8.31.2012

it's friday!

Aw, crummy.  No Fabric Friday today, huh?   I decided to hang out with my son instead, and I hope that's okay.  We traveled to a quilt shop and the new West Elm at Southpoint Mall in Durham, NC.  We also ate yummy LocoPops!  I love West Elm.  I love LocoPops.   I love the quilt shop I went to too.  It was a great Friday.  I took a few inspiring DIY photos at West Elm, which I'll share with you next week.

I wanted to share with you the fabrics I purchased today for my next quilt.  I have to preface by saying I do not like brown per se.  But someone I know does and she loves brown and blue together.   To be truthful, I was bummed that my second quilt of all time was going to be . . . brown.  But when I walked into Thimble Pleasures in Chapel Hill, NC, I was pleasantly surprised to find a good selection of modern prints.  But I was still bummed that I would have to search out brown among all the eye candy in the shop.  I will still need to buy a blue solid, and if I need to balance out the brown some, I will do that once I get going.


She's getting her favorite color, brown!



If I go with Kona, I will choose Jade Green or Caribbean to add a little more color to the quilt.  Caribbean comes closer to the teal in Bella, but I thought I would go a little greener.  But I am open to either.   If you own the new line Bella from Lotta Jansdotter and know a solid that would go well with it's teal color, please let me know!



Have a nice weekend, and if you live stateside, Happy Labor Day weekend!

peaceout

4 comments:

  1. Julie of Intrepid Thread Shop matched it up with Moda Bella Soiid "MIST". I love your stack of fabric.

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  2. I love that stack of fabrics! What design are you using?

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  3. I just bought some pebbles in teal from Echo that would match that. Maybe we could trade, if you need more for that quilt.

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  4. New you would love Thimble Pleasures! She has always has a nice selection of modern fabrics. You did good on your selection! Love LJs fabrics!

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