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« on: September 01, 2010 12:51:06 AM »




Questions? Please post in the discussion/gallery:

Swap name: September 2010 Birthday Swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: MareMare
Sign-up date range:  September 1-30
DATE TO SEND ITEMS BY:  2 weeks after you make a claim

Limited to a certain number of people?: No.
Restricted to people who all live in the same country? No.
You must be 16 years old to swap.

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

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

Details of swap:  This swap was organized so everyone can get something crafty for their birthday!  Please read the guidelines carefully.

1. This swap is list style, like the Ongoing Wishlist Swap, however it is NOT chain style. You can choose any birthday Craftsters list that is posted, rather than only being able to pick from the last one posted like in the OWS.

2. This is a medium item swap. A medium item is defined as a craft or recon, etc that takes you two hours to complete OR $20 worth of Store Bought Items. (If bought from a thrift store, estimate at what it would have cost new.) However you may also substitute a few small items for a medium.

3. If your birthday is in swap's current month, you can post your birthday wish list for this month. To do that, you must first PM me with the swap questionnaire filled out and wait for approval. While you're waiting, be sure to post in the discussion/gallery thread:  

4. Once you have been approved, you may post your list of things that you would like to receive. This is the format for your lists: First post your location and a short bio of yourself, then a list of crafted items you would like, then craft supplies (if any) and lastly you can put a few extras that arent crafted, things like candy or tea. Remember, the more items on your list, the more likely you are to be chosen. The minimum of items to post is five.  Also including your wists is a good way for people to get the idea of your likes and style.  If you have any allergies please type them in red in your bio section. Please see "Tips to Creating a Good List" below

5. Please post lists only in this thread. Discussion can be done here in the combined discussion/gallery thread:  

Please be sure to post here so that you can be part of the discussion and receive. You will not be approved until you have posted in the discussion thread.

 6. Every birthday participant must make at least one claim. You may have up to two claims at a time, unless you are an FOC or a first time swapper, and then you can claim again once your items are received (not when you mail out). New swappers may only have one outstanding claim; they may claim again after their first claim is received. FOC's may have 3 outstanding claims at a time. Claims need to be made from the "crafted" and "craft supplies" sections of a person's list. The "extras" are just that--extra items you may want to throw in if you are feeling generous, but claims cannot be solely extras. Keep it crafty :-) (I'm asking that if you are sending mostly supplies, that you craft a little something for the bday babe, even if it's a handmade card.)

7. You may get claimed more than once, but your minimum amount to claim is one.  It is possible you may not get claimed at all. In this case you will not be provided a swap angel; angels are only if you get flaked on. However I do my best to make sure everyone gets claimed by keeping track of how many times each person is claimed. If possible try to pick someone who has been claimed 0 times versus someone who has been claimed 3 times.

8. If it is not your birthday but you would like to send a birthday present out you may do so.  Fill out the non-birthday swapper questionnaire and send it to me for approval.  Birthday swappers who receive a present from a non-birthday swapper must send a snail mail thank you card.  You will not receive feedback until I hear from the other swapper that they have received a thank you card.

 9. When you choose to fulfill a birthday wish, PM both the organizer AND the chosen Craftster.  At that time, please request the address from the receiver for where to send it.  After that you have 2 weeks to get the item out the door.

10. It is super important for everyone to keep good communication.  It is REQUIRED that you PM me when you've sent and of course, don't forget the DC#.  It is REQUIRED that when you receive, you PM me and publicly announce in the gallery (even if you don't have pictures).  If you do not send the appropriate pms you will receive poor communication feedback.

11. When one of your items is chosen, please cross it out so that it is easier for others to see what has been chosen. (It wouldn't hurt to thank the person at this time either.)

12. If you are sending late you must PM me by your send-out date.  If your send-out date comes and goes and you dont PM me, you will receive poor communication feedback.  It should not be my job to hunt you down and find out what is going on.

13. *New Rule* If you are flaked on in this swap you will receive an angel, but only in the amount of packages to which you also sent out. For instance, if you send out 2 packages, and are claimed for 3 packages but are flaked on once, you will not receive an angel because you already received 2 packages, which is equal to what you sent. If you send 1 package and are claimed for 1 package and you are flaked on, you will receive 1 angel.

