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« Reply #10 on: February 05, 2009 04:04:10 AM »

Well my mom would sit and analyze whether you should go with white, which is the combination of all colors, or black, which is the absence of all colors.

Me, I would go with whatever color the dots are, assuming they are all one color.
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« Reply #11 on: February 05, 2009 05:25:46 AM »

I too am of the three thin border mind set.  i would use a darkish grey tho ( its my personal favourite neutral) and i love the idea of a pieced inner border.

Good luck and i can't wait to see the finished project
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« Reply #12 on: February 05, 2009 08:04:51 AM »

I'd probably use a white border.  It would remind me of clouds.  I know, that sounds immensely silly.  Grin

I think it's beautiful!  Smiley  Let us see it when it's completely finished, please!  Wink
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« Reply #13 on: February 05, 2009 10:50:27 AM »

If it weren't for a toddler, I'd say use black, as that would really offset the rainbow colors nicely.  But you'd want to go with something a bit less severe, I think.  I'd still go darker, though, so either a navy blue like others have suggested, or that 3-stripe border with the two outer stripes dark blue and the inner maybe pieced, or just bright yellow or orange or some other of your favorite bright color from the quilt.

Great work!  I like the brightness of it.
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« Reply #14 on: February 05, 2009 01:53:50 PM »

White!  I love the way it looked with my color wheel quilt. 
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« Reply #15 on: February 05, 2009 10:59:12 PM »

That's gorgeous. I would go with a dark border to really make the colours pop out.
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« Reply #16 on: February 09, 2009 10:05:57 AM »

I would not use white. I think red or bright blue would be a good choice or possibly "dark".  The only way to know for sure is to hold your quilt up against the bolts of fabric at the fabric store and seeing what seems right.  I sometimes ask the ladies at the cutting table for an opinion.  They usually like to help. 
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« Reply #17 on: February 09, 2009 12:15:19 PM »

Lots of options for your border on this one.  Very nice.  I would put a narrow light inner border, then a wider bright outer border.  It would make it larger without it being mostly one border, it would look "framed".  Anyway you go, it's beautiful.
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« Reply #18 on: February 15, 2009 06:31:41 PM »

Very nice.  It reminds me of my Grandma's pattern she used all the time only yours is way better colors.  Looks like you've gotten a lot of opinions for your border.  I like their idea of a triple border but, I would go with something that wouldn't show dirt with a toddler.  They like to drag them around and I don't think white would be the best choice even though it might look nice.  Good luck.  I think what ever you use will be fine with all the colors you already have.
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« Reply #19 on: February 16, 2009 05:10:16 AM »

So - what did you decide?  Any pics of the finished product?
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