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I adapted my rug hooking pattern, Folk Flowers, to create this kit. I know all you primitive lovers will like it -
You Hold My Heart is a great piece to give as a Valentine's Day gift, or to create and display in your home all year. I designed the heart and hand with a twist, as the hand is actually holding the heart. I used 2 strands of overdyed cotton threads to achieve an antique look. 5.5” x 3.5”
This is my punch needle version of my Patriot's Pineapple rug hooking pattern. The pineapple is the Early American symbol of hospitality -
4 x 3 inches
Love old quilt patterns? Me, too! This punch needle purse features my adaptation of a pattern element from an old Hawaiian quilt. I punched mine on charcoal/black wool, using 3 strands of wool blend threads-
This Autumn wool purse features a yellowware bowl brimming with fall bounty. I punched it on a natural wool using 3 strands of wool blend threads-
This purse patterns is Spring Flowers, which features a big bouquet of primitive flowers. I punched mine on denim wool, using 2 strands of wool blend threads-
9 x 12 inches
Need a nice-
I was asked by CTR Needleworks and Weeks Dye Works to create a project, using my CTR punch needles and WDW beautiful overdyed threads. Weeks Dye Works promoted the pattern and project at the TNNA show recently. Now you can download it for free from their web site! Or, get it here on weavers or interfacing, ready to punch! I used interfacing fused to overdyed wool for this model.
6.5 x 5.5
if you are sure you want to get totally into it, then start with all you need and with the best. The best tools make learning and achieving success faster and more fun! You'll get a 6 x 6 gripper frame on a lap stand, a Needles in a Haystack kit, the Beginner's Kit pattern and threads to create this antique flowers & shells design, with instructions for the design and a Susan Bates Hoop, as well as my booklet for learning punch needle embroidery. You also get the instructional DVD and thread snips to get you off to the very best start in learning to do punch needle embroidery! All this for just $238.00! Click on the photo of the completed design to see all you get with his option.
Option 2: The Complete Startup Kit
if you aren't quite ready to commit as much money, The Complete Startup kit is for you. You'll get the Beginner's Kit pattern and threads to create this primitive design, with instructions specific for the design, as well as my instructional booklet for learning punch needle embroidery. You also get a 4-
My Mini Starter kit lets you get your feet wet without committing a ton of money. Do you just want to see if you like punch needle, and then gather more supplies if you decide to do that later? Give it a try! You’ll get a small heart design on which to practice and learn, along with the required threads and a three-