Even cats dream in technicolor



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Here’s the latest gallery from Needlepoint Land Studio!  The canvas is by Laura Seeley, for Maggie Designs.

needlepoint cat

Lennon the cat

Here are the threads I bought for this canvas.

needlepoint threads

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These threads are from a company named Tentakulum.  These are known as the Painter’s Threads Collection.  They are a variegated ribbon floss shimmer; each color is named after a famous artist (e.g., Gauguin, Monet, etc.). I’m also using Planet Earth silk (opal) for the sky, and Renaissance Designs‘ angel hair snow for the cat’s chin.

Erin McGrath and Needlepointland.com, 2012 – 2016

About Erin

Owner of Needlepoint Land, LLC. Professional in the field for more than 15 years, during which I have managed and/or worked with various high-end needlepoint shops. I enjoy teaching both beginners and advanced stitchers, and have created numerous stitch guides, with speciality thread selections, for in-store customers and private clients. I maintain contact with an extensive network of needlepoint vendors, custom artists, and, most importantly, reliable, high-quality finishers. I look forward to hearing your comments on my blog!

5 responses »

  1. OR, he dreamed that he was adopted by a nice family in Ann Arbor, MI & would be able to pursue his PhD in mouse-ology at U of M.

  2. Thank you! This was inspired by my long-tailed grey cat, Mr. Spike Leemur, aka Linda (from The Exorcist), aka Sparky, aka Lumpy!

  3. Touching! I enjoyed the gobbling turkey but this one is my favorite. Keep up the good work!

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