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« Reply #20 on: February 03, 2008 09:02:08 AM »

I am claiming poerava for 1 ball Gold, 2 balls Rust, 2 balls violet, 2 balls Dusty pink, 1 ball Navy, 1 ball Apple green, 1 ball Grass green, 1 ball Lemon Lion Brand Jiffy.

This is my second claim, 0 sent, 0 received.

I am 27 28 (yikes!) and in North Carolina. Recently moved out to the "woods" (not really woods) and discovering my hippier side..

I am vegetarian, love cooking, spend my time knitting, watching movies and gardening. I love green, anything with elephants or birds.  I have a not-so-hidden love of the Star Trek and I love documentaries.  Since I'm not good at this personal-ad stuff, on with the icing:


Niddy Noddy

Solid Color Sock Yarn

Klingon-style cloaking device for the stash

Baby alpaca yarn. (or a baby alpaca  Grin   )

Roving! (esp handdyed and/or interesting fibers)

Handmade Paper

Green Yarn -- any type is good! I love anything green + yarn-ey.

This is pretty specific, but I am looking for a pair of 32" circular needles US9 that have a pointy tip.  I prefer wooden or something like the Addi Turbo lace needles (though they don't make the size I need), but I have to make the Sugarplum Shrug from the holiday IK issue and this is stopping me!
Rag Balls like http://www.2oldcrows.com/Potpourri/oldquiltragballs010.jpg

Natural Roving

Handspun Yarn

Ashford Jacquard Acid Dyes - specifically, any of the following:  silver grey, kelly green, chartreuse, spruce, pumplin orange, gun metal, olive, burnt orange

Small, Lace Circular Needles (size 1 or smaller)

Small Wooden DPNS (1, 0, 00, 000, etc)


Flannel PJ pants. I'm a wee one, so I hope that makes it easier? (You can PM me for sizes)

Altered book

Mittens - any color is good

Reusable shopping bags (small ones are good, too, for produce!)

Green Placemats - I like green tone on tones, or something patchwork.

A knit bonnet.  In blues, or greens.  Again, another thing I'll never find time to make myself.

Screenprinted shirts. (Extra small/small) PM me if you would like specific ideas

Resin Bracelets/Bangles

Green Knit Legwarmers (I never find the time to make my own)

Stationery with stenciled/screenprinted birds

Handmade candles (I love vanilla, fig, lavender)

Tea Cozy

Some labels to go around my yarns.  Some crafty paper person could help design something fun.

Knit/Crochet Hat for DH (in blue or black maybe?)

Floor cushion for the DH for the ultimate comfort in wii-playing (even if one of you talented sewers could just sew the cushion cover, I'll buy the insert)


Fabric, re-usable lunch bag

Hand-sewn lavender (or cedar) sachets

Name plates for books (those label things that you stick on the inside of books)

Anyone into pottery? I'd love some new coffee mugs.

Anything with Gnomes.  Really.

Cloth Menstrual Pads (the ones with wings + fasteners) yay! thanks 1boy1girl1kitty2!

A clutch like this one:  https://www.craftster.org/pictures/data/500/133071leg.jpg

Dresser/Jumper like this:


Spinning Designer Yarns by Diane Varney

The Twisted Sisters Sock Workbook: Dyeing, Painting, Spinning, Designing, Knitting by Lynne Vogel

Fitted Knits by Stefanie Japel

Gnomes for my Garden

any of the Moosewood cookbooks

Scented candles

Pre-loved copies of Interweave Knits

Hand-dipped incense. Esp nag champa.

Bento Lunch Box

One of those wooden clothes dryer things.  Maybe it has a more specific name, but I'd like it to dry roving in the tub. Smiley

Loose teas - esp. lemon verbena

Dog Toys. He thinks he never has enough.

Old Time Radio shows on CD (addicting, especially the thrillers!)

Anything on my wists!

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« Reply #21 on: February 03, 2008 09:21:34 AM »

I claim lapoli for green legwarmers and  mittens.  This is my second claim, 0 sent, 0 received.

Hi.  I'm addicted2knitting and I live in Michigan (USA).  I start a new job on Monday and I am darn excited about it! I knit, crochet, sew, fool around with paper crafts and make my own hand cream and lipbalm.  I used to think I was pretty darn talented until I hooked up with craftster. All I can say most days is WOW!


