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Maurer
« Reply #70 on: February 12, 2011 10:03:12 PM »

I claim Eveamlizya for hand dyed handspun yarn
This is my 3rd claim, 0 in transit, and 2 received.

Hi, my name is Erin. I am a stay at home grad student mom in the Seattle, WA area. I am gluten and dairy free. I love to cook and bake. I love the outdoors, nature, gardening and crafting. I sew, pretend to knit sometimes, and dabble with different crafts. I like nature inspired items. I don't like plastic stuff.
My favorite colors are green, blue, and red. Purple is okay, but please do not send me anything that pink is the central color, or pastels, or gold. I dont like flashy things. I love chartruese, I like dark lime green, eggplant, dark turquoise, any of those colors with brown is great. I also love rainbows. My favorite scents are blueberry, food scents, lemongrass and pink sugar. I do not like patchoulli, musky scents, sandlewood,
I do not need do dads.

Crafted items:

Big Wish:  A menu planning organizer for my fridge http://littlebiggirlstudio.blogspot.com/2010/05/spice-up-your-kitchen-meal-planning.html

* a travel toiletry kit

* dinosoar playmat like in my Wist

* Snack/sandwich bags with velcro for a 4 year old to use

* Amy Butler nappy bag  (to use at the beach or pool)

* boy outfits size 4T. Corduroy pants, knit shirts ect..

* a round table cloth for our kitchen table* seats 4-6

* hanging kitchen wetbag with one handle

*reuseable lunch bag (waterproof) with handles  (really simple design.  Just a small version of a reuseable grocery bag with a flat bottom.
* knit socks size 5.5 ( I can send you yarn to knit if you like)

* felted slippers size 6

* soy candles

* placemats (either quilted or nicely interfaced) Scrappy would be a dream.

* fabric boxes or baskets to store junk or organize something like these http://www.etsy.com/listing/60691945/bohemian-poppies-fabric-bins-in-linen

* couch pillow or pillow covers to match brown/blue/green theme or scrappy is awesome.

*zippered purse with handles (will try to add more favorite fabrics to my wist).

* wall art: nature themed or mother child theme. Wool is great or other kinds of wall art similar to things in my ETSY. Or wall art to match pumpkin pie orange walls in my craft room.  

*carseat organizer something like this http://www.etsy.com/listing/44106704/car-seat-organizer-pdf-sewing-pattern but no crayon holders. Something to hold toys.

*reading pillow for my book

* an ironing board cover to match pumpkin orange walls.  I just painted my craft room today.  

*PUL lined trashbag for the car

*homemade canned goods

*fabric button hairclips for me

* something from my wist http://wists.com/ekmaurer3

* surprise from my ETSY faves http://www.etsy.com/people/GreenTreeThreads/favorites?ref=favorites

* handmade liquid soap  

* medium shirt for me (hand dyed, stenciled, batik) surprise me

* A kitchen items: cute recipe cards, towels to dry dishes with, stuff for the kitchen, wooden spoons, cute napkins (paper or cloth) home made food mixes in a jar, your favorite recipes vegetarian are great, pot holders, cute magnets, magnetic bag clips, trivets, utensil holder, (fruit and veggie themed is even better, but doesnt have to be) (dont need wash cloths) no plastic please.

* big wish: knit toddler sweater.  I will send you yarn to knit it

* BIG Wish: apron (ideas in my ETSY) http://www.etsy.com/listing/61613542/i-love-lucy-retro-fifties-red-polka-dot
Or a white apron with a half apron on the bottom in another fabric. Or something 50's retro type.  I like surprises too.

* coupon organizer like this http://www.etsy.com/listing/64125139/coupon-organizer-holder-keeper-birds-of

* fun napkins ( prints or batiks) Embroidered is fun too.

* a missing sock bucket or box

* workout pants size M with 28 inch inseam or capris with a shorter inseam. (maybe cotton lycra or bamboo knit)

* holiday decorations.  I love to decorate for the holidays and I dont have much except for Christmas.  I dont need Christmas decor.  Valentines Day, Easter, ect... pillows, wall art or anything fun decor ect..

* Easter basket stuffers for my son's easter basket (preferably small items that can fit in our wool Easter eggs, but anything fun for a 3 year old boy is fine for the basket.  

* something train related for my son.  He also loves Kipper the dog.  Kipper stuff would be a big wish.  

* stained glass (rainbow) or something to match my pumpkin pie orange craft room.

* I dont wear a lot of jewelry, but I love this http://phoenixfiredesigns.com/treeoflife-brownperidotoval.html thank you pheonixfiredesigns

If you make something PM me to ask if I need it. I am new here so I probably dont know what you make and I may just love it.


Supplies:

* a light box if you dont use yours

* sewing patterns (ETSY type) not JoAnns. (some are in my ETSY faves) or pattern books are great too

* crafting kits Like a pattern and fabric to make the pattern.

* quilters quality fabrics in AB, MM, batik, Joel dewberry, AH, or the like. 1 yard.  Or other fun fabrics are great too.

*buttons

* sewing pattern books (used is fine as long as the patterns are there)

* hand dyed fabric

*heavy interfacing

* 100% wool felt (no tiny scraps please)

* 100% cotton thread

*5x5 coordinating fabric squares

Extras:
* dinosoars for my son
* items from your area
*votive candles
* forever stamps
* used craft magazine


prefer my items to come from a smoke free crafting environment please.  
 

« Last Edit: February 17, 2011 10:35:34 PM by Maurer » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #71 on: February 13, 2011 06:45:49 PM »

I claim

1st claim, 0 sent, 0 recieved

Hello from the state of Texas! My name is Robin and I am a 50 year old craftaholic! I enjoy crafting and have for over 30 years. I enjoy cross-stitch, embroidery, sewing, painting and cutting wood. I dabble in it all and only wished my friends did too. I have 2 Schnauzers Bandit and Sugar. A Sengal Parrot named Paisley, and several fish tanks full of Discus and Angelfish. I love the outdoors and spend a lot of time at the lake in the summer. I also collect vintage items such as old board games, 50s kitchen items in aqua/pale yellow, resin napkin holders from the 60s. Some of my likes are cupcakes, dragonflies, frogs,

I do not like the color grass green, other shades such as sage, lime, yellow green are ok.

My goal this year is to use up some supplies and try some new and different crafts like crochet, resin casting and stump work embroidery.


