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Thread: Which layout do you prefer?

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    Which layout do you prefer?

    I am making a pattern from Missouri Star called Block in a Block. There is a video on it.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lWx7zDBeMos

    I am struggling between a structured layout of these blocks and one more random. Which do you prefer?
    Thanks for any input.

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    I like the first one the most. Pretty colors.
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    I like the second one. Don't have a reason, just more pleasing to me.
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    Either one but I kind of like the random. So either would really work!

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    I like the second one better. I think it has a better balance of color. The first one is pretty too, but too much blue.

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    First one gets my vote. But always do what you like. That's the best choice.
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    In the first layout ...try switching 1st block with 8th and the 12th with number 13? Too computer challenged to cut and paste myself. Good luck!

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    I like both so either one you select should be great.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cathyvv View Post
    First one gets my vote. But always do what you like. That's the best choice.
    Yeah, if I could decide which one I like better, I would do that. I actually like each one. I have decided to decide later....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Basketman View Post
    In the first layout ...try switching 1st block with 8th and the 12th with number 13? Too computer challenged to cut and paste myself. Good luck!
    Here is what you suggested. What do you think? I like it.

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    I Do...do you? Ooops you already said you do...go for it!
    Last edited by Basketman; 12-21-2014 at 03:29 PM.

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    I loved the 1st one. It just jumped out at me. And what's funny is I'm usually a "structured" gal...but sometimes we just have to "random it up"..lol.

    I think what I notice in the 2nd one is in the middle some of the blocks are so close in value, and being light they kind of get lost in each other. The colors you used are fabulous, and I love the way they work together, yet the different darks, mediums, lights can be arranged where the colors contrast so beautifully as well.

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    Basketman's suggestion looks great, too..
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    second one gets my vote

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    I like your revisions in post #10.

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    the revisions put those 3 bright turquoise together 11 12 & 16 I think. lovethe colors. Block placements take me a long time. Play until you are happy
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    yes, your rearrangement looks great and so did the first photo you posted too.
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    I like the second one better
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    Well, now I have played a bit more and am thinking of this one. Somehow it looks "softer." It's a good thing that I have taken pictures of each order so far, so I can compare.

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    The second one.

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    they both look the same to me..
    block in a block
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    I like random, much more interesting.
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    The quilt police seems to like the second one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dina View Post
    Here is what you suggested. What do you think? I like it.

    Dina
    I like this one better because I do not like the darker purple with white flowers in the same row, colum or too close. that one really pops at me so this one would get my vote.
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    Yes, I like the new way suggested by Basketman!!
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