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Doggy togs

A few months ago, a friend of mine handed me a sewing pattern for a onesie for a dog. She’s got lots of small dogs, whom it kind of makes sense to dress up: a) it is cute as hell & b) some of them are Chinese Crested dogs, who do need an extra layer, particularly when it’s cold outside. 284 more words


A face that I could love

I saw this little guy at PAWS today and just had to photograph him even though he wasn’t on my list.  I love that face, that hair, those ears!

Chinese Crested

AKC Group: Toy

Contrary to their name, the Chinese Crested is believed to have originated from the African Hairless breed. Chinese sailors and merchants saw the breed at African ports and brought the dogs onto their ships to work as ratters. 442 more words


Drawing dogs and cats - a new hobby!

A slightly different post than normal, but I just had to put a little plug in for my new hobby.

I’ve started doodling dogs and cats as fun cartoons, and they’ve turned out to be pretty popular. 79 more words


Suey, My Unphotogenic Muse

As a veterinarian, of course I love dogs. But I always considered myself to be a “cat person” until I lived with this amazing little guy. 434 more words

Learning to Make Dog Clothes

When I took that sewing class at a local university in summer of 2013, my main goal was to learn how to make clothes for Suey, my hairless Chinese Crested. 306 more words

Two "Meh" Projects: A King-Sized Quilt and a Quilted Purse

I almost decided not to include these “meh” projects in my chronicle of crafting here, but they’re part of my journey and learning process, so why not? 659 more words