And finally, our little friend Strut. He is 5 x 5 inches when he graces a room.
Punchneedle embroidery, or needlepunch, is an easy way to embroider. This embroidery technique is worked with a special tool called a punch needle which creates loops on the fabric (very similiar to rug hooking, just on a smaller scale). Amazing textures from the one easily learned stitch used in this punchneedle embroidery method are achieved by incorporating a myriad of different colored threads, yarns and silk ribbons through various sized punchneedles. If you haven't tried this type embroidery, give it a shot, it is really fun and something different.
Each pattern comes with a pre-printed pattern on high quality cloth so you are ready to go, along with a list of materials needed and instructions. And, if you know of any needle arts shop you think would like to carry these guys, let me know. Or if you would like to try one out, leave me your contact info. Thanks. We are so excited about these and I am not above self-promoting on my blog.