Caturday is Felice Regina‘s second fabric collection, her first Luna Sol has to be one of my all time favourites so when I heard she was releasing another line to say I was excited was an understatement. I confess I’m missing the quilters gene that is for loving cats. I like cats, but I don’t go ape for cats. I went a little bit ape for Caturday. So ape in fact that I took the bundle that I’d been sent by Felice and turned it into this fun little mini project for Make Modern Issue 16 (click here to purchase the issue).
As you know I’m a fussy cutter addict and so this collection really wow’d me because (and this is really important) it’s a great mix of fussy cut friendly prints (look at those cat faces and cute kitties!) and blenders (the blenders are key to making fussy cutting work – they help balance out the focal points and not over crowd your work). I love the colour palette for this collection as well. It’s not necessarily a colour palette I would naturally lean towards but it’s one that hooked me with the purple, pink, orange and yellow (a good yellow print is worth it’s weight in gold!). By the end of my time playing with this collection I even loved the brown and realised just how great it is to have a brown that you can use. This one works really well with blue and aqua as well as the colours in this collection.
The addition of some low volume prints also adds to the versatility. They’re soft and textured and are just the right shades to provide interest but not detract from what you’re trying to achieve with your piecing. It’s a collection that works well on it’s own or (and this is the bit that excites me as someone who rarely works within one collection) it blends into your stash and provides depth which is something we all need.
If you’d like to see more of the possibilities that Caturday has be sure to check out the following amazing bloggers who are sharing their makes:
October 16 – I Am Luna Sol
October 17 – @iamlunasol Instagram Giveaway
October 18 – Kate Basti
October 19 – Modern Handcraft
October 20 – Gnome Angel <- YOU ARE HERE
October 22 – Sew Sweetness Facebook Live stream @ 5pm CST
There’s also a chance to win some fabric so be sure to read this post (click here) on how you can do that and get in the running.
Disclosure: Felice Regina provided “Caturday” to GnomeAngel.com. All opinions expressed are my own and have not been influenced by the businesses involved. For further information about my disclosure policy please click here. This post contains affiliate links. If you purchase those items through my links I will earn a very small commission. You will not pay more when buying a product through my link, in fact in some cases I can offer you a better price via an affiliate link. I will not recommend something that I do not use myself. These commissions help me keep being able to provide you with great content for free. Thank you, in advance for your support!
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