Color Theory Wrap-Up & Giveaway!

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I hope that you’ve found some useful information over the past few weeks with our color theory posts. The most important part of using and understanding color is having fun with it! Remember that color theory isn’t a strict set of rules, but more of a guide to help you better your method of choosing and placing fabric in your quilts.

I wanted to leave you with a few resources of inspiration, fun, and reference. Two websites I actually just found myself that are great for color scheme inspiration are: and Don’t forget about our Design Table! It’s a great resource for comparing our fabrics online.

In our quilt books section on our website, we have a color theory section, which you can find here. It includes some great books, like the two below, to help get you thinking about quilting with color.

Patchwork Palette by Donna Lynn Thomas

Colorific by Pam Goecke Dinndorf

Now that the color theory lessons have come to an end, we wanted to give a little help to two lucky winners! Connecting Threads is giving away two separate prizes.

ONE LUCKY WINNER will receive an Ultimate 3-in-1 Color Tool, a Fons & Porter Design Wall, and a Swatch Buddies 24 card swatch fan.

ONE RUNNER-UP will receive their choice of a Quilter’s Candy Solids Fat Quarter Sampler (choose from: Berry Patch, Oceanfront, and Foliage).


To be entered to win, simply leave a comment below telling us what your favorite color scheme is. We will pick our winners on Monday, August 5th.

Rules: One entry per person. No purchase necessary. The color theory giveaway applies only to residents of the US and Canada. Comments must be made before 11:59pm PST on Sunday, August 4th. We will select our winners on Monday, August 5th and announce them shortly thereafter. Comments MUST be made on this blog post to be counted. Comments made on other blog entries will not be included for consideration. Winners will be selected randomly. You must meet the comment criteria to win. Good luck!

208 responses to “Color Theory Wrap-Up & Giveaway!”

  1. Regina Shedd Says:
    07/31/2013 7:30 am

    My favorite is the Analogous color scheme–sometimes it’s fun to spice it up with a little bit of complementary sizzle! Thanks for the lessons on color theory!!! I love those Quilt Candy Solids!!! Just beautiful!!

  2. paula Says:
    07/31/2013 7:45 am

    Thanks for all the great color tips! What wonderful prizes!
    I really love the combination of red/yellow/gold/orange colors of fall.

  3. B J Elder Says:
    07/31/2013 8:02 am

    As a favorite I would have to go with analogous colors … there are the warm colors of Fall that draw me in, as well as the cool colors that help me escape to the beach.

  4. April Spolnicki Says:
    07/31/2013 8:30 am

    Right now I’m liking the Oceanfront fabric color scheme. I’m loving the beachy feel for everything right now. Wish I lived on the coast right now.

  5. Rebecca Says:
    07/31/2013 9:00 am

    I really like pairing up gray with another color right now – an aqua or orange are two of my favorites.

  6. Amanda Best Says:
    07/31/2013 9:07 am

    Thanks for the interesting posts on color theory. I find that the projects I most often make tend to stay in one color area. I am having a lot of fun making traditional 2 color quilts right now. I love the look of super scrappy projects and I need to relax enough to jump right into something I normally don’t use.
    My favorite of the three samplers would have to be Oceanfront. All three are lovely, though!

  7. Michelle Says:
    07/31/2013 9:34 am

    Awesome prizes. It is always good to see how others deal with colors. Always learning and expanding my knowledge base.

  8. Marti M Says:
    07/31/2013 10:24 am

    I love using blues and green with maybe a splash of yellow.

  9. Lynn O'Brien Says:
    07/31/2013 10:32 am

    Light blues and greens and aquas, like the ones included in the Oceanfront bundle!

  10. Madeleine Says:
    07/31/2013 11:01 am

    I love blues and greens, but I also love rainbow quilts!

  11. Renea Says:
    07/31/2013 11:06 am

    Picking colors is really hard for me. I really like it when someone else does the choosing of colors for me. Love all these colors so it is hard to pick a favorite. Thanks for the lessons on color theory and I will let you pick the fabric if I am one of the lucky winners.

  12. paula.thequilter Says:
    07/31/2013 11:42 am

    It seems that my go-to color scheme is blue with anything. Lately it is red/white/blue for QOV quilts.

  13. Alina Rodgers Says:
    07/31/2013 11:44 am

    Definitely “Foliage.” Love the color!

  14. Marilyn Lessner Says:
    07/31/2013 11:44 am

    First off Katrina, I want to say how much I have enjoyed your lessons on color theory. I feel I have learned alot. I just may have to put one of those books on my wish list for Christmas!
    My all time favorite color is blue, but I like to see it combined with complimetary colors. Blue and yellow is right up my alley! I tend to go for the cool side of the color wheel.

