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What color sashing should I use with this purple fabric?

Old 04-13-2017, 08:20 AM
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Default What color sashing should I use with this purple fabric?

I am planning a quilt for my grandaughter who loves purple and silver, but is a tomboy and doesn't like bright colors. Challenging!

I chose these purples because they had a soft hue. And I am choosing one of these patterns. Note, the triangle pattern is a Quilty pattern http://www.quiltylove.com/triangle-pop-quilt-pattern/

What color should I use with the purple to allow it to stand out, but not shout PURPLE!!!!

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Old 04-13-2017, 08:39 AM
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do you have a really dark purple or striped purple? if not, maybe dark gray. the individual colors will show well all by themselves. Will be cute quilt!!
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Old 04-13-2017, 08:43 AM
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White would work, but black would be very striking with those fabrics! Nice selection.
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Old 04-13-2017, 09:03 AM
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That light yellow triangle in the photo would work well in my opinion.
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Old 04-13-2017, 09:29 AM
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White / Black / Very Dark Purple / Pink / Red, will all work. It depends on what finished look you want in the end.
My vote is White, Black or Pink.
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Old 04-13-2017, 09:33 AM
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From these fabrics, third up from the bottom on the right.
This is a really nice collection.

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Old 04-13-2017, 09:51 AM
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​lovely fabrics! I would see how a light grey would look.
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Old 04-13-2017, 09:59 AM
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Actually ... I would use the light print you have shown in the upper left corner of your selection.
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Old 04-13-2017, 10:00 AM
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None of these three patterns have a sashing. They just have a white background fabric. I would use all your colors as the triangles, and white as the background.
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Old 04-13-2017, 10:42 AM
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I would use white or black. The white will keep it soft, the black will really make the purple pop. If, as you say, she is a tomboy, she may not like it "soft" and would appreciate the black more.
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