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Thread: I Spy quilt -Question about border

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    Senior Member liwilliams's Avatar
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    This is the I-Spy quilt I did from the I-Spy Swap we had here on the board. (Thanks gals for the swap!!) That's Neptune, the dog, in front - I didn't have the heart to tell her she wasn't wanted in the picture.)

    My questions is what would be best - I originally thought to make a scalloped border out of the purple/lavender border that you see there. But now I'm thinking it might be better not to have those curves on the border with all those straight angles. Or does it matter? Should I scallop or should I just leave it alone? I have the purple for the binding either way.

    Thanks for your help!

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    I like it as it is. Get more opinions

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    Absolutely gorgeous, I like it the way it is.

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    You could also use prairie points. I think that would really be cute with all different fabrics in the points.

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    I hadn't thought of prairie points - which is a good idea. I don't have extra fabric from the I-spy squares but I could make them out of the purple.

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    LOL! I had to laugh at your cute dog! Great quilt too! I love it! Thanks for sharing!

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    I like it the way it is :mrgreen: And your quilt inspector is cute :thumbup: He thinks it is for him :wink:

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    You wouldn't necessarily have to use any of the fabric that is in the quilt since it all sorts of prints anyway.
    Quote Originally Posted by liwilliams
    I hadn't thought of prairie points - which is a good idea. I don't have extra fabric from the I-spy squares but I could make them out of the purple.

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    I love it!!! I like all of the suggestions, so I guess I am not much help LOL

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    I would leave it like it is. What I pretty quilt and your dog is cute!

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    I would use a dark binding, such as purple, make it look framed. I think it would look great just as is!

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    I like it the way it is also!

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    It's very pretty the way it is. :thumbup:

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    I like it just the way it is and Neptune knew she wanted to be in the picture! :D

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    I would add your purple boarder and just miter the corners, that is a beautiful quilt. God bless. Penny

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    Great quilt, the inspector seems to like it also. I would leave the borders like they are. IMHO

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    Sorry, don't know how this happened.

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    I wouldn't change a thing. It's beautiful just the way it is.

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    I would leave as is - it is absolutely gorgeous!

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    Thanks gals for all your advise. I really appreciate it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ann clare
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    I like it as is too

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