If you’ve decided to join the Bargello Needlepoint Belt Stitch-Along, you are going to need the information included in this 6-Step Getting Started Checklist. From planning the design to learning how to measure belt size to preparing the canvas for stitching, you’ll get everything you need to know to successfully prepare for the Stitch-Along. Here […]
21 FREE Thanksgiving Needlepoint Charts
Check out This List of 21 New Needlepoint Charts for Thanksgiving
Visit Bargello Boot Camp and scroll down to the 365 Needlepoint Resolutions Challenge. Click on the links and download the free charts to work your favorite Bargello Stitches. Make home decorating items to display during the Thanksgiving Holiday!
THE BARGELLO CHALLENGE
London’s Victoria and Albert Museum boasts a fine collection of antique needlework and Bargello designs such as this one. Found on pp. 62-63 in Designs for Bargello by Nikki Scheuer, it has both a 4-2 step triple zigzag motif and double zigzag pattern. The color photo is on page 77. Today’s … [Read More...]
This 4-2 step Bargello Diamond design takes on a different look depending on the number of stitches that are added to the peaks and the number of colors used. If you desire a soft look to the Bargello embroidery, then use three monochromatic colors. For bolder diamonds, four or more brighter and … [Read More...]