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Topic: Ongoing Wish Swap round 68 CLOSED!  (Read 16729 times)
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« on: February 25, 2011 05:59:33 PM »


PLEASE READ WHOLE POST BEFORE JOINING SWAP

When you PM the orgs you MUST have the name of the swap and the claim name and date!!! this is NOT an option a rule!
I.E.  Sally ----> Suzy for a blah blah due out Jan 1
This must be in ALL of your messages to the org!!


for this swap a MED By SIZE it is 2 OR more craft hours ( this is not cooking time, drying time, etc.. waiting around for something to set up.......it is craft time for the average crafter)

By Price is MIN 20.00-30.00 or more

MAKE SURE YOUR LIST IS MED as there are too many Exlarge items asked for. It is a MED swap and we need to remember that..If you ask for to many Mega items I will PM and ask you to remove them and or add a MIN of 15 true MED!!!You must have 15 crafted items AND 15 supply items  (more the better chance of getting claimed quick)


 you must send the DC and or customs numbers to org when sending.hold your receipts also for international ladies OR scan and post in your gallery or send to Babalina58 & LindyV321
Organizers:  BABALINA58 & LINDYV321

*IMPORTANT PM INFO*
When sending PMs, please label them as OWS 68 with one of the following tags:
Approval
Package sent
Package received
Question

Qualifications to Join:

To join or claim this round you must be cleared feedback in all Ongoing Wish list Swaps through Round 66.
(except for international delivery).  You also cannot claim in this swap if you are currently late in Round 67
Do not join this swap if you are late in other swaps.  Please make those swaps your priority.
Swap Info
Swap name: Ongoing Wish list Swap 68
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: Org BABALINA58 Co org LINDYV321
Sign-up date range: 2/25 - 3/30/2011
Date to send item by: 14 days from the time you claim
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
- If outside the US, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap: YES

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 68
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 the adv. crafter more then two hours to complete.
Or
20-30USD worth of Store Bought Items ( If bought from a thrift store, estimate at what it would have cost new check the net for prices) Please do not send used items or scuzzy items! Check with partner if wanting to send used items to make sure they are OK with them...Do not send old thread etc as it is useless to most! are you willing to do this?

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?
DO you have a working camera? If not please do not join this swap as Pics are required!
Your List must be created in the following format:
Crafts
Craft Supplies
Extras
Do you agree to follow this?
Are you a Friend of Craftster?
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.DO NOT SEND SLOW MAIL) Are you willing?

IMPORTANT: Also, remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find other rules about participating in a swap.http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=6553.0 this is a great tip for being a great swapper and the link to all swap rules are there too Smiley

Please bookmark this thread  post here. All updates will be made here and this will help you to keep up with everything also, please bookmark the discussion and the gallery threads!

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 & Lindyv321 YOU MUST PUT IN THE SUBJECT in SUBJECT LINE referring to swap 68!!
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 67.

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. I.E. 4/0/1 = 4 claims-1 in transit-1 received by partner

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 FIFTEEN MED 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!If not I will skip you and or remove your claim!!  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 UP TO 3 wishes at one time as per the orgs discression, others are allowed 2 wishes.  If this is your first swap, you are only allowed one wish at a time until your crafts are received for this month.  Do not choose over your given limit. HOWEVER the orgs reserve the right to tell you that you may only claim one or two items at a time if you have had issues in the past with shipping late!!!!


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 AND you have confirmation they have, NOT when you send.

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



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, ETSY etc

Sending/Communicating/Feedback:
YOU HAVE TWO WEEKS (14 days from the time you claim)TO GET YOUR ITEM OUT THE DOOR.This starts from the day you claim must be out the door BY the 14th day!
IF YOU DO NOT SEND A MEDIUM ITEM YOU CLAIMED FOR 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 a MIN of two+ hours of crafting time or $20-30usd worth of store bought items )
Feedback will be given as soon as you have sent - received -posted pics but will be up to 2 weeks after the swap closed if you do not post pics and this will be noted and you might not get allowed back in the next round if you cant do this! Please take pics before you ship! This is a rule not an option!!!

IF YOU CLAIM FOR A COTTON HAT, THEN DO NOT SEND A WOOL ONE OR YOU WILL HAVE TO SEND AGAIN!

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( on the 7th day) 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


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 DO NOT JOIN THIS SWAP!!!.FEEDBACK WILL NOT BE GIVEN UNTIL YOUR PACKAGES HAVE BEEN SENT AND YOU RECEIVE AND POST PICS OR  2 weeks AFTER the swap ends as per the rules[/color]

BABALINA58 will be our organizer, in charge of your claims, Thread update and approval feedback.
LINDYV321 will be or co Organizer in charge of the gallery Smiley and to make sure things run smooth and just be her wonderful self Smiley THANK YOU LINDY FOR BEING SO WONDERFUL!



Discussion Threads:
Round 64-66 Discussion
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=362886.0
Round 67-69 Discussion
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=371485

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

Round Sixty-Four Gallery
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=363922.0

Round Sixty-Five Gallery
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=366031.0

Round Sixty-Six Gallery
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=369019.0

Round Sixty-Seven Gallery
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=371484.0

Round Sixty-Eight Gallery
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=374040.0

Remember, all must PM the orgs when you send and receive, we do not need to know you claimed or you posted pics in the gallery WE WILL SEE IT WHEN WE UPDATE! It just bogs down our in boxes, You will be told when you join how many swaps you may claim depends on your history, If you have issues PM orgs ASAP, Make sure to send a HIGH QUALITY SWAP as that is a big rule here and send what you claim for. Send a min of 20-30usd in supplies and or a craft that takes a min of 2 hours w/o all the dry,setting up, cooking time etc... HAVE FUN!!! Most important be kind, generous as this is a wonderful swap and we want everyone to feel loved here and happy with your crafts and be as addicted as the rest of us are Smiley

any questions or concerns please pm us asap Smiley
« Last Edit: March 31, 2011 07:47:33 PM by babalina58 » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2011 06:01:31 PM »