Amigurumi patterns in either knit or crochet

ATC supplies, especially vintage images, papers, etc. pending - Thanks gavagai

handspun yarn, any color

paint brushes

hand made or purchased pottery

nature themed artwork, photography or embroidery, framed or suitable for framingpending - thanks Lilyvanilli!

diy spinning kit

diy tatting kit

vintage knitting or crochet patterns or magazines

little faces like these:   https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=219600.msg2364838#msg2364838

knitting markers and this tape measure:  https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=220545.msg2376174#msg2376174

anything from my wists http://www.wists.com/addicted2knitting?offset=0&action=delete&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.craftster.org%2Fforum%2Findex.php%3Faction%3Dprofile

Chocolate, candies or foods from other countries

Old books, especially classics like Dickens, Twain, poetry, etc.

flowering teas  Thanks Lilyvanilli!

vintage teacups, teapots

black tea

your crafted surprise!

Favorite colors:  muted blues, greens, browns, purples, turquoise -- I also like reds, pinks  and orange, but I am not a big yellow fan.
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« Reply #22 on: February 03, 2008 09:33:35 AM »

I claim addicted2knitting for hand made or purchased pottery, Old books, especially classics like Dickens, Twain, poetry, etc., and hopefully some Chocolate, candies or foods from other countries. If I can find a good one, possibly vintage teacups, teapots (I have a great store for them in my hood).

This is my first of 3 claims (0 sent, 0 rec'd)

Hi All! Im a 30-year-old crafty mamma in Seattle, WA. Thank you so very much for claiming me!

I have a Wists! I would love anything off there, of course!

Non-specific items:
--Something funky and Jewish (e.g. something awesome and unique to use for Shabbat, etc.)
--Surprise me with something youre really into crafting

Crafted items:
--Hand knit socks for me (machine washable)
--Small travel sewing kit
--Thread catcher
--Challah cover (a bread cover):
--Needle book or organizer
--Toilet paper cover (for the spare roll sitting on top of the toilet)
--Tissue box cover (either for those square or rectangle boxes)
--An apron
--Tzedakah box (Large spare change holder, where all the money goes to charity every time its full were currently using a coffee can, but something pretty would be much better!): http://scheinerman.net/judaism/rituals/tzedakah.html
--Tablecloth for round table
--Fabric napkins (they can match, or not)
--Place mats
--A swim bag or tote for our baby swim class (i.e. water resistant inside?)
--A box (or other organizer) for my 4X6 recipe cards
--A vehicle stuffie for my toddler my son
--A funky organizer/container for plastic grocery bags
--Toddler nap mat:
--Machine washable hand puppets, made from felt or yarn such as:
--Scrabble coasters: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=222282.0
--A cool lunch box like this: http://www.picnicatascot.com/products.php?product_id=230
--Metal yarn ball earrings: http://wists.com/quilted/e4b6b3b24a6f9898dac61814296c56fe?offset=0
--Bizarre cookie cutters

--sock knitting kit
--cookie decorating kit
--shrinky dink kit


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« Reply #23 on: February 03, 2008 12:32:42 PM »

i claim quilted for a sock knitting kit

third claim of three (all three will ship monday)

now about me:
i am a 25 year old mother of 3 and married to a big child (31 going on 5). i live in a tiny little dot on the map clgate, saskatchewan canada. i'm closer to the us border than any large city in my own country. i am a stay at home mom (with 3 under 5 i have to) i have crafting ADD . . . i have a new obsesion weekly it seems. i have sewn since i was kid (granny taught me) i also crochet (the other granny taught me as a kiddo) i recently learned to knit and then promptly cheated and bought a knitting machine. i dye yarn on occasion, i can cross stitch (havn't in years though), i've dabbled in scrapbooking, and stamping, and card making, and paper quilting, embroidery (hand and machine), needle felting, stained glass, jewlery making, see where the ADD kicks in lol. these days i mostly crochet or sew. i am really wanting to learn spinning (my husband is thrilled about that *rolls eyes*)

I am new to the whole wist thing so I dont have much in/on it but there are pics of bags I like, and kids toys I like

i like almost any colour  but love muted brights or earth tones

*GINORMOUS BIG WISH* my purse/bag is starting to crap out on me and i just don't have the patience to make a new one at the moment. not overly picky except for size. it needs to fit a couple of diapers, mini wipe case, baby sleeper, wallet, keys, phone and zipper not a necessity thanks la_chrystelle for taking this on!

books and magazines: used is awesome!
-any crochet books or mags (how to's and or patterns)
-any quilting books or mags (i have a couple pm me for what i have)
-beginner knitting books or mags

