Simply Color: Purple: A Crayon Box for Quilters by Vanessa ChristensonSimply Color: Purple: A Crayon Box for Quilters by Vanessa Christenson

Simply Color: Purple: A Crayon Box for Quilters

byVanessa Christenson

Paper over Board | December 29, 2015

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Go all out with a rainbow of purple quilting projects. Think grapes, lollipops, plums, lavender, amethyst, eggplant-are you getting into the purple mood yet? Good, because you are about to take a quilters' color exploration into the world of this yummy shade with Simply Color: Purple. This purple-infused addition to the Simply Color Series, also known as "a crayon box for quilters," offers you 6 exceptional patchwork patterns and tons of inspiration so you can easily make your own projects that embrace the rich, regal, vibrant color.

Simply Color: Purple features:

  • 6 clearly-explained patchwork projects-4 quilts and 2 smaller, less time-consuming projects-such as a bag, pillow, and mini quilt
  • 70 helpful illustrations and over 40 vibrant photographs
  • In-depth color theory and color combination instructions
  • Projects to suit all levels, from beginner to intermediate sewist

Use color theory to piece together the perfect projects. Following a pattern is only one part of what goes into creating these 6 gorgeous patchwork projects. Once you understand the fundamentals of color theory and successful color combinations and blending, you can give purple a whole, new look. With the entire Simply Color collection at your disposal, which looks like a rainbow on your bookshelf, you can choose your color inspiration-green, blue, red, and of course, purple-and build from that.

Vanessa Christenson is a wife and mother of four. They run her world, but when they are at work and school, she runs her pattern and fabric design company, V and Co. She has produced three lines of fabric with Moda Fabrics and published Make It Sew Modern with Martingale in 2012.Her popular pattern line features designs for handbags, q...
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Title:Simply Color: Purple: A Crayon Box for QuiltersFormat:Paper over BoardDimensions:108 pages, 8 × 8 × 0.5 inPublished:December 29, 2015Publisher:Lucky SpoolLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1940655137

ISBN - 13:9781940655130

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Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction
Color Theory: Main color (Red/Orange/Yellow), hues, tints, tones, shades and value
Color Combinations: Triad, Tetrad, Complimentary, Split Complementary
The Projects: 4 quilts, 2 small sewn projects (bag, pillow, mini quilt etc.)