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Canít decide which border

Old 06-04-2019, 06:47 AM
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I made an 18Ē paper pieced unicorn and now canít decide what to do for the border.
I made the ribbon border but canít decide if I like it or a plain red border best.
Iím almost out of black, so canít make another pieced border containing black.
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Old 06-04-2019, 06:58 AM
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i love the ribbon border. if you can squeeze it out of your leftover black, i'd make a narrow black border then bind it in one of the pink/reds. it looks great
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Old 06-04-2019, 07:22 AM
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I vote for the ribbon border. Please post pictures when you are done. It's beautiful!!
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Old 06-04-2019, 07:27 AM
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It's beautiful! Both borders are wonderful...i lean toward the ribbon one!
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That ribbon border is lots of fun, I think it goes well with your rainbow unicorn!
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Old 06-04-2019, 08:02 AM
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I love the ribbon border, but it may be a little too busy and take away from the unicorn. I think I'd go with the plain border, for the sake of the unicorn being 'center stage'.
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Old 06-04-2019, 08:24 AM
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What a hard decision. I think though I would also go for the ribbon and finish as QuiltnNan suggests.
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Old 06-04-2019, 08:57 AM
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Both borders look nice but the ribbon border gets my vote!
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Old 06-04-2019, 09:02 AM
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​I love your ribbon border but it seems to upstage the center in my opinion. If I had sewn that terrific Unicorn, I would want it to be the focal point.
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Old 06-04-2019, 09:07 AM
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Both work well.
At first I liked the fun of the ribbon border ... but then ...
I the simplicity of the red called to me. I guess I am the lone one on this thought!

Why? My conclusion was that your unicorn has a lot going on with the multi-colours,
and the ribbon border was competing, even pulling my eyes outwards to it.
Whereas, the plain red seemed calmer and let my eyes focus on the star ... your unicorn.

Unless you need size, I might even consider no border, instead using the red as a binding.
And too, would make the binding a wider than normal one, to give a nice frame around it.

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