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« Reply #30 on: January 09, 2015 09:30:56 AM »

Hi! My name is Karen and I live in Austin, TX with my teenaged dd (who typically ends up with most of my swap items), a huge, goofy lab-mix and a lovely, prissy cat.

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

I was born in the year of the Dragon and I just love them! And English Bulldogs (cute, not fierce).  I love anything magical/wonderous including fairies and Alice in Wonderland.

Other random things I love: silver jewelry, reading, travel, art, geekery, the periodic table, Scooby-Doo, Doctor Who, Sherlock, Firefly, nature, trees, dandelions, rain, cooking, whimsical things (but not whimsies), steampunk!. For more info check my pinterest.

In general, I prefer practical things that can be used (with the exception of small wall art or hoops for my hoopla wall).  My favorite colors are bolder/earthy tones to 60s mod to beach colors.  Blues/greens/tangerine/black/white/deep red. Please no neon colors or pastels, or pink.

Any of my pinterest boards with wishes or want in the title are fair game (although the sewing one needs to be cleaned up).  Feel free to look there for inspiration and if you spot something there that you would like to make, go for it!  Feel free to PM me with any questions.  http://pinterest.com/luckdragon/   


SEWN:

DR HORRIBLE or DOCTOR WHO (10th doctor) or Luna Lovegoode PLUSH!!  OK, this is probably a super large, however, if there are any plush dollmakers out there, my daughter would absolutely love you!! Something like the ones SpeakGeekAndEnter makes http://www.pinterest.com/pin/275564070923918083/
Or Noxika makes
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/275564070919225000/

leather/denim clutch - inspired by this one http://www.pinterest.com/pin/275564070923632102/

ipad case like this but in more fun fabric - http://www.pinterest.com/pin/275564070922537565/

Microwave bowl holders! 


YARNIES:

My daughter would REALLY love a Gryffindor scarf like this:
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/275564070925923532/

crocheted scrubbies made from netting.  I really love these for dishes!!

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

Shawn the sheep slippers! 
http://www.wists.com/luckdragon/2e21c2cdf546296691bbb59e08fadc45?offset=0

squid hat! : http://www.pinterest.com/pin/275564070920244486/

Moon socks! http://www.pinterest.com/pin/275564070919417663/

crocheted twine storage baskets: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/275564070921324352/

croched granny square or flower clutch: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/275564070919898458/


JEWELRY:

terrarium necklace http://www.pinterest.com/pin/275564070923627834/

Firefly necklace: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/275564070919304271/

Swirling Heart pendant: http://www.etsy.com/listing/65538944/swirling-heart-pendant-in-copper-and

Stamped or etched metal/leather bracelet with "crafty" or "shiny" or "laughter": http://pinterest.com/pin/275564070919410170/

Dangly earrings


MISC:

soaps, scrubs, lip balms - I like most scents EXCEPT lavendar, rose or sweet pea. I love "beach", citrus, jasmine - clean scents or tropical florals

Creative notecards!!  Such as:
note cards inspired by Beatles, dragons, Alice in Wonderland, anything altered fairy/magical ala knickertwist/phizzychick (thanks marcusandila! Can always use more!)

Embroidery Hoopla!  I need more to add to my wall - See my pinterest for ideas - I would love something Beatles inspired or retro surf themed or Harry Potter or anything inspired by my pinterest
http://www.pinterest.com/luckdragon/hoopla-wishes/

hot glue gun holder! http://www.pinterest.com/pin/184436547214064677/

hand embellished fabric - screen printed/stamped/tie dyed/sunprinted - whatever you do!
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« Reply #31 on: January 09, 2015 02:55:04 PM »

Hi, I'm Bonnie, and I live in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  I am a nurse, living with my partner in crime of almost 23 years, and our two dogs, Ginger and Troy.  I love dogs, dogs, dogs, trees,  birds, crafting, Alice in Wonderland, Harry Potter, Anne of Green Gables, Muppets, Discworld, Monty Python, cooking, gardening, crime shows, reading, etc.  Patterns and styles I like include artists like the Group of Seven, Emily Carr, North West Pacific art, Rick Beaver, Sue Coleman, Sharon Girdwood, Asian inspired art/patterns, Tim Holtz style mixed media.  I love things where there is a hidden message, image, or joke.

