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Which Do You Like Better?

As usual, I'm waffling about which fabric to use, what do you think?

I bought this pattern, Oakland Bay Sampler by Holly Bullock, from a quilt shop that has since gone out of business due to owner illness. It's a sampler quilt and one of the first quilts I'd tried to choose colors on my own. They just aren't so great so I've let it sit for awhile (read:very long while) in hopes I could one day decide. I'm still color challenged :( 

Anyway, this is a king size quilt for my bed and I thought it was about time I finish it. Not sure if you can see it (remember, I'm still in need of a photography lesson), but there's a really soft pink in the two blocks to the right and the darker pink on the left. These are the only three of the 16 I need to do, so do I rip out one block or two blocks? Keep in mind that the 16 blocks are going to be sashed with either the light or the dark pink, so do you think the darker pink would make a better sashing or the light pink?  Trying not to buy more fabric, but maybe I should just start anew? 

I did finish my Dear Jane block for this week and actually happy with it:

Been spinning my wheels for two days. Can't tell you why; just not sure where all the time goes - nothing to show for it. :( 



  1. Looks soft and sweet.... I would go with the dark pink, but I like bold colors...

    1. Thank you so much for stopping by. Just wanted to say that I like the dark pink and will make the next block and finally decide! Thanks for sharing your opinion...can always use feedback.

  2. I would continue as you have in the photo. I like that a few blocks would have the dark pink. All blocks carry the yellow throughout so it ties them together. I'd gone with the light pink to sash them together.
    Good luck!

    1. I like the dark pink better and think I'll go with that. Thank you for stopping by and appreciate your input and it's always welcomed.


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