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« Reply #110 on: May 29, 2011 04:48:51 PM »

I claim Averia for something steampunk and a Tree of Life Pendant!

4th claim/0 sent/1 received

Hi, I'm Roxanne!  Lana is going to be 7 this June...won't say how old I'll be this June.  LOL.  Where has the time gone??  Lana has grown up on Craftster love and has received so many wonderful and thoughtfully made presents her whole life.  So THANK YOU to all of you!!   I have a hubby who helps me craft when he can.  Hes the one who runs off to the craft store to buy a craft supply I missed or off to the PO to mail my packages.  I'm originally from Hawaii, so even though I live in Maryland now I'm a local girl at heart! I've dabbled in lots of different crafts.  My true love is pottery, but I haven't done that in quite a while now.  I am starting to do paper crafts, but Ill always be true to my beading!

Please nothing made with vinyl.  

BIG WISHES ARE IN BOLD, but everything is wanted and will be loved.

Thank you in advance for picking me!

Crafted items:

sewn:

- stuffie for my niece Victoria
http://wists.com/atsuko/60bdeedd73316f5157b29634dc3be6c0?offset=0

- a Mimi project bag

- Mommy/daughter bucket hats with interior finished in bias tape in a fun fabric...not too kiddish...think Alexander Henry, moda style fabrics

knit/crochet:

- new* crocheted sushi set with well sewn on nori for my niece Victoria.
I can send you the pattern.

- new* bugs mitts for me
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/bug-mitts

- new* shawl
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/rock-island

- new* a DesignVigilante cupcake scarf for Lana

- Totoro mitts like on my wists for Lana.

- dead fish hat for Lana in blues/green  http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/fish-hat-dead-or-alive

- Blythe hoodie by NxtDrGrrl
http://www.puchicollective.com/sewing-patterns/knitting-pattern-nxtdrgrrl-blythe-hoodie/
Would love this in purple or rainbow for Lana's doll.

embroidered

- embroidered tee for my niece Kira, size 2 kids
http://zuill.us/andreablog/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/Maneki-Neko-WEB.jpg

- embroidered tee for me!  Size L please.
http://zuill.us/andreablog/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/terrible-lizard-pat.png



- handmade soap (not melt and pour) for my sis

- a tie dyed dress for Lana size 10




Supplies: An all supplies pick would be LOVED!

I'm trying to learn how to make cold process soaps so any equipment (new or used) would be loved and appreciated.
Things like wooden soap molds, stick blenders, etc.  I have tons of scents and colors thanks to Mimiw.

- random glass bead assortments...please nothing with gold in it (have lots)

- any of these ice trays here for my MP soap addiction!
http://www.wists.com/atsuko

- new* cookie cutter set:
http://www.williams-sonoma.com/products/message-in-a-cookie-cutter-set/?pkey=ccookie-cutters-pancake-molds

-*new waffle cutter for soaps

-*new heat gun
http://www.amazon.com/1500-Watt-Dual-Temperature-1112%C2%B0/dp/B001G3Y84O/ref=sr_1_22?s=hi&ie=UTF8&qid=1304531149&sr=1-22

- monkey for my Steampunk work
http://www.etsy.com/listing/54494784/large-monkey-embellishment-hand-finished?ref=sr_list_8&ga_search_query=brass+monkeys&ga_page=1&ga_search_type=all&ga_facet=

- lady in silver or raw brass
http://www.etsy.com/listing/56560735/stunningly-detailed-large-marie?ref=sr_list_11&ga_search_query=marie+antoinette+metal&ga_noautofacet=1&ga_search_type=supplies&ga_facet=supplies

http://www.etsy.com/listing/59111414/stunningly-detailed-large-marie?ref=sr_list_8&ga_search_query=marie+antoinette+metal&ga_noautofacet=1&ga_search_type=supplies&ga_facet=supplies

- any unloved Cricut cartridge w/keypad

- used Cuttlebug or Sizzix for my felt adventures

- used button making machine

- 1 yard of Space Invaders fabric from Fabric.com
http://www.fabric.com/ProductDetail.aspx?ProductID=9f35aa01-a884-4658-ba0b-22946f4a22c4&CategoryID=34e4a448-81db-4b0e-aef1-ff5033896874

- large bird cage rubber stamp or faces
http://www.peachykeenstamps.com/products/PK_490_Everyday_Character_Face_Assortment-171-30.html

- medium sugar skull mold like this:
http://www.mexicansugarskull.com/sugar_skulls/about/oax-med.html

- vintage watch movements (large round ones from pocket watches would be fab!) esp looking for gold/brass colors!