I love bright, jewel tones of blues, greens, purples, reds, grays, blacks.  I normally hate oranges, pinks, yellows.  I am really creeped out by things like spiders, clowns, cherubs/angels.  I am not into dogma or organized religion in any way, so would prefer not to receive with any religious overtones.  Also not into gory things or nude things. 

I am allergic to cats, can't wear wool near my neck, face (no wool scarves, mitts, jewelry), and normally don't wear jewelry because of my work.  I am sensitive to some scents, so would prefer nothing with an overly sweet or musky scent

Things I would like to receive....

-  Garden art of any kind - signs, decorated pots, windchimes, reuseable garden spikes/labels (I have grease pencils), candle holders, whatever you can think of
-  I would love any stained glass anything
- knit or crocheted cotton scrubbies or washcloths for the kitchen
-  thin wool socks - oddly enough, the itchies, etc are all around my torso and face, but I can wear wool socks and hand knit ones are soooooooo comfy, durable, and great for when we go hiking with the dogs  (around a size 6-7)
-  scrub tops (size on request - I am a larger lady)
-  decorated scarves (non-wool) - knit, embroidered, painted, dyed, however you want to make it - I love fine scarves for the warmer weathers too
-  reusable snack bags/pouches
-  reusable/decorated napkins/cutlery holders - something for the home, or something for my work lunchbag
-  any art of my dogs, Ginger and Troy (and my heart dog, Toby who passed away - pictures on request)
-   bookmarks - I never feel like I have enough
-  a hoopla for my hoopla wall
-  small swear hoopla (s) - I have a little collection of them, for my craft room
-  little dog poo bag holders that we can fill and pop into a pocket, or hang off the dog leash (we use Flexi leashes normally, but have regular nylon or metal leashes in the car too)
-  water bottle holder for when we go on hikes (could incorporate a little pocket for poo bags, or some cash)
-  hand carved stamps
-  creative note cards - general (I like to add notes to my swap packages)
-  lavender sachets for the drawers
-  tote bags - small or large for shopping, or books
-  needle books
-  signs for the door or the kitchen - I may have some examples on pinterest - snarky is good - but even simple "no solicitors" or something like that
-  Anything creative - be it an altered piece, ornament, or whatever with either birds, trees, Fall, Winter, dogs... or anything inspired off my pinterest - I just love being surprised Smiley
-  recipe books - I love sharing in other people's tried and true recipes too
-  polymer clay decorated knitting needles, crocheted hooks, pens, tools, etc
-  wood or metal cutlery caddy/napkin holder of some kind - for holding utensils/napkins/paper towels when we have BBQs
-  Cute magnets, especially ones with a really strong hold

If anyone is interested in sending anything non crafted, there is lots of inspiration on my pinterest - I would love any ephemera - paper, tickets, tokens, buttons, charms, beads, maps, old books, old sheet music, used stamps, used cutting dies, small tins and canisters, old game pieces, feathers, skeleton leaves, bits of ribbon, fabric, papers, whatever!  I also love tea and coffee, and art related to same.
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« Reply #32 on: January 09, 2015 03:54:12 PM »

Hi, I'm Roxanne and I live in MD with my hubby, my 10 year old Lana who is a little crafter, and my bird, Greenie (Lana named her when she was 2 years old, hence the color-based name).

Please nothing made with vinyl or items that have a strong scent.  Lana and I both get headaches from these kinds of things.  We love handcrafted goodies and hope we get picked!

Anything from my Pinterest would be loved!


Crochet/Knit

-crocheted owl hat...Lana has a big noggin like me so an adult-sized one would be perfect for us to share

-monster bag ...the one that is knit with fun fur

-crocheted sock monkey for my nephew

-this awesome crocheted scarf made of teeny granny squares
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/72620612712306715/

-cute crocheted dolly like this one:

-knit power gloves for me
http://pinterest.com/pin/72620612711383790/

-bugs mitts for my sis
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/bug-mitts

Painted/Stenciled/Screenprinted

-painted galaxy shoes for Lana size 6 kids
http://pinterest.com/pin/72620612712186098/

-lego tee for me prefer woman's Mossimo tee from Target or for Lana size 14 (any brand)
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/72620612715867327/

