This week’s Whiplash challenge was that kick in the pants I needed. I’ve been looking at my cat’s water and food bowls sitting on a ratty, torn magazine for the last year. Look at that July 2005 issue date! I pulled the oil cloth out of my stash, cut out two fish shapes, sewed them together with my walking foot attached to the machine (little slippery), made some binding fabric and then attached it. Sew simple. I even upgraded Simba’s food bowl to bright orange Fiestaware. I had a huge smile on my face just taking the pictures. Thanks Whip Up for the inspiration. A tiny corner of my everyday life is that much brighter.

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5 Responses to Whiplash
  1. Laura
    April 16, 2006 | 12:38 am

    wonderful! this is a great entry.

  2. Jessica Hood
    April 16, 2006 | 12:35 pm

    I love that! The colors are great, too. I need a cute mat for my dog’s dishes!

  3. Creative Kismet
    April 18, 2006 | 3:26 pm

    This is great!! Wonderful colors and shape!

  4. hannah
    April 19, 2006 | 6:30 pm

    This is a great entry, I like the idea and so useful for evryday, my cat needs one too.

  5. Tami
    April 21, 2006 | 3:04 pm

    Congratulations on being one of the first Whiplash winners with this! Very cool … and I bet now you can whip up a batch of these and sell all of them on etsy. :-)