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Thread: Border help?

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    Senior Member collady's Avatar
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    I wonder if anyone has suggestions for border fabric for this center? I can't remember which Bali Pop I used.
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    I'd use a more solid one for a narrow inner border, Hoffman 1895 type, and a larger print for the outside border. You might want to lay out some different ones and see if one pops out at you more than the others. Would that have been the mulberry collection?

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    Quote Originally Posted by katier825
    I'd use a more solid one for a narrow inner border, Hoffman 1895 type, and a larger print for the outside border. You might want to lay out some different ones and see if one pops out at you more than the others. Would that have been the mulberry collection?
    I agree

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    Do you really need one?

    It is so pretty, love the colors

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    I believe it is Mulberry. Which happens to be the small town I lived in as a teenager!

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    Quote Originally Posted by debcavan
    Do you really need one?

    It is so pretty, love the colors
    It is too small to be used on a bed. It really needs borders.

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    A black 2 or 4 inch border would be really nice...

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    I would suggest dark gray or charcoal solid for border.

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    An 1 1/2" wide one in a strong color - black or purple, maybe, to contain the colors in the quilt, then a 5 inch of your favorite quilt print, unless you feel like making piano keys. With all the stripes in the quilt, a non pieced border will be fine.

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    Sew Nicely Done!!!
    The fabrics/colours have come together nicely.

    Is this one jelly roll of 2-1/2" strips ... how many strips?

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