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Red Bargello Heart
November 3, 2018, 12:03 pm
Filed under: ANG Main Line Stitchers Chapter, Hearts of Hospice

I got the idea for this heart from Nan’s Afghan Scrap Bag Needlepoint on Nuts about Needlepoint’s blog.

I had to alter the diamonds to fit this heart but the idea was to fill the centers with the last of the threads from the other 2 red hearts including Rainbow Tweed RT53, Splendor S994 and S953, ThreadworX Expressions 234, and The Thread Gatherer Sheep’s Silk English Meadow SPS 084. But, I needed another thread with some contrast and added Gloriana Lorikeet Slate Green 051W3.

The outline was stitched with DMC Perle #5 902 for back stitches and for the whipped stitching. The diamonds are stitched with 2 strands of Felicity’s Garden 034 Dubbonet Cocktail.

This is a great stash buster and wonderful way to use up smaller amounts of threads.


2 Comments so far
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Thanks for the shout-out, I love it!

Keep stitching,
Janet

Comment by napaneedlepoint

Thanks. I’ll have another one coming soon.

Comment by melitastitches4fun




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