The soft, dreamlike beauty of the colorwash style and the intricate look of bargello are combined in this step-by-step guide to building perfect color palettes for ten stunning quilts. As quilters learn these easy-to-follow methods for making winning color choices, they’ll also find the confidence to showcase their personal style. Ten gorgeous projects show quilters how to alter bargello designs dramatically with simple variations in color and value. A comprehensive introduction to stitching bargello designs will get beginning quilters up to speed on the technique. Quilters familiar with the bargello style will love these new ideas for playing with color and texture. Includes a section on machine-quilting techniques that complement bargello quilts.