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Tangerine - color of August in AGF ColorFUN Series


Since summer is at its peak we decided to feature a color that is associated with joy and creativity. Warm and happy tangerine is the color of  this episode of the ColorFun series! It radiates warmth and reminds us of long summer evenings when we can admire the beauty of sunset. It also helps us to look on the bright side of life.

How to mix match tangerine with other fabric colors

Just like a sun on the sky, tangerine fabrics go perfect with any shades of blue fabrics. As you can see on the color wheel, tangerine and blue are 2 complementary colors. It also goes perfect with analogous yellow and red. Read further to see how versatile this color is.

Tangerine in fashion

There is many surprising ways you can wear tangerine.We encourage you to liven up your wardrobe with this bold color. Try to combine it with neutrals like black or nude shades. This way you will tone down a little the brightness of tangerine. If you feel more brave try to mix match tangerine with purple. These dynamic shades are being successfully paired together in happy summer outfits on many runways.How about making tangerine dress with one of our knit fabrics?

You can try to add some flair to your outfit by accessorizing with tangerine. Scarf or bag will highlight perfectly your outfit.

Tangerine in home decor

If you are looking to add a bright dimension to your home decor, tangerine may be your go-to color. Especially if you don't have much natural light in your space tangerine will add some energy and brightness. How about making  a tangerine quilt to refresh and revitalize your bed? For a toned down effect you can combine it with white or grey fabrics. Invite summer to your patio all year long by decorating it with tangerine and turquoise! Use some of our free sewing patterns and make pillows, table runners, place mats or rugs. We assure you that the effect you’ll achieve will be vibrant!

Let's get inspired with a little mood board we made for you:


Don't you just want to eat sweet and juicy tangerine right now? ;) Lets take a look at the fabric prints selected for this edition of Colorfun:



Anne Elise by Bari J  (ANE-87506 Poetic Saddle Vibes)

Bound by April Rhodes (BOU-8043 Growth Joy)

Curiosities by Jeni Baker (CUR-19138 Curious Bunnies Fun)

Fantasia by Sara Lawson (FAN-4071 Miniature Hills Terra)

Garden Dreamer by Maureen Cracknell (GRD-79908 Triangular Impression)

Hello Bear by Bonnie Christine (HBR-4434-6 Buck Forest Peach)

Here comes the Fun by Sew Caroline (HCF-69304 Corollas Tangerine)

Morning Walk by Leah Duncan (MWK-1111 Sahuaro Picks Tang)

Cultivate by Bonnie Christine (CUL-9671 Plotted Farm Autumn)

Square Elements by AGF Studio (SE-615 Mandarin)





We hope that you love this bright selection of fabrics! Try your luck and  participate in our giveaway for a chance to win a bundle of tangerine fabrics. Just fill out the form below to be in the giveaway pool.

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Happy sewing with tangerine fabrics!
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