15 Minutes of Play :: Review & Giveaway!

Welcome to my stop on the 15 Minutes of Play book tour!  15 Minutes of Play by, my friend, Victoria Findlay Wolfe, is a keeper!

15 Minutes of Play—Improvisational Quilts

15 Minutes of Play is one of those you books you want to sit down and slowly ingest, and then hurry to the sewing machine to put the ideas into practice.  The nature of Victoria’s narrative draws you into the source of her inspiration, and she guides you to find own, and create beautiful quilts.

15 Minutes of Play—Improvisational Quilts

V shares her methods for “made-fabric”, offers block patterns to inspire quilts of your own design.  She has also included many inspirational quilts, many made by others, to give you a feel of how individual the process can be.  By playing for just 15 minutes each day, as V suggests, your creative juices are always flowing and ready to create.

15 Minutes of Play—Improvisational Quilts

V has also issued challenges within the book, which are a great way to jump start your creative process, and consider your quilting fears.  For each challenge she has a pep talk for you, and a few questions to guide your creativity.

I recommend 15 Minutes of Play for any quilter with scraps…yep, it’s a keeper!

To win a copy  of 15 Minutes of Play – leave me a comment, telling me your favorite color to use and why.

My favorite color is blue, or blue/green – I love how calm and mellow it is, and it plays so nice with other colors.

The giveaway will be open through December 12, 2012 – good luck!

Amy

Check out all the other stops on the tour, for more chances to win, and more great info:

 Nov 26: Victoria Findlay Wolfe

Nov 27: Bonnie Hunter
Nov 28: Alissa
Nov 29: Pat Sloan
Nov 30: Fat Quarter Shop
Dec 1st: Karen Griska
Dec 2nd: Angela Walters
Dec 3rd: Generation Q
Dec 4th: Tonya Ricucci
Dec 5th: Michele Foster
 Dec 6th: Scott Hansen
Dec 7th: Amy Ellis
Dec 8th: Rachael daisy
Dec 9th: Jackie Kunkel
Dec. 10th: C & T Publishing
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191 Comments

  1. Jackie Staup December 7, 2012 at 12:57 am

    My favoritecolor to work with would be the golden fall hues. They are warm and comforting and remind me comfortable warm sunny days.

  2. Michelle Little December 7, 2012 at 1:14 am

    I like to use Burgundy,Sage,and Cream colors. They remind me of a cozy warm place.

  3. JoAnne Turnbull December 7, 2012 at 1:47 am

    Browns, tans, etc. are my favorites these days. I never had even one brown fabric in my stash until my son said he wanted a brown quilt. I bought browns and tans and more and more. Now I use some in each quilt I make!

    You are so right, Victoria’s book is definitely a keeper!

  4. Pat C December 7, 2012 at 2:11 am

    I like to work with jewel tones and I think it is b/c they give a quilt more of a presence in a room rather than just fading into the background.

    pnconverse(at)hotmail(dot)com

  5. Captain StitchyPants December 7, 2012 at 2:19 am

    My favourite colours are blues – anywhere from teal green-blues through to violets. Such a soothing spectrum.

  6. Gemma December 7, 2012 at 2:25 am

    Blue! Blue has always been my favourite colour, and whilst I love working with lots of colours I’m always drawn to blue :)

  7. Jolanda December 7, 2012 at 2:32 am

    My favorite colour is blue. Don’t ask me why? I like this cool colour, I like the winter with snow and ice. This colour make me happy and fits me. And I want to win this book: This book is not for sale in Holland, and I want to show it to my quiltfriends and tell them what you can do in 15 minutes with scraps.

  8. Anita December 7, 2012 at 2:49 am

    My favorite color to use in a quilt is blue. It reminds me of the ocean and blue skies. I grew up by the ocean, but now I am living in a city with no view of the pretty blue…

  9. Altax December 7, 2012 at 3:09 am

    My favorite one is blue. I really them a lot.

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  10. Lizzie December 7, 2012 at 3:58 am

    I love to use orange, but I love to sneak yellow into projects, especialy when there is blue in them. It gives sparkle and glimmer!

