Ode to the Polka Dot

This week is devoted to the humble, classic, perfect polka dot. When I started sewing a few years ago there was a surprising dearth of polka dots on the market. Now they seem to have made a comeback. Today’s selections were found mostly on eQuilter and the Virginia Quilter (links go directly to their dots category pages).

They are best in red and white, I think.

Less dense = less headachey.

More colors (and sizes) …

The Straight Dope ponders what distinguishes “polka dots” from regular old dots. These might flaut the polka-ness but are equally good:

Note: A version of this entry was originally posted on Dioramarama on October 28, 2005. See original entry for any reader comments.

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