Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Kitty Block ~ New Design


I am working on a new variation of my


which I designed for this quilt ...



Not sure I have the block the way I want it yet.

Hmmmmm.

Your thoughts are welcome ... :-) 

9 comments:

  1. Maybe make the ears shorter and the shoulder point lower so that there is more definition to the head?

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    1. Thanks, Joanne, the lower shoulder might help. The proportions are off. I also do not like the pointed tail I may just go back to the original block which had a separate head piece and make the tail a little longer. Hmmm ... Pat

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  2. I would put some of your background fabric to the tail side...as it is, you will lose most of the tail in the seam allowance. Going to be cute!!

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  3. Going back and looking again...what about small triangles of background fabric where the head and body meet...it would provide definition to the head.

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  4. I think the pattern looks great as it is, and I like the pointed tail, because it's realistic. Dropping the shoulder? Maybe. I would have to see it, but I like the block even as it is right here.

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  5. I totally get your abstract vibe...and lots of sewists like a very easy pattern. I think you have a really cute pattern. If you really feel the need to change anything, maybe consider leaving a bit of space between the ears so the top of the cats head is flat between the ears. The ears would have to be a bit smaller to do this. Just a thought, but I like what you have done! The tail is fine.

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    1. Thanks, Mary, I am going for an abstract concept of my ginger colored kitty. Nutmeg has large, forward turned ears, a long quirky tail and perches on her back paws with her tail up sometimes. Lots of catitude. I think I just named my block!

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