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    Super Member sahm4605's Avatar
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    What fabric would you guys put for boarders? I was thinking may be green in a 2" with a purple binding. But not sure. Would have to purchase green for it though. I do know my boo boo which is glaring at me right now.

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    the three different options what do you guys think?
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    Beautiful! Green would be very pretty :D:D:D

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    Heheheheh... you should not have said anything about a boo boo.. took me a long time to see it.. hehhehee.. I love the purple. how big are you wanting it to be? Are you wanting it as a lap size or a bed size? Hard to know. Will the top be only on bed and boarders fall over sides? Or is it meant for a wall hanging?

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    I like the pink myself. Amazing quilt top.

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    Very pretty, I cannot decide what border you should use, so I am no help...did find your boo boo :oops:

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    can you do a skinny inner border and one outside that larger? either the green or the purple can be the outside and binding if you have enough fabric. very pretty quilt!

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    I like the purple. And it took me forever to find the oops!

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    I think green/same as backgorund in blocks for outer border with purple binding.

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    Purple would frame it beautifully...I would use a narrow purple and then come back with a wider in the green and bind with purple.

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    I would do a narrow green and then border it with the purple and bind with the green. I wouldn't add another color.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chicca
    I like the pink myself. Amazing quilt top.
    i didn't see any pink, except the tape measure, right?
    i like the purple

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    Quote Originally Posted by donnajean
    I think green/same as backgorund in blocks for outer border with purple binding.
    Agree

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scissor Queen
    I would do a narrow green and then border it with the purple and bind with the green. I wouldn't add another color.
    Ditto! :thumbup:

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    I would put a narrow 2" purple and then a wider green border. Bind in green.

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    I like the purple

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    Me too!

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    My $0.02 worth... is I would love the look of a 1" purple inner boarder with a 2" or 3" green border.

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    I like the narrow white, then purple

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    Purple

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    I think put the green background around the outside, then the purple. Love the colors! And I didn't see your booboo...so don't worry about it!!

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    narrow white shashing, purple border.

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    I prefer the purple.

    You've got this whole inter-connectedness (yes, I know that's not a word) going on with the stars.
    They're attached N/S and E/W.
    I like how the purple will connect them all by framing the whole top.

    Otherwise, they're just floating in space, and while that sometimes is a great look, I don't think it fits this quilt.

    After the purple border, more of the green fabric. That light fabric (pink?) in the border just pulls attention away from the stars in the blocks.

    Lovely piecing!

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    I vote for the green border with the purple binding.
    Please show us when you are done with it!

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    Love the purple, it frames the center so nicely.

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    I like the purple and am still looking for the oops!

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