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 [...]

What Is Punchneedle?

Originally posted 2006-02-18 05:52:34. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI did Punchneedle many years ago and am just coming back to it. It makes a great change from needlepoint and is lots of fun. With the wider variety of threads out there, it is also easier to use the technique to make great effects. In punchneedle, [...]

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, [...]