Bargello needlepoint is the easiest stitch to learn. Considered a novelty needlepoint stitch, it consists of large up and down needle strokes and uses colorful yarns to create different designs. Anyone can learn how to stitch Bargello needlepoint if there is interest, time and patience.
Bargello needlepoint is fun to stitch. Once you start, it's hard to put the project down because the patterns are so varied that even the simplest ones look like an original work of art when finished. After you have made your first Bargello needlepoint project, you will be hooked.
Even if you have never done any needlepoint or embroidery, you can learn how to do bargello needlepoint in just a few minutes. In fact, a small bargello design can be worked from start to finish in just a few hours, unlike other needlepoint stitches that require lots of detail and considerably more time to make.
Bargello needlepoint designs can be found in clothing and accessories, home furnishings, and much more. Typical projects include wallet inserts, belts, purses, vests, coats, curtains and valances, book covers, coasters, and of course, pillows.
You don't need to be an artist to stitch bargello needlepoint. Nothing has to be painted or marked on needlepoint canvas. You can start with the basic flame bargello stitch and work freehand across the canvas. Click on the supporting link below to get started with bargello needlepoint.
What a wonderfully creative list and educational too.
I am craft challenged but I may try bargello needlepoint at sometime.
My mom made bargello pillows for our living room way back in the 1960s. I remember it was so fun to watch her progress on the project. The pillows came out beautifully.
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