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Old 07-02-2012, 02:51 PM
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I think just the dark binding would be just perfect.
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Old 07-02-2012, 02:57 PM
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I agree, it could either way. But if it were me, I'd bind it in the darker color.
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Old 07-02-2012, 03:14 PM
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I agree...both ways would look nice. A 2 1/2 inch border would be a nice frame.
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Old 07-02-2012, 03:43 PM
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Originally Posted by KathyKat View Post
That is so pretty! I would just bind it in one of the dark fabrics unless you want it bigger. If she asks whoever takes her to the hospital to hang onto it when she goes into surgery, it should be ok. Also make a label for the back with her name and yours as the quilter and the month/yr created. I wish her a quick recovery!
I agree that a dark binding would finish it nicely. Also, a label will help to keep her quilt from getting lost or "walking away" by accident while she's in surgery. I, too, wish her a quick recovery. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 07-02-2012, 04:15 PM
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Best wishes to your sister on a speedy recovery. I think using the dark blue in the binding would finish it off nicely.
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Old 07-03-2012, 02:57 AM
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very pretty quilt, what I would do is use the dark for the back and make it larger then fold it over to use as the border. I find that to be the easiest was (for me)
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Old 07-03-2012, 03:43 AM
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yes, no, maybe. lovely little quilt as is but if you want it bigger, go for a border.
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Old 07-03-2012, 03:52 AM
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Very pretty quilt. I like it as it is. By the way, I sent a quilt 4 hours away to my daughter in the hospital and she received it just fine. No problems whatsoever.
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Old 07-03-2012, 06:03 AM
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I would give it a solid border but.... that is just my opinion. Do what feels right to you. (And if you can border without going back to the store for more fabric.)
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Old 07-03-2012, 06:08 AM
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Either way like others said, but a solid border might emphasize the design even more. It is truly a lovely and inspiring quilt. It will uplift your sister's spirit.
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