Friday, December 01, 2006

Señorita Stitches. ¡Ay Carumba! (Veronica/Señorita Stitcher)
Fave colours: Deep reds, greens, blues, teals, browns
Fave designers: Mary Beale, Merry Cox, With My Needle, Carriage House Samplings, The Drawn Thread, Cherished Stitches, Au Fil de Rêves, Sampler House, The Needle's Prayse, Thistle Threads, Nostalgic Needle, many others
Fave styles of designs/stitching styles: Samplers, alphabets, specialty stitches, Quaker. I really love all the wonderful needlework smalls designs we are seeing now.
Fave thread types/brands: NPI, Vikki Clayton, AVS, GAST, Crescent Colors
Fave fabrics: 36ct-40ct linen in natural colours, Lakeside Linens, Picture This Plus
Any dislikes: I really don't care for fantasy designs
Pets/children: No pets, 2 daughters
Birthday: 13 April
Wishlist URL: Click here (charts) or here (threads)
Any small RAK's that would be enjoyed: Any fiber from my huge wish list and I would even like (labeled) 1/2 skeins or leftovers (as you know, many times you don't really need a full skein), floss bags, Piecemaker needles, John James Petite needles, quilting fat quarters, ribbons. I've just taken up knitting and I would love yarn, needles, gadgets. Buttons, beads, notecards, card making supplies, micron pens, watercolour pens, rubber stamps, sugar-free candy. I love both coffee and tea and drink both caffeinated and decaffeinated. I am really into Good Earth original, Pomegranate tea, Bigelow Mango Green Tea, PJ Tips - it's fun to try different flavours.
Fave holidays: Thanksgiving and Christmas
Holidays not celebrated or liked: Halloween

Smokey from the Netherlands (Judith)
Fave colours: Green, blue and autumn colours
Fave designers: Jeannette Douglas (but have all her charts already), Elizabeth's Designs, The Drawn Thread, Little House Needleworks
Fave styles of designs/stitching styles: Samplers
Fave thread types/brands: GAST, WDW and all silks
Fave fabrics: 32ct/natural, brown colours/linen
Any dislikes: Angels or religious
Pets/children: 1 cat Sjors
Birthday: 25 February
Wishlist URL: Click here
Any small RAK's that would be enjoyed: Stationery, chocolate, notebooks, but really anything is appreciated
Fave holidays: Christmas, Easter
Holidays not celebrated or liked: N/A

Spirit Blooms (Carissa)
Fave colours: Pink, burgundy
Fave designers: Amy Mitten, Carriage House Samplings, Drawn Thread, Nostalgic Needle, Blackbird Designs, Shepherd's Bush, Sheepish Designs, Birds of a Feather, Brightneedle, With My Needle, Moira Blackburn, Hands to Work, Indigo Rose, Just Nan, La-D-Da, Long Dog Samplers, Milady's Needle, Needleprint Publications, Ewe and Eye and Friends, The Scarlet Needle, Jeanette Douglas Designs, By the Bay Needleart and much more *LOL*
Fave styles of designs/stitching styles: Samplers, antique samplers, designs that use more than one stitch type
Fave thread types/brands: Needlepoint Inc silks, Crescent Colours, Gloriana, Soie d'Alger silks, GAST, Weeks Dye Works
Fave fabrics: 36ct Edinborough linen, anything dyed with an antique look to it, prefer 34ct and up, LOVE Lakeside Linens
Any dislikes: Cartoonish, blocky designs, neon and bright colours
Pets/children: 2 cats, 1 house bunny, 2 budgies, 1 son
Birthday: 24 July
Wishlist URL: Click here
Any small RAK's that would be enjoyed: Teas, white or dark chocolate, incense made with essential oils, beeswax products, fridge magnets from where you live
Fave holidays: Valentine's Day, Winter and Summer Solstice
Holidays not celebrated or liked: I love all holidays :) but am not religious, so no religious items please, I don't celebrate the 4th of July (I live in Canada)

Stitchcats Thread Garden (Margaret/Stitchcat)
Fave colours: Jewel colours, ie blues, purples, rich reds, burgundies and pinks and emerald greens
Fave designers: Lizzie*Kate, Thomas Kinkade, Shepherd's Bush, Waxing Moon, Bent Creek, Elizabeth's Designs
Fave styles of designs/stitching styles: Love the small easy styles like Lizzie*Kate, Bent Creek etc, designs using variou stitches, beads etc
Fave thread types/brands: Love all threads, overdyed and variegated are my favourites, any Caron threads
Fave fabrics: Belfast 32ct, any colour
Any dislikes: Not really
Pets/children: 2 cats, 1 dog, 1 x 9yr old daughter and 1 x 13yr old son
Birthday: 22 August
Wishlist URL: N/A
Any small RAK's that would be enjoyed: I like a surprise
Fave holidays: Christmas
Holidays not celebrated or liked: N/A

