May 13, 2017

Animal House


A new baby is about to join our extended family. She will get this for her wall when she does.
I adapted it from a pattern by Kimberly Rado that I found in a magazine that had slipped behind the bookshelf. When I say adapted, I really mean "I cut the number of dogs in half, threw out the centers, got rid of the bones, and eliminated the sashing and borders."
 Hers is lots of fun--and a whole lot of work. Mine is Essence of Dog.
My favorite part of the project? Picking the fabrics ONLY from the those already on my shelves. (I don't use the word "stash" except when referring to the candy I hide from Himself, hoping against hope that I will remember where I put it.) I love having a boundary that forces my color and pattern choices and I really love using this stuff up!


In other animal news, Yusra continues to follow her primal maternal instincts...
...although the primate in question does seem rather unresponsive. Perhaps he is in shock because she put him in a diaper?

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  1. I would tell you if I could remember.

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  2. it's all about love....feed the monkey, dogs: "do you love me?"

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    1. Dogs don't ask the question, they give the answer. My experience with primates is limited.

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    1. And they're not sewn down, so they can hear what's in the air.

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  4. It truly is Essence of Dog! So much fun!

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    1. They are. But not enough to make 16 of 'em.

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