Friday, November 11, 2011

The day has finally come!!! 11|11|11 - THE ELEVENTH DAY OF CORDUROY

The numbers that most closely resemble corduroy.
the work

a triptych, actually
comprising of - 
'the day'
'the month'
'the year'

and being three sets of paired number one plushies, all in cord.


This plush piece's title is a poem honoring the grandest of Corduroy Appreciation Club dates, 11|11|11.  Meetings of the CAC occur only on dates which resemble Corduroy, which includes 1|11 and 11|1.  Also worthy of excitement are the times 1:11 and 11:11.  I think you get the gyst.  

About the Artist:  
The Raggy Rat is a place where you will find all kinds of goings on, although not all of them are based around rats and mice!

Cat Owens enjoy working in many ways, but always come back to fabric and stitches. These days she even sticks fabric on her canvases! She enjoys private and community commissions as well as picking an idea and seeing where it takes her, and creates anything from costumes and puppets, to miniature toys.

Where will you say you were on the grandest date of all?

The date that most closely resembles corduroy, 11|11|11 has come upon us, and to commemorate this momentous date the Plush Team has teamed up with the Corduroy Appreciation Club. A collection of 11 corduroy-inspired plush created by 11 members of the Plush Team has resulted. These pieces will be displayed at the grand meeting celebrating all things corduroy at the Desmond Tutu Center in Manhattan on this most auspicious date. These pieces are available to the public to celebrate this every man's fabric in their own private collections.  They may be purchased in the  PlushTeam's etsy shop:

About the Club:
The Corduroy Appreciation Club is a social club which wishes to cultivate good fellowship by the advancement of Corduroy awareness, understanding, celebration and commemoration of the fabric and all related items. Club events are held on dates which resemble Corduroy. Explore the club and all its wonders further at

All Hail the Wale!!!

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