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Butter Churn. Download this Project Materials • 5 yards solid white (blocks, binding) • 3-5⁄8 yards solid yellow (blocks) • 5-1⁄8 yards backing fabric • 81×91" batting Finished quilt: 72-1⁄4 ×82-1⁄2" Finished block: 10-1⁄4" square Yardages and cutting instructions are based on 42" of usable fabric width. Measurements include 1⁄4" seam allowances. Cut Fabrics Cut pieces in the following order. From solid white, cut: • 8—2-1⁄2 ×42" binding strips • 112—6-1⁄4" squares, cutting each in half diagonally for 224 triangles total • 56—4" squares From solid yellow, cut: • 56—6-1⁄2" squares, cutting each diagonally twice in an X for 224 triangles total • 224—2-1⁄4 ×4" rectangles.

The ultimate color combinations cheat sheet. Finding a correct color combination is one of the most important steps in designing a stylish and holistic look. This is why we’re offering you this cheat sheet, so you’ll always hit the bullseye when choosing clothes and interior decor. Scheme № 1: A complementary combination Complementary (also known as supplementary or contrasting) colors are colors that sit opposite of each other on the Itten color circle. The combination of such colors creates a vivid and energizing effect, especially at maximum saturation. Scheme № 2: The triad — a combination of three colors A Triad is a combination of 3 colors that are equidistant from each other on the color circle.

It produces a high contrast effect while preserving ’harmony.’ Scheme № 3: An analogous combination This is a combination of 2 to 5 (ideally 2 to 3) colors that are ajacent to each other on the color circle. Scheme № 4: The split complementary combination A variation on the complementary color combination. Scheme № 6: The square. Exuberant Color.


SPLASH OF COLOR by Jackie Kunkel. Hello all you wonderful blog hoppers. I am Pat Wys designer and more importantly friend of Jackie Kunkel. I have known Jackie for several year as we met at market. Needless to say I jumped at the chance to participate in this blog hop and welcome Jackie and her new book. Jackie joins a very special family of authors at Martingale Co.

Welcome Jackie your book is amazing! As I have been looking and reading Jackie’s masterpiece book it occurred to me that this book really IS JACKIE!!! HAPPY! I swear Jackie doesn’t sleep. The premise of the book , black and white quilts enhanced with a splash of bright color is genius and is beautifully carried out through the whole book. Jackie is a teacher. DO NOT MISS a chance to add this book to your own library of books. Leave me a comment and I will chose one lucky winner to receive an e book copy of Splash of Color. Joins Jackie’s Facebook and Blog to have more chances for a win! Here is the remaining list of blog hop stops! Sunday, September 27 Pat. Quilting Club - Use B&W to Improve Designs. This Pink Ribbon Quilt Is A Great Way To Show Support! Learn To Make It Here. How to Pick Quilt Color Combinations That Are Right for You - The Craftsy Blog. Do you have a hard time picking out quilt color combinations?

Do you enjoy seeing the pretty work of others, but have a hard time choosing your own quilting color schemes? Try these four tried and true methods for putting together color selections, often called “color stories,” to help you find that perfect color combo! Find the quilt color combination that’s right for you with these simple tips! 1. Start with a focus fabric. This is perhaps the easiest way to pull together a color scheme that works. For example, look at the first fabric shown in the bundle below. Moda Honeysweet by Fig Tree & Co. 2. Go to your local big box retailer and browse their home decor aisle to see what’s popular and what appeals to you. 3. Many times, your favorite quilting bloggers will have a pretty good idea of how to put together color combinations.

Camille Roskelley is a popular blogger and Craftsy instructor. Field Day Quilt by Craftsy instructor Camille Roskelley 4. Herringbone Quilt via Choosing Between Black and White Quilt Backgrounds. Color Play: Our Top Rust-Inspired Quilt Kit Picks. Looking to infuse more color into your quilting projects, but not sure where to start? We’ve done the heavy lifting for you! In our Color Play series, we show you how to masterfully mix color in unexpected ways and achieve beautiful results when considering fabric selection. Read below for this month’s most inspired color trends! With the holidays long gone, and your vacation days stored up for May, you might be looking for ways to indulge that don’t involve breaking the resolutions you’ve worked so hard for last month.

Now is the time to make yourself something luxurious: Enter rich jewel tones and opulent textures. Not quite orange, and not quite brown, rust is a shade of red that happens in nature when iron is exposed to oxygen and moisture for long periods of time. Diamond Life Table Runner Dine in stylishly this season with a lush, stunning table runner. Buy the Diamond Life Table Runner Quilt Kit here. Paisley Party 3 Projects in 1 Quilt Kit Another rusty rouge project we love? Quilting Ideas: Quilting Color Principles Part 2. How do you choose colors for your quilts? In this five-part article series, quilter and writer Carole Fure analyzes the many factors that play in quilt color selection and offers practical tips for ensuring your quilts are well-balanced and appealing to the eye.

A color, such as red, is not just a single color but has many variations. The chart below shows the relationship of these variations to each other. In the upper left hand corner is the pure color, let’s say red. As you move down the left hand column, white is added to the red, lightening it. These color changes are known as tints of red, the lightest tint being at the bottom of the column. As you move across the top, black is added to the red, darkening it. As you move diagonally from upper left to lower right, gray (mixture of black and white) is added to the red, dulling it. Pictured here is a blue/green color variation chart from my color study scrap book.

