This unique book features over 700 stunning color variations for a wide range of traditional and contemporary quilting and patchwork designs, from nine-patch and fan blocks to applique, stars, and octagons. This hardcover book with internal wire-o binding is 6.5in x 8in, a perfect size for readers to keep handy and reference often. The stylish design of this book, along with the interior photographs, illustrations and diagrams, make the learning process simple and fun for beginners and provides useful tips for more advanced readers. What you'll find here is a brief introduction to the theory and language of color, with the basics of color theory explained in a down-to-earth and user-friendly way. Having that information under your belt will make it easier to decide why certain color combinations work and others don't, and allow you to mix and match colors to achieve the finish quilts you're aiming for.