The minky version of the cut-and-sew pug arrived today and it’s officially available for purchase, so here are the instructions. They’re printed on the fabric as well, but as soon as I clear my plate a little I’ll stitch one up, take pictures of the process, and flesh this entry out a little more. In […]
Yesterday I checked the Spoonflower design competition, scrolled all the way to the bottom to load alllll the entries (one of which seems to be, I kid you not, solid red fabric). Then I searched for “pug” to see how mine was doing. The two entries that came up were neither of them mine. I […]
“Silhouette” isn’t quite right, since that’d just be a basic fill – this design is a minimalist mix of fill and satin-stitch contour. Whatever that’s called? That’s what this is. Its a bit larger than, say, the Teensy Dragon – a smidge over an inch tall, and a little less than an inch and a […]
A small batch of made-to-order pugs is going up in the shop this morning, probably around 10am EDT. If you use the code SSOSSPUGS, you’ll get 20% off (so, $28 plus shipping) through the end of the month. If you follow me on the silo that is Instagram, you’ll see a slightly-poorer discount because I […]
I’m gonna need a bigger box. In addition to sewing more test pugs and color variations (I figure I’ll put a few on Etsy myself), I ordered some test pugs on Spoonflower fleece. I… think I remember how this thing works? I am really unimpressed with my own (lack of) precision after watching the embroidery […]
One of the viral art challenges on Instagram and the fediverse (at least on mastodon.art and other art-oriented instances) is #mermay. I noodled around with a conventional mermaid embroidery but wasn’t happy with the result and didn’t really pursue it. And then recently I got to thinking, well, I should just put a tail on […]
Back to the minky, and an entirely-in-the-hoop plush pug.