We looked it up, and apparently pansy is from the French word pensie, meaning thought or remembrance. What a lovely connotation! This group represents its name well with delicate pansy prints, textures and an extraordinary gradated stripe that is simply stunning. Purple is always a favorite with quilters, and these fabrics vary from the palest lilac to deep purple, with accents of metallic goldsimply stunning. Make a wonderful memory quilt or pillow for a special friend - it will be treasured for years to come!