What i have been doing and my thoughts on Pantone colors for 2016

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I did overall swirls on this t shirt quilt for a customer. I loved the layout and it makes great use of the t shirts of different sizes. It turned out to be soooo adorable and the pieced back is perfect!

2015-12-12 12.36.02 Today my “A Christmas Story” quilt came off the frame. I did a fmq of holly leaves, curls and stings of pearls all over. I love this and will have it bound by Christmas.  I have 4 quilts to bind and that will be perfect for evening projects and football games.


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I enjoy watching for the Pantone color of the year announcement. This year I was shocked it was 2 colors and it was baby pink and blue. OMG, this is so 1986. I can’t go back there. I have to say it was the most awful color combo’s in décor and clothing. It reminds me of all things floral, bows and baby quilt colors of this time period. I must say that I am not into pastels much and not going to buy this seasons fabrics in this combo. I don’t expect 1986 to be back in my décor either. Hopefully, next years colors will be better.

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