Although the colors in this mini-sock (from my book Bargello Revisited) are traditional, the Bargello is not. A fairly straightforward, if large, zig-zag line pattern is interrupted by two straight lines. Those lines, in turn, are interrupted by a few of the Bargello lines. It’s an easy technique to freshen Bargello line patterns, especially those […]
Originally posted 2008-06-10 05:29:12. Republished by Blog Post Promoter John Young who commented about the Railroad coasters post, has made his chart of the logo for MOL (a container shipping company) available. This history of this little guy is fascinating and worth reading about. It is free for you to use for any non-commercial purpose.
There are so many things I love about Bargello — the patterns, the different ways to use color . . . I could go on and on. But Bargello is so easy and so simple and so fast to stitch, that it makes anything you put it on special and turns something everyday into something […]
Remember the post recently about Erica Wilson and Bargello? Thanks to the same folks at Retro Renovation, we have another glorious post showing us lots of pictures of vintage Bargello patterns that have been newly stitched by Bobbie, an interior designer in Philadelphia. This delightful elephant seen here is one of hers. You’ll love seeing […]
Originally posted 2009-03-03 08:00:09. Republished by Blog Post Promoter This heart uses Watercolours, glow in the dark Kreinik, and Sparkle Rays for a very citrus color scheme. In scanning, the Sparkle Rays bleached out completely. The pattern has three rows Tent Stitch in square and rectangular blocks. The background is stitched in T Stitch using […]