Reserved for any important information that needs to be put out there to you all Grin


 
« Last Edit: February 25, 2011 09:06:08 PM by babalina58 » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2011 06:01:50 PM »

 Grin Number of claims per swapper allowed at a time as per the Orgs Grin

Feedback given

Removed with no claims

  Max3 claims at one time
    Fishstix43
    luckdragon
    DesignVigilante
    redpopsicles
    Babalina58
    LindyV321
    atsuko
    missmoppet
    AmandaBL
    muddy21
    Dawl
    gamemom42
    quaggy
    Edie22
    Maurer
    mimiw

    phoenixfiredesigns
    thedish
    jemimah
    Sarad
   whats_her_name
   Terracruz
    frosty772

 Max 2 claims at one time
    J_Kieviet
    Padfoot
    SMLounsbury
    guacaMolly
    Lo{ve}
StephanieGravatt

 Max 1 claim at a time
    Distant_Twilight
« Last Edit: April 15, 2011 08:34:28 PM by babalina58 » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2011 06:02:31 PM »

 Swappers:

1.Babalina58 (4 claim,  outstanding, 3 in transit, 1 received )
2. LindyV321(5 claim,  outstanding, 1 in transit, 4 received )
3.atsuko(5 claim, 1 outstanding, 1 in transit, 3 received )
4.muddy21(2 claim,  outstanding, 2 in transit, 0 received )
5.Dawl(4 claim,  outstanding, 1 in transit, 3 received )
6.gamemom42(2 claim,  1outstanding,  in transit, 1 received )
7.quaggy(2 claim,  outstanding,  1in transit,  1received )
8.Edie22( 3 claim,  outstanding,   1in transit, 7 received )
9. mimiw(9 claim,   outstanding, 1 in transit, 8 received )
10.Maurer(6 claim,  outstanding,  3 in transit, 3 received )
11.phoenixfiredesigns(5 claim,  outstanding, 2in transit, 3 received )
12.thedish(6 claim, 3 outstanding,  in transit, 3 received )
13.jemimah (4 claim,   outstanding, 1 in transit, 3 received )
14.Padfoot(4 claim,  outstanding,  in transit, 4 received )
15.J_Kieviet(2 claim,  outstanding,  in transit, 2 received )
16.Sarad(2 claim,  outstanding, 1 in transit,  1received )
17.guacaMolly(2 claim,  outstanding,  in transit, 2 received )
18.SMLounsbury(4 claim,   outstanding,  in transit, 4 received )
19.whats_her_name(2 claim,  outstanding,  in transit, 2 received )
20.Terracruz(2 claim,  outstanding,  in transit, 2 received )
21.frosty772(3 claim,  outstanding, 3 in transit, 0 received )
22. Lo{ve}(2 claim, 1 outstanding,  in transit, 1 received )
23. StephanieGravatt(2 claim,  outstanding, 0 in transit, 2 received )
24.Distant_Twilight(1 claim,  outstanding,  in transit, 1 received )
25. redpopsicles(1 claim,  outstanding, 0 in transit, 1 received )
26. fishstix43(3 claim,  outstanding,  in transit, 3 received )
27. Missmoppet(4 claim,  outstanding, 1 in transit, 3 received )
28. luckdragon(3 claim,  outstanding,  in transit, 3 received )
29. AmandaBL
30. DesignVigilante(2 claim,  outstanding, 2 in transit, 0 received )
« Last Edit: April 17, 2011 06:22:45 PM by babalina58 » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #4 on: February 25, 2011 06:04:15 PM »

                  DUE DATES ( If your due date is on a Sunday or Holiday you MUST ship before that date or it will be considered late!!)

                                         March 14
  Babalina58--> whats_her_name for an iron matSL
  jemimah ---> Babalina58 for a pretty hoopla hoopPP
 guacaMolly-->  jemimah for a coffee plunger cosy and a shawl pinPP
 Terracruz--->guacaMolly adorable little letter needle book & a few supplies!
 SMLounsbury--->Terracruz for a wisty/etsy surprise!
 Edie22-->SMLounsbury for a crocheted cardigan for DD3 PP
 SMLoundsbury-->edie22 for a wisty surprise
 whats_her_name--->SMLounsbury for some logo stuff and some extras
 phoenixfiredesigns--->whats_her_name for a Tree of Life Pendant.
 J_Kieviet--->Phoenixfiredesigns for a nook cover:)PP
 
                                         MARCH 15
  Dawl--->J_Kieviet for a coffee wallet set and perhaps another surprise too !
 Babalina58--->Dawl for an Iron mat & extra SLPP
 Dawl--->babalina58 wooden sign and some headbands. maybe Xtra goodies PP
 thedish--->Dawl for a needlebook and a wisty surprise.
 dawl--->thedish for a wisty surprise and something supplyish
 phoenixfiredesigns--->Dawl for BIG WISH ** Tree Of Life Pendant PP
 mimiw--->phoenixfiredesigns for cabled fingerless gloves.PP
 Gamemom42--->mimiw for "I'm Sew Happy" wall artPP
 babalina58-->Gamemom42 safe book, and  coasters
 
                                MARCH 16
 J_Kieviet--->Babalina for a laptop sleeve and organizer portfolio thingPP
 Sarad--->J_Kieviet for a fancy journal and Aida cloth.    SL
 Maurer--->Sarad for a set of PaperLess Towels
  Frosty--->maurer for a travel pillow and perhaps some other items too!!
  Edie22--->frosty772 for a shawl off her wists
  Padfoot--->edie22 for a wisty surpriseSL
 thedish--->padfoot for a wisty surprise.
 padfoot--->thedish for black mage imagery and a surprise
  lindyv3211-->gonna claim padfoot for a doll bassinet for her daughterPP
  Atsuko--->lindyv321 for a couple of jewelry wisty surprises!
 LindyV321--->atsuko for a NERD and bleached Tee for Lana
  
                              MARCH 17
  jemimah--->lindyv321 for a surprise package PP
  Atsuko--->jemimah for some wisty stationary and a wisty Tardis pendantPP
  Edie22--->atsuko for a hat for Lana! And maybe some melt and pour
  Lo{ve}Edie22 for a lot of DMC thread and hopefully a few hand carved stamps
  Sarad--->Lo{ve}   for   some tacky broaches and perhaps a wisty surprise
 thedish--->Sarad for an embroidery hoopla based on her likes.
 Mimiw--->thedish for handmade soap and some snack bags.
 
