Author Archives: amyhurst

About amyhurst

Assistant Professor at University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) in Human-Centered Computing and Assistive Technology

Needle felted mouse

Based on the success of my crochet cat toy, I decided to try my luck at something needle felted. Luckily my cat absolutely loves wool, so this was a big hit. Advertisements

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Acorn

Well, fall is on its way… I guess I should embrace it with needle felting…

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RI Mini Maker Faire

Earlier this month I helped the fabulous Mandy Stultz (of fiber and fuzz) at her booth the RI Mini Maker Faire where she was showing off her tiny birds project. During the faire, we taught passerbys the awesomeness of needle … Continue reading

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Wearable Hearts

Since there is still time before Valentine’s Day, I thought I would continue making crocheted hearts, and explore what else I could use them for. I followed the Planet June Heart pattern again, and made both a small hair clip … Continue reading

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Crochet Hearts

I live in a big apartment building where everyone has identical doors. In order to help celebrate the seasons, I like to crochet little things to stick to the door or put outside. I made these cute little hearts by … Continue reading

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Holiday Lights

Holiday lights are great, but they have several major flaws: You need to find a place to hang them that is near power You need to remember to turn them on They are ugly when they are not turned on … Continue reading

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Clutch with MakerBot Button

This little clutch is a great way to carry your cell phone and wallet while out on the town, or organize small things in a backpack. I started this project by following theĀ  Perfect Purse pattern on Lion Brand’s website. … Continue reading

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