Welcome to the Quilting Board!

Already a member? Login above
loginabove
OR
To post questions, help other quilters and reduce advertising (like the one on your left), join our quilting community. It's free!

Results 1 to 19 of 19

Thread: Cat Quilt

  1. #1
    Super Member TerryQuilter's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    Vista, CA
    Posts
    1,515
    This is my first time posting pictures, so I hope it works. Here are some photos of the cat quilt I am making for my granddaughter. First one is without sashing, second one is with. Don't know if I will use this fabric for sashing, just wanted to see what it would look like. What do you think I should do for border?
    Attached Images Attached Images


  2. #2
    Power Poster MamaBear61's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Milverton, ON, Canada
    Posts
    13,231
    I don't know which one I like better. I think I am leaning towards no sashing, and I cannot help with your border selection. Be sure to show us what you come up with.

  3. #3
    Power Poster erstan947's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Location
    Louisiana
    Posts
    12,168
    Blog Entries
    47
    The sashing makes the quilt much brighter. I'm a blue person so I would pull one of the blue colors to the border. Just a thought.

  4. #4
    Super Member CloverPatch's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Location
    Clarksville, TN
    Posts
    1,259
    Blog Entries
    2
    I like the sashing! Gives the blocks definition. No idea for a border, but would go with something lighter than the sashing

  5. #5
    Super Member PegD's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    New York
    Posts
    1,167
    Blog Entries
    4
    I like it without sashing, and I also think blue would make a nice border.

  6. #6
    Power Poster earthwalker's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Perth, Western Australia
    Posts
    10,297
    I too like it without sashing, but as I am fairly long in the tooth, your grand-daughter may prefer it brighter (with sashing)! As for the border, just pick out a colour from the centre (perhaps she has a favourite). Beautiful work, whatever you choose....thanks for showing us.

  7. #7
    Power Poster cjomomma's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Location
    Murray, Ky. Looking for a nice cushy pillow to rest my head on!
    Posts
    15,937
    Blog Entries
    2
    I really think the dashing makes the quilt pop. Without it the blocks seems to blend too much into each other.

  8. #8
    Super Member cathylynn's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Las Vegas
    Posts
    1,087
    Blog Entries
    1
    I like it with the sashing. nicve fabric choices.

  9. #9
    Super Member Kappy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Minnesota
    Posts
    1,283
    Blog Entries
    38
    I too am a bit older, but I like it without the sashing, something about the spacial quality that I like. Follow your "sewing gut feeling" that's usually right.

  10. #10
    Super Member pattypurple's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Jonesborough TN
    Posts
    1,571
    no advice but I like the quilt.

    Pat

  11. #11
    Super Member Murphy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Iowa
    Posts
    8,902
    Blog Entries
    1
    Both are beautiful. Sashing really makes it pop and I love the bright colors. A border would be wonderful as well and I would pick something that has the gift receivers favorite color. Nice work. Thank you for sharing.

  12. #12
    Power Poster sueisallaboutquilts's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Location
    Ohio
    Posts
    17,462
    That's so cute! I love anything CATS :D
    I like it w/o the sashing better.

  13. #13
    Senior Member yellowsnow55's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    Australia
    Posts
    976
    Me too, without. It's lovely!

  14. #14
    bj
    bj is offline
    Super Member bj's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Ft. Worth, Texas
    Posts
    3,561
    I like it both ways. No idea about the border. Maybe just audition fabrics until you find one that plays well with the rest of the quilt.

  15. #15
    Power Poster dkabasketlady's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Lakeland, Florida
    Posts
    10,215
    I like it without the sashing, but if you do use a sashing I'd pick a different fabric than the one that you have in the pic. I do like the blue as was suggested.

  16. #16
    Member Singerjr's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    Ohio
    Posts
    29
    I like the quilt without sashing. The pattern flows through the quilt and your colors float on top of the background. With the sashing tHe pattern is locked into the small space and the sashing seems the dominate focus of the quilt. Just my opinion.

  17. #17
    Power Poster CarrieAnne's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    Whitewater, WI
    Posts
    26,044
    I really like it both ways!

  18. #18
    Banned
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Corpus Christi, Tx
    Posts
    856
    I like the sashing - the blocks just popped for me in the 2nd photo

  19. #19
    Senior Member Dani's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    beautiful Olympic Peninsula
    Posts
    635
    Blog Entries
    1
    I like the way the blocks and fabric blend in the no sashing choice. Make a small inner border in a brighter color she likes and then another outer border from one of the fabrics in your quilt. Love it!!!

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.