FQS Bella Parade Post # 11

12:17 PM

COLOR OF THE DAY


Orange

Bella Solids Orange Yardage SKU# 9900-124

Lovely color, isn't it?

"The colour orange occurs between red and yellow in the visible spectrum at a wavelength of about 585–620 nm, and has a hue of 30° in HSV colour space. It is numerically halfway between red and yellow in a gamma-compressed RGB colour space, the expression of which is the RGB colour wheel. The complementary colour of orange is blue. Orange pigments are largely in the ochre or cadmium families, and absorb mostly blue light." says Wikipedia, "The colour is named after the orange fruit, after the appearance of the ripe fruit. Before this word was introduced to the English-speaking world, the colour was referred to as ġeolurēad(yellow-red).
The first recorded use of orange as a colour name in English was in 1512, in a will now filed with the Public Records Office."
Want to have a look at wonderful orange quilts I have come across?
Orange + white = stately

Orange + grey = interesting striking

orange + blue = lovely nursery , gender neutral!

Orange + Green = conformist, nature loving 

Orange + yellow = fresh

Orange + Pink = for a Princess!!!

Aren't these lovely?
Now over to our guests for their suggestions :
First our guest quilter is Melissa Corry from Happy Quilting 
"My assigned color was Bella Solids Orange #124. Orange is such a bright, warm, and fun color and really makes a statement. I was so happy to get Orange because I think sometimes we tend to shy away from it because it is so bold. I really enjoyed the challenge of taking on an "underdog" color and paring it with excellent complimenting colors to make a stunning statement. I picked my favorite color combo, but believe me when I say, the possibilities go on and on for this color :)"

And her picks...
Here they are...

Bella Solids Kansas Plum Yardage SKU# 9900-151


Bella Solids Peach Yardage SKU# 9900-78


Bella Solids Black Yardage SKU# 9900-99

Darjeeling Orange Manju Yardage SKU# RB04-ORANG

Silent Cinema Orange City Lights Yardage SKU# JM50-ORANG

Impressions Charcoal Blossom Yardage SKU# TY06-CHARC

Gorgeous and classy choices!!!

Now lets have a look at what John has to say
Bella Solids Terrain Cactus Yardage SKU# 9900-175

Bella Solids Baby Yellow Yardage SKU# 9900-31

Bella Solids Paper Bag Yardage SKU# 9900-40


Bohemian Soul Mellow Ditsy Yardage SKU# BOH-505


Sanctuary Sherbert Zen Garden Yardage SKU# DS4707-SHER-D


Aviary 2 Aqua Sparrows Yardage SKU# JD41-AQUAX

Lovely choices... You got me feeling the urge to go shopping once again!
So what are you going to buy today?
Want to win a yard of Orange?
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2. Irrelevant or disqualified photographs will be removed from the group pool... 
3. If anyone is found uploading photographs NOT CLICKED BY THEM BUT DOWNLOADED FROM THE INTERNET  they will be banned from the group.
4. The photograph MUST contain the "Color of the Day" - Orange!
5. Uploads allowed until 11.59 pm 12th May 2011, GMT. 


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