Month: December 2010

And the 2011 Color of the Year is…….

Honeysuckle! Hmmm….every Honeysuckle bloom I have ever seen has been yellow but maybe I am leading a sheltered life.  Pantone, the great Wizard of Color, has named this beautiful, strong pink “?Honeysuckle”.  The 2010 color of the year was turquoise and we certainly saw that color in quilting fabric, home dec and clothing.  So, prepare …

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Toolbox Thursday

I love this ruler. It is a tool that helps make perfect half-square and quarter-square triangles. The ruler is marketed by the June Taylor company, and no, I am not being paid for this endorsement. I love simple tools that make a quilter’s job easier. If you have ever tried making dozens of quarter-square triangles from paper templates, you …

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It’s a Hoot!

I am participating in a quiltalong that requires the use of a layer cake. A layer cake is a stack of 10″ x 10″ fabric squares cut from a coordinated line of fabric. I am using “It’s a Hoot!” by MoMo for Moda. I love these fabrics. The line is very diverse and the colors are clear and bright. …

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