Our new book, Fat Quarterly Quilt Colour Workshop is now out and today you can be in with a chance of winning a copy by commenting on this post.

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In this book, we talk about colour theory and how to use it in your quilt designs.  There are big projects, small projects, new block designs and of course, plenty of talk about colour theory.  This quilt of John’s uses a complementary colour scheme based around blue.

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There is a chapter for each of the primary and secondary colours together with projects that demonstrate different colour theories.  Such as this green monochrome pillow by Tacha.

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There are also block designs made up in varieties of different solid and print colour combinations to demonstrate the different effects different colour schemes can create within the same basic design.  Screen Shot 2014-05-01 at 06.16.48My Modern Vintage Wedding Ring quilt pushed me right out of my comfort zone into using purple (a colour I used to fear) in a split complementary colour scheme.  I used 1930s repros combined with low volume prints to create a modern version of a wedding ring quilt which was actually designed to look as though I’d found it in my grandmother’s attic.

 

 

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If you’d like to be in with a chance of winning a copy of the book, leave a comment on this post and we will pick a winner randomly a week from today.