Stitched With Love and Cat Hair (Renée/blondelibrarian)
Fave colours: Blues, purples, pinks and greens
Fave designers: Current faves include Mirabilia, Lavender & Lace, Margaret Sherry, and The Victoria Sampler ... just to name a few! :)
Fave styles of designs/stitching styles: My favourite themes are cats, fantasy, spring, and Victorian and I have recently developed an interest in just about anything with specialty stitches
Fave thread types/brands: Anything is fine with me!
Fave fabrics: 32ct linen
Any dislikes: Although I like "cute" things, I don't like childish looking things. I don't care too much for yellow, orange or red and as a result I am not too fond of autumn-themed things. I wouldn't exactly say that I don't like samplers, but they are typically not my first choice when it comes to stitching.
Pets/children: 3 cats (Mouse, Scooter, Harley)
Birthday: 22 May
Wishlist URL: Click here
Any small RAK's that would be enjoyed: I don't drink coffee or tea, but I love chocolate and can always use stationery. I also love to collect postcards from all over the world.
Fave holidays: Halloween, Valentine's Day
Fave seasons: Spring and Summer
Holidays not celebrated or liked: N/A

Stitches with Camels (Mel)
Fave colours: Blue, purple, turquoise, autumn colours (red, orange, tan, aubergine)
Fave designers: Heaven & Earth Designs, Chatelaine, Long Dog Samplers, just recently fallen in love with some of Sampler Cove's designs, Drawn Thread, some Just Nan. I am usually drawn to a particular design rather than a designer these days.
Fave styles of designs/stitching styles: Fantasy, realistic, geometric, samplers
Fave thread types/brands: DMC, Gloriana, Dinky Dyes, Needlepoint Inc
Fave fabrics: 25ct Lugana for over one, 28ct and 32ct evenweave (Lugana or Jobelan), 36ct and 40ct linen. Oh, and I love hand-dyed fabric :)
Any dislikes: 28ct Cashel linen, cutesy type designs
Pets/children: Two children - boy, 11.5yrs; girl, 9yrs - and one dog!
Birthday: 30 December 1966
Wishlist URL: In the process of getting one organised
Any small RAK's that would be enjoyed: Needlerolls, biscornus, etc (any stitching small really), Piecemaker needles 26 or 28's, scissors, needle magnets
Fave holidays: Christmas, I suppose, don't really have a favourite
Holidays not celebrated or liked: For someone who loves witches and magic, I'm not really into Halloween although I make an effort living here because the kids enjoy it. I'm not really into Valentine's Day either but I don't call that a holiday.

Stitchitandie (Andie)
Fave colours: Blue, green, silver, pink, gold, dark red, most colours really
Fave designers: Mirabilia, L&L, Passione Riccamo, Chatelaine, Elizabeth's Designs
Fave styles of designs/stitching styles: Prefer big designs unless its a needle roll, fob, needlebook, pincushion etc :)
Fave thread types/brands: Can never have too much DMC, Krenik, Rainbow Gallery etc :)
Fave fabrics: Coloured hand dyed 32 count Belfast, or other linen, LOVE IT but will happily use evenweave too :)
Any dislikes: Brown fabric
Pets/children: No thanks I already have a cat and 4 sweet children (JK) DS12, DD11, DS9, DD4
Birthday: 12 June
Wishlist URL: Click here
Any small RAK's that would be enjoyed: Anything
Fave holidays: Christmas
Holidays not celebrated or liked: N/A

Stop the World! I Want to Get Off! (Faye/mommi22/jymisgurl)
Fave colours: Blue, purple, green, very bright reds and oranges - pretty much anything except brown
Fave designers: Teresa Wentzler, Chatelaine, Black Swan, Cross Eyed Kat, Raise the Roof, Dragon Dreams, HAED (Scott Gustafson and Shim Shimmel mainly), PTP
Fave styles of designs/stitching styles: Fantasy, dragon, wizards, funny stuff
Fave thread types/brands: DMC, WDW, GAST, Dinky Dyes
Fave fabrics: 28ct or 32ct, blues, greens, just about any colour - I really like sparkly fabrics, linens
Any dislikes: Hate lots of browns. I'm not a sampler person, I don't care for old fashioned kinds of things
Pets/children: 2 dogs (Lula and Aurora), 1 cat (Tinkerbell), 2 kids (Tobi and Darin)
Birthday: 10 May 1985
Wishlist URL: Click here
Any small RAK's that would be enjoyed: Tea sachets, stationery, chocolate, fridge magnets, postcards etc - they all sound good!
Fave holidays: Halloween!!! Christmas
Holidays not celebrated or liked: Most religious holidays, we're not very religious
posted by Anne S at 9:09 pm |