Missoni Bargello Pillow – High Fashion Inspirations

missoni purse

(Updated 7/2015) The knitwear of the Italian fashion house Missoni always are wonderful springboards to needlepoint. Because they design knits and are renowned for their zigzag patterns and bold color choices, often you can use high fashion pieces as the starting point for needlepoint, especially for Bargello. Yesterday I was at Nordstrom’s and there in […]

Enroll Now for Early Bird Discount on Initial Mini-class

needlepoint initial ornament, designed & stitched by needlepoint expert janet m. perry

Originally posted 2013-04-01 06:56:43. Republished by Blog Post PromoterWouldn’t you love to have a couple of easy, unique needlepoint projects in your back pocket that you could make as special gifts? Wouldn’t it make you happy if you could finish them yourself and make each one perfect for the receiver? You can with these two […]

Learn-A-Stitch Owl features Bargello

Scale Bargllo needlepoint pattern (copyright Napa Needlepoint)

Originally posted 2013-04-15 07:04:20. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThis month’s Learn-A-Stitch Owl features Bargello. I’ve come across some really fun Bargello patterns and want to share them with you. In this post I used: Corn Flower painted 18-mesh canvas from Nature’s Palette Pebbly Perle P061 Gloriana cashmere/silk Light Apricot (no longer made) Treasure Chest TC18 […]

New Needlepoint Products – August 2009

Originally posted 2009-08-28 07:39:50. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI’ve come across some delightful new needlepoint products for you to look for at your local shop. Here’s a round-up of some of them. Painted Canvas CBK Needlepoint Collections has added a new artist, Designs by Karen. These designs feature animals against light backgrounds on 18 mesh. […]

Bargello Revisited Back in Stock

Originally posted 2009-06-14 18:15:45. Republished by Blog Post PromoterJust to let you all know, Bargello Revisited is now back at Amazon and available to order there. You can also get it from your local needlework shop and through Nordic Needle. Shops, Rainbow Gallery has an exclusive on the books. All books ordered through them are […]