needlepoint needlepoint  /ˈni dəl ˌpɔ ɪnt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) lace worked with a needle in a buttonhole stitch on a paper pattern
  2. (n) embroidery consisting of allover embroidered canvas resembling tapestry

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Usage(s):

  1. It's no secret that ceramic and interior-design whiz kid Jonathan Adler is obsessed with all things preppy, from Ice Storm--style needlepoint pillows to Palm Beach pink and green.
  2. The homespun craft of needlepoint is getting awfully chic.
  3. The homespun craft of needlepoint is getting awfully chic.

News

  1. Review: A stitch in time

        Did your mother or grandma or great-granny do needlework? Do you have memories of a crocheted table cloth that came out for Sunday dinner? A needlepoint sampler on the wall? A hand-tatted lace scarf? 
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Statesboro Herald

  2. Exhibition in London: "Utopia" by Ghazaleh Avarzamani

    "Utopia" showcases Ghazaleh's Rococo themed needlepoint embroideries which are mixed with contemporary Iranian imagery. These are inspired by the kitsch interpretations of Goblin tapestries. The tapestries are embroidered by hand, tying in with Ghazaleh's belief that the revival of skilled craft is central to the artistic process.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Payvand Iran News

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Quotes

  1. "If the Democrats lose this election, they ought to seriously consider going into the aluminum-siding business or taking up needlepoint," said Shields, a nationally syndicated columnist and PBS political analyst.
    on May 15, 2008 By: Mark Shields Source: Columbus Dispatch

  2. "This was a little twinge, like a little needlepoint, it wasn't a huge grab," Matthews said. "It didn't ball up like it did in 2005. I didn't have to limp off the field. It didn't get real stiff that night."
    on Jun 25, 2007 By: Gary Matthews Jr Source: Los Angeles Times

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