Links We Love: Theme “Color”

Color is a topic quilters find endlessly fascinating (or frustrating). There are great online tools you may find helpful—or inspirational! Try these on for size.

colorschemedesigner.com
Be sure to click around and see all the different things you can do with this tool. Check out each white circle near the top left, and move the dots around on the color wheel. It’s so much fun.

ColorSchemeDesigner thumb Links We Love: Theme Color

An example of what you'll find at colorschemedesigner.com

 

 

 

design-seeds.com

This blogger takes a photo and pulls colors from it to create a scheme. Ideas galore.

SummerBrights Links We Love: Theme Color

An example of what you'll find at design-seeds.com

 

Why Are Things Colored?
Articles explaining the basic science behind color. A fascinating “webexhibit.”

Ed Austin, Herb Jones, yell Links We Love: Theme Color

An example of what you'll find in this webexhibit

 

What are your favorite online color tools? Leave us a comment with your answer. More tools = more learning = better quilts!

About Diane Harris

I'm Interactive Editor for Quiltmaker magazine in Golden, Colorado, USA. For six years, I've been writing pattern instructions and product reviews, and doing a host of other tasks necessary to help produce a national pattern magazine. Now I work remotely from rural Nebraska to generate some of our online content. I manage the QM Scrap Squad, our blog tours and our Quilt-Alongs. I have one of the best jobs in the world.
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3 Responses to Links We Love: Theme “Color”

  1. Pingback: Links We Love: Theme “Color” - Quiltmaker Magazine - Quilters Club of America

  2. I like searching for colors on Google image search or Pinterest.com. I’ve got a few different ‘boards’ on Pinterest with gorgeous examples of different colors. It’s fun to browse what other people have up too. Eventually I’ll have enough to useful in creating a quilt (I hope!)

  3. Toni Neilson says:

    thanks for a great post, I love the first website. I’m off now to check the others, have a great day.

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