Definitely a complex and advanced design, this Bargello needlepoint design, found on pp. 124-125 in Designs for Bargello by Nikki Scheuer, has a rich 13th century history. It was inspired by a Turkish Seljuk tile that decorated a religious school. According to Scheuer, this Bargello pattern is … [Read More...]
Needlepoint Projects for 2016
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THE BARGELLO CHALLENGE
The Church of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy has a mosaic design created in the Byzantine era that inspired this Bargello pattern. Found on pp. 60-61 with color photo on page 77 in Designs for Bargello by Nikki Scheuer, it demonstrates how to make curves in Bargello needlepoint. The Bargello … [Read More...]