This Bargello pattern reminds me of the smocking on my daughter’s dresses when she was a little girl. It is designed to teach the use of a variation of the Hungarian Bargello Filler Stitch and the traditional Bargello Needlepoint Stitch. Found on pp. 46-48 in Traditional Bargello by Dorothy … [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 second advanced Florentine embroidery pattern in Bargello: An Explosion In Color by Margaret Boyles, is found on pp. 108-109. In addition to the 6-1 step, this design creates an interesting line throughout. Care must be taken to ensure that you are always keeping the pattern of two short … [Read More...]