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Saturday I had the joy of teaching some humans how to render their pets in fabric. First we worked on enlarging the photos, and making a pattern from that. Here’s Mr. Whiskers, Connie’s pet portrait:
A short while later….with a little fused fabric applique magic:
Details will come later with thread work and painting!
I forget the name of this fine fellow, but his human was Shirley:
I just love the fabric she choose for her kitty! And her she is adding some “hippy” colors to the cat with pencils and paint. Who says a black cat has to be all black?
And let’s not forget the dogs! Mary was working on this little fellow:
I really like the grey fabric she choose for his textured coat! Once these pet portraits get some thread and quilting on them, I will show them again. We had such fun, and I hope these humans inspired you a little to make a posh, pet portrait of your own!
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