CRAFTED ITEMS:

Coin Purse:
http://www.wists.com/quaggy/fa3fcc4bf1c758369bdf878b8ab46e28
http://www.wists.com/quaggy/023bab97a4006d932a2158070c507a24
http://www.wists.com/quaggy/f01ec31fc2df38bd968ceba2aeac086e


Pin cushion: These or any others, they could be just made from felt or fabric. http://www.wists.com/quaggy/9f198fa602628142c5d4de5c226bc9ae
http://www.wists.com/quaggy/38ad41cba34edcf1554968be53cc2247

A project tote. I love color! These are a few styles and fabrics I like, anything similar would make me happy! The last one is crocheted.
http://www.wists.com/quaggy/44a9b6ea3c64a2c479ae4442278e960f
http://www.wists.com/quaggy/3ac37093535b5514d7fbf0b34896ff72
http://www.wists.com/quaggy/981c5177c1ed53b5971f6f0a4aec413f

Cupcake scarf: http://www.wists.com/quaggy/a897b37ffc0867a33fd1ba846f611ee7


A journal for keeping my craft swaps in, I have seen a few of these. Would like it to have a place for me to put all the info and a description of what I received.

I want to start a hoopla wall so any small embroidery to get me started
Thank you missmoppet this will be my 1st  and 2nd so please claim for more

Kitchen potholders: sewn crocheted or knit (see my wist for ideas)

Anything with a frog: needle book, pin cushion, hot pad, necklace silver is preferred and 16 to 18 inches 

Needle book: Something unique or like these, more on my wist
http://www.wists.com/quaggy/f4e6af77ccc13ab7ac0f5e54e44c8f06
http://www.wists.com/quaggy/184ca31a881caf975505339aebaca5b8
http://www.wists.com/quaggy/4310dfc57fa5fa541df81e1c709a8172
I collect theses so claim away  even if I get 2 similar that is ok

School bus or safety items to decorate my work office with. Maybe a picture, painted, penciled or stitched, any medium would be ok, stitched small wall quilt:
http://www.wists.com/quaggy/6eab2ba73fecdd95fee91714d40dccc9
http://www.wists.com/quaggy/18a91a385c212872e53cfd36b21c3e46


Stuff to decorate outdoors by pool in a nautical theme : Hanging signs, wind chime, birdhouse just to name a few ideas)

Handmade bookmarks any media

String Art Owl

Socks crochet or knit size 6

Steampunk Pin or necklace

Handmade Soap I have gotten some in other swaps and would love to try more

Button Art some examples use these or similar http://www.wists.com/quaggy/03404d69330120f3ac31936cab85bf73
http://www.wists.com/quaggy/32d9197580574500505fbc9fec53c0e8

Candles any scents except evergreen would be ok

Dryer balls

Crocheted  stuff:
http://www.wists.com/quaggy/1dc2249733dabc0bdc89579e68ab36a6?offset=0
http://www.wists.com/quaggy/eb142594a054ee12bf360486224d88cf
http://www.wists.com/quaggy/1d956d52ccf2e7b4f9d9ad9a0bf1c1d6

Or any wisty surprise would be great!





SUPPLIES:

Fat quarters (I am a fabric whore)

Really need some double knit in shades of aqua, turquoise, and white small patterns or solids are preferred  (another project in the planning)



Buttons (all sizes and shapes, I even like the bags of gold and silver found at Michaels)

Cupcake charms

Craft magazines at least 2 years old ( I have been buying a lot of the newer ones)

Stamps for atcs (Handmade, bought or used are welcome)

Ink pads (any color, brand or size)

DMC Embroidery floss (I am trying to collect every color and have a lot so please the following #s only)
 155,  167, 300, 307, 311, 333, 370, 371, 372, 400, 402, 407, 413, 422, 444, 445, 451, 452, 453, 469, 470, 501 - 505, 517, 518, 519, 522, 523, 543, 550, 552, 553, 554, 561, 563, 600-603, 606, 608, 611, 613, 699, will start with those.

Velcro (sew on type) Hobby Lobby now carries a lot of colors I would use any of them

Long quilters straight pins

Thimble from your state or country

Old Ties  I have a project in mind

Old Jewelry

Polymer clay tools

Souvenir pennies (the ones where you put the penny in the machine flatten it, usually for souvenirs, but I have a project in mined so I need a lot of these with different impressions)

Sterling silver wire assorted gauges

Charms for wall art that I create, silver or gold tone, these can be the cheaper ones  would love some seagulls but have not found any

Wool felt



Thanks to whoever picks me!
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« Reply #72 on: February 13, 2011 08:24:16 PM »

I claim quaggy for a steampunk necklace and a few handmade bookmarks!

4/0/2

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

Please nothing made with vinyl.  No wist picks please.  I really need to redo mine as I've received much from it already.

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

Thank you in advance for picking me!


Crafted items:


- a jemimah trees painting HUMONGOUS WISH
https://www.craftster.org/pictures/data/500/medium/162088_31Jan11_P1090109.JPG

- snap wallets in fun, bold fabrics
https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=187229.0
For Lana's goodie bags for her Bday this June.  There are 12 kids in her class, though I don't expect anyone to make that many.  Smiley

- embroidered tee size 10 kids for my daughter Lana.  
Would love this fox
http://www.sublimestitching.com/ryanberkley
Would love this kitty
http://www.sublimestitching.com/lisapetrucci.html

- NERD screenprinted tee for Lana size 10

- bleach screened tee for Lana size 10 sparrows would be cute

- pj bottoms for Lana kids 10
  
- scrappy needle roll ala Mimi, but modified to hold crochet hooks on one side and a huge zippered area for my circs on the other.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/4968695386/

- kawaii lunch tote with handles on the sides so that Lana can carry her big thermos in it.

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

- large (5" x 7" or larger) cotton (not flannel please) lined zippered pouches made with Japanese/kawaii fabric...love small animal prints. I am obsessed with pouches for my trinkets and now would love a few for my mom and sis.

- wristlet pouch made with Japanese/kawaii fabric...love small animal prints

- handknit socks for my mom.  She has big size 9 feet!

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

- Totoro mitts like on my wists for Lana.

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

- sterling silver earrings


Supplies:  I am obsessed with beading.  I love coral and all sort of glass beads.

- 12 x12 scrapbooking paper.  Solid bold colors, no pastels please.

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

- cards/envelopes in any colors (4x6 or 3x5 please)

- Black permanent ink pads for stamping

- Buttons (always love buttonseven white!)

- sterling silver (.995) or fine silver (.999) wire in various sizes/shapes.  Can be in any amount.

- sterling silver findings of any sortbeadcaps, ear wire, etc. Can be any amount, but would appreciate them in pairs.

- sterling silver chain any size for chains and charm bracelets.

- exotic chicken feathers or pelts for my hubby's fly tying (please PM me so that I can make sure that he doesnt already have some)

- Swarovski beads 6mm or larger (love pinks, red, blues, basically the rainbow). Any amount would be loved.

- silver bead caps (either base metal or sterling silver)

- copper bead caps (either base metal or copper)

- long kidney shaped earring wires

- thin headpins for bead wrapping

- plastic gumball charms

- vintage lucite flower beads

- faceted glass or semi-precious beads. 10mm or bigger please. Can be any amount, but would appreciate pairs.  Smiley

- FQ or fat eights of cute Japanese fabrics..prefer ones with animals/people.  Tiny kawaii prints suitable for Blythe dolly dresses.

