Fall has always been my favorite season and last night in the USA Fall began! Leaves are beginning to fall here in North Carolina too… it has been 6 years since I have enjoyed a true fall!!!
The above wall hanging was inspired by Bonnie Hunter’s string pumkins she did last year 🙂
I had sooo much fun taking scraps from previous quilt making and from my stash and sewing them together to make pumpkins….
This year is hangs in our kitchen over our little kitchen table…. we have a HUGE countertop level bar in our kitchen that we use regularly but this is nice too and cozy ❤
Our weather is cooling during the night and early mornings and a heavy dew is present until mid day usually now… but the afternoons still get quite warm! Waiting for that evening cool down to start as the trees are starting to lose their leaves with the wind blowing occasionally too. What is your weather like where you live? Is it comfy to be outside??
I have been inside mainly… working toward a slow stitching finish at my frame!!!
Since this collage.. I rolled the frame for the last time for this quilt…
When I finish this row I will be cutting the quilt off the frame!!! SEW EXCITED TO GET TO THAT POINT Y ‘ALL!!!
To the left are my quilting tools… and to the right I am ready for action with my thumble and thimble and a bit of electrical tape wrapped around my pointer finger to increase my gripability! lol
Here is the corner where I started on this row…
And now I have a lot of wavy lines and black line in the ditch stitching to do … as well as basting that top edge…
I have truly enjoyed every bit of the 4 months this quilt has been on the frame … every stitch was added with love and devotion to me and my honey and our relationship… this quilt will next be shown (hopefully) off the frame .. bound… washed and dried… and on our bed!!! Yippee in advance 😀
Linking all this fun slow stitching accomplishments (including that Fall quilt I opened my post with as it is slow stitched too!) to Kathy’s Slow Stitching Sunday link up… There my tribe is gathering today to share their slow stitching accomplishments… whether is it needle and thread like me or other slow hand accomplished work like crochet or cross stitch or embroidery or knitting! Come see us all HERE! Kathy even has a new blog header up with her latest finish on it… beautiful!
So everything else I have been up to has been LOTS and LOTS!
First I want to announce the
Jill is the lucky lady I drew out of the coffee mug! I have sent her an email… next week I will share what she chose as her prize if it is ok with her 😀 SEW EXCITED FOR HER!!!!
And here is a peek at what is new at MY ETSY SHOP!
Pencil cases for trendy students… mug rugs for any time but perfect for the season we are in and a table topper I hope will find a home soon when I get it quilted and listed as well!!!
And these sets of fabrics are for sale on facebook!
Wowee… I have been sooo busy this week 🙂
So what will I work on next you ask???
Do you drink coffee??? Or do you prefer tea or water or something fun otherwise when you stitch??? I love sugar free sweet tea and coffee with a little bit of coconut creamer in it! lol I would love to hear your favorite stitching beverage 🙂
Until next Sunday y’all…