Thursday, March 27, 2008

Thursday : disturbed animal potholders

In direct contrast to yesterday's happy clown buddies, today's animals are all a bit shocked as they realise the evil intentions of humans. This is another Workbasket one, as far as I know, there's no number or distinguishing marks on it anywhere, and it's red ink on that low-quality thick paper. Intended for potholders, there's a panicked pig, a kittah eyeing a wee birdie, a rabbit making a nasty realisation, an escaping duck, a very worried dog, and a chicken who seems to be too dumb to be disturbed about being fried and is advertising "young fries". (?) Oh, the strange, twisted sense of humour of the pattern designers! Actually it's all very tongue in cheek, and the animals are all extremely cute.
Poor bunny though, from Easter icon to cook-in-the-pot. Oh the humanity!




10 comments:

Heather said...

Oh I like the dog- I think that one is kinda cute!

Alexia said...

HAHAHA!!! I love it! Those are cute but hilarious.

floresita said...

Hee hee these are the best! "How to cook a rabbit" bunny is pretty awesome. It's like Existentialism for Potholders.... :)

Yakbook said...

Oh, my word! Those are AWFUL! I'm printing them out right now! Thanks so much--I needed some new dish towels! : )

Rebekah said...

That bunny one is so disturbing on so many levels.

Hannita said...

those are great! thanks for sharing them.

Claire said...

They are so wrong! Cute, yert sinister - just the thing to give children nightmares x

Old School Acres said...

How cute!! Will you share the rest? I'm working on tea towels for our Mennonite Relief Sale and I would love to make a full set!

MyBigMouth said...

Ha ha ha!
I Love them...especially the rabbit!
Thanks for sharing.

Drewzel said...

Yep, as these designs are proving popular, I'll scan the rest up sometime very soon.
Glad everyone likes 'em. :P