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Old 03-31-2014, 08:12 AM
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I vote for white. Greys are weird, some cool, some warm. The grey could potentially CLASH with the sofa.

And white pops. And it's less trendy. And it will show off the greys in the quilt.
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Old 03-31-2014, 08:25 AM
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I like the grey
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Old 03-31-2014, 09:16 AM
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White. I agree that if your gray background isn't a good partner for the tone of gray in the couch, it's not going to look good on it, and there are just so many shades of gray. White allows the fabrics to stand out and look fresh, will not clash with the couch or other gray in their decor, and makes for a more visually interesting quilt-- there's very little value variation with the gray.

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Old 03-31-2014, 09:18 AM
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I vote for the gray.
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Old 03-31-2014, 09:43 AM
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Man! I just don't know. I think that the gray would look good then I also agree about the color clashing with the couch. Love your colors. Whatever you do I know that this will be a beautiful quilt. Be sure to show us when you are finished. BrendaK
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Old 03-31-2014, 10:12 AM
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Gray seems to enhance the blocks better
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I also vote Gray!

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Old 03-31-2014, 11:26 AM
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Originally Posted by debbiemarie View Post
I plan to cut 5" squares in these colors and either use the gray or the white sashing. Which one do you think looks best? It's for my niece who is getting married, they have a dark gray sofa.
IMO, the white background looks like the pieces are just LAID under th blocks-----------not a part of the design like the gray will be
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Old 03-31-2014, 11:28 AM
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Originally Posted by bigsister63 View Post
Gray with white sashing and a thin white inner border.
Gray sashing with white sashing????????????
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Old 03-31-2014, 11:29 AM
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I like the gray.
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