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« Reply #20 on: January 12, 2011 01:35:09 PM »

Hi, Im Kirsten, Im a full time student. I live in New Zealand, married with two teenaged stepsons and two spoilt cats.

I like most colours, and particularly blue/green/teal/aqua, natural tones, or black and white. Im not so keen on pastels and pinks/purples (though dusty/dull shades can be nice). See my profile or my wist for more info about me. Im happy to chat, and easy to please.

I dont have any allergies. I prefer natural fibres, but not exclusively, so if you think its nice Ill probably like it too.

I love anything Star Trek or Doctor Who, whatever you like to make, my faves are Spock, tardis and daleks. I also love foxes, British robins, and fossils. I usually like useful rather than purely decorative things, but thats not essential.

Heres my wist - http://wists.com/jemimah its more about inspiration than exact replicas, so theres no need to copy things exactly. Something wisty is always welcome Smiley


* handknitted wool socks (average womens size, any colour at all)
* a pockety bag lots of different size pockets for projects/art supplies, any style or size, doesnt have to have any zippers (a tardis pockety bag would be truly awesome)
* something embroidered (hand or machine, a panel for me to make into something, or a finished item basically, anything you think I might like!)
* a Cake or Death? tea cosy (Eddie Izzard quote) Id prefer sewn (stencilled/appliqu/embroidered/whatever), rather than knitted
* crafty organiser (e.g. needlework project holder, thing for storing small supplies and bits, stationery organiser)
* hand dyed/hand spun yarn (any colour you think looks good, prefer not neons or pastels though)
* felted scarf like the ones on my wist (green/teal/lime/aqua would be great)
* cool vintage-style apron
* stencilled T-shirt (XL V-neck, long sleeves best but short sleeves OK, darker colours)


* handmade stamps in a theme I like (see my profile and wists), e.g. bird, fox, fish, leaves, art related, dalek (a detailed dalek stamp could count as a large item I think)
* simple apron
* cool pot mitt
* cloth napkins with stencilled motif, maybe?
* handmade sketchbook/journal (unlined if possible, mixed/recycled papers are great, doesnt need to be huge), happy to get two of these
* handmade ceramic item, esp. in celadon green (but any colours are good) keep it small and affordable to mail. (I would love a little fox like the one on my wist) This could be a large, e.g. the frog mug in my wist.
* Noro yarn, recycled sari yarn, other silk/luxury yarn, artisan yarn
* postage stamp pendant, other cool pendant
* handcrafted notecards, notebooks, stationery
* things to put other things in box, purse, organiser, etc. always welcome


* hair sticks/comb/pin or shawl pin not too girly please, see wist
* simple notecards, notebooks
* bookmarks
* handkerchiefs
* amusing badges
* cat toys no catnip though, just polyfill/wool stuffing!! (it wont get through Customs with catnip)
* yarn leftovers in any shades of blue or green or cream/beige, anything over about 1/4 ball will be useful for my project. Wool or wool blends preferred please.
* a skein or two of real silk for embroidery, any colour (its hideously expensive here but less than $4 in USA)
* knitting needle gauge
* 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
* little pouches (e.g. for jewellery)
* something else that I havent thought of, that you think Id like! Im open to surprises Smiley

Thank you!!

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 #21 on: January 12, 2011 01:55:40 PM »

I am a 27 year old wife and mother of a 4 year old girl and a full time student. I like any thing crafty and creative. I am happy with just about anything and just hope that if I get a crafter that they have a bunch of fun Cheesy

Forgot to mention that I live in Canada


*incents and funky holder

*hat - I LOVE hats and handmade hats are the bomb!

*Wall art


*altered journals or puzzles

*Something from my 4 year old DD: Anything Princess, Hello kitty, Ruby Gloom, Tinker bell

*I could really use a new purse

*Pincushion (I really like the cup a saucer ones)

*Hand made Pendants

*Zipper pouches

*Wrist Cuffs

*fingerless gloves

*Hair Accessories

*Homemade body products: lotions, soaps, perfumes (solid or liquid), lip gloss/balm, eyeshadow,bath salts ect...  Scents I love are herbal I am not too fond of fruity scents

*Handmade candles. 

