Tuesday Tutorial: Color Selection Using a Focus Fabric

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Have you ever wondered where to begin when it comes time to choose fabrics for a new quilt? If so, you’ve come to the right place, because Karen Taylor, graphic designer and artist, has a wonderful video lesson with lots of helpful tips that you’ll enjoy in this weeks’ Tuesday Tutorial.

Note: please click any image to go directly to the video lesson.

TT color selection 1 Tuesday Tutorial: Color Selection Using a Focus FabricKaren begins the lesson by explaining what she means by “focus fabric”, and offers you some creative ideas how to better examine what hues are actually at play within your sample.

TT color 2 Tuesday Tutorial: Color Selection Using a Focus FabricKaren continues with more about color harmony, showing examples as she auditions many different fabrics, and explaining her reasoning for which selections will work, and which will not.

TT color Tuesday Tutorial: Color Selection Using a Focus FabricYou’ll have to watch the video to see the amazing selection of fabrics Karen finally ends up with! Click here to watch the FREE video demonstration of how to use a focus fabric for color selection.

Remember, you can watch any of our free McCall’s Quilting University (MQU) how-to-quilt video library lessons 24-7—click here to see the full selection.

Don’t miss any of our Tuesday Tutorials—click here to see them all, or click any link below.

  1. Pressing Basics
  2. Accurate 1/4″ Seam Allowances
  3. Rotary Cutting Basics
  4. Basic Quiltmaking Supplies
  5. Fabric Preparation
  6. Chain Piecing and Opposing Seams

Enjoy!

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