Learn Punchneedle

Originally posted 2010-11-27 07:27:10. Republished by Blog Post PromoterDoing punchneedle is a nice break from needlepoint. You can even use it as a technique on needlepoint canvas as a substitute for Turkeywork. Although there are many people who make designs for punchneedle and several different types of needles, there isn’t lots of instruction on the [...]

Can I Use Needlepoint Thread for Other Needlecrafts?

Originally posted 2011-09-06 07:28:59. Republished by Blog Post PromoterOver the weekend I came across a question about using needlepoint thread for other crafts. Trying other needlecrafts is a great way to use up your stash, especially to use for practice when you are learning. So today we’ll talk about that, forst with some general considerations [...]

Miniature Puchneedle Embroidery – book review

Miniature Puchneedle Embroidery Linda Repasky, Martingale & Co., ISBN: 1-56477-646-8. $17.95, 2006. Punchneedle is a delightful needlecraft which is easy to learn and can create wonderful effects, but it has suffered from a lack of information. Repansky’s book seeks to address this problem and succeeds beautifully. The introductory section of the book covers history, tools, [...]