a needlepoint stitch that produces zigzag lines.
A technique which imitates the bargello style of needlepoint stitchery by using strips of clay in gradated colors.
Long stitches worked on canvas in vertical stitches, forming peaks or points. By varying the colors, shaded effects can be produced. Also, called flame work or Hungarian point.
Also known as Florentine. This refers both to the craft itself and to the type of stitch. Long straight, vertical stitches on canvas produce geometric and zigzag designs. The variations in the groups and sizes of the stitches create the patterns. Despite having originated in Europe in the 17th century, Bargello has a contempry feel. It is easy to create designs, and is hardwearing, so is suitable for cushions, chair and stool covers.
A style of piecing where you sew fabric strips together horizontally then cut and arrange the pieces vertically in steps to form a geometric design that looks like a wave.
a style of piecework in which fabric is first sewn in horizontal strips, then cut and arranged in vertical steps to produce undulating designs. See Deanna Spingola's gallery for examples.
A style of quilt piecing in which strips fabric are first sewn in horizontal sets, then cut and arranged in vertical steps to produce interesting geometric designs which often have a wave or undulating look.