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Old 04-01-2013, 04:00 PM
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Would you just piece these blocks this way are or add a shashing to them? Thank you.
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Old 04-01-2013, 04:11 PM
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If I were doing this, I would want to frame each one and make it a "star" on it's own. I'd probably have some fun with the different colors in the blocks and frame each one in a color that would bring the fabulous colors out. They are very striking, pretty blocks. Love the pattern.
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I actually don't think a sashing is needed with those beautiful blocks. But you could audition different sashings around them just to see if you like it better. I love how you done this in a scrappy way. It is going to be awesome when finished & can hardly wait to see the finished quilt.
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Your blocks are gorgeous. I think either way would be fine but if you do sash I would use the prints and vary them among the blocks so you keep the feel of the blocks.
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Skip the sashing. When the points touch, it makes squares that you could do really cool quilting in.
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Old 04-01-2013, 04:27 PM
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I really like hopetoquilt's idea. No sashing and see the alternate patterns. The blocks look great.
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Old 04-01-2013, 04:29 PM
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I think that butting the blocks together would be great. I think they are beautiful and do not think a sashing would add anything to the blocks.
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If you choose to sash, you may lose the white diamonds in between the stars. Diamonds are a girl's best friend!
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If you've got a sashing color in mind try laying your blocks on top of the fabric and see if you like the look. I think both suggestions of adding and not adding sashing would look gorgeous, it's what YOU like that counts. The only thing I think that wouldn't work is a print sashing; I think it would take away from the beauty of the blocks. JMHO
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I would add sashing, they are beautiful!
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