Monday, August 12, 2013

Mischief is a Batik Kitty

I had to grab this quilt from a few years ago (dated 2009) and take it outside to see the sun.  There is a quilter's show and tell over at the Quilting Gallery and I wanted to play along.  And... a great "Pets on Quilts Show over at Lily Pad Quilting.
Here is the text I included with my quilt in the Show & Tell:  "I made this quilt in memory of my cat Mischief.  She was my first baby after I got married. Every day she managed to live up to her name. She brightened my life and kept my feet warm for over 16 years. Today I have two beautiful, fun-loving, rescue dogs to keep my feet warm and make me laugh."
This picture doesn't show the quilt very well, but it does show you the smiling faces of my puppies.  The pattern I used for the applique is by Darcy Ashton  in her book Claire's Cats.  This book doesn't appear to be in print any longer, so availability may be limited.
Quilters’ Show and Tell The contest starts on Friday, so please go check it out and give me a little voting love.
pets on quilts
Joanie over at Joanie's Trendy Quilts pointed me to Pets on Quilts.  Check it out at the link above.  I'm totally torn on this one, is it a "dog on quilt" picture or a "pet-themed quilt" or both?  Can it be both?  I don't know.  I suppose if I had to pick one, if I can't pick "dog on pet-themed quilt," is pet-themed quilt, since it really is about the quilt.

25 comments:

  1. Great quilt ! Go check out Lily Pad's blog. She is hosting pets on Quilts this weel!

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  2. just love this quilt- am thrilled with the batiks, which I am just learning to appreciate- they really bring Mischeif to life! What pattern did you use?

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  3. What a beautiful memory of Mischief! The batiks are gorgeous and your pups are adorable.

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  4. beautiful quilt! Now you need to make a two dog night quilt :-)

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  5. It's a beautiful quilt and the two dogs are adorable!

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  6. Great quilt...love the smiling faces of the dogs...yep, and I agree, I think you should do a dog quilt also;)

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  7. I love your quilt! It's gorgeous, and perfect for the name Mischief. :D

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  8. Sweet pups showing off your lovely cat quilt! Fun way to keep Mischief's memories :-)

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  9. What a pretty Quilt! The kitties are so sweet and I love batiks.

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  10. Both dog on quilt and animal themed quilt? Either way so cute!

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  11. Helloooo ~ Let me introduce myself, I am Sweet William The Scot, and I am taking the tour of the quilts. I am more of a dog blogger, but I have made three quilts in my lifetime. Bless you for rescue. I am a rescue. Lovely puddy cat quilt in memory of Mischief.
    Sweet William The Scot

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  12. You got my vote :-)
    Thanks for linking up to 'Anything Goes'

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  13. I love your quilt and your two fur babies.

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  14. Beautiful memory quilt of Mischief!! Your pups are sweet too!

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  15. Love Mischief's quilt and your doggies are lovely. Thanks for sharing. Susie

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  16. So many great appliques! Your two pups seem like great companions.

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  17. The quilt is so pretty in batiks!
    Good luck in the contest. I am cat#84
    xo jan@sewandsowfarm

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  18. What a pretty quilt and lovely fur babies too.

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  19. Wonderful quilt, and two precious pups! Thanks for joining the party!
    Love, Snoodles

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  20. I love this quilt and pinned it!

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  21. Memory quilts are so precious and I love that you made a quilt in her honor. The pups are adorable too! Thanks for sharing.

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  22. What a beautiful memory quilt Becca and the dogs seem to like it too! Thanks for sharing.
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