The winner of the Meow Meow cat fabrics is Mary Snyder of York PA.! Congratulations Mary! I put a number representing each of the comments left and let some trick or treat-ers draw the number. The number 4 was drawn representing the 4th comment, which was left by Mary.
The drawing was performed by a couple of Romans in toga costumes. Their costumes were wonderful and I appreciate their help with the drawing.
I also appreciate all the comments left and really enjoyed reading all the cat stories. Some of you had very interesting names for your cats. We all agree that cats are delightful and funny and that they add so much love and warmth to our lives.
Have a catty day!
I have been busy adding new quilt art to items in my Zazzle store. Zazzle has also added so many great new products to their line as well, including cookie jars, laptop and ipad sleeves, cat and dog food dishes, cork coasters, plates, water bottles and many, many more!
I have ordered several products from Zazzle, including the business cards below, and can vouch for the high quality. Their sturdy business cards are two sided and are customizable so that you can put all your info on them. The card with the tossed blocks comes in several color choices. Simply fill in your info and your business card is ready to go!
You can remind your cat or dog that you love quilting as much as you love them. Put it in their face with one of these pet food bowls available also in assorted colors as well as two sizes. They come in a smaller size for cats, but if your cat is like mine, he likes a large bowl filled at all times. If not, he lets me know and its usually in the middle of the night.
I like to keep some water to sip on while I’m working and have found that keeping it in a handy water bottle is much better than a glass. I’ve killed more than one keyboard by spilling my drink and this way, when I knock it over, no dead keyboard. The travel mug also works the same way to prevent spilling your coffee. So if you are going to look at a water bottle or travel mug or both all day, you may as well pamper yourself and enjoy one with a quilt design!
Have a great day and I would love for you to check out the other products!
“Meow Meow” says the cat to all you cat lovers! The cats with ‘tude from my Meow Meow fabric collection are on products in my
Zazzle store, starting with “The Master”, a cat who knows he’s the boss (but aren’t they all!).
I am working on creating products with all 10 of the whimsical cats fron this collection and will add them to my store for a delightful and fun assortment to make you smile.
The attitudes were all inspired by own cat, who definitely has the ‘tude.
I can’t believe that May is just about here. I’ve had my design hat on the past several months and I think being totally focused on work makes time fly by even faster. I’ve read that when you are in your “right brain” mode, you are unaware of practical things like time.
I just received a copy ot the May/June issue of Today’s Creataive Home Arts magazine which contained some of the fruits of my labor. A collection of kitchen sewing and quilting items are featured in the magazine using the Meow Meow cat fabrics that I designed for Quilting Treasures.
The projects are an apron, quilted potholder, quilted placemat, quilted chairback and cafe curtains with full instructions for each. Also, a cat carrier is featured as a bonus design that can be downloaded from the Home Arts website – kitty not included. Ok, I know I have focused on this fabric lately, but I’m going to the dogs shortly with my newest fabric collection.
I just received a copy of the April issue of Quilter’s World magazine and was delighted to see “A Little Bit Catty”, a quilt I had designed using the Meow Meow fabrics I designed for Quilting Treasures. I really had fun making this quilt and and hope that some of you cat lovers out there will give it a try as well.
A close up of one corner:
Let me know if you give this quilt or the pattern a try! But hurry and get a copy while its still on the newstands!
Sandy Laipply, the editor of the Paper Crafts Site of the online magazine Bellaonline used Meow Meow cat fabrics from Quilting Treasures to make 2 adorable greeting cards. The photo is the inside one of the cards – a birthday card.. Sandy furnishes instructions for making both cards on the website so be sure to check it out.
Bellaonline is an online magazine for women and covers a huge variety of topics.
Some additional information about Sandy – her son, Judson Laipply, is the YouTube mega, mega hit, Evolution of Dance and Evolution of Dance 2.
Thanks a bunch, Sandy, for making such cute cards using Meow Meow!
For the debut of the Meow Meow cat fabric collection that I designed for Quilting Treasures, I also designed a table runner and a quilt for their booth at the International Quilt Market trade show. The table runner is shown in the photo with a cat pet carrier.
The Meow Meow quilt was displayed on the wall in the Quilting Treasures booth.
Both the Quilt and Table Runner patterns are available on the Quilting Treasures website for downloading. While looking at these patterns, note the other patterns available. I designed some of these as well – the Sophia quilt pattern and the Flintstones Nap Mat as well as the art and instructions for the Blanc et Noir quilt by Marie Osmond. In addition, there is a free quilt pattern for the Sweetheart Ballerina fabric collection that I designed.
Please enjoy using these free patterns – there are so many great patterns available for you to choose from.
International Quilt Market is always a beautiful trade show, full of eye candy with all the beautiful colors of quilts and fabrics. It was an exciting event for me as Meow, Meow, my new cat fabric collection debuted with Quilting Treasures.
I also created several projects for Quilting Treasures’ booth using Meow Meow. I’m in the center with Donna (left) and Jodi (right) from Quilting Treasures. The two quilted projects shown in front are a Meow Meow Cat Carrier (with a fluffy white “stuffed” cat), and a Meow Meow Table Runner. Free instructions for making the table runner as well as a quilt will be on the Quilting Treasures website for downloading soon. I will post a link when it it up.
Two other quilted projects that I designed with Meow Meow cat fabrics are a Chair Back Cover and a Tote Bag.
Quilt Market was held in Portland, OR in mid-May, during an unexpected heatwave with temperatures in the 90’s. Since I live in the South with high temperatures, I was looking forward to the cooler days in Portland. Oh well, at least it didn’t rain.
Portland was really beautiful with all the flowers blooming. Even though Portland is known for roses, I think it should be noted for rhododendrons as they were huge and blooming everywhere. They were gorgeous and gave additional eye candy for Quilt Market.
After Quilt Market as I took a vacation to Seattle and an Alaskan cruise. Please check back for lots more from Quilt Market as well as some photos of unbelievable scenic views from Alaska and Mt Ranier.
I’ve worked up a couple of projects with my new “Meow Meow” cat fabric that I designed for for Quilting Treasures. I will carry these with me to Quilt Market to use during the show to show how the fabrics work up in sewing and quilting projects.
The badge holder and tote bag will also be quite useful as well to keep up with my “stuff” during the show.
I will be in Quiiting Treasures’ booth Saturday afternoon 2-4 pm to meet attendees. There will also be other quilt and sewing models in their booth featuring “Meow Meow”. So for those of you attending Quilt Market (open to the trade only), please stop in. I would love to meet you.
I have received some advance pieces of my new Meow Meow fabric collection. They are piled here on my cutting table so that I can start sewing with them.
I am so excited about this fabric collection – cats, cats and more cats, all completely inspired by my Kitty Kat’s attitudes. Meow, Meow will debut from Quilting Treasures at the International Quilt Market in a couple of weeks. The collection turned out just as I envisioned it when I first started designing it – I could not be more pleased!
I think you will be enchanted by designs and colors of these whimsical cats and find a favorite cat “tude”.
Check back as I will show more of these fabrics very soon and some of the projects I’m creating with them.