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Thread: Black swans or white swans... or neither?

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    Which do you like better?

    And how would you use them?
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    I like the black swans better but that said ... I wouldn't have a use for either of them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Favorite Fabrics
    Which do you like better?

    And how would you use them?
    I like them both. I would use them as a large border. I think their awesome.

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    I like the black swans on white. I would make a tote bag and put a thin band of red and then a thicker band of sold black on the top of the bag. I would probably use black handles and line the bag in red.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Favorite Fabrics
    Which do you like better?

    And how would you use them?

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    I like them both! Would they work on a 3-d quilt?

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    Prefer the black. Would I use them - at some point but would probably buy the fabric to add to stash.

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    I like them, but I doubt I would use them because I would not want to cut them.

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    I like them both, though like PPs, I probably would not have a use for them for myself.

    My first reaction was ... a shower curtain!
    (sorry)

    However, I can really see both would make nice backings for a quilt. Fun linings or outsides for purses or for larger bags/totes. Placemats.

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    I would use either for backing. If they are large enough, sewing around their outlines, you would have an all over, awesome quilting design on the front of the quilt. :D:D:D

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    I think the white on black are cute but I am not into black and white quilts so I would pass.

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    I like the white swans on the black background better.

    But would probably buy neither - even though I am collecting black and white fabrics.

    Now - if that was a cat fabric - - -

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    I like the black on the white, but I'd have no real use for either.

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    The black ones, and I like the ideas that suebee and Arizona Quilts1 have regarding how they would use them. I immediately thought, "border" but the tote bag idea is great, too!! ;-)

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    I like the white background & would use this in a border or floating blocks/spacers; the shower curtain idea sounds ideal or make bathroom curtains to match shower curtain.

    Backing idea sounds good too.

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    Niether one speaks to me as irresistable. They seem to lack any depth and seem a bit flat.

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    Love both of them

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    I like them both. I think I would do like a stack n' wack. Have fun whatever you do.
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    Hard to choose.

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    I like them both and with a little thought could probably come up with a clever way to use them...but, not this minute, it is too late in the day. LOL

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    I would make a B&W quilt and use this charming material for both a border (black background) and backing (lightbackground). Love it!

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    that would be cute for a wedding quilt of some kind. Also a really cool addition to a black and white quilt!

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