*Something for my SO, dragons/wizards/fantasy stuff, video games and Metal bands.

*A journal of any kind (lined or unlined pages)

*water bottle holder

*Or you can make me something from one of my wish listshttp://www.wists.com/kitkat_pro or http://www.etsy.com/people/AngelsSanctuary/favorites?ref=favorites or http://angelssanctuarydesigns.blogspot.com/2010/09/swap-info.html


*Toy eyes




*Hair accessory blanks (either the bobby pin kind with the blank disc or the larger alligator kind that snap closed with a crimp on the bottom side)

*Buttons - any colors, shapes, novelty, even hand made, etc.

*Shrinky Dink plastic

*Felt in any color or pattern

*Polyclay tools

*Introduction to Resin Kit

*essential oils

Thank you!
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« Reply #22 on: January 12, 2011 01:59:33 PM »

Hi I'm a 27yr old grad student in Louisiana. I love hello kitty, carebears, emily strange, pucca, and jacob black.
I love the purple. I hate the color pink.
Everything I've listed is on my wist: http://www.wists.com/bellyjewel

- any stuffies in the characters that I mentioned above
- notepad clutch-http://www.wists.com/bellyjewel/53592820e302d44f5170ca16fe882a90
- a decorated journal-http://www.wists.com/bellyjewel/e399258bead9a0f95efc2c260bb6c0b4
- elle tie on slippers -http://www.wists.com/bellyjewel/aa463cee327339ad6801a504e4c186f5
                            ask for sizing Smiley


- a lolita or punk theme my pretty punkin-http://www.wists.com/bellyjewel/66ab8f72af0a75fbfc803eea52da6b62
- ruffle waist purse -http://www.wists.com/bellyjewel/6f6c4650766eb5cfd857cc00cad16915
-  NYC meets BWCA messenger bag -

You can't go wrong with a combo from my wist. plus I have a comment on nearly
every wist item.

Extras: sewing supplies- elastic, floss, thread, threader, etc
           I love drinking tea and trying new flavors
           little clay molds
Thanks for looking and thanks a bunch if you choose my list!!!
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« Reply #23 on: January 12, 2011 02:21:17 PM »

Hello! My name's Diana and I'm from southern California.
My favorite color scheme is pink-black-white. My favorite colors in order are pink, red, seafoam green, electric blue, and red-violet. I love polka dots, circles, argyle, and plaid. I also currently have an obsession with zebra stripes. I also love leopard print but in unnatural colors (I really dont like the orangey yellow and black spot). I have more info and links to my wist, facebook, etc on my profile.
Allergy note: I have a wool sensitivity, mostly around sensitive areas like my neck and my forehead. I have extremely sensitive skin, so no soaps or lotions with a lot of chemicals/artificial ingredients. Hypoallergenic, home made, or organic skin products only. My hubby is allergic to cat hair, so please wash anything that might be in contact with a cat.

My favorite scents are Vanilla, Strawberry, and Citrus.

My Wishlist: http://www.kaboodle.com/designvigilante
Etsy Favorites: http://www.etsy.com/people/DesignVigilante

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Sewn Crafts:

*An ipod sock/case similar to this but not necessarily in the same colors/fabrics http://www.kaboodle.com/reviews/iphone-ipod-case-carousel-handmade-vintage-fabric-isockit-deluxe?refItemId=AAAAAZlH-hkAAAAAAYnDAA&fromStoreDomain=etsy.com
*A laptop sock/case similar to this not necessarily in the same colors/fabrics for my 10" hp mini netbook http://www.kaboodle.com/reviews/macbook-pro-case-domino-handmade-vintage-fabric-isockit?refItemId=AAAAAZlH-hkAAAAAAYnC-Q&fromStoreDomain=etsy.com
*A sock/case similar to the one above but for my wacom tablet (7.4 x 7.9 x 0.5 inches) with a pouch in front to keep the usb cord and pen

