Fabric, Kona Cottons, Quilt Designs

December 31st – Goodbye 2021 & O. D. Green – Hello 2022!

Photo by Pixaby

Today’s LAST Kona Cotton color of the day is OD Green. And we’ll get to the OD part in a moment and WHY its called OD. But first, a word from our sponsors…. I’m just kidding. We don’t have sponsors….yet. But what we DO have is a HUMONGOUS Kona Cotton End of the Year Blowout Sale! Yes, you read that right, ALL 365 Kona Cotton colors are ON SALE TODAY ONLY for 15% off! You won’t get another chance for this sale after today for another 365 days – a WHOLE year! So stop by our website today – Sew Charming Quilts – and pick up your favorite colors NOW!

Now to talk about OD Green. The O.D. for the color green is a basic military color that is often called OD, but it stands for “olive drab” – think the U.S. Army dark olive green. It was used as a camouflage color for equipment and uniforms predominantly during the Second World War. Olive drab was the standard color of the fighting uniform for U.S. soldiers and military vehicles during World War II.

But there is nothing really drab about our OD Green and it would work well with several other colors, such as….Seafoam, Ice Peach and Shell. It’s a little sad now that we have come a full year of detailing our Kona Cotton color of the day and now we say goodbye to the daily color post, but take heart because we aren’t going away…. we are just transitioning to the new year coming up – 2022. We have LOTS of fun things planned already.

Like, starting January 2nd, we will be posting on our progress for 12 new quilts coming in the new year – from…. you guessed it! – Robert Kaufman’s Kona Cotton 2022 Calendar. Twelve new quilts, one each month for the next year! So join us as we go along creating the first Kona quilt for January, 2022 – Pearl Stars!

Pearl Stars by Ariga Wilson for Robert Kaufman Fabrics

Stick with us starting in January as we step you through the process of creating this lovely quilt with all the tips and tricks along the way to a finished quilt! You don’t want to miss it. Join us! We’ll have loads of fun and you will expand your horizons.

If you want to purchase our kit for this quilt you can find it here – Pearl Stars Quilt Kit.

Thank you for sticking with us for a whole year of colors! The fun is going to continue into 2022! Come along for the ride.

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