Modern Bargello: How to Stitch 15 Colourful Projects


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Bargello stitching is a form of needlepoint and making a comeback.

There is a project for everyone, whether you are new to bargello, or are an original bargello fan. Tina Francis shows you how to combine bold, bright colours in attractive, almost psychedelic patterns to create the illusion of 3-D. Use her easy-to-follow charts and approachable instructions to create 15 projects including cushions, wall art, pincushions, bangles and a brooch.

Bargello is easy to master, quick to achieve and very addictive. The stitches take on a rhythm of their own which makes it extremely relaxing and before long you’ll be measuring your days in centimetres not hours. With only a handful of materials required – canvas, tapestry wool, tapestry needle and instructions – bargello is certain to become your craft of choice.

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Dimensions 204 × 260 mm

Tina Francis

Author Bio

Tina Francis is a tapestry, needlepoint and textile artist whose work is exhibited around the UK. She regularly teaches workshops from her studio in Birmingham's famous Jewellery Quarter.

Tina has worked with community groups to create large-scale tapestry pieces involving over 150 participants, as well as working in Memory Cafes with the elderly, and introducing stitch to over 180 pre-school children.

She runs Tina Francis Tapestry which produces kits and homewares with stitching at their heart. For more information about Tina visit



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Paperback / softback