The saber-toothed tiger’s long, stocky appearance make her a perfect subject for a king-size headboard. I am a big fan of all things cat, and saber-toothed tigers have held a particular place in my heart and imagination. Characterized by long, curved teeth that possibly extended from the mouth even when it was closed (magic, I know), the saber-toothed “tiger” (“Smilodon”) wasn’t a tiger at all. She didn’t live or hunt like the modern tiger and she didn’t even have stripes. In fact, since fur decomposes much faster than bones we don’t know what kind of coat the saber-tooth wore. She might as well have worn black swirls all over her body!
This headboard (or wall hanging) is hand-quilted on 100 percent cotton with Finca Presencia thread. At 34x70 inches it fits behind a king-sized mattress. It can be machine-washed and line-dried.
To learn more about the making of this quilt, check out this blog post.
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Photos: Rebecca Krasnik