* Swiss craft loot

Posted on June 25th, 2006 by maitreya. Filed under Wants.


I’m back from my trip, and still sifting through 2 weeks of missed blog posts (and catching up in lab), so no crafting just now. Good lord you people are prolific. I even missed the Wee Wonderfuls pattern booklet. Sheesh. Thank goodness she’s doing a reprint.

Anyway, Switzerland was fun. I was able to fit in visits to a few craft stores, and restocked my dwindling and precious stock of thick felt. I saw it in 3 places, including a department store! Lucky Europeans. I also got these neat embroidery hoops. With the yellow ones Lisa gave me, ones that I’ve inherited from various relatives, and normal ones I’ve bought, I think it’s officially a collection now. If you have any interesting hoops, I’d be up for a trade of some sort.

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6 Responses to “Swiss craft loot”

  1. lisa Says:

    wow. those are super cool. i think i have hoop envy??

  2. wendy Says:

    Those look useful…glad to see you “hooped” it up on your trip.
    I doubt you have time, but I wanted to remind you of Togs for Toys entry for June. Thanks

  3. erin scissorhands Says:

    oooh, sounds like a fun trip- europeans have a LOT more cool things than we do, dont they?! i am hoping to visit amsterdam and germany and i have heard (and seen) great things about their paper and a few other craft related things.

  4. hester Says:

    I live in Switzerland, and I don’t think we have that much cool stuff – I am so jealous of you Americans! Just wanted to ask where the great shops you found were (and crossing my fingers that they might have been somewhere near Geneva!)…
    p.s. first time I have posted, but love your blog!

  5. sharon Says:

    hi — I too would like to know particulars on where you find cool craft supplies in Switzerland as I will be traveling there … and crafting is my favorite “cultural exchange”

  6. Kris Says:

    Oh those hoops looks so cool! Wish I have one too.

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