Tag: Kitty in the Middle


As some of my followers know, I have a little black cat and two huge black dogs. My little black cat, Edmund, has a likeness to the character Toothless from “How to Train Your Dragon.” Contrary to popular belief, black cats are not bad luck, unless he decides to run between your legs on the […]

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Cats Cradle

Does anyone else find it a little ironic that the Cats Cradle Block includes six Birds in the Air Blocks? As ironic as it is, I doubt the origin of the block had anything to do with cats catching birds. More likely (this is my guess), the block originated from the string game, Cat’s Cradle, […]

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Cats and Mice

The second block of the Kitty in the Middle Quilt is Cats and Mice. It was originally published in 1897 by Ladies Art Company for two fabric colors. We changed the color scheme to add two more colors, which really changes the look. The block is comprised of squares, triangles and quarter square triangles. Today, […]

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My Design Board Saved the Day!

I was sewing the first block of my Kitty in the Middle Quilt – Puss in the Corner. There are several versions of this block most of which are based upon a nine patch. I am not sure if the name of puss or kitty relates to a cat’s nine lives, but it seems to […]

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