PP
             MARCH 18
 Maurer--->Mimiw for an ETSY suprise or an Owl pillowPP
 Frosty722--->Maurer for some table toppers and maybe a few other items!!
 StephanieGravatt---> frosty772 for a Spiderman apron for a kiddo.PP
 Whats_her_name--->StephanieGravatt for supplies, supplies, supplies!!

                     MARCH 21
Quaggy--->whats_her_name for some cute kiddo Easter Decorations
 Atsuko--->Quaggy for some Steampunk pendants!!PP
 Mimiw--->atsuko for a supplies package and a crafted something
Lo{ve}--->mimiw for a "brave men run in my family" shirt!
SL almost a month late
                   MARCH 23
SMLounsbury--->Lo{ve} for some market bags.
 phoenixfiredesigns--->SMLounsbury for Small tree of life pendantPP
 Terracruz--->phoenixfiredesigns little red fox cross stitch for you!PP
 Mimiw--->terracruz for a gadget/phone holder and a few snack bags
PP
                    March 24
 jemimah--->mimiw for a surprise!
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?action=post;msg=4405436;topic=374039.100;sesc=10b3eee66a67831c3df962ee24b2d73f
                            March 27
 StephanieGravatt--->jemimah for a wisty surprise!
 Edie22--->StephanieGravitt for a wisty surprise and some shrinky dinks
 
                            March 28
 Lindyv321--->Edie22 for a t-shirt rug!
 Padfoot--lindyv321 for a surprise
 Mimiw--->padfoot for a stamp carving kit.PP
  Distant_Twilight--->mimiw for one of the t shirts, and wooden hoops.
 
                    MARCH 29
  Edie22-->distant_twilight for crocheted arm warmers,yarn for Rapunzel scarfs.SL
  Dawl--->Edie for a surprise and some supplies

                                MARCH 30
Maurer----> Dawl for supplies surprises
missmoppet-->Maurer for a some embroidery hoops!  poss some address lables

                          March 31  
Thedish--->missmoppet for a case for her nook!
SL
                           APRIL 1
luckdragon--->thedish - for either the dragon dice case or a pinteresty surprise!
Atsuku--->luckdragon for some Steampunk jewelry!
Thedish--->embroidered tshirts for Lana. or if that fails a supply package

                                 April 2
babalina58---thedish for a Hoopla hoop
Muddy21---->Babalina for a Cricut cartridge

               APRIL 3
 Luckdragon--->muddy21 for some earrings and some craft books!
 Thedish--->luckdragon for a bicycle handlebar bag.
 SMLoundsbury-->thedish for handmade sugar scrubs and pinterest goodie.
 Lindyv321--->SMLounsbury for stenciled Star Wars shirts for her son
 phoenixfiredesigns--->lindyv321 for some jewelry surprises.
 Padfoot--->phoenixfiredesigns for a wisty surprise
 Fishstix43--->Padfoot for embroidery hoops and aida fabrics!
 Maurer--->fishstix43 for oven mitts
 mimiw--->Maurer for a surprise
 maurer--->mimiw for a wisty surprise
Dawl--->Maurer Smiley for a wisty/etsy surprise or two, or three
 Fishstix42--->Dawl for a supply package and possibly a small button art?
 Edie22--->fishstix43 for a neck warmer!! SL
 
                                         APRIL 4
Maurer--->edie22 for handspun yarn and something else
Phoenixfiredesigns--->Maurer for a wisty surprise  some personalized cards
 
                                  APRIL 5
Frosty722--->claim PFD for a camera case!!
 
                              APRIL 6
lindyv321 --->Frosty772 for yarnie goodness
Luckdragon--->lindyv321 for altered tank tops!
Dawl-->luckdragon for embellished dish towels and a rain cloud pendant necklace
Atsuku-->Dawl for a charm bracelet with sea animal & address labels!

                   April 7
jemimah---->atsuko for a wrap skirt for Lana
mimiw--->jemimah for a wisty surprise
missmoppet--->mimiw for the button embroidery hoop & another sup. hoop

                            APRIL 8    
gamemom42---->missmoppet for supplies,
Quaggy---->gamemom 42 for some wisty surprises
DesignVigilante-->quaggy cro. cupcake scarf,pot holder, fruit appliques. SL

                                        APRIL 9
guacaMolly-->DesignVigilante for boxy pouch, a pocket mirror and surprise or two!
fishstix43-->Guacamolly for a supplies package leather pieces, buttons,surprises

                                      APRIL 10
Muddy21---->fishstix43 for a supplies surprise  
SL
                                         APRIL 11
missmoppet--->muddy21 for embroidery hoopla wall art!
redpopsicles ---->missmoppet for a supplies surprise!
mimiw--->redpopsicles for zipper pouches
DesignVigilante--->Mimiw for a felted basket like this oneSL
missmoppet--->DesignVigilante for some HOOPLA

                                   APRIL 12
Edie22---->missmoppet for supplies

             APRIL 13
Padfoot--->edie22 for carved stamps

 
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« Reply #5 on: February 25, 2011 09:04:09 PM »

FIRST UP THIS MONTH IS THE WONDERFUL whats_her_name

My name is Karrie and I live in Canada.  I've been with hubby for 13 yrs and we have 2 little ones (who are growing up so! fast)  Daughter is 5 and son is 3.  I work at home making wedding stationery, so I get to craft every day!  I've recently fallen Back in love with sewing and knitting. 

