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Thread: Carpenters Star - Is it going to be too dark?

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    Carpenters Star - Is it going to be too dark?

    1/4 done, but now I'm concerned it's going to be too dark/not have enough contrast. What do you think. It's navy, green and muslin.
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    I can definitely see the colour difference and it is still giving the 3-D effect ... just a little more subtle than some. It works.
    You might want to consider what lighting it will be in ... will it be in a dark area/room and the colours become more blended? or in a very bright area, where the colour difference will be easily seen?

    I like it ... though it depends on what effect YOU want to achieve!
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    It's always hard to tell in photo's, they tend to be dark anyway, how does it look to you in a bright room?
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    Quote Originally Posted by SWEETPEACHES View Post
    1/4 done, but now I'm concerned it's going to be too dark/not have enough contrast. What do you think. It's navy, green and muslin.
    Here's an additional picture. I think it'll be fine
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    you can always enhance the contrast when you quilt by using lighter thread in similar colors-looks good so far

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    I think the contrast is low but I agree with Alfosa that you can probably highlight one of them with a light coloured thread. It looks good.
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    I like it very much and think it will be beautiful as a quilt. Looking good so far.
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    Contrast is low but enuf that it will be lovely
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    I really like the darks against the light background. Keep going. Looks Great.

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