Sophisti-cats – Cats Playing With Yarn


  • Fabric Type: Cotton
  • Brand: Blank Quilting
  • Theme: Animals
  • Main Colours: Pink
  • Pattern: Cats
  • Fabric Width: Approximately 110cm (43 inches)
  • Fat Quarter Size: Approximately 55cm x 50cm (21 ½ x 19 ½ inches)
  • Skinny Quarter Size: Approximately 25cm (8.9 inches) x 110cm (43 inches)
  • This pattern is now DISCONTINUED. Once it’s gone, it’s gone!
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“Cats Playing With Yarn” is a fun cat pattern designed by someone who has clearly spent plenty of time enjoying some kitty company! Lesley Anne Ivory has lovingly created this pattern for Blank Quilting as part of the Sophisti-cats collection.

Spilling out across a light salmon pink background, an enormous ball of wool has unravelled all over this fabric pattern. It twists and turns all over, often crossing over itself as it unwinds. But it is highly unlikely that this wool got there by itself because all over this fabric, kittens and cats are busy playing with it, helping to spread it around!

The playful animal scenes on this cotton are filled with so much warmth and fun, that it is easy to see how so many people love these adorable pets. Each cat is in a different position, with different markings and personalities, and all enjoying entertaining themselves with the wool in their own way.

A large tabby cat with white markings on its face and front lies down with wool draped over it, looking around watching the scene (and wool) unfold. Nearby a white and beige kitty is rolling around on its back. It holds the wool in its front paws, its head twisted as if it is twisting and turning as it plays.

A young ginger cat sits upright looking around for the next piece of wool to attack, while just a paw’s reach away, a white cat playfully taps the yarn with a front paw. Two tabby kittens, full of energy and excitement, accompany this white cat. One of the kittens is bent low playing happily with the wool, while the other kitten is frozen mid-pounce, its tiny paws playfully resting on the tail of the white cat.

A black, white, and ginger cat stands on its hind legs. With a mischievous twinkle in its eyes as it tosses the wool around with its front paws. And finally, a little black and tabby kitten clutches a strand of yarn in its mouth.

These realistic-looking cats have been created with so much attention to detail in both their appearance and personalities, which captures the liveliness and fun of a room full of friendly cats and their wool perfectly.

In the background of this design, there is a subtle dot pattern that resembles tightly wound balls of wool, adding an extra layer of fun and charm to the design.

Measuring approximately 110cm (43 inches) in width, “Cats Playing With Yarn” is available by the meter (39 ⅓ inches) or half a meter (19 ½ inches). Multiple quantities will be sent as a continuous length. For smaller, intricate projects, it is also available as a fat quarter, measuring approximately 55cm x 50cm (21 ½ x 19 ½ inches).

This pattern has been printed on a high-quality cotton fabric which is fantastic for a wide range of sewing projects, but we think it would be perfect to make a cute kitty quilt, cosy cat cushions, or fun feline fabric baskets.

So, if you’re longing to add more whiskers and woolly fun to your next sewing adventure, we hope that this cat cotton fabric will help you create something paws-itively purr-fect!

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Manufacturer Part Number: 2979-22

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