Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Blue and yellow on the brain

I'm not sure what started this fixation, but in the past few weeks, I've been drawn to shades of dark/navy blue and yellow.

Navy and yellow

I recently worked on sorting my scraps (they are so out.of.control), and pulled together this stack. Perhaps, for Rachel's Scrap Attack?

New project

I also grabbed these fabrics from the stash last week, and worked on a new project this weekend. Here, we have some Dear Stella (I love those stars!), Joel Dewberry Woodgrain from Aviary 2, and Sundae Stripe in gray (or grey) from Moda Ruby.

After pulling that stack, I started cutting pieces for the AMH Student Tote. I've had this pattern for months, and decided to start a just-for-fun project.

AMH Student Tote

I'm making the smaller size tote, and almost finished the exterior. In addition to the fabrics in my original stack, I added the Cosmo Cricket crosshatch and a Sandi Henderson Secret Garden print. I had those zippers in the stash (I love the copper red one, especially!). Hopefully, this will get finished quickly, as I have a little out-of-town trip coming up!


  1. Looks good! I like that navy shooting star print.

  2. Those colors and prints are so fun! And yes, that copper zipper is fabulous.

  3. ooh, that looks so cool!! I bet you'll get it done in time. :)

  4. I love the look of your art student tote! I've had my eye on that pattern-- can't wait to see yours!

  5. Love the blue and yellow combo! I bet your scrap stash is beautiful...

  6. i love secret garden paired with dear stella. perfection. i hope you use the crap out of it this weekend! ;) xx

  7. I'm guessing the finished tote is on display in a later post but I'm starting from the beginning and working forward! Been gone on a capture so a little behind.

    Blue and yellow (and that grey addition in the second photo) is a great color combo and your tote is looking fabulous. I find myself drawn to color combinations lately I never would have thought of...all you crafty folk are making me realize there may be more out there than brown, black, grey, and blue. ;)

  8. I just chose the new Riley Blake Chevrons in Blue and Yellow for my next project for them! I'm loving this combo so much right now, too!


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