Monday, August 12, 2013

Pets On Quilts Show

                                                            pets on quilts

It's that time of year to show off your fur babies. I wasn't going to join in but then I thought why not? It's so fun to see all those adorable pets. The quilt show ends on Aug. 17th so break out your cameras and join in.
This is our cat Duchess. She's the youngest kitty. Our son begged us to keep her when one of his classmates was giving her kittens away many years ago. Even though Duchess is older now, she still acts like a kitten and sometimes we wonder if she's meant to be a cat because she loves to play fetch. Duchess and our other cats love quilts. There's just something about a handmade quilt that draws them to it.


We always have one or two quilts laying around in our family room. This quilt was one I made quite a few years back. I can't remember how long but a long time ago.  Back then I usually head to the Thimbleberries fabrics or 30's reproduction prints. I still love 30's prints. The Thimbleberries fabrics I don't use much but I still love them. This quilt is a variation of the traditional log cabin block. It's perfect for the couch to snuggle under on cool crisp nights.


I hope you'll hop on over to the quilt show and check out all the adorable pets.

On another note, I am still accepting participants for the Pretty Pouch Swap. This is going to be so much fun! Hope you can participate. You can see the guidelines here





30 comments:

Karin said...

She is absolutely beautiful and the name so suits her.

Quilting Buttercup said...

Duchess is absolutely lovely! And the fact she likes to play fetch is astonishing :)

Agnes B. Bullock said...

Beautiful cat and quilt!

Agnes B. Bullock said...

Beautiful model and quilt!

Rebeckah Austin said...

Lovely!

Loris said...

Duchess is gorgeous! Love that grey fur...and the quilt is nice too :-)

Nanbon44 said...

she is looking serious about guarding her quilt

LynCC said...

I love this quilt! Something about it calls up the feeling of an afghan - super cuddly and inviting. Pretty Dutchess, too. We've had two cats who loved playing fetch - one went bonkers to have the ring that pops off milk caps tossed for him, and the other just *loved* fetching hair ties. Go figure! Isn't it a crack-up?

knitnkwilt said...

Your cat definitely looks like a Duchess, maybe even a queen. :-) I've had a cat who would play fetch, with cellophane wrapped butterscotch candies; he wouldn't play with mint flavored ones. He was yellow tabby and named Garfunkel; his brother was black and white and named Simon. Guess which decade, LOL.

Barbara said...

Duchess is beautiful, and I love your quilt.

Joanie's Trendy Quilts said...

Duchess is quite sweet and looks rather comfortable on your lovely quilt.

Susie Q said...

Hi Kim, love the quilt but especially Duchess. Susie x

Val Spiers said...

Duchess and the quilt are beautiful.

valspierssews@gmail.com

landscapelady said...

The duchess reigns supreme! I agree - 30's print somehow spell comfort to me :-)

Colleen said...

Duchess definitely rules!

Sweet William The Scot said...

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. I love the reproduction prints and apparently Duchess does also.
Sweet William The Scot

Ruth said...

Duchess is a lovely name - really suits her. she looks like she owns that quilt!

Michele T said...

Duchess is lovely and your quilt is too!!

Blue Moth said...

What a beautiful cat!

imperfectseams said...

Duchess is a beauty. And your Memory lane quilt is awesome! Can't wait to see it all finished!

Dana Gaffney said...

She's beautiful and I love that she plays fetch, I guess she's in touch with her canine side :)

Christine M said...

Duchess is lovely and so is your quilt.

Teresa in Music City said...

Awwww... Duchess is so lovely! Her name is very apt - she is a very regal cat :*)

Frog Quilter said...

What a sweety. My cat that look similar to your also fetches and retrieves. Currently her favorite is rabbits feet.

Laura B said...

A very regal looking cat.

Jacque said...

Gorgeous photo of a beautiful cat! Thank you for joining the party!

jan said...

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

Missy Shay said...

What a great quilt! Duchess is posing perfect for the picture!

Needled Mom said...

What a pretty kitty!

Debi said...

Lucky kitty! She is adorable and looks lovely with the quilt. Thanks for sharing!