Kari Morrison
Kari Morrison aka The Craftinomicon, is a craft blogger residing in Portland, OR. Whether sewing, painting, stitching or building, she's always busy with projects large and small.
Tutorials
  • Crafts & DIY
    Embroidery Fundamentals: How to Transfer PatternsPreviewimage
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    Once you've practiced some beginning stitches, it's time to find some inspiring patterns and get stitching! Find out some great options in transferring your patterns to fabric to set you up for success in your embroidery projects.Read More…
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    Embroidery Fundamentals: How to Do CouchingCouchingpreview
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    Learn how to do this easy (but rarely used) stitch in minutes, and add more color, texture and variety to your embroidery!Read More…
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    How to Make Mitered Corners With Your Sewing MachineMiteredcornerpreview
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    Create professional looking napkins, tea towels and more with this easy tutorial for sewing mitered corners!Read More…
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    How to Make a BoutonniereBoutonnierepreview
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    The costs of a wedding can really add up, but it is possible to make your own gorgeous Chanel-inspired camellia boutonnieres at home for a fraction of florist prices! In this tutorial I'll take you through the whole process, from printing the pattern right through to fashioning the stem and adding some final flourishes. By the end, you'll have a stylish boutonniere for your next formal event.Read More…
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    Embroidery Fundamentals: Different Types of Thread and How to Use ThemThreadpreview
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    Think your embroidery is boring? Check out these creative thread options to spice up your stitching!Read More…
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    Embroidery Fundamentals: How to Do French KnotsFrenchknotretinaimage
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    French knots are a stitch that people tend to either love or hate. This tutorial will give you some great pointers that will have you easily creating this tricky stitch in minutes!Read More…
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    Embroidery Fundamentals: How to Do Split StitchSplitstitchpreviewimage
    Looking for an easy decorative stitch that's perfect for outlining? Look no further. Split stitch is a great option, and looks like a tiny chain stitch without all the effort!Read More…
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    Embroidery Fundamentals: How to Do Seed StitchSeedstitchpreview
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    Need a good stitch to fill in large areas on your embroidery project? Look no further than seed stitch!Read More…
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    Embroidery Fundamentals: How to Do Cross StitchPreview%20cross%20stitch.jpg
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    New to embroidery? Learn how to cross stitch with this easy step-by-step tutorial.Read More…
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    Embroidery Fundamentals: How to Do Chain StitchChainstitchretinalimage
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    If you are looking to add texture or a bold outline to your embroidery, chain stitch is a great option. Read More…
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    Embroidery Fundamentals: How to Do Satin StitchCloverretinaimage
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    When filling in embroidered areas, people usually think of satin stitch. This stitch creates blocks of solid color in your pattern, and the closely grouped stitches give your final product a shiny, satin-y finish.Read More…
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    Embroidery Fundamentals: How to Do Backstitch400px backstitch
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    Backstitch is a great embroidery stitch for beginners because many patterns can be done entirely in backstitch, but it is also a good stitch for many other small hand-sewn projects. This tutorial will get you on your way to stitching up lots of projects in no time.Read More…