Thursday, September 29, 2011

More DIY Style

with Pip.
Hello again!

I thought you might be interested to see how my blanket fringing project was coming along.  Well, mom made me stop I think I'm made me stop I didn't want to over do a good look.
What do you think?

As I was finishing this up, I got another idea.  I really liked the holes effect and wanted to expand on that.
So...are you ready for this?  I decided to try my paw at lace!
Check this out:

My apologies for the dark pic-shers, the flashy on the flashy box washed out the white of the blankie
and made the lace even harder to see.

The inset is a close up.  Pretty nice, huh?  This is an advanced technique and takes quite a bit of time, not to mention a lot more kitty spit.  I'm thinking of only doing this to half of the blankie...after all, it's going to be getting colder here.  This way, I'll have sort of a dual season blankie: lace for the summer and simply fringed for the winter.

Do try this yourself.
I think you'll like the look and have fun in the process!


  1. MOL...Your artwork is purrfect !!! Should frame it !

  2. You are very, very creative and that's some great work!

  3. Well done Pip, we can tell you are a seasoned professional!!!

  4. Pip, you have such a talent for crafts!

  5. Felix here: Pip, I think you have a career in lace! I have only made paper lace...I think I'l have to try working in different media!

    Mommy, why are you laughing so hard?

  6. Woo, there Pip! I think you've got a real nice creative streak in you! I hope your mom appreciates it!

  7. Our brother, Jay does that sort of creative design with paper towels - MOL!!

    I'll have to turn his idle claws (now that our Mom has removed all paper products from access) to our kitty blanket!! Well... MY kitty blanket!

    Have a great day!!

    ~Nico with Simon & JayJay :)

  8. Pip, you are very creative!! Martha Stewart better look out!!

  9. Pip I will have to teleport over for some tutoring.

  10. That is VERY impressive werk, Pip! But you should see our plastic tablecloth. Oh wait, that means we gotta get TBT ta take some pictures of it. Well, watch for a post on that soon...

  11. Love this blog, keep up the great work wish you all the best.

    potty breaks

  12. Pip, thanks for the great tips! You did one great job on that blankie...and now it's good for all seasons, how clever is that? Have a great weekend folks!

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  14. Pip, we are very impressed with your diligent work ethic and applaud your fashion forward thinking=you rock, sweetie!!...Happy weekend, precious friends...kisses...Calle, Halle, Sukki

  15. Ha ha ha Pip!! You are so funny and smart!! I love the idea of dual season blankie!! This way you can use it the whole year. You are so talented about this blanket fringing art. You can write a book about this!

  16. Pip, you are obviously a professional! Your mom is SO lucky!!! Thank you for sharing your skills with us. :)