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Color Connections

Color Connections

  • Briefly: Color Connections is an advanced bargello design using three color gradients of fabric on black. Read more
  • Type: Download Pattern
  • Designer: Ruth Blanchet
  • Finished size: 35" x 52"
  • Skill Level: Advanced
  • Techniques

    Bargello patchwork

    Supplies Needed for This Design

    Note: generous amounts are given for color groups. Less may be sufficient, especially with fabrics in the darker end of color groups or when working with your own stash. This depends solely on accuracy in cutting, stitching, and straightening of bargello blocks.

    • 1/4 yd or fat quarter of each fabric:
    • Color Group 1 -> 8 fabrics ranging from light to dark for the center group (blue section in photo)
    • Color Group 2 -> 7 fabrics ranging from light to dark (yellow group)
    • Color Group 3 -> 7 fabrics ranging from light to dark (purple group)

    • Background: 1-1/2 yds of black (includes enough for binding however length is required for borders) 
    • Batting & backing fabric: approximately 38" x 55"
    • Thread for piecing and quilting
    • Sewing machine and accessories
    • General quilting supplies such as rotary cutter, mat, and rulers
    • Design Wall or equivalent recommended

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  • Tags: Bargello, download, patchwork, quilt, quilt pattern

  • Regular price $13.95 USD
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    • Description
    • Requirements

    This design lends itself to any color combination. Imagine using the primary colors red, blue, and yellow or the secondary colors green, purple, and orange. You can also use just two-color gradients making the two outside links of the same color set. The ideas are endless. 

    This pattern comes with full details on how to piece and quilt this beautiful design and also includes a full-color insert grid so you can follow the directions with ease. If bargello is your thing, then this design is a must for your collection.