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Old 11-18-2018, 11:02 AM
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Hi every one
I am working on this scrappy quilt and this is what i have so far.
I want to make it bigger and not sure what to add to it .
Was looking at maybe flying geese or a chain link block .
But I keep thinking because i have the small blocks on the out side now it .
Could be to busy .
Any ideas
where would i be with out you guys for help lol
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Old 11-18-2018, 11:08 AM
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Not certain how much bigger you would like to make it. I would add an outside thin strip of the white to "border" the squares on point. Then I would repeat a 4 patch element from the inside of the quilt. Or even a complete outside row or the blocks all the way around. There are lots of options with scrappies. Love the colors.
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Old 11-18-2018, 11:24 AM
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How much wider do you want it? A suggestion is another border, maybe white, and then use a scrappy binding. but if you want it wider than that, I like toverly's suggestion
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Old 11-18-2018, 11:40 AM
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Think smaller blocks like the inside blocks ?
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Old 11-18-2018, 11:53 AM
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This looks like a happy quilt. I agree with toverly that it needs another thin white border like your inside border, then I can see a border of scrappy, whimsical flying geese with the bottoms of the geese on a horizontal line, but vary the angles and shapes of the triangle sides. Would love to see a picture of the finished quilt.
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Old 11-18-2018, 12:15 PM
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Maybe go with more borders but not pieced ones. Or perhaps the next border a border that "reads" solid & the next one a pieced border. Also, remember that the borders don't have to be the same width on both sides. So if you want the quilt longer but not wider, just put a wider border on the top & bottom to make it longer.
I really like pieced borders & here's a site that shows a few for some ideas that might help you.

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Old 11-18-2018, 06:04 PM
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That is really really pretty!! I'd go with another mini of white first...then audition different pieced borders... If you are feeling adventurous, you could do a wide white border and applique floral's or .....different size circles in contrast to the squares. I'm an appliquér so that is what I would probably do... It's gonna rock regardless of what you do...
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Old 11-18-2018, 06:08 PM
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Linear borders of marbled fabric. Pink, purple, turquoise or whatever color combo suits you. Bind it in the third color.
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Old 11-18-2018, 06:51 PM
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Piano keys.
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Old 11-19-2018, 02:45 AM
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Originally Posted by Theodora View Post
Piano keys.
That was my thought, a white border followed by colored piano keys. The colored piano keys would function like a wide colored border.
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