*Easy Breezy Wrap Pants for either my husband or myself in light weight fabrics. Blues/black/white for my hubby, pink/red/purple/black/white for me. http://laupre.wordpress.com/2008/06/29/easy-breezy-wrap-pants-tutorial/

*A book cover/pillow like this one http://www.kaboodle.com/reviews/reading-set-book-cover-and-pillow?refItemId=AAAAAZlH-hkAAAAAAXTYVw&fromStoreDomain=etsy.com

*A Bowling Bag style weekender bag in a cute fabric (I visit my mom several times a month and actually spend the weekend there, so i am in need of a good weekender bag)

*Clothes for either of my dogs (can be knitted, crocheted, sewn, bought, etc. I have exact measurements if you choose this)

*Set of 3 to 5 cloth menstrual pads with metal or velcro snaps in dark colors (tut: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=18462.0)

*A lap or throw sized quilt in pink, black, and white.
*hip bag/modern fanny pack (not necessarily in these prints/colors, example of style)  http://www.kaboodle.com/reviews/hip-bag-festival-denim?refItemId=AAAAAZlH-hkAAAAAAhbWQg&fromStoreDomain=etsy.com   http://www.kaboodle.com/reviews/pale-blue-and-pink-paisley-hip-pouch-fanny-pack?refItemId=AAAAAZlH-hkAAAAAAhdN7w&fromStoreDomain=etsy.com    http://www.etsy.com/listing/48407610/traveler-in-zebra-made-to-order?ref=sr_list_11&ga_search_query=fanny+pack&ga_search_type=handmade&ga_page=2&includes[0]=tags&includes[1]=title

*bicycle basket liner http://www.etsy.com/listing/49007336/bicycle-basket-liner-and-tote

*circle/patchwork skirt with stretchy yoga style waist band

*a big busted poppet resembling me (pink hair and all lol)

*An oversized stylish tote for carrying large projects or for the gym  http://www.etsy.com/listing/49426810/bella-tote-in-denim or http://www.etsy.com/listing/44210511/weekend-bag-black-tiger

*Project bag like this: http://www.etsy.com/listing/46847702/super-nifty-knitting-crochet-project-bag or this http://www.etsy.com/listing/41606753/project-box-bag-tote-organizer-large

Yarnie Crafts:

*long knitted or crocheted scarf with pockets on both ends

*crocheted Juliana wrap kerchief http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/juliana-wrap

*knit cap-a-chino leg warmers (or something similar, or the pattern would be great too lol) http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/cap-a-chinos-legwarmers--adult-sizes

*Knitted "I heart pom poms" hat in black with pink accents http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/i-heart-pompoms

*Clothes for either of my dogs (can be knitted, crocheted, sewn, bought, etc. I have exact measurements if you choose this)

*Daisy Stitch Hat (preferably in netural colors, like black and gray) Knit Pattern

Other Crafts
Handmade Soap
Handmade lipbalm
Loaded bangle bracelets
Knitting or Crochet stitch markers w/ either beads or polymer clay items (like sheep, bunnies, or food)


Scissors, any size (im constantly losing my scissors no matter how many i get so i always need some)
Crochet hooks (used are perfectly ok with me)
Tunisian aka Afghan Hooks (the extremely long crochet hooks)
Cotton yarn (any colors)
Wool yarn (any colors)
fiber for spinning (in batts or roving)
Lightweight fabric to make the Easy Breezy Wrap Pants (at least 2 yards)
dyes for dying yarn/fiber
Soak http://www.eatsleepknit.com/cshop/product/SOAK-4-Oz-Bottles/179/

Knitting Rules!
Mason Dixon Knitting
Custom Knits
Toe Up 2-at-a-Time Socks
A Fine Fleece, Knitting with Handspun Yarns
Pattern wishlist on Ravelry http://www.ravelry.com/people/DesignVigilante/queue?wishlist=true
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« Reply #24 on: January 12, 2011 02:32:47 PM »

About me:
I am a 40 year old Australian woman (take note of this in terms of postage from outside Australia). I am a wife to a deliciously dorky husband and a mother to my beautiful daughter (10) and loveable son (7).  I am a secondary school teacher with a love of crafting.  I love the cool side of the colour wheel. I am addicted to playing online scrabble, owls are my muse.

