By Teri Lucas
Use color and thread to create the quilting of your dreams!
From supporting character to star of the show, it's time for thread to have its shining moment! As machine quilters know, thread color can dramatically affect the look and mood of your quilt. By using color theory and solid design principles, you'll learn what specialty threads in different weights will make your motifs stand out the most against your fabric. Add subtle interest to patchwork or go big with contrasting pops of color. With gorgeous wholecloth quilts and more as examples, you'll get free-motion tips and tricks to boost your quilting confidence. The author's “Impractical Color Wheels” to thread choice will help you learn the rules, if only to break them. The choice is up to you!
- Thready or not! Learn how color, thread, and motif come together in machine quilting
- Compare actual quilted color wheels on a rainbow of various background fabrics
- Make your quilting a design element with solid quilting tips and color fundamentals