Need suggestions pic

nanajayneJuly 12, 2012

I am having real issues with this hope it works this time I(#4)

I would like some suggestions for the borders of this quilt tip. It will be lap quilt.

I don't like the original plan for this and need some input.

I feel it needs something to lighten it up but not take away from the pattern.

I have given some thought to a white narrow inner border but have mixed feeling. All the help I can git will be appreciated.lol.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
loisflan

Nice quilt, Jayne. When I look at the quilt, the color that pops for me is the gold. Maybe a narrow white inner border with a wider gold outer border and a darker binding? I think the gold would brighten the quilt.

    Bookmark   July 12, 2012 at 4:44PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
day2day

Ditto to what loisf said.
It's exactly what I was thinking.

~Geraldine

    Bookmark   July 12, 2012 at 4:53PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
loree_s

Beautiful quilt! If you have lots of leftovers from the top, you might consider adding a "piano key" type of border (either horizontal or vertical)with a skinny light or dark inner border for separation. I'm going to try to add a link to a quilt on the 3Dudes Quilting site that shows an example. If you don't have lots of leftovers, "keys" set in a border of one of the fabrics would be an option.

Here is a link that might be useful: Quilt with Piano Key border

    Bookmark   July 13, 2012 at 11:17AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
2015 February Block Lotto
(posting this a bit early so you can get a head start...
toolgranny
January, 2015 Quilting/Sewing Goals
Here we are in 2015......Black-eyes, collards and cornbread...
geezerfolks_SharonG_FL
2010 Birthday blocks together.
Haven't posted much lately as I had pneumonia from...
nanajayne
2015 March Block Lotto
Welcome to the March Block Lotto! The lotto is open...
toolgranny
Are you quilting this weekend? Feb. 20-22
I have been cross-stitching a birdhouse bookmark for...
quiltingfox
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™