My wishes:

I have a wist: http://www.wists.com/aussiecraftster and would love anything from it.
--zippered purses/pouches, all sizes made with funky prints.  To keep all sorts of different teaching supplies in. Eg. Dice, pencils, counters etc...
--I would love a wind chimes or sun catchers that can hang outside. I love coloured glass. Some examples on my wist
-- bunting for my son Will's room.  Maybe incorporating his name?  Def with greens and cammo.
--bunting for my daughter Emily's room.  In turquoisey/white colours
--A crochet viking beanie like the one on my wist.
--hand dyed wool roving for wet felting
--Candles....mmmm I love food flavours as opposed to floral (eg. Vanilla, coconut)
--Lampworked beads
--Slumped glass pendants
--Amigurumi light bulb, like on my wist.
--crochet cup cake container, like on my wist.
--a finger labyrinth (an example of my wist, made of ceramic, but I dont mind what its made from)
--bathroom products: body wash or handmade soaps, I love the ones that look like you can eat them.
--Paper making mould and decal  (with hinges, like this one http://www.flickr.com/photos/58071869@N00/624052717 )if you are handy with hammer
--Decorated head bands or hair accessories for my dd 9
--Lots more on my wists, and maybe something that you are dying to make for someone. ;-) Or if there is something you are expert at, please, make it for me!

Crafty Supplies:
Quilting fabrics
Blank sketch books/journals
Shrinky dink stuff
Beads, wires, findings, jewlery making supplies.
Freezer paper
Craft felt in all the colours of the rainbow
Organza bags for gifting jewellery

Book Depository
The book depository is an online book store based in the UK that sends items free anywhere in the world.  Below is a wish list of craft books I would like.  All these choices are under 12 pounds (delivered) which equates to under 20usd.

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« Reply #25 on: January 12, 2011 02:42:01 PM »

I live in Georgia, USA and have a wonderful husband, 2 kidlets and a cat who uses me as her pillow. I'm a Spanish teacher so if you craft something for my classroom (decor or organizational stuff), rest assured that it will be used and appreciated.  My favorite colors are the jewel tones, autumn hues and gold. I'm not into pink, yellow or orange, but I can tolerate them in very tiny amounts.

Here's my wishlist:

Thread craft
~Embroidery for my Hoopla Wall
~heavy duty pot holders - we cook a LOT with cast iron so it needs to be well padded.
~fruit cozies - I eat apples, navel oranges, and bananas every day.
~crocheted/knitted socks or slippers - matched or scrappy
~lap quilt/afghan - I'm always cold!
~crocheted washcloths or dishcloths

Sewn Craft
~an altered zip-up hoodie
~a check book cover - Mine is falling apart.
~a full apron w/ pockets for me
~mug rug made in one of my fav. themes (nature, Japanese culture, abstract done in my fav. colors)
~snack bags for carrying mid morning munchies to work
~ a wallet w/ room for credit cards and a good zipper pouch for coins

Miscellaneous crafts

~headbands, barrettes or hair clips
~handmade ceramic coffee mugs
~bath salts (no sugars please) or CP soap
~lip balm - MAJORLY addicted to mint balm!
~handmade Christmas ornaments - I love quirky, comical ornaments. Nothing religious though please.
~earrings - I prefer small danglies, not super danglies, post or fish hook is fine.
~a container of yummy granola - NO HONEY please. I've a serious allergy to honey.
~a hanging earring holder that matches my bedroom or bathroom
~Stenciled t-shirts (adult large, prefer men's style shirt w/o a pocket, cap sleeves look horrible on me)
~Wall art in your favorite medium - PM me for ideas
~wool dryer balls - I have one set but have learned that I need about 3 sets with the amount of laundry that I do!
~altered altoid tin needle book
~metal crochet hooks with poly clay handles - I would love mid to large range hooks! I already have a really good set of fine thread hooks.