- Japanese craft books-used is fine...beading and felt, esp. Please PM me first so that I can check if I have it already.  Smiley


Extras:

- Altoid tins


« Last Edit: May 29, 2011 04:51:21 PM by atsuko » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Hi! I'm looking for a spinner to transform my awesome fiber into yarn for me....have some fantastic jewelry and commercially purchased fiber for trade. my etsy
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« Reply #111 on: May 29, 2011 04:59:04 PM »

I claim atsuko for a dead fish hat for Lana in greens & blues.

5th claim/1 in transit/2 received

My list is terribly long but I'm terrified of stalling the thread. *blush*

About Me:
My name is Kristen & this is my first time doing an Ongoing Wish Swap. I live in Houston, TX with my husband & 3 kiddos. I am completely obsessed with yarn, rainbows, coffee, dark chocolate, cloth diapering, couponing, & handmade items. Ive just recently found the hoopla love and want to start a collection for my craft room/office. I also love the look of patchwork and scrappy.
-I like polka dots, stripes, birds, owls, trees, fruit prints.
-My oldest son, Dominic, is obsessed with Legos and Mario.
-My daughter, Kaitlin, is obsessed with unicorns, rainbows, & Rainbow Brite.
-My youngest son, Seth, is into coloring (Crayola Color Wonders are huge at our house), books, & Thomas the Train.
-I am obsessed with the Wizard of Oz.
-I would love ANYTHING from my Wist, but the most recent additions are the things that I am completely in love with. http://www.wists.com/kbauer
-I am okay with previously loved items so long as they are in decent shape. 
-I dont like dark colors or jewel tones.
-Also, no crude or dark humor please. My little ones can read and are terribly curious.
Sewn:
*Nook cover: I love this one! http://www.flickr.com/photos/20656446@N07/5343617513/in/photostream/
*Unpaper towels: were going to be painting my kitchen slate blue and white, but I would love a set in a rainbow of colors.
*Cloth menstral pads, 10, 12", or 14" long with fleece backing.
*Fabric Baskets, various sizes, would love some in scrap fabrics.
*Messenger style diaper bag with lots of pockets, including side pockets for sippy cups. Solid color for the outer fabric (grey or black preferably); inner fabric can be just about anything.  
*Knitting needle roll: would love either one with different compartments for different lengths of needles (including circular needles) or perhaps 1 for circular and 1 for my double pointed needles.
*Crochet hook roll
*Knitting bag (to match my knitting/crochet rolls? ); I like a tote bag style w/ 2 straps & pockets. I love pockets!
*Coupon organizer, I love this one: http://www.etsy.com/listing/65578654/super-size-fabric-coupon-organizer
*Patchworky styled wallet (I like a checkbook sized style), theres one in my wists that I just LOVE. Ex: http://www.etsy.com/listing/69565498/handmade-wallet-long-bi-fold-clutch
*Zippered pouches of various sizes; we use these for everything! My daughter loves them for toting her crayons around and I use them for housing my knitting notions.
*Reusable snack & sandwich bags; need a ton of these as I will have 2 in school this year and school lunches are way too expensive and dont have many healthy optionsneed boy and girly ones.
*Matching napkins for the reusable snack & sandwich bags. 
*Water bottle holder w/ long strap so it can be worn across the chest. Would love one for myself and older 2 kiddos.
*HUGE wish: a rainbow twirly patchwork skirt like this one: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=375262.0
*Reusable shopping bags; I love the kind that mimic the style of a plastic bag and are lined/double sided.
*Fabric bowls like these: http://wists.com/kbauer/a46766b4b7467af9745340e7b8051085?offset=0
http://wists.com/kbauer/3650787c8f02be7db2923478295b2b5e?offset=0 (I love the scrappy look, the scrappier, the better!)
*Patchworky table runner(s) for my dresser and sofa table.
*Table top ironing mat.

