Thursday, October 17, 2013


I had a lot of fun today playing with my Quilt Pro quilting software and designing this quilt.

I've been trying to come up with a design that I could use to make a quilt with all of the purple, yellow and orange scraps that I have collected.  I know the colors above are different than those colors, but it still gives me ideas.

A favorite tree of mine growing up was the Autumn Purple White Ash, which we used to call a "Purple Grandma Tree."  We had one in our yard on Sycamore, and when I moved back to that house as an adult, the tree was gigantic and the star of the yard in the fall.  We planted two of them in the yard on Oakwood, and there are three of them across the street from our new home, so I get to see them all the time.  The leaves turn purple and gold.  This is a Autumn Purple White Ash tree in all of its glory:

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