Simply Color: Blue – cool blue, true blue, calming blue, ocean blue, sky blue – they're all here in this irresistible addition to the series. Colorful and imaginative, each book in this rainbow series brings you 6 patchwork projects celebrating a single color. In this case, it’s blue – in all its delightful variations – showcased in 4 quilts and 2 smaller, less time-consuming projects, clearly explained with 50 helpful illustrations.
If you like blue in all the many shades, you’ll love this book. Embark on a kaleidoscopic adventure that takes you from baby soft blue to a rich, deep blue tone, and the many shades in between. Unleash the creative side of your quilting skills as you play with colorful fabrics in solids and prints, combine a variety of tones and tints of blue, and explore fresh new designs that are a breath of fresh air.
Ideal for adventurous beginners and intermediate quilters. Following a pattern is only a small piece of what goes into creating gorgeous patchwork projects. Each book in this series will teach you:
- Color Theory – hues, tints, tones, shades, and value
- Color Combinations – triad, tetrad, complementary, split complementary
- 6 Patchwork Projects – gorgeous designs in shades of one color
A crayon box for quilters! The Simply Color series features all the colors of the rainbow: Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple/Gray. Collect the entire series and learn how a deeper understanding of color can inspire you and add impact to every quilting or crafting project you take on.
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, quilts, sewn accessories and home décor. This She lives in Marion, Iowa.