  15. Quilting Tangent Says:
    07/31/2013 11:45 am

    Berry patch would be my choice.

  16. Kathryn Laposata Says:
    07/31/2013 11:59 am

    I love combinations of blue and green.

  17. Melanie Says:
    07/31/2013 1:04 pm

    I just love all fall colors! My stash must have all those red, oranges, greens and browns!

  18. Amy Hazlett Says:
    07/31/2013 1:07 pm

    It is hard to choose a favorite, but I would probably go with the fall colors. Fall is my favorite time of year and I love it when the leaves turn and there is a crispness to the air.

  19. Joan Says:
    07/31/2013 1:18 pm

    I am very drawn to pastels that blend so well, like blue,pink,green and purple but my favorite right now is shades of blue and green together.

  20. Jennifer Hope Says:
    07/31/2013 1:40 pm

    The neutrals for me: Black, browns, tans, creams – no fuss, no drama, easy on the eyes..

  21. Joyce Mitchell Says:
    07/31/2013 1:45 pm

    I like greens, blues & purples together. Thanks for all the color theory tips & thanks for the chance to win.

  22. Denise Smart Says:
    07/31/2013 2:14 pm

    My favorite color scheme is green and purple.

  23. Debbie Leier Says:
    07/31/2013 3:12 pm

    I love all colors. If I had to choose a color scheme I guess it would be fall colors.

  24. Dixie Says:
    07/31/2013 3:13 pm

    My favorite color scheme changes with the seasons and my moods. Right now I’m attracted to clear and cool colors.

  25. maureen Says:
    07/31/2013 5:12 pm

    I’ve always been a blue kinda girl. But lately, I find myself using more reds, and have even branched out to neon colors a few times! I’m discovering that the brighter colors make me happy!!

  26. Barb Says:
    07/31/2013 5:21 pm

    What wonderful prizes! What a fun way to wrap up all those color theory lessons. I have always been drawn to the warm fall colors as a first choice. But, the more I see, and the more I learn, I’m really starting to get excited about experimenting with some of the high contrast colors.

  27. Sandy Allen Says:
    07/31/2013 6:36 pm

    I am working on a yellow and green quilt right now, so that is my favorite scheme right now! I also love pinks and grays together.

  28. jmniffer Says:
    07/31/2013 6:38 pm

    What great prizes! I used to be an all Fall kind of gal. Lately, I’ve been drawn to brighter colors with white as a background. Totally out of my comfort zone, but it makes me smile. Thanks for the chance at your wonderful giveaway.

  29. Barbara Colvin Says:
    07/31/2013 6:41 pm

    Great series on color theory! I love greens and browns with a splash of interest. The splash is whatever fits the mood of the quilt: warm = yellow/orange, soothing = blue/aqua…

  30. Penny Says:
    07/31/2013 7:00 pm

    I always feel most comfortable when I have a balance of red, blue and green. That just makes everything complete for me!

  31. Sherry Says:
    07/31/2013 8:51 pm

    I love fall colors, but can’t resist a splash of red!

  32. Sherry S Says:
    07/31/2013 9:21 pm

    My favorite is brown and pink or brown and turquoise!

  33. Kathleen Says:
    07/31/2013 9:38 pm

    I like blues and greens but lately I’m tending toward orange and ?????

  34. Zoeyjo Says:
    07/31/2013 9:58 pm

    My favorite is white and red. I haven’t made a quilt using just those two colors yet, but I LOVE white and red quilts!

  35. Diane C Says:
    08/01/2013 4:00 am

    I don’t have a specific color scheme,but I do like to put brown and anything color that goes with it.

  36. Julie S Says:
    08/01/2013 4:41 am

    This spring CT had a half page ad in several magazines with a stack of lovely solids in beautiful spring colors. I often frequent your site, so I thought I might find that same stack for sale there, to no avail. I don’t know what color scheme you would call this…I call it lovely.

  37. Linda L. Says:
    08/01/2013 5:27 am

    My favorite colors are the jewel tones…purples, aqua, blues,greens….and lime!

  38. Denise Mitchell Says:
    08/01/2013 6:03 am

    My favorite color would be different shades of purple! But I LOVE!!! color any color! Great prizes can’t wait to see who wins! Thank you!

  39. Pat Says:
    08/01/2013 6:04 am

    I’m always drawn to brown/tan/orange/green but I’m trying to break out of that. I love your berry colors. I think it would look great with white, don’t you?

  40. Debbie Says:
    08/01/2013 6:10 am

    I guess my favorite color scheme is compliment, mostly because I don’t understand how to pick some of the others. Maybe a book like this will help

  41. Peggy Says:
    08/01/2013 6:20 am

    My favourite would probably be red and white, if I had to pick just one. But I love blues, greens, purples, pinks, blacks and grays as well.

