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Thread: Need help with borders.

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    Need help with borders.

    I've put together these blocks and need to do some borders, but I am truly clueless on what would work well. Hope some of you can give me some inspiration! Thanks.
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    I've always thought that medium brown or black in 1.5 size to set off a quilt like this so well. Navy blue or medium blue might work too?
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    Beautiful, but I have not idea what border you should use.

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    I would keep on using the dark that you are using for the sashing

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    Quote Originally Posted by mim View Post
    I would keep on using the dark that you are using for the sashing
    That's what I was thinking, a thin border of dark then maybe a wider border using one of the lighter tones and then bind in the dark of the sashing/thin border. Look forward to seeing what you decide....nice blocks and fabric you have there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by earthwalker View Post
    That's what I was thinking, a thin border of dark then maybe a wider border using one of the lighter tones and then bind in the dark of the sashing/thin border. Look forward to seeing what you decide....nice blocks and fabric you have there.
    I agree, use green for narrow border, then a wider one.
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    Thanks for the input. I plan to finish it this afternoon.
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    Quote Originally Posted by moreland View Post
    I've put together these blocks and need to do some borders, but I am truly clueless on what would work well. Hope some of you can give me some inspiration! Thanks.
    Do you have enough of the sashing fabric to use it for borders?
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    I feel you can pick up any of these medium colors from the quilt for the border and stay with the same dark as sashing for the binding

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    A chain of squares would look nice.

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