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Bargello Quilts with a Twist

by Maggie Ball

If you love traditional Bargello quilts with their illusion of curves and flowing waves, but are wary of tedious cutting and the complexity of creating free-form patterns, this new 16-piece Bargello block technique allows you to have fun playing with a collection of blocks to create endless possibilities - the more blocks and colors, the more possibilities. With the newly created block method,Bargello Quilts with a Twistallows you to create the look of Bargello with ease. Strips are cut and pieced in sets of four, counter-cut, and joined to complete the blocks. Using the versatile pattern, there are an amazing number of ways to arrange as few as 16 blocks to create exciting and unique patterns.

Traditional Quilts with a Twist

by Maggie Ball

Breathe New Life into your Favorite Traditional Blocks Take the Ohio Star, Trip Around the World and Bear's Paw blocks from "been there and done that" to fresh and fabulous new heights withTraditional Quilts with a Twist. Author Maggie Ball gives these blocks a modern makeover and teaches you how to tweak the designs with the right colors, fabric choices, value placements and settings to bring a spotlight-grabbing twist to your favorite blocks. Traditional Quilts with a Twistgives you: Comprehensive instructions for quilting basics Patterns that progress from easy to challenging 20 projects in various types and sizes, ranging from tote bags to queen-size quilts Clear, concise instructions accompanied by full-color photos and illustrations You'll fall in love - again - with the time-tested favorite blocks inTraditional Quilts with a Twist.

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