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Old 01-12-2018, 12:00 PM
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Can you help me decide if I want a border on this quilt. I have been trying to decide all day....


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Old 01-12-2018, 12:09 PM
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when i saw the first pic, i thought 'no'. after seeing your border choice in the second pic, i think that is what you should do! it's so pretty!
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Old 01-12-2018, 12:24 PM
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It looks good either way. I would make the decision based on how big I want the quilt. If you want bigger add the border, but it looks fine without :-) Nice color palette!
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Old 01-12-2018, 12:28 PM
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Yes. The border creates a frame and sets it off, IMO.

Lovely quilt.

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Old 01-12-2018, 12:34 PM
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I am not usually a border person and at first I too thought no. Then I saw your possible borders and changed my mind instantly. It really looks sharp with the borders.
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Old 01-12-2018, 12:34 PM
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i think it's gorgeous either way, if you want bigger then border, if you don't want or need larger than I'd do a narrow binding and start snuggling under it! I love the purple fabric on the super wide border but I think a teal or green would be better for the narrow part in the middle.
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Old 01-12-2018, 12:36 PM
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I love that border!! go for it
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Old 01-12-2018, 12:39 PM
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Border for sure, but with a darker inner border.
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Old 01-12-2018, 01:26 PM
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Without border is more moder, with border is more traditional. Pretty either way.
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Old 01-12-2018, 01:31 PM
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Yes. The border creates a frame and sets it off, IMO.

Lovely quilt.

YES! Border really adds the umph!
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