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first romance ~ green

Fresh cut grass, a crisp salad, a fragrant herb garden, sunshine after summer rain ... these are some of the things this green evokes for me.

When I started my 1/2" hexie quilt, I had no idea that 4 years later I'd  ... well, still be working on it for one thing ... but more importantly, that I'd have the incredible fun of including my own fabric designs in it.  In fact, the small scale of my hexies had a strong influence on the scale of my prints.  I literally tested every single design in a 1/2" scale, just to make sure I could use them. And the print I used above is definitely one of my favourites.  It just looks so fun, like someone tossed a huge armful of stemmed flowers into the air.  It's just so ... happy, don't you think? :)

I'll be back tomorrow with something patriotic for Canada Day (and no, it won't be donuts ... or Justin Bieber) LOL!

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Reader Comments (10)

I can't wait for your fabrics to be available, they're just so pretty. Particularly love the yellow, like you said so cheerful
Karen 😊
July 1, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterKaren
Love this fresh green and white combination.
July 1, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterPat
I'm not a big fan of green, but your green is lovely and I really like your prints.
July 1, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterHedy

I oohed and aahed over the turquoise and yellow, but these greens! GAAAAAAAAHHHH!!!

Your fabrics cannot get to my LQS fast enough!
July 1, 2017 | Unregistered Commenterliz n.
So happy an I love the shade of green- oh I can wait to own it!
July 1, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterCelia F
absolutely gorgeous. Love the fresh look and those teeny tiny hexagons
July 1, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterKaren
How convenient that they work for your small hexie project! Congratulations on your new line. It looks wonderful!
July 7, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterSharrie
HELLO to you, this is Jeanne Marie in Montana and loved your tale of your trip with your sister to see the "White Owl", thought I would tell you we have them here ALL the time in plain sight and YES they are wonderful beautiful birds and I am a Birdie also love to look and find, here! I know this comment is out of line due to the comment topic but just had to tell you and your sister, Loved your story though laughed all the way with reading what you stated and how you got to see what you saw, THank YOU so very much for the wonderful tale on the WHITE SNOW Owl. Yes, you are a great lady for that, Now I am going to go back to my QUilting squares here thank you for them, hugs, Jeanne Marie here in Montana and loving it!
July 17, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterJeanne Marie
I love that little flower with the bow print!! :-) Hugs, H
September 20, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterHelen LeBrett
I love that little flower with the bow print!! :-) Hugs, H
September 20, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterHelen LeBrett

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