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« on: September 28, 2013 01:15:41 PM »

Swap name: Ongoing Wish Swap Round 98
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: Averia & Spikefan
Sign-up date range: 9/28 - 10/28
Claim date range 10/1 - 10/31
Date to send item by: 2 weeks after the date of the claim

Limited to a certain number of people? No

Restricted to people who all live in the same country? NO

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
- If within the US, understands that Delivery Confirmation number is required for this swap: YES
- If outside the US, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap: YES

Details of swap:
This is an ongoing swap: Claim an item from the list of the last person who posted and post your own list in response. It makes a chain. When we get to the end of the month, the very last person to post a list will be the first person to post a list at the beginning of the next month.

The size of the package should be a medium item. This means 2 or more crafting hours ( this is not cooking time, drying time, etc.. waiting around for something to set up.......it is craft time for the average crafter) or supplies worth at least $20.

If you want to participate, information to send to both organizer & Co-organizer:
Name of swap: Ongoing Wish Swap Round 98
Craftster username:
Email address:
Your real name:
Mailing address including the country:
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country? (If not, please read carefully to be sure you do not claim someone outside your country)
Confirm that are at least 16 years old: (YES/NO)

Do you understand that you are claiming for at least a medium sized item? For this swap a medium sized item means 2 or more crafting hours or over $20 worth of supplies.
Are you a Friend of Craftster?
How many claims are you allowed?



Do not post in this thread until you are ready to make a claim. All discussion needs to be kept in the discussion thread. Please post at least once in the discussion thread.

When you PM the orgs for sending and receiving please include the name of the swap (including the round) and the due date of the claim. Please send to both Averia and Spikefan
I.E.  Sally ----> Suzy for a pink pony saddle due out Jan 1

Please pay close attention to your partners wish list and allergies, likes, dislikes etc. Make sure your own allergy information and your country are prominently displayed in your post.

Do not claim someone while waiting for approval. You may claim as soon as you get approval confirmation.

Have your list including both 15 medium crafted items AND 15 supply items ready before making your first claim (the more you have, the better your chance of getting claimed quickly).

Please include your claims status: How many claims you have made in total, how many are in transit and how many have been received by their intended recipients. i.e/ 4 claims/1 in transit/2 received.

Outstanding Claim Limit:
Friend of Craftster: Three
First-Time Swapper: One
Everyone Else: Two

Last Round #97

« Last Edit: September 28, 2013 01:25:39 PM by Averia » THIS ROCKS   Logged

« Reply #1 on: September 28, 2013 01:27:18 PM »


3 claims
Averia 3/0/3
spikefan 3/0/3
Watsonc7 7/0/7
LadybugsAndBumblebees 1/0/1
Annchen 1/0/1
gamemom42 3/0/3
GlassKicker 3/0/3
Avesthel 1/0/1
redstar13 1/0/1
artista83 2/0/2
texscrapper 2/0/2
frosty772 1/0/1
tamalama 0/0/0

2 claims
Kookaloo Starr 2/0/2
Breegy 2/0/2
Banga 3/0/3
sparks 1/0/1
jo_mama 2/0/2
missmoppet 2/0/2
myloveasdeep 1/0/1
aunty.hela 1/0/1

1 claim
« Last Edit: December 02, 2013 02:03:43 PM by Averia » THIS ROCKS   Logged

« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2013 01:27:47 PM »


contact organizer
PP = Pictures Posted   

spikefan --> Watsonc7 for a knitted minecraft hatPP   10-15-2013
GlassKicker --> spikefan for some Boondock Saints gear PP   10-16-2013
Annchen --> GlassKicker for fingerless mittens PP   10-16-2013
Avesthel --> Annchen for a shawl pin and some stitch markers. PP   10-16-2013
Breegy --> Avesthel for a Pinterest Surprise PP   10-16-2013
gamemom42 --> Breegy for a fabric memory game PP   10-17-2013
Kookaloo_Starr --> gamemom42 for a pincushion and some TM type patches PP   10-18-2013
Banga --> Kookaloo_Starr for some art for her craft room PP   10-18-2013
Watsonc7 --> Banga for Olliblocks PP   10-18-2013
artista83 --> Watsonc7 for mugrug PP   10-19-2013
Watsonc7 --> artista83 for baby toys for Didi PP   10-20-2013
artista83 --> Watsonc7 for grumpy cat suprise/s PP   10-21-2013
Breegy --> artista83 for  a supply package/something off her list    10-21-2013
missmoppet --> Breegy for a pair of crochet slippers and a crochet men's hat    10-22-2013
jo_mama --> missmoppet for pug silhouette art    10-22-2013
texscrapper --> jo_mama for some American Girl Clothes PP   10-22-2013
Averia --> texscrapper for some brand art PP   10-22-2013
GlassKicker --> Averia for some dichroic pendants in blue and some other fun stuffs in blue PP   10-22-2013
texscrapper --> GlassKicker for some "Boston"-y baby things PP   10-22-2013
sparks --> texscrapper for hand painted art and LSU mug rug PP   10-22-2013
myloveasdeep --> sparks for dryer balls    10-22-2013
frosty772 --> myloveasdeep for  a tarot deck cozy PP   10-23-2013
missmoppet --> frosty772 for a whole heap of washcloths.    10-23-2013
Watsonc7 --> missmoppet for a pug kindle sleeve    10-26-2013
gamemom42 --> Watsonc7 for a fabric envelope needlebook and a bag of my coveted wine corks PP   10-26-2013
Watsonc7 --> gamemom42 for skull and blue first aid rolls    10-26-2013
LadybugsAndBumblebees --> Watsonc7 for a supplies only package PP   10-26-2013
Kookaloo_Starr --> LadybugsAndBumblebees for thread crochet snowflakes PP   10-26-2013
Banga --> Kookaloo_Starr for hearts for Yarnia and some stamps PP   10-28-2013
spikefan --> Banga for a pennant style banner    10-29-2013
Averia --> spikefan for a Hunger Games hoodie PP   10-30-2013
jo_mama --> Averia for a wolf tee for her daughter PP   10-30-2013
Watsonc7 --> jo_mama for felt superhero masks PP   10-30-2013
spikefan --> Watsonc7 for another minecraft hat PP   10-30-2013
Watsonc7 --> spikefan for a bleached Hunger Games shirt PP   11-02-2013
Banga --> Watsonc7 for a bag of disguises    11-04-2013
redstar13 --> Banga for a tee for her little guy    11-05-2013
Averia --> redstar13 for a long stenciled tee PP   11-07-2013
gamemom42 --> Averia for some blue and white Christmas ornaments and a bacon ornament    11-07-2013
Watsonc7 --> gamemom42 for a fleece kitty pad and maybe fabric/vinyl bag off pinterest    11-08-2013
GlassKicker --> Watsonc7 for a fused glass table piece as discussed PP   11-10-2013
aunty.hela --> GlassKicker for the crochet neutral bowl    11-10-2013

« Last Edit: December 02, 2013 02:03:17 PM by Averia » THIS ROCKS   Logged

« Reply #3 on: September 30, 2013 06:47:17 PM »

First up is Watsonc7!

