Saturday, September 22, 2012

Happy Autumn




Something wonderful is in the air...autumn has arrived in my little corner of the world. And just knowing that a new season is really here seems to make all the difference. While the daytime temperatures haven't improved much, the evenings are beginning to be beautiful, and the mornings are crisp and cool and in the mid-sixty degree range. Anna Maria wrote in a recent post about the "comfort of change," and I, too, appreciate that special something that has arrived with the change of the season!

I've worked on a few things this week and have a combination of camera and Instagram photos to show for it! One evening I stitched some of my hexagon flowers together; it's such a relaxing project. I'm going to need to make some white hexagons soon so I can start stitching them together.



I also have the binding machine stitched and ready to hand sew on my Farmer's Wife Christmas quilt. I don't often use white for binding, but it seemed the perfect "frame" for this quilt.



And this morning Lori posted row 3 of her row along...a few days early! So my first project of the day was to make my row.


If you're rowing along, you know that the rows are fairly long, so it's a bit of a challenge to get all the parts and pieces in one picture.


Row 3 is another small filler row...just 2 1/2" wide.




And here are all three rows together...

I've already hung my fall wreath on the front door and plan to switch out my quilts this afternoon as well...hopefully I'll have some fun pictures of stacks of quilts to share next time (the spring/summer ones to be put away and the fall quilts that will leave the cupboards and closets and grace our home for the next few months).

Thanks so much for stopping by...and Happy Autumn!



16 comments:

Clara {Clover and Violet} said...

Love your projects!

Sherry said...

I didn't start the row along because I have so much going. I love what I see so far and wish I had time to catch up and join in.

Lesley said...

Your projects are just wonderful...the colors so fresh and vibrant!

MM Quilts and Embroidery said...

I just love your farmer's wife quilt. What do you have holding the binding down on that one? Those clips look neat.

Carrie P. said...

happy Autumn to you! I am so glad it is here. Lovely projects you are working on. I just cut out my pieces for Lori's row along tonight. Your row are so pretty.

Thimbleanna said...

Yipee -- fall is here too -- we're wearing sweatshirts now and I love it. You're always working on such beautiful projects!

CathyK said...

Autumn is the BEST season of the year!!! Your projects are looking beautiful!

Bev said...

Just everything on your blog is gorgeous today! As usual!

Cheery wave from
Bev

Kate said...

Looks like some pretty good progress in your corner of the world :-)

Siobhán said...

Your projects are all so pretty! I love those hexies. I pulled mine out again recently but am still trying to figure out where I left off, where I need to go, etc. I need to get better organized! I hope you'll share photos of your changing of the quilts--stacks of quilts--be still my heart!

Joann said...

The row along looks fantastic so far - my studio is in shambles, I feel like I am missing out on the fun but I look forward to getting it back in order and am able to sew again.

Ramona said...

Ditto on what Sherry said. But I am seriously tempted to start the row-a-long too. And I agree with Lesley that your colors are fresh.

Bari Jo said...

Love all the eye candy! Your flowers are amazing! Your row along makes me want to get rowing and it's been so much fun to see your FW Christmas Quilt come together this year! Yay for you - done in time to use for the holidays! Can't wait to see the post of the fall quilts swapped for summer! :O) I hope to make enough some day to do some swapping seasonally! Right now I just have the few I've made all on display - but hoping to work more this next year on quilting. You always inspire me! ;O) Have a great week!

Marie said...

Your hexies are adorable, Sherri!

Glenna @ Hollyhock Quilts said...

Isn't this morning weather just awesome? I'm STILL on the porch just loving it! Great projects!!

Mama Pea said...

I love your hexies!