Please make sure to put September Birthday Swap or something equivalent in the subject line on all communications. The most important thing to me is communication. Please PM me when you send and receive, and please reply to my PM's to you in a timely manner.  

If you format your pm's like this, I'll love you forever.  
Format for PM's:

Proper label:
"September Bday Swap" and either "Sign-up," "Claim," "Sent," "Received," or "Question"

When sending sent and received pm's include the send-by date, listed in the second post of the main thread, your user name, their user name and the item. Just copy and past the info from the second post if you want!:

Send by September 14
MareMare to kittykill--handmade soap and lotion

Outstanding claims allowed:
FOC's: 3 at a time
First time swappers: 1 at a time
Everyone else: 2 at a time

Become an FOC~

It seems that every month there is someone whose list languishes for a while. I want everyone to get picked so here are some tips for a well-round list:
--Make sure your items are actually mediums and smalls. Quilts are not mediums. Large painted portraits are not mediums. Hand knit sweaters are not mediums. This isnt to say that you cant have any large items on your list (some generous soul may have the time and the inclination to choose one of those!), but the majority of the list should be smaller items
--Listing A surprise plus a well filled out Craftster profile and a link to your wists (with a decent amount of items on it) is always helpful in getting chosen
--Make sure to post a variety of crafting techniques. If you list appliqud t-shirts in five various themes and count that as your required five items, that is more like one item for someone to choose, not five. Having various crafting methods (sewn, knit, crocheted, paper crafted, jewelry, etc.) is going to make it easier for people to choose you.
--Check out other lists in past Bday swaps and the Ongoing Wishlist Swap for ideas for things you never knew you wanted!



Name of swap-  September 2010 Birthday Swap
Craftster username:
Email address:
Real name & Address (formatted for mailing):
When is your birthday?
Have you read and understand all of the rules to this swap?
Are you willing to send at least a medium item per claim?
(If not then you will not be approved.)
Are you at least 16 years old?  Yes/No
Who and what do you claim for crafting? If you do not know yet/it's the beginning of the swap you have 1 week after being approved to claim someone:
If shipping within the US, I agree to obtain a DC#: Yes/No
If shipping from outside of US, I agree to provide a copy/scan of my mailing receipt.  Yes/No
Have you posted in the discussion thread already? If you say yes and haven't I will not approve you. If you say no I will not approve you. Discussion thread found here:
Quiz: What do you have to do if someone who is a non-bday swapper sends you a gift?
Quiz 2: How long do you have to send out after making your claim?

If it is NOT your birthday and you want to SEND TO A BIRTHDAY CRAFTSTER:

Name of swap- August 2010 Birthday Swap (Non-Bday Craftster)
Craftster username:
Email address:
Real name:
Mailing address, including country and properly formatted for shipping:
Chosen craftster and item (if you know):
If shipping within the US, I agree to obtain a DC#: Yes/No
If shipping from outside of US, I agree to provide a copy/scan of my mailing receipt. Yes/No
I understand that I will be getting a thank you card and not a package for this swap.  Yes/No


Also remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find out how to ship your item and other details about participating in a swap.

Please make sure to post in the combined Gallery/Discussion Thread to keep up with updates

Previous rounds of the Birthday swap
August 2010 Birthday Lists
August 2010 Birthday Gallery/Discussion
July 2010 Birthday Lists
July 2010 Birthday Gallery/Discussion
June 2010 Birthday Lists
June 2010 Birthday Gallery/Discussion
May 2010 Birthday Lists
May 2010 Birthday Gallery/Discussion
April 2010 Birthday Lists
April 2010 Birthday Gallery/Discussion
March 2010 Birthday Lists
March 2010 Birthday Gallery/Discussion
February 2010 Birthday Lists
February 2010 Birthday Gallery/Discussion
January 2010 Birthday Lists
January 2010 Birthday Gallery/Discussion
December 2009 Birthday Lists
December 2009 Birthday Gallery/Discussion

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« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2010 12:51:19 AM »

Birthday Swappers:
(claims made/claims in transit/claims received)

