In early October I happened upon Carole's blog, From My Carolina Home, where I found the post Autumn Jubilee Quilt Along and Giveaway. Carole presented a tutorial for making 9" maple leaf blocks and included instructions for using jelly roll strips to make them. Autumn is slipping away and I have yet to make a maple leaf block but who doesn't love those autumn colors when winter white (or grey) hems us in?! I'll make them during a less busy season.
The giveaway Carole offered was for Aurifil Mako 50 weight thread in Autumn colors selected by Sheena Norquay. I was surprised -- and pleased -- when Carole emailed me to say that my name had been chosen. The thread arrived a day or so ago. Wow! There are a dozen regular-sized spools and they are gorgeous! Maybe the most beautiful thread I've ever seen. Thank you, Carole. And thanks to Aurifil, who sponsored Carole's post.
I've not sewn with Aurifil thread before and now I find myself wishing I had time to cut and sew some autumn leaves. Perhaps I can make some after Thanksgiving and if not then, they'll have to wait until January's winter white swirls outside my windows.
Carole is a very talented lady who quilts, sews, rubber stamps, decorates her home, and more, all of which she shares on From My Carolina Home. Maybe you'd like to visit?