red cat quilt
Originally uploaded by aviva_hadas
For the Blogger's Quilt Festival.
This is an oldie but a goodie for me. I made this when I was in a quilt guild. Guilds hire teachers - both local & nationally known ones. I took a class with Margaret Miller & made the background. Which I was rather happy with, but....
The sitting cat I made on my own & it was appliqued onto a light blue background waiting to be quilted. The pattern is by Sharon Malec.
Our guild hired Sharon to teach a class. I did the lying down kitty in that class. (I also did a brown lying down kitty - that one is still a UFO.)
I am not sure how or when it happened, but I had a spark & decided to combine the two (actually 3) UFO's together to make 1 quilt.
I had it long armed with an all over feather design in the background & the kitties are McTavished. It hangs on the hall wall near my entry & there is a recessed light right center above it, so when the lights are out in the living room & dim in the hall, It is lit nicely.
My girl cat, Rhapsody, is colored very similarly to the sitting kitty - but the face is all wrong. (I have been told that the quilted cat has a dog face.) The lying down kitty is sort of colored like my boy cat, RB, only RB is more solid... Artistic license, right?
I hope you all enjoy the Blogger's Quilt Festival.
P.S. I have a prize for one lucky commentor. (International Quilter's welcome.)