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Would you ever use silver and gold together?

Old 06-20-2012, 05:31 AM
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Just wondering if you would ever use fabric with gold metallic and fabric with silver metallic, together in the same project.
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Old 06-20-2012, 05:42 AM
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Don't know why not - they mix them in jewelry
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Old 06-20-2012, 05:49 AM
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As long as it coordinates with the other fabrics...SURE! I actually like gold/silver together.
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Old 06-20-2012, 05:57 AM
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Why not? Remember: there are no rules!
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Old 06-20-2012, 05:58 AM
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Almost never ! I find it tough to mix the two. The gold in most metalics is so over powering to the silver. Most silver metalics are blue( winter type) , a few purple, and a couple black... so the base fabrics make it limiting. I would love to see a combo metalic with both I think it would make it easier to combine . The ultimate would have sliver, gold and a copper colored metalic ... a girl can dream !
I actually experimented with some Moda Marbles and fabric paint .. did a spatter style paint in metalics of the three. It got me the results I was looking for ... just messy process.

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I would for a Christmas themed project. Reminds me of the song sung by Burl Ives, "Silver and Gold."
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I think it would have to depend on how it looks together. Sometimes you can have too much of a good thing. You will know when you look at it. Go with your instincts.
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Old 06-20-2012, 06:54 AM
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Nope, but I don't mix gold and silver jewelry either.
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Old 06-20-2012, 06:59 AM
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Originally Posted by annthreecats View Post
I would for a Christmas themed project. Reminds me of the song sung by Burl Ives, "Silver and Gold."
When I read the post I started to sing that song, lol
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I don't think I would in a quilt. Unless of course the fabrics worked well together.
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