Needlepoint Information for Beginners
What is Needlepoint?
Needlepoint, a form of counted-thread embroidery, is worked in a variety of stitches in wool, cotton or silk over a canvas or fabric mesh, one stitch at a time.
Tips for Enlarging the Needlepoint Patterns and Charts
The needlepoint patterns on this site are provided free of charge, but may need a little massaging in order for them to be easier to view and work with. Here you'll find tips for using the patterns.
Needlepoint is worked in a variety of stitches in wool, cotton or silk over a canvas or fabric mesh, one stitch at a time. Learn the basic stitches to get started, and textured or decorative stitches to add an extra dimension to your stitching. Find our what supplies are needed, how to use tools, and how to finish your canvas to create your own...
Needlepoint for Beginners
Needlepoint is worked one stitch at a time on a canvas ground, and is easy to learn. If you are new to needlepoint, this page features articles, tips and techniques to help get you started. In no time at all you will be creating beautiful needlepoint projects yourself.
Taping the Edges of a Canvas
Learn how to prepare the edges of a needlepoint canvas using masking tape.