Thursday, August 16, 2012

Double Troub-bowl

Today is my day of the Bowls with Borders Blog Hop. Like several quilters, I have cats. Do your cats always seem to jump up on your cutting table as soon as you have the blade guard down on your rotary cutter? Mine do. For some reason, my cats seemed particularly interested in this paper pieced bowls project while I was working on it. Thus the inspiration for Double Troub-bowl.


This paper pieced and applique mini is 10 x 13 inches. The pattern is from the very talented Regina Grewe.


Bubba approves!

Here are the rest of today's Bowl with Borders Blog Hop Hosts. Many thanks to all participants, Carol, Madame Samm and Regina.

Gabi S.
Monique H.
Quilt-N-Queen
Crazy 'bout Quilts
Rita, Crooked Quilter
Geema's Wonderings
UFOs and UBIs

I Piece 2-Mary

Sew Inspiring Crafts and More


The full schedule can be found here.

Thank you so very much for hopping by today!
piece peace

89 comments:

  1. Oh come on! How cute is that! I will now be singing the song from Lady and the Trap. "We are Siamese if you Please"!! You did an amazing job!

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  2. This is so cute!! Love the colours!

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  3. This is so pretty. Super cute! I loved it! :)

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  4. Very nice! The cats should be in there. My cat always helps with all my quilting. She sits on my lap while hand quilting (underneath the hoop). She seems partial to cutting too, or maybe not as she tends to sit on the fabric....

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  5. So good. And so cute. Even though I don't like cats, I love your bowls with cats. Thanks for showing us.

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  6. Great bowls, love that you have added the cats. It appears that we all have a cat that thinks they wants to be right in the middle of things. Thanks for being part of the hop.

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  7. It is so cute with the cats.I am not a cat person, but the cats are so awesome together with the bowls.
    I love your little wall quilt.

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  8. ohhh it's gorgeous, yes my cat's are just the same, usually sitting on the fabric, the quilt frame with a quilt on it or on my cushions !!!

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  9. A cat lovers piece in modern style - very intricate use of the fuzzy cut cats. Well done!

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  10. You are lucky to have such great cats. Love the addition of them to your bowl block. Great work.

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  11. Great colors and I absolutely love your quilting on that! I can see the influence of the Modern Quilt movement in the way you have put it all together. Even like the addtion of the cats (tho I'm a dog person). Sometimes I let my dog up into my sewing room, but I am pretty confident she wouldn't hop up on my cutting table - whew!

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  12. Oh you raided my stash - I see lots of my fabrics in this little piece! Yes, my furries like the rotary - and must lay on the cutting mat while I use it - that's why I got a 'king' size mat. Love the added furs to the bowls, very cute idea. Thank you for sharing with us today.

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  13. Yes, I have a cat, I know exactly what you mean, cats adore quilts!
    Lovely bowls, great quiltwork!

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  14. I can picture my cat in the bowls getting ready to topple them all over!

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  15. Lovely bowls,greatings from Germany ! :O)

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  16. Fabulous colours! I love the addition of the cats!

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  17. They are so cute with the cats!

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  18. Ok, now yours are my favorite bowls! Those cats look amazing...thanks for sharing!!

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  19. Love your bowls! Love your cats! My cats have beds in my sewing room (so they can keep out of my way)and I had to get a new sewing chair (smaller so they would not be able to squeeze in beside me and lie all over me while I sewed)!

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  20. Wonderful adaptation!! and I love your wonky quilting! Just like coloring outside the lines!

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  21. Your project is wonderful. Thank you for sharing with us today.
     

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  22. Good Morning Patricia...how you found some fabric to add that matches your cat, I will never know, but everything about your choices of fabrics, detail in your quilting your cats strategically placed..wellllll I think, yes I think, you may have to take a peak .....

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  23. love love love your project. I love the unusual quilting pattern and the cats and the colors. Thank you for sharing :)

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  24. Love the cats. What a great idea.

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  25. Good job with the bowls and cats! I like the way this way quilted too.

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  26. Love your quilting, and the addition of the cats... purrr-fect.

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  27. Your bowls are charming! I love the cats, so sweet. I don't have cats (I'm allergic :( but my dog Wilson sits on my feet as I sew. He's a wonderful foot warmer in the winter. He likes to lay on my quilts given any chance!

    Thank you for sharing your wonderful project and post today! Happy quilting...

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  28. The cats make a wonderful addition to your bowl block. Thanks for sharing.

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  29. The fabrics, colors, cats, quilting, all super. I love what you did with the design.

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  30. Oooo, I love your kitty additions to the bowls. How fun! The colors, the quilting, and the kitties make this bowl a hit. Love it! Thanks for hopping with us and sharing those creative bowls. :O)

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  31. So goegeous and with the wonderful cats applique.Great job!!

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  32. Great colors, amazing and adorable cats.
    Congrats on being one of the chosen!
    Thanks for sharing.

