Author: Joen Wolfrom
Easy Steps to Imaginative Color in Quilts
Publisher: C&T Publishing
Size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Pages: 143 pages, full color
ISBN / SKU / UPC: 9781571201058
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1. Book: Color Play
Color Play Book
&Ultimate 3-1 Color Tool
2. Reference Tool: Ultimate 3-in1 Color Tool
1. Reference Tool: Ultimate 3-in1 Color Tool
Ultimate 3-1 Color Tool
& Studio Color Wheel Poster
2. Studio Color Wheel Poster
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Sharla Hicks' Note about
Book Color Play:
Exquisite photography from nature and high quality
color printing make you want to curl up and study the
value scales, color wheel diagrams, sample blocks and quilt
examples that guide you toward understanding the role of color
in quilts. The quilt gallery pages will inspire you to begin
your next quilt with new color understanding!
Back Cover Information:
Broaden your color experience and stretch your imagination with
creative color play. Now selecting colors for your quilt designs
will be fun, and your quilts can live up to their visual potential!
- Features 24 colors, their characteristics, and the combinations
that look fabulous in a quilt design.
- Sample fabric arrangements and stunning nature photography make
color concepts easy to understand
- Learn how variations of pure color, tints, shades, and tones
affect the mood of a quilt.
- Enjoy a luscious gallery of over 70 colorful quilts.
- Irresistible illusions you can create using color highlights,
shadows, depth, transparency & more
"The wonderful format of Color Play is a joy to use.
Joen makes learning about color fun and interesting."
Mariam Nathan Roberts, quilt artist and teacher
"All quilters love color! Joan presents 24 glorious colors
in a unique way that you can easily translate into your own dynamic
quilts. The concise text, well organized illustrations, and beautiful
quilts make this a book every quilter show own."
Judy Dales, quilt artist, teacher and author
Table of Contents
|| Mother Nature and Her Imaginative
|| Mother Nature Knows Best: The
Most Beautiful Ways to Put Color Together
|| Yummy Yellows: Yellows, Golden
||Gorgeous Greens: Green, Yellow-Green,
Spring Green, Blue-Green, and Aqua Green
|An Exhibits of Colorful Quilt
|| Blissful Blues: Blue, Cerulean
Blue, Turquoise, and Aqua Blue
|| Very Royal Violets: Blue-Violet,
Red-Violet, Purple, and Fuchsia
|| Rambunctious Red: Red, Orange-Red,
|| Outrageous Oranges: , Orange,
Yellow-Orange, and Orange-Yellow
|| Irresistible Illusions: Depth,
Luminosity, Luster, Shadows, Highlights, and Transparency
3-in-1 Color Tool
updated 3rd edition, same great price
1. Enclosed in a reusable vinyl pouch
2. Corner Fastener to fan out cards
3. Each Card Size: 3.25” x 8”
Author: Joen Wolfrom
Publisher: C&T Publisher
ISBN / SKU / UPC: 9781607052357
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Includes these must have tools:
- Color Guide
- Fabric Preview Windows
- Value Finder
- and MORE including instructions on how to use the tool and a
small color wheel for reference.
is NO need to know color theory
Create perfect color combinations every time with this indispensable
tool for Quilters, Needleworker, and Crafters. The Ultimate
3-in-1 Color tool is a color-planning tool that helps you choose
great combinations every time!
Larger cards (3.25" x 8") which translates to LARGER color
swatches and expanded guidelines for use.
NOTE: Simple and straight forward instruction for using each card
and the 5 listed color wheel solutions.
- 10 instruction cards to help you learn to use the color cards
- 24 two sided color cards with 5 Color Plans for each Color Card.
(See example below)
- Red & Green Plastic Fabric Value Finders. How it works:
when you view fabric through red or green it eliminates the color
and leaves only the value (light to dark quality) of the fabric
showing so you can place light, mediums and darks where wanted.
Each Color Card is 2 sided
Side 1 & Side 2
Side 1 features: one pure color with 16 variations specific
to the color family in tints (white added), shades (black added)
and tones (gray added) and the Ives Color Wheel solutions showing
the Monochromatic, Complementary, Analogous, Split-complementary,
and Triad solutions (See example above)
NOTE: Once your color scheme has been chosen, use each color's Color
Card to help you determine your colors or fabrics. NOTE: It is not
possible to include every possibility for a color, so you match
to the closest family. Care has been taken to ensure that a complete
range of colors has been addressed.
- Choose a color scheme from the 6 options provided for
each color or Match the color to one of the 24 Color
Cards and 100s of individual swatches, numbered for your convenience
- Find the Color Card for each color in the color scheme
- Select Fabrics that match the Color Card
New! Side 2 features: Additional
variations PLUS the Color Codes for 816 CMYK and RGB formulas,
plus Hex numbers for Website design. (See example above)
Finders (red and green translucent plastic) Use to view and
determine contrast without the distractions of color. Using the
Value Finder will help you determine which color on the Color Card
is the correct value.
take-along size, refer to it at home, in your studio, or
Color Cards can be arranged to fan out on its pivot hinged
screw to form a color wheel.
Example of Instructional Color Theory Card