Color Magic for Quilters: Absolutely the Easiest, Most Successful Method for Choosing Colors and Fabrics to Create Quilts You'll Love

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Rodale, Jan 15, 1999 - Crafts & Hobbies - 256 pages
Color Magic for Quilters

Color Magic for Quilters is the ultimate resource for anyone who has ever felt unsure about choosing and combining colors and fabrics. This goof-proof approach guarantees color success. Your color creativity will grow by leaps and bounds with the help of these quilter-friendly features:

* 24 easy-to-understand color formulas for combining colors and fabrics
* Over 250 quilt blocks with exciting color and fabric combinations--a never-ending source of inspiration for all your projects
* Simple color terms that are easy to remember and use
* Block makeovers that show how to make good quilts even better

Plus! Use your color confidence in 12 terrific quilt projects with clear and simple directions.

"Finally, a sensible, clear-cut approach to color selection for quiltmaking. This book is full of ideas and practical color formulas to inspire your latest quilt projects."
--Georgia J. Bonesteel
Creator and host of "Lap Quilting" on PBS television and author of Patchwork Potpourri

"Ann and Joyce have transformed the basic color theories into simple language that any quilter can understand. This approach to color is sure to help you in your color decision."
--Jean Wells
Owner of The Stitchin' Post in Sisters, Oregon, and author of Patchwork Quilts Made Easy

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

Sisters Joyce Stewart and Ann Seely have won awards in both national and regional quilt contests, including the Museum of American Folk Art's Great American Quilt Contest and the Land's End and Good Housekeeping's All-American Quilt Contest. In 1992, they co-authored their first book, Sisters and Quilts: Threads That Bind. They teach at quilt guilds and shows accross the United States and have discovered that thier class "Color Magic for Quilters" is always a big hit!
 

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Very good reference book

User Review  - heatherbobeather - Overstock.com

This is an excellent book for beginner and advanced quilters alike. Every color theory has examples of every color combination in fabric. I use it as a reference when its time to make the color choices for every quilt I make. A very inspiring and beautiful book. Read full review

Contents

Olor Harmonies
21
SidebySide Color
31
Main Color with Many Colors
121
The Importance of Lights
132
Recognizing Color Harmonies
138
Block Makeovers
146
with an Accent 34
254
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About the author (1999)

Sisters Joyce Stewart and Ann Seely have won awards in both national and regional quilt contests, including the Museum of American Folk Art's Great American Quilt Contest and the Land's End and Good Housekeeping's All-American Quilt Contest. In 1992, they co-authored their first book, Sisters and Quilts: Threads That Bind. They teach at quilt guilds and shows accross the United States and have discovered that thier class "Color Magic for Quilters" is always a big hit!

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