WIPs Be Gone Harvest

Fall is finally here in SoCal. It was 56 degrees this morning. And with fall comes harvest time. Here's what my husband harvested from our yard - another luscious pineapple!
We're looking forward to this one.  May be from one our
non-acidic plants.  See the little plantlet at the bottom of the pineapple?  That's another plant ready to start making another yummy fruit. But DH has so many of them now, he'll probably toss this one.  If you buy one at the store, you can save the top, peel off some of the bottom leaves, place the trimmed end in water, and once it has sent out roots, you can plant it and have your own pineapple plant. Mind you, takes about 2 years to fruit and if you live where it freezes, keep it inside for winter.

And a finish for my Harvest news is another Splendid Sampler block. I'm calling this my harvested bowl of flowers.  It's #69 of the released blocks.

Our winner for last weeks giveaway is Michele Timms of Canada.  I've sent her an email. 

The giveway this week is again 105 hexagons papers.  Enough to make 17 flowers.  The hexagons will have 1" sides.   Usual guidelines apply:   Leave me a comment for one chance.  Link your eye candy for another (link button below). Follow me and let me know for a third chance. Remember if you don't have a blog, you can always post a photo from a photo hosting service.  Please be sure there is some way for me to contact you. Ends next Thursday, midnight.

I'll be linking to several parties. You can, too. See tab above below header. Blessings!


  1. The pineapple looks so delicious! We do get some from California at about 3-4$ each. I can't make them grow. Me and plants don't talk the same language lol. I should ask Pink as she is all green. Enjoy the pineapple ... and some sewing too. ;^)

  2. yummy, not sure how easy to grow in the UK but my neighbour was so excited to get a flower on his plant must check out if it has developed.

  3. I wish we could grow pineapples here! You are so lucky. Thank you for the chance to win the giveaway. Are there details on your blog about the heaxagon quilt on your banner phot?

  4. I never tried to grow a pineapple. Might have to try. :)
    Thanks for letting us link.
    I need to learn how to english paper piece to always have a hand project around.
    Right now I'm trying to finish up applique, so that is being covered.

  5. Love your block...really sweet as I hope your pineapple is.

  6. somehow I missed this one - I could always use more papers!

  7. Your Splendid Sampler block is cute.

  8. I live a bit north of you I'd love to grow my own pineapple thank you for telling me how

  9. I forgot to say I follow you via direct emails you send right to my email box so easy for me

  10. I would love to win some of these papers. I haven't attempted anything like this yet, but I love the way everyone's look. This would give me the shove I need to get started.

  11. I love pineapples and it is amazing how they grow. The smell and sweet taste, warm summers are the best. Love your Splendid block. Got up to the end of June, hoping to get back to it November, as I have a baby quilt which needs to be finished and go to its new home soon.


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