamour, old Hollywood, Marie-Antoinette, France, florals/flowers, Pushing Daisies (the tv show), ribbons, lace, Catholic imagery, delicate things, over the top extravagance, decadence, etc. etc. :]
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I don't like dark or bold colours like orange, burgundy, dark forest green, etc. I don't like flames or skulls or any harsh patterns. I don't like anything from the 70's or 80's very much. The 50's and the 60's are my thing! I think my wishlist and the things on my wist give a pretty clear idea of the things I dig. :]


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Wishlist
(*** indicates a "super wish"!)

CRAFTS:
- Artwork, prints, cards inspired by  Audrey Hepburn, France, Anna Karina, the 60's, Mad Men, etc. etc.

- A felted polar bear like: http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=10868291

- Handmade jewelry. I love delicate necklaces, as well as bold statement pieces (like: http://www.wists.com/hannahkarina/9780513cbd9254ca8d1c499b295d9f1d) charm bracelets, earrings, brooches that have a vintage feel. Some examples:  1) http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=8460583


I'd also love a monogram pendant, preferably in gold, with an H. such as: http://www.wists.com/hannahkarina/98b3884e0b073ac9a2e4f6b011bd5edc?offset=0

- handpainted ceramic teacup or teacup and saucer with pretty design. Example: http://www.wists.com/hannahkarina/c9a1996deb2cc57edb2b997183e0477d
I collect vintage teacups too, I like floral patterns.


*** - Handmade hats, headbands, headpieces, barrettes, hair pins, fascinators, etc. I am obsessed with extravagant vintage style hats with feathers and veils! There are so many examples on my wists, here are some favourites. 1) http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=9684275
2) http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=11091619
3) http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=9757189

*** - Handmade or vintage re-con'd nightgowns, pajama sets, slips. Examples 1) (I love this!) http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=11389615
2) http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=11364830
3) http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=9018595


*** - Pretty handmade cards, stationery, gift tags with cute prints, florals, delicate themes.

*** - White knee-length or shorter crinoline/tutu-style skirt to wear under dresses.

*** - Knit/crocheted facecloths in light colours, and maybe a knit/crocheted hand/face towel - all should be able to survive washing in a washing machine.

- lavender/rose filled drawer sachets made with pretty fabric.

- Pretty/cute case for my Nintendo DS

- Cute reusable totes/shopping bags

*** - Cute pincushion. I need a pincushion so very badly! I love this one! http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=10982836

- Cute magnets, ideas on my wist.

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SUPPLIES:
*** - Shrinky Dinks

*** - Beginner set for learning Embroidery, not so much the old fashioned things but cute styles like Sublime Stitching.

*** - Jewelry making supplies! Gold would be amazing but silver-tone would be good too - chains, clasps, findings, etc. needed! Vintage chains would be great too.

*** - Delicate charms and beads. Many examples on my Wists. I would love gold charms as I already have plenty of silver ones. Hearts, lockets, birds, Catholic charms, flowers, Eiffel towers, etc. etc. are all lovely.

- Vintage books or crafting guides, I love retro illustrations and photos. (40's-60's is my favourite, not much of a fan of 70's or anything after)

- Ephemera, anything from the first half of the 20th century would be great. I also collect National Geographics from the 1960's.

*******- Vintage sewing patterns -  I love 1960's clothing, wiggle dresses, cocktail dresses, anything with a defined waist. PM for size/measurements. Example: http://www.wists.com/hannahkarina/4b9185e94e6c429f1677469feadabee3

- Various heavyweight cardstock for cardmaking - light colours, pretty patterns.

*** - Rubber stamp alphabet, preferably in lowercase "Typewriter" style, and ink.

- Watercolour paint in tubes - only colours needed are red, blue, white, yellow, black.

NEW - Gouache paint in tubes.

- Superfine glitter in gold, silver, iridescent, light colours.

- Sequins or big glue on rhinestones, gemstones.

- Mixed bags of jewelry "junk", beads, charms, findings, any scraps you have left over in a jar or a bag.

- Cute stickers.


