The Free Motion Quilting Project: Pickles the Quilt Cat

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Pickles the Quilt Cat

Have I mentioned lately how much I love this cat? We rescued her this past spring and it took her a few months to settle in and now her personality has come out - LOUDLY!

She is one whiny cat, especially when she's hungry. She's also manic about food to the point of digging through the cabinet, opening containers, and eating directly out of the bag.

The other day I left this stack of quilted squares in the office and guess who curled right up? Tee hee! It was really cute because the stack is about a foot off the ground (couldn't capture that exactly in this photo) so she's propped up like a princess on her cushion.

Anyway I thought that was cute and it made me smile! And this stack of squares? Be looking forward to learning how to quilt these beautiful designs next year! This is a stack quilted for my new book on walking foot quilting and I can't wait to start putting the quilt together. The blocks have black and red minky on the back so it's going to look great and feel super soft too.

What are you working on today? Got a furry friend keeping you company? Now I'm thinking Pickles needs a special spot all her own. What about a tuffet? Hmm...

Let's go quilt,

Leah Day


  1. Makes me smile too!


  2. We have three cats. I had to switch to flat head pins because our sweet black female "alarm clock" was "helping" me by pulling out the round head pins on my sewing projects! Good luck with your charming kitty.

  3. I adopted a cat in the spring. She also took awhile to settle in. Her favorite things are pins, scissors, rotary cutter etc. etc. she keeps me on my toes. But she's great company.

  4. What a cutie! My cat is pretty nervous in my sewing room, but he loves to snuggle on any quilt he can find outside of there!


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