Knit/Crochet:
*7 granny squares made from solid colored acrylic yarn (no black, white, greys, or browns please) in a rainbow of colors for my rainbow granny square afghan for our bed.
*These longies for my youngest son (wool yarn please), measurements are as follows: waist 18 hip 20 rise 18 inseam 11-11.5 (fyi, the fish is on the back/bum of the pants) http://wists.com/kbauer/326d50b4934236948883e8940802fba9?offset=0
*A super squishy t-shirt rag rug for in front of my kitchen sink (size preferably around 1.5ft x 2-3ft) , my kitchen colors are white and slate blue, knit or crochet, it doesnt matter.
*Pretty doilies in various sizes in white
*This pattern http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/take-the-toddlers-bowling
*Felted bowls like these only in bright rainbow colors or all white/natural http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/felted-bowl-set-5-sizes
*This granny square felted bowl, Im in love with it! http://www.ravelry.com/projects/Hoppestrikka/granny-bowl
Dominic (almost 9yrs):
-pj pants to fit a boys size 10
-mittens, knit or crochet, in colors black, red, & orange, childs average size
-anything Mario, Pokemon, pirates
-He could desperately use a new insulated lunch bag/box. I want to sew him one but have no idea where to find the proper insulating material (would love to even just get the material!) Thank you Dawl!!
-pencils, pencil sharpeners, erasers
-Origami paper & books/instructions (he has one book but wants more)
-loops for his loom (he has this one: http://www.amazon.com/HOLDER-weaving-loops-colored-FABRIC/dp/B0019FJEZM/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1304218823&sr=8-2 )
-Size 8/10 t-shirt (red, black, blue, or orange) w/ the quote Are sisters really necessary? on it, or other typical boy sayings (would love a 1Up shirt!)

Kaitlin (almost 5yrs):
-stretchy headbands to help tame her wild hair
-cute hair bows, 3 long
-Insulated lunch bag/box
-Pillowcase dresses, sun dresses (her chest measurement is 22 and length from waist to knee is 12)
-clothes for her Cabbage Patch Doll (its an old school one, was mine when I was a little girl)
-matching outfits for herself and her doll
-cloth diapers for her Cabbage Patch Doll
-play food for her kitchen shes going to get for her birthday
-Size 5 t-shirts w/ typical girly sayings on them (any color). She's received a gorgeous unicorn one from Dawl, but now she's addicted to getting mail and wants more. LOL
-play make-up

Seth (almost 2yrs):
-summer pjs, size 2Tishany kind of boyish print, he LOVES Thomas the Train
-some kind of Thomas the Train stuffie
-Were going to be re-decorating his room w/ Thomas the Train so anything to help with that would be awesome (fabric, pictures to hang on the wall, figurines, etc)
-would LOVE a hat like this for him: http://www.amazon.com/Coolibar-Infant-Chlorine-Resistant-Bucket/dp/B003M51I60/ref=sr_1_5?s=apparel&qlEnable=1&ie=UTF8&qid=1304219197&sr=1-5 Thank you Dawl!
-Size 2T t-shirts in SOLID colors to match his mama-knitted shorts & pants. Some favorite sayings: Yes, Im STILL nursing. Stick around for the show! I nurse in public. Boob Man. Breastmilk does a body good. I void warranties. Im why we cant have nice things. This isnt the first time Ive worn this diaper. Bed Hog.

