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what is wrong with this quilt?

Old 02-19-2021, 04:41 PM
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I think it is pretty but maybe it is all of the dark colors that you don't like. Or maybe if you rearranged the blocks to make a different design. Good luck to you
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Old 02-19-2021, 04:48 PM
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The block reminds me of drunkard's path. Here's a link to show different ways to lay out the blocks.
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Old 02-19-2021, 05:23 PM
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It is lovely, try playing around with the layout until you find one you like. There are many ways you could turn the blocks and make it look totally different.
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Old 02-19-2021, 05:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Jerseyrayne View Post
How about this arrangement and put the center block black or the orange/salmon color? I am sorry I don't know who the original quilt was made by, I think it might be Green Fairy, but not sure, I love the FMQ.
oh, I like this arrangement!
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Old 02-19-2021, 06:26 PM
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Beautiful blocks!

In my mind, I think it needs red sashing and black cornerstones.
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Old 02-19-2021, 06:46 PM
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I haven’t read the other suggestions made already.

When I look at the blocks, I think you should play with the layout. Perhaps an arrangement os circles staggered across the quilt.Alternate the circles with plain squares which give you more room to play when quilting. Have fun!
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Old 02-19-2021, 07:22 PM
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try getting some inspiration from some drunkard path layouts and see what works. I love the fabrics and think it is great, just needs a more interesting layout design to please the eye.
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Old 02-19-2021, 07:45 PM
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A couple of possibilities from EQ7. I do think you need to change out those light blue centers for something darker. Another option would be to add a bias strip in a darker color to make the lighter blue centers stand out.
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Old 02-20-2021, 03:25 AM
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I did a fan quilt and found it looked better on point.
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Old 02-20-2021, 03:38 AM
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Yes, to putting these on point with sashing. It always amazes me how easy that setting is and what interest it creates. I don't know that I'd go to the work of tearing those fans apart until I considered all other alternatives. My luck would be that I'd create "damage" or become so disgusted with the whole thing that I'd ditch it. It's too pretty to do that. Try alternative arrangements first.
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