To Fall In Love

I have fallen. Hard. Head over heels. I can’t stop thinking, obsessing, being drawn to

The Color Turquoise.

And not just any turquoise. This very particular, beautifully blend of blues and greens turquoise.

I can’t get enough of it. I am painting everything in my house shades of that color. And I am still not sick of it. Pantone may think that tangerine tango is the color of the year, but I can’t imagine my year without turquoise.

So, it comes as no surprise that I have chosen this little bundle for my Groovy quilt.

See that pretty print on top? This quilt will be awesome! I think I’ll call mine Sea Mist. I’m using 3 separate colors of Laura Gunn’s Painter’s Canvas (Mermaid,Teal, and Sky) Lizzie House’s Hello Pilgrim jewels, and The Herons are an organic from Cloud 9′s Across The Pond Collection.

If you join the flickr group (and I highly recommend that you do!) you can download this awesome coloring sheet that Alyssa put together. It really helped me get my ideas down on paper. I used my daughters fancy pants twisty crayons and cut small swatches from my fabric.

Many people are whipping out their color cards and doing this quilt in all solids. We just got in Michael Miller’s Cotton Couture Color Cards in the shop!

So, head on over to the flickr group, and if you aren’t terrified of introducing yourself (like I am), leave a little note in the ‘introduce yourself’ section. And have a little fun friday night coloring!

PS: The winner of the Groovy Quilt pattern is #3, Jen. You’ll have to trust me on this, because I forgot to take a screen shot. Whoops!

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8 Responses to To Fall In Love

  1. 1

    I’m right there with you — turquoise is my color this year. I’m just crazy about your groovy quilt stack, especially that print. Fabulous!

  2. 2
    Kim says:

    I’m on a similar aqua kick. I have painted a lot of smaller things (chairs, lamps, bureau) to try and keep myself from painting my kitchen cabinets…

    I love the fabric you are using for the quilt. I think it will be stunning, especially with those herons!

  3. 3
    Ruth says:

    I’m with you on the aqua! I love this color and all its variations.

  4. 4
    gina f. says:

    love the fabric you have chosen for your quilt! Aqua is one of my favorite colors too.

  5. 5
    prsd4tim2 says:

    Those are awesome colors. Can’t wait to see your quilt.

  6. 6
    Georgia says:

    Such a great colour! I *love* that bedhead!!! Argh!I bought that colour card from another shop a week or so ago, I would have bought it from you if I had known. :-) Are you getting the new AMH fabrics?

  7. 7
    Jen says:

    Yay!!!! In so excited about this pattern!!!! And I’m LOVING your turquoise selection! I’ve been crushing hard on shades of teal lately!

    Thanks so much!!!

  8. 8
    Gina says:

    Your quilt is so pretty and you are so smart! Happy, happy birthday! Hope you had a great day doing things you love with those you love!!