My tastes are usually clean and simple - classic, timeless - but I really like things that are just stinkin' cute, too!  I love all colors, but my favorites tend to be a deep chocolate brown, bright turquoise, hot pink and bright turquoise green.  Having said that, I mostly wear black and charcoal.    I'm a walking contradiction!  But I'm not too fond of neon at all...  I love cute owls, funky trees and cool mod patterns.  Really don't like floral prints unless they are mod.  I also like eye-catching geometric patterns, too - and really like dark solids with bright pops of color.

I have changed everything over from my wists to Pinterest.com, you'll get a good idea of things I like in there...  I've dedicated a whole board to fabrics that catch my eye...

I am allergic to cats and angora - they both make me red, and itchy with crazy red, watery eyes!  Not fun. 


So on to my list!

Sewn
 -> Insulated lunch bags, sandwich bags, etc in a theme (looking for Cat in the Hat or Construction Vehicles for my son, looking for anything uber-Girlie for my daugther, anything masculine for the hubby, and anything mod for myself)

 -> Any type of skirt for myself - PM me for measurements, including length.

 -> Any type of skirt or dress for my daughter - children's size 6.  The more girlie, the better!

 ->  I would love some owl jammy pants - brown background with bright, cute owls preferable.  PM me for size.

 ->  I'd love a mod laptop sleeve - one that's really plump.  Prefer chocolate and pink -- I've got a huge laptop, so PM me for measurements!

 ->  A tabletop ironing pad


Stencil or Appliqu
 -> Any t-shirt like Sheldon wears in Big Bang Theory would be awesome!  Ladies' FITTED Size L.

 ->  Boy's size 3 shirt with a mighty machine (any kind of construction vehicle) on it for my son.

 ->  Girl's size 6 shirt with anything girly for my daughter (flowers, etc...)


Jewelry
 -> Another tree of life pendant with green beads, this time for my mom!  She absolutely adores mine (thanks atsuko!)

 -> A loaded charm/bead bracelet like this one, but in purples & greens, or pinks & greens.  Some matching drop earrings (not too long only about 1") would be cool, too!


Supplies

 -> I would love yarns - kettle dyed or kool-aid dyed.  The color combinations look so fun! 

 ->  I would love any fabric like these ones - many of my "to do" projects need 2 yards, but fat quarters are awesome too!

 ->  Any vintage dress pattern from 50's, 60's or 70's - preferably in Ladies' Size 10-12, and sizes 8-10!!

 ->  Heavyweight Iron-on interfacing - I am always running out

 ->  Any of these craft books

 ->  Oliver + S patterns - girls' size 6, boys' size 4 --> I do have a few already, so you might want to PM me to find out which ones I've got

 ->  Old shaker knit sweaters in white, women's size L, regular neckline - I have a recon project for these!!

 ->  A soft, fine wool in a charcoal or a cocoa color to make a coat (I would need 3 yards, so if there's a big sale, I would love you forever!)

 ->  Insulated batting for making potholders (can't get that here either)

 ->  Decorative zipper pulls of all kinds (my selection here really sucks)

 ->  Any Amy Butler bag pattern (except the weekender bag - I've already got that one)



Thanks so much for claiming me!
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« Reply #6 on: February 28, 2011 09:08:59 PM »

I will claim and get this party started Smiley with a table top iron mat Smiley and the material for potholders you would like Smiley

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       Hello, I am Monica I live inthe USA in North Carolina on the last bank of the outer banks. I am easy going and love a lot of things..Look at my wists I love fabric and fun but in the styles in my wist really. I am raising my 2 grandkids, we have now 3 wild dogs. A French Bulldog Ralphie, and a Boston Terrier Bella. We are into the outdoors, fish hunt etc. I ride a motorcycle and drive a fast car when not in kid mode Smiley We love pirates, Sugar skulls and I am a total preppy really. I hate crew neck tees like hanes men styles. I only ware v neck or scoop neck tees. Love them. I do not ware dark colors at all. I am a pink, yellow, seafoam, light blue, girl

  We have a child in the house with hard core allergies and asthma she cant be around cig. smoke at all..If you smoke in the house please pass on claiming us. If you are an outdoor smoker then must wash hands well as the tar stuff is what she really cant be around.
We cant have anything that is Kelly green ( like a pillow, tee that sort of thing.) it is a weird trigger color for my grandson who has autism.it is fine as an accent but not as a color for something really...




~Dog collar for my Ralphie in this style http://www.etsy.com/listing/62682582/1-in-martingale-collar-burberry?ref=sr_gallery_1&ga_shopname=bat0702&ga_ref=auto&ga_search_query=burberry+dog+collar&ga_search_type=handmade&ga_facet=handmade

~Dog collar for Bella http://www.etsy.com/listing/59260911/martingale-collar-or-buckle-collar

~A dog harnes in this style for Ralphie
http://www.etsy.com/listing/61539866/clarkie-comfort-walking-harness-hampton

~Harnes for Bella like this style http://www.etsy.com/listing/62509609/walking-harness-in-pink-hearts

~Dog toy supplies organizer for easy access on my shelf
http://www.etsy.com/listing/65514430/organizer-bin-fabric-basket-reversible?ref=sr_gallery_33&ga_search_query=basket&ga_noautofacet=1&ga_page=7&ga_search_type=handmade&ga_facet=handmade%2Fbags_and_purses

~Bella Kennel cover http://www.etsy.com/listing/50337882/48-inch-dog-crate-cover-made-from?ref=sr_gallery_5&ga_search_query=privacy&ga_page=2&ga_search_type=handmade&ga_facet=handmade

~kennel mat ( need a zipper in it but send unstuffed please http://www.etsy.com/listing/56541409/unique-tough-dog-bed-cover-for-35x54-or?ref=sr_gallery_9&ga_search_query=dog+crate+covers+pad&ga_search_type=handmade&ga_facet=handmade

~a hoop like this http://www.wists.com/babalina58/f79679c0b51090d5ed1ee6a2d3607e79?offset=20

