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How to Tape Needlepoint Canvas - Taping the edges of a canvas
Learn how to prepare the edges of a needlepoint canvas using masking tape.
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How to Block a Needlepoint Canvas - About.com
A finished needlepoint canvas will often be slightly warped when worked in a ... How to Block a Needlepoint Canvas - Preparing the Canvas for Blocking.
http://needlepoint.about.com/od/blockingandfinishing/ss/BlockingNP_2.htm
Needlepoint Blocking - Needlepoint Finishing - About.com
You have finished your project, but now what? Here you'll find information on how to block a finished piece of needlepoint, straighten a distorted canvas, stitch a ...
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Painting on Hardboard or Wood Rather than Canvas
What are the advantages of painting on hardboard and how do you prepare it? ... Canvas is perceived by many people to be the best support for painting, but hardboard (wood) should not be shunned and in fact some would .... Needlepoint .
http://painting.about.com/od/paintingforbeginners/a/hardboard.htm
How to Prime a Canvas For Acrylics or Oils - Painting - About.com
Find out how to successfully prime a canvas you've stretched so it's reading to paint on. It's not tricky, especially if you're using a suitable for both acrylic and oil  ...
http://painting.about.com/cs/paintingknowhow/ht/Howto_primecanv.htm
Sewing a Needlepoint Pillow - About.com
In this section you'll find instructions on how to sew a needlepoint pillow with well -formed corners. ... Start by trimming down the excess canvas around all four outside edges to within 1/2 inch of the worked design to prepare the pillow front.
http://needlepoint.about.com/od/blockingandfinishing/ss/PillowStitching.htm
Use Pre-Stretched or Bought Canvas without Extra Gesso - Painting
Can I Use a Bought Canvas Straight Away, or Do I Need to Gesso It First? ... Most commercially prepared canvases are usually primed for both. .... Embroidery.
http://painting.about.com/od/acrylicpaintingfaq/f/stretchedcanvas.htm
Beginning Needlepoint - About.com
Here you'll find information on how to do needlepoint, as well as tips for ... Learn how to prepare the edges of a needlepoint canvas using masking tape. Share.
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How Do I Select a Needle for Needlepoint? - About.com
Most needlepoint artists use a Tapestry Needle for working a canvas. ... DMC Threads and Susan Bates have both prepared a guide for selecting a needle ...
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Preparing Large Skeins & Hanks of Needlepoint Yarn - Working with ...
Working with large skeins and hanks of needlepoint yarns can be a tanglesome affair. Here you will find tips to tame the savage beast.
http://needlepoint.about.com/od/needlepointknowhow/ss/Skeins_Hanks.htm
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