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Thread: Light, or Dark Background???

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    Two treatments for the same quilt, one using a light background, another the dark background. Which do you prefer?

    [img]http://www.quilt-kits-online.com/pro...ges/k181lg.jpg[/img]

    [img]http://www.quilt-kits-online.com/pro...ges/k182lg.jpg[/img]

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    Dark is DRAMA!

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    I think I like the light.

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    They are both beautiful, but I guess it would depend on where the quilt would be used...

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    Make one of each! They're both gorgeous!

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    I love them both. Sorry not much help.
    I guess it depends on if your going for a calm quilt or a drama quilt. ;-)

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    Definitely the dark!!!

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    Wow - what a difference the change in background makes.

    I think I like the light one better - but both are great!

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    I can't believe I'm saying this, but I like the dark the best. (I usually lean towards lighter brighter colors)

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    I love the dark best. I love statement quilts!! They are more memorable.

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    Both are beautiful but I would go for the light on this one. And, I love the fabric!!

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    Oh - what a decision - they are both nice. I think I have to go with the "dark" just a fraction more !!

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    It just might be your pictures but...I think the beautiful colors POP more on the lighter fabric. But I love the dark background too.

    Hard choice but I like the light just a tiny bit better.

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    I like both - I vote for one of each..

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    BOTH!!! oh my goodness- 2 totally different looks- both dramatic- i love them both- it would depend on who the quilt was going to- the purpose- to decide which way to go- but i would want one of each!

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    i prefer the light background

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    For impact, I prefer the dark background. It looks like a stainglass window. If I was going to put it on my bed, I think the light background. There isn't a lot of light in my bedroom and the dark one would look too dark in there.

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    They both look good! But, the black makes it POP! :)

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    Make a two-sided quilt dark on one side & light on the other.
    I like both.

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    I love working w black, but this time I think they are equally attractive. Just a matter of what look you're going for or where it'll be used.

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    Dark!

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    I love them both, the light draws more attention to the flowers,which I assume is what you want to do. On the other hand the black is mystery draws away from the flowers

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    With those particular prints, I like the dark.

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    Dark!!

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    Dark...mostly because I love working with black, but also because, to me, all the seams in the light background distract from the visual impact.

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