*BIG WISH* Horse themed cotton fabric for quilting
-pocket knitter like this one http://www.bond-america.com/shop/cart.php?target=product&product_id=6&category_id=2
-yarn (i havn't tried soy, hemp, corn, silk)
-would love a soft cotton yarn to make face cloths out of
-handyed yarns are always nice
-hand spun yarn
-roving dyed or undyed
-any amy butler pattern used is awesome (make sure all peices are there though)
-safety eyes for my toy making
-amy butler-ish/moda fabric
-white or cream suede cloth (i make my baby's diapers)
-handbag/purse handles
-size 16 poly resin snap sets for a kam press in all colours (from thesnapstore.com)
the nearest craft supply store is 2 hours away so anything to feed my current obsession would be nice and appreciated

crafted items:
-knitted socks for me or any of the members of my clan (pm me for sizes)
-toys - with all the recalls lately i'm switching out their toys for handmade with NO LEAD PAINT a possibility of being near them
   -my son (2 y/o) likes cars or a boy doll would be nice
   -Ldd (3 mns) rattles, texture toys, baby things
-mitts in blues and blacks to match my coat
-handmade book/journal
-cloth shopping bag that folds into its own pouch
-would love an absorbant 1/2 apron i am constanly wiping my hands on my pants (bad habit i know)
-12x12 quilt blocks pieced or applique (horse themed would be nice but not necessary)
*BIG WISH*A PURSE ORGANIZER (Like the one on my wists)

-needle felting kit
-shrinky dink kit
-polymer clay kit

i could add more my my mind has a tendency to wander and things have escapes me at the moment. most of whats listed has links in my wists
« Last Edit: February 03, 2008 12:42:05 PM by 1boy1girl1kitty2 » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Personal swap friendly - check out my profile for wishlist and wist
- looking for a HTF superhero squad knit fabric (cartoonish superman, iron man and the like)
« Reply #24 on: February 03, 2008 01:03:33 PM »

I claim 1boy1girl1kitty2 for some roving.

Hi! Im CrossStitchinMomma and Im live in Tennessee (USA). Im a married 25 year old SAHM of one. Im originally from England so any British candy (if youd like to know what types please PM me!) would be welcome as I cant get it over here! I love anything to do with Victorian or Tudor England. I love to knit. I know how to cross stitch but it generally takes a long time and I like finishing things quickly. I just bought a computerized sewing machine but it is super intimidating to me so I havent really used it yet but Id love to learn how to sew. Anything from my wist would be great too!!!


Okay first things first - if you live in the UK I will happily accept Cadburys Roses or some McVities Plain Chocolate Biscuits!!! I'm really missing British sweets!

The Ruffled Skirt - its basically a pencil skirt with some ruffles (in black preferably & please PM me for measurements) from the Spring 07 issue of Adorn magazine. I have the pattern I just need someone to make it for me. I would be your best friend forever lol!

If you have a Victoria Secret gift certificate or gift card that you got for Christmas that you don't want to use or don't need I'm so wanting a bra from there so I'd happily (okay super happily!) take it off your hands for you!
BIG WISH! I saw something like this at Joanns the other day and I would love it. The one I saw had 2 small drawers and 2 larger drawers. Anything similar would be fantastic! The one I saw was one sale... http://www.staples.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/StaplesProductDisplay?&langId=-1&storeId=10001&productId=126767&catalogId=10051&cmArea=FEATURED:SC1:CG30:DP1525

MY BIGGEST WISH OF ALL! I would love any sort of stained glass supplies! Anything to get me started as I am wanting to learn how to make stained glass SO badly! I need books (or DVD's) the most as I'm learning!

Maybe a gift certificate to Delphi Glass (because I have no clue what I need to get started!  Huh ) would be great too.

Cross Stitch:
 - 11 count colored (it has to be colored) aida cloth (this is a present for my great grandmother who has bad eyesight but loves to cross stitch - as its a gift please make sure that the aida is in an unopened package) I can't find colored Aida anywhere and I need to send it out for Christmas soon as its going to England. If possible I would like at least one but more than one would be absolutely fantastic!!!
Thanks Greiney and more is always welcome!

Patons Cashmere, Soy Silk, or Wool  yarn (please PM me for colors but pretty much anything would be okay)

Any other brand of wool (i.e. Lions Wool, etc) would be great too but again please PM for colors.

Knitting needle point protectors...I keep losing mine! Some cute ones can be found here! (

Anything with Victorian ladies on it would be great.

Some fabric with four leaf clovers or Ireland (the word Ireland not actually Ireland itself lol) so I can make a purse for my best friend.

