Balls of string?

Couldn’t sleep so I quilted a Twisted Happy Block top pieced by Deborah. I thought the double loopy meander kind of looked like balls of string which would be appropriate for this top where all the centers are different cat fabrics.

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20 Responses to “Balls of string?”

  • Joyce:

    I like that quilting pattern. Did you free motion it or is there a panto? I don’t do very well with pantos so I’d probably FM it anyway.

  • sewali:

    Ooooh, I like that, it looks fun and *quick* :o)

  • Deb:

    cute variation. I do a background fill similar to that…only on a much smaller scale.

    You could also use it for bubbles.

  • Robin Gallagher:

    This is a great simple but effective quilting design. Thanks for the inspiration.

    Robin in Seal Beach, CA

  • Magnolia Bay Quilts:

    Great idea! And nice job on the quilting.

  • Elaine Adair:

    GREAT pattern — cute quilt — I can do THAT quilting line. 8-))

  • Quiltin' LibraryLady:

    Love the colors of that quilt and the quilting looks great. Ya know, even I might be able to do that one free-hand.

  • Quiltbirdie:

    Sorry you couldn’t sleep, but thanks for the inspiration!

  • *karendianne.:

    Mmm I love this more than many that I’ve seen and I reckon that says a lot!

  • jan:

    Your brain must always be on overload MAry, poor you not sleeping. I am used to it now.
    Love the quilting pattern, there is another I have to give a go to.
    Jan x

  • Tanya:

    What a really fun pattern! It does look like unraveled string!

  • Deborah:

    I’m sure the “twisted cats” are enjoying their curly strings! The quilting is awesome.

  • Lori in South Dakota:

    what a great idea, cats and yarn!

  • QuiltSue:

    What a clever idea, the pattern does look like balls of string. It’s really effective.

  • The Calico Cat:

    That is great quilting for a cat quilt!

  • Quilter Kathy:

    This looks like fun…I should try it!
    It’s the perfect quilting design for this quilt!

  • Minneapolis real estate:

    Very cute design you’ve got there.

  • Hanne:

    Happy birthday Mary !! And many more to come :-)

  • meggie:

    That is perfect for a cat design!!

  • bingo~bonnie:

    Mary, Just wanted to say I thought of you all day yesterday (Tues.) and hope you are having a Happy Brithday! 😉 I know you enjoyed your cisit at the spa… too bad we couldn't all meet at one of these for a girls day out together and chat about quilt ideas while we had our pedicures and massages :)

    Love from Texas!

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