  42. Robin Wilkinson Says:
    08/01/2013 6:44 am

    My favorite color scheme is a dark Olive Green plus anything else. I challenge anyone to find a color that doesn’t look good with this army greenish color.

  43. Lee Says:
    08/01/2013 8:30 am

    I love blues. Pretty much any type of blue. And you can tell in my stash as blues are about 1/3 of the stash!

  44. shannon Says:
    08/01/2013 9:30 am

    Blues and greens together. Sky and greenery. can’t beat nature for colours!

  45. Courtney Elwell Says:
    08/01/2013 10:55 am

    I love Teal & Orange or Teal & Red. I guess that makes my fave COMPLEMENTARY! Thanks!!!

  46. Cindy Says:
    08/01/2013 2:01 pm

    My favorite color scheme would be anything done in purple. For added excitement I may throw in some yellow for a bit of pop. As for colors though, any and all colors work for me whether they are alone or together. After all when you look at nature ALL colors go with each other. There is not right or wrong combination. It’s what is pleasing to your eye.

  47. Lynn D in NC Says:
    08/01/2013 2:17 pm

    I love blue, any shade, any hue and paired with any color.

  48. Laurie Petersen Says:
    08/01/2013 3:32 pm

    Berry Patch or Ocean Front – it is sooo hard to choose.

  49. Cathy Romanczuk Says:
    08/01/2013 3:33 pm

    I love lots of color–but purple is my very favorite. Purple with different accent colors to make it really pop. Right now I am working on a black and white quilt with red accents.

  50. Mary White Says:
    08/01/2013 3:34 pm

    I love blues and browns together. From dark blues/light browns to light blues/dark browns.

  51. Jane P Says:
    08/01/2013 3:34 pm

    I love the berry patch, how much fun

  52. Carolyn M Gibeaut Says:
    08/01/2013 3:37 pm

    I always lean towards the earth tones. I am in love with the foliage group!

  53. Sheila Says:
    08/01/2013 3:38 pm

    All great color groups. I love the yellows and greens :)

  54. Charity McAllister Says:
    08/01/2013 3:40 pm

    At this moment I’m loving orange and purple together.

  55. Susan Long Says:
    08/01/2013 3:43 pm

    Blue is my favorite color and blue and brown are so hot right now! Those would make such a wonderful quilt!!

  56. Deb M Says:
    08/01/2013 3:43 pm

    I love blue, white and yellow together. I have enjoyed the tips. Love the Oceanfront solids.

  57. vandy linhart Says:
    08/01/2013 3:43 pm

    I just love fall colors and how they blend so my pick would be “Foliage”. love the oranges, greens, rusts and the browns

  58. Deb Praus Says:
    08/01/2013 3:45 pm

    Thanks for doing this! It has been helpful. I usually go for the “Fall” colors but if I would win I would totally pick “Oceanfront” because it is so outside my safe zone!

  59. Briana Says:
    08/01/2013 3:46 pm

    my favorite color schemes are the turquoise and blue ranges. I usually spice things up with a bit of orange or pink, sometimes purples. Thanks for the opportunity to win and for the color theory lessons :)

  60. Rita Says:
    08/01/2013 3:47 pm

    All the colors are my favorite! I would struggle to pick just one, but if I had to choose then oceanfront it is.

  61. Anna Rusell Says:
    08/01/2013 3:48 pm

    That’s a no-brainer! Even my three year old granddaughter knows that Lime Green and purple are Oma’s colours.

  62. Terri Says:
    08/01/2013 3:50 pm

    Oceanfront is my favorite. I live near the ocean and I’m attracted to ocean themed fabrics. Thanks for offering this giveaway!

  63. Deborah Says:
    08/01/2013 3:51 pm

    I love Oceanfront. If I can’t go to the beach, I can pretend I’m there.

  64. Cathy Buel Says:
    08/01/2013 3:52 pm

    Ooooh, they are all so beautiful but I love “Foliage” the most. Hugs

  65. CJ Says:
    08/01/2013 3:53 pm

    My favorite color scheme is navy and chocolate brown. However, I have started going the opposite with solid colors in pale yellow and white.

  66. Janice Mc Laren Says:
    08/01/2013 3:56 pm

    I love the berry patch. Red goes with almost everything.

  67. Tammy Morel Says:
    08/01/2013 4:01 pm

    Definitely foliage! I use those colors so often, and fat quarters are perfect for applique designs. Love your fabrics.

  68. Shirley Jobson Says:
    08/01/2013 4:01 pm

    Berry Patch seems to be close to fabrics I have been hoarding lately, but a favorite? That is too hard to pick as it changes with the week!! Thank you!

