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Old 02-18-2010, 01:59 PM
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As I stated before, I am trying to use up fabric before I buy anymore so am arriving at some pretty unusual combinations. I had this lavender floral and thought it would make a pretty kaleidoscope (left the center block in original print so you could see the fabric). It will be 76 by 76 inches which is an odd size. Should I Add some of the dark green leafy fabric and add more to the length? The borders are going to be the lavender that is in the tiny squares. The sashing looks blue in the picture but it is actually purple.

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One of the kaleidoscopes
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Old 02-18-2010, 02:02 PM
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Wow, very nice. You'd never know you were trying to use up fabric, purple and green... one of my favorite combos.
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Old 02-18-2010, 02:18 PM
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OMG! You don't really think I'd get in the way of your creative process...this is looking just toooooo gooooood to slow you down! Very impressive! I'd love to see it again when you're done! Thumb's Up!
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Old 02-18-2010, 02:23 PM
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I love this! If you want to add more length, could you put another row of the squares with the flowers. I think if you just use the green fabric it will look like you're just adding more length. It's way too pretty to just settle for that. Beautiful color combo...beautiful job!!
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looking terrific so far..cant help with the other as am color challenged myself! :lol:
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Old 02-18-2010, 02:24 PM
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I think you have it figured out nicely .. lots of green already so go for the splash if you have enough of the purples.. a beautiful quilt.
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You could add more of the leaf fabric but it looks good just the way it is. The combination is great.
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Old 02-18-2010, 02:52 PM
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Gorgeous quilt!
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Old 02-18-2010, 03:08 PM
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I think it looks beautiful the way it is. A 72" sq sounds great. Colors are fantastic
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Old 02-18-2010, 03:12 PM
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I think it is lovely.
I would do just as you said to make it longer but a square is ok as well.
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