Originally posted 2008-06-21 15:13:42. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Today I’m visiting Jane’s blog, Stitching Up a Storm in Alamo City, where I’m talking about the history of Bargello. It’s romantic, it’s interesting and it’s the stuff of legends, so do stop by.
The colors might not be traditional, but you’ll love the patterns in my fantastic new Bargello Club, Mittens & Mini-socks. Each month, on the 7th, you’ll receive a PDF of a new Bargello pattern, this is April’s, along with a stitch suitable for stitching a cuff. That’s 12 Bargello patterns and 12 new stitches. Every [...]
Originally posted 2008-11-21 07:23:52. Republished by Blog Post Promoter You probably haven’t heard of change ringing unless you read Dorothy Sayers, live in England, or go near a church which has a peal of bells and rings it this way. If you do then you may have heard the bells ringing in what sounds like [...]
I thought I’d give you a quick look at the Bargello Sampler with a bit of the three blocks stitched in. I have used my theme Watercolours in both the horizontal blocks but not in the vertical block. This shows two ways to use a multi-colored thread to create a color scheme. One way is [...]
There are so many things to love about samplers. Most importantly they give you a structured place to try new things. But they also give you a wonderful place to get yourself out of a rut. In my case, it’s a color rut. I’m not much of a pastel person so I decided that I’d [...]