In quilting the color combinations are endless, but that doesn’t mean your inspiration is. As with everything else, it can be easy to fall into a rut when it comes to inspiration. The internet has tons of ways for you to find color inspiration for your next quilting project.
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The design website, Design Seeds, has everything a quilter in need of color coordination help, or your next quilting project, wants. Have a picture with colors that you just love, but not sure how to coordinate them into a quilt? Design Seeds can take your favorite photo and make a color combination for it, so you can be sure your quilt colors coordinate expertly.
Colour Lovers gives quilters the opportunity to create their own palettes, personalize existing patterns and even create their own patterns. When you join the online community, Colour Lovers users can view, share, and vote on other people’s patterns and are sure to find plenty of quilting inspiration.
Take Color Combos’ palette combo library for a spin the next time you are at a loss for inspiration, they offer hundreds of color combinations to choose from, as well as a combo maker so that you can create your own color combinations and you can even grab the colors from your favorite website for inspiration.
Looking for some funky color combinations for your next quilting project? Kuler has them! With hip names like “Feeling Etsy” and “Clownfish Anenome”, quilting color inspiration has never been so easy or fun.
You don’t have to rely on the usual quilting or fabric sites for quilting color inspiration, in fact color combination inspiration can be found all over. Inspiration doesn’t have to only be found online though, paint stores can also offer great sources of inspiration with their coordinating paint chips and trained on-hand staff who can help you find colors that coordinate with your main coloring choices. Sherwin Williams’ Color Visualizer lets you see dozens of different color combinations and even suggests coordinating colors to go with your favorites, while sites like Flickr give you an inside look at what is inspiring other quilters and keep a thumb on the latest quilting trends.