  69. Patti Says:
    08/01/2013 4:03 pm

    It’s gotta be Berry Patch because it has purple!

  70. Linda Milward Says:
    08/01/2013 4:03 pm

    Definitely the Berry … these colours are becoming prominent in my new home ..

  71. Karen A Says:
    08/01/2013 4:04 pm

    I love anything with blue.

  72. Robin Huss Says:
    08/01/2013 4:04 pm

    blues are my favorite, then purples. thank you for the chance to win!

  73. Rusty Says:
    08/01/2013 4:07 pm

    As beautiful as all of CT fabrics are, it is quite difficult to choose just one! However, I would have to say that I’m partial to the foliage scheme. Here in the Phoenix area, we don’t see the fall season so I miss seeing all of the autumn leaves change. I really appreciate the fall type of colors and tend to gravitate towards those and earth tones. Thanks CT for great fabric and great customer service!

  74. Susan M Says:
    08/01/2013 4:08 pm

    It depends on my mood but most often earth tones, more bold than soft but not glaring. How’s that for ambiguity? :) thank you.

  75. Jenny Moore Says:
    08/01/2013 4:10 pm

    Hard decision, but I think I like Ocean Front blues the best. Hope I am lucky.

  76. Sherry Book Says:
    08/01/2013 4:11 pm

    Oh, I have to pick just one color scheme? Lately I’ve been working on blacks with bright colors; they are really fun to make! Thanks for the fun giveaway!

  77. A G Wade Says:
    08/01/2013 4:12 pm

    My favorite quilts are scrappy and have every color I can get my hands on but, when I make a more “orderly” quilt, my favorite colors are pink and green.

  78. Kim Says:
    08/01/2013 4:13 pm

    Definitely Oceanfront! Those colors are so soothing to me!

  79. Robin Maguire Says:
    08/01/2013 4:20 pm

    I like lots of white, with bold primary colors.

  80. peg Says:
    08/01/2013 4:20 pm

    My favorite is berry patch!

  81. Marianne Stolfi Says:
    08/01/2013 4:23 pm

    I honestly don’t have a favorite color scheme. I usually fall in love with anything that is well put together !

  82. Kitty Says:
    08/01/2013 4:27 pm

    I love berry patch.

  83. Lisa Says:
    08/01/2013 4:28 pm

    Love them all but Oceanfront is my fave.

  84. Carrie Says:
    08/01/2013 4:30 pm

    I like Oceanfront the best!

  85. Ellen Cluett Says:
    08/01/2013 4:32 pm

    lately I seems to be on a black, white and red kick. I do love the jewel tones and brights.

  86. Judy A Says:
    08/01/2013 4:32 pm

    I like blues/yellows, blues/greens, denimish blues – I seem to fall back on blues.

  87. Suzanne Cooper Says:
    08/01/2013 4:33 pm

    My favorite color scheme tends to be monochromatic with a splash of a complementary color like purples with slpashes of orange. Thanks for the chance to win!

  88. Susan E. Green Says:
    08/01/2013 4:35 pm

    Love the Ocean Fronts, that go well with my white/off white theme. Have always enjoyed buying from you. You offer wonderful prices and products. Thank you :)

  89. MaryAnn Says:
    08/01/2013 4:37 pm

    Love them all but the Berry Patch looks best today!

  90. GAIL STEVENS Says:
    08/01/2013 4:38 pm

    I love jewel tones, I am considered a “winter” for colors that look good on me. What a beautiful give-a-way!!

  91. Nancy Quade Says:
    08/01/2013 4:40 pm

    So, I went to the Color Scheme Designer and WOW! I liked the four mixed schemes – Triad, Tetrad, Analogic, and Accented Analogic. Go figures, I’m a Gemini! In quilt making I favor bright colors and colors with black or white as accents.

  92. Mary Lynn Forrest Says:
    08/01/2013 4:40 pm

    I love it all! BUt if I have to choose one colour scheme I would say…aqua’s and green’s.

  93. Sallie Says:
    08/01/2013 4:41 pm

    Blue and white; Love Oceanfront!

  94. Mickey Hunt Says:
    08/01/2013 4:43 pm

    The “Berry Patch” range of shades of colors are right up my alley. I LOVE bright (read cheerful and alive) colors, they lift my spirits!

  95. SewistaRox Says:
    08/01/2013 4:44 pm

    Oceanfront blues. Glad to be considered!!