Misc:
-Would LOVE a Tree of Life pendant/necklace Thank you PhoenixFireDesigns!or one of those bird nest pendants w/ a pearl to represent each of my babes.
-HOOPLA!! I want to start a collection of hooplas for my craft room. I have the perfect area for them. Any kind of image/theme that has to do with rainbows, Christianity (I love crosses!), sheep, Mommy sayings, owls, giraffes, cutesy images, Wizard of Oz, sewing, knitting, crochet, or anything that can be a spin-off of something from my wists.
-Paintings, wall art; I LOVE this: http://wists.com/kbauer/16488dabe5a59a5b3077d6ed26cde668?offset=20
-I have 2 holes in each ear and would love any of the earrings from my wist. I've received 3 pair, but a girl can never have too many pairs of earrings, right?  Thank you Dawl!
-Bracelets (see my wist for examples)
-cute hair clips/bobby pins for me
-headbands for me; I wear the Goody think plastic kind, but would love some that are decorated w/ little bows or flowers.
-Button art of almost any kind

Craft Supplies
*Yarn -prefer undyed wool <no mohair please, allergies>, & am currently collecting partial & full skeins of brightly colored acrylic yarn like Hobby Lobbys I Love This Yarn and Caron Simply Soft for a few afghans that I want to make this year.
*Fabric Desperately looking for Thomas the Train, Rainbow Brite (or fabric with rainbows/rainbow colors on it) and Mario prints. I also love stripes and polka dots, but Im pretty open to just about anything aside from paisley and plaid (but would love some girly plaid prints to make my daughter a cute patchwork dress). Would LOVE any Wizard of Oz fabric! I am a Wizard of Oz nut!
*Knitting/Crochet notions- I can not have enough stitch markers or darning/yarn needles. I am constantly losing themalso, soft tape measures; can never have too many of those either.
*Knitting needles- Any size between 3 & up. I desperately need size 3-8 16 long circulars and size 9 & up of dpns.
*Buttons! Check my Etsy favorites, my username is DomesticChaos.
*Zippers, velcro, elastic, snaps
*Your old jeans, t-shirts, pillow cases, & sleeves from womens long sleeved shirts (I use these to make leggings for my daughter). I use all of these to sew my childrens wardrobes. They love to be a part of the crafting process!
*Tie dye kits or dyes for cotton fabric (extra rubber bands would be awesome too lol)
*Construction paper, various scrapbook paper, card stock- my kids are crazy about crafting too.
*Crayons (prefer Crayola brand as they melt the best but any would be awesome! < we melt the little nubs of leftover crayons into scrap crayons>)
*Scotch tape, packing tape, GLUE STICKS (also small glue gun sticks)
*Stickersseriously, my children are obsessed with stickers!
*Wool interlock fabric (prefer at least yd cuts)
*Glitter, any color
*Craft/fabric glue
*I would totally love a box full of fabric scraps or yarn scraps. Smiley

Extras
-Postcards! I want to have a postcard wall & my children love seeing other places around the world.
-Travel coffee mugs or reusable (bpa free) plastic water bottles.
-Homemade soaps, lip balms or candles- my fave scent is black raspberry vanilla or strawberry.
-peppermint tea (would love to try some loose tea, but I need the proper hardware to go with it)
-coffee

*Please don't send any candy, including chocolate. It's so hot here this time of year that the chocolate will melt and I'm trying to lose weight so I'd like to avoid the temptation.

**Thank you in advance to anyone who chooses me!!!

I'm on pinterest now! I have a ton of boards with a ton of different pins and inspiration. My pinterest is more up to date than my wist, but feel free to browse both for ideas. 

http://pinterest.com/rainbowsheep/
« Last Edit: May 29, 2011 05:06:05 PM by kbauer - Reason: Adding my list :) » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Completely rainbow obsessed SAHM to 3 & hoping to add #4 to our family this fall!

Have old jeans, pillowcases, or t-shirts? I'll take them! I'm also always looking for the sleeves to women's long sleeved shirts!

<3 I heart Rupert Grint! <3
iheartzb
« Reply #112 on: May 29, 2011 07:00:57 PM »

I claim kbauer for -Paintings, wall art; I LOVE this: http://wists.com/kbauer/16488dabe5a59a5b3077d6ed26cde668?offset=20 (rainbow painting) and a Pinterest suprise.

1/0/0

My name is Jessica. I live in FL with my husband of 2 years, our dog
and 2 cats. I love my life. My favorite crafts are card making,
embroidery, mosaics and knitting. My favorite colors are any shade of
green, blue and pink. I am so excited to join this swap. This is like
Christmas, but better! Thank you in advance to anyone who claims me. I
love anything that is made with my interests in mind. I tried to be
specific below to help the crafter out, I am not picky and I will love
ANYTHING that is made for me. Now for the fun parts!!