-chemical elements zombie tee for Lana size 14/16
http://www.raidz3ro.com/periodic/periodic-brains-zombie-t-shirt.html

-NERD tee for Lana size 14/16 (white tee/black letters)

-camera stencil tee on XL V-neck white tee for me

Embroidered/Sewn

-market bags in fun fabrics, think cute, but mod

-house quilt squares size 12 x 12 inches please + 0.5inch on both sides so that the finished square is 12x12.  
Really love this style of having a white background so that the colors pop.
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/72620612715618480/

Jewelry

- a terrarium pendant
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/72620612715468591/

-duo beads bracelet...would love red mix or brown/blue combo
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/72620612717225250/

-wrapped bracelet like this
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/72620612717269503/

- altered art pendant...themes: anatomical heart, wings, eyes, Lana's face

- spoon like this:
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/72620612710994983/

-bullet skull charm like this:
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/72620612715369453/

-stone pendant http://www.pinterest.com/pin/72620612715099280/

-heart pendant from silverware
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/72620612716364536/

-heart pendant from 2 forks
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/72620612712872905/

-paper clay heart pendant...loved the distressed/aged look, would be awesome with wings
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/175077504236002138/
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/64950419599014478/

Mixed Media Art

-pendant like this with Lana's photo
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/72620612717158066/

- mixed media artist block of my niece Victoria and nephew Gabriel for my sis
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/27795722673409864/

- mixed media artist block of Lana for me!

Misc

- handcarved camera stamp...Sony alpha camera would be fab

 
Thanks for looking!
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« Reply #33 on: January 09, 2015 03:56:26 PM »

Hi!!  I'm Melanie from Ontario Canada.  I like most colours EXCEPT greens and yellows.  I love everything crafty!!  I have a huge pinterest and pretty well everything on it is fair game. Www.pinterest.com/mama24boyz  I'm a SAHM to 5 crazy kids, 4 boyz and 1 little princess. We are big gamers in my house. Zelda is my fave but we also love Mario, Minecraft and Sonic.  There are no allegies in my home.

Things I would love in no particular order.

Assassins creed hooded scarf.  http://www.pinterest.com/pin/5559199515487962/  I have 3 boys that would LOVE this!!  1 would be awesome to recieve, 2 would be amazing and 3 would be absolutely unbelieveable!!!  

I have a thing for hearts. I would love a jar of hearts, any medium

A quilted teacup, I love this!! http://www.pinterest.com/pin/5559199515330544/

Zelda teesha Moore patches

Quilted Christmas ornaments, http://www.pinterest.com/pin/5559199515202876/ in blues, silers, and/or purples

A craft apron. I've started doing craft fairs and I think an apron would be awesome for it!

A Minecraft pillowcase 3 boys would love these!! I can stuff or provide the form

I would love some cute little thing like this http://www.pinterest.com/pin/5559199515064303/ all decorated cute for Daysies lalaloopsys, I cant find cases like these anywhere (she has the dolls lol)

A yarny pendant!! http://www.pinterest.com/pin/5559199514926383/ Of course mine would need a crochet hook instead of knitting needles

Eeeekkk!! A little dolly playhouse for Daysie!  It doesn't have to be like this, but something portable and cute, i think I have a few pinned http://www.pinterest.com/pin/5559199514304902/

Heart Dreamcatcher http://www.pinterest.com/pin/5559199513845443/

I would love a WIP bag, something like this maybe? http://www.pinterest.com/pin/5559199513086945/

A classic Nintendo pillow, I can stuff http://www.pinterest.com/pin/5559199513845443/

A yarn bowl

I love poppets!!  

I LOVE knitted items. I'm great at crocheting but cannot knit for the life of me.  I LOVE LOVE cables.  I don't know if that would be a large or not but anything with cables, cowl, mitts, socks, scarf, really anything.  I have a knitted board on my pinterest too.

A cute dolly for Daysie, she loves babies!!

I love these monster dolls.  Something like these would be awesome! http://www.pinterest.com/pin/5559199513829507/ or http://www.pinterest.com/pin/5559199514958180/

Any handspun or handdyed yarn would be amazing!!!!

Again, my pinterest is huge and I love surprises!!!  Thanks!





