The background is Osnaburg; I used a high loft polyester batting to provide high relief to the applique and quilting. That chocolate cake would taste so good right about now!
The blanket stitch around the applique shapes is one of my favorite parts of the wall hanging, as well as the free motion quilting, both done with Aurifil 40 wt. This pattern has been added to my Etsy store Quilterly.
I do like his facial expression: we 'sometimes' look like that on Thanksgiving Day, don't we? :-) I am linking up to Freshly Pieced and Esther's Blog on Wednesday, and to Crazy Mom Quilts, Confessions of a Fabric Addict and Quilt Shop Gal on Friday.