* Black rainboots with gold stenciled fleur de lis. Size 8 or 10.
Weird request, I know. I saw someone wearing these and found them
online for $40-60. I just can't do that, but I figure it can't be too
difficult to stencil or paint the decorations on.

* Stenciled t shirts, size medium (most brands). Either the state of Louisiana with the phrase "shaped like a boot because we kick ass" or one with the word "Love" across the chest, where the L is the state of Louisiana and the O is a heart.

*Ruffled shower curtain, like this one: http://pinterest.com/pin/28002261/. This may be too big a wish,
but if someone has the fabric available and the skill - I want this
bad!

* Citrus fruit paintings. Any size, for my kitchen. Something like along these lines:http://pinterest.com/jrenewright/kitchen/ A citrus clock would be cool too.

* A lap desk in colors that are bright and fun, something like this:
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=37381856&ref=sr_gallery_6&&ga_search_query=lap+desk&ga_search_type=handmade&ga_page=2&includes[]=tags&includes[]=title

* Pillow covers with initials for my couch, any size. Id like them in
shades of green, not neon more earthy.  Patterns are also great.  My
first initial is J, my husbands is B, and our last name initial is W,
so Id like a set of either J and B or 2 Ws. Heres a link to a my
inspiration on Craftster:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=333252.0

*Drinking glasses with citrus fruit. Either stenciled or etched. I
based my kitchen decorations around some Starbucks coffee mugs with
big oranges, lemons, and limes, so those would be my preferences on
the glasses as well.  Any shape/size galss is fine. More than likely
theyll be on display anyway. Along this same line, Im interested in
coffee mugs, plates or bowls in this theme. Basic pottery with paint
and glaze. I have images I can email of the center piece of my
inspiration.Inspira tion:http://pinterest.com/jrenewright/kitchen/

*A recipe box with matching recipe cards. I saw a set of these once in
a happy homemaker swap and I decided I NEEDED to have one! Any kind of
decorated box to hold a standard size card to write or glue recipes
to. Ideally this would be something that I could continue to add too
over time, so while the box and dividers could be embellished the
cards should be relatively plain so that I can easily coordinate
additional cards later. Either citrus fruit themed,
orange/green/yellow themed, or cute food themed.  I have a few
examples in my Etsy faves.

*Aprons for all seasons! I have a Christmas one that I LOVE and a
brand new Easter and St Patty's that are awesome, and I would like others. Id
like holiday themes, so any holiday at all would be cool. My kitchen
is citrus themed (curtains are Alexander Henry citrus pattern, so that
would be a good one too!), and I also love stars, polka dots, and
rainbows. Cute foods like cupcakes would make a good one too. I like
full and half aprons, pockets or no pockets, pom poms - whatever!

*Pretty much anything with a buck, since my husband's name is Buck. I
have a bunch of stuff in my Etsy faves in this theme. I espcially
would like some sort of jewelry so that I can take him with me
everywhere <3

*Homemade peppermint soap. No just the scent, but actually peppermint
so it gives that tingly feeling.

*Organizational/office stuff like decorative file folders, push pins,
paper clips. For the pins and clips I prefer fabric or poly clay
decorations, buttons are cute too.

*Stenciled t shirts in Always Sunny (Charlie is my fav) or Veronica
Mars themes size Med

*A hanging sign of some sort that says "We get along in our RV" with a
picture of an RV would be super cute. Small size, like to hang on the
wall in an RV.

Any kind of Pinterest suprise: http://pinterest.com/jrenewright/

Supplies
Jewelry charms. I have lots of charm bracelets to make for Christmas,
so pretty much anything will do. Whatever it is, I am sure it will fit
someone's personality!
Various size chains
Broken glass, broken tiles, or any little trinkets that would be good
for mosaics.
Grout
Blank pre cut cards or cardstock for making cards.
Embroidery hoops and floss

Extras
Fotunes from fortune cookies
Paint sample cards, like from the paint section of home depot
Yarn and ribbon scraps, at least 4 inches. For a scrappy scarf I'd like to make.
Always loooove gummi candy
Scraps of fabric good for embroidery projects
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« Reply #113 on: May 30, 2011 12:59:28 PM »

So sorry to hear PFD is not well Sad - will be thinking of her and keeping her in my prayers.

