needlepoint definition

  • noun:
    • Decorative needlework on canvas, typically in a diagonal stitch within the entire surface of material.
    • a kind of lace handled paper patterns with a needle. Also called point-lace.
    • A craft concerning pulling yarn, thread, or floss through a canvas mesh to make a decorative design.
    • An object made with the art.
    • lace worked with a needle in a buttonhole stitch on a paper design
    • embroidery composed of allover embroidered canvas resembling tapestry

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