This can be a query greatest answered by one other query … What colours do YOU like collectively? When selecting what materials and colours to make use of for making doll garments (or when stitching any challenge in any respect) I normally spend a little bit of time 'enjoying' with shade and print mixtures to see what I like greatest, or what achieves the look I would like ie. refined or dramatic, fairly or startling, enjoyable or extra conventional.
In the event you actually have no idea the place to start out when combining colours, you may seek advice from a shade wheel. This can be a means of visually seeing what colours 'work' collectively to create harmonious shade mixtures. Technically talking, complementary colours are any two colours reverse one another on the colour wheel, any three colours equally spaced across the shade wheel forming a triangle, or any 4 colours forming a rectangle. Colours beside one another on the colour wheel additionally work effectively collectively. Then there are all types of variations inside these mixtures.
So somewhat than fear about what colours 'technically' work effectively collectively, merely 'mess around' with the colours you might have out there to see what YOU like, or if you’re making doll garments on your daughter or granddaughter, why not ask what THEY like . Doing this may end up in some actually groovy mixtures as youngsters are very open to any shade or print 'working' collectively. I significantly like pinks and purples and have made many lovely doll garments out of those mixtures over time.
One other means of utilizing shade mixtures is to select only one shade from a print and spotlight that shade within the trim or because the matching piece of clothes eg colourful print high with pants in a single shade from the print. In actuality the material you will discover or buy may additionally restrict your number of colours for an outfit. You would possibly even need to go along with a selected Theme, for instance Dinosaurs. Even then colours will be essential for the ultimate exit when making your doll garments.
On the finish of the day the very best recommendation I may give regards what shade mixtures to make use of when making doll garments, is to know what colours YOU like and don’t like, then you cannot go fallacious with the colours that you simply select. Crucial factor is to have numerous enjoyable mixing issues round and luxuriate in making an attempt completely different colours and creating lovely outfits.