The border conversation and other people's houses
May 1, 2011 § 11 Comments
Thank you all for your input on the subject of a border for the Kimono Quilt. I have tried the red Kanji as Julie suggested. I had dismissed it originally as I thought it was the wrong red for the front. Now I’m not so sure. Here’s a photo so you can judge for yourselves. Is it too busy?
Of course I could go for my usual option of no border at all. I’m not really a big fan of plain fabric borders. I don’t mind pieced or appliqued borders but just fabric always makes me think that the quilt wasn’t as large as the maker wanted it to be and so they added a border to make it larger.
Sorry – please don’t yell, that’s just what occurs to me when I see one.
The first quilt I made had two just fabric borders and I really don’t like them. I feel that they actually spoil what was quite a nice quilt before the borders were added.
Other people’s houses
Do you like looking at other people’s houses? I came across the website of the 7th Annual Smallest, Coolest Apartment Competition, by accident today. There are some really lovely small apartments. Here are links to three of my favorites.