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EXTRAS:
- Candy from your region. (I don't like anything black licorice flavoured but other than that, I'm good)

- Crafty, fun magazines. Real Simple, Blueprint, Adorn. Used issues are fine as long as they're in good condition.

- ABSOLUTELY ANYTHING FROM MY WIST hehe http://wists.com/hannahkarina I love every single thing I put on there so anything from it or inspired would be amazing

- Recipes for desserts! Even if it's just printed off the computer, I love to try new ideas so I'd love to get your recipes!

*** - Vintage knick-knacks - cute kitschy animals and vintage Avon perfume bottles or vintage beauty/powder/rouge compacts - I collect!

http://www.wists.com/hannahkarina
« Last Edit: January 05, 2009 12:23:04 PM by hannahkarina » THIS ROCKS   Logged

jadeye
« Reply #42 on: January 05, 2009 08:10:17 PM »

I claim hannahkarina for eccentric hair piece (feathers, veil and such) and some random jewelry supplies

This is my second claim of 2 (2,0,0)

My name is Megan, I'm 22 and I live in the NW suburbs of Chicago, IL with my fiance John and kitten named Pirate.  I'm currently attending Clumbia College as a photography major and have 2 semesters to go. I work as a wedding photographer for Essence Photo and Video and Event Photography for Oscar Enzig.  My passion is horses and both John and I ride, although he started riding at Medieval Times in Schaumburg as a knight    My favorite color is green although I LOVE the color combo of red, black, and white.  hmm..I'm also reading the Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon (Amazing books!!) John and I devour books and have a decent library in out living room.  Thats all I can think of at the moment.



Crafts

Padded hair curlers
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=235779.0

-iPod cozy for a 4th generation ipod

-vintage inspired necklaces

-handmade shawl pin
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=17597683
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=17421690
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?ref=sr_gallery_5&listing_id=17127991

-reusable trash bag for car (to hang over neck rest)
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?ref=sr_gallery_7&listing_id=19234562

-mail organizer

-reusable cloth lunch bags
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?ref=sr_gallery_21&listing_id=19323382
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?ref=sr_gallery_16&listing_id=19282162

-anything dia de los muertos inspired

-bookplates with sticker backing (mucha style would be awesome but Im open to anything)
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?ref=sr_gallery_3&listing_id=19134040
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?ref=sr_gallery_2&listing_id=18838463
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?ref=sr_gallery_4&listing_id=15644412

-small note cards to include in swap packages

-travel laundry bag for socks/underwear with 2 pockets (1 clean pocket 1 dirty pocket)

-obi inspired belt (plain red, no print designs)
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?ref=sr_gallery_21&listing_id=19183156
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?ref=sr_gallery_16&listing_id=18191409
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?ref=sr_gallery_20&listing_id=14879316

Craft Supplies

-Stamp carving kit
-ATC kit/ephemera Thank you mimik!
-Cards/stationary to decorate (or already crafted is great too!) Thank you mimik!
-stuff to put into resin jewelry
-Resin pendent moulds
-Scrabble tiles and/or dominos
-Diamond Glaze

Extras
Haribo gummy bears
« Last Edit: January 05, 2009 08:12:38 PM by jadeye » THIS ROCKS   Logged
Velvet Rose
« Reply #43 on: January 06, 2009 03:19:38 PM »


I claim jadeye for small note cards to put in swap packages. This is my first claim.

ABOUT ME

I live in Sydney, Australia and am addicted to swapping.

My first love is feltmaking, but I'm taking a break from this at the moment. So I'm currently exploring papercrafts - in particular scrapbooking and altered art.   

I prefer natural fibres and fabrics to synthetic ones (for environmental and tactile reasons). The fabrics I like the best are vintage florals (pre 1970), vintage brocade/damask (not the modern poly-cotton stuff!), baroque/rococo style prints, cotton velvet, botanical prints and fabrics with silhouettes of leaves or branches/trees. I dont like stripes, spots, plaids/checks, skulls, country/cutesy, or disney/anime stuff.

