Category Archives: Minimal Colour

Log Cabin Quilting 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31

Not very inspiring colours, but I have found them useful to play with design for both piecing and quilting layers. Love the one above! Another one I love … simple but effective. Interesting edges! This could be a draft plan … Continue reading

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Minimal Colour 10

Not quite monochrome, contrast where required. I like it.

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Minimal Colour 9

Oh, so restful. I could very easily go to sleep under a quilt like that. Love how the straight seams form perfect looking circles.

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Logs in the Pale 16, 17, 18, 19, 20

When selecting and sorting colours for Log Cabin quilts, you need to have a good contrast between the light and dark sides … … but that doesn’t mean you have to use black and white. It is important thing to to keep … Continue reading

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Minimal Colour 8

Sometimes I like less contrast … sometimes I like to work within a close range of colours. This project file was a step in that direction, and I still like it, and I am still working on reducing the different colours … Continue reading

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Minimal Colour 7

I like it … it looks like an old well used, faded and well loved item. At least the virtual fabric isn’t as worn and the colour appears!

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Minimal Colour 6

Quiet, restful … winding down after a great weekend. And more space for a virtual quilter to play in after the unpacking etc after time away from home.

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Minimal Colour 5

Quilts don’t need a multitude of bright colours for the design to shine. Colour can add lots of zing if it is used well, but contrast is the most important element in design. PS I am home again after 9 … Continue reading

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Minimal Colour 4

Interesting. ………………………………………….. Something to think about when designing or redesigning your sewing area.

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Minimal Colour 1, 2 and 3

When I was drawing up masses of my scribbles into Electric Quilt I used fabrics with enough contrast to show how I pictured the contrast would work, but without a lot of colour. The first patchwork book I bought featured … Continue reading

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