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Thread: HELP with Strip Twist scrap quilt!!!

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    Super Member cmagee84's Avatar
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    I am using Bonnie Hunter's Strip Twist pattern. Thought I was clever to use up scraps. I did not realize my "lights" would read as "mediums" due to the designs in them.

    I am considering making more blocks using more creams and off whites, then making two quilts so that half of these blocks will be used in the second quilt. Would that cut down on the busy-ness?

    Any suggestions would be welcomed!

    The second pic is a close up of what I am referring to with the lights and mediums.

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    I like it just as it is. Love Bonnie Hunter's quilts.

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    I think it looks great the way it is! I don't see too many that don't read as lights, so I think you're okay.

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    I see what you mean. I think I would make more and then use the leftovers for a second quilt.

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    I'm a huge fan of scrap quilts. I love it. I think when you border it all the way around that it will be stunning. I find with scrap quilts it is best to not analyze it too much:)

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    what a cute pattern this is :)

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    I love it as is, it seems to me to have great movement and a 3d appearance.

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    I'm sorry you are not happy with it. I really like it, you have done a lovely job. Do you have a reducer? look at it thru that. If not, squint. I think you will find they look med to you because you are close to it.

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    I really like the lighter tone of this quilt :D:D:D

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    Quote Originally Posted by quiltmouse
    I'm sorry you are not happy with it. I really like it, you have done a lovely job. Do you have a reducer? look at it thru that. If not, squint. I think you will find they look med to you because you are close to it.
    I like it the way it is...agree not to over-analyze. I reduced my screen view to 50% and I think it what you have is working!

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    I like it just the way it is....

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    I like it also!

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    I like it just the way it is. :D :thumbup: Give it a day and see.

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    I really like it the way it is!

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    I think it's great.

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    I also vote for it just the way it is.

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    It looks great when viewed at 50% on my screen too. I think you have a winner just the way it is. I made this quilt too a few years ago.

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    Looks fine exactly as it is. That is the beauty of scrap quilts - anything goes

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    IMHO, I wouldn't do a thing....it look great just like it is....scrappy is scrappy and you did a great job!

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    It looks just like a scrap quilt should look. I don't think your lights look like mediums. It has a good balance. Scrap quilts are naturally busier than planned quilts unless you are using mostly solids.

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    I like it te way it is. Beautiful

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    I like it fine like it is, but it's your quilt, so if you want to change it, go ahead.

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    I think it looks wonderful the way it is.

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    It has almost a 3D Effect I love it. Agree the border will complete it beautifully.

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    I, too , think it looks great. It is a scrap quilt so use it and enjoy.

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