Thursday, August 30, 2012

sunshine shells

Muted, this seaside motif is delightful with its yellow, tangerine and plum shells on sandy gray.

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

bent and twisted

Although this yukata cotton is soft and flowing, its pattern has a tension with convoluted linework and patches of vivid colors.

Sunday, August 26, 2012

modern masterpiece

How remarkable that this arty pattern is actually hand-dyed, yard after yard after yard.

Friday, August 24, 2012

messy madness

Gray and black with little hits of lavender, this bolt is stunning with its wacky brushstroke shapes.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

neon details

The crazy pink antennae of this almost neutral butterfly pattern was what appealed to me most about this yukata bolt.

Monday, August 20, 2012

nancy crow was here

Powerfully bold, this two-color pattern is hand-dyed magnificently with raspberry and black.

Saturday, August 18, 2012

urban abstract

Color and more color in this graphic collage of building-like shapes on a blue-violet background.

Thursday, August 16, 2012

brazen butterflies

A pink sky? That is the color of the sky in my newest quilt—a whopping 7x9 foot quilt with lots of color!

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

gridded blossoms

Persimmon, key lime and ivory blossoms are neatly placed in little indigo boxes on this bolt.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

glowing garden

Opposites create a pop with orange yellow flowers on a backdrop of bright blue window panes.

Sunday, August 12, 2012

sunshine at midnight

Sunny sunflowers beam out of the indigo background with the added interest of shibori-styled leaves.

Friday, August 10, 2012

big bouquet

Iris, daisy and hydrangea come together to make an outrageous and colorful display of garden glory.

Thursday, August 9, 2012

charming circles

This is a rare bolt with little Japanese people in half the circles and bamboo fronds in the other. I love the background asparagus color!

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

hydrangea sprays

Neutral and rich, this bold features white hydrangea with tan and dark cranberry flowerettes.

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

happy flowers

Seeing the wacky flowers on this yukata bolt makes me smile. They are oversized, lopsided, polka doted and in fun colors.

Monday, August 6, 2012

circle action

Bold orange temple wheels spin across this classic indigo yukata bolt.

Saturday, August 4, 2012

bursting with energy

Indigo petals radiate out from colored centers in this appealing all-over pattern.

Thursday, August 2, 2012

graphic bamboo

Big bamboo forms are filled with petite flowers, creating a mid-blue texture.