knotsewcute

Crochet designs by Kim Miller and Tara Schreyer

22914 Sales

knotsewcute

Crochet designs by Kim Miller and Tara Schreyer

22914 Sales On Etsy since 2008

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Announcement   BUY ANY 5 PATTERNS - GET 1 FREE........If 5 patterns are purchased in one transaction, a 6th pattern (of your choice) will be yours for free!! Simply purchase 5 patterns and leave us a note at the checkout as to your free pattern choice and we will send you a PDF file of the pattern within 24 hours.
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As the purchaser, you are free to sell any finished crochet products that you create from our patterns.
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All patterns are written using American Standard Crochet Terms and they are marked as to their skill level. Visit Additional Information in Shop Policies to view our Skill Level Legend.
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If you would like to be informed of future sales, events, and new pattern releases by the knot-sew-cute design shop team, we invite you to join our mailing list at http://eepurl.com/i4dr5, or you can stay in touch by following us on our blog at http://knotsewcute.blogspot.com/
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Announcement
Last updated on Aug 1, 2016

BUY ANY 5 PATTERNS - GET 1 FREE........If 5 patterns are purchased in one transaction, a 6th pattern (of your choice) will be yours for free!! Simply purchase 5 patterns and leave us a note at the checkout as to your free pattern choice and we will send you a PDF file of the pattern within 24 hours.
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As the purchaser, you are free to sell any finished crochet products that you create from our patterns.
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All patterns are written using American Standard Crochet Terms and they are marked as to their skill level. Visit Additional Information in Shop Policies to view our Skill Level Legend.
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If you would like to be informed of future sales, events, and new pattern releases by the knot-sew-cute design shop team, we invite you to join our mailing list at http://eepurl.com/i4dr5, or you can stay in touch by following us on our blog at http://knotsewcute.blogspot.com/
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Kim and Tara

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Kim and Tara

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About

Contemporary crochet designs from our home to yours...

Describe your various creative skills...

Kim: As a mom of 4, I am always looking for ways to cut corners without sacrificing quality and style. As such I have done a bit of everything from sewing to furniture refinishing, but my passion is crocheting and designing.

Tara: My grandmothers were very creative women and they would often share their newest interest with me, so I think I've tried my hand at almost every craft out there. I can't say that I've been great at all of them but it was fun creating just the same. I was completely obsessed with cross-stitch for quite some time, but soon realized that I could never complete all the patterns that I had accumulated. While I do bring it out from time to time, I have found that crocheting fits the best with my busy life as a mother of two little ones and satisfies my creative side.

I love the name. What's the story behind it?

When we researched names on the internet we were overwhelmed by the volume of Etsy shops. All of the nice whimsical names we thought up were already taken. In order to come up with something original we jokingly said that we will have to call our shop “NOT SO CUTE”. We changed up the spelling and it just seemed to stick.

When did you start to crochet and who taught you?

Kim: About 17 years ago, I was going through a divorce and I wanted something positive to focus on so I asked my aunt to teach me to crochet.

Tara: My grandmother taught me to crochet as a young girl. My very first completed project was a afghan that I did in grade school.

What was the inspiration behind developing your interest in crocheting?

Kim: I have always had a lot of creative energy, but it wasn't until I learned to crochet that I found my medium.

Tara: When I first saw felted items and learned that they were created by knitting or crocheting with wool, I was inspired and realized as I started creating that the possibilities were endless. Felting added a whole new dimension to an already favorite hobby. Crocheting with other materials also has me intrigued and I just might try my hand at it in the future.

What influences your style and our output, and what are your inspirations?

For both of us our family has been our biggest inspiration and support. We found that our kids are 100% honest about our creations : )

There's two of you! Do you divide the work or is it joint inspiration?

We both love having a partnership as it is someone to share the load with and bounce ideas off of, yet at the same time we are still able to express our own individuality. We both have different talents and experiences that we bring to the shop, and we've shared many good laughs over mistakes that are best left unsaid.

What are the most important aspects of your work?

To create practical designs that fit into our modern, busy lives. Also, by creating patterns, we are able to give people the opportunity to continually create for their loved ones without much expense.

Which project or piece of work are you most proud of?

Kim: For me it is always the ones that I struggled the most with. I've learned that mistakes are not disasters but rather they are opportunities for new ideas and growth. With that said, the projects that I'm most proud of are my Wrapped in Lace Shawl and the Simply Felted Ladies Slippers. With both of these patterns I went through a lot of trials before I came up with a fabric and design that captured my vision.

