Fabric, Kona Cottons, Quilt Designs

June 11th – Mango…. Fabulous Fruit

Photo by Pixaby

Today’s Kona Cotton color of the day is Mango. Mango is a medium orange, with hints of peach in it.

Mangos (the fruit) are native to India and southeast Asia. It’s a fleshy fruit and is part of the sumac family, just like the cashew tree is, which I never knew. Mangos are low in calories, but high in nutrients, like vitamin C. It’s a very sweet fruit, but is also lower in fiber than other fruits.

But…. I digress. So I also never had a mango until I was a grown adult. I know, it seems living out in the country I had a very sheltered existence. But it’s not all bad because at least I discovered it, tried it and liked it in my lifetime.

Let’s move on to the color though. I seem to be on a bit of a roll with quilts that are tints and shades of one color. So if I needed to have a WHOLE lot of peachy, orange-y color, this quilt is the way to go, for sure! It’s combined with Marmalade, Papaya, Flame, Clementine, Chili, Poppy and lipstick, just to name a few. It was designed by Elise Lea for Robert Kaufman. Once you see it, you KNOW you will want to make it!

Churn Plus by Elise Lea for Robert Kaufman

Today you can get your own slice of mango on our website for 15% off today only!

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