Thursday, March 13, 2014

Tweedles Auction winners

Applique pattern

Applique before stitching


Blogville is a wonderful place and we have been very happy residents!  Earlier this year, a new blog debuted with the purpose of helping to alleviate the humungous medical costs that our peeps sometimes face over the course of our lives.  The first auction was held on behalf of Tweedles, a lovely pug princess who lives in the Pacific Northwest.  WHN donated a custom placemat, and two custom Christmas stockings.  The stockings  were similar to what she has previously crafted  for the Slimmer Pugs and Purrs the last two Christmases. In 2012 WHN made five appliqued stockings for the Purrs, and in 2013 she made the photo stockings for the Pugs.  

The first winner of a custom appliqued stocking was FENDI!  Her mom had previously won an appliqued placemat when we were still in Ohio and now she has her own stocking!  WHN took her photo, enlarged it and created a multi fabric applique of Fendi's face, then appliqued it to her custom made stocking and voila! The perfect combination of canine beauty and Parisian inspired  fabric.  WHN believes that this pawticular applique is the best representation of a four legger to date!

 The next winner of the photo appliqued stocking was the Idaho Pug Ranch pack- Bailey, Greta and Hazel!  Miss Linda, their Mom, also asked WHN to make stockings for the ladies, so that they did not feel left out!  As you can see, these stockings also came out quite well, and we are green with jellyness since our stockings do not have our portraits on them.  Hmmmm, maybe we should go on a hunger strike! 

Due to the time of year, finding the right fabric was challenging- not a lot of Christmas fabric left in the stores!  WHN did have the Parisian fabric in her stash, but had to hunt high and low for the pawfect fabric for the Pugs!  Thank heavens for cell phones with cameras!  Makes communicating the available fabrics so much easier and WHN took a chance and bought what was left of the cream fabric. 

Now, these stockings will be making an appearance in WHN's Etsy shop, and the stocking line will be named after the SLimmer Pugs and Purrs, who in fact started the Blogville stocking craze!  Blogville residents may order them for forty dollars via email, as they will be 55.00 in the Etsy shop  (shipping included for Blogville residents!).  We do not have the winning place mat to show, as WHN has never heard back from the winner. 

Now WHN has Lily Belle's place mat to make and some hats for Paws to People!


Millie and Walter said...

Those stockings are fantastic! The applique is perfect.

Frankie Furter and Ernie said...

OMD OMD OMD.... they are all ASTOUNDING. What a FABULOUS job WHN does... with YOUR snoopervision, of course.
BRAVO to YOU and to WHN.

Idaho PugRanch said...

We love our stockings!! They are hanging in the living room right now, they are so beautiful we are tempted to leave them out year round BOL! We will be showing them off on our blog tomorrow!
Mr Bailey, Hazel & Greta

Angels Amber and Max DaWeenie and Mom said...

Your Mommy sure does do beautiful work!

The Slimmer Pugs, Kitties, and Mama said...

Hi WHN and the Dachsies with Moxie Crew!
Those stockings are and will continue to be super special to our family. Both Gracie and Socks have their stockings in their memory boxes.
Much Love,
Mama Mindy (The Slimmer Pugs & Purrs Purr-son or Pug-son)

White Dog Blog said...

The dog portraits keep getting better and better...WHN has amazing talent! The stockings are wonderful! We did not know you had an Etsy shop...we will refer folks there to shop. And as soon as Taiko and Bella's furs are a bit longer (both were shaved before they joined the WDA and it takes a LONG time for Eskie hair to grow back) we will be ordering placemats for them to hang with our quilt and Oso's placemat.

Tweedles -- that's me said...

It makes me sooo happy to see these gorgeous stockings that can be hung at Christmas or everyday! Such beautiful work,, and a very fine job!
Its fun to hear bloggers talk about their stockings.. And of course I am so grateful for all the love that went into each of them,,, and for everyone who helped me

Unknown said...

Love them. Have a fabulous Friday.
Best wishes Molly

Two French Bulldogs said...

The stockings are adorable
Lily & Edward

Hailey and Zaphod and their Lady said...

Those are so lovely! What talent.

Katie said...

Those are just gorgeous, what talent you have! We love them all. Hope everything is going well!