These two fellas are finding a place to nest as the Autumn draws in. We have had some terrific rain and wind this week which has blown some cobwebs away and has even inspired me to do some cleaning - almost a feeling of spring cleaning. It's possibly something to do with the children going back to school and having a little peace but probably to do with the season turning to the one I love the most.
Why? Because I love all things "harvest" but my particular fetish is PUMPKINS!
I have several growing, but I have recently been stitching this little cat amongst the pumpkins.
It was a practice for turned edge applique and I have used some sumptuous Japanese woven fabrics which I adore. There is some hand quilting and some machine free-motion wiggling.
To stop my bottom going square, and now that the calm has returned after the storms, I have cleaned the porch and swept the greenhouse and patio where these guys are lurking: