This article talks about how French women during the World War I told the story of the war through embroidery. Once completed, they sold these pieces in America to help support their families while husbands and sons were away fighting. I could use this information in my informational text article to explain the importance of needlework and why it's an important artistic medium. I could also use a direct quote from the article to support my points.
This video is a tutorial of the basket weave stitch that is most commonly used in needlepoint. Beginners will need to learn this stitch when they begin their first project. This video will be helpful when writing my informational text article because I will have one section that focuses on getting started. I will need to be able to describe how to do the basket weave stitch so I must first understand it.
This is an example of a finished piece of needlepoint. It shows what the basket weave stitch looks like. I could use this image in my article to give the reader a visual of a completed needlepoint project.