Wow! Isn’t it amazing how one tiny
little extra hour of sleep can make
you feel soooo much better??
I got to spend some needed time in
the sewing room today as hubby
and son were both out of town!
I wanted a mini-quilt for my
wire tabletop stand to display
in November, so I made a cute
little turkey with a Pilgrim hat.
I have an Art to Heart book by
Nancy Halvorsen with different
pillows for every month… and
it had a cute turkey pillow for
November… so I changed the size a
bit and added another row of tail
feathers… and then it was
I love, love, love using a purply
blue with the fall leaf colors of red,
orange and gold… it really makes
those colors POP!!
I used fusible applique’ but did
not do a blanket stitch around the
edges, but a straight stitch in black.
I quilted the words “give thanks” and
just stippled everything else.
I sewed on black beads for eyes and
added a red folk art heart button.
I love the Indian corn fabric for the
tiny inner border and had an old
Thanksgiving print for the outer
You can see how the blues in the quilt
over the mantle, the quilt on my red
chair and now this Tiny Gobbler quilt,
really showcase the colors of fall!!
So, what did you do today after an
extra hour of sleep last night??