Monday, April 30, 2012

Design tools

I'm back from a great trip to CA. The girls are crazy fun and for some of my close friends who want to hear updates on the grandkids ~ here is Elyse at 4 1/2 and Madelyn at 2 1/2.



I've had a quilt in my mind inspired by the colors in my rug from Urban Outfitters.

I tried pulling fabrics and just couldn't get it right. In the past, I've pulled thread spools to get the color combinations I wanted. It makes it easy to find fabrics with the color in hand. Today I remembered this wonderful box of Pantone color postcards I bought a few months ago. I found my colors and then started rummaging through fabric.


You get 100 colors to play with in a box.


 I ended up with a nice selection of fabrics to work with! ...Cindy



5 comments:

  1. Oooooooo, looking forward to your progress!

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  2. Anticipating some sweet "eye candy" coming our way! Standing by.

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  3. I've never heard of the color cards...great idea! The quilt will be pretty.

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  4. What a great idea for matching colors. I like what you have started.

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  5. that IS a great idea for working with your palette. awesome.

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