This version of Ribbons and Thistle Flowers is a mat size Bargello style design presented within a 40-plus page booklet. The outer border is a four-color Bargello style ribbon. Enclosed by the Bargello ribbons are six dark violet-blue thistle flowers … Read more
Tulips and Pomegranates 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 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 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
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
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
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