But I have to say that winning the VMQG Halloween Block Lottery last year went a ways toward warming my cold, black Halloween non-fan heart.
Look at the cute mini I was able to make with blocks made by my lovely VMQG peeps:
It's 24" x 24".
I'm particularly pleased with my quilted spiderwebs! I used a purple variegated thread (Aurifil 50 wt #3840).
And black for the rest.
This is the back, which shows all the quilting:
I was so pleased to be able to zip out during a break in the rain, and take photos under a beautifully clear fall sky.
There was one leftover block from my winnings that didn't fit into the mini, so I turned it into a seasonal placemat for G, who drew the Jack o' Lantern's face. More spiderwebs on this one:
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