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Quiltmaker's Color Workshop: The FunQuilts' Guide to Understanding Color and Choosing Fabrics
Whether you're a beginning or experienced quiltmaker, Quiltmaker's Color Workshop will help you use color more creatively in your designs. Through a showcase of more than 35 great quilts, ranging from contemporary to traditional styles, the authors show how colors work together to support a "big idea." Learn to go beyond simple, formulaic color concepts, and instead, have ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published May 1st 2006 by Quarry Books
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Sep 02, 2014 JayeL added it
Recommends it for: quiltmakers who don't want a moron's view of color
This book gives quiltmakers the tools and techniques for selecting colors. It does not steer you towards the 'accepted' methods of selecting colors, such as the 'focus fabric' method. Weeks Ringle and Bill Kerr bring their experience from outside the quilt world to quiltmakers by introducing techniques and methods that quiltmakers are not normally taught. Listening to instrumental music and identifying the colors the reader sees in the music as well as trying to replicate textures in color are t ...more