Crafting Buddies - Canada & Other Countries (Long)

Crafting Buddies - Canada & Other Countries (Long)

Post by Cher » Sat, 24 Aug 1996 04:00:00



Updated:  August 23, 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.

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.

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
     mending.

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, 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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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, 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.

Marja-Liisa Ahosola         Area:     Oulu, Finland

     Counted cross stitch, counted needlepoint, knitting, sewing,
     weaving, crocheting, silk painting, china painting, quilting, etc.

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.

Cheryl