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kiddomerriweather

kiddomerriweather
Date Joined: June 27, 2009
Last Online: June 25, 2022
Birthday: June 10, 1978
Country: United States
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About Me

I apologize for the long profile, but I like A LOT of things! Hopefully that makes it easier to swap with me.

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welcome

TM Quilt

This is a Teesha Moore inspired lap quilt I made in December of 2020. It's completely sewn by hand. All the patches were received in various swaps I've participated in over the years.

LittleMissNoName

This is one of my favorite possessions, Little Miss No Name, a doll made by Hasbro in 1965. I found her years ago on eBay in excellent condition. She was just missing her tear.

tree

I'd love an ornament from you (store bought or handmade) to put on my year round tree.

portrait

I commissioned this illustration of me from Lemanntim on deviantART.

me

This is me in my crafting cave.

My name is Suzanne and I'm 43 years old. I'm from Corryton, Tennessee, which is just outside of Knoxville. I am a former social services worker, but now I'm on disability due to bipolar disorder. I am a textile artist, who also loves to draw.
I'm single and I don't have any children. I live at home with my mom and formerly feral cat, Frankie Mae Castle. Many of you remember that I had a black cat named Johnny Cash for 16 years. Unfortunately my little sidekick passed away on 1/13/2022. He left this Earth peacefully while lying on my lap. He is sorely missed.

I love nature. I live in the country at the foot of a mountain, so I'm exposed to a lot of wildlife. I frequently see deer, fox, owls, opossums, squirrels, chipmunks, and raccoons. I just recently had an early morning encounter with a black bear in my driveway! Eeek! It still seems surreal. Opossums are my favorite animals. I love to watch them at night. They are such fascinating creatures. Did you know they don't carry rabies? Their body temperature is too low. Fun fact! I love insects and spiders, too. I find them absolutely fascinating.

I spend most of my time sewing dolls or plushies by hand. I don't use a sewing machine because it's just too complicated for me. I don't understand the mechanics of it all and it feels too daunting to learn right now. Sewing by hand is very relaxing and therapeutic for me anyway. I also love to hand embroider and to draw with a pencil and paper. (I suck at digital art programs. Well I'm ok with pixels.)

I'm almost always open for private swaps, so just ask if you're interested.

"Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind."--Dr. Seuss

"Be patient and tough; someday this pain will be useful to you."--Ovid

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Favorite Music

  • Radiohead
  • The White Stripes
  • The Old 97's
  • The V-Roys
  • Scott Miller
  • Johnny Cash
  • Willie Nelson
  • Outkast
  • Nirvana
  • Dolly Parton
  • Queen
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Kayne West
  • Foo Fighters
  • Blind Melon
  • Phish
  • The Rolling Stones

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Favorite Books

  • Fight Club
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  • Mystic River
  • The Walking Dead
  • The New Teen Titans (1980 - 1996)
  • Flashpoint
  • Watchmen

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Favorite Movies

  • Fight Club
  • Kill Bill Vol. 1 & 2
  • Reservoir Dogs
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  • Go
  • The Princess Bride
  • Beetlejuice
  • Smokin' Aces
  • The Prestige
  • Memento
  • The Breakfast Club
  • Star Wars
  • Zoolander
  • Fallen

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Favorite Television

I'm totally addicted to binging t.v. series on Netflix, Hulu, and Prime lately. If you have any suggestions, please let me know. This has cut into my crafting time because I can't pay attention to both at the same time (if the t.v. show is good that is). I make sure to sign up for crafting swaps each month so I don't get completely lazy. I put Cartoon Network on in the background while I craft.

