Canvas Applique (Rounded Effect)
At times a larger sized canvas is desired for the whole of a project but a certain spot requires a smaller canvas for details. This can be achieved by attaching one canvas on top of another. An example of this is in the photo on the left. Notice the three hedgehogs. The hedgehogs are worked on 22/1 canvas and the ground fabric is 18/1.
To applique canvas, the smaller count canvas should be either Penelope or mono since the canvas threads must be seperated.
The following steps are required to attach a petit point section to a gross point: