I've been using a lot of Kona cottons recently in my Scrap quilts and had run out of some of the colours I like to keep on hand - yellow, aqua, bright pink etc. I discovered from reading some quilting blogs that Fabric Shack is still keeping to their $12 flat rate envelope for posting overseas even though the US Mail prices have shot up. So I decided to buy some replacement colours, 9 yards in total which they can fit into the $12 envelope. This is a really generous offer as the actual postage was almost $24 and it arrived in just a few days.
There are so many beautiful colours to choose from, no idea how many there must be in total, so it was quite a challenge to pick a few out.
This is what I decided on:
From front to back of the chair they are: Banana Mango
Green tea Kiwi
Robin egg Regatta
Thistle Bright pink
Aren't they gorgeous? Looking at them through their clear plastic bag made my mouth water!
I will be using the Regatta in the Baby boy quilt I am currently making. Made all the blocks but they need to be sashed in some way as they are wonky different-sized blocks and I think the Regatta should do the trick.
2 weeks ago