From Wall Art and Pillows to Rugs and Kitchen Accessories—Everything Is Better with Punch Needle
Welcome to Melissa Lowry’s colorful world of punch needle. In this all-inclusive beginner’s guide, you’ll learn how quick and easy it is to dive into creating your own one-of-a-kind, vibrant fiber art décor for your whole home. Punch needle is perfect for beginners and experienced fiber artists alike because it takes the stress out of stitching and is easy on the hands. All you need is a punch needle, some cloth, a frame and your fiber, and you’re ready to start punching Melissa’s gorgeous designs. Featuring full-size templates, this book makes it simple for anyone to make a professional-quality piece right at home!
Inspired by Mexican textiles, these patterns will fill your rooms with unexpected charm and pops of color. Ranging from simple projects that work up quickly like the Flor Hanging Hoop and the Fiesta Rectangle Pillow to small touches like the Carpeta Coasters and Primorosa Table Napkins and even big-impact pieces like the Otomí Storage Cushion and Sarape Rug, you’re sure to find the perfect unique statement pieces for your home. Full of soothing geometric patterns and exciting floral designs, this book has all the inspiration and instruction you need to make your life more beautiful.
“Melissa Lowry has a gift for creating gorgeous, fresh, vibrant and original designs. Her love of color shines through in her punch needle patterns as she transforms her painterly illustrations into paintings with wool!”
—Amy Oxford, inventor of the Oxford Punch Needle and author of Punch Needle Rug Hooking
“Melissa’s take on punch needle combines both exacting precision and whimsical magic to create masterfully crafted home goods.”
—Rose Pearlman, fiber artist and author of Modern Rug Hooking