ARCHIVES September 2010

No Image

Opal the Pixie Kitten

Opal the Pixie Kitten’s web page is up. I just finished editing her photos, and you’ll find more of them there. We were lucky enough to find her floating around a bunch of lavender chrysanthemums, which set off her tutu quite well. Her tutu was made from four layers of tulle (more details on making…

READ MORE 

No Image

Bunny and Slug Pillows

I finished my Hug Me Bunny decorative fleece pillow and made a Hug Me Slug pillow friend for her out of sheeting and quilting cottons. I’m experimenting with which fabrics I like the most for pillows. I think I will try a combination of a fleece background, with sheeting and quilting cottons for the appliqués…

READ MORE 

No Image

Fleece appliqué how-to

I decided I wanted to try my appliqué throw pillow designs using polyester fleece, only I couldn’t find any tips or tutorials anywhere for doing this by fusing the fleece and using machine stitching, like I’m doing with cottons. I snapped photos as I experimented so I could put together my own tips and a…

READ MORE 

No Image

More sock kitties appeared

While I was out on the deck with my camera this afternoon, these sock kittens leaped out of the bushes and pleaded with me to take their pictures. They really wouldn’t take no for an answer. So, I did. Here they are. They want a lot of attention. If you’d like to adopt one, they…

READ MORE