Info for swap partners

On this page I've gathered together some info on my likes and dislikes to help swap partners (and inspire me too!). It’s not definitive by any means.

I like: 
  • turquoise / aqua / teal
  • lilac / purple
  • bright pink / magenta
  • burgundy / plum
  • blues
  • rainbow spectrum
  • sunset colours
I’m not keen on  yellow, orange, lime green

I love Comedy
  • US TV shows: The Big Bang Theory, Friends
  • UK TV shows: Hitchhikers guide to the galaxy, Black Books, Blackadder, Coupling, Goodness Gracious Me, Have I Got News For You, IT crowd
  • Radio: Hitchhikers guide to the galaxy, The Now Show, The Mary Whitehouse Experience
  • Books: Hitchhikers guide to the galaxy
  • Stand ups: Eddie Izzard, Peter Kay, Bill Bailey

Themes  / Things I like:
  • Sewing machines
  • Cameras
  • Science, engineering and technology
  • Retro gadgets: cameras, televisions, radios, cassettes, record player
  • Seascapes
  • Cityscapes especially London
  • Maps and Travel
  • Animals: I like cute and playful or bold and graphic cats, monkeys, giraffes, elephants, penguins, peacocks
  • Flowers: I like:  bold and graphic alliums, gerberas

Themes / Things I don't like:
  • dead things / skulls / goth / horror / gore / ghosts / supernatural
  • disney princess / all baby pink  / overly cutesy bows and frills
  • blobby things /  asymmetric blob shapes e.g in. lava lamps 
  • crochet and cross-stitch (sorry to enthusiasts, they just don't appeal to me aesthetically )

So that I can mix and match stuff easily I am trying to stick to things in the following colours:  turquoise, bright pink, purple, blue

  • Charms particularly charm beads. I would particularly love camera / sewing related charms.
  • Carved stamps
  • Freezer paper (it's not easy to get in the UK) I have enough now
  • Fabric scraps, particularly fun quilting fabrics
  • Interesting bits of yarn / ribbon

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