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    Question about My Whimsical Garden pattern

    http://www.pieceocake.com/Books/whim...iltgarden.html

    I doing a swap using this pattern. Everyone supplies their choice of background fabric. I was wondering if anyone has made this quilt with a print background or a very dark background. I am leaning toward a dark rich purple.
    Got fabric?

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    I haven't made it, but I think that would be stunning! They show it in a brown which I thing is pretty to, but purple would work nicely. Love to see the updates as you go

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    I've made it but did a white with tiny red dot background for some blocks and solid white for others. I have seen it done in dark brown.

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    ​I think it would be great in a dark background as long as your garden fabrics were brights or jewel tones.

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    Scroll down to the second picture, it's not a purple background (which I think would look great) but it might give you an idea of what it will look like
    http://pipersgirls.wordpress.com/201...msical-garden/
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    I really like the dark chocolate version. Some of the backgrounds are even prints and polka dots. I think it makes the quilt much more interesting, having several different (but similar) backgrounds. And that's a really cute pattern.

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    I have a couple of blocks done. This was block of the month for me. The background i is a tone on tone white dots. Think a dark background would probably be a really pretty quilt.
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    I think the dark background gives it a softer feel; the white background opens the potential for using the entire gamut of colors making the quilt just pop with energy. Depends on the mood you want to create.

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    That is one very nice pattern. Please share your photos on the purple when you are done. I think it will look fantastic.

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    Actually, I prefer the dark background. It seems to show off the flowers more. I think your plan to use dark purple would be beautiful. That is a very nice pattern.
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