AlyssaKnits FOC (2/0/2) 3 Gifts Coming  (sent 1 thank you card?)
CoanTeen (1/0/1) 2 Gifts Coming
crafty gurll FOC (3/0/3) 3 Gifts Coming
CraftyStoner FOC (3/0/3) 3 Gifts Coming (sent 1 thank you card?)
guacaMolly (1/0/1) 3 Gifts Coming (sent 1 thank you card?)
lilyla19 (1/0/1) 2 Gifts Coming
luckdragon FOC (2/0/2) 1 Gift Coming
MissingWillow FOC (2/0/2) 2 Gifts Coming (sent 1 thank you card?)
RikaHeart FOC (3/0/3) 2 Gifts Coming
suzyscissors FOC (1/0/1) 1 Gift Coming
triissyy First Time Swapper (1/0/1) 1 Gift Coming
v3nu5 FOC (3/0/3) 2 Gifts Coming
VampAracely (1/0/1) 3 Gifts Coming

cackle to MissingWillow
Sendout by Nov 8

Non-Birthday Swappers:
(claims made/claims in transit/claims received)

Sandra22 (1/0/1)
gebah FOC (1/0/0)
Strutter (2/0/0)


Late with Communication

Send by Thursday, September 16th
MissingWillow to crafty gurll--Homemade soap, stamps, and E6000
crafty gurll to MissingWillow--Ceramic piece and garden seeds
gebah to MissingWillow--Wall art of pets (thank you card--)
CoanTeen to Rikaheart--Embroidered Star Trek hand towels and pillow cases

Send by Friday, September 17th
RikaHeart to CoanTeen--Fantasy / Fairy Art and Crafted Pillows
crafty gurll to CraftyStoner--mushroom themed surprise, poly clay, and stickers
triissyy to CoanTeen--Geek chic jewelry
luckdragon to crafty gurll--embroidered kitchen towels

Send by Saturday, September 18th
AlyssaKnits to luckdragon--notecards
AlyssaKnits to VampAracely--fingerless gloves
v3nu5 to VampAracely--fingerless gloves (red) and felt in various colors
v3nu5 to triissyy--pencil/pen brush roll an extras

Send by Monday, September 20th
CraftyStoner to crafty gurll--bracelets, hand carved stamps, and surprise!
CraftyStoner to RikaHeart--Star Trek and Dr. Who stamps, and a surprise!
VampAracely to v3nu5--amigurumi and stickers
RikaHeart to AlyssaKnits--dolphin/ocean sea life outlets and Ribbon
RikaHeart to CraftyStoner--zand cute cupcake cups
crafty gurll to AlyssaKnits--floss/aida cloth, fruity candle melts, sewn surprise!

Send by Thursday, September 23rd
lilyla19 to VampAracely--crocheted pokemon and candy

Send by Thursday, September 30th
CraftyStoner to guacaMolly--polymer clay buttons and pbj  hairpins
suzyscissors to guacaMolly--messenger bag/purse

Send by Friday, October 1st
luckdragon to lilyla19--hobo bag
guacaMolly to suzyscissors--handmade soap, jewelry surprise and hair surprise

Send by Saturday, October 2nd
MissingWillow to v3nu5--handmade soap, candle, fiber, picture frame
v3nu5 to lilyla19--tote bag, non-pierced earrings, wisty surprise!

Send by Friday, October 8th
Sandra22 to AlyssaKnits--beanie/hat (thank you card--)

Send by Monday, October 11th
Strutter to CraftyStoner--tea and birthday card (thank you card-- )
Strutter to guacaMolly--tea and fabric (thank you card--sent and received )

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« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2010 05:34:06 PM »

Hi!  My name is Chris and on September 30th I will be turning 29 .  OK, fine, really 35.   Wink  I live in the USA and have been a member of Craftster since way back in June of 05.  If I'm not at the studio throwing clay, I am in my garage cutting & fusing glass.  I dabble in a little of everything and have the supplies to prove it.  Sewing, embroidery, mosaicing, love it all.  I'm also a sucker for chick flicks, 80's hair metal(CRUE!) and chick lit.  More info in my profile & lengthy wists.  No allergies.  I've never done a birthday swap, so here's my list.  Thanks in advance!


