Today I finished this beautiful fall quilt sampler with a wonderful oak leaf pattern by Kim Diamond. Th!e autumn colors make me want to snuggle into this quilt with a warm cup of tea (at least for a minute or two–it’s in the 90s and humid). I know that soon the trees will be losing their leaves and temperatures will drop. This quilt is big! 120″x 122″!! The quiltmaker did a beautiful job keeping the points in the quilt pointy and the seams matching where they were supposed to match.
I chose an edge to edge design which reflected the season of the color palette, which would allow the piecing to be the ‘star’ of the show and which would give the quilt a soft and cuddly texture.
You can see the oak leaves and meander on the back of the quilt. On the front of the quilt the quilting only shows in the borders where it adds texture and movement to the piece.
Are you ready for fall? I’m sending my youngest son off to college in the next couple of weeks–I’m not sure I’m old enough for that to happen yet! (lol.) Enjoy your quilting adventure!!