A Quick Overview of Bargello

copyright Nordic Needle

Looking at my book, Bargello Revisited (available here), inspired the folks at Nordic Needle to write a delightful little introduction to this technique. Included in the article is the pattern for a charming band sampler that will give you a taste of many different patterns. Check it out! Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2014Some Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published […]

Canvas Work Stitches, Vol 2, Book Review

copyright Diane Grant

Square Herringbone Stitch and Florentine Embroidery, Diane Grant, Tandem Books, 2013, 20 (British pounds) Diane Grant is a fearless embroiderer. As is the case with many British stitchers she incorporates buttons, beads, and paper in her work. She colors her canvases. Unlike many British stitches she puts these techniques to use with more common techniques […]

Offset Chevron Bargello Ornament Free Project

Braided Stripe Quilt, copyright Anne & Will

This Offset Chevron Bargello Ornament Free Project is so easy, you’ll start it tonight and have it finished tomorrow. Inspired by a modern quilt, pictured here, diagonal lines of Straight Gobelin change directions along an off-center line. Our design creates a stronger line because all the diagonal rows will start and stop along a straight […]