  • Arrested Development
  • Schitt's Creek
  • Sherlock
  • Outlander
  • The Flash
  • The 100
  • Arrow
  • LOST
  • Breaking Bad
  • Adventure Time
  • Superstore
  • Steven Universe
  • King of the Hill
  • American Dad!
  • Family Guy
  • The Walking Dead
  • Bob's Burgers
  • The Office (US)
  • The Good Place
  • Castle Rock
  • The Handmaid's Tale
  • Smallville
  • Supergirl

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Favorite Crafts

  • Casting resin
  • Hand sewing plushies and dolls (I don't know how to use a sewing machine)
  • Embroidery and cross stitch (I really hate cross stitching, but I can do it.)
  • Drawing
  • Knitting on a loom (I just have round ones right now and can only make hats.)
  • French knitting (i-cord necklaces and bracelets)
  • Needle felting (I'm a total novice, but it's nice to stab things sometimes.)
  • Linocutting and printing
  • Gelli printing

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Likes

  • Quotes. Send me some of your favorite quotes and I'll be thrilled! I write them in a notebook. I now have 4 filled up.
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • LEGO's: I LOVE to build!
  • Death head moth items (the "Silence of the Lambs" moth)
  • Keystone or Pittsburgh related stickers
  • Opossums/possums (American) are my favorite animal/critter Imgur
  • Black bears (I actually saw one at my house!)
  • Banana themed things
  • Enamel lapel pins (I have an INSANE collection!!!)
  • Dumpster fire related items (i.e. pins, patches, stickers, etc.) Imgur
  • Vikings and viking ships
  • Insects (especially beetles and scarabs) and spiders (not cartoony ones; please don't send real ones, obviously) Imgur
  • Piñata themed items (the traditional donkey; not actual piñatas) Imgur
  • Elmer's Craft Bond glue sticks (best glue ever!!!) Imgur
  • Pumpkins and Jack-O-Lanterns
  • Pressed pennies
  • Art prints and original art (12 x 12 inches or smaller)
  • Paul Frank (Julius the Monkey; Scurvy the Skull)
  • Outer space themed items Imgur
  • Gummy bear themed items (not the actual candy) Imgur
  • Keychains
  • Waffle themed items
  • Bee themed items
  • Teen Titans Imgur
  • Cheeseburger/Hamburger themed items
  • Pizza themed items Imgur
  • Teesha Moore Patches
  • Sloths Imgur
  • Neon colors
  • House imagery, especially townhouses/row houses Imgur
  • Sanrio: My favorite character is Tuxedosam. My other favorite characters are Keroppi, Chococat, Little Twin Stars, and My Melody. Oh yeah, and Hello Kitty!
  • Eyeballs Imgur
  • Tul Needlepoint pens
  • T-shirts (Womens XL or Mens L)
  • Seth MacFarlane
  • Jon Bernthal
  • Khary Payton
  • Adult Swim
  • Cartoon Network
  • Cats (I especially adore black cats and Tuxedo cats)
  • Octopi (cartoony and real)
  • Dotee Dolls
  • Ephemera ("real" ephemera, not reproductions)
  • Alpacas
  • Dinosaurs
  • Raccoons Imgur
  • Felt brooches
  • Gustav Klimt
  • Vincent Van Gogh
  • Rag dolls
  • Baker's Twine
  • Jewelry (earrings, bracelets--especially cuff bracelets--7 inches, rings--size 7 1/2 or 8, necklaces--18 inches or longer; I prefer silver)
  • Altered matchboxes
  • I collect 1 inch pinback buttons, but would be happy with larger ones, too.
  • Butterflies (especially monarchs)
  • Smash Books/Glue Books/Magpie Journals/Journals of all kinds
  • Tree stumps and logs Imgur
  • Valentine's Day
  • Hearts
  • Colors: Rainbow, purple, turquoise and red
  • Fabric (I love florals, solids, thicker muslins, polka dot, and stripes)
  • Foxes
  • Woodland Things (e.g. mushrooms, trees, woodland critters) Imgur
  • Bunnies
  • Polar Bears
  • LOST (I'm a Lostie for life!) Imgur
  • Handmade plushies
  • Designer plushies
  • Zombies Imgur
  • Cthulhu Imgur
  • Bats (the animal)
  • Skulls Imgur
  • ATC's (love hand drawn or painted)—I have a HUGE collection and am always wanting to add to it)
  • Mixed Media Art
  • Kawaii: I love pretty much everything EXCEPT Sentimental Circus, Rilakkuma, and Sumikko Gurashi.
  • Retro Robots Imgur
  • Retro Rockets Imgur
  • Helicopters and airplanes
  • Hot air balloons
  • Alice in Wonderland
  • Little Red Riding Hood
  • Felt (wool or wool blend)
  • Miniatures
  • kawaii sticker flakes
  • kawaii stationery
  • Stars
  • Mexican folk art (Day of the Dead, shadow boxes, nichos)
  • Correction tape
  • Glue runners
  • Kawaii erasers (the rectangular ones with the paper around them)
  • White Gel Pens (prefer Gelly Roll)
  • Etsy
  • Cute monsters (like Ugly dolls) Imgur
  • Dunny's
  • Blind boxes
  • Kidrobot
  • Hunter S. Thompson
  • Chuck Palahniuk
  • Star Wars (just the original 3; I have a Chewbacca collection) Imgur
  • The Walking Dead (I'm obsessed with the show and the comics)
  • Halloween (the holiday)
  • Bulky yarn
  • Hoopla (embroidery hoop art)
  • Cryptids (Yeti, Bigfoot, Loch Ness Monster, Chupacabra, Jackalope) Imgur
  • The Mothman Legend of Point Pleasant, West Virginia