I love berry shades, dark reds, muted pinks & purples, leaf green, and chocolate brown.  No neons or black please, and I'm not too keen on yellow, orange, navy or aqua. 

Please see my profile and wists for more info.

CRAFTED ITEMS

Purseket/Purse organizer
I would love one of these to help me find things in my purse. It needs to have pockets for my phone, notepad, wallet and tissues plus a few more. Please see the About Me section above and my wists for my fabric preferences.

Crocheted cotton purse
I would love a small crocheted purse made from cotton yarn with a shoulder strap & flap - big enough to hold my wallet, keys, & phone when I go on walks around the neighbourhood. One made from granny squares would be nice. See my colour preferences above.

NEWCrocheted cotton drink bottle holders
I would love crocheted cotton drink bottle holders with a carrying strap for my children's water bottles. Both bottles are 750mls in size. My daughter likes reds, pinks and oranges and my son likes blues and greens. (No synthetic yarns please).

NEWLarge fabric pouch/envelope
I need a large fabric pouch/envelope sized at least 9" x 13" to carry documents around in. It can have a flap or a zip. See my colour and fabric preferences above.

NEWDrawstring bags
I would some cotton drawstring bags to carry my shoes and underwear when I go on vacation. See my colour and fabric preferences above.

Crocheted Cotton Flowers
I'm collecting crocheted flowers made with cotton yarn in all colours except neons, black, brown and dark blue. I would particularly like shades of pink to go on a crocheted tote bag I received in another swap. If they've got leaves that's even better.

Knitted Woollen Socks
I would love a pair of pure wool hand knitted socks in any of the berry shades. I'm not really into stripes but a variegated yarn would be nice. Shoe size is US 9

Screen/gocco printed cards
See my wists for ideas. I love botanical prints - modern or vintage inspired.

Earrings
- made from cotton crocheted flowers in chocolate brown, plum, purple or rose pink
- made from vintage cabs in shades of dark brown, dark pink, red or purple. See my wists http://www.wists.com/enchanted_wool for some ideas
Please use silver findings as my ears are allergic to nickel.

Crocheted cotton market/shopping bag
One that folds up into its own pocket. See my colour preferences above and my wists for examples

Crafted items from my wists

CRAFT SUPPLIES

BIGGEST WISH Scrapbooking Supplies
- anything by K & Co (but especially Ancestry, Blue Awning, Bailey, McKenna, Verbena, Peabody, Addison, Cut and Paste).
- anything rose/baroque/vintage inspired by Anna Griffin
- anything by Basic Gray
No other types of paper/stickers please as I'm trying to match what I already have
- chipboard alphabet letters in a artsy looking non-chunky font
- chipboard shapes in flourishes or scrolls
 - pretty border punches. I would particularly love a circular border punch
- self-adhesive paper lace borders
- acid free glue stick & double sided tape, glue dots etc

Stamping Supplies
BIG WISH - Colorbox fluid chalk stamp pads - in shades of pink, red, blue, burgundy, or purple
-non-toxic acid free ink pads for rubber stamps in the following colours - chocolate brown, olive green, purple, pink, aubergine, or antique type colours such as walnut
- a "Bold Modern Floral" Hero Arts rubber stamp
- Anna Griffin stamps in one of the following designs - blossom motif, tulip motif, rose motif, hydrangea motif, repousse
- K & Co alphabet stamps - clear/acrylic ones only please
(no other stamps please )

 Other Craft Supplies
- Rit fabric dye in claret/burgundy/berry shades (the kind that can be used to dye cotton yarn in the washing machine please)
- a clover needle felting mat
- a rotary cutter for fabric  - preferably one that can cut through felt (I can't cut straight!)
- vintage cabs in flower shapes
- Japanese felting books/magazines (I can't read Japanese but the pictures are amazing!)
- supplies from my wists

ALLERGIES ETC
- Some of the members of my household have allergies to perfume, animal hair and cigarette smoke
- no feathers, fur or leather please
- no candy, sugar, tea or coffee please as I am on a special diet  Sad

Thanks so much to anyone who chooses me.
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teachingjonah
« Reply #44 on: January 06, 2009 03:53:50 PM »

I claim Velvet Rose for a crocheted cotton purse.