Now let’s go back to the dinner party analogy we discussed in Part 1. Quilting Ideas: Quilting Color Principles Part 1. How do you choose colors for your quilts? In this five-part article series, quilter and writer Carole Fure analyzes the many factors that play in quilt color selection and offers practical tips for ensuring your quilts are well-balanced and appealing to the eye. Color is the calling card of the quilt. It is the spark that catches our attention. If the color is appealing we will move in to take a closer look.

However, if the color is unattractive, we walk on by, not noticing the creativity, design, and workmanship of the quilt. I have made many quilts, some of which I did not like because of the colors I chose. After some time studying color, I have identified two guiding principles to successful color selection in quilting. Principle #1: CONTRAST Contrast is the relationship of light to dark and must be present for the design of the quilt to come forward. “Remembering Charlotte” features a low contrast Queen Charlotte’s Crown background of white and light pink fabric. . • Yellow 8% • Red 17% Quilting Ideas: Quilting Color Principles Part 3. How do you choose colors for your quilts? In this five-part article series, quilter and writer Carole Fure analyzes the many factors that play in quilt color selection and offers practical tips for ensuring your quilts are well-balanced and appealing to the eye.

Remember color schemes work because the colors are friendly to each other. In the last two articles in this series we discussed two ways to make colors friendly: the use of balance and the use of a sequence of harmony. In this article we will look at several very common quilt color schemes that always seem to work. By examining them we can learn why and how they work so that we might use the principles in our own work. We begin by stacking the color variation charts that we made in Part 2 for all colors one on top of each other, so that all the pure colors are directly under each other, and all the tints and shades of each color are also directly under each other. The contrast in these quilts comes from the colors themselves. AQ - Karen Comb's Quilt Illusions. Essential Guide to Modern Quilt Making Series: Principles of Color. Susanne Woods, publisher with Lucky Spool Media, compiled the Essential Guide to Modern Quilt Making as an all-inclusive guide.

Through the guide’s 10 workshop chapters, expert quilters teach you modern quilt making design principles, providing support as you practice a variety of piecing techniques, play with negative space and enjoy 16 new patterns. Instructors like Denyse Schmidt, Jacquie Gering and Angela Walters share the pages with over 250 beautiful photographs and more than 100 additional illustrations, guiding you through the elements of modern quilt design and construction. Workshop topics cover everything from the principles and composition of color and multiple curved piecing techniques to tips and tricks for large-scale piecing, fundamentals of improv and paper piecing plus info on modern machine quilting. Essential Guide to Modern Quilt Making brings an authoritative voice from modern quilting experts, putting that expertise in your hands for access and success any time!

Choosing Quilt Colors, and the Art of the Color Wheel. View All Articles » Color is one of the most important aspects of quilt design. While there are infinite variations possible, it's important that quilters think about how to effectively use the right colors to create visual appeal within their quilts. While sometimes colors work well together - bringing balance and contrast to the quilt design; other times they don't, resulting in a project that's not quite as beautiful as desired. A helpful tool for determining which colors to incorporate in quilts is the color wheel. By showing the relationships between colors, this tool aids quilters in seeing how colors play off of and complement one another.

Be sure to check out the Craftsy quilting class: Color Play for Quilters The order of the colors on the color wheel is identical to the order of colors in the spectrum of light. While the color wheel displays pure colors, many of the colors quilters use are slightly altered versions. Focus On Neutrals! Often times I will refer to “NEUTRALS” as a background, and I know it leaves some confused….especially those who know English as a second language. Or those who are so used to “Light/Medium/Dark” in their thinking- When using the term “NEUTRAL” I am referring to the “GROUND COLOR” that my background fabric is printed on. Neutral backgrounds mean I want the main fabric to read as white, cream, beige or tan. But as in this photo, they can have a myriad of prints with other colors on them. Doesn’t the scrappy neutral background of these 4 blocks make the quilt look more fun?

I’ve mentioned this before – but to me the job of background fabrics is to provide interest and visual impact to the quilt, but also to BE background, allowing the foreground – the main block design – to be the main focus. When going through my 2.5” strip bins to cut my neutral rectangles for my backgrounds,I took photos of things I included. Shirting style prints are a no-brainer! YES! Tan burlap looking fabric! Yes! Blue Nickel Studios » Blog Archive » Day One #12DaysofColor. Admin December 11th, 2013 Finally the big day is here! The first of 12 Days of Color! I have been thinking and trying to plan this event since early November I think. I hope you enjoy the “tour” of sorts. To begin with, I thought how fun would it be to just talk and share a little bit about color, and even though I am not a “solids” kinda quilter, I thought it would be fun to feature the newest Kona solids as they are known for their vast selection of solids already(271 to date).....and they added 28 MORE this fall!!

But you know how hard just plain solids are for me, right? And THEN, I just really was drawn to Sarah Jane’s uber-saturated line Wee Wander at Fall Market as well, so I went traipsing over to the Michael Miller site and found two other lines of theirs that I thought had intriguing color stories, and I felt compelled to add them as well, even thought they aren’t even close to solids. But Wait, there’s more! So without further ado. January Block by Erin Russek Home.