Wist surprises are welcome! Cheesy


Embroidery floss- cotton, silk or linen, Please no rayon! It's the Devil!
Wooden embroidery hoops
Embroidery and tapestry needles
Fabric scraps in my favorite themes (under 1/4 yd is fine)
Repurposed linen fabrics suitable for embroidery - solid or simple prints, no busy prints please

more info about me can be found in my profile and blog (noted in my sig below)
my wist: http://www.wists.com/troublet
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« Reply #26 on: January 12, 2011 03:08:28 PM »

About me:  I'm 30 years old, and I live in Toronto, Canada.  My favourite colours are turquoise/sea blue, jade green, and gold, with a healthy dose of black, white, grey and silver... but there aren't any colours I dislike except for bright neon or bright primary colours.  We're getting married this fall, and our colours will be Red and Gold (good fortune Chinese colours). 

My Wish List:

Wool dryer balls
A tea cozy  (geek/sci theme would be awesome, or anything else kind of cool and unexpected)
Oven mitts  (geek/sci theme would be awesome, or anything else kind of cool and unexpected)
Kanzashi flower hair clips in nice cotton fabrics
Homemade body butter, lip balms, & lotion bars. (fav scents are rosewater, citrus, and berry)
A gym journal with blank training logs for NROL4W (bonus if there is place to hold a pen or pencil, and a pocket for index cards)
A knee-length house coat or bath robe for me
Protective case for my Sony Reader touch (Dimensions are Approx. 6.61 x 4.68 x 0.38 inches (H/W/D))
Armband for working out with my Ipod nano (5th Gen)
A thread catcher for my sewing table
Bella mittens
A cute knee-length house coat (women's xl)
reusable "paper" towels
A dust cover for my serger
pottery - a mug, bowl, butter dish... anything, really.
Art - lino or photography prints
Cotton face scrubbies, wash cloths and/or reusable cotton facial pads (for toner and eye makeup remover)
A bold necklace that would dress up the boring, all-black wardrobe I have to wear at work.  Not a requirement at all, but I love necklaces that feature reclaimed trinkets, kinda steampunk-style but less industrial.
Hand crafted chopsticks
HBC Point Blanket inspired baby or lap quilt
Camera strap for my Nikon D80
Crafted bento goodies to help me bring my lunch to work every day.
Note Cards (I'm getting married in the fall, so I need thank-you cards!)
A guest book for our wedding
A surprise

Wool Felt
Needle felting stuff (I'd like to learn how)
Polymer clay and/or tools (I would like to learn how to make my own buttons)
Fat Quarters or Jelly Rolls (Especially pretty Japanese and modern prints in Black, Blue, Turquoise, or Green)
Jewelry supplies (Another craft I'd like to learn... I have some tools, but no idea where to start)
Book binding kit + instructions (Another craft I'd love to learn)
Sea Glass
Purse findings/hardware
Natural fibre yarn
Stamps, stamp pads
Watercolour paper, paints, or brushes
Beeswax, essential oils, cocoa or shea butter for making lip balms
Decent-sized leather pieces (not too scrappy), reclaimed pieces from old garments are great.
Back issues of Threads magazine
Zippers, buttons, and needles (both hand sewing and sewing machine needles.)

Ideas for Extras:
Candy: Botan Rice Candy, Haribo Gummi candies, fruit leather, Fruit Roll-ups (I can't find them where I live, and they're my favourite evil sugar treat!)
Loose Tea: Fruity, herbal, white, green, jasmine...
Jams, jellies or preserves (just about any kind of fruit... even apple butter would be lovely.  Lower in refined sugar is awesome).  I'm always looking for fruity jams to add to my plain yogurt.

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« Reply #27 on: January 12, 2011 03:43:43 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   ), a huge, goofy lab-mix and a lovely, prissy cat.

I love designs from the 60's and early 70s (think mod & flower power). Also 50's post-modern. I used to have a 1974 VW Thing and I miss it a lot! I also love Asian designs in fabric and artwork.
I prefer clean lines and bold graphics rather than cutesy or fussy prints.

