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Meow-tastic: From Feline Friend to Fashion Inspiration

Oh, the adventures we have with our furry companions! Our cat, a mischievous ball of fur named Maisie Jo, has been with us for many years, her little scowling face making us laugh even the dullest of days. Little did I know that his distinct personality would inspire a creative journey that led me to design a t-shirt that captures his unique charm.


Maisie Jo: More than Just a Cat

Maisie is not your average feline. With her funny little curled up tail and wide posterior......yes! she does weigh more than maybe she should do! (but in our defence...she is a Maine Coon cross) She knows no bounds, and her endless chatter, and SHOUTING! makes hilarious times. Never one for chasing imaginary foes or actually using any unnecessary energy, she toodles around the house in her own time! It is her house after all! Maisie exudes a one-of-a-kind vibe that never fails to bring a smile to my face. It was these quirky traits that sparked an idea in my mind.


Cat-turing Maisies' Essence in Design

Some time ago I had sat down with a photo and a cup of coffee, and decided to draw her...to show those beautiful eyes! I wanted to create something that not only showcased her unique personality but also resonated with other cat lovers out there. It was this drawing that became the basis for the T-shirt design—a detailed close up of Maisie with all that fur and those green eyes.


The Making of a Meow-some Tee

Translating this drawing into a wearable piece of art was no easy feat, but it was a labor of love. I loaded it into photoshop and adjusted the image to bring out her eyes....reducing the surrounding fur to greyscale...it brought the design to life. The final product exceeded my expectations—a vibrant t-shirt that not only celebrated Maisie Jo but one I hope, also speaks to the hearts of cat enthusiasts everywhere.


From Concept to Catwalk

The moment I slipped on the t-shirt, I felt a surge of pride and joy. It was more than just a piece of clothing; it was a tribute to Whiskers and the special bond we shared. Walking down the street, I noticed smiles and nods of approval from fellow cat lovers who appreciated the whimsical design. Whiskers may not understand the impact he had on the creation of the shirt, but his spirit radiated from every thread.



Embracing Feline Fashion

In a world filled with generic designs and mass-produced apparel, finding a piece that speaks to your soul is a rare delight. TheMaisie Jo inspired t-shirt not only added a touch of whimsy to my wardrobe but also served as a reminder of the joy and companionship that our pets bring into our lives. It's a wearable ode to the feline spirit that brightens our days and warms our hearts.


Paws-itive Vibes Only

As I sit here, Maisie is purring contentedly in her basket (the one that we used to put logs in before she decided to sleep in it!) I reflect on the journey that led me to create a t-shirt inspired by my furry friend. It's a reminder that inspiration can come from the most unexpected places, and that sometimes, the best designs are those that come straight from the heart. So here's to Maisie, the feline muse behind my meow-tastic fashion statement—a constant source of joy and inspiration.


From playful antics to purr-sonality-packed designs, Maisie has left his pawprint on my creative journey. The t-shirt inspired by his whimsical charm is more than just apparel—it's a symbol of the unbreakable bond between a pet and its human, a celebration of all things feline, and a reminder that the best designs are those that capture the essence of our beloved companions.


Lynda x

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