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Old 09-18-2012, 09:26 AM
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I still consider myself a beginner when it comes to quilting. Over the years I have collected a huge stash of cat-related fabrics that I would love to use in a quilt. To all of you seasoned quilters, what pattern would you suggest for making this quilt to be able to see and appreciate my adorable cat fabric?
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Old 09-18-2012, 09:49 AM
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How about Attic Windows
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Old 09-18-2012, 09:58 AM
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Attic windows is a terrific idea that carolstickelmaier gave you.
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Old 09-18-2012, 10:17 AM
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Thank you so much. I'll try to find a sample of it to take a look.
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Old 09-18-2012, 11:09 AM
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Here is a link to several cat themed quilts I have done. Both cat blocks and quilts showcasing cat fabric. the second grouping of pictures is Attic Windows
http://www.quiltingboard.com/picture...ts-t22342.html

Here is a really cute quilt a client made showcasing cat fabrics in cat blocks. I took it the next step further with some really intense cat quilting in the borders
http://www.quiltingboard.com/picture...c-t182446.html

You can showcase your cat fabrics in sew many ways. The centers of sawtooth star blocks (AKA a 6 pointed star), framed squares, the possiblities are endless. The Cat's Meow by Janet Klime has loads of cute cat patterns where you can showcase your cat fabrics.
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Old 09-18-2012, 01:53 PM
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Here are two cat quilts that I made. The Attic Windows was done from one fabric, fussy cutting the cats. Oops only one picture loaded, will try again later.
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Old 09-18-2012, 02:44 PM
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I made little girl quilts with fussy cut cats and "Hole in the Barn Door" blocks to frame the fuzzy cuts.
http://www.quilterscache.com/H/Holei...DoorBlock.html
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Any of the "I spy" quilts featured on this board would let you use lots of different cat fabrics. I also have a huge under-bed storage box full of cat prints, but I won't cut them, so now it's a collection and I just enjoy looking at them.
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Old 09-18-2012, 04:40 PM
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I just finished a cat quilt using "Warm Wishes". It came out very cute. My grandkids gave me fat quarters for Christmas. Good luck.
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I made a funky aplique quilt, you can use them in the ba kgrounds.
Im interrested in tbis, im collecfing kitty fabric also.
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