2nd claim, 0 sent, 0 received

Hello, My name is Julie.  This is my first OWS, so please correct me gently if I make a mistake.  I live in Ohio (USA) with my husband and two boys.  We live a very quiet life and I like it that way   I like all sorts of colors, you'll get an idea of the combinations I like if you look at my wists and my favorites in my profile.  I have no allergies.  I don't really like strong floral scents, but if it smells like yummy deserts in a kitchen I love it.  I also like to wear citrusy scents. 

Here's a sample of things I covet:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=147576.0 Crocheted shawl

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=280787.0 knitted bella mittens

http://www.jcarolinecreative.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Store_Code=JC&Screen=HOBO_BAG  Love the colors and print
http://whipup.net/2007/09/01/wallet-sized-fold-up-re-usable-shopping-bag/  fold up shopper

http://whipup.net/2006/09/28/tissue-holder-tutorial/

http://babyangelsparadise.blogspot.com/2007/12/so-i-needed-wallet.html wallet

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=194155.0 tea wallet
Thank you girlosun_9 Smiley
http://curiouslycrafty.wordpress.com/tutorials/ blank books (similar to this, they dont have to be from this tutorial, but I like blank pages better than lined. 

http://www.lionbrand.com/patterns/4025A.html felted Lucy Bag

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=259160.0  Lunch bag and sandwich wrapsThank you girlosun_9 http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=234734.msg2567995#msg2567995 felt needle books

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=204022.0 Fabric boxes for storing goodies like buttons and safety eyes. 

Handspun yarn would be awesome!

General:
Pincushions
Throw pillow slipcovers in nature/forest  themes (trees, birds, mushrooms, animals) in browns, greens, light blues to go in my living room
Pencil rolls
Crocheted or knitted dishcloths 

craft supplies:
Shrinky dink paper
Buttons
safety eyes
elastic
zippers
fat quarters in bright colors

extras:
Sewing patterns for toys
Craft books or pamphlets
crochet books: Amigurumi world
embroidery: doodle stitching
sewing: Bend the Rules sewing

I also have a wist in my signature.  Thanks for looking and please PM if you have any questions. 
« Last Edit: January 06, 2009 03:56:16 PM by teachingjonah » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Faren
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« Reply #45 on: January 06, 2009 07:30:00 PM »

I claim teachingjonah for handspun yarn.

1st claim, 0 sent, 0 recieved

I'm a 34 year old redhead that lives in McPherson, KS with my hubby and 2 black cats(yes, I am a glutton for punishment!)

I love either bright, jewel or dark colors, especially purple,green, blue.  Do not like neons and pastels aren't my favorites either. Reds, oranges and yellows should probably be included in the non favs. Favorite scents are lilac, lavender, chocolate least favorites are any citrus or mint.  My main craft is knitting, but also (just learned) crochet, polymer clay, cross stitch, sewing stuffed animals,bags, freezer paper stenciling, and my new favorite, spinning yarn, but it seems like I never get around to making myself anything!

Interests are scifi and fantasy and folklore.  Firefly, Lord of the Rings, Dr. Who, Twilight, Pern.  Western style dragons, fairies, elves, the fae, celtic and medieval designs. I love the steampunk look too!

Crafts

Any kind of reusable grocery bags based on my likes.
Produce bags
scented candles/incense sticks
bath and body stuff: soap(not melt and pour), lip balm, lotion, body sugars, bath bombs, shampoo, conditioner...
Some kind of thread catcher for my sewing machine, either hanging or maybe part of a pincushion?
A ren style corset would be beyond awesome! Or any ren clothes, actually.
A book safe(hollowed out book), based on my likes
Slippers, nice and warm, can be made of anything, but want a heel on them, warm is the word to go by! I keep thinking I'll knit and felt a pair, but it hasn't happened yet!
Embroidered tea towels based on my likes..
Some kind of needle felted critter like  a dragon, unicorn, fairy, etc, based on my interests
Any kind of  glasswork. Really, stained, fused, blown, etched, whatever, I love them all.  I don't really have an idea on what kind of object I want either, share your ideas!
Personalized measuring tape like this http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=231569.0
Small decorated rubber bands for the end of my braid.  I love the japanese folded flowers!
Cloth car trash bag like the one on my wists
Embroidered tshirts or hoodies from my wists

Any wisty surprise!



