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Thread: Which Fabric?

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    Super Member Cybrarian's Avatar
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    I really like C or #3. It is between the darkest and medium value figures in the background and works well with the background fabric. On my screen the green echoes the green in the background fabric if they are wanting a more subdued piece. Looking forward to pics of your finished piece. What a wonderful gift you are giving your friends!
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    I like C the marbled gray. I think it would give the quilt a modern feel.

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    I am always to leery to ask questions like that here. The answers will vary so much. If they're isn't a general consensus in opinions you're right back where you started. I copy my fabric or scan it in and print it. Then I print them out and cut out a sample simple shape and judge what to use that way. It's always nicer to get as close to finished example as possible. Good luck with your project.

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    Quote Originally Posted by M.I.Late View Post
    I am always to leery to ask questions like that here. The answers will vary so much. If they're isn't a general consensus in opinions you're right back where you started. I copy my fabric or scan it in and print it. Then I print them out and cut out a sample simple shape and judge what to use that way. It's always nicer to get as close to finished example as possible. Good luck with your project.
    That is a great idea! I am TOTALLY going to do that!

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    All would work. I lean to the 1st, then 3rd most.

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    Quote Originally Posted by narnianquilter View Post
    I have an anniversary quilt I am putting together for friends celebrating 5 years. The fabric with the blue, green and brown designs is the the background, but I am having trouble choosing a fabric for the silhouette I am going to applique onto it. I am on a VERY tight budget, so what you see is what I have. What would you do?
    All: Attachment 422105
    A: Attachment 422106
    B: Attachment 422107
    C: Attachment 422108
    D: Attachment 422109
    I'd take the olive green, simply because the others are just darks------no personality/.
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    Quote Originally Posted by M.I.Late View Post
    I am always to leery to ask questions like that here. The answers will vary so much. If they're isn't a general consensus in opinions you're right back where you started. I copy my fabric or scan it in and print it. Then I print them out and cut out a sample simple shape and judge what to use that way. It's always nicer to get as close to finished example as possible. Good luck with your project.
    BUT..........one of us may point out a characteristic of one or another fabric that makes the original post decide what to look for.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Reb View Post
    A for a very soft look. C (my preference) for a more traditional silhouette but still on the soft side. D is a little darker? Hard to tell actual shades on the computer screen. Good luck, lovely idea for a gift.
    I agree that C would look great! Have fun and please show us your finished quilt!!

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    I like C or D the best. My mom drew silhouettes when I was a little girl and she did them with black. To think of it, I think that the only silhouettes I have seen were black. Just my humble opinion but I think your background is perfect. Please post a picture when you are done.
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    I know that when I see a design question there will be a full range of responses, but that's at least half the fun. There is always some information that helps me to think outside the box. It may not help you but I am glad you asked the question.

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