Perfectly Seasoned Thanksgiving Handmade Quilt
It was hard not to be drawn to this charming handmade quilt displayed at the 2017 Piece and Plenty Quilt Guild Show in Rolla, Missouri in October. The quilt colors are bright and captivating, as are the pilgrim-dressed squirrels at the top of this brand new quilt. The teeny tiny pumpkins the male squirrel is carrying are very impressive, too, imagine how small those fabric pieces were to cut out, the quilter must have been very patient and very careful!
Each of the quilt blocks in the center also have individual characters, from the owl and the pumpkin to more squirrels, acorns and wreaths.
If I were to start a collection of quilted wall hangings, this would be one I would want to make to represent Thanksgiving and have it hanging on a wall somewhere, maybe in an entrance or a den wall, where I could enjoy it every day.
That's one of the advantages of quilted wall hangings, they can quickly change the theme of a room and update home decor to a seasonal mood.
This next quilt block helps to show the detail of the machine quilting, which gives this handmade quilt so much texture.
It still surprises me how much quilting can change the final look of a quilt.
Here's wishing your home has a "perfectly seasoned" Thanksgiving, from ours, which is definitely more squirrelly!