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Crewel and Embroidery
The Needlepoint Stitches
images on this page and throughout this website are from my favorite
archival and historical sewing books, and they are also in the public
domain for viewing anytime and looking into the past via a needle
and thread. They also show that the basics still apply in modern
and Tapestry Weaving by Grace Christie, 1912.
of Embroidery by L. Higgin, 1880.
Embroidery by Ada Wentworth Fitzwilliam and A. F. Morris Hands,
Ladies' Work-Table Book by Anonymous, 1844.
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is basically just stitches worked on counted fabric.
The Stitches in Needlepoint
Stitches in Needlepoint Descriptions of the four basic types: Straight, Diagonal, Crossed and Decorative.
Different Canvases Used in Needlepoint Descriptions/pictures
Tutorials and Q&A's
Basic Needlepoint Needles Chart with sizes/uses
Specialty Needles for Needlepoint & Embroidery Handy chart with descriptions
Charts and Projects
Artists and Designers
Info: For larger picture with
needle names and numbers.
Used in Needlepoint
canvas and thread are selected, a needle is chosen to work the stitches.
Needlepoint needles come in many sizes and shapes, depending on the uses,
and some needles for other uses can be used in Needlepoint.
Info: For larger
picture with specialty needle names.
Needles Used in Needlepoint
a project together, such as finishing or creating a tapestry pillow, you
can use a specialty needle to help you besides one designated for needlepoint.