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TxMaryQuilts
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PostSubject: Design Help   Design Help EmptyTue Sep 09, 2014 2:36 pm

I found a darling table runner on line and there is an element of it that I would like to incorporate into a border. However in the table runner, it is part of another block. I just want the aqua twisted ribbon part. But my brain can't seem to pick out how to do it since I want it in a straight line for a border. Can someone help? Or do you know of directions for a border that looks like this? Thanks

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This is the ink to the directions.
http://www.rileyblakedesigns.com/cutting-corners/2013/07/29/twisted-ribbon-table-runner/

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PostSubject: Re: Design Help   Design Help EmptyTue Sep 09, 2014 3:11 pm

http://quilterscache.com/B/Borders.html


This site has many border patterns and it has one for your twisted ribbon!
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PostSubject: Re: Design Help   Design Help EmptyTue Sep 09, 2014 5:41 pm

Thanks Memaw. I didn't know they had border patterns. Never thought to look there.

It is very similar. A little shorter between the "twists". Am I thinking right in that a solid block in between would make the ribbon longer between twists?
Hmmm, have to try that block. Wonder if I can get my points right.

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PostSubject: Re: Design Help   Design Help EmptyTue Sep 09, 2014 5:43 pm

  Actually I cheated...... I googled "twisted ribbon borders."


Perhaps you could add a little more between the twist?  

I love that site.   They seem to have lots to choose from don't they?
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PostSubject: Re: Design Help   Design Help EmptyTue Sep 09, 2014 9:41 pm

Yeah, they have tons on that site. I always go to the blocks and never realized they had added borders. That will be handy when I want to do something different. Thanks.

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PostSubject: Re: Design Help   Design Help EmptyTue Sep 09, 2014 10:49 pm

Not being as alert tonight as memaw, I drew up 2 versions of twisted ribbons.
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PostSubject: Re: Design Help   Design Help EmptyWed Sep 10, 2014 7:00 am

Hmmm,   I like those as well......
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PostSubject: Re: Design Help   Design Help EmptyWed Sep 10, 2014 9:05 am

Thanks MN. Those are very handy because they show the corners. I am printing it out for reference. I like the spear in the corner of the top one. Makes a dramatic corner.

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PostSubject: Re: Design Help   Design Help EmptyWed Sep 10, 2014 1:46 pm

I agree.   If you stand back and look at the other one, it just looks off.   Like there's something wrong with it.  Just not balanced..... JMHO

But then neither am I ...... lol! lmao
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PostSubject: Re: Design Help   Design Help EmptyWed Sep 10, 2014 1:56 pm

TxM - so glad you're getting assistance with this. I looked at it before you had any replies. As much as I'd like to be a helper,  I personally felt clueless. ( :
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PostSubject: Re: Design Help   Design Help EmptyWed Sep 10, 2014 2:09 pm

Hey don't feel bad. I was clueless too, that's why I had to ask. lmao

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PostSubject: Re: Design Help   Design Help EmptyWed Sep 10, 2014 4:57 pm

If I had a clue, Id use it to hunt for buried pirate treasure lmao lmao lmao lmao

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PostSubject: Re: Design Help   Design Help EmptyWed Sep 10, 2014 5:06 pm

That would be helpful too. lmao lmao lmao

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PostSubject: Re: Design Help   Design Help EmptyThu Sep 11, 2014 12:38 am

think of all the fabric you could buy, even at those Aussie fabric prices. Cheesy
Quilt Pro insists on putting in places for corners on border designs, so I tend to thin in that direction.
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PostSubject: Re: Design Help   Design Help EmptyThu Sep 11, 2014 9:18 am

Oh,  I'd love to go on a good mystery  scavenger hunt!   Wouldn't that be fun?  All the fun clues and all the running around...... yeah!


lol! lol! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Design Help   Design Help EmptyThu Sep 11, 2014 12:21 pm

I love that kind of stuff too Memaw. Just not creative enough to think one up.

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PostSubject: Re: Design Help   Design Help EmptyThu Sep 11, 2014 12:21 pm

I love that kind of stuff too Memaw. Just not creative enough to think one up.

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PostSubject: Re: Design Help   Design Help EmptyThu Sep 11, 2014 4:06 pm

I know what you mean.......lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Design Help   Design Help EmptySun Sep 14, 2014 5:36 am

I like that table runner pattern....you could even take those blocks and make a larger, maybe lap size, quilt
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PostSubject: Re: Design Help   Design Help EmptySun Sep 14, 2014 1:51 pm

I know, it is cute isn't it. Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Design Help   Design Help EmptySun Sep 14, 2014 4:10 pm

Love that table runner pattern. I would have gone to quilters cache too. I have used their border patterns. They are great.
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