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To Border or Not to Border? That is the question...

Old 04-19-2021, 06:13 PM
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I made the blocks in the border of this quilt for something else. They didn't look good in that quilt.

I put them next to this panel, and they found a home! It currently measures 44 inches x 50 inches.

Should I add a border or not?

If so, how wide and what color would you use?

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Old 04-19-2021, 07:29 PM
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Not the answer you're looking for - I love it just as it is, but it would look wonderful with a border to bring it all together. One thing sure, you can't go wrong. As for a color suggestion if you added a border, for some reason a rich forest-y green comes to mind. Or maybe yellow. Sorry, I'm being no help whatsoever, but I liked it so much I wanted to put my two cents in.
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Old 04-19-2021, 08:04 PM
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I would leave it as is. Just add a bright binding to it.
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Old 04-19-2021, 09:55 PM
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Or even just a dark green binding to "frame" it.
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Old 04-20-2021, 02:23 AM
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I'd add a red binding - it really looks complete the way it is. Cute!
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Old 04-20-2021, 02:47 AM
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I. Your quilt looks great as is.
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Old 04-20-2021, 02:56 AM
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I agree, just a bright color binding would finish it off nicely.
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Old 04-20-2021, 03:01 AM
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Sew adorable as it with just binding!
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Old 04-20-2021, 03:42 AM
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What a cute quilt! It looks great.
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Old 04-20-2021, 04:52 AM
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i think it looks great as it is. but if you want, you could add a thin border that somehow matches or coordinates with that thin blue star inner border on the panel. that may frame it well
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