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Thread: Tell me what you think ? please

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    Senior Member sewred's Avatar
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    I am making a quilt for my sister's first baby girl and here it is pinned together not sewn yet or ironed please excuse the wrinkles. What do you think of it?

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    I love the center - very creative and unique.

    I think the pink inner border is too light to balance the center and the white outer border will get too dirty when dragged around (which you hope it will be!).

    I'll be interested in what others think. But it will be beautiful no matter what you do and your sister will love it.

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    I agree with IrishNY, and think you might want to add more to the center or go larger with the scale in the center piece. It's going to be great and your sister and baby will absolutely adore it!

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    I'm no help. I know it will be loved and will show the love you share for the child. But for help, none. I see it as you have it and then my mind says that is how it should be.

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    I think it's great you made your own design. Lots of color too. Why not add a few butterflies and maybe a smiling sun in between the polka dots?

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    Add butterflies, dragonflies, lady bugs and more higher flowers. Think of it as a picture of nature. Go on line and find pictures and blow them up and use them for patterns. Bugs etc......Later the baby can "name those things"!!!

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    I agree with everyone here, maybe a strawberry Pink and the light pink with black butterflies would pop the other colors.
    it looks great nice patterns

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    Cute design. Yes, larger scale and more graphics would really enhance. Ar ethe polka dots supposed to be balloons in the air? If so, how about embroidering some string trailing as well? They're gonna love it!

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    It's lovely but I think you need more dots. It looks like it is missing something.

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    Like the idea of a yellow sun maybe just in the corner. or maybe putting it over the whole corner including borders. A brighter color where the pink is, how about minimal spots and or flowers on he white border. A few fussy cut butterflies in girly colors sparsley placed that could add a specialty to the primary color feel. Although I think bright colors works for all kids.

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    I think its very sweet - you could add more applique or show your quilting with colored thread.

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    Lots of great ideas already. Particularly agree that pink boarder is to light. Does nothing for the bold center

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    Borders I think would look nicer in a dark pink, the center is uniques but I do like the idea of a larger scale that the other board member suggested

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    I would leave the pink & white borders off completely. The pink is too light and doesn't go with the primary colors you have on it now. Maybe use the yellow or red for your borders. Make one a thin stripe then a wider one around it. Then ad more flowers in different heights. Also as the others suggested more appliques..like birds, bugs, butterflies, etc. I don't understand what the dots are on there for? They would be cute if you were doing it with fish in water and they represented the bubbles coming up out of the water. But why did you use the dots? If she wanted dots as the nursery theme maybe you could do the flowers and other applique shapes with fabrics that has dots on it. I hope you don't think I am being rude, just curious about the dots. The colors are bright and I like that for babies. Bright colors stimulate the brain and make them smarter!! Let us see it again when you get the final one done. crafty_linda_b

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    Cute

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    I think it's perfect the way it is. With the exception of the borders. The pink is to light. Needs a bolder color to co-inside with the applique.

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    I changed the center and went with pastels I'll post a picture when I get it finished!

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    Very cute.

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