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Simply Color: Red!

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

Six Simply Color books, one color at a time!
Collect them ALL!
Vanessa Christensen plays with fabric like it's a box of crayons!
A series of six books, one color at a time, will refresh your knowledge
of color theory and give you four quilts designed to feature each color.
To order your copy of Simply Color: RED!   click here!

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Making it FUN with Color!

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

A recent email from Michael Miller fabrics caught my attention…
so I clicked on “visit my blog”

OH MY!!! …I LOVED IT!!!

Kathy Miller is the creative director and co-owner of the fabric company.

She posts a new color story each week on Wednesdays.

CHECK IT OUT!!

click on "check it out" to link to Kathy's blog


CHARM QUILT

Sunday, January 15th, 2012

It is a special occasion when we
get to see the finished QUiLT!!

Many times fabric goes out the door and we never see what it becomes!!
It was a real treat to receive this photo from our long time
quilting friend in England.

Helen is a subscriber to our “Charm Square” mailing service
and has used the variety of prints that we have been
mailing to her in this quilt!!!

Helen stitched this quilt for her Grandson who in now attending university.
She made lots and lots of half square triangles
and put it together in six days with a lot of arm
and shoulder pain!  As she was making it so quickly there wasn’t
time to fuss about the placement of colours, but it all worked very well!!

She had it quilted on a long arm machine all over and then
went all over in the ditch.
Her grandson was very pleased with it.

We were all Amazed at how well the prints all worked together to create such a Colourful QUilt!!

In Search of Playful Colors!

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Most of us learned in high school art class that the primary colors are YELLOW, RED and BLUE.

Color Play authored by Joen Wolfrom, published by C & T Publishing, introduces the IVES Color Wheel to quilters. Used specifically in fabric dyeing, printing and photography, the Primary Colors on the IVES color wheel are identified as YELLOW, MAGENTA and TURQUOISE.

Cover Price $27.95 US

The Ultimate 3-in-1 Color Tool was developed by Joen as a take-along tool. Also based on the Ives color wheel this handy reference features twenty four color cards that correspond to the colors lessons presented in the book. The Updated third edition is being released February 2011.

Retail $16.95 US

JUST ARRIVED!!!

Joen’s Studio Color Wheel Poster…
This visual, at-a-glance companion to the Ultimate 3-in-1 Color Tool, includes complete instructions. Display this large-format color wheel on your wall. The high-quality paper ensures durability. The Reverse side of the poster is a rich, textural collage of imagery that is sure to inspire!

Cover Price $9.95 US

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