Monday, July 27, 2009

odds and ends and my first contest

Today is a bit of odds and ends, which seems appropriate since I feel like I've been jumping around from one thing to the next for the last few weeks.



First off, thanks to Lori at Handmade Highway for featuring 5 o'clock crows batik cocktail napkins on Friday. I get so excited when someone features my work- it's like a giant pat on the back. Yay! Thanks Lori!




I've sewn up some of my new fabric into cocktail napkins. So fun! See more in my etsy shop.


Which brings me to my first contest! Are you excited? I am.

I've been naming things right and left. To be honest, I'm burned out. Pattern names, color names, I'm on the verge of calling things 072309-v2.5, and that's really not the direction I want things to go in. So I'm asking for help.



This poor colorway is being called "hot pink". Which is not cool. I've tried all my usual tricks for naming- looking in the dictionary, thesaurus, dictionary of etymology, associative writing, and still, all I've got is "hot pink". Both meh and blah. I LOVE hot pink, I love this colorway and I need a name to do it justice.

Come up with a name for this colorway! I'll pick the winner next Monday, August 3 (A lucky day for sure- 09/03/09!). Your prize, aside from bragging rights, is a fat quarter of binary in hot pink (shown above), batiked and hand dyed by yours truly, wrapped up and mailed right to you.

To win, just submit your color name in the comments and become a follower of the blog. It's just that easy!!

11 comments:

Merily said...

I'm so terrible at coming up with names, but it looks almost punch-y to me, like pineapples and juice on a summer day. :)

curiosities808 said...

How about "Hot Open Kisses"...smiles, alicia in Hawaii

BlackMagicMuffin said...

Heck, why not. Double Trouble Bubble Gum?

Approachable Art said...

Looks like Sassy Watermelon, to me!

tiedupandtwisted said...

how about "cotton candy kissed pink"?

reeselightnin said...

Cherry Pop

Kylie B said...

Oh wow Fantastic Finds I love those pillows!

Guild Master said...

Fuscia Pineapple Rings (that's what they look like to me). :)

Sweetland Retreat said...

I posted this to the wrong blog post before!

Magenta Majesty
:)
-Jamie

noble beeyotch said...

How about candy curls or barbie with rings ?

Silver Soul Design said...

passionate pink promises :)