In fact, I think the main reason I have any interest in quilting is due to the chance to be audacious (is that the right word?) in my use of color.
Once I started a wall hanging for elderly friends just because I was fascinated by all the different green colors in their main bathroom. Aqua-greens, mint greens, olive and avocado greens, 50s light greens, forest greens — it was amazing.
I started a search for green fabrics that incorporated both yellow greens and bluish greens. There weren’t too many in the mid nineties! I did a mockup on a foam core board for them because I was so excited about the concept.
Well, that was a mistake. It was clear that either I was NOT communicating my vision or they did NOT appreciate the product.
In any case, I never finished it and I think it’s probably still leaning against the wall behind a stack of fabrics in my sewing room, 12 years later.
Closing with a view of a favorite child in green!