  11. Jenny December 7, 2012 at 5:00 am

    my current very favorite color to use is a cream background fabric with small dots. it works so well as back ground…im making a pillow now with lots of free piecing and lots of cream background with small pink dots. its so much fun and so versitle! thanks for a chance, i just adore Victorias work

  12. Donna December 7, 2012 at 5:06 am

    My favorite color is green…just about any shade of green but especially dark rich green like emeralds. To me it’s calming and has depth. Makes me think of nature and o walk in a forest.

  13. Johanna December 7, 2012 at 5:22 am

    I love a nice bright pink, it makes me feel happy!

  14. Sherri I December 7, 2012 at 5:29 am

    I too love blue. Really don’t know why, cause it’s always been my favorite color. But it goes with just about everything. Thanks for the chance to win this great book!

  15. Carin December 7, 2012 at 5:34 am

    I love the aqua/teal colours. It just makes me feel good.

  16. Valerie Boudier December 7, 2012 at 6:07 am

    My favourite colour to use is purple – all shades – I just love purple

  17. Karen December 7, 2012 at 6:11 am

    I don’t have a “favorite” color but I am drawn to blues

  18. AlwaysSewLove/Kathleen December 7, 2012 at 6:11 am

    I really like orange. I it so bright and cheerful; you can’t be sad around orange! It works with lots of colors like greens and yellows. It also looks great with blues and purples! Win!

  19. Tracy December 7, 2012 at 6:15 am

    I’m nuts about green. It’s a reduse, reuse, recycle thing. Or maybe I’m green with envy.

  20. Terry December 7, 2012 at 6:16 am

    Blue is my favorite color. I use it all the time. Too much probably. Thanks for the chance to win this great book.
    Terry

  21. Regina December 7, 2012 at 6:26 am

    I love blue it’s a feel good color. Thanks for the chance.

  22. Karen Griska December 7, 2012 at 6:31 am

    This really is a fabulous book. It makes me want to get in my quilt studio and play!
    (I have a copy so don’t pick me as a winner.)

  23. Linda Ashcraft December 7, 2012 at 6:33 am

    Blues have always been my favorite because they are so refreshing.

  24. Karen Griska December 7, 2012 at 6:35 am

    Oops, just remembered: I love to mix a little black and white in my quilts. It seems to add sparkle. Gotta go sew.

  25. Marilyn December 7, 2012 at 6:41 am

    My favorite color would have to be red, always try to
    add some even if it’s just a touch. Thanks for the
    giveaway, Veronica sure inspires people to think
    outside the box.

  26. Rachel December 7, 2012 at 6:52 am

    Would love to have this book. I tend to add a lot of blue and green in my quilts.

  27. Sandi December 7, 2012 at 6:54 am

    This book looks like so much fun and just what I need to get my creative juices going (and to use up by scraps).

    I’m also a blue person as I think of blue skies and beautiful weather.

  28. Jill December 7, 2012 at 6:56 am

    My favorite color is purple, but I’ve found that my favorite colors to use in quilts are blue/greens. They just seem to play well with so many other colors! Thanks for the chance to win!

  29. Pat December 7, 2012 at 6:57 am

    I love the oranges and brown tones, reminding me of autumn’s glorious colors!

  30. Maria Kievit December 7, 2012 at 6:58 am

    This looks like a book that will be well used. I really like blues and will pair it with either creams, or yellows to get a vibrant effect and then add a little sparkle of red, to make it really pop! Thanks for the giveaway.

  31. Faye December 7, 2012 at 7:01 am

    Blue and teal are my favorites!

  32. Linda B in MI December 7, 2012 at 7:13 am

    Oh, I love all the colors of the rainbow, so it is hard to choose…So I guess I will pick, it is so hard, so my pick is “redorangeyellowgreenbluepurple” and all the colors inbetween

  33. KarenH December 7, 2012 at 7:16 am

    I love greens – forest colors!

  34. Becky Greene December 7, 2012 at 7:19 am

    I love gray because it is so grounded and it really makes the other colors pop! Thanks so much for the chance to win this book!!

  35. Cecilia December 7, 2012 at 7:19 am

    My favorite color to use is white, it really makes the colors pop and looks so bright and fresh.

  36. Gill December 7, 2012 at 7:19 am

    I love green – the colour of Spring!

  37. Tracy December 7, 2012 at 7:25 am

    I love using Kona Espresso. Colors pop and I find it warmer than using Kona Coal. Thanks for the giveaway!

