Thursday, March 5, 2015

Cat


Meow.


One of Kate's requests; I'd have skipped the cat myself because it's such a simple and common variation but it was hard to say no to her. This was supposed to be a solid cat with felt markings, but I couldn't believe how hard it was to find a solid ginger-orange fleece for this guy. All the stores had were bolts of Halloween Orange, Neon Huntingvest, Rapunzelhair Gold, Rumplestiltskin Straw and Bandaid Tan (I made up those names in frustration; don't go asking for them in JoAnn unless you want to be kicked out).

Eventually, I decided to settle for print. The prints weren't exempt from the funky shades, either, but this tie-dyed one at least didn't have skulls or team mascots on it. 

It made a good sleepy kitty, even if it wasn't quite the ginger tabby I'd imagined. And it was a superfast sew, since there were no body embellishments at all. 




9 comments:

  1. Now that's a "fat cat"! Definitely a rare breed, too, with that unusually-marked coat. :) But such a huggable one that I'm sure kids will love! Which reminds me that I've been meaning to ask... how big are these softies?

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    1. Ah, I've never gotten round to including the kids in the photoshoot with the critters. When the weather warms up, I will. They're hug-size, so about 10"? 11"? tall. I've never measured! I should. Yes.

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  2. I have seen that fleece and wondered about a use for it several times. I think it is perfect for a cat!

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  3. Yep this one is adorable too!

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  4. Love it! Woke up this morning thinking, what animal will Lier show today! lol
    I already have a request for the dragon, the penguin, and I can hardly wait to see the peacock.

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  5. That is my favorite of all your critters!!! I can just see this guy sprawled out in a sunny window, watching the blue jays.

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  6. OMG..that is a fat cat...we had a Kitty like that, her name was Garfielia...she was a sweet old girl...now I make have to make one...quit making such cute animals I say......LOL

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  7. Oh, I love your cat! I need to make one for five-year-old Lily, who desperately wants a cat (but Mike is allergic).

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