Stenciled/Embroidered Days of the Week Kitchen towels(to channel my inner 50's housewife)

Any Embroidered Kitchen Towels  Thanks luckdragon!   Cheesy

Stenciled/Embroidered Set of 8 Napkins  I LOVE these:  


Handmade Soap(I only do MP, I would love some "real" stuff  Cheesy)  Thanks Missing Willow!

But MORE HP or CP soap is always a-ok with me.   Wink

Zippered wristlet( my friends always laugh at the "Baby" purses I like to carry)

Stenciled/Embroidered Set of Pillowcases, I have a few examples in my wists:


or any others with the theme of trees, birds, sugar skulls.

Rings like these on my etsy favorites:


size 7

Bracelets with toggle clasps.  I like silvertone, simple, ideas in my wists & etsy favorites. Thanks CraftyStoner!  Cheesy

my wrist is 6.5".

Patchwork Table runner with modern fabrics for a 6 foot long table (my Dining Room is purple)

Decorated Hand Towels(gray, burgundy & white are the colors of my bath)

Simple Hand-Carved Stamps(Tree, Dandelion, nature themed)  Thanks CraftyStoner!  Cheesy

Wisty Surprise  Thanks CraftyStoner!  Cheesy


Ring blanks


Any Glass Fusing Supplies(I use COE 96 Glass)

Japanese/Ikea Fabrics

Embroidery Hoops(to start an embroidered hoop wall)

Rubber Stamps for Pottery(trees, birds, simple design work best in clay)  Thanks MissingWillow!

E6000(you can NEVER have enough  Wink )  Thanks MissingWillow!

Any questions, just ask!  Looking forward to seeing the other lists from all the September Birthday babes.   Cheesy

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« Reply #3 on: September 02, 2010 08:50:53 AM »

Hi, I'm Connie.  My birthday is September 6th, I am going to be 53 this year (yikes!).  I'm a retired engineer.  I live on a farm in the mountains of SW Virginia with my husband, 5 dogs, 10 sheep, 8 dairy goats, 34 chickens and 75,000 honey bees.  We have a greenhouse, I sell at our local farmer's market every week.  Our farm is named Missing Willow Farm because a beaver hauled off my 50th birthday weeping willow tree within a week of getting it planted.  I'm still bitter about it...   Grin  

I'd love something to hang on a wall (THANK YOU SO MUCH, GEBAH!) that features any of the breeds of animals we're raising.  If you need photos of any of our animals for reference, please PM me.  Although, the bees aren't very good about sitting for individual portraits.   Wink  We raise:
Texel sheep
Nubian goats
Oberhasli goats
Border collie
Great pyrenees
Karakachan (dog)

I love mixed media curios/shrines/altered art
A ceramic piece (I have a few favorites on my wist)  THANK YOU SO MUCH, crafty gurll!
Something vintage Halloweeny to display
Wine colored knitted mittens to match a hat I received in a swap (my hands measure 7.5 inches)
Knitted socks or slippers in a jewel tone color (my feet measure 9 inches)
Something with sheep on it
A wisty surprise   http://wists.com/missingwillow

Supplies I'd love to receive:
Scribbles paint (any color)
Reptile eyes
A ouija board (I have a future project in mind and can't find one)
Silver colored charms
White or black Preemo polymer clay

Seeds saved from your garden  THANKS AGAIN, crafty gurll!
Flavored coffee
Red licorice

Many thanks in advance for claiming me!
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« Reply #4 on: September 02, 2010 11:05:56 AM »

Hi! My name is Cheryl! My Birthday is September 9th. I just got out of college and about to move soon to Florida once again from Texas. I have two dogs, a Chiweenie and a Mini dachshund.  I'm turning 25 years old this year. I'm also a HUGE star Trek Fan. I also love Doctor Who with David Tennant in it. I do play Video games and my favorite video games is Kingdom Hearts.


A 18.4 inch laptop bag of a Star Trek Console or A Tardis style Laptop case.

Tricorder Bag [first one had been to many uses].

Tardis Bookbag style purse.

Rubber Stamps like Stars, Planets, Starships, Mostly with STar Trek Thanks  CraftyStoner!