Books/Magazines/DVD (used is perfectly fine!):
Stained Glass Basics by Chris Rich
I'd like this one the most- Celtic Knotwork Stained Glass Pattern Book by Rachel Cecere (can be found here - http://cgi.ebay.com/AWESOME-CELTIC-KNOTWORK-STAINED-GLASS-PATTERN-BOOK_W0QQitemZ230021999202QQihZ013QQcategoryZ4770QQrdZ1QQssPageNameZWD1VQQtrksidZp1638.m118.l1247QQcmdZViewItem )
Stained Glass for the Beginner by Dan Alfuth
Stained Glass: Step by Step by Patricia Ann Daley
Not Your Mama's Felting by Amy Swenson

A beginner sewing book with lots of details, diagrams and descriptions! (Im a sewing machine virgin!) *I was claimed for this but more are always welcome!* - I now have Sewing for Dummies so I no longer need that but other books are welcome. 
A beginner dressmaking/clothing how to book.
Knitting on the Edge by Nicky Epstein
Knitting over the Edge by Nicky Epstein
Knitting beyond the Edge by Nicky Epstein
Any funky/hip knitting books like SnB or SnB Nation stuff like that.
Alternaknits by Leigh Radford
Last Minute Knitted Gifts by Joelle Hoverson
A DVD that shows me how to use my sewing machine!
101 Designer One Skein Wonders!
Knit One, Felt Too by Kathleen Taylor

Crafted/Purchased Items:

One of these in black would be great (preferably the larger size) http://www.lakeside.com/details.asp?I=MRT&N=36+4294965894&Nao=127&R=666&product=Magnetic-Storage-Bins

BIG WISH! This can be Crafted or Purchased. I'd like one in blue - http://www.lakeside.com/details.asp?I=ZSO&N=36+461&Nao=37&R=2539&product=Childrens-Zippered-Storage

A wipe off rewards chart that is maybe magnetic too so I can reward my son for good behavior/ potty training.

A nice jewelry box that has storage where you can hang necklaces in it (crafted out of wood and preferably stained a cherry wood color). This can either be a crafted or a bought item. I'll post a link for an example if requested as I'm trying to find a nice one.

Pyramid studs & Plaid purse (a plain black purse or maybe some cute retro circle print would be great like this too but I really like this plaid material): https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=55325.0

This can be crafted or bought. I'm not a huge fan of the color of this one though. I'd like a black or a purple one preferably. http://store.knitting-warehouse.com/073633.html
I'd like this http://store.knitting-warehouse.com/074074.html

One of these or something similar would be great as I have a large yarn stash and its all stuffed in my sewing desk. http://store.knitting-warehouse.com/074080.html

This would be nice for knitting on the go! http://store.knitting-warehouse.com/085525.html

I would love this (please PM me for sizes & colors) http://www.burdastyle.com/creations/show/1447

This would be SO cute! I would love this in these colors http://store.knitting-warehouse.com/344921.html

SUPER BIG HUGE WISH! If you are a master of the sewing machine (I'm not!  ) I'd love for someone to make this. My best friend is not feeling well as she has some health issues so this would be a fantastic pickmeup for her! A cute purse with some sort of Irish theme for my best friend who loves Ireland and has a purse obsession. 4-leaf clovers or the word Ireland on something is usually what she likes the best. Maybe a green cordorouy purse with Ireland on it or something like that. PM me for ideas! Pending!!!

The amigurumi butterfly girl shown here - https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=206251.msg2202969;topicseen#msg2202969

I would totally love this and I would like be your best friend forever (or something like that) if you made this for me! Stained glass Union Jack (this would be great to hang in my window) - http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=6311151

Id love just the British Charm (I love this too!) http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=6732827

This one can be bought or crafted. If someone knows how to make or would like to buy one - a lapdesk would be wonderful. They sell these for like $10 at Hobby Lobby too if you need to see what they look like. Theres a pic on this link too - If you are wondering what a lapdesk is its this thing (it doesn't need to have a cup holder and just plain material would be fine)...http://img.inkfrog.com/click_enlarge1.php?image=ldparislg_(Small).JPG&username=sharps_container_supply&aid=13168672

Some black and white photographs of old English churches or houses (preferably the ones made of stone or houses with thatched roofs). I know this one is a long shot but I can dream! Just so you get an idea Id like them all to be relatively uniform because I want a set of 3 to 5 to put in a photograph cluster on my wall. Here are a few examples: 


Misc. Wish List -

Rubbermaid (or similar plastic) containers to store my knitting/crafty stuff in.

SUPER WISH! Some 3M Brushed Nickel Command hooks that are the size that hold coats. One would be great to start out but I'll ideally need 3 total.

3M command hooks - the large or the medium. I like the designer style the best please. I can never have too many of these things!

A DIY beginner yarn dying kit. A yarn dying how to book would be great too. I love all of these hand dyed yarns that are so beautiful and I'd love to give it a try!

BIG WISH!!! Wallflowers (refills or starter kits) from Bath & Body Works - Any scent is good but just not Fig, Cinnamon or anything spicy or musky smelling. I like the black vanilla rasberry, pink grapefruit, pearberry (anything fruity really) or anything with vanilla the best.

