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Rainbow & Tonal Color Selector Color Wheels and Tools

Simple to use color wheels allow you to use fabric in helping to make your color decisions. Add in the Color Evaluators and you have the perfect combo for making decisions on fabric for your next quilt. NOTE: Scroll down page for all products


Color Evaluator II
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Color Evaluator II
Color Evaluator II

Item Code: 04d1
Weight: 0.30 lb
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Color Evaluator II

Why green and red? Red has been used mostly in past color evaluator strips and the problem is viewing red fabrics through the evaluator produced very mixed results because of the similarity in color, thus using Green for cool colors and red for warm colors eliminates these problems

  • Viewing multiple fabrics through the red and green plexiglass reveals which fabrics are light, medium, or dark value.
  • The red and green color of the plastic strips filter out the color information and leaving only the value of the selected fabrics you are evaluating.
  • Knowing the value of the fabric before placing them in a quilt gives you the confidence and knowledge needed to choose which patches will be light, medium or dark and interact the way you expect in the block.
Use these tools helps prevent over use of fabrics with similar values and helps establish the dimension of a design.
  • Use Red filter with Warm colors (red, yellow, orange, green)
  • Use Green Filter with Cool colors (red violet, purple, blue, blue-green.)

Rainbow Color Selector
Rainbow Color Selector

Small Purse Size: 4 7/8"
Item Code: 04D
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What makes the Rainbow Color Wheels Unique?

Color coordination is sometimes difficult for quilters. Your computer quilt is on the screen but you are stumped for sound color direction. Also, questions come up when working with a favorite fabric like, " Now what?" OR you want to add the edge to your quilt and make your fabric combination just a little different from everyone else. Well quilters cheer up, help is here!

The Color Selectors are the perfect color wheel to do just that because it is designed with see-through windows to place your fabric behind (see picture above), then the fun begins as the Rainbow Color Selector geometric shapes point out the perfect color combinations for you to try (see picture above).

Easy to Use:

  • Pick a main color by placing your FABRIC, paint chip, fiber, or paper under the closest match see-through window.
  • Point to your fabric window to one of the easy-to-see geometric shapes that create color matching schemes to help you out.
  • Match the numbers built into the color match.
  • YES, it is that easy!

Plus: Each Color Selector comes with a plain language guide that is easy to understand as it explains color combinations suggestions. What a great aide to the quilter who needs some help in the color confidence area.

Rainbow Tonal Color Selector Tool
Rainbow Tonal Color Selector

Small or Purse Size: 5"
Item Code: 04DT
Weight: 0.40 lb
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Color Wheel Mixing Guide
Color Wheel Mixing Guide

Large 9 1/4"
MFG: The Color Wheel Company
Item Code: 04D02
ISBN / SKU / UPC: 088107234511

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Pocket: 5 1/8"
MFG: The Color Wheel Company
Item Code: 04D02PCKT
ISBN / SKU / UPC: 088107235013
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Color Wheel Mixing Guides

1. Color Wheel Large
2. Color Wheel Pocket
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Pocket Guide to Mixing Color
Pocket Guide to Mixing Color
Size: 3" x 5"

MFG: The Color Wheel Company
Item Code: 04D04
ISBN / SKU / UPC: 088107234528
Weight: 0.10 lb
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A folding version of our popular Color Wheel. Illustrates the result of mixing colors, tints, tones, and shades. Reverse side is uncoated to allow you to paint your own personal palette. Features gray scale, many definitions, and folds to 3" x 5" (7.6 cm x 12.7 cm) for storage and convenience.


Watercolor Wheel
Watercolor Wheel

Size: 9.5"
MFG: The Color Wheel Company
Item Code: 04D07
ISBN / SKU / UPC: 088107234597
Weight: 0.30 lb
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Developed by artist and author Dan Bartges, in cooperation with The Color Wheel Company

The Watercolor Wheel shows 144 combinations of the most common watercolors to aid in selecting and mixing. This product also provides visual examples of graduated washes from mass to under tones created from the actual watercolors.

The Watercolor Wheel™ features:

  • Mixtures created with actual watercolors
  • Painted on real watercolor paper
  • Color Schemes and Relationships
  • Glossary of 20 Key Terms and Definitions
  • 9 ½ inches in diameter
  • Two sided rotating wheel
  • Includes Value Scale A valuable tool for all Watercolorists.



Interior Design Color Wheel
Interior Design Color Wheel

Size: 8 1/2" x 11"
MFG: The Color Wheel Company
Item Code: 04D05
ISBN / SKU / UPC: 088107235006
Weight: 0.30 lb
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Guide to Colors That Harmonize for Interior Design. The Interior Design Wheel gives home decorators a guide for selecting complementary colors for interior design. The wheel illustrates split complementary, monochromatic, and harmonized color schemes. Packed in a sleeve for insertion in a three-ring binder. 8 1/2" x 11".

Ultimate 3-in-1 Color tool
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
Item Code: 4l0340A
ISBN / SKU / UPC: 9781607052357
Weight: 0.60lb
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instruction card example of the Ultimate 3-in-1 Color ToolExample of Instructional Color Theory Card included

Ultimate 3-n-1 Color Tool
Product Information & How to Use

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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!

spacerImproved! 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.

  1. 10 instruction cards to help you learn to use the color cards effectively.
  2. 24 two sided color cards with 5 Color Plans for each Color Card. (See example below)
  3. 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
Ultimate 3-n-1 Color Tool example card of 2 sided color cardValue Finders (red and green plastic) for Ultimate 3-n-1 Color Tool
Side 1 & Side 2 & Includes Red & Green Value Finders

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.

  1. 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
  2. Find the Color Card for each color in the color scheme
  3. Select Fabrics that match the Color Cards

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)

spacerValue 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.

spacerHandy, take-along size, refer to it at home, in your studio, or while shopping

spacerThe Color Cards can be arranged to fan out on its pivot hinged screw to form a color wheel.

Studio Color Wheel Poster

Studio Color Wheel Poster
Double-Sided Poster
28 x 28 inches / 71 cm × 71 cm

Publisher: C & T Publishing
Item Code: 04D13
ISBN / SKU / UPC: 9781607053507
Weight: 0.60 lb
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Studio Color Wheel Poster Information

Color inspiration is everywhere you look

  • Beautiful color reference poster based on the Ives Color Wheel, the definitive color resource for over 100 years
  • Visual, at-a-glance companion to our Ultimate 3-in-1 Color Tool
  • Includes complete instructions for how to use the wheel
  • Hang it in your sewing room, studio, office, or anywhere you work with color

Color formulas have never been more picturesque. Displaying this large-format wheel on your wall makes it easier to find the perfect combination of colors for any creative project. The high-quality paper and printing ensures durability and true color representation. On the reverse side of the poster is a rich, textural collage of imagery that is sure to inspire.


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Color Play Book
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1. Book: Color Play
2. Reference Tool: Ultimate 3-in1 Color Tool
Item Code: 4l0340B
Weight: 2.20 lb
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Ultimate 3-1 Color Tool
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1. Reference Tool: Ultimate 3-in1 Color Tool
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