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 ;)….