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Thread: Not sure what I'm doing!

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    Junior Member Juztme's Avatar
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    Not sure what I'm doing!

    I found some fabric that I really like, it's called Farmers Market by Brannock and Pate for Moda. I couldn't find a pattern I liked, so I looked in my 501 quilt block book and piced a block pattern, White Hemstitch, and proceeded to put something together. My goal is to make a lap size quilt to hang in the bedroom. My colors are black, gold and olive green, so these colors worked for me.

    I have moved things around, cut different fabrics and this is what I've come up with so far. On my computer the gold looks like beige, but is actually gold that matches cherry pattern fabric in the center of the stars. The light colored fabric looks like white, but is actually a dark beige. I haven't ever done anything like this before as I've been quilting only about 8 months and I am still learing about contrast, color, etc. I plan on using the black as the border with either a solid gold or cherry colored framing border.

    The first four blocks are the complete. Can I get some input?Is there enought contrast? not enough? need more color?

    Thanks, I feel totally lost and don't want to give up!
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    Junior Member Juztme's Avatar
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    I forgot.... These are 12 inch blocks, would this have looked better smaller?

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    I like it so far. Remember to watch your points when piecing the blocks so that they match up. I like the block a lot! I think you are doing a great job laying it out.

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    I think what you've done so far looks great. Like your color scheme and your layout.
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    Nice job. I think your contrast is really good. I wouldn't change anything. can't wait to see it finished.

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    I like it. I like the contrast and I think the black border will work very well.
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    Are you going to put anymore little black squares like the one that is on the second row..if not I would take that one out..or put one in each of the blocks like the one that it's in...the rest looks lovely...

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    I like it too the colour combo is really good keep going your doing great!
    Everyday is a good day for Quilting!

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    Personally, I love it and would not change a thing.

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    I think it is just beautiful, great job!!!!!!

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