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Topic: Sally's Cat from Nightmare Before Christmas  (Read 1622 times)
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« on: December 18, 2018 02:19:22 PM »

Sally's cat appears briefly in several scenes in NBC. Seems to be a free-spirited alley cat, with big gold eyes.

My partner in a recent stuffie swap liked cats and NBC. Guess who came to play. My cat was kind enough to pose for me for the initial sketch.

I did end up making the body and head separately as the first head was too small. They are joined at the neck with a concealing festive copper bow. The fabric was a piece of black suede cloth and was moderately difficult to work with, I had to pay close attention to the nap of the fabric. The eyes are reverse applique. She was fun and though she turned out about an inch taller (minus the ears) than I had planned for, she promised to crouch down to only 5 inches (a requirement for the swap) whenever anyone looked at her.



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« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2018 02:55:43 PM »

Really wonderful, I so like all the texture and detail. Fun!
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« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2018 03:36:24 PM »

Awwwwww, she's so great!
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« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2018 07:10:41 AM »

 Turned out great and I think working so small would be hard. Your little kitty is beautiful too!
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« Reply #4 on: December 19, 2018 09:37:02 AM »

I forgot Sally even HAD a cat--and I've seen that movie several times.  Love the yellow eyes and the sharply bent tail.  The suede material gives a nice faux fur look to the animal as well.  Your real kitty is a cutie too!
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« Reply #5 on: December 19, 2018 11:13:43 AM »

Congrats! This has been chosen as a Featured Project! Smiley
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Congrats! This has been chosen as a Featured Project! Smiley

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« Reply #7 on: December 22, 2018 12:36:05 PM »

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« Reply #8 on: December 22, 2018 03:47:57 PM »

She got some fandom love of her own!!  The angles are great!
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Aww! Great work! And your kitty looks like one of my kitties! Black cats rule!
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