Thursday, October 20, 2011

October Leaves

I don't know whether anyone else will think this is pretty cool, but on my walk with Terra yesterday I was keeping my eyes on the ground since, thanks to several rain storms, that is where the color is now, and right in front of me appeared a Halloween leaf:
I am at a loss as to what critter may have created these mask-like holes, but my three-and-a-half year old granddaughter could make a great story out of this.

And lest I be accused of writing too many non-quilt-related posts, I should let you know that I was actually looking at the leaf litter as a source of inspiration for the series of quilts I'm doing with leafy litter backgrounds like this one:
And if you are still reading, thanks for the company!


Anya said...

Perhaps you could sell that leaf on EBay!

quilthexle said...

Love them both - the leaf you found and the new background! Did you fuse your fabrics down?