Kim Shurter

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embroidery hoop doodles

As you know I love to doodle and lately I've been having fun doodling on embroidery hoops. There is something fun and creative about the process of …

Crocheted Curlicue

This Crocheted Curlicue is such a fun and addicting crochet pattern to make. It's so versatile, too. It can be added to crochet hat patterns, …

The Making of a Special Order Rooster Apron

Fabric Selection: The first step once you have your pattern.<p>I get more comments on The Rooster Aprons than any other.<br>Today I share the making of one. …

Crochet Pattern: Barefoot Sandal Set

Barefoot sandals are great for the beach or any other time you want something fun and decorative to wear on your feet, but still be barefoot. This …

Needle Minder Tutorial - NEEDLEWORK

If you are anything like me then you lose your needle no less than 100 times per stitching session. It's been a source of constant frustration for me …

Ric-rac flowers embroidery tutorial....

I was asked nicely if I would make a tutorial of the ric-rac flowers so I just couldn't say no. Plus, I know how much I appreciate tutorials that …

9 Free Embroidery Sampler Patterns

01 of 09<p>This modern take on an embroidery sampler brings a lot of sampler tradition while bringing fresh colors and motifs into the picture. The …

10 Free Typographical Embroidery Patterns

I love typographical art, and these embroidery patterns combine typography with beautiful graphics. Which one is your favorite?My favorite thing …

Make a Wish Dandelion Embroidery Pattern

Dandelions are a big deal in our house. Grace loves to pick them, knowing that they have the power to turn a wish into a reality.<p>With dandelion …

Free Snowman Embroidery Pattern

I love snow!<p>Especially when it’s big fat flakes coming down on a not-too-cold, not-too-windy day. 🙂<p>And I love snowmen too! Especially this snowman …

Learn Embroidery With Helpful Stitch Instructions

01 of 32<p>The <b>Back Stitch</b> is a basic embroidery and sewing stitch used to produce a thin line of stitching, to outline shapes that will be filled with …

5 Types of Hand Embroidery Stitches to Add to Your Repertoire

There are hundreds of types of hand embroidery stitches out there and I have no doubt it would take many years to master them all.<p>Lucky for you, …

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Mooshie Stitch Mondays: Mountmellick Thorn Stitch

Let’s continue with another stitch common to Mountmellick embroidery - the Mountmellick Thorn Stitch.<br>First thing I realized was the lack of tutorials …

Hungarian Embroidery 101 - Choosing + Transferring the Pattern

While doing a little bit of research about Hungarian embroidery - particularly Kalocsa embroidery - I learned that not every woman who embroidered …

8 Simply Adorable Redwork Patterns

Redwork is not a new concept in the embroidery world by any means, but it still holds true to its simple beauty. If you are a fan of redwork, then …

7 Free Patterns? You’re Not Dreaming… It’s #FreePatternFriday!

What’s uniting quilters, knitters and crafters of all stripes? #FreePatternFriday of course! From a dazzling kids’ dress to a funky monkey cozy, …

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Stitch It: Purrrfect Kitty Cat Pincushion

Attention stitch-happy cat ladies! Need a particularly adorable reminder not to stick those pins in your mouth/armrest/sweater sleeve? Make a kitty cat pincushion!<p>Make a cat lover’s day with this sweet kitty cat pincushion tutorial with free printable template from Laura at Bugs and Fishes!<p>Don’t …

27 Things You Can't Have If You Own a Cat

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Simple DIY Spring Baby Shower Decorations

Last week I shared my five tips to hosting the best baby shower and today today I’m continuing the baby shower series with a simple DIY baby shower …

Pinwheel Purse pattern by Frankie Brown

Based on a traditional origami design, this little purse measures 5cm / 2”². It opens up when you pull the top apart and then snaps back closed when …

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David Zinn’s Quirky Chalk and Charcoal Characters on the Streets of Ann Arbor | Colossal

<p>Since 1987, artist and illustrator David Zinn has stalked the streets of Ann Arbor, Michigan, creating temporary illustrations with chalk and …

Clothespin Message

Step 1<p>Gather your materials.<p>Step 2<p>Write something on the clothespin. You can choose to put "You have a message..." on it like I did, or just come up …

simple teacher gift idea

At the beginning of the school year, the teachers at our school were asked a few questions about their "favorite things".<br>Favorite drink, color, …

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Celebrating Dining Without Mobile Phone Distractions: Zip It Tablecloth

Technology can dominate dining in a negative way. When groups of people eat together, mobile phones can often become unwelcome guests. Checking for …

Amazing Sequential Photography, Courtesy of Red Bull Illume Contest

<i>Photographer: Scott Serfas Athlete: John Jackson Location: Aniak, AK, USA</i><p>The physical design of the GoPro camera changed videography, as its small, …