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« on: September 23, 2010 09:14:40 PM »




FEEL FREE TO SEND IN YOUR QUESTIONNAIRE HOWEVER CLAIMS DO NOT START UNTIL OCT 1st, 2010 at 12:01 AM....LET'S GET READY TO CRAFT!!

 NOTHING BUT CLAIMS GO IN THIS THREAD!!! THERE IS A DISCUSSION THREAD FOR CHATTING!


PLEASE READ WHOLE POST BEFORE JOINING SWAP

 few small things have changed such as You must take pics of your package before you ship & added you must post pics of your swap received within 5 days of receiving or have the sender post...

Organizers:  BABALINA58 & CRAFTYBEACHGIRL

*IMPORTANT PM INFO*
When sending PMs, please label them as OWS 63 with one of the following tags:
Approval
Package sent
Package received
Question

So when sending the questionnaire, the subject will read OWS 63 Approval.
When notifying us about sending and receiving packages, add the corresponding tag. If you just have a general question, label it as that. This will keep things organized for us!  When sending a sent/received PM, please include the 'Send by' date so my craziness will stay at a minimum.

Qualifications to Join

To join this round you must be cleared in all Ongoing Wish list Swaps through Round 60.
(except for international delivery).  You also cannot join this swap if you are currently late in Round  61 or 62.
Do not join this swap if you are late in other swaps.  Please make those swaps your priority.

There will no longer be items allowed that are not craft or supply related, if you have questions please let us know

Swap Info

Swap name: Ongoing Wish list Swap 63
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: Babalina58 & Craftybeachgirl
Sign-up date range: 09/24 - 10/31/2010
Date to send item by: 2 weeks after wish is granted
Limited to a certain number of people?: No
Non-U.S. participants allowed? Yes
You must be over 16 years of age.  If you are under 18 (but over 16) be sure that:
A)   you have your parents permission (youll be using their address OR a P.O. Box)
B)   you have access to a computer where you can keep in contact (i.e. if you get grounded from a home computer, you can use the one at the library/friends/etc.)
C)   you are able to walk/get a ride to the post office ON TIME
D)   you have enough supplies or funds to purchase supplies needed to create awesome crafted items

Organizer Notes and Stuff

Swap Organizer himself/herself meets these conditions:
- Has fully read the Swap Info Guide
- Has successfully completed two swaps as a participant
- Is not organizing more than three swaps right now
- Will recruit a co-organizer or give all details to a Swap Moderator if this swap has more than 25 participants
- Is at least 18 years old

Swap Organizer will check each participant to make sure they meet these conditions:
- Has been a member for at least one month
- Has posted at least 15 times
- Has completed one swap successfully before signing up for multiple swaps at a time
- Is not currently signed up for more than five swaps
- Does not have any negative feedback
- Participant has agreed that he/she is at least 16 years old
- If within the US, understands that Delivery Confirmation number is required for this swap: YES/NO
- If outside the US, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap: YES/NO




All swappers MUST be pre-approved for this swap!

YOU CANNOT PARTICIPATE UNLESS YOU PM US AND  YOU HAVE BEEN ADDED TO THE LIST!

***PLEASE! Do not claim someone while waiting for approval!*** You may claim as soon as you get approval confirmation.



If you want to participate, here is the information to send to the organizers.  Please have the title of your PM be the name of the swap.

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap: Ongoing Wish Swap Round 63
Craftster username:
Email address:
Your real name:
Your mailing address:
Have you read the Swap Guidelines and understand how this swap works?
Are you willing to send at least a medium item per claim?
( If not then you will not be approved )
A medium item is the following-
A craft or recon etc that takes you two hours to complete.
Or
20$ worth of Store Bought Items ( If bought from a thrift store, estimate at what it would have cost new )
Are you willing to post a photo of the item/s you receive or have the person who sent to you post of the photo for you with 5 days of receiving?
Are you willing to take a photo of the item you are shipping in the event the person cant post photos?
Your List must be created in the following format
Crafts
Craft Supplies
Extras
Do you agree to follow this?
(There will no longer be items allowed that are not craft or supply related, if you have questions please let us know)
Are you a Friend of Craftster?
Have you been a Swap Angel (with proof in profile)?
Are you willing to ship outside of your country?
If you are willing to ship outside your country? (You MUST be willing to ship air postal or an equivalent which will take a maximum of 3 weeks.) Are you willing?


IMPORTANT: Also, remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find other rules about participating in a swap.

Please bookmark this thread and/or post here. All updates will be made here and this will help you to keep up with everything.

IF YOU WANT TO PARTICIPATE, REMEMBER TO SEND YOUR INFO TO THE ORGANIZERS VIA PRIVATE MESSAGE AND NOT TO REPLY WITH IT HERE.  PLEASE MESSAGE BABALINA58 AND YOU MUST PUT IN THE SUBJECT in SUBJECT LINE referring to swap 63!!
How This Swap Works:
Please READ CAREFULLY! This swap works differently than most!

Try to imagine a chain.  The first link is the first person whose wish list is on page 1 (Person A) - that will be the craftster member who was the very last wish list from Ongoing Wish Swap 62.

Now, we want to put another link in the chain.  People will read that list and see if there is something they want to/can make from the list.

Someone (Person B) will claim Person A for some item on their wish list.  They post a reply to the thread that says I claim Person A for [item].  This is my X claim (however many times they have picked someone for example, "this is my fourth wish, with one sent, and three received, (meaning that this is the fourth claim they've made, one is in transit to it's destination, and three of the items have been received by the people they previously claimed).  Also add your location, and any preferences or aversions I live in Wisconsin USA, I am a vegetarian, and I am allergic to wool.

IT'S REALLY IMPORTANT THAT YOU REPLY WITH YOUR STATUS WHEN YOU CLAIM SOMEONE!  This means you need to post who you are claiming and for what, how many claims you have made, including how many in transit and how many received, and your location/preferences/aversions.

Then comes the fun part!  After the introduction, Person B is the last link in the chain, and they post their wish list!!!  YOU CAN HAVE AS MANY ITEMS ON YOUR WISH LIST AS YOU WANT, HOWEVER YOU MUST HAVE A MINIMUM OF EIGHT PER SECTION i.e. CRAFTS and SUPPLIES.  THE MORE ITEMS YOU LIST, THE BETTER YOUR CHANCES OF BEING CLAIMED QUICKLY.

(Please have your list ready, this swap moves very quickly!  Please include your country at the start of your wish list). Person B will also PM Person A to get her address so they can mail the item when it is finished.  

Along comes Person C, who claims Person B for something on their list and the chain is built, link by link.  (If Person C wanted to make Person B a purse AND a stuffie, that would still count as ONE WISH.)  Then they post their list, and so on.

When you want to make a claim, you can ONLY pick from the very last wish list in the chain.  You can't pick anyone else in the chain - you can only connect to the very end of the chain, which is that last wish list posted.

After you have made your claim, you need to PM that person for their address.

