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Thread: Border Switch

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    Here is a pic of my columbine quilt. I had the purple borders on, but was not really happy with the effect so I changed them to the multicolored green. I hope it's a better change. I like it better, but am not too sure, what do you think?? Here's a pic of the before and after.

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    Very nice and I like the change. The new border looks much better. Who would have thought the difference it would make?

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    After, the green print!! Absolutely.

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    Yep! Like the new border sure makes those petals pop! Nice pattern too, can you tell me where to find it?

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    when I first looked quickly I thought you had added a brown border & thought how can she think that is better, it's so dark-

    Fixed my eyeballs & second glance showed me the printed fabric. The colors blend so well with the flowers in your windows - it's a keeper.

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    Oh yes!

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    green is definitely better

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    I like the green much better! Nice job.

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    oh yes, the second one does more. love it!

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    I agree the green border is better, very pretty.

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    Your change makes a huge difference. I don't know why, but darker borders almost always seem to be better frames for the artwork inside. Great choice.

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    The new border is the best in my view :)

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    I like the green borders better too. Great job!

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    Oh yes the green. Amazing how a color can change up a quilt !!

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    I like the after...........one of my favorite flowers...good job :thumbup:

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    I guess is just depends on what kind of wallpaper you want around your attic windows. haha. Love the green floral.

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    I agree with everyone else, the second.

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    Looks lovely! I love it! Isn't it amazing what a color change can mean?

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    I like them both -

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    I like the way you changed it. The flowers are more prominent with the multi colored border. It really gives the feel of looking out a window. This is a lovely design and you've done a fantastic job with it.

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    The green print pops the center... very nice!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Iluv2quilt
    Here is a pic of my columbine quilt. I had the purple borders on, but was not really happy with the effect so I changed them to the multicolored green. I hope it's a better change. I like it better, but am not too sure, what do you think?? Here's a pic of the before and after.
    The green is definitely the way to go. Makes the flowers pop.

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    I so agree 2nd one is much better to my eye!

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    I like the green print border. It really makes the 3D pop.

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    Definitely the green, that was a good call! Beautiful block!

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