stitching a story

Some progress on my little Christmas cloth that I started last week.
I’ve sewn down the tree and added another one.. I think this is going to be a “Twas the night before Christmas” story.
Can you tell what this little patchwork animal is going to be?! It looks a lot like our lovely kelpieX dog Haley (I hope!). Only pinned in place at the moment and yet to work out the best way to sew her down, and then of course add her tail!
Also I thought I’d show this quilt below, as I don’t think I have had it here on the blog before. It’s a pretty basic design I made some years ago for my daughter to take to Uni but it has recently made its way home again. It’s place has been taken by the Lollipop Trees quilt!
It was made with a pattern published in a magazine about 5 or 6 years ago, and I can’t remember the name or who designed it.
I used a large selection of mainly Kaffe Fassett fabrics and possibly a few others- I can’t remember exactly.
I quilted it on my long-arm machine but decided to practise using a circular attachment which alows you to draw perfect circles. I quilted varying-sized circles randomly over the quilt.
I’ve given it a wash so its even softer and crinkly now.