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Thread: Help Help Help, what color thread to quilt a baby quilt

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    Help Help Help, what color thread to quilt a baby quilt

    I am about ready to quilt my University of Illinois baby quilt. What color do you suggest? I have been told not to use monofiliment thread on baby quilts. That would be my first choice. Navy... light blue... MMMM any suggestions. Thanks I knew I could count on you ladies for help. I am just doing diagonal lines... I have blue painters tape already on quilt to help me with the quilting.
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    well usually we use beige or a gray if you don't want it to stand out too much. but if you quilt well, why not use white or blue or red?

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    I myself would use a light blue. If you really want you lines to stand out, you could do a navy or red. I think it would be nice either way.
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    I would suggest you have your quilt layed out now addition the thread on the top unravel a good amount and see how it looks on the top. Nice quilt top

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    I'd probably use a variegated red and blue.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scissor Queen View Post
    I'd probably use a variegated red and blue.
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    No opinion but I really like your quilt.

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    UI orange would be my choice.
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    Since it's a University of Illinois quilt, colors are navy and orange. If you're a good quilter, I'd see if you could find a navy/orange variegated. If you don't want the quilting to stand out, use a light blue or grey.

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    Since its a baby quilt you want bright colors.....what about orange?

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    i would use light blue. cute quilt!

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    light blue would work and the quilting would contrast in the large squares

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    no opinion, but very pretty! love the painters tape idea!

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    Light blue, or variegated red, white and blue, or red. The possibilities are endless.
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