embroidery upon canvas, usually with uniform spacing of stitches in a pattern.
done or executed in needlepoint: a needlepoint cushion.
noting a lace (needlepoint lace ) in which a needle works out the design upon parchment or paper.
to execute or create in needlepoint: to needlepoint an evening bag; to needlepoint as a hobby.
- nee·dle·point·er, noun
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How to use needlepoint in a sentence
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Whether of needlepoint or pillow make, both the ornament and the ground are produced by the lace maker.Textiles | William H. Dooley
needlepoint lace in floral pattern with the designs very close together and connected by brides ornamented with picots.Textiles | William H. Dooley
The red cloak is worked in needlepoint lace, and is in deep folds in high relief.
In the upper corners are a butterfly, with needlepoint wings, and a bird, with needlepoint wing and tail.
In the upper corner are two strawberries, and in the lower a butterfly, with coloured wings, left free in needlepoint.
British Dictionary definitions for needlepoint
embroidery done on canvas with the same stitch throughout so as to resemble tapestry
another name for point lace
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