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Dorothy Kaestner's wonderful book, 4 Way Bargello. I have a copy of this book myself and have sold so many here I now buy them in multiples, not 1 at a time. Although they are getting harder to find, or to find in a reasonable condition. I recently ordered 2 and both arrived full of foxing. Not good. Needless to say, I got a refund. I tried again.
This book has become expensive and harder to find in Very Good condition.
4-Way Bargello is a very advanced form of Bargello Needlepoint. The patterns are formed using mitered stitches to join the sections into a whole.
The careful counting involved is a challenge but when it is done, 4-Way Bargello is absolutely amazing. (disclaimer: I have not yet stitched a completely successful 4-Way Bargello)
below is a beautifully done 4 way bargello pillow, not stitched by me (I wish it was)
Dorothy Kaestner's 4 Way Bargello graphs are very clear and understandable, they make it almost look easy. There is a chapter included on designing your own 4 Way Bargello.
The Stitch Graphs and Pattern Pictures next to them are in B&W, There is a color picture of each pattern and design in the center of the book.
This is not the revised edition. Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York in 1974 with pictures by George Kaestner. It has 115 pages.
I usually have this book in stock in both hardcover and paperbound editions. This copy is hardbound. It is in Good condition, almost Very Good. The book inside is Very Good with the slightest yellowing of pages due to age. The dustcover is not so good, ragged at the edges. I haver taped it up to prevent further damage and cleaned it up.
I also have a former library book, in barely good condition in another listing. It is a former library book from the Lake County Public Library. Not sure what state. I have substantially lowered the price to reflect its condition.