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« Reply #34 on: January 11, 2015 07:24:47 PM »

Hi!  My name is Ginger and I live in San Diego, CA with my husband.  We don't have any furry children, but we do have TWINS on the way! They are both girls, and will be here very soon!  

I have a ton of stuff on my pinterest, and just about anything on my ravelry queue is fair game.  

I have a very kitschy, quirky sense of style. I love jewel tones for things around the house, but my favorite colors to wear are DARK purple, dark grey/charcoal, navy blue, and black.  I really like deep red shades too.  If you are making anything for the babies, please Please PLEASE NO PINK!  

I'm a sucker for terrariums, foxes, amigurumi, pandas, chococat, kitties, boston terriers (we are getting one when we move into a house at the end of the year!) and jars of whimsies.

I enjoy fabrics that have tiny patterns (which almost look like the designs that you see on origami paper), especially sashiko designs! retro floral patterns are pretty neat too. I also like black and white tiny polka dots.

Sewn:

-crib sheets.  Here's a pretty easy tutorial - http://www.theribbonretreat.com/blog/how-to-make-a-crib-sheet.html


-I need knitting needle cases very badly. Especially one for DPNs.  I like how this case is constructed - https://www.etsy.com/listing/57170147/needle-case-needle-holder-craft-bag?ref=shop_home_active_17  I would prefer one that has a flap at the top to keep the needles in, and a button closure instead of a tie or ribbon.

-Wallet http://oliverands.com/product/OLV-SS005HA1.html

-Zip up bags for craft supplies

Fiber:

-Amineko cat. http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/amineko-crocheted-cat

-Magic loop teddy. http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/magic-loop-teddy

-Two pairs of baby sized mary janes in black.  These would be perfect! https://www.etsy.com/listing/75769202/crochet-pattern-210-baby-too-cute-mary

-Knitted or crocheted amigurumi toys for the babies.  Please make sure that they don't have any beads/buttons on them (choking hazard!)

-Baby beanies, preferably purple and made from wool.

-French Press Felted slippers, size 10. https://www.etsy.com/listing/41507335/pdf-pattern-download-french-press-felted

-Knitted socks, womens size 10

-Fluffy bunny slippers, size 10 http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/fluffy-bunny-slippers

-My dear, a deer trophy http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/my-dear---a-deer-trophy

-Mini fox scarf http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/mr-fox-stole-my-heart--mini-fox

-mug cozies like this one. https://www.etsy.com/transaction/162271470? Thanks Grab a Coffee!

-Peekaboo mitts http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/peekaboo-mitts

-Rikke hat. Preferably in a dark purple or dark gray variegated yarn.  http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/rikke-hat  

Jewelry

-Embroidery pendants. I love the kind with little flowers, or maybe even a tiny fox.  This one is pretty cool https://www.etsy.com/listing/174854834/poppy-field-hand-embroidery-pendant?ref=shop_home_active_1&ga_search_query=poppy

-Terrarium pendants (there are some on my pinterest)

Household things

-Handmade pottery mugs.

-Little terrariums

-Embroidery hoopla. I used to have a massive collection, but it all got destroyed in the move. Please check out my pinterest for ideas.

-Throw pillow covers, knitted or embroidered. This one is perfect https://www.etsy.com/listing/62772666/hand-embroidered-linen-pillow-cover?ref=sr_gallery_33&ga_search_query=floor+cushion&ga_page=2&ga_search_type=handmade&ga_facet=handmade in dark purple or red

-Potholders, knitted/crocheted or sewn.

-Dishcloths/kitchen scrubbies

-Embroidered napkins and placemats.  These are perfect - http://www.pinterest.com/pin/261560690831100196/  Free pattern here - http://www.feelingstitchy.com/2011/02/wanna-stitchalong-with-us.html.  I also like Scandinavian embroidery designs.

Supplies

-Vintage (or vintage inspired) ephemera paper

-Yarn. I hate to sound like a brat, but I don't really use the stuff you find in big box craft stores (like michaels, joanns, etc) Madelinetosh, Malabrigo, and Noro are my current favorites. I also LOVE indie hand-dyed yarns...handspun is awesome too!

-tshirt yarn for making rugs.

