Wednesday, December 31, 2014

January Color Announcement

The color for the month of January is BLUE!  Not dark indigo/navy blue, not baby pastel blue, just regular middle of the road blue.  We will not be segregating the greenish shades of blue this year, so feel free to mix them in at will.  I was a little worried at first about the greenish tinges, but I think it is adding some nice variety to my blocks so far.  The inspiration collection above is the blue package from the Vicki Welsh Hand dyed snack pack.  She sent one for me to use and one to giveaway.  If you would like to be entered in the drawing for the blue fabric collection, please leave a comment on this post with your favorite word for blue.  Mine is cerulean!  

103 comments:

Nana B said...

Ocean! Any given day the blue ocean will be a different blue/green color.

Jo said...

Aquamarine & oceans.
Very peaceful and at times wild.

HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU.
I love the colour blue

Cherry said...

Cobalt! Deep, Bright and bold! Thanks for a great giveaway - love Vicki's hand dyes. Happy New Year!!

mb-RI said...

I love blue -- especially Phthalo Blue. And Cerulean is a close second!

Linda M @ Pieceful Kingdom said...

I love the word azure! Excited to work with blues and blue-greens!

Vireya said...

Sky blue for me.

Happy new year!

Betsy said...

Agua

katie z. said...

There are so many lovely blue words, but ocean blue may be the favorite of the moment.

Time to go plan the month!

Linda Smith said...

Turquoise for me.

southern quilter said...

Peacock. Beautiful colors.

Béa said...

Azure for me, happy new year XXX

Ellen said...

I think I like the name "True Blue"!

Scrappy quilter said...

It has to be turquoise for me.

Andra Gayle said...

Coming from New Mexico, my favorite word for blue is "Azure" "Under the skies of Azure" is in out state song, However, Cobalt and Indigo are not far behind. I am hoping to work on the rainbow scrap challenge this year. I would love to have those yummy hand dyeds to help get me started. Hope you have a great year!

NancyA said...

I think my favorite is robin's egg, but azure runs a close second.

Deb A said...

Ocean blue...... Love the blue choice for January. Wish I was not traveling so much the middle of the month. Time to start the hunters star in medium blue and white for the graduation quilt this year =)

beaquilter said...

My favorite color and it's in my birthday month! :)

Cherie in St Louis said...

Azure blue is it for me :)

Laura said...

Turqouise! Happy New Year!

Jeanne said...

Cobalt ... I have some cobalt glassware, and it's such a rich color. Our sky blue up here at high elevation is beautiful too.

sunny said...

I love all blues! Sky blue, ocean blue, cobalt. Happy New Year!

Sheila said...

I love all shades of blue, but Cobalt Blues is one of my favorites.
2015 is going to be a great Rainbow Scrap Challenge year!

Needled Mom said...

I'm going to have to dig out the blues. I guess my blue would be marine blue.

Heather said...

I love cornflower blue! Hmmm....now to figure out this years RSC blocks. I haven't thought that far ahead! Nor have I finished piecing together my last RSC blocks! I better get going!

Cathy said...

Periwinkle blue for me. I like periwinkle flowers too.

PugMom said...

My favorite blue is sapphire, which is also my engagement ring, wedding band and darling husband's birth stone!

Quilter Kathy said...

So exciting to start the new year with my fellow scrappy friends! I love the colour periwinkle... and how the word sounds ;)

Ursula Yeo said...

My favorite blue is what I call "electric" blue. You can never have too much blue in a quilt. It is my favorite color.

Julierose said...

Oh I love the blues (jazz, too haha lol); Happy New Year to you and yours, hugs, Julierose

Jean said...

I like all blues, especially the aqua hues.

Cathy said...

I'd have to say sapphire... deep bright and fully saturated blue. I may just have to go and find some.

Ann said...

Sapphire for me as well, with midnight running a close second.

Alycia said...

Oh I love blue... as evidenced by my bags, tubs, and boxes of blue scraps!!! Yay! Happy New year!!

Jennie in GA said...

Definitely Robin's Egg!

Beth in MN said...

Azure - makes me think of warm, sunny days on this very cold December day!
Happy New Year!

Alice Leishman said...

Cobalt blue for me!

Teresa in Music City said...

Yay! Starting the year off RIGHT!!! Love those blues :) My favorites are Cobalt and Sapphire ♥

Sally said...

Current fav is 'indigo' but I love ll blues!

KaliaContiki said...

Royal blue is my favorite! KaliaContiki@gmail.com

Andee said...

Indigo blue!

mkhquilts said...

My fav blue? hard to say! Ocean blues I believe!
That fabric pack is awesome..aptly named: Snack Pack!

Gail in Vegas said...

Ocean blue and sky blue tie for my favorites and some may consider them both azure. I guess if you don't have sky blue, the ocean won't look so ocean blue :)

Gail
lvgg1@yahoo.com

Julie in GA said...

There are so many gorgeous shades of blue out there. My favorites are the greenish-blues like teal and turquoise.

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Sara said...

I love the word azure

Jennifer (Recovering Perfectionist) said...

Does "sea foam" count? Anyway, I love all the blues!

Vroomans' Quilts said...

Blue is my favorite color and so hard to pick just one - middle of the road - true blue.

Karen said...

Cool blue. Blue is my favorite color. This is going to be another fun year.

Cathy Kizerian said...

Aquamarine for me; it’s also my birthstone. Love anything ocean. :-)

maureen said...

Carolina Blue of course!!

KatieQ said...

Blue is my favorite color. Even though it is not my favorite shade of blue, midnight blue has always sounded exotic to me.

Pamela Arbour said...

How about misty blue? Are we just supposed to pick our colors right now? This is my first time to do this.

