My Scottie Plays Soccer Believe Me?

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I have mentioned several times that my Scottie plays soccer. From the snort of restrained laughter, I have the impression that certain people are skeptics! I decided to offer proof and settle this disbelief. I’ll tell you one thing about our skeptics, they aren’t quilters, not a one.

Quilters trust each other, it’s part of the quilter’s code. How could it be otherwise?
How else would you explain the confidence they place in patterns, usually  designed by other quilters  ? Who else would cut out literally hundreds of tiny little fabric pieces for days, sorting according fabric and color value?
Then the hours assembling and sewing them together. All based on the calculations and math worked out by the quilter who designed it. We trust it will not be 11 pieces short of what is need to finish.

My second reason?Many quilters are animals lovers with good hearts. They know how clever animals are. Cats seem to be the pet of choice, but they love all.
I’d like to point out this curious unrelated fact. Cats and Scotties are very similar. I often think of Scotties as the “cats” of the dog world. They share certain personality traits.
# 1 royalty Both rule the house and the humans in it. We are owned by them, we obey.

#2-Independence  Both are extremely independent.They do what they want, when they want. Come & go as they please, nap when they choose, wake you when they wish. They love you, but it’s on their terms. We are are the bringer of food and that’s a point in our favor, they do have affection, but cannot be controlled by us.
#3 Self determination  They are above the law and cannot be constrained by silly human rules, that simply don’t apply to them. They will not dignify your commands by taking any notice whatsoever. Tell a cat to stay off the counters, he’ll probably make it his expressed purpose to do just the opposite.
Command a Scottie to do anything. He’ll ignore you completely. Many Scottie humans will tell you it takes about a year to potty train them. They could care less about obeying you, but offer food as the reward and your odds of success raise.

Assuming that you as a quilter are not a skeptic you might enjoy these shots   for fun.
For any skeptics, meet Rosie the soccer dog.
FWI She wasn’t trained, like that would happen???HA HA

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Here’s Rosie the soccer dog

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Published by Barbara Harms Fiber Art & MoreBarbara Harms Fiber Art

About Myself & My Approach I come from a family filled with many artists.s always played a role in my life, in one form or another. By my teens, I had narrowed my focus to painting.I decided I was going to become a serious painter. I joined the Las Vegas Artist's Guild, at 15, the youngest member at that time. I was totally out of my league, a kid among so many serious adult artists. But to be there, exposed to art in that way was quite an experience. I was enraptured, soaking up. I tried to go unnoticed, just a fly on the wall, mute, a big ole smile plastered on my face. soaking it all up. I tryed to go unnoticed; a mute teenager, eyes wide opened and a huge smile plastered across my face. I’m pretty I was noticed, a mute kid with an enraptured look on my face. I've continued to paint throughout my life. On occasion I've sold my work, but I had more important priorities, one being raising my wonderful children. My circumstances have changed, the kids grown, I had more time and Art was like theorpy for me. I was introduced to the world of quilting & fell in love. I did miss the creative freedom painting afforded. Then I discovered mixed media fiber art, I was home. MY APPROACH TO ART It's the creative process that holds the greatest attraction for me. Starting with a tiny seed of an idea; vague and blurred around the edges, I follow where that leads. My approach is an instinctual one. Generally, I do little pre-planning. themselves, my appproacj response js an instinctual one. This approach can lead to quite a few changes in the direction the quilt takes. The outcome can come as a surprise. I love that element of surprise! Sometimes everything just comes together & I think this is one of my better ones. I can’t wait to show someone. I feel like a six year old, running home from school, a drawing in hand, excited to show Mom. At those times. I'm smiling like the Cheshire cat. I’ve had work published in several magazines., which is gratifingvl. But the most gratifying thing is having clients be really happy with their purchased quilt. Word press Etsy shop-sales Https://barbaraharms.com Contact: inquiry Personal Links kool

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