-Czech glass beads

-heart-shaped buttons

-fabric scraps, fat quarters, jelly rolls, etc.

-Jars of whimsies

-glass tiles/frames for making pendants

Misc:
-Handmade soap.  I haven't had good experiences with melt and pour soaps, but any other kind is good.  Any scent is ok (even masculine stuff because my dude will happily use it) as long as it isn't heavily floral.  I really love honey-scented soaps. And fruity scents like strawberry.

-Scrubs.  Salt, sugar, lip scrubs, whateva.

-Lip balms, body butters.

-Homemade jams, sauces.  We are vegetarian, so no gelatin please.  But we love pretty much anything.  Fall spices (like pumpkiny, cinnamon type stuff) are a big plus.

I'm a huge sucker for chocolate and snacks from other countries.  I'm down to try anything as long as it doesn't have gelatin or meat in it, and it isn't super spicy.

Thanks for looking! <3

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« Reply #35 on: January 12, 2015 02:57:36 PM »

Hi. I'm Shannon and I live in the spooky city of Savannah, Georgia with Mr. P, kid 2, twin kids 3 and 4, and occasionally kid 1. Our kitty, Chaircat Mao, rules the roost despite being and outdoor resident.

My likes include:

Harry Potter (no brainer there): hoops, stenciled t-shirts, bookmarks, socks, hats, canvas bag for library books, ornaments

Peg Dolls: I'd like to get a collection going. No particular theme.

Irish: painted mug with snarky remark, hooplas with shamrocks, leprechauns, etc., dishtowels, anything really.

Ideas using any theme from my Pinterest: Smallish art pieces to either hang on the wall or display in a cabinet, embroidered hoops, socks, apron, ATCs, ATBs, inchies, bookmarks.

And a few more ideas: atomic Mid Century Modern imagery, vintage/scary Hallowe'en anything, knitted/crocheted hats, ninnis, stenciled t shirts, paper ephemera, post card from your hometown, Bruce Campbell, and surprises. I really like surprises.

My Pinterest has all of my favourite things, and pretty much anything related to or inspired by something from there will be much loved.

Thanks for taking a look!

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« Reply #36 on: January 13, 2015 06:59:08 AM »

Hi! I'm Emma, living in Michigan USA right now. I've gotten my BFA in art, and now am biding my time working til I figure out my next move. I love weird, random things, inappropriate humor, and beautiful art. My favorite colors right now are teal, bright red, mossy green, deep blues, and blue-green. I love all colors except neons and pastels. Right now I've been super loving geometric art especially crystal forms and chevrons, topography,  I have no allergies, so no worries there. My pinterest and profile should give you a good idea of my style and preferences, but I'm super friendly so please feel free to ask me anything. Big wishes are IN BOLD Examples of a lot of the items listed below can be found on my pinterest.


***Sewn/Embroidery Crafts***

an embroidered twinchie (or set) you think I'd like - Check out the Twinchie swap gallery to get an idea of what I mean...
https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=433829.0#axzz340CtE0v1
My pinterest embroidery board is a great source of inspiration too!
http://www.pinterest.com/sheepblue/embroidery/

sleeping mask - super simple with elastic band would be totally fine. Machine-washable would be a plus too.

freestyle machine embroidery wall art (check my pinterest for ideas or PM me)

microwave bowl holders

I would LOVE an shirt with lace applique similar to this bug - so gorgeous!!
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/220606081721273970/

pj shorts - I'm totally flexible on pattern, would prefer cotton fabric, would really like a pocket or two - PM for measurements


***Yarnie Crafts***

flip-top mittens with a thumb - scrappy is totally cool, or a fun pattern (I think there's some that don't have thumbs but my poor thumb gets cold Smiley)

scrappy socks (mid calf length would be great) http://www.pinterest.com/pin/445926800575268626/

wool dryer balls


***Misc Stuff***

a necklace inspired by any of my jewelry pinterest boards

I would love some sort of art that could be hung on the wall like MissingWillow's mousetrap death scene! Doesn't have to be the same kind of scene, but using small model figures in a funny scene sort of thing.
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/220606081721756495/

Mt. Dew wreath http://www.pinterest.com/pin/220606081720618601/
(Or even just Mt Dew cans diecut into fancy shapes so I can make the wreath myself)

your original handprinted FQs - can be any manner of screen printing, block printing, etc. I want to make a quilt with handprinted fabrics so am collecting for that  Smiley

