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    Default Dawn Awakens Bargello

    It has been quite a while since I made my favorite style of quilt, a bargello. This is my own design which is a variation of the Trip Around the World concept. This quilt was made from 14 1/3 yard cuts (12") of Stonehenge by Northcott. Even the border comes from the 1/3 yard cut. I only had slivers of fabric left when I was done.

    Bargellos are strip pieced. Here is my strip set all sewn together and ready to subcut into columns.

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    Here is the finished quilt. For me it invokes the dawn sun peaking over the horizon and lighting up the darkness.

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    I choose to isolate one strip at the bottom to highlight that the quilt was pieced from 14 individually fabrics ( as opposed to many of the beautiful printed gradients or ombres that you can purchase now). I also doubled the size of the blocks in the border to highlight the beautiful motifs printed on the Stonehenge fabric.
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    Missouri Star

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    Default Re: Dawn Awakens Bargello

    It's beautiful! I love the color combination!
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    Default Re: Dawn Awakens Bargello

    Simply gorgeous

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    Default Re: Dawn Awakens Bargello

    It is wonderful.


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    Default Re: Dawn Awakens Bargello

    Awesome! Beautiful quilt. I'm thinking it must be large with that much fabric. How big is it?

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    Default Re: Dawn Awakens Bargello

    Quote Originally Posted by SuzanneOrleansOntario View Post
    Awesome! Beautiful quilt. I'm thinking it must be large with that much fabric. How big is it?
    Size is 66" x 82.5"
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    Default Re: Dawn Awakens Bargello

    Wow! That is just gorgeous!

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    Default Re: Dawn Awakens Bargello

    Beautiful quilt and the colors are wonderful, I love the bargellos

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    Default Re: Dawn Awakens Bargello

    Oh you must be so proud of this. Your colors flow together beautifully and it is so pretty to look at. A masterpiece!!

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    Default Re: Dawn Awakens Bargello

    Denise...This is a magnificent quilt. I love how well the colors blend and transition. Great job on this!!!

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