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« on: May 15, 2014 09:35:52 AM »


Ouroboros by Bee's Knees Industries, on Flickr

I've had this image in my sketchbook for a long time, then sitting in my hoop for a little while as I worked up the courage to try long-and-short stitch, and now he's finally ready to meet the world. I love watching dogs (or any animal, really) chase their tails, and it always makes me think of the Ouroboros, the snake who eats his own tail, so I stitched up this little wiener dog Ouroboros for a fun project.


Long & Short Stitch Tutorial by Bee's Knees Industries, on Flickr

As I said, I tried long-and-short stitch for the first time while working on this piece, and I put together a little tutorial along the way, which you can find on my blog.
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« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2014 10:38:41 AM »

Yep...pretty much love this!
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« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2014 06:21:08 AM »

Great design - I love his little feet!   Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2014 01:52:35 PM »

Thanks! I was inspired in part by the adorable feet of a little dachshund who visited my house recently and managed to make an enemy in my cat. Smiley Photo here: http://instagram.com/p/lszksFhXAn/
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« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2014 06:48:55 AM »

Oh...that is not good at all.  Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2014 07:02:02 AM »

This is so cute!
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« Reply #6 on: May 19, 2014 06:16:00 PM »

Thanks!

Kittykill, my house is full of oddball animal relationships. The cat stalked and attacked the wiener dog, who tried to beat up my pit bull/lab mix. However, the cat is afraid of my bunny, who actually punched a pit bull we were dog-sitting and shows no fear at all.
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« Reply #7 on: May 20, 2014 09:25:51 AM »

 Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: May 22, 2014 06:34:58 AM »

Congratulations! This has been chosen as a Featured Project. Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: May 22, 2014 08:05:04 AM »

I'm just like a proud mama! Three projects from my board were picked! You guys RAWK!
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