Stunning photography of Italian architecture and incredible quilt designs based on beautiful Italian mosaics bring the Italian Renaissance into your home! Use familiar quilting shapes in new combinations and settings to yield exquisite, intricate-looking designs. Includes complete instructions and design suggestions for 8 stunning quilt projects in a variety of sizes, and additional diagrams for creating your own variations. Each design features detailed photographs of the original mosaic tile pieces and information on their origin and history. Full-sized paper-piecing patterns for most quilts are included. Additional full-sized paper foundations can be found in the companion book: Bella Bella Quilts- Paper Foundations, softcover book with 64 pages.