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, quilts, sewn accessories and home décor. This She lives in Marion, Iowa.