Crafting Buddies - Canada & Other Countries (Long)

Crafting Buddies - Canada & Other Countries (Long)

Post by Chery » Sat, 02 Mar 1996 04:00:00



Updated: March 1, 1996

If you are looking for a crafting buddy in your AREA to correspond with,
and maybe have it develop into a friendship where you can get together, then
you can e-mail any individual on the following list.  If you feel that you
have time for one more friend and would like to be placed on the list, then
please e-mail me with the particulars.

-- CANADA ---------Sorted by City---------------------------------------

Laurie Pole                 Area:     Abbotsford, B.C., Canada

     Crochet, cross stitch, dream catchers and sewing.

Kathy                       Area:     Ayr, Ontario, Canada
                                      (Close to Kitchener and Cambridge)

     Crafts include knitting, quilting, cross stitch, needlepoint, well
     actually I will try just about any crafts, haven't learned to
     crochet yet though.

Joyce Hardman               Area:     Calgary, Alberta, Canada

     Cross stitch, sew, knit and *** stamp.  Plus anything to do with cats
     is great by me.

Barb Wilson                 Area:     Calgary, Alberta, Canada

     Canvas stitching, cross stitching.

Cheryl Erickson             Area:     Calgary, Alberta, Canada

     Embroidery, beading, crocheting, painting whiteware, crystal
     imagery, and misc. crafts.

Karen Bruneau               Area:     C***tetown, PEI, Canada

     Counted cross stitch, counted needlepoint, tatting, blackwork,
     practically anything done with needle and fibre except sewing and
     mending.

Dawn Piasta                 Area:     Dauphin, Manitoba, Canada

     Sewing, knitting, crocheting, counted cross stitch, basket weaving,
     stained glass, needle point, and embroidery.  Like to tackle
     challenging projects and dream of spending all my waking hours working
     on them.

Chris                       Area:     Edmonton, AB, Canada

     Sewing (advanced), jewelry making (fimo, silversmithing, beadwork),
     machine piecing and quilting (beginner), Teddy Bears and other stuffed
     creatures, silk ribbon embroidery (beginner), wearable art and always
     on the look out for new crafts.

Tess Gleason                Area:     Edmonton, AB, Canada

     Counted cross stitch (beginner).

Kim Trask                   Area:     Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

     Cross Stitch and Plastic Canvas.  I am open to new interests and
     just started a needlepoint.  Also done some Hardanger, knitting and
     other crafts.

Shirley Gillies             Area:     Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

     Quilting, smocking, collecting books and patterns on quilting and
     smocking, rug hooking.

Yvonne Molloy               Area:     Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

     Counted cross stitch, blackwork, bobbin lace, weaving, spinning, rug
     hooking, silk painting, silk-screen.

Gail Burstyn                Area:     Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

     Cross stitching and silk ribbon embroidery.  Current group has semi-
     regular cross stitch nights where some stitches gather for food, fun,
     wine and encouragement.

Lorraine Crabbe             Area:     Kelvin, Ontario, Canada

     Embroidery, knitting, ceramics, cross-stitch (counted and stamped),
     sewing and misc. crafts.

Leslie MacPherson           Area:     Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

     Counted cross stitch, sewing, ceramics, hodge podge, etc.

Valerie Campbell            Area:     Maple Ridge, B.C., Canada

     Cross stitch.  Co-ordinator for non-profit/free Cross-stitch
     Round Robins.  Looking for buddies as well as new members!

Anh Do                      Area:     Montreal, Quebec, Canada

     Cross stitch and knitting.  Collect quality designs, especially
     medieval patterns and challenging projects.

Jocelyn Tingley             Area:     Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

     Cross stitch, quilting, sewing (i.e. pillows), and anything that looks
     interesting.

Tracy Williams              Area:     Red Deer, Alberta, Canada

     Sewing, quilting, cross-stitch, knitting, silk ribbon embroidery,
     marbling, stamping, and anything else that sounds interesting.

Stephanie Pike              Area:     Richmond, B.C., Canada

     Printmaking, Riso Print Gocco, Airpainting, Ribbon Embroidery,
     Decoupage, Paper Crafts, Papermaking; Marbling; Pottery, Latch
     Hook Rugmaking.

Betty                       Area:     St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada

     Counted cross stitch and sewing.

Tammy McCann                Area:     St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada

     Cross stitch, knitting, crocheting, hand quilting, and plastic
     canvas.

Jacquie Hansford            Area:     St. John's, NF, Canada

     Counted cross stitch, crafts (all sorts), and sewing.

Carol Fitzpatrick           Area:     Vancouver, B.C., (North End)

     Knitting, sewing, cross stitch (my favorite), crocheting.  I work
     with the elderly and am always searching for things that they can do.

Lily                        Area:     Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

                                      (Husband's account)

     Sewing (just got into quilting this spring), beading, knitting,
     and would like to learn to crochet.  Beginner tatter also.  Have
     a book on Temari Japanese Thread Balls -- anyone else tried this art?

Donna Youmans               Area:     Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

     Hardanger, counted cross stitch, canvas work, brazilian, whitework,
     blackwork, sewing, knitting, crochet, making pine-cone filled
     baskets, pine-cone/dried flower covered wreaths.  Most of my objets
     d'art end up gracing someone else's walls, tables or doors.

-- Other Countries ----------------------------------------------------

Karen Jack                  Area:     Australia

     Cross stitch, reading, crochet, learning Hardanger, kids, swimming,
     email, reading RCTN.

Rosie Kretschmann           Area:     Australia

     Cross stitch, machine sewing (my own clothes, children's), beading.  
     I would like to learn some Heirloom sewing techniques, including
     hand sewing.

Gerda Behrmann              Area:     Bremen, Germany

     Sorry, no personal e-mail yet but you can reach her through the
     above e-mail address.  Interests are embroidery, all quilting,
     some knitting, and gardening.

Andrea Edwards              Area:     Little Sutton, South Wirral, England

     Reading, embroidery (blackwork, cross stitch, tapestry), helping at
     my children's school, computing on the internet, barbeques, cake
     making and anything that's not sporty.

Chica                       Area:     Philippines

     No interests/crafts mentioned.

Kathryn Pitot               Area:     South Africa

     Counted cross stitch, patchwork, *** stamp cards, travelling.
     Interested in exhanging ideas with anyone anywhere.

Satu Saarinen               Area:     Tampere, Finland

     Counted cross stitch, other needlework (needlepoint, hardanger,
     drawn thread, etc.), knitting, crocheting and weaving.  There are
     lots of other crafts on my "some day..." list.

Veronika                    Area:     Uppsala, Sweden

     Music, reading, cooking, knitting, crocheting (also trying to learn
     cross stitch and sewing), animals, and letterwriting.

Please let me know if I have made any errors, or if you wish to be removed
from the list.  

Cheryl