I know that it’s an odd angle for a photo … I wanted to show you my finished table topper along with the sisal rug that was my color inspiration. It was made from the 2012 lotto blocks from April and December, put together in a straight set (no sashing) with a 1 1/2-in outer border and faux piped binding.
Johnny-the-cat was sure I wanted to include him and refused to budge.
Here are a couple more photos taken from a normal perspective.
This project was not my usual scrap quilt with 5 different reds and a bunch of blues and turquoise fabrics. I think it would make a great 4 or 5-fabric quilt, depending on whether you made all the squares in the Hot-crossed 9-patch the same and used the same fabric for all the crosses. I still have a lot of re-cycled plaids from mens shirts and I think I may be making this combination again … one of these days.
Last night, as I quilted into the night, well past midnight, Johnny hung out on the desk (next to my sewing table) for a while, knocking things to the floor to get my attention … after he got bored, he curled up on the nearby chair until I decided to call it a night and go upstairs. He really does follow me around the house like a puppy, not at all like you’d expect from the big bad boy tough cat he is.