I claim spikefan for an iron man glow reactor shirt

8 claims  / 2 in transit / 4 received
Spikefan for glow reactor shirt (claimed)
Texscrapper for Chapstick cosies (claimed)
Spikefan for a reversible scoodie (sent)
Lo{ve} for microwave bowl holders (received)
Kookaloo_Starr for fabric bracelets (sent)
Redstar13 for Halloween decorations (received)
Ladybugs for snack bags, napkins, ear bud holders (received)
gamemom42 for plastic bag holder and notecard (received)

My name is Christy and I live in Maryland.  I am a stay at home mommy of one really energetic and crazy hilarious daughter.  We also have a lil chihuahua "ChiChi" and a chunky bunny "Fuzz Ball". I am originally from Austin, Texas and even though I love the seasons in Maryland, I am hoping to move back to crazy hot Austin when my husband retires from the Navy. 

I picked up sewing about 2 years ago and have become a crafting freak.  I mostly sew for extended family, they keep me buried in wishlists, so I was thrilled to find Craftster where I can actually get cool stuff in return for the cool stuff I sew, woop woop. 

I don't have any allergies.


Organizing my Pinterest seems like a forever-project, but here's a link to some of my Craftster wishes, some of which are highlighted below:
 (message me about anything on my other pinterest boards)

I am also currently in the Ongoing Holiday List 10 swap so you can always look up my latest wishlist there for more ideas

anything funny and/or inappropriate

Game of Thrones, Reno 911, Arrested Development, Labyrinth, East Bound and Down, Despicable Me, (I'll be adding to this, my mind is going blank at the moment…)

Peacocks, owls, birds, houses, mushrooms, trees (I'm not a crazy collector of any of them, I just find myself checking out that kind of stuff often)

Grumpy Cat (who doesn't like Grumpy?!)

Steampunk (another thing Craftster got me addicted to!)  I really love the old timey, geary, rusty, machiney look of this

crochet stuff (unless its a specific request), tie-dye, fluorescents, and I'm not a huge fan of orange, or batiks or grandmaw-ey florals.


My daughter (size 8 or kids medium) refuses to give up last years ratted out kitty hoodie (this is it, pretty simple http://www.pinterest.com/pin/165577723773573552) , so I'd love to get her one made with some of her favorite specifics: (triple bonus) glow in the dark eyes/paws (her current one is glow in the dark), cute ears on hood, a deeper than normal hood to cover her face better (we like to walk to school especially in the winter so it will keep wind off her cheeks better), built-in fingerless paws (http://www.pinterest.com/pin/165577723773573555/) and ooooh a detachable tail (http://www.pinterest.com/pin/165577723773573525/).
The links are examples with different specifics in them, feel free to create your interpretation, she will freak out over any kitty hoodie I'm sure.

Poppet(s) -- a Reno 911 "Dangle" character poppet would be awesome (or any character from  shows above). 

pincushions -- see my pinterest site, I really love the pincushion-in-an-object idea

Cat pouch http://pinterest.com/pin/165577723773423987/

(2) Car toy bag, whatever colors.  http://pinterest.com/pin/165577723773430200/

Reusable kitchen towel rolls, any neutralish colors to match with a variety of kitchens http://pinterest.com/pin/248049891949374970/

I want want want this embroidery case

Mug shaped notebook cover, love this http://pinterest.com/pin/165577723772049221/

This sewing kit is so cool (any colors) http://pinterest.com/pin/165577723773367710/

Elastic envelopes, any colors or patterns http://pinterest.com/pin/165577723771949143/ (Averia)

Hoop baskets for my daughters playroom (with or without hardware---bright playroom fabrics) http://pinterest.com/pin/165577723773072208/

Teesha Moore patches -- any shape or size, see "likes" above for my pinterest site (kartiana)

Hoopla -- any shape or size, see my pinterest site or "likes" above.  I'd love a hoopla wall

Wristlet (in grays and/or dark versions of colors)
I really like a zip closure, wristlet strap, and a separation inside to keep my keys from scratching my cards and phone.  Below are just examples, but feel free to do a diff one.
This shape is cute http://www.noodle-head.com/2010/04/gathered-clutch-tutorial.html
Or maybe even

Mug  rugs -- artsy, or themed (I like tea, husband likes coffee, and daughter likes milk/cookies). 
Christmas hot cocoa/cookie mug rugs would be awesome too (we set up a hot cocoa bar at Christmas when my sis's family comes to visit, so 4 mug rugs for the kids would be adorable--you don't have to do all 4 though!) (Averia)

A pair of pillow covers (envelope,zipper,whatever) for my 17"x17" pillows
My LR colors are neutral blue and yellow with dark brown couch and accessories
I would also likes some holiday themed pillow covers  (Valentine, Christmas, Easter mostly)
Here's some pillows I have pinned for inspiration

Different sized magnetic fabric frames to show artwork and family pics on fridge http://pinterest.com/pin/165577723773368284/

Pillow mat case for a girl (I can put pillows in it) http://pinterest.com/pin/165577723769674199/

Bar stool covers (2)   My chairs are 14.5" for the measurement.  any patterned fabric with teals, yellows, lighter greens, lighter blues, or browns would work

Fabric envelope needle book http://pinterest.com/pin/165577723773396374/

Book pouches, so neat!! I'd love tons of these in adult and kid themes http://pinterest.com/pin/165577723773395308/

Cat keyboard rest, love the white cat http://pinterest.com/pin/165577723773393487/

Fox scarf (in foxy colors) http://pinterest.com/pin/165577723773395069/

car trash bags with vinyl insert, any colors kinda neutrally (except pink and orange)

I poop magic pillow (I can stuff it myself to help with shipping) http://pinterest.com/pin/165577723773367701/

super hero fort kit

(lots) candy wrapper zip pouches from any kind of candy 

Incognito bag of disguises http://pinterest.com/pin/165577723773409379/

(2) car toy bags

Lunch money cuff (I would like a few of these so boy or girl colors)


My daughter would love this pony playhouse http://www.pinterest.com/pin/165577723773518660/

Also, this knitted minecraft hat

  I would love handmade stamps -- I really love the house/town stamps  I keep seeing on Craftster!  (Lo{ve} and Rockmygypsysoul)

wood slice chalkboard (or even any sizes of wood slices without chalk paint, love them) http://pinterest.com/pin/165577723773363242/. (Breegy, the more the merrier!)

I would flip for a set of character (any of my favs above, except Despicable Me) nesting dolls like http://pinterest.com/pin/165577723773072033/ (Rockmygypsysoul made me a set and now I want to collect them!  Thanks!)

Wine cork hot plate holder (long or short) http://pinterest.com/pin/165577723773070638/ (Banga, I'll take more for gifts)

This old looking wooden wonky house set is awesome! http://pinterest.com/pin/165577723773396324/

State magnets, would love this set! http://pinterest.com/pin/165577723773395053/

wood burned utensils, any design http://pinterest.com/pin/165577723773395014/ (thanks Breegy, I totally want more now!)

