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Thread: funny how tastes change

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    Senior Member
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    Oct 2009
    Isn't it interesting to note how our tastes change over time. When we got married almost 28 years ago, our quilts were browns and blues. We have 1 that was made for us that is a dark rose/mauve color. Still love them, but I have found that what catches my eyes in a quilt shop and fabric stores are the bright colors. I am working on a wedding gift (hot pads, table runners, placemats), that I am doing in yellows and blues, and I realized just how pretty they are together, and I love the bright colors in them. Anyway, I just thought how it is interesting how our tastes change over time.

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    Super Member ptquilts's Avatar
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    Jun 2010
    I remember a while ago hearing an "expert" saying SW earth tones were the new colors. Funny, I was selling quilts in blues and mauves for YEARS after that. Yellow/blue is SO pretty together.
    I have been quilting for over 30 years, I remember the brown/blue combos.

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    Power Poster CarrieAnne's Avatar
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    Apr 2010
    Whitewater, WI
    Seems browns are coming back too. I see lots of browns now, but wih pink and teals. Never liked brown to much, but with pink and teal its soft of pretty!

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    Super Member Lori S's Avatar
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    Apr 2010
    Its funny how they change and sometimes change back. I was on a real batiks kick and could not imagine making a quilt with anything else.
    Then I desided to make up the piles of scraps I had accumulated prior to the "batik era" ( I could not bring myself to just discard them) , now I am back on the traditional fabrics.... for who knows how long!
    So just when I think I should de- stash some of the old , I find the very reason I liked them to begin with.

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    Power Poster sueisallaboutquilts's Avatar
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    Feb 2010
    My tastes change too and I find things in my stash I thought I didn't like anymore to be awesome again :D

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    Super Member DogHouseMom's Avatar
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    Jan 2011
    Knot Merrill, Southern Indiana
    When I first started quilting I saw and fell in love with landscape and other "art" quilts. Traditional patch-work quilts didn't do it for me, and I didn't like 'scrappy'.

    Until one day I saw a Dear Jane.

    Then I saw Omigosh.

    Now I'm in love with scrappy traditional patch-work in teeny tiny pieces.

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