Why I Love Marsala

Pantone Color of the Year 2015 Marsala

Each year Pantone comes out with the Pantone Color of the Year, and each year we hear all about why people love or hate that color.  This year I’ve seen a surprising number of people in the blog-osphere who down … Continue reading

So Much Sewing

In the last week, I feel like I’ve made quite a bit of progress on the quilt which was once the #dyosampler. I have 5 full sections complete, and the other 3 sections are partially complete. Overall, I’m pretty happy … Continue reading

Romance as a Quilt

valentine quilt closeup

Over the last couple weeks, I’ve been piecing yet another crazy quilt.  That in itself isn’t surprising.  What’s surprising is that it’s a Valentine’s Day quilt.  That means lots of pink.  Pink isn’t normally my color, but I ran across … Continue reading

His and Hers Quilt

His and Hers Quilt

I’ve had this idea for a while now about taking fabric from Amy Butler’s fabric lines and pairing it with fabric from Parson Gray’s lines.  Why?  Because they are married and I thought it would be interesting to see how … Continue reading

Seeing Red

seeing red

Today is the 3rd day of the July Photo-a-Day Challenge from The Idea Room.  I’m super happy that today’s challenge was something that I could easily do, even if it’s gloomy out, which of course it is.  Whoever planned all … Continue reading

Shiny Chevron Top Finished!

detail of shiny chevron quilt top

I’m so excited!  I got all the shiny chevron quilt  top done!  And I love, love, love, love, love the way it looks! I started with the interior section (the actual chevrons). The finished size of this section is approximately … Continue reading

Color Week: Red

Nothing says red like a stop sign.  Oakland City, IN

I just got around to catching up on a few of my favorite blogs today.  One of those blogs is Pamplemousse! (it’s french for grapefruit if your interested).  She was the inspiration for my Fashion Friday posts  (there’s one this … Continue reading

Fashion Friday – Black & White & Red All Over

fashion friday

This week, Fashion Friday is a study in contrast. Black, white and red.


Hot Air Balloon

The hue of the long-wave end of the visible spectrum, evoked in the human observer by radiant energy with wavelengths of approximately 630 to 750 nanometers; any of a group of colors that may vary in lightness and saturation and … Continue reading