I'm totally excited to receive scraps and used for any of the supplies listed below

++Poppet making supplies (eyelashes, alova, eyeballs, etc) -- I have yet to make a poppet (update:: that will soon change, I've joined the poppet swap!)
++Cotton Perle embroidery thread, any color
++Wooden hoops for hoopla, any size
++Charms -- I am suddenly a huge charm collector, any kind!
++Buttons -- both the clothing type and the pin type (pin button machines are insanely  expensive!!)
++Purse making supplies -- clasps, magnetic closures, etc
++Stamp carving tools to make my own stamps
++magnet sheets
++any kind of old hardware -- knobs, keys, hooks, whatever
++metal stamping discs/metal
++Silhouette cutter supplies (blades, cutting mats, vinyl, transfer paper, stamp paper, etc---used is totally fine!)
++altoid tins
++ blank shrinky dink sheets
++ wine corks (1, 2, 10, 100...ill take whatever you got!)
++ colored corduroy (pieces are fine too), I also really like the thick-bumped kind (not sure if its called corduroy too but it looks like it)
++ Christmas/holiday fabric (scraps ok too)



« Reply #4 on: September 30, 2013 08:29:14 PM »

I claim Watsonc7 for a knitted minecraft hat


My name is Michelle and I'm from NC. I am 32 years old and I have a 8 year old daughter. I love to crochet, cross stitch and embroider. I like to dabble in other things but those are my favorites.  I am a lover of almost all things geeky/fandom related and my living room is decorated with all the wonderful geeky things I have received in swaps.  

Crafted Wishes:

• Faux Fur Cloud Monster http://pinterest.com/pin/126030489544687964/ maybe not so big maybe between 18"-24" across?  I could also stuff it myself if it'd be easier to ship that way
• This wristlet (view B) https://www.etsy.com/listing/129668631/how-to-make-a-zip-around-wristlet-walletbut in a Doctor Who, Avengers, Supernatural, or The Walking Dead (no zombies) theme, maybe with something stenciled or hand/machine embroidered? or in colors/patterns that go with the theme for example maybe blues and stars for DW? or red/black for TWD? browns for SPN? or maybe even in the colors aqua/black/hot pink like here http://www.pinterest.com/spikefan/fabric/
• This adorable bat plushie https://www.etsy.com/listing/155349742/bat-plush-sewing-pattern-christmasinjuly - in either the color shown, brown, grey or black with either grey or black for the wings and ears
• Or a kit to make the bat plushie (faux fur, fabric, and pattern?) https://www.etsy.com/listing/155349742/bat-plush-sewing-pattern-christmasinjuly
• Roswell Vinyl Wristlet Pouch inspired by this uniform http://www.pinterest.com/pin/515732594799084980/ - thinking maybe teal or aqua glitter vinyl with a Silver alien head
• Fingerless Gloves with Pleats https://www.etsy.com/listing/113497486/fingerless-gloves-pattern-with-pleats- would love a pair or two of these - dark grey like shown or maybe a lighter grey
• Gibble monster like the first picture https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=413520#axzz2gXECgffx
• Infinity jersey scarf - https://www.etsy.com/listing/109518799/doctor-who-infinity-scarf-tardis-blue - would a few of these, maybe in tardis blue like shown, light grey, or black


XXL Faded Glory, Merona or Mossimo brands fit me the best
(size L Mens hoodie or XL Women's)

• Supernatural shirt http://pinterest.com/pin/126030489543995987/
• Walking Dead hoodie http://pinterest.com/pin/126030489544059485/ but without survive on the sleeve
• Doctor Who hoodie http://pinterest.com/pin/180918110004284347/
• Hunger Games hoodie http://pinterest.com/pin/126030489544215497/
• Misfits shirt or hoodie http://pandaen.deviantart.com/art/Misfits-t-shirt-215280731 http://panelborders.files.wordpress.com/2012/11/misfits.jpg
• TARDIS shirt https://www.etsy.com/listing/106669083/tardis-black-hoodie-doctor-who-blouse
• Loki shirt similar to this but with smaller image and words at the top of the shirt https://www.etsy.com/listing/130394726/loki-i-am-burdened-with-glorious-purpose - also with the full quote, "I am Loki of Asguard. And I am burdened with glorious purpose."
• Boondock Saints shirt using this stencil http://www.flickr.com/photos/seethesky/251946078/in/[email protected]|seethesky - maybe something like this http://www.etsy.com/listing/101548816/diy-the-boondock-saints-top-you-choose      
• DW Bad Wolf shoes (sz 9) http://pinterest.com/pin/126030489545418859/ but without Rose on the back
• Galaxy shirt http://pinterest.com/pin/126030489544686589/ maybe with a small Tardis on it somewhere?
• Hunger Games bleach stenciled shirt http://www.pinterest.com/pin/126030489544195258/
• The Walking Dead shirt https://www.etsy.com/listing/116469061/the-walking-dead-t-shirt-red-distressed but with smaller logo
• A stenciled shirt/hoodie you think I'd like based on my pinterest and one of my favorite shows/movies: The Walking Dead (no zombies), Supernatural, Buffy, Roswell, Life On Mars, Ashes to Ashes, Misfits, Heroes, The Boondock Saints, Hunger Games (book related preferred), Avengers (movie related preferred))

• Supernatural hoop http://pinterest.com/pin/126030489545149224/
• Torchwood embroidery http://pinterest.com/pin/126030489541688911/
• Doctor Who hoop inspired by this image http://pinterest.com/pin/126030489545453883/
• Hunger Games hoop based on the Katniss/Peeta art http://pinterest.com/pin/126030489544195303/ but with only the Real or not real? Real.
• Hunger Games arena hoop http://pinterest.com/pin/126030489544195292/ or this http://pinterest.com/pin/84935142942721492/
• Supernatural embroidery based on the image of Dean sitting on the Impala http://deangrayson.deviantart.com/art/Supernatural-collage-7-152164887
• An embroidered hoop you think I'd like based on my pinterest and one of my favorite shows/movies: The Walking Dead (no zombies), Supernatural, Buffy, Roswell, Life On Mars, Ashes to Ashes, Misfits, Heroes, Tin Man, Wizard of Oz, The Hunger Games (book related preferred))

• Fall Flux hat http://pinterest.com/pin/126030489544788538/ - love the color, or maybe one with black/grey or black/red shades
• Scalemaille bag http://www.etsy.com/listing/115017034/scalemail-dice-bag-of-holding-black-and?ref=col_view but in red, red/black, or green/black
• Tardis socks (I wear a size 9 shoe), ankle or full size http://pinterest.com/pin/126030489545443942/
• My Kind of Town Cowl http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/my-kind-of-town-cowl in grey (no wool please) or maybe a kit of Super Bulky acrylic yarn and size 17 needles to make it? I can knit but don't have the materials needed and it takes me a long time.

