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Thread: Make less white

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    I like the idea of a smaller border,and maybe one colored border with it - but how about one of those circles in the middle of each while block - gives you something to echo quilt around.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Greenheron View Post
    Circles are fun. Move them around to make asymmetrical arrangement . Overlap some on the cabin blocks. Make small groups or lines of circles. Cut a few in half! Make some smaller sizes. I don't have the ability to make a picture but I encourage you to experiment.
    If you like a contemporary look, this could be a lot of fun! I like this idea. The appliqued border is also gorgeous for a more traditional look to the quilt. Looking forward to your post when it's done!
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    Hi

    I will send some pics of my last project i made as a gift

    Well, yes i sent 2 picts 3 days before to take some opinions ,and great i had about 6 pages .Thank u 4 your replies and forgive me becouse i have no too much time to wait and study every opinion which were against my picture of the quilt

    Pictures r talking

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    No Circles... Like the border idea.

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    Yes it makes sense as with white, it shows all of the stitches; as well as seams, etc. I personally do not care for white in any quilt as the eye is drawn to the seams and fold over pressing. Just my opinion. However, the colored blocks are outstanding! Tks. G

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    [QUOTE=sawsan;5345179]Hi

    I will send some pics of my last project i made as a giftQUOTE]

    We thought you were asking for ideas. I like your circles. I like that you added many more making them closer together as a border. Very vibrant and alive colors.

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    I also liked it without, to soften all the white I would maybe applique a yellow square like your centers on the white squares!

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    Quote Originally Posted by piepatch View Post
    I like Arleners version, but whatever you do, I would leave off the circles.
    I agree. Also like quilt to u wilt's idea about having a smaller white border and adding a red border.

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    I like Arleners' suggestion the best. It keeps the crisp lines of the log cabin.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arleners View Post
    That does make sense! You are correct that there is too much white. I would make the border smaller. Then I would add 2 other borders. Here is a picture from my Quilt Pro program.

    Also I agree that you should use colored thread when quilting the white blocks
    I would lay it out like this as well but appliqué three circles in the white squares. Or four whatever looks good. I like the circles.

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    Oops.... see you not only added the circles you liked but you've quilted it as well.

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    I think the circles take away from the beauty of the quilt, but I know that's just my opinion. That and $1 will get you a sweet tea at Mickey D's!!

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    I'm for no circles~how about a yellow border

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    Could you applique a simple flower in the white spaces? Maybe using the chimney fabric from your log cabins ? Or maybe just a small square of the yellow print, set on point?

    Way too much white for me. Btu the colors in the log cabins are wonderful
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    I think it is really pretty! Nice job!

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    I like it with the circles.
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    Have a great day and happy sewing !

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