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I have a new obsession: DISNEY!!! I went to Disney World in November of 2014 and now I can't get enough! Some of my favorite characters are:

  • Minnie Mouse
  • Maleficent
  • Ariel
  • Ursula
  • Snow White
  • Evil Queen
  • Cinderella

Other things I love about Disney are:

  • Haunted Mansion ride
  • Figment from the Imagination ride
  • Star Wars
  • Small World ride
  • Cinderella's castle

Don't be limited to just the things listed above, but I would appreciate you looking at my profile

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I’m a comic book fan. I was a loyal monthly "The Walking Dead" reader until it ended in July of 2019. As far as superheroes go, I used to be strictly a DC fan, but have started "accepting" Marvel. Here are some of my favorites. :

DC Universe

  • Batman
  • Batman Villains (especially The Joker, Harley Quinn, Penguin, The Riddler, Poison Ivy, Catwoman, Ra's al Ghul)
  • The Flash
  • Reverse Flash (Eobard Thawne is my favorite super villain of all time.)
  • Flashpoint
  • Superman (I'm in love with Clark Kent.)
  • Supergirl
  • Lex Luthor
  • Martian Manhunter
  • The Green Arrow
  • Teen Titans
  • Suicide Squad

Marvel Universe

  • Deadpool
  • X-Men
  • Daredevil
  • The Punisher
  • Jessica Jones
  • Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
  • Thor
  • Loki
  • Ghost Rider

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POSTCARDS

  • vintage hotel/motel
  • "Greetings from . . ."
  • insane asylums/sanatoriums
  • prisons
  • LEGO
  • vintage touristy
  • handmade
  • Disney
  • GAMAGO

Dislikes

  • Sentimental Circus, Rilakkuma, and Sumikko Gurashi.
  • I don't like NASCAR or sports.
  • I'm not a dog person AT ALL, so please refrain from sending me dog related items.
  • Candles and incense. I love them. I just can't burn them in my home.
  • I don't cook. Please don't send recipes because I can't and won't use them.
  • I'm scared of balloons, this is not a joke!!! I do love balloon imagery though, so pictures of balloons are great. Just don't send me the real thing. Imgur
  • I don't like bottlecap jewelry.
  • I don't like getting chocolate in the mail when it's warm outside because it melts on everything.
  • Paper scraps
  • Bookmarks
  • Puffy/raised stickers
  • Loose page markers; please send the whole pack; I hate how the sticky residue picks up dirt and hair
  • Sticky notes (unless they're really cool and you send the entire pack--again that pesky, sticky residue)

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How I Swap

  • This probably doesn't need to be said, but I always send my swaps out on time, usually very early.
  • I mark sent after my swap goes in the mailbox or to the post office, never before.
  • I rate within a day or two of receiving a swap.
  • I believe wholeheartedly in communication. If you're going to be late, please contact me as soon as you know you're going to be late. I'm not going to be mad or rate down as long as you maintain communication with me.
  • I usually reuse packaging on larger swaps. It saves me money and is better for our environment. If this is going to be a problem, please let me know.

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Wish List

  • Pressed Pennies
  • Unused US Postage (Any Denomination)
  • Flat Stickers (I love kawaii sticker flakes)
  • Large Kawaii Memos
  • Kawaii Letter Sets
  • Any Kind of Letter Sets
  • ATC's
  • Larger Note Cards with Envies
  • Random Envies Imgur
  • Unused PC's of all kinds
  • Accessories for My Traveler's Notebook (e.g. inserts, charms)--standard size
  • Tiny shaped erasers
  • Tiny toys
  • Shaped beads
  • If you're feeling really generous, something from Bubble and Bloom, my favorite Etsy shop

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All the little pixel icons you see in the "Likes" section were made by me.

Avatar by AbrilKawaii on deviantART.

Ratings

Highlander18 rated for UHM: June Pick-2 Happy Mail on Jun 21, 2022
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Comment: ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ Wow did I get a super happy mail or what? Oh my so many items, I love them all. and I love how you decorated the envie. You spoil me.
chimerix rated for LBoE - Under the Sea Crafting on Jun 21, 2022
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Comment: OMG!!!! Love, love, LOVE the felt octopus you made for me! It is so wonderful. She has taken up a place of honor in my office where she can watch over me. Thank you so much for another wonderful swap! Aloha!!
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Comment: Thank you so much for the great Star Wars and Thelma and Louise patches. I love Chewbacca! And I love how you created the final scene with the car! Aloha!!
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Comment: Ok seriously, you made me cry!! The journal is amazing as well as the pencils and so thoughtful. I absolutely adore both of the gifts and can't wait to use them - they are next on my list. The card is so sweet and I so look forward to hearing from you! This is above and beyond and I am so grateful for you and so thankful. If I could give you a million hearts I would!
Response: I'm so happy you love it! You deserve it for all the kindness you show to me. <3
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Comment: Wow, that arrived quickly! Thank you for a lovely and prompt swap! The zine about Johnny Ca(t)sh is a delight, and makes me feel less alone in missing my shadow (lu). The notecard, washi, and sticker are new to me and very cute. You did well with the graphic art! Your letter is much appreciated. I hope you have fun hosting your nephmew next month! I will be tending my my nephmews (Cosmo and Astro 'Naut) and Ginger, their newest tortie addition, next month as well. Again, thank you for a wonderful swap.
Response: It was such a pleasure reading your profile and getting acquainted with you. I'm adoring your little cat puns. LOL! I hope that we cross paths again in the near future. =D
messymama rated for CPG 1 Sheet Minizines #28 - US on May 20, 2022
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Comment: Beautiful zines! I especially appreciate the memorial to your cat He must have been very happy to last for over 16 years! Re suggestions: I did one of my 8 great-grandmothers. Other ideas are: learning How To in 5-7 steps; drawings of the wildlife you see; fav embroidery patterns; music for different moods; covers of fav books; fav movies. Really, anything from your LOOOOONG profile :)
Response: Thank you for the rating and the heart. I also appreciate your suggestions. They help out a lot. =D.
sherba31 rated for CaT - On your Street......School on May 16, 2022
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Comment: Thank you for the cute red schoolhouse! I love how you did the clock too. Oh and your signature "baked cookies" scent!
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Comment: Thank you for the wonderful patches. I love "The Queen" - I was going to do that movie too, but I couldn't figure out what to do. And the "Reservoir Dogs" one is perfect! And thank you for stamps! Aloha
sherba31 rated for CaT - On your Street...... on Apr 11, 2022
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Comment: Love your take on a mid-century! You already know I love your color palette choice too. Thanks for a great start to this series!
Ace330660 rated for LBoE - Handmade Magpie Journal on Mar 28, 2022
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Comment: Thanks for the journal !
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Comment: May I call you the felt master? Love that we did the same red stapler for Office Space. I like the canvas texture too! Large Marge! P remembers the character but I had to look her up to reboot the memory. Thanks for another round of great patches. This is going to be an awesome quilt or journal cover for sure.
BennysMumma rated for LBoE - HANDMADE Christmas Gift on Nov 22, 2021
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Comment: Thank you so much for the adorable Ketchup hoopla! She's on my list of to-get villagers because she's so cute and sweet! You did a fantastic job with her. I love the little wreath you did too, that'll go right on my tree. Thank you! <3
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Comment: Thanks for the fun round of patches. I forgot about the Burn Book but that movie is something else! Napoleon D is a great movie. Totally worth a rewatch very soon.
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Comment: Thank you for a fun and fabulous package! Of course I'll paint you something for Christmas ;) I love the Rainbow MoonMan, the Grogu pen and the pendant is beautiful! Thank you so much!!!!!!
Response: MoonMan! That's his name! It was probably written on the box and I completely overlooked it. LOL!
VioletLove rated for Awesome Halloween Swap on Oct 14, 2021
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Comment: I absolutely love everything! This swap really was awesome! The skeleton doll is so fantastic and beautifully done. The embroidered witch is adorable. I have admired LiliPopo designs for a long time but had never tried one before so this was a fun treat for sure. The resin items are great they seem like they would be fun to make. You are right those stickers are right up my alley! The stationery is the cutest. I love changing my kitchen towels out for the season so it will be well used. I am just so happy with this swap I am using the skull tote bag today :) Thank you so much for swapping with me again!!!
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Comment: Love the patches. I love Labyrinth and Kill Bill. Thanks so much for the great patches!
cozy86 rated for cozy86 and kiddomerriweather on Aug 30, 2021
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Comment: Thank you so much love both ATCs and the stickers are adorable. Also love hearing about your raccoon Frenemies 😆
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Comment: Excellent patches as always. I especially like the Idiocracy one, it's one of my absolute favorite movies. Thank you so much for the patches and for hosting the series :)
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Comment: These are both great! Super excited about goofy Sloth, and I like how you chose something more obscure (and graphically bold and simple) for the Hairspray patch. I'm happy to finally have some patches from you to add to my small but growing collection. Thank you for hosting this fun series. ♥
rainydayangie rated for OMAE: DIY Printmaking PC on Jun 23, 2021
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Comment: Wow! What a great postcard! Thank you. I'm going to find a place to hang this in my house.