~A hoop like any but the trees from my wists

~padded laptop sleeve http://www.etsy.com/listing/66641964/clementine-kindle-case-sleeve-or-nook?ref=sr_gallery_4&ga_search_query=padded+laptop+case&ga_page=11&ga_search_type=handmade&ga_facet=handmade

~babywipe case like this in blue and brown for my niece http://www.etsy.com/listing/57222394/baby-wipe-case-in-michael-miller-dumb

~Pad caddy to hold a few pads and fem. whipes http://www.etsy.com/listing/58397142/feminine-hygiene-caddy-travel-tissue

~Diaper caddy http://www.etsy.com/listing/66807924/circles-of-fun-diaper-caddy-ready-to
box bag in fabric I like http://www.etsy.com/listing/65538318/zippered-box-style-large-paisley-nest?ref=sr_gallery_34&ga_shopname=doodlebugsfunfabrics&ga_search_query=box+bag&ga_noautofacet=1&ga_search_type=handmade&ga_facet=handmade%2Fbags_and_purses

~coiled fabric bowl purples with blue and green or brown with green or blue or barn red or all Smiley http://www.wists.com/babalina58/4817b7c36e80ed418d83d86126fc2237?offset=0

~Butter crock somewhat like this one http://www.etsy.com/listing/68692449/2-stick-stoneware-french-butter-crock?ref=sr_gallery_13&ga_ref=auto&ga_search_query=butter+crock&ga_search_type=handmade&ga_facet=handmade

~silverware windchime for inspiration http://www.etsy.com/listing/68852625/vintage-silver-plate-silverware-wind?ref=sr_gallery_5&ga_search_query=windchime+silverware&ga_search_type=handmade&ga_facet=handmade

windchime like this? in blues and white maybe http://www.etsy.com/listing/65732252/silverware-wind-chime-sugar-dish-wind?ref=sr_gallery_30&ga_search_query=windchime+silverware&ga_search_type=handmade&ga_facet=handmade

garden flower plates http://www.etsy.com/listing/67783906/garden-ornaments-glass-plate-flower-in

Sign like this but in barn red with white letters and a bit bigger then this one http://www.etsy.com/listing/68238053/no-soliciting-no-religious-queries?ref=sr_gallery_19&ga_shopname=pattisprimitives&ga_ref=auto&ga_search_query=vinyl+no+soliciting&ga_search_type=handmade&ga_facet=handmade

Bigfoot head just like this http://www.etsy.com/listing/63977762/bigfoot-scarecrow?ref=sr_gallery_38&ga_search_query=wood+yard+art&ga_page=4&ga_search_type=handmade&ga_facet=handmade

~angler fish like this to attach to my fence need to be over 15inches http://www.etsy.com/listing/61921043/angler-fish-made-of-recycled-wood

~Shark like this for my fence  http://www.etsy.com/listing/52719718/shark-made-of-recycled-fence-wood-jaws
fish like this for my fence  http://www.etsy.com/listing/62818375/lookdown-made-of-recycled-fence-wood

~a project bag http://www.flickr.com/photos/20656446@N07/5169450048/in/photostream/

~write more letters http://www.etsy.com/listing/29652232/last-one-in-touch-clutch-tm-in-blue

~Mosaic mirror like this http://www.etsy.com/listing/66294447/mosaic-lighthouse-mirror?ref=sr_gallery_24&ga_search_query=seagull&ga_noautofacet=1&ga_page=2&ga_search_type=handmade&ga_facet=handmade%2Fhousewares

~seagull necklace like this http://www.etsy.com/listing/67228699/celtic-seagull-key-fob

~earrings http://www.etsy.com/listing/64622972/little-silver-octopus-earrings?ref=sr_gallery_40&ga_shopname=stoneleaftile&ga_search_query=earrings&ga_search_type=handmade&ga_facet=handmade

~a crochet laptop sleeve like this http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=352749.70

~an organizer like this maybe http://www.wists.com/babalina58/9c7a7de51d73aa8d23dc6d9dfae61440?offset=0

~an embroidered scoop neck tee for me I love this one LOL http://www.wists.com/babalina58/0ccbc160dd1f63113c4e21d21f70d4fb?offset=0

~a cute bag like this or any bag on my wist. http://www.wists.com/babalina58/2824f5816c7bff23f5fbcb19719bc6c3?offset=0

~a hoop for my wall like anyone in my wist but trees or something inspired by

~King size Embroidered pillow cases sand, brown, tan, navy ( nautical theme) mermaids, pirate ships, look at my wist again to see style

~Headbands brown, red, navy, floral MOD like ones, Dots stripes but no granny looking or flowers and or skulls that sort I have plenty think Preppy ( please not crochet or knitted http://www.etsy.com/listing/60080040/turquoise-blue-dress-hair-head-band

~This is a great portfolio, approx. 6x8 http://www.craftster.org/pictures/showphoto.php?photo=398960

~Love this in a hoop over a frame http://www.craftster.org/pictures/showphoto.php?photo=359693

~Love this charm bracelet OMG beautiful http://www.craftster.org/pictures/showphoto.php?photo=239710

SUPPLIES:
Supplies:

a gift cert to Urbanthreads.com, Michaels, online to your fave fabric shop, Joanns or hancock Smiley
 
~matalic DMC floss and silky DMC ( only DMC please)

~DMC thread holders the little plastic things

~Yudu paint ( silver, red, blue, black, white)

~small wood embroidery hoops No Plastic please!

~Transfer pens( crayons) use a lot of them dark ones please

~Fabric from my wists

~Firm interfacing

~This also for my machine  http://www.joann.com/joann/catalog/productdetail.jsp?CATID=cat2092&PRODID=prd22760

~Insulbrite http://www.joann.com/joann/catalog/productdetail.jsp?CATID=cat2092&PRODID=prd48127

~Iron board backing fabric ( the shinny silver stuff) I use a ton of it

~I need a few of these too http://www.joann.com/joann/catalog/productdetail.jsp?CATID=cat2092&PRODID=prd38126

~this also: http://www.joann.com/joann/catalog/productdetail.jsp?CATID=cat2092&PRODID=prd38131
I really want this pattern http://www.wists.com/babalina58/dddbc3a7779b5a88bdcf9ec040e96053?offset=380

~Deep cut blade for Cricut BIG WISH!

