Definition of needlepoint
1 : lace worked with a needle over a paper pattern
2 : embroidery done on canvas usually in simple even stitches across counted threads
Examples of needlepoint in a Sentence
She sold her needlepoint at the arts and crafts fair.
Her hobbies include knitting and needlepoint.
Recent Examples of needlepoint from the Web
Take sewing, knitting, needlepoint or crochet projects.
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First Known Use of needlepoint
NEEDLEPOINT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of needlepoint for English Language Learners
: designs made by covering a piece of cloth with small stitches
: the activity or art of making needlepoint
NEEDLEPOINT Defined for Kids
Definition of needlepoint for Students
: embroidery done on canvas usually in simple even stitches across counted threads
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