Here in Quilt City USA®, autumn is finally peeking around the corner and we love it. It’s all about beautiful leaves and cooling breezes! Take a look at some of the dramatic colors and fine workmanship on these leaf quilts from the Galleries at MyQuiltPlace.

Here’s a beauty from Vikki Pignatelli, AGAINST ALL ODDS, posted in 2012.

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Pieced leaves make a stunning wallhanging! Below, AUTUMN LEAVES by Luz Munoz, posted in 2011.

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So many different styles to express the gorgeous season! AUTUMN ON THE LAKE is a gorgeous work of pointillist art by Cathy Geier, posted in 2012:

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Ginnie Leiner doesn’t just make Christmas quilts! Here’s a look at what she can do for fall…the center pattern is called CONFETTI, and she added maple leaves and hearts all around.

IMG_2671Ginnie Thanks for the close-ups, too, Ginnie. It was made about ten years ago, uploaded in spring 2014 to MyQuiltPlace.

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Of course, appliqué and embroidery techniques make a great fall quilt, too. Here’s AUTUMN WREATH, a wallhanging by Sandra White:

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And an altogether asymmetrical look at OAK LEAVES, a vibrant wallhanging by Linda Smith, posted in 2012.

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Gorgeous colors, you can almost see the leaves fall – and the cooling breeze behind them – in this lovely pieced maple leaf quilt uploaded by Chris Michelle in 2014.

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Cheryl Peck made a pillow with drama, using colorful batiks on black. This design was uploaded in 2012.

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Take a close look at STEPPING OUT by Lyn Ennis, posted in 2012. The leaves and ferns are silk and the body is made from various textured fabrics. The butterflies’ wings are free form thread painting. This wallhanging was donated to the Breast Cancer Society.

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One more – are you inspired to make your own leaf quilt yet? You might be after you see this fun table topper, FALL LEAVES, added by Julie Luoma last year. The leaves are embroidered. The pieced design is innovative!

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Here’s a challenge! Make a leaf-inspired quilt this fall and post it to your page on MyQuiltPlace! Not a member? It’s easy – just go to myquiltplace.com and sign up. Then you’ll be ready to upload your quilt photos. Once you’ve logged in, you can comment on the photos you see here and show some quilterly love! Even if you don’t care to sign up, you can go to myquiltplace.com/photo to see more than 30,000 photos of inspiring quilts like these!

What? 30,000 photos in our Gallery!  Hooray!  Thank you to everyone who participates in MyQuiltPlace, the playground for quilters everywhere.

–Ann@AQS

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