Tuesday, July 31, 2012

building blocks

Finding yukata cottons in brown is unusual. This bolt is also intriguing with its rigid pattern made with arty sketch-style linework.

Sunday, July 29, 2012

petitie posies

A pristine pattern of indigo sakura blossoms and leaves on a variegated blue background make this a wonderful quilting fabric for filling in between larger patterned pieces.

Friday, July 27, 2012

maples in autumn

Rich and classic, this flowing motif delights with its white dotted swirls and simple leaves filled with changing Fall colors.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

dots and flora

The background of this yukata bolt is a pattern of petite blue dots. The flowers also have dots—white dots on the colorful petals.                               

Monday, July 23, 2012

moonlit scene

In a world with multiple moons, here are water reeds crossing in front of the glowing orbs.

Saturday, July 21, 2012

zig zag linework

Gray and black, angles and dots. The background of this geometric bolt is a pale grey textured pattern.

Friday, July 20, 2012

teeny weeny dragonflies

Hatched lines and baby dragonflies create crisp blue stripes on white yukata cotton.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

silvery blue ribbons

The pattern of this yukata bolt looks like a woven expanse of folded ribbons.

Monday, July 16, 2012

bonus dragonflies

It takes a moment to notice the dragonfly with white wings in this golden world of waves, leaves and blossoms.

Saturday, July 14, 2012

denim foliage splays

One of my favorite shades of indigo is the color of faded blue jeans. This is an appealing monochromatic composition n the mid-color range.

Thursday, July 12, 2012

puffball chrysthanthemums

Outrageous big balls of Japan’s prize flowers dominate this classic indigo and white bolt.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

stars in the morning

Pink morning glories glowing with star centers capture all the attention on this rich blue yukata bolt.

Sunday, July 8, 2012

crazy carnations

A twist on the classic indigo and white yukata pattern—with crackle background pattern and stylized carnations.

Friday, July 6, 2012

simply simple

Naive flowers and leaves in raspberry, lemon and mint pop on a subdued grey background.

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

the flight of the butterflies

Visually stunning, this bolts looks like a frozen moment in time for a whole colony of migrating blue butterflies.

Monday, July 2, 2012

graphite grey

The color of this yukata bolt sets the tone—steely grey with low chroma flowers. It’s understated with a pleasing hit of turquoise blue and radish red.