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Where to get fabric, supplies, and recommended additional reading for this issue.

April 30, 2015


Mountain Rose Herbs: An online resource for DIY beauty supplies, such as the Beetroot powder and hibiscus powder featured in our natural blush recipe.

Dharma Trading Company: Supplies natural dyes, fabrics, and dyeable garments by mail.


Color Revival by Lora Alexander: a book explaining 12 and 16 season color analysis

Understanding Your Color by Kathryn Kalisz: a guide to the theory of personal color analysis written by the late artist, master colorist, and the CEO of Sci/ART.


Ultimate 3 in 1 Color Tool and Studio Color Wheel: A helpful set of color cards that includes hex, RGB, and CMYK color formulas.

Ruby beholder: a clear red view finder used in quilting to help balance light and dark colors.

Color evaluator II: These red and green filters can be used with either warm colors (red) or cool colors (green) to evaluate color values of light and dark.

Color Snap by Sherwin-Williams: A free mobile app that allows you to find hex values from photographs.

Adobe Color CC: Create a palette of colors that works together with this free online tool.

Easy RGB: Input RGB or hex colors to find paint colors in your palette, then build your own deck of swatches.


Association of Image Consultants International: Find a color consultant

Christine Scaman: 12 Blueprints: Christine trains color analysts and writes this excellent blog helping people define their color palettes. A directory of color analysts trained in her system can be found here.

Pantone: more color inspiration and tools than you can imagine


Diamond ikat in cream/lilac/navy: The ikat Adelaide dress from this month's issue was made in this woven ikat fromStone Mountain and Daughter, $19/yard.

Designer essentials linen: Solid linen/cotton blends in olive and plum seen this month are from Sew Biased Fabrics, $14.50/yard. The vanilla color was also used for the indigo-dyed version of Adelaide.

These resources are provided to help you get started with the patterns, techniques, and ideas in this issue. Please note that some of these links (such as to books on amazon) are affiliate links. When you purchase through them, a small commission goes toward supporting the magazine.

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