Bargello needlepoint, which was developed in Italy during the 1500s, features a stitch which is repeated to create a distinctive, colorful geometric pattern. This book from Dover Publications, Bargello Needlepoint: a Pattern Directory for Dramatic Creations, written by sisters Laura and Lynsey Angell, offers 40 stitch patterns, from beginner to advanced, as well as tips and tutorials. The designs are enhanced by color photos and easy-to-read charts.
- Bargello Needlepoint: a Pattern Directory for Dramatic Creations by Laura Angell & Lynsey Angell
- ISBN 0486842916
- Includes history, tips on tools and materials, and 40 stitch patterns
- Color photographs
- 160 pages
- Measures 71/2 x 93/4 inches