Sunday, April 29, 2012
Saturday, April 28, 2012
Friday, April 27, 2012
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
When we got back from Arizona I was so excited to post the imus & pig AND our visit to Katnip Lounge that I completely forgot to post these of the most darling, loveable, gorgeous, friendly, loving, long haired tortie e.v.a.r.! This is JasmineShe has the BEST eye makeup on the planet.
I mean seriously, just LOOK at those eyes! I'm rather glad she doesn't have her own blog, I fear my lover Mr. D might have his little nekkid head turned!
And then there's Jake,
Jake: can we play ball now? how 'bout now? is now good for you?
or, well, maybe; like: now?
Jake: um..mom? i fink you didn't even throw it... did you?
I mean, well, did you?
Jake: I knowed she didn't! I was just testing you!
My mom rescued this little gurl over Christmas. She named her Bijou.
She's totally darling and Jake thinks she's the cat's...er... meow!
oof... the two wee baby ornj kittens in this photo live at our house now... (The big ornj one in the back is their mum) I'm sure you recogonize the vacant expressions and the impending ebil in those stares.
We asked for a NipNanner
(like alla other kitties gots)
and all we got was this !
well, she has been busy working in her sewing room
We pretended to ignore it for awhile
But soon, the essence d'eau nip was too compelling
and we succumbed
Well, this will do until the real one arrives!
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Saturday, April 21, 2012
Friday, April 20, 2012
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
I'm no hoarder, but I have a small collection of cat related items that I've kept over the years. I purchased these cards in 1979. I had one more but actually managed to send it to someone (it was my very favorite and I do regret letting it go now) BUT, That aside,
And my VERY FAVORITE of these,
It's the cat's expression, and the look on the womans face; after all these years it makes me laff still!
I'm just sure I saw a glimpse of my future self in this.
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Did you need something? *Sigh* Very well, you may approach...
Let me check to make sure you have no errant smells (aka; ornj mutant) on you before I let you pet me...
you may proceed...
very nice. thank you
Why yes, I am looking rather lovely this morning, am I not?
I love my whiskers, they are so avant guarde!
And last but not least, the plushie toes.
You may kiss them
at your own risk of course
Saturday, April 14, 2012
Friday, April 13, 2012
Couple weekends ago my mom made me this
quilted bag cool new cubby. She put it in the sun to take a photo
This strappy thing is really in the way, she needs to ditch that.
I crawled inside my new cubby. I can'tz believe how perfectly I fitted!
Well, except for my ridiculously looooong tail, but that's ok. I like my new cubby. I'm keepin' it.
Note from That Woman:
Couple of friends had these bags (theirs are more large tote bags) and I have been coveting them. A bit ago, one of my friendsJoanell went to one of her other quilt guild meetings and as things go; there's usually a table where quilters can swap stuff, unload fabric, books, etc. Well joanell found the prewrapped cording that someone had gone to all the trouble of making but never finished.
Joanell knew I had been wanting to do this project so she brought it to me. Took me all day to sew it up)(and three broken needles) but this great bag is way cool. Since it's so 'quilty' I'm not allowed to take it when I go out with The Gurl but it will accompany me to Long Beach Festival this year where I hope to stuff it will all kinds of goodies from Quilt Market! (budget permitting of course)
It's really labor intensive, you take 2 1/2 " strips of fabric and wrap them around cloth cording then stitch it all down- (this is batik and the weave of that cloth is so tight that by the time you wrap it and sew through that you need to swap out needle on your machine before completing the next step) You wind up with a giant snake that you just keep making as long as you want. After that, you start by coiling it and stitching it down with the zig zag stitch. You keep coiling and sewing, coiling and sewing and gradually the sides start curving upwards depending on how long you've made your bottom coil). You keep going till you either run out of snake or it's as big as you want.--i should have made the bottom flat coil bigger so the the bag would have become more a larger open tote than a purse shape. Still mine finished at 12" wide and around 24" long.) I quit with some to spare for the strap and button loop