Tara: I've always been drawn to simple things. By that I mean, simple lines, color, and design. So I would have to say the Felted Baby Slip-ons are my favorite creation.

Describe your favourite working space.

The studio that we saw in Fiber Trends Magazine :) We can dream!

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Shop members
  • Tara and Kim

    Crochet Designs By Tara Schreyer And Kim Miller.

    We are a team of two long-time friends and business partners, encouraging and inspiring each other.

  • Tara Schreyer

    Owner, Designer

  • Kim Miller

    Owner, Designer

  • Jaedyn Smith

    Designer, Digital Graphics

    Digital graphics designer, Jaedyn Smith of ButtercreamDreamShop.etsy.com, is the creative force behind all of our yarn and project tags.

Shop policies

Last updated on April 21, 2013
Thank you for visiting our little shop and for taking a few minutes out of your day to read through our shop policies page.

Our number one concern is that the customer is happy!! We want to make sure that your visit to our shop is a pleasant experience. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us. We love hearing from our customers!

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
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We accept payment through Paypal. Please note that Paypal is in U.S. dollars.
Shipping
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Upon purchasing your crochet pattern you will receive a DOWNLOAD LINK to retrieve your new file. Please note that you will not receive a printed copy of the pattern or any products in the mail. If you pay by Paypal eCheck your download link will be ready once your payment has cleared.

If you require a hard copy of your pattern, in order to cover printing, shipping and handling, there will be a $2.50 charge for your first pattern and $1.50 for each additional pattern. Just leave us a message prior to ordering and we will set up a reserved listing for you.
Refunds and Exchanges
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The nature of our business is such that there is NO refund offered on patterns. If you need to cancel a pattern purchase, we must be contacted BEFORE the pattern has been downloaded.
Additional policies and FAQs
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Patterns may be printed for the personal use of the purchaser only. You MAY NOT in any form reproduce or distribute any of our patterns in part or in whole through any venue, electronic, mechanical or otherwise without the written authorization of the publisher. Please keep in mind that just because you are not charging for the copy (that is, you are giving it to a friend or someone else for free) does not make it any less illegal. The purchaser of the pattern is granted permission to sell the finished product for profit on a limited basis only, which basically means whatever you as an individual can reasonably make. Large quantities or mass production of projects from our patterns is prohibited without first obtaining written consent to do so.

All of our patterns are sold in good faith. Because knot-sew-cute has no control over the products used or the procedures, no warranty is given nor are results guaranteed.

As the purchaser, you are free to sell any finished crochet products that you create from our patterns.

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BUY ANY 5 PATTERNS - GET 1 FREE........If 5 patterns are purchased in one transaction, a 6th pattern (of your choice) will be yours for free!! Simply purchase 5 patterns and either convo us or leave us a note upon purchase as to your free pattern choice and we will send it to the email address that you have on file with etsy within 24 hours.

We have lots of deals and discounted bundles, so be sure to check out the “Sales/Special Offers” section of our etsy shop! Please note that discounted bundles CANNOT be counted as a free pattern in our special offer of buy any 5 patterns and get one free.

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All patterns are written in American Standard crochet terms.

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It says sold out...but if it is just a pdf download how can it be sold out?

Etsy was designed more for selling product than it was for selling PDF files, so although there is no limit to how many patterns we sell we have to manually relist each pattern after it has sold. Also, even though the pattern may be listed else where in our etsy shop the specific pattern that you are looking at will still come up as sold out.

If a pattern says sold out it will just be a short time before the pattern is relisted, or you can find other listings of the same pattern by shopping by section found on the top left hand side of your screen.

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• Beginner: Projects for first time crocheters using basic stitches, such as ch, sc, hdc, and dc. Minimal shaping and basic finishing skills.
• Easy: Projects using yarn with basic stitches, repetitive stitch patterns, simple colour changes, and simple shaping and finishing.
• Easy Plus: Felting and needle felting.
• Intermediate: Projects using a variety of techniques, such as basic lace or colour patterns, mid level shaping and more detailed finished techniques.
• Experienced: Projects with intricate stitch patterns, techniques and dimension, such as non-repeating patterns, multi-colour techniques, fine threads, small hooks, detailed shaping and refined finishing.

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