Also, how much background fabric do we need?

Thank you,
Pam

Amy said...

Wooohoooo! Joining in again this year :) Looks like your followers have multiplied! So excited for you :)

For me --- ROYAL all the way :D

s2br11 said...

Azure, sounds so pretty.

Lynne said...

Cerulean for me too! Although I also like Ultramarine as it was pronounced by my Spanish-speaking art teacher!

Sally T said...

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Helen Tulip said...

I love blue, in any shade, but turquoise is my favourite, Helen

Terri said...

Turquoise for me. It became my 2nd favorite color in 2014. Really looking forward to participating this year.

Cynthia Woodham said...

Blue is my favourite colour of all time. Sky is my word for blue.

Mari said...

Sapphire for me, with cobalt a close second. Those blues just sound pretty. Most blues are great, and so versatile. Happy new year!

Terri said...

I went looking in my crayon box for "blue". It took me 3 tries. I found cornflower and cerulean first. I thought blue would have been, well, bluer. I looks quite a greyish blue, to me. Indigo is my favorite name for blue.
Hugs and Happy New Year

Laura said...

When I think of blue I think of the sky and the lyrics "I see skies of blue and clouds of white, the bright blessed day, the dark sacred night, and I think to myself what a wonderful world" I think my favorite blue might be sapphire blue! I can't wait to start my rainbow scrap challenge!!

Nanette said...

This will be my first time doing this challenge, I'm hoping a good way to keep me on track. My favourite word for blue is 'eyes'. If that doesn't count, then teal.

Needle and Foot said...

I love Azure. This will be fun. I started rsc14 in June of last year and had to catch up. Glad to begin at the beginning this year!! Happy New Year!

sophie said...

Aqua is a new favorite shade of blue for me.

Nell's Quilts said...

Sapphire. I love the gem and it's rich blue hue.
Happy New Year, Angela!

Raewyn said...

Blue's agreat colour to start with - I have plenty of them. I love all blues but espcially the cornflower types. Happy New Year!

Kate said...

Mine would have to be sapphire. Jewel tones are my favorites. I'm looking forward to another great year of scrappy quilts.

Amanda said...

Cornflour, the colour of my eldest son's eyes. Happy new year to you all.

Kathy S. said...

I have a lot of what I call "country blue" in my stash. I know there is another name for it like cornflower, but I call it country blue. Loving the first block for 2015-- whirling geese. Thanks again for organizing the RSC15 for everyone.

Kat Scribner said...

My favorite color word for blue is Royal or Royale! It always adds a touch of richness to a project.

Angie said...

Sapphire! Love the gem, love the color!

Chantal said...

This is the first time I join the RSC and it begins with one my favorite colour: sapphire! It is how people describe my eyes colour so I am kind of leaning towards that word but my heart leans toward denim blue and faded jeans and everything in between. ;^)

Sherill said...

As a blue eyed lady with many blue eyed friends, I think blue brings me JOY! The saw tooth sampler will be so fun to make. Thank you for the ideas!

Lydsfire said...

I am a Navy Blue person :)

Julianne said...

lagoon!!

Quilting Nonnie said...

Turquoise & Cornflower! Can't wait to get started!

floribunda said...

deep blue -- royal or sapphire!
Happy to be playing again this year...

Joni said...

Cerulean Blue. The color of the twilight sky. What a fun way to begin 2015! Thanks!

Pamela Winfree said...

Sky Blue. This is my first year playing the Rainbow Scrap Challenge.

Kim said...

My favorite word for blue is Royal.

Tanya Quilts in CO said...

Azure is my favorite word for blue!

LynneP said...

Cobalt! My house is filled with it.
jlpfeffer@gmail.com

Sewing In CT said...

The color of London Blue Topaz

Maureen said...

Happy New Year! My favorite blue is cobalt.

Edith said...

I love Sapphire, and have more blue in my fabrics than any other colour.

Carol Stearns said...

Turquoise, aqua, azure, all shades of bluegreen.

Barbara said...

I'm gonna go with sapphire...ya gotta love the "phire" part of the word (fire to some people) for the energy.

Alycia said...

Oh that makes me think... usually I just use blue.... Indigo is one of my favorites though.

Lyndsey said...

I love periwinkle, the flowers are delicate and a beautiful shade of blue.

hiyacinth said...

Robin's egg is my favorite.

Kim S said...

I must admit blue is on of my least favorte colors... so a word to describe my favorite blue would be denim. Soft faded denim like a my favorite old jeans.

I'm also very fond of turquoise....

LuAnn said...

My favorite blue is teal. I like a blue that goes more to the greenish side. I've been adding a lot more soft teal color to my house, and I really like it.

Myra said...

Caribbean Sea!

Karen Thurn said...

Periwinkle is my favorite. kthurn@bektel.com

Marly said...

My favourite blue is Royal; strong and bright, with Kingfisher close second.

The Joyful Quilter said...

DUKE blue is a favorite at our house. Sorry, Carolina fans! :P

Sandra :) said...

All blues are fabulous, but particularly royal blue and turquoise :)

Tspoon said...

Royal!!

ittehgaps said...

Blue is the best color in the world just look at the sky, the oceans...proves my point. Blue is best. My current favorite blue is aqua.
Cindy/ bluemoonstencils@yahoo.com

Terri in BC said...

Azure is my favourite blue - it reminds of the beautiful Caribbean sea. I hope to do better with the RSC this year!

Marsha Cooper said...

I'm finally remembering to come in and check the color. I will get my hexagons out and see what I have in just blue.
Blue, just blue, is a good enough word for me for blue.

Angela said...

Turquoise Blue