  38. Carla December 7, 2012 at 7:25 am

    I love orange! It is just so happy ; )

  39. 55 December 7, 2012 at 7:30 am

    I love to use bright, saturated colors and batiks in all colors. But, asked to choose one color, I have to say green. It’s so prevalent in nature, and there’s a shade that will work in almost every project.

  40. Denny December 7, 2012 at 7:33 am

    My favirote color to use is just about any blue, but I REALLY like turquoise!

  41. Becki December 7, 2012 at 7:39 am

    My favorite color is blue. It is the color of my first car, my eyes, my husband’s eyes, my daddy’s eyes, the sky, etc., etc. I just have always loved blue.

  42. Mary on Lake Pulaski December 7, 2012 at 7:39 am

    My favorite color to use lately is orange because it makes me happy!

  43. Pamela S December 7, 2012 at 7:43 am

    My fave color to use is yellow as it brightens up a quilt and plays well with most other colors and neutrals! Thanks for hosting this great giveaway – I’d love to be a winner and know I’ll use this book often!

  44. Teje December 7, 2012 at 7:43 am

    Hi! Thank you for a wonderful give away! I should say orange because I obviously like to use it very much but most important is white because I love to use lots of colours but always there needs to be some white!
    Wishes from orangeful Greece!
    nerospost(at)gmail(dot)com

  45. Sonia B December 7, 2012 at 7:47 am

    I love purple. There really needs to be more purple fabric. This looks like an awesome book. Thanks for the chance.

  46. JoAnn December 7, 2012 at 7:50 am

    What a fantastic looking book! Right now I love orange. Prior to this year I never used orange. I did not like it. Now orange and I are friends! Thanks for the opportunity to see inside the cover!

  47. Barbara Orozco December 7, 2012 at 7:50 am

    My favourite colours are greens and blues, because of their freshness.

  48. Terri Geesey December 7, 2012 at 7:52 am

    I’m always drawn to pinks…from salmon to reddish pinks … I also love greens. It’s so hard to choose a favorite!

  49. Carol Sc December 7, 2012 at 7:53 am

    All the colors!! that’s what is so much fun about quilting. However, when I look at my stash, it is obvious that I cannot resist buying any green in sight — love them all. Thanks for the opportunity — I will certainly buy, if I don’t win a copy.
    quiltschon@att.net
    P.S. Thanks for not having a “prove you’re not a robot” — I hate those!!

  50. Ruth December 7, 2012 at 7:54 am

    My current favorite color to use in a quilt is yellow but everything else is close behind.

  51. Dree December 7, 2012 at 7:56 am

    Pinks! Bright, loud pinks. Kona pomegranate kind of pinks. Multicolored prints with pinks. And throw in some pastel scraps. I love to mix pinks in scrappy quilts, for some reason the non-matching looks great to me in pink. I haven’t managed to see that in other colors–at least not when it’s my project LOL.

  52. ellen k December 7, 2012 at 7:57 am

    Green is a hands down favorite, but I think i want to pop some orange into things these days.

  53. Lisa Marie December 7, 2012 at 8:08 am

    I like bright yellows because they are so cheerful.

  54. Wanda December 7, 2012 at 8:10 am

    I love the red/orange/yellow group the very best because they make happy quilts. This book looks fantastic!

  55. Jean December 7, 2012 at 8:13 am

    My favorite color has been blue most of my life. It is a calm color and reminds me of the sky which is ever changing, with all the other beautiful colors of the rainbow.

  56. Deborah December 7, 2012 at 8:17 am

    I love bright pink in quilts!

  57. Regan Martin December 7, 2012 at 8:25 am

    It’s always orange…..because it’s such a happy color!

  58. Mary Ann December 7, 2012 at 8:27 am

    I always have scraps of green to work with from yellowy sages to the bluesy teals. And this Pantone agrees with me… Emerald green, color for 2013. Thank you for opportunity to win this book, it looks like a lot of inspiration.

  59. Jeanne December 7, 2012 at 8:29 am

    My favorite color is red! It always brings a celebration and a smile :) I’d LOVE to use red while playing with a copy of the book.
    Thanks~ Jeanne

  60. Hilary Stillman December 7, 2012 at 8:33 am

    Love to use yellow, it brightens everything for me, like the sun.

  61. Lauren aka Giddy99 December 7, 2012 at 8:38 am

    I love orange best, although any vivid jewel tone makes me happy!

