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Old 07-18-2022, 12:06 PM
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I am making a long table runner. I'm so bummed I've put on a couple of borders already, but realized that the wider one is the wrong color (the color is in the runner).

So, I have:
--1 1/2" border navy
--2 1/2" border brown (this one I wanted green and got distracted)


What I'm wondering is if it would look ok if I added another 1 1/2" green border or should I make another 2 1/2" border in green.

I'm so bummed.......I should of just left this alone as I've been interrupted a handful of times while I've been working on it.
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Old 07-18-2022, 12:08 PM
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Default Here's the photo!

I clicked and forgot the photo!!
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Old 07-18-2022, 12:17 PM
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That's so pretty!
My lowly opinion is to take off the brown border and sew on the green. I bet you could use the brown on something else.
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Old 07-18-2022, 12:26 PM
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How about leaving it as is and using the green for your binding. You could use a wider than normal binding to show it off better. Personally I like the brown border
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Old 07-18-2022, 12:30 PM
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Can/Would you post a picture with what it would look like with the green border instead of the tan?

I think it looks nice/intentional the way it is. (I do not say things look nice to me when I do not like them.)

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Old 07-18-2022, 12:59 PM
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I also think it looks nice the way it is. I too, would use the green for the binding. Pretty pattern.
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Old 07-18-2022, 01:00 PM
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I've laid green next to the brown on one side. I put the green next to the navy and outside of the brown.
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I think it looks lovely! I would quilt it as is and your thread choice could tie it together. Remember if adding borders separately, each border is going to stretch the edges and you may have ripply borders on the table runner. I like to piece several border together and then apply them to a runner.
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Old 07-18-2022, 01:07 PM
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Originally Posted by Tartan View Post
I think it looks lovely! I would quilt it as is and your thread choice could tie it together. Remember if adding borders separately, each border is going to stretch the edges and you may have ripply borders on the table runner. I like to piece several border together and then apply them to a runner.
I see the ripples. I didn't notice them earlier. I'll have to go back and check them before I finish up.

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Old 07-18-2022, 01:08 PM
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Originally Posted by bearisgray View Post
Can/Would you post a picture with what it would look like with the green border instead of the tan?

I think it looks nice/intentional the way it is. (I do not say things look nice to me when I do not like them.)
Thanks!!

I posted another photo!
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