Tullie house beastie

I got another lovely surprise yesterday, this time by email. Caroline, on of the participants at the Tullie house workshop last weekend, sent me a picture of her finished beastie.

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The very neatly embroidered Latin was provided by her son peter, and translates as “here ( is ) moss with his bone”. The pose was based on that of the leopard from my Noah’s ark, and works splendidly for a collie.

I’m chuffed to bits to see this finished( and Ann’s unicorn- I’m noticing a trend that people who base their designs around their dogs finish quickly).

And here’s the handsome fellow who modelled for the embroidery

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~ by opusanglicanum on August 4, 2014.

11 Responses to “Tullie house beastie”

  1. He’s lovely! But that looks suspiciously like cannibalism.

  2. I’m with you – I think he stole a ham from the butcher – he has a slightly larcenous glint in his eye!

  3. What stitch was used to get that line through it?

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