  96. Tonya May Says:
    08/01/2013 4:46 pm

    Greens, anything in green

  97. Ali M Says:
    08/01/2013 4:51 pm

    Oooh, well I am pretty fond of magenta, lime green and lemon yellow at the moment (with grey thrown in if it’s one of those days ;)

  98. susan konkel Says:
    08/01/2013 4:54 pm

    as a former florist…I could never pick a favorite…love them all! That is why I have too much! OINK!

  99. MaryEllen Thibodeau Says:
    08/01/2013 5:02 pm

    Foliage is my favorite, bright orange is the color of my sewing room. No one can believe it.
    I love it. Would love to win the fat quarters.

  100. Pam Crane Says:
    08/01/2013 5:06 pm

    I love bright colors-oranges, pinks, purples, aquas and greens.

  101. Jean B Says:
    08/01/2013 5:06 pm

    Old Glory- red, beige and blue

  102. Stacy Says:
    08/01/2013 5:07 pm

    I like yellow and gray. Thanks.

  103. Candace Noelck Says:
    08/01/2013 5:09 pm

    I love the Ocean Fronts! Such cool, crisp summery colors! Thank you for the opportunity to enter this contest! ????????

  104. Mary Markowski Says:
    08/01/2013 5:15 pm

    I love the orange colorway. Reminds me of the sunset colors.

  105. Debbie Schroder Says:
    08/01/2013 5:15 pm

    I like a multitude of colors, but usually pick very conservative colors. I often use the color wheel or color scheme website for help choosing that one punch of color.

  106. Gene Black Says:
    08/01/2013 5:16 pm

    Wow! this is one where I would be happy even if I only got the runner up prize!
    My favorite color scheme is probably warm purple, yellow and blue that leans just slightly toward the green side.

  107. Lydia Lawrence Says:
    08/01/2013 5:18 pm

    I love that Berry Patch. Thanks for the chance to win!

  108. Christine Says:
    08/01/2013 5:18 pm

    Purple is my favorite, so I’ve got to go with Berry Patch.

  109. Tammy Says:
    08/01/2013 5:19 pm

    I’m partial to ocean front but I do like the berry patch

  110. Carol Sharman Says:
    08/01/2013 5:26 pm

    It’s a difficult choice, but I think my favourite is Oceanfront.

  111. Jean Sarnie Says:
    08/01/2013 5:28 pm

    Just started quilting and enjoy pairing different colors together. I love raspberry with a lime green and white. Reminds me of a dress I loved when I was in first grade. Wish me luck.

  112. Kathleen B Says:
    08/01/2013 5:29 pm

    I love jewel tones!

  113. Nancy D. Says:
    08/01/2013 5:31 pm

    There are several combos I’ve been loving azure and dark purple are great together. Turquoise and lime green is another I like. Berry patch is my favorite bundle above though.

  114. Peggy Novak Says:
    08/01/2013 5:35 pm

    I love making baby quilts, so I buy a lot of girl and boy prints and solids. I also love tall colors–greens, holds, browns, that’s.

  115. Debra Hymer Says:
    08/01/2013 5:35 pm

    Ocean front…calm and cool!

  116. Laura Says:
    08/01/2013 5:37 pm

    I love turquoise and brown, so that Oceanfront is right up my alley! Thanks for the chance!

  117. Lainey Says:
    08/01/2013 5:40 pm

    I love red, black and white.

  118. Sheila Fernkopf Says:
    08/01/2013 5:41 pm

    My favorite colors are purple and red…so berry patch would be my favorite. But I would love to win any color. :)

  119. Chuck DeBono Says:
    08/01/2013 5:42 pm

    pick one color ???!!!! well……. ok lets see….. hmmmm…. ok I love the jewel tones :) Thank you for the offer :) Happy quilting !

  120. Amy Hopkins Says:
    08/01/2013 5:43 pm

    I love the Foliage colorway and it would be perfect for a quilt I’ve wanted to make, but all of them are lovely! Thanks for the giveaway.

  121. Judy Smith Says:
    08/01/2013 5:46 pm

    Decisions, decisions !!!!!! I can’t decide between the green family or the yellows to oranges. Either one makes me happy.

  122. Kat Butler Says:
    08/01/2013 5:48 pm

    Can’t you just see a bargello quilt with these colors!!! They are beautiful. The blues, the yellows, the pinks, all the colors are just fantastic. Any quilt would be fabulous with these fabrics.

  123. Cathy Baruth Says:
    08/01/2013 5:52 pm

    Love greens or greens paired with blues :)

  124. Donna Sykes Says:
    08/01/2013 5:53 pm

    I like the berry patch combination. They are so bright and pretty. Thanks for the chance to win these great giveaways.

