My Yard Waits for Spring

27” x 46 ½”

One cold December morning I looked out my bedroom window. Having lived in this house for ten years, I could not believe having never noticed the three trees just feet from me.  The sunlight was highlighting these trees perfectly. The color variations of the tree bark was fantastic in this sunlight!  I rushed outside and took over fifty pictures of the trees from every angle.

Thus began this quilt adventure.  It is completely “puzzle piece” appliqué with commercial cotton fabrics. Each piece of “brick” fabric matches the color of bricks on the side of my house.  The various shades of lilac mimic the painted siding and eaves.