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Thread: I have a question.

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    I am working on some I-spy quilts and at the last minute I bought a couple of alphabet panels. I decided I would put each row of the alphabet in the borders. Question- Do I put the letters facing into the quilt, or outside the quilt? I am thinking, facing into the quilt. Let me know what you think? Do you need pictures?

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    Facing the quilt

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    Yes, facing into the quilt.

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    Yes facing in to the quilt

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    I visualize it the same way. I think it may read "too busy" if facing out.

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    I would put them facing out. If you're looking at the quilt the letters across the bottom should be readable. They won't be if they're upside down. No matter which way the quilt is turned the letters along the bottom edge should be readable.

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    Facing in. The kid can turn the quilt around and look at all the letter.

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    I like them facing in.

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    Cut the strips the width you need and audition them.

    Decide which way looks better to you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scissor Queen
    I would put them facing out. If you're looking at the quilt the letters across the bottom should be readable. They won't be if they're upside down. No matter which way the quilt is turned the letters along the bottom edge should be readable.
    This is something to consider.

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    I would put them facing the quilt. IMHO

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    I vote for facing in-

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    able to read when faceing the quilt

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    Facing out. I agree with Scissor Queen.

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    Hi everyone, thanks for all of your answers, I did quilt the alphabet facing into the quilt. I pictured little kids on top of the quilt looking for pictures, so I felt, that way they would see the alphabet easier.

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