Sunday, January 8, 2017

Every Color In the Rainbow

Is there an artist out there whose heart does not pitter patter a little faster at the sight of a big group of ANYTHING in a vast selection of colors? It probably starts with that first box of 64 crayons. As we try new media and new techniques, we experience that same thrill from a new tin of high quality colored pencils or that longed-for set of watercolors. Step inside a quilt shop and gaze down the length of the shelves: yellows, oranges, rusts, reds, burgundies, violets. Oh, the possibilities! Now, for me, my fixation is the Wonderfil thread display at Artistic Artifacts. So many colors, textures and weights, that it actually turns a corner in the shop. Let’s call it Threadlandia. I want to live there and stitch happily ever after. Check it out, along with all the other exotic and colorful things at