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.

Other random things I love: silver jewelry, reading, travel, art, geekery, the periodic table, Scooby-Doo, GLEE!, nature, trees, dandelions, rain, cooking, whimsy. For more info check my wist .

I would love anything from my wist : www.wists.com/luckdragon but especially the things below.  In general, I prefer practical things that can be used (with the exception of small wall art or hoops for
my hoopla wall).  My favorite colors are bolder/earthy tones to 60s mod.  Blues/greens/tangerine/black/white/deep red (again, examples in my wist).  Please no neon colors or pastels.

Thank you in advance for picking me!!

Crafted Items

Huge, ridiculous wish:Illusion Cheshire cat socks http://www.wists.com/luckdragon/b1147adc83754114428b71a21b07ce84?offset=20

Huge, ridiculous wish: tall stirrup socks in a bright color such as yellow, tangerine, bright green, bright blue

fabric craftroom wall organizer - sort of like the car organizers but with pockets for scissors, seam ripper, small ruler, etc.  with 2 grommets so I can hang it from hooks.  fun fabric

 Hermoine's hat : http://www.wists.com/luckdragon/ebd9d64367322953a688e5329fe16b24?offset=20

 fabric baskets in fun fabrics: http://www.etsy.com/listing/65957154/fabric-organizer-bin-sky-wall-flower?ref=sr_gallery_9&ga_search_query=fabric%2Bwall%2Borganizer&ga_search_type=handmade&ga_page=2

embellished dish towels - embroidered, appliqued, fabric trimmed, whatever! Something 50's retro or whimsical

cabled wristwarmers - http://www.wists.com/luckdragon/0c46adbc709c58e7e19140e307123a11?offset=260

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

Small clutch metal fram with a long strap and a funky print:  similar to this: http://www.etsy.com/listing/55730385/love-birds?ref=sr_gallery_17&ga_search_query=clutch&ga_search_type=&ga_page=&order=&includes%5B0%5D=tags&includes%5B1%5D=title&filter%5B0%5D=handmade&filter%5B1%5D=bags_and_purses

Raincloud pendant/necklace - similar to http://www.etsy.com/listing/62187269/silver-rain-cloud-german-glass-raindrop?ref=sr_gallery_24&ga_search_query=rain+cloud&ga_search_type=&ga_page=2&order=&includes%5B0%5D=tags&includes%5B1%5D=title&filter%5B0%5D=handmade&filter%5B1%5D=jewelry&filter%5B2%5D=pendant

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

tabletop Ironing pad cover 18"x36" - funky 60s inspired print

Gleek shirt like this (fitted junior medium) not pink though: http://www.wists.com/luckdragon/937d9f7ee78a315c05343330f4a3ddc2?offset=0

chainmaille jewelry - examples on my wist, but especially
      http://www.etsy.com/listing/36361488/shenandoah-earrings-sterling-silver or
      http://www.etsy.com/listing/59735320/shenandoah-pendant-sterling-silver  or

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

Tree of Life sculpture

Appliqued skirt similar to this: http://www.wists.com/luckdragon/4663b3392214f256013e6b592e7acfe8?offset=100

Sewn crochet project bag w/lots of pockets

Handmade soap (not melt and pour) in almost any scent other than lavender. Especially like lemongrass/sage.

Creative notecards!!  Such as:
note cards inspired by Beatles, dragons, Alice in Wonderland

Shawn the sheep slippers!  

Jewelry see my wist or anything Anthropologie inspired

Hand dyed yarn (see colors in my wist)


fabric (Fat quarters or third yard min) in retro/60's or asian inspired cotton prints (anything by amy butler)

Also solid colored cotton fabric, all colors especially Kona Cotton

Zippers! 7 or 8 would be great! !   Black and white primarily but Ill take other colors as well.

Purse supplies (magnetic snaps, zippers, metal handle connector thingies)

Jewelry-making supplies glass or natural stone beads, findings, chain, etc.

