Autumn About Town Purse Sew Along Finish

Today we finish up our Autumn About Town handbag. I am already getting comments from strangers as I carry this purse around town doing errands. I added a little lagniappe to it, and I'll show you that at the end of the post. When we left off, the sides of the bag were done. Did …

Continue reading Autumn About Town Purse Sew Along Finish

Autumn Jubilee Cardmaking Fun

I like making cards for friends and family and Autumn is the best time to send some cheer. It is no secret that my favorite holiday is Thanksgiving with the parade, a special breakfast, calling friends and family for cheerful wishes, the aroma of baking turkey and dressing, and a full day of football along …

Continue reading Autumn Jubilee Cardmaking Fun

Autumn Jubilee Quilt Along – Assembly – Part 4

Now that we have all the elements done, today will be the assembly of the quilt project. We'll add the squares of accent fabric, and finish the borders today. Begin by sewing the leaves and 6-1/2-inch fall color squares into four sections. Two sections will have three leaves separated by 6-1/2-inch squares for a total …

Continue reading Autumn Jubilee Quilt Along – Assembly – Part 4

Autumn Jubilee Tablescape

Because this is my favorite season of all, I have a lot of autumn inspired things to use in the kitchen and on the table. I adore these salad plates with the leaves, purchased some years ago when Pier 1 still had stores. The pumpkin bowls are also years old, and I get them out …

Continue reading Autumn Jubilee Tablescape

Autumn Jubilee Finishing the Embroidery Project

Today we finish the project we started with machine embroidery. If you don't have an embroidery machine, you can always substitute a cute little fussy cut for the center to make this project. When we left off, we had the embroidery done and surrounded with either a border of a coordinating print or a patchwork …

Continue reading Autumn Jubilee Finishing the Embroidery Project

Autumn Jubilee Halloween Fun

When we moved to our home in the mountains, we knew that there wouldn't be any trick or treaters who would hike up here. So, for many years, Halloween was not a big deal. That is, until we joined the MINI club and began going to the annual costume party. Now, it is fun to …

Continue reading Autumn Jubilee Halloween Fun

Autumn Jubilee Quilt Along Part 3

Are you having fun with the quilt along? Today we'll assemble the center section. Begin by pulling these pieces from the cutting instructions. You'll need Autumn Theme Scraps - nine 2-1/2-inch squares, four 4-inch squares Background - four 3-1/2-inch squares, four 4-inch squaresAccent Color 3-1/2-Inch Strips - cut two 12-1/2-inches long, and two 18-1/2-inches long. …

Continue reading Autumn Jubilee Quilt Along Part 3

Autumn Jubilee Wool Stitch Along Finish

Did you get your wool applique done from part 1? When we left off, the motifs were stitched to the base. If you missed part 1 that has the pattern, click on Autumn Jubilee on the sidebar and go back a few posts. Today we embellish and finish the needle keeper. Get out your stash …

Continue reading Autumn Jubilee Wool Stitch Along Finish

Autumn About Town Sew Along Purse

We need a sew along for Autumn Jubilee, and this year I was inspired by a sew day with friends. We were chatting about things to sew that everyone can use, so while they were here, I got out my graph paper and a pencil. I drew a quick sketch with dimensions, then an idea …

Continue reading Autumn About Town Sew Along Purse

Autumn Jubilee in the Kitchen

Gathering around the table when there is a chill in the air brings family together. These crisp autumn days call for a pretty setting and good food to put on the plates. Fall produce is abundant now, with winter squashes coming into the stores and produce stands. This butternut squash recipe from the Cookish cookbook …

Continue reading Autumn Jubilee in the Kitchen