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Thread: Now What should i do??????????????

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    Senior Member dolores's Avatar
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    Now What should i do??????????????

    Here is a picture of a quilt top that was given to me. it was sewn uneven and the stitches were loose and was a mess. I took it apart and starched my blocks and squared them up and sewed the top back back together. there was two borders one with three strips on two sides and two wide borders on the opposite sides. the small borders are not long enough to take apart and sew on all four sides and I was thinking about taking the big wide borders and making a smaller border to frame it all the way around.
    What do you think?
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    Wow! You have more patience than I do, but the result is lovely. I think your idea re cutting the wide border, etc. is a very good one.
    Ruth

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    Wow great work!

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    Your redo turned out lovely.

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    What patience and such a labor of love. Great idea and wonderful job!

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    Use the wide border all around. You're doing a great job.

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    I would try fitting the smaller darker strips around the whole quilt. If they aren't long enough to go all around, then add a corner stone of the smaller light blue strip to see if that would work. Then add the wider border around that. It will be beautiful no matter how you finish it.

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    Your fix is great!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Halo View Post
    I would try fitting the smaller darker strips around the whole quilt. If they aren't long enough to go all around, then add a corner stone of the smaller light blue strip to see if that would work. Then add the wider border around that. It will be beautiful no matter how you finish it.
    Thanks I hadn't thought of that.

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    You did a great job of redoing this quilt!!
    Gloria 

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