I'm a city girl. But here in Fresno, we are surrounded by orchards: peach, plum, almond. The blossoms are spectacular: white, pale pink, bright pink. You can follow a trail called the Blossom Trail that takes you up into the foothills, passing orchard after orchard. It's breathtaking, so I understand what the writer is talking about.
It is September. In some parts of the country, the leaves will soon be changing colors. Here in Fresno that doesn't occur until early to mid November, and then again, we have a spectacular fall. Most people think of the "fall colors" as happening in the east, but this is what it looks like in my neighborhood in fall:
It was faster to cut more fabric (again--that was my solution a couple of weeks ago too...) and then sewed the triangles together properly.
I really like the block. It is simple but striking. It is just a 9-patch with a fancy center. I'll definitely use this block again soon.
My progress so far:
Carla chose for these two blocks. As always, she has interesting thoughts on the letter as well.
(Note: I don't know why there is that weird green background in a couple of sentences. Tried to fix it. Couldn't. Oh, well...)
Have a wonderful weekend.