However his wife happened to mention something a while back that stayed in my mind, about a rather dilapidated fur throw he liked to use watching TV when the weather here in Phoenix is quite chilly, as it is now, today in the 40's!
It is a beautiful "fake" fur-is it leopard or ocelot? And has been in my stash for some time since friend had kindly bought it [wholesale ] for me at the Dallas Market a few years ago. It is lovely quality, heavy, soft, vibrant colored and thick, and quite expensive retail. I have enough for two throws, perhaps I will make the other for myself sometime!The backing was already stored with it so was able to finish up the gift for my son and I am ahead of the game for once! Now I can get on with quilting the blue Christmas wall hanging and making a few little Christmas ornaments from a free denim pattern I found on the "Sewthankful" email newsletter.