The temps dipped down to 34 degrees here last night and we had a light frost in southeast lower Michigan. Seeing how it is October 1, I guess it is time to get out the Autumn-themed quilts. This wall hanging came out of an Alex Anderson book several years ago when I was teaching a hand-applique class.
Fall is my favorite season - I love all the purples, oranges, golds, reds, greens, and browns together, especially the purples.
This is a sample I did for the shop this fall called "NO CROWS" by P3 Designs. I loved how all the pumpkins were in segments so that I could use lots of different fabrics (Teresa Rule #1: The quilt with the most fabrics wins!)
P3 Designs also came up with this wild pumpkin table runner that I did a couple of years ago...it is in desparate need of some TLHQ (tender loving hand quilting).
I also found some fall apples that need to be quickly hand-quilted as well, along with a wall hanging I made for my best quilting buddy, Ola, for her birthday (it's called "THREE PUMPKINS AND A CROW") ...it's actually finished! I'm putting the last quilting stitches on a Halloween wall hanging for the door. I seem to get a lot more hand quilting done in the fall and winter...we keep the thermostat on the furnace pretty low, so it is nice to have a big project spread out in my lap for warmth. Of course, I have to quilt around the cat (Weasley), who is drawn to quilts like a duck to a pond.