If you are an embroidery tapestry or needlepoint enthusiast, we can print any image on our needlepoint tapestry canvas. Stitch over the photo tapestry print for a stunning new twist to both tapestry and photo imagery. Small to super-sized possibilities are right here. Order online by uploading your photo and selecting the canvas size you would like. Design your own tapestry and it will come with an A4 print out of your tapestry image to assist you with choosing the right thread colour. You may need to simplify the colour scheme a little, however taking the print out to your local haberdashery or thread shop means they can assist you with choosing your threads much more easily.
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There are several types of craft that involves needles, thread and canvas such as embroidery and needlepoint.
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Excellent second tapestry photo to canvas I've had from them, so pleased I'm sure I'll be using ther...
Superb. second tapestry photo to canvas I've had from them, so pleased I'm sure I'll be using there services again. Superb.
The canvas is perfect. The photo I sent has been beautifully printed and it arrived very promptly and the price is good value. I was surprised at how big it came although it must have been what I ordered and I have cut it down to fit my frame.
I had a photo of my sons pup transferred to a tapestry.The order was processed and with me in two days! I would highly recommend Bags Of Love and shall certainly use them again.
Very satisfied customer
Excellent quality and service. The print of our home on the canvas is so much better than expected. I will enjoy stitching it.
Needlepoint Canvas Information
The differences between embroidery and needlepoint needlecrafts are as follows:
Needlepoint is also known as canvas work, especially in England. Photos or images can be a brilliant way to create new tapestry designs.
Needlepoint canvas is usually polyester coated cotton or linen although recently plastic "canvas" has grown in popularity. Needlepoint fabric is stiffer than that used for embroidery or cross-stitch. Our tapestry is made with cotton canvas, as well as 100% cotton in a block weave – it is one of the most popular types used for embroidery and especially suited for beginners. The defined holes in the fabric are best for regular cross stitch, half stitch, and backstitching. Fractional stitches (1/4 and ¾ stitches) it becomes slightly more difficult to use with standard tapestry wool. The material is flexible enough to bend and fold easily, that is why we recommend using a frame for better handling.
As a rule, you should usually use two strands of floss for our personalised tapestry fabric in counts 12-18. Tapestry wool is suitable for canvas counts between 10 and 14. For finer details in the photo tapestry, we suggest using Persian yarn or Crewel wool. Persian yarn is usually made of three strands of Crewel wool twisted together; it can be split into individual strands easily. Crewel wool is very fine, made of two spun fibres twisted together. As stated above, when sold, the thread usually contains two or more strands. You can get threads from your local haberdashery or thread shop.
Your design is printed onto the tapestry material using deep infusion printing techniques. This ensures that the colours are as vivid as possible and that the design will not peel away or rub off. It is worth bearing in mind that the higher the number, the smaller the holes will be, and the more of them there will be. For example, 10 point has larger holes, and fewer of then take up the fabric that 14 point, which has more holes which are smaller. If you have a very detailed image with many fine lines you may want to bear this in mind when ordering.
If you need extra space around your design (framing, stitching, etc), make sure to add this white space within the design interface as we strictly print the dimensions selected on the design interface.
As the tapestry fabric is coated cotton with several holes on it, it is important to use darker/ high contrast images to make sure that the final print is clearly visible and easy to sew on. White or light-coloured images will result in a faint print that will be difficult to work with.