I've been doing a bit of experimenting lately, instead of blogging... and the best thing to come out of it is this:
I've had the sewing machine for years but this is the first project that I've actually completed - had a two-day deadline, which helped! I found a couple of patterns online and adapted them to make a hat the right size. Then I spent 2 hours designing and making the bow, which I'm very pleased with, and the result:
And of course, there is a black furry tail too.