If you pull up too far, your loops will be uneven — or even worse, your loops will keep coming out.
If your working towards yourself the hole in the needle should be facing away from you. The back side of a finished punch needle project looks more like embroidery, while the front side or right side has loops like a hooked rug. The punch needle.
You can easily swap colors to make things personalized. I recently discovered the magical world of punch needle embroidery and my recently I mean I was supposed to write this post in April.
Lead with the open side. You are literally going to punch the needle through the fabric until the plastic nose is resting against the fabric.
Remove the threader and put it somewhere you absolutely will not lose it. With each stitch, the fabric gets looser, and ends up making the whole process really frustrating. I saw someone say somewhere to get monks cloth.
I can do better with written unstructions. Here are my top ten tips for punch needle success.
And if you go… years without picking it up you can jump right back in without missing a beat. Is there anyway these instructions come in book form?HOW TO USE A PUNCH NEEDLE // ULTRA PUNCH
Ready to try Punch Needle embroidery? I always work towards myself, rotating the hoop as I go.
Make sure all the edges are captured in the hoop. Start with the outlines. Punch the needle all the way down into the fabric until the wooden part of the handle is just touching the fabric.