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9-Patch maddness. what a mess?? What would you do?

Old 03-08-2018, 12:21 PM
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Default 9-Patch maddness. what a mess?? What would you do?

I was making the 9-patch madness and loved it. was gonna make it 4 across by five down, so got my 20 blocks made and stupid me didn't even think and put 5 blocks in the rows and now it's to short. don't want to take it all back apart, and have no more of the background fabric as it was I was short and used a different wow on the 4 corner blocks. I could make a new row with a different wow for top and bottom, will be bigger than I wanted but it is scrappy? Or I could just add bigger border to top and bottom and smaller to sides. What do you think? Thanks for any help.
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Old 03-08-2018, 12:25 PM
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Larger border top & bottom is a good option. Nice thing about scrappy quilts is anything works. The quilt is lovely.
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Old 03-08-2018, 12:42 PM
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Go with your border idea. Beautiful quilt.
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I'm confused. You wanted a 4 x 5 setting, and now you have a 5 x 4 setting, what happens when you rotate the quilt 90 degrees?
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All my blocks that are upright will be sideways?
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yep, directional prints. borders are your answer. i've seen lovely quilts with larger borders on top or both top and bottom. or a row of blocks of some sort added. good luck.
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My DGD said just turn it Grandma, doesn't matter witch the direction there in.
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You could take it apart??? or do the boarder thing or do as DGD says.
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Old 03-08-2018, 04:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Jane Quilter View Post
I'm confused. You wanted a 4 x 5 setting, and now you have a 5 x 4 setting, what happens when you rotate the quilt 90 degrees?
I was thinking the same thing and then I saw her directional fabric. LOL
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I would and have made bigger borders top and bottom. Smaller on the sides.
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