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1. When used as the verb the word that describes this needlework means "to grow together, to unite". As a needlework the yarn is looped together in consecutive rows (typically) using two or more needles. Which needlework is this?
2. This needlecraft is a type of embroidery that may also be called counted-thread embroidery. X-shaped stitches are sewn on a fabric (called the canvas) to form a pattern, design or picture. Which needlework is this?
3. This form of needlework uses a needle that is most often called a "hook". The name of the craft comes from a French term that means "small hook". The hook is used to form continuous loops of yarn, thread or other material to produce a two-dimensional fabric. What is this needle craft?
4. An amazing needlecraft art is one used to make lace from thread by connecting a series of loops and knots made from that thread. Some artisans use an instrument called a shuttle rather than a needle when making their lace. What is this needlecraft called?
5. This needlecraft is a form of sewing that may be done by hand or by machine. Typically, two or three layers of fabric are sewn together to produce the desired effect. Its name is synonymous with the blanket-sized items produced by using this technique. What is it?
6. This art (or craft) is named for one of the materials necessary for the activity. Using a material is often seen in jewelry and other decorative arts. Although its craft can be accomplished using a variety of skills it can be simply "strung" - one element in line with the other to form a pattern. What is this craft called?
7. One popular needlework art is named for the material onto which the needlework is stitched. The project is completed by following a gridded pattern and sewing stitches onto a blank canvas while following that pattern. The flexibility of the material used allows both two-dimensional and three-dimensional projects to be completed. What is this artwork called?
8. There are several types of needlework that may be referred to, simply, as embroidery. What is the term(s) for the needlework that is distinguished by it flat stiff canvas, its use of a variety of stitches and it is completed by working from a pattern that (typically) fills the entire canvas?
9. This needlework was initially done to give elasticity or stretch to basic flat fabric - more functional, less decorative. As materials like elastic and other man-made fibers became common this needlework evolved to more decorative art. Named for the farmer's garment on which it was sewn in its earliest use, what is it called?
10. Although this needlework is an embroidery in its art category it differs from many of the other types of embroidery in that it is NOT a counted stitch work. This one is done by sewing a pattern onto the canvas with one or more types of "free" stitches. Which one is this?
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