But, I miss it. And I'm going to jump right in & make blogging a priority again because A) I miss it, B) I miss the record kept of our family excursions & experiences and C) I miss the community aspect.
Fall is my favorite time of the year (especially in Utah) and I fell in love last year with the Modern Maples quilt from the Pretty in Patchwork: Holidays (Buy on Amazon here) book by my friend John / QuiltDad. Amanda / HeyPorkchop designed the pattern & it's just so pretty in it's simplicity and fall-ness.
I pulled some fabrics (two stacks actually!) and got sewing.
The blocks are pretty by themselves.
But then they really shine when you start piecing them together. My full quilt top:
And my mini quilt top:
I just need to find some time now to baste & quilt them & then we'll have some pretty new (and functional!) fall deco around here for the rest of the season. I'm telling you, fall is my favorite!