Pearberry lotion or body spray from bath and body works.

My son is 2 years old and he loves anything with Bob the Builder. He also loves trucks and motorcycles.

BIG WISH! A Thomas the Train piggy bank or a Bob the Builder piggy bank. Okay pretty much anything thats a piggy bank that relates to tools, trains, trucks, cars, dinosaurs, monster trucks, Fisher Price little people or anything like that would be fantastic! Oh and if it plays music that would be even better!!!!

BIG WISH! Fisher Price little people sets (my son has the barn, the garage and the ABC school thingie) or the little people by themselves. They can be gently used but new would be awesome!!!

Okay this one is a far out one but I'd really love The Boleyn Inheritance by Philippa Gregory on CD if anyone is done with it and would like to pass it on to me I would be so so so happy!

Thanks in advance to anyone who picks anything from my list!!!
« Last Edit: February 04, 2008 06:43:39 PM by CrossStitchinMomma » THIS ROCKS   Logged

My Wist: http://www.wists.com/CraftyMomma


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« Reply #25 on: February 03, 2008 08:00:54 PM »

I would like to claim CrossStitchinMomma for an Irish purse for her friend. Cheesy

second claim, 0 sent, 0 rec'd

Okay! I am a 19 year old lady and I live in the Bay Area in California with my beautiful beau, 2 pet rats and a bearded dragon (and now a gorgeous Brazillian rainbow boa). I like to knit, sew, crochet and embroider. I love animals, snuggly and scaley. My favorite seasons are Winter with Fall in a close second. I love the color Green and light blues and creams. Im pretty tall and I have sasquatch-sized feet. Plants are the best. Anything inspired by anything that is alive. (not a fan of leathers or furs)

Things I like:

First of all, anything inspired by my wist: http://www.wists.com/Dandelion

  • Anything for my Snuggle Bear. He's 21, loves computers and reptiles. He likes dark colors like blues, browns and black. He likes a lot of anime shows (pm me if you're interested in any of those). He doesn't like really fancy things, always likes t-shirts (stenciled or screen printed maybe?) Scented candles are always on the list (nothing musky or super sweet). Send me a message for more ideas, something for him would be awesome.
  • Fingerless gloves, I love Eunnys end paper mitts. I love Icey blue and rich brown!
  • A pretty/cute dress, something inter-seasonal, perhaps? Hehe, I can hope!
  • Knitted knee socks
Materials for things I like to do:


  • Fabric! Cotton and corduroy are the best. I love Japanese designs and things like Amy Butler or anything Repro Depot style. (no novelty for now, I have a yard and a half of Ronald McDonald fabric that I love but have no idea what to do with)
  • BIG WISH!! Heavier weighted fabric to make the wall organizer from Lotta Jansdotter's book (Or if you want to make the wall organizer that is cool too Tongue)
  • Pattern for Amy Butlers Sofia Carry-All bag, its so awesome!
  • A rotary cutter thanks !b
  • A rectangular ruler, the clear kind with the grid measurements for quilting
  • Pillow forms good for now
  • Embroidery thread I'm good for now, thanks !b
  • Sublime Stitching patterns (I have Unicorn Believer and Sushi Bar) good for now, thanks Lilyvanilli!

  • Stitch markers! Pretty or fun. Not too cutesie or bigger (longer) than about
  • Any Debbie Bliss yarn (or anything similar to her cashmerino aran)
  • Yarn Swift
  • Ball Winder
  • Crochet hooks (I lost my 2 1 (one fell between my chair cushion!) favorites ever Cry pm for sizes) thanks Santacruzsugar!
  • Knitting needles, (pm for sizes)
  • A knitting needle roll
Books/Magazines (pre-loved is great!)

  • back issues of Craft: I have Winter 07/08 and the newest one
  • Back issues of interweave (PM for ones I have)
  • Japanese craft books
  • Last-Minute Patchwork + Quilted Gifts by Joelle Hoverson
  • In Stitches by Amy Butler
  • Bend-the-Rules Sewing by Amy Karol
  • Stitch 'n Bitch Nation by Debbie Stoller
  • Softies by Therese Laskey couldn't help myself Tongue
  • Denyse Schmidt Quilts
[/s] holding off on books, atm. pending lapoli Smiley
General themes:

  • CSI: Vegas
  • Violas or Cellos
  • Coheed & Cambria
  • Rhinos
  • Horror novels (Favorite ever: Suffer the Children by John Saul)
  • Anatomical hearts/brains
  • World of Warcraft
  • foreign languages/cultures: American Sign Language, French, Japanese, Latin, Dutch (No wooden shoes!  )
I promise to love anything you choose to craft for me!
« Last Edit: February 03, 2008 08:16:15 PM by Dinosaurus Meg » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Hey Fiber People: I am very interested in personal swaps for painted/dyed roving or top. I can swap supplies or crafted items. Let's talk!

