Are you a quilter frustrated by color? I understand. For years, I was too. I was determined to master color, so I developed a simple way of learning about a new color palette every month, with projects easy to finish. No UFOs. And you’ll actually use them on your kitchen or dining room table.
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- 12 table runner patterns, each 16×40″, featuring a different color each month
- 10 short instructional videos where Maria shows you time-saving and accurate piecing and quilting techniques
- 10 presentations offering professional quilt designers tips on each month’s color and how they used them in their own projects
- table runner projects are great for mini-lessons and no UFOs
- the most beautifully decorated table in your neighborhood!
- great opportunity for group projects, bee groups, and quilt guilds. Enjoy a color challenge with different results each month
January’s Winter Bird: White
Each month the pattern and color lesson are delivered directly to your Inbox: no driving to the store, searching for just the right pattern, and trying to find the time to fit it all in. These sweet treats come directly to you!
February’s Love Apple: Pink
Honeysuckle (pink) is Pantone’s 2011 color of the year, and you get it in abundance in Love Apple.
March’s Kennesaw Mountain: Red-Violet
Commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with the reproduction-inspired table runner. Kennesaw Mountain is a Civil War battlefield in north Georgia.
April’s Spring Tulips: Green
Decorate your table in elegant style with a new runner each month, learn a new color palette, and a new quiltmaking technique.
May’s Sunflower Summer: Yellow
Maria includes actual photos of her own project, step-by-step, as she makes it, so you can follow along and get accurate results easily. She also includes measurements in each step, so you know exactly how large your pieced or appliqued units should be.
June’s Stars & Stripes: Blue
Each pattern is tripled tested for accuracy, so you can be sure each fabric cutting measurement, piecing step, applique instruction, and quilting design have been tried and used successfully by three separate testers.
July’s Christmas Cabin: Red
August’s Petite Pineapples: Turquoise (Pantone’s 2010 Color of the Year)
How often do you make a quilt and give it away? These mini-delights are beauties you get to keep for yourself and use everyday.
September’s Autumn Antlers: Orange
Sandi, one of my table runner pattern testers, made two runners each month and gave the other away as a Christmas gift. Get started now!
October’s Pine Cone Wreath: Violet
At the end of 2011, you’ll have coordinate twelve different color palettes, values, and intensities. Congratulations: you’re a Color Master!
November’s Blessings Tree: Brown
Color is often the most frustrating part of selecting fabrics for quilters. What are you waiting for? This is your year to conquer your fear of color!
December’s Advent Tree
Discover Maria’s secrets for color, accurate piecing, machine quilting, and have a gorgeous table all year long.