2013 Pantone Color of the Year

And this year’s color is…..Emerald!  It is a deep, sophisticated color, that complements a the whole rainbow of colors. We saw beautiful samples made up at Quilt Market, made up of coordinating shades of green from pale mint to deep emerald. I have always felt a preference for Emerald, since it’s my birthstone! I always […]

Rose Festival

 Aaaaah, Rose Festival again! The way our family celebrates has shifted over the years, but Rose Festival still means the beginning of summer. Usually it means the last big rain storm of the year; the Rose Parade especially is a signal for all kinds of thunderstorms to break over the streets of Portland. This year, […]

Time for a Cup

We are finally getting rested after spending two very full days at the International Quilt Market Trade Show in Portland, Oregon last weekend.  There was a lot to see (and we didn’t even come close to seeing it all) and A LOT of exciting fabric is headed to our shop. We had our first two […]