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Topic: Aussie Ongoing Wish Swap - October 2011  (Read 3802 times)
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melmakespretty
« Reply #20 on: October 26, 2011 06:57:42 PM »

I Claim QuiltyKate for a handmade baby dress and some supplies

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Hi my name is Melanie and I live in Sydney (west). I am married and have two lovely children- 11 yrs (going on 18! Wink ) and a 4 and 1/2 year old. I work part time and my favourite crafts are sewing, cardmaking and other papercrafts. I love making handbags of any size.

I think I am fairly easy to stalk. I have a pin http://pinterest.com/melmakespretty/ and wist www.wists.com/melmakespretty
My favourite colours are pink, apple green, turquoise and red. I am not a huge fan of autumn colours.
My favourite themes are matryoshkas, owls, birds, trees and leaves, kawai and totoro.
I love vintage florals and sheets. I will admit to being a massive fabric collector and my sisters come fabric shopping at my house first before they ever go to retail shops.

Major wishes.
Anything matryoshka/Russian doll themed. Softies, cushion covers, hoopla, inchies/ATCs, photography prints etc, really, anything at all and I will be a happy girl.

Sewn:
Cushion covers in any of my themes or like this http://www.etsy.com/listing/73834238/flowers-pillow-cover-12x20
A hoopla like this:http://pinterest.com/pin/66724341/
A beanbag cover in black and white polkadots or any sturdy fabric you think I might like. http://www.lincraft.com.au/view_project.php?id=9
Some fold up grocery bags.
Bunting in Blue and red for my son's room- He loves cars and trains.
A Mug rug.
Christmas ornaments -that look like trees. there are a few ideas here: http://pinterest.com/melmakespretty/falalalala/
Owl softies or stuffies, and style for my daughter.

Crochet/Knitted
Totoro http://www.etsy.com/listing/81472044/baby-totoro-handmade-crocheted
Flowers in different colours and sizes.
This scarf/hat thing in navy or pink. http://www.etsy.com/listing/84171386/crochet-scarf-or-hat

Jewellery etc.
Amber coloured bead necklace 50cm long
A necklace you think will go with this dress. http://pinterest.com/pin/318746609/ as I am stumped as to what to make. Feel free to convo me over this one.
Some dangly beaded earrings in different colours (silver or goldplate is okay for me)




My son is wanting some attention so I will finish this up in a couple of hours, sorry,

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« Reply #21 on: October 26, 2011 09:10:09 PM »

I claim melmakespretty for a Bunting in Blue and red for her son's room Smiley

(....bunting, how could I resist?! Tongue )

3rd claim this round

3 claims outstanding / 0 sent / 0 received

Hi  My name is Lauren. I am 27 and Im from Melbourne, Australia.
I am married (have been for 7 years). I have a furbaby (cat) named Maxie. She is our princess. She doesn't go near my crafting things though.
I am a teacher and I am also studying graphic design. I lived in Japan for the first 5 months of this year teaching English to children. It was one of the best (read: easiest) jobs Ive ever had. I decided to come back home to my husband, family and friends, but I totally miss Japan  Its such an amazing country! Right now I am emergency teaching and believe it or not I LOVE it!
I love the colour spectrum, my favourite colours are Red and Cobalt Blue. Brown, Cream and Red would match my house. I love the Scandinavian look of bright pops of colour on white.
I would describe my style as Cute, Fun, Bright, Happy, Neat and Eclectic.
I would prefer items from a smoke free environment. And I don't mind if you have a pet  .....as long as they don't sit on your crafts  I am also allergic to hessian >.<
You can check out my pinterest to get my style but I would much prefer a specific wish granted from the lists below. http://pinterest.com/lozzabee/ If you are unsure PLEASE PM me, I'm always around

Some things I would love to receive:

Sewn
: Big Wish Sewing machine cover http://pinterest.com/pin/119453787/ Thank you Kate!
: Big Wish Craft Caddy http://pinterest.com/pin/101350354/
: Big Wish Casserole Carrier (PM me for measurements) http://pinterest.com/pin/93328680/
: Mameshiba Hat http://www.entertainmentearth.com/prodinfo.asp?number=TN1856
: Armrest Pincushion http://pinterest.com/pin/67654480/
: Harry Potter Softies Set http://pinterest.com/pin/23783591/
: Fabric Baskets (in bright colours) http://pinterest.com/pin/79838020/
: Toothless Hat http://pinterest.com/pin/93380511/
: Pincushion http://pinterest.com/pin/119451618/
: Wonder Woman Apron (PM me for measurements) http://pinterest.com/pin/85076660/

Yarn
: Totoro Mitts http://pinterest.com/pin/81074596/
: Totoro Ami http://heavens-hellcat.livejournal.com/420.html
: Totoro Hat http://pinterest.com/pin/81078040/
: Knitted Argyle Gryffindor 'thin' Socks http://pinterest.com/pin/67740246/
: Hooded Scarf with Pockets http://pinterest.com/pin/67668001/
: Bender Beanie (in an adult size) http://pinterest.com/pin/25031093/
: Crochet Lemmings http://pinterest.com/pin/27566183/
: Sheldon (BBT) Amigurumi http://pinterest.com/pin/23527912/
: Pizza Scarf http://pinterest.com/pin/23528328/ or anything Twinkie Chan style
: Angry Birds Set (or some of them  ) http://pinterest.com/pin/23525404/
: Left for Dead Amigurumi http://pinterest.com/pin/23525771/
: Kokeshi Amigurumi http://pinterest.com/pin/119450684/

