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Thread: Scrap bin almost empty..

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    Super Member aneternalpoet's Avatar
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    I feel good.. sort of.. My scrap bin of odds and ends is almost empty, thanks to this small section of this Fun with Bricks quilt pattern I am starting.. so many scraps to cut, and sew .. but its worth knowing I will be able to empty out my bin by tomorrow.. I am making this into a queen sized quilt I think ( maybe just a full if I get tired of cutting :shock: ).. what do you guys think for a border for someone whose not all that great at that part of quilting yet? any colors pop out at you?
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    Ooooh, it's soo pretty! :) I don't have any suggestions for border as I'm new to this whole thing - just wanted to drop in and say it looks lovely! :)

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    I love your scrappy!!! So pretty! I think a dark blue or black border would look awesome!!

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    This is nice. Maybe a red border. There sre so many wonderful colors to choose from. maybe try different colors and see which one you like the best.

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    I might go with a white border!

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    i am cutting scraps now.. getting that scrapp drawer emptied and refilled with fabric of a bigger size...lol
    this one is beautiful... i think what i like about it is the white.. breaks up the color sq.

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    It is great..I love the feeling of using scraps and emptying my bin...but it never happens..I create more than I use. As far as a border it is going to depend on if you are a warm or cool color person as far as what you will like..I am a warm color person..so I say go RED! BUt cool color person is going to prefer nice...soothing blue...

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    thanks.. I am already tired of cuttin strips , haha, but its fun to see the randomness of the colors, and such.. I just need to find more scraps if there are any hidden in my other bins, as I dont want to cut into yardage that I am short on.. Thanks for the encouragement!

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    i am probably more like you, but I love the color purple, but not sure that would fit this quilt project.. who knows, I might be able to find more scraps I have hidden somewhere, and put more into it.. thanks for the encouraging comment.. ( and your name is so unique. Love the sound of charismah..( probably missspelled it since its not in front of me now , sorry ).

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    The red is just calling to me. I would go with red.

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