Inspiring Bargello from Tanglecrafts

Originally posted 2008-08-17 07:01:08. Republished by Blog Post PromoterMy friend Su lives in the UK and is a very inspiring and talented stitcher. She does really creative things, especially with Bargello. She’s willing to try all sorts of things and recently she’s been experimenting with doing needlepoint using knitting wool. And she didn’t pick easy [...]

Translating Bargello Needlepoint Patterns

Originally posted 2009-08-09 07:20:33. Republished by Blog Post PromoterRecently I got an email from Karen, who asked about the Madiera canvas listed for the projects in Beautiful Bargello. The book was written in England and many of the materials are challenging to find in the US. For us, Madiera is a thread company, not a [...]

Pull your Needlepoint Together with a Collage Frame

Melita used this collage frame to finish off a number of small Bargello pieces easily & inexpensively. (photo by Melita Glavin)

Do you have a bunch of smaller pieces of needlepoint, stitched or unstitched, that are united in color, theme, or style? Why not take a hint from Melita’s creative finish for the sections from Bargello Techniques (an ANG correspondence course) and frame them in a ready-made collage frame? These frames, usually used for framing many [...]

Bargello Revisited — virtual book tour

Gert this book for almost half off!

Originally posted 2008-06-04 06:31:28. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Starting later this week, and continuing throughout the month, I’ll be doing a Virtual Book Tour of blogs and sites in conjunction with my new book on Bargello. I’ve got lots of cool things planned as part of the tour. Later in the month, Orna Willis [...]