Creating… Miranda

Be creative EVERY DAY • A Challenge

Monogramed Chef’s Hat

Birthday gift for my mother. Still getting the hang of embroidering. This is only my 3rd project and I can tell my stitches are much nicer in one direction vs … Continue reading

April 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Finishing… a tiny owl embroidery

I wrapped up my owl embroidery, quite literally. The super soft yarn adds a whimsical touch, almost like the down of newly hatched owlets! Note: My silk thread is pretty … Continue reading

July 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Creating… french knots

My little owl embroidery is coming along slowly. I added some french knots to the polka dot pattern but I’m not sure I like them. It reminds me too much … Continue reading

June 18, 2013 · 2 Comments

Embroidering… adorable owls

I bought this fabric weeks ago (See my “Coming Soon” post) in anticipation of a new baby in the family BUT I procrastinated so long she’s already here!!! Using my … Continue reading

June 6, 2013 · 3 Comments

Embroidering… lipstick on his collar

I hold his pink shirt, so soft and redolent with memories of our New Year’s Eve together. In the quiet of an empty house, my lips tingle with Just Bitten … Continue reading

May 15, 2013 · 2 Comments

Coming soon!

A new project.  Deadline = anyday now or May 29th. *wink*

May 2, 2013 · 1 Comment

Creating… hand embroidered tags

A treasure in my sewing chest—silk thread! Inherited from a passed grandparent… but what to do with it? One of my many crafty ideas includes a personalized tag. A quick … Continue reading

April 16, 2013 · 2 Comments