Tag: colour

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I would like to thank Gütermann and the UKQU website for asking me to test and review the Gütermann Creativ Overlock thread, Bulky – Lock 80 multicolour colour 9957. Information found here directly from their website; https://consumer.guetermann.com/en/product-finder/bulky-lock-80 . They are sold in plain or variegated multicoloured reels. Overlockers or sergers as known in the USA,…

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How can you tell which fabrics are ‘light’, which are ‘medium’ and which ‘dark’, let alone ‘light-medium’ or ‘medium-dark’ or any of the other variations you may have come across? If you are using a monochrome range of fabrics then this may be fairly easy – in both the green Trip Around the World and…

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I don’t know about you, but sometimes I want to do something just a little different and original.  About 2 yrs ago I found ice dying and it opened up a whole new world. It can be a very random and mystical process or a little more precise but still mystical, you never really know…

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Let’s talk about colour. When I was little it was not done to combine red and green. Do you remember things like that? Jacket by Oscar de la Renta You probably have your favourite colours. Of course you can use whatever you like and forget about colour completely and make a scrap jacket filled with…

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WARNING: Some people may find one of the pieces pictured a little disturbing – but don’t let that stop you from reading the blog and the explanation of the work! Like many people, I have suffered with depression. I can see evidence that depression has been a feature of my life for a number of…

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Choosing fabrics for a quilt is something that many people would like to do, but lack confidence for. They are not sure why the colours that looked good in the shop don’t seem to give the result they hoped for. Personal taste I would encourage you to make your own choices, and not just to…