Bargello technique by April Williams
Bargello is actually a form of stitching that forms a variety of zigzag or slanting designs, but has crossed over into cardmaking. I have not done this technique in a long time, so it was fun doing it agian to create a different background and design to my cards.
First cut some strips of paper. These are 1/2 inch strips.
I wanted to make an interesting background, so I layered these in a large wave.
Here is the card I made with the background.
Another way to do this technique is to make your strips different sizes. I used 1/4 inch and 1/8 inch strips for this card. I alternated the witdths and wove them in the corner to make a neat design.
Here is the card I made with this.
There are many ways to use the strips of paper. You can make a diagonal design, herringbone, etc. I hope you will play with this and have fun coming up with some unique designs of your own! Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!
Sparkle N Sprinkle supplies used:
- 1914 Chevy Royal Mail Roasdster 1335-285E
- Floral Magnolia set 328 Â -- tulips
- Waterscape glitter G1108
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