Spooky – a free black cat applique pattern

Spooky - free cat applique pattern

I love black cats! I grew up with two of them (Nasty and Gandalf) but I didn’t include any in the Cat Quilt pattern because it’s tricky to do the eyes.  All the cats in the quilt had simple oval eyes. Having the eyes match made all the wildly different cats look like they went together, but they wouldn’t have shown up on black faces, so I didn’t include any. I also didn’t use any dark grey or brown for the same reason.

So especially for Halloween I created this spooky black cat applique – a single block applique pattern – with huge luminous green eyes. I love her! And the pattern is the same size as the blocks in the Cat Quilt so you can mix and match if you like. 🙂

The pattern also includes instructions for a hanging sleeve so you can make it into a Halloween wall decoration. It’s easy!

Want the pattern? It’s free!

Download the Spooky Cat Applique Pattern here.

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  1. Dianna Winfree SAYS...

    Thank you for the cat pattern. I love cats. Mine are Tootie, Max and Sissy.

  2. Charlotte Ceeko SAYS...

    love this cat he’s so mischievies

  3. Judy Francis SAYS...

    Wendi this cat is so cute. I love it. I will be making this soon.

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    • LaJuana Scruggs SAYS...

      I’m sorry but I don’t understand what you mean by subscribe first. I became a subscriber to your YouTube videos and then a member to your web-site in one day. the pattern I downloaded (SpookyCat & Coffee sleeve) did not have the full size there for me to printout and cut from. What happened?

      • So you were able to download the patterns, but they were missing the pages with the pattern pieces? That’s very strange. It sounds like something may have been glitching – I would just try it again. The instructions and patter pieces are all in one file – the pattern pieces are at the end. And make sure you give it time to download the entire file – sometimes it takes a few minutes, depending on the speed of your internet connection.

  5. Sharon Owens SAYS...

    Thank you for this pattern! I love black cats and have had several. My current companion is named Shadow. He is the most curious cat I’ve known

  6. Elizabeth Sowers SAYS...

    LOVE this black cat! Can’t wait to try it,this will be my first applique. My black kitty named Salem passed away & this will be a great way to remember him. Can u pleasuring one for a bulldog? My Matilyda just passed away Feb 3rd & I’d love to do one of her & this c a t! Thank u! Loving it site & everything about it!!!

  7. Diane Farrugia SAYS...

    Thank you for the Cat pattern. Its too gorgeous. 🙂

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  9. Sheryl Miller SAYS...

    Thank you so much for the great pattern. I love your blog. You are a very talented lady!

    • Thanks so much! Have fun with the kitty pattern. 🙂

  10. Gale SAYS...

    Thanks for posting this very cute spooky kitty pattern. I used it to make a pillow cover for my 3 year old granddaughter and it turned out great. She loves it.

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  12. Patricia Campbell SAYS...

    Hello 🙂
    I discovered your site through International Quilter’s Assn. and I’m so happy I did! Your patterns are absolutely adorable {hmmm.. my exclamation point is showing up as a lower case ‘L’} Anyway!! {see? hahaha}, my youngest daughter has TWO black kitties – Pierre and Cowboy – and I am so excited to make her two of these with purple-ish / gray batiks for backgrounds. The only thing I’ll change is for one kitty, one of the ears I’ll flop over as Cowboy has a funny ear. That way they will always know who’s who. hahaha
    Now I’m going to go search for the kitty quilt you mentioned because my oldest daughter has ….. SIX kitties. Yeah. She and her hubbie are such sweethearts and suckers for a sad sack story. All rescue cats.

    Thank you [exclamation point]
    Patricia {aka: Ivy’s Grammy}

      • Izaura Maria Carelli SAYS...

        Thanks for sharing the cat pattern. It´s beautiful.

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