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Old 04-04-2012, 09:49 AM
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I had some left over pieces from a Summer in the Park. (Example in picture 1)

So I made this quilt. It is for our local hospice. But all that white area just doesn't look right to me? (picture 2)

Should I applique hearts, flowers, diamonds or just leave it? (Picture 3 has examples that are just taped on.)
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Old 04-04-2012, 10:04 AM
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a colorful border that would accent the flowers, hearts and diamonds?
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Old 04-04-2012, 10:04 AM
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Beautiful quilt, when I could just see the first pic, I thought it looked fine. But, then I saw with the applique - and REALLY love it! So, nice of you to use your scraps this way.
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i like it with the applique looks very nice eather way you finish it
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Old 04-04-2012, 10:05 AM
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Personally I like the diamonds! But the hearts look good as well. Have fun! Luann in CT
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Old 04-04-2012, 10:06 AM
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I like it with the appliqued diamonds.
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Old 04-04-2012, 10:14 AM
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Beautiful use of leftover fabric/blocks! I like the little squares best but all appliques are pretty.
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Old 04-04-2012, 10:22 AM
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Both look wonderful to me too. If you don't care for the applique, I would think that a FMQ pattern within the white spaces would fix what you feel isn't right about the first picture.

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the white area is a good way for you to show off your quilting,
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If you leave it white show off your quilting skills. I like it with the appliques also. Very Pretty which ever way you decide would be fine.
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