My first few quilts were made mostly out of plain solid colored Kona cottons; my local fabric store carries a full range of them, and I find them easy to shop for and easy to buy, even in alarming colors. I am getting used to buying more challenging fabrics. (At one point, I would not-infrequently enter the fabric store, and leave again, empty-handed, feeling lost and defeated. That hasn't happened in quite a while.) This is Monday's haul:
The two batiks on the right I paid full price for half yards; most of the others I bought a yard or more on sale, since they had a 40% sale going for many fabrics. The purple is indeed a Kona solid, and in a shade that my camera seems to be wholly incapable of capturing.
Curiously, I am a sucker for batiks in shades of mustard, though I would not say that I think the color is pretty.