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Date: 1/16/14 8:33 PM

I finished this cat quilt last night and I just cant seem to get any inspiration on how to quilt it.
Usually I would just put the quilt away and think about it but I have time to sew this weekend.
So any suggestions would be most welcome.

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Date: 1/17/14 2:44 AM

I made thus same quilt (with different fabrics) what I did was sits around the borders and around the cats. Then I did heavy fmq in the white space around the cats and in the large outer border. I did a different fmq design for each row and did micro stippling in the really tight spots between the ears. I love the way it turned out for me.
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Date: 1/17/14 8:27 AM

Not one suggestion, but the quilt is gorgeous. Good luck!

And I want to add, perhaps you can tell from my Avatar, but I am a cat lover!
-- Edited on 1/17/14 8:27 AM --

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Date: 1/17/14 10:27 AM

Your quilt is adorable...

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Date: 1/17/14 3:48 PM

Thanks that sounds like a good way to do it and a way to practice a few different FM designs
My sewing plans for the weekend have changed sewing friend wants to came visit.

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Date: 1/17/14 3:56 PM

I do not know if you enjoy hand work... but what about whiskers? ...

Like this but for fuller....> < in a contrasting embroidery thread. It is very cute when done. About every 8 inches or so. Just a thought.
Also a kitty lover here..

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Remembering my most loved BFF (Best Furry Family, a very close friend, family)...The Baby my kins, my Abigail ..11/2/03 - 3/7/16

She's my Baby & I'll love her if I want to, love her if I want to.... you would love her too she's the Baby ... the kins ...sung ..just one of her songs..
I miss you an awful lot my Baby ...Ab-i-gail she would come running when I would say her name like that...

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Date: 1/17/14 4:31 PM

Since you're all cat lovers, seemingly, I'll share this wonderful video... ;)

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Date: 2/6/14 5:33 PM

Finished the quilt and want to thank everyone for their suggestions.
finished quilt

No whiskers yet but I am considering that option

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Date: 2/6/14 5:44 PM

You have done a great job Skye - the quilting compliments the quilt design really well!

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Date: 2/6/14 7:51 PM

Excellent!
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