Bel Canto – Free Bargello Needlepoint Pattern

Bel Canto, copyright Napa Needlepoint

This week we finish up the Bargello Bell series with a lovely bell. This pattern is, like Black Diamond, slightly more challenging. That’s because the two accent lines run in the opposite direction to the main pattern. You’ll find stitching this easier if you follow the order of stitching outlined below. Materials 5×7″ 18-mesh canvas […]

Black Diamond Bargello – Free Needlepoint Project

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This week’s bell is this lovely diamond. It’s oriented so the long axis is horizontal. Bigger than many of the other bell patterns you could center it or set it slightly off-center as I did. The model used black Water n’Ice for the outline and three shades of Pebbly Perle for the fill. Materials 5×7″ […]