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nee·dle·point

 (nēd′l-point′)
n.
1. Decorative needlework on canvas, usually in a diagonal stitch covering the entire surface of the material.
2. A type of lace worked on paper patterns with a needle. Also called point lace.

nee′dle·point′ v.

needlepoint

(ˈniːdəlˌpɔɪnt)
n
1. (Knitting & Sewing) embroidery done on canvas with the same stitch throughout so as to resemble tapestry
2. (Knitting & Sewing) another name for point lace

nee•dle•point

(ˈnid lˌpɔɪnt)
n.
1. embroidery upon canvas, usu. with uniform spacing of stitches in a pattern.
adj.
2. done or executed in needlepoint: a needlepoint cushion.
3. noting a lace (nee′dlepoint lace`) in which a needle works out the design upon parchment or paper.
v.t., v.i.
4. to execute in or create needlepoint.
[1690–1700]
nee′dle•point`er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.needlepoint - lace worked with a needle in a buttonhole stitch on a paper patternneedlepoint - lace worked with a needle in a buttonhole stitch on a paper pattern
lace - a delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns
2.needlepoint - embroidery consisting of allover embroidered canvas resembling tapestry
fancywork, embroidery - decorative needlework
gros point - needlepoint embroidery done with large stitches
petit point - needlepoint done with small stitches
Translations

needlepoint

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References in periodicals archive ?
unfinished wooden frame without glass or backing * acrylic paint * paintbrush * hot-glue gun * white plastic needlepoint canvas (at any craft store) * magazine cutouts * ribbon
Wilson's company packages needlepoint kits containing needlepoint canvas, pattern and the wool to execute the design.
Spray painting through a plastic needlepoint canvas or lace doily onto a collage builds an interesting surface.