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Thread: What do I need to do?

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    Oh, I don't know what to do and I thought - oh my quilting friends can help me out. This is a Fassett inspired quilt. I've got most of the pieces laid out as suggested by his example but it's not speaking to me. Any ideas?
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    Are they all rectangles? Not stitched together? If they are seperate what about lights to mediums to darks........like dawn in the AM? calla

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    See the "pinwheel" type pattern in the light tan? That's how they're supposed to be arranged and then of course, I can do anything I want with the colors. I'll see if I have enough to do a light to dark thing - that's a good idea.

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    The Pattern 'works' but you need more contrast. I assuming that your fabric is batik. The beige w/blue right next to blue w/beige - the 'pinwheel' doesn't pop! May I suggest that you take a picture then view it in black and white or take the picture in black and white. THEN you will see the contrast and no contrast. Good luck

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    hope you don't mind - did some playing

    I played with computer and switched it to B&W
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    The black and white answers a lot doesn't it. Using this as a guide you could work the colors darkest to lightest, maybe diagonally. I think it would make a big difference.

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    Quote Originally Posted by grammy Dwynn
    hope you don't mind - did some playing
    Oh cool! Thank you so much

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    That black and white trick is really wonderful. I hope it helped you. I just love the people on this board, they are so knowledgeable.

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    I know! Isn't it great?! This little quilt is a challenge cuz it's not supposed to be matchy-matchy. Love working with colors

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    Quote Originally Posted by grammy Dwynn
    hope you don't mind - did some playing
    Cool!

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    Are all the pieces rectangles? And if so what size are they? This looks like something I'd really like to try :)

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    They're all rectangles - 3 1/3 x 6 1/2. Fassett focuses on colors and not so much a difficult pattern so they're really fun to do

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    Thanks sew much, Your quilt will be beautiful when finished. I've been trying to find quick and easy multi fabric "scrap" quilts, this was really helpful. I like the pattern very much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by grammy Dwynn
    hope you don't mind - did some playing
    Wow, what a difference.

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    Quote Originally Posted by grammy Dwynn
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    You are so very clever...doing the black and white test.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Carron
    Quote Originally Posted by grammy Dwynn
    hope you don't mind - did some playing
    You are so very clever...doing the black and white test.
    :oops: :oops: :oops:
    you guys give me too much credit

    BUT it is a nice trick to see contrast :thumbup:

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    be sure to show us your progress and final arrangement. Happy Quilting.

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