Quilting and dogs, what do they have in common? For me they are both a part of my every day existence, neither of which would I easily give up.
This week I spent what seemed like the better part of the week working on one custom quilt. Unless a customer specifically requests that I quilt one quilt just like another, I try to do something a little bit different with each quilt. To me that’s just what custom quilting is.
On this quilt I chose to go with a lobed, almost leafy feather design as it seemed to suit the fabric more than a formal feather would have.
I also learned a little more about turning rope borders on this quilt. I don’t have it quite perfected yet (if there is such a thing as perfection?) but I’m at an acceptable comfort level with them now.
About the dogs, well I finally got a picture of my big boy. He’s a little camera shy, and he absolutely hates baths, so getting good pictures of him is next to impossibly.
Meet Snowy, the biggest of the gang:
If only he would allow me to bathe him frequently AND if ONLY he would have co-operated in housebreaking. (he’s the only animal I’ve never been able to housebreak). Silly boy, if only he would co-operate on those two levels he wouldn’t have to do this: