Bargello Hearts is a stunning new quilt design that uses simple Bargello Tapestry techniques to create an intricate pattern of radiating hearts. The Bargello Heart Quilts featured in this book will amaze you with their visual complexity, and delight you with their ease of construction.

Bargello Hearts

Bargello Hearts

Author: Nancy Podolsky with Debra & Sim Ayers
Publisher: Dohney Publications, Inc.
Page Size: 8.5" x 11"
Cover: Soft

Item Code: 4G0210
Weight: 2.0 lb
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Bargello Hearts is a stunning new quilt design that uses simple Bargello Tapestry techniques to create an intricate pattern of radiating hearts. The Bargello Heart Quilts featured in this book will amaze you with their visual complexity, and delight you with their ease of construction.

All you need to begin is the ability to cut and sew a straight line. Add basic rotary cutting equipment and twelve fabrics of your choice, and you will be on your way to a quilt that is sure to capture someone's heart!

Suitable for both beginning and advanced quilters, this book illustrates Bargello cutting and sewing techniques and provides detailed instructions, yardage requirements, layout plans for seven quilt sizes that can be used for beds and wall hangings.

Table of Contents:

About the Authors
4
7. Basic Heart Construction
49
1. Introduction
5
Overview
50
The Bargello Heart Process
6
Construction Technique
51
2. Supplies
7
Basic Size—53" x 60"
52
Equipment List
7
Basic Size Layout Plan
54
Choosing a Quilt Size
8
8. Version 1 Heart Construction
57
Purchasing the Fabric
8
Twin Size—47" x 76"
58
Batting
9
Twin Size Layout Plan
60
More About Tools
9
Full Size—53" x 76"
63
More About Fabric
10
Full Size Layout Plan
64
3. Fabric Selection
11
Queen Size—60" x 80"
67
Fabric Color and Design Choices
12
Queen Size Layout Plan
68
Arranging the Fabrics
12
9. Version 2 Heart Construction
71
Visualizing Your Design
16
Mini Size—22" x 29-1/2"
72
Blank Layout Plan
17
Mini Size Layout Plan
74
Fabric Charts
18
Baby Size—33" x 55"
76
4. Cutting Fabric Strips
19
Baby Size Layout Plan
78
Fabric Prepartation
19
King Size—80" x 80"
80
Cutting Technique
21
King Size Layout Plan
82
5. Strata Construction
23
10. Design Variations
85
Sewing and Pressing
24
Extra Top Variations
85
Using Directional Fabrics
25
Color Value Variations
87
Creating Strata Units
26
11. Borders
89
6. Counter-Cuts
27
12. Finishing
91
Preparing the Strata
28
Preparing the Quilt Layers
92
Cutting Technique
28
Layering and Basting
93
Counter-Cut Charts
29
Quilting
94
Heart Assembly Preview
30
Binding
94
Bargello Heart Gallery
31
Conclusion
95
A Sample Fabric Arrangement
32
Suggested Reading
95