Crochet hooks (any size)

Soft yarn in fun colors - especially merino superwash or bamboo/wool blends

Japanese craft books!!  Sewing, crochet, anything!

BurdaStyle magazines    - Ill take any old ones you are done with!

bright colored vinyl fabric
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« Reply #28 on: January 12, 2011 04:19:36 PM »

Hello!  I am Becky from St. Louis, Missouri.  I am a recently certified middle school language arts teacher - so items for a classroom would be awesome!  I am also a papercrafter who is not able to knit/crochet, but can occasionally cross stitch and even more rarely sew!  My favorite colors are green, pink, yellow, & orange.  I love books (especially Harry Potter) and traveling.

Crafty Ideas/Wish List:
1. a very cool messenger bag that is big enough for books, paperwork & a laptop -- i would like one that is mainly plain (khaki?) with some sort of patch done on it (especially with a book theme or something from a book such as Harry Potter).  i would like to be able to add buttons/pins to it as well.

2. any sort of travel journal (hand bound would be awesome!)

3. funky socks -- i like when my socks coordinate but do not match exactly)...

4. stenciled t-shirt (PM for sizing) -- VW bug, Harry Potter, etc

5. items that would be usable in a middle school classroom -- wall art, games, etc.

6. matrushka doll items

7. bubble bath (ask about scents, i am picky - sorry!)

8. anything from my wist: http://www.wists.com/dinkime/all/?tag2=&offset=0&searchme=

Non-Crafty Ideas:
1. Paper Ephemera
2. international goods (candy, coins, tourist-y souvenirs)

need anything else?  just ask!!!  i am pretty easy to please Tongue
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« Reply #29 on: January 12, 2011 04:25:08 PM »

Hey there! I'm Aimee and I live in Peterborough Ontario. I work in a Spa and love all things to do with beauty and skin! I have a lovely little 3.5 year old son and a Kitty named Tyson as well! I love frogs, Chocolate (mostly dark!) and anything Crayola! I don't drive so anything to keep me warm while walking is fantastic! I don't have any allergies besides dust, caffeine in tea and pine oil! Also I'm a very tiny person! If you need sizes please PM me and I will gladly share... Cheesy

I love most crafts, sewing and crocheting are my main ones right now, but I love to play with wire and beads, embroidery, painting, and am playing around with needle felting and spinning yarn! I would love to learn more about other types of felting and possibly learning how to knit socks!

My favourite colours are: periwinkle, blue, yellow, pink and when it comes to jewelry I prefer silver over gold!
I also like big bold colourful patterns! I like things bright not dull so don't be afraid to go a little crazy!

I have a wist: www.wists.com/slingmomma and my profile has lots more info too!


I won't list anything specific because I am pretty easy to please! My wist gives examples of colours/styles I like!! Cheesy

Anything from my wist!
Handmade soaps and scrubs
Totebags/purse/ clutch
Hair flowers
Scarves or anything to keep me warm while walking! 
Fancy silk type scarves for accessory purpose Cheesy
Wrist cuff bracelets ( I have tiny arms so please ask for sizes! Smiley )
Kitchen items (hotpads, oven mitts, tea towels)
Note cards
Napkins, can be stencilled, patchwork, and any colour!
Magic yarn ball! I love these things!
Handmade dryer balls
Handspun yarn.... any yarn really Cheesy
Anything to keep me warm outside!
A heating pad.. preferably a larger one for my back! I am usually hunched over at work so this is a huge wish and life saver for me!

Supplies/other items:
Fabric-any shape, colour or style! (would love some Amy Butler!)
Wire and beads
Fibre for felting and spinning!
Needle felting needles
Crochet patterns- for socks and toys!
Handbag/purse patterns
Fade away or water away pen (for embroidery)
tea towels to embroider
Any type of notion you can think of for sewing!
Chocolate... I love dark and with almonds!

Thanks in advance for choosing me! I Love helping out a fellow member!

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Fat Quarter swap-almost done craft for sloth003 Cheesy
IYP 17-deadbathducky waiting still to receive!
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