Supplies
Cotton fabric that is knitting, crafting, book, fantasy  themed
Wool Wash like Soak or Euclan
little embroidery scissors
Any fiber for spinning, roving, batts, anything and everything

Extras
I am allergic to corn, corn syrup, etc, though it won't kill, just give me a killer of a headache.
Dark chocolate is always good!
Hot chocolate
Postcard from your area of the world

Thanks!
« Last Edit: January 06, 2009 08:38:49 PM by Faren » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Personal Swap Friendly!

My Wists  http://wists.com/Faren
http://www.flickr.com/photos/faren422/

New hand spun yarns listed! 2/27/10
http://www.annellsannex.etsy.com
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« Reply #46 on: January 07, 2009 08:00:14 AM »

Hello! I claim Faren for a thread catcher and car garbage bag Smiley

This is my third claim this round, 0 sent, 0 recieved

My name is Claire and I live in New Jersey. I'm a vegetarian, I do yoga, LOVE animals (especially cats), and anything hippie/indie. My favorite colors are blue, orange, teal and purple and I like every kind of fabric EXCEPT velvet (EEP! gives me the willies). No allergies, unless you plan to send me alcohol (yeah im allergic to alcohol, sad i know) Anything else you would like to know about me, PM away!

BIG wishes BOLD

Crafts I would like:

- Stuffies! Cats, rabbits, cupcakes - any color <--- thanks goodtimegirl!
- Amigurumi! anything would be lovely
- Cotton Kimono-style bathrobe (i'm pretty small - PM if you need sizes) any color, print (i know this is kind of a big wish, maybe we could arrange a personal swap?)
http://www.anthropologie.com/anthro/catalog/productdetail.jsp?id=853506&navAction=jump&search=true <---something like that
- Funky jewelry (vintage, indie) handmade or otherwise <--- thanks animegirlie!
- Large purse - perhaps owl, bird pattern
- "Steampunk" Wrist cuff (I have seen SO many awesome ones around here... if I can find the link, I'll post it)
- Vintagey cami! something like this http://www.freepeople.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/products.detail/productID/6728d476-6c71-42ae-afe9-be7328667795/categoryID/5329eb52-fb04-4e72-8534-36232b579aac Again, I'm on the smaller side so PM for sizing
- LEGWARMERS! like these fancy things: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=283365.0
- OMG that steampunk ring that Animegirlie got from Asphalt Queen was beautiful - can't seem to get the link but its OWS 41 gallery page 5... Ms. Asphalt Queen, up for making another one?? Wink

Supplies: (thanks to everyone who has sent/is sending me supplies! I can always use more Smiley)
- Buttons - any size, color
- Glass beads - any size, color
- Wooden beads
- Wool for felting... ok actually ANYTHING for felting.. I'm a newbie
- Shrinky Dink starter kit
- Cool fabric - I just started getting into sewing so my supplies are rather limited (thanks goodtimegirl!!)
- Sewing supplied that I don't realize I need (zippers, interfacing, etc) (thanks again goodtimegirl!)
- Silverware (Forks, Spoons) I would love to make a fork windchime or spoon ring
- Stamp starter kit!
- YARN!!!!! Anything soft... most colors except obnoxious neons or "baby" blues and pinks

Extras:
- Old post cards
- Cool picture frames in cool colors/shapes
- Old maps! Italy, Portugal, any city from around the world
- TEA! Your favorite kinds are welcome
- ANYTHING tea related - charms, images, etc (its so cold here right now all I can think of is TEA!)

