Tuesday, November 3, 2020

October Temperatures

And another month in 2020 is behind us.

October (the last 2 columns) continued the cooling trend that started at the end of September.  We certainly had a few days creep into the 80s but with lows in the 60s or 50s, they didn't feel like summer days.

And Halloween brought a high temperature only to hit the 50 degree mark - see that lone blue block at the bottom?  November has continued with the cooler weather so more blue to come.

I have been enjoying the creation of this quilt and am already trying to figure out what I will do for 2021.  There is my 3rd year of making a temperature quilt - I can't stop now!

You can read more about the design here.  The net is the 2020 quilt will be functionally sized at 48'' x 48''.   The quilt records both high and low temperatures for each day.   The block is a simple one - the low temperature is the smaller rectangle - vertical for odd numbered days and horizontal for even numbered.  

The fabrics are all Painters Palette solids and I keep the color gradient at the top of my design wall so it is always available to reference.  

I've made temperature quilts for 2018 and 2019.  Want to make your own temperature quilt - check out my tutorial!

Have a wonderful day! Patty


  1. It's really amazing how different an 80 degree day can feel depending on how cool it gets at night (and I suppose, how long during the day it's above 80 degrees as well - the shorter days probably play into a bit, too)!

  2. Looks great. But oh my....I've gotten behind.......maybe I need to take a break in 2021, considering I haven't finished 2019. LOL

  3. Love your temp quilt. I am working on one also. My first time and definitely going to do it again. I was thinking of doing one for my birth year.


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