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Step 3: Color Choices - Darks

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I've overexposed the photo so that you can distinguish the darks; they all read as distinct from each other in person, and they cover a wider range of values than the lights do.  I started by pulling from stash, and even in the cases where I bought fabric for this project, I often did not choose the darkest shade available to me.  I have black, plus fifteen dark colors.  I had several very similar blues in stash, and using one fewer would not have been noticeable (140 Nightfall, is present in the quilt but not in the annotated picture).