Rubber Stamps- Doctor Who Thanks CraftyStoner!

Stenciles of Planets and Stars, Star Trek Stencils.

Embroidered Star Trek hand-towels Thanks CoanTeen

Embroidered Star Trek Towels

Little Crotchet characters of Star Trek.

Crotchet Rose bracelet

Stencil / Embroidered Pillow Cases with star Trek.
Thanks CoanTeen!


Sour Worm Gummies
Peanut M&Ms
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« Reply #5 on: September 02, 2010 12:46:12 PM »

Hi I'm Lorelei! I'm be 25 on the 25th this year >>le gasp that only happens once in a life time!<< I live outside of Austin with my Fiance, 3 cats, and two other nerd roommates! I like Anime, comics books, video games, reading, and of course crafting! Mostly I sew, and although i make clothes, costumes are my real love! I have pretty much retired after 10 years as a full time cosplayer, in favor of living for Ren Faire. We live what we call the "haibane life" Unless it's nerd related or food, we pretty much purchase everything we need from thrift stores and find ways to upcycled them into our home.


Accessories for my Ren fire costumes (blkxteal, or greenxtan)
Hats to cover my awful hair cut ><
Fantasy / Fairy Art for my smoking lounge
Geek chic Jewelery or clothing thanks Triissyy! <3
Nerd-centic house ware
A caplet or Shrug for wear to the club during the winter months.
Throw pillows, or throw blankets for my smoking lounge
I would REALLY REALLY like something crafted Inspired by Neon Genesis Evangelion (esp if it had to do with Kensuke, Kaoru, or Asuka ^^)
Head bands
Clothes for my Dollfies (2 yosd, 2 MSD, 1 DD)
A Bong Cozy.
Anything inspired by my Wist or wishlist! - http://www.wists.com/coanteen http://www.amazon.com/registry/wishlist/2LCZRTM4U54JU/ref=cm_wl_act_vv?_encoding=UTF8&sort=date-added&visitor-view=1&reveal=

Vintage bedsheets from a thrift shop, or even your own Linen Closet.
Webbing for purse straps.
Shrinky dink paper
Random/assorted metal jewelery making supplies
Glass etching creme

Fruit Flavored Tea
Candles (not new, check your local thrift store!!)
Recipes, print em out and stuff em in there.
Music Cds, share your fave tunes! <3
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« Reply #6 on: September 02, 2010 09:57:42 PM »

About me: Hello. I'm Chelsea. I'm turning twenty on September 21st. D: I live just outside Kansas City Missouri.

I have a lot of very close, wonderful friends. I go through more than a hundred sticks of incense in a normal month. I love scented things. I live with parents and siblings and three cats. <3 I've been known to have a dark/strange sense of humor, But I love people and making people happy through gifting and sharing.

Hobbies: Crafting (derp), video games, reading whenever I can, hanging out with my friends, travel.
Things I love: Mushrooms, Rasta things, Trees, physics, paisley, green stuff.
Favorite Colors: Olive greens and matching Browns. Earth tones, Purple, Yellow, Turquoise. (Btw. The only color combo I -cannot- stand? Pastels. D: )

I do not have -any- allergies. Nothing lethal or bothersome anyways.

A (*) indicates that this is a bigger wish.

- A wisty surprise (*) (www.wists.com/CraftyStoner)
- An original painted Triptych or Diptych painting (I love watercolors and Acrylic. And graffiti and urban styles)
- Patchouli or Chai Tea or pumpkin scented home-made soap or lotion (*) (But honestly I'd take any kind. <3)
- Knitted socks (Short ankle socks. I wear size 9 shoes) (*)
- Reusable Snack pouches in adorable fabrics
- Tile coasters (Mushrooms? Geekery?)
- Kitchen Stuff for when I -finally- move out. Oven mitts/Tea Jar/place mats
- Thai Wrap pants in trippy/hippie fabric for my boyfriend (**) (His Birthday is on the 10th. He is also turning twenty. <3 I can give you measurements.)
- Cute plugs for my sister (just ask for the size, can be polymer clay.)
- A mushroom themed surprise (*) THANK YOU! <3 -Crafty Gurll
- Anything related to the music I listen to.
- Cute dread hat or dread headband (I've been growing out my hair for the past two years, I'm waiting until it's really long to dread it, but that day is coming up fast. Maybe 6 more inches to go?)
- Polymer clay creation (This is my mastered medium. So I love seeing other peoples creations.)
-Something Dr. Who related for my friend Bryn. She is way obsessed.

