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Thread: Border or no border???

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    Super Member fidgety's Avatar
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    Iam making this for my 3 yeard old GD. Should I use borders or not???? HELPPPPPP.

    Our Grandaughter with her cat face on. Affectionately called Hurricane Hannah!
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    tough question...I do like quilts with borders, makes the quilts pop.

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    I like a border on a quilt. To me, it makes it more complete. Hurricane Hannah is precious.

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    I love that quilt!!!
    I don't think it needs a border. It's splendid on it's own! :D
    Hannah is too cute!! :D

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    Just saw pooch! What does he/she think??? hee hee

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    Quote Originally Posted by carolaug
    tough question...I do like quilts with borders, makes the quilts pop.
    yes I do too. I LOVE, LOVE a border on my quilts. Just feels more complete to me. That's my thinking anyway... LOL :)

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    I like borders most of the time as well.

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    My opinion is, is the quilt big enough as it is? I like borders myself, but there is no quilt police so you can do whatever you want.

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    I usually like borders, too, but this one would look fine without one!

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    I like borders on my quilts. They seem to frame them. It's up to you though. Your DGD is darling.

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    :thumbup: It is very pretty, colorful ... just like Hurricane Hannah - pretty & colorful and "full of it"! :lol:
    I do think it needs a border, just to frame it and finish it off.

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    Your Granddaughter is precious. I would put a border on. Any of the colors would be good.

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    I would add the border and your GD is adorable.

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    Sweetheart of a granddaughter.
    I love borders, so what would please me would be a small light green to
    match & then wider in pink. Just my opinion.

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    That's a tough one. Its pretty and colorful your DGD will love it. If you could find a cute print with some of those colors already in the quilt maybe.

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    It is a pretty quilt but I vote for a border!! And that grandaughter is a cute one with her kitty face!!!

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    I think it looks really modern without a border.

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    Lol Thanks ladies . The majority says border so border it will be.. Hurricane Hannah is precious but she sure lives up to her nickname... lol.. thanks all..

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    I cast my vote for the border. It frames it.

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    I don't think this quilt needs a border. If you do add one, be careful that it doesn't contrast so much as to draw your eye away from the quilt itself.

    Too often your eye gets drawn to the border and you miss out on the quilt.

    Great colors in this one!

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    Definitely use a border. It's like putting a picture in a frame - makes it easier to appreciate the picture, which, in this case, is a delightful quilt!

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    I think a border will just add to the quilt's beauty. Glad you decided to do a border. I love the fabric and colors you used.

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    I think a small border would be nice. Your GD is a cutie!

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    I think your quilt is ideal to go borderless! While some quilts call for a border, some look great without and I think this is one of them!

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    Beautiful. I like borders.

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