Friends of Craftster are allowed 3 wishes at one time, others are allowed 2 wishes.  If this is your first swap, you are only allowed one wish until your craft is received for this month.  Do not choose over your given limit.
If you already have one claim that will be sent out late, please don't claim again until that one is sent out.

Become a Friend of Craftster!  Go here: http://www.craftster.org/subscribe.php

If you are at your limit of wishes, you can choose again once one of your partners receives, NOT when you send.

***Do not claim someone unless you can fulfill that wish to a high caliber***

Let's keep the quality high here. We don't want to receive PMs with people concerned over the lack of quality of their items.  Please, just work your hardest to keep the bar high on the quality of items here!  Don't choose just for the sake of choosing; choose to make someone else a really AWESOME wish!

Now if the thread gets in a rut for a few days/hours, the person who made the last wish should add to their list if they can think of anything else, until someone decides to craft for them. Please make sure this is not you!

Unsure of where to find wish ideas?  Try the previous ongoing wish swap galleries or any other gallery on craftster.  Look through your fellow crafters wist lists.

Sending/Communicating/Feedback:
YOU HAVE TWO WEEKS (14 days)TO GET YOUR ITEM OUT THE DOOR.
IF YOU DO NOT SEND A MEDIUM ITEM YOU WILL BE GETTING NEGATIVE FEEDBACK.

( the medium can be a couple small items etc as long as it adds up to a medium )
( A medium item equals two hours of crafting time or $20 worth of store bought items )
Feedback will be given as soon as you have sent - received -posted pics.

Please be communicative if you are having any issues. If you communicate you still need to send your item in a timely manner.  Communication does not mean you can send as late as you want.  After one week past the deadline you will have negative feedback.  This is only temporary as it will be changed back once you fulfill your obligation for late item(s).  Do not choose to craft an item if you do not think you can meet these deadlines.

THERE WILL BE FEEDBACK FOR THIS SWAP
I will be giving feedback in the following way:
-  great swapper: for those who follow all the rules
-  good/poor communication:  where applicable
-  sent late: where applicable
-  no dc number: failed to comply with the rule about using a confirmation number for packages within their own country
- didn't post pictures: failed to post pictures of what they received without an adequate explanation to their partner


Previous Swap Rounds:
If you are confused in any way by how this works, please look at some previous rounds:

PLEASE REMEMBER THAT POSTING PHOTOS IS STILL A REQUIREMENT FOR THIS SWAP.  IF YOU CAN'T TAKE PHOTOS, PLEASE MENTION IT TO THE PERSON WHO CLAIMS YOU.FEEDBACK WILL NOT BE GIVEN UNTIL YOUR PACKAGES HAVE BEEN SENT AND YOU RECEIVE AND POST PICS.

BABALINA58 will be our organizer, in charge of your claims, your sends, receives and approval feedback.
Craftybeachgirl will be or co Organizer in charge of watching the Discussions, Gallery  and finding Angels if need be



Discussion Threads

Round 48, 49 and 50 Discussion
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=311897.0

Round 51, 52, 53 and 54 Discussion
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=322955.0

Round 55-58 Discussion
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=336326.0

Round 59 and 60 Discussion
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=349258.0

Round 61- 63 Discussion
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=355217.0

Galleries

Round Fifty-Five Gallery
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=336327.0

Round Fifty-Six Gallery
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=340447.0

Round Fifty-Seven Gallery
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=344358.0

Round Fifty-Eight Gallery
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=347829.0

Round Fifty-Nine Gallery
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=349680.0

Round Sixty Gallery
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=353220.0

Round Sixty-One Gallery
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=355218.0

Round Sixty-Two Gallery
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=358649.0

Round Sixty-Three Gallery
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=361204.0
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« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2010 07:57:49 AM »

reserved for approved swappers:
Sent
Received
MAXED out
LATE IN PREV. ROUND CANT CLAIM!!
Contact me ASAP!
NEG FEEDBACK will be issued as per ruled if not sent by the 7th day after as per the rules!!

1.StephanieGravatt
2.Babalina58
03.Craftybeachgirl
4.SMLounsbury

6. laura3850
7.JessySihk
8.mxer145
9.Costumesaremylife      
10.writer_crafter
11.lindyv321
12. Lady Pistola
13. goddessgarb
14. zilamonster
15. she goes la
16. Ewulotta
17. jemimah
18. claire313
19. Yumjello01
20.thanate
21. padfoot
22. Vdbonnett
23. SAHMama
24. gamemom42
25. shelina
26. mcook72677
27. phoenixfiredesigns
28. NatACT
29. AlishaMisha
30. frosty772
31. nostephot
32. mlsocci74
33. Hebe73
34. udhillb
35. mommythemaid
36. sweetyetevil

38. Laural
39. sugaree
40. lafemmefatale

42. AlyssaKnits

44. Dawl
45. Teffy
46.  gala_apples
47.  pixieval
48. thelastkodama
49. rubies-pearls
50. Banga
51. Ink_A_Dink
52. edelC
~~Three Claims~~
       edelc
       pixieval
      
       AlyssaKnits
       sweetyetevil
       udhillb
       Hebe73
       mlsocci74
       nostephot
       Frosty772
       AlishaMisha
       phoenixfiredesigns
       mcook72677
       shelina
       SAHMama
       Vdbonnett
       padfoot
       Babalina58
       laura3850
       mxer145
       lindyv321
       zilamonster
       Ewulotta
       jemimah
       YumJello01
       thanate
       gamemom42
       Mommythemaid
 
~~Two Claims~~
      Costumesaremylife
      Ink_A_Dink
      Banga
      rubies-pearls
      thelastkodama      
      gala_apples
      Teffy
      Dawl
      lafemmefatale
      akredhead
      sugaree
      Laural
      Velvet Rose
      NatACT
      Craftybeachgirl
      ifallthraindrops
      SMLounsbury
      StephanieGravatt
      JessySihk
      writer_crafter
      Lady Pistola
      goddessgarb


  ~~One Claim~~
      she goes la
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« Reply #2 on: September 26, 2010 08:52:16 AM »

   SEND BY DATES Grin
SENT
Received
Late with communication
Contact us ASAP neg feedback pending
Neg feedback left did not send on time


          OCT 14
  jemimah----> padfoot for a felt playmat set!    
  Babalina ----> Jemimah for some stenciled Spock or tard stuff  shirts
  SMLounsbury ---->babalina58 for embroidered bath sheets (and other surprises)
  VDbonnet --->SMLounsbury for 2 DS cases
  SAHMama----> Vdbonnett for some fabric & maybe a Christmas ornament /two.
  Zillamonster --->SAHMama for a crochet project bag
  writer_crafter ---->zilamonster for a nerdy Kindle case!  
  SMLoundsbury ----> claim writer_crafter for some colorful pillow cases
  She goes la ---->SML gonna claim for some surprises
  VDbonnet ---->shegoesla for freezer paper and a surprise : )
  Padfoot ---->Vdbonnet for Christmas Ornaments and possibly teapot art
  Mxer145--->Padfoot for black stencilled lounge pants in a Harry Potter or Buffy
  
