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Pet Quilts

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  • Total submissions: 42
  • Total countries: 9
  • Total provinces: 3
  • Total states: 15

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All Dogs go to Heaven All Dogs go to Heaven
By: Faith Wellman,
Colorado, USA

Made in memory of my sweet old puppy dogs that are no longer with me. I envisioned them moving on to a happier place where they can run to their heart’s content! The inscription below says: “All dogs go to Heaven … where they watch us through the stars and wait patiently for us to come home.”

Quilt size: width: 10" height: 13"

Andy's Rag Quilt Andy’s Rag Quilt
By: Flo @ Zeedlebbez,
California, USA

I’ve made my dog his own quilt and I wanted to make a similar quilt for my cat Andy. I thought he might like a little treat pocket to put some catnip or other treat inside for him to find. It’s rag quilts with curved corners made with three layers of flannel and cotton.

Quilt size: width: 23" height: 30"

Arlo's quilt Arlo’s quilt
By: LizA.,
Washington, USA

Our very spoiled, very neurotic Dalmatian likes to be covered up at nite or wrapped up in a quilt while cowering & shaking on your lap during thunderstorms. The Dalmatian fabric in this quilt was given to me from my best quilting buddy who gave me a hard time for not having made Arlo his own quilt.

Quilt size: width: 49" height: 60"

Bart's speelkeed Bart’s speelkeed
By: Roos Kuypers,
Netherlands

This quilt was made for my youngest Brother and Sister in Law when they were expecting their first baby. I loved the dogs in the panel and the lovely colours.

Quilt size: width: 43" height: 43"

Beau and Georgie's Excellent Adventure:  Up on the Woof Beau and Georgie’s Excellent Adventure: Up on the Woof
By: Toni Mitt,
Wisconsin, USA

When Beau (the black cocker spaniel) was about 8, he went blind, and one of his eyes was removed. When he was about 11, we got another cocker spaniel puppy named Georgie. Georgie was Beau’s companion and “seeing eye pup” till he died at age 13. They had many excellent adventures together.

Quilt size: width: 14" height: 18"

Bertha Blub Bertha Blub
By: Daniela,
Germany

I had made this quilt for a competition of the German Patchworkgilde. It was a lot of fun to work on this. Now my little daughter use it as her blanket

Quilt size: width: 27.5" height: 27.5"

Black and White Cats Black and White Cats
By: The Patchsmith,
United Kingdom

This little mug rug is inspired by the two cats that live either side of my home. One is old and cunning, the other is young and quick. Both are black and white and both get up to mischief!

Quilt size: width: 8.5" height: 5"

Blackie's quilt Blackie’s quilt
By: Teresa Fegueiras,
Portugal

I have a dog, a mini schnauzer and when I saw the awesome quilt Milo ( Michele’s cute dog) I thought that Blackie should have one too. I designed, its machine pieced and machine quilted and his name is embroidered. He love his quilt.

Quilt size: width: 33,5" height: 22"

Bridget's Memory Quilt Bridget’s Memory Quilt
By: Cynthia Rhodes,
Minnesota, USA

Memory quilt of our beloved Bridget. We adopted her at 7.5 weeks and said goodbye to her at 17.5 years. The pattern Tile Tango by Terry Atkinson and fat quarters were given to me by my friends at Bear Patch Quilting Co., MN, when they learned of Bridget’s passing. The paw prints in borders are hers.

Quilt size: width: 52" height: 67"

Charlie Charlie
By: QuilterKat,
California, USA

Charlie is my daughter’s goat. He is a real sweetie, but getting him to hold still for the camera was a real challenge. Once I had a satisfactory portrait, I used it to create the pattern for the quilt. It is done with satin stitching over raw edge applique. It was a fun project.

Quilt size: width: 24" height: 26"

Collecting Bugs Collecting Bugs
By: Susan Stephens,
Australia

My grandson loves collecting all kinds of bugs for Pets. He gives them names and feeds them. I have made him a lap quilt to remind him of his bugs. It is not quite finished yet as it has to be quilted but he loves it.

Quilt size: width: 48" height: 67"

Cornered! Cornered!
By: Wendy L Starn,
Louisiana, USA

In 2008, my son found a kitten under the hood of the car. Oslo won his heart, and the scorn of our other two cats, Boris the black cat, and Moose the orange cat.
Puss in the Corner background fabrics hand-stamped by the artist. Threadpainted over fabric collage. based on artist’s photos.

