Category: Counted

Halloween 2017

Halloween Bargello

My 2017 Halloween worked design is based on Laura Perin’s Halloween Bargello.

 

Fabric used: Zweigart, 24 count Congress, 100% cotton, Powdered Spice.  Approximate finished worked area is 7.5 inches square.

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Waves of Early Fall Bargello Embroidery Needlework

Waves of Early Fall
Waves of Early Fall design is a Bargello counted needlework embroidery presented within a 40-plus page booklet. This design utilizes the traditional Bargello method of needlework straight stitches worked in steps to create the design. Click the button named Bargello… Read more

Dalmatian puppy watching butterfly

Dalmatian puppy watching butterfly

My husband gave me this Dimension cross stitch kit as a Christmas gift in 2016. We love our Dalmatians dogs and no way would I want them to lose even one of their lovely spots …. so took me a … Read more

Rhodes Stitch Collection

Rhodes Stitch Collection
This Rhodes Stitch Collection is a counted needlework embroidery design of fifteen different variations of Rhodes stitches available in printed and Kindle formats. The top and bottom rows of my Rhodes Stitch Collection features the smaller elements of the design… Read more

Ruby Rosette, Hardanger needlework design

Ruby Rosette, hardanger needlework design
Ruby Rosette design is a counted Hardanger needlework embroidery presented within a 50 page booklet available in printed and Kindle formats. This design contains openwork, Hardanger satin, Kloster blocks, rosette, weaved bars and picot stitches. Details for working the rosette… Read more

Snowmen Nestled in Spruce Trees, mat length

Snowmen Nestled in Spruce Trees mat length
Snowmen Nestled in Spruce Trees mat length is a Hardanger counted needlework presented within a 50-plus page booklet available in printed and Kindle formats. This design utilizes traditional Hardanger stitches: satin, Kloster blocks, buttonhole edge and openwork enhanced by picots.… Read more

Ribbons and Thistle Flowers

Ribbons and Thistle Flowers
Ribbons and Thistle Flowers is a counted needlework embroidery design presented in a 40-plus page booklet available in printed and Kindle formats. Click the button named Bargello on the upper navigational bar of my blog website at Noelle Frances Designs… Read more

Swirling Pin Wheels

Swirling Pin Wheels
The Swirling Pin Wheels design is a counted Hardanger and Rhodes stitch needlework embroidery available in printed and Kindle formats. Over the past winter children from our town’s day care center stuck red and blue pin wheels along the edge… Read more

Citrus Pomegranates, Bargello Needlework Design

Citrus Pomegranates, Bargello needlework
Citrus Pomegranates design is a Bargello needlework embroidery presented within a 60-plus page booklet available in printed and Kindle formats. The pomegranate shapes, a classic Bargello pattern, are worked in the bright colors of citrus fruit and the dark cobalt… Read more

Chickadee

Chickadee

Chickadee

Crossed Wing Colletion, Chickadee No2.

First time in a while that I totally just chilled out and had fun with an embroidery pattern. I just finished three, what I consider intense pieces (the two panels within my silk ribbon … Read more