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Threads I like to use

A few more threads I like to use. In a previous post I reviewed the Superior Threads Masterpiece Thread Donuts. They are great for quilters on the go, with 35 coloured bobbins in 2 colour ranges all packed into a convenient holder small enough to fit in you bag. Fantastic for appliqué, with all those colours […]

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Nov 29, 2013

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Quilt Design Basics - Value

Quilt Design Basics – Value

Quilt Design Basics – Value is the second topic in a series on Colour, Value, Contrast & Balance. Value… So we’ve looked at the colour wheel and have a basic idea of colour schemes. But the colours on the colour wheel are pure saturated colours, not what quilters usually like to work with. We really […]

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Nov 22, 2013

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Superior Threads Masterpiece Donuts

Superior Threads Masterpiece Donuts to go!

Superior Threads Masterpiece Donuts – Threads for quilters on the go. These pre-wound Masterpiece thread bobbins from Superior Threads are so convenient for quilters on the go. Packed in a reusable bobbin holder, each containing 35 different coloured bobbins. They come in two colour ranges. That’s 70 different colours small enough to fit in your […]

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Nov 18, 2013

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A fascination for colour

A fascination for colour

You only have to look on my bookshelf to see I have a fascination for colour. Whilst I have found reading books on colour theory useful, it’s the least interesting aspect of colour to me. What fascinates me most is the social, cultural, commercial and political history of colour. That’s what I love to read […]

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Nov 15, 2013

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Colour wheel

Quilt Design Basics – Colour

Quilt Design Basics – Colour is the first topic in a series on Colour, Value, Contrast & Balance Colour… Colour is usually the first thing we start thinking about once we have a design in mind. If you are a novice in this area, being aware of a few basic colour principles will be helpful […]

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Nov 13, 2013

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