               OCT 15
  jemimah --->mxer145 for wall art (probably, or maybe something wisty
  gamemom42---->Jemimah for an awesome apron.
  Mxer145 ---->gamemom42 for a stencilled t shirt
  Lady Pistola ---->mxer145 for a wisty surprise! (not 100% sure yet!)
  Thanate ---->Lady Pistola for fabric, and maybe some beading supplies
  writer_crafter ---->thanate for some swiffer covers!
  AlishaMisha  ---->writer_crafter for a wisty surprise!
  zillamonster-->AliashaMisha One-Yard-Wonders Book & bamboo knitting needle
  jemimah ---->zilamonster for a surprise
  zillamonster ---->I CLAIM JEMIMAH!! (also for a surprise)
  NatACT -->Zilamonster for local artisan yarns, and possibly handspun yarn
  Mxer145 --->NatACT for christmas bags and tags and pop tarts! ANGEL-Faux_Valentine due out 12/14
  
                  OCT 16
  Frosty772 ---->mxer145 for ~A vintage style half apron
  Babalina58 ----->frosty for wisty surprises
  Hebe73 ----> Babalina58 for some altered tees and maybe some extra
  Ewulotta---> Hebe73 for a stencilled tee and maybe something else.
  Phoenixfiredesign ---->Ewulotta for Jewellery-/ earring holder
  NatACT   ----> Phoenixfiredesigns for a Crochet Pineapple Shawl.
  Babalina58 -->NatACT angel package showed for some handmade ornaments, kiddo stuff, BD present
  MommyTheMaid ---->Babalina58 for the kitchen towels set.
 
                   OCT 17
   StephanieGravatt  ---->MommyTheMaid  for some shirts for her son
   Shelina ---->Stephaniegravatt for a surprise!
   nostephot---->shelina for a few surprises!!
   Yumjello01 ---->nostephot for a big supplies package and something crafty
   Mommythemaid---->YumJello01 for a small lapghan
   Laurel ---->MommytheMaid for a knit bat.
   Mommythemaid---->Laural for leftover sock yarn and a zombie square
  AlishaMisha--->Mommythemaid Peacock  Headband Creepy Cute Crochet book
   gamemom42-->AlishaMisha for a jar of whimsies, cross stitch fabric, floss

                        OCT 18
   Craftybeachgirl ---->Gamemom42 for a recycled bag bag from her wist
   Claire313 ----> CraftyBeachGirl for a hooded towel for Houston
   AlishaMisha ----> Claire313 for a wristlet!
   Mcook72677 ---->AlishaMisha for some handmade soaps(and maybe candle)
   surgeree ---->mcook72677 for a Knit or Crochet Cotton Hat for bf's mom
   Gamemom42 ---->sugaree for a set of evil jack ornaments from her wist
   Sweetyetevil --->gamemom42 for something day of the dead sugar skull
   thanate ---->sweetyetevil for a box of sewing notiony goodness!
   sweetyetevil --->thanate for a wist pick
   Padfoot ---->sweetyetevil for fingerless gloves
  
                     OCT19
   Laural ---->Padfoot for cross stitch fabric and floss
   goddessgarb --->laural something from her wist, a quilt square, and some wall art!
   Lady Pistola ---->goddessgarb for supplies!
          
                 OCT 20
   goddessgarb -->Lady Pistola for headbands, checkbook cover, and needle book.
   sweetyetevil --->goddessgarb for a bondage charm bracelet
   mccook72677 ---->sweetyetevil for...Body products
   Teffy ---->mcook72677 for crafting supplies!
   Craftybeachgirl -->oven mits and other things Must raid stash to see what else
  
                           Oct21
    Shelina ---->craftybeachgirl for the perfect mommy kit
    Phoenixfiredesign ----> shelina for a wisty surprise.
    Dawl --->phoenixfiredesigns for something with a phoenix and some resin sup.
    Alyssaknits ---->Dawl for a scarf & hat!
  
                            OCT 22
    gala_apples ----> AlyssaKnits for plastic canvas.
    Dawl ---->Gala_apples for the 3 signs
    Nostephot ---->Dawl for a needle felting kit and a few suprises
    mcook72677 ---->nostephot for handmade soaps!!!!!!

                    OCT 23
    Alishamisha ---->mcook72677 for a MythBusters Shirt
    Alyssaknits ----->alishamisha for disney world scrapbook stuff
    [color=green Sherrie B, UT  ---->AlyssaKnits for doggie stuff, dolphin clock and stuff ANGEL for missing package Received Smiley
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                          OCT24
    lafemmefatale ---->babalina58 for pinking sheers and cotton fabrics &surprise
    Sugree ---->lafemmefatale for flower hair clips and maybe a surprise
    Udhillb ---->Sugaree for a wisty inspired surprises and some supplies!
    nostephot---->udhillb for some fleur de lis goodness
    thelastkodama---->nostephot for Coiled Fabric Baskets and bowls
   PFD ---->thelastkodama for a wisty surprise!
    Lindyv321 ---->Phoenixfiredesigns for a wisty surprise or two
    StephanieGravatt --->lindyv321 for a rooster apron.
    Yumjello01 ---->StephanieGravatt for fabric and supplies and NYC fun!
    rubies-pearls ---->YumJello01 for a flat iron cozy like the one on her wist.
    
                               OCT25
   lindyv321  ---> Rubies-pearls for a chunky circular scarf from her wist
   Pixieval ----> lindyv for a slouchy hat!
   thanate ---->pixieval for christmas ornaments!
   Costumesaremylife--Thanate  for Embroidered patches!! NO DC
  

                              OCT26
  Pixieval---->costumesaremylife for a grover hat!
  laura3850---->pixieval for a Christmas ornamentsAngel CBG received
   Ewulotta --->laura3850 for tshirts for her boys
   ZILLAmonster ---->Ewulotta for fabric and stamp carving stuff
   Shelina ---->zilamonster for a few wisty surprises
  
                            OCT27
   JessySihk ---->Shelina for Supplies of some sort
   Gala_apples ---->Jessysihk for sewing notions, probably ribbon and buttons
  
                                    OCT28
   Ewulotta ---->gala_apples for a letter set.

                              OCT 30
  Banga ---->Ewulotta for some blank notecards and address labels!
  VDBonnett ---->Banga for cloth napkins and/or placemats!! : )
  YumJello01 ----> VDbonnet for fabric and supplies
  goddessgarb --->I claim YumJello01 for an awesome  inspired by her wist
  Pixieval ---->goddessgarb for a box of supplies!
  
