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Old 03-01-2018, 04:03 PM
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Wanting to a braid quilt in selection of fat quarters in orange what color would I use as a contrast? TIA
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Old 03-01-2018, 04:08 PM
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Blues and turquoise are the compliment to orange and make a wonderful contrast. This site has some pretty examples: https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&....0.pyAGuCF9vcw

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Old 03-01-2018, 04:09 PM
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I've not seen it in quilts, but orange and purple work in flower arranging.

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Old 03-01-2018, 05:29 PM
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If you want a lighter, summery look you could use pink.
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Old 03-01-2018, 06:37 PM
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Not sure what you are going for in terms of brightness but brown and yellow would make a pretty braid. I don't care for brown all that much but next to orange it's very appealing.
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My first thought, too, Jan.
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Old 03-02-2018, 04:04 AM
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I used navy blue & gray with Orange that made a striking quilt. It was a baby quilt I made to go with the nursery colors and in spite of my original misgivings, it was really lovely.
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Old 03-02-2018, 06:29 PM
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I don't follow the color wheel. I usually pick a print and pick colors out of it. I am not into modern type quilts and colors.
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Old 03-02-2018, 09:29 PM
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Turquoise blue.
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Old 03-03-2018, 05:50 AM
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Navy blue makes the orange pop...I have a quilt my great grandmother made using navy, bright orange, and ivory. It’s my favorite quilt.
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