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Buy the book "Cats Who Quilt." Buy your cat the "Certificate of Membership in the League of Cat Quilters." Make your cat very happy. Buy other stuff too, like some of the other cat quilt pattern books featured on this Web site.
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Read stories about special cats who quilt, submitted by visitors to this Web site. Submit your own story about your quilting cat.
Please read these all-important sewing room safety tips for pets!
Free Cat Quilt Patterns to Download
World's Biggest Cat Quilt Pattern Database. Find cat quilting patterns in this "shareware" directory of cat patterns around the world.
History of the Web site, and the book's rocky road into print.
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Here's where you'll find tutorials for designing needlework on your computer, as well as everything you need to know about printing photos on fabric.
Proof that all our needlework projects come from a higher source.
Is there a special guy in your life who runs your quilting Web site, who drives you to fabric stores, who humors you with "Honey, but that quilt looks lovely!" when you're too embarrassed to pull it out of the closet? Honor your special guy here in our special feature Quilt Guy of the Month!
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Lots of great cat-themed wearable art patterns are available through the quilting catalogs, but if you're eager for a shirt-with-a-kitty and you don't have time to sew, check out the Web site of cable shopping network QVC. Use their Search feature to search for phrases like "cat sweater" and "kitty shirt." They carry several clothing lines, most notably Quacker Factory and Bob Mackie, which regularly feature cat-themed sweaters and shirts. And the quality tends to be good. But the inventory changes weekly so check the site regularly if you're a fan of cat-themed clothing.
Flower Power #174 is a quilting applique pattern from Heart to Hand that shows you how to turn an over-sized sweatshirt into ultra chic cat-wear. Get it from Heart to Hand, P.O. Box 916, Cardiff By the Sea, CA 92007, 760/942-5948.
Color Me Cats is a pattern for quilted vests with some very
vibrant and active appliqued cats. Several designs are included, and you may want to make them all, as
well as use the cat appliques in quilts. Shirley (Fowlkes) Stevenson at Color Me Patterns, 876 Norwood Rd., Sherman TX, 75092, 800/630-0332.
Cats Who Quilt is a trademark of Fruitful Plains. Text on this Web site Copyright 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 Judy Heim. May not be reproduced in any form--in either e-mail messages or on Web sites without written permission. All illustrations are copyright 2000, 2001, and 2002 Irina Borisova. They may not be reproduced without permission. Photos and quilts are copyrighted by their respective artists, and may not be reproduced without their permission.