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

- vintage watch parts

- Japanese craft books-used is fine...beading and felt, esp. Please PM me first so that I can check if I have it already.  Smiley
« Last Edit: February 15, 2011 01:54:32 PM by atsuko » THIS ROCKS   Logged

mimiw
« Reply #73 on: February 15, 2011 02:04:23 PM »

I claim atsuko for 12 snap wallets because I love you Smiley

This is my 3rd claim with 2 sent and 0 received.

My name is Mimi and I am a stay at home mom in West Palm Beach, FL.  I love practical, useful items for myself or for my 2 year old son, Sky.  Love nature and nature inspired items.  Favorite colors are green, blue and brown.  I also like red accents.  Favorite things are octopus, birds and trees.  Most of my house is decorated in hand made items so I always love wall art or other decor.  I am not a girly person and don't use much bath & body stuff.  I am also not a fan of country, babyish or animal prints.  Please do not send me anything purple or pink.  I also don't do jewelry or niknaks.


Crafts:

Wall art that says "I'm sew happy" - vinyl, sewn, painted, whatever!

A toddler sized backpack for my son.  You would be my hero if you could do something with trains on it - maybe similar to this one (although I would prefer his name not be on it): http://www.etsy.com/listing/67761835/personalized-train-quilted-toddler?ref=v1_other_1

DVD holder for my car - book/sleeve kind or something like this (but with fun fabric): http://www.etsy.com/listing/63287586/hanging-cd-dvd-video-game-disc-case

A skirt similar to this: http://www.etsy.com/listing/50673613/grey-knee-length-skirt-with-my-drawing

T shirts - size medium, or large if they are fitted.  I don't do jrs. shirts.  I like stenciled, embroidered or dyed.  Maybe a shirt with a little bird on the front side?  Or a robot?  Or a tree!! Smiley 
Here are a few examples of other stuff I like:
http://www.etsy.com/listing/62908624/gift-sale-trees-tshirt-goth-graphic-tee
http://www.etsy.com/listing/44356593/red-snake-crew-t
http://www.etsy.com/listing/49156072/sew-happy-sewing-machine-organic-cotton

I would love you forever if you made me this shirt in a non-tight/clingy medium or large: http://www.etsy.com/listing/10837611/brave-men-run-in-my-family-adult-large

Artwork for my walls - I like anything nature inspired or funky.  Here is an example of stuff I like:
http://www.etsy.com/listing/46110213/a-living-tree-on-the-left
http://www.etsy.com/listing/62632144/retro-abstract-tree-painting-art-print
http://www.etsy.com/listing/53704542/madart-limited-edition-print-abstract
http://www.etsy.com/listing/60660537/madart-16x20-print-abstract-fine-art

Throw pillow covers!  I have size 18" and 14" pillows but can make other sizes to fit something different.  Here are a few I like:
http://www.etsy.com/listing/64917354/turquoise-green-owls-linen-pillow-cover?ref=fp_ph_10&src=favitm
http://www.etsy.com/listing/45614303/throw-pillow-beige-with-trees-silhouete
http://www.etsy.com/listing/47870817/sale-natures-autumn-colors-batik

Pottery - I like funky, different stuff.  Useful containers are always great!

Fun pajama pants or shorts - size medium

Magazine Holders

Felt Circle Art

Octopus surprise!!  No stuffies though please Smiley

Pool stuff - embellished towels, candle holders, serving tray, yard art - We spend a LOT of time out by the pool in the summer so stuff for out there is great!

Little hand embroidery still in the hoop for my wall - trees, birds, octopus, whatever!  There are a few on my wist that I particularly like.

Fun wooden signs:
http://www.etsy.com/listing/59772308/love-recycled-wooden-sign

Cloth napkins - stenciled, plain, whatever

Kitchen towels - decorated or just dyed.  My kitchen is red with black counters and caramel cabinets.  I have unpaper towels in the MM mixer fabric and would love some fun towels to match!

Thomas the Train standard pillowcase for my son

Reusable shopping bag

Knitted flowers for a bouquet I am working on like these: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/flowers-for-mam - any colors, shapes and sizes

Handmade Christmas ornaments -  nothing religious please

Yarn bowl

Interesting baskets to store junk in

Small black picture frames - button decorated, etc

Small pieces of hand embroidered or appliqued fabric that I can make into zipper pouches

Sunglasses case for my son's glasses - in Thomas fabric or something else kid oriented.  He has sporty, thick ones that don't fit into the regular, thin, slip on cases.

Yoga pants for a short person (size 4 or 6)

Wooden buttons

Something wist inspired: http://www.wists.com/mimiw

Or etsy inspired: http://www.etsy.com/people/mimiw/favorites?ref=favorites


Supplies:

sew in velcro - white, black, green or blue
Cotton quilting fabric - Amy Butler, Heather Bailey and the like...
Thin waled corduroy - blue, green or brown
Japanese import fabric in cute prints
Thomas the Train cotton fabric
Sewing machine needles sizes 14 & 16
Nice natural fiber yarn (no mohair or fun fur or anything like that) in any colors except purple, pink and yellow.  Love greens, blues, browns and red.  Sport weight and up only please!
rotary cutter blades (45mm)
100% cotton sewing machine thread - need only white right now
size 16 snaps for a KAM snap press
Zippers shorter than 13"
fusible fleece
Pinking shears that work for both right and left handers
Wooden embroidery hoops - any sizes

Extras:

milk chocolate covered coffee beans/espresso beans
fun/funky buttons



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puzzler
« Reply #74 on: February 15, 2011 02:47:02 PM »

I claim mimiw for Knitted flowers.

4th claim, 3 sent, 1 outstanding (in the mail), 1 received (by me).

Hello.  I am puzzler and I live in Connecticut, US.  I like simple and useful things.  I love the idea that something was re-purposed or recycled, so if you can be green while crafting something for me- that would be wonderful. Please don't send me anything pink.  I like green/gray/blue colors or black and white combinations.  Any peaceful shades or patterns are OK.  Thank you! Smiley

Things I would love to get:

CRAFTS:

NEW WISH: Something featuring interesting type. I am into typography and would love a  journal or pillow cover (or something else)  with some nice letters or words on it. 

Writing journal/altered book.  (mixed papers would be great) Perhaps something with writing prompts or ideas?

Fabric bucket (bucket/bag made of fabric for either my yarn or fabric storage, etc)

zippered bag, something around 5x9 inches made from cotton fabric and with lining.

wallet  -see different examples on my wist

water bottle bag/holder

How to Kit (quilting, embroidery/needlework, felting,  whatever your specialty happens to be). 

