Slow Sunday Stitching – Autumn Jubilee

Greetings from South Texas where a cool front came in during the night – Sure – it is 82 degrees – whoops let me get a jacket (I keep the A/C on about 72) LOL!  We shall see how the week goes.  But my walk this morning was great!  I am keeping my stress level down by focusing on walking and doing my Vitamin D lamp morning and evening.  My bloodwork indicates that my immune system is really running on fumes, so I will make sure that I do all things first to improve that and then working on my projects.

Today I have completed the Star Blocks for Row One of Autumn Jubilee .  It is not a hand stitching project, but a slow sewing one.  When I make blocks like this I pin each section together to make sure that all points match and that I have close to or at least 1/4″ on the outside!  Yes it takes me longer to make a block like this, but being the Type A Perfectionist I am, I accept the slow going versus having to have a date with Jack the Ripper!  Believe you me Jack and I have been best friends for a long time!   I am enjoying working on this quilt, it is easy, yet challenging to make all points match!

This is the finished quilt from My Carolina Home . 

I am thinking (do I still have a brain?) that I will make the tree blocks smaller so I can have 4 trees.  As I study the quilt and looking at the leaves and pumpkins they are large and if I make the trees too small (like making 5) it will throw the effect of the middle blocks off.  I thought about doubling the number of blocks to make a larger quilt, but thinking (do I still have a brain?) that I may not do that and add more borders.  Ah creativity – maybe I am finding it again!

I do have another project waiting in the wings – it is going to have a Panel in the middle.  I had 3 panels and only needed one of the panels so I shared and sent one to Lori and one to Gretchen. It will be interesting to see how we each make a quilt from the panel.

I purchased fabrics that go with this line also.

Of course I had forgotten about the fabrics when I started on Autumn Jubliee, so these will make a pretty quilt that match the panel.  Any fabrics I purchased this year have really been forgotten maybe I had better re-visit the other fabric room in the house more often – along with the ones in the Studio and week my brain (if I still have one!).

Have a great week – and enjoy sewing.


Linking To:  My Quilt InfatuationConfessions of a Fabric AddictFinished or Not Friday ; Em’s Scrap BagBOM’s Away;  Sew Fresh Quilts; Crazy Mom Quilts;  Oh ScrapScrap Happy SaturdaySlow Sunday Stitching  Quilt Fabrication Mid Week Makers; Peacock PartyDesign Wall MondayFor the Love of Geese,Scrap Happy DaysQuilting Patch Linky Party To-Do-Tuesdays

19 Replies to “Slow Sunday Stitching – Autumn Jubilee”

    1. Thank you Susan! Hope all is well with you. I will have fun with the panel top! Have another one for a Reproduction quilt, although it may be cut up using a Di Ford pattern where she used the same fabrics. Have a great week! Hugs


  1. I had been following along with Autumn Jubilee although I did do one. I love your blocks. I love the panel too and I am excited to see what you do with it. I know it will be fabulous!


    1. Hi Sharon – love you needle work project it is coming along great! I am ready to do the leaves, or finish up with the Stars, then only the other 3 block types left! I like her border, but think I may add more scrappy borders! Hugs. Have a great week.


  2. I love your stars, so pretty! Those fabrics you bought are very pretty, they’re going to match the panel very nicely. Look for my panel reveal Thanksgiving weekend. Happy stitching!


    1. Thank you Gretchen, this is the 2 or 3 bundles that I purchased not realizing there was a panel in each one. They are the same fabrics that are in the Turkey! I am anxious to see your quilt – bet it will be striking! Hugs, and Have a great week.


    1. Well, it would be easier to follow her pattern – LOL! It was around 45 this morning when I walked, I am still in T-Shirt weather as it will warm up! I am sure your temp’s are colder.
      Are you back to your quilting yet? Hugs


  3. Hi, love your autumn quilt . Is there a pattern availble. I would be very interested in purchasing one. Thank you koyya pugh ,Reno ,Nv


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