Do you think of needlepoint backgrounds like the sky in a jigsaw puzzle? They can seem like a lot of same-same when you just want the project to be finished so you can start another one. Here are three versatile needlepoint background stitches - or filler stitches - that go anywhere. They will transform the large spaces on your needlepoint canvas from "meh" to "yeah"!
Did you know you can frame a small needlepoint canvas using a store-bought frame in around 20 minutes? Here's a step-by-step guide for how to do it. Watch the 1 minute video for an overview, and then follow the more detailed instructions in the written steps below. We took this stitched Ikat needlepoint design and fram