Monday, October 27, 2008
Meet "Lizzie," A New Original Corgi Art Doll
Do you ever get the urge to sew something while watching Project Runway? While an artist's doll is hardly the same as a new garment, the basics are the same. Sketch your design, make your pattern and to quote Tim Gunn, "Make it work." She is the second of her kind. The first is mine and is resting on my bed (sans pumpkin~!) Out came the needles and thread to create this mixed media piece. Cotton fabric, wool felt, wool from my friend LaVonne's sheep farm in Montana, embroidery floss and paint covered my work table. I think her pants are my favorite part! What do you think? Click Ebay button to see this listing. Auction ends Monday, November 2. Happy Monday, my lovelies. xo -CS ^..^
Friday, October 24, 2008
Corgis on Animal Planet tomorrow night!
Sunday, October 19, 2008
What REALLY happens when we try to photograph Corgi puppies
Our mission: Get all of the puppies into the basket and take one decent Christmas photo.
Our reality: The babies had other ideas.
First you'll see a brief glimpse of Cindy Read, saying something like, "Maybe they will get really tired and will stay in the basket." Then you'll hear Mary Elizabeth Simpson telling her something like, "They'll be out playing for a while, then will go back into their pen and will be so tired they should sleep for hours!" Then there's me, talking to our veteran boy, Indy, (Ch. Windcrest Zip'N Indiana Jones) Indy decided it would be his job to try and herd them all in as they jumped out of the basket. **if my blog music is playing in the background, you can pause it. The player is in the sidebar to the left.
Here's Cindy with a fluffy cutie pie...
We'd put them into the basket.....
They'd jump out of the basket....
So we tried to take a few stacking photos....("stacking" is a term used to teach a dog to stand properly for the show ring to be evaluated by a judge at a dog show)
But, they weren't really in the mood for that, either.
So, they found the cheese we were using to train them with, on the log. So much for the beauty photos.
Next, they decided to see what the camera strap tastes like......
Then we put littermates Hannah Banana (on left) and Indy (center) with their mother Kelsey (on the right) HB and Indy will be 11 in December. Kelsey is 14. Where does the time go? It seems like just yesterday when they were the little ones in the basket.
Have a lovely week everyone! xo Cathy ^..^