snowy owl time

Well first, Happy Mother’s Day to all who are celebrating! And now some snowy owls or maybe I should call them owls with no ears…

Both of these owls are incredibly soft, made with cashmere, angora, and alpaca, and I am sure some wool too.

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This one has eye brows.

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And this one isn’t terribly snowy at all!

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Here are his/her grey and white striped wings-

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Owls 3 and 4

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I love a great paisley, especially a knit paisley on an owl! (spoiler alert- I have more owl paisley coming…)

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The owl is sitting among the tulips which are just finishing up. Those tulips- it has to be 20 years since I planted them and they still thrive. Amazing.

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shaggy snowy owl

I love this owl face with it’s shaggy alpaca mask.

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Alpaca sweater body and face, cashmere wings= super soft owl!

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There are 2 more owls to post about- that’ll be tomorrow. Here they all are, friends on a chair.

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some light brown owls

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In my Mom’s later sewing years, the 1980′s and 90′s, she used a lot of beige and brown. When I make the brown owls, many of the fabrics are from her scraps and/or stash. I love thinking about the beautiful clothes she’d made from them.

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Pretty much everything on this one is directly from Mom’s attic.

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This one is a mix of newer and older- wovens from Mom, knit (wings and cap) is a reclaimed sweater.

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