Posh Pets and Their Humans

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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:

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A short while later….with a little fused fabric applique magic:

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Details will come later with thread work and painting!

I forget the name of this fine fellow, but his human was Shirley:

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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?

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And let’s not forget the dogs!  Mary was working on this little fellow:

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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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Roxane is a full time studio textile artist, teacher, and author, with two girls, who are both growing up too fast!  She recently appeared on Quilting Arts TV, and has taught at the Houston quilt show.  She is also a BERNINA ambassador. Her work is in several private collections and she loves doing custom commissions.  For more info go to http://roxanelessa.com.

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