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  33. First let me say, beautiful bowls. Congratulations on being the chosen one. My cat, if you seen my blog, she is 11 years old and fat. So she does not jump that high anymore unless there is a treat up there for her. Guess that is why she is so fat...anyway, she is there at my feet, on in her bed in my room. Thank you for sharing. Your cats are adorable.

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  34. Your stack of bowls is darling! Love the cats and your beautiful quilting!

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  35. Oh, I love it. Cats are so funny. Good job

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  36. How precious! Love the cats and your quilting really adds so much! Congrats on being one of today's chosen too!

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  37. Your fabrics are just gorgeous and I love the kitties on it. The quilting is also wonderful.

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  38. Lovely project. And cute kitties.

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  39. I love your vibrant colors as well as the cat! Thanks for sharing!

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  40. OMG! What a cute block! Made me grin, looking at it. Thanks for sharing.

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  41. I always enjoy seeing cats mixed into the quilts so yours really made my day. Thanks for sharing.

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  42. Oh my gosh that is just too cute!!! I love the mini cats - or are they giant bowls? Either way, they're fabulous :)

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  43. Cats just have to be the the center of the universe, don't they? Love the cats and the bowls and together they are great.

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  44. The cats are so perfect with those bowls and they even resemble your cat. Congratulations on being a pick of the day.

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  45. How cute the cats are so adorable with the bowls and I love the last picture

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  46. Adding your cats to the bowls is pure genius!! They are soooo tiny and perfect! Thank you for sharing a piece of your world with us on the blog hop!

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  47. Love you Double Troub-bowl. If one cat is double-trouble then I'm in deep doo-doo as I have three furry friends! The nice thing about it is there is alway one with me-they love human companionship. Thanks for sharing.

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  48. your bowls are great. the added kitties is really cute too.

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  49. I love this one! Those cats have such personalities, and the fabric choice is just perfect. Great job!

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  50. lovely work thanks for sharing!!

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  51. Love your bowls with the kitties. Great job!!!

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  52. oh wow!! I love the piece...the cats are adorable...great job on your bowls!!

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  53. That is really cute and clever.

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  54. Great work thanks for sharing!!!

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  55. Really cute. Your bowls turned out nice.

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  56. Bowls with cats - great idea! I love your colors too.

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  57. great idea with the cats
    I love cats
    greetings from Germany

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  58. Your quilting motif works so well with your bowls and the cats. Nice work.

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  59. I was thinking great job and then I saw the piece with the cat and thought Wow!

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  60. I love the balance between bowls and borders. Nice bright colours. Cute kitty too.

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  61. Cute idea with the cats. Grands would love; the ones with cats.

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  62. Lovely bowls! Great fabrics and the little cats are the perfect touch. Thanks for sharing your bowls with us.

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  63. This is one of my favorites so far. Great job. The cats are so cute!

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  64. I love your bowls and the cats are so cute, thanks for sharing.

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  65. How cute is that , love the cats with your bowls , thanks for sharing .

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  66. Your little quilt is so adorable!! The cats you added really finish the quilt off so nicely!! Love it!!

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  67. Congratulations to you. I love yours with the kitties! Great job.

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  68. Bowls are cute but I adore your appliqued cats even more! Awesome.

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  69. The cats made the whole thing POP!! So cute!
    Gmama Jane

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  70. I love the bright colors. A very nice quilt.
    And yes, my tomcat Timmy loves quilts and is a busy little helper. :-)

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  71. Love all your wonderful color choices and your beautiful cat! Love siamese :)

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  72. Your bowls are so pretty and those cats look so realistic. Great job!

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  73. Awesome to include the cats. Love the quilting you've done it.

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  74. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the cats! Your bowl project is beautiful!

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  75. Your cats are a hoot. Love it!

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  76. The cats are a wonderful addition to the fun--I can just imagine them enjoying the unstable nature of such a bowl tower! The quilting is really remarkable--unexpected and entirely fun!

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  77. The cats were a fantastic idea! Nicely done. =)

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  78. I can't believe how well your cats came out next to your bowls....way to go!

    Smiles,
    Kelly

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  79. Patricia.....your mini is perfect with every detail, the fabric, the colors, the applique, the quilting, even the name of the mini is perfect. My DH's aunt always had siamese cats, she would have loved this mini. Thanks for the inspiration and sharing. Have a wonderful week! Pauline

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  80. I like your bowls and I like your cats. They look like the cats in Lady and the Tramp Disney.

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  81. I love your little additions! What a unique idea, very nicely done!

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  82. OhMyGosh, Patricia, this is adorable! Such a cute idea!

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  83. Awwwww I love Siamese, and your bowls with them peaking about is fantastic!! you did some tiny, Wonderful applique!!!! And Mr Bubba is quite a looker, is he a blue point? (Sorry am late, limited internet access)

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  84. Love your bowls. And like the pun you put on troub-bowl! Very nicely done! Thanks for sharing.

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  85. Me encanto su trabajo.Supongo que me la perderé porque no tengo forma de seguirla por correo electrónico ,conservare el enlace para volver a encontrarla.Cariños.

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