By Kaori Tsutaya, Amy Hirschman
Obtained fur balls?
Are your favourite sweaters lined with cat hair? Do you like to make quirky and special crafting tasks? if that is so, then it’s time to throw away your lint curler and curl up along with your kitty! Crafting with Cat Hair indicates readers how one can rework stray clumps of fur into delicate and cute handicrafts. From kitty tote luggage and finger puppets to fluffy cat toys, photograph frames, and extra, those initiatives are cat-friendly, green, and require no targeted apparatus or education. you may make almost all these initiatives in below an hour—with a bit aid, in fact, out of your tom cat associates!
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Make a total of 2 blocks. 8 red/gray half-square triangle units to piece a single red/gray Pinwheel block. Red/gray Pinwheel block Aqua/gray Pinwheel block Blue/gray Pinwheel block Half-Square Triangle Block Referring to Half-Square Triangles (page 107) in General Quiltmaking Instructions, use 10 gray, 4 aqua, 4 blue, and 2 red 67/8˝ squares to piece 6˝ (finished size) halfsquare triangle units in the following color combinations: 8 aqua/gray, 8 blue/gray, and 4 red/gray. Borders Refer to Borders (page 103) in General Quiltmaking Instructions.
Use half-square triangle units and 21/2˝ squares of Color 2 to make 10 A units. Bear Claw block SEWING A 1/2˝ seam allowance is included unless otherwise noted. Sleeping Bag 1. Sew the 5 Bear Claw blocks together in a row using Unit A a 1/4˝ seam. At each end of the row, sew an exterior 13/4˝ × 61/2˝ rectangle. 3. Use half-square triangle units and 11/2˝ squares of Color 1 to make 10 B units. Unit B 4. Use A and B units to make 10 C units. 2. Stitch the block row between the exterior 33˝ × 121/4˝ piece and the exterior 33˝ × 481/4˝ piece, using a 1/4˝ seam.
Use a blue 21/2˝ square and 7. Use a red 21/2˝ square and 8 aqua/gray half-square triangle units to piece an aqua/gray Pinwheel block. Make a total of 2 blocks. 8 blue/gray half-square triangle units to piece a blue/gray Pinwheel block. Make a total of 2 blocks. 8 red/gray half-square triangle units to piece a single red/gray Pinwheel block. Red/gray Pinwheel block Aqua/gray Pinwheel block Blue/gray Pinwheel block Half-Square Triangle Block Referring to Half-Square Triangles (page 107) in General Quiltmaking Instructions, use 10 gray, 4 aqua, 4 blue, and 2 red 67/8˝ squares to piece 6˝ (finished size) halfsquare triangle units in the following color combinations: 8 aqua/gray, 8 blue/gray, and 4 red/gray.