Interesting name, huh? My husband dubbed this Bargello needlepoint design, “Man-In-The-Middle”, because the red stitches in the center of each motif look like a stick-man. He just happened to be passing by while I was stitching, and stopped to make this comment, and asked if he could name the … [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
As the title suggests, this Bargello pattern reminds me of juicy luscious purple grapes. Taken from p.99 in Bargello: An Explosion In Color by Margaret Boyles , it is a perfect example of how to make curves in Bargello needlepoint. I used a combination of 4 shades of purple Madeira Cotton Hand … [Read More...]