Anything you can think of that might relate to the lists above would be super too

Thanks to whoever picks me!  Swaps are so fun  Cheesy
« Last Edit: January 07, 2009 08:07:18 AM by claire313 » THIS ROCKS   Logged

AsphaltQueen
« Reply #47 on: January 08, 2009 12:59:04 PM »

I claim claire313 for the steampunk ring, some fabric and a tea-themed item.

This is my 2nd claim (1 sent, 1 received) and I am in the U.S. Here's a mini-bio with more info than you'll ever want.

I'm 33 and live in the lovely state of Michigan with my wonderful husband and our beagle, Snort. Snort's idea of the good life is eating, sleeping and eating her own poo. She's my fur-baby, and while we don't treat her like a human child, she is a member of our family.

I own an asphalt company along with my Dad and work about 70-80 hours a week in the summer, so I basically have no life, including crafting, from May through the end of October.

I'm a flittering crafter, I like to try everything once and the things I really enjoy, I keep up with. My current favorites are making jewelry, knitting (my first adult sweater is on the needles and it's getting really hard to keep going yep, its still on the needles a year later!) and papercrafts, though I'm trying to get back into watercolors and really need to start using my pottery wheel again. Things I'd really like to try are resin, crochet, and needle felting.

I like sarcastic wit and jokes that make you think, and I seem to be experiencing a renewed love for the '80s. Favorite tv show of all time is The Office and favorite movies are Real Genius (with a very young Val Kilmer) and the original Willy Wonka (c'mon, a movie all about candy!) Favorite colors are ocean-y colors (greens & blues & browns) and jewel tones (ruby, emerald, sapphire, etc.). Im also digging the black/white/grey combos lately.

I love anything to do with nature and waterfalls are my favorite places to check out. And my favorite food in the whole world is donuts. Best flavor explosion - a fresh, hot, plain cake donut, straight from the oven with a glass of apple cider. I dislike mean people, people who are stupid by choice, soy sauce, political campaigns, and having religion preached to me without an invitation.

Please feel free to look over my wists as I like everything on there, its updated, and wisty surprises are fun, fun, fun!!! Thank you so, so much to anyone who chooses me!

CRAFTED ITEMS

KNIT/CROCHET/YARN/NEEDLEWORK
  • knit socks ankle or regular is fine (womens size 8.5 or 9) 
  • amigurumi or needle-felted or felt beagle (Ill fight ya for this one, Grieney!)
  • amigurumi or needle-felted or felt hippopotamus
  • amigurumi or needle-felted or felt cookie monster (actually, any of the old-school sesame street characters would be great and Ive even got free patterns listed on my wist!)
  • amigurumi or needle-felted or felt pelican
  • pair of knit half-finger gloves with a fold-over mitten flap. My husband has also informed me that he would like a pair, too, so you could do either male or female-sized ones
  • art yarn
  • Knit shrug/wrap - on the off-chance that someone is just itchin to do one, Ive got a few listed on my wist
  • handknit squares for a Craftster blanket I have to double-check the sizes Ive already gotten, but I think they were 4 square. Only request is that the yarn you use is machine washable.
  • Felted beads pretty flexible on colors and sizes, Id like to have a stash of these for art projects.
  • Funny, sarcastic crossstitches - I've got a couple on my wist[
  • Embroidered pillowcases- For our master bedroom, colors are blues and greens. Some type of sea animals or theme would be awesome.
  • Embroidered pillowcases - for our master bedroom, colors are blues and greens. Some type of sea animals or theme would be awesome.
  • Embroidered pillowcases - for our guest bedroom, any thread color and theme is fine. - thanks, pinkleo!

