Category Archives: New Pet in the Dog House

A Boston Terrier Joins the Pack

Piper is a 6 year old Boston Terrier who’s as sweet and adorable as they come. His mom captured this great photo of him in a local park. He’s pretty focussed on something interesting in the distance so I strongly suspect that cookies … Continue reading

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Another dog portrait is done!

The latest dog portrait has finally graduated from the design wall to the dog house. Welcome, Gus … formerly known as Max! Each portrait I make provides an opportunity to try something new and this time, I decided to make a … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Dog House, Tinkerbelle

Today was a great day because I finally delivered the quilted pet portrait of Tinkerbelle to her parents. Tinkerbelle was there and she was none the wiser of course, but Mom and Dad were thrilled with the quilt. Without further a-do, here is … Continue reading

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Tinkerbelle is Off the Wall

It’s time to celebrate because Tinkerbelle’s portrait is done and she has moved off the design wall! In this blog, I’ll describe how I quilted the background and the portrait itself. If you’ve just landed here, you can scoot back … Continue reading

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Canine Intruder

The latest doggie pet portrait is complete and I’ve named it Jackeroo. Our Jack Russell, Tashi, charged at Jackeroo when she first saw him on the design wall. It was hilarious to see her barking at the portrait (with a ball in … Continue reading

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The latest grad

Welcome Gilligan, the latest curly haired grad from the Pet Portrait class I taught at the Victoria Quilters Guild Fall Frolic in November. Your mom did a fantastic job of your portrait with all those curly locks and great eyes, … Continue reading

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Next up… Nahanni the Poodle

Today I finished the poodle portrait and here she is! There were plenty of challenges in creating this fluffy black poodle, but it didn’t end there. When it came to making the internal border, I had to match up 4 different … Continue reading

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Another dog leaps off the design wall

It always feels great to finish a piece and so here it is….drumroll please…the black lab has come to life. The first version of this pup was done in brown . This time I wanted to try it in blacks and greys which is … Continue reading

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