Last Private Commission of 2012

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This is Blockhead, my talented friend Hazel’s cat. Well, one of them. She is a confirmed cat lady. She asked me to immortalise him in thread for her. Now I would not normally divert from the Mother Eagle path and do something like this, but Hazel is a very magical girl, and Blockhead is a magical cat, so all good.

pattern

cat embroidery

cat embroidery work in progress

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embroidered cat portrait

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He’s not completely finished, I need to make him a bit more jowly, and obviously set him in a pendant. His eyes are aqua silk and the rest cotton, built up in free running stitch, split stitch etc. He’s quite sweet I think.

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