06 July 2021


BC Paperback with flaps

190x246 mm



128 pages

Search Press

Punch Needle Friends

by Faustine Duwicquet & Cathy Duwicquet

Discover the world of punch needle embroidery with this modern take on a traditional craft.

It’s easy to master as you’re guided by clear step-by-step instructions, patterns and beautiful photography. Faustine and Cathy will teach you all you need to know about punch needling through the creation of 20 adorable, contemporary animal motifs including a folk-inspired leopard, a delightful rabbit, a llama and a cunning fox.

Each project is accompanied by a list of all the tools and materials, including the wool colours and stitches, you'll need to bring your adorable new friends to life. The reuseable, iron-on templates make taking up this popular craft even easier!

Grab some yarn and a punch needle, and relax with this fun, simple craft as you create a whole menagerie of punch needle friends.

Book Contents

Meet Faustine! 6

Tools and Materials 7

Meet your punch needle 7
Choosing yarn 8
Other tools and materials 9

Punch Needle Techniques 10
Transferring the design to the canvas 10
Transferring the design to the reverse of the canvas 10
Fitting the canvas in the embroidery hoop 11
How to thread your punch needle 11
Using the punch needle 12
Types of stitches 13
Making embellishments 14
Finishing 15
Other display ideas 15

The Projects 16
Polar Bear 18
Rabbit 22
Giraffe 26
Cow 30
Panda 34
Badger 38
Wolf 42
Cat 46
Dog 50
Otter 54
Doe 58
Raccoon 64
Fox 70
Red Panda 76
Horse 82
Llama 88
Koala 94
Leopard 100
Sloth 106
Lion 112

Templates 118
Index and Credits 128

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