Friday, October 14, 2011

An Autumn Finish

Back in January, 2008, I made a pumpkin block at a Fantastic Friday night at The Quilted Cottage. It sat around until this post. Now almost four years from the beginning of this little project, I can report that it is a completed wall hanging! The timing of my finish corresponds to the upcoming holiday, too. I'm really happy with how it turned out and think it sat just long enough.


For some reason (maybe the soil) my morning glory blooms have been all purple in color instead of blue. The first year I planted them, there were blue flowers galore. Since then, only purple and a dramatic decrease in the amount of blooms. Imagine my surprise when I stepped outside yesterday and saw this.


I've been glued to the television or radio for every post season Tigers' ballgame. Each game is a roller coaster of ups and downs. The Tigers head back to Texas now and I'm hoping for two more wins. They've given us a tremendous year!

12 comments:

Carolyn said...

I love love the pumkin pattern. My kind of sewing. Your Morning Glories are so pretty. So many nice plants bloom in the fall.

West Michigan Quilter said...

Love your pumpkin wallhanging. So cute. You still have flowers? Mine are gone.

Barb said...

Oh...love the pumpkin and that flower is gorgeous!

sewkalico said...

What a cool pumpkin wallhanging. I'd love to make one too, but it would probably take me as long as you to get it finished! LOL

Connie said...

Whenever I see morning glories my thoughts go back to my childhood when my dad planted them and they grew in our yard. They are simple yet so beautiful.

Quilting I love said...

Love the pumpkin--the scalloped border is such a beautiful enhancement to the pumpkin. The flower in blue is gorgeous when I first got married in my 20's I thought it was a weed and I pulled them out of the garden--oh the things you learn in life---lol.
Love and Care, Grace

Diane H said...

That's a great wall hanging - large ric-rac, right? You must be very pleased with it.

Terry said...

Love your jack-o-lantern! Congratulations on getting it finished! Love your morning glories too! I want to plant some of those next spring.

LuAnn said...

Cute pumpkin wall hanging. That striped border is really a nice binding. Glad you finished him for Halloween.

Judy S. said...

Cute pumpkin! Thanks so much for finding the link to that nice Christmas banner. Great patterns, and I love redwork. Now to do them....

Michelle said...

Great job finishing your pumpkin wall hanging! It's so satisfying finishing up those OLD UFO's!! :)

Margaret said...

I love your wallhanging and I voted for it, but.......I am a Cardinal Fan from Missouri.....dont hold it against me, lol. This is going to be a very exciting game tonight! May the best team win......I am wearing Cardinal red, and you?

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Margaret

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