Nyan Cat quilt - the Beginning

Nyan Cat quilt – the Beginning

The Nycan Cat quilt begins!

In my last post I showed you what my grandson and I are working on. If you guessed I was making a Nyan Cat quilt you were right. Would you believe that before last night I had never heard of a Nyan Cat!

When Xander showed me the pixel art I figured no big deal this will make a cute mug rug………what was I thinking! I’m using 2.5 inch squares and it just keeps growing!

Nyan Cat quilt - the Beginning

Here you can see Xander helping me lay it out……………..

Nyan Cat quilt - the Beginning

and here is what he is usually doing………….

Nyan Cat quilt - the BeginningThe first photo is how farย  I we are today. Unfortunately “someone” wasn’t paying attention and I added the dark blue squares around the tail……….now I find out “we” have to add a rainbow.

Now that Xander has been showing me all the Nyan Cat stuff I can’t believe how popular it is. I guess I am showing my age as graphics like this were what computer games were like in the “old” days. His favorite game right now is Minecraft which has graphics like this………yuck. I love the graphics in games like World of Warcraft……yes I admit I like computer games.

I have no idea how big this is going to be but I’m going to work like crazy to finish it as I just got word that “they” aren’t leaving until it is done. Talk about incentive!!

Tomorrow morning I have to go help Builder Bob finish the small deck and guess what? He has a injury too! To be continued……..

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32 Comments

  1. This is the coolest thing I've seen all week – WOW!!! It really makes me want to make one myself! It's amazing! ๐Ÿ˜€

    What can we do to tempt you to offer up a pattern or share the colors you used? ๐Ÿ˜‰

  2. What a cool idea! Trying to figure out if I should show this to my sons or not. I may never get out of my studio if I do!

  3. That looks like so much fun. I've never heard of this cat, but I look forward to seeing this project come together. Hope you will post a picture later ๐Ÿ˜€

  4. How much fun you are having! And I love Xander's comment. Can't wait to see the finished quilt next week. Enjoy!

  5. Hi Connie, What a good Grandmother,Xander looks happy with helping (a little)working out the quilt with you.It is looking great.He is cute writing on your blog. I have to admit also I like the games. Minecraft is on my pc as 3 of my boys live around the corner and I love WOW My game at the moment is Alice Madness. haha I will have my 8 Grandies nxt 2 weeks as its school hols.(not all at once I hope) Injured workers!!

  6. I never heard of this cat either!! But the quilt top is looking amazing!! Such a great pattern to use!! Love it!!

  7. What a great project to work on together! I've never heard of a Nyan cat either but it looks very cute!

  8. I have never heard of this. Gonna go see what Mr. Google has to tell me.
    Have fun with the kidlets while you can… they grow so fast and pretty soon it will be "all things girl" and grandma and her Nyan quilts won't stand a chance.
    Have fun tomorrow… be careful!
    Oh… look at this: Xander is writing on your blog! Cute!

  9. Your project is wonderful! My daughter Victoria is working onthe same idea. Sorry, my english is bad ๐Ÿ™

  10. This is so wonderful for you to be able to show your grandson all that goes into your creations – And he will always have those great memories! (I'm not showing my kids though or they will want one tomorrow!!!) Looks great!

  11. This is so wonderful for you to be able to show your grandson all that goes into your creations – And he will always have those great memories! (I'm not showing my kids though or they will want one tomorrow!!!) Looks great!

  12. I'd never ever heard of a Nyan Cat before either! My grands aren't old enough yet, I guess!! Today truly was a feline Friday!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  13. You are a Wonderful grandma!Good thing you have that great GO cutter! What a memory you will have, the two of you, (cough, cough) making that quilt. It looks great already. It's a good thing you didn't have anything else to do! (wink) ;P

  14. This is very clever—–going to be a great little quilt. Good quilting lesson for Xander, your can make any design you want with fabric. Helps if you design is made with squares.

  15. You are such a fibber! You tell me too go the computer , so I don't talk too you while you are busy. Love you for making me this wonderful blanket!

  16. The quilt looks great but I have never heard of this cat before. So I get the impression that Xander is the desinger only and not the stitcher?!

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