Bargello quilts consist entirely of straight seams and rectangular pieces, yet create mesmerizing optical illusions. Discover this addictive technique as you work through beautiful patterns for pillows, a quilt bag, wall hangings, table toppers, and lap quilts. With step-by-step instructions, photography, and helpful tips throughout, achieve stunning quilts using this fascinating technique. Any beginner who can sew a straight seam can master the necessary skills to create their own Bargello quilt!
Karin Hellaby is a prominent quilting and patchwork teacher who leads quilting classes around the world. She is the author of 10 patchwork and quilting books, and regularly contributes articles to quilting magazines. Karin is an adviser for Arena Travel, a specialist holiday company that arranges international holidays for quilters. Formerly owner of Quilters Haven, one of the UK’s leading quilt shops, Karin was awarded the Michael Kile Award for International Retailer of the Year at Houston Quilt Market/Festival. She lives in Suffolk, UK.