SEWN
  • a box bag like  this - thanks, a2k!
  • some type of overnight bag that has a number of pockets to hold misc. toiletries and stuff (Ive seen some Amy Butler ones that are cute, but it doesnt necessarily have to be that involved or fancy unless you feel like it basic tote with interior pockets is fine by me. Oh, and it doesn't have to be fancy fabric, either.)
  • Placemats (set of 2, 4 or 6) - though Im loving the log cabin look, anything would be sweet. My kitchen colors are sage green and burgundy
  • Napkins (matching or coordinating sets of 2, 4 or 6) kitchen colors are sage green and burgundy
  • Pair of Strawberry Shortcake, Super Mario, Smurfs or PacMan long pajama pants or pajama shorts (any type of fabric is fine, PM for measurements but I wear a Nick and Noras size large if that helps)
  • Pair of satiny pajama shorts or long pants (any fabric is fine, just want something that feels silky/satiny. PM for measurements but I wear a Nick and Noras size large if that helps)
  • Weekender bag pretty big wish, but if someone has one layin around they arent using I dont care either way if its made with Amy Butler fabric (gorgeous, yes cheap, no).
  • Jacket for Snort I'd prefer something that has a neck band and belly wrap, rather than something I have to put her legs through. I can get you whatever measurements you need for this.


ART/PAPERCRAFTS
  • your artwork, whatever medium you like you can check my wist for inspiration (youll see I love a lot of whimsical pieces), but Ill love anything that isnt political, religious or deal with death.
  • inchies or ACEOs


SILKSCREEN/IRON-ONS/ETC.
  • silkscreened t-shirt with the phrase    neat-o mosquito     (feel free to add a cool image if you have one) womens L or XL, 40 bust
  • t-shirt like this one that errka made for me last year that I have worn and washed so much the graphic is falling apart!  roughly a womens large, 40 bust   http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=155224.msg1545936#msg1545936
  • silkscreened or handpainted or stenciled t-shirt, basically animal/nature stuff or something inspired by my wists roughly a womens large or x-large, 40 bust


JEWELRY/ACCESSORIES
  • A glass or soldered or resin pendant Ive got examples on my wists of some I like, or choose an image you think Id like!
  • Pelican pendant sculpy, glass, collaged, resin, whatever!
  • Chunky necklaces in a style you think I might like


MISCELLANEOUS
  • hand-carved rubber stamps you think I might like.
  • Anything on the theme of 1950s Happy Homemaker with a twist (tongue-in-cheek kind of things) notepad, pendant, artwork, tote, t-shirt, whatever!
  • Anything on my wists Im constantly adding new items and there's lots of small/medium items on there!



CRAFTY-SUPPLY ITEMS
  • Weird or unique rubber or acrylic stamps. Zetti-type images, dancing animals, retro images, basically stuff you cant find at JoAnns (Ive got a few samples on my wists). Used is perfectly fine!
  • Random/unique ephermera anything you think I might find amusing, intriguing, weird or otherwise useful.
  • Typewriter keys The older the better. Even just the stickers or photos of the keys printed onto thick cardstock/chipboard would be cool.
  • Vintage/old keys The older and rustier, the better. Skeleton keys are awesome, but anything that looks old is terrific.
  • Rusty metal stuff Anything that I can use for altered art stuff, usually no bigger than a half-dollar or so.
  • Vintage library card catalog cards
  • Random computer bits Anything thats small and looks cool (except for keyboard letter keys). (I like to use these bits on jewelry.)
  • Chunky, super soft yarn - any fiber is fine as long as it's soft! Any color except for orange, yellow and neons.
  • Swarovski crystals - any color, any shape, any size

EXTRAS
  • Wade figurines
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« Reply #48 on: January 09, 2009 03:28:35 AM »

I claim AsphaltQueen for a box bag (first attempt -- you're the guinea pig!), some soft chunky yarn, and a wisty surprise!

This is my third claim of three allowed, none sent, none received.  (3,0,0)

Hi!  Im addicted to knitting, though I love many other crafts as well!  A Michigan (USA) native, I am enamored of watery landscapes and northern hardwood forests.  My deepest wish is to live on a lake or river.  I love snow and wintery landscapes, cool colors and corny humor.  I love superheroes and mourn the fact that Im fat and 50 superhero material beyond repair.  ☺  I wist.   

