The color for each month will be drawn on the last day of the previous month so today is the day to draw the color for January. It’s after midnight on 12/30, which means it’s officially New Year’s Eve, which means it’s the last day of December, and the last day of 2010 and . . we can draw for the color for January’s monochromatic quilt!
First thing on the agenda was to wake Vince from his sleeping position in the recliner. Not really, he was awake . . really! He just looks like he was sleeping. That’s what he told me and he’s my husband so I believe everything he says! 🙂
Ugh! The hardest color of all for me to work with. When he read it to me, I said “Oh, no! Not yellow!” Vince said “That’s ok . . I’ll draw another one.” I told him we had to do yellow. The funny thing is that earlier yesterday I was thinking that even though I didn’t want to do yellow, it would be nice to draw it first because everyone is more fired up about the challenge and even those who, like me, aren’t really excited about yellow . . we’ll do it because this is the first month. Right?
I don’t have anything in mind yet . . but I’m going to start thinking and I’ll have something done by the end of the month. Who’s with me on this one?
Before you panic and drop out on Month #1, remember that this is supposed to be fun, we’re supposed to learn from the experience and this isn’t brain surgery! If we make a quilt we don’t like, we donate it or give it to a friend . . no one is going to get hurt.
My yellows will probably range from yellowish ecru to yellowish gold. Don’t forget — no quilt police and no monochromatic police!
Here are some links to get you started:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Shades_of_yellow (some of these look really green!)
Go to google and type in “shades of yellow” and then hit “images”. This isn’t nearly as hard as we think! : )