Applique Kitties

By: Jill Finger

Jun 10 2015

Category: Uncategorized


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blue kittyBeing I can’t continue working on this project, I had to find something else.  These kitties were started at the retreat Cathy and I went to in March.  I dug them out yesterday, finished cutting out all the shapes, ironed them on the background and buttonholed four of them.  The fabric is 1930’s reprints and I love how the kitties are turning out.  They will get pink lining in their ears, a pink nose, and eyes.  I will embroider the mouths.purple polka dot kitties

It’s easier to buttonhole stitch while it’s just the cat fabric, so I will sew all 20 blocks and then add the facial features. It’s a fun project and I think the resulting quilt will be very cute.

2 comments on “Applique Kitties”

  1. Looks good so far! You could really have fun making the faces all different or quirky!


  2. […]  I quilted a small wall hanging and have the binding all ready to hand stitch,  appliqued more cats and their faces and finished this Block of the Month.  After it’s quilted, the block will get […]


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