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Old 12-08-2019, 07:59 AM
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So.... Iíve finally finished the border on my quilt. 98f77310-486a-4ced-bd5b-57e85e7ac288.jpeg

so what colour binding?

i have yellow/gold 642e1cac-cf09-4b07-84e9-308c9f1858bb.jpeg

dark purple 67758226-a5ea-470c-b54f-c7bbba8e488a.jpeg

or light purple 2b2aefb1-8f33-4317-8ea2-2a35f1310b22.jpeg
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Old 12-08-2019, 08:13 AM
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I generally figure binding is the last place I can put color on my quilt. Is the light purple the same as the framing of the blocks in the quilt top? If so, that is my first choice. Helps tie everything together and end it at the same time. If it's a close but not exact fabric I'd take the following into consideration.

Personally, I like the solid punctuation of the golden yellow especially next to the border print, but it is a rather "taste specific" sort of thing. If the quilt is for you and you like, sure no problem. For sale or to someone you don't know well I wouldn't do it.

I think the dark purple is a safe reasonable choice, it ends the quilt nicely and strongly without the punch of yellow.
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Old 12-08-2019, 08:38 AM
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dark purple is gorgeous and also in the quilt. my choice!
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Dark purple. Beautiful quilt.
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Old 12-08-2019, 08:45 AM
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I like the dark purple too. I'm a fan of dark colors for bindings. I feel it stops the eye and frames the quilt nicely.
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Old 12-08-2019, 08:47 AM
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I like the dark purple best. I try to do dark binding as it makes a nice frame and doesn’t get as dirty. Pretty top!
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Old 12-08-2019, 09:14 AM
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Another vote for dark purple, but then I like dark ouside borders that sort of frame the "inards". Oh, I didn't see Tartan's post! I agree.
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Old 12-08-2019, 09:30 AM
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I would chose the dark purple.
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Old 12-08-2019, 09:38 AM
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Another vote for dark purple for all the reasons stated above. Beautiful quilt, by the way.
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Another vote for dark purple to finish the quilt. Beautiful quilt!
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