                         OCT31 BOO Ya'll
  Banga ---->pixieval for a wisty surprise!
  Gamemom ---->banga for fabric and easy patterns
  Lafemmefatale -->gamemom for a rotary cutter and something Breast cancer
  Thanate ---->lafemmefatale for something wist-inspired!
  Pixieval ---->thanate for wool dryer balls

                         NOV 1
  Lady Pistola---->Pixieval for Christmas Ornaments, maybe ones for daycare
  Alishiamisha ---->Lady Pistola for Hot & Cold Packs
  lindyV321 ---->AlishaMisha for lip balm kit
  She Goes La ---> LindyV claim for jewelry + some more stuff
  
                           NOV 2
  Gamemom42 ---->shegoesla for fun edged scissors and assorted supplies
  Ink_a_Dink ---->GameMom42 for something Wist inspired
  Mcook72677 --->Ink_A_Dink for stamps and stuff
  goddessgarb --->mcook72677for burlap fabric and new thread
  
                                       NOV 3
  EdelC-->Goddessgarb for either a long skirt, or sewing supplies, zippers ribbons

                     NOV5
   Dawl -->Edel for a couple wisty surprises and perhaps some supplies as well
   Thelastkodama -->Dawl for something wisty
   goddessgarb--->thelastkodama for wall art and a hideaway book!
    

                               NOV 8
  Arachnea-->goddessgarb Ribbon Catnip Modge Podge Cookie Cutters.
  Mlsocci74--->Arachnea for some wisted goodness.
  Frosty772-->claim Mlsocci74 for some boy clothes.
  Mcook72677->claiming frosty772 a candle and Lavender sachets dresser drawer
  Sweetyetevil --->mcook72677 for a coffee cozy and a shirt for Chloey
  Banga--->Sweetyetevil I'll send a mix of preserves, treats, recipes, and extras.
  Claire313 --->banga for a mixer cover!!!
  Yumojello01---->claire313 for fabric and bedsheets probably some other things
  Padfoot ---->YumJello01 for ami's

                                  NOV 11
  Ink_a_dink ---->PadFoot for the Firefly embroidery from her wistsdid not send a complete med sent make up package Smiley
  Arachnea  ---->Ink a Dink for an altered book.
  Thanate ---->arachnea for bookmarks and feathers!
  

    



  
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« Reply #3 on: September 26, 2010 08:53:27 AM »

 PADFOOT IS THE FIRST CLAIM OF THE MONTH BEING THE LAST CLAIM FROM 62

Hi! My name is Michelle and I live in North Carolina. I am a 29yr old SAHM to a 5yr old girl. I love crafting especially for others. My current favorite colors are black, red and white combos, grays, burgundy and gold.  I like harry potter, buffy the vampire slayer, twilight, historical romances, the 80s and organic foods. 
 

Crafts

- black stenciled lounge pants in a Harry Potter or Buffy theme - sz Medium
- pajama pants in buzz and woody/toy story print fabric for me
- lapboard like this but in a harry potter, buffy, or twilight theme - (gryffindor colors, red black and white combo)
- black hooded cloak like this for my daughter - size 4/5 - doesn't have to be reversible but would be cool if it was, with a gryffindor burgundy or stars with blue or purple sky
- simple black one layer hooded cloak for me
- painted canvas shoes or boots for my daughter  with painted/appliqued Curious George, Mario Bros, Tom & Jerry, Harry Potter, Wizard of Oz, or Alice In Wonderland
- men's pajama style pants in luigi green - wears size 32x32
- Gryffindor robe
- Embellished jean overalls for my daughter - with painted/appliqued Curious George, Mario Bros, or Tom & Jerry- (Received an awesome pair from phoenixfiredesigns but would love more, maybe a long pair)
- 2 curtain panels in natural or black canvas fabric - 1 layer, at least 54"Wx60"L (each panel can be one claim)
- bag like this - but in Harry Potter, Twilight book themed fabric - burgundy & gold or black, red & white
- pig pillowcase for my daughter like this
- felt playmat set like this for my daughter - would love for it to be able to be hung
- Playmat like this for my daughter - would love the red & white checkered fabric on one side


Supplies

- poppet making kit with light skin toned or white fabric
- fabric in any of these prints: Mario, Harry Potter, Peter Pan, Popeye, Tom & Jerry
- vanna's choice yarn in black, red, silver grey, charcoal grey, mustard, or rust
- skein of red heart super saver acrylic in 886 - Blue
- two skeins of wool ease thick and quick in gold
- cross stitch fabric, white - 14-20ct
- printable or clear shrinky dinks
- diamond glaze
- etching kit
- 4 yards of bright green flannel (luigi green)
- fine line marking pen - would love one for light and dark fabric
- size 9 DPNs
- fine point fabric markers, especially red, black, and brown
- any soft acrylic or wool in red, black, white, gray, blue, burgundy or gold
- I Love This Cotton yarn in red, black, white, or brown
- black embroidery floss - can also use browns and grays
- shrinky dink kit for my daughter
- natural or black canvas fabric
- plain white handkerchiefs for embroidery
- yarn ball winder (used is fine)
- knitting machine for my daughter (used is fine)


Extras

- Superman comics
- Reader's Digest Craft & Hobbies book
- vintage character cookie cutters
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« Reply #4 on: September 30, 2010 09:41:24 PM »

I claim padfoot for a felt playmat set!

This is my first claim this round, 0 sent, 0 received.

Hi, Im Kirsten, Im a full time student. I live in New Zealand, married with two teenaged stepsons and two spoilt cats. I love art and I do a lot of drawing and printmaking.

I like most colours, and particularly blue/green/teal/aqua, natural tones, or black and white. See my profile or my wist for more ideas about my taste. I like lots of things, so dont feel you have to stick to the wist inspirations too closely. I dont have allergies. I prefer natural fibres, but not exclusively, so if you think its nice Ill probably like it too. Im happy to chat, and easy to please, feel free to PM me if you want to know more.

Since I live far, far away, I do appreciate craftsters being willing to send to me. I have tried to keep my wishlist items small and light. Thank you!!


CRAFTS

VARIOUS CRAFTY POSSIBILITIES
* wisty surprise - http://wists.com/jemimah
* a Star Trek or Doctor Who thingy, whatever you like to make, my faves are Spock, tardis and daleks. (Useful rather than decorative is usually my preference, but any Spock, tardis, or dalek item that lands in my letterbox will find a home)
* a fox or a British robin in your favourite craft medium (again, great if its useful, but not essential)
* things to put other things in box, purse, bag, wallet, organiser, etc.

SEWN
* a pockety bag lots of different size pockets for projects/art supplies, any style or size, doesnt have to have any zippers
* a tardis pockety bag would be truly awesome
* a Cake or Death? tea cosy (Eddie Izzard quote) Id prefer sewn (stencilled/appliqu/embroidered/whatever), rather than knitted
* something embroidered (hand or machine, a panel for me to make into something, or a finished item basically, anything you think I might like!)
* an awesome apron (plain and practical, something fun, or something pretty - you choose!)
* crafty organiser (e.g. needlework project holder, thing for storing small supplies and bits, stationery organiser)

YARN RELATED
* handknitted wool socks (average womens size, any colour)
* stitch markers for knitting
* felted scarf like the ones on my wist (green/teal/lime/aqua would be great)
* felted bowls/containers
* fingerless mitts in wool or natural fibres, any colour you think is nice (I like the ravelry patterns Fetching, Humanity, Princess, but other patterns are fine too)
* hand dyed/hand spun yarn (prefer natural fibres, any colour you think looks good)

PAPER RELATED
* notecards/stationery
* handmade sketchbook/journal (unlined if possible, mixed/recycled papers are great)
* handmade stamps in a theme I like (see my profile and wists), e.g. birds, frogs, fish, trees, art related.

