Fabric Friday #2

Todays Fabric Friday is inspired by the 2012 Pantone Spring/Summer Colors. I love when they announce/predict the new color trends.  I don’t always agree, and they sometimes choose odd names for colors, but still, ever the color junkie I can never resist a good palette.

I realized while making this that I don’t have a single cocoa colored fabric. I’m having a hard time even thinking of prints in that color. The Henna Garden (Speckle) might be close, though I haven’t actually seen that one in person. Hmm, leave a link in the comments if you’ve got a cocoa match. Anyhow, here’s is a stack I made inspired by the Spring color palette. 

If you’re a Portland local, I hope that you’ll join me and the rest of the Portland Modern Quilt Guild at our first All Day Sew of the year. From 8am -9pm at Fabric Depot. I’ll be there, sewing, talking way too much and taking pictures of everyone’s WIP’s! More details on the PMQG blog if you’re interested.

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About Alexandra

Mother. Chef. Artist. I live in beautiful Portland, Oregon with my husband, Ben and our daughter, Willow. This is an account of our rambling adventures and a place for what's inspiring me right now.
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5 Responses to Fabric Friday #2

  1. fidissimus says:

    Fabric Depot has some beautiful faux linen in that coco color that’d be really pretty with your pallet. See you tomorrow!
    PS: Walk me though hand quilting thread while we’re there? xoxo

  2. Heather says:

    I wish I could go, there is just too many other things going on. Your photos are making me drool! Those are great colors.

    • Alexandra says:

      Aww,thats too bad. We’ll miss you, but hopefully I’ll see you at the meeting??:) **hint hint hint we have something really really cool planned and all our members are getting a cool prize**

  3. Kimberly says:

    Very pretty stack! Don’t forget to bring your AMH bag tomorrow. I want to see it in person. 🙂

    • Alexandra says:

      Kim,
      Oh, I won’t! It’s my primary purse right now.I’m glad you’re coming! I was actually just sitting here deliberating on what I want to work on tomorrow….. I’ve got my king size single girl to sandwich and mark for hand stitching, a full size little leaves quilt and another commissioned one that needs to be finished by the 25th…..but I also really want to work on my hex quilt! What are you going to work on?

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