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Interesting evolution   General Discussion

Started Feb-21 by sueinIL; 494 views.
CC (ccase5)

From: CC (ccase5)


Well i use cream a lot too. I've been working on finishing a churn dash quilt from 2014 and the backing is pink. I"m debating finding pink thread or caring if it is cream or what ever. it just needs more quilting and binding. right now i'm on two pillows to go with it and doing them in gray mostly.

From: bornblesse2


Maybe because there are a lot more the tones of gray fabric available ?   Yes, gray is used much more often.

Pirate (PIRATE_SR)

From: Pirate (PIRATE_SR)


When I got my Innova, I was advised to get a cone of Glide's "Khaki" color.  It's kind of an old gold color.  I was doubtful but ... holy moley! ... that color goes with everything!   Now I make sure that I am NEVER out of that color!


From: sueinIL


Pirate, I use a color like that for piecing.  It seems to hide better in all except very light prints.  Every time there's a thread sale, I buy another one.

Sue in IL


From: Mishii


I love Glide's really is the perfect blender.


From: LindaPutt


Mine too Shelley - my go to is called Camel, & is probably very similar, just in another brand. 

In reply toRe: msg 6

need to give you mine cone of So Fine then.  I bought it and haven't used it even once.  Always seem to pick gray something or other.


From: Mishii


I switch between grey and khaki usually.  I have light grey, medium grey, dark grey....heh.  The khaki initially looks like a bright gold, but it is amazing how well it blends.

I think it's because Grey is the new "in" color. It was Taupe, and before that Beige...but I'll tell you, I use a light beige for piecing, and for quilting, typically something that hides well, though sometimes something that pops...depends on the quilt. :D