Working with Color
Color Wheel Basics for Quilters
A color wheel is one tool that quilters can use to help them select fabrics for their quilts. While there are no true rules for combining colors, there are a few guidelines that help us understand the relationship between them.
Color Value for Quilters
Color value is important to quilters, in part because the contrast between fabrics defines our patterns and makes certain elements more noticeable. This easy primer walks you though methods you can use to understand color value and start experimenting with value placement in your quilts.
Top Books About Color for Quilters
Color and color value are critical to the success of our quilts. Any one of these books will help you gain a better understanding of the use of color when you sew.
A very good explanation of color theory, color families and other important color qualities. The text is accompanied by graphics that make it easy to visualize the instructions.
Fiber Images explains the color wheel, how it's arranged, the terminology, and how to work with it to create quilts and other art.