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Modern Whiskers Cat Quilt

A free digital quilt pattern by Six White Horses Studio

Modern Whiskers Cat Quilt  Pattern by Six White Horses

Looking for an adorable and modern cat-themed quilt? You might love this free Whiskers Cat Quilt Pattern, by Six White Horses Studio!

This FREE quilt pattern was designed to create a crib or lap quilt, measuring a 45" x 62". While some familiarity with foundation paper-piecing can be helpful, beginners can definitely learn and enjoy this technique, even though it may appear complex at first. Beginners should see the bottom of this post for a fun video tutorial!

You can access free paper-piecing templates for the 15-inch cat face block from a Google Doc in PDF format, making it convenient to get started. Customize the quilt's size by adding more cat blocks, widening the sashing, and including borders. A single whiskers block can transform into a fun pillow sham.

The Whiskers quilt pattern adds a modern and stylish touch to your home with its geometric and silhouette design. The perfect gift, especially for a baby shower. Its chic design and the sentimental value of a handmade quilt make it a memorable and heartfelt present for expecting parents.

The FREE Whiskers Cat Quilt Pattern by Six White Horses Studio, is a fantastic starting point for cat-loving quilters of all skill levels.


Learn about beginner foundation paper-piecing:

A free video tutorial from Whole Circle Studio

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Are you a beginner quilter looking to take your skills to the next level? Foundation paper piecing might just be your secret weapon.

Why Try Foundation Paper Piecing

  1. Consistent Perfection: This technique delivers flawless results every time. The paper template guides you, ensuring your blocks turn out perfectly, regardless of your experience.

  2. Tackle Complex Designs: Foundation paper piecing empowers you to conquer intricate quilt patterns with ease. From dazzling stars to geometric wonders, it's your ticket to taking on challenging designs.

  3. Less Fabric Waste: Say goodbye to excess fabric waste. Foundation paper piecing lets you cut only what you need for each block section, making your quilting materials go further.

  4. Skill Building: While it may seem intimidating initially, foundation paper piecing is an excellent way to level up your quilting skills. Start simple and progress to more complex projects as you gain confidence.

Getting Started

Ready to dive in? Follow these steps:

  1. Choose a Pattern: Start with a beginner-friendly pattern, which often includes foundation paper templates.

  2. Gather Supplies: You'll need fabric, a sewing machine, thread, foundation paper, a rotary cutter, and a cutting mat.

  3. Practice: Begin with straightforward patterns to build confidence. As you improve, take on more intricate designs.

  4. Learn from Mistakes: Don't be discouraged by errors; they're part of the learning process. With practice, you'll create impressive quilt blocks.




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