I am sure we all remember our first quilt and the fabrics we selected for it. Some people can select just the right fabrics with little effort. Then there is the rest of us. I still shudder when I think about my first attempt.
I wish I had had this great blog posting (or even the Internet for that matter) when I first started quilting. This posting By Stitching Junkie talks about using a color wheel. You can find it at:
Check it out. It will tell you how to make sure your quilt not drab but dramatic. I still pull out my color wheel from time to time when I need a little creative boost.