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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 01 August 2020
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782218647
  • Stock: Not Yet Published
  • Size: 204x260 mm
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Pages: 96
  • RRP: £9.99

Punch Needle Embroidery for Beginners

£9.99

by Lucy Davidson

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Book Description

Needle punch 12 gorgeous accessories for you and your home with just 9 colours

Punch needle embroidery is back! It's a simple technique that involves nothing more than a punch needle - like a normal sewing needle, but with a handle and an aperture at the tip. It can be used on any fabric using either yarn or thread, and creates a textured, raised finish that's soft to the touch and beautiful to look at.

The easy-to-learn technique and repetitive action makes this the perfect, mindful pursuit, and projects from wall hangings and cushions to children's toys, bags and purses can be worked up quickly and easily with minimal effort. 

Author Lucy Davidson's imaginative designs are stunning, and will appeal to anyone with an eye for clean, modern design. All the techniques you need are described at the start of the book, with information on how to hold the needle, how to start and finish a thread and how to achieve a variety of interesting textures and colour combinations. There are then 12 projects to try, all accompanied by charts, written instructions and beautiful photographs of the finished pieces. 

Table of Contents

Introduction

Materials & Tools
Punch needles
- Equipment
- Wool & threads
- Fabrics
- Frames

Techniques
- Making a frame
- Stretching Fabric over a frame
- Transferring a design
- Punch needle 101
- Creating texture
- Finishing off

Design & inspiration
Where to find it?
- Colour
- Collages
- Sketching

Projects
- Simple Ready-Made Cushion
- Hoop Art
- Pot-Plant Cover
- Wall Hanging
- Glasses Case
- Toy
- Lemon Purse
- Shell Cushion
- Denim Jacket Patch
- Rug
- Small Day Bag
- Moon Phases Bunting

Index

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