Bargello Fantasy – Make your own

bargello fantasy, copyright Loretta Spears

Long after Loretta Spears’ death, stitchers, especially those who love Bargello, collect and stitch her lovely patterns. One of her most popular is Bargello Fantasy which appeared, I think, in Needlepoint News. It’s a lovely piece showcasing many Bargello patterns. But you don’t have to seek out old magazines or search on eBay to find […]

Checks in Needlepoint Log Cabin Free Sampler

copyright Napa Needlepoint

Are you looking for ways to add texture to your needlepoint just by using the stitches you already know? Then you’ll love the next patch in the Log Cabin Sampler, the fourth accent color patch. The stitch is Scottish Checker, below. It replaces every other Scotch Stitch with Tent Stitches. This one uses your basic […]