At first glance, the aisles of needlework shops can be daunting.  The canvas choces alone seem endless-and then you have to move on to the threads.  With a little explanation, the whole collection becomes  much less mysterious.


Needlepoint canvas is an open-weave fabric, abailable in differnt sizes, styles, fibers and widths.  Most canvas is made of 100% cotton.  Linen, polysil, silk and plastic are also available. 




The following subjects will help you understand canvas. 

    Canvas Size & Imperfections

    Canvas Names

    Transferring Designs To Canvas

    Using Waste Canvas

    Mending A Hole In The Canvas

    Piecing Two Canvases Together