Every body wants a rock to wind a piece of string around.
« Reply #26 on: February 03, 2008 08:25:39 PM »

I claim Dinosaurus Meg for a knitting needle roll and a small gift for her SnuggleBear.   Grin

This is my 2nd claim (0 sent, 0 received) and I am in the U.S. Please feel free to look over my wists as I like everything on there! Ive also got additional swap info listed on a link shown in my siggy. Thank you so, so much to anyone who chooses me!

Heres my wishlist!

  • BIG WISH!!! knitted socks (womens size 8-9)  (kitty vegas made me my first pair and Im hooked!)
  • BIG WISH!!!  knit or crochet shopping bag, similar to these ones - https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=208874.msg2289743#msg2289743      (1boy1girl1kitty2 has one on its way to me, but I need lots of these for grocery shopping!)
  • BIG WISH!!!  Sewn grocery bag, similar to this, any fabric is fine - https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=177482.0   (I need lots of these for grocery shopping!)
  • BIG WISH!!!  your original artwork (I prefer smaller pieces, nothing larger than 8x10 unless you PM me first to make sure I have a place to display it)
  • silkscreened t-shirt with the phrase    neat-o mosquito     (feel free to add a cool image if you have one) womens large, 38-40 bust
  • t-shirt like this one that errka made for me last year that I have worn and washed so much its falling apart!  womens large, 38-40 bust   https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=155224.msg1545936#msg1545936
  • silkscreened or handpainted  t-shirt from my wists (Ive got a few on there) womens large, 38-40 bust
  • amigurumi/felted beagle (Ill fight ya for this one, Grieney!)
  • amigurumi/felted gnome (Id love a female one, but a male is fine, too) any size is fine
  • amigurumi/felted hippopotamus
  • amigurumi/felted cookie monster (actually, any of the old-school sesame street characters would be great and Ive even got free patterns listed on my wist!)
  • amigurumi/felted pelican
  • hand-carved rubber stamps of your design
  • potholders, washcloths, placemats (set of 2, 4 or 6) and/or hand towels (knit, crochet, sewn, whatever!) to co-ordinate with my kitchen colors (sage green and burgundy)
  • sweater/sweatshirt for my beagle, preferably with a belly panel to keep her warm on our walks (PM for measurements)
  • custom tags for my knit items I gift to family and friends (PM me for info)
  • baked goods (live near Michigan and think itll make it through the postal system okay? Id love to try your cooking/baking!)
  • pair of knitted/crocheted half-finger gloves with a fold-over mitten flap
  • Handspun yarn and I'd love to try some art yarn! (please make sure theres enough yardage to do a small project, like a scarflette or something)
  • Pair of Strawberry Shortcake, Super Mario, Smurfs or PacMan long pajama pants (any fabric is fine, PM for measurements but I wear a Nick and Noras size large if that helps)
  • Pair of Strawberry Shortcake, Super Mario, Smurfs, or PacMan pajama shorts (any fabric is fine, PM for measurements but I wear a Nick and Noras size large if that helps)
  • Anything on my wists Ive added a bunch of new items!

  • Candy (prefer non-chocolate candy, non-U.S. candy and/or homemade is awesome!), but please, dont send an entire package of candy!
  • Banana silk yarn, any color (havent tried this before!)
  • Nice, quality chunky yarns in any colors except neons and orange (partial skeins are fine, but please make sure theres enough to at least make a small project or coordinating colors to use together in one project)
« Last Edit: February 03, 2008 08:39:43 PM by AsphaltQueen » THIS ROCKS   Logged

« Reply #27 on: February 03, 2008 09:07:59 PM »

I would like to claim AsphaltQueen for a crocheted matching kitchen set (potholder & dishcloth) HOPE YOU LIKE!!!

This is my first claim (0 sent, 0 rec.)

Ok, here's my introduction..........THIS IS SO MUCH FUN!!!

