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Advice on fabric selection for Quilt of Valor

Old 03-14-2018, 09:18 AM
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I'm going to piece a quilt of valor similar to the first picture. My question is whether I should use light grey, cream or white for the "white" color. I've attached a picture of the fabric selection with each of the "white" colors. My pictures probably do not do a good job differentiating between the colors so if you can't tell them apart just give me your off the cuff opinion.

Here's the design picture:
stars-stripes-3.jpg

Light grey:
grey-1.jpg

Cream:
cream-1.jpg

White:
white-1.jpg

Together (Grey, Cream, White)
all-1.jpg
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Old 03-14-2018, 09:30 AM
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It would look nice with any of those lights. If it were mine, I'd probably use the cream. I wouldn't want it to be red, grey and blue.
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Old 03-14-2018, 10:01 AM
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I would use the white. Will be a great quilt!!!
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Old 03-14-2018, 10:13 AM
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I would prefer grey or creme but then I tend to think white is a bit stark for me.
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Old 03-14-2018, 10:15 AM
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I prefer the grey.

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Old 03-14-2018, 10:59 AM
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I would use white.....as in red , white, and blue.
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Old 03-14-2018, 01:36 PM
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my choice would be the cream
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I would use the cream since your other colors are more "muted", as in not primary colors of red and blue. The more muted colors are what I used in the QOV I made. I can't really see a cream color on my laptop, just going by your description. It will be beautiful!
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Cream. As suern3 above mentioned, your colors are muted and the cream will not be as stark in contrast.
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Old 03-14-2018, 04:23 PM
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Cream gets my vote. I think it plays better with the red and blue tones you've chosen. Sharp looking quilt and I applaud you for making one for a veteran.
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