OTHER CRAFTS
* handmade ceramic item, esp. in celadon green (but any colours are good) keep it small and affordable to mail. (I would love a little fox like the one on my wist)
* stencilled t-shirt (XL, v-neck or scoop neck, 3/4 or long sleeves best, but not essential)
* postage stamp pendant
* something else that I havent thought of, that you think Id like!


CRAFT SUPPLIES

* real silk for embroidery, any colours this is my big wish, its hideously expensive where I live (its probably not that cheap where you live, but I bet its cheaper than here!). I am addicted to Soie d'Alger (made by Au Ver Soie). If you send me some, I will also send you a tiny pretty made with it by way of extra thanks. Smiley
* any interesting embroidery supplies (please stick with quality over quantity, Id much rather have a tiny envelope with a few lovely skeins/little things than lots of cheap floss/beads, and it's also cheaper for postage!) The sort of stuff I like is DMC, anything silk or linen, Au Ver Soie, Japanese stuff, bits for goldwork (purl, kid, etc.), handmade/hand dyed, quirky things. Vintage/recycled is fine.  No Aida please.
* silk or embroidered fabric, Japanese fabric (just small bits for embroidery and tiny things; no bulk fabric Id love it, but it may bankrupt you to mail it)
* Noro yarn, recycled sari yarn, other silk/luxury yarn
* thick stampcarving material (I have the tools, but the only stuff to carve I can easily find here is lino and small erasers)
* vintage Anna magazines (either English or German) these might be pricey to ship so just 1 or 2 is fine
* nice paper - e.g handmade, japanese, printmaking, textured, any colour or weight - it's for printmaking, so plainish rather than very patterned - but whatever you think is nice would be great (just a few pieces)
* paper ephemera
* small art supplies items:-
     - pencils, markers and pens (Prismacolor/Derwent/Caran D'Ache/Posca for example, or similar)
     - peel and sketch charcoal pencils
     - drypoint etching tools (needle, scraper, roulette, plastic for etching)
     - inkpads, little stencils, stamps, etc.

(Smiley I know I have put some quite expensive things on my supplies list. This is because it would be a waste of your money to post lots of the cheaper supplies that I like and use all the way to NZ, unless you live near me of course! I really do only expect small amounts/tiny parcels, within the OWS guidelines.)

EXTRAS
* I always enjoy bookmarks, vintage/interesting buttons, little pouches, etc.
* no candy (I like it TOO much)

Smiley Smiley Thank you to everyone who has sent me lovely things!!! Some things are still on my list, because I love what you sent, and I am happy to receive similar things again.

NB. New Zealand has tough biosecurity at the border. This is very unlikely to apply to this swap, but just in case ... Please dont send natural materials (feathers, leaves, wood, seeds e.g. lavender, etc.) Everything on my list is absolutely fine to send, but PM me if youre unsure about something. Thanks  Smiley

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« Reply #5 on: October 01, 2010 02:58:32 AM »

 I claim jemimah for something stenciled and spock tard related and other items Smiley

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My name is Monica. I live in the Crystal Coast of North Carolina the last bank of the outer banks LOVE the ocean as much as life!We are floating here right now but it is a great place to be floating or not!! I am "Lolly" to my 2 grandbrats.I am raising them and loving it but man can you all craft me a break?? Yes/ No well heck!!.. I was DX with cancer so I would love any of the items below to make me happy.Round hell of chemo started again BALH GAG but I will keep my hair  I am a VERY YOUNG 41 and would like to kick the crap out of Oprah she say 40 and fabulous WHAT it is more like 40 and falling apart LOL. I am really a happy person and will beat this and cancer with the help of my wonderful husband, family and crafting. We have just been married our 15 years of fun and travel...Life is GOOD!! stop and smell the chocolate along the way peeps you never know! But if you dont like chocolate I will smell it for you...

I would be so grateful to receive anything from my lists! Thank you in advance and cant wait to be surprised!

I am very edgy and girly at the same time. I love Pin up girls, sugar skulls, mermaids, pirates, and even mod but do not care for items that really have no use as I am really cramped here, I totally love fabric and fabric newsboy hats and things that make my life more simple and women tees. Please if your making me a tee don't send the Hanes style or Mens  crew neck YUCK They will just sit in the shelf and never get uses..I like ladies tees only...I like a LARGE 12-14 OR XL if really TIGHT slim fitted and I don't ware dark colors or neon Blah...I love pinks, sea green, light blue, yellow, white, lavender, off red not red red , sand, peach to name a few just think beach girl  Ummm with the weather here think I am growing fins...

                    THANK YOU IN ADVANCE FOR CLAIMING ME!!

Crafts:
~ coldpress/processed Lavender soap ( only lavender no other scents in it please not even vanilla ) no melt and pour...

~  I would love a fabric basket set for my bathroom...(blues,greens,purples browns,in ocean batik  fabric only please)

~some altered long sleeve tee shirts like in my wist ( as close to the ones in my wist as you can make..I have the style of tees I like too there. men's tees, or tees that are in packages like the Hanes crew Blah too boyish( I don't ware.Please no puff paint or glitter....) I love the styles in my wists I listed... I don't mind the cheep ones from Walmart the 100% cotton only please...I love Vneck, scoop neck or a lower cut crewish BUT do not ware reg Haynes style tees..Please no puff paint
~A sock monkey like in my profile fave pics


~These wrist warmers fingerless gloves in pink n white,  a earthy tans and browns pair for a 6 year old girl and a matching pair in the same for an adult would rock
http://www.wists.com/babalina58/146a8d06d4b0304b7203a20fa6f282a0?offset=20
http://www.wists.com/babalina58/013b48e8f0338911a05dd5061d298928?offset=20


~big wish A sewing machine cover for my  in this fabric to match my sewing machine apron Please only this fabric http://www.joann.com/joann/catalog/productdetail.jsp?pageName=search&flag=true&PRODID=xprd1036851
and if you use a coupon it is 40%off love that   PM for measurements please
I only want it to match my wonderful apron I have for it It ROCKS and OMG this is coolIt could be Black with accents in this fabric too that would rock also

~Something like this for my room in these colors I would love it..
http://www.wists.com/babalina58/c4da1c70757115cb4895ff1f7c74830c?offset=100

~ A poppet for my room..a sweet one, naughty one, Redskins one 1/2 maroon /gold Or with a skinds color top?  he would love you really this would be a Christmas gift MY HUBBY WOULD LOVE YOU for life!  I would love a BOY MERMAN POPPET OR A BOY OCTOPUS one to go with my girls in my room I would love you Full size not the baby ones please I have some of them and want Boys for my girls full size.Why yes I do play with my poppets Shhhh..

~ NEW a small art quilt for my DH of the WASHINGTON REDSKINS for his office I cant stand them   but he loves them  this would  ( christmas gift) for his office


~ a bigger throw pillow like this in tan or chocolate that says LOLLY for my bed at least 12X12
http://www.wists.com/babalina58/e5d41a53c6ba8c63f7f88e7ce008ef15?offset=20

~ 2 bath sheets one with M one with P embroidered appliques on it ( would love white with a chocolate I would love a bamboo one if you can find one OR 100% cotton if you have a Tuesday morning near they have them cheap  OR walmart has some great ones in the hotel collection that are very big and so so soft Smiley need Chocolate with white M and one with a P too but can be sep. Claims KEEP THE DH butt off my towel please LOL..

~  This is freaking awesome...would love one like this in white  like this in sz US 12-14 I know huge wish but hey a gal can dream right??
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=28363708&ref=sr_gallery_20&&ga_search_query=crochet+top&ga_search_type=&ga_page=4&includes[]=tags&includes[]=title   I know it is a large but it is sooo cool...

~ This is awesome...I would love it in chocolate, navy or black is OK too...Vinyl lettering for my home
http://www.wists.com/babalina58/9ba6230aafe3ad7b0524350eccd77827?offset=26

~---a painting of my dog 8X10 or bigger just love my dogs to pieces but Buster is my world Please a painting for my wall would be great. I have some others and really want a painting to keep above a shelf when he goes that will hold his ashes if you can really paint man I will just be thrilled..I dont want anymore altered art or photocopies for this important project.
http://www.craftster.org/pictures/showphoto.php?photo=368353&size=big&ppuser=124209
or me and my dog  http://www.craftster.org/pictures/showphoto.php?photo=368355&size=big&ppuser=124209
PLEASE ASK ME TO SEND YOU A PIC OF MY DOG

~~NEW OMG I would love a set like this for my kitchen
http://www.wists.com/babalina58/69a54935ca783e79292fbbfb27f18c42?offset=0




 Supplies:
~ Big wish NEW I would love this pattern http://www.wists.com/babalina58/dddbc3a7779b5a88bdcf9ec040e96053?offset=360
HUGE wish~~ one of the old Samsonite make up hard case ( that does not smell inside you cant get it out no matter what Sad but for me to deco it the way I want ...

~ a button maker used is GREAT

~  Queen batting for making a quilt thin is fine

~  Twin / crib Batting for quilting thin is great

~ new spools of cotton thread all colors welcome please no white, red.navy,baby pink, sand , cream or brown or black I have so much of them...more  yellows and fun colors think beach and summer

~ Bias tape ( blues blacks reds browns pinks white whatever I use wide double fold only really for what I need it for..

~fuse web I use a ton of it

~transfer paper and transfer pencils

~any of the fabric I have in my wist or Pin Up Girls must have LOL....Please at least a yard but if you want to just send me some cool fabric from my wist make it one of the printed pirate, pinups I can get most of the other floral stuff here...

~ dressmaker sheers

~Pinker sheers NEED BAD


~  Serger thread cones  Brown, Pink, Blue, Red ,Greens if you can 3 of the same color I have a bunch of white and cream

~ NEW all purpose sewing thread --Need Yellows, blues not royal or navy , greens ( just not kelly) off reds ( have a ton of red red,)  white, black, browns, but can always use more cloak's from walmart or whatever new thread  works for me I need new ones or thread that has not been in grandmas stash...it becomes weak and brittle with time...

~ bottles of fabric medium

~ YUDU screen paint Black, White or silver would be great

~ fiskers rotary cutter replacement blade ( I sure use a lot of these ) 45 mm ones
unwanted cricut cartreg and the key pad


~ a button maker used is GREAT

~Clips like to make dog collars

~Castin' Craft Easycast Clear Casting Epoxy

~Tile Nippers-For Stained Glass & Mosaics

extras~
~Med- large  size hair bows Pretty for Atlanta she loves them to clip in, ask for a color list she wants needs to match her outfits LITTLE PRINCESS DIVA!
~kender Bueno  OMG to die for  I WOULD ALL BUT DANCE A JIG NAKED FOR THEM LOL
~milk chocolate...I love nuts, coconut, coffee beans,
~ cotton fabric you have laying around you dont need or want any style FQ or bigger would be great
HOT bbq sauce, salsa, hot sauce from your area Mmmm Mmmm we live for heat here!



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« Reply #6 on: October 01, 2010 04:54:24 AM »

I claim babalina58 for embroidered bath sheets (and other surprises)

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~*About Me*~
I am a 29 year old stay at home mom of three in Baltimore, Maryland.  I have a French Bulldog, an Egyptian Mau and two hermit crabs.  My specialty is crafting for children, but I enjoy learning new techniques and making gifts for anyone.  I am participating in this round to start accumulating Christmas presents for family.

~*Allergies*~
Im not a huge fan of smoke, but otherwise, no allergies.

~*Crafts*~

* A really useful diaper bag.  My Kate Spade bag is too rigid and kind of a pain in the butt to use.
* Any kind of Thomas the Tank Engine craft for a three year old (present for 3 y.o. nephew)
* A monster themed art tote for a toddler (I think I have one on my wists)
* Etched snowflake glasses
* Reusable sandwich bags for lunchboxes. Girly or Boyish.  (I have a daughter and a son)
* A big girl wallet for me.  DH is getting tired of me losing my cards, lol
* Something off of my Wists is awesome.  http://www.wists.com/SMLounsbury
*  Freezer paper stenciled shirts for my hubby.  Hes a size medium/large (loves video games/geeky things/thundercats).  
* Knitted or crocheted cardigan for DD3.  Size 18 months.
* Handmade soaps.  
* Handknit socks.  I have tiny feet.  I think my shoes are a size 6.  Being a stay at home mom, I love to rock funky socks.
* Barrettes for my girls.  We dont have too many, so anything goes.  Harper doesnt have a lot of hair yet, so maybe a headband would be fun for her.  I adore themed barrettes like Holiday, Disney, animals, etc.
* Hair clips for me.  Like an idiot, I cut my bangs a few months ago and instantly hated it.  I am constantly looking for cute barrettes to hold the disaster while it grows out.
* Dangly earrings (silver metal)
*  Freezer paper stenciled hoodie for my hubby
*  Ballet bag for Olivia (ballet themed)
*  Doll like Martha Stewarts Black Apple doll for my newborn niece.  
* DS case for Olivia (hello Kitty would be great)
* DS case for Nicholas (pokemon, batman, etc. would be great)
* some kind of dainty earrings for my mother in law.  I believe she wears silver.  She's a small lady, so understated is good.

~*Craft Supplies*~
 
* Jewelry findings and supplies (Im just starting to attempt this)
* Funky printed fabric.  (cotton, flannel, fleece, whatever)
* Vintage buttons or vintage anything
* Freezer paper

~*Extras*~
* Anything Hello Kitty or Batman
* Candy  (anything; this house is full of candy eaters)
 
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« Reply #7 on: October 01, 2010 06:05:12 AM »

I claim SMLounsbury for 2 DS cases

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My name is Victoria and I'm a stay at home mom of one little boy, Charlie, who will be two at the end of October. We live in Texas and we have 2 cats and a dog.  I like girly stuff and bright & jewel toned and natural colors.

