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    Senior Member susanwilley's Avatar
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    finding certain color fabric help

    Hi everyone! I need help finding fabric that is a pinkish orangish kinda color, a coral, mellon kinda color with some sorta swirls. The swirls can be a lighter shade or even a white. My quilt has a few roses different colors with a green background and I'm trying to match one of the rose colors to give it some color. I have a bright pink with swirls but have found that my niece, whom I'm making it for doesn't really like pink. I have looked all over the internet and just can't find what I have in mind. Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated!
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    Susan

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    Did you try equilter.com?

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    When I was on equilter lately, I saw a lot of colors that were coral & melon
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    Thanks so much Lenette! They have so much more to look at in these colors, I'm sure I'll find just what I have in mind!
    Susan

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    When I am searching for a specific fabric, I go here first:

    http://www.quiltshops.com/

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    the fabric your looking for I have i think. I only have scrap left but it was a line a few years ago that I bought by Nancy Halvorsten called charms. look at the line and see if it's what you have in mind....maybe it will get you on the right track
    *Rachel*

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    Thanks Rachel! m I'm going to check out that line now.
    Susan

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    Quote Originally Posted by susanwilley View Post
    Hi everyone! I need help finding fabric that is a pinkish orangish kinda color, a coral, mellon kinda color with some sorta swirls. The swirls can be a lighter shade or even a white. My quilt has a few roses different colors with a green background and I'm trying to match one of the rose colors to give it some color. I have a bright pink with swirls but have found that my niece, whom I'm making it for doesn't really like pink. I have looked all over the internet and just can't find what I have in mind. Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated!
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    to get a good match, I'd think you'd need to search in person.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GrannieAnnie View Post
    to get a good match, I'd think you'd need to search in person.
    GrannieAnnie, I agree, I have checked out Joanns and Hancock fabrics. I went to two different Walmarts and just can't find what I have in mind. I've found fabrics with a swirl design but fabric color itself is not right. I would much rather see it in person. I'm not a fan of buying fabric on line. I like to see it and feel. I'm just getting frustrated.
    Susan

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    If you find the one online that I suggested and you think it might work I can send you a sample...I understand frustration i'm looking for a purple right now to match fabric that I can't find and I'm in the same boat.
    *Rachel*

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