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Color Journals – I Miss You!

It’s been strange over the past couple of weeks without my color journals.  I lovingly packed them off to Quilter’s Newsletter for an excerpt of the book they’re planning for a spring issue.  I was hesitant to send them, they are so much a part of me.  But I wanted to share the color journal […]

Coming to a Quilt Shop Near You

Announcing the Color Mastery Georgia Book Tour!  I’ll be visiting ten locations across the state April 21 – May 5, so save those dates.  Come out and see me at your local quilt shop, guild, or bookstore.  Here are the dates and locations: April 21:  Apple Country Quilt Guild, Ellijay April 23:  East Cobb Quilt […]

Color Mastery for Bee Groups/Book Clubs

Are you a member of a bee group or mini-group?  A book club?  I’m a member of both, and I love the inspiration, friendship, and intimate setting of the small groups that meet in our homes.  I’m offering an opportunity for your small group to have me visit, chat about color, quilting, and creativity.  It’s […]

Color Mastery Hits Local – and Annie’s Winner!

This week the local papers did articles on the book.  The first is print edition only, but their website offers a photo of me, and more importantly, you can see my stash in the background (scroll down and it’s on the left sidebar).  It’s well organized, but not huge by any means. And here’s the […]

Color Mastery Visits All About Applique Blog

Day Seven of the Color Mastery blog tour finds me at Kay Mackenzie’s All About Applique blog, where we dish about writing, quilting, and artist’s secrets of achieving outstanding color.  Kay is an author of several books on applique, and has an upcoming book from Martingale on applique to be released next month (ssh – […]

Welcome to the Color Mastery Blog!

Welcome quilters, sewers, and fiber artists of all kind to the Color Mastery blog!  Let me introduce myself:  I’m Maria Peagler, author of Color Mastery:  10 Principles for Creating Stunning Quilts.  This blog and website are your rich resource for learning how to get better color from your fabric.  Here’s what you can look for […]