Tulips and Pomegranates Bargello

Tulips and Pomegranate Bargello

The Tulips and Pomegranates design is a counted, Bargello needlework embroidery presented within a full color 40-plus page booklet.  My booklets are divided into sections that discuss the main pattern parts of each design, present photos and graphed charts in … Read more

Fiesta Flowers Hardanger

Fiesta Flowers

Fiesta Flowers is a counted, Hardanger needlework embroidery presented within a full color 50-plus page booklet. Rhodes style patterns and ribbed spider web flowers add dimensional interest within the traditional Hardanger kloster block areas of this design.

The design booklet … Read more

Fiesta Hardanger Runner

Fiesta Hardanger Runner

Fiesta is a runner size Hardanger design worked in the bright colors of a summer’s day.  An Intermediate level embroidery, Fiesta is presented within a full color 60-plus page booklet.  Within the booklet it is assumed you are quite comfortable … Read more

Holiday Lights — Winter holiday card 2018

holiday card 2018

Each year I like to send out embroidered Winter holiday cards to friends and family.   This year my design show cases the beauty of holiday lights worked in unseparated 6-strand embroidery floss. Holiday Lights is presented within a 10 plus … Read more

Turned hem

Red Yellow Tulips

For the turned hem you could work the border of the design in Hardanger satin stitch or Hardanger buttonhole edge stitch. If you choose to do a turned hem be sure to add several inches all the way around the … Read more

Finishing Hardanger and Bargello designs

Entwined Pomegranates - Bargello

There are several ways you can display your finished piece, here are the ones that I discuss on my blog pages.

– Hem (turned or buttonhole edge) my finished pieces for display on a cabinet top or shelve.

– Framing, … Read more

Late Autumn, Hardanger

Late Autumn, Hardanger Design from Noelle Frances Designs

Late Autumn catches the changing colors as chilly mornings and frost tint the leaves and mums of summer.

An Intermediate level counted Hardanger needlework embroidery, Late Autumn is presented within a 25-plus page booklet. The design incorporates openwork areas worked … Read more