I claim iheartzb for a holiday apron (Valentines Day).

4th claim, 1 outstanding, 0 in transit, 2 received.

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.

Colours: particularly blue/green/teal/aqua, natural tones, or black and white; not so keen on pastels and pinks/purples (though dusty/dull shades can be nice).
Metals: silver, copper or antiqued finishes, rather than gold.
Styles: plainish and textured rather than very patterned. Natural linen, monochromatic prints rather than very multi-coloured. Some styles I particularly like are mid-century modern, Scandinavian, Japanese (but not kawaii).

Think artsy-fartsy rather than cutesy when crafting for me Smiley

No allergies. I prefer natural fibres, but not exclusively. Im happy to chat, and easy to please. *** for things I particularly want (if that's helpful), but I will be delighted with anything on the list!

Thank you for picking me!!


CRAFTS

VARIOUS CRAFTY POSSIBILITIES

* wisty surprise - http://wists.com/jemimah My wist will give you a good picture of my tastes inspired by rather than an exact replica is great, so feel free to get creative Smiley 

* 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. Great Spock pattern here
* pick another one of my fave things and make something in your favourite craft medium (again, great if its useful) e.g. fox, British robin, robot (more in profile info)
* things to put other things in box, organiser, project holder, etc. always welcome
* protective folder to store artwork in A4 or A3 would be great
*  cool/or fun/or vintage-y/or modern pendants or brooches, in any medium - metal, fabric, polyclay. (I love jewellery and have a silly amount of it already, so I may use these for other creative purposes, e.g. embellishing purses, books, home decor things - so a few fun bits and pieces would be better than something very precious Smiley)


SEWN
* a pockety project bag I always have several projects on the go, so use these a lot, different styles and sizes all welcome (I love my Mimi project bag, and would happily receive another one Wink)
* Plain and sturdy zippered totebag/storage bag
* organiser things (e.g. project holder, thing for storing small supplies and bits) any size. Some ideas in wist, but other styles are good too.
* sewing ideas (if you want to make cushions/cushion covers, you can mail them unstuffed for easier postage)
* pot mitts/pot holders - something amusing, or one of my fave themes, or just simple. I quite like the long double ended style.
fabric buckets are great! I like them quite big (grocery bag size, or even bigger), but you don't need to put interfacing or padding/batting in them, so they can fold up flat for easy posting. They don't need to be fancy, plain and sturdy is fine. Short handles are useful, but not essential.
*** a Star Trek redshirt pincushion!
* NEW A cover for my kobo with the corner thingies so I can read without taking it out.

YARN/FELT 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 ...
* 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 wants there are some smaller things like hats and mitts in there, and a couple of crochet things too. Some good colours for knits dull denim blue, dull greyish rose, chartreuse, rich or dull red (not too orange-y or dark please), teal.
*** it's getting colder here so fingerless mitts have moved up my wishlist again! I like ones with thumbs rather than just thumb slits, but other than that I'm pretty flexible on styles - there are heaps of different patterns I like in that ravelry link. I wear these every day in the winter.
* wisty things made of felt or felted wool
* crochet granny square slippers


