Stuff Traditional Bargello: Stitches, Techniques and Dozens of Pattern and Project Ideas
by Dorothy Phelan
ISBN-10: 0312068824
ISBN-13: 9780312068820
St. Martin's Griffin
1996
Soft Cover
Pages: 96
Language(s): English
Very Good - PO name on ffep.
$8.00

Bargello, with its distinctive upright designs and subtle shadings, is an increasingly popular form of needlework that dates back to the Middle Ages. Its colorful geometric patterns are perfect for wall hangings, cushion covers and a wide variety of small gifts. This easy-to-follow, fully illustrated guide contains complete directions for twenty-six bargello projects that range from simple to complex and from medieval to modern. Complete with sections on identifying and creating bargello's various stitches, selecting threads and canvas, choosing colors and perfecting the stitch technique, this is the ideal source book for anyone who admires the pretty and precise patterns of bargello.