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Favorite Color

What is your favorite color? That is one of the hardest questions for me, I can love any color – if used well! I used to say that black was my favorite color, but only because it was my favorite color for clothes when I was younger, I was a bit moody and very into punk rock. While black is still dominant in my closet, I have added a lot more color to my clothing choices as I’ve gotten older.

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Close Up of Sacral Chakra Quilt

When it comes to house colors I like the color yellow for kitchens, orange and purple for my bedroom, and aqua for bathrooms. I like white and red for cars. I like dark grey for house siding… and right now have a thing for acid green front doors. My bicycle is bright orange. I could never pick just one to be my favorite color.

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Pink Color Block

Using color in quilts has been very freeing. I can put any colors together in a quilt with fabric. I like using mismatched patterned fabrics, old and new prints, prints and solids – whatever. The weirder the mix of fabrics, the harder it is to make a cohesive quilt… but I love the challenge! For me it’s all about the color, and I love them all.


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3 responses to “Favorite Color”

  1. elliottmarjorie Avatar

    I like mixing all and sundry fabrics together too, Gail! Love the color and texture and surprise. Your pics in today’s email are very tantalizing. Can’t wait to see them situated!

  2. handwroughtquilts Avatar

    I always tease my kids that I don’t have a favourite colour. Can’t choose just one as the other colours would be jealous! All colour is 😍

    1. Gail Lizette Avatar

      Jealous colors… that’s the best reason not to choose! 😉

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