Crafts:
-Stirrup Legwarmers- Sausalito Stirrup Socks (Free pattern on Lionbrandyarn.com)
-Teapot art/embroidery for kitchen wall or on a "tea towel" on white fabric w/ teal, pink or red, and black
-Teapot trivet w/ tea cups in bright teal, pink, white & black
-Earring holder to hang on the wall- mesh with dark cherry wood frame OR metal frame in the shape of a bird or tree. (at least 8x10, preferably larger because I have a LOT of earrings and I plan on making more)
-Christmas Ornaments: Fire Engine, Mario themed, Batman, Spiderman, Heart, Bird(s), Teapot and/or teacup & saucer.  Preferably not glass- with my 2 year old and 2 cats and a dog, I dont think it would end well. ; )
-Wallet- the style that I want is on my wist. 
- Sturdy Messenger bag with padded back and pockets and adjustable strap.  Like a laptop bag, but it doesnt have to be THAT big because its for my nook and other smaller items.  I would like it in either stabilized cotton or a pretty upholstery fabric- lined of course.  : ) with a button or zip closure- no Velcro please because my hair ALWAYS manages to get stuck in velcro
-French inspired wall art for my guest bedroom.  Id like something other than the Eiffel tower because I already have a picture of it.  Maybe a caf scene or French words or French poodle or whatever else you can come up with. The main colors Im decorating with are a deep red and black, but dusty rose and light olive green would match too.
-Adjustable collars with bells for my cats- Zoe and Aneyla- I really like the ones that have the buckle like wal-mart shopping carts. 
-A fairy, mermaid, historical (Victorian or Renaissance) or Steampunk poppet.
-Tabletop Ironing mat- in bright colors
-Harvest moon pendant
-Big dangly earrings
-Hand puppets - a long-fur monster (in blue or red or lime green) a dragon, a lion, a tiger or a monkey or the Cat in the Hat

Supply List
-Fabric any kind, shape or size.  Id really like fat quarters or bigger, but it doesnt have to be. 
-Embroidery patterns- (for hand embroidery) pretty much any.  Id like teapots, French inspired, Japanese, peacocks, owls/birds or any that you would like to pass along.
-Felting yarn- Ive always wanted to felt a knitted project but I cant ever find the right yarn.  Id  like any bright colors or variegated
-Charms for earrings (sets of two)
-Glass beads
-BUTTONS, especially the ones with the little loop underneath because I want to cover them with fabric- the bigger the better.
-Polymer Clay/Fimo clay
-A poppet making kit


Extras

-Book on how to do Peyote stitch
-Books on how to make earrings
-Any craft magazines: quilting, knitting, sewing or beading/jewelry


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« Reply #8 on: October 01, 2010 06:18:46 AM »

I claim Vdbonnett for some fabric & maybe a Christmas ornament or two.

1st claim this round; 0 sent; 0 received.

I'm Sarah & I'm a stay-at-home mom in Chicago. I have 2 sons: Cooper, almost 3, & Dexter, almost 1. In my previous life I was a lawyer for abused & neglected kids & someday maybe I'll do that again. We're currently trying to sell our house to move about two hours away, but aren't having much luck yet because of the crappy housing market. Unfortunately, my husband already took a job there so he's been commuting 4 hours a day for almost a year. We've had a rough year to say the least! Husband gone a lot + 2 toddlers (who are terrible sleepers on top of everything!) + keeping the house clean for showings = one stressed out mommy! Luckily, crafting is my escape so I do it whenever I can. Smiley I also love spending time outside with my kids - we go to the zoo regularly, go on picnics a couple times a week, & spend time in the yard or park whenever we can. I'm a proud & public extended breastfeeding mommy and we use cloth diapers. In general, I try to be as green (& frugal) as possible. If I had any more free time I would enjoy cooking & reading, but it's been a while since I've had any real time for either of those!

I love orange. I'm not a huge fan of purple. I like everything else. I probably don't like neons too much. I LOVE batik & ombre stuff. I have way too many, but I still adore bags. I dont carry a regular purse, but I adore messenger style bags. I love Dr. Seuss (especially Oh, The Places You'll Go) & I really like whimsical designs. I prefer useful items to knick knacks, especially because we're trying to declutter in preparation for moving.

I'm starting to collect gifts for my sons' birthdays (both are in October) as well as gifts for Christmas, so some of the stuff on my list is for gifts, but most of it is stuff for me 'cause I've had a rough year & I deserve it!! LOL

We have no allergies, but I get migraines from cigarette smoke so I'm very sensitive to that. Other than that, I try to avoid nuts & artificial sweeteners, and the smell of patchoulli & vanilla (although I don't imagine any of that would be an issue!).

I put items of all different sizes on here 'cause #1 I don't always know what size it is, especially if it's not a craft I do normally, & #2 I figure I have enough of a selection that someone can pick & choose what they want. (Who knows? Maybe someone's really dying to make me a large item! LOL)

Crafts

***SUPER BIG WISH*** a shrug similar to these
The brown one is most like what Im looking for, but maybe something less bulky & more fitted (maybe stretchy).

**Big wish** This skirt
I like the quote on it or you could PM me if you wanna make it & Ill think of others I like. Im open to suggestions too!

* Monster hats, horns, or tails. (Not necessarily exactly like the links, but that's what I'm using for inspiration!) Cute, not scary. I'm planning a monster themed party for Cooper's 3rd/Dexter's 1st birthday & I want to give out hats/horns & tails to all the kids (probably 12, ranging in age from 1 to 4 years old) as favors & to wear at the party. I'm planning on making them all, but if you wanna make a couple for me that would be great! I'm going for variety & safety (since all the kids are so young!)

* Any other cute monster item(s) you think I could use for a 1st/3rd monster-themed birthday party. PLEASE PM me with your idea/plan before claiming me to make sure I can use it Smiley

* Kids coat rack or hangers. I adore this.

* Kids storage/organization stuff. I adore everything on this site (but not the pink girly stuff).

* Any of the clothes for me that I have on my wist. I love them all & I'm finally back to pre-baby weight & new clothes to celebrate that would be great!

* I could really use a nice wallet. I have several on my wist. I really need one that will hold LOTS of cards & stuff.

* Baskets for storage (or anything for storage really!) - fabric baskets, or coiled fabric or plarn, or anything else you can come up with. They'll be for my crafting items or kids' toys so colors/designs for me or kids are great. I'd really like one that's boyish or gender neutral that says "no-no basket" or "penalty bin" or something like that for toys I have to take away for the day (my son has a habit of throwing toys so anything thrown gets confiscated for the day!)

* Natural moth balls. Theres a tutorial here and some on Etsy here, but Im fine with any version (as long as it works!).

* A gift for my brother (for Christmas) - Id love something inspired by the Old Spice commercials, or possibly the most interesting man in the world, or Chuck Norris. An Amigurumi character would be great.

