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Old 07-24-2022, 02:43 PM
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Hi. Several days ago I posted this picture of a wall hanging and mentioned that a lady asked me to finish it in some way that it was her grandma's piece. I tried to find a yellow similar but boy it was impossible. I got some great ideas from you all. I want to show you the original and then what I did and please tell me what you think. I am not an expert, and I did tell her that I could not find that yellow but what I used was a tad darker and I went ahead and added it keeping in mind that I could take it out and get it back to the way she gave it to me if need be. She said she liked the yellow and could I do the whole border like that. To be honest, I don't think I could handle that and I would be cutting into the quilted hearts not to mention taking off all of the points her grandma put in.

Before I answer her my question is does the one I did look bad? I will say that I showed it to my brother who didn't see the difference in the two yellows until I showed it to him. It looks a little less dark in person.

Thank you very much.

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Old 07-24-2022, 02:46 PM
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I think it turned out cute. I know the lady will be very happy to see it finished.
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Old 07-24-2022, 02:57 PM
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Oh I cannot be brutal, you did a wonderful job. the yellow looks beautiful!! done with love too. Great!
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Old 07-24-2022, 03:07 PM
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It looks great! I think she will love it!
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Old 07-24-2022, 03:56 PM
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You did a fantastic job! Very nice!
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Old 07-24-2022, 04:43 PM
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Great job!
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Old 07-24-2022, 04:49 PM
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You did a terrific job! It looks really cute!
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Old 07-24-2022, 04:56 PM
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I thinks she will be pleased with this.
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Old 07-24-2022, 06:07 PM
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I think its looks great! Its sometimes almost impossible to match the older dyes.v Today's just aren't the same.
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Old 07-24-2022, 09:09 PM
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I think the most important part here is that you have restored something clearly very precious to her in a way that makes it look complete and that did not compromise the work that was already done. <3 I think you have really done a lovely job!
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