I am a planner. Holiday details, Work details, appointments -- I'm on top of it. But when it comes to quilting I fall short. Yesterday the strawberry quilt was proof. A girlfriend wrote me and said I wasn't behind, I was ahead for next year.
I don't feel the Christmas thing in June and it's hard to work on a pumpkin quilt at Easter Spring time. But there's nothing more "Holiday" spirited that to look in the living room and see that wicker basket filled with the makings of a pumpkin quilt -- right now, in the season that it belongs.
This is a Heart to Hands Block of the Month quilt. I just bought the patterns and I'm using wool I have on hand. The backgrounds I purchased quilt shopping with Carolyn my daughter-in-law, so I keep her in the loop on my progress. She doesn't quilt, but is the first to grab the car keys and take me shopping when I visit.
Every house should have pumpkins this time of year.