Hello Fall!

I was messing around last fall and threw together a little fall top for a door hanger. It’s been hanging on my bulletin board, forgotten, until now. I’m glad I remembered it before winter!

I had just finished quilting something on the long arm and had enough backing and batting leftover to quilt this. The top fabrics are all hand dyes.

I used the AccuQuilt Classic Alphabet die to make the letters. I freehand cut the pumpkin parts. The appliqué is all raw edge and fused. The HSTs finish at 2 inches.

Rather than stitch the edges of the appliqué, I just matchstick quilted the whole thing.

I added a little rod pocket on the back for a hanging dowel. I used my regular 2 1/2” strips for binding, but a smaller seam allowance in the front so it wouldn’t be so overwhelming. That meant pulling it farther in on the back.

I left the dowel a little long, thinking I’d add something to the ends. I might just trim it shorter and call it done.

This piece finished at 6 1/2 by 34 inches.

Have a great day!

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About katyquilts

I am a wife, mom of four amazing adult kids, and a former librarian. I love making everything from traditional quilts to art quilts. I am thankful to God my Father and Creator for the gift of creativity!
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3 Responses to Hello Fall!

  1. allisonwp says:

    That’s great! Such a creative use of ‘left-overs’ 🙂

  2. lois92346 says:

    Aww…that’s so cute!! It would look great hanging on a narrow wall space off of the dining area.

  3. Jill Klop says:

    Very cute!

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