  62. Lori Smanski December 7, 2012 at 8:38 am

    my favorite colors are pinks and purples. i just feel warm and fuzzy surrounded by these colors

  63. Elaine M December 7, 2012 at 8:41 am

    I love turquoise. It goes with everything and makes other colors pop. I add it to everything I can.

  64. Gene Black December 7, 2012 at 8:45 am

    I love blue, all shades of it really, but the blue that always makes me go Oooooh is the blue that leans toward a green -like the color of the Caribbean Sea on a magnificent day. I think love it because blue IS the color of sky and sea.

  65. Hallie December 7, 2012 at 8:51 am

    I love gray. It blends so easy with almost every color and is a good choice for a background color when you are tired of white, cream and black.

  66. Susan December 7, 2012 at 8:56 am

    Would love a copy of 15 mins to play…. count me in please

  67. Barb in MI December 7, 2012 at 8:58 am

    I like to add some orange to make ‘things’ pop! Must be the Pantone Tangerine color that pulled me over the edge…Thank you!

  68. Allison C December 7, 2012 at 9:06 am

    I love gray because it is so versatile.

  69. Teri December 7, 2012 at 9:11 am

    Yellow! I like to add a touch for pop!

  70. Heather December 7, 2012 at 9:16 am

    I love red, and I’m not sure why! When I was 13 and my parents let me choose how to re-decorate my room, I chose bright fire-truck RED! I loved it, though my sisters said it made them motion sick. hehe

  71. Linda December 7, 2012 at 9:25 am

    HI! IT’S RED+REDS IN ALL SHADES!
    THANKS FOR SHARING!

  72. patty December 7, 2012 at 9:27 am

    My favorite go to color is yellow – deep, rich, bright yellow. It just adds a punch to anything!

  73. Ldna December 7, 2012 at 9:31 am

    I love red black and white

  74. Karen December 7, 2012 at 9:32 am

    My favorite color to use is brick red. I’m trying to use eggplant in all my quilts – not going so well LOL! Thanks for sharing in such a great book.

  75. Carrie O December 7, 2012 at 9:33 am

    I love color – period. lol Magenta, tangerine, rose-brown, cornflower blue, lime green, celery green, chocolate brown, etc. I love reds and oranges together. Greens and purples. Tangerine and aqua/teals. Grey with gold/aqua. Butter yellow with muted pinks and celery green. :)

  76. Becky December 7, 2012 at 9:45 am

    Wow, looks like a great book! Thanks for teh chance. I love purple, but neutral colors are becoming a favorite to create with, as they go with everything!

  77. melzie December 7, 2012 at 9:52 am

    anything bright keeps my interest longer :) I want to start using the very trendy grey solid soon :)
    xoxo melzie4boyz@aol.com

  78. Jane B December 7, 2012 at 9:54 am

    I really want to win this one! My current favorite color to add to quilts is yellow/orange: from lemon to tangerine. Sunny.

  79. Anne December 7, 2012 at 9:57 am

    Its soooo hard to pick a favorite color when I love them all but I guess I’d say greens. I also like to include black and white stripes so they find a way into many quilts.

  80. Shout4Joy December 7, 2012 at 10:03 am

    my favorite color is blue…though I tend to use a lot of cranberry to plum in my quilts…I need to make a blue quilt!

  81. Julie in WA December 7, 2012 at 10:04 am

    Blue is my favorite color, but I think I like to work with reds the most.

  82. Victoria December 7, 2012 at 10:05 am

    I always have lime green showing up in my quilts. It always adds a pop of life that makes me happy.

  83. Ellen December 7, 2012 at 10:14 am

    I always try to put a little of my favorite blueberry fabric in every quilt.

  84. Susan December 7, 2012 at 10:22 am

    I love to use black as a neutral because it makes the jewel-tones I love just POP!!!

  85. Kathie L December 7, 2012 at 10:33 am

    I’m a blue/green person also.

  86. Sue December 7, 2012 at 11:07 am

    Blue is my favorite color, but lately I can’t stay away from lime, orange, purple, hot pink and turquoise, with black.

  87. chris December 7, 2012 at 11:11 am

    Hello! My favorite color – generally speaking, is lime green, in all of its variation – sage, sick green, bright lime, I love them all – but lately I’ve been drawn to orange! Have a great day!

  88. audrey December 7, 2012 at 11:18 am

    I think my favorite color to quilt with lately is red–all of the shades of it. Thanks for a great giveaway!

  89. Stina December 7, 2012 at 11:21 am

    Hi…I am celebrating my “comeback” into creativeness with a new colour to me…ORANGE…and just because it makes me happy…especially with pink and purple!!!:0))

  90. Patty December 7, 2012 at 11:23 am

    My favorite color is green, just love all greens. But for the time being I am collecting reds & aquas for a quilt. They seem like such fun colors.

  91. Miss Nancy December 7, 2012 at 11:29 am

    My favorite colors are yellows and oranges. Now my favorite colors include reds and teals. This book sounds most interesting and I like the idea of challenges. Thank you for this great giveaway.

    Have a super great sewing and stitching day!

  92. Elizabeth McDonald December 7, 2012 at 11:48 am

    I use alot of RED – just love it and I think it adds sparkle!

  93. Amy December 7, 2012 at 11:54 am

    I love to use greens…anything from mint to blue-greens!

  94. MarciaW December 7, 2012 at 12:03 pm

    My favorite color(s) is blue or that elusive blue/green sometimes called aqua or turquoise. Blue is calming to me — colors of sky and water.

  95. CandyF December 7, 2012 at 12:30 pm

    Greens/yellows are also my favorites, remind me of the summer sun and foliage.

  96. Tamie December 7, 2012 at 12:41 pm

    I’m really feeling called to grey and green right now. This book looks like fun.

  97. Elizabeth December 7, 2012 at 12:44 pm

    Some shade of green always seems to make it into one of my quilts.

  98. Nancy December 7, 2012 at 12:53 pm

    I love reds in all their varieties. They add zest and life to a quilt. Thanks for participating in the blog hop and giveaway.
    Nancy from joy for grace

  99. Liene December 7, 2012 at 12:55 pm

    My favorite color to worl with is brown or yellow, two very traditional colors in Latvian designs.

  100. Lyn December 7, 2012 at 12:57 pm

    I love using gray, it makes everything else pop.

  101. Amy C December 7, 2012 at 12:58 pm

    I love green – it is just so fresh and alive. It makes me feel happy and like things can be renewed and be better :)

  102. Mina December 7, 2012 at 1:21 pm

    My curreny favorite quilt color is blood red. It seems to make everything pop. I love looking at these red quilts, they seem so bold and cheery.

  103. Sharon December 7, 2012 at 1:23 pm

    I love to add a spark of orange or hot pink to brighten things up.

  104. CathyH December 7, 2012 at 1:30 pm

    I love to use black. It’s sets off every other color!

  105. Judy McNeel December 7, 2012 at 1:32 pm

    My favorite color has been blue since I was a child. Blue gives that cool, calm feel to a room and I use it a lot in my quilts.

  106. ritainalaska December 7, 2012 at 1:34 pm

    my favorite color to work with is green … the reasons vary with the project, or more particularly, the shade,or tone or hue. it’s serene, exciting, beguililng, but whatever the green is or the feeling it elicits, green has always been my favorite, compelling color, even when i was very, very young, i liked green just because it was green.

  107. Heather December 7, 2012 at 1:52 pm

    Red is often in my quilts – more often as a ‘pop’ of color to give vitality to a quilt.

  108. Darlene B December 7, 2012 at 1:56 pm

    I am always drawn to blue….can’t explain why, it has just always been my favorite color!

  109. James December 7, 2012 at 1:57 pm

    My favourite colour to work with is red. It seems to play nicely with others.

  110. Emily C December 7, 2012 at 2:02 pm

    I lean towards blues. Just because I love the color.

  111. Helen Beall December 7, 2012 at 2:02 pm

    Red!!!! It goes with everything.

  112. Martha December 7, 2012 at 2:03 pm

    I like yellow and green. I never thought of them as my favorites, but I find myself using them a lot.

  113. mrsmoore December 7, 2012 at 2:23 pm

    My favorite is blue in all its glory–it’s cool, and I live in a hot climate; it’s calm–and I live in a noisy place; and it’s both sky and water. What more could I ask for in a color?

  114. A.J. Dub (Amy) December 7, 2012 at 2:23 pm

    I love red!! For me it is a cheerful color and adds zing to just about anything. Too bad it bleeds a lot. ;P

  115. Ella December 7, 2012 at 2:51 pm

    I actually really love orange for a pop of happy color!