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Comments

phillaine on Jun 25, 2022:

Thank you for the truly wonderful wishes! ♥ (check your PMs for details) You're the best.

Highlander18 on Jun 22, 2022:

Thank you for the wonderful WW June wishes you sent my way!! Top drawer stickers (love them all) for sure and whales in there!! Loved your letter and awesome handwriting. ❤️

Heirloom on Jun 21, 2022:


(Hope it was grand)

BusyB on Jun 19, 2022:

Received penpal postcard and letter from you yesterday. I love the zines and lemon stickers! Thank you. Will write back soon, playing catch up. Write more then. :)

LadyJo on Jun 18, 2022:

What a surprise to get this lovely journal with all those extras! I just love the vinyl stickers, too! All this will be great additions to add to the journal I will make from our trip! I took notes and than do it at home. Too much fun and things to see, that I don't care to do much while away with this hobby! Thanks for the tips with Washi, too! I never really ever thought about that! Great ideas! We had a wonderful Anniversary in Upper New York, Lake Placid area! So beautiful! Now back to the grind of work and every day life. Oh not swapping or sending out Happy Mail That never gets old! I do wish I had more time to do it sometimes! My husband is amazed at what creativity others do! He doesn't understand stickers and how fun they are! LOL! I do! Thanks again!!!!

warheart on Jun 18, 2022:

June WW - Hey Beautiful, I love the stickers!! Thank you - now got to find places to put them (my desk is completely covered in stickers, pcs, things I find neat or interesting)!

lindseyjae on Jun 18, 2022:

Thank you for the unused postage stamps!! I will put them to good use sending out more swap-bot happy mail! Hope you're doing well. (WW june)

MuggleMom on Jun 17, 2022:

Thank you so much for the mushroom ephemera (June WW) and the link to that great washi & sticker dealer, lol!! I saw they have pug & boston terrier washi - gotta have them!

xxMuggleMom

grammypammy on Jun 17, 2022:

WW ~ June Wishlist

Thank you for the adorable minizine you made about your month of June! I wish I knew how to make those, it is so cute. Thanks for the possum sticker you created and the flag sticker too. I appreciate you granting my wish.

Enjoy your day! Hugs, Pam

Lonestarchild on Jun 15, 2022:

Roads trips! Always the hidden dangers! THanks for sharing! WW June.

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