Crafting Buddies (LONG): Canada & Other Countries

Crafting Buddies (LONG): Canada & Other Countries

Post by Rick and/or Barb Wils » Tue, 29 Oct 1996 04:00:00

Updated:  October 28, 1996
If you are looking for a crafting buddy in your AREA to correspond
and maybe have it develop into a friendship where you can get
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

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

Lisa Greaves                Area:     Calgary, Alberta, Canada

        Counted cross stitch is my favorite, but I also am a beginner

knitter and crocheter.  Would like to try hardanger and silk    
ribbon embroidery.

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, beginner hardanger.

Janice Hays                 Area:     Calgary, Alberta, Canada

     Cross stitch, petitepoint, framing of pieces.

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

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

Mellisa Zillwood            Area:     Chilliwack, B.C., Canada

     Counted cross stitch, would like to learn to quilt.

Joel Thompson               Area:     Coquitlam, B.C., Canada

     Cross stitch, sewing, petit point and want to learn hardanger.

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.

Lori Alton                  Area:     Edmonton, AB, Canada

        Cross stitch, knit, crochet, punch embroidery, plastic canvas
just about anything I can get my hands on.

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,

     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,

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

Connie McCann               Area:     Gloucester, Ontario, Canada
                                      (suburb of Ottawa)

     Knitting, crochet, cross stitch, needlepoint, reading (mostly
mysteries).  Would like to learn to tat and intend to experiement
with beading.

Yvonne Molloy               Area:     Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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

Linda Shafer                Area:     Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

    Crochet, a little knitting, and am always interested in new and
different patterns.

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.

Anh Do                      Area:     Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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

Margaret-Anne Park          Area:     Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

        Quilting, cross stitch, silk ribbon embroidery, minatures, and
stuffed animals.

Jocelyn Tingley             Area:     Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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

Jan Yano                    Area:     Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

     Cross stitch, knit, plastic canvas, and some ceramics.

Pamela Burnham              Area:     Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

     Mainly cross stitch, but interested in tatting and knitting.  I
do crochet, beading, and some embroidery.

Betty                       Area:     St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada

     Counted cross stitch and sewing.

Margaret Smith              Area:     St. Francsis Xavier, Manitoba

     Run a home based business creating historically based needlework
design.  Also beginner level knitting, and some crocheting.  And,
I sew clothes for my sister's children.

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

Lily                        Area:     Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

                                      (Husband's account)

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

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.

Judy Smith                  Area:      Australia

     Cross stitch, reading, learning hardanger, tatting and beading.

Amanda Cook                 Area:     Australia

     Cross stitch, quilting (beginners), reading (especially
mysteries), and travel.

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.

Susan Karaberidis           Area:     Australia (Newcastle NSW)

        Nearing two-year course in advanced commerical needlecraft.
Love counted thread work, embroidery, candle wicking, shadowwork,      
crewel, stumpwork, three dimensional work, canvas, smocking,    
lacemaking, silk ribbon, knit, crochet, tatting, quilting,              
patchwork, machine embroidery and fabric coloring.  Member of  
Newcastle embroidery guild.

Christina                   Area:     Brandon, Suffolk, England

     Sewing, quilting, crocheting, knitting (machine and hand),
gardening, all types of country & victorian crafts, cross stitch,
embroidery, stenciling & computing.

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.

Dianne Fernandez            Area:     Brisbane, Australia

     Lace-craft, cross stitch, reading SF, crochet, knitting, sewing
for the kids, e-mail and newsgroups, Heriloom sewing by machine, silk
ribbon embroidery, punch embroidery, plastic canvas, beeding.
Learning brazilian embroidery, smocking, quilting, tapestry, folk
art, and hardanger.

Ruth                        Area:     Hong Kong

      Counted cross stitch, quilting, machine knitting, chinese                
painting.  I love traveling (expat from England living in Hong  
Kong); and my saxaphone.  Love to hear from anyone.

Asa Olofsson                Area:     Linkoping, Sweden

     Counted cross stitch, making dolls and teddy bears, paper crafts.

Andrea Edwards              Area:     Little Sutton, South Wirral,

     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.

Judith                      Area:      Wellington, New Zealand

        Counted cross stitch, hardanger, blackwork, knitting and have

dabbled in a wide variety of other crafts.

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