  116. carol c December 7, 2012 at 3:27 pm

    i prefer bright colors, happy colors. I donate all my quilts, so I want to spread happiness someway. Thank you for the chance to win a fab book.

  117. GG December 7, 2012 at 4:00 pm

    I also like the blues & greens. Colors you see in the Tropics at the beach. Aqua, Sea Foam Green, mixed with a host of other blues & greens remind me of the relaxing times at the beach- quiet, beautiful, mesmerizing, enormous(ocean staring) and fun (making shapes out of clouds)

  118. Theresa December 7, 2012 at 4:33 pm

    Lately I’ve been using red in everything

  119. Tesuque December 7, 2012 at 4:49 pm

    I’m not focused on any one color because I enjoy experimenting with color interaction. Still, there’s usually at least a smidgen of some variation of yellow somewhere in each quilt.

  120. Dawn Hollingsworth December 7, 2012 at 5:24 pm

    My favorite color is yellow but, I love all warm colors. :)

  121. Lisa Mathis December 7, 2012 at 5:47 pm

    Right now it’s bright yellow. Cheerful, happy yellow. In a few weeks it will probably be tangerine. I have new favorites all the time and definitely brights for the last year or so. I am going to go nuts with this book and all of the inspiration and challenges.

  122. Debbie-Esch House Quilts December 7, 2012 at 5:51 pm

    So hard to pick a favorite color! I think my fav color is monochromatic :) That’s what I’d probably do with all those scraps – but maybe I need the book to show me the error of my ways :)

  123. Alice M December 7, 2012 at 6:43 pm

    My favorite colors are bold bright colors, pinks, blues,greens. Guess I like all colors.

  124. Amy Losordo December 7, 2012 at 6:53 pm

    Hi Amy,

    My favorite color is purple and I love how it reminds me of Christmas’ Advent season…purple and pink.

    Thanks for being part of this blog….Amy Lo

  125. eileen December 7, 2012 at 7:08 pm

    I would have to agree with you on the blue-green, though pink is my favorite color. Some people see pink and keep moving but the teals and greens while being colorful are never offensive and yes they mellow out. This book looks like a great read and play. For me the scrappier the quilt, the better.

  126. liz hietkamp December 7, 2012 at 7:13 pm

    my favourite colour is blue…but i find i don’t use it in quilts very much. I’m often using reds or greens or yellows – and not MY favourite colour!

  127. Diane December 7, 2012 at 7:26 pm

    I love working with reds and yellow…they just make me happy looking at them.

  128. Jean December 7, 2012 at 7:57 pm

    My favorite color changes, is that weird? Right now I’m having a yellow/gold moment

  129. Iris Fitzpatrick December 7, 2012 at 10:22 pm

    I love yellow for its warmth

  130. Sissy December 7, 2012 at 10:43 pm

    I love alllll colors but loving the tangerine and raspberry of Marmalade line right now.

  131. Kathy MacKie December 7, 2012 at 10:58 pm

    My favourite color is lime green and for the only reason it makes me smile whenever I see it!

  132. Mary Ann December 7, 2012 at 11:57 pm

    Blue is my favorite too. It seems cheerful and happy.

  133. usairdoll December 8, 2012 at 12:20 am

    Sounds like an amazing book and I’d love to learn more about color and letting go. My favorite color is a bright yellow because it makes me feel warm and happy. It’s hard to sew with such a bright yellow so this time of rhe year it’s gold that I use.

    Thank you, Victoria and C&T Publishing for a super giveaway and a chance to win.

    usairdoll(at)gmail(dot)com

  134. Elizabeth December 8, 2012 at 4:31 am

    Blue must be my favorite color to use in quilts because this year I have made at least 3 quilts with a lot of blue- blue and white, red-white & blue, greens-blues & purple. Thanks for sharing. I love Victoria’s work.

  135. Kim December 8, 2012 at 5:02 am

    I love blues and teals. They make up most of my stash. The ocean colors are soothing and make me happy.

  136. Cinzia Allocca December 8, 2012 at 5:56 am

    Since childhood yellow has been my favorite color. Always warm and cheerful!!

  137. wendi December 8, 2012 at 8:35 am

    I have always loved red. Its cheery, bright and bold enough to say “here I am” !