I am a 50 yr old mom of 3 and grandma of 5 with two more grands on the way.  YEP.....PROUD GRANDMA HERE!!! 
I am a total crochet-a-holic and am a HUGE animal lover.  I live in TN with my DH of 30 years.
My passions are my family first, critters next and last but not least CROCHETING!!! 
I'm also fixing to learn how to loomknit and quilt, so am needing alot of things I'll need for making quilts:))

Okey dokey........here's some things I would dearly love to receive:)))

Anything handmade that I receive will be treasured for life:)) 

Here's a few handmade items I would especially enjoy receiving.
MED/LG TOTE BAG (to haul my crochet supplies to doctor's visits for those endless hours of waiting, lol)
DECORATIVE PILLOWS (in any of these color combinations - burgundy, hunter green, frosty green, cranberry, rose, taupe, earthtones)
DOGGY SWEATER OR T-SHIRT (to fit a 6 lb chihuahua)

I'm learning how to quilt, so need anything and everything that's needed for making quilts.  HONESTLY......I have absolutely no supplies, so need any type of quilting supplies I can get:))

Rotary cutter
Rotary blade sharpener
Square quilter's ruler
Seamstress shears
Sewing box
Small/medium sized cutting board (for cutting quilt squares)
SEW E-Z BOARD (blocking board)
Any kind of quilt stencils/templates
Quilt squares (any size)
Quilt batting
Fabric (any color and design -  100% or cotton blends)
Quilt patterns and instruction books
Quilting magazines
Quilting Pattern a Day Calendar - I don't have any of these so any year would be great!!!

I am a total CROCHET-A-HOLIC.  My wish list for crochet stuff is never ending, lol.  Here are some of the things I would LOVE to have:)))

(I have Fibromyalgia and have been told that the flexible hooks, bamboo hooks and clover soft touch hooks are the best for crocheters who have Fibro, arthritis, carpal tunnel, etc.  So here is my MOST WANTED REQUEST as far as crochet items goes:)

FLEXIBLE CROCHET HOOKS (Any size - but I need size F, G, H, I & J the most)
BAMBOO CROCHET HOOKS (the kind with larger handles to ease the pain of fibro)

Any of the above listed hooks would be GREAT!!! 

I'm not in need of crochet yarn right now.  OMG!!!!  I have OODLES AND OODLES OF YARN!!!

I would also very much enjoy receiving any of the following items:

CROCHET PATTERNS (afghans, pillows, granny squares, baby blankets, kitchen items, slippers)
LOOMKNITTING PATTERNS (haven't been able to find afghan patterns.  Would very much like some loomknitting patterns for making afghans.)



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« Reply #28 on: February 04, 2008 05:51:12 AM »

I claim Bettflow for a tote bag for her crocheting while at the drs office.  Im going to throw in some extras as well (surpises!!)

This is my first claim  none sent none recieved

Hello there !!
Im Tammy.  Im 35 and im a stay at home mom to three boys in NE OH.  I like to sew, quilt.  I am starting to get into embroidery and can crochet a little bit.  Im very much into girly type stuff and love anything regency -titanic era. I also love 30s-40s things as well.  I am allerigc to nickel.
Here are my wishes
First off any surprise off my wist list is great!!

Big Wishes include:
**Beaded or crocheted/knitted Miser Bag example like this http://www.onceuponapattern.com/59.html or this one http://www.somewhereintime.tv/antiques/miser.html (im not asking for exact replicas of these. However it is ok if they are lol !!).
**Civil War Era Cape called a Mathilde Mantilla (Think of a Civil War era Poncho.  This is basically what it is)  Here is a link to the pattern http://www.uvm.edu/%7Ehag/godey/images/s5902170.jpg  and here is an example of what it looks like http://www.thegracefullady.com/civilwargowns/ready-mades_silkmantle.htm Measurements will be provided.  Wool blend or Corduroy would be great. Hood is decrotive and is not functional. It only uses around 3 yards.  I would also prefer it lined for warmth. It would be great if I could retain the pattern as well for future projects.  (I can sew I just cant figure out how to make it <frown>) without a predrafted pattern.  OR If someone with any drafting skills wouldnt mind drafting a pattern to my size I could play around with it and make my own (If I have a pattern to work with)
Knitting and Crocheted Items
Knitted scarf in Black (I cant knit yet be envy those who can)

Crocheted Victorian Reticule like this one http://www.knitheaven.com/vintagepatterns/23_LADYS_RETICULE_CROCHET.htm

Primitive Rageddy Ann doll (An example is in my wists)

Knitted sleeve cuffs http://www.spunmag.com/article/050410cuffs

I love this shawl and am willing to wait longer if anyone will make it for me. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/CivilWarShawlKAL/  Im not picky about color.  Would be just happy to even have one.

A Nubia (Civil War Knitted Scarf). Red or Heather Gray would be lovely.  Im not sure if the link will take you directly there.  http://www.raggedsoldier.com/  If it doesnt Click on Needlework Necessities and Novelties and go to knitting patterns.

Sewn Items
Handwarmers like the ones offered at Hot Topic. Victorian Goth ones would be perfect.

