logo
g Text Version
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies

dailyclick
Bored? Games!
Nutrition
Postcards
Take a Quiz
Rate My Photo

new
Action Movies
Bible Basics
Houseplants
Romance Movies
Creativity
Family Travel
Southwest USA


dailyclick
All times in EST

Full Schedule
g
g Quilting Site

BellaOnline's Quilting Editor

g

Quilting with Green




On the colour wheel there are three greens. The first is the secondary color Green which is made when combining the primary colours of Green and Blue. The other two greens are blue green and yellow green which are found on the tertiary wheel. Blue green is made by combining blue and green, and yellow green is made by combining yellow and green.



Green occupies more space in the spectrum visible to the human eye than most colors. According to surveys the world over, green is the second most popular colour after blue.



Green is considered the color of persuasion and signifies the color of peace and ecology. Green is considered the color that soothes the human mind and helps to ease the symptoms of depression and anxiety.

Around the world, the color green is used to represent safety. Green symbolises “safety to continue” on traffic lights and is used in traffic lights. Green is the color used for night-vision goggles because the human eye is most sensitive to and able to discern the most shades of that color.
Environmental and ecological political supporters will often use green to represent their beliefs and policies.



We use the word green to describe many different situations and actions. Here’s a few:

  • Green thumb: an ability to make all manner of things grow
  • Green room: a room (in a theatre or studio) where performers can relax before or after appearances
  • Greener pastures: something newer or better such as a new job
  • Green with envy: jealous or envious
  • Greenhorn: novice, trainee, beginner
  • Green around the gills: marked by a pale, sickly, or nauseated appearance
  • Going green: when someone or something makes changes to help protect the environment, or reduces waste or pollution


  • Popular songs with the word green.
  • "Evergreen" by Barbra Streisand
  • "Forty Shades of Green by Johnny Cash
  • “Green River” by Credence Clearwater Revival
  • Green, Green Grass of Home” by Tom Jones
  • "The Grass is Green" by Nelly Furtado




  • Creating Quilts with the color Green
    Green is one of the cooler colors in landscape design and it brings a very soothing element to the color scheme of your quilts.
    The color green visually recedes; helping greens used in small spaces appear larger.

    The color green occupies the centre of the spectrum of visual light, halfway between red and violet. Green is the easiest color for the eye to detect, which makes it restful on to look at.
    Add Quilting+with+Green to Twitter Add Quilting+with+Green to Facebook Add Quilting+with+Green to MySpace Add Quilting+with+Green to Del.icio.us Digg Quilting+with+Green Add Quilting+with+Green to Yahoo My Web Add Quilting+with+Green to Google Bookmarks Add Quilting+with+Green to Stumbleupon Add Quilting+with+Green to Reddit




    RSS | Related Articles | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Previous Features | Site Map


    For FREE email updates, subscribe to the Quilting Newsletter


    Past Issues


    print
    Printer Friendly
    bookmark
    Bookmark
    tell friend
    Tell a Friend
    forum
    Forum
    email
    Email Editor


    Content copyright © 2014 by Judie Bellingham. All rights reserved.
    This content was written by Judie Bellingham. If you wish to use this content in any manner, you need written permission. Contact Judie Bellingham for details.

    g


    g features
    Remarkable Rectangles Book Review

    How do you value your quilts?

    Fiddle Bags Instructions

    Archives | Site Map

    forum
    Forum
    email
    Contact

    Past Issues
    memberscenter


    vote
    Poetry
    Daily
    Weekly
    Monthly
    Less than Monthly



    BellaOnline on Facebook
    g


    | About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
    Website copyright © 2014 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.


    BellaOnline Editor