There were a lot of vendors and rescue groups at the National Capital Cat Show last weekend, and there were a lot of beautiful cats, and cat things, to look at, but nothing caught my eye more than this gorgeous quilt.
Created by a volunteer for the Siamese Cat Rescue Center, the quilt is an oversized queen size quilt featuring Siamese cats. All fabrics are cotton and the quilt has a wool batting for warmth and breathability. The top was machine pieced and hand appliqued. All the quilt stitching is by machine. The borders are a multi-colored cotton batik that will go with almost any décor. The quilt stitching on the border features a row of cats with mice playing above and below them. The backing fabric has bare winter trees with snow falling in the background. There is a Siamese Cat in every tree.
It’s probably a good thing this quilt wasn’t for sale, because I completely fell in love with it. The quilt is being raffled off to raise money for the Siamese Cat Rescue Center, and you, too, can enter to have a chance at winning this beautiful quilt. Entries will be accepted until May 5, 2012. You can purchase raffle tickets online. For more information about the quilt, and on how to enter the drawing, please visit the Siamese Cat Rescue Center website.
I can just picture this quilt on my bed, with the sun highlighting the stunning design, and Allegra and Ruby peacefully napping on it….. A girl can dream, can’t she?