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Thread: Bargello WH -- borders or not??

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    I finished the basic center of my wavy bargello WH. I am undecided about borders. None -- or add some. Right now it measures about 40" square. The first pix is in the upright position. I also took a sideways pix that I think I like better.

    Opinions, please

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    It is from the Twist and Turn Bargello book

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    Either way! I like it! It is beautiful!

    lovely job!

    Enjoy,
    sue

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    Oh, Child that is darling.

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    It's beautiful

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    Looks like a peaceful day on the water somewhere. What a beautiful quilt.

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    The colors are beautiful and it is so calming. A light border might just make it pop.

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    Pretty quilt! I think it needs a border ... nothing elaborate. I think a dark blue 1" border would frame it nice and then a wider border with one of your light-colored blue fabrics, like maybe 4" wide? You did a wonderful job!

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    Quote Originally Posted by quilter1430
    Pretty quilt! I think it needs a border ... nothing elaborate. I think a dark blue 1" border would frame it nice and then a wider border with one of your light-colored blue fabrics, like maybe 4" wide? You did a wonderful job!
    This would be my choice for borders as well.
    Great job!

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    Quote Originally Posted by LisaGibbs
    Looks like a peaceful day on the water somewhere. What a beautiful quilt.
    That was my thought exactly. Such a beautiful quilt. Great job. I agree with a small dark border, to stop the eye, and then a wider light border to give you more size.

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    I love your bargello in blues!
    It's gorgeous! Please show us again when you get your border and binding completed!

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    Quote Originally Posted by suezquilts
    Either way! I like it! It is beautiful!

    lovely job!

    Enjoy,
    sue
    agreed, either way would be gorgeous. I put on 8" borders just so I can have an outrageously quilted feathered border. But this is so gorgeous by itself without borders. And I can see it with a dark blue border being wonderful. Toss a coin

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    Stunning!

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    Beautiful I say wide navy border

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    Gorgeous quilt. I like the border ideas given above. It would frame your quilt very nicely.

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    Nice, I like the colors. Bargello is on my 'bucket list'.

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    Beautiful!!! I would add a border if it was my quilt!

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    a boarder..
    I like boarders.... think it finishes it off....

    btw.. beautiful!

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    Just beautiful!!

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    I agree
    Quote Originally Posted by quilter1430
    Pretty quilt! I think it needs a border ... nothing elaborate. I think a dark blue 1" border would frame it nice and then a wider border with one of your light-colored blue fabrics, like maybe 4" wide? You did a wonderful job!

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    i'd like to see a dark border on it.

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    That is gorgeous but I think I would put a border on to make
    it pop.

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    I did a bargello and had the same thoughts as you but now that I have bordered it out it just seems to have finished it nicely so I vote for borders.

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    well is it to be a lap quilt or a wall hanging. if a lap quilt, i'd add borders to it for sure.

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    Beautiful!

    I love how Eddie bordered his...2 borders different sizes, same color with a thin strip or flange between in a contrasting color. Looks like a matted framed piece of art!

    http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-35462-1.htm

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    Wow!

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