Quilting and Color Made Easy

Quilting and Color Made Easy

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Quilting and Color Made Easy - by Susan McKelvey and Janet Wickell - is the ultimate resource for polishing your quilting skills and exploring new fabric colors and textures. If you've ever started a quilt and found that you needed more guidance than the pattern offered, you'll find all the help you need in this user-friendly book. From cutting patchwork pieces more accurately using quick rotary-cutting techniques to choosing and marking a stunning quilting design, you'll discover newer, speedier methods and sewing tips that will save you time, improve your accuracy, and help you become a better quilter.

Choosing colors and fabrics is probably the most exciting part of quiltmaking, yet many quilters feel unsure about combining colors, textures, and prints. Explore the many color exercises and the workbook section included in this book. You'll learn to make more satisfying color choices, create sparkle with an accent color, and combine colors in the right proportions for more eye-catching quilts. Nothing is more fun to play with than color! Once you know how to make color choices with confidence, you'll be amazed at how harmonious your quilt colors are!


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Quilting and Color Made Easy - by Susan McKelvey and Janet Wickell - is the ultimate resource for polishing your quilting skills and exploring new fabric colors and textures. If you've ever started a quilt and found that you needed more guidance than the pattern offered, you'll find all the help you need in this user-friendly book. From cutting patchwork pieces more accurately using quick rotary-cutting techniques to choosing and marking a stunning quilting design, you'll discover newer, speedier methods and sewing tips that will save you time, improve your accuracy, and help you become a better quilter.

Choosing colors and fabrics is probably the most exciting part of quiltmaking, yet many quilters feel unsure about combining colors, textures, and prints. Explore the many color exercises and the workbook section included in this book. You'll learn to make more satisfying color choices, create sparkle with an accent color, and combine colors in the right proportions for more eye-catching quilts. Nothing is more fun to play with than color! Once you know how to make color choices with confidence, you'll be amazed at how harmonious your quilt colors are!



Publisher: [Emmaus, Pa.] : Rodale, [2002]
Copyright Date: ©2002
ISBN: 9781579545543
1579545548
Branch Call Number: 746.46 MCKEL
Characteristics: vii, 248 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Wickell, Janet

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Cheryl_B
Jan 12, 2012

Covers the basics of making a quilt and the options of methods. A good resource.

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