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Thread: what are primitive country colors

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    could someone please tell me the colors that make a country primitive quilt i would appriciate anyon's help thank you dorothy from tenn

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    mossy green, black, gold, cream, rust

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    ohhhhh, and homespuns would work too

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    A very dark, faded looking red, faded navy blues'

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    Go online and look at some of the thread collections. That should give you a good idea of what is considered 'country' or 'primitive'.

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    If you google "primitive colors" you will find sites that show the colors.

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    I do mostly country colors. I use burgandys no reds. I use dark blues like navys and dusty blues. No bright colors. No batiks. I use hunter greens mustard yellows blacks and browns. I try to use chocolate browns. I use dark to med purples. You don't want brights or fabrics with large swirls in the pattern. When I use pinks I use prints that are not loud. Cream backgrounds and white or light blue backgrounds. Look at Civil War collections and you can see alot of the colors.

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    Burgandy, navy blue, hunter green, gold, tan, and black

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    Most of the colors look almost like they have been tea stained, they have a brownish hue to them.

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    It is all of those colors I don't use...LOL

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