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
* stationery notecards or paper, its all good (bonus points for Star Trek or Dr Who theme!)
* 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 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 
    (A few OWSers have sent me silk now, and I <3 it all! Thank you!)
* 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.
*** Id really like to try the DMC Naturals linen embroidery floss.
*** NEW a q-snap frame or two 11 x 17 and/or 11 x 11 would be great
*** nice sock yarn! Machine washable would be great, I keep felting my socks!
* 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)
*** NEW stainless steel yarn like this or this
* NEW Kool Aid for dying yarn, blues and greens, purple (never tried this before, so your advice is welcome too Smiley)
* 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:-
     - pencils, markers and pens (Prismacolor/Derwent/Caran D'Ache/Posca for example, or similar artist grade things think quality rather than quantity, just a few nice things would be fab! and cheap to mail)
     - 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 circs (I have quite a few sizes in metal and plastic, but no bamboo. Long cables best, but any welcome.)
* 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)
* nice cotton or linen fat quarters or fat eighths - the selection in the shops here is rubbish! There's heaps of wisted fabric I like to give you some ideas. I would particularly love this b&w cat fabric, this gorgeous fabric, and plain linen or wool fabric (natural, grey, green, blue). Also wool doctors flannel (for needlebooks), if its easily available where you live.
* crafty magazines Burda or Anna (either English or German), Vogue Knitting, Verena, or any awesome US sewing/knitting mag.
*** NEW I'd love to get these knitting patterns - I particularly want Lalique, the cat socks, and the Jackson Pollock socks - (no postage costs to buy patterns online either!) Smiley
*** NEW some good pinking shears (for example)


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, etc.
* small chipboard shapes
* 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 #114 on: May 31, 2011 12:23:29 PM »

Claiming jemimah for a Star Trek / Doctor Who thingy

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Im Rachel, Im 22 and I like in the UK. Im 32 weeks pregnant with my first baby and me and my fianc are in the process of buying our first house have just bought our first house . I love anything punky, retro or Kitsch. I adore polkadots, stripes and owls. Im always reading (currently the wheel of time series) sewing and playing video games. I also enjoy rock climbing and kayaking but Ive had to put those on hold for a while until bumps here.
We are planning to have a Nintendo themed nursery but the rest of our house will be pretty neutral with bright accessories.

Pre-loved stuff is fine Smiley

Crafts

- Big wish A diaper bag Like this one

- A gameboy game flash drive like this one

- Fridge Scrabble

 - A sweater coat like this

 - Bandana bibs Unisex please but think more rocker/punk than cutesy

 - A baby blanket/quilt in punky or owl material

 - An apron see my wist Pinterest for styles

 - Nintendo controller pillowcase

 - Nintendo themed cushion covers

 - Punk babygrows

 - Burp cloths in funky fabric

 - Yoshi baby hat - Like this one

- A book pillow

- Reconstructed t-shirt Womens size 12 14 (UK) like these http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=292860.0

 - A kindle cover, I would love one in an Amy Butler print, an owl print, an Alexander Henry print or a skull print fabric

 - A taggie blanket, I'd love this to be in a 'punky' fabric and if possible made with a waterproof fabric on one side so it can double up as a portable changing mat.

 - Chainchomp beanbag cover - Link

 - A pair of these earphones -
- Something off my Pinterest wish list


Craft Supplies

I would love an all supplies package Smiley

 - Big wish - DMC threads in these colours -http://www.spritestitch.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=403

 - Big wish Fabric, I love Alexander Henry and Amy Butler stuff so anything in that style. I also love spots, stripes skulls, owls, checks, kitsch and flowers. Im also looking for plain / small patterned fabric to make a rainbow quilt. Even if its just scraps I would love to receive fabric.
I would absolutely love to receive a yard (or less  )of fabric from this list

 - A rotary cutter

- Watercolour masking fluid

- Scrabble tiles

 - Modpodge

 - Buttons

 - Scrapbook paper

 - Sharpies

 - Sewing patterns (paper or pdf) I would especially love one of these patterns

 - Magnet sheets

 - Unusual cupcake cases

 - Unusual charms

 - Vintage looking stuff paper, fabric, beads, buttons etc.

  - Paints

 - Quilters ruler

 - Fabric paint

 - Freezer paper

 - Porcelain pens

 - Craft knife / craft knife blades

 - Sharpies

 - Sewing supplies (bias tape, embroidery needles etc.)

- Jewellery making supplies

- Polymer clay

 - Anything you want to de-stash Smiley

Extras

- Old postcards
 - Vinyl stickers (Surf / skateboarding etc.)
- Anything Nintendo related
- Robot things
- Plastic dinosaurs
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« Reply #115 on: May 31, 2011 12:54:41 PM »

 Thats all folks Smiley Get your Ques in so you will be able to play in the first part of the swap Smiley
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