Nyan Cat Quilt

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Nyan Cat Quilt in batiks

Nyan Cat Quilt

Yesterday I finished up my second Nyan Cat quilt and it is a little different from the first Nyan Cat quilt that I made. I used almost all batik fabrics in it. I was commissioned by the creator of Nyan Cat, Chris Torres to make this quilt. He is planning on taking it to New York in December for a show he’ll have.

Nyan Cat Quilt in batiks

The piecing and free motion quilting was all done on my Vintage 15-91 Singer sewing machine.

Nyan Cat Quilt in batiks

This was so much fun to quilt, I used Superior Bottomline thread in the bobbin and changed the top thread to match the color of the fabric I was quilting. The batting is Warm & Natural cotton.

Nyan Cat Quilt in batiks

The batik I picked was a beautiful blend of the colors in the quilt.

Nyan Cat Quilt in batiks

I had to show a picture of the quilting on the back, this must be the free motion quilting done on the Nyan Cat’s face as I did long spikes trying to give it a furry look.

Label on Nyan Cat quilt

I also added a label that looks kind of cute. I printed it on treated fabric with my printer, put a backing on it and then top stitched it to one of the corners.

Nyan Cat Quilt in batiks

I wonder what the neighbors thought when they saw this hanging on the deck!!

Nyan Cat Quilt in batiks

If you missed the first Nyan Cat quilt I made you can read about it here.

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  1. This is a wonderful quilt. The quilting is great. I,m sure the neighbors would like to see regular airings of your work.

  2. Oh, they are both so cute, great job on both. I like this one best..I love that you put it on the railing to take a pic.

  3. Great job! I do love it in the batiks! The neighbors are probably used to fun things hanging from your porch by now!! 😉

  4. YAY ! Congratulations Connie — this one came out beautifully as well! You are sew great with that old Singer. How neat!


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