Complimentary Color

complimentary colors
Orange and blue are complimentary colors.

 

Complimentary colors are opposite on the color wheel.

 

A complimentary color is the color opposite the color you are using on the color wheel.  Orange is the compliment of blue.  Green is the compliment of red.  Purple is the compliment of yellow.

Using complimentary colors can give your quilt pizzazz.  Try using these in your next quilt.  If you aren’t sure about using these in a large quilt, think about making a smaller project like the table topper below.

 

complimentary colors
Orange and blue are complimentary colors.

 

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