Posts Tagged ‘blue’

Color Inspirations – Sand & Aqua

Try this Sand & Aqua color scheme out on your embroidery designs for a bright, Caribbean feel to your projects.

Life’s a beach! Sometimes you don’t need an off-the-wall or unexpected color scheme. The gorgeous hues of the ocean are always a good place to find inspiration, especially with already beachy designs! With this Sand & Aqua color scheme, super bright blues bring to mind the waters of the Caribbean, which is never a bad thing. Keep your blues bright and let everything else sit in a neutral tone of sand. See how it compares to the original.

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Color Inspirations – Baby Blue Summer

Try this soft and kid-friendly Baby Blue Summer color scheme out on your embroidery designs.

Get inspired by the soft colors of summertime! Give a design a gentler side with this Baby Blue Summer color scheme. It’s the perfect way to make a design a little softer for a nursery or little one, boys and girls alike. Soft blues are accented by a gentle, grapefruit pink and warm off-whites. Soft striped fabric keeps it playful. It instantly brings to mind summer breezes and baby blues. See how it compares to the original.

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Handmade Highlights – Koi Bag

Hand stitched Koi bag with Urban Threads design

Mrs. Lacer stitched up this gorgeous hand embroidered Koi during her first experiment with Sulky Solvy to transfer images. What amazing detail, and how lovely to see it already turned into something darling and usable. So often these masterpieces get stitched and then never showcased. Great work Mrs. Lacer!

Color Inspirations – Robin’s Nest

Try this soft and vintage looking Robin's Nest color scheme out on your embroidery designs.

Get in touch with the softer side of nature with this Robin’s Nest color scheme. Natural earthy colors add a harmonious look while rich blue greens give it depth. Put it on a light blue fabric and instantly transform your design into something softer and more vintage looking, without losing its contemporary edge. See how it compares to the original.

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Color Inspirations – Berry & Blue

Try this unexpected Berry & Blue color scheme out on your embroidery designs.

Want an easy color scheme? Try a mostly monochromatic palette with a pop of contrasting color. Watery deep blues go beautifully with bright cherry red in this Berry & Blue color scheme. Try to keep your contrast color just an accent, so the two colors don’t balance too evenly in your piece. It instantly creates interest! Put it on an extra luxurious fabric to make those colors seem even richer. See how it compares to the original.

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