For Emily
• Pikachu hoodie (size 6/6x) http://pinterest.com/pin/126030489545375917/
• Pillowcase or pajama pants in Pokemon fabric (any print as long as it includes Pikachu) http://www.spoonflower.com/fabric/2023079, http://www.spoonflower.com/fabric/1174202, http://pinterest.com/pin/126030489545412343/
• Batman hooded towel like this http://pinterest.com/pin/126030489545412579/
• Despicable Me hooded towel like this http://pinterest.com/pin/126030489545412628/
• Cat hooded towel http://pinterest.com/pin/126030489545412683/
• Pikachu Pillow Pet www.etsy.com/listing/155034773/pokemon-pillows - doesn't have to be stuffed, or maybe made to hold a standard pillow?
• Cat hoodie http://www.pinterest.com/pin/126030489545604404/, http://www.pinterest.com/pin/126030489545604396/
• Cat print pajama pants http://www.pinterest.com/pin/126030489545604395/

• A surprise you think I'd like based on my pinterest and one of my favorite shows/movies: The Walking Dead (no zombies), Supernatural, Buffy, Roswell, Life On Mars, Ashes to Ashes, Misfits, Heroes, The Boondock Saints, Hunger Games (book related preferred), Avengers (movie related preferred))
•  Painted drawing mannequins - would love a few in different sizes and colors - maybe aqua, purple or grey
• clay figures of characters from one of my favorite shows/movies (already have Firefly, Doctor Who, and Dr. Horrible)
• Painted realistic skulls like these http://www.pinterest.com/pin/126030489545785646/ - (not the Dollar Store/Craft Store paper mache types)  - Would love aqua, red, purple, blue, black, green - just about any color really
• Doctor Who stamped pieces https://www.etsy.com/listing/127614229/doctor-who-allons-y-fantastic-geronimo (no necklace needed as I don't wear jewelry) - love how each are on different types
• Stamped quotes from Boondocks Saints, Supernatural or Avengers (you can find quotes on my movie pics and supernatural boards on pinterest or can provide some specific ones if you want and probably some from different shows/movies

(supplies only claims are fine)

• perler beads especially in peach, black, blue
• glass beads - especially blue, red, black, green (no lampwork, seed, or tube beads please)
• row counter ring https://www.etsy.com/listing/118745209/tally-counter-ring-silver
• 8" or smaller embroidery hoops
• drawing mannequins
• Pokemon cotton fabric http://www.spoonflower.com/fabric/2023079, http://www.spoonflower.com/fabric/1174202, http://pinterest.com/pin/126030489545412343/
• Mod Melts http://www.joann.com/mod-podge-16-piece-sea-glass-clear-mod-melts/zprd_12725313a/
• self healing cutting mat http://shop.hobbylobby.com/products/double-sided-6x8-mat-592782/ (this size or even a little bigger would be great
• satin cord necklaces (especially black, red, brown or grey)
• DMC floss (especially black, white, greys, and 739 - could also use 1 of each of these: 312, 318, 327, 413, 699, 728, 796, 797, 798, 801, 820, 898, 938, 975, 3829, 3371, 3799, 3829, 3862, 3778
• Double Tail Santa http://www.etsy.com/listing/63485548/double-tail-santa-hat-p-a-t-t-e-r-n
• Purple Cable Slouch hat pattern https://www.etsy.com/listing/62592478/pretty-purple-cable-slouch-hat-p-a-t-t-e
• bat plushie pattern https://www.etsy.com/listing/155349742/bat-plush-sewing-pattern-christmasinjuly
• super bulky or bulky acrylic yarn in earth tones or grey
• resin skulls from Michaels
• medium to large silvertone lobster clasps
• silvertone earwires
• size 7 bamboo knitting needles - could also use sizes 0, 1, 4, 5, 6
• Loops and Thread Impeccable yarn in aqua, clear blue, aran, soft taupe
•  faux fur fabric www.etsy.com/listing/85917787/half-yard-grey-frosted-mongolian-shag
• unmounted Skull cameos - https://www.etsy.com/listing/159977540/6-girl-skull-cameo-blue-white-lolita - would love some of these in white/aqua, black/aqua, and red/aqua
• teal glitter vinyl - small piece around 9"-12" by 6"-12" would be perfect - aqua and blue would be good to
• worsted acrylic white yarn - RHSS is fine
• cute cat print fabric

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« Reply #5 on: October 02, 2013 12:13:27 PM »

I claim spikefan for some Boondock Saints gear.  This is my 1st claim this round.  1,0,0)

Hi, all!  I’m Tracy from Idaho, USA.  Thank you in advance to whoever chooses to claim me.  My hubby and I have two college-aged boys and live with three furry family members – a 17 year old Australian Shepherd, a 13 year old Sheltie, and the spoiled rotten baby-dog – a sixish year old mini Aussie.  We are a non-smoking home.  We have no allergies – though I might as well have a vegetable allergy.  Our boys both go to Boise State, so they are close by and often come home for weekend projects and dinners.  The oldest is currently restoring a 1980 Jeep CJ5 and the younger one races Mini Stocks at the local circle track so there are always projects to be worked on.  We own a trucking company and are huge Boston sports fans – so vintage jeeps, Peterbilt trucks, Red Sox, Bruins, and the Patriots are all great unconventional theme ideas.

I am partial to neutrals and rustic dιcor, though a splash of happy color is always a welcome addition to any room.  I prefer fun functional items over knick knacks.  I am an organization junkie.   I prefer fresh, clean scents like mint and citrus to soft floral scents.  I’m partial to silver over gold when it comes to jewelry.  I mostly work with fused glass, though I am learning to be better friends with my sewing machine and I love to learn new things – currently grabbing my attention are metal stamping and soap making. 
I also have a list going over on the Ongoing Holiday List Swap, so feel free to check that out, too!

Crafted Items:

1.   This crocheted bowl is awesome – love the neutrals!  http://pinterest.com/pin/294071050638335865/
2.     Absolutely LOVE this travel iron mat/tote:  http://pinterest.com/pin/294071050639720042/
3.     Burlap tree garland for an 8' tree: http://pinterest.com/pin/294071050639708710/
4.     GORGEOUS stirrup socks, knit, I think?  http://pinterest.com/pin/294071050639694703/
5.   I think I saw someone else had the same wish………but I would love to have a go at making this for my newlywed brother and sister-in-law for their 1st anniversary in August.  The heart, embroidered with “Tommy loves Megan” would be an AWESOME claim.  http://pinterest.com/tracyinboise/things-i-d-like-to-make/
6.   These ticket stub holders are awesome – would love to eventually have three – one for us and one for each of my boys to preserve all those family trip memories: http://pinterest.com/pin/294071050638558630/  Got one from the amazing pjr107 in the FOC Secret Swap, still working on the others!
7.   Until I learn to make it myself, I’d love some homemade eucalyptus/minty or honey soaps!
8.     Adore this handy half apron:  http://pinterest.com/pin/294071050638790079/  Got an amazing version from pjr107 in the FOC secret swap, but I love it SO very much, I'd like to have one for my home studio, and one to keep at the teaching studio I frequently go to!
9.     Cargo scarf in Boise State Blue and Orange or a neutral colorway:  http://pinterest.com/pin/294071050638869939/
10.   Reversible apron in fun prints:  http://pinterest.com/pin/294071050639037474/
11.   Do you have a go-to baby gift you love to make?  My baby brother is having a baby - gender not yet known!  It's a boy!!!
12.   Fun fingerless gloves similar to these - stripes not necessary:  http://pinterest.com/pin/294071050639557125/
13.   Flip back mittens like these:  http://pinterest.com/pin/294071050639698632/
14.   THIS knit baby hat!  http://www.pinterest.com/pin/294071050639895639/
15.   THIS screen printed onsie!  http://www.pinterest.com/pin/294071050639895635/
16.   Taggie or floor blankie similar to this:  http://www.pinterest.com/pin/294071050639895634/

