What is the tent stitch in needlepoint?

What is the meaning of tent stitch?

: a short stitch slanting to the right that is used in embroidery to form even lines of solid background.

When should you use Continental stitch or basket stitch in needlepoint?

If you won’t stitch Continental many backgrounds won’t be finished, and you will end up complaining about shortages in kits. Tip #1: Use Continental instead of Basketweave for kits. Second, Continental must be used when you are stitch “Plain Old Needlepoint” using overdyed and hand-dyed threads.

What is Romanian stitch?

noun. Needlework. A long straight stitch across an area to be filled, secured with a short oblique stitch across the centre.

Where do you start on a needlepoint canvas?

Where to start a canvas would depend on the type of needlepoint you are doing. If it is counted work, then generally one would start in the center (or as near to the center as possible). However, if the design is printed or painted onto the canvas then it is really up to you where you start.

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