- Wooden Beads
- Whimsy Items (old beads/buttons/charms/ect.)
- Polymer clay (Any color. Any Brand. I can -never- have too much of this.) THANK YOU <3 -Crafty Gurll
- A kit for dying or spinning wool (I'd really love to get into this. There are soooo many beautiful color combos to make) (*)
- zippers THANK YOU RikaHeart!
- Cute cupcake/muffin paper cups THANK YOU RikaHeart!
- Any kind of jewelry findings
- Resin Kit
- Resin Bangle mold
- Watercolors Or Watercolor paper
- Diamond Glaze
- Trippy fabric
- Tiny canvas
- Messenger bag patterns (*)
- A Rotary Cutter and a clear sewing ruler
- Self healing mat
- Top Whorl spindle (*)
- "Hello my name is" Stickers (*) THANK YOU - Crafty Gurll  (I'm serious. I haven't been able to find these -anywhere-
-Blank Sticker Paper(*)
- Scrabble Tiles[/2color]

- Tea or Coffee
- Dark chocolate
- Odd candy or candy not from the Midwest
- Spices
- Incense (In any scent but Sandalwood/nag champa. They make me itchy.)
- Herb seeds (Basil, chives, ect.)
- Kool aid. I appear to be short on this.
- Gluten Free goodies/recipes , I myself am not, But one of my best friends is.
- Herbs for Divination
- Almonds
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« Reply #7 on: September 03, 2010 12:14:54 PM »

Hi everyone! Im tris and my birthday falls on 5th september! Am from singapore, the sunny island! I'm 19 this year, currently taking my diploma course in interactive media design, and having my internship now at a magazine company (i rly dislike codes D: ) during my free time, i love to sew some cute pouches, tote bags, dresses and stuffs, going fr a swim, making accessories, do my nails, play some online gaames, painting, going out for a photoshoot and so much more!
A couple of items or symbols i really like are swallows, dreamcatchers, cute cloth badges, babushka dolls, deer/moose/stag heads, hearts, rabbit ears, unicorns, ankh and the infinite symbol.
I really love colorful items and the color combinations of pink & grey , pink & brown , turquoise & yellow~ oh! and polka dots~

Oh and i do not have any allergies. :}

Wishlist! <3  (* = rly want them! :B )

*crotchet/lace collar necklaces (http://ny-image0.etsy.com/il_430xN.141299160.jpg / http://ny-image2.etsy.com/il_430xN.170579654.jpg)
*black/dark grey knitted/pleather turban (eg http://ny-image3.etsy.com/il_430xN.168673415.jpg)
animal shaped cases/pouches
cloth wallets that allows me to keep coins!
big flower headbands
snow white inspired apron (http://www.etsy.com/listing/55213516/snow-white-inspired-retro-apron-womens)
any retro aprons would be great too!

*pencil/brush/pen roll THANKYOU v3nu5!!! :DDDD <3

heart/unicorn patterned friendship band
photoshop(ps)/flash(fl) cushion/cushion covers~
a simple nude colored cape that drops after my butt? i'm 163cm (: (http://www.trendspotting.com.au/uploads/Image/cape1.jpg)
*small charm necklace i can wear daily
weird monster arigurumi
Wax seal stamps
cute badge sets
cloth buttons/pins
wrist pin cushion! (my wrist measures 6inch)
rubber stamps!
simple/plain leather wrist cuffs
*chewbacca embroidered towel (my nick name is chewy, hence my friends often link me with chewbacca. Tongue )
*rose scented handmade soap
crocheted yeti/arigurumi!

