Anne Orr Bargello

needlepoint bargello designed by anne orr

Originally posted 2009-08-31 06:44:47. Republished by Blog Post Promoter This week’s classic needlepoint pattern is another on recharted from my classic Anne Orr booklet. It’s a Bargello pattern. It combines a shallow scallop with two zigzags. Click on the picture to get the full-size chart. The stitches are all over four threads, but notice that [...]

Can You Do Embroidery Stitches on Canvas?

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Can You Do Embroidery Stitches on Canvas? is a question I often ask myself when I look at embroidery books. While it isn’t quite as easy as converting Cross Stitch charts or stitching Blackwork patterns, in many cases embroidery stitches can be used on needlepoint canvas. The first thing to remember is that many stitches [...]

Learn More about the Slow Stitch Movement

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Things have been happening over at the Slow Stitch Movement, making it easier for you to learn about it and get involved. First a webinar about the movement, given by founder Mike Lipinski, is now available for download on demand. On the revised homepage for the movement, he reflects on the struggle between excellence and [...]