Archive for the ‘Color Inspirations’ Category

Color Inspirations – Vintage & Violet Radiance

Add some bold hues to your embroidery palette with this Vintage & Violet Radiance color inspiration.

This week, add some bold hues to your palette. Subtle vintage tones and soft whites get a bold swipe of color with this Vintage & Violet Radiance color scheme. This would really work with any vintage palette and suitably neon-bright tones, but there’s something wonderful about that blazing pink/purple combination. Add some sass to that class. See how it compares to the original.

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Color Inspirations – Autumn Gold

Add a touch of elegance to your seasonal embroidery designs with this Autumn Gold color scheme.

We’ve spent some time in past Color Inspirations showing you how you can turn a regular design into something spooky for the season with color, but what about the other way around? This week, take something ghoulish and make it glam with this Autumn Gold color scheme. Ditch the usual dark tones of the season and go subtle and chic with metallics and warm tones on a simple off-white background. It’s a classy way to make seasonal designs suit a more elegant theme, like an autumn wedding! See how it compares to the original.

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Color Inspirations – Autumn & Bone

Add a spooky seasonal touch to your embroidery designs with this Autumn & Bone color scheme.

This week, find some inspiration in the season with this Autumn & Bone color scheme. Looking at the bare trees and the brilliant leaves on the ground, you can see where the classic Halloween palette comes from. However, that doesn’t mean you have to use it on only Halloween designs. Try it with some elegance using mostly black and whites, and then save those bold hues as a pop of autumn splendor. You can even bleed in a little ombre fun to your fabric first. It can bring a creepy sophistication to any design, spooky or not! See how it compares to the original.

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Color Inspirations – Emerald Twilight

Add a some elegance to your embroidery designs with this Emerald Twilight color scheme.

This week, get some inspiration from the soft glow of twilight, made even more magical by the glow of tiny twinkle lights. Whether it’s fairy lights or lightning bugs, that pop of bright yellow in the soft, cool tones of the evening is sure to enchant with this Emerald Twilight color scheme. For an even more magical touch, stitch your pop of “light” using a glow in the dark thread! That way, when the true tones of the evening come out, your work will glow softly in the fading light. See how it compares to the original.

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Color Inspirations – Blue Ruin

Add a little bit of grunge to the otherwise elegant with this Blue Ruin color scheme on your embroidery designs.

Add a little antique to your week! This week’s color scheme takes inspiration from the beauty in the ruin of once fine things. There’s beauty in decay, especially when a little of the previous glory can still peek through. Use this Blue Ruin color scheme to add an earthy and aged sophistication to your designs. You can still go bold and bright with blues, but tone down the background with cool, greenish browns and grungy tones. You can even give your embroidery a grungy background to love on by adding a few swipes of paint first. See how it compares to the original.

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Color Inspirations – Glimmer & Peach

Try out this elegantly glam Glimmer & Peach color scheme on your embroidery designs.

Get warm and glam with this week’s Glimmer & Peach color inspiration. Rustic hues get a pop of sophistication with gold accents, and stay warm and friendly with a bright bold peach. Use your gold accents sparingly to keep them soft and not garish. See how it compares to the original.

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Color Inspirations – Northern Lights

Try out this winter inspired Norther Lights color scheme on your embroidery designs for something cooler during summer.

Summer is starting to give way to cooler nights and shorter days, and there’s no better time to get in the spirit of the beauty of night. Get inspired by those coming cold stars with this classically cool Northern Lights color scheme.  Deep dark hues play magically with blinding bright greens and blues, that seem to glow on top of the dark fabric. Stitch your outlines in white to add to the ethereal effect. See how it compares to the original.

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