1.   Currently collecting genuine bottle caps – not too bent would be perfect
2.   Medium sized driftwood scraps
3.   Jewelry findings - prefer silver and copper, always need bails!
4.   Soap making materials: molds, cutters, additives, etc.  Used is perfect!
5.   Copper or silver jewelry wire
7.   Metal and/or Crystal rivets for stamped/riveted jewelry pieces
8.   Smooth stones
9.   Small drawstring pouches
10.   Silver Spoons – prefer vintage or baby
11.   Ring bending pliers – used is perfect!
12.    Vinyl scraps for use in a Silhouette Cameo
13.    Unique good quality stamping blanks - copper or silver
14.    Rings with stamping blanks
15.    Wax seals, like this alphabet set:  http://www.etsy.com/listing/73935525/wax-seal-stamp-set-modern-design?utm_source=googleproduct&utm_medium=syndication&utm_campaign=GPS  or decorative seals, and used would be loved!

Have any of these that you no longer love?  I'll give them a good home!

~ Nylon jawed jewelry pliers
~ Wire looping pliers
~ Texture hammers
~ Quilt patterns books - quilts/bags/gifty item patterns
~ Accessories for use with the Silhouette Cameo

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« Reply #6 on: October 02, 2013 12:46:13 PM »

Ha! I actually managed to find something in my yarn stash!

I'd like to claim GlassKicker for fingerless mittens. We'll see how stripy they turn out Smiley This is my first claim this round.

1 claim, 0 in transit, 0 received

Hello! My name is Ann and I live in Sweden, in a suburb to Stockholm. I work in a community pharmacy in an “upper class” neighborhood, and it can lead to interesting customer encounters at times... The customers can be very demanding at times! I also do quality work for my pharmacy chain (Good Pharmacy Practice, education, all kinds of fun stuff). I love my job most of the time!

I’m a yarnie and my favourite crafts are knitting and crochet. I don’t spin, and while I find the craft cool I don’t plan to start spinning (my shoulders would probably fall off if I tried, and adding fiber to my yarn stash… no… I’d need a second craft room in that case!). I also dabble in all kinds of crafts. My craft room is a creative mess, or perhaps just a mess... But yay! I’ve got a craft room.

I have no allergies. Strong scents can trigger migraines for my husband (only relevant if you craft for him). Any wishes for people who might be bothered by pets/smoke/other allergies are marked as such!

I’d love to receive something repurposed/recycled/pre-loved as long as it’s clean and useable.  If you want to send something without stuffing or filling it to save postage that’s probably fine. Just ask!

I can provide any measurements you need, just ask! Oh, and if you can craft one of my wishes, but using another craft than I’ve listed it under, feel free to do that.

Crafted wishes
- Craft of your choice – I always enjoy receiving something another crafter enjoys making. So make me a surprise in a craft you enjoy!
- A pinterest-inspired surprise - http://www.pinterest.com/annchen82/boards/ (I don’t need exact copies unless the pin says so)

I’m not good at sewing so no matter your skill level I’ll be impressed (and thankful!)

- An apron. I like cooking, but I’m also a bit clumsy (in fact, I’ve been known to eat while still wearing an apron since… er… I apparently still need a bib *hides*)
- A man sized apron. Gustav, my husband is the real cook in the family but none of our aprons fit him very well...
- A mug rug. I have a couple pinned if you want inspiration, but feel free to make something in your crafty style instead!
- A heatpad for my neck. (filled with rice or something like that?) I’d love if it was shaped to sit better on the neck/shoulders.  Here’s a pattern/tutorial I found: http://www.craftyendeavor.com/2012/02/02/rice-shoulder-heating-pad-with-lavender/ I can fill and close it to make it cheaper to send. 
- Matching tablecloth of some sort to fit two round tables. The tables are 60 cm in diameter and black. (http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/40136681/)The tablecloth would need to be washable since I know someone is going to spill BBQ-sauce or tea or some other sticky substance on them sooner or later... I’d prefer something smaller that doesn’t hang down over the edge of the table. Something dark purple perhaps?
- 4-6 placemats. Good colours would be red, black, shades of grey, silver or some combination of those. I also like the combination chocolate brown and teal.
- A crayon roll for my niece (Something like this perhaps? http://www.pinterest.com/pin/207658232789677896/) – Pet hair and smoke free please! (If you have pets in your home I could wash it before giving it to her if you just let me know)

Yarny things
Most things yarny will make me happy, including yarn Smiley

- A hat for me
- Knitted o crocheted dishcloths (cotton or cotton blend yarn, please). Simple garter stitch ones would be perfect, but if you want to make a patterned one that’s fine too. Smiley Any colours.
- Mittens or gloves. Fingerless or regular, but for fingerless ones I prefer models with a thumb or thumb slit of some sort since they stay on better. If I have the choice I’d love the lowest thumb joint covered since it can get achy when it’s cold. Ok model: http://melaniebug.tripod.com/Suzetta%27s%20fingerless%20mitten%20picture.jpg Better model: http://chicenvelopements.wordpress.com/2012/10/28/fingerless-mittens-from-an-old-felted-sweater/ Near perfect model. Yay, thumb gusset: http://virtuallyamy.wordpress.com/2008/10/24/knitting-my-first-fingerless-mitts/
- Podster gloves. (free pattern: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/podster-gloves) I’ve been meaning to knit some for me, but it hasn’t happened yet…
- Socks or slipper socks – I know, they take forever! But if you’re one of the rare knitters/crocheters who can crank them out like nobody’s business feel free to claim me Wink I think I’m an US 8 in shoe size.  Anything Aran weight or thinner should fit in my indoor shoes, but I’m game for bulkier slipper socks too.

- Stationery (I love writing “real” letters, and I write long ones so I’d love at least 2 sheets of paper per envelope. Or skip the envelopes if you want, I usually get left over envelopes)
- Cards or greeting cards.