Funny cards for Christmas/Birthdays/Mothers/Fathers Day - I'd love something like this! An assortment would be great, or maybe 10 of the Christmas variety, whatever strikes your fancy.
http://www.pinterest.com/sheepblue/cards-id-love/


SUPPLIES
Gently used is great.

terry cloth (scraps are fine, I'm wanting to make some baby bibs for my SIL)

sewing threadin any and all colors

embroidery floss (always need black/white)

resin - I've dabbled before but would love some supplies to play  Smiley

raised bezel pendants for my resin play http://www.pinterest.com/pin/220606081722302735/

if you have an unloved, unused electric dremel I'd LOVE to give it a good home!  Cheesy

seaglass or smooth stones with a hole drilled in them
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/220606081720865355/

magnet buttons for bag closures

gift card to etsy, Joanns, or amazon



Extras

chapstick (mint, similar or nonflavored), homemade or store-bought

fun socks

Thank you to anyone who claims me!  Smiley
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« Reply #37 on: January 13, 2015 01:41:53 PM »

Hey everyone. My name is Jolena. Im 26 years old and I live in North Carolina. I live with my husband and my two babies. One is a Jack Russell and the other is a Yorkie.  Im a HUGE Disney villains and hello kitty addict so when in doubt anything dealing with those two is a huge win! I just moved in to a new house and my crafty room is empty so any hooplas, painting, any kind of wall art really would be awesome. Something just to jazz  the place up a bit. I got married last April so we're still in the newlywed phase. Anything with our names and or wedding date would be awesome too!

SEWN:
A neckstrap for my camera I got for Christmas. Its a Nikon D3200.
Mugrugs! (Ive been wanting one forever!)
A cute totebag in spring colors.
A make up bag.
Pillows for my couch
Placemats and/or a table runner http://www.pinterest.com/pin/107242034853106228/
Bowl covers ( I have some on my Pinterest)

Knit(I crochet)
I need a knitted slouchy hat http://www.pinterest.com/pin/107242034853106295/
Knit cabled scarf
A cable knit purse

Other stuff
Hooplas, paintings and/or wall art with crafty sayings or something like this
Small blankets-crocheted, knit, sewn doesnt matter. Just something to snuggle under while Im watching TV.
Hairbows- starwars, hello kitty, Disney villains. I have super short hair so Im thinking maybe a 4 inch bow?
Stitch markers
Some kind of decoration for my kitchen table. Like a centerpiece
A bright wreath for my front door

Anything inspired from my pinterest.

Supplies
Chunky yarn
BUTTONS! (I crochet a lot of hats and I love dressing them up with buttons)
Any crochet patterns
Plastic canvas
Cotton yarn
Ribbon
Safety eyes
Stylecraft  or ICE magic yarn
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« Reply #38 on: January 13, 2015 03:53:31 PM »

Hello all, Im Heather in central California. Ive been away from Craftstering and my internet friends for a while because Im super-busy keeping my head above water with grad school (Im a librarian/archivist in the making), job, homemaking, a big relationship, crafting for local people (something I never used to do because I preferred Craftster swaps!  Cheesy but I can't afford it these days), and self-care. Lifes good, though.
 
My style runs a gamut of granola-bohemian-earthy, multicultural, vintage, androgenous, whimsical, sparkly, and functional. But writing the previous sentence is the most Ive thought about my style in the past two years, which probably says more about my style than the previous sentence. I love reuse, repurposing and upcycling, so I'm happy to receive clean, used materials. Please dont send things that smell of smoke, mildew, or artificial fragrances. If you'd like to make me something wearable, Im small-sized and petite (read short, haha).

My Craftster profile has more info, and theres always Pinterest (the Inspiration boards are for my own reference, not wishlists), but also please feel free to PM me with any questions.