* Educational or imaginative games/toys for the kids. Cooper always loves the alphabet & animals & is currently obsessed with maps. We love The Hungry Little Caterpillar & books by Sandra Boynton, particularly the little Pookie books, so anything inspired by those would be great.

* Dress up items for Cooper (& eventually Dexter). We already have a superhero cape & an apron. Playsilks would be great too.

* A medical alert bracelet or tag for my husband, who has Type 2 Diabetes. This one is cool.

* Anything on my wist. I also have stuff in my Etsy favorites & favorite projects in my profile.

NEW * Handknit socks (size 9)

NEW * Hand spun/hand dyed yarn (I'm just starting to crochet!)

NEW * Tie dye socks (shoe size 9, preferably rainbow)

NEW * Removable crochet stitch markers

NEW * Polymer clay wrapped crochet hooks (any size)

NEW * Project bag for crochet - I love the style of this one (although I don't like the fabric)

NEW * A busy book for my soon-to-be-1-year-old son Dexter (Cooper has a personalized one already & we have another one too & love them both. We can't get enough!)


Supplies


NEW * Beginner crochet kit
* Yarn - preferably natural fibers. I'm just starting to crochet so any crochet supplies are appreciated. Smiley
* Medium/heavy weight iron on interfacing
* Knit fabric. Maybe jersey or interlock, but anythings probably good. I prefer solid, darker colors. Black or grey would be great.
* Anything for storage of sewing supplies. I have lots of ribbon (on spools & loose), thread, elastic, zippers, velcro, & other odds & ends that need spiffy new (or new to me) homes.
* snap press (used is fine!)
* zippers
* Grommet punch  & grommets


Extras

* Clear plastic bags from packages of bedding, onesies, shower curtains,etc. I plan to use them as project bags.
* Pink grapefruit tea
* Hot chocolate (I dont like dark or white chocolate)
* Candy - anything that's not hot. I also like milk chocolate (I dont like dark or white chocolate)
* Good diabetic recipes (basically low cal, low fat, low carb, and no artificial sweeteners); we just found out DH has Type II Diabetes
* Bento stuff - boxes or accessories
* used or thrift clothing with fabric I can use (interesting  prints or textures)
* fabric scraps


THANKS! Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: October 01, 2010 06:33:29 AM »

I claim SAHMama for a crochet project bag
This is my 1st claim; Ive sent 0 and received 0.

Ahoy!
They call me Ishmael (but my name is Kate). I am addicted to crafts and crafty things; I am also fond of crafty people. I dont have any favorite colors per say; most of my wardrobe is black and brown as I travel a lot and need easily coordinate-able clothing. I do like smokey/silvery gray, mustard yellow, and most blues and greens. I do not like maroon. I have two great kids (girl-1, boy-3.5) and a pretty cool husband. Im not a fan of knick knacks but do like other peoples garden gnomes.

Im really laidback but I put a lot of effort and time and thought into everything I make.

Crafts
1.   For mememememe!
   a.   Anything on my wist (wisty surprise) http://www.wists.com/zilamonster
   b.   Or, something beautiful/useful inspired by my wist http://www.wists.com/zilamonster
   c.   A nerdy Kindle DX case (dimentions 10.4" x 7.2" x 0.38")
   d.   Handspun yarn. Its like crack.
   e.   Anything which is both useful and Dr. Who related (e.g. a Tardis sewing kit, a tardis zippered pouch, a tardis wallet, a dalek pencil holder, a weeping angel oven mitt, etc)
   f.   Cool pincushions
   g.   A mix tape pouch like in my wist
   h.   A project box/bag like this: http://www.etsy.com/listing/53178011/project-box-bag-tote-organizer-large
   i.   A simple necklace like this: http://www.craftster.org/pictures/showphoto.php?photo=307944 or something equally cool/simple. I like copper, brass, gold tones.
   j.   Nerdy stitch holders for knitting or crochet
   k.   Ninja stationary
   l.   BIG WISH: Beautiful embroidery art (wall hanging) along the same lines as this http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=356091.msg4168558#msg4168558  it doesnt have to be a bird/peacock, I just love the style of this and think it is really beautiful
   m.   GIANT WISH (really, I want to make this, it is so cool): A tall size, long, flowy, cotton skirt shaped like this, but done with monochromatic squares (similar color, different pattern) like mustard yellow or blue or clover green or black and white; Im not against it being embellished with beads or embroidery or a crocheted border: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=259659.0 or http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=359126.0  
2.   For mah kids (sorry these are mostly big wishes!)
   a.   Cotton dresses or smocks for my daughter size 2T, something simple like these: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=360763.0 or http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=248408.0 or http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=357294.0 or http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=357022.0 or http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=356606.0
   b.   Knitted cardigan for my daughter, size 2T; something simple like this: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=351959.0 or http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=348704.0
   c.   A girl doll for my daughter
   d.   A boy doll for my son
   e.   BIG WISH: Captain Hook costume for my son so I dont have to make it! Or, any part of the costume (hat, black wig, coat with tails, ruffled shirt, buckled shoes, hook, etc) He is 3 but wears size 6T (hes a tall boy)
   f.   BIG WISH: Tinkerbelle costume for my daughter so I dont have to make it; or, any part of the costume (wings, green fairy skirt, green fairy onesie, wand, ect)
   g.   BIG WISH: A series of hooped embroidered wall hangings for my daughters room. Think 1 year old but something that can stay on the wall and grow with her.
   h.   BIG WISH: A metal lunchbox playset like this: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=345383.msg4018657#msg4018657 for my daughter or one for my son (he is 3 and would love something like this with firemen or pirates)
   i.   BIG WISH: A Waldorf style doll for my daughter (she has hazel eyes and sandy blonde hair)
   j.   BIG WISH: A Waldorf style doll for my son (he has dark brown eyes and blonde hair)

Craft Supplies
1.   Local artisan yarns or from local farms- I use all types but have a fondness for alpaca
2.   Old embroidered pillow cases, embroidered handkerchiefs, embroidered table runners, anything vintage embroidered- I am collecting these so I can use them to make quilts
3.   Zippers! All colors and shapes and sizes
4.   Recycled (real) leather (from an old coat/jacket or other recycled item)
5.   Large buttons
6.   Fabric
   a.   Old upholstery fabric from a couch or other furniture dated prior to 1969
   b.   Old curtain material or barkcloth dated prior to 1969
   c.   Solid black quilting cotton
   d.   I love Japanese fabric especially anything with a nature related theme
7.   Resin molds and/or resin jewelry supplies- Id like to give this a shot
8.   Essential oils for soap making
9.   Silver, brass, copper wire for crocheting (smaller the gauge the better, e.g. 26)

Extras
1.   Vintage sewing box or tackle/tool boxes, something like this: http://www.etsy.com/listing/49179318/vintage-marigold-sewing-box
2.   Vintage metal lunch boxes
3.   Real English tea from the UK: English breakfast or Earl Grey. There is a real difference in English tea from the UK and English tea from the states for reals people.
4.   Cadbury chocolate from England, anything caramel!
5.   Local coffee or teas or yarns

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