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Old 12-20-2008, 09:27 AM
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This was made from a pack of 8 fat quarters I bought at my LQS. I didn't have anything to do, so I decided to make a quilt out of it. The problem is that's it's too small for an adult-sized quilt. Right now it's 36x44. I have a bolt of plain red and a bolt of plain white, and I can always go back to the LQS for more fabric. Any suggestions on what I can do with the borders to enlarge this quilt a little more? And what do you think about Prairie Points? Too busy????
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Old 12-20-2008, 09:30 AM
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I would go thin white and then a 6' red..

I really like it! I would then bind it in red.

Good Luck.. really great work!
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Old 12-20-2008, 09:31 AM
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I agree with Dawn.
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Old 12-20-2008, 09:35 AM
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If you added two broaders, one 2" and one 3" that would add 10" to the length and width.

Or.... add three broaders. Do red, white and red again. Maybe 3", 2", 3" or 2", 1", 2".

I have no opinion or suggestion on the Prairie Points.

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Old 12-20-2008, 09:40 AM
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OOO I just re-read it .. yes white then red and then red and white prarie points as the border.. how CUTE!!!
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Old 12-20-2008, 09:50 AM
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I agree with the small white then a wide red. Love your quilt!!!!
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Old 12-20-2008, 09:53 AM
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I see a thin white row and then the thicker red row with a block in the cornors...very pretty....
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Old 12-20-2008, 10:00 AM
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I too think thin red or white and the opposite colour a broader strip.
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Old 12-20-2008, 10:11 AM
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Maybe a white border. Than a four patch.Than another border of red.
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Old 12-20-2008, 10:23 AM
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I like the white then wider red border and like the idea of a block in the corner. It is a very pretty quilt. Be sure to show us the results.
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