Recipe for a perfect pet portrait:
Adorable puppy photo:


Carol Eaton’s hand-dyed fabrics- solids to match the subject, spectacular confetti-dyed background :


Muslin base traced with pup outline:

Lots of MistyFuse! Then, after fusing, a litter of Superior Threads’ Magnifico and Twist threads:

Load onto long-arm and add lots of stitching:

Yup, LOTS of stitching…

Don’t forget some white ink to add highlights to eyes:

Finished! And photo-bombed by a friend ;)….


Published by neonkittyquilts

Laurie is a fiber artist who combines her passion for animals and quilting by producing pet portraits though a technique she calls "Pet-lique." A frequent teacher at IQF's Open Studios and The City Quilter in NYC, she has been published in Quilting Arts magazine and The Canadian Quilter. Her art quilts have been juried into special exhibits in Houston and the National Juried Show of the CQA. She sits on the board of the Quilt Alliance and is an enthusiastic member of SAQA. Laurie lives in NYC and Connecticut with her husband, their two angelic German Shepherds and three mischievous felines.

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