11/25/12

BOMS Away

Today I did a little bit of sewing.  I completed the top-stitching and the embellishing for the November Folk Art Cats block.


His halo is stitched from metallic thread as is the ring on the finger of the pointing hand.  I used hot fix nailheads for the cat's eyes and for the button on the cuff, and hot fix crystals for the mouses eyes.  I still need to finish the checkerboard border around the block that includes pieced cornerstones, and then this one will be finished.

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17 comments:

  1. That is just the cutest!!! Sometimes I live under a rock...is this a current cat BOM somewhere? I'd love to find it!

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  2. I love this block, this is such a fun cat BOM, love them.

    Debbie

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  3. Is this you scolding Smitty for bring in another mouse? Funny and adorable.

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  4. Oh these are just the cutest blocks! Isn't it amazing how the stitching and embellishment make so much difference? It really defines it and gives it so much character - great job as always!

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  5. Super job, you have really made a cute block here, Barbara; his eyes sparkle and his halo glimmers. Who could ask for anything more ~!?

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  6. Another adorable cat block. Reminds me of how my cat sits looking pleased with himself when he brings me a mouse present.

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  7. It's wonderful, I love the halo.

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  8. I love the cat block, grin, I especially love that he got the mouse, grin. Barb in western NC

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  9. Okay....now that is just toooo cute!

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  10. Beautiful job. Love this block.

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  11. He's really quite fun -- love his tail! And the mousie! :)

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  12. Oh! I love it! That is the cutest cat block I have ever seen - the halo is just the icing on the cake!

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  13. My favorite so far!! Great look on his face - a little bit of "heh heh heh!"!

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