I've got the center of the mini quilt pieced. It will finish about 71/2 inches tall and 7 inches wide.
Here is the inspiration quilt image from the Amish Abstractions book:
Sorry for the glare; the page is very shiny. I want to do a wide border so that I have some room for quilting, so I will add 2.5" finished borders all around. Here are the choices that I am considering:
The black would be like the original. I also like the deep purple. Or how about this?
(Suggested by my DH!)
I am completely undecided. What do you think?