The Colonial Coverlet Guild of America has an excellent collection from the 18th and 19th centuries. Among its treasures is a coverlet made of Jacquard weave fabric from which today’s Bargello design was adapted. The Bargello design found on pp. 100-101 in Designs for Bargello by Nikki Scheuer, … [Read More...]
Needlepoint Projects for 2016
Check out this step-by-step needlepoint tutorial for making a stunning eyeglass case. From preparation to final finishing, you'll get everything you need, including a FREE original African Accents Bargello Design created to fit this fun project! Get started here...
THE BARGELLO CHALLENGE
The authors of Golden Hands Bargello describe this design as an interesting, interlacing trellis which needs close concentration to establish the basic lines. Found on pp. 20-21, the Bargello pattern is worked in a 4-2 step from the vertical center of the canvas outward. The center diamond is … [Read More...]