  125. Sarah Says:
    08/01/2013 6:01 pm

    I have the 3-in-1 on my wishlist at the moment, so that would be fun to win, but even moreso a fabric bundle because I have a project for the berry tones and am looking for a set of the solids! My personal favorite color scheme changes from time to time – on a big analogous yellow/orange kick right now, though : )

  126. Kim Says:
    08/01/2013 6:05 pm

    Love the ocean front blues but would be happy with any of your fabrics. Love them all!

  127. Marianne M Says:
    08/01/2013 6:06 pm

    my current favorite color scheme is orange and pink. They just make me happy!

  128. Susan Hicks Says:
    08/01/2013 6:13 pm

    My favorite color is yellow, so bright and cheery. I find yellow to be very pleasant and goes with so many different colors depending on your mood. I made a blue and yellow quilt, bed skirt, and curtains, painted the walls a pale yellow and the unfinished wood furniture blue and decorated with blue and yellow plates. Still love the look after all these years.

  129. Susan Says:
    08/01/2013 6:16 pm

    I love most colors so choosing a favorite is difficult but I do like the Oceanfront group.

  130. Mary Says:
    08/01/2013 6:16 pm

    Grays with oranges or grays with pinks

  131. Debbie Kesner Says:
    08/01/2013 6:19 pm

    I love the foliage. All of them would make beautiful quilts. I just love connecting threads.

  132. Becky Greene Says:
    08/01/2013 6:23 pm

    I love them all, but Oceanfront is probably my favorite. I would probably choose the Berry bundle if I were the lucky winner – not enough of those in my stash!

  133. Judy Tucker Says:
    08/01/2013 6:29 pm

    Berry Patch although they are all so yummy.

  134. Judi Jordan Says:
    08/01/2013 6:30 pm

    My favorite color group include blues, greens and purples but work with all colors in quilting. My next favorites look just like the berry patch grouping. Brights are really great for Project Linus quilts.

  135. Cecilia Says:
    08/01/2013 6:30 pm

    I like black, white, and red.

  136. Cindy M Says:
    08/01/2013 6:39 pm

    I don’t really have a favourite colour scheme…just anything with lots of bright colours (I make mostly quilts for my grandkids). But I’ve been thinking for a while now of making something with blues and browns so I’m really liking that Oceanfront sampler ;-)

  137. char Says:
    08/01/2013 6:43 pm

    would love to win berry patch or ocean fronts, but would be happy with any choicel

  138. Vernita Krull Says:
    08/01/2013 6:46 pm

    How does one choose.
    Never want to loose,
    If It’s fabric it’s grand
    All over this great land
    I have looked for deals
    And hope to get an almost steal!
    Connecting Threads has received
    My attention, I have not been deceived!
    They receive my order
    For my quilt border
    I fill the box with lots
    I am sly as a fox!
    I always get free shipping
    More fabric for my bucks.
    My favorite fabric is at connecting threads,
    Quilts in blues hover in my head,
    If only all I dream would end up on a bed!

  139. Sharon Quaife Says:
    08/01/2013 6:48 pm

    I am partial to Berry Patch…. just love berries!

  140. Toni Melton Says:
    08/01/2013 7:00 pm

    I love purples and teals. I love the Oceanfront sampler!

  141. Becky Couture Says:
    08/01/2013 7:03 pm

    I really love the colors in Oceanfront! They are awesome!

  142. Rebecca Couture Says:
    08/01/2013 7:06 pm

    I really love the colors in Oceanfront! They are awesome!

  143. Evelyn Frankovich Says:
    08/01/2013 7:16 pm

    WOW! Though decision, but will have to go with the Foliage colors as I think about projects for Autumn.

  144. Beth Bigler Says:
    08/01/2013 7:30 pm

    I like Foliage best, but they are all great combinations. Thanks for the chance to win.

  145. Lisa Cowell Says:
    08/01/2013 7:38 pm

    Since I a purple person, I would have to go with Berry Patch.

  146. Michelle Says:
    08/01/2013 7:42 pm

    I am purple obsessed, but I love pairing purple with green in quilts.

  147. Marsha Bohannon Says:
    08/01/2013 7:45 pm

    I love the Oceanfront. I just finished the Connecting Threads batik kit in these colors, and I loved it. it made a wonderful wedding present!

  148. Barbara Basel Says:
    08/01/2013 8:18 pm

    I really like all of them. In the pictures today, Foliage looks so fresh and clean. I think I’d pick that one

  149. Fredricka Brown Says:
    08/01/2013 8:21 pm

    i should pick foliage.I am low on those colors.…but Ill take any .

  150. Christine Sherman Says:
    08/01/2013 8:24 pm

    I love the foliage! That’s a tough question. I’m loving anything paired with gray right now. But I also love red/aqua!

