Colour confidence for quilters and textile artists



This unique eCourse can be taken wherever you live and is for all those interested in colour. It concentrates on using fabrics and fibres or mixed media not just paint. Explore hue, complementaries, theory and how to get to grips with colour. You will be learning the principles to use in your own textile work. Develop your own colour sense. I cannot think of any aspect of textile work that is more absorbing and crucial to making work look right and yet it is the one aspect that so many people get wrong. It makes the difference between a good piece of work and a bad piece of work. Improve your creative textile work with better colour choices Exercises will help you to develop your skills in a fun and hands-on way Learn the basics of a colour wheel Learn about value scales Find out how to choose fabrics Understand colour combinations Go beyond the basics – the failings of the colour wheel Discover how to create a perfect palette Experiment and be bold Keep a record of your findings for future use Research

What's included in the price?

Everything you need to know about colour for textiles and quilting

What you will need

This is an online ecourse so you need to provide your own fabrics, sketchbooks etc to do the exercises


52 weeks



Karen Platt

with Craft Courses since 2015

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Karen is a fully qualified and experienced teacher of mixed media and quilting, for groups and individuals of any age. She is a hands-on designer maker of textiles, knitwear and quilts. She has been knitting for over 50 years, designing knitwear for over 30 years. She has designed her own textiles for over 20 years. She began quilting less than 10 years ago but designs all her own quilt patterns. Karen has been a teacher for over 40 years. Holding an Honours degree in Spanish and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Education, Karen develops unique e-courses in design, colour and texture.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Intermediate level
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
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This course is taught online