But not just any quilt.
A cat quilt!
I considered fabric choices carefully. A lot of cat fabrics are a little too cutesy, really more appropriate for kids quilts.
And some of them fall under the category of Crazy Cat Lady prints, something I also wanted to avoid
But I saw this one, and thought it would be perfect!
It's "Meowsterpiece Cats" from Michael Miller fabrics.
I think it's really unique, perfect for a cat lover!
Fabrics to go with it were easy to select:
The pawprints were an obvious choice.
I think the cats and the pawprints will be the only recognizable patterns-- everything else will be solid or geometric, like that blue and yellow polka dot on the left.
I'm going to use the same pattern as this quilt, which I really love for it's irregular grid layout. It will be a great showcase for the cat fabric, since the blocks are fairly large. Also, the smaller squares (they're cut 6 1/2") will work great for fussy cutting around the individual paintings that are depicted on the cat fabric.
I'm still in the cutting/planning stage, but I'm looking forward to seeing this quilt come together! I think it's going to be great--
or maybe I should say, I think it's going to be