Here's my big, deep thought:
Finding fabric you love is like finding the perfect guy for you.
Think about it. There are some horrible (for me) fabrics out there. Just yuck. I don't go in for browns and dark greens and the like. I like bright colors. I also don't go in for stocky guys. I like mine tall, with blue eyes, dark hair and named Aaron.
There are fabrics here and there from different collections that I like, but I don't like the whole collection.
Then, along comes the PERFECT collection. In every way, shape and form. I like it all.
Pam Kitty is it for me.
Look at how awesome it is
See what I mean? Truly gorgeous stuff I tell ya.
So now I want to make it all with these fabrics. I bought all the fat quarter bundles from Fat Quarter Shop (which is why I was okay with lifting the images of each bundle). I'm now in the process of cutting them into wedges for Dresden plate blocks. I have a sneaking suspicion there are going to be a boatload of these and I'll be able to make a bed quilt for me and an extra lap quilt. Or two twin quilts for the girls.
Then I saw this one and now I have to make it as well:
It's in McCall's Quilting magazine and it's so cute!
I've had this pattern for a while and I just ordered the prints I want to make it.
And while I'm at it, I'm going to get the fat quarter collection again and make a bed-sized double wedding ring quilt for myself. Because this fabric is perfect - old-fashioned enough for these traditional quilts, but bright and modern enough for me.
Love it. Just like my perfect (for me) guy.
*Just want to note that there is nothing inherently wrong with dark colors. Or grey. Or gray. Or whatever floats your boat. They just aren't for me. It's a good thing we all don't have the exact taste in fabric, or men. There'd be a lot of disappointed quilters out there!