Quilt size: width: 36" height: 35"

Critter Quilt #1 Critter Quilt #1
By: Faye Gaudet,
Colorado, USA

Big cats in the middle, surrounded by mice in floating teacups. The border is made of fantasy kitties with other critters, and flowers abound fussy cut to fit the vertical and horizontal borders

Quilt size: width: 24" height: 24"

Darling Dogs Darling Dogs
By: Adventurous Quilter,
Colorado, USA

I have two dogs Ebony the Maltipoo & Henry the Cockapoo, I was inspired by them into making several blocks which I eventually added to and made an entire quilt from. I used scraps from my stash for the entire quilt. I used patterns from: Paper Pieced Cats and Dogs by Shirley Liby for 3 of the blocks

Quilt size: width: 39" height: 51"

Dogs and more dogs Dogs and more dogs
By: Elizabeth,
Ontario, Canada

This started of to be a quilt for my dog, ended up being a memory quilt, and my grandson can not wait for it to be loaded on the long arm so he can have it.

Quilt size: width: 30" height: 45"

Freeway Freeway
By: mindless,
Washington, USA

I made this lap quilt for a friend who works at animal rescue in N. Ireland.Sometimes she brings her work home with her. This is Freeway. I transferred a picture of him onto fabric and then painted it with fabric paint. It has soft, yummy minkie on the back. I used SITD so he would stand out better.

Quilt size: width: 60" height: 72"

Ingrid's Hounds Ingrid’s Hounds
By: Sally Gould Wright,
California, USA

Made as a gift for a friend this pieced and applique’d quilt pictures some of her beloved pets over the years – Bassets, Dachshunds and Miniature Pinschers. I paper pieced the dogs and set them in a traditional grid.

Quilt size: width: 40" height: 40"

Jake's quilt Jake’s quilt
By: Dusty911,
British Columbia, Canada

I made this quilt for Jake when our other dog Mattie passed away. I wanted him to take comfort in it as he was quite depressed and lonely. A new quilt and many trips to the dog park later, he is a happy boy. He is an excellent dog and a great companion.

Quilt size: width: 50" height: 50"

Jenny's couch quilt Jenny’s couch quilt
By: Melissa Byerly,
Indiana, USA

My sister asked me to make her a couch quilt, her living room was blue and the couch was blue. I found this pattern in a magazine, but put my own spin on it, and made it scrappy. This is her puppy Bo laying on it.

Quilt size: width: 60" height: 80"

Josh's Kitty Quilt Josh’s Kitty Quilt
By: Ida Fenack,
Texas, USA

The quilt is a Trip Around the World Design with Tessellating Kitties at the center, their tails forming a snails trail block. The Kitties are Miss Lucy and Miss Tinkerbell. Lucy is no longer with us but we are fortunate to still have Tinker. I made the quilt for my son, Josh.

Quilt size: width: 70" height: 80"

Kitty Goes Fishing Kitty Goes Fishing
By: Sheryl Walker,
Missouri, USA

This Project Linus quilt grew out of my desire to inject a little whimsy into a fishbowl quilt. It was given to a cat-loving girl who had spinal surgery.

Quilt size: width: 40" height: 49"

Krazy Katz Krazy Katz
By: Lorna McMahon,
Ontario, Canada

My daughter, Erin, loves cats. Especially her cat, Fluffy. And she loves to read – especially books about cats. Her love is what inspired me to make the Krazy Katz quilt.

I designed the quilt to have a bookshelf surrounded by cats – featuring Erin’s pet – Fluffy. He is the orange & white one!

Quilt size: width: 75″" height: 85″"

Little Lucy Little Lucy
By: Tammy K,
Illinois, USA

I made this after we lost our Little Lucy cat (she got hit by a car). The snowball blocks are from newsprint fabric, because her favorite toy was crumpled up newspaper balls. The design came from the book “One of a Kind Quilts” that walks you through choosing the main theme and smaller blocks.

Quilt size: width: 23" height: 23"

Mischief Mischief
By: Becca,
Maryland, USA

I made this quilt in memory of my cat Mischief. She was my first baby after I got married. Every day she managed to live up to her name. She brightened my life and kept my feet warm for over 16 years. Today I have two beautiful, fun-loving, rescue dogs to keep my feet warm and make me laugh.

Quilt size: width: 63" height: 75"

Mr.Maybell Mr.Maybell
By: crystal mills,
Maine, USA

this is my first experiment with fuseable, he is my beautiful cat maybell. When I took the photo he thought he hiding behind a blade of grass

Quilt size: width: 24" height: 18"

My first quilt My first quilt
By: Janine,
United Kingdom

This was the first quilt I ever made when I didn’t know how to quilt. My daughter has used it continually for about fifteen years though and it’s still going strong! The sheep is the last of our small flock. He’s very friendly.

Quilt size: width: 50" height: 64"

Nick's Quilt Nick’s Quilt
By: Janice Dowdeswell,
New Zealand

My daughter’s dog Nick, died a couple of years ago and she asked me to make a quilt from a photo of him. I enlarged the photo, traced the pieces onto vliesofix, cut the fabric pieces and ironed them down. I drew the markings on with coloured pencils then machine embroidered over the pencil.

