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Old 02-05-2018, 04:12 PM
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So here are all my blocks ... what colour grouping should I do? Light to dark? Dark to light?

I grouped them together as much as I could

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Old 02-05-2018, 04:19 PM
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Stunning. I need to add OBW to my list of to do. I vote light to dark. Great job!
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Old 02-05-2018, 04:46 PM
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I'd play with layout on this one...take picture then rearrange again. You'll be inspired as you play. Fun stuff...
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Old 02-05-2018, 04:50 PM
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I don't know but it sure is beautiful! Can't wait to see more.
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Old 02-05-2018, 04:50 PM
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If you want it look like the light is above it, go dark on the bottom to light on the top. If you want it to look like a sunrise or sunset, put the dark on the top. I think it is all deciding the effect you want.
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Old 02-05-2018, 04:55 PM
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Personally, I like this type of OBW quilt best when each of the different "color" hexagons are spaced (roughly) evenly over the quilt. In particular, I like it when the nearly identical hexagons are not near each other. With spacing out the different "colors", I feel like the hexagons seem better defined; when a lot of similar hexagons are close together, I feel like they can sorta "mush" together.
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Old 02-05-2018, 06:09 PM
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Oooh, I dont' know about layout, but I love your blocks. I really need to read my book and make a OBW quilt.

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Old 02-05-2018, 09:31 PM
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Saw a friend's recently where she had the light in the center and radiated out to the dark. Was really different and interesting.
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Old 02-06-2018, 03:47 AM
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I like a swoosh of light from one of the top corners down to the opposite side. Your blocks are lovely.
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Old 02-06-2018, 04:25 AM
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All I can say for sure is that I really like your blocks and the color palette. I can't fathom how you would put them together. However, I will be anxious to see what you decide; so many options to choose from. I like the concept.
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