Pantone Color of the Year 2015 – Marsala

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Pantone announced the Color of the Year for 2015 – Marsala
I’m not sure what to think. Do ya like it, love it, or what?

Welcome to the brand new What Goes With What blog! What a great way to start off the fun. Those of you who have followed Pink Chalk Studio’s blog have seen many What Goes With What blog posts. I usually take a designer collection of fabric and provide the solid fabrics which coordinate. Today I’m working with Marsala, the color of 2015.

Marsala is a subtly seductive shade, one that draws us in to its embracing warmth. Leatrice Eiseman Executive Director, Pantone Color Institute

KonaSienna

Robert Kaufman Kona Cotton Sienna

modabellaburgundy

Moda Bella Solids Burgundy

KCBrick

Robert Kaufman Kona Cotton Brick

MMGarnet

Michael Miller Cotton Couture Garnet

I would love to know what you think.
~Diana

 

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7 thoughts on “Pantone Color of the Year 2015 – Marsala

  1. I think this is supremely helpful and hope to hear more – about prints too. Love your idea for a new blog, and I’ll be mentioning it in my blog post today, and following along!

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    • Thank you Debbie! Your support is amazing. I’m just in the beginning stages right now but I plan to feature designer collections with color suggestions in the near future. xoxo ~Diana

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  2. Hi Diana! I’m happy I found your NEW great blog from Debbie. I just heard about Pantone’s colour for the next year and my first reaction was, oh no. But I taste everything before saying I don’t like. So, I think this will be challenging for many quilters but also it will be very interesting to see how it looks when mixed with other colours. I love happy, bright colours so I try to imagine how to make the Marsala lightful and happy with turquoise, lime green, ice cream colours, lots of white … this will be fun! I’m looking for your next colourful posts! x Teje

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    • Hi jibberishdesigns – I agree, it would be nice to have a lighter shade of the suggested colors. My hope is to find the closest match from the top manufacturers. So happy you stopped by. ~Diana

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      • Hi Diana,
        Have you confirmed the color matches with the manufacturers? Our guild is planning a pantone color of the year challenge and I am hoping to match up the color myself to purchase the fabric. Thanks!
        -Nicole

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