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What Does Value Mean when Describing Contrast?

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What Does Value Mean when Describing Contrast?

The royal blue strip is "dark" when paired with lighter blue, but becomes "light" when paired with navy.

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  • Definition: Value refers to how light or dark a fabric is in relation to another fabric. Value of a given quilting fabric can change depending on the fabrics it is compared with.

    If the term value seems confusing, think of it simply as contrast.

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    Also Known As: Color Value

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