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Thread: Which boarders look best?

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    Super Member sewingsuz's Avatar
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    Which boarders look best?

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    I was going use narrow brown boarder and next on a little bigger with blue on left and umbrella fabric as the last at 5 inches wide. The quilt is for a twin bed and with out boarders it is 56x56. Thanks for your help.
    Suzanne
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    I like a small brown with a large blue don't like the umbrellas with the quilt. that is just my opinion

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    May the umbrellas don't go now that i look again
    Suzanne
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    Guess it depends on whether you want to tone your quilt down with the brown, or really make it lively with the wide umbrella border. I tend to lean towards the traditional (brown).

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    I think the brown should be your large outer border, and I think a smaller strip of the blue would make a great inner border. I don't like the umbrellas with those blocks.

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    I would use blue first border, brown second border.

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    I agree with the others. Nix the umbrellas and do narrow blue border and wider brown one. Will be lovely. show us when you finish. :-)
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    Thanks everyone, I have enough blue for small and outside boarder will be brown. I am glad I ask. I show pictures when I am done. This is Bonnie Hunter's Star struck.
    Suzanne
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    I love that umbrella fabric, I don't know how it would look on the boarder though. I would add the umbrella to the back. I can't wait to see it finished.
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    Agree with the others re blue then brown. Will look great. Going to check out Bonnie Hunter again thanks.
    Annie

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