Fall arrives late to the desert and without much of a fuss.
We know it is here when the daytime temps are under 90 and we can open our windows to clean, crisp air at night.
I am envious of those of you who are enjoying the colors of the season, so I need to bring some of it to my environment with quilting projects.
Picked up the newest Sew Scrappy by BH&G and fell instantly in love with this project by Lynda Hall. Of course, Renee Nanneman's new homespun collection also arrived at TOWQS and will be perfect for it.
It will be my reward for finishing up my prep work for the Farmer's Wife Club meeting tomorrow...yes, I am a procrastinator!
This week I was the lucky recipient of these two lovely stitcheries from a dear quilting friend, Deb.
I believe this one is called O' Pumpkin Tree and I will finish it with my new homespun fabrics.
This little guy is going to get some special treatment, but stay tuned for that.
I want to design a medallion style quilt around him using black and orange fabrics.
Finally, my quilt, Autumn Houses by Bunnyhill, came back yesterday from a very talented machine quilter. Carol is an artist who plies her craft on her 20+ year old Bernina.
Here is a sampling of the wonderful enhancements she applied to my quilt.
Remember you can click on the pictures to enlarge them to see the detail.
I love how she added the vines and flowers in the open spaces.
I LOVE IT!
I'll be heading to Houston next week for the festival. I will try to come home with lots of pics to share and not too much merchandise. However, the Primitive Gatherings booth will be first on my list of places to visit and you cannot count on me using even a modicum of self control there!
But first, back to FW blocks and the next 1880 Sampler blocks. Lots to do before I leave.