Plastic Canvas Needlepoint

Written by Linda Alexander
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Stitching plastic canvas needlepoint opens up a new world of three dimensional projects. With a sturdy base, you can cut it into different shapes and add colorful threads. Home decor is accented with this type of canvas, since you can cut it, stitch it, and join it into dimensional objects.

Plastic Canvas Needlepoint Patterns

What's more, plastic canvas needlepoint is easy to work with. Its holes are large so people with difficulty seeing, or people who lack manual dexterity for finer mesh, can easily being needlepoint. Children, the elderly, and everyone in between can learn the joy of creativity.

Patterns for plastic canvas needlepoint are all over the internet, and many are free! People share their ideas and designs with you, so you don't have to spend a dime on a pattern, or hours drawing it, tracing it, and transferring it to your canvas. A quick web search will yield many, many craft sites where you can use their patterns for your own projects, for free.

Plastic canvas has grown into a much-loved form of needlepoint. Naturally, once you try needlepoint on this type of medium, you'll be interested in other types of needlework. Embroidery, cross stitch, crocheting, knitting, are all needle arts that you may grow to love once you have tried needlepoint.

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