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My first Bargello

Old 12-13-2012, 04:18 PM
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This is my first Bargello. It was one of the most stressful quilts I have done so far because it was not for me, but for a friend's mom. I did not have much to go on except that she liked blue and my friend liked batiks. This was a very interesting project to say the least. The more I tried to be precise the more mistakes I made. There was lots of ripping involved. And if you tried to rip a bargello seam, you know what I am talking about. The stitch length is very short, and batik prone to ripping....I was having all kinds of fun with this one. A trip to Intercourse, PA and 21 shades of blue batik later, the quilt was finished and a new addiction was born. Somewhere during this journey I fell in love with Bargellos, and I cannot wait to make another one. Yes, I made tons of mistakes, but I also learned a lot.

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Old 12-13-2012, 04:23 PM
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Beautiful. Something I have never attempted
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Old 12-13-2012, 04:38 PM
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It is certainly beautiful! Glad you didn't give up on it!
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Beautiful!
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It's really pretty.
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I love the colors! I'm sure both your friend and her mom will love it!
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Your quilt is just beautiful! Can't even tell there are mistakes on it.You chose great fabric.
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That is one beautiful mistake you made. there might be a few happy tears over this gift. Awesome work.
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I love Bargellos your is very nice what is the pattern called. I have made a couple so far and have one ready to put in the frames in the new year. Love the blues but I do not think I am brave enough to use batiks. I know I will have to rip out a few seams
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Very NICE!!! Bargello is on my bucket list; don't know when I'll get to it though.

I really like your design.
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