As the title suggests, let’s get a bit closer to Julia’s two needlepoint boxes to better appreciate the precision-piping that’s involved. When doing needlepoint projects, Julia typically pipes 13 to 15 little boxes per inch to create the grid. This relatively large quantity of boxes (over 1,000 on a 4-inch cookie) ensures that she can fit an interesting pattern on a cookie of reasonable size. For all of the ins and outs of this technique, take a look at Julia’s instructional video.