Misc/Any craft
- Coasters.
- Handcarved stamp
- A shawl pin Thank you Avesthel!
- A trash can of some sort for the car. Bonus points for one you can line with a plastic bag or something to contain messes.
- Stitch markers for knitting and/or crochet. Thank you Avesthel!
- Something autumn inspired (http://www.pinterest.com/annchen82/autumn/)
- A soap dish that drains away the water in some way so the soap doesn’t get all soggy in there...
- A spoon rest for the kitchen

Supplies (supply claims are fine, but I do love when there’s a tiny crafted something in the package)
- Bells (This style, not too small ones please: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/207658232789039298/)
- Empty altoid tin to craft with (I don’t like altoids so only empty ones please)
- Safety eyes! I have a hard time finding a decent selection locally so any size and style is welcome. Even lonely single eyes would be helpful (I like making monsters Wink)
- 4mm and/or 6mm black safety eyes for a specific pattern.
- Cotton yarn, in sport weight. Not too loosely plied. (This is a brand I have in my stash so it would be great if it’s similar: http://www.ravelry.com/yarns/library/schachenmayr-smc-catania-solids) I like to crochet flowers and I’d love to have tons of colours to choose from. Partial skeins are ok! I’d love to get a bunch of your leftovers.
- Acrylic yarn for crocheting amigurumi. Partial skeins are ok . Same as above – your leftovers would make me happy Smiley
- Left over embroidery floss. I want to learn, but I want to practice before buying a ton of embroidery supplies...
- The scratchiest synthetic yarn you can find – what’s horrible for hats and the like is GREAT for pot-scrubbers.
- Some kind of yarn that’s local to you or to your country. Souvenir yarn is fun!
- Addi circular needle, pretty much any size. Longer cable = better. (I don’t know why anyone would part with these lovely needles, but if you want to de-stash I’m here)
- Stamp carving supplies or some kind of starter kit for stamp carving. I’d love to learn!
- Small amounts of wool for needle felting. I’m just starting out…
- Vintage knitting patterns or leaflets.
- Old copies of The Knitter magazine. I have a lot of them, so ask before sending! The oldest one I’ve got is issue 18 so anything older than that I haven’t got.
- Stamps to use in papercraft (as in the ones you put on letters)
- Some kind of portable yarn cutter. (bonus points if it’s something I could take through airport security without problems)

Thanks in advance for claiming me! I'll have to pretty the list up a bit later I think...
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« Reply #7 on: October 02, 2013 03:17:54 PM »

I claim Annchen for a shawl pin and some stitch markers.   Smiley  
This is my first claim this round.


Hi, I live in the USA.  Smiley   Thank you in advance for whomever chooses me!   Cheesy

My favorite color is tiffany blue / robins egg blue minty green/blue/aqua. I’m not a fan of sky blue though, even though it is similar to robins egg blue. I also love black, silver, aquas, cooler colors (purple, blue, green) in jewel tones. In jewelry I prefer silver over gold color.   I like longer necklaces (22" to 24")   I like shiny and sparkley things. I love birds… particularly chubby song birds and chickens (prefer hens to roosters).  But I also love crows and ravens.  I also love period pieces (like Pride and Prejudice, Downton Abbey), fantasy art, reading, rainy days, mushrooms, music, brown paper packages tied up with string! Wink I like to knit and crochet. I love gaming like World of Warcraft. Harry Potter is probably my all time favorite movie and book series. Although I also love Twilight too (books and movies).   Food (baked, jams/preserves etc), handspun yarn, yarn, fiber/batts/roving, natural dyed yarns/fiber, bold colorful yarn/fiber, fabric (bonus if dyed by you!), Christmas ornaments, coffee, cute sheep, cute mice, handmade buttons (with holes for sewing onto things), strong fridge magnets (rare earth magnet strong) of various things like resin with glitter.   Rain, winter and fall, velvet, dragons (fantasy not eastern), books, reading, chocolate, fantasy literature, sea glass, windchimes, music, Christmas, stained glass, handwritten letters, Harry Potter, Gryffindor
Pinterest board with fabric/color/fiber examples of things I like:  http://www.pinterest.com/craftybirdy/likes-fabrics-yarn-colors-fibers/

strong scents and cigarette smoke. Politics. Orange, yellow, pink, neon, skulls, sock monkeys, pinup art or zombies (particularly the type with gore and blood), crucifixes, lace, country themes, clowns, baby dolls or doll parts, gory/bloody stuff, body part things (anatomical hearts, eyeballs etc), houndstooth print

I am fairly certain I am allergic to mohair…it feels like glass on my skin. Sad
Strong scents and cigarette smoke give me migraines.   Sad  

Have fun and thanks for crafting for me!  Smiley


♥ Linen coasters like these:  http://www.pinterest.com/pin/249879479298177843/
♥ cicular needle organizer — any of these are great! This one, this one, or this one
♥ DPN needle organizer — this one is awesome!
Anna Maria’s Pincushion Caddy – I really need one of these!
Fabric Storage container – this is lovely! Love the feather design too. Also love that linen type fabric used.
Corduroy bird coasters – love these! These colors are nice but a robin egg blue one would be awesome!
bifold wallet like this one — no magnetic snaps please. And I'd like it to measure less than 4″ by 4″. I’m not too keen on this fabric either… something more robin’s egg blue would be lovely.


I like blackwork, but not too keen on redwork since I’m not a huge red fan. I also like full color. Smiley

♥ Embroidery of one of the quotes or verses on my pinterest board:  http://www.pinterest.com/craftybirdy/crafty-things-i-am-wishing-for/
Cute bird embroidery – I’d love this as a hoopla or embroidered on to things (bags etc.) Birds can be in different colors. Pattern is linked here.
Ghost birds embroidery – I would love this embroidered as a hoopla! Love the colors in the original too. Smiley
Embroidered – Always, Snape’s patronusI love everything except I would prefer a different fabric color… like a deep midnight blue or black. This is Professor Snape’s patronus with the word Always from Harry Potter.
♥ Realistic bird embroidery
♥ beaded bird embroidery - similar to this one that I received in a different swap

Yarn / Fiber / Felt / Knitting & Crocheted Items

♥ This little crocheted birdie:  http://www.pinterest.com/pin/249879479297782460/
Bandana Cowl – love in a soft yarn something neutral color or natural dyed color (example, example, example)
Gnome Home – These are too cute! I’d love some for my dpn’s.
♥ I love handspun and hand dyed yarn! And fiber! Smiley  Some pretty yarn colorways: multicolor, deep aquas, pale aquas, rainbow
♥ handdyed yarn using plants/natural items (like indigo, walnut shells, flowers etc)
Miser Bag – black/silver miser bag – I love the colors and everything about it.
Tiny knit stocking ornaments — so cute! Love that the heels and toes contrast with the rest
Harry Potter mini house stocking ornaments – Adorable!

