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katherinem

katherinem
Date Joined: February 5, 2010
Last Online: January 22, 2014
Birthday: January 29
Country: Canada

About Me

I enjoy Swap Bot as a way to diversify my fabric and sewing trim stash.

My primary craft hobby is sewing, and I have a great stash of fabric and sewing notions. I love to scout out thrift stores and garage sales – you never know what you might find! I regularly sew doll clothes and also do a bit of charity sewing.

Likes

I absolutely love fabric and interesting trims and buttons. I use 100% cotton fabric almost exclusively. I like bright colours, traditional or modern prints -pretty well anything, but SMALL PRINTS only, please. I lke all colours, including metalics.

I like:

100% cotton fabric - small prints (no juvenile or licenced figures)

sewing trims – 1/4 to 1 inch wide

buttons - to 1 inch

notecards, including art cards (blank inside) with envelopes - all types!

unique gift tags and thank you tags, including handmade

old doll clothes patterns, especially for 18" doll

small (2 x 4" or so) vintage B&W photos of little girls and their dolls. Maybe you have one in an old photo album that would like to join the collection on my sewing room wall?

pretty address labels

ladybugs, birds, little girls (on fabric, stickers, or?)

envelopes of any size handmade from interesting paper (maps, book pages or what-have-you)

Not these, please

I wouldn't use any of the following, so please save them for a swap with someone who will love them!

postcards, ATCs, swap cards, inchies, dotee dolls, matchboxes

food items

anything too cutesy, trashy or themed with gnomes, wizards, skulls, gothic

jewelry

beads, sequins, glitter

religious themed items

Swapping

I recognize the importance of fulfilling my commitment to you. I will always read your profile and try to find things that you would love. I mail packages on time (usually early) and always leave feedback!

Ratings

lou rated for Border Pals on Jul 22, 2011
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Comment: Thanks so much, your packet came today, fun swap!
PostMuse rated for For the Birds Notecard Swap on Apr 21, 2011
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Comment: Very diverse selection! And I love the note about the kitten watching the birds while waiting for dinner. My cat does that all the time :-)
stacirose rated for Notecard Scavenger Hunt on Feb 8, 2011
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Comment: Fabulous cards, LOVE the quilled butterfly!!! Perfect combo!
Response: I'm glad you liked them!!
lou rated for The Shirt on Nov 20, 2010
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Comment: OMG, totally awesome!!! Love them bags, you have succeeded in taking me back in time! ^@@^
Response: I'm relieved you like them. This was a fun swap, though a little scary, as I wasn't sure what to do with the shirt!
PostMuse rated for Museum Go Round Notecard Exchange on Oct 18, 2010
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely selection. I am particularly fond of the John Singer Sargent, as well as the child's art, which would be a lovely addition to any museum :-)
Response: I'm so glad you liked them! I like the child's art card as well. Thanks for hosting this swap!
lou rated for In the Mood on Oct 4, 2010
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Comment: Great swap! Your cards came today, love 'em!!
lou rated for Northern Friends on Sep 14, 2010
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Comment: The cover you made is wonderful! Thanks for the notecards, too, also sending you a private message ...
Response: I"m glad you liked the cover. It was fun making it fir you! Hope it helps keep you warm!
lou rated for Don't get cute on Aug 2, 2010
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Comment: Thanks so much for everything, really wonderful and the little pouch you made is a true treasure!!
Response: I'm happy you like (and can use) the little pouch. I had fun making it, just for you! Thanks for the heart!
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Comment: So many wonderful patterns. Thanks for putting so much into it.
Response: It was fun searching! I'm still on the lookout for a nativity crochet pattern....
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Comment: Thanks so much..I love both of the patterns
Response: Glad you can use them. Happy sewing!
snailgirl rated for NFS: Matchmaker! EDITED JUNE 22 on Jul 15, 2010
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Comment: WOW!!! the piece from your stash matches amazing!! and the handspray orange is a great 'solid' for the wild print... I think these are going to be inpiration for a mini quilt, or an apron, or a purse, or or or....
Response: I'm so glad you like them! I hope you have fun creating something with them. Thanks for the heart!
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Comment: Perfect choices dear - thx! Hugs, Terry
BeauceronsRock rated for RAK for Orphanage in Nepal on Jun 7, 2010
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Comment: You sent a wonderful package to those children, I am sure they will appreciate everything that was sent :)
igobylorib rated for Sewing Colour Hunt Swap - MARCH on Apr 28, 2010
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Comment: Thanks so much for everything!!!!
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Comment: Thanks so very much! Love the extra fabric and I love the little wallet! Thanks!
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Comment: Thank you for the beautiful fat quarter and for the extra one
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Comment: Thank you very much for TWO lovely fat quarters - both are great. We share an interest in vintage things - I'll contact you about doing a 1:1 swap.
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Comment: Thanks for the chocolate and raspberry swap, I wonder if they will go with my next swap!! Also thanks for the little card wallet. Great. Calicocat
whiteway rated for Ribbons & Buttons #13 on Mar 29, 2010
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Comment: Thank you so much for the lovely pacakge! I absolutely LOVE everything you chose for me in this springy yellow!! You are a great partner!! Thanks again! :)

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
5.0000 32 2 2
Completed Fives Threes Ones
27 33 0 0
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
0 11 16 0
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Comments

leafsgirl420 on Mar 24, 2011:

You're very welcome! I'm so glad you liked them! :) Happy Swapping!

thefruid on Mar 3, 2011:

Just wanted to say thank you again for all the lovely notecards that you sent in the mail. The RAK was very sweet and thoughtful and we're very fortunate to have you in out NTG group! Many thanks!

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TerryF on Feb 28, 2011:

The selection of notecards you sent me as a thank you for the NTG WTA is just wonderful - how very thoughtful of you dear! Thx and hugs, Terry

leilx on Feb 23, 2011:

Actually, the tulip card was almost a blind pick--I didn't have a chance to check your profile and I wanted to get it sent before I left town so I just grabbed and prayed. So glad it worked out well!

TerryF on Feb 22, 2011:

StwbyQT on Feb 17, 2011:

You're so welcome, Trudy. :) So so glad you liked it. May you receive much more happy mail & I look forward to swapping with you sometime.

StwbyQT on Feb 13, 2011:

Hi Trudy! Congrats on being the NTG WTA Feb 2011 Winner! I posted your card yesterday. :) I hope you like & enjoy all the mail headed your way!!

Lieve on Aug 2, 2010:

Thank you so much for the wnderfull notecards from the wta, I love them! :-)

funkhoup on Jul 25, 2010:

Thank you for the cute notecards. I like the pig one and of course, flower one. I just got back from the beach. Wish I was still there.

stacirose on Jul 20, 2010:

Thanks for the notecards from the tag! Not only loved 'em, but already used one! :)

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