books about: bargello
The Needlepoint Book: A Complete Update of the Classic Guide (No)
Jo Ippolito Christensen
Since its original publication in 1976, The Needlepoint Book has become known as "The Black Bible" -- the one resource every aficionado of needlepoint needs to own. Completely revised and expanded, this updated edition includes your favorite features, plus: * A 16-PACE COLOR INSERT WITH ALL-NEW PROJECTS * A CRASH COURSE ON THE NEW FIBERS UPDATED INFORMATION ON MATERIALS, AS WELL AS HOW TO WORK WITH AND CARE FOR THEM * DOZENS OF NEW STITCHES ...
Quick Trip Quilts (Quilt in a Day)
Quilt In A Day
Pack up your sewing machine and take a "Quick Trip" with Eleanor! Quick Trip Quilts is a strip pieced pattern with three layouts. The traditional "Quick Trip" is based on a "Trip Around the World" format.A Bargello effect is achieved with the "Quick Quarter" pattern, and for the artist in you, piece a "Water Lily" which adds a bit of applique to a rippling water background. The patterns are easy enough for a beginner but will challenge seasoned ...
Colorwash Bargello Quilts
Beth Ann Williams
Martingale & Company
The soft, dreamlike beauty of the colorwash style and the intricate look of bargello are combined in this step-by-step guide to building perfect color palettes for ten stunning quilts. As quilters learn these easy-to-follow methods for making winning color choices, they'll also find the confidence to showcase their personal style. Ten gorgeous projects show quilters how to alter bargello designs dramatically with simple variations in color and ...
Bargello: An Explosion in Color
MacMillan Publishing Company
Something new has been added to the time-honored art of Bargello needlework: a fresh approach to Color. Color is used in imaginative new ways, to add zest to classic designs. For example, the old favorite 'Domes and Spires,' is worked in five closely shaded golds, sparked with two red shades; the flame stitch is done in two bright shades of turquoise with hot pink, orange and yellow. Instructions for 'modernizing' these traditional designs ...
Rick Steves' Florence & Tuscany 2013
Avalon Travel Publishing
You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling through Florence and Tuscany. With the self-guided tours in this book, you’ll discover the geographic heart of Italy. Take the Renaissance Walk and tour the Uffizi Gallery to learn how Florence taught civilized living to the rest of Europe. Wander through the medieval city of Siena and find out what Pisa has to offer beyond the Leaning Tower. Relax in sunny ...
The Art and Craft of Handmade Cards
Diane V. Maurer-Mathison
Whether sent through the mail or delivered in person, the handmade card brings with it a message that goes far beyond the words written inside. It says, “I cared enough to create something special.” The Art and Craft of Handmade Cards demonstrates a wide array of creative options for creating beautiful, memorable greetings for any occasion. Acclaimed paper artist Diane Maurer-Mathison demonstrates, step by step, how to design folds, ...
Jelly Roll Inspirations
David & Charles
Jelly Roll Challenge offers twelve brand new practical quilt projects to satisfy every Jelly Roll addict. Alongside the winning entries, every quilt has been recreated by the author, ensuring absolute accuracy and providing you with an alternative color variation. Each design comes with a full color styled photograph, comprehensive instructions and complete diagrams. Plus, each quilt requires one Jelly Roll and additional background fabric, ...
Lynne Edwards' New Sampler Quilt Book: Twenty Techniques for Machine and Hand Patchwork: New Ideas New Methods
David & Charles
Stitch a richer, more complex sampler quilt that will become a treasured heirloom and a testament to your expanding skills. By hand or by machine (and sometimes by either), work 20 different blocks, including a Celtic Knot, Clamshell, Carolina Lily, Mariner's Compass, Delectable Mountains, and Attic Windows. A large color photo shows in detail the piecing of each block, and another features it within a full-size quilt. Plus: information on ...
Twist and Turn Bargello Quilts
That Patchwork Place
This title helps you create stunning twisting and turning Bargello quilts using these innovative techniques. Here are Bargello quilts like you've never seen before! Instead of streaking up and down, these 10 stunning designs twist and curve to create beautiful patterns with incredible movement. Using master quilter Eileen Wright's techniques, readers will learn how to use strip piecing to create truly mesmerizing modern designs. Featuring a ...
Embroider Everything Workshop: The Beginner's Guide to Embroidery, Cross-Stitch, Needlepoint, Beadwork, ...
Workman Publishing Company
A spirited guide packed with everything you need to know to embroider like a pro and transform any plain piece of fabric or fabric surface into a work of art. Combining attitude and instruction, projects and inspiration—plus iron-on transfer pattern sheets and a die-cut practice stitch card— Embroider Everything Workshop is a complete how-to. It covers all the major embroidery stitching techniques: freehand embroidery, appliqué, ...
Rick Steves' Florence and Tuscany 2005
Avalon Travel Publishing
With this guide, travellers can experience the best of everything Florence and Tuscany have to offer - economically and hassle-free. Completely revised and updated, this guide includes maps and photos, opinionated coverage, suggested day plans, trip itineraries and more.
Easy Quilts for Beginners and Beyond: 14 Quilt Patterns from Quiltmaker Magazine
That Patchwork Place
These 14 striking yet easy quilt patterns feature batiks, polka dots, florals, Asian prints, and more. Each project includes an alternate color option plus illustrated quilting-design suggestions.
Lonely Planet Florence Encounter
What will your Florence Encounter Be? Following the exciting Renaissance narrative in the canvases of the Uffizi Purchasing hand-crafted designs from an Oltrarno artisan Joining the beautiful people for an after-dinner constitutional in Piazza della Signoria Regretting that Michelangelo’s David isn’t a live and single man Taking in Brunelleschi’s red-tile dazzler, the Duomo, from your room with a view Finding your inner food snob as ...
Bits of Bargello
American Quilter's Society
The resurgence of interest in bargello brings us this colorful book that gives quilters a fresh look at a traditional technique. The eight projects incorporate sections bits of bargello into traditional pieced quilt designs adding fun, texture, and interest. Using bits of bargello as design elements creates the illusion of movement and depth through color and piecing. The clear instructions take the fear out of bargello. Each project utilizes a ...
Frommer's Florence and Tuscany Day by Day (Frommer's Day by Day - Pocket)
This guide features great walks through Florence's most picturesque neighborhoods, plus new special-interest tours through the Oltrarno, the city's best small museums, and a guide to the Masters of the Renaissance. You'll find strategies for exploring Tuscany in the smartest, most time-efficient way, with driving tours organized by time, region and special interest. Florence ranks #13 in Condé Nast Traveller's 2007 Reader's Choice poll of top ...
Suitable for beginning or advanced quilters, this book illustrates Bargello cutting and sewing techniques and provides detailed instructions, yardage requirements, and layout plans for seven quilt sizes
A New Slant on Bargello Quilts
That Patchwork Place®
Find instructions for eight dynamic Bargello quilts-choose from small projects or more advanced quilts. Follow easy "how-to's" for creating straight and slant color tubes, cutting tubes into loops, and stitching Bargello strips.
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