Quilt size: width: 24" height: 24"

Our Best Girl Our Best Girl
By: Tina Benson,
New York, USA

I had made everyone in the house, including the cat, their own quilt.. well except for our best girl Gracie that is. So for her birthday I made her her very own quilt made from dog prints and corduroy for the back and bindings. Funny thing is Gracie prefers to sleep UNDER her quilt, not on it !

Quilt size: width: 24" height: 36"

Our Kelly Our Kelly
By: Jenny in NZ,
New Zealand

My first attempt at working from a photo.
Kelly looks like an old dog, and everyone says as much.
She was 4 when the photo was taken, it is the Kelpie, Beardie mix which gives her so much grey through her coat. She is now 7 and rules the house, or so she thinks.

Quilt size: width: 17" height: 21"

Pugs on Popsicle Sticks Pugs on Popsicle Sticks
By: PugMom,
Massachusetts, USA

This is an Atkinson Designs’ pattern called Popsicle Sticks. My girlfriends and I all swapped 2.5″ strips of batik at a quilt weekend a few years ago and I used mine to make this quilt. I love all of the bright colors and so do Romeo, Elvis and LarryPug. This is a great and easy pattern to make.

Quilt size: width: 92" height: 106"

Puppies for Ethan Puppies for Ethan
By: PennyJoy,
British Columbia, Canada

Made this quilt to celebrate the birth of a great nephew. His family loves dogs, so this fit the bill. The dogs’ ears flip up and have a different fabric underneath and many have different textures (like Minkee). He loves it.

Quilt size: width: 43" height: 60"

Puppy Quilt Puppy Quilt
By: Diane U.,
Ontario, Canada

This quilt was donated to our local animal shelter.

Quilt size: width: 35" height: 45"

Puppyhood Happiness Puppyhood Happiness
By: Christine Wilhelm,
New York, USA

Sammy is our golden retriever who is almost 2 1/2. She’s a total ham for the camera and loves to pose when she sees I’m taking snaps. After seeing this as a photo I knew I wanted to create it in fabric. This is a whole cloth quilt painted and embellished in honor of our Samantha!

Quilt size: width: 22" height: 18"

Ruby Crystal Ruby Crystal
By: Carol Ann Johnston,
Idaho, USA

This picture shows my “grand-kitty” Matilda showing her approval of my work on Ruby Crystal when we visited

Quilt size: width: 88.5" height: 88.5"

Stars and Swirls and men's shirts Stars and Swirls and men’s shirts
By: Teje Karjalainen,
Greece

I like the fabrics on men’s shirts and long time wanted to make quilts with them. I made ‘quilt couple’ because I couldn’t have done double size quilt in my small attic and with my machine. ‘Nero’ and ‘Hanna’ are allowed to sleep on them! More about their lovely Sunday in my blog.

Quilt size: width: 51″" height: 67″"

The budgies The budgies
By: Debbie Taylor,
Alberta, Canada

I googled stained glass and saw this picture of budgies, which I sized and traced to make my applique. Of course I changed the colors to match my birds.

Quilt size: width: 12" height: 12"

The Cat House The Cat House
By: Karin,
Australia

For all those Cat lovers out there…my entry for this week’s theme ‘Quilts with Pets’ is this little wall hanging that I made out of a Panel that my daughter urged me to buy some time ago. I finally cut it up last year and used it as a FMQ practice piece to produce this little wall hanging

Quilt size: width: 18" height: 22.5"

There's No Place Like Home There’s No Place Like Home
By: Nancy Rogers,
Massachusetts, USA

I made this quilt as a challenge at my guild: “There’s no place like home”. I took a photo of my dog sleeping, made an applique using the photo as a guide, and placed her on a rug (the challenge fabric) in front of a blazing fire.

Quilt size: width: 24" height: 30"

Tiffanies 1st quilt Tiffanies 1st quilt
By: Jeri Niksich,
Texas, USA

This is my 12yr old granddaughters 1st quilt. It’s along the pillowcase type quilt I guess, no boards & binding just turned right side out. It’s for our Lukie dog & for me to practice FMQ SITD, as I’ve not gotten as far as FMQing yet. She done the whole quilt with my help.

Quilt size: width: 31" height: 35"

Toby and Roscoe Toby and Roscoe
By: Susan Arnold,
California, USA

This is based on a picture I took of my then four year old cat, Roscoe, in the window with our newest kitty, Toby. The 6-8 week old kitten mysteriously appeared in our garage one summer, and his staying was ‘to be’, thus the name Toby.

Quilt size: width: 18" height: 14.5"

UNDER THE JELLICLE MOON UNDER THE JELLICLE MOON
By: quiltalicious,
California, USA

Made as a labor of love to honor all the kitties I’ve had over the years, past and present. I loved doing all the piecing and applique on this quilt. I had lots of assistance from my furry quilt helpers as I chose fabrics and worked on the quilt.

