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Old 11-08-2008, 09:45 PM
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My youngest DD wants a quilt for her boyfriend ( soon to be son in law ) for Christmas. He loves bowling and I had no problem designing a quilt around some fabrics I found on line. Then she throws in the hint he loves the color lime green. Help!!!! How can I work this into a bowling quilt. I'm lost.

Bowling balls, bowling pins and bowling bags. I love this material.
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Red, black, and lime green???? How do I make this work???? Help!!!!!
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Old 11-08-2008, 10:03 PM
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Go with the reds and blacks, solids and patterns, in whatever pattern you want. Then make a green frame around the outside, can be thin or a couple of inches, then your border and binding. The green will frame it and it really does look good. :D
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What cool bowling fabric! I totally agree with Bluebird just a small border of the green will make it pop! :D Good luck!
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I agree....the first thought I had was a border
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I agree. Where did you find that bowling fabric - that is so cute!!
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strange minds think alike- I thought border right away too!
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Old 11-09-2008, 04:37 AM
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I love the lime green with the red and black! Such nice contrast. I think it will be a great quilt.
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Old 11-09-2008, 06:45 AM
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I also agree. A little hint of green in a border would really make the quilt!!! I really like your colours and the bowling fabric you chose. Don't forget to post pictures while you are making it and of course the finished product!
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You could put it on the back - and make it sort of reversible.
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Green for the border. I think that is going to be a nice quilt.
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