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    Super Member dotcomdtcm's Avatar
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    I'm not sure what to put in the center. Maybe a pompom. There are 600 kinds of asters! Any ideas? This will be a wall hanging.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dotcomdtcm
    I'm not sure what to put in the center. Maybe a pompom. There are 600 kinds of asters! Any ideas? This will be a wall hanging.
    Hi there - How about some fancy yarn like eyelash or twistie, etc (this similar to a pompom as you already mentioned though)? A friend did a beautiful one much like this for a contest (I'd post it, but don't can't contact her until next week for permission). You could use beads, but they are time consuming, expensive, and heavy. Can't wait to hear what you end up doing. Cheers and good luck.

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    How about yellow chenille?

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    Dotty, i love this block, you can use so many color combos. whats the pattern name,. thanks, molly

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    I love this block!

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    Another beautiful project!

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    I like the idea of a pom pom with a specialty yarn - especially if you can find a color similar to that you have in the background on this picture.

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    Love the aster. I bet a pompom would be really cute.

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    If you wnt it to br funky cute then use a pom pom. :thumbup: If you want it to be more realistic then use chenille, around a button,or card board cut in the shape of a circle. Just an idea! Lets see afinished pic when your finished! BEE PROUD! :thumbup:

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    A yo-yo may add a bit of extra dimension, or maybe a 3d fabric flower in shades of yellow, to add a more complex centre. These are my current "addiction", so perhaps you shouldn't listen to me. Anyway, whatever you choose it will look beautiful...look forward to seeing it finished.

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    very striking

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    very pretty colors. love the purple and the golden color looks great as a center

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    I'm thinking maybe a fabric matching pompom
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    I like the yarn idea too. I have some of that now, and it's so pretty.
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    I, too, would say a yo-yo. It is very purdy. Love it.

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    Why not put a yoyo in the center

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    Your plates are so beautiful I would put them on a subtle background and let it show through so as not to distract from the plat.

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