There's my kitty Gaia checking it out!
It's not perfect, but I think it's a pretty decent first attempt. Even better, it was pretty easy! I started out by cutting out a bunch of fabric rectangles that were 8x10" (12 of each in three different fabrics). I arranged them on my coffee table in the pattern I wanted then started sewing rows of them together.
After I got six rows of six done, I started sewing the rows together. Here's a peek at the back.
Then when I was done with that I made a sandwich of back fabric, quilt batting, and my sewn together pieces (right sides together with batting in the middle). I sewed around the entire thing leaving a big opening for turning. I turned right side out and then hand sewed the opening closed. Pretty easy, even for a beginner like me!