So there are six ways to combine my co-ordinating three fabrics to make a thin & a fat border - I took some photos the other day, but so that I can compare all six colourways more easily, I'm putting them all together on here.
It was too nice a day not to be outside today, & this isn't a decision to rush - as Ali says, "This is where you realise how much the choice of border changes the finished piece and the overall colour of the quilt".
I think that I'm going to discount the fat cream border option for practical reasons. As Sue says, "One reason for having a darker border is that this is the area people handle most, so it gets marked very quickly." Too right, round here.
So I'll have a ponder then get measuring & cutting.
Any bets on how properly rectangular (or otherwise!) this will turn out to be...?
Happy Tulips - This pattern is making the rounds of blogland. Fabri-Quilt has the pattern on their blog, Inspired by Fabric, and it looks great in all of the versions...
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