Interlocking Bargello diamonds worked in a 4-2 step make this pattern look like argyle knit (see p. 61 in Bargello: An Explosion In Color by Margaret Boyles. The key to success here is to stitch the ENTIRE OUTLINE FIRST, and then fill in the remaining colors. Stitching the outline is easier if … [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
To celebrate an historical moment, consider stitching today’s Bargello design called “New York Beauty”. Found on pp. 38-39 and 69 in Designs for Bargello by Nikki Scheuer, it is adapted from an American quilt that was made around 1776. The Bargello pattern outline resembles crosses and diamonds; … [Read More...]