  151. Ginger Says:
    08/01/2013 8:35 pm

    Since red is my favorite color I like the berry patch

  152. Lolly Challice Says:
    08/01/2013 8:39 pm

    I love the reds and pinks, the one called Berry Patch

  153. Rachell R Says:
    08/01/2013 8:52 pm

    My favorite color combination is purple and yellow together.
    I would pick Foliage, because I’m always looking for the perfect set of yellows to go together. (dark, med, light, and same tone)

  154. Jeri Fisher Says:
    08/01/2013 9:56 pm

    I love the Foliage especially with fall around the corner!

  155. Jo Guthridge Says:
    08/01/2013 10:08 pm

    Berry patch, yum. Love it all really! Thanks for the chance.

  156. Linda Johnson Says:
    08/01/2013 10:15 pm

    Love the berry patch because purples and reds are my favorite colors! But can also work with foliage because I like earth tones as well.

  157. Sheila Says:
    08/01/2013 11:00 pm

    Oooh fun idea! I love to play with color!!! I’m going to go with navy, white, and mint green :)

  158. Diana Says:
    08/01/2013 11:03 pm

    Oceanfront is the eye catcher today. All are very pretty.

  159. Pamela Wick Says:
    08/01/2013 11:29 pm

    My favorite color scheme of all time is rainbow gradients. Going from reds to oranges to yellows greens to, well you get the picture.

  160. Ruth K Says:
    08/02/2013 3:46 am

    I love Fall so I have to go with the Foliage color scheme.

  161. Trudy L Says:
    08/02/2013 3:51 am

    It’s a toss-up between Oceanfront and Berry Patch! I love turquoise/aqua, hot pink and lime green!

  162. Mary Wayland Says:
    08/02/2013 4:01 am

    My favorite color scheme is blue/teal/green with crisp white. So soothing and reminds me of the ocean.

  163. Francine Benoit Says:
    08/02/2013 4:04 am

    Berry patch is my favorite, because I love reds with black. Thanks!

  164. Heather Says:
    08/02/2013 4:50 am

    Tough choice, but I have to go with Berry Patch, but Foliage runs a close second.

  165. Heather Pierce Says:
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  166. Mary Says:
    08/02/2013 5:00 am

    A favorite color way I have worked with is lime green and purple. That Oceanfront bundle is calling my name this morning…..

  167. Loretta Welch-Prosser Says:
    08/02/2013 5:13 am

    Ocean Front would be my choice. Would love all the colors.

  168. Sandra Says:
    08/02/2013 6:07 am

    My favourite colour palette runs from the soft greens and blues through to the darkest greens and blues. They always remind me of the ocean just outside my door.

  169. Sandy Says:
    08/02/2013 6:09 am

    I love the warm colors of autumn.

  170. Margo Reilly Says:
    08/02/2013 6:16 am

    I love combinations with reds/greens and yellows….so if I were so lucky to be a winner I would absolutely, positively choose FColiage

  171. Joan Says:
    08/02/2013 6:46 am

    Love the Foliage. It would be wonderful in my house.

  172. Robin Says:
    08/02/2013 6:51 am

    I love Berry Patch!

  173. Carla G Says:
    08/02/2013 7:02 am

    I like using aquas and greys! I love the Oceanfront bundle. :) Thanks for a chance to win! :)

  174. Marsha Says:
    08/02/2013 7:18 am

    If I had to pick a favorite it would be Foliage. The colors are light and bright enough for Summer while leading into Autumn.

  175. Kay Holm Says:
    08/02/2013 7:46 am

    I am in to combining purple and orange so Moonlit Blooms is my favorite right now, but I love both the Berry Patch and Oceanfront. Depends on what moment you talk to me.

  176. Claudette Adams Says:
    08/02/2013 8:37 am

    I love simple, blue and white, red and white, black and white with touches of gray and red.

  177. Janet Smith Says:
    08/02/2013 8:38 am

    I love any thing with yellow!

  178. Keri Lyn Says:
    08/02/2013 9:05 am

    Love color, love to experiment, mix and match. Thanks so much for all the great ideas to be found here.

  179. jolinda Says:
    08/02/2013 9:06 am

    I love fall colours reds oranges yellows browns that is the colour I use often.

  180. Jeanette H. Says:
    08/02/2013 9:32 am

    I’ve just returned from the Ocean and really like the Oceanfront bundle, thinking of a sea wall hanging

  181. Nancy Evans Says:
    08/02/2013 10:15 am

    I’ve just returned from a trip to Alaska, so right now my favorite colors are the the amazing blues and lavenders found in both glaciers and the northern lights.

  182. Cynthia Beauchamp Says:
    08/02/2013 10:47 am

    I think berry patch is my favorite, of course an hour from now it’ll be different.