  138. Tsigeyusv December 8, 2012 at 8:41 am

    I would have said blue, but my stash of scraps seems to say greens and reds.

  139. Michelle L December 8, 2012 at 10:02 am

    I love red. It’s a neutral. Matches my cowboy boots and persian rugs.

  140. Sallie December 8, 2012 at 10:18 am

    My favorite color to use is red because it’s full of energy! Thanks for the chance to win!

  141. Michelle Harrison December 8, 2012 at 10:33 am

    I like to use ORANGE. It is hard to find and UNcheerful tone of orange.

  142. Mary Ann O'Brien December 8, 2012 at 11:22 am

    I love working with red, white, & blue. Just feel so very proud of the good ol’ USA!

  143. Patricia Hersl December 8, 2012 at 11:28 am

    I love working with my reds. Maybe it’s just the spark they give.

  144. Candy December 8, 2012 at 12:03 pm

    My favorite color is black and white because i can use it with everything

  145. Dorothy Matheson December 8, 2012 at 12:42 pm

    I really like to use purple. However my only way to work is scrappy. The more different prints or solids in a quilt the better

  146. virgdale December 8, 2012 at 12:46 pm

    Sounds like great fun!!

  147. ratty December 8, 2012 at 1:08 pm

    i love to throw a bit of red into everything, LOL!

  148. Ginger Bee December 8, 2012 at 3:26 pm

    I can’t wait to see this book! My favorite color to quilt with (at the moment) is naturals such as: ecru, moss, coffee, etc. I guess I am liking that they feel restful, which is nice for a quilt which is for resting! They break up and dilute the more vibrant or rich tones, as in nature, letting the eyes move in an organic way. Surprisingly, they go well with most every other palette, and I think are a more interesting “solid neutral” than plain old white or grey.

  149. Susan December 8, 2012 at 4:24 pm

    My favorite color is rainbow. In quilts, I tend to lean toward darks.

  150. Lisa E December 8, 2012 at 4:49 pm

    I find that I use a lot of blues. Very soothing.

  151. Jo December 8, 2012 at 10:00 pm

    I use a lot of red, all shades. Bright and warm.

  152. jane d December 8, 2012 at 10:13 pm

    I love to work with purples!

  153. Rina December 8, 2012 at 11:04 pm

    My favorite colors are the autumn oranges and golds. They make me think of my favorite time of year no matter what month it is.

  154. noga lewis December 9, 2012 at 5:01 am

    My favorite color is red and all it’s derivatives (orange to pink). Very warm and happy

  155. Sandy (aka Stitches) December 9, 2012 at 8:40 am

    my favorite color would be greens..they remind me of trees, grass and clean, most of all, spring which is my favorite season.

  156. Alice R. December 9, 2012 at 9:40 am

    My favorite color to throw in is red. Most of my stash is lot, muted hand me downs, and red just brightens everything up. I love how it makes everything sparkle!

  157. Beth December 9, 2012 at 10:15 am

    My favorite color to use is gray because it can be either a blender or the star.
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  158. Paula December 9, 2012 at 11:56 am

    I love orange! Because it is bright, adds pop to a quilt and nobody is neutral about it! Thank you for the giveaway!

  159. Allison December 9, 2012 at 1:43 pm

    My favorite color is denim blue – because it means I am using up old jeans!

  160. Kathie December 9, 2012 at 6:03 pm

    My favorite color to use is aqua. It seems to make the designs pop!

  161. Debbie M December 9, 2012 at 7:36 pm

    My favorite color is orange. All bright colors make me happy! Thanks, Amy!

  162. Kate Brown December 9, 2012 at 8:52 pm

    my favorite lately are pink and grey. They just add so much to almost every other color!

  163. Beth T. December 9, 2012 at 8:58 pm

    My single favorite color to use is gray, because I think it really highlights the personality and character of the colors it is paired with.

  164. Jamie December 9, 2012 at 10:41 pm

    I like the color blue best. It is just a fun and soothing color to me.

  165. diane stanley December 9, 2012 at 11:02 pm

    I’m learning to throw in a little touch of black in my quilts. i think it helps them look interesting and retro

  166. hueisei December 9, 2012 at 11:35 pm

    My favorite color to use is pink. I love pink :D

  167. hafza December 10, 2012 at 1:47 am

    I love red, pink,yellow and lime. It makes me feel warm and fresh:)

  168. Malini December 10, 2012 at 5:41 am

    Lately I am obsessed with different shades of grey. Coal & Raffia are my favorite color these days :-).

