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Thread: OBW or keleidoscope hexes? opinions please...

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    I've searched the board for ideas to do my first OBW and then chose this colorful daylily fabric. But, on the design board, I think this pattern is too small to be effective as OBW and to add to that I cut my triangles a little bigger than called for. Also, I like the OBWs with more color variations. So I tried some solid triangles to break it up, totally changing the design to more of a keleidoscope. Which way do you think I should go?

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    I really like it with the blue triangles added, it sets off the blocks very nicely :D:D:D

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    I love the triangles, but that is because I always lean towards contrast.

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    I vote for the second one!

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    I like the second one a bit more but I think that they are both very expressive and creative, well done!

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    second is a knock out

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    2nd

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    The blue makes the quilt!

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    I like the second one.

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    I like the blue triangles!

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    I don't care for OBW, to me it just looks like fabric, I like them seperated into blocks like this much better

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    2nd for me too! Pretty!

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    I like it with the blue tris, I had to do the same thing with one I made.

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    Love them with the blue

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    The second one makes the beautiful blocks stand out.

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    I like both, but the 2nd one is really stunning!

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    The blue triangles really set the flower design off. Without the blue triangles it is a bit "busy".

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    It seems you are getting your answer!! I agree!

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    I prefer the contrast as well, but am wondering what it would look like picking up one of the olive or soft (not bright) greens from the leaves?

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    l like it with the blue triangles - OBW wAttitude :lol:

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    for this fabric, I would use the off set triangles for the perfect contrast!!!

    This is the nice thing about the OBW and the SAW.....they are the same thing, cut the same way, it's all in the setting of the blocks.

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    I like it with the solid triangles. I am never a fan of OBW until I see one with some solid between the kaleidoscopes. To me, it really shows off the work involved in them better than when they are all together.

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    I like the blue contrast, it really let's the blocks sing.

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