Sunday, February 26, 2012
Quilt for the Cat
I have been avoiding it....but I can't deny it any longer. I am turning in to one of those crazy cat ladies. My family and I love our cat Suza (my 2 year old named her) She had to be the ugliest kitten at the Shelter, and now she is gorgeous but I might be bias. The white fur under her neck is super soft. But she seemed to be the sweetest during our visits to the shelter. We made 2 visits just to make sure. The shelter I went to had a bonding room where you can sit with potential pets. Suza LOVES everyone in the house giving us equal love. However she loves my daughter who is now almost 5 the most. She sleeps at the foot of her bed every night...and she was so excited when my daughter moved out of the toddler bed. She loves to lay on a window seat near a window. We don't have a cushion on the bench because it tends to get full of cat hair. I have put a towel on the bench but it looks funny. I have also purchased a CAT BED from pet stores but she never really likes them. I think she can smell that they are from china. LOL.
SO on to the quilt. My favorite spot in my craft store is the fabric remnant bin. I have found some of the best deals.
I found this cat fabric for .70 cents for just a little shy of a yard.
I then found the weird teal green from the back for $1.30
I took both fabrics cutting the teal green down to the size of the cat fabric, sandwiching some batting I had left over in the middle. I pined the edges and a few pins in the middle and just sewed the quilt inside out. So when i turned it to the correct side you could not see a seam.
The quilt was just a bit shy of 1 yard by 1 yard.