Tote bag (I really need one of these lol)
Crazy Quilted Purse
Victorian capelet.  At least waist length please email for length.
Regency or Victorian era Reticule
Petticoat either knee or ankle length !!  (Im 5'5 email for length)
Supplies that are always needed
Im always needing thread for sewing and this always stays on my list. I go through alot of black and white but love new colors too!!  The more the merrier and gently used is welcomed too !!

2 yard lengths of eyelet trims and any color is welcome !! 

Patterned Ribbons is also welcomed too (again another one of my standbys lol)!!

Goth/punk/skulls inspired fabric that is at least .5 yards  ( I use these in my home sewing business.  I know ..... I thought she liked victorian and girly. It sells lol)

Unwanted Issues of Threads ( I have all of 2003 2006-2008 Though I dont have the brand new issue yet) and Burda World of Fashion Magazine !! (used is fine)

Gothic Lolita Bible Magazine (used is just fine)

Purse handles and supplies.  Silver victorian clasps would be great too.
Anything Betty Boop is welcomed
I also adore Charlie Chaplin !!

Some pretty stitch markers for crocheting (and knitting if I ever learn how to lol)

Scrapbooking items  (trims, paper, stickers anything!!).  Im also looking for some things like brads, ribbons, fancy paper sissors. 

Beading supplies like wire 18 gauge or higher, beads, spacers.  I really need a crimper!!! Used is just fine as long as it works lol  Im also needing jewlery making supplies too.

Crafted Items
Bars of handmade soap (the kind that is made from lye).  I have always wanted to try it!!  Lavender, oatmeal, goats milk, citrus are great however any scents are welcome!!  Or soap supplies as I would love to learn how to make my own. Premade bars are appreciated as I have young children and am concerned with having lye in the house.  Gonna take a break this round lol
Ive always been curious about those soap bombs.  My kids would probally love them !!  Also jars of bath salts would be fantasic as well.
A beaded Victorian Choker would be lovely.

Collected Items
I collect cookbooks from the victorian and ewardian eras !!  Or earlier if you can find them.
Godeys Ladies Book (In later years it was Godeys Ladies Magazine)!!!  Ebay has them frequently just type in Godeys and they will come up.  They were like the victorian Vogue Magazine of the day.  Petersons Magazines are great too.  You can usually get these pretty inexpensively and all years 1830-1890s are welcome !!  I paid anywhere from $4-$9 for the few I have.  Dont worry duplicates are fine.
Vintage Sewing Patterns!!  36 Bust is perfect. 
Im especially trying to find a Jumper from 1948(?) Simplicity 2705.
Candles are great too.  Prefer either fruit and or spice scented ones or lavender (only floral scented one I like)

A bag of Lindt Chocolates (the mixed variety bag!!  I love love love these!!)  These can be found at drug stores and walmart!!  Fairly inexpensive too (yes I can be shameless lol)

I would also like some candy if you are outside the US !!
Favs include (but are not limited to.  We love new stuff too!!)
New Zealand - Minties (hubby LOVES them) pineapple lumps (kids LOVE them) and Wittakers Chocolates (We all love em lol)
« Last Edit: February 04, 2008 05:53:33 AM by frosty772 » THIS ROCKS   Logged

<b>Like what you see here??  It might be in my shop!!<b>

<b>I wist!! Lets do a personal swap!!!<b>

crazy wazy
« Reply #29 on: February 04, 2008 08:37:04 AM »

I claim frosty772 for some stitch markers and a bead crimper. I'll probably throw in some other stuff.

1st claim, 0 sent, 0 received.

Hi everyone! I’m a sophomore college student majoring in engineering at a university in Southern California. I absolutely adore pastel colors as well as black and white as the background colors of stuff. I like solid shapes and designs (such as stars, spirals, and rings).

My Wish List:

A messenger bag, like the purple one here: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=11808.msg92700#msg92700.
I’d prefer it to be a darker color with a cute fabric lining inside and along the front. Hopefully, it’ll be big enough for me to use during the school year, so big enough to carry a few notebooks and stuff. Adjustable straps would be awesome, as would an inside zipper pocket. 

big wish! Homemade soap, lipbalm, sugar scrub, etc. Anything that smells good is nice! Anything that will make my face and skin feel soft and smooth is great too!

Desktop Calendar
I really love these desktop calendars, like this one here: http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=9272492. Some of those blank cd covers would be great too so I can try making my own!

I absolutely love this bracelet: http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=8837475.

Learn how to knit socks kit
I really wanna know how to make socks, but I have no idea how to start.

Learn-to-Embroidery Kit
I really wanna try embroidery, maybe on some towels or a pillow.

*Bit Wish* Amigurumi Kit
I know how to crochet, and would really like to try my hand at making amigurumi. I would love a cute kitten pattern!

« Last Edit: February 04, 2008 08:39:10 AM by crazy wazy » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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