Happy Fallish! I received my Farm Girl Vintage 2 by Lori Holt yesterday. You know how I love her designs, so I dove right in and started making some of the fall themed blocks with the intent to make a new fall door banner.
The book is awesome with very detailed instructions--the only bummer is I already own a lot of these block patterns! I bought many of them separately over the years, but now they are all in color and easily accessible in one place. The photography in the book is top notch!
With fall on my mind and cooler temperatures today--only in the 70s, I busted out a spiced cider candle for my warmer as I worked on my door banner. We could leave the windows open all day and had a little bit of thunder and sprinkles. I also washed the sheets and did laundry--call me domestic!
I made a 12 inch Mr. Scarecrow Block and put him in the middle.
I made a six inch Maple Leaf Block and a six inch Little Acorn Block for the bottom. You could also use some blocks from Farm Girl Vintage too.
I made a six inch Autumn Pumpkin Block and a six inch Curious Crow Block for the top. The letters came from an Art to Heart book, Curiosities and Mischief. I machine appliquéd them with a buttonhole stitch on my Pfaff.
I cross hatched quilted it using a 1.5 inch grid. All fabrics were from my scrap bins and stash--nothing was purchased except the book!
It is ready to hand stitch the binding down tonight for Slow Sunday Stitching
I am off to the kitchen to start a big pot of chili--we are eating chili cheese fries for dinner tonight as we enjoy Sunday Night Football. I am also going to make a meatloaf tonight for sandwiches the rest of the week--cook once eat multiple times. Our Denver Broncos play tomorrow night for Monday Night Football---I think chili mac will be dinner for that.
The cooler weather will be here all week and I am thrilled with that and football being back. Have a great week!