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Wednesday, May 9, 2012

5 Simple Steps for Selecting Fabric

•Do you have difficulty selecting fabrics for your quilts?
•Do you get in the quilt shop and then get confused about which fabrics you should select?


Here are 5 simple steps for selecting fabric for your quilt. 
Choose 8 fabrics.  Why 8 fabrics, because is a nice number to start with.

Step 1 - the one you love, multi colored, your border
Step 2 - one fabric darker, one slightly lighter value, one much lighter
Step 3 - select fabrics between the 4 chosen fabrics
Step 4 – select a fabric darker than any of the 7
Step 5 – choose one of the fabrics as accent


Watch this video to learn how to practice these 5 steps.