Totes
: Chihiro Stencilled Tote http://pinterest.com/pin/81764094/
: Pacman Ghost Button Tote http://pinterest.com/pin/67719325/
: Amelie Rasperries Tote http://pinterest.com/pin/25970883/
: Amelie inspired Tote http://pinterest.com/pin/25970591/
: Rock Paper Scissors Lizard Spock Tote http://pinterest.com/pin/25975744/

Cushions/Pillows
: Harry Potter Pillows http://pinterest.com/pin/22703797/
: With the names Lauren & Brad http://pinterest.com/pin/23788733/
: His & Hers Love http://pinterest.com/pin/23078383/
: Dreaming of You http://pinterest.com/pin/35062443/

Crafted
: Gryffindor Box http://pinterest.com/pin/25386500/
: Dementor Survival Kit http://pinterest.com/pin/93382291/

Papercraft
: Set of Daily Prophet Reporter Journal http://pinterest.com/pin/67685340/
: Birthday Calender Rolodex http://pinterest.com/pin/67789378/
: Monthly Tab Organiser http://pinterest.com/pin/67781591/

Themes I love
- Childrens Books/Childrens Book Characters (i.e. Dr. Seuss, Roald Dahl)
- Woodland Creatures
- Matryoshkas/Owls/Mushrooms
- Kawaii
- Bright Colours
- Kitsch
- X-Men Gambit For my husband
- Silhouettes
- Kewpie Dolls
- Lego/Lego Men

TV/Movies:
- Chuck
- Firefly
- Big Bang Theory
- Amelie
- V for Vendetta
- Fantastic Mr. Fox
- Corpse Bride
- Studio Ghibli (Spirited Away, My Neighbour Totoro, etc.)
- Phantom of the Opera

Games:
- Angry Birds (for my MIL)
- Left for Dead (for my friend)
- Retro Pixelated Games like Mario, Bubble Bobble and Tetris
- Board Games (i.e. Pictionary, Scrabble, Scattegories)

So...any of the above things in any of the following crafts would be awesome. Or, if you have a good idea for a different craft that would be ok too if you want to talk about it

Crafts:
Plushies/Softies
Hooplas
Cushion Covers
Placemats (8 or 2)/Coasters (8 or 2)
Apron
Messenger Bag
Snack Pouches made from Oil Cloth
Anything Crochet Twinkie Chan Style
Lap Quilt/Afghan
Patchwork Table Runner
Handmade cute brooch
Polymer Clay Cuteness
Pin Cushion & Needlebook
Amigurumis

I would also love any of the supplies too ...

Craft Supplies:


Jar of Whimsies
Lego Men (of any kind)
Old Guess Who Game
Vintage Ephemera
Pages from dictionaries / old books
Scrapbooking papers (any size)
Scrabble Tiles
Wooden Dominoes
Images from old childrens books
Sizzix Dies (any kind and used is perfectly fine)
Stickers
Cute Envelopes/Notepaper
Buttons
Wooden Embroidery Hoops
Embroidery Thread
Pretty Coloured Felt
Pin Up Girl Fabric, in particular ***Heels on Wheels*** I cant find this anywhere if you have some to share I would love you forever <3
Oil Cloth Fabric
Coloured Pens/Markers
Fabric Markers (I only have brown)
Fabric Paint (I only have shiny blue)
Bento Supplies
Japanese Kawaii fabric/fat quarters
Etching Cream Thanks NatACT!
Rubber Stamps
Button/Badge Maker
Cookie Cutters (I have the basics like hearts/stars/gingerbread, etc.)
Polymer Clay/Tools/Molds
Shrinkydink paper
Freezer Paper (Even smaller pieces)
Fabric remnants (at least 4.5 inches square)
I'm going to have a go at an eye-spy quilt so fussy cut 'things' would be great....4.5 inch squares, even if it's just one or a couple  

Extras:
Joker Playing Cards (just one (or both) joker from any old packs you have lying around would be great!) as I need them for an art project I'm working on. Pretty Please    Kiss
Your favourite recipes
Sweet Treats

Please nothing crude or with swear words. If you arent sure, please PM me xo

I'm always on Craftster so feel free to msg me if you have any questions or want to chat

Thank you for reading and THANK YOU for granting my Wish!

Lauren
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« Reply #22 on: October 30, 2011 05:03:03 PM »

This swap has now closed. Thanks for swapping along everyone Smiley

I posted my list at the beginning of the September swap, and have made the last claim of the October swap, so it all rounds out nicely.

We will be re-starting the Aussie Ongoing Wish Swap in the new year, hope to see you there Cheesy

xo
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