Jewelry / Ornamentals

I prefer silver jewelry over gold, please! Smiley   And I prefer longer chains -- 22" or 24"

♥ Wax seal pendant and stamp like this one:  http://pinterest.com/pin/249879479298197764/
♥ Resin flower necklace -- like this one:  http://www.pinterest.com/pin/249879479297934626/
♥ broken china pendant like this one:  http://www.pinterest.com/pin/249879479296764706/
Initial and pearl pendant – This is so pretty! My initial would be A (uppercase if possible).  Thank you, GlassKicker!  
Beaded Ornamental This is so pretty! Except instead of a necklace I would rather it be two identical pendants and then used the clear beading thread to attach them back to back (at the points maybe?) so to made a double sided Christmas ornament. Smiley Both of these are pretty, but I think I like the cream/blue one better. Smiley
♥ dichroic pendants with birds... I have some pinned on my pinterest

Other crafty

♥ Christmas ornaments for my tree
♥ stained glass things -- love birds, rich jewel tones.  This is great too:  http://www.pinterest.com/pin/249879479298222978/
♥ gem tree -- examples on pinterest
♥ mosaic bird like this one:  http://www.pinterest.com/pin/249879479298222936/
♥ beaded bird like this one:  http://www.pinterest.com/pin/249879479297782479/  -- there are many more on pinterest
♥ wind chimes - some on my pinterest
♥ Gnome Ornaments! (nisser) — I’d really love some of these! Smiley I have various styles that I love. This one, this one (I made this one for alteredmommy, but never made one for me and I still want one too! pattern page link - Virka en luvnisse), these are great
♥  “It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live”
– This is a quote from Harry Potter by Albus Dumbledore and it is one of my most favorite quotes. I would love this quote done in a crafty/arty way. Maybe embroidered, maybe painted, maybe stamped on a pendant (although it would have to be a tiny font to fit it all in I would think!).
Sticks-style something – I adore this art style! While I can’t use something this large (nor would anyone want to mail it!) I would love this on a smaller scale. Maybe a clock or small mirror or small jewelry box etc. Smiley (original post with more images)
Bead and Wire Cross wall hanging – I’d love this in aquas, clears
♥ Zipper Felt Bird brooches – This shop has a lot of great items. I really love the cardinal, the bluejay and this bird.
♥ handmade wood buttons (with holes for sewing onto clothing)

♥♥♥A pinterest surprise from one of these boards:


Used supplies are fine! Smiley   Supply only packages are fine too.   Smiley

♥ swarovski bicone beads
♥ sterling silver jewelry findings
♥ glass beads (larger than seed beads, but not bugle beads please)
♥ Seed beads - sizes 8/0 or 7/0 or larger - any colors are fine, even colors I'm not super fond Smiley
♥ versacraft stamp ink — any colors are welcome! This is what it looks like: http://www.etsy.com/listing/104478632/versacraft-craft-ink-stamp-pad-black
♥ chipboard
♥ waxed linen thread for bookbinding
♥ acid free paper... like white drawing paper, for making books
♥ sock yarn — even leftover bits
♥ Book: big book of knitted monsters by Rebecca Danger
♥ Creative Paperclay
♥ pink stuff (Speedy carve block) for stamp carving
♥ copic markers
♥ bobbin winder - http://amzn.com/B001CE8JBU - The bobbin winding part on my sewing machine died.   Sad
♥ scrabble tiles
♥ board games boards... i.e. the scrabble board.  I'd like to make some board game journals, but don't have any boards for covers.
♥ Safety eyes
♥ Yarn cutter - safe to take on airplanes
♥ Neodymium magnets (like these:  http://www.etsy.com/listing/129468335/50-12-x-116-neodymium-magnets-super)  3/8 inch to 1/2 inch flat discs.  


♥ chocolate
♥ coffee
♥ smashed/pressed pennies
♥ soda can pop tabs

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« Reply #8 on: October 02, 2013 08:21:34 PM »

I claim Avesthel for a Pinterest Surprise.

Okay, it's getting closer and closer to Christmas, so I am getting excited! I have a board for "christmas swaps", feel free to craft from that, as we threw out ALL of our christmas decorations when we moved! I am adding some gifts to my list that I would like some help with, so please feel free to claim those! (I know I like crafting more for the craftster member, I don’t know if anyone else is the same way)

I am 25 years old, and I live near St. Louis, MO. I have a 2 year old daughter, and a boyfriend of 4 years. I go to school full time for Graphic Design with one and a half semesters left. I am very crafty and don't stick to a particular method, so it's hard to pinpoint my expertise. I am an intermediate crocheter, I paint, draw, sculpt, assemble, yada, yada. I am always looking for sewed items, as that's the one crafting method I haven't tried yet.

I like chevron, stripes, india inspired designs, bold shapes, typography, and antiqued designs/styles. (I have an album.)
I’m a huge fan of leather(or pleather) and canvas. (together or apart)
I like bold, dark, jewel, and fall tones. My favorite colors are coral and mustard yellow.
Owl anything!
Alien anything! (the little green guys, not the movies)
Lavender, Hippy, and Coffee scents
Dangly earrings
Everything nerdy
Turquoise (the mineral, not particularly the color)
Anything wearable and leather (I'm a leather jacket and combat boots kinda girl)
Anything from the following fandoms in ALWAYS welcome: Star Wars, Star Trek, Firefly, Merlin, The Guild, Supernatural, Harry Potter, or Community.

Purples, neon colors, blues.
Useless, cluttering stuff.
Fruit scents and minty scents
Anything super girly
Any design you'd find in a grandma's house. Butterflies, asian influences, dragonflies, realistic flowers, pretty much anything that goes along with that "peace, unity, and love" trend. Although, I DO enjoy tie-dye in dark colors.
(if you're unsure, just ask. Cheesy)

I have no allergies that I know of, and hopefully I don't find out about them from your swaps!

I am not looking for Pinterests surprises at the moment, I want to focus on my wishlist right now. Smiley

A camera strap! (a patterned, stylish fabric, preferably)
Stretchy fabric hat in red and brown, or mustard yellow, or heather gray with another “heather” color.
Throw Pillows in off white, tan, brown, light/dark grey, or mustard yellow. Lots of inspiration on styles here. I also need 1 throw pillow cover in those colors for a lingering throw pillow in my house.
Oven mitts (red, black, and/or white in the theme of owls preferably)
A fabric cigarette case for myself. (and if they are easy to make, maybe a second one for my mother-in-law in orange Wink)
Kindle Cover. I would actually LOVE this as a Merlin.
Buntings. There are loads of them on this board.
A remote holder like this. In yellow, white, brown, tan, and/or grey. Designs are okay.
Super hero masks for my autistic little brother. In Sonic, Spiderman, Batman, original Pokemon, and Dragonball Z(maybe have saiyan hair attached?). He is very particular about his cartoons (his eye for detail is amazing), so please try and get the designs as much like the character as possible. He is also 20, so it's not for a child's head.
Travel Trashbag for my car (back of the seat one) (black/tan/turquoise)
Draft Blockers. (I can fill them myself) Color combos on the link.
A car organizer maybe with a few extra spots for small toy figurines and crayons. In black/tan/turquoise colors, preferably.
An activity holder in red, white, and/or black. Designs are okay, owls a plus. =)

Size 8 (or 8 1/2) house slippers (I love the elf ones, and the fitted two tone ones)!
This awesome hat!
Amigurumi Viking in Purple and Yellow (minnesota vikings) for my father.
My daughter would love this hello kitty scarf. I know i have seen a free HK granny square pattern somewhere, so it's not necessary to buy this pattern.
Crochet laptop cover in minecraft theme.
A lacy and/or dainty scarf in a deep purple. (just as long as it is not super thick, the pattern doesn't matter)
Plain colored crocheted or knitted beanies for men. I need 3 all together.
Yo Gabba Gabba Mittens. Seriously, my daughter saw me pinning these and went apeshit.