~unwanted cricut cartridges ( I only have a few) If NO key pad Fine as long as they have not been put into a Gypsy  Grin I can even send them back to you if not loaded into a gypsy before as I can load them and dont need the cart at that point Smiley win win

~Brothers 90 BOBBIN thread ( white, black, Cream, Brown, most needed) THIS IS the only kind that my embroidery machine will take Must be brothers 90

~45 mm Fiskers rottery cutting blade replacement

~Mega huge wish a bobbin side winder


~some fabric at least 1/2 yard of fabric on my wist or like it Bigger is better LOL

~cotton quilting like fabric not jersey or like that...

~Brothers Plastic bobbins

~any fabric from my wist or like it I have some all through my wist

~New Cotton thread no blue, yellow or pink please have tons

~Serger thread 3 of each color...Need Red ,pink,Brown, lavender, yellow, green, chocolate

~Zippers ( think beach and nutural colors

EXTRAS : Kender Bueno bars OMG to die for!
Salsa form your area the hotter the better!!
 cotton fabric you want to destash even if not my style I can put into charity quilts Smiley this is an extra not a



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« Reply #7 on: February 28, 2011 09:52:54 PM »

I claim babalina58 for a hoop of some sort Smiley  I'll try to make it pretty Wink

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Hello, Im Kirsten, Im a full time student. I live in New Zealand, married with two 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. Im not so keen on pastels and pinks/purples (though dusty/dull shades can be nice). For metals, I like silver, copper or antiqued finishes, rather than gold. I tend to like things that are plainish and textured rather than very patterned. Some styles I particularly like are mid-century modern, Scandinavian, Japanese (but not kawaii). I usually like artsy-fartsy rather than cutesy Smiley

I dont have allergies. I prefer natural fibres, but not exclusively. Im happy to chat, and easy to please.

Thank you for picking me!!


CRAFTS

VARIOUS CRAFTY POSSIBILITIES

* wisty surprise - http://wists.com/jemimah My wist will give you a pretty good picture of my tastes Im fine with inspired by rather than exact replicas, so feel free to use the wist as a starting point for your own creative idea. Smiley 
- I have been wisting up a storm, and have tried to make my tags more helpful too!!

* 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). Some ideas Tardis journal, etui, needle book; daleks on anything; Spock stationery, journal.
* pick another one of my fave things and make something in your favourite craft medium (again, great if its useful, but not essential) e.g. fox, British robin, robot (more in profile info)
* things to put other things in box, purse, organiser, etc. always welcome
* protective folder to store artwork in A4 or A3 would be great


SEWN
* a pockety bag lots of different size pockets for projects/art supplies, any style or size, doesnt have to have any zippers or be a complicated design
* a tardis pockety bag would be truly awesome
* a tea cosy or coffee plunger cosy sewn (stencilled/appliqu/embroidered/whatever), rather than knitted. Simple, plain style great. Made from recycled felted wool would be cool too. I can send measurements. Themes:- for the tea cosy, Cake or Death? (Eddie Izzard quote); NEWDalek (I dream of one with a dalek saying Insulate! in fact I might just have to make this myself Cheesy); some sort of Star Trek or Dr Who theme
* something embroidered (hand or machine, a panel for me to make into something, or a finished item basically, anything you think I might like!)
* organiser things (e.g. project holder, thing for storing small supplies and bits, stationery organiser) any size. (I love the things Ive received, I always need more though! Smiley) Some ideas in wist, but other styles are good too.
* sketch book cover to fit spiral-bound A3, A4, or A5, whichever size you feel like making.
* full apron fun vintage-y style, or plain, durable fabric
* sewing ideas


YARN RELATED
* hand dyed or hand spun yarn
* handknitted wool socks (womens size 9-10, any colour) (I know, this is a big one!)
* socks/slippers for wearing around the house something simple to make, not fancy maybe made of old felted jumpers or something? (womens size 9-10) I am not fussy about the style, this is all about comfort. I will be working at home all year ...
* knitted slouchy hat chartreuse, rich or dull red (not too orange-y or dark please), dull denim blue, or dull greyish rose one of these patterns or similar http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/star-crossed-slouchy-beret http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/early-morning-beret
* if youre interested in knitting something, these are some things I want in my ravelry faves (I dont necessarily want all the other things in my ravelry faves though Smiley) ravelry there are some smaller things like fingerless mitts in there
* wisty things made of felt or felted wool


PAPER RELATED
* handmade stamps in a theme I like (see my profile and wists), e.g. birds, frogs, fish, trees, art related, Tardis, dalek, Star Trek
* Star Trek or Dr Who themed stationery
* stationery ideas


OTHER CRAFTS
* handmade ceramic item, esp. in celadon green (but any colours are good) ceramic ideas
* hair sticks/comb/pin or shawl pin not too girly please, see wist

* or something else that I havent thought of, that you think Id like!


