Saturday, September 24, 2011

delusional sewing - the telltale signs

How hard can it be?
It will be a blanket-type thing.
See, it already looks good.
It won't take long.
This time, I'll keep it simple.
It won't be disruptive.
I think a few pillows would be nice - I am sure I will have time.
True or False:  Does this fabric match the cat?
Yes, it's true, I am decorating around our cat Pepper.
She came from a shelter, but I think she looks just like a Maine Coon cat.
So anyway, I had THE BEST TIME EVER today because I got to work on my big sofa project.  Maybe I can finish tomorrow?  I may be delusional.

Happy Sewing, fellow fanatics-

12 comments:

  1. Decorating with your cat in mind is such a great idea. The fabric choices for the pillows are delicious!

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  2. Well, look at it this way; at least the cathair won't show. ;-)

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  3. I am very impressed with this project!! I love the fabric that you have picked out for the pillows - they are going to look fabulous.

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  4. OK I have to know what you are doing with the couch. I am a slipcover dropout. Cat is a nice colour.

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  5. Great post, and I can't wait to see the finished product! I'm feeling the redecorating urge...shall I match the gray cat, the black dog or the red dog? Decisions, decisions.

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  6. Sometimes I wish I had decorated around my cat, a long haired black sweetie, and the color of my kids favorite soda. I have plans to recover a sofa and wing chair, so keep telling us how easy this to build my confidence and motivate me to tackle them (of course I have had the fabric for ages). You have chosen a beautiful set of coordinating fabrics.

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  7. While I doubt you will finish it tomorrow, I think you will finish everything beautifully.

    Of course one decorates around the cat! Doesn't everyone?

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  8. ah, Bunny, you know the truth, don't you? It takes days and days just to sew nice cushion covers. I can't think about that :)

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  9. How did you get into my head? We (me and the voices in my head) have this conversation with every project I take on.

    are we delusional or just unrealistically optimistic? or is that the same thing?

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  10. You are a smartie all right! Decorating around the cat.... too funny... well as least the cat hair won't show!

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  11. Wow! Our cats could be twins! http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-661HGpE7lpU/TeTCDT_gy-I/AAAAAAAAGck/aKrrTpjLgVk/s1600/IMG_0931.JPG

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  12. No doubt! She's a real Maine Coon. Mine came from the street, her mother died and she was starving. But I also think she's a Maine Coon.
    She thinks herself as a princess...

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