Fun With Bargello Author:Mira Silverstein Bargello needlepoint is fun! — The patterns are so varies and the finished pieces in bold or subtle colors are really exciting. Moreover, it is quick and easy - this book shows you just how easy. — Starting with the simplest zigzag line, you progress to elongated points and curves. Nest you find out how to make the zigzags into diamonds and the po... more »ints and curves into what the author calls "lemons" and "persimmons". Then you learn how to fill in the geometrical figures and how to even them off at the top and bottom of your work. And that's all there is to it.
Bargello, which is also called Flame stitch and Florentine embroidery, is worked with each stitch covering several threads of canvas, so once the pattern line is established it goes very quickly. Nothing has to be painted or marked on the canvas. Even if you have never done any needlepoint or other embroidery you can learn how to do Bargello in a few minutes with the help of the directions and diagrams in this book.« less