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    border quilting ideas

    I am SO stuck now. the center is all quilted, feathers. let me tell you, I am now tired of feathers! lol. it's the borders turn, and I am open to suggestions. thought about doing the crosshatching there, as I did in that small square, but when I drew it out, it's over-whelming......I could echo the straight lines I've done so far, but that seems too plain......


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    What you have done looks fabulous. I like the idea of echoing your lines. But another idea may be to do something a bit more curvy - similar to what Leah Day does with her echo shell stitching. I'm sure you will get some great ideas!

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    ***Kathy***

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      #3
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      Since the center is so fancy I would go with echoing the outline.
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        #4
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        "Plain" can be very striking.

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          #5
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          Beautiful! I like the "plain" because I think it brings out the beautiful stitching you have done so far.
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            #6
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            I think you have done a fabulous job!! Plan is fine. The fancy stuff is in the middle. Beautiful quilt! Just take a break, walk away and then you will have new eyes and breath to do the border. Good luck!!
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              #7
              Re: border quilting ideas

              I have been saving quilting borders on Pinterest for when I am stuck...... Check them out https://www.pinterest.com/yehagirl/quilt-borders/

              Hope it helps
              Ginny

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                #8
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                Originally posted by TocanTango View Post
                I have been saving quilting borders on Pinterest for when I am stuck...... Check them out https://www.pinterest.com/yehagirl/quilt-borders/

                Hope it helps
                Ginny
                Great visuals on this link!

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                  #9
                  Re: border quilting ideas

                  My thought is to continue the straight line outline of the geometric of the border. I love straight lines, especially when they border something fancy and curvy. Gives another place to look, but doesn't add too much to be cluttered.

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                    #10
                    Re: border quilting ideas

                    I also think the echoing is complementing your gorgeous quilting on the center. I would continue the echo.

                    TocanTango, I followed your board on Pinterest that you posted. I don't have time to look at now, but just glancing at it, it has some great ideas. Thanks for posting.
                    Cindy

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                      #11
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                      You know, I don't have any ideas for you but your quilting is stunning. So beautiful.
                      sigpicCarolyn

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                        #12
                        Re: border quilting ideas--done!

                        not done in time to get to where it's going by 4 August, but a little late will be ok.

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                          #13
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                          Just Beautiful!! You did a great job. Thank you for sharing.
                          Vicki C:icon_hi:

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                            #14
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                            Your decision for the border quilting was absolutely spot on! It looks fabulous.

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                              #15
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                              Stunning work! You are so talented!
                              Cindy

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