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Thread: which inner border?

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    which inner border?

    I am working on this quilt from scraps from another project. I can't decide on what inner border to use.

    I really like the orange - it matches tweety's feet but is it too bright? The stripe outer border I will probably make smaller that how it is laid out now Would I be better off using the darker blue?

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    I'm liking both but think I like the blue better.

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    Great quilt!! Between the two, I like the dark blue (and usually I am a "bright inner border gal"). What about yellow? I'm just not loving the dark blue. Whatever you decide will be great!!
    We need to make the positives so LOUD that the negatives are impossible to hear.

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    Correction: Not loving the orange.
    We need to make the positives so LOUD that the negatives are impossible to hear.

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    I vote for the blue. It's a bit quieter.
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    i vote for the blue, but would make it very thin
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    I like the blue also.
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    I like the orange! I think it makes the whole quilt lighter. The blue seems too dark compared to the centre and border for my taste.

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    I like the orange makes twenty stand out but yellow would work too, think the blue just too much blue for me..

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    I like the orange, oe of my favorite colors. Fits this quilt really well.

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    How about the blue border with an orange flange for a pop of color?
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    I like he blue much better. I would forget the orange for this quilt.
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    They're both nice, but I like the blue better.
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    I vote for the blue, also.

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    I like the blue. But, with tweety I am sure it is a child's quilt so I say brighten it up with the orange.

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    I like the orange.

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    I like the orange! Tweety shows up better.

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    I like the orange also. it pulls color from the blocks.

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    Have you considered yellow or a light blue? The blue seems dark but the orange isn't taking my eye either. Love your Tweety and the stripe! Happy, happy, happy.

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    Its your quilt and you like the orange. Use it.
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    Both look good. Each changes the look of the quilt. Hard decision!! I think I would choose the orange, brighter and fun!

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    Both work but I like the orange.....especially if it is for a child!

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    I would go with the blue if it were mine.
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    While both are nice, I think the orange is the better choice for a kids quilt. Makes the quilt more "fun".

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    I would use the blue (dark) as a flange with the border you show. I think the width of the blue inner border you show in the first picture is 'too much'. I would also like the orange as a flange; but, not as an inner border.

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