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The quilter's practical guide to color : includes 10 skill-building projects

Author: Becky Goldsmith
Publisher: Lafayette, California : C & T Publishing, [2015]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Did you know that the biggest struggle for quilters of all types is color selection? Unlock the secrets to winning color combinations from best-selling author Becky Goldsmith of Piece O' Cake Designs. Learn how every quilt has a foreground and a background, how to use clear versus gray colors - plus other essentials that will shake up your design process. Quilters of all skill levels will appreciate Becky's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Patterns
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Goldsmith, Becky, 1956-
Quilter's practical guide to color
(DLC) 2014028562
(OCoLC)884500323
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Becky Goldsmith
ISBN: 9781607058656 1607058650
OCLC Number: 903937509
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Front Cover; Contents; Introduction; The Color Wheel; How the Color Wheel Works; Neutrals; Color Temperature; Color Schemes; Color Relativity; Monorchromatic Color Schemes; Contemporary Color Schemes; Split Complementary Color Schemes; Triadic Color Schemes; Quadratic Color Schemes; Analogous Color Schemes; Rainbow Color Schemes; Value and Contrast; Value; Color and Contrast; What Do You See; The Nature of Fabric; Predictable Fabrics; Unpredictable Fabrics; Clarity; Distance and Color; Combining Clear and Gray Colors; Color Clarity and Fabric; Texture and Scale; Actual Texture; Visual Texture. ScaleThe Structure of a Quilt; Indentify the Background and Foreground; Backgrounds; Foregrounds; You are the Boss of Color; Help-I've Fallen in Love with a Photo; Using Colors You Do Not Like; Building Stacks; Focus Fabric; Find Inspiration; Design and Audition; The Changeable Nature of Color; Audtioning Pieced Quilts; Auditioning Appliqué Quilts; Subtle Considerations; Reading a Quilt; Following Lines; Giving the Impresion of Light; Buying Fabric; Fabric Basics; Organizing Your Stash; Fabric Preparation; Fabric Requiremens; Borders; Projects; The Ugly Fabric Challenge. Ode to Fred and Put a Bird on ItSquare Play; Opposites Attract; Tile Tango; Untitled; Untitled; Box of Rain; Tick Tock; Stairway to Heaven; Appendix; Making Half-Square Triangles; About the Author; Online Color Resources; Legal Page; Marketing Page; Back Cover.
Responsibility: Becky Goldsmith.

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With visual examples used to explain all color topics, this go-to guide will give you an edge when it comes to quilt design.  Read more...

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The opening sentence in this book sums it up: "We all love colour". Some of us may struggle with the idea of colour theory but there are ways of easing yourself into the subject. 'The Colour Mixing Read more...

 
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