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Help with Inner and outer border

Old 08-10-2013, 04:52 AM
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I just finished the top of a quilt for my great-niece. Now I cannot decided on which color of fabric to use for the inner and outer borders. I have several fabric colors that I want to use but just cannot get the right combination. I was wondering if the board members can help me to decide which fabric colors to use please.

Here is a picture of the quilt top along with the fabric that I would like to uses for the borders.
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Old 08-10-2013, 04:53 AM
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Picture, please?,,,,,,,,,
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Old 08-10-2013, 05:23 AM
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I would do a small white border first of the same background fabric behind the butterflies if possible. You could then use any of the bright colours you have posted. I like the first rosy pink but choose which bright that your niece would like. Great top!
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Old 08-10-2013, 05:30 AM
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have you thought about using the darkest color you have. Oops that isn't one of your choices. But if you have enough fabric of the dark I would think it would make the whole quilt pop!
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Old 08-10-2013, 05:33 AM
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I would use background as inner border then make a scrappy outer border with the colors in the blocks, you could also piece in some of the yardage you have if you didn't have enough of the other.
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Old 08-10-2013, 05:33 AM
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I agree with Tartan:

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I would do a small white border first of the same background fabric behind the butterflies if possible. You could then use any of the bright colours you have posted. I like the first rosy pink but choose which bright that your niece would like. Great top!
My granddaughters would fight over that quilt. Very pretty!!
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I like the two pinks.... inner border, the lighter pink, with the dark pink on the outside.
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Old 08-10-2013, 06:31 AM
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I also agree with Tartan! Your quilt is really pretty!!
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I agree with Tartan too! Beautiful job!
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