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March 09, 2012


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That is so funny. Can't wait to hear more


Oh boy! Can I relate! I have 6 of the little darling fur-making machines!
I do not have one piece of needlework, crocheted rugs, knitted sweaters, etc, that ares not full of extra "fiber"! LOL


Exactly. CJ in OK ;-)


Really cute! :)


Love it! This makes me miss my kitty so much; I had her for 14 years. I adopted her when she was a baby, and she was so skittish at first, but we "bonded" over cross-stitching. I'd stitch and she'd slowly creep up to my lap, watching that thread go in and was so funny. :) Love the Tilly posts!


LOL!! That's so true - cats don't budge - especially when you want them too. My Maddy is Miss Stubborn and the more I try and get her off the couch (so I can clean the fur off AGAIN) the more she hunkers down for the duration.

Precious pics!! Gorgeous stitching.


What a beautiful kitty! Love the pic of her peeking at you with sleepy eyes.


ROTFL! That's pretty hysterical!! I have to say, you're very kind to tolerate Tilly sleeping on your Dutch Beauty. If Mia ever slept of any of my stitching, I would go ballistic. Um, well, actually... Well yeah, there was one time she did go to sleep on my stitching. I take it back. lol! But still, I wouldn't let it become a habit. :D Doesn't she get poor DB all hairy??? Love the colors I see! How come I don't remember such pretty colors on DB?


Two 4 hour naps a day!!! Can Tilly please talk to my kitties so I can have a break? Thanks Tilly! I'd much appreciate it!

Robin Hager

Bwaaahaahaaaaa! That is going to be one hairy sampler! Cats....Lord love 'em!

Julie H

Tilly is gorgeous! Yeah, cats are stubborn for sure!! My mom has a cat that sits in between her legs all the time. Whenever she needs to move, Casper looks at her with a mean look on his face. He hates being disturbed. Then there is my cat, Sandy, who when she thinks she is starving to death (like this morning), she proceeds to take a mouthful of my hair (from the back) and PULL! Yup, cats are stubborn, but so loveable!


ROFL!!! LOVE DA KITTY!!!!! lol The look on her face is the same one I get from mine. And I swear I hear her thinking...'funny're not getting this.' And then she closes her eyes again.


Hmmm,I was just getting the same treatment from "The Cat" in this house.


Love Tilly!! Love Dutch Beauty as well!! Tilly as great taste!!


I'm sorry, but the only thing I have to say is "you gotta love cats!" ;) Cathryn

Natalia Canaday

Yep, Tilly couldn't care less about your request. She is way too comfy to move. LOL!!! You've got to admit she is so cute, though :-)


One of our cats likes sleeping on my stitching, too. Since I keep each project in a cotton bag, I don't mind. I just keep wondering if that is really comfy, but she seems to like it very much.


If you want to see my version of your model "The Queen's Crowns", here it is:
on the blog of my friend Virginie who I offered.
A version in pink and gray ... with errors! I'm sorry but it's still pretty. Not?
Thank you for this pretty chart.


Oh my gosh!! Great pics. Suddenly I want to stitch DB!


My first thought was.... no way it'll take you that long to finish and the other thoughts were just like Margaret's; I don't remember the colors in DB being so pretty (I thought it was more browns and grays) and won't you have to pick out kitty hair from your sampler. Or, maybe she doesn't shed??? You are a very kind kitty momma to let her use DB as a blankie. The pics of Tilly with her pretty blankie are really great!

♥ marylin ♥

Oh j'aime ce chat ! I love the beautiful cat ....!!

have a good day


So cute, Paulette!! Dutch Beauty is really pretty too. :)

Lynn Jones

This is just too funny!! I don't know how many times I've gone through this with Clarisse and she just looks at me like I'm losing my mind!
Your photos have captured the whole thing perfectly. Welcome to a life of removing cat fur from your stitching 'cause you just know that this will never end!

Terry G.

Ha Ha Ha !! Cats. Aren't they great? I love how they pick a spot and then own it.

Makes me miss my kitties and all their fur getting stitched into my projects.

We had our cats for 16 years but since they passed, we are catless for the time being.

Your pictures make me want new stitching cat companions!

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