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    Old 05-01-2013, 06:18 AM
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    Default Diamonds Jubilee Bargello in progress

    I am really enjoying piecing this bargello although it does seem tedious at times. This is the first time I picked out my own fabric and I am still not sure I got it right. After spending close to 2 hours choosing the 11 fabrics the sales lady said to me, "Are you saying YES to this fabric"? LOL! It did feel as tough as choosing a wedding dress.

    The pattern has you make up over 700 little strip sets as you can see stacked on my table, (each one labeled). They are divided by rows, with up to 10 pieces per row. I've shown a picture of one row. The 53 rows are sewn together in 2 identical pieces. You then put together the 2 pieces to make the quilt. Neat design that the top and bottom half's of the quilt are identical, (just turned 180 degrees).

    I still have 27 rows to add. My inspector thinks all those little strip sets are fun to play in.

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    Old 05-01-2013, 06:20 AM
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    Your quilt is just beautiful and love the colors!! The quilt inspector seems to agree.
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    Old 05-01-2013, 06:27 AM
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    Oh my! And you have to match all those corners! Better you than me. I'll just stand back and admire yours. Gorgeous colors worth the time you took in selection!
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    Old 05-01-2013, 06:38 AM
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    Beautiful colors! This quilt is going to be terrific!
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    Old 05-01-2013, 06:42 AM
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    Beautiful colors, the 2 hours were worth it.
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    Old 05-01-2013, 06:46 AM
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    Your quilt is very pretty. Lots of work, but, the end result is going to be magnificent
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    Old 05-01-2013, 06:52 AM
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    I agree, it was 2 hours well spent. I can guarantee it would have taken me more! I like bargellos but think that is the best I have seen. Will have to look for that pattern
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    Old 05-01-2013, 07:42 AM
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    The colors you chose are fabulous!!! The quilt is stunning, keep posting pictures so we can see the end product!!!!
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    Old 05-01-2013, 07:43 AM
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    Love the colors. Blue is my favorite color.
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    Old 05-01-2013, 07:45 AM
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    I love the color combination. Be sure to show us a photo when finished.
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