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Thread: Challenge Block Quilt help

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    community benefactor collettakay's Avatar
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    Here are my challenge blocks. They are all autographed by the maker. The other picture is the fabric I got for sashing, a border and the backing. Now I can't decide whether to do the sashing or not. If I put a border around I feel that I need the sashing to tie in the border. What do you think?



    Challenge Blocks
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    sashing, border, backing fabric
    Name:  Attachment-31961.jpe
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    sashing will not only tie it to the border, it will let you avoid trying to perfectly join all those star points. :wink:

    you might want to consider getting a darkish fabric that picks up one of the colors in the border/backing fabric to use for sashing. it will make the blocks pop more.

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    What if I do the sashing with the fabric shown then a smallish border in a darker color and then a larger border of the sashing fabric. I could then do the binding in the dark fabric also. What do you think?

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    my advice is take patrice's advice.

    matching those points can be so hard to do. why take the chance on spoiling something so pretty?


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