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Monday, April 4, 2011

Love Color!!!!

I am here to tell you I have a terrible addiction to fabric!!!  I just can't seem to get through the week without purchasing a little stash of pretty...
So here are a few of my latest finds....I did add some much needed solids to my stash....

Okay...I didn't just buy the Amy Butler....I thought it looked good with this bunch.


I love Riley Blake Designs....so lovely and feels nice too!!!
I also purchased a new book!!!  Two friends suggested this book....so I bought it.  Seriously?  Is that all it takes - two people to say something to me and I do it?  Good thing I don't have folks telling me to jump off a bridge....although I am sure some would like to :) 
And while we are in confession....or I am in confession....I do buy books because of the pretty pictures....lame, huh?


I looked through it briefly and it is rather straight forward....with very pretty pictures!

Getting ready for class tonight...I am thinking about color and prints.  I usually gravitate towards bright colors and high contrast fabric.  That gingham by Michael Miller...called Picnic, I believe, in red and white is one of my all time favorite fabrics.
So, in between storms {I have to keep turning off and unplugging my machine - because I would cry if anything happened to my machine} I have been working on a liberated half square triangle block using colors nearly opposite on the color wheel....


These rectangles are tiny....1 1/2 inches by 2 inches...


On a totally different note...my sweet Molly had a flat tire on the freeway this morning, but some very nice men stopped and changed her tire for her.  I just hate the thought of her getting out of her car on the freeway, but there are some very thoughtful people out there. 
Hope you are having a good day free of flat tires :)
mary
      
   

11 comments:

  1. can't wait to see what you make with the new pretties! where did you manage to find gray/mustard wallflower??i havent seen that inages! lucky me, my library got that book...im next on the list for it!!

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  2. LOL!!! Jenny...that is from my stash!!! Sorry...ages is right!!!

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  3. I've noticed that book around lately, would love to see it in person. Do you buy most of your fabric from your LQS? Love the triangles!

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  4. Gorgeous! I, too, have the same addiction! And your Molly on the highway gives me heart palpitations! So glad she's safe - flat tire/highway/strange man - eek!

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  5. I have that book and the pictures ARE pretty! So is your fabric.

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  6. Pretty fabric...love the colours and prints in the first photo especially...so different to what I'D normally buy. Cute little triangles! But I love pink too!

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  7. Haha! I only need one person...tell me more, Mary! :) Your color and fabric combination's are always so wonderful! ~ I'm glad Molly's okay! That's scary having a flat on the freeway!

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  8. Oh that green gingham and rich "purple?" is just gorgeous together!! And I was just curious, I have read the term "liberated" a few times now and wondered if that was from a particular book or is it a term that quilters use to describe their work? I have "Material Obsession" on my Amazon wish list. :o) I know it may be over my head a little bit, but I really want to give it a try!! :o) Would you recommend your recent book purchase?
    So glad that Molly is safe and the kindest of men stopped to help. I would be scared too. :o)
    Have a great day Mary. :o)

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  9. Those colors go so well together! I love it!

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  10. ooh I love that green gingham! I buy books for the pretty pictures as well, but dont tell anyone!

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