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Thread: B&Y blocks beginnings

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    I got mine yesterday!! I was putting them together for a few hours today. Status so far!! I am making two lap quilts with them.

    Kyia

    almost all the way together
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    Very nice!

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    Awesome looking blocks Kyia! Good plan to make two lap quilts.

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    Very pretty. I love the heart!

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    Your blocks are so pretty!! I like
    your idea of making two lap quilts.
    Please share pic's when you are all
    done making them!! :D

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    That is going to be one beautiful quilt.

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    Thank you all for the wonderful comments.

    Kyia

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    Nice - they'll be really pretty. BTW, love the pool table for a design board!!

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    Your blocks are really nice and I think it is clever you are going to make two lap quilts out of them!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Esqmommy
    Nice - they'll be really pretty. BTW, love the pool table for a design board!!
    I do this all the time since I don't have a board. Much to my hubby's dismay! The only problem is when we want to play or have people over I have to clear it off, or just get the top together and move it!! But that means more sewing time!! Yea!

    Kyia

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    Great work by everyone and they will be so nice & bright when finished.

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    I added two borders to my two lap quilts of the B&Y blocks. I was thinking to add a 3" yellow border next. I would like opinions please...

    A) Should I add the yellow border??

    B) Should I leave it as is, quilt it and use yellow for the binding?

    Thanks for any assistance and or comments.

    Kyia :D

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    close of up borders, second one uses the yellow in the sashings and blues in the corners stones
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    Looking good!

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    How big do you need them to be? My preference would be to leave as is, quilt it and use yellow binding. Yellow is a pretty strong color. If you need it to be bigger, you can add a yellow border, I would, personally, add something that reads more blue if I had the fabrics.

    Looks wonderful!!!

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    Thank you for the comments.

    I don't need them to be bigger. I am using them as lap quilts and gifting them to my granmothers.

    I don't have enough blue to ad another border. I can either use the dar blue that is ther first border or the yellow for bindings.

    I am still looking forward to any suggestions.

    Kyia :-)

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    I just love the way you have
    put these two tops together!! :D
    Way to go girl!! :thumbup:

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    I would add one more border...sometimes that extra bit makes the quilt more cozy to use for the lap. Can you mix the blue/yellow, rather than pure yellow? They are really pretty!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Esqmommy
    I would add one more border...sometimes that extra bit makes the quilt more cozy to use for the lap. Can you mix the blue/yellow, rather than pure yellow? They are really pretty!!
    What would you sugest? I have a little of the blues left but not enough for a solid border by itself.

    Kyia :-)

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    Great job. Blue and yellow are my favorites. Eleanor Burns has really pretty blue and yellows.

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    They look great Kyia! I'm with Esq for your border. Sounds good!

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    How pretty!

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    Thank you all for the wonderful suggestions. I think I am going to have to leave it as is. I cant figure out the math to add another border using a design instead of solid border. I will quilt them and put yellow binding on them.

    Thank you all for the help and comments.

    Kyia

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    I love yellow. Another yellow border would look nice to me. How do they feel on your lap? Would bigger be better?

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    Those are all beautiful, I love the setting for them too!!! :D :D :D

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