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Thread: Red and purple OBW...sort of.

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    Senior Member MisDixie's Avatar
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    I wanted to learn the OBW but when I put these blocks side by side they were way to busy. I was trying to place them and the blocks made me feel sick, lol. So I put the black in to calm it down.
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    I like it. I think the black (it's appearing black no my monitor anyway) sets it off nicely.

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    I lke the black background as it lets you focus on the prints. Pretty design!

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    I can see what you meant, but they look gorgeous on the black and really pop. Great thinking.

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    I like it.

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    Thanks! I am some what pleased with the effect. Been trying to post the fabric, Don't ask me how I got that in my stash??? Not a fabric I would pick and buy for sure!
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    I like it, too! What a beautiful beginning fabric you used.

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    Great job!!! I did the same thing with one of my OBW's as it was way too busy without the black.
    Yours looks fantactic.

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    What creative talent you have! I love it!

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    Okay...you did really good. Your choice to design this way was probably a very good idea. What is OBW

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    Very good choice to add the black! It's very pretty.

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    You did well. It is better this way. To look good in a OBW, you need segregated areas of color not over all color.

    It does look great.

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    Thank you all for the kind comments.

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    Senior Member MisDixie's Avatar
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    OBW stands for one block wonder. All the blocks are cut on layers of reapeat fabric. I had see lots of them on the board and had to try one.
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    Okay...you did really good. Your choice to design this way was probably a very good idea. What is OBW

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    Looks good!

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    Nice job. The background color really allows the hexagon colors to pop

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    very nice, I am facing the same thing and do not like to feel dizzy when looking at it. I do believe I will borrow your idea to star them. Your's turned out good and so will mine. Thank you

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    Oh Thank you!! Please post yours when you get it done.
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    very nice, I am facing the same thing and do not like to feel dizzy when looking at it. I do believe I will borrow your idea to star them. Your's turned out good and so will mine. Thank you

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    Pretty fabric. Beautiful OBW.

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    Very pretty.

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    The dark does set off the bright flower print! Very pretty!!!

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    Personally I like your way much better the other way it almost looks like it is just a printed fabric you cannot tell that it has been cut up and put back togather on some of them.
    I like black it just makes your colors POP..
    JeanneZ

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    I like it.

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    Looks good to me.

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