Hi friends! A couple of weeks ago I posted about a couple of sew alongs- or quilt alongs- and I have been having a lot of fun making my Stitch Pink blocks (click here for all the Quilt Alongs I am taking part in). Block 15 - lots of pink quilt colors Moda is posting… Continue reading Color Confidence for Quilters: Playing with Quilt Colors and Value
Hi friends! When I do a lecture for a guild, or teach a class, one of the things I love to talk is color in quilting. Change the color, change the look of a quilt. And sometimes the addition of a specific color to a quilt can really make or break the design. Color is… Continue reading Quilt Colors Tips
Hi friends! Recently on Facebook I have been doing a few FB Live videos. If you have been following along on FB, you may have seen that I recently did a series of FB Lives with my friend, fellow quilt designer and teacher, Jenny Kae Parks. We had been chatting about doing a project together. So… Continue reading A Quilting Color Challenge with Kate and Jenny Kae
Hi friends! Today I want to chat with you about color theory in quilting and the impact of value. Color Theory in Quilting: Putting Fabrics Together Have you ever put fabrics together for a quilt, the fabrics look great together and when the quilt was done, you thought, it’s just OK. Pretty but not great. I know I… Continue reading Color Theory in Quilting: Exploring Value and the Effect on an Overall Quilt Design
Hi friends! Today's post in the Exploring the Basics series is a subject near and dear to me- using your stash! I even have a lecture I give at guilds called "How to Smash Your Stash"! And yes, I borrowed some of the title from the title of my book. Building a stash is… Continue reading Exploring the Basics- Using your Stash!
Hi friends! Color. Picking the colors and fabrics for a quilt can be daunting. Ever look at a quilt and think, that looks good but I wouldn't know how to put those colors together? How many times have you heard a quilter say (or maybe you have said it yourself), “I’m not good at putting… Continue reading Exploring the Basics- Deciding on a Color Scheme