Wednesday, 21 May 2014

WIP Wednesday - Hello Kitty Quilt

In just a few months it's my daughter's 5th birthday.  And discussions about the birthday party theme/guest list/venue have been under way for several months already - she's very excited about turning 5!  It's finally been decided that she wants a Hello Kitty birthday party.  Well guess what, she also wants a Hello Kitty Quilt!

I'd seen a few versions on the interweb over the years, and knew that I wanted to go down the pixel route rather than using fabrics with Hello Kitty on them.  As it happened, I already had a Hello Kitty Cross Stitch Pattern on my Pinterest board, and I knew it would be perfect.  Here's an A4 print out of the pattern.

Well that's quite a lot of squares!  So I decided the best way to tackle it would be to divide it into quarters and work one section at a time. 

Each piece of paper is A4 - a bit more manageable!
So here's the first section complete.  It actually wasn't as time consuming as I thought; once I got chain piecing there was no stopping me and it's wonderful to see it slowly take shape.

I've got exciting plans for the binding too - watch this space!

Thanks so much for stopping by.

Sarah x

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WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced 


  1. Looks great! I'm sure my girls wouldn't mind one of those :-)

  2. Very cute! I think working in quarters is really good idea for this one. Intrigued by your plans for the binding!

  3. had to scroll quickly so my girls wont see the lovely kitty quilt, so cute

  4. Eeeeek! I can't wait to see this all finished!! My girls and I are huge HK fans. Your quilt is going to be amazing!

  5. That is going to be so cute! Your going to have a very happy birthday girl and probably a list of her friends who want one too!!!

  6. oh geez, I just love this so much. And when you work with soooo many squares it is so easy to get them wonky, but you are doing a fab job! I can not wait to see this come together!

    Stopping by from Lee's hop

  7. That is such a great idea! It's going to look great. What size are the individual squares?

  8. I am also trying to experiment with pixel quilts...I think you can do wonders. Your Hello Kitty is really awesome!!

  9. Awesome idea! My daughter would absolutely adore this quilt, as I'm sure yours will. You definitely deserve a few extra points in the "best mama ever" category :)

  10. Wow Sarah, this is incredibly cool! Though I actually think that quarter on it's own would make a great quilt!

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