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Thread: Need help choosing 'popper' fabric

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    Super Member watson's mom's Avatar
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    I would like some input on what colour I should use for the ninth patch in my D9P. It will be the one in the center, the one that cuts into small squares. I am thinking a yellow or red, maybe a lime green?? ( purple? ) Not good at choosing colours. Please help. Thank you to everyone .
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    what's wrong with printed white one to lighten it up? You have some very lovely fabrics there....

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    Just a thought....you may want to use a larger print for the corners, Something that stands out. Love the colors you chose!

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    OOPSs!! good question!! That's a toughie, and if I were in your shoes and I have been there, I would go ahead and make up a couple of blocks each way, to decide how you want the accent to look in the (more or less) finished product. Good luck. Hope to see the finished product soon.

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    yellow & blue are classic, lime green sounds interesting. If you have either, post a photo so we can see

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    Lime green would look great!

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    orange - like a dark melony orange. now that will really make it pop.

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    Quote Originally Posted by happyscrappy
    orange - like a dark melony orange. now that will really make it pop.
    I'm for lime green in anything.

    However, blue and orange is a really interesting combo, albeit way under-used, even though they're complimentary colors. Everyone always goes for the blue & yellow.

    Be different. ;) ;) Use a bunch of different orange fabrics, value- and texture-wise.

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    I'd suggest an orange, or a nice yellow~

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    Love the idea of orange... :)

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    blue and yellow is always good

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    I'm thinking a large print of yellow or orange, but a lime green migt look ok too. Your fabrics are very pretty.

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    chg my thought on the white....how about neon yellow ?

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    You will need more of a contrast for your D9P and orange or yellow sound great.

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    I love the blue and yellow quilts. These two colors always look great together.

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    Soft orange.

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    Soft orange.

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    How did I get a double post?

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    I asked my grandson since it is for him and he said sunshine yellow. I wanted it to be a surprise until I remembered I needed a 'popper'. I am going to make a couple of test blocks like gingerella suggested. Why didn't I think of that! Thank you to everyone who helped.

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