Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Penelope Canvas: What It Is and How To Stitch on Penelope

The NJNA newsletter I wrote about two days ago had a link to a great discussion of penelope canvas.   I wanted to mention it separately here on Blog so that anyone searching for information about penelope canvas could find it using Blogger's search engine.

Jeni Sandberg explains what penelope is, how to stitch on it, what threads work best and how to work the smaller areas next to the larger with compensation.  It's a great article with lots of examples for you to study and the most thorough exploration of penelope I've seen.

Needlepoint shops often have blank penelope canvas.

Some large needlepoint shops still sell designs on penelope canvas.

Canvases with pre-worked centers are also easily available on Etsy or eBay.

Again, many thanks to NJNA for discovering this wonderful article!

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