Here's what is left for this year. Two months down and 10 to go
Now where is Nickilee, since we have BLUE
March-“Americana”-Okay, you can FINALLY send in those patriotic prints (including those with tans and cream). No solids.
March-“You Got the Blues?”-All shades of blue TOT (tone on tone) fabrics. No solids.
April-“What a Novel Idea!”-Bring on your novelty prints. No children prints, please! No solids.
April-“Ready for Red!”-All shades of red TOT (tone on tone) fabrics. No solids.
May-“Seeing Dots, Silly for Stripes and Mad for Plaid”-Bring on your polka dots, stripe and plaid fabrics! No solids and NO HOMESPUN!
May-“Give me a Squeeze”-Gosh, I’m getting corny! All shades of orange TOT (tone on tone) fabrics. No solids.
June-“POP Goes the Color”-For all you lovers of BRIGHT prints, this one is for you! No solids.
June-“Wearing of the Green”-All shades of green TOT (tone on tone) fabrics. No solids.
July-Chr*istmas in July”-Ho, ho, ho! Time to begin thinking about your holiday sewing projects. No novelty prints or solids.
July-“Pick a Theme, Any Theme”-This is for those of you who would like to add a new theme stash to your collection. Your choice of a TRUE 30’s reproductions, TRUE Civil W*ar reproductions (check selvedges for circa markings) or Oriental prints. ANY questions, please contact me. No solids.
August-“Autumn Leaves”-As the last days of summer slip through our fingers, dreams of the upcoming foliage season are in the back of our minds. All autumn/fall colors, such as golden yellows, rusts, golds, deep reds, maroons, browns, pumpkin orange, eggplant and olives prints. You can also send in autumn/Thanksgiving prints in the above colors. No solids or Halloween prints.
August-“Put it in Neutral”-Your choice of black, brown, tan, white, gray or cream TOT fabrics. This includes WOW and WOC (white on white and white on cream). No solids
September-“ Bonkers for Batiks”-Here is one for all you batiks lovers! Send in your favorite colors and designs-just be sure they are TRUE batiks (color on the face of the fabric should be the same on the reverse). If you have ANY questions, just PM me.
September-“Ga Ga for Grape”-(I shouldn’t write this stuff while I am tired!). All shades of purple TOT (tone on tone) fabrics. No solids.
October-“Designing Women (and men)”-Designer fabrics, such as Kaffe Fassett, Amy Butler, Lynette Jensen, Laurel Burch just to name a few. No solids.
October-“Bring on the Brights”-All shades of TOT (tone on tone) brights. Bring on the sunglasses! No solids.
November-“The Uglies”-This is our fourth annual event! Find those ‘dogs” in your fabric pile and send them in. Besides the normal lottery fabric winner, a special prize will be given to the fabric deemed the King of Ugly! Mom will pick her favorite from your selections. Come on and have some fun with this one! Remember, beauty IS in the eye of the beholder! Bonus!!!! I found many of your selections very nice, soooooooooo, I will pick the one that I want in my stash and award it a special prize! Add the twister and you have FOUR ways to win!
November- “Family Jewels”-Pull all those beautiful jewel-tone colored TOT (tone on tone) fabrics, such as the precious sapphires, rubies, emeralds, jade, pearl, onyx, turquoise and topaz to name a few. No solids.
December-“Stashbuster”-Get serious! Who has time to shop for fabric for December? Take a break and pull your fabrics from your stash, but remember, no dogs. That is the November lottery. Be charitable and pick out your BEST prints. No solids.
December-“Breaking the Mint”-Get ready for your spring 2013 projects! Think pastels in pinks, blues, greens, peaches, violets and yellows. NO baby prints. No solids.