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Thread: Help Me Decide

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    Super Member jrhboxers's Avatar
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    So, I found this really great fabric. I bought it to make a OBW. But I am also tempted to do a Cathedral Window with this in the window and the base being either black or green.

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    Both.
    You better get more fabric. :)

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    It depends on the size of the flowers. IMO, if they're small (1/2" or less)- Cathedral Windows. Larger flowers would mske a gorgeous OBW. The fabric is stunning!

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    Maybe buy more and do both???:)

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    I agree with tjradj hard decision... either one will make a beautiful quilt

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    I would do an OBW, the fabric is wonderful!

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    Gee, I don't know! That's one of those fabrics I hate to cut b/c it's so beautiful!!! (I'm NO help!)
    :D:D

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    Hmm, this is difficult to decide...so I ask myself-->which design do I like best?-->for me it's Cathedral Windows.
    But then, like others...do both!!!
    Maureen

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    Unless your Cathedral Windows are very large, I would think that you would lose your flowers and leaves. JMHO - but very beautiful material.

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    OBW

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    OBW

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    I would make a quilt with larger squares so I could see the flowers. I guess I am saying don't make either of those.
    Too beautiful to cut up into small pieces.

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    OBW

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    I'm certainly no help. Beautiful fabric!

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    Cathedral window!

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    I love the fabric!!! What ever you decide I know it will be beautiful.

    Billy

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    hard decision

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    If you used for the CW quilt then you'd have to fussy cut the flowers(lots of wasted fabric). OBW used a lot of fabric too unless you just want to make a wall hanging. I'd come up with another pattern to use this AWESOME fabric!

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    the fabric is beautiful, no matter what you choose to do will be gorgeous

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    I fear the beauty of that fabric will be lost if you cut it too small. The colors are gorgeous! Can't wait to see what you decide to do with it.

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    OBW

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    I just saw a Cathedral Window made with black background and a bright floral for the centers. It's the most stunning Cathedral Window that I've seen.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tjradj
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    You better get more fabric. :)
    For Sure!

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    A larger cathedral window block would spotlight the flowers and you wouldn't have to fussy cut them, perhaps 6 or 7 inch squares? I would like a medium green to frame them. I am not a black lover myself, all flowers have green leaves.

    Carol J.

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    OBW...for me

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