Is everyone enjoying a good belly laugh? Everyone who knows me knows my least favorite color is pink! I was one of those children who did not have hair until I was about four so I was dressed in pink. Mother thought if people saw me wearing pink they would think I was a girl instead of a boy.
Knowing my aversion to pink why the pink quilt? I am blaming it on my addiction to charm packs. My love for charm packs far out weighs the dislike for pink. One of the many reasons I love charm packs is because of the great variety of fabric, design and colors. However, there is usually one color in the charm pack which does not sing to me. You guessed it, it is usually the pink one.
Being a creature of habit, I bring the charm packs home, allow my eyes and fingers to enjoy and start thinking of projects and choosing my favorite ones. Almost immediately, if there are any pink ones in the pack, they get discarded to the pink pile. Over the years as my collection of charm packs has grown so grew the pink pile. In my goal to reduce my fabric stash, I came across the pinks and the growing number! Sewing the 5" charm squares together and setting them on point seemed like a simple and quick way to
While purchasing fabric for the sashings/borders, the kind ladies at the quilt shop told me the quilt was not pink. They said: it is the pink family of red. They were as convincing as Mother dressing me in pink so people would think I was a girl.