Enough about me: 

Crafted Items

fabric covered tacks

your rendering of my Jack Russell terrier in any medium (pencil, paint, embroidery, appliqu, etc.)

pottery, especially small bowls or mugs

needle box http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=155698.msg1616647#msg1616647

small art dolls inspired by this: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=223964.0

unique/funny/colorful brooch or pendant

prayer journal including your favorite prayers, especially something work friendly that I can open to re-center myself in moments of stress

hand crafted journal, with unlined pages, especially like the kind that lay flat when opened

posters for my office featuring anti-bullying messages in any medium (pencil, paint, embroidery, etc.) Examples:  Pick flowers, not fights!, Horseplay hurts!  Please act human (fake it if you have to).  See this website for other ideas: http://catalog.instructionalimages.com/product_info.php?products_id=37{1}1

Poetry journal with your favorite (or original) works included

Notecards I love handcrafted notecards and use them for everything from swapping to thank yous!  If you have sent me notecards in the past, I am either using them and loving them, or they are all gone! Thanks, AQ!

Handspun yarn, any colors, any amount

A wist inspired surprise!


Supplies

learn to spin kit with drop spindle and roving

10 inch Harmony straight knitting needles, any size except 10 and 10.5 (I just broke down and ordered these) http://www.knitpicks.com/Straight+Harmony+Knitting+Needles_NDSTNHarmonyneedles.html

natural fiber yarns, any weight, any color

wool and acrylic blend yarn, DK or sport weight, any color

fat quarters/fabric scraps

quilting supplies/ beginner patterns/ ideas

Books:
    Elizabeth Zimmermans Knitting Workshop 
    Knit to be Square by Vivian Hoxbro I just ordered this too -- I'm a bad monkey!
    Knitting on Top of the World by Nicki Epstein


Extras

candies or foods unique to your locale
chocolate in all varieties
postcard from your town/country
tea, especially black (not a fancy flavor lover)  ☺
licorice, especially black!
Fun badges/pins
interesting pens or pencils -- ad types from outside the US especially cool!

Thanks for choosing me!
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« Reply #49 on: January 09, 2009 05:54:05 AM »

I claim addicted2knitting for a wisty surprise or two.   Cheesy

This is claim 2 for me (2, 0, 0)

list in a second! up!

I am in my late 20s, full time SAHM to my 10 month old daughter, and part time childcare worker.  I live in the Denver, CO area.  Prior to my SAHM-ing, I was an elementary music teacher, so I love all things musical!  Crafts I like to do include scrapbooking, knitting, and sewing; although I do dabble in lots of different things.  I love earthy colors, especially browns, greens, grays, and blues.

Crafts:

* Re-usable sandwich bags
* Everyday cloth napkins a set of 6 would be great, my kitchen is sage green, kind of a French country feel
* Tote bag to haul my gear to the gym
* Yoga mat bag my yoga mat is a sky blue color either sewn or knitted, I saw a cool knitted one in one of the Stitch N Bitch books, I think the pattern is free on ravelry
* Tree of life pendant thanks jadeye!!
* Hooded scarf - pattern found here: http://blog.craftzine.com/archive/2006/11/craft_pattern_podcast_speed_kn.html
* Leg warmers, knit socks, arm warmers, fingerless gloves do you get that I am constantly cold during the winter?  
* Vintage clothing patterns for toddler girl
* Vintage-y decorated tshirts, size L (I like the longer styles of tshirts)
* Skirt like this one on my wists http://wists.com/musicalmama/6a3f325dcfa1a05b96d4c8f2e1d66085 PM me for sizing info
* Monster hat for my little girl PM for pattern, their website is down right now
* Vintage inspired apron
* Penguin amigurumi, or any kind, really
* Handmade pottery a tea pot would be really great!
* I like the idea of a ravelry surprise!  My favorites on ravelry are here: http://www.ravelry.com/people/musicalmama/favorites/patterns
* Anything inspired by my wists http://wists.com/musicalmama


Supplies:

* Scrapbooking paper/cardmaking supplies thanks jadeye!!
* Waste canvas for cross-stitch
* Penguin fabric
* Yarn any color, but I love brown, green, gray and blue, preferably natural fibers (wool or cotton, not acrylic)
* Needle felting kit I would love to learn this!


Extras:

* Postcard/photo from where you live
* Chocolate  mmmm  Chocolate
* Tea
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