An activity package for Emmalynn (ideas below):
-Pog memory game
-Separation container
-Fabric memory game
-Felt Dress-Up doll
-Calm-down Jar
-Coloring book
-Busy Bag
Hoopla art (many ideas here.)
Zombie gnome
Art paper
A crochet needle holder (this can be any medium)
Something from my bake/make/combine board.
Moving Mountains sign. inspired by or replica of this one. the color is perfect.
A decorated recipe box (in red/white/black, and owl themed)
A Pinky Pie (My Little Pony) shirt. Size 2t or 3t, please.
Fandom figurines! (Plush, clay, or any other medium)
Felted dryer balls
Some quirky but cute earring for my gma-in-law. similar to this.
This sculpted alien.
NEW! Artist humor T-shirt. (large Juniors, medium Womans, small Mens. I prefer loose Tees, not fitted)
NEW! Ai keychain. (Adobe Illustrator) Any medium.

SUPPLIES: (I am okay with used)
NOTE: I'm not really that interested in supplies this round unless it's yarn, or bolded.
-I would love some natural fibers, but it's not necessary!
-super chunky in any colors
-aqua, browns, reds, fleshtones,  greys, yellows, and purple in worsted
-no supersavers or variegated, please
-only exception to variegated is a yellow, grey, and white mixture
Crochet counters and needles
-I need a bigger hook than N for rugs and baskets.
T-Shirt yarn in any colors. (My next planned project is a large grey & yellow basket though)
Acrylic Paint (any colors)
Embroidery thread holders
Shrinky dink
Permanent markers (preferably double ended)
Perler beads
-In particular need of white, red, and ultra light blue.
Peg people
Metal Stamping Kit
Stamp making Kit
Nesting doll blanks
Glass jewelry tiles
Essential oils in any scent but fruity
Black and assorted safety eyes (I have none, so anything is better than nothing)
Old ornaments (for me to decorate myself)
Scrapbook Paper (there are SOME examples here, otherwise just go by this board for inspiration)

A magnet from your location
A printable or two =)
Sugarfree Gum. Preferably a fruity flavor as opposed to minty. My daughter LOVES chewing gum. (I know, a 2 year old gum chewer. Weird, right?)
Your favorite recipe written on an index card Wink
Coffee flavored anything.
Soda can pop tabs!
If you're overseas, brown sauce! =)

« Last Edit: October 02, 2013 08:25:52 PM by Breegy » THIS ROCKS   Logged
« Reply #9 on: October 03, 2013 06:39:32 PM »

I claim Breegy for a fabric memory game

1st claim this round

Hi!  I'm Teresa from Georgia.  I live on a little patch of land north of Atlanta with my husband of 32 years, a pet cow, mini donkey, two pygmy goats, and three cats.  One of our grown daughters is living at home right now with her little black rescue dog.  He has taken over our home and our hearts in a huge way.  I've taught a young 5's class at a private preschool for 22 years and I love love love my job!

I have no true allergies but I do have an intense dislike for the smell of smoke (esp. cigar and pipe) and lavendar.

These Pinterest boards are open for swap claims.  I would really love anything off the OWS/OPS Biggest Wishes board but any of the following boards are great.

OWS/OPS Biggest Wishes
Crafty Wishes:  This & That
Crafty Wishes:  Fabric
Crafty Wishes:  Yarn
Bags, Purses, Totes, and Pouches (or something like that)
I'd rather not be claimed for a surprise.  I like to know what's coming.


A Santa ornament of your design so that it's truly a one of a kind.  Any medium.. pretty, silly, whatever you come up with.

A book safe.  The book needs to be on one of these subjects:  Georgia History (or just Georgia), soccer, Death, anatomy, classic rock, England, or it can be just some random book with a darkish cover that wouldn't stand out as "different" on a bookshelf of non-fiction books. Oh, a cookbook would work too.  I would really love one of these.  Babalina58 made my daughter one and my other daughter has always been a bit envious of it.

A pink toiletries bag personalized with the name Alisha.  It needs to be just big enough for toothbrush, paste, small hairbrush, and a few trial size toiletries.  It's for an 11 year old so something fun/cute/happy.

A full apron (for a short slim woman) in a very very simple style with a painted/embroidered/screen printed/? sugar skull.  No ruffles, no lace, no flounces, no bling....

A Jack & the Beanstalk playset in any medium.  Nice and sturdy.

A Billy Goats Gruff playset in any medium.  Nice and sturdy.

A 3 Little Pigs playset in any medium.  Nice and sturdy.
Any nice and sturdy fairy tale playset (felt, wood, peg people, stuffies, fabric, storybag... ?)

A green doodle tree hoopla of your own design (penelopewaits made one similar to the one I have pinned and I have decided I need a green doodle tree hoopla wall in my downstairs bathroom.  Only shades of green with natural hoops please.  Any size hoop is fine.  I am fine with embellishments such as buttons, felt, etc.. as long as everything is in shades of green).

A first aid roll in skull fabric (fabric should be black and white only, maybe a little grey would be okay)

A first aid roll in royal blue polka dots fabric or blue paisley or blue plaid

A first aid roll in giraffe print or fabric with giraffes

A journal made from an old fairy tale,  Golden Book or  child's school book of some sort (an old, worn out, "it's okay to destroy it" book of course).

Lightweight earrings in any of these themes:  pizza, goldfish crackers, space, dinosaurs, circus                                        
(shrinky dink would be perfect or any other very lightweight medium)

TM patches in any of these themes:

mushrooms ("groovy" or fairytale or natural)
fairytale (Grimm, not Disney)
Just cute (polka dots, swirls, paisley, patchwork, colorful whatever...)
wildflowers (esp. thistle, Queen Anne's lace, daffodil, dandelion, clover)
cows (black please)
the 70's (whatever that means to you)
Christmas (traditional Christmas green, red, and white, not religious)

Supplies: (I really would prefer crafted claims right now but if a supply only claim works best for you I'll take it)

fairy tale themed fabric
fabric crayons
fabric markers
transfer pens
any fabric that brings the 60's or 70's to mind (old sheets, curtains, etc... are fine for this)
1/2 yard of any color felt from the bolt (not the sheets)
good metal snaps
cotton batting
interfacing (sew in or iron on)
your favorite sewing or needlework supply that you just couldn't live without
large or small round hot glue sticks
buttons... always
painting supplies: brushes, sponges, ?
colored tape of any kind, washi, masking, duct....

a photo of your county courthouse (hard copy with info on back)
your favorite vegetarian, vegan, WW, or gluten/dairy free recipes
Starburst Babies (if you're from a country that has them)
gluten free snacks and treats (must be certified gf)
old photos of people (for journal prompts and creative writing prompts)

Thanks for claiming me!



I'm so southern, I bleed sweet tea.

« Last Edit: October 03, 2013 06:42:26 PM by gamemom42 » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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