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Opinions Please. Which Layout?

Old 08-18-2020, 05:17 AM
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My youngest DGD absolutely loves foxes--and rainbows. These are the blocks for her new quilt. It is Elizabeth Hartman's Fancy Foxes pattern and I have been attempting a rainbow-type layout.

I have 3 different possible layouts and cannot decide which to choose. I think I have looked at them too long. One design is 7x8 blocks while the other two are 7x9 blocks. I have figured out the different sized sashing I would need so that isn't an issue. The two 7x9 block options need a few more filler blocks but I really want to nail down the layout before making more.

What do you think? (sorry they weren't on their sides on my computer)
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Old 08-18-2020, 05:29 AM
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The middle one appealed to me. Great job and she’ll love it, whichever you choose.
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Old 08-18-2020, 05:39 AM
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This is one of the few that looking at the thumb nail gives a better idea of what the layouts are. All of them are beautiful and I love the foxes. You don't get that detail from the thumb nail. but you do get a better look at the layouts. My preference would be #3. it reminds me of a flock of birds being chased by the foxes. What ever you decide your DGD is going to love it. These foxes are unique and this quilt is going to be absolutely stunning.
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Old 08-18-2020, 05:45 AM
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Number two looks more like the rainbow you are going for, right? Great work on your foxes.
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Old 08-18-2020, 05:47 AM
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I like the first layout, symmetrical.

Here is another option for you. Reverse the curve layout from version # 2 in the middle. Make the curve start at the top.

So first row has one block at each end, the second row has two blocks on each end (left side and right side). This curve follows the shape of the fox block.

Great blocks and they will look nice in any of the layouts. Fun quilt!
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I like #3 the best as the three darkest purple? foxes are separated. If you interchange a lighter purple with the middle fox, I like the #2 just as well. It is going to be a beautiful quilt non-the-less and your grand daughter will love it.
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Old 08-18-2020, 07:07 AM
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I think the center one has the most effective rainbow 🌈 but any would be nice. Cute blocks!
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Old 08-18-2020, 07:12 AM
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I think I like #2. It looks more like a curved rainbow. Whatever you choose your DGD will love. All of the options are very pretty and your foxes are so darn cute.
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I believe I prefer the middle one.
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Another vote for the middle one.

Darling quilt, she will love it!

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