  183. Barbara Knappenberger Says:
    08/02/2013 11:04 am

    I love the ocean fronts, but love the berry patch because they would be new for me.

  184. barbara ccrbitt Says:
    08/02/2013 11:20 am

    ohhh definetely the berry patch. mix a few others with it and you have a great quilt to donate to charity.

  185. Selena Jordan Says:
    08/02/2013 11:21 am

    The ocean front is my favorite! It brings back many happy memories of being on the ocean and playing along the coast with my girls. Need to make a quilt for our camper with these colors. :)

  186. Nancy Says:
    08/02/2013 11:34 am

    I like to work with complementary color schemes. I find that even if my palette is more monochromatic, if I add a compliment as a zinger, then my quilts shine.

  187. Rhonda Best Says:
    08/02/2013 12:20 pm

    I usually like working with all blues, but the fabrics in the “Berry Patch” Quilter’s Candy Solids Fat Quarter Sampler remind me of sunset. I would love to work with them.

  188. Nancy Pinney Says:
    08/02/2013 12:41 pm

    I love blues and greens. When I first started quilting 16 years ago I loved Thimbleberry. Lately, I am drawn to Moda and their Kansas Troubles. I like the coloring of the civil war reproductive fabrics.

  189. Cheryl B Says:
    08/02/2013 1:37 pm

    My favorite color scheme is blues, greens and off-whites. I gravitate toward anything that reminds me of beaches and water whether I’m sewing clothing or quilts or pillows for my home.

  190. Lauralee Hensley Says:
    08/02/2013 5:40 pm

    Blues, greens, creams, grays, teals, mints, browns.

  191. Doris Wilbur Says:
    08/02/2013 6:00 pm

    It is really hard to choose but I keep going back to the Berry Patch. Love all the color choices, though.

  192. Lori Beatty Says:
    08/02/2013 6:19 pm

    Fall colors are my favorite. Burnt orange, cinnamon brown, deep shades of green, splashes of yellow, with highlights of bronze and dark gold. Gorgeous!

  193. Linda Walling Says:
    08/02/2013 9:01 pm

    I like the foliage, it seems to blend in with my decor more than most, although oceanfront is an awesome combination.

  194. Pam Says:
    08/03/2013 6:57 am

    I love purple and green. Thanks for all the color fun!

  195. Kay Says:
    08/03/2013 8:24 am

    Since I live near the beach, my favorite color scheme involves tans and blues, so Oceanfront would be perfect for me. Thanks for the chance to win.

  196. Susan Jane Says:
    08/03/2013 4:09 pm

    My favorite color scheme is Multicolor! Reds, greens, blues, purples, yellows, etc.– all with the same intensity, and some white to tone them down. If I had to pick a candy solids sampler, I think I’d choose berry patch to add to my fabric collection.

  197. Charlotte Viredaz Says:
    08/03/2013 6:10 pm

    Always love the foliage greens and Brown. But summer on the Calif. north coast is almost unending chilly and gray, so the brights are really catching my eye about now!

  198. Laura G. Says:
    08/04/2013 1:13 am

    I’m a fan of lime green in my quilts. I like it with many colors.

  199. Denyse Rochefort Says:
    08/04/2013 9:52 am

    Berry Patch is my favourite but in my life every color is beautiful. A gift from nature :)

  200. Judy M Says:
    08/04/2013 10:25 am

    I painted my bedroom raspberry so berry patch would make a awesome quilt for the winter weather in the north.

  201. Karen Says:
    08/04/2013 10:30 am

    Blue and Green have always been my favorite with a little purple thrown in!!

  202. Lauren Perwas Says:
    08/04/2013 11:23 am

    Ever since I was a child I’ve loved deep purple with some warm golden tones! – Thus, I like Berry Patch the most!

  203. Carol Ann Gallant Says:
    08/04/2013 11:52 am

    I love the Foliage sampler because it reminds me of the fall in Ontario. The beautiful oranges and greens are my favourite colours!

  204. Shawn J Says:
    08/04/2013 12:33 pm

    I like the ocean front color scheme, thanks for a chance.
    (smjohns63 at yahoo dot com)

  205. Karrie Strohan Says:
    08/04/2013 1:17 pm

    Sooo hard to choose a favorite, they are all awesome. But berry patch would be so fun to work with!

  206. Cindy Says:
    08/04/2013 3:29 pm

    I’m drawn to the berry patch first but then to the ocean front. My favorites in general are muted colors as opposed to brighter colors.

  207. Caroline Says:
    08/04/2013 8:59 pm

    I love both the berry patch and oceanfront but I hardly work with berry colors so I’d like to have that one!

  208. Leah Says:
    08/04/2013 9:48 pm

    I love blues and greens


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