Bargello Magic

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The design possibilities with bargello quilts are endless!

Looking for an easy quilting project that will allow you to flex your creative muscle? Consider making a bargello quilt.

Bargello quilt is a colorful and attractive variety of quilt which is made by joining strips of different colored fabrics. This is the ideal quilt for you to learn quilting if you are a beginning quilter. Even experienced quilters can have fun making this quilt. The method uses only straight seams; this means you do not have to be an experienced sewer to make a bargello quilt yourself. All you need is good sense of color combination so that you can work a striking pattern for your quilt.


You’ll want to choose at least six different coordinated colors of fabric. Varying them from light to dark will give you a more striking design.

You can use different attractive patterns for making a bargello quilt once you master the basics of this quilting method. The most commonly used patterns include the fire patterns, rainbow patterns, heart patterns, lightning strike patterns, diamond patterns, twisted patterns etc.

Basically, you’ll be sewing strips together, then cutting them apart and arranging them into a flowing pattern. The process is quite simple, yet your design options are unlimited. If you enjoy playing with color and design, then you’ll love making a bargello quilt!

Watch the video below and click here for full instructions.

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Bargello Quilt Patterns

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