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Getting Started in Punch Needle: 22 Embroidery Motifs for Fashion and Home Decor Accents or to Make a Miniature Quilt based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
There is always one more craft I want to try and Punch Needle is no exception. I had yet to find a book that provided good instructions AND had graphics large enough that I could see them well enough to understand. GETTING STARTED IN PUNCH NEEDLE does both. The first 14 pages explains what punch needle is, gives a bit of its history and then talks about Album quilts such as the Baltimore. Page 16-25 tells you how to do punch needle and has those large graphics for which I was looking. Pages 26 ¿ 31 contain the instructions for making the quilt. Pages 32 ¿ 91 have all the patterns ¿ a color photo of what the punch needle design will look like, instructions for creating that pattern and the template to use. A Materials list and a color key with DMC/Anchor changes is also found here. The final five pages are about all the authors of this well put together book and a one page glossary of terms, something that is always good when you are beginning a craft. Not a bad idea for reviewing a craft that you haven¿t done in a long time either! Once you have completed the Baltimore Album Quilt, use the patterns over again to make wall hangings, to decorate a pillow, jacket or chair back. Use the templates for Red Work patterns or if you are a painter, use them for your paint projects. If you put your thinking cap on, you will find lots of uses for these patterns.