21 January 2021


BC Paperback Flap on back containing fold-out pattern sheet.

204x260 mm



96 pages

Search Press

The Art of Punch Needle Embroidery

by Marie Suarez

Create stunning 'embroidered' designs with yarns, threads, fabric and more without needing to learn dozens of stitches!

Punch needle embroidery is similar to rug hooking, andĀ involves punching threads into fabric using a tool to form raised, decorative loops. It is a technique that is easy to grasp in very little time.

A traditional technique that came out of the US in the 19th century, punch needle has been revitalized and is appealing to many textile enthusiasts as it's not only simple to pick up but incredibly fun!

With internationally renowned, expert embroiderer Marie Suarez, learn and discover the delights of punch needle embroidery in this gorgeous practical book. Starting with the key materials and equipment you'll need, as well as the basic punch-needle stitches and techniques, go straight into makingĀ 20 creative and original projects including flower-adorned pillows, pretty wall hangings and stylish bags!

All the projects are accompanied by beautiful photographs, diagrams to help you work out what to stitch first, and templates for you to trace off for quick-and-easy needle punching.

Book Contents

Introduction 3
Resources & supplies 3
Equipment 4
Techniques 12

Pretty Tote 26, Welcome Sign 30, Animal Hoop Art 34, Little Sheep 36, La Petite Souris 38, Greedy Cat 40, Goldfish Sponge 42, Hanging Heart 46, Pillows 50, Wild rose 52, Gathered Flowers 54, Flowers of Joy 56, The House by the Tree 60, 'Merci' Sign 64, Blossom Purse 68, Little Lamb bag 72, Umbrella Pine Tree 76, Little Treasures 80, Petite Purse 82, Miniatures 82, Circles of Nature 84, Bluebird 86, Ladybird 88, Exotic Flowers 90, Love 92

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