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Old 02-10-2011, 09:10 AM
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I am making a simple 9 block for my sister. I love the fabric block but I don't think I like cornerstones. I haven't sew sashing yet. I am at a stopping point because it suddenly looks juvenile. I consider myself still new at quilting so I don't really know. What do you think? =)
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Old 02-10-2011, 09:12 AM
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I think it looks nice. Are you going to add a border to it too? Do you have more of the print fabric to border it with? Maybe then bind in the darker purple?
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Old 02-10-2011, 09:12 AM
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I really like it the way it is but that's just me :)
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Old 02-10-2011, 09:13 AM
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You'll love it after you add your border ! You will !
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Old 02-10-2011, 09:14 AM
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personally I don't think it's the cornerstone, it seems more like the plaid sashing. I do love the blocks and the setting, but I see what you mean about it seeming a tiny bit juvenile. Hope you find a way to make it so you're happy with the outcome. Either way it does look Great!
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Old 02-10-2011, 09:16 AM
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Wow! Ya'll are fast... thank you.
I only have 12 squares left of the print and dark purple. Not enough to add for border. I am planning a boarder though.
Gosh! Still thinkin'....
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Old 02-10-2011, 09:17 AM
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I don't think it looks juvenile, I think it's very pretty. I agree with what others have said about borders. Keep going, if she likes purple she'll love this quilt. And you probably will too when it's done.


Pjaco---I just noticed your avy. How cute is that dog? Love the eyes.
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Old 02-10-2011, 09:17 AM
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I like it but it seems that having different size corner stones is throwing it off a bit. Maybe if they were all the same size you might like it more.
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Old 02-10-2011, 09:19 AM
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If you have anymore of the dark color that is used in the 9-patches, and you use it as the cornerstones you will get a secondary pattern of large "X"s going through the quilt...likes paths criss-crossing your quilt. Cut a couple and just lay them over the current cornerstones and stand back and see if you like it before any unsewing!
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Old 02-10-2011, 09:19 AM
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I think it's the photo... (smiling)
They are all the same size and not sewn so it will be 1/2
smaller when sewn. =)

Originally Posted by cjomomma
I like it but it seems that having different size corner stones is throwing it off a bit. Maybe if they were all the same size you might like it more.
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