CRAFT SUPPLIES (many of these things are VERY expensive here, more than 2x US prices)

* real silk for embroidery, any colours, any brand, any type 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! a very small envelope will be cheap to post, and will make me very happy Smiley). I particularly love Soie d'Alger (made by Au Ver Soie). If you send me some Soie d'Alger, I will also send you a tiny pretty made with it by way of extra thanks. Smiley 
* 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/second hand is fine.  No Aida please.
* silk or embroidered fabric, Japanese fabric, kimono fabric, good linen for embroidery, wool doctors flannel, natural coloured linen, nice fat quarters (just smallish pieces of fabric are fine; no bulk fabric Id love it, but it may bankrupt you to mail it) - theres lots of fabric I like in my wist.
* Noro yarn, other silk/luxury yarn, artisan yarn (I have a great local source for good wool yarns, so while I love that too, its not worth you mailing it to me Smiley)
* thick stampcarving material (I have the tools, but the only stuff to carve I can easily find here is lino and small erasers)
* nice paper - e.g handmade, japanese, printmaking, textured, any colour or weight - it's for printmaking, so plain or subtle rather than very patterned is best.
* small art supplies items:-
     - I REALLY want a Diamond Point Scribe (- the second item on this page)  I will send you a tiny etching artwork if you send me one of these, as an extra thank you Smiley
     - pencils, markers and pens (Prismacolor/Derwent/Caran D'Ache/Posca for example, or similar)
     - peel and sketch charcoal pencils
     - drypoint etching supplies (roulette, plastic for etching)
     - inkpads, little stencils, stamps, etc.
* 100% wool felt, eco felt < Ive never seen eco felt available here (I have stacks of ordinary synthetic felt already though)
* bamboo DPNs (I have quite a few sizes in metal, but no bamboo)
* DMC StitchBow floss holders - just the gold coloured sticks (I have plenty of the plastic pockets to put them in)
* small sewing supplies rickrack, bias binding, cotton tape/ribbon, grosgrain
* blanks for pendants or brooches (not shiny gold though)


EXTRAS
* yarn leftovers/oddments in any shades of blue or green, anything over about 1/4 ball (~16 metres or more) will be useful for my project. Wool or wool blends preferred please, any weight.
* I always enjoy bookmarks, vintage/interesting buttons, little pouches, etc.
* small chipboard shapes, a little paper ephemera (maps, vintage, black and white, foreign language)
* no candy (I like it TOO much)

Phew!! I hope I've got enough on my list! Cheesy

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 #8 on: March 01, 2011 09:24:35 AM »

I claim jemimah for a coffee plunger cosy and a shawl pin  Smiley

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Hiya, I'm Molly! I live in Oklahoma with my hubby (April will be our one year!) in an old 1920's home. We have one fluffy kitty named Arthur. I am an office manager by day Mon-Friday (craftster helps me de-stress!!), and an ADD avid crafter the rest of the time. In recent years I love sewing, but also jewelry making, soapmaking, screenprinting (hope to do more in the future) and working with stoneware clay at times.
 
 
Likes/dislikes
My wists and etsy faves are a good indicator of my tastes, everything on there makes me happy just to look at it! My favorite colors are vivid aqua, turquoise and blue greens, grass, sage and the inside of an avocado green. Also daffodil and saffron yellow and pink grapefruit. I really love the combo of citrus colors together, and pictures of Greece with the blue-green ocean, bright white buildings and cobalt blue roofs.
 
I like nature (owls, birds, trees, water lilies, lotus blossoms), dots, cupcake/sweet themes, Hello Kitty and sweet vintage flower designs. I also really like Victorian, French and Art Nouveau themes.
 
I do NOT like skulls, 80's, dark/morbid themes, super cutesy/granny crafts, animal prints, strong scents (headaches)
 
I like black, white and brown as neutral/accent colors, and when it comes to metals silver or antiqued brass/copper, but please no gold. I am allergic to nickel, so sterling silver, silver plated, surgical steel and nickel free metals are best when it comes to earrings-- everything else doesn't matter on the metal.
 
We are low carb, so please no sugary sweets to tempt me! Smiley
 
Things in bold I would, like, love you forever! BUT, everything on my list I would be very pleased with, and thank you for claiming me. Smiley

 
Crafted
 
~ Hoopla/wall art that is owl themed. My mom opened a shop called Owl Make It--- it needs lots of owly love!
 
~Diochroic glass earrings or pendants-- my mom loves the stuff (especially purples, greens, blues), and I would love a pair of stud earrings
 
~Thread catcher/pincushion combo
 
~Camera bag/pouch. I got a really nice digi camera for my birthday, and I keep meaning to make something nice and protective to carry it in! PM me for measurements. Maybe something like this?
http://ayumills.blogspot.com/2008/04/how-to-make-super-simple-camera-case.html
 
~Ironing board cover in a fun fabric, standard size-- I don't need padding, just something to cover my interfacing infested one instead of the towel that is currently fused to it.

~Fabric tags that say The Chartreuse Lily for me to sew into items that I make. *Or* I would be just as pleased with a tute on how to make them with my Print Gocco!

~Yoga pants or skirt, size Medium

~Yoga mat carrying bag

~Needlebook of any kind, but I love this one!
http://www.wists.com/guacaMolly/ca083804edee5d6d013e9765beb96c31

~Huge buttons Especially wooden like these-
 http://www.etsy.com/listing/67020465/gorgeous-mulberry-tree-branch-buttons

~Fitted shirt or tunic in a nature theme, womens size M-L (Pm me for measurements). There are lots of examples on my wists. I would also love a swallow or bird on an upper shoulder, as though it had just swooped over it. I really prefer a girly looking top/tunic over one that looks like a T-shirt, since I would like to wear it on my casual day at the office, and regular T-shirts are too casual.

~A coupon organizer-- mine was cheapy cardboard, and it is falling apart!

~Jewelry stand/organizer for my bedroom. I love the trees like on my wists, but I think they would be difficult to make and expensive to ship! I would be thrilled with anything that would be functional for this, our bedroom is chocolate brown and a very light blue. I mostly wear earrings.

~Hair combs-- metal or any design that you think I would like. I get headaches really easily, and I want to try these to help me hold my thick wavy hair back, away from my face!

~Placemats/table centerpiece (for a small table, 10-11" inches circumference)/napkin rings. Newly married we are definitely still in the acquisition phase, my hubby really likes to decorate for the holidays. Anything springy/Easter, St. Patty's Day, summery/4th of July or year 'round/seasonal in general. We have fall and Christmas covered. Smiley

~Wallet with room for lots of cards, cash, coins and a checkbook! In fabric from my wists/etsy, or I would be happy to send fabric.
Mine that I love that is looking pretty ragged is kind of like this (don't like this fabric)
http://www.etsy.com/listing/65754996/red-black-and-retro-checkbook-wallet
 
 
Supplies
I would be happy with vintage/secondhand items in good shape, and I would be thrilled with an all supplies package.
 