I would LOVE this kind of slippers: http://wists.com/puzzler/e3fd698d80ecb769570e9eba3c942033?offset=0 or other slippers from my wist.  Size 9-10

Sandwich wrap (something like this, for example: http://www.wists.com/puzzler/2fb140159c5154d0ef456d0d15cc68f9?offset=0  )

Snack baggies  (one or two) (like this, for instance: http://www.wists.com/puzzler/2fb140159c5154d0ef456d0d15cc68f9?offset=0  )

Anything from my wist: http://wists.com/puzzler

CRAFT SUPPLIES:

Circular needles ANY size!

Cable needles

tapestry needle

stitch markers

quilting tools or supplies

 black inkpads

any natural yarn (wool, cotton)

EXTRAS:

Books or magazines with knitting, crochet or sewing projects. I am more interested in patterns, than in the how to do these crafts. 

Sudoku books.

 Please feel free to ask me any questions.  Thanks for reading and thanks if you want to make me something!   Smiley 
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ChrisSews
« Reply #75 on: February 15, 2011 03:43:07 PM »

I claim puzzler for some stitch markers and a sandwich wrap.

2/0/0

Hi my name is Chris.  Im 34 and I live in Alaska with my husband, 2 dogs, and cat.  I love the outdoors and spend a lot of time outside hiking, fishing, skiing, kayaking, etc.  I love to bring the outdoors inside with nature themed art and colors.  I love greens, browns, fall colors in reds, orange, dark yellows.  Favorite animals are otters, foxes, and all kinds of birds.  I also like sea crittersnot so much fish but seahorses, jellyfish, squid, crabs, seaweed.  Im not allergic to anything but really hate the smell of cigarette smoke.

I have a pretty extensive wist and do keep it up to date.  Id love anything from it or inspired by something on it.  If you do pick something off my WIST please do read the comments I'll occasionally put something up and then say "Love this style but don't like that color" or some such.


Crafty items

- Dish towels.  I turned a bunch or mine that were looking shabby into rags.  Now I need some cute new ones.  I dont really have a color scheme in the kitchen but like greens, blues, browns or red and blacks.  Embroidered, sewn with cute material, appliquopen to any.  I like cute designs with kitchen themes (appliances, food, herbs, etc.) or any animal or nature theme. Thanks Dawl I can never have too many.

- BIG WISH - An ironing mat (a large one around 30 x 20 would fit my table well but smaller is ok)

- A needlebook/case to hold my needle felting needles.  Im not picky about style.  See my wists or above for themes I might like and surprise me.  PM if you need measurments for felting needles.

- Dog dish mat.  Our new rescue lab is a messy drinker so something to help contain all the water splashes would be great.  Needs to be about 12 wide to fit in the feeding area.  Length is less important maybe around 20.  The dogs are both labs one fox red the other black.

- BIG WISH - Knitting needle case/holder/roll.  Id love something like this  one that has different size pockets, including shorter ones for dpns, and wide pockets for circles, and other supplies. Thanks Claire313

- A knitting project bag/tote.  Just a small to medium sized bag that can hold a skein or two of yard and my needles.

- Soap. I prefer the cold press to melt and pour types.  I like natural scents, most fruit smells (citrus, pear, berry), vanilla, rosemary, lavender, green tea, oatmealjust nothing with too heavy a perfume smell.  Soap in manly scents for my husband is good too.

- Handmade beauty products.  Body butter or lotion, lip balm, sugar scrubs, etc.  Id love just about anything except bath oils, bath bomb, or any bath thing (I rarely take baths). Thanks skaborsk for the sugar scrub.

- Sea creature stuffies or amigurumi.  Would love anything with tentacles, weird or unusual fish (puffer fish, anglerfish, etc), nautilus, crab, sea slugs (nudibrach), seahorses, corals, jellyfish, etc.

- Otter soap dishes
Love these ottersany potters out there who want to make me one of these?

Help me decorate my craft room.  The walls are an apple green.  The furniture is dark brown and white.  Im using these colors with splashes of orange and rusts.  Some pics of the craft room organizers and idea of color schemes  here and here

- Pillowsabove colors and themes.  I have a tan futon in the craft room and need to add some pillows for comfort and to give it some color.  I want a few bolster type pillows for the arms and lots of various sized square and rectangle.  Really Id be happy with any size shape.  I can stuff or buy a form to make it easier for you to ship.

-Crab, sea urchin, or starfish pillows.  I love  these , this , and these   I'd love them in any color but dark orange, brown, or tan would be fantastic.
 
-  Wall art I would love some art to hang on my walls.  I love lots of the animal and botanical prints on vintageprintable.com site.  Would LOVE, LOVE something using these nudibrach (seaslug)  images or the 1st two images on this page or really any of the Haeckel prints or  jellyfish prints.  A few of these nicely printed and framed would be fantastic.   Thanks cinnamon teal Love the ones you sent.  More of sea creature themed would be great. I like wood block/altered paper type art.  I always like embroidered wall hangings as well.  Or get creative.   There are several examples of things I like on my Wist.

-  Print/stencil t- shirts womens size XL (or XXL if sizes run small) preferred colors: brown and tans, rust, dark orange, greens (lime, apple, sage).  Bird or animal designs, trees, leaves, etc.  Also love geek/science themes such as molecules, cells, etc. See wists for some examples.  I tend to like v- necks better but any style collar is ok.  Have some great ones from puzzler and babalina but can always use more in other colors/designs.  Long-sleeved would be great for this time of year.

-Stencil lounge pants size misses XXL or womens 1Xsame themes as t-shirts above in black, brown, or grays. 

- Knit or crochet slippers, nice and thick (wool is great) to keep my toes warm on those cold Alaska days. I like the Mary Jane and ballet styles.  I wear a womans size 8 shoe. Again see Wist for examples of styles I like. Thanks redstar13

- Reusable cloth menstrual pads.  Mostly panty liners like these but also a couple of longer overnight ones.

- Reusable swiffer covers.  Could use regular wet and scrubbing ones as well as dusting ones Thanks redstar13

Supplies
- Green yarn, especially fun yarn, eyelash yarn, and boulce type.  I have a project in mind that uses yarn to mimic moss.  I could use lots of shades of green and any amount...even small leftovers.
-BIG WISH- Soapmaking supplies or a learn to make soap kit.  Im not really interested in the melt and pourlooking for cold press soap.  This is actually for my husbandhe wants to learn to make soap and I want to encourage him to craft.  We dont have anything so any supplies and/or ingredients at all will be much appreciated (we do have a local source for lye and some very basic oils).   
- BIG WISH- Knitting needles Im just learning to knit and only have a few needles so almost any size would be great (so far I have regular size 6 and 8 and dpns in smaller sizes 000-2, 4). I prefer wood or bamboo.  Circular in any size except 9 would be great. 
- Felt wool felt or eco felt (please no cheap acrylic felt sheets from the craft store).  I can use all colors.
- Yarn - open to any color and type.  Would love to have some more sock and fingerling weight yarn.  Prefer wool and wool blends or nice acrylic. 
-  Embroidery pattern transfer paper or pens.  I like the ones that disappear with water best but any type is fine. 
-  Bias tape makers. Any size but   to 1 inch would probably get the most use
-  Serger thread cones in sets of 2-4 please.  Black, Brown, Tan, White, Greens
-  Pinking shears
-  Rotary cutter blades, regular and pinking (45 and/or 28mm size)
-  Fun modern material: fat quarters or charm packs would be awesome!  Quilting cotton.  I would love to have more modern fun prints like Amy Butler, Heather Ross, Michael Miller, etc.  I have some I like on my wist and on my  amazon wish list
-  Home dec weight material.  Bright modern prints or nature prints with leaves, trees, birds, etc.
 - Glass eyes.  Small sizes from 3- 6mm.  Solid black or black w/clear iris or dog or cat irises in shades of brown and green.

