Last week, I mentioned on Instagram that I lack nice, rich, dark greens (like an evergreen shade) in my stash. I haven't seen them much in modern day fabrics, either. Turns out I'm not the only one looking for a good green. The small prints above are just what I need to work on my Improv Fall Landscape quilt. I now know that P&B has several great, modern, small print basics in their Bear Essentials 3 fabric line (so I may have to check those out sometime - in fact, PQW has them, so I'll be looking in person next time I'm there!). By the way, I happen to love Cotton and Steel's unique selections of greens, though I didn't get my hands on any more this time around.
I've always had minor problems with brown (not necessarily that I don't like it, but I find it difficult to incorporate into my usual color schemes). I'm making a special quilt for my brother (he already knows about it) that requires a lot of brown, so I was on the lookout. I ended up purchasing Dottie Cotton and Steel so I could effectively cut it up for the scrappy quilt.
Finally, well, my ardor for purple always wins, and when I saw this brand new lavender on deep purple rose print, it jumped onto the cutting table before I could even think about how much purple fabric I have. This print reminds me a lot of Anna Maria Horner's gorgeous, saturated roses.
A successful trip for sure - especially since only one was an impulse buy!
Linking up to Sunday Stash.