  169. Jenny C December 10, 2012 at 7:24 am

    I love red – it adds warmth. But adding a little of teal or turquoise adds punch.
    My Nana was an artist – she always said “Add blue to a composition to bring it all together.”

  170. Nancy Angerer December 10, 2012 at 11:27 am

    I love the range of red, pink, and purple.

  171. Carole Lee December 10, 2012 at 5:42 pm

    Currently I am loving gray & citron, to me it is soothing but modern. I also love to add a soft mustard yellow to this mix. It is fresh and … it is like adding cilantro to a recipe.

  172. Judy K December 10, 2012 at 8:09 pm

    Either brights or any color that reads as a solid from afar.

  173. Carmen December 10, 2012 at 8:48 pm

    I’m usually a green / maroon / cream color person, but lately I’ve also been loving the more modern aqua / gray / pale yellow combo. Thanks for the chance to win!

  174. Nancysue December 10, 2012 at 9:59 pm

    I am hooked on latte brown/ tan, and rust. Just to see how they change depending on what color is also being used. Thank you for the review of the book. I love how it has challenges and helps you through the creative process :)

  175. Rebekah Dundon December 11, 2012 at 2:56 am

    I just love working with bright colours! Any colours, my favourites at the moment though are probably lime green, pink, red, purple, orange..not necessarily all together!. I am just discovering the joy of solids though so I usually use a mix of all things bold.

  176. M-R @ Quilt Matters December 11, 2012 at 6:03 am

    I’m hooked on aqua, red and white right now — a Supernova made with Brrr! to be precise. It’s coming together beautifully. :) Thanks for the giveaway — this book looks so fun!

  177. Judie Harron December 11, 2012 at 7:16 am

    I am falling in love with blue… sew many beautiful blue fabrics about in QuiltLand! And matching it with white just makes such a Crispy Quilt… yep, blue is my new favorite. Thanks for the chance to play new games with fabric with the 15 Minutes of Play book offer…fingers are crossed.

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  178. Deb December 11, 2012 at 11:23 am

    I like REDS…bright and colorful and catches your attention!

  179. Frederick December 11, 2012 at 1:19 pm

    Lately, Red has been my color. Red feels really powerful & passionate when I work it into my quilting.

  180. Amy B. December 11, 2012 at 3:56 pm

    I love aqua as it is calming.

  181. Tami Chaulk December 11, 2012 at 5:29 pm

    Green is my favorite color and I like all different shades, especially avocado!

  182. Carol Lagestee December 11, 2012 at 5:57 pm

    I love purple. Why? It’s just so pretty, all shades. You know how mashed potatoes and gravy is a comfort food? That’s how purple is to me in a quilt.

  183. Kim O'Mallon December 11, 2012 at 6:22 pm

    I love red. It is such a versatile colour. It goes with everything and makes me happy.

  184. Karyn Ashley Smith December 11, 2012 at 7:33 pm

    I’m loving black…it seems to add a punch & really play off other colors

  185. Sue in Scottsdale, AZ December 11, 2012 at 7:59 pm

    I love blues – all shades, but I really love working with bright jewel tones with black. They are just so rich looking.

  186. Beth h December 11, 2012 at 8:24 pm

    Looks like such a great book!

  187. Linda December 11, 2012 at 8:30 pm

    I am loving what everyone is saying about this book. It is now on my Christmas list. My favorite color to use is not a color–I like to add black in some way to almost every quilt. I think it allows the focus color(s) to pop. It defines. As Jane Eyre says, “the darkness is as important as the light”.

  188. Suz December 11, 2012 at 11:46 pm

    I love using red in quilts! It seems to bring alive most other colours!

  189. Cheryl December 12, 2012 at 6:54 am

    I love all colors. My quilt group did a challenge where we had to use neutrals and only one color! Now that was a challenge! I had the hardest time limiting myself to only one color.

  190. Kathleen December 12, 2012 at 9:23 am

    Victoria’s book looks wonderful, bright, fun and inspirational. I’ve done some 15 minutes of play, but would like to do more and V’s book would be just the thing!.
    My favorite color is blue-all shades of blue especially blue green. Thanks very much.

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