My wishlist:

Adornment
- sweater chain, with reclaimed materials
- unique charms and baubles that arent necessarily attached to jewelry
- shawl pin

Image Repro and Dyes
- ombre-dying a plain, light-weight hippie/maxi skirt or dress
- a set of full-sized sheets: tie-dye, batik, ombre, screenprint, stamp, indigo, or whatever other thing you want to do with them

Fiber-y
- plarn flip-flops
- luscious batts/roving/carded fiber for spinning or felting
- a calorimetry
- socks of any length (Im a womens US size 7.5)
- something inspired by my Ravelry favorites

Needle-based
- something like what was in the Felt Badge Swaps.
- I'll never turn down handmade clothing of any kind, especially reconstructed or patched-together items.
- 1-2 reusable cloth pads with snap closure
- a water-resistant bag to be mounted on bicycle handlebars. Doesnt have to be pretty, just big enough to fit a few bike-commuting essentials. Maybe reconstructed from a fanny-pack?
- a Teesha Moore patch
- embroidery on a fitted t-shirt or tank

Papercraft
- A tiny book (can be filled on a theme, or blank)
- a sampling of labels, tags, frames, or accents cut from your Sizzix, Spellbinders or Cricut. Non-kidsy/cutesy, no words or specificobjects. Any size, any weight. Can be solid or designed paper (doesnt have to be an attractive color or pattern), and Im not concerned about whether its archival quality.
- Mail art, such as a 4x4 chunky page, an ATC, a few inchies, or any size art journal page. Some themes and attributes I'm fond of are here; again, don't feel limited by them.

Consumables/Usables
- homemade soap
- other homemade skin or hair care items
- tea youve concocted
- long-lasting foods youve prepared -- jam, preserves, cured olives, dehydrated fruit or jerky, roasted nuts, etc.

Mixed Media and Misc
- a wall-hangable shrine, nicho, or decorated mirror (such as the wooden Ikea mirror with large surface area)
- prayer flag
- bolster, throw-pillow, or seat cushion, crafted in your specialty (i.e. patchwork, embroidered, felted, screenprinted, covered with buttons, etc). No ruffles, please.
- a Craftster Scouts merit badge that you believe I have earned -- Ideas discussed at length over on the Friends of Craftster off-topic chit-chat board , or I can share ideas via PM
- something that will help me learn and practice herbalism
- something showcasing your skill in creative reuse/repurposing/upcycling
- something with a mandala, hamsa/eye-of-fatima, chakra symbols, or a labyrinth
- Miniature artifacts, signs of residency in nature, or curiosity-cabinet fodder, such as anything in the Wee House Craftalong or Phizzy's Fairy Godmother Cabinet

Thank you!!
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« Reply #39 on: January 15, 2015 11:28:16 AM »

 Hey! My name is Becca and I hope I am not too late for this! I live in VA with my three amazing cats and one antisocial bunny.
 I dont have any allergies hat should effect this swap but I would rather not get anything made from real animals.
 Feel free to pick anything off my Pinterest that inspires you!
http://www.pinterest.com/gozerthecat/
 My favorite colors are gray, dusty rose, and basically anything gray toned. I also love red. I am currently redoing my home so anything here would be greatly appreciated.

Random Craftiness
Couch pillow with Red Riding Hood, Cats, or Star Wars
Book altered to look like a building. Example http://www.pinterest.com/pin/227150374926608230/
Fridge magnets in a woodland theme. I love mushrooms, foxes, owls, mice, snails, and the such.
Roses made from book pages
Cat toys (any style)
Shrines for my living room shelf. Use this board as inspiration
http://www.pinterest.com/gozerthecat/shrines-dioramas/
Sculptures for my Living room shelf Use this board for inspiration
http://www.pinterest.com/gozerthecat/sculpture-i-love/

Yarn Projects
I love whimsical scarves. Any of these or surprise me! Adult sized please)
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/227150374930802925/
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/227150374930802994/
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/227150374930802992/
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/227150374930802967/
Cat butt coasters, yeah for real. http://www.pinterest.com/pin/227150374930526646/
Amigurumi Star Wars, Ghostbusters, Gizmo, or a bat.

Sewing
Fabric microwave bowls. Two please! Woodland fabric would be awesome but not required.
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/227150374931464412/
Fabric headbands any color or style.
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/227150374929900702/
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/227150374926747169/
Jewelry
Anything inspired by this board
http://www.pinterest.com/gozerthecat/diy-jewelry-inspiration/

 I would appreciate anything you make and thanks in advance to anyone who choses me!
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