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
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
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
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
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
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
Jocelyn Tingley Area: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Cross stitch, quilting, sewing (i.e. pillows), and anything that looks
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
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
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),
Rosie Kretschmann Area: Australia
Cross stitch, machine sewing (my own clothes, children's), beading.
I would like to learn some Heirloom sewing techniques, including
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.