Anything inspired from my wist! http://wists.com/triissy

sour gummies
random stickers
your mixtape

thank you in advance for claiming me! ^~^
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« Reply #8 on: September 03, 2010 04:12:53 PM »

My name is Karen and I live in Austin, TX with my teenaged dd (who typically ends up with most of my swap items  Cry ), a huge, goofy lab-mix and a lovely, prissy cat. My birthday is Sept 8 and I will beumhmm40-something. Since this is MY birthday, Ive taken everything off of my list that was for my daughter!  So goodies for me!  Grin

I love designs from the 60's and early 70s (think mod & flower power). I used to have a 1974 VW Thing and I miss it a lot! I also love Asian designs in fabric and artwork. I was born in the year of the Dragon and I just love them! And English Bulldogs (cute, not fierce).  I love anything magical/wonderous including fairies and Alice in Wonderland.  Also, pretty much any Amy Butler fabric.

Craft-wise, I mostly sew, but I also create jewelry, knit/crochet a bit, and will try most things at least once (if it looks fun!).

I would love anything from my wist : www.wists.com/luckdragon but especially the things below.  I prefer practical things that can be used.  My favorite colors are bolder/earthy tones to 60s mod.  Blues/greens/tangerine/black/white/deep red (again, examples in my wist).  Please no pastels or neons!
I have no allergies, but please, if you are a smoker, keep it away from the crafts!

Things in purple = BIG WISH
Thanks you in advance for picking me!! and

Crafted Items

Bicycle handlebar Bag: http://www.wists.com/luckdragon/46c3891363029fd95294dfd078c8e9ab?offset=0

 Embroidered wall art (for my hoopla wall)

Cheshire Cat plush: http://www.wists.com/luckdragon/7a5e80908f5761c0f6b71b3e6bd275cf?offset=0

French Press Felted slippers size 9 (I think the pattern is on ravelry as well) http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=41507335

Ironing Board cover funky 60s inspired print

Anything with a dragon or English bulldog on it tote bag, t-shirt (women's fitted large), jewelry, amigurumi or sewn plush see my wist for some ideas

Soap and other lovely bath products! (please no melt/pour and please no lavendar)

Embroidered wrist cuff:  see wist for some examples

molecule necklace inspired by this: http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=37360245

Tree of Life sculpture

Peyote stitch or loomed bracelet (see wist for examples)

Crochet project bag w/lots of pockets

Creative notecards!!  Such as:
note cards inspired by
TR Mack http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=23267801
Or Beatles inspired. Or owls
- thanks AlyssaKnits!

Chunky charm bracelet

Shawn the sheep slippers!  

Jewelry see my wist or anything Anthropologie inspired

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50 in 2012 (24/50)
Looking for a vintage magazine (1974 - 1978) that has a fabric nativity set w/ people and animals. An example: http://www.craftster.org/pictures/showphoto.php?photo=440861&ppuser=143144.
« Reply #9 on: September 03, 2010 07:45:09 PM »

Hello! My name is Vanessa and I'll be turning 24 on September 23. I live in Jersey City, New Jersey with my mom, dad, and older sister. I recently finished college with a degree in Journalism and right now I freelance for a local news website. Since working freelance isn't always steady work, I find myself with a lot of free time. I like knitting, crochet, everything about the Japanese culture, video gaming, and wasting time with this wonderful thing we called the Internet. Ever since going to Japan for the first time in July I've been wishing that I was still there so I've been watching a lot of Japanese TV and reading Japanese news. I'm also a big fan of TV in general, my favorite shows are How I Met Your Mother, the Big Bang Theory, LOST, Mad Men, and many others. Some of my favorite video games are Super Mario games, Pokemon (Love everything about Pokemon!), Katamari Damacy, and Grand Theft Auto titles. My favorite color is red and the only thing that bothers me slightly is angora yarn.

Any crocheted Pokemon character. I'm a big Pokemon fan.
Amigurumis of lovable characters
Homemade body scrubs
Knitted or crocheted funky looking hat
Gothic jewelry
Fingerless gloves Thanks v3nu5 and AlyssaKnits
A maid headdress (I want to maid cosplay for Halloween)

Japanese Noro
Chunky yarns
Amigurumi eyes
F and K crochet hooks

Slim Jims I am a big fan of Slim Jims and in my area it's hard to find different and new flavors. It's my guilty pleasure snack.
Indian Spices
Pokemon cards
Birthday cards

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