Quilt size: width: 70" height: 86"

Winnie & Tiffany's quilt Winnie & Tiffany’s quilt
By: PennyJoy,
British Columbia, Canada

Made this quilt for our 2 little dogs who have since passed. Our 2 current dogs, Meisje & Sasha, have it in their dogbed & snuggle with it all the time. I freehand quilted around the edges with nice comments about the dogs. It was a panel to start.

Quilt size: width: 36" height: 36"

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This post was published on August 16th, 2013. Post topics: Quilt Gallery.

186 Responses to “Pet Quilts”

  1. Ilse says:

    I would have to say I love the greens but any of them I would love to have
    Thanks for the chance to win
    Ilse

  2. Kris says:

    Green blue green!

  3. lydia van hulle says:

    I would prefere the autumn colours or the yellow orange. Lydia van Hulle, 26 Marsstraat, 2900 Schoten, Belgium, Europe

  4. Betty Baerg says:

    I love the reds. When I looked at the website I liked the one that had boysenberry in it!

  5. Patricia Hersl says:

    The reds and pinks all the way!

  6. Phyllis Carlyle says:

    All these colors are yummy! I’d be happy with any of them in the green-blue-purple range!

  7. Cindy says:

    How truly beautiful!!! Since I do landscape quilts, the blues appeal to me; I see skies and water. But they are all pretty.

  8. Linda P says:

    Well, that was pretty tough voting – each quilt was wonderful, and meaningful. I wanted to vote for all of them!! Good luck to all! Love the blue bundle!!

  9. Margene Hill says:

    Love all the colors but I am partial to the blue bundle. Just love blues!

  10. Jacquelyn Morris-Smith says:

    Gosh I am loving all those beautiful hand dyes….but for me the red and orange are my favorites.

  11. Deb Cline says:

    I adore the grape and boysenberry – but they are all wonderful!

  12. Gunda says:

    Love fall so Fall colors are my favorite
    Hugs Gunda

  13. Elaine says:

    Grape, turquoise, boysenberry-all of them are lovely but I lean towards cool colors usually. Thank-you!

  14. CeLynn says:

    Although I love fall colors,Green is my all time favorite color :)

  15. Thunder says:

    Greens are my favorite. All are gorgeous :)

  16. Donna P. says:

    My favorite color has always been blue and these are beautiful. Thanks for the chance to win.

  17. Tamara says:

    I love the blue also a fan of the orange red color pack. So beautiful I love the variations in hand dyed fabrics. Thanks for the chance to create with your fabrics.

  18. Shelly S. says:

    I also love Olive green and brown with black bundle and the Autumn and Lime green & dark green. I suspect that Mania and I have similar stashes!!!

  19. Danette says:

    I would like any of them. Maybe the blue/turquoise.

  20. Kitty Pearl says:

    I wish I had hands so I can create such lovely quilts!! At least I can vote with my paws!

  21. Janet Best says:

    Malva and boysenberry is my favorite group. Thanks for the giveaway!

  22. Lorette Terry says:

    The Blues! I just LUV blue in any shade, hue or variation. Always see it as a cool, but uplifting, happy colour.

  23. Jo says:

    The blues are so beautiful

  24. missmoozie says:

    So many beautiful fabrics, love all the pretty colors! Purples are my favorite so I’m picking the Grape and Boysenberry bundle. Thank you for a great giveaway.

    missmoozie(at)gmail(dot)com

  25. Rosemary Miller says:

    blue/turquoise is awesome

  26. Rosemary Miller says:

    I love purples the best and both your grape/boysenberry and your malva/blackberry are just beautiful. All of your color combinations are wonderful.

  27. Grape and boysenberry. Beautiful colors. Que Lindo

  28. Grape boysenberry. Beautiful colors. Que Lindo

  29. The red and orange are sumptuous. they remind me of the Spanish countryside. All the colours are beautiful!!

  30. Lizzie says:

    Thanks so much for the chance to win these. I have big plans for those gorgeous hand dyes!!

  31. Garilyn says:

    Love the turquoise. Lime and dark green are a very close second!

  32. Eileen Keane says:

    I loved all the different ways people include pets and animals in their quilts. No better way to remember or to keep them close.
    Thank you to Michele and Quilting Colors for this giveaway.

  33. Vivien Tan says:

    Blue bundle is my favourite and I hope to win that! :)

  34. marjeta says:

    Lime green and dark green. Thanky your for this Spanish link.

  35. Karen says:

    So cute! Love the quilts

  36. JOAN GODFREY says:

    i always pick blue…..but then there is the blue with turquoise………..can’t decide. like thm both!!

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