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« on: November 03, 2017 08:22:07 PM »

I made this for my partner in the 13 Days of Halloween swap.
 


It's based on this image.  https://halloween-fun.net/wp-content/uploads/halloween%20tag/Vintage%20Halloween%20Clipart%20Cat_11.jpg
I made my own pattern and worked it in two-drop peyote stitch.

I had a panic attack about two thirds thru as I was afraid if was beginning to resemble an offensive "black jigaboo" sort of image but one of my student worker suggested the addition of whiskers to fix the image as a cat.  Luckily that did the trick and I was happy with the result.

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« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2017 09:15:22 PM »

This is so cute! I love it!
Also the scare is funny (sorry!) I know what you mean but it never entered my mind when I saw the kitty!
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« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2017 10:35:14 PM »

Also the scare is funny (sorry!) I know what you mean but it never entered my mind when I saw the kitty!

LOL!  You're probably right.  You know how it is when you stare at something for too long;  you start to see things!  Still, it's also amazing how a slight tweak will change an object for the better.
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« Reply #3 on: November 04, 2017 08:21:32 AM »

Oh, I see it but only because you pointed it out. The whiskers totally saved the day, it turned out looking great!
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« Reply #4 on: November 04, 2017 09:08:32 AM »

Well done on creating your own pattern.  It came out really well.  And like others, I hadn't thought that until you pointed it out, but yes, the whiskers totally do save the day.
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« Reply #5 on: November 25, 2017 02:35:51 PM »

So cute.
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« Reply #6 on: March 02, 2018 02:03:39 PM »

I just LOVE THIS!!!!
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