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

The 7-year Quilt, Log Cabin Blocks

Over the long weekend my creativity was a revival of sorts. I’ve had a quilt languishing in the background for years, all the pieces cut and waiting to be sewn … Continue reading

January 20, 2015 · 2 Comments

Nautical Needlepoint Malestrom Sketch

My creativity yesterday is a drawing that has been floating in my head for a week or so now. A round needlepoint left in the hoop for hanging and display. In … Continue reading

January 17, 2015 · 2 Comments

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

My dirty sewing machine and other kinky stories.

I grew up with this dirty sewing machine. My mother taught me to sew and many late nights were spent fashioning my own unique style. When I married and moved … Continue reading

March 24, 2014 · 4 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

Patching… Jean Hearts

Happy Valentine’s Day! I love sales, deals, thrift stores, etc. The thrill of scoring an awesome find for a tiny bit of cash is pretty addictive to me. Recently, I … Continue reading

February 14, 2014 · Leave a comment