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1  QUILTING / Quilting: Discussion and Questions / Vintage - updated quilt: Good combination? on: May 10, 2007 10:58:29 AM
Hi all. I am working on making a quilt top out of (originally) three pieced blocks I was gifted that were made in the mid-eighties. I have sewn three more - one like the original, but two turned out smaller because I made them by machine and not hand, also I substituted a few of the fabrics for some delightfully 80's pinks I found in Taiwan last year. They were bordered by a wolf fabric, the same I have put in triangles around the squares to make it wider and taller without having to cram more squares onto the quilt top, making it uncomfortably large without having the chance to add a border or anything. (I prefer a bordered look).

The strips I have laid out are the original ones, intended to border a way smaller quilt, but what do you think? Looks good, right? I am not so sure?  Huh  Huh


Will it look weird with no red border on top and bottom? Should I find a matching fabric, or something different? Scrap the idea?  Huh Should I find a contemporary fabric for the borders instead? I am a little afraid of the look I would get if I were just to sew the blocks together without a sash (?) inbetween.

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