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Old 08-23-2019, 03:44 PM
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If black, I might consider adding a sashing and cornerstone. My first thought was, what about a medium gray?
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Old 08-23-2019, 06:27 PM
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I would stay with the black, with maybe a jewel toned variegated thread for the quilting.
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Old 08-23-2019, 07:46 PM
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Agree with black with a pieced border - piano keys or a braid, maybe. I like variegated thread on black, too.
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Old 08-23-2019, 10:06 PM
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Thanks for your suggestions. I thought if I did the black, the edges of the blocks would disappear but i’ll give that a look again.

Appreciate the comments. Good advice.
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Old 08-24-2019, 04:05 AM
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I love the brown. Or any tan would work, too.
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Old 08-24-2019, 04:07 AM
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I too think Black. Do you have any of the batiks left over? I have enclosed a pic of a BOM that I did with a dark purple grunge background where I took the left overs and broke up the solid squares. Might be a great option.

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Old 08-24-2019, 04:41 AM
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I see pink in a lot of the blocks and would see how it looks with different shades of pink. Green might be another one to look at since there's also a fair amount of green. I think the black would also work.
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Old 08-24-2019, 04:55 AM
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Your blocks are gorgeous but I don't think the brown works with them.
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Old 08-24-2019, 05:40 AM
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A black background will make the blocks float and look stunning. A different color will define the blocks to look like stand alone blocks and show detail. It's a personal choice. Both are great.
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Old 08-24-2019, 06:23 AM
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Great idea but don’t have leftovers. Like how it outlines your block!
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