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Re: Pet Block of the Month Wall Hanging Quilt
« Reply #25 on: Dec 15, 2015, 10:52:47 AM »
Found the cat.  It so like the background that we're calling it camo cat. 

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Re: Pet Block of the Month Wall Hanging Quilt
« Reply #26 on: Feb 27, 2016, 04:57:03 PM »
Been a while since I worked on this one.  I machine appliqued the cat in place with a very thin zigzag now the only thing left to do is hand applique the butterfly.

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Re: Pet Block of the Month Wall Hanging Quilt
« Reply #27 on: Feb 27, 2016, 05:38:51 PM »
Oh, Good. I hope we get to see a picture of this one too.
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Re: Pet Block of the Month Wall Hanging Quilt
« Reply #28 on: Feb 28, 2016, 04:35:22 AM »
finished the butterfly.  Then realized that I used the wrong fabric for the cat.  That was the fabric that I was going to use on the hunter cat.  Ah well, onward and upward. 

About pictures.  I can't get descent pictures because I wobble.  And I won't have this one finished and quilted for quite sometime; but, when I do I'll definitely provide a link to the quilt club gallery so you can see it.

So the hunter cat will be white which is what the play cat was suppose to be.  Now if I can just find the silhouette I'll be in good shape.

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Re: Pet Block of the Month Wall Hanging Quilt
« Reply #29 on: Mar 02, 2016, 07:45:27 AM »
The hunter cat turned orange so he will kind of blend in with his background too.  He will be hunting a bunch of feathers that I will hand stitch onto the background.  Then there will be floating feathers here and there to attest to the near misses.  Weird right?

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Re: Pet Block of the Month Wall Hanging Quilt
« Reply #30 on: Mar 06, 2016, 07:54:10 AM »
The silhouette for this one is quite small so I'm going to make a smaller block and use a bigger frame to make it all work.  Or at least that is my plan.  I've chosen a sashing that is triangle that are reversed with a strip between them.  Simpler that my last sashing certainly but i think it will be pretty.  I auditioned the fabrics for it this morning and found three that I think will work well together.

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Re: Pet Block of the Month Wall Hanging Quilt
« Reply #31 on: Mar 12, 2016, 05:34:40 PM »
Cut out the cat and the background fabric.  Machine appliqued the cat.  Sewed on the feathers and now it is just the sashing that needs to be done.  Then I'll be down to the last block the borders and sandwiching and quilting and then binding.  Think I'll be done by June?  I'm not so sure.  There will be pictures but they are going to be a long time coming. 

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Re: Pet Block of the Month Wall Hanging Quilt
« Reply #32 on: Mar 12, 2016, 09:36:45 PM »
It'll will be fun to see when it happens.
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Re: Pet Block of the Month Wall Hanging Quilt
« Reply #33 on: Mar 14, 2016, 08:19:42 PM »
the sashing was an utter lost.  I wasted a lot of fabric.  I talked to Marilyn, we'll get together the first Monday in April and see if she can explain it to me.  Who knew it could be that hard. 

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Re: Pet Block of the Month Wall Hanging Quilt
« Reply #34 on: Mar 15, 2016, 06:21:21 AM »
As I'm not sure what sashing is, I'm more confused than you are. I keep envisioning a border. But I probably have it wrong.
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Re: Pet Block of the Month Wall Hanging Quilt
« Reply #35 on: Mar 15, 2016, 09:45:14 AM »
a border usually denotes something that goes around the entire quilt.  Sashing just goes around the blocks.  In my case it's more like a frame that goes around one block.

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Re: Pet Block of the Month Wall Hanging Quilt
« Reply #36 on: Mar 15, 2016, 12:01:17 PM »
Thank you for the explanation. I hope you get it figured out.
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Re: Pet Block of the Month Wall Hanging Quilt
« Reply #37 on: Mar 17, 2016, 06:19:46 PM »
I've learned a lot in the last year.  And it just shows up what I still don't know. 

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Re: Pet Block of the Month Wall Hanging Quilt
« Reply #38 on: Mar 22, 2016, 07:48:56 AM »
Well I took my mess to Carol at Quilting Expressions. And she told me that one of the fabrics was not a good match and that the pattern I had chosen was to hard for me at this point.  I had taken my book with me and we chose a different pattern for the frame and a new fabric.  So next month I'll be back on that.  After the star flower I plan to do some cutting on the Spanish Bond Raggedy Brick Quilt. 

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Re: Pet Block of the Month Wall Hanging Quilt
« Reply #39 on: Mar 22, 2016, 05:29:58 PM »
Good, I'm glad you can take care of business so well. You have some good friends.
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Re: Pet Block of the Month Wall Hanging Quilt
« Reply #40 on: Mar 23, 2016, 10:34:28 AM »
 I do have some very good friends and some of them aren't even members of spirithunters.  At the quilt show I bought several fabrics that might work for this project.  We will have to see.

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Re: Pet Block of the Month Wall Hanging Quilt
« Reply #41 on: Apr 03, 2016, 08:04:09 AM »
grumble, I thought I had until June.  Now I find out I need to have it finished by the second meeting in May.  Don't think I'm going to be able to do that.  So it will end up a UFO.  These things happen I guess.

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Re: Pet Block of the Month Wall Hanging Quilt
« Reply #42 on: Apr 12, 2016, 07:10:40 AM »
yesterday I got the squares cut out for the hunter cat block.  This is the second attempt at putting together a border.  This time with the guidance of carol at the quilt shop.  She is a life saver.  I'll be working on this all this week, then I will try to get the last block in the works.  That is going to be interesting.  I've visualized it now the trick will be to see how well I can pull it off. 

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Re: Pet Block of the Month Wall Hanging Quilt
« Reply #43 on: Apr 13, 2016, 06:43:56 AM »
ok the quarter square triangles have had their first sew and cut and are pinned to the second square.  This will give me the 3 triangle square that looks kind of like the back of an envelope.  my book calls it an "Air Castle."  I've so got my fingers crossed.

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Re: Pet Block of the Month Wall Hanging Quilt
« Reply #44 on: Apr 13, 2016, 08:45:48 AM »
Aircastle sounds nice. I am really looking forward to seeing this quilt.
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Re: Pet Block of the Month Wall Hanging Quilt
« Reply #45 on: Apr 13, 2016, 09:38:05 AM »
It has been a hoot to do.  It is also probably the last club challenge that I will do until my quilt list is done and I am only doing charity quilts. 

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Re: Pet Block of the Month Wall Hanging Quilt
« Reply #46 on: Apr 14, 2016, 07:40:38 AM »
The sashing isn't the right size and it isn't square.  I'm going with it anyway and I'll fake those parts that don't work.  who knew a border could be such a pain.

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Re: Pet Block of the Month Wall Hanging Quilt
« Reply #47 on: Apr 14, 2016, 08:18:42 AM »
Good going, Tammy.
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Re: Pet Block of the Month Wall Hanging Quilt
« Reply #48 on: Apr 14, 2016, 10:37:17 PM »
Half of them are the wrong way around.  Who knew I'd get a mirror image on half of them.  I never even considered it.  Who knows what will happen next.  This project is a real adventure.

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Re: Pet Block of the Month Wall Hanging Quilt
« Reply #49 on: Apr 15, 2016, 07:10:25 PM »
ok next time I'll know to cut the half square triangles at 4.25 and the quarter square triangles at 4.75.  I'll get this right sooner or later.  And the date for these is June so I have some needed  breathing space. 

 

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