~Photo emulsion for making new screens for screenprinting

~Fabric- Any designer prints, or cute fabric you think I'd like. Really cute designer, I would even be thrilled with scraps for patchwork! Anything else from a fat quarter-ish size on up please. Most wanted: anything from or similar to my wist or etsy favorites. Also cotton 'boy' prints; cars, monsters, something to make boy lunch bags, travel art packs, etc. from.
-Solids: I would love solid canvas, duck cloth, home decor weight, kona cotton or linen in any color.

~Sewing books with or without patterns; preferably classic and not dated, or modern like One Yard Wonders or The Bag Making Bible, but I could really use an old school techniques book, too.

~Organza bags in any color

~Dover clip art book, especially with CD included. Please PM me to make sure I don't already have it. Smiley

~Sewing patterns for bags, wallets, purses, slippers, thread catcher.

~Buttons-- love them, all sizes, shapes and colors, need my collection to grow!

~100% wool felt

~Resin instruction- I got a lot of molds for Christmas, any tips/tricks/tools of the trade would be greatly appreciated! I'm really interested in resin work like this etsy seller does:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/UnderGlass?ga_search_query=underglass&ga_search_type=seller_usernames

~Medium to heavy weight iron on interfacing

~Walking foot for Janome Sewist sewing machine
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=170485532741&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT
 
~Bias tape attachment foot for Janome
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=150443013804&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT
 
~Hardware for bags/wristlets: Especially magnetic closures-- standard or hidden. Also keychains, lobster claws, D-rings, purse forms etc.

~Snaps, grommets in any size

~Sew in velcro, any color or size

~Sari silk; ribbon or yarn form

~Jewelry supplies: Ring blanks, bracelet blanks, bobby pins, Toggle closures for bracelets/necklaces, lengths of chain, crimp closures like for using silk ribbon for a pendant, pendant trays, ring bezels with trays, jump rings, wire in any gauge, earring findings-- on these, preferably silver plated or sterling, but oxidized/antiqued that is nickel free is welcome.
~Modge podge

~Diamond glaze

~Emery sand for pincushions

~Leather pieces-- any kind, I'd like to experiment with using it for the soles of slippers
Etsy patterns-
The Perfect Wallet
http://www.etsy.com/listing/62344916/the-perfect-wallet-pdf-sewing-pattern
The Diva Satchel
http://www.etsy.com/listing/59756296/the-diva-satchel-pdf-sewing-pattern
Pleated zipper pouches
http://www.etsy.com/listing/62576458/no-113-pleated-zipper-pouches-3-patterns
Two purse patterns
http://www.etsy.com/listing/58661684/2-pdf-patterns-sewer-friendly-pattern-no

 
Extras:
Any kind of tea, gum, nuts, hot sauce from your area (hubby is an addict!), stickers
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« Reply #9 on: March 01, 2011 10:04:23 AM »

guacaMolly, I'm going to claim you for that adorable little letter needle book & a few supplies!

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My name is Terra. I am a 38 years old, married for 15 years and I have two kids, DS 13 & DD 10.  I live in the Bay Area, California, USA. I love pink, turquoise, purple & brown, cupcakes, Metallica, The Cure,Moby,  iguanas, rats, hedgehogs, veggies, camping, crocheting, sewing, scrapbooking & papercrafts (I was on an scrapbook design team for quite sometime) & Japanese inspired crafts.

I prefer functional items as I am trying to live more simply and cut down on stuff or clutter. We use all cloth towels, napkins, reusable bags, lunch wraps, ect...  I have a dog, a cat, rats, a frog & a goldfish.

The whole family loves video games, especially old school classic games.
We don't like country, floral, romantic, lacey, old lady. Wink

 
Hand Made Goodies
These are are my really big wishes!
A phone, gadget holder like this-

http://www.etsy.com/listing/61473929/iphone-ipod-smart-phone-padded-sleeve?ref=v1_other_1

http://www.etsy.com/listing/66763692/iphone-smart-phone-zippered-wristlet?ref=v1_other_2

-kitty scarf/hood something like this:
http://www.cutoutandkeep.net/projects/kitty_hood_scarf_with_pockets

*Wetbag for wet suits or towels - the kids are on the swim team & we transport a lot of wet laundry.

*A piece of art (mainly black with a splash of color) to be framed (by you or me)  that says "Cruz Family Est. 1996" Needlework, cross-stitch, painted, drawn...

*Loaded funky charm bracelet. Kitchy, plastic, retro or monochromatic or rainbow would be great.

*Monster bag little for my camera, big for WHATEVER! - I Love these http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=33129479


Any of these would make me happy as well!

*Crochet markers with the hook letter size - to remember what size hook I was using.

*A dragon dice bag like this - http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=35574257

*Hippo mittens for my DD http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/hippopotamus-mittens

*Ball bag, my DD plays basketball & she would love a tote to carry her ball to the park.

*Simple whimsical wristlet

*Holiday themed rugs (we change with the season)

*Sandwich wraps or reusable snack bags

*An Iguana, goldfish or rat stuffie

*Clothes or a leash for my little dog

*A funky or retro inspired couch pillow

*Retro inspired embroidery/art for the bathroom - his & hers, kitties on the potty - that sort of thing.

*Pool lounge chair cover/ blanket for covering the plastic chairs at the pool.

*A smallish coupon organizer. They don't save any money smashed up in the corners of my purse.

*Subversive Cross Stitched saying

*Handmade bookmarks



Anything from my wists http://www.wists.com/terracruz

My Etsy Favorites - http://www.etsy.com/favorite_listings_public.php?user_id=62770


Supplies:
Hand spun yarn

Buttons, especially vintage ones

Ami eyes

Adorable Ami patterns (I would love an iguana)

Lobster and D rings (small to make wristlets, large for a dog leash)

FQs or more of Japanese novelty fabric -

Wool felt
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