He’s kitty number 5 and the last for now. I onto foxes next.
He is lots of bright colors.
She is #4.
When I sorted through my wool fabrics last winter and came across this orange herringbone, it seemed perfect for a kitty. Then, when she was ready to dress, I discovered the real challenge. The bold herringbone was very difficult to match up with clothing colors and patterns. It all worked out though- I love my sweet butterfly moon kitty!
I guess I like how this folk pattern looks with a black and white kitty because I did it again!
And here is a detail of her basket-
Back in March, I made up a group of kitties with sewed on clothing. Now, I am working on a group with removable clothing plus accessories, just like the foxes. As usual, I thought, No problem! Just like the foxes! – But no. Lots of little tweaks were needed with the patterns. I now have a rather large pile of clothing rejects that will hopefully find another kitty or fox where they will work. Anyway, here is Kitty #1!
She is wearing a dress made from Heather Ross designed fabric, a soft corduroy jacket, and a silk ribbon at her ear.
Here is a close-up of her bag-
And what’s in it-
It isn’t really obvious from the pics but he is lots of browns- his boots, the toile, his hair.
The tattoos on his chest are a fox hunt I think, with men, horses and dogs. I like the 3 faces here-
The back is a river scene.
And here he is on the porch. You can see that I am putting out some of my pots that have semi-hardy plants. It is beginning to feel like Spring even though there is still some snow piles around.