Creating… Miranda

Be creative EVERY DAY • A Challenge

Hand Quilted Anchor and Ocean Scene

A “quick” hand-quilted bedspread, made with love. I started with a purchased solid blue comforter, sketched the main anchor design with chalk, and hand stitched with pearl cotton thread over … Continue reading

April 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Lemons & Cream Apron

Another wedding, another apron. These are projects from the heart, with so much time on details and design—I couldn’t imagine making these for profit. They have to be for love. … Continue reading

August 30, 2014 · 2 Comments

Sewing a Garden Apron

I’m on a little bit of an apron kick now that I finished the pair of wedding aprons. On to my mother’s birthday! Her suggestion for a gift, something for … Continue reading

March 17, 2014 · 3 Comments

Aprons from scratch… kinda

My cousin was just married in a beautiful wedding: round barn, winter theme, crafty and artistic touches everywhere! Her pending vows inspired me to create a heartfelt gift for her … Continue reading

March 5, 2014 · 5 Comments

Puppy Bowties & Kitty Bows

My friend has a mastiff puppy and thought he would look adorable with a red bow tie. Inspiration! My scrap fabric came in hand for making these adorable bow ties. … Continue reading

February 19, 2014 · 2 Comments

Stud Muffin Valentine

I love puns. And baking. Here’s my valentine to my hubby… handmade and homemade.

February 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Kraft paper Advent Calendar

Last year, I shipped out a complex advent calendar to a friend full of goodies to open throughout the month. This year I wanted to go for something a little … Continue reading

December 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Scrappy lil’ Catnip Mice

These catnip stuffed mice are made from fabric scraps and worn out clothing. They were lots of fun to make, though a lot of work too.

November 25, 2013 · 2 Comments

Nautical Knot Rug Pet Bed

Pinterest strikes again! I saw a beautiful rope rug and had to try my own with some rope-like stuff I had hanging around. Animated Knots has a great tutorial that … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · 2 Comments