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May 25th, 2006
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Oval cat pillow.
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Cat-shaped plushies are proving to be something of a challenge, since my printable fabric isn't stretchy at all. Plus they're a pain to stuff, thanks to the ears...

So, I'm hoping this oval pillow gets the vague cat-shape across without needing to be fancier than an oval. That way it can pull double duty as a pillow. What do you think?

Before stuffing, this was 12x16 inches. The back is black -- or is it better to have the back be a contrasting color of cat? If I print both sides, I can't have an opening across the back for the stuffing... so, I need a better way to stitch his gut shut somehow. Whipstitching by hand is a bit too irregular. Maybe a zipper foot? Hmmmmn.

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Date:May 26th, 2006 12:18 am (UTC)
*loves on evil kitty*

I like the contrasting color idea for the back. Looks like you're having some fun with this. ;)

Did they get your printer back to you in working condition?
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Date:May 26th, 2006 02:05 pm (UTC)
No -- they couldn't fix it. BUT, they replaced the printer even though it was out of warranty. And sent $100 of free ink. WTF?

Not that I'm complaining. :D

So, now this weekend I can do a few way-overdue collab projects.
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Date:May 26th, 2006 01:29 am (UTC)
I like the contrast of color. I like the shape of the cat.
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