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Book Shelf Cats

Posted on: February 4th, 2024 by Lorna McMahon

Happy little kittens on a book shelf.

This sweet make reminds me a lot of my first quilt, designed with my daughter in mind. She loved cats and she loved reading. And still does! She will be graduating from university this spring and will be a physical education teacher!

I used a lot of the same cool blues and greens from the last quilt to make the books. I love how they turned out!

I had a lot of fun choosing the selvages for my book spines. I think I need to make some more things with them soon.

My favourite book on the shelf? The Joy of Painting by Bob Ross.

The quilting is my usual organic wavy lines from edge to edge, using plain white thread.

Book Shelf Cats quilt finished at 42” x 49”.

Coordinating floral backing for the win!

So pleased with these wee kittens!

Want to make your own?

Quilt finishes 42” x 49”, 63” x 73.5” and 84” x 98”. Blocks finish 10″ square and 10” x 15″, 15″ square and 15” x 22.5″ and 20″ square and 20” x 30”.

If you are interested in making your own quilt, the pattern is available here…

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One Response

  1. Bear Creek Quilting Company says:

    Nothing better than snuggling up with a good book and a cat on your lap! Except maybe snuggling up in this quilt! Sew adorable Lorna!