An Arma-Dilly of a Jacket!
Introducing Paulanne, aka The Armadillo
Lady, and creator of the fabulous armadillo jacket! Originally
from the Midwest, when Paulanne moved to Texas she witnessed a
Says Paulanne, "On the
trip down to Texas, we kept seeing all these dead creatures on the
side of the road. I made my husband stop the car to see what they
were. They were armadillos! It seems they have poor eyesight and
jump when frightened. Unfortunately, when they get on the highway
and a car approaches, they jump and then they are history!"
Thirty-seven years later and back in the Midwest, Paulanne
still remains fascinated by armadillos and it has become a tradition
for friends and family to continue adding items to her already
enormous collection of armadillo collectibles!
Constructing her cozy jacket from corduroy, flannel,
and denim, Paulanne made it even more cuddly by adding a layer of
natural cotton batting. The final touch was a border of
alternating armadillos and cactuses.
unique and personal way to express your love for armadillos,
She used her Viking Designer SE to stitch out the
Cactus designs. Mosey down the page to see them.