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A primer on needlepoint: prep work

Prepping a canvas People nowadays often cover the edge of the canvas with masking tape or use a frame similar to an embroidery hoop. This stops the canvas from unravelling as you stitch it. Also, if the edges are bare, … Continue reading

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A primer on needlepoint: what to stitch?

I will continue with the post from two weeks ago, talking about the basics of how to do a needlepoint thingy.  Here we go: Choosing a project What will you do with your canvas after you’ve finished? Enjoy knowing it … Continue reading

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A primer on needlepoint: supplies

In this ongoing series, I will try and explain how to produce a needlepoint project. This is NOT the frou-frou way of doing needlepoint. It is make-do, recycled needlepoint. It is creative, artistic needlepoint. It does not require a professional finisher, … Continue reading

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