Painters paint with solids. Quilters make art by cutting up many textile arts then sewing them back together to create a new pattern.
Solidly understand color families, value, scale, composition, and color placement
Know why some quilts work well and others fall flat
Confidently choose your own beautiful coordinating fabrics for any project from shop shelves or your stash
Turn so-so quilts into exceptional quilts
Use what you have, work with patterns you love (patterns are guidelines, choose your own fabrics)
Create gorgeous custom fabric pulls like an expert
Sew quilt tops that have all the elements of color, composition, and color placement so they pop.
Have complete confidence in your color and fabric choices every time
Make use of the patterns and books you already have
Know how to use those “ugly” fabrics
Mix and match fabric designers and brands
Pull apart and use fat quarter bundlesWHO
A comprehensive in-depth course about color + textiles
15 video classes in 2 weeks of direct in-box
60+ page printed and bound Lemon-Aid Color guide and workbook
120 Color Cards
15 minute Quilt troubleshooting color consultation video call
Color wheel specific to quilting
I am a trained architect, licensed fabric designer, an artist, and color lover. I have been creating art forever and quilts for the past 12 years. Read more about me.
A: No. Class is hosted online, so you can access the videos from anywhere. You will be mailed your workbook and color wheel, but since it might arrive after class has started I will also email you a pdf version to get you started. You can always pause or rewatch videos later after your materials arrive in hand.
A: Not a problem! Start anytime you like over the next 6 months. You’ll have access to the video classes until November 15, 2019 and you’ll have the printed book and color wheel forever.
A: Within 6 months you will have plenty of time to view the videos, refer back, and implement the principles in your shop. Also, you will have the masterclass workbook for reference forever.
A: You will be mailed your workbooks, color wheels, and video courses will be emailed to you. All the videos will also be posted on a private page on this website and available to you for 6 months.
A: Yes, I’d love to! Just send you quilt shop my way, and I can come and teach a 3 hour color theory workshop at your local quilt shop.
Happy Making, xx Shannon