Irish Stitch (Bargello) Wallet

Originally posted 2008-09-29 07:32:08. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI found a post this morning on a blog “My Crazy RevWar Life” about a charming wallet made in Irish Stitch, which is another name for Bargello, usually applied to Bargello on cloth. In the post she includes link to instructions on how to stitch Bargello, the […]

Use Bargello to Go Vintage

vintage four-way Bargello pillow

I’ve been indulging in my love of vintage style lately by reading the blog Retro Renovation. Although it specializes in Mid-century Modern, there is tons of stuff there for any vintage style. There’s lots of inspiration and ideas for your needlepoint projects. One of the blogs great loves is Bargello, especially vintage pieces and kits […]

Learn Bargello with Erica Wilson

erica wilson's bargello needlepoint boots from her PBS series in 1971

Originally posted 2012-02-20 06:53:27. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThanks to the blog, Retro Renovation, we have a long (almost 15 minutes) seqment on Bargello. She shows examples of the stitching (including these great boots), she talks about the history of Bargello, show us how to start stitching and then shows us a lovely Jack-in-the-Pulpit design […]

Mini Bargello Free Pattern – Hildegard

min bargello needlepoint, hilegard, designed by needlepoint expert janet m. perry

Originally posted 2012-03-10 06:58:41. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Hildegard is the first of my mini Bargello patterns. They are sized and stitched to fit into Sudberry’s charming Mini Boxes. The design is adapted from one in a Bargello book by JO Christensen. You can stitch this design tonight and give it as a gift […]

Free Alphabet Chart for Bargello Needlepoint

Originally posted 2010-10-16 07:03:18. Republished by Blog Post PromoterSigning your needlepoint can be a real puzzler. If you are doing a piece that has Tent Stitch on it, there are many options for signing (in the linked post, I’ve talked about them). Another option is to use labels or cards and keep them with the […]