Monday, March 24, 2008

Schnapps the Schnauzer

Remember my dye day last week, well this little Schnauzer is one of the critters to come from the dyed pieces. Someone emailed me before I did a Teddy bear show in Tampa last month and asked if I had ever made a Schnauzer. She attended the show and asked again. I told her I was thinking about it. I finally figured out how to get the look-with the beard and longer fur on his legs one night just before falling to sleep. He is made with 2 lengths of mohair-the shorter mohair dyed a shade darker than the longer. I added some eyebrows by dying some wool to match and needle felting them. Schnapps is only 5 1/2" tall and I am pleased with the way he turned out. The person that requested a Schnauzer answered right away so he will be going to his new home soon. But I have already had a request for another!

1 comment:

Yvette said...

He is so cute! I thought it was a real dog at first! You do such wonderful work!!!

Your little parade piece is darling!