-  Craft books/magazines:
I love the Ernst Haeckel art forms in nature type books and CDs.
An encyclopedia of embroidery stitches type book.
An encyclopedia of knitting stitches type book.
Embroidery pattern books
Any felting and/or fiber art books.


Extras
Buttons (all sizes and colors)
Ribbon (all sizes and colors)
Sewing, knitting, embroidery, or cooking magazines
Dog toys and treats any type
Cat toys...He prefers things on a string (especially feathers) and catnip stuffed toys.
Chocolate the darker the better, with or without nuts and berries.


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« Reply #76 on: February 16, 2011 09:17:30 AM »

I will claim ChrisSews for a dog dish mat.

This is my first claim
Nothing sent
Nothing received

List in a moment!!

Hello there !!
Im Tammy.  Im 38 and im a stay at home mom to three boys in Northern California. I moved here from OH and love it!! We just purchased our first home and are thrilled!!  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 allergic to nickel.
 
Here are my wishes
Anything off my wist list is great!!

Crafted Items~~

KNITTED AND CROCHETED

I love this shawl and I 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.

I would love some soft wool socks!!  Size 7 feet
Snood in a 40s style (prefer a crochet or knitted tie versus elastic (stays on better)
I have a weird obsession with knitted cuffs!! I love them!!  Chocolate brown, red, white, mustard yellow.


SEWN

**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 decorative 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 pre-drafted 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)

Aprons!!  Even though I sew them I would love to see what others come up with!!  I would also like two childrens apron (both are under 12yrs old)  Transformers and Spiderman a plus!! (one claim at a time is fine needless to say  Grin)

My MIL is a bingo fanatic!!!  A bingo bag or a nice seat cushion would be great for a gift.

New purse (same reason as above!!!)  I am in need of a large school bag/tote!!  The strap on mine is starting to come loose.

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

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

Crazy Quilted Purse.  Or any purse made by you!!  Im needing a new one!! (received a beautiful one from feast your eyes.)  More are welcomed!!!

Victorian caplet.  At least waist length please email for length.

Regency or Victorian era Reticule

Petticoat (cotton or cotton blend please) either knee or ankle length with some fullness to it as I like poufy skirts !! I actually wear these a lot!! (Im 5'5 email for length) (received one from farmgirljane and would love more!!)

Slat bonnet or corded can provide links if needed.  Any pattern should do as they are all basically the same result.

I would love some embroidered handkerchiefs. Monogrammed with my initials would be nice too!!

Victorian slippers.  This pattern is from 1864
http://www.victoriana.com/VictorianShoes/victorianslipperpattern.html

Im looking for special kind of apron for my husband.  He cooks the eggs at breakfast time and is a ninjitsu martial artist.  I would love an embroidered apron that has a ninja/martial artist holding a spatula in each hand and says "Egg Master" underneath.  Fabric and colors are open as long as its durable and holds up.
 

Other Crafts~~~
Bars of handmade soap (the kind that is made from lye).  Lavender, oatmeal, goats milk, citrus are great however any scents are welcome!!  Or soap supplies/kit as I would love to learn how to make my own. Plain Pre-made soap bars that are ready to have scents, colors, herbs ect melted and added in are appreciated too as I have young children and am concerned with having lye in the house. Room sprays, bubble baths (im looking for some really good foamy bubbles!!).

Bath bombs.  Also jars of bath salts would be fantastic as well. Im good for now!! Thanks!!

Im looking for some scented oils.  I would rather these be handmade or from specialty shops and not from stores like joanns or hobbylobby ect.

Hand crafted candles are great too. Prefer either fruit and or spice scented ones or lavender (only floral scented one I like).  Im also interested in the scented candle chunks that you can melt and scent your house with.  I have received some but always appreciate more!!

Whimsey jar are really fun!!

Im loving the moon jars!!  Would love to have one!!

Im looking for a serving tray that I can bring snacks from the kitchen to the living room.  Asian or Victorian influence a real plus.  Ive seen some nice ones made from frames (glass removed)

Im also looking for a picture frame.  about 1.5 inches or more wide/thick on the sides.  What I would like is a thin wooden back fitted to it. I dont need the glass for it.  An old vintage frame would be preferred for this.  Im going to use it as a center piece tray for candles (if you can visualize it will lay flat on the table) I can take a pic of the pic in my book if you would like to see my inspiration.

Shower curtain.  Victorian style please!!

My 18 year old loves Jack Skellington from the Nightmare before Christmas so anything with him on (appropriate for a guy) would be fantastic

Books that teach drawing as well as an art kit of some kind put together would be great.  My 12 year old loves to draw comic books!!

Handcrafted Jewelry with Victorian influence

Victorian/Edwardian style chalk board.   Heres the idea.  Antique frame or mirror with glass/mirror removed (small or medium size if perfect).  Where the glass/mirror was is the area to write in (im not sure what would be used to create the chalkboard slate as I only know of the special paint).  Saw one in Victorian Trading Co.  I love the idea!!

Im looking for a table runner for our new table we recently purchased.  Looking for something, of course Victorian style as well.  Measurements can and will be provided.  Want something rich looking but affordable to make!!  Also looking for new fabric dinner napkins (18").
 
~~Supplies~~

Sewing items~~ Anything related to sewing is welcome!!  Trims, fabric, thread ect.(Gently used too)
Im also interested in any older sewing supplies as well from antiques stores and such (I have a tracing wheel i bought for $4 so they can be affordable).  Patterns (Burda Mag, Modern, Historic and Historic inspired too)!!  I need envelopes with a size 14 & 16 included in the envelope for dresses and tops and a 16 for skirts.  Thanks!!
Vogue~~ .. .2884...2968...1239 ... 8352...8003,,,v1178,,,v1172
Simplicity~~
McCalls~~

Im especially trying to find a Simplicity Jumper Pattern from 1948 pattern is on my wist list (36" bust if possible)

Fabric Mystery Bundle from Fabricmart.com  http://www.fabricmartfabrics.com/xcart/804051-10-yard-Mystery-Fabric-Bundle-Assortment.html

New or Unwanted Issues of Threads ( I have all of 2003 2006-2008 Though I dont have issues 137 or 138, 140  !!!) probably best to check with me on numbers!! and Burda World of Fashion Magazine !! (I have a few ...1/06** 7/03**4/05** 3/08**)  (used is fine) Knipmode, Ottobre, Patrones, La Mode

Magazines (new or used!!)  Gothic Lolita Bible Magazine, Beading and Jewelry making, Knitting and Crochet, Magazines from Somerset Studios.  Here is a link to their site and the magazines they offer http://www.stampington.com/html/main_magazines.html  Im especially looking for Haute Handbags!!!!   As well as cooking mags!!

Purse supplies of all sorts (handles, magnetic snaps, rings ect).  Silver Victorian clasps would be great too (can be found at Hancocks).  I desperately need some magnetic snaps!!

Scrapbooking items  (trims, paper, stickers anything!!).  Im also looking for some things like brads, ribbons, fancy paper, scissors.  Im also looking for corner punchers, rulers for making fancy torn edges and hole punchers (I have a heart one).  Also plain colored or white blank greeting type cards would be wonderful!! Good for now!!

Emphemra

Costume jewelry or broken pieces that can be recycled into new jewelry

I really really need some cub/boy scout related scrapbooking items such as paper, stickers ect!!!!

Also looking for decorated photo albums.  One is for non American candy wrappers that I collect!!

Handcrafted cards by you would be great!!

Im also looking for a decorated (painted/decoupaged/stained ect) box for my scrapbooking paper 12X12.  Would prefer an old vintage look.

Stamps and ink pads

Beading supplies like wire 18 gauge or higher, beads, spacers.  Im also needing jewlery making supplies too.  I would love some Swarovski jewelry supplies!!  Also ANY bead findings from Blue Moon Beads of their Lost and Found and/or Manor House (or any that features Victorian/Edwardian pieces) collection would be wonderful.

Yarn!! I love yarn!! I would prefer not to receive any 100% acrylic.  However wool, cotton, silky whatever!!  All colors are welcome (well except neon bright bright colors).

Im looking for corset making supplies. boning, 13.5" busk, lacing!!

Sublime Embroidery patterns ~~Gothic, Pinup, Craftopia, Sushi Bar, Dress up

Books  (Amazons great for these.  Used welcomed as well)
**The Perfect Fit : The classic guide to altering patterns
**Fast Fit (I have checked this book out of the library so many times im shocked they dont check with me first before loaning it out to anyone lol) or More Power Sewing both are by Sandra Betzina
**Jackets for Real People by palmer and pletsch
**"From the neck up an illustrated guide to hatmaking Denise Dreher
**Victorian and Edwardian Fashions Lamode Illustree
** Fashions of the guilded age  by francis gimble

Cookbooks (and cooking magazines) are welcome!!  New and pre-loved!!

I love Charlie Chaplin, Silent Movies and am HUGE fan of Jimmy Stewart!!  Betty Boop too!!

EXTRAS

Candy from outside the US, Including but not limited to, (NZ~~Minties, Pineapple Lumps and Wittakers) Kit Kats!!  Violet Crumbles!! (Canadian Equivalent is welcomed too though the name escapes me)

My husband collects law enforcement patches.  I would love to get a bunch for him for him.  If you live near a prison, jail or other LE facility perhaps they would let you have one???  He gets his this way by asking and they are usually happy to give him one.  My husband loves Asian things as well as LE related (he is a correctional officer) and anything relating to the park service (Smokey the Bear gets double marks lol!!). He is a fan of Bruce Lee and any DVD (he has VHS) movies or any craft with him inspired would be wonderful!!  Or perhaps a stenciled t-shirt of Bruce Lee.  He would be thrilled to receive something just for him (It also continues him to encourage me to swap.  Ya know totally his idea)

Also I would love to be able to get him a hooded jacket with a nin symbol on it!! Stenciled or embroidered (Will send link to a pic if needed)

Also im looking for bath tub grippers (the ones that prevent slipping) im looking for the kind that stick directly on the tub using tape/sticker.  I cant find any except for the mats

Lego's for my two boys would be wonderful.  They are obsessed!!

Im also looking for a Yellow Freight cap.  Hubby would love one, and has said so for as long as we have been together.  Not sure why but figured I would look for him!!

Pagan Related
Incense charcoal (these can be found in metaphysical or ethnic shops such as those specializing in incense)
Doves Blood ink (Its not really doves blood!!!  Thats just the name for inks used for writing positive chants!!!  There is Dragons Blood too and there are no dragons running around that I know of  Grin)
Parchment paper

Last but not least total complete surprises are welcome!!  If you are good at something and have something you love making.  Go right ahead.  I will say that my tastes are Victorian so if you can incorporate that even more perfect!!
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« Reply #77 on: February 16, 2011 01:42:41 PM »

I claim frosty772 for "Handcrafted Jewelry with Victorian influence."

2nd claim / 0 in transit / 0 received

Howdy! The actual name is Karri, but you can call me Zombs (most of my internet cohorts have been doing so since about 1995).  I currently reside in Las Vegas, NV, but am originally from the Dallas, TX area. My SO and I moved out here in 1997 so he could deal poker (legally). We have a 2 year old black & tan dachshund named Rascal and an evil rat named Elwood.

I am allergic to Tide detergent, Poison perfume and apparently rabbits.

There are a lot of things in my wist (http://www.wists.com/vegaszombie) for ideas & wisty surprises always rock! My profile also has too much information.

Crafted item ideas
  B-movie monster or psychobilly theme purse. Something small enough to take to the rock show, but big enough to hold a few things.

  Bag - I am a bag ummmm collector. I think I have more bags (like tote bags) than I do clothes. See my themes section for, well, themes. Ha!

  Hair flowers and various other hair doodads (see themes for various ideas) there are quite a few on my wist

  Small altered art shrine or curio cabinet

  Handmade bath items just nothing uber flowery, I like more dark scents.

  Oddball stuffies

  Table top ironing pad example: http://www.wists.com/vegaszombie/1479ac97c212c5878b7e2995b7c670f9

  Weird sock monkeys example: http://www.wists.com/vegaszombie/a2e284e9631d0b60df56f210d66c39b3?offset=20

  Bookcover wallet the cheesier the better; like this https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=167691.0

  Amigurumi The only ones I currently own are Hans Solo and Leia (linked in my profile)

  Reusable Swiffer pads

  Oddball small mounted taxidermy zombified creatures and cryptozoology a plus

  Dish towels I pretend the kitchen is themed, but really it isnt. My current dishtowels are maroon-ish because that somewhat matches the fake cherry cabinets.

  Placemats see themes section for inspiration

  Demotivator themed ATCs for my desk at work (http://www.despair.com/)

  Small wall art pieces, any medium see themes section for inspiration.  Thank you Eveamlizya! More pieces are always welcome.

Themes
  Dachshunds particularly smooth red and smooth black & tan
  Zombies or zombified things
  Psychobilly / Rockabilly
  Coffee I long ago had my blood replaced with it
  B-Movie monsters
  Bats
  New Orleans I am beyond obsessed with the place
  Voodoo
  Bands Sin City Sinners, Frank Zappa, Horrorpops, Johnny Cash, Reverend Horton Heat, Rob Zombie
  Cryptozoology I love Nessy like whoa!
  Dia de los Muertos
  Skulls
  Kilted anything. Mmmmm. Kilts

Craft Supplies
  Bits and pieces odd charms, watch pieces, broken jewelry, etc.
  Embroidery thread I have a lot, but you can never have too much. Would also like some of the schmancy stuff.
  Cross stitch fabric various colors and counts
  Shrinky Dink material All varieties
  DIY Resin Jewelry Kit
  Embroidery hoops
  Interesting beads and findings
  Fabric, trim, notions
  Frames any type, any size as long as they are structurally sound
  Band T-shirts that you may not need anymore. I turn them into bags and whatnot. Holes in various areas are fine as long as the graphic area is decent.
  Shrinky Dink material Id really like to try this out.

Extras:
  Items local to your area preserves, beverages, pet rocks anything
  Postcards
  Coffee I have a Keurig machine so any odd K-cups would rock, but I can also do regular ground.
  Tea I can do loose leaf, bags and K-cups. Non-herbal preferred.
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« Reply #78 on: February 16, 2011 01:54:29 PM »

I'll claim vegaszombie for a couple wisty surprises !

4th claim - 2 sent - 1 received

:: About Me ::

* I live in PA currently with my hubby of 15 years and 2 of our 6 kids, and 2 goldfish that belong to our youngest granddaughter !
* In the next few months hubby and I are packing up the VW Bus ( my mini van ) and hitting the road to live in sunny FL
* I'm a huge football fan - love my Miami Dolphins
* I collect dolphins, anything dolphin makes me happy
* Non smoking, no pet household ( other than the goldfish of course )
* My fave colors are pink, brown, red, green, and blue
* I don't much care for animal prints, I do enjoy paisely prints, skulls, and of course dolphin prints or mermaid, sea themed prints - Hubby & I both love nature, some of our favorite animals are wolves, dolphins, manatees, opossums, arctic fox.
* I like things that are useful. I'm not real big on "knick knack" type stuff - at least right now. Don't want to have to drag more with us than we have to when we move
* I love to read. Mostly I read crime, mystery, and true crime novels. Now and then an occasional thriller. I have a Pandigital Novel eReader/tablet and LOVE IT !



:: Crafted Items ::


BIG WISH **Machine Apron like this - https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=280459.0 - any fabric would do, but I'd LOVE LOVE LOVE it in dolphin print of some sort -  thedish made me one ( HUGE THANK YOU ), however I have uhmmmm, 4 machines....so yeah, I can use a couple more.

BIG WISH **Sewing Machine cover for my embroidery machine Brother PE-770 - again a dolphin print fabric would be FANTASTIC

BIG WISH **Sewing Machine cover for my sewing machine Brother LB6800-PRW - if it matched the one for my emroidery machine it'd be awesome !

Reusable "Paper" Towels - Like these - http://www.etsy.com/listing/63208908/reusable-eco-friendly-snapping-paper - I don't need them to snap or be on a roll, just a nice stack of the cloths would be great !

Plain cloth napkins that I can embroider, would prefer colors like light blues or tans

Wool Dryer Balls

Needlebook like this one : http://www.etsy.com/listing/55064770/sea-glass-needlebook I'm seriously in love with that one !

Anything dolphin and/or mermaid themed

Beach themed goodies - like wooden signs, wall art, anything beach themed is sure to be a hit with us Smiley

Beachy / Sea themed hoopla - was sent my first embroidery hoopla in another swap and love it, planning my beachy hoopla wall now !!

An ironing mat 20"x30"

Big stack of Handmade Thank You Cards - smallish ones in a variety of colors/styles

Fabric Placemats ( 4 )  color preference would be tans, light browns, or greyish/blue



:: Craft Supplies ::

BIG WISH ** Key fob hardware : like this - http://www.etsy.com/listing/64662680/key-fob-hardware-25-sets-of-key-fobs

SUPER HUGE BIG WISH ** Your Story binding machine or one that works the same way Smiley

40 wt polyester embroidery thread any colors

Thread for the sewing machine - any colors are appreciated

Cone thread for serger - please in sets of 4 Smiley IE : 4 white or 4 black, etc. Any colors are appreciated and will be used !

Deep cut blades for the Cricut

BIG WISH **
14g and/or 18g sterling silver wire

wooden blanks for pendant and pins - http://www.etsy.com/listing/62307969/100-round-15-inch-wood-disks-for

BIG WISH **3/8" sterling silver disc blanks

Video Cassette Movie Boxes - Yep, just the cardboard sleeve that VCR tapes come in, not from blank tapes though, from actual movies.

BIG WISH** - Embroidery Stabilizer - any type, I use them all

Strands of beads - glass please

Fat Quarters - surprise me with patterns and or colors

Knit Fabrics - yd cuts at least please

Snaps and snap setter - plastic ones like used on diapers would be GREAT

BIG WISH **Fabric assortment - http://www.fabricmartfabrics.com/xcart/804051-10-yard-Mystery-Fabric-Bundle-Assortment.html


:: Extras ::
chocolates
twizzlers
local goodies from where you're at !

A HUGE THANK YOU to all who have claimed me for items this round !! ChrisSews, Luckdragon, KatyMai, thedish
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« Reply #79 on: February 16, 2011 02:24:50 PM »

I claim Dawl for a hoopla & maybe something dolphin-themed.


1st claim, 0 sent, 0 received



I'm KW, and I live in Melbourne! Glorious Melbourne in Australia! GLORIOUS MELBOURNE! City of 4 seasons in one day! 90 humidity yesterday, stinking hot today, thunderstorms and antarctic winds tomorrow!

I'm 31, or something like that, and I do... stuff. I do data entry, I write text books, I provide voice talent, I make spreadsheets, I use the force of Web 2.0 for good, I play rollerderby, I speak 3 languages, I sew, I knit, I embroider, I crochet, I get drunk fairly quickly,


Crafts

Clothes!
- booty shorts for playing derby in. Something like this in lycra/spandex/something stretchy
http://www.derbyskinz.com/gallery/index.php?gallery=./In%20Action

- skirts! Short skirts pref, A-line stopping anywhere between mid thigh to just above the knee. This is one I made for myself last year.. damn thing's starting to fall off my hips already.
https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=294190.msg3345848#msg3345848
http://wists.com/kittenwrangler/128f7b62cceead4b6cee4a1df19bde57?offset=0
http://wists.com/kittenwrangler/8e1726062368f20e027c3e93b57125b9?offset=100

- tutus. Not necessarily as poofy as this one, but I love it when my skirt is flippy and floofy:
http://wists.com/kittenwrangler/19d5528c2e3fd607e5cbcf16eabc9990?offset=40

- t-shirts/singlets with wide shoulder straps and my derby name & number on the back. I don't have enough scrimmage tops.

 - Derby Kitbag. This needs to be strong, because it will carry a lot of weight. Straps so I can carry it on my shoulder/across my back. Ventilation a big plus, believe me. It'll need to hold a pair of skates, a helmet, big kneepads, elbow pads, wristguards, mouthguard, and I'd love dedicated spots for skate tools, skate parts, my contact lenses, extra scrimmage tops & water bottle.

 - knee pad covers. Yeah, this is a weird one, but we sometimes skate in venues that don't allow kneepads, so we've got to cover them up. PM me, and I'll go over the specifics.

 - Protective pouches and purses for my things like the iPod, the smartphone, camera, the cords and power adapters I carry around with me every day.

 - Something with the chemical symbols for caffeine, capsaicin, or theobromine on them - jewellery or t-shirts are cool

 - stacks of washcloths and sweat moppers also good!!

 - lunchbags/sandwich wraps. Taniquel made me some earlier this year, and they've just gotten more and more useful over time. See here: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=334735.msg3911875;topicseen#msg3911875

 - spats. There's an example on my Craftster Favourites list in my profile. I want a pair so bad! Or legwarmers like these: http://www.etsy.com/listing/43690084/leg-warmers?ref=cat2_gallery_29

 - bike basket lining. I'd like a lining (either easily washable or waterproof) for the basket on the back of my bike.

 - armwarmers - from wrist to mid bicep length to wear under elbow pads

 - wisty surprise, maybe?

 - wall art. Communist/socialist themed (think Chinese style stuff) (Banga did me some INCREDIBLE stuff in Round 65) or batik themed, but if you choose batik, please PM me for details, as I like specific designs like parang rusak or mega medung.

 - 5" embroidered hoops, with my fave themes OR fave song lyrics.

 - headscarves - crocheted or sewn. Or another Calorimetry (http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEwinter06/PATTcalorimetry.html ) but in a lighter sort of yarn so I can wear it in summer

 - button badges of any of my fave things.

 - waterproof cover for my bike seat.

 - snack bags - ones good for carrying nuts/dried fruits etc or herbal teabags.

 - produce bags, so I don't need to use the plastic ones at the supermarket.

 - I would like a holster or something like that for my sonic screwdriver (Such a sad, sad, pathetic geek...)

 - wide wrist cuffs, kinda punky/industrial aesthetic. I have an awesome one at home made of leather and vinyl, and I'd like more.

- I'd slaughter innocents for this logo: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/0/05/Ulysses_31_logo.jpg screenprinted onto a tshirt. Size... Hmm... I'm wearing a Threadless Large size if that helps at all. Can provide measurements if you ask. In fact, there's a ton of stuff I'd like screenprinted onto tshirts. I have another logo that a friend designed for me that I'd love to get printed/stencilled on a tee. I'll provide the logo on request.
Also good for printing/stencilling: The logo from Dynasty (the TV show) - black on yellow or something like that


Craft Supplies

Wool for a knitting machine, any colour don't care, just want to try to make something with the machine I've had in my loungeroom for years.

Stuff for carving handmade stamps. Got an idea - want to see if I can make it work.

Handkerchiefs I can embroider on. I'd like to step away from using tissues for mucous mopping duties.

Ear threads like these:http://earthreads.com/images-large/esb501-large.jpg
Although preferably with two bar ends, not a bar end and a dangle.

Lots of thin silver chain.

readycut origami paper for lucky star making, or just normal origami paper - preferably with abstract patterns/designs on them, not pictures of things

Wooden embroidery hoops in a range of sizes

Stuff for bagmaking - magnetic clasps, D Rings, loops, buckles, that sort of thing.

Always looking for more keys popped off from computer keyboards.

This one is sort of a hoping against hope wish, but vintage Lutterloh patterns - like these: http://www.etsy.com/listing/18830803/lutterloh-system-german-pattern-making I bought the system earlier this year, and it's made pattern drafting so nice and simple for me.

Speaking of patterns & such - knitting/sewing patterns for simple summer tops. Only proviso is that they need to look good on someone with smallish bone structure, but massive boobs. (Curse my life, I'm like a 32GG according to my sports bra) So V-shape or wide sort of necklines, straps wide enough to cover up the fabric engineering feat that is my bra, etc etc.

Pieces of foamcore board. Not huge pieces - maybe a couple of 10cm x 10cm squares will be enough for the project I have in mind.

inkpads for stamping

Haberdashery! Especially ZIPS! Interfacing is also good.

Fabric with robots on it. Good robots, not sappy emotional love-hearty cutesy robots.         


You want MORE about me?

I like communism/soviet propaganda, I like cosmonauts and taikonauts and outer space. Rockets and robots are cool. But not those sappy bloody robots with emotion. That's a pile of bull.

I like science-fiction (not fantasy). And I like the Doug Anthony Allstars. DAAS Kapital was brilliant - sci-fi and comedy in one brilliant little package. Brilliant also is Firefly and Doctor Who and Blakes 7 and Logan's Run and Rollerball and so much other stuff....

I like Indonesian traditional arts, especially the batik of Java, and the hanacaraka writing script. Traditional colours of Yogyakarta are browns and whites and blacks, traditional colours of Solo include blue. I pretty much ADORE anything Javanese.

I like rollerderby, but I bloody well HATE the Sublime Stitching rollerderby series. It's awful. My team colours are black and gold, if you ask I'll tell you my derby name & number

I like geek and nerd stuff. I'm a humanities girl, but I try to understand science and physics. I am a big big fan of spreadsheets & diagrams. I also am well versed in internet life & memes and the suchlike.

I like animation - Futurama, Ulysses 31, Chobits, GTO: Great Teacher Onizuka and La Linea. I also like manga, but most of the stuff that people rave about... I don't know it. I like Kimi wa Petto best of anything I've read in the last few years.

I like music, but I prefer Australian artists, or people I've heard during my travels. I like Leonard Cohen, Nick Cave, Grinderman, Tex Perkins, Cruel Sea, Kate Miller-Heidke, Angie Hart, Luciano Ligabue, Le Vibrazioni, SamSons, Project Pop, Spandau Ballet, Paul McDermott

I like language and swearing and creativity with words and multilingualism and non-Latin writing scripts.

I am the proud owner of a new kitten. His name is Gillespie and he is just bloody adorable.

I hate the following: Harry Potter, Twilight, cupcakes, skulls, holiday-themed stuff, stuff that has images of real people recreated on it, kawaii